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    Monday, November 18, 2019
    At the end of each year the Clinton Art Association exhibits the art work of its members with a reception for the artists during the Downtown Holiday Open House which is Sunday, November 24, from noon to 4PM.   The Clinton Art Association operates the River Arts Center, a non-profit center staffed by volunteers.  This year twenty artists have displayed their paintings, drawings, and multi-media ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education
    Monday, November 18, 2019
    The 26th Annual Excellence in Concrete Awards were announced on November 14, 2019, at a ceremony in Ames, Iowa. The Iowa Ready Mixed Concrete Association (IRMCA) and American Concrete Institute (ACI) Iowa Chapter hosted the awards luncheon during the Iowa Better Concrete Conference.  The Excellence in Concrete Awards recognize outstanding projects from throughout the state. Entries were judged ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Wednesday, November 13, 2019
    A live nativity scene is being organized as part of the annual Fulton Christmas Walk on Saturday, December 7 from  5:00 – 7:30 pm. Volunteers are needed to portray the characters of the holy nativity.  Each volunteer will be asked to take part in the scene for 30 minutes.  The location of the live nativity is the northwest lawn of the old Drives Bldg across the street from the de Immigrant ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Wednesday, November 13, 2019
    The Miller Program for the month of November will feature our locally owned radio broadcasting station, KROS, based in neighboring Clinton, IA.  This fall KROS celebrated 78 years of service to our surrounding communities.  Dave Vickers, current general manager, will be sharing the “ins and outs” of operating this long term business.  Over the years, multiple changes have occurred in radio ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Thursday, November 07, 2019
    For anyone who's ever wondered whether bariatric surgery for weight loss is an option for them, Amareshwar Chiruvella, MD, FRCSC, will present two free community programs called "Bariatric Surgery 101" on Tuesday, Nov. 19 at 5:30 p.m., and on Tuesday, Nov. 26 at 10 a.m. Both presentations will be in the MercyOne Clinton Medical Center lower-level conference room A, 1410 N. 4th Street, ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Wednesday, November 06, 2019
    The competition is underway for the Ascentra Credit Union Scholarship Program for the 2019-2020 school year.  A total of $10,000 in scholarships will be awarded to ten Ascentra members to help offset the costs of attending a college or university or even trade school. Scholarships are awarded as follows:   Five $1,000 scholarships will be awarded to high school students planning to enter ...read more
    Categories: Education, Community
    Wednesday, November 06, 2019
    RuhlHomes.com was honored with national recognition. Judged against hundreds of other residential brokerages across the nation, RuhlHomes.com ranked number 4 for best overall website. It also earned fifth spot for best community pages and fourth place for best design. ​View the full ranking information here.  https://realtrendswebrankings.com/2019-website-rankings/ The rankings were conducted and ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Tuesday, November 05, 2019
    The Clinton Community College Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society chapter will be providing “Winter Wishes” to families in need this holiday season.  The CCC Alpha Theta Beta chapter is an active group providing a variety of service projects such as maintaining a pollinator garden on campus, creating a Free Little Library at CCC, and volunteering at the summer Cancer Camp for Kids.  Each year the CCC ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education
    Monday, November 04, 2019
    Timber Lake Playhouse is looking for area musicians to play in the pit for musical productions at the playhouse in Mount Carroll.  TLP produces seven full length musicals throughout the summer and fall as well as a Christmas show in December.  TLP regularly hires musicians who play the more traditional instruments – keys, guitar, bass, drums, trumpet, trombone, reeds, and strings – as well as ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Monday, November 04, 2019
    Are you a gamer? Do you enjoy playing tabletop or video games?  If so, this event is for YOU! Join us for all things gaming on Saturday, November 23, 2019 at Clinton Community College for the CCC Gaming Guild Extravaganza!  No experience is required to attend CCC Gaming Guild Extravaganza. Come by the CCC Auditorium at 1000 Lincoln Blvd., Clinton, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. to learn all about the ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education
    Monday, November 04, 2019
