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Great River Honor Flight
Great River Honor Flight

Honor Flight to Fly Their 1000th Veteran

On August 27, the next mission of the Great River Honor Flight program will head to Washington DC. This is the 32nd mission overall since the program started back in 2010 and will bring the total number of local veterans who have flown to Washington DC for free to over 1,000.  This mission will include local veterans who served in World War II, Korea and Vietnam. 

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Courtesy of John McCoy
Courtesy of John McCoy

Bridge Lighting & Fireworks Would Look Good on The 4th of July

The Bayview Bridge lighting ceremony was quite a sight to see. Thousands of people were on hand to witness the colors being turned on during a fireworks display as well. This writing though is not about the bridge lighting, but it is about the fireworks.

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Big River Steampunk Festival - Hannibal, Missouri
Kurt Parsons

Download the Official Guidebook for the 2015 Big River Steampunk Festival

The second annual Big River Steampunk Festival will be taking place in Hannibal September 5-7. Want to know everything about this year's festival? Download the 2015 Big River Steampunk Festival guidebook here.

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Kroc Center - Quincy, Illinois
Kurt Parsons

Christian Illusionists Performing at the Kroc Center

This sounds like so much fun. The Salvation Army Kroc Center will host two free magic shows and Friday and Saturday. Ed and Marge Jarvis are retired officers of The Salvation Army, and are professional entertainers. Ed does magic, and Marge is a professional puppeteer. Both shows will take place from 6:30-8:30 p.m. on Friday and Saturday at the Kroc Center, 405 Vermont Street in Quincy.

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Matt Roberts, Facebook
Matt Roberts, Facebook

Blessing Hospice Benefit is This Sunday at Quincy River House

The son of a former Blessing Hospice & Palliative Care patient has organized a benefit for the service that provides end-of-life care to patients in their homes and support to the patient’s family members and other loved ones.

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Jeff Dorsey
Jeff Dorsey

WQEC-TV to Feature Quincy’s Tree Restoration Program

Weeks after the City of Quincy took the brunt of a huge wind storm, the city has slowly worked its way back to some degree of normalcy. With thousands of trees downed by winds in excess of 75 miles an hour and 95% of the city without any power for days, the cleanup project was enormous.

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Kurt Parsons
Kurt Parsons

September Events for the Quincy, Illinois and Hannibal, Missouri Area

September is National Preparedness Month, Childhood Cancer Awareness Month and National Honey Month. It is also the month in which fun local events like the Big River Steampunk Festival, Tri-State Rodeo and the Great River Grape Escape all take place

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Knights of Columbus - Quincy, Illinois
Kurt Parsons

I love Counting Cars in the K of C Parking Lot the Next Morning

Another summer has come and gone, at least that is what people around here say once the Knights of Columbus BBQ has ended. The event featured large crowds with plenty of food and drinks. Perhaps not enough food and too many drinks for some people. I always make a point to drive by the K of C grounds the mornings after each day's events and count the cars that never made it home "last night".  

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Mario Tama, Getty Images
Mario Tama, Getty Images

Today Marks the 46th Anniversary of ‘Woodstock’

It was late summer in the year 1969.  The country was heavily involved in a very unpopular war in Vietnam and young people were protesting the war throughout the country.  They wanted peace and love, not war. What followed was “The Woodstock Music & Art Fair” in upstate New York.  Today marks the 46th anniversary of “Woodstock”, originally a three day music that eventually ended up being four days from August 15 through August 18.

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Arts Quincy
Arts Quincy

Blues in the District Features The Jeremiah Johnson Blues Band Friday

The next to last Blues in the District concert  for the summer of 2015 will be held at Washington Park in Quincy this Friday with another wonderful blues band performing. The Jeremiah Johnson Band will entertain the crowd beginning at 5:30 Friday afternoon. 

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