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XBgCty - Quincy Fire Station #6 set to shut down - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
You want a real radical idea, and utilize manpower correctly, get rid of the fire department, fold them into the police department, and call them Public Safety Officers. Have 1 or 2 super "fire" houses to keep the fire trucks. Cross train both agencies, and put them all in police cars. Leave drivers for each piece of fire equipment, and they would work the same shifts as the "police". Have enough fire…
XBgCty - Quincy Fire Station #6 set to shut down - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
In order to have arrest powers, and enforce governmental laws, they have to be given that authority by the Government. Otherwise they are just security guards. Lots of big malls have people that make arrests, issue citations, write reports, wear a badge and gun and even have flashy lights on their cars. But the arrests have to be turned over to a government agency (Police), the citations aren't…
UrKidsWillPay - Why Would Catholic Schools Adopt Common Core? - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
The funny part about your whole rAnt is that the common core standards were developed by the national governors association in conjunction with the state superintendents
qfingers - Quincy Fire Station #6 set to shut down - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
If I'm reading the budget correctly here it appears hydro is paid off this fiscal year. See page 185. http://www.quincyil.gov/files/documents/document/... Budget shows about $3.853M total debt service of which hydro is $1.458M. Our total debt at end of this year is such…
qfingers - Quincy Fire Station #6 set to shut down - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
#1 The total city council budget is $258,000. Cutting the entire budget would not even come close to funding 1 fire station. #2 The Mayor can't "take away" anything. The council would have to approve changes for subsequent members of the council as they can't change their own compensation (in either direction). And good luck getting them to decrease any such thing.

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9th Annual ‘Bike For Food” bicycle ride to raise money for local food pantries

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Since 2006, the “Bike For Food” program has raised over $127,000 for area food pantries

9th Annual ‘Bike For Food” bicycle ride to raise money for local food pantries.

Last year’s event raised more than $30,000 for eleven area food pantries.  Since 2006, the “Bike For Food” program has raised over $127,000 for area food pantries.

Mark Wiewel, President & CEO of Western Catholic Union, and two sons, Mathew and Mark, will ride their recumbent bicycles to raise money for the food pantries.  Donations are appreciated.

Contact information:  Mark Wiewel 217-222-6444, or email mwiewel@wculife.org.

Mark and his sons plan to ride nearly 450 miles on trails in Madison County IL  To raise money for local food pantries. 

Food pantries globally, nationally, and locally are in desperate need of help. This fundraiser hopes to address the local need, as well as bring attention to the growing problem. 

Western Catholic Union matches donations up to $500 for each food pantry. In order to qualify for the match, donors should write the word “BIKE” on their check, money order, etc.   

The Western Catholic Union is one of 70 fraternal benefit societies in the United States.  The WCU provides insurance and annuity products, and also promotes social and charitable activities for the benefit of its members.


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