The Dream Big Annual Campaign topped its $150,000 goal by raising a total of $212,750.
Well, that wasn't so bad, was it? Outside of a relatively light snowfall and some brisk temperatures, the Quincy area survived the weekend with relative ease.
The expected snow accumulation might not have hit projections Friday and Saturday causing a sigh of relief for some area residents, but dangerous cold, including wind chills below zero, are expected Sunday.
Manchester Tank General Manager Corrie Eifert said the factory on Quincy's north side is constantly trying to fill job openings.
The city of Quincy is asking residents to avoid parking on snow emergency routes through 6 p.m. Saturday to allow crews from Central Services to clear snow off all streets.
Workforce training and emerging industries will be reviewed by an Illinois agency after Gov. J.B. Pritzker issued an executive order this week. The Democrat visited Southwestern Illinois Community College in Belleville on Wednesday.