Five area residents have been selected as Quad-City Caring Award winners by the Community Foundation of the Great River Bend. They are:

* Mark Bawden, who led the charge to raise $12 million to construct the new Giant Screen Theater at the Putnam Museum. He also served as interim museum director, team leader of the sustainable funding initiative and is chairman of the development committee.

* Julia Field, the recipient of the Youth Award, presented each year to an outstanding volunteer under the age of 21. Julia began volunteering at Hand In Hand in 2005, when she was in the second grade. She is currently student director for the bowling program.

* Greg Lundgren, who has been a member of the Davenport Public Library Board of Trustees since 1996. He assisted in hiring a new library director and was a big advocate for the Fairmount and Eastern Avenue branch libraries.  

* Attorney Tommy Miller, who has worked at law offices of HELP Legal Assistance since the fall of 1979. She first joined as a volunteer, then as a staff attorney. After her retirement in 2004, she returned as a volunteer.

* Travis “Rusty” Unterzuber, who joined the Quad-City Arts Board of Directors in 2007 and served as interim director of the performing arts committee. He oversaw the selection of the Visiting Artists for the 2013-2014 season.

(0) comments

Welcome to the discussion.

Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language.
PLEASE TURN OFF YOUR CAPS LOCK.
Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated.
Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything.
Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article.