In January of 2013 the Quincy Park District announced that their new park on Bonansinga Drive would be known as Lincoln Park. The Park District had asked the public to submit names to be considered and you can’t go wrong with the name of Lincoln. I had submitted the name of Elvin Tappe. So Elvin lost out to Lincoln, but so did Steven Douglas.
The Western Community Center YMCA in Barry, Illinois is scheduled to open on August 1, 2012. In anticipation of that big day there will be an open house tonight from 5:00pm until 8:00pm for area residents to get the first look at the completed facility.