A 24-year-old tradition continued in downtown Davenport with the lighting of the Gilda's Club Blessing Tree.

The Gilda's Club Blessing Tree is lit to honor the lives of ones who have gone before us and you can buy a bow, ornament, or a single light to pay tribute to someone you've lost.

The tree is at Quinlan Court at the corner of Brady & River Drive. Proceeds from the tree decorations will go to support Gilda's Club, which has free programs to support people in the community who are living with cancer.


Executive Director Joy Bush told WQAD:

Cancer is obviously a journey that affects a lot of people. Unfortunately, probably everybody in our community in some way, shape or form has been impacted or affected by cancer. And so a very big part of that is we celebrate the survivors and those people that have made it through their journey, but we also know that there's a lot of people that we've lost to it as well. And so it's just a time to celebrate those survivors, remember those people that we've lost.

The tree is going to be on display until Jan. 3rd. You can find the link to get a bow, ornament, or light to honor someone you love at this link.

According to WQAD, this year so far over 360 people are being honored on the tree. If you want to help out, you can keep up with the latest events from Gilda's Club Quad Cities on their Facebook page.

Join B100 At This Brand New, 5-Star, Adult-Only Resort In Mexico

B100 is heading to the brand new, 5-star, adults-only, and all-inclusive Riu Latino Resort in the Costa Mujeres region in Cancun, Mexico thanks to Gulliver's Travel Duck Creek in BettendorfApple Vacations, and the Riu Latino Resort!

Trip details:
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Quad Cities Drive-thru Christmas Light Displays

Tis the season for awesome Christmas lights throughout the Quad Cities! It's always exciting to see everyone's hard work, but there are other light displays put up by city organizations and volunteers, and entire neighborhoods that you also need to see. This is the full list of drive-thru Christmas light displays in the Quad Cities area.

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