Post date: Jan 26, 2018 4:24:25 PM

The QCES Foundation is honoring the Western Catholic Union with the 2018 “Friend of Catholic Education Award” for their many years of support for Catholic education in Quincy and 20 other communities. The dinner will be held on Saturday, February 3rd, 2018, at the Quincy Quality Inn & Suites at 201 S. 3rd St., catered by “Drake’s Steak & Ale.” A social hour will begin at 6:00 p.m. followed by dinner and the awards program at 7:00.

Tickets for the dinner are $100 per person. The preferred deadline for individual dinner reservations is Friday, January 26th. Revenue from the dinner is designated for the QCES Foundation’s Tuition-Assistance Fund for students enrolled in one of Quincy’s four Catholic elementary schools.

Those interested in purchasing dinner tickets, as well as those wishing to donate to the QCES Foundation’s Tuition-Assistance Fund in honor of WCU, may contact Paul Rittof, executive director of the QCES Foundation, at 217-779-3157 or The mailing address for the QCES Foundation office is: 2223 St. Anthony Rd., Quincy, IL 62305.