    Peaceful River Promotions is having their Grand Opening with a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony at 246 5th Avenue S. in Clinton, IA at 1:30 p.m. on Thursday, November 7th, 2019.  Then from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. that same day, Peaceful River Promotions with Peaceful River Creations, will continue the celebration with an Open House!      Peaceful River Promotions and Creations invite you to join in the fun at ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Friday, November 01, 2019
    -Shoe Sensation, a regional chain of name brand family shoe stores, is hosting its 4th annual “Socks For Troops” fundraiser company-wide. Last year, Shoe Sensation collected over 30,000 pairs of socks as a company. This year, each store will again be collecting socks for active duty military or local veterans in our communities. Shoe Sensation will have military approved socks to purchase and ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Friday, November 01, 2019
    Greetings from The Salvation Army of Clinton!   With Christmas right around the corner, we are happy to report The Salvation Army has rolled out a new online Kettle Volunteer Registration program called RegisterToRing.com. This new online program will allow individuals, groups, clubs, local businesses, and organizations to schedule their time and location to ring the bell for The Salvation Army ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Thursday, October 31, 2019
    Have you heard? Ascentra’s new song and music video is sweeping across the region on social media, television and radio to the tune of nearly 20,000 interactions and over 30,000 impressions only a week after release.  “We couldn’t be happier with the results of the campaign so far, said Jennifer Naeve, Chief Marketing Officer for Ascentra Credit Union. “The video captures the essence of our ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Thursday, October 31, 2019
    Timber Lake Playhouse has received a grant from the Freeport Community Foundation to fund their fall education offerings.  TLP will offer three programs that use the power of creative dramatics to inspire, astonish and engage area students ages 3 through 13.  The fall programs will include a literacy focus with elementary students, a character development focus with middle school students and a ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Thursday, October 31, 2019
    Purina’s manufacturing facility in Clinton is celebrating its milestone 50th anniversary in 2019, but its longevity in the community isn’t the only reason local residents and pet owners should be interested in this factory location.  Purina is the No. 1 pet care company in the United States, with a portfolio of some of the most popular and trusted pet care brands, spanning dog and cat food, ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Thursday, October 31, 2019
    Timber Lake Playhouse is now offering audition classes for area youth.  The focus of the classes will be audition techniques for young actresses ages 7 through 13 wanting to perform in TLP’s production of Annie next summer.  These techniques will provide students with the confidence to perform in front of others with poise, confidence, and panache.   The classes combine skill instruction with ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Thursday, October 31, 2019
    Friction between the United States and China in politics, security, and trade affect the global community and influence the lives of every American. To encourage wider discussion of how Americans are being affected, leading political commentator George Stephanopoulos will host a special nationwide CHINA Town Hall conversation about key issues, risks and opportunities in the Sino-American ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education
    Tuesday, October 29, 2019
    NelsonCorp Wealth Management would like to welcome Mike VanZuiden to the NelsonCorp Tax Solutions team. Mike is a lifelong Fulton resident.  He previously worked for GEM Financial Services in Fulton.   Mike holds a bachelor’s degree from Illinois State University and is a member of the National Association of Tax Professionals.  He serves on the Fulton City Council as an Alderman for the 4th ward ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Tuesday, October 29, 2019
    The City of Clinton, in conjunction with the Chamber of Commerce, has scheduled a ribbon cutting and unveiling of the restored WWI Veterans Memorial at the site on Friday, November 1, 2019 at 10:30 A.M. The WWI Veterans Memorial is located at the east end of 5th Avenue South in Riverview Park.   The City hired Andrzej Dajnowski, PhD, owner of the Conservation of Sculpture & Objects Studio from ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Monday, October 28, 2019
    Wild Rose Casino & Resort announces that The Cornell Gunter Coasters will be performing on New Year’s Eve! The concert is scheduled Tuesday, December 31, 2019 in the Oakwood Grand Ballroom. Tickets will be $25, tax and convenience fees not included, with limited seating available. Doors will open at 7:00 p.m. with the show starting at 8:00 p.m. This is a 21 years of age or older show.   The ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Thursday, October 24, 2019
