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    Friday, September 30, 2022
    Clinton resident and 2009 River King graduate, Allen Younts has transferred from Ascentra’s Bettendorf branch to take over as branch manager of the South 14th Street branch in Clinton. “I grew up in Clinton and have lived here for the majority of my life,” said Allen. “It is important to me to build relationships and help people attain their financial goals in my own back yard.”   Allen started ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Friday, September 30, 2022
    David Nelson Honored with Spirit of Cambridge Award at Ignite Conference Nelson recognized by Cambridge for service, commitment, and values                                                                                              David Nelson CFP®, CLU, ChFC® President & CEO, NelsonCorp Wealth Management received the Spirit of Cambridge award by his broker-dealer, Cambridge Investment ...read more
    Categories: Human Interest
    Friday, September 30, 2022
    Paying for college is often one of the biggest concerns students and their families have about college. Filling out the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) can ease some of those fears and is an important step in helping finance a college education. It’s also required of all students filing for financial aid and by most colleges for their college scholarships. Eastern Iowa Community ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release, Chamber, Education
    Friday, September 30, 2022
    Local school districts are struggling with a shortage of substitute teachers. To help support our K-12 partners, Eastern Iowa Community Colleges (EICC) is offering the required course to earn a Substitute Teaching License. To earn your authorization, you must complete the Board of Educational Examiners Approved Substitute Authorization Program available through EICC.  What many people don’t ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release, Education
    Friday, September 23, 2022
    Timber Lake Playhouse (TLP), the premier professional summer theatre of northwest Illinois, will continue their Fall Season with Defending the Caveman, on September 29 at the Playhouse.  Defending the Caveman was written by Rob Becker over a three year period during which he made an informal study of psychology, sociology and prehistory. Today more than 50 talented actors in 45 different countries ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Thursday, September 22, 2022
    The DeWitt Chamber & Development Company and Grow Clinton will host a Candidate Forum on Wednesday, October 5, 2022, at 6 PM. The event will occur inside the Council Chambers at Clinton City Hall (611 S 3 rd Street). Candidates will share an opening statement and answer questions pertaining to issues in Clinton County. The forum will be moderated and timed. Candidates that are running unopposed ...read more
    Categories: Community, Chamber
    Tuesday, September 20, 2022
    Quad City Arts announces its 49th season of professional performing arts residencies for the 2022-2023 school year. The Visiting Artist Series will begin hosting artists at Clinton Community College, one of the Eastern Iowa Community Colleges, on October 26 with Ladama Latin-alternative band. Residencies will continue through May 2023 and will focus on presenting outreach engagements in schools ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education
    Monday, September 19, 2022
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 19, 2022 CONTACT: Johnna Kerres, Associate Director for Marketing & Communications Office: 563-336-3464 | Cell: 309-737-0276 | jkerres@eicc.edu          Groundbreaking Ceremony for DeWitt Career Advancement Center, Oct. 5   With a goal to support career and technical education training throughout the region, Eastern Iowa Community Colleges is celebrating the ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Economic, Press Release, Community, Education
    Monday, September 19, 2022
    The Clinton LumberKings will host a Bags Tournament on Saturday, October 8th, starting at 10 AM. The tournament - dubbed the "4-Baser Shootout" - will be double elimination - best of three games on the Winner's Bracket and single game on the Loser's Bracket. Players are encouraged to bring their own bags - however all bags must have the American Cornhole League (ACL) or the American Cornhole ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Friday, September 16, 2022
    Grow Clinton is sponsoring a fall job fair at the Wild Rose Casino & Resort (777 Wild Rose Drive, Clinton, IA) on Wednesday, October 12th from 10am-1pm. All companies are invited to participate in this no cost event. If you are interested in having a table, please contact the Director of Workforce Development & Talent Attraction, Stacy Borgeson, as soon as possible as space is limited, at ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Community
    Wednesday, September 14, 2022
    Evan Trenkamp, VP – Senior Lender at Citizens First Bank, has graduated from the Graduate School of Banking at Colorado’s state-of-the-art graduate school of banking program. Trenkamp was among 169 graduates of the class of 2022 honored during a ceremony on July 28, 2022, in Boulder, Colo.  Students graduate from the Graduate School of Banking at Colorado (GSBC) upon successfully completing three ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Wednesday, September 14, 2022
    Genesis Health System and MercyOne have signed a letter of intent (LOI) to develop a strategic partnership. MercyOne is part of Trinity Health, headquartered in Livonia, Michigan. Trinity Health is one of the largest not-for-profit health care systems in the country with 88 hospitals across 25 states. The Genesis Health System Board of Directors unanimously selected MercyOne as its choice for ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Tuesday, September 13, 2022
