You Can Make an Impact

Nominations are Open for the 2015 Community Impact Awards
Mark your calendars and get ready. The Community Impact Awards are set to take place May 28 at the Stern Center in downtown Rock Island. The buzz is already starting and nominations are live! Do you know a young leader making a large impact in the region? Know of a hidden treasure or hot-spot that you’d like to lift up in our community? Navigate over to the and share it with your Quad Cities favorites!

Nominations are now being accepted for:

  • - Business or organization that embraces regionalism and is a leader for the Quad Cities region
  • - Outstanding business with fewer than 50 employees
  • - Business or organization with under 250 employees that exemplifies creativity and innovation
  • - Business or organization that is excellent at attracting and retaining young talent
  • - Best place to visit after work or on the weekends, especially for YPs
  • - Regional leader under 40 years

YPQC Seeks Committee Members/ Leadership for NEW YP Regional Digital Publication Team
Do you know what makes the Quad Cities tick? Like to write, design, take photos or video? YPQC is crafting a digital lifestyle magazine and is sourcing members for its editorial team. Email Aiden Landman at the Quad Cities Chamber of Commerce for more details or to sign-up.

YPQC Seeks Committee Members/ Leadership for Intern Development Program
Interested in positively impacting the future workforce of the QCA? This summer YPQC will roll-out a brad-new internship program geared toward extolling the many virtues of living, working, and playing in the Quad Cities. InternQC is a five-week program dedicated to showing off our region and educating the next generation of Quad Citians about our past and bright future. Interested in helping out? Drop a line to our director Aiden .

Child Abuse Council: Looking for Captains
Lifesaver Canister Day, the Child Abuse Council’s largest public fundraiser is looking for volunteers to captain a canister at one of their 30-plus donation locations June 20. Captains are to put a team together and (in shifts) man the cans from 9:00AM until 5:00PM. For more information on how you can make an impact with the Child Abuse Council, email Kristin Glass at the Quad Cities Chamber.