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I never understand why the Quincy building inspector never mentions that building that houses Bayview Building supply. It is in worse shape than some of the fix or flatten property's and there are people going in and out every day buying building supplies. It is on 630 n 2nd, go down by the bay and look to the east.
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And why should this stop? It's all part of their compensation. They spend a lot more time than what you see on TV. For example, if you eliminate the health care you reduce the likelihood of a small business owner wanting to run. Plus it also means most of the council members have the same health insurance as other city employees...which seems like a jolly good idea There are two reasons…
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Santa Express arrives at Chaddock

8 months, 1 week ago by Denise Donley

For more than 15 years, churches across Central Illinois have served as drop-off locations for Christmas gifts to the school

Chaddock in Quincy will be receiving many gifts from those who are filled with the spirit of Santa Claus. 

The Santa Express is making its way across Illinois, picking up donated toys and gifts. 

For more than 15 years, churches across Central Illinois have served as drop-off locations for Christmas gifts. 

The Santa Express picks up those toys and brings them to the children of Chaddock. 

Nearly 200 children who are either served through Chaddock's Foster and Adoption Services or are living on campus will receive a gift this Christmas. 

Donations range from bicycles to books, board games to Barbie dolls and even handcrafted gifts. 

Associate Director of Stewardship at Chaddock Jeff Rasche says the program helps change children's perceptions. 

"These are children who, in the first part of their lives, experience severe trauma, abuse, neglect from adults, now there are adults out there who even though they don't know me at all, they still care and provide me a gift."

Rasche adds Express Santa brings out the true reason for the Christmas season noting "There are many people that give to this tat say it's one of the most meaningful parts of Christmas for them.  

For more information, visit chaddock.org.


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