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GuyFawkes10 - New jail or no new jail? - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
Is this a news story or just an opinion piece? There are two sides, those for and those against. Could you enlighten us about the costs of a automated jail door that should eliminate a couple of jobs but won't. GF: this is an account of a conversation that I was part of last week. The costs of construction and materials are available, but weren't discussed. This is not a hit piece on the FOR A…
SilenceDogood22 - New jail or no new jail? - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
Please also keep in mind that 40% of sales tax revenue in Adams county comes from citizens who live OUTSIDE of Adams county who come here from Missouri and surrounding counties to shop and spend their money. So the cost of this project to the residents and taxpayers of Adams County is only about $15M. Granted, those traveling here might not be able to spend as much if the tax is more, but I doubt someone…
christhepilot - Reward now offered for info on shooting of Quincy 12 yr old - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
Between chestnut and locust and 2nd to 12th, this area was on the upswing with three nursing homes and working class homeowners. Now with slum lords moving into the area like vultures buying up these properties choking the last cent from them, forcing land owners out of there homes due to the garbage and decay of the rental houses near to them, renters have no respect for the land owners that live…
pjohnf - Google controls what we buy, the news we read — and Obama’s policies - Quincy, IL News -
Any company in bed with politicians of any stripe is bad for American's but government control of the internet is bad news. Just as shown here government control of the flow of information in collusion with Goggle is biased and one sided. Of course you don't have to use Google but with Google writing the rules it gives them and government unfair advantage and control. What's the solution,…
UrKidsWillPay - Reward now offered for info on shooting of Quincy 12 yr old - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
Why is this comment even allowed? QJ should use some editorial judgement before they allow crap like this that is known to be completely false and can be verified as false with one phone call to the police. This is disgusting. URK: You have a point. However if QJ were to track down and verify every comment that was submitted very few would go through. It's our hope that those commenting are adult…

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The conference will be held at First Union Congregational Church in Quincy

The First Union Congregational Church will be hosting The Parenting Conference (first annual) on March 21-22. This conference is presented by Advocacy Network for Children, All Our Kids (AOK), Early Childhood Networks and Adams County Children’s Mental Health Partnership. The conference will be held at First Union Congregational Church in Quincy. It will run on Friday night, 6 p.m. - 8 p.m. and Saturday morning, 9 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.                                                                         


The Parenting Conference welcomes children and parents from all levels of education and income. Best-selling author, president of Early Learning Foundation, and contributor for Love and Logic, Dr. Bob Sornson, will headline the event with 3 plenary addresses and 2 breakout sessions. Non-profit leaders and social workers from our community will lead 10 breakout sessions over 1.5 hours on Saturday covering a variety of valuable topics for all parents. Nursery care will be provided for children 0-3 years old while children 4 and up will have their own separate educational and fun-filled programming throughout the conference. The programming throughout the conference will be supplemented with ample breaks for snacks, refreshments and mingling.


Sponsors and Underwriters for The Parenting Conference include Knapheide Manufacturing Company, Blessing, Gardner Denver, Titan Wheel, Advocacy Network for Children, Chaddock, Hy-Vee on Broadway, First Union Congregational Church, Rokusek Design, Adams County Children’s Mental Health Partnership, All Our Kids (AOK), Madonna House, The Business Center and Transitions. The cost to participate in The Parenting Conference is $20 per person and $25 per couple. Vouchers for free admission will be available for families that demonstrate need by application.  


For more information on the event or to register visit parentingconf.org or call Clairce Hetzler at 217-257-8262 or call the First Union Congregational Church at 217-222-3346.

 


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