    Tallgrass Business Resources, an office furniture and supplies company based in Coralville, IA, and Best Office Supplies & Systems (BOSS) based in Clinton, IA, are pleased to announce the integration of their two companies effective November 1st, 2019.  The combined entity will operate under the Tallgrass Business Resources trade name and operate six locations in Eastern Iowa; Cedar Rapids, ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Thursday, October 24, 2019
    Clysar, LLC wrapped up their First Responders Appreciation Dinners this month at the Clysar Pavilion.  The dinners included both members of Clysar’s First Responders Team and representatives of the Camanche Police Department, Camanche Fire Department, Clinton County Emergency Management and Davenport Fire Department. In addition to the appreciation dinner, Clysar also presented checks to ...read more
    Categories: Community, Human Interest
    Thursday, October 24, 2019
    HONEYBEE MANAGEMENT, SESSION VI Sunday, November 3 1:00 PM Its time for another beekeeping session at the Andresen Nature Center - on Sunday, November 3. Led by Mike Kramer, one of our local beekeepers and the consultant for the Nature Center’s observation beehive, the events are always entertaining as well as educational. Topics for this session will include: 1) Mike’s Conundrum 2) Late ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Tuesday, October 22, 2019
    The Clinton Community College Paul B. Sharar Foundation has accepted a donation from the Iowa American Legion Foundation. The gift will fund scholarships for Veterans attending the college including tuition, fees and textbooks. The American Legion of Iowa Foundation was organized as a mechanism for the Legion to provide financial assistance to promote Americanism, youth programs, veterans ...read more
    Categories: Education, Community
    Thursday, August 29, 2019
    Two First Central State Bank team members recently graduated from the Graduate School of Banking at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.    Scott Wiley and Valerie Pell completed the more than two years of schooling needed to earn the Certificate of Executive Leadership, the highest level of certification from the Wisconsin School of Business and Executive Development. Since its inception in ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Community, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release
    Friday, July 19, 2019
    First Central State Bank raised more than $2,700 for an area non-profit through its Grilling For Charity fundraiser.  Thanks to community members dining at the First Central State Bank Lincoln Way location in Clinton, $2,727.25 was raised for Information, Referral and Assistance Services in Clinton. The non-profit acts as a clearinghouse for a local network made up of more than 200 local human ...read more
    Categories: General News Article, Press Release, Community, Human Interest
    Tuesday, May 21, 2019
    Rebecca Edwards has always gravitated toward careers where she can make a difference in the lives of others.    For nine years, that meant working in the healthcare industry. Now, she’s keeping that same empathetic mindset, albeit in a different career field.   First Central State Bank is pleased to announce the addition of Rebecca Edwards as a Customer Service Representative in the DeWitt ...read more
    Categories: General News Article, Press Release, Community, Human Interest
    Wednesday, April 17, 2019
    First Central State Bank will host a shred day to help local residents dispose of secure records.  The event will be held from noon to 2 p.m. May 9 in Clinton at First Central State Bank's Lincoln Way location. This event is free and open to everyone.  If residents are unable to make that timeframe, First Central State Bank will host several shred events over a two-day period. Other shred events ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Press Release, Community
    Monday, April 01, 2019
    The Keep Iowa Beautiful Board of Directors has announced the 2019 annual award winners for enhancing the beauty, cleanliness and attractiveness of the state of Iowa. The four award categories are community, organization, corporate and individual. “The KIB award program is designed to recognize people and organizations that have gone the extra mile to help build stronger Iowa communities,” said ...read more
    Categories: Community, Human Interest, General News Article, Press Release
    Friday, March 15, 2019
    Kara Marr began her banking career as a teller at the age of 18.  She’s worked in several facets of the banking industry since that time, and now, she has been promoted to Vice President at First Central State Bank.  First Central State Bank CEO Brigham Tubbs said Marr’s versatility and attention to customer service align with First Central’s continued mission.  “Kara has been a valuable team ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, General News Article, Community, Press Release