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db1998 - Shooting near 8th and York - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
Let's just hope that certain people aren't involved. Like the mother of a little boy that was murdered last spring. Her name was all over the scanner this morning. That would be a sad little circle if she was somehow involved in this. She has a black car, and lives right where the car was stopped. hopefully we have come a little farther in life than that. Please.
WarCry - Seven Dead, 34 Hurt In Weekend Shootings In Chicago - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
Chicago no longer has the toughest gun laws in the country. Regarding handguns, they have the same laws as the rest of the state. That was part concealed carry law in 2013, eliminating "home rule" laws regarding handguns. It doesn't matter, though, because regardless of what gun laws are in place or not, it's still illegal to shoot people in almost all circumstances.
WmMunny - Projected remaining Cleanup cost; at least $1.26 Million - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
"Tree scape". A fiscal conservative would at least postpone an elective expense like this. Time to re-build cash reserves, then prioritize.
GuyFawkes10 - Senate takes rare Sunday votes, but real drama is GOP leaders\' rebuke of Cruz - Quincy, IL News - Q
One of he few that stands up for what he believes. I don't think any want to take him on head to head but hide behind the procedural rules. Senate is a joke with McConnell, no better than Reid. He lied to get re elected in his state so why would Senate be different?
pjohnf - McConnell Angers Conservatives By Blocking Defunding Planned Parenthood, Kate’s Law - Quincy,
Makes one wonder if McConnell is a republican or the new democrat Harry Reid? McConnell apparently supports the baby butchers, illegal alien criminals, crony capitalism through E/I bank and obstructive legislative leadership. In other words, nothing has changed in congress with the GOP in charge.

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

2 years, 7 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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