50-70 years ago, Muscatine's business and commerce was centered on downtown Muscatine. In 1971 Central State Bank opened a branch on East Hill's Park Ave - the first bank in town not located in downtown. When driving on Park Ave, you'll notice that 40 year old building is being torn down, and Central State will build their brand new building on the same location. Here is Central State Bank's President Bob Howard with comment
A jazz pianist will entertain at an upcoming soup supper in West Liberty. Jazz pianist Al Zimmerman will tickle the ivories at an all-you-can-eat Valentines Soup Supper sponsored by the West Liberty Youth Dream Catchers. It's 4:30 to 7 on Friday, February 14th, at the West Liberty Community Center at Calhoun Street and Highway 6. The $10 cost includes soup, bread and desserts. Organizers also will be selling fresh red roses and raffle tickets for a large screen TV, a romantic weekend getaway and other prizes.
Big Brothers and Big Sisters of Muscatine's annual Bowl for Kid's Sake has officially kicked off!! Register your team today by picking up a packet at the YMCA or online at www.MuscatineBFKS.org