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GrayHairedMan - Westview undergoing renovations, becoming more environmentally friendly - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJo
I too, would like to hear the number of rounds played this year. It has been ideal weather for golf and yet, driving by, the lot is always half full. Several things that are killing them. Local competition is showing Westview how to market and adjust to the economy and times. Westview has courses like Springlake offering deals to get people to play for less green fees or even Spirit Hollow offering…
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I'm 63 years old and play on 1 leg so my days of getting better are long gone.
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I'd concentrate on the attracting the golfers, which by all accounts are lacking. Unless the wildlife are paying greens fees, then disregard first part.
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I didn't imply anything, I just stated the facts. Your comments on what went down with this marine is totally bogus. You should run down to Ferguson and help Al out as your perception of facts is incredibly stupid. I never said a veteran is above the but a veteran by his service is entitled to some consideration. Secondly, being called out by you after all your pompous remarks is an honor!
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And, as a veteran too, I don't expect any special treatment. But, when the President of the U.S. is on the phone with the Mexican President I do expect a request to ensure fair treatment which never happened. And I expect the Secretary of State, when asked by family members and aware of the facts of the case to also make an attempt to help. As you noted consular officers aren't supposed…

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4 months, 2 weeks ago by Jim Dewey

The Joe Bonansinga Community Service Award is awarded annually by the United Way of Adams County and the Quincy Rotary Club

The 2014 Joe Bonansinga Community Service Award was presented Tuesday afternoon to Michael Klingner - President of Klingner and Associates by the United Way of Adams County and the Quincy Rotary Club. In accepting the award Klingner - deflected the honor to the community of Quincy which he noted has a history of community service dating back to its sheltering of Mormons and its history as a major stop on the Underground Railroad up to more recent events such as the floods of 1993 and 2008 where Quincy became a hub of sandbag filling activity for the surrounding area. 

Klingner said he is "very proud of the things that we've accomplished as a community through history and certainly more recently." "it's humbling to receive this kind of award," he said, "because so many people deserve it." 

Klingner, whose business takes him to a number of communities across the Midwest said there is something about any community that says a lot for that community. "You can kind of tell by the people that are in the community, the kind of support that they have and just the upbeat feeling."  Klingner said that Quincy always conveyed that feeling, "that people are proud of the community.

Klingner was recognized for his leadership roles in causes that span healthcare, financial stability, youth development, business development, environmental sustainability, Quincy historic preservation efforts, church and recreation.

Joe Bonansinga, for whom the honor is named, was presented with the first award in 1998.

Other winners include:

1999 Harry and Carlene Geisler

2000 Carla Gosney

2001 Rocky and Rhonda Murry

2002 Rev. Tim White

2003 Tony and Signe Oakley

2004 Carolyn and Steve Hagood

2005 Chuck Scholz

2006 Hermann Schneidermann

2007 Darrell Peacher

2008 HW Knapheide

2009 Lee Lindsay Curtis

2010 Kathy Ridder

2011 George Meyer

2012 Terry Myers

2013 Becky Albert


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