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UrKidsWillPay - Fast food workers vow civil disobedience - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
This comment was originally posted under PJohF and now it is under pull this leg. Looks like someone has an alter ego or two that they can use to make it look like people are agreeing with them.
1950Brutus - Illlinois Dem leaders urge minimum wage hike - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
40 hours times $8.25 is $330.00. Where does the $77.00 come from ?? Oh YES - this is the net AFTER TAXES are taken out.
UrKidsWillPay - Fast food workers vow civil disobedience - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
"The CPI market basket represents all the consumer goods and services purchased by urban households. Price data are collected for over 180 categories, which BLS has grouped into 8 major groups. These major groups, with examples of categories in each, are as follows: • Food and beverages (ham, eggs, carbonated drinks, coffee, meals and snacks); • Housing (rent of primary residence, fuel oil, bedroom…
UrKidsWillPay - Fast food workers vow civil disobedience - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
What do you mean it would be $8.00 now not accounting for higher cost of living. The governments own website http://data.bls.gov/cgi-bin/cpicalc.pl?cost1=.75&... shows that .75 in 1947 would have the equivalent buying power as $8.02 today. That DOES take into account higher costs of living. ITS…
migraine_in_qcy - Fast food workers vow civil disobedience - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
It was a dumb idea when it was passed in 1947, and it's a dumb idea today.

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Friends of the Log Cabins Association Capital Campaign

1 year, 7 months ago by Paige Traeder

There is still time to donate to re-build the Log Cabin Village on Quinsippi Island

 The Friends of the Log Cabins Association, a 501c3 charitable organization, is seeking donations to help restore the Log Cabins on Quinsippi Island.  The coming year's goal is to re-build the Clat Adams Cabin, which was disassembled last year due to advanced deterioration.  Capital Fundraising Campaign honorary co-chairs Laura Kent Donahue and Chuck Scholz encourages everyone to help by donating monies to save these valuable historic structures, originally brought to Quinsippi Island in the late 60's,  to preserve them for current and future generations to "reflect a bit from when we came."  

The first fundraising mailing, sent out in November, included an option for the donor to have an inscribed Brick in a Memorial Plaza to be installed around the Kiosk in the village.   If you didn't receive the letter, the Donation Form is also located on the web site at www.logcabinvillagequincyil.com. Mail tax deductible donations to: Friends of the Log Cabins, P.O. Box 3122, Quincy, IL 62305. 

The Friends have created a Face Book page: FriendsOfTheLogCabinVillageQuincyIl to showcase the village and provides information on events and restoration activities.  Visitors can learn what is happening and how they can help, by either joining the Friends, volunteering, or donating to help save, restore, preserve and utilize these historic 1800's structures. 

In 1968, the Lincoln-era Log Cabin Village, referred to as "Adams Landing", was created by the Quinsippi Heritage Foundation under the auspices of the Chamber of Commerce and the Quincy Park District.  In addition to the Chamber and Park District, several service clubs (Rotary, Kiwanis, Lions and Knights of Columbus) were involved in re-locating these historic 1800's log cabins and other structures from locations throughout Adams and Pike County.  Structures were located, disassembled, moved and reassembled on Quinsippi Island in a village setting as part of the Quinsippi Island Entertainment complex designed to encourage Tourism to the area.  The Entertainment complex folded in the 70's and over the years the village fell into disuse, was forgotten and the structures left to deteriorate.  The Friends of the Log Cabins formed in 2007 with a mission to bring renewed life to the village, restore the 1800's historic structures and host activities, so current and future generations can learn how pioneers, who settled in this area, use to live in the 1800's.  An annual Frontier Settlement Day is held the second Saturday in September in addition to open houses, scheduled tours, weddings and private events.  Since they are located in Quinsippi Island Park, the village is open year round to view these historic structures from the outside.  As funds are raised, in addition to fully restoring and preserving each structure, plans are to add signage and improved paths, so visitors now and into the future can enjoy seeing these historic structures and learn about the families, who settled the area, built these cabins and lived in them. 


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