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    Tuesday, February 18, 2020
    Citizens First Bank is proud to participate in Money Smart Week April 4-11, 2020, and encourages all area students to enter the Money Smart Kid and Money Smart Teen Essay Contests, sponsored by the Iowa Bankers Association in partnership with the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago.  Eligible junior high school students (in grades six to eight) can enter the Money Smart Kid Essay Contest by writing ...read more
    Categories: Education, Community
    Monday, February 17, 2020
    The Felix Adler Children’s Discovery Center, "Clinton, Iowa's Children's Museum" upcoming programs.  During the week, they will enjoy STEM Challenges with Candy Hearts at WOW Wednesday, and special guest, Miss Jessica, will be talking about hibernation. All of these programs are free with regular museum admission or membership.WOW Wednesday: Candy Hearts STEM Challenge Wednesday, February 19, ...read more
    Categories: Education, Community
    Friday, February 14, 2020
    Dr. Kit Evans-Ford will be the special guest speaker at a local International Women’s Day luncheon celebration on Friday, March 6 in Clinton.  Sponsored by the Franciscan Peace Center and the YWCA Clinton, the event will take place at Rastrelli’s Tuscany Center, 238 Main Avenue from 11:30 AM to 1:30 PM.
    Categories: Community
    Monday, February 10, 2020
    The River Arts Center in Clinton, Iowa is pleased to present the Iowa Watercolor Society's 2019-2020 Traveling Show.  Coming from Greensboro, North Carolina, artist Alexis Lavine juried and judged this year's annual IWS exhibition that consists of fifty seven paintings chosen from 90 entries from IWS members from across Iowa.  Alexis has been a professional artist for twenty years and is a ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Monday, February 10, 2020
    Friar Johnpaul Cafiero, OFM, will lead a Lenten Day of Reflection, "No Greater Love: Reflections on the Seven Last Words of Jesus," at The Canticle on Saturday, March 14, beginning at 10:00 a.m. His storytelling and humor bring to life the message of Jesus’ words to us, his disciples today. Topics to be explored include: faith and doubt, addictions and conversion, depression and surrender, death ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Monday, February 10, 2020
    Clinton Community College has announced the Fall 2019 Deans’ List.  Students must earn a minimum of 6 credit hours and 3.5 GPA during the term.  Ames, IA      Michael GerhardtAndrew, IA      Kayla BruggenwirthBellevue, IA      Marcus Anderson      Mariah Barton      Brianna Busch      Justin Carrier      Taylor WagnerBettendorf, IA      Megan Burns      Hailey RiceBryant, IA      ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education
    Monday, February 10, 2020
    Clinton Community College has announced the Fall 2019 President’s List.  Students must earn a minimum of 6 credit hours and 4.0 GPA during the term.  Andrew, IA       Isabel KrabbenhoftBellevue, IA       Lindsey Banowetz       Kara Boeckenstedt       Toby Giesemann       Benjamin ParkerBryant, IA       Ashley CampCalamus, IA       Carter Dwyer       Brian Forret       Austin ...read more
    Categories: Education, Community
    Monday, February 10, 2020
    First Central State Bank CEO Brigham Tubbs has announced four promotions.  Melisa Maher, John Jackson, Chris Sterbenz and Cynthia Kaczinski all recently earned promotions at First Central State Bank, which has several locations in eastern Iowa, including Clinton, DeWitt, Eldridge, Goose Lake and LeClaire.  All four have demonstrated an ability to go the extra mile in creating a great team ...read more
    Categories: Economic, Press Release, Community, Human Interest, Chamber, General News Article
    Monday, February 10, 2020
    Celebrate Lenten Vespers with the Sisters of St. Francis at The Canticle, 841 13th Ave N, Clinton, Sundays at 6:00 p.m. during Lent. Reflections will be based on the theme, "Lent: A time of yearning for the Living God." Topics are: March 1 - Temptation, March 8 - Transformation, March 15 - Woman at the Well, March 22 - Man Born Blind, March 29 - Lazarus Called to Risen Life, and April 5 - Passion ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Wednesday, February 05, 2020
    The Greater Quad Cities Hispanic Chamber of Commerce is honored to present Kendra Dodd as the part of the 2019-2020 Multicultural Speaker Series. Everyone agrees that Diversity and Inclusion is the right thing to do, and it’s even profitable (we can prove it)! So how do you implement a D&I program into your organization or business? A cultural shift of this magnitude is hard for everyone in an ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Tuesday, February 04, 2020
    The February 1st weather was excellent for the 39th Annual Clinton Community College B-rrry Scurry 4-Mile run.  With a temperature of 36 degrees and light winds, 676 runners and walkers completed the flat and fast route through the historic neighborhoods of Clinton, Iowa.  Winner of the female division was Lydia Hocker of Iowa City, Iowa in a time of 24:11.   Jessica Langford of Rockford, IL ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Tuesday, February 04, 2020
    One year ago, MercyOne officially changed its name and unveiled a new brand to unite 420 care locations across Iowa and neighboring communities. Today one of Iowa’s largest health care systems celebrates the progress they have made and is actively preparing for the future.  "It has been an exciting year working as one. Being one has allowed us to build a more strongly-connected system of care and ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Monday, February 03, 2020
    Ruhl&Ruhl Realtors celebrated a strong 2019, with company sales volume of $911,119,830. In addition, Ruhl Mortgage closed $181,736,788 in loan volume and NAI Ruhl Commercial Company closed $99,052,750 in sales volume. Chris Beason, President, and Caroline Ruhl, CEO, honored 207 award winners for their 2019 achievements at Rhythm City Casino on January 31, 2020. Over 300 agents, staff and ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Friday, January 31, 2020
    The Clinton Convention & Visitors Bureau Events Committee is thrilled to announce Great River Rumble 2020 will arrive in Clinton, Iowa July 30th, 3:00PM, 9th Ave Boat Ramp. This group will stay overnight in Clinton’s Riverview Band Shell and continue their Journey down river July 31st    Paddle Trip on the Mississippi River  Participants in the 2020 Great River Rumble, an annual paddle ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Wednesday, January 29, 2020
