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Alzheimer's Association to offer free educational program on safety and dementia

QUINCY -- The Alzheimer's Association, Central Illinois Chapter's educational program Staying Safe: How to Help Someone with Dementia will be 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, June 2, at the Quincy Senior and Family Resource Center, 639 York. Alzheimer's diseas

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Community Foundation competitive grant application deadline approaching

QUINCY -- The Community Foundation Serving West Central Illinois and Northeast Missouri is accepting online applications for its 2017 competitive grant program. The deadline to submit grant applications is 11:59 p.m. June 1. Grants are made for charitable

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Goose Landing to host Warsaw Fishing Derby

WARSAW, Ill. -- Warsaw Fishing Derby will be Saturday, June 17, at Goose Landing (Old Boat Harbor). Registration will be 8 a.m., and check-in will be 11 a.m. Children younger than 13 must be accompanied by an adult. Lunch will be provided. Trophies will b

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Area blood donation opportunities scheduled

QUINCY -- The American Red Cross has scheduled several blood-donation opportunities throughout the area, as follows: º 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday, Quincy Blood Donation Center, 3000 N. 23rd º Noon to 6 p.m. Thursday, First Baptist Church, 363 N. Washington

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Quincy University now on summer schedule

QUINCY -- Quincy University is operating under summer hours. Until July 28, office hours will be 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Friday. The Health and Fitness Center will be open 6 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Friday and

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Highland High School recognized for seat belt usage

LEWISTOWN, Mo. -- Highland High School recently was awarded $500 for its educational efforts in the It Only Takes One Campaign, a statewide effort among high schools that stresses the importance of making good decisions while driving. Highland also receive

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Hull Memorial Day services to include lunch, roll call of veterans

HULL, Ill. -- Memorial Day services, including a roll call of veterans, will be 10:30 a.m. Monday, May 29, at the Hull Lions building. Lunch will be served by Western Methodist Youth, with proceeds supporting the group's mission trip.

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Mark Twain-related events to be held Memorial Day weekend

HANNIBAL, Mo. -- Mark Twain State Park and Historic Site will offer several free events Memorial Day weekend. A movie night featuring Disney's "A Kid in King Arthur's Court" will be 8 to 9:30 p.m. Friday at the amphitheater at Mark Twain State Park campgro

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Vancil recital to honor law enforcement personnel

Vancil Performing Arts Center will present "On the Red Carpet" at 6 p.m. Sunday, May 21, at Quincy Junior High School's Morrison Theatre. The opening routine will honor law enforcement personnel, with officers performing in the routine.

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Plymouth American Legion to host Memorial Day Service May 29

PLYMOUTH, Ill. -- The Plymouth American Legion is hosting a Memorial Day Service at 11 a.m. Monday, May 29, at Plymouth Legion Building, on the west side of the square. A potluck dinner will begin after the service at the Legion building.