Local Briefs

Salvation Army teams with Shopko to gather school supplies

The Quincy Salvation Army and Shopko have partnered this summer for the Tools For School program, which will benefit area children in need as they prepare for the upcoming school year.

Local Briefs

Carthage Kiwanis Club to host Kids Shopping Day

The Carthage Kiwanis Club will sponsor Kids Shopping Day -- an event that provides children with free clothing, a backpack, school supplies and a hair cut -- on Saturday, August 11. The event is open to children in the Carthage Elementary School District.

Local Briefs

Water main replacement requires service interruption on portion of Maine Street

The replacement of a water main will require an interruption of water service from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday on Maine Street between 10th and 12th streets.

Local Briefs

Kroc Center July Fitness Opportunities

The Salvation Army Ray and Joan Kroc Corps Community Center will expand its drop-in fitness class offerings by adding Gentle Yoga and Yoga classes beginning Friday, as well as host a Les Mills Launch July 9 and 10.

Local Briefs

Villa Kathrine open on Fourth of July

QUINCY -- Villa Kathrine, 532 Gardner Expressway, will observe its regular schedule on Wednesday, July 4, to enable visitors to use its services. It will be open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. The Tourist Information Center and gift area are free, and tours of the

Local Briefs

Arts Quincy, Illinois Veterans Home, Quincy Art Center to offer free art classes for veterans

Arts Quincy, in conjunction with the Illinois Veterans Home and Quincy Art Center, will be conducting the second session of Made in America: Veterans Art Program this month.

Local Briefs

St. Rose of Lima to hold monthly service July 6-7

QUINCY St. Rose of Lima to hold monthly service July 6-7 St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church, Eighth and Chestnut, will hold its monthly First Friday and First Saturday devotions on Friday and Saturday, July 6-7, at the church. Friday's devotion begins at

Local Briefs

18 people to shave heads in Buzz Off Cancer fundraiser

Buzz Off Cancer, sponsored by the Quincy Medical Group Healthcare Foundation, will be held from 5 to 9 p.m. Saturday, June 30, at Quincy University's practice field, 1800 College Ave.