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polkadot76 - Quincy City Budget hearings and Council meeting - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
Exactly right. Nothing like adding a bit of drama to bolster your "argument." How can anyone complain? For starters, the bloated budgets of the police and fire departments, and the funding of the generous pensions for those employees, is the primary source of the budget woes that the City is facing. Nothing has really been done to address those issues, save for terminating a few "non-essential"…
topdown - Quincy City Budget hearings and Council meeting - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
That's a bit dramatic, don't you think? What are you suggesting? That if the firefighters didn't get a raise, they were going to walk off the job? Or maybe fight fires at half speed? Because that's the only way that public safety would be jeopardized. With regard to the Consumer Price Index, I agree with polkadot. There are a lot of people out there whose salary hasn't…
qfingers - New Quincy trash system estimated to begin in January 2015 - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
And they had said they were going to buy 2 automated trucks...but the RFP says "an automated garbage truck" which implies one truck. Is that right? http://www.ci.quincy.il.us/bids/garbage-truck
SandyBush - Woman arrested after police find abandoned child - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
I think GuyFawkes10 was referring to the mother.
yesqcy - Quincy City Budget hearings and Council meeting - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
Can't afford public safety? That's one of very few things a city its suppose to afford! And the CPI comment on this thread its a very good point and it appears these men and women have taken less than that. How can anyone complain?

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Advocacy Network for Children Annual fundraising event

2 months, 1 week ago from Child Advocacy Network

Event is February 22, 2014 at the Ambiance in Quincy

Advocacy Network for Children will hold its annual fundraising event on February 22, 2014 at The Ambiance, 5225 Kochs Lane, Quincy.  The event begins at 6:00 p.m. with a “Passport/Travel” theme.  This is a fun evening with no program or solicitation.  Throughout the evening there will be games, a silent auction and live auction.   Local businesses and volunteers donate their time and merchandise for this event.  The dollars raised through this event will help with day-to-day operating costs of Advocacy Network for Children which provides advocacy for abused and neglected children in nine of the counties in West Central Illinois.  For a partial list of the items for auction at the dinner go to our website at www.advonet.org.

Tickets are still available at $50 per person or a table of eight for $400.00.  If you are interested in attending, please call the Advocacy Network for Children office at 217-223-2272.

Tickets are also being sold for a chance to win a Honda 4 X 4 from TNT Action Sports.  Tickets are $10.00 each.  Winner is responsible for taxes and title.  50/50 drawing if a minimum of 600 tickets are not sold.  The winner will be drawn during the dinner but need not be present to win.

The fundraising committee is Kristen Ritterbusch, Denise Donley, Karina Derhake, Maureen Crickard, Elizabeth Scholz, Linda Dillman, Liz Hultz, Stephanie Reyburn, Lesley VanNess, Kim Rokusek, Debbie Smith, Carol Cave, Kelley Cole and Danielle Koch. 

The Advocacy Network for Children provides two distinct programs for abused and neglected children in our community.  The CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) program recruits, trains and supervises volunteers to speak in the best interest of abused and neglected children in the juvenile court system. Last year, almost 200 children were represented by CASA volunteers in Adams and McDonough Counties.

 The Children’s Advocacy Center (CAC) provides a child-friendly, neutral environment where the child victims of sexual abuse or severe physical abuse and their non-offending family meet with law enforcement, Department of Children and Family Services and State’s Attorney for the purpose of investigation.  The Children’s Advocacy Center coordinates the investigation and provides a variety of advocacy and support to the child victim and non-offending family.  Children’s Advocacy Center staff helps bridge the gap between social services, law enforcement, and the court system. The Children’s Advocacy Center program served over 300 children in 2013.


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