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    Wednesday, May 11, 2022
    The Felix Adler Children's Discovery Center, "Clinton, Iowa's Children's Museum!”  will host special guests from Nestle Purina, create with play dough, and welcome the return of juggler and chess teacher Miss Jean.  Also, Great Give Day, a local day for online giving is May 18.            WOW Wednesdays with Miss Jean, 2 - 5 pm Jean Sweeney, longtime favorite Discovery Center volunteer returns ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education
    Wednesday, May 11, 2022
    On average, nearly 350 young adults, ages 16 to 18 are referred for detainment by Scott County law enforcement each year. Safer Foundation Quad Cities’ Youth Empowerment Program (YEP) is focused on serving youth who have disengaged from high school and/or have been involved with the criminal legal system. YEP helps at-risk youth overcome barriers in developing critical life and workplace skills, ...read more
    Categories: Human Interest, Community
    Thursday, May 05, 2022
    Clinton Community College will celebrate the 75th Commencement Ceremony on Friday, May 6.  The ceremony will take place at W.J. Yourd Gymnasium, 817 8th Avenue South, at 6:00 p.m.  A Grab ‘n Go Cupcake Reception will immediately follow the ceremony.  The CCC Commencement Ceremony will be lived streamed on Clinton Community College’s Face Book page at ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education
    Tuesday, May 03, 2022
    – Are you a Veteran planning to start or grow your own small business? There are a few basic things you must know to get started down a path to success. Home Base Iowa, America’s Small Business Development Center (SBDC) Iowa, and the Pappajohn Center for Entrepreneurship at Iowa State University will be co-hosting a first-ever Iowa Veterans Entrepreneurship Conference that will take you through ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education
    Tuesday, May 03, 2022
    The Citizens First Bank Board of Directors is pleased to announce the promotion of Stephen Clements to bank President.  Stephen will manage the day-to-day operations of Citizens First Bank, which was founded in 2000 by local business leaders and bankers to provide a superior community banking experience.  Kathy Forrest, a founding officer of Citizens First Bank, has worked in various roles, most ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Monday, May 02, 2022
    Timber Lake Playhouse, the premier professional theatre of northwest Illinois, opens their doors to patrons on Saturday, May 7. Several activities are planned for the day.   Beginning at noon, TLP will open the theatre to tours of the back campus. Patrons will be able to tour the theatre, the newly remodeled cabins, the shops and the new Rehearsal Pavilion. Tours will run from noon until 6:00. ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Friday, April 29, 2022
    In conjunction with Pay It Forward Day on April 28, 2022, the Ascentra Credit Union Foundation (ACUF), the philanthropic arm of Ascentra Credit Union has contributed $50,000 towards the expansion of the River Bend Food Bank’s facilities.“Pay It Forward is a movement that has significant meaning to the members and staff of Ascentra Credit Union”, said Jennifer Naeve, SVP and Chief Marketing ...read more
    Categories: Human Interest, Community
    Friday, April 29, 2022
    NelsonCorp Wealth Management is thrilled to announce the addition of Mike Steigerwald to their team as the Operations Manager.   Mike graduated from St. Ambrose University with bachelor’s degrees in Business Management and Marketing.  Prior to NelsonCorp, Mike worked for JP Morgan Chase in Chicago and the surrounding suburbs.    Mike has over fifteen years of experience in the financial ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Friday, April 29, 2022
    The 41st Annual Clinton Community College Alumni Association Outstanding Awards were presented on April 25th.  Since 1981, the CCC Alumni Association has been recognizing outstanding contributions to Clinton Community College.  The CCC Student Senate also announced three awards at the annual event.   CCC President Dr. Brian Kelly welcomed students, staff, faculty and honorees.  CCC Alumni ...read more
    Categories: Education, Community
    Tuesday, April 26, 2022
    The City of Clinton Hometown Pride Committee has selected six individuals and one couple to be inducted into the Clinton County Walk of Fame as part of the 2022 class. They will be honored at the 2022 Clinton County Walk of Fame Induction Dinner and Ceremony on Sunday, September 18, at Eagle Point Park Lodge.  The event will be open to the public and tickets will be available. The 2022 Clinton ...read more
    Categories: Community, Human Interest
    Monday, April 25, 2022
    – Timber Lake Playhouse opens Saturday, May 7, with the first of eleven concerts at the Playhouse. The Rock River Jazz Band will kick off TLP’s concert offerings with a 7:00 concert.  Rock River Jazz Band is a 16-piece Big Band Band composed of professional musicians from northern Illinois. Rock River Jazz Band plays Big Band, Swing, 50-60's Rock, Pop, Waltzes, Polkas, Mambos, and a little bit of ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Tuesday, April 19, 2022
    Prepare for an exciting career in the criminal justice field and gain knowledge needed for direct entry into the Iowa Law Enforcement Academy or other criminal justice-related careers. Eastern Iowa Community Colleges offers a variety of award options – an Applied Associate of Science (AAS) Degree, a one-year Diploma and a semester-long Certificate – with curriculum backed by local law enforcement ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education, Press Release
