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.