Quincy Noon Kiwanis awards $45,000 in grants to 45 area organizations

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QUINCY — The Quincy Noon Kiwanis Club recently distributed $45,000 to youth-centered organizations for their next project or ongoing program needs. Grants were presented at the Holiday Inn banquet room.

Grant funding is the direct result of the success of the Bids for Kids Online Auction. Proceeds from the auction are funneled to recipients through an application process. Platinum sponsors WGEM, Quincy Recycle and Quincy Medical Group and several other businesses donated to the auction.

Grant recipients:

Adams County CEOQuincy Junior High School
Adams County Health Dept.Quincy Art Center
Bella EaseQuincy Children’s Museum
Birthright of QuincyQuincy Community Theatre
Blessed Sacrament SchoolQuincy Humane Society
Boy ScoutsQuincy Montessori School
Camp CallahanQuincy Public Library
Care NetQuincy Saints
ChaddockQuincy Symphony Orchestra
Community for Christ Assistance CenterQuincy University
CornerstoneQuincy Youth Football
Covered Bottoms Diaper BankRooney Elementary
DARESafe Kids Adams County
Denman ElementarySalvation Army
Fostering HopeSt. Dominic School
Friends of the Log CabinSt. Francis School
Girl ScoutsSt. Peter School
Junior AchievementTransitions of Illinois
John Wood Community CollegeUlmus Academy
Liberty ElementaryWest Central Child Care Connection
Lollipop Plus PreschoolYMCA
Payson Trap ClubYoung Life
QCES Reading Recovery 

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