    Clinton Community College has announced the recipient of the 2020 Connie Campbell Memorial Customer Service Award.  The award was created in memory of CCC employee Connie Campbell of Camanche who passed away in June of 2006.  The award honors a CCC employee whose work reflects that customer care that Connie demonstrated daily, going above and beyond to give excellent internal and external ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Wednesday, January 29, 2020
    Clinton-area urologist Margaret Wolf, MD, and Brian Zimmerman, PA, are moving their practice from MercyOne North Health Plaza at 915 13th Avenue N. to MercyOne Clinton Specialty Care on the fourth floor of the medical center, 1410 N. 4th Street, Clinton. They will begin seeing patients in their new location on Monday, Feb. 10.  Dr. Wolf is a highly respected physician who is board-certified in ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Wednesday, January 29, 2020
    Citizens First Bank employees recently presented a donation to students and faculty of the Pangaea International Academy, for their upcoming Chinese New Year celebration scheduled to take place on February 1, 2020, at Clinton High School.   Pangaea International Academy, the US high school project of the Confucius International Education Group, is located at the Six Arts International Education ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education
    Tuesday, January 28, 2020
    For anyone who's ever wondered whether bariatric surgery for weight loss is an option for them, advanced GI, bariatric and general surgeon Amar Chiruvella, MD, will present two free community programs called "Bariatric Surgery 101" on Tuesday, Feb. 11 at 5:30 p.m., and on Tuesday, Feb. 25 at 5:30 p.m. Both presentations will be in the MercyOne Clinton Medical Center lower-level conference room A, ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Monday, January 27, 2020
     For the third consecutive year, LyondellBasell (NYSE: LYB), the operator of the Clinton Complex has once again been named to Fortune Magazine's "World's Most Admired Companies”. LyondellBasell is ranked 5th and is viewed as having one the strongest reputations across a variety of industry sectors.     “There is no single measure to earn this recognition and making the list for the third ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Wednesday, January 22, 2020
    WASHINGTON – Mayors of Chattanooga, Tenn., Dayton, Ohio, and Columbia, S.C. tomorrow will announce the official formation of the Mayors’ Task Force to Save Minor League Baseball. The Task Force will be co-chaired by Chattanooga Mayor Andy Berke, Dayton Mayor Nan Whaley, and Columbia Mayor Steve Benjamin. The mayors will host a telephone news conference at 2:30 p.m. on Wednesday, January 22 ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Wednesday, January 22, 2020
    LyondellBasell’s Clinton Plant presented United Way of Clinton County, Iowa (UWCCI) with a check for $194,900 for their annual giving campaign. These funds were raised by plant employees in their workplace giving campaign, fundraising, and corporate contributions by LyondellBasell. From left to right: Jane Roth, LyondellBasell, Cheryl McCulloh, UWCCI Director, Julie Witt, UWCCI 1st Assistant ...read more
    Categories: Community, Human Interest, General News Article
    Tuesday, January 21, 2020
    A remodeling project at First Central State Bank’s Goose Lake branch is nearing completion.  To celebrate, First Central State Bank will host an open house from 2 to 4 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 12, at the bank’s location,  223 Main St. The DeWitt Chamber and Development Company and the Clinton Area Chamber of Commerce will hold a ribbon cutting to begin the festivities.  First Central State Bank ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Community, Economic, General News Article, Press Release
    Monday, January 20, 2020
    It's a new year; are you ready for a new you? MercyOne Clinton Medical Center will offer a new session of the lifestyle medicine education program, the Complete Health Improvement Program (CHIP), starting Thursday, Jan. 30. CHIP is designed to help you make long-lasting lifestyle changes by addressing the causes of chronic disease and teaching you how to use your own lifestyle as your best ...read more
    Categories: Community, Human Interest
    Monday, January 20, 2020
    Tobacco use kills more than 480,000 Americans every year from lung cancer, heart disease, COPD and other conditions resulting from smoking. There are more than 7,000 chemicals in cigarettes, cigars and cigarillos. Nearly 70 of these are cancer-causing chemicals known as carcinogens, including carbon monoxide, arsenic, DDT, formaldehyde and hydrogen cyanide. Nicotine is the addictive substance in a ...read more
    Categories: Community, Human Interest
    Friday, January 10, 2020
    As a volunteer firefighter, Tyler Vandendooren knows the feeling of lending a helping hand.  Now, he’s adding another way to help area residents by recently joining First Central State Bank as an Assistant Vice President in Commercial and Agriculture Lending. That doesn’t mean he’s giving up on the Thomson, Illinois, Fire Department. He’ll continue to be an Assistant Fire Chief and EMT for the ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Community, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release
    Friday, January 03, 2020
    Wild Rose Casino & Resort presents rock & roll doo-wop legends, Sha Na Na – Live in Concert. The concert is scheduled Saturday, March 28, 2020, in the Oakwood Grand Ballroom. Tickets are $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.   Sha Na Na brings their high energy celebration to town in a dynamic, ...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: Community, Education
    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: Community, Human Interest, General News Article, Press Release
    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: Community, Human Interest, General News Article, Press Release
    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: General News Article, Press Release, Community, Human Interest
    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