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eaglebeaky - Illinois lawmakers to discuss money for Obama library - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
Wall Street was solidly in the Romney/Ryan camp last time, pjohnf. (And assuming he's the nominee, they'll certainly be in Ryan's camp in 2016.) Why is it that you seem to think that they're Obama supporters?
eaglebeaky - Illinois lawmakers to discuss money for Obama library - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
When did presidential libraries start taking this kind of funding? (I always thought they were privately funded... or at least I remember hearing that the Clinton and Bush #43 libraries were being done that way.)
eaglebeaky - Voter rights, crime victim rights amendments set for fall ballot so far - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJo
Off-topic, but just to clarify, I will say that the disabled individuals that I've worked with aren't the least bit interested in free phones or anything like that. (Many of them will never live independently in their own communities; any such "bribes" would be meaningless to them.) Of course there are opportunists who do try to take advantage of every social program under the sun, and…
AYHSMB - Illinois lawmakers to discuss money for Obama library - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
Correct me if I'm wrong, but I believe Reagan, Bush 1, Clinton, and Bush 2, had libraries built with private funds. I can't believe Soros or Buffett (or the Clinton's ;P) aren't contributing to the bill for Obama. Rahm is even stumping for it, as he says it will be a big tourism money maker. Hey, I'm all for it, if it is. On a side note, I think this is the first presidential…
eaglebeaky - Voter rights, crime victim rights amendments set for fall ballot so far - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJo
I honestly couldn't care less about anybody's party affiliation. This ID issue actually has A LOT to do with poor people, the elderly, and people with disabilities -- regardless of their personal politics. (There are a lot of poor people in the south who are lifelong Republicans.) Arbitrarily-enacted voter ID laws ultimately won't disenfranchise you or me... but they do have a real…

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

1 year, 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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