This will be the 69th year that the Quincy Exchange Club has recognized an individual in the Quincy area who has made a difference in our community.

Again this year the Quincy Exchange Club is again offering the digital form to submit your nominee. You can find that nomination form by going to www.Quincyexchangeclub.org.

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Please also provide as many letters as possible supporting your nomination with our easy file upload at the bottom of the form. These can be from family, friends, acquaintances or others who have experience with the nominee. You can also mail the printed form and letters to P.O. Box 1163, Quincy, IL 62306 or email to dcd@klingner.com. Submissions are due by April 1, 2021.

The date for the Golden Deeds Event is yet to be determined. The banquet announcing the winner will be held at the Elks Lodge..

LOOK: Milestones in women's history from the year you were born

Women have left marks on everything from entertainment and music to space exploration, athletics, and technology. Each passing year and new milestone makes it clear both how recent this history-making is in relation to the rest of the country, as well as how far we still need to go. The resulting timeline shows that women are constantly making history worthy of best-selling biographies and classroom textbooks; someone just needs to write about them.

Scroll through to find out when women in the U.S. and around the world won rights, the names of women who shattered the glass ceiling, and which country's women banded together to end a civil war.