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Getting older doesn’t mean what it used to. For many aging Americans, it is a phase of life where interests, goals, and dreams can get a new or second start. Today, aging is about eliminating outdated perceptions and living the way that suits you best....

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Peter Gierut has become a partner at Gallagher, Millage & Gallagher, P.L.C., a full service, regional law firm. Mr. Gierut will engage in the general practice including but not limited to law, criminal law, labor and employment law, transactional and business law and personal injury law. Mr. Gierut received his B.A. degree with honors in psychology and philosophy from University of Iowa and his...

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This isn’t your grandma’s bingo! Come party with us Saturday, May 6th as we spin music from the 70’s, 80’s, 90’s to today’s hit music giving away prizes as we go. We’ll play the music, you mark off your cards and shout “Bingo”! Cost is just $10 for a bag of chips and bingo card. Prizes will be given out after each game and raffle prizes will be given away....

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​The City of Davenport is receiving some well-deserved recognition for their efforts in supporting small business after winning the SBA 2017 Iowa Small Business Community of the Year in Des Moine last week. In recognizing Davenport, The Iowa District Office of the U.S. Small Business Administration cited Davenport’s key programs and incentives to attract and retain small businesses, leveraging...

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The international market is booming and for American companies, exporting makes more sense now than ever before. Is your company looking to diversify and increase your global market share? The Iowa Economic Development Authority’s (IEDA) International Trade Office will lead a trade and investment mission to Israel September 6 - 13, 2017. Participating Iowa companies will have one-on-one...

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​Dr. Christopher Whitt hosts "Margins," a new WVIK podcast featuring conversations with change agents from around the Quad Cities area, as well as across the country. These discussions focus on groups of people who are marginalized politically and socially, and the people working to provide change for those communities....

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​In the last three weeks, the Quad Cities Chamber has arranged for several small businesses in our region to meet with Illinois Representative Mike Halpin and Chuck Weaver. At these visits, Halpin and Weaver learned about what several of our small business members do, and what challenges, issues, and barriers small businesses face. We were delighted by the candid and quality discussion, and...

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​WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Purdue University announced Thursday (April 27) the creation of a new public university that will further expand access to higher education. The initiative is meant to address two striking new realities: the need for postsecondary education for working adults and others unsuited to traditional campus study, and the explosive growth of online technologies as a means of...

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Elliott Aviation, a leader in business aviation services, today announced they will be holding a career fair at their headquarters in Moline, IL on Saturday May 13th from 10am until 2pm. The company, which employs over 350 employees, will be looking to fill 15 or more jobs. Positions are open for workers skilled in upholstery refurbishment, aircraft wiring, woodwork, industrial painting, aircraft...

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It’s Small Business Week in the U.S. and Chamber staff is looking forward to doing some extra things to pay tribute to the contributions of small companies to our regional economy. Over 80% of our membership is comprised of small businesses – so first and foremost we want to take this opportunity to thank our small business members for their investment, not just in our organization but in the...

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2017 D.C. Fly-in...

​Over thirty business and community leaders met with top lawmakers in Washington, D.C. last week to advocate on issues important to the Quad Cities region and economy. Meetings included: three senior policy advisors to the President, the six Members of the Quad Cities’ Congressional Delegation, and top staff at the Departments of Commerce, Transportation, Energy and the Pentagon. In addition...

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​The Midwest Small Business Government Contracting Symposium coming up May 24-25 is your opportunity to get connected with potential contracting opportunities through the Department of Defense. The Quad Cities region is among the nation’s top ten advanced metals and materials market, as well home to the Rock Island Arsenal, the nation’s largest government-owned and operated arsenal. All of...

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We create opportunities for members to make new business connections, learn new tools, and grow their business through the events we host each month. Take a look at what’s on our calendar in May to see how you can build your network this month:...

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Lead(h)er founder, Melissa Pepper, will serve as a panelist at EntreFEST on May 5. The panel, entitled, “Mentors & Mentees: What it Really Means,” will focus on how to forge productive mentor relationships and the positive impact it can have on entrepreneurs and their businesses. Melissa joins fellow panelists:...

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