    Iowa Workforce Development is launching its new Business Engagement Division, reorganizing employees around the state to create a more efficient team for assessing and resolving the workforce challenges of Iowa employers. The launch will be accompanied by an employer outreach blitz across the state. Over the next 100 days, IWD leadership and members of the new division will deploy across Iowa to ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Tuesday, September 13, 2022
    President of MercyOne Eastern Iowa, Kay Takes, won the Employer Support of The Guard and Reserve (ESGR) patriot award, after being nominated for her commitment to supporting military and veteran colleagues.The award recognizes supervisors nominated by a Guardsman or Reservist employee for support provided directly to the nominator.  Captain Allison Mass, Army reservist and psychiatric nurse at ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Monday, September 12, 2022
    MercyOne is here to help you live your best life, whatever milestone that may be, big or small. If MercyOne is a part of your journey – whether you are working hard to maintain good health and well-being, have recently overcome a health event or just started a family, we want to share the joy of your story. MercyOne is giving you opportunities to win one of several prize packages for “Best Life” ...read more
    Categories: Community, Human Interest
    Friday, September 09, 2022
    Clinton Community College is hosting a new exhibit by instructors Pat Cheak and Beth Wood in the CCC Art Gallery located in the college Library.  The CCC Library is located at 1000 Lincoln Blvd., Clinton, Iowa.   CCC President Dr. Brian Kelly commented, “This is a wonderful opportunity to showcase our talented faculty and the depth of their work. It’s amazing to me that the mediums reflect a ...read more
    Categories: Human Interest, Community
    Thursday, September 08, 2022
    The Clinton Fine Arts Association will be holding its annual meeting Monday October 3rd at 5:00pm in the Tegeler Music Performance Theater in the back of Tegeler Music. Attendees can use the side entrance of Tegeler Music to gain access to the meeting. All current CFAA members are encouraged to attend and anyone who would like to become a member or just learn more about the organization is also ...read more
    Categories: Community, Fun Facts, Human Interest, Education, General News Article, Press Release
    Tuesday, September 06, 2022
    In today’s business world, challenges can arise at any time. To be an effective leader, you need to be able to respond to those challenges with intelligence, strategy, and expertise. That’s why Eastern Iowa Community Colleges' Continuing Education department offers leadership courses to take your management skills to the next level.  You’ll learn strategies that you can immediately put to use in ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release, Chamber, Education
    Tuesday, August 16, 2022
    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. 26, at First Central State Bank’s Lincoln Way location. The proceeds collected from this fundraiser will benefit the YWCA Empowerment Center, which assists families and individuals in Clinton and Jackson counties who are experiencing or ...read more
    Categories: Community, Human Interest, Economic, Press Release
    Wednesday, August 03, 2022
    First Central State Bank recently welcomed Private Banker Maggie Goebel-Bly to their banking team.  In her role, Goebel-Bly will handle consumer lending and customer service responsibilities at First Central’s DeWitt and Clinton offices.  First Central State Bank CEO and President Brigham Tubbs said Goebel-Bly’s experience will add to an already established team with years of financial ...read more
    Categories: Community, Economic, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release
    Tuesday, July 19, 2022
    Great Revivalist Brew Lab has announced that they will be moving their operational hub to Clinton and will operate as a Great Revivalist Brewery. The former Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church at 238 4th Avenue South will be preserved and transformed to a restaurant and brewery. The former Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church at 303-307 South 3rd Street will be repaired and ...read more
    Categories: Human Interest, Community
    Tuesday, June 14, 2022
    New reports show that scammers are reviving an old tactic to gain trust. Scammers are emailing and texting pictures of real and doctored law enforcement credentials and badges to prove they are legitimate and scam people out of money. Scammers may change the picture or use a different name, agency, or badge number, but the basic scam is the same. Federal law enforcement agencies are warning the ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Wednesday, June 08, 2022
    A familiar face will move into a new role at First Central State Bank.  Jordan Smith has been promoted to Customer Service Representative at First Central State Bank’s Clinton-North Second Street location. She is taking over the role previously occupied by the recently retired Madonna Obren. Smith has worked for two years at First Central’s Clinton-North Second Street location in the Teller ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, General News Article, Press Release, Community, Human Interest
    Wednesday, June 01, 2022
    First Central State Bank President Brigham Tubbs recently announced two promotions.  Caleb Jacobi and Scott Levine earned the promotions, with Jacobi being named Vice President, Commercial Loan Officer, and Levine now recognized as Marketing and Event Officer.  Jacobi, of LeClaire, has been with the bank for 10 years, and has been a major reason for the continued growth of the LeClaire market, ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, General News Article, Press Release, Community, Human Interest
    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
    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: Community, General News Article, Press Release, Education, Human Interest
    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: Community, Human Interest, General News Article, Press Release