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  1. Article number 1 - Impact Incarceration Program delivers blankets to Anna Veterans Home
  2. Article number 2 - Decatur inmates raise money to fight cancer at Relay for Life
  3. Article number 3 - Festival of Lights setup officially underway
  4. Article number 4 - Shelter dogs graduate from obedience training
  5. Article number 5 - Kewanee program helps inmates for life after prison
  •  Impact Incarceration Program delivers blankets to Anna Veterans Home

    Impact Incarceration Program delivers blankets to Anna Veterans Home

    The Dixon Springs Impact Incarceration Program donated blankets to residents at the Anna Veterans Home. The Mending Hearts program teaches female offenders skills like crocheting, then they donate their work to the community.
  •  Decatur inmates raise money to fight cancer at Relay for Life

    Decatur inmates raise money to fight cancer at Relay for Life

    More than 100 female prison inmates at the Decatur Correctional Center joined together in the fight against cancer. The 163 inmates walked the center’s halls as part of their annual Relay for Life event. The walk symbolizes a patient’s journey through cancer.
  •  Festival of Lights setup officially underway

    Festival of Lights setup officially underway

    Set up for the Quincy Festival of Lights is in full swing at Moorman and Wavering parks this week. The Illinois Department of Corrections provided work camps from Clayton and Pittsfield to help string lights around trees and set up displays.
  •  Shelter dogs graduate from obedience training

    Shelter dogs graduate from obedience training

    A group of shelter dogs graduated from obedience training and are now looking for their forever homes. The dogs underwent a 12-week program at the Vienna Correctional Center called Prison Pawsibilities.
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    Kewanee program helps inmates for life after prison

    The Kewanee Life Skills Re-Entry Center is giving inmates the chance to get into an industry where they are needed with a first-of-its-kind manufacturing class. The class teaches them skill like metrology, robotics and different kinds of mechanical and electrical systems.

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