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UrKidsWillPay - Strawman: A Society Out of Control........... - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
I, for one, am tired of the media portraying the Ray Rice case as an issue of men abusing women. I haven't heard ANY of the talking heads mention that Janay struck Ray. That is domestic violence as well. I am not excusing Ray or blaming Janay. What I am tired of is domestic violence being portrayed as a MAN problem. Nurmerous studies have proven that domestic violence is perpetrated as often…
1950Brutus - Strawman: A Society Out of Control........... - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
We only have ourselves to blame for a large part of this problem. For some reason we insist on putting people who can shoot a basketball, or carry a football, or hit a baseball 450 feet on a pedestal. This alone is not deserving of respect. The only difference between them and us is how much money they make. Money can’t buy you love and it can’t buy you respect either. I respect my mailman more than…
qfingers - QPD nabs 66 in latest STEP detail - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
I do believe the way the QPD runs this is to simply look to see if you're wearing a seat belt or driving erratically or some other obvious violation. From there that can then lead them to other things once they check your license or can see inside your car but it's all based on probable cause. They can't even ask to search your car anymore like they used to do.
pamarshall - Where $1 million is going at Quincy Regional Airport - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
So basically, repainting the runway...isn't considered an acceptable use of the grant money.
WarCry - QPD nabs 66 in latest STEP detail - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
I've dealt with the police as the bad guy. From traffic violations to more serious occasions. I treated them with respect and, unremarkably, they did the same to me. I did what I was told and made the process as simple as possible. Any encounter with the police, you get out of it what you put into it. Yeah, there are going to be a few fools out there. But guess what? The system gets rid of them…

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City of Quincy Arts Awards nomination deadline approaching

1 year, 9 months ago by Bob Gough

Awards to be presented in January

 The 2012 City of Quincy Arts Awards will be honored with framed original artwork from the art students of Jennifer Teter, director of education, Quincy Art Center. 

Awards will be presented at the January 8, noon meeting of the Quincy Rotary Club held at the Holiday Inn, 4821 Oak. 

The deadline for nominations is Monday December 10. Forms are available at the Quincy Society of Fine Arts office, 300 Civic Center Plaza, or online at www.artsquincyforyou.com. 

Nominations for the 2012 City of Quincy Arts Awards will be accepted in four categories: 

(1) Arts Organization: A nonprofit organization that has made a substantial impact on the cultural development of this area demonstrated through exceptional artistic achievement, outstanding programming or other leadership activities. 

(2) Individual Artist /Teacher: A living artist or teacher, residing in Adams County, who has made a significant contribution in his/her artistic discipline and to the arts in Quincy and Adams County in Illinois. 

(3) Business Leadership: A local business or corporation that has demonstrated a significant commitment to the arts, recognizing the imperative role of public/private partnership. This commitment may be in the form of financial, personnel and/or research. 

(4) Individual Volunteer Leadership: A volunteer who has consistently supported the arts through a commitment of personal time, energy and devotion. 

The 2011 City of Quincy Arts Award winners were:

* Historical Society of Quincy and Adams County, Arts Organization

* Media Development and ETC Computerland,Business Leadership

* John Gebhardt, Volunteer Leadership

* Brandon Thomsen, Individual Artist/Teacher

 

For additional information call the Quincy Society of Fine Arts @ 217-222-3432.


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