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  • The Score Play of the Night – Week 1

    Sponsored by Ray’z Barbershop.

  • The Arc of the Quad Cities Golf Outing

    The Arc of the Quad Cities Area announces it will be the recipient of proceeds from the Charity Golf Classic sponsored by Pinnacle Country Club and WQAD.  This year celebrates our 60th year of service! The Arc of the Quad Cities Area serves more than 300 individuals with intellectual and other disabilities.  Programs foster the highest degree of independence possible, offering residential services, developmental and vocational skills training, supported employment, and respite care.  From its humble beginnings in the home […]

  • Wedding Finalist 4 - Abigail and Brian

    Finalist #4 – Abigail DeLoose and Brian Yost

    Finalist #4 – Abigail DeLoose and Brian Yost Why should you win the “Love of a Lifetime Wedding Giveaway”? We are High School Sweetheart that have been dating for 10 1/2 years. The proposal took place down by the Mississippi river in Moline. Since the proposal, we immediately started wedding planning. In March we received bad news about my nephew Rylan (the ring bearer) that is 4 years old. He was born with a bicuspid valve that started to leak. […]

  • Wedding Finalist #5 - Brittany and Andrew

    Finalist # 5 – Brittany Logsdon and Andrew Wicks

    Finalist # 5 – Brittany Logsdon and Andrew Wicks Why should you win the “Love of a Lifetime Wedding Giveaway”? My fiance and I have been together for three years now, and in those three years we have been through some ups and some downs. The first of those three years was spent 6 hours apart from each other, but with the help of Andrew and his amazingly wonderful family I was able to move home to the Quad Cities […]

  • Wedding Finalist #2 - Jill and Jeff

    Finalist #2 – Jill Badrick and Jeff Hipskind

    Finalist #2 – Jill Badrick and Jeff Hipskind Why should you win the “Love of a Lifetime Wedding Giveaway”? Over two plus years ago, on a website that everyone knows. Highly touted to find one’s “Match,” I was finally paired up with my perfect catch. Jeff as a manufacturing engineer, me as a physical therapist (always sincere). While we might seem like your average “Joes”, that’s not how our story goes…We went out for a date on a walk and […]

  • Wedding Finalist #1 - Brooke and Andrew

    Finalist #1 – Brooke Anderson and Andrew Anselmi

    Brooke Anderson and Andrew Anselmi Why should you win the “Love of a Lifetime Wedding Giveaway”? When we first found out about this giveaway from one of our mother’s, we looked at each other really excited because we knew this giveaway would be a perfect fit for us! That’s because it was in the time frame we wanted to get married and it would be a great opportunity for us to have the wedding of our dreams. Andrew and I […]

  • Wedding Finalist #3 - Emily and Nathan

    Finalist #3 – Emily Schwenker and Nathan Ehlers

    Finalist #3 – Emily Schwenker and Nathan Ehlers Why should you receive the “Love of a Lifetime Wedding Giveaway”? Nathan and I met on OKCupid.com. Our first date lasted three days! We knew right away we loved each other, as sentimental as that sounds. Since we got engaged, we’ve been planning and budgeting for a wedding. I’ve been steadily saving money from my job as a Catholic school teacher for years, as well as working part-time at Hy-Vee during the […]

  • Red, White and You Blood Drives

    Red, White and You Blood Drives, Summer 2012 The Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center relies on a steady rate of blood donation to meet the needs of hospitals and patients in communities throughout our region. The demand for blood is constant, but the rate of donation decreases during the summer months. That’s why MVRBC is holding “Red, White & You” Blood Drives all summer long. Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center is the exclusive provider of blood and blood components to […]

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    Photos: Kids Wild Fest 2012

    WQAD joined Niabi Zoo to celebrate summer at Kids Wild Fest on Saturday, June 23, 2012. Check out photos right here!

  • Jana Lincoln wins SOAR Scholarship

    Jana Lincoln is the final high school senior selected to win this year’s S.O.A.R. Scholarship. Jana graduated from Durant High School and plans to attend the University of Central Florida in the fall. During her high school career, Jana was very involved with dance both in school and in the community.  Jana was also the Valedictorian of her class. After college Jana plans on pursuing a career in Human Resource Management. Each winner receives a $500 scholarship to be used […]

  • Damon Overton wins SOAR Scholarship

    Damon Overton is the next high school senior selected to win this year’s S.O.A.R. Scholarship. Damon graduated from United Township High School and plans to attend Ashford University in the fall. Damon writes, “There have been several instances in my life where some things began to go in the opposite direction in which I wished that they could have gone, however my grandparents taught me to continue to keep my head up and remain optimistic and focused on my future.” […]

  • Rachel Jeffries wins SOAR Scholarship

    Rachel Jeffries is the next high school senior selected to win this year’s S.O.A.R. Scholarship. Rachel graduated from Galva High School and plans to attend the University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana. Rachel loves volunteer work and tries to give back to the community as often as possible.  Some of her projects included shopping for children of the love tree, organizing and collecting cans for the FFA Christmas Canned Food Drive and putting together the annual Volley for the Cure game.  […]