Event Types

Nov 15, 2017
2:00 PM – 6:15 PM

Friends of Iowa CASA & ICFCRB

Dec 04, 2017
Dec 18, 2017
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM

Happy Holidays!

No Monday Meeting in honor of the Christmas Holiday.

Dec 25, 2017

Happy New Year 2018!

No Noon Meeting.  Happy New Year 2018!

Jan 01, 2018

World Community Service Update

Jan 08, 2018

Martin Luther King Day

No Monday Meeting in honor of the Martin Luther King Holiday.

Jan 15, 2018

"Iowa: Creating Healthy Soils, Clean Water & Rural Development."

Craig Lang, a Poweshiek County dairy farmer who has served as president of the Iowa Farm Bureau Financial during one of its most-challenging eras, is a Republican candidate for Iowa Secretary of Agriculture. He and his two sons, who are the family’s sixth generation of farmers, milk a 700-head dairy herd, farm 1,200 acres and run a cow/calf beef operation.

Lang was one of the longest serving leaders of both the Iowa Farm Bureau Federation, where he served as president from 2001 through 2011, and the FBL Financial Group, where he served as chairman of the board for a concurrent term. He also was chairman of the Grow Iowa Values Fund and, under Iowa Gov. Tom Vilsack, vice chair of the Iowa Economic Development Board.

In addition to being a family farmer, Lang is president of The Prairie Strategy Group, a company engaged in identifying and solving complex challenges in food production, policy and logistics. Lang is recognized nationally and internationally as a consultant for rural economic development, consensus and opportunity building.  He and his wife, Mary, have four grown children and three grandchildren.

Jan 22, 2018

Rebound Forward, Rebound from Life’s Most Devastating Losses and Stay in the Game

Introduction-Randy Brown

Randy Brown is a national author, keynote speaker, and coach. Randy is a national expert on the topics of networking, leadership, team building, and adversity. In his coaching career he reached the highest level in men's college basketball at the NCAA level.  His 18-year career includes Iowa State, Marquette, Arizona, and Miami of Ohio. Naismith Hall of Famer Lute Olson at the University of Arizona mentored Randy. His book, Rebound Forward, Rebound from Life’s Most Devastating Losses and Stay in the Game, highlights his rise in the college coaching world as well as failure, adversity, and tragedy. He is a role model for resilience in the face of life’s most devastating circumstances. A Fort Dodge native, he has two daughters, Claire and Jane, and lives in Ames, Iowa.

Jan 29, 2018
Feb 05, 2018
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
Feb 10, 2018
8:30 AM – 12:30 PM

Presidents' Day Holiday

No Noon Meeting in celebration of the Presidents' Day Holiday!

Feb 19, 2018
Mar 08, 2018 6:00 PM –
Mar 10, 2018 12:30 PM

Wellness in the Workplace

Jenni Venema Swanson has been a resident of the Quad Cities for over 32 years.

She is a certified fitness instructor licensed in both Illinois and Iowa. She teaches 6-8 classes per week in East Moline and Bettendorf.
During the past year, Jenni has looked at how the workplace affects worker wellness.  She has researched how employees work, their work postures and work productivity and discovered ways to improve all three.
Putting her knowledge of fitness and wellness together with workplace reality, she has discovered ways to improve workplace wellness in the daily work schedule.
Research is proving that sitting all day is not healthy.  “I used to sit at a desk all day long, that was not helping me, so I looked at how to improve my wellness at work”.
Simple fixes will make all the difference in your wellbeing and your productivity.
Apr 02, 2018
Apr 12, 2018
5:30 PM – 9:00 PM


Barry Donald has been the Financial Supervisor for the last two years at the One Eighty program. Prior to that time, he worked for twenty-five years in the banking and financial service industries. Barry has extensive knowledge and experience in grant writing and compliance. Barry is the father of three children, two of which are attending Augustana College and one attends Morton High School.

Apr 16, 2018

World Affairs Council of the QC

Learn more about the World Affairs Council of the QC does for the community and a briefing regarding the upcoming meeting between President Trump and N Korean leader, Kim Jong-Un in May.

Duk H. Kim received his Ph.D. from University of Missouri-St. Louis. Dr. Kim is an associate professor of Political Science and Leadership Studies and the director of International Studies at St. Ambrose University, where he teaches courses on international politics, organization, and law. Dr. Kim is a native of South Korea and an expert on Korean politics, East Asian affairs, and UN peace operations. He has written extensively and given many talks on these topics. Among his works are Nurturing Peace: UN Peacebuiding in the Aftermath of Intrastate Conflicts, 1945-2002 and Two Koreas, Remembering One Nation. Dr. Kim currently serves the World Affairs Council of the Quad Cities as the president. The World Affairs Council of the QC (WACQC) is non-partisan and a 501(c) (3) organization and affiliated with World Affairs Council of America. The WACQC holds free public month lecture series in the Bettendorf Public Library every last Tuesday of the month at 7pm from September to May.

He will be discussing the recent developments between Washington and Pyongyang and what might the implications be for South Korea, U.S. foreign policy, and Asian and world politics.


Apr 23, 2018