Author: Anastassia Zvoryguina

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LULAC Quad Cities presents the annual East Moline Fiesta Day Parade

  Mexico’s Independence Day Parade is a celebration of culture, celebration of people, and a celebration that has become annual tradition in East Moline, IL.  LULAC Quad Cities presents the annual East Moline Fiesta Day ParadeContinue reading…

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Juan and Dolores Barajas: A love story 70 years in the making

Marriage is a delicate dance. It requires two people to find compromise when comprise seems to be impossible. It teaches people to love each other’s faults. All in all, marriage is a hard work that trulyContinue reading…

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The Quad Cities Ballet Folklorico presents Mexican Fiesta X

See the stomping of the feet to the rhythm of the music, the swooshing of the beautiful dresses and big smiles on the faces of the children dancing to traditional Mexican music. The Quad CitiesContinue reading…

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Marshalltown’s own Yessenia Chavez making a name for herself as a reporter in the QC

The national debate about responsible journalism is raging on. In the era of alternative facts, fake media and search of journalistic integrity, the profession of journalism is in the national spotlight. Simply put, it isContinue reading…

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Rita Vargas the 2017 Honorary Survivor Chair for the 28th Annual Race for the Cure QC

In spite of technological and medical advances, the fight rages on. We still do not have a miracle cure for cancer and that is why prevention and being vigilant and knowing your own body mightContinue reading…

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Teaching kids responsibility and sportsmanship through boxing

Keeping kids of the streets while teaching them responsibility and sportsmanship is what Jeff Perez does. And to help him do this admirable work that helps young people of this community, Jeff Perez invites everyoneContinue reading…

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East Moline Main Street: Fun in downtown East Moline for the summer

Summer in Quad Cities is always full of fun events and festivals. While many imagine The District of Rock Island or Downtown Davenport when they think of summer fun, there are also a lot ofContinue reading…

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Vibrant Neighborhoods Floreciente features residents and their pride of the neighborhood, gives them an additional voice

The Project Vibrant Neighborhoods Floreciente by WQPT is a project that offers the neighbors from Floreciente and additional voice to showcase their pride in their place of residence and at the same time gives themContinue reading…

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Latina Entrepreneur, Mother of Two, Succeeds Against All Odds

Hardships either break people or make them. Since early age Sonia Villalpando has had more than her share of hardships to deal with. Despite the difficulties, she never let them keep her down.  Villalpando, 27-year-oldContinue reading…

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Not In Our Town Muscatine is a movement to stop hate, address bullying, and build safe inclusive communities for all

It seems as though last few months brought the worst out in people. It might be true, but not everyone gives in to the bad environment around them. Amidst of all the angry rhetoric andContinue reading…

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Pink Pass Program at Palomares in Moline will provide passes for free mammograms

Health is something everyone should treasure. Sometimes for women it is hard to find a minute for themselves, but as much as women care for their kids and spouses they also have to worry aboutContinue reading…