Thank you, Cheerful Home Child Care & Early Learning Center, for a lovely Business Before Hours on Sept. 27! Cheerful Home has a long-standing tradition of excellence and caring in education in Quincy. Established in 1886, it is the oldest licensed child care facility in the state of Illinois and 15th oldest in the nation. It was also the first entity to bring a kindergarten program to Quincy, which was started in 1902. For more information, click here to visit their website.
Cheerful Home Child Care & Early Learning Center
The Yum Factory, Inc
The Chamber enjoyed breakfast at The Yum Factory 8/23/18 at their Business Before Hours. They offer handmade chocolates, candies, cakes, cookies, lunch items, keto items, gifts, wine ice cream and more! You can find them on the corner of 7th and Maine in downtown Quincy. Find them on Facebook or call for more information: (217) 209-0177.
Thank you to Stark’s Studios for starting our morning off on July 26 with a lovely Business Before Hours! Stark’s Studios produces promotional films for businesses that showcase their products, services, and teams. They also create family and wedding videos. For more information, click here for their website.
Sew What Shoppe
Thank you to Sew What Shoppe for hosting the Business Before Hours on June 28! Sew What Shoppe located at 420 N. 24th in Quincy, is an Authorized Husqvarna Viking and Janome Dealer specializing in sewing/quilting machines, embroidery machines, and sergers for beginner, intermediate and advanced machine users. For more information, give them a call at (217) 222-7458 or click here to visit their website.
Travel House of Quincy
Thank you to Mecki Kosin and the staff of The Travel House of Quincy for a lovely start to our morning on May 24 for the Business Before Hours! Travel House of Quincy has been in the community since 1983. Whether you’re planning a trip to St. Louis or to Europe, or anywhere in the world, the Travel House is there to help you plan the perfect trip! For more information, click here to visit their website or call (217) 222-0515.
Quincy Public Library
Thank you to Quincy Public Library for hosting our Business Before Hours on April 26! By taking self-guided tours, guests learned a lot about the Library, including the fact there’s an Illinois Room with a newspaper archive dating back to 1835 and a wealth of information about the history of Quincy and state of Illinois; there is a library catalog app, there’s a bookstore that accepts donations of books, and you can check out fishing poles! Find out more about the Library by clicking here to visit their website.
Thank you to Sam’s Club for hosting our Business Before Hours on March 22! Sam’s Club representatives talked about the grants they offer and their Club Pickup program where customers can order online, and a Sam’s Club employee will shop for the customer and have their order ready to pick up. For more information on their grant program and the benefits of being a Sam’s Club member, click here.
Quincy Medical Group Eye & Vision Institute
Thank you to Quincy Medical Group’s Eye & Vision Institute for hosting the Feb. 22 Business Before Hours! The facility is at 1125 Hampshire. Their eye care team consists of opthamologists, optometrists, and opticians and offers vision tests and glasses or contact lenses screenings for eye diseases, diagnosis, and treatment of most eye conditions. If needed, their doctors will refer patients to specialists and coordinate with other aspects of medical care. Be sure to use the north entrance to the building when visiting. For more information, call (217) 222-EYES (3937).
Thank you, CareLink, for hosting our first Business Before Hours of 2018 on Jan. 25! CareLink Nurse-Guided Home Care supports people of every need and age: the elderly; those needing nursing following injury, rehabilitation, surgery or other hospital stay; the chronically ill or disabled; parents with children; and people who just need a little help around the house. CareLink allows them to remain in the environment they know best, helps them maintain vital contacts with family and friends, and provides much needed respite for primary caregivers. For more information, call (217) 222-8480 or click here to visit them online.
Horizons Social Services
Thank you to Horizons Social Services, 224 S. 8th St., for hosting our Business Before Hours on Dec. 21! Horizons feeds the hungry in our community through its soup kitchen and food pantry. Their annual Empty Bowls 2018 fundraiser is in February. For more information, call (217) 224-5530 or click here to visit their website.