Archive for the 'Local Focus' Category

Quincy Paw Pals 2nd Annual Pet Food Drive

By Travis on December 8, 2010

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Paw Pals is asking for the help of the community to come together and help us with our 2nd annual Pet Food Drive! We are always in need of donated dry cat & dog food, we receive donated food from various donors through out the year, but right now our pantry is running near dry. […]

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“Make -A- Merry Christmas” A night of Live Music, Good Food, and Cold Beer!

By Travis on November 17, 2010

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The Make -A- Merry Christmas project is taking over Kix Club Friday November 19th to have a good time and raise funds and spirits for needy children of the Quincy School District. Party starts @ 6:00pm- ?. Live Music, Quarter Beer, and Good Food. This is the 9th year of “Make -A- Merry Christmas” and Kix […]

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Host an Exchange Student

By Travis on April 26, 2010

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I was recently contacted  by Forte International Exchange Association. They are a non-for profit organization helping place foreign exchange students. One student is seeking a host family for the 2010-2011 school year for Quincy Notre Dame. This is a great opportunity to expand your family’s culture and make a difference in the life of young […]

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Standing Bear Council Meeting

By Travis on April 24, 2010

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Standing Bear Council will its monthly meeting on Sunday May 2nd at 2pm,at the Sirloin Stockade Restaurant,3461 Main St in Keokuk Iowa.All persons welcome, you don’t have to be of Indian blood, this is a gathering for the all people.we discuss upcoming events,gatherings, powwows and emergency preparedness for the future.Also talk of educational teachings, Please […]

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Relay for Life Fundraiser

By Travis on March 16, 2010

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The North Side Boat Club will be hosting a fundraiser for Relay for Life on Sunday April 11th from 1pm to 5pm. Pulled Pork plates are available for $5 as wel as hot a hot dog plate for $3 proceeds benefiting the kids. A Chineese acution will also be taking place featuring a flat screen […]

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Standing Bear Council Monthly Meeting

By Travis on March 15, 2010

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The Standing Bear Council will have it’s monthly meeting on April 11th at Sirloin Stockade, 3461 Main St, Keokuk Iowa (map) at 2pm. This event is open to all people, not just those of Native American descent. We are a group who practice and educate the way of the American Indians and live by their […]

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Free Gardening Seminars

By Travis on February 17, 2010

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Great Debate Books is offering  a series of Free gardening seminars called “Growing in the Garden” with master Gardener, Sarah Fernandez- leading all sessions which will take place on Saturdays at 12:30 PM at Great Debate Books, starting February 20th and concluding on March 13th Sessions include: Saturday Feb 20th: Vegetable Gardening – Starting with […]

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Green Business/Industry Round table

By Travis on February 9, 2010

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The Adams County Green Coalition will be hosting a Green Business/Industry Round table. Has your business or industry been trying to go green, but are not sure where to start? Is you company creating green practices that are unique or are leading the way in innovation? Then come join the Adams County Green Coalition in […]

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