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First-hand stories of local Quad Cities residents and what inspires them to get up and keep moving.

The music moves him

The music moves him

ORA Orthopedic’s Dr. Sanjay Sundar and his musical family take center stage in this month’s “What Moves Me” feature story.

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Mother’s Day QC super moms

Mother’s Day QC super moms

Mothers are overachievers, balancing, juggling or just managing to keep careers, raise families, and find time for themselves. How do they do it? Two ORA working moms share their wisdom for peace and joy during the wonder years.

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Moms Run This Town: Davenport woman loves her running club

Moms Run This Town: Davenport woman loves her running club

Sarah Greim is a mom with a passion for running … and she’s managed to inspire her friends to join her on the trails. Learn more about the “Moms Who Run This Town” and how the group has helped runners like Sarah to achieve some pretty impressive milestones.

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Meet the W.E.T. Babes of the Bettendorf Family YMCA

Meet the W.E.T. Babes of the Bettendorf Family YMCA

For more than 25 years, instructor Pat Cawiezell and the Bettendorf Family Y water aerobics group known as the “W.E.T. Babes” have been sharing the joy of fitness with each other. And now they’re spreading their enthusiasm to the readers of Let’s Move Quad Cities.

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Meet the Geneseo Jazzercise instructor team

Meet the Geneseo Jazzercise instructor team

Guest bloggers, Michelle Glazier and the Geneseo Jazzercise Instructor Team have been sharing the joy of fitness with friends and neighbors for more than 32 years. Now they share that enthusiasm with us!

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QC doctor, father, beer brewer

QC doctor, father, beer brewer

QC orthopedic surgeon Dr. Ryan Pokorney didn’t start brewing beer until he moved to Iowa – but now he’s found a favorite scientific pursuit that yields a tasty outcome.

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My three sons

My three sons

Meet ORA Orthopedics’ physician, Dr. Ryan Dunlay, in this “What Moves Me” profile and find out what he considers to be his most important job.

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Mary Miller walks to help conquer breast cancer

Mary Miller walks to help conquer breast cancer

Breast cancer survivors and other colleagues from ORA have formed a team that will take to the streets during the Komen Foundation’s Race for the Cure event on June 13, 2015. One of those team members, Mary Miller, agreed to share her story with Let’s Move Quad Cities as we continue to learn what moves our friends and neighbors in the community.

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Why I take the road less travelled

Why I take the road less travelled

ORA Orthopedic’s Dr. Sanjay Sundar and his musical family take center stage in this moBecky Bernard, office administrator for the RI County State’s Attorneys Office and avid off-road cyclist, shares her passion for off-road cycling and mid-life fitness!nth’s “What Moves Me” feature story.

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Meet Jai Johnson – black belt and sensei

Meet Jai Johnson – black belt and sensei

For 24 years, Jai Johnson has practiced his art and shared his love for Karate with students of all ages and has awarded thousands of belts to deserving students. He shares his story with us, here.

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Mr. QC Marathon shares his love of running

Mr. QC Marathon shares his love of running

Meet the Marathon’s, Joe Moreno, race director for the Quad Cities Marathon, Freedom Run and Genesis Firecracker Run. We asked Joe to not only talk about his passion for running, but how he’s overcome his own health challenges as well as what it’s like to manage 3 popular road races in the Quad Cities.

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PV grad rows all the way to Stanford

PV grad rows all the way to Stanford

As a recent member of the Pleasant Valley High School graduating class of 2015, Elizabeth Sharis shared her thoughts on her passion for rowing and how her involvement with the Quad Cities rowing team landed her a spot on the crew team at Stanford University.

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First-hand stories of local Quad Cities residents and what inspires them to get up and keep moving.

The music moves him

The music moves him

ORA Orthopedic’s Dr. Sanjay Sundar and his musical family take center stage in this month’s “What Moves Me” feature story.

read more
QC doctor, father, beer brewer

QC doctor, father, beer brewer

QC orthopedic surgeon Dr. Ryan Pokorney didn’t start brewing beer until he moved to Iowa – but now he’s found a favorite scientific pursuit that yields a tasty outcome.

read more
Mr. QC Marathon shares his love of running

Mr. QC Marathon shares his love of running

Meet the Marathon’s, Joe Moreno, race director for the Quad Cities Marathon, Freedom Run and Genesis Firecracker Run. We asked Joe to not only talk about his passion for running, but how he’s overcome his own health challenges as well as what it’s like to manage 3 popular road races in the Quad Cities.

read more
Mother’s Day QC super moms

Mother’s Day QC super moms

Mothers are overachievers, balancing, juggling or just managing to keep careers, raise families, and find time for themselves. How do they do it? Two ORA working moms share their wisdom for peace and joy during the wonder years.

read more
My three sons

My three sons

Meet ORA Orthopedics’ physician, Dr. Ryan Dunlay, in this “What Moves Me” profile and find out what he considers to be his most important job.

read more
PV grad rows all the way to Stanford

PV grad rows all the way to Stanford

As a recent member of the Pleasant Valley High School graduating class of 2015, Elizabeth Sharis shared her thoughts on her passion for rowing and how her involvement with the Quad Cities rowing team landed her a spot on the crew team at Stanford University.

read more
Moms Run This Town: Davenport woman loves her running club

Moms Run This Town: Davenport woman loves her running club

Sarah Greim is a mom with a passion for running … and she’s managed to inspire her friends to join her on the trails. Learn more about the “Moms Who Run This Town” and how the group has helped runners like Sarah to achieve some pretty impressive milestones.

read more
Meet the W.E.T. Babes of the Bettendorf Family YMCA

Meet the W.E.T. Babes of the Bettendorf Family YMCA

For more than 25 years, instructor Pat Cawiezell and the Bettendorf Family Y water aerobics group known as the “W.E.T. Babes” have been sharing the joy of fitness with each other. And now they’re spreading their enthusiasm to the readers of Let’s Move Quad Cities.

read more
Mary Miller walks to help conquer breast cancer

Mary Miller walks to help conquer breast cancer

Breast cancer survivors and other colleagues from ORA have formed a team that will take to the streets during the Komen Foundation’s Race for the Cure event on June 13, 2015. One of those team members, Mary Miller, agreed to share her story with Let’s Move Quad Cities as we continue to learn what moves our friends and neighbors in the community.

read more
Why I take the road less travelled

Why I take the road less travelled

ORA Orthopedic’s Dr. Sanjay Sundar and his musical family take center stage in this moBecky Bernard, office administrator for the RI County State’s Attorneys Office and avid off-road cyclist, shares her passion for off-road cycling and mid-life fitness!nth’s “What Moves Me” feature story.

read more
Meet the Geneseo Jazzercise instructor team

Meet the Geneseo Jazzercise instructor team

Guest bloggers, Michelle Glazier and the Geneseo Jazzercise Instructor Team have been sharing the joy of fitness with friends and neighbors for more than 32 years. Now they share that enthusiasm with us!

read more
Meet Jai Johnson – black belt and sensei

Meet Jai Johnson – black belt and sensei

For 24 years, Jai Johnson has practiced his art and shared his love for Karate with students of all ages and has awarded thousands of belts to deserving students. He shares his story with us, here.

read more