    Tuesday, April 19, 2022
    Clinton, Iowa – The Sisters of St. Francis, Clinton, Iowa have announced Jennifer Kryszak as their new Director of Strategic Planning for the Franciscan Peace Center, a ministry of the Clinton Franciscans whose mission is living and promoting active nonviolence and peacemaking.   Kryszak will facilitate the evolution of, and create a long-term direction for, the Center. She joins a ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Monday, April 18, 2022
    Timber Lake Playhouse (TLP), the premier professional summer theatre of northwest Illinois, opens its 61st Season on June 2 with the Regional Premiere of the Jimmy Buffett musical, Escape to Margaritaville. TLP Staff are busily making preparations for the opening.  The summer series will begin Escape to Margaritaville, amusical-comedy featuring both original songs and your most-loved Jimmy ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Wednesday, April 06, 2022
    Timber Lake Playhouse (TLP), the premier professional summer theatre of northwest Illinois, opens its 61th Concert Season on May 7 at 7:00 with the Rock River Jazz Band. Rock River Jazz Band is a 16-piece Big Band composed of professional musicians from northern Illinois. Rock River Jazz Band plays Big Band, Swing, 50-60's Rock, Pop, Waltzes, Polkas, Mambos, and a little bit of Country. On ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Tuesday, March 22, 2022
    MercyOne Clinton Medical Center is offering a free program to prevent type 2 diabetes. It is called Prevent T2 and is part of the National Diabetes Prevention Program led by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Prevent T2 is a proven program designed to prevent or delay type 2 diabetes. The program begins Tuesday, May 17, 2022.  Guided by trained lifestyle coaches, participants ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education, Human Interest
    Tuesday, March 22, 2022
    While we pride ourselves on being THE Community’s College year round, during the month of April, we get to shout it from the rooftops!   That’s because April is Community College Month, and it’s the perfect time of year to celebrate all Eastern Iowa Community Colleges has to offer. We can think of no better way to do that than inviting the public to attend a class or two free of charge. It’s ...read more
    Categories: Education, Community, Press Release
    Friday, February 25, 2022
    First Central State Bank CEO and President Brigham Tubbs has announced six promotions.  Tom Messer, Debbie Mulvania, Chris Sterbenz, Josie Hartman, Angela Glover and Peyton Tiesman recently earned promotions at the eastern Iowa financial institution.  These team members have all demonstrated the ability to grow in their profession and thrive at First Central State Bank, Tubbs said.  “Creating ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Economic, Human Interest, Community, General News Article, Press Release
    Monday, January 10, 2022
    The LumberKings will open their second season in the Prospect League on Wednesday, June 1st against the Normal CornBelters. Game time is at 6:30 pm. Clinton - in its inaugural season - defeated the CornBelters in the first round of the 2021 Prospect League playoffs.  "We are excited to head into our second season in the Prospect League here at NelsonCorp Field. Last season we lead the league in ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Tuesday, November 02, 2021
    When First Central State Bank began its Grilling For Charity tradition more than 10 years ago, a small grill and a few to-go orders highlighted those first renditions.  Now, armed with multiple grills, an extensive non-profit network, and community members and bank employees coming together, the 2021 Grilling For Charity season netted record-breaking results across First Central State Bank’s ...read more
    Categories: Education, Human Interest, Community, General News Article, Press Release
    Thursday, October 14, 2021
    The Iowa Bankers Association recently honored a First Central State Bank team member for a distinguished 50-year career in banking.  Judy Farrell was honored at the annual Iowa Bankers Association convention. She joined 13 other inductees from around the state of Iowa in receiving the honor.  “I’ve really enjoyed banking my whole life,” said Farrell, who is stationed at First Central’s ...read more
    Categories: General News Article, Press Release, Community, Human Interest
    Wednesday, August 11, 2021
    First Central State Bank will continue its tradition this month of Grilling for Charity fundraisers.  The event will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, Aug. 27, at First Central State Bank’s Lincoln Way location. The proceeds collected from this fundraiser will benefit My Gear Outreach of Clinton County, an organization that supports foster families and foster children in Clinton County by ...read more
    Categories: Community, Human Interest, Chamber, General News Article, Press Release
    Monday, July 12, 2021
    When the pandemic struck in 2020, Josie Hartman began looking for jobs. With few options available, she moved to Clinton and eventually landed a position as a teller at First Central State Bank.  A year later, Hartman has been promoted to Lead Teller and Customer Service Representative at First Central State Bank’s Lincoln Way location. Despite the challenges brought on by the pandemic, First ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Economic, Human Interest, Community, General News Article, Press Release