https://youtu.be/RDOgydlTit4 This year marks the third anniversary of Night to Shine, sponsored by the Tim Tebow Foundation. In just three years, this unforgettable prom night experience, centered on God’s love, for people with special needs, ages 14 and older, has become a worldwide movement. This year, more than 150,000 volunteers in more than 375 churches around the world will serve more than 75,000 honored guests simultaneously on one night, Friday, February 10, 2017, including two in the Quad Cities. Mike Mickle from Mickle Communications will emcee the event in Bettendorf at the Quad Cities Waterfront Convention Center with a second Night to Shine event held at Risen Christ Lutheran Church in Davenport. Night to Shine provides a red-carpet entrance complete with a friendly welcome from paparazzi, limousine rides, hair and makeup…
Valentine's Day is just around the corner and downtown Moline Centre has got you and your sweetheart covered for the holiday. Contact Davarah Salon or Two Rivers Massage and Wellness and make an appointment for a soothing couples massage. You can also pick up a beautiful bouquet of flowers at Julie's Artistic Rose and don't forget to stop in to Lagomarcino's for a box of their gourmet, hand crafted chocolates. Yum! And where to go for dinner? It's not going to be an easy choice because we have over 17 restaurants to choose from. Decisions, decisions.
After 108 years the Chicago Cubs won the 2016 World Series and millions of Cubs fans are eager to get a glimpse of the trophy. The Cubs Trophy Tour has been on the road for over a month and the first stop outside of Illinois? Davenport, Iowa. That’s right. The Chicago Cubs World Series Trophy is making its way across much of the U.S. and it’s first stop outside the Cubs home state was in Davenport, Iowa. The event didn’t start until noon and by 8:45 the previous evening, people were already lining up. A sign posted on the door warned fans that only the first 500 guests would be guaranteed 15 seconds for a photo with the trophy. That didn’t stop the enthusiastic crowd from standing outside in the…
https://youtu.be/3teaimwm0AI Join us for Make-A-Wish® Iowa's largest gala event, the 18th Annual Share the Power of a Wish® Gala in Bettendorf, Iowa. This year's theme is Fire and Ice. The evening starts with a silent auction and cocktails at 5:30 p.m. Dinner, program and live auction at 7:30 p.m. followed by a DJ. Make a difference in your community and help grant wishes to area children with life-threatening medical conditions. Tickets $95 per person or $750 for a table of eight. Dress is black-tie optional. To purchase tickets, or if you have a specific seating request please contact Paula Cockrell or 563-529-4335. Tickets may also be purchased online.
After 100+ years of waiting, Chicago's north-side finally got its wish. The 2016 World Series Champs may be taking some time off, but their symbol of victory isn't. The Cubs organization is taking the trophy on tour and it's coming to Davenport! From 12-1:30 p.m. on Monday, the trophy will be in the River Music Experience waiting for you! You better get there early!
https://youtu.be/_hmxaXz8zHQ It's a new year and those resolutions are still in effect. If removing your debt was one of your resolutions this year, Jake Ward has some helpful advice in this video. If you have questions, give RIA Federal Credit Union a call at 563.355.3800 or visit them online www.riafcu.com
Get rid of those winter blues and enjoy your hometown for the annual Quad Cities Be a Tourist Weekend that starts today. The Quad Cities Convention & Visitors Bureau is partnering with local businesses for fantastic discounts at hotels, restaurants and attractions throughout our community. Check out the great specials at Barrel House, Bass Street Chop House, Johnny's Italian Steakhouse, Lagomarcino's, Quad Cities Convention & Visitor's Bureau, the Radisson and Stoney Creek, Two Rivers Massage, the John Deere Store and more!
https://youtu.be/3C-i_ia9YBA Quad Citizens will have a chance to get out this Saturday and enjoy the winter season during Icestravaganza from 11 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. in downtown Davenport. After record-setting attendance in 2016, this free family favorite winter festival is celebrating its fifth year with an expansion; featuring more interactive ice sculptures, activities and an after-hours tasting party. The tasting event happens from 6-8 p.m. and will showcase local libations from Front Street Brewery, Artisan Grain Distillery and Mississippi River Distilling Company.
Get rid of those winter blues and get ready for the Quad Cities Be a Tourist Weekend which takes place January 13 - 16. The Quad Cities Convention & Visitors Bureau is partnering with local businesses for fantastic discounts at hotels, restaurants and attractions throughout our community. Check out the great specials at Barrel House, Bass Street Chop House, Johnny's Italian Steakhouse, Lagomarcino's, Quad Cities Convention & Visitor's Bureau, the Radisson and Stoney Creek, Two Rivers Massage, the John Deere Store and more!
Every parents nightmare is that their child goes missing or is unaccounted for. Kidnapping or maybe a runaway situation comes to mind. But there's another horror that is happening in back alley's, hotels and other seedy locations all across America. It's human sex trafficking. You'd be forgiven if you think that it only happens in bigger cities, not here in the Midwest. The United States is a source and transit country, and is also considered one of the top destination points for victims of child trafficking and exploitation. Cases of human trafficking have been reported in all 50 U.S. States; and with Interstate 80 as one of main routes from east to west, human trafficking is alive and well in the Midwest, including Iowa and Illinois. According to a Vanity Fair story,…