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Matthew Lloyd, Getty Images

Douglass Community Services is Collecting Toys for Hannibal Area Children

We are in full giving mode, and many charitable organizations helping the needy. It is what Christmas is all about.

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Tinsel And Christmas Decoration Producer Festive Productions

The Economics of Christmas — How Much Americans Spend on Presents, Cards, Travel and More

Christmas means toys, food, holiday cards, laughter, singing, family squabbles and lot of sweets stuffed inside your belly. The festive season also means a ton of money will be spent on those near and dear to us—and with so many sales going on, maybe just a bit on yourself as well.

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Category: Articles, Christmas
(Images via MGM, Warner Bros, and 20th Century Fox)
(Images via MGM, Warner Bros, and 20th Century Fox)

12 Things You Didn’t Know About Some Of Your Favorite Christmas Movies

Christmas films like A Christmas Story and Christmas Vacation go right along with mistletoe, carols, and cookies as staples of the holiday season.  And in celebration of the 12 days of Christmas, here are 12 bits of trivia you may not know about some of your favorite Christmas movies.

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Category: Christmas, Movies

Alzheimer’s Association Selling a 2013 Hand Blown Ornament

The Quincy Area Branch of the Alzheimer’s Association is selling the 2013 seventh-in-the-series hand blown holiday ornament by regional artist Hiram Toraason during the holiday season. The limited-edition 5-inch ornament is especially designed for the Central Illinois Chapter with shades of bright purple, snowy white, with just a touch of blue.

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Keep the wreaths red!
Kurt Parsons

The Quincy Fire Department Red Wreaths Need to Remain Red

The Quincy Fire Department has placed wreaths with red lights on them at all of their firehouses around the city of Quincy. The idea is to have nothing but red lights on the wreath which would mean a fire free Christmas season for homes in the city. Any home fires that occur would cause the Fire Department to change one of the red bulbs to a white bulb. So the goal is to keep the wreaths red and not white.

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How Much Do the Items in ‘The Twelve Days of Christmas’ Actually Cost?

The cost of Christmas is going up.

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Category: Christmas, News
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Quincy Noon Kiwanis Club Annual Childrens Christmas Party Monday December 9

The Quincy Noon Kiwanis Club will hold their annual Children's Christmas Party on Monday December 9 at the Town & Country Inn and Suites.

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Help for the Holidays! Win 1 of 10 $100 Quincy Mall Gift Cards!

The holidays can be a stressful time for everyone. Christmas shopping can easily drain bank accounts and rack up credit card charges, which is why we want to help! We're going to give away a $100 shopping card to the Quincy Mall EVERY weekday between December 9 and December 20. That's ten chances to win! 

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Snowman Comes to Life to Terrorize Innocent Pedestrians in Hilarious Video

Frosty the Snowman...not so much!!! More like Scary the Snowman!!! This is the third year that this prank has been played in Boston, and in watching the video, no one's the wiser...

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Category: Christmas, Videos
Main Street Hannibal - Snow
Kurt Parsons

December 14 Christmas Events in Downtown Hannibal

December 14, Historic Downtown Hannibal will come alive with Living Windows. 

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