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Friday, June 11, 2021
The Ascentra Scholarship Program has awarded its 2021 scholarships to ten area students and members of the credit union. These ten future leaders were selected to receive $1,000 each to help get one step closer to achieving their academic goals.   Five $1,000 scholarships are awarded to traditional high school students planning to enter college, and the other five $1,000 scholarships are ...read more
Categories: Community
Thursday, June 10, 2021
After much planning and discussion, the committees of VIVA Quad Cities (VIVA) and the Greater Quad Cities Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (GQCHCC) organizations have made the difficult decision to cancel their 2021 major fundraising events due to the uncertainty surrounding Covid-19, as well as the comfort of supporters. Both annual events were scheduled for September, celebration month of the ...read more
Categories: Community
Tuesday, June 08, 2021
MercyOne has been awarded a $160,000 grant from AmeriCorps, the federal agency for national service and community volunteerism. This funding, awarded through Volunteer Iowa, will extend MercyOne’s community health worker program, allowing eight AmeriCorps members to be trained as community health workers to serve communities of Clinton, Sioux City and Waterloo. Two community health workers will ...read more
Categories: Human Interest, Community
Wednesday, June 02, 2021
This summer, Timber Lake Playhouse will provide several opportunities for area teens to act, produce or work for Timber Lake Playhouse.  For the fifth year in a row, the Illinois Arts Council has awarded Timber Lake Playhouse a grant to create a paid apprentice program for area teens interested in pursuing careers in the theatre arts. TLP is now accepting applications for the apprenticeship ...read more
Categories: Community
Wednesday, June 02, 2021
MercyOne Clinton Foundationannually offers scholarships to area students who are pursuing a health-related field. This year, the foundation has awarded $21,450 in scholarships ranging from $150 to $1,000 to students for the 2021-2022 academic year. Recipients are:MercyOne Auxiliary ScholarshipSonya Taylor of Clinton, attending Scott Community CollegeKristi Olsen of Fulton, attending Western ...read more
Categories: Community, Education
Tuesday, June 01, 2021
Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield has recognized MercyOne Clinton Medical Center, MercyOne Des Moines Medical Center, MercyOne Dubuque Medical Center and MercyOne Waterloo Medical Center with Blue Distinction® Center+ designations in the area of maternity care, as part of the Blue Distinction Specialty Care program. The designation places these MercyOne locations among the nationally designated ...read more
Categories: Community
Tuesday, June 01, 2021
Citizens First Bank employees recently presented a check to the Clinton County Make-A-Wish representatives at the bank’s Lincoln Way location in Clinton. Citizens First Bank, KROS Radio, Make-A-Wish and the Clinton High School basketball teams all partner to create the Swish for Make-A-Wish program in our community!   Citizens First Bank has been the sponsor of the Swish for Make-A-Wish program ...read more
Categories: Community
Friday, May 28, 2021
The Hilltop Campus Village (HCV), a historic commercial district in Central Davenport was gifted the building they currently use as their headquarters by Ascentra Credit Union during Ascentra’s annual meeting on April 20, 2021 in Bettendorf.“This was another final wish of our beloved, late President and CEO, Dale Owen,” said Linda Andry, President and CEO, Ascentra Credit Union. “Dale was involved ...read more
Categories: Community
Thursday, May 27, 2021
– Clinton Community College has announced the addition of two College and Career Ready Counselors.  These counselors will be responsible for providing direct services to students, parents/families, and school staff across two school districts and the college to support postsecondary success and college preparation.  Danielle Sampson will be the liaison between CCC and the Camanche and Northeast ...read more
Categories: Community, Education
Monday, May 24, 2021
For the fifth year in a row, the Illinois Arts Council has awarded Timber Lake Playhouse a grant to create a paid apprentice program for area teens interested in pursuing careers in the theatre arts. TLP is accepting applications for the apprenticeship program through June 1.  Timber Lake Playhouse, operating in its 60th season, hires performers, directors and designers from around the country ...read more
Categories: Community
Thursday, May 20, 2021
The Felix Adler Children's Discovery Center, "Clinton, Iowa's Children's Museum!”  is on their way back to normal hours and will now be open on Thursdays.  Also, programs this week include kicking off library summer reading programs, and a Lego set giveaway. Current hours of operation for the Discovery Center are Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Sundays 1:30 to 4:30 p.m.  ...read more
Categories: Community, Education
Tuesday, May 18, 2021
Throughout its 100-year history, Mel Foster Co. has made it a priority to give back to the communities it serves. Today that tradition continues with the announcement that Mel Foster Co. is donating $100,000 to local charities and organizations. The company has selected 20 charities to receive gifts in 2021.    Mel Foster Co. agents and staff support many charities by participating in workplace ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest
Monday, May 17, 2021
The International Association of Registered Financial Consultants (IARFC) has recently awarded Bradley Fritz, RFC®, NelsonCorp Wealth Management the “Ethics Approved Seal” for their adherence to the IARFC Code of Ethics.  This historical verification includes background checks from the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA), state licensing records and internet recognition searches. A ...read more
Categories: Community
Monday, May 17, 2021
Since 1981, the Clinton Community College Alumni Association has been honoring those that have made “outstanding” contributions during the year.  In 2021, the Alumni Association is celebrating the 40th year of honoring outstanding contributions to Clinton Community College.     The 2021 Outstanding Awards are presented to:  Outstanding Business Associate – Clinton and Jackson County School ...read more
Categories: Education, Community
Monday, May 17, 2021
MercyOne is launching an online directory to connect individuals to community resources and social programs in their area. The MercyOne Community Resource Directory is an online network which provides participating organizations the ability to respond to patients interested in programs including food and housing assistance, transportation resources, health care, employment, education and more. ...read more
Categories: Community, Education
Thursday, May 13, 2021
MercyOne is pleased to announce Hijinio Carreon, DO, FACEP, FAAEM, MBA, has accepted a role as system-wide Chief Medical Executive. Dr. Carreon has been a part of the organization for more than 13 years, beginning as an emergency medicine physician and advancing to his most recent role as Chief Medical Officer and Vice President of Medical Affairs for MercyOne Central Iowa.   “As Chief Medical ...read more
Categories: Community
Thursday, May 13, 2021
The 74th Commencement Ceremony of Clinton Community College will be held on Thursday, May 13, 2021.  There are 189 students who have applied for graduation in 2021.  Six students have achieved High Honors and 56 have achieved Honors.  Special red and gold cords are worn by the high honor students, gold cords are worn by honor students, and members of the military wear special red, white, and blue ...read more
Categories: Education, Community
Thursday, May 13, 2021
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has updated its Overall Hospital Quality Star Ratings for 2021, including three “5-star” hospitals in the MercyOne circle of care: MercyOne Cedar Falls Medical Center, MercyOne Dubuque Medical Center and Mercy Iowa City – an affiliate of MercyOne. These MercyOne care locations are part of just 455 hospitals across the United States that received a ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest
Monday, March 08, 2021
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Categories: Community
Tuesday, February 02, 2021
First Central State Bank CEO Brigham Tubbs has announced a promotion.  Laura Howard recently earned a promotion, moving her to Assistant Vice President. She is located at First Central State Bank’s Clinton – North Second Street location.  Howard, who has been with First Central State Bank since 2005, is the Branch Manager at the North Second Street location.  “Laura has been a great ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Human Interest, Community, Press Release
Wednesday, October 07, 2020
Alan “Al” Tubbs is this year’s recipient of the Bruning Award for his leadership and longstanding dedication to providing financial guidance and support to farmers, agricultural businesses and small communities in rural America.  “It’s remarkable to have my past work in the agriculture and financial industries recognized,” said Tubbs. “Agriculture is where I’ve grown up and the largest segment of ...read more
Categories: Community, Education, Human Interest, Chamber, Economic, General News Article, Press Release
Wednesday, October 07, 2020
Ohnward Bancshares, Inc. financial institutions ranked in the American Bankers Association’s top 100 list for farm lenders by dollar volume. The institutions – First Central State Bank, Maquoketa State Bank and Ohnward Bank & Trust – ranked 90th in the country for agriculture lending by dollar volume in the second quarter of 2020. Ohnward’s roots were built through helping the eastern Iowa and ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Chamber, Economic, Press Release
Wednesday, August 26, 2020
First Central State Bank is donating a total of $5,500 to local school districts this fall to help offset extra costs due to the COVID-19 pandemic.  Those receiving monetary contributions include Central DeWitt, Clinton, Northeast, North Scott and Pleasant Valley school districts, and St. Joseph and Prince of Peace Catholic Schools.  “This is an unprecedented year for area school districts,” ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Chamber, Education, Press Release