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    Friday, January 22, 2021
    Clinton Community College has announced the recipient of the 2021 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: Education, Community
    Thursday, January 21, 2021
    Iowa is currently vaccinating individuals in Phase 1A, which includes health care personnel and residents and staff of long-term care facilities. With the vaccination of Phase 1A moving closer to completion, it is time to focus attention on Phase 1B.      Last week, the Infectious Disease Advisory Council (IDAC) made recommendations and the Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) issued a ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Monday, January 18, 2021
    MercyOne Clinton Medical Center is offering a free program to prevent type 2 diabetes. It's 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 next session begins Monday, Jan. 25.  Guided by trained lifestyle coaches, participants ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Monday, January 18, 2021
    The Clinton Community College B-rrry Scurry 4-Mile Run will celebrate its 40thanniversary on Saturday February 6, 2021, running the annual winter event in a modified hybrid format.  For 40 years, the CCC B-rrry Scurry has been a run to support scholarships for Clinton Community College students.   During that time, 162 students have received B-rrry Scurry Scholarships including the Jim Thyne ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Wednesday, January 13, 2021
    The LumberKings announced today that they will be joining the Prospect League (PL) – a 16-team Collegiate Wood Bat league with teams spread across the Midwest from eastern Missouri to western Pennsylvania.  The announcement comes after a final decision by Major League Baseball (MLB) to not offer the LumberKings a Professional Development League (PDL) license. The LumberKings had been the only ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Tuesday, January 12, 2021
    MercyOne is asking Iowans across the state and surrounding regions to pledge to keep their circles safe and healthy as we begin the new year.  The MercyOne 'Stay Safe and Healthy Pledge' encourages community members to wear a mask in all public, indoor spaces; maintain a physical distance of six feet or more between themselves and others; and stay home when not doing essential activities. ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Friday, January 08, 2021
    Over the Christmas holiday, 2020, Citizens First Bank (CFB) was busy distributing $10,000 in local donations among 42 organizations in the Gateway area.  The holidays provided a special opportunity for Citizens First Bank to recognize several organizations in the community who have weathered this challenging year alongside its citizens and businesses.  School districts, fire and police ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Friday, January 01, 2021
    Beginning tonight, a bright, shining spotlight will shine above 16 MercyOne medical centers throughout the state of Iowa as a sign of appreciation for MercyOne’s amazing colleagues, physicians and providers who provide personalized care at clinics, patient homes, labs, testing sites, affiliate partner locations, medical centers and more. The lights, visible for miles depending on weather ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Thursday, December 31, 2020
    MercyOne Clinton Medical Center's Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT) Clinic celebrated its one-year anniversary in October. The clinic opened October 2, 2019. Patients receive a combination of support and treatment that includes the use of medication along with counseling and other support. The clinic treats individuals age 18 and older who meet criteria for opioid use disorder, as assessed by ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Monday, December 28, 2020
    Clinton, Iowa (December 28, 2020) – Brooke Paasch, 10th grade student at Camanche High School, held a drive for food/hygiene products, clothing, and cash donations from mid-October through November to aid disadvantaged Clinton County residents. Several bags of donated clothing, boxes of hygiene/food items, and approximately $59 were delivered to United Way of Clinton County, Iowa (UWCCI) in ...read more
    Categories: Community, Human Interest, Press Release
    Friday, November 06, 2020
    The Ascentra Credit Union Scholarship Competition is underway for the 2020-2021 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 collegeFive $1,000 ...read more
    Categories: Education, Community
    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: Chamber, Economic, Press Release, Community, General News Article
    Tuesday, October 06, 2020
    Certification is a great way to demonstrate your hard-won professional knowledge and experience. For people involved in project management and its related careers, gaining an accreditation from the Project Management Institute (PMI) is an instant way of letting colleagues and prospective employers know you know what you're doing in project management.   Eastern Iowa Community Colleges regularly ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education
    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: Chamber, Education, Press Release, Community, General News Article
    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, Chamber, General News Article, Community, Human Interest
    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
    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