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    Wednesday, September 23, 2020
    Clinton Community College has been awarded a Top Workplaces 2020 honor by The Des Moines Register.  This is the 9th consecutive time CCC has made the list.  The list is based solely on employee feedback gathered through a third-party survey administered by employee engagement technology partner Energage, LLC. The anonymous survey uniquely measures 15 drivers of engaged cultures that are critical ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education
    Wednesday, September 23, 2020
    Citizens First Bank is pleased to announce the addition of Jens Baker to their board of directors.  Jens brings varied professional experience to the board, including his current role as Principal at Apex Construction Consultants, specializing in expert witness testimony for the construction industry.  Jens holds degrees in Mechanical and Biomedical Engineering from the University of Iowa, and his ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Tuesday, September 22, 2020
    MercyOne Clinton Medical Center is offering a free program to prevent type 2 diabetes, starting Tuesday, Sept. 29. 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.  Guided by trained lifestyle coaches, participants learn the ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education
    Friday, September 18, 2020
    MercyOne Clinton Medical Center is continuing to offer free, virtual versions of its Healthy Expectations: Pregnancy, Birth and Beyond prenatal class as well as its breastfeeding class in the coming months.  Virtual Healthy Expectations: Pregnancy, Birth and Beyond, will be offered free to expectant mothers and their support persons on Saturday, Sept. 26, and on Saturday, Nov. 7. Classes are ...read more
    Categories: Education, Community
    Friday, September 18, 2020
    Timber Lake Playhouse (TLP), the professional summer theatre of northwest Illinois, is excited to announce their next virtual offering in a season where coming together at the theatre isn’t possible.  “Our interactive virtual experiences began with the Virtual GALA last month,” said Dan Danielowski, TLP’s Executive Director.  “These shows will continue to connect our audiences with TLP at a time ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Thursday, September 17, 2020
    Nestlé Purina PetCare is celebrating PetCare Pride Day, the company’s 19th Annual day of community service, by partnering with the Clinton LumberKings and Clausen Trucking to provide the Clinton community with free pet food and treats through a drive-thru pet food pantry event on Tuesday, September 29 outside of NelsonCorp Field. The nation’s leading pet care company is donating thousands of bags ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Monday, September 14, 2020
    United Way of Clinton County, Iowa (UWCCI) has committed to provide funding Mentor Clinton County programs through 2021, as part of its Health & Wellness initiatives. Previously known as Big Brothers & Big Sisters, the Mentor Clinton County (MCC) programs work with at-risk children in the surrounding areas, providing one-to-one mentoring through adult and high school youth volunteers. As a ...read more
    Categories: Community, Human Interest, General News Article, Press Release
    Thursday, September 03, 2020
    Since 1981, the Clinton Community College Alumni Association has been honoring those that have made “outstanding” contributions during the year.  In 2020, the Alumni Association is celebrating the 39th year of honoring outstanding contributions to Clinton Community College.    The 2020 Outstanding Awards are presented to:  Outstanding Business Associate – Don Harms with Cooper Cap & Gown, Mason ...read more
    Categories: Education, Community
    Wednesday, September 02, 2020
    United Way of Clinton County, Iowa (UWCCI) funding has helped support the Skyline Center’s Supportive Employment Program for more than 30 years. The 2021 funding award of $29,665 will be used to serve individuals that are underfunded by Medicaid coverage for their needs to help them apply, train and retain jobs, giving them a sense of pride, and be a part of society that works to pay their ...read more
    Categories: Human Interest, Community, Press Release
    Tuesday, September 01, 2020
    Citizens First Bank is contributing $1000 to each of five area school districts, to support their greatest needs this school year.  As the academic year gets underway, leadership at Citizens First Bank recognizes that 2020 has been of year of challenges for everyone.   Bank President & CEO, Kathy Forrest stated, “Our area school districts have addressed their unique challenges through teamwork, ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education
    Monday, August 31, 2020
    The health and safety of our members, employees, and partners is our highest priority. After careful consideration, and in light of the ongoing Coronavirus (COVID-19) developments, we are postponing our Annual GALA to 2021. Rescheduling the 300 attendee event will enable us to provide the experience that our members and employees expect and deserve in a safe environment. We remain excited to ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Friday, August 28, 2020
    Five-year home appreciation in our region was between 13.52% and 15.82% with all of our regional Metropolitan Statistical Areas experiencing positive gains.    In the past year, home prices have increased: +1.75% in Dubuque; +1.95% in Iowa City; +1.90% in Cedar Rapids; and +3.01% in the Quad Cities. This compares to other cities: Des Moines up 1.73% and Chicago up 1.79%. Of course, there is ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Thursday, August 27, 2020
    As our world changes and things get busier and busier, people are looking for the most convenient way to do things. Responding to that need, Clinton National Bank offers many convenient online services, giving customers the opportunity to do much of their banking online through their computers or on their cell phones. CNB’s service Mobile Banking gives customers the option of using their smart ...read more
    Categories: Community
    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