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Thanks, but IntenseDebate functions are outside of Quincy Journal functions and operations. :) BG
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I'd take Biden any day over someone who says things so ridiculous that when satire sites like National Report does an article stating she was on Fox News saying that Mexicans need to get on the boat they came in on and go back home, it sounds 100% believable.
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I'm certainly open to being proven wrong on that point. More importantly: I just got my first IntenseDebate email notification of a reply to a comment. New feature? Or does it just come through when QuincyJournal replies to a comment. Because it's great. Makes it easier to follow debates.
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C'mon. People in these types of jobs move all of the time and their employers know their people are always going to be looking for the next rung up. Many universities give full disclosure of this process. It absolutely does not affect the quality of candidates. Sadly, it has always been the way business is done in Quincy. Kudos to John Wood for providing access to their candidates when they…
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Absolutely. Imagine the number of highly qualified candidates who didn't want their current employers to know they were looking for a new opportunity. This is stupid. Don't worry Louisiana: next time you need to hire a president for LSU, you'll get a fraction of the the resumes. All from unemployed folks and internals. Because the President of some other school doesn't need you…

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Bridge the Gap to Health race presents $42K check

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5 months ago by Scott Hardy

Money goes to Quincy Catholic Charities Medassist program

The Gem City was on display for this year’s 14th Annual Bridge the Gap to Health race. The race featured a new route which took runners and walkers through Quincy’s historic downtown and past the organization which benefits from the proceeds of the race – Quincy Catholic Charities. The Quincy Medical Group Healthcare Foundation presented a check in the amount of $42,634.48 to Quincy Catholic Charities’ MedAssist Program. The donation comes from a combination of registration fees, donations, and sponsors. Sponsors of this year’s race were DOT Foods, Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Illinois, Sisters of St. Francis, Oldenburg, Quincy Recycle, Quincy Herald Whig, OSF Mission Activities, State Street Bank, Mark Twain Casino, Kohl Wholesale, ADM, Sam’s Club, Quincy Compressor, and Titan International.

“This year you could feel the excitement and energy from our participants as they experienced Bridge the Gap in a new way through our new route,” said Carol Brockmiller QMG Chief Operating Officer and QMG Healthcare Foundation Board Member. “We believe this enthusiasm will continue into our 15th race next year and result in higher participation which equates to more support for the MedAssist program.”

Since 2001, the MedAssist program has helped patients obtain nearly 46,000 prescriptions at a value of more than $16.5 million. The MedAssist Program helps leverage medications from pharmaceutical companies to families who meet income guidelines and other criteria set forth by the pharmaceutical company. MedAssist is funded solely through the generosity of the United Way, Bridge the Gap to Health, individual donations and minimal patient fees.

“Each year we are so grateful for the amount of money this race is able to raise for our MedAssist program,” Jackie Bruns, Quincy Catholic Charities Area Director said, “Without the generous support of QMG and the Bridge the Gap committee, hundreds in our community would go without prescriptions that help them manage chronic diseases, such as heart disease and diabetes. These are medications that our clients simply could not afford on their own and must choose to go without; putting their health and life in jeopardy.”

The 2015 race is set for May 16. For more information about Bridge the Gap to Health, go to www.bridgethegaptohealth.com.


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