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QuincyGuy - New jail or no new jail? - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
You can pay some now or you can pay MORE later. Kicking the can down the road is what got the jail in the shape it's in now. Kicking the can down the road Is what got the school buildings in that shape. Kicking the can down the road Is what got Illinois in the shape it is now. Someone needs to "suck it up and accept the fact that the problem needs to be fixed now, not down the road". We need…
migraine_in_qcy - Child shot and killed in Quincy - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
There are plenty of white kids east of 18th, and plenty of them are little thieves, vandals and druggies. I don't see how it would matter in what part of town this happened or what color of skin the victim has.
SilenceDogood22 - New jail or no new jail? - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
It is clearly an opinion piece. I'm not bashing QJ for publishing this as news, I think there are people who will read this and take it as news, since it's posted on a news site (even though it's under the opinion page). Most people won't take the time to discern. I would honestly like to see a local journalist do some good solid research (investigative journalism) on this topic…
GuyFawkes10 - New jail or no new jail? - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
How did a response that I did not type end up in my post? Is this a new feature. I actually was defending you by making the point that it was not a news story. I hoped that Silence would have come to that conclusion after I asked question.
whhm - Child shot and killed in Quincy - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
There are too many kids in our society in general being ignored, unsupervised, or otherwise neglected. Whether because of broken families, no father figures or other positive influences, working single parents who don't have the time (or don't make the time), being raised by grandparents who don't have the energy, etc., these kids are left to their own devices when it comes to school…

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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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