Gem City Kiwanis hands out $12,000 at its annual Grant Day


The Gem City Breakfast Kiwanis, Quincy, recently held its annual Grant Day ceremony at the Kiwanis Shelter in Lincoln Park.  Tom Klene, Grant Day Committee Chair presented awards to 19 recipients from Quincy and the nearby area.   The grants totaled $12,464.95.  All grants were to assist programs or events that support children or young adults in our area. This year’s grantees cover a wide array of entities from schools to the arts.  The recipients were:

Denman Elementary School

Quincy Junior High School

JWCC Foundation-For College Live

Bella Ease

Adams County CEO

Friends of Dr. Richard Eells House

Quincy Symphony Orchestra Assoc

Jensen Camp Foundation

Mississippi Valley BSA

Jackson Lincoln Swimming Complex, Inc

Community for Christ Assistance Center

Friend of the Log Cabins

Quincy Art Center

Quincy Community Theatre

Regional Office of Education

Quincy Junior High School

Lincoln Douglas Cross Cat

Quincy Family YMCA

Quincy Toys for Tots

Headquartered in Indianapolis, Kiwanis is an international organization founded in 1915.  Its members are service and community minded individuals who support children and young adults around the world. Breakfast Kiwanis meets weekly on Friday mornings.  We can be contacted on Facebook or our webpage.

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