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Posted on: March 15, 2022

[ARCHIVED] Update Rock Island - March 14, 2022

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Update Rock Island is a segment at City Council meetings given by Mayor Mike Thoms focusing on news in Rock Island. The video segment from the meeting is available on YouTube.

Free Tax Preparation Assistance still available at the Martin Luther King Jr. Community Center through April 9th.  The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program will prepare taxes for FREE for eligible Quad Citizens.  For more information visit or call 563.355.9900.

The Development Association of Rock Island (DARI) is offering two scholarships for $5,000 to Rock Island high school seniors.  To help kick off its community marketing campaign – Why Rock Island, DARI is asking participants to use their imagination to create a video or other visual that tells the story of Why Rock Island is a great place to live, work and play. For more information contact Stacey McIntosh, DARI Program Manager at or phone (309) 732.1186. Applications are due by April 22, 2022. 

QCCA Expo Center – to host its annual flower and garden show Friday, March 25, 2022 through Sunday, March 27, 2022. This year, the QCCA Expo Center and Quad Cities Builders and Remodelers Association are teaming up to hone one unique Home and Garden Show event.  Vendors will be on hand to discuss and provide resources for all your landscaping and home remodeling project. For more information visit

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