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Amanda Edwards, Getty Images

It is Dogwood Block Party Time

The Dogwood Festival weekend is coming up May 3, 4, and 5 and Y101 is once again right in the middle of it. On Friday, May 3, it’s Block Party Night! If your neighborhood is planning on holding a Block Party, let Y101 know by signing up below, or by calling 223-5292.  

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Kelly's Fun Run Finisher
Kelly's Fun Run Finisher

Kelly’s Fun Run for The YWCA Lives Up To It’s Name

Over 300 runners and walkers turned out for the Annual Kelly's St. Patrick's Day Fun Run/Walk for the benefit of the Quincy YWCA. With the blast of Kevin Reed's cannon they were off and running or walking at 9:39 Sunday morning.  

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Polar Plunge a Huge Success [Photo Gallery]

I am always amazed at why people would like to plunge into a freezing body of water yet they do it year after year.  They did it again this past Saturday for the 9th consecutive year with the Polar Plunge to raise monies for the Special Olympians in West Central Illinois.  

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Joe Raedle/ Getty images

Thanks to All Who Donated to Paw Pals

I just wanted to take the time to thank everyone who came by Y101's studios yesterday and donated dog or cat food or who made a monetary donation to the cause of replenishing the Paw Pals Pet Food Pantry. You greatly helped the cause and in doing so prevented many unwanted breakups of owners and their pets.

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Cindy Ord, Getty Images

Pet Food Drive-Thru Collection is This Afternoon

This afternoon, Y101 and KICK-FM will be holding a Pet Food Drive-Thru Drop Off in our parking lot behind the Coach House Restaurant. All of the pet food going to the Paw Pals Pet Food Pantry. The hours for the collection will be from 3 to 5 this afternoon and you don't even need to get out of your car.

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Cindy Ord, Getty Images

It’s Time To Help the Pets

Tomorrow afternoon, Y101 and KICK-FM will be holding a Pet Food Drive-Thru Drop Off in our parking lot behind the Coach House Restaurant. All of the pet food going to the Paw Pals Pet Food Pantry. The hours for the collection will be from 3 to 5 tomorrow (Wednesday) afternoon and you don't even need to get out of your car.

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Brendan Hoffman, Getty Images

Merry Christmas

It's Christmas Eve 2012.  Where did the year go?  If just flew by. Here's to you having a wonderful Christmas with your family and friends. May you enjoy every minute of it.

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12 Swans a Swimming/ Matt Cardy-Getty Images

The Local Version of the 12 Days of Christmas

Merry Christmas.  I hope you will have a wonderful holiday.  In case you missed the rebroadcast of the "12 Days of Christmas" I thought I would post it here on our webpage. 

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8 Swans a Swimming/ Getty Images

The 12 days of Christmas(Local Version) airs Monday

Merry Christmas.  I hope you will have a wonderful holiday.  To help make it a fun holiday, I would like to invite you to listen at 8:45am Monday morning to Y101 as I air the local version of the 12 Days of Christmas.

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Grandpa Dorsey
Grandpa Dorsey

Sometimes You Just Know When It’s Time

There comes a time when you finally come to the realization that you have fought a good fight, you have given it all, you have done what needs to be done, your body tells you enough is enough and that it's time to move on. All good things must come to an end and  a new good thing hopefully will begin. It may be so good that I won't look back.Time will tell on that. I have decided that this will be my last day on the air and the last blog that I will write.

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