Monday, Jul 28, 2014
Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
Trending on the Journal

Related Headlines

Community Foundation of Quincy area announces growth

Recent Comments

pjohnf - BGA lawsuit aims to lift veil on IHSA finances - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
Fine let's make the IHSA open their books and meetings to scrutiny but state government should not be allowed to control high school sports. Government screws up everything it touches and we don't need state government screwing up high school sports too.
XBgCty - Quincy School Board votes to raise lunch prices - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
How about if they get food stamps and a free lunch, the food stamp amount if lowered by what the free lunches cost. As that is double dipping. WHY should the taxpayers have to pay them twice of more for the same thing?
XBgCty - Quincy School Board votes to raise lunch prices - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
If you get more then you paid in, it is an ENTITLEMENT. As it is someone else's money. If you get a deduction, you get to keep more of YOUR money. Liberals think the money people earn belongs to the government or other people, so if you get to keep some of the money you earn, liberals view that as an entitlement. There in lies the problem with this country. If you earn the money and you get…
AYHSMB - Quincy School Board votes to raise lunch prices - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
These kids would do fine on rice, beans, PBJ and any number of CHEAP healthy foods that people have been getting by on for millennia. I know. My parents raised 6 and everyone of us was skinny, healthy, and had a full stomach every day. We were eligible for every program out there at the time, but my father would have none of it. We packed our lunches until the school system wouldn't allow it.…
CoolEdge - Quincy School Board votes to raise lunch prices - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
There should be no cheating of course, but this is one place where tax money goes directly to making it a little easier to raise kids. I'm for that. I'm for a subsidy/entitlement/credit whatever ... for families raising children, even if they have seemingly marginal need. Money for school lunches is a rather direct way of providing that, with no way to directly divert that money. I guess…

Most Popular

Quinn anti-violence spending didn’t pull big votes

Woman dies after SUV and motorcycle collide

Second break-in suspect caught Updated

Armed Robbers at Large in Quincy Updated

Adams Co. Divorces for 7/23

Soup restaurant to open in new Broadway strip mall

New Illinois law bans employers from conducting background checks before interviews

Arrest made in Keller Marina boat theft

Community Foundation Announces New Staff

Community Foundation Announces New Staff

1 month, 2 weeks ago by Scott Hardy

Casady, O'Neal now on board

The Community Foundation Serving West Central Illinois and Northeast Missouri welcomes two new staff members to help fulfill its mission of connecting people who care with causes that matter. Barbara Casady joined the Community Foundation staff as Program Coordinator, responsible for the Community Foundation’s grant making.  Jonathan O’Neal was hired as the Office Manager.  

“We are excited about the experience, professionalism and knowledge of the region that Barb and Jon bring to the Community Foundation,” said Executive Director Jill Arnold Blickhan. “Both positions play a vital role in the operations and grantmaking of the Community Foundation.”

As Program Coordinator Casady will manage and coordinate the educational, operational and program aspects of the Community Foundation’s grant making and grant initiatives.

Casady’s career includes work with families, volunteers, nonprofit organizations and communities through University of Missouri Extension Programs, the Missouri 4-H Foundation and the Volunteer Center of the Big River United Way.  She has a strong background in resource development and in community development. A graduate of Truman State University and the University of Missouri, Barb and her husband Bill live south of Warsaw, Illinois on the family farm.

As Office Manager O’Neal’s responsibilities include secretarial, financial, office management, and technology coordination.

O’Neal is a graduate of John Wood Community College and Western Illinois University. He started his career as a high school math teacher. For two years, he served as a Trainer and Safety Specialist for a local company. He and his wife Katie and their son, reside in Payson.

Both new staff members will work closely with the Community Foundation Board and Executive Director to fulfill the vision, mission and objectives of the organization. 

The Community Foundation is an independent, nonprofit organization connecting people who care with causes that matter. Serving West Central Illinois and Northeast Missouri, it builds permanent charitable funds to address significant needs and opportunities now and in the future.

It has IRS 501(c)(3) status and contributions made to the Community Foundation generally qualify for the maximum allowable deductions for income and estate tax purposes. 

More than $2,000,000 has been distributed since the Community Foundation began making grants in 1999. These grants have helped more than 200 organizations serving communities in West Central Illinois and Northeast Missouri. 

For more information, call 217-222-1237, email execdir@mycommunityfoundation.org, or go to mycommunityfoundation.org or www.facebook.com/mycommunityfoundation.

 


From the Newsroom

Bob Gough on Twitter

Bob Gough 11 hours, 42 minutes ago

RT @EliRubenstein: HUGE pro-Israel rally in Times Square, New York City! The media won't show you this!! #StandWithIsrael #DisarmHamas http…
Bob Gough on Twitter

Bob Gough 12 hours, 39 minutes ago

RT @philipaklein: John Kerry has become an ambassador for a group designated as terrorists by his own State Dept and has done so at the exp…
Bob Gough on Twitter

Bob Gough 13 hours, 27 minutes ago

@KHQARajah It's fantastic. #mykidistoo
Bob Gough on Twitter

Bob Gough 14 hours, 3 minutes ago

RT @PruPaine: the world didn't miss his non-leadership RT @markknoller Pres Obama played about 5 hrs of golf at Congressional and then retu…