Thursday, Oct 30, 2014
Quincy, IL News -
Trending on the Journal

Recent Comments

pjohnf - Statehouse Insider: Relax. It’s almost over - Quincy, IL News -
If the Governor's election is close, Quinn wins because Chicago and Cook County will have enough dead voters and double voters to carry the day for Quinn.
WarCry - Amazon to open facility in Illinois, hire 1,000 - Quincy, IL News -
And I didn't say anything about one political party or the other, did I? Stupidity is one of those very few things that truly knows no party bounds.
pjohnf - Votes for Republicans switched to Democrats in Moline - Quincy, IL News -
Voter fraud in Illinois, who knew? And it always seems to happen in democrat controlled areas, why is that? Seems we need more than voter photo ID to ensure we have honest and fair elections in Illinois. Makes one wonder who gets your vote when your ballot goes into the machine in Adams County since you can't see the result?
pjohnf - REBEL MEDIA: Merry Quinnmas! - Quincy, IL News -
All politicians give away our tax dollars but in Illinois it seems democrats do it more often. Oh that's right Quinn and the democrats have controlled and run Illinois into the ground for the last 12 years. The uninformed voters in Illinois won't see the corruption in this Christmas in October give away but they should see it for what it is, vote buying with their tax dollars.
Givemeliberty - Rauner racking up newspaper endorsements - Quincy, IL News -
yea, paying for armed security guards to go door to door intimidating people to withdraw their name from the Libertarian petition. Doesn't matter what party he is in he's definitely a Chicago gangster. And saying he is better than Quinn is like voting between a Turd sandwich and a soggy turd sandwich, no thanks.

Most Popular

Adams Co. Divorces for 10/24

Motorcyclist dies from Saturday crash

Mid-America Port Authority pledged $1.3 million from Illinois Video

Man arrested for performing lewd acts near school

Quinn, Durbin to drop in Monday for Port Authority announcement

GREDF supports Quincy School Building Referendum Video

Everyone safe following plane crash near Quincy Regional Airport

Amazon to open facility in Illinois, hire 1,000

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

1 year, 10 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 ( or phone (217) 228-5320 x3788.


From the Newsroom

QuincyJournal on Twitter

QuincyJournal 4 hours, 20 minutes ago

Enough with the Corporate Handouts, Mr. Quinn - Quinn handing out millions on eve of election
QuincyJournal on Twitter

QuincyJournal 4 hours, 20 minutes ago

Voters Give Strong Yes to Biodiesel Policy - Has 75% support
Bob Gough on Twitter

Bob Gough 10 hours, 3 minutes ago

Michael Morse looks like Jimmy Fallon after being hit with the gamma radiation. #hulksmash
Bob Gough on Twitter

Bob Gough 10 hours, 15 minutes ago

RT @CBS Sports 920: "Chevy Guy" Steals Show During World Series Trophy Presentation