GENESEO — Jolynn Kitterman often is found searching through shelves and racks for the right size clothing for a client. At other times, she is filling sacks or boxes with food items.
KEWANEE — As site superintendent for Henry County's only state park, Jim Modglin stands ready to facilitate people's camping and hunting experiences, regardless of their expertise.
With a nail in one hand and a hammer in the other, she makes her way around the board, following the template she created and marking the spots where she'll pound in nails.
SILVIS — An affinity for the game of golf drew both Bill Anderson and Harvey Green into an interest in the professional golf tournament held in the Quad-Cities each year.
At Inspiredesign Jewelry in Rock Island, owner and designer Mindy Diaz personally hand-creates every piece, giving each a unique twist, often literally.
ROCK ISLAND ARSENAL — The air compressor wakes with a shudder, filling the shed with a breathy whine as Carvel Morgan dons his red helmet and its attached gray smock.
Forty years as a machinist has helped Phil Hendrix see new purpose in old silverware. “What began with a man and a fork is now a treasure that is being enjoyed by so many families,” said Mr. Hendrix, the owner of
Two area volunteers have given hugs, smiles and comforting words to thousands of families. Blanche Schutjer, 94, has been a volunteer for UnityPoint Health-Trinity Moline for 50 years. Mary Ann Otte, who turns 90 in April, has been a volunteer at Genesis Medical Center in Davenport for 35 years.