Quincy Service League Mission Statement

Founded in 1938, Quincy Service League strives to foster interest among its members in the social, economic, educational, cultural, and civic conditions of the community; to encourage women to actively participate in raising the standards and promoting human welfare; to emphasize their place is one of actual partnership and cooperation with their community, instead of one of arbitrary giving.


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Welcome to the Quincy Service League website! Members can stay informed of current activities and information throughout the year. Visitors are encouraged to use the website to obtain information about the Holiday Gift Show, to obtain scholarship and appropriations applications, and to learn about the many projects we service in the community.
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QSL Community Projects

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

League members distribute books to four designated grade schools in Quincy. Members must participate in three distributions (fall, winter and spring) starting at 8:30 am and lasting for approximately 3.5 hours. Each member is responsible for picking up and dropping off books for at least one distribution. Each member will serve on a distribution planning committee; which decides the book to be read aloud and presentation activity. The book chairman has the books in her home and is responsible for ordering and sorting the books. The book chairman does not have to attend the distributions.
The Monotones

The Monotones

Monotones is a group of ladies who bring joy to residents of area assisted living homes and nursing homes through song and dance. This unique project runs each fall, with performances in the evenings from mid-September through mid-October. Our entertaining show is a 26 minute, "show-choir" styled show: featuring a collaboration of medleys that touch on four significant decades of music that helped shape and evolve the music industry. The show ends in a grand finish, with a beautiful arrangement of three Patriotic favorites. After each performance, we share cookies and visit with the residents. The most rewarding part of this project is not only visiting with them, but watching them enjoy the music; singing and clapping along to the music is our greatest reward. They are very gracious in communicating how much they enjoy our visits and look forward to our return year after year. If you would like to learn more about Monotones, please contact the current project chair.
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The Quincy Service League Cookbook

Quincy Service League is well known for its homemade desserts at the Holiday Gift Show. These recipes and many others are available in the Best in the LeagueBest in the League ...Family Favorites and Best in the League...Desserts cookbooks.

Cookbooks can be purchased for $10 each and are available at the Holiday Gift Show. You may also contact Jessica Dalheim at qslgiftshowchair@gmail.com or call 217-891-3484 to purchase a copy.
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