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    Wednesday, March 22, 2017
    For Immediate Release An Evening with Olivia Newton-John May 18 | 7:30 PM Peoria Civic Center Theater Ticketmaster.com March 20 th 2017- Outback Concerts presents OLIVIA NEWTON-JOHN at the SMG-Managed Peoria Civic Center Theater on Thursday, May 18 th at 7:30pm! Tickets go on sale Friday, March 24 th at 10am at the Toyota Box Office at the Peoria Civic Center, Ticketmaster.com and at ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Wednesday, March 22, 2017
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Heyl Royster Announces Two New Partners Heyl Royster is pleased to announce that two attorneys have become partners with the firm: Matthew Thompson in the Peoria office, and Ann Barron in the Edwardsville office. Mr. Thompson concentrates his practice in the area of civil litigation, including the defense of cases in the areas of medical malpractice and professional ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Wednesday, March 22, 2017
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The following is a news release from the law firm of Heyl Royster. Three Attorneys Join Heyl Royster's Peoria Office Heyl Royster is pleased to announce that Seth Uphoff, Jessica Sarff and Anne Mergen have joined the firm’s Peoria Office. Mr. Uphoff joins the firm’s Casualty/Tort Litigation, Trucking, and Governmental Practices. Prior to Heyl Royster, he ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Wednesday, March 22, 2017
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE David Haney, Director of Strategic Communications University of Illinois College of Medicine at Peoria 309.671.8404 | dhaney@uicomp.uic.edu New UICOMP fellowship with OSF to train doctors specializing in care of sickest patients PEORIA, Ill. [March. 21, 2017] – The University of Illinois College of Medicine Peoria, in partnership with OSF Saint Francis Medical Center, ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Monday, March 20, 2017
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 13, 2017 For more information: Rebecca Shulman Herz, Director 309-681-2853 Peoria PlayHouse Children’s Museum and Peoria Riverfront Museum Offer Free Admission for Military Families from Memorial Day through Labor Day The Peoria PlayHouse Children’s Museum and the Peoria Riverfront Museum are pleased to announce their participation in Blue Star Museums. This ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Monday, March 20, 2017
    PRESS RELEASE Contact: Paula Bergstresser Executive Director 309.683.3230 or office@peorianorthrotary.org 3/13/2017 For immediate release. NINE AREA HIGH SCHOOL SENIORS PRESENTED WITH SERVICE AWARDS. The Rotary Club of Peoria North will present their annual Prescott E. Bloom Service Above Self Awards to 9 area high school seniors who have been selected to receive the award based on outstanding ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Monday, March 20, 2017
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Spring Events at the Shoppes at Grand Prairie Great shopping and more fun for everyone! EGGS ON THE PRAIRIE - spring celebration event “The Bunny” will be at The Shoppes at Grand Prairie to welcome spring with a celebration hosted by Bethany Baptist Church and The Shoppes at Grand Prairie on Saturday, April 8th from 10 a.m.–2 p.m. Festivities throughout ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Community
    Monday, March 20, 2017
    PRESS RELEASE March 17, 2017 809 W. Detweiller Drive Contact: Tenley Damrow Peoria, IL 61615 PR, LCI www.LeadersChangeIllinois.com tenley.damrow@rsmus.com For Immediate Release DREAMCENTER PEORIA EARNS GRANT March 17, 2017 (Peoria, IL) – Senator Chuck Weaver and his leadership organization, “Leaders Change Illinois” (LCI), are pleased to award a grant to DreamCenter Peoria. ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Monday, March 20, 2017
    CONTACT: Catherine Povalitis Chartwell Agency cpovalitis@chartwell-agency.com (779) 537-1282 Savant Capital Management Reaches Important Milestone PEORIA, IL (March 15, 2017) – Savant Capital Management, a nationally-recognized fee-only wealth management firm headquartered in Rockford, IL, with 12 offices in three states, has hit another important milestone in the firm’s 30-year ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Monday, March 20, 2017
    Contact: Kati Pratt Marketing Director (309) 272-1000 kpratt@betterbanks.com FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Better Banks Announces New Morton, IL Location Peoria, IL, March 16, 2017 – Better Banks has opened its 8 th location with the addition of 805 W. Jackson St., Morton, IL. The addition of Better Banks Morton into the Better Banks family will enhance their ability to serve the Morton ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Community
    Monday, March 20, 2017
    NEWS RELEASE - FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Darrel Berry , Marketing Communications Manager Hanson Professional Services Inc. (217) 747-9291 Note to media: This news release and corresponding photo(s) are available by request or may be downloaded directly from our website at: http://www.hanson-inc.com/news.aspx?page=news-release-text&articleid=dejarld-celebrates-30-years-at-hanson. DeJarld ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Monday, March 20, 2017
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Paul Kortz, RN, MSN, CFCE / (309) 308-3770 (Peoria, IL / March 13, 2017) - The Commission on Certification of the American Academy of FertilityCare Professionals recently granted Paul Kortz renewal of certification as a FertilityCare Practitioner and Educator. Certification by the American Academy of Fertility Care Professionals recognizes Paul Kortz’s ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Monday, March 20, 2017
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: ArtsPartners of Central Illinois, Inc. admin2@artspartners.net 309-676-2787 www.artspartners.net/artpop-peoria/ ARTPOP PEORIA 2017 ARTIST SELECTIONS AND PEOPLE'S CHOICE CONTEST ANNOUNCEMENT PEORIA, IL- March, 13, 2017- ArtPop Peoria is pleased to announce the ArtPop Peoria 2017 artists and People's Choice Contest selections. The ArtPop Peoria 2017 Jury, which ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Monday, March 20, 2017
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 8, 2017 Contact: Debbie Jemison djemison@ilbanker.com 217-789-9340 Illinois Bankers Association Presents Financial Literacy Award to Farmers & Mechanics Bank The Illinois Bankers Association (IBA) recently presented the Illinois Bank Financial Literacy award to Farmers & Mechanics Bank, Galesburg. The award was created and judged by the IBA’s Financial ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Monday, March 20, 2017
    Community Development Department Media Release Community Development Department Success Story Included in National Campaign (March 14th, 2017) – The National Low Income Housing Coalition recently partnered with the Campaign for Housing and Community Development Funding to produce a report to Congress entitled “A Place to Call Home: The Case for Increased Federal Investments in ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Monday, March 20, 2017
    Community Development Department Media Release 2017 Great American Cleanup City of Peoria: Community Development Launches 2017 Great American Cleanup ****