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eaglebeaky - Illinois lawmakers to discuss money for Obama library - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
Wall Street was solidly in the Romney/Ryan camp last time, pjohnf. (And assuming he's the nominee, they'll certainly be in Ryan's camp in 2016.) Why is it that you seem to think that they're Obama supporters?
eaglebeaky - Illinois lawmakers to discuss money for Obama library - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
When did presidential libraries start taking this kind of funding? (I always thought they were privately funded... or at least I remember hearing that the Clinton and Bush #43 libraries were being done that way.)
eaglebeaky - Voter rights, crime victim rights amendments set for fall ballot so far - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJo
Off-topic, but just to clarify, I will say that the disabled individuals that I've worked with aren't the least bit interested in free phones or anything like that. (Many of them will never live independently in their own communities; any such "bribes" would be meaningless to them.) Of course there are opportunists who do try to take advantage of every social program under the sun, and…
AYHSMB - Illinois lawmakers to discuss money for Obama library - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
Correct me if I'm wrong, but I believe Reagan, Bush 1, Clinton, and Bush 2, had libraries built with private funds. I can't believe Soros or Buffett (or the Clinton's ;P) aren't contributing to the bill for Obama. Rahm is even stumping for it, as he says it will be a big tourism money maker. Hey, I'm all for it, if it is. On a side note, I think this is the first presidential…
eaglebeaky - Voter rights, crime victim rights amendments set for fall ballot so far - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJo
I honestly couldn't care less about anybody's party affiliation. This ID issue actually has A LOT to do with poor people, the elderly, and people with disabilities -- regardless of their personal politics. (There are a lot of poor people in the south who are lifelong Republicans.) Arbitrarily-enacted voter ID laws ultimately won't disenfranchise you or me... but they do have a real…

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2012 Quincy Arts Awards presented today

1 year, 3 months ago by Denise Donley

Award winners receive original artwork from the Quincy Art Center

The 2012 City of Quincy Arts Awards will be presented by Mayor John Spring on Tuesday, January 8 at the meeting of the Quincy Rotary Club.

Also presenting the awards will be Dustin Hall, Joe Bocke, president, Quincy Society of Fine Arts and Dave Boster, vice-president, Quincy Society of Fine Arts.                                                    

The 2012 City of Quincy Arts Awards winner will receive the framed original artwork from the art students of Libby Tournear, Quincy Art Center.

Awards will be given in the categories of Arts Organization, Business Leadership, Individual Artist, Volunteer Leadership and Lifetime Achievement.

This year’s winners are as followed:

Peoples Prosperity Bank
Business Leadership 
2012 City of Quincy Arts Award
Artist: Ellie Craig 

Vicki Dempsey
Volunteer Leadership
2012 City of Quincy Arts Award
Artist: Rylee Hendricks

Ann Miller Titus
Individual Artist/Teacher
2012 City of Quincy Arts Award
Artist: Kate Ropchak

Midsummer Arts Faire
Arts Organization
2012 City of Quincy Arts Award
Artist: Maya Shaw

Connie & Rich Niemann
Lifetime Achievement  
2012 City of Quincy Arts Award
Artist: Emma Eyler

Jim Mentesti
Lifetime Achievement
2012 City of Quincy Arts Award
Artist: Emma LaFollette 

In 2011 the City of Quincy Arts Awards were presented to:
*  Historical Society of Quincy and Adams County
*  Media Development and ETC Computerland, Business Leadership
*  John Gebhardt, Volunteer Leadership
*  Brandon Thomsen, Individual Artist/Teacher


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