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WarCry - Council adopts budget by 8-6 vote - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
It's pretty amazing how the current situation in the city has put Righty and I on the same side. We generally don't agree on ANYTHING, but at this point, this isn't a political issue, this is pure common sense. When a budget loses funding, you have to - HAVE TO - cut services. Period. You can't continue providing services for nothing. As Righty said, the mayor has offered ideas…
GuyFawkes10 - QPD Blotter for April 25, 2015 - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
That guy at 25th and State didn't think he was such a nice guy/good business man
pjohnf - Space to Riot: Baltimore’s Mayor Writes a License for Lawlessness - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJo
"We also gave those who wished to destroy space to do that as well. We worked very hard to keep that balance." How else is that statement to be interpreted other than giving license to thugs and criminals to commit crimes and violence? "We gave those who wished to destroy space to do that as well." Words mean things lady and she told the thugs and criminals to go ahead the cops aren't going to…
pjohnf - Council adopts budget by 8-6 vote - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
The $2 million reserve fund shouldn't be used for on going expenses but the budget could be adjusted to cover one time expenses such as road repair and other maintenance projects with the reserve funds and then normal revenue could be used for the FD and PD costs. I salute the Mayor for getting out front on the budget cuts from the state. If the cuts don't come to past from the state then…
Righty1 - Council adopts budget by 8-6 vote - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
The council decided that cheap garbage and free yard waste was more important that public safety. We got new garbage trucks instead of policemen. These were just a few of the alternatives the mayor offered to fund city government but the "Buds" on the council kept voting NO. There is no FREE LUNCH. No firemen were fired and no policemen were fired so it's not all doom and gloom.

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Volunteer for Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. “Day of Service”

2 years, 4 months ago by Denise Donley

This day is intended to honor and increase awareness of Dr. King’s commitment

The Quincy University Office of Multicultural and Leadership Programs is hosting its 2nd Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. “Day of Service” on January 19, 2013. This day is intended to honor and increase awareness of Dr. King’s commitment to building up communities and eradicating social injustices. 

The “Day of Service” is an opportunity to give back to the Quincy community through various volunteer efforts at churches, community centers and non-profit organizations throughout the city. Adults and children from the community, along with QU students, staff and faculty, are encouraged to participate.

Below are the current organizations that have teamed up for this year’s event: 

Locations & Descriptions:

  • Quanada- Sort donations, stock the clothing closet, and deep-clean areas in the shelter.
  • Red Cross: Adams County Chapter- Distribute fire safety pamphlets door-to-door in neighborhoods with the most residential fires. 
  • Cathedral of Worship- Serve coffee and donuts to the morning drug program participants and help with cleaning the facility. 
  • Redmon & Lee Community Center- Assist at the health fair. 
  • Meals on Wheels- Transport home-delivered meals to the needy.
  • Good Samaritan- Clean windows (inside) or assist in the dining room.
  • Quincy Family YMCA- Paint, dust, and/or clean windows Historical Society of Quincy and Adams County- Paint J.W. Mansion basement walls, and remove old display shelving.

If you are interested in volunteering at one of the above sites, please contact Marquez Brown with the Office of Multicultural and Leadership Programs by email (brownma@quincy.edu) or phone (217) 228-5320 x3788.

 


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