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1950Brutus - Strawman: I Trusted The President...... - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
The race card gets pulled out when the liberals don't have any logical arguments left in their bag. They are saying "I can't win this debate with facts so I will assault your character". It is an attempt to win by intimidation. Very sad.
qcity05 - REBEL MEDIA: So I have a sign in my yard - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
It was specifically stated at the public forum at St. Peter's that the project would not exceed $89 million. They even mentioned that if the architects were to come to them later and say it would, they would have to rework the plan.
hinkdad - REBEL MEDIA: So I have a sign in my yard - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
I wish I could just hit a big lotto jackpot and pay for it out of my own darn pocket. I am not saying that our school rankings are necessarily all because of the facilities, but the environments do affect overall performance. One of the most important factors in community growth is schools. This is largely because it is one of the first things that parents look at before moving to an area. Our schools…
WarCry - REBEL MEDIA: So I have a sign in my yard - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
Didn't Hannibal just put in a new school or two? I can't find the story on planned vs. spent, but I don't hear a lot of hollering about cost overruns, etc. I just remember the story with the open house to show off their new, state-of-art facility.
GrayHairedMan - REBEL MEDIA: So I have a sign in my yard - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
I still think that there is no way they can guarantee that this project is only going to be $89M. Take a look to the North to another huge government sponsored building at Ft. Madison Prison. Years late and 10's of millions in cost over run. There is simply no way that they can promise this won't cost a penny more than $89M and what happens when it does (and it will by a minimum of 15%)?…

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City of Quincy Arts Awards nomination deadline approaching

1 year, 10 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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