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Oct. 22, 2008

At A Glance

Fidelity CEO and UI alumnus to visit Tippie College of Business Oct. 29

University of Iowa alumnus Roger Servison, chief operating officer for developing businesses for Fidelity Investments, will discuss marketing and corporate development with students in the Tippie College of Business on Wednesday, Oct. 29.

Servison, a 1967 alumnus with a BBA in finance and insurance, is responsible for coordination of cross-company initiatives, new product and market development and overall corporate strategies and policies for several Fidelity divisions. Servison joined Fidelity in 1976 as vice president of marketing and oversaw Fidelity's direct marketing strategy and operations, through which the company became the largest direct marketer of mutual funds in the United States.

Runway to Healing will support UI Children's Hospital Nov. 7 in Davenport

The second annual Runway to Healing event is scheduled for 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 7, at the Golden Leaf Banquet and Convention Center located at 2902 E. Kimberly Road in Davenport.

Runway to Healing is a luncheon, fashion show, raffle and silent auction benefiting University of Iowa Children's Hospital through Children's Miracle Network. Ron Evans and Pat Leuck from Mix 96 will emcee the event.

Tickets are available at all Quad-Cities area Valley Bank locations for $30 until Nov. 3.

For more information on Runway to Healing visit or call 563-441-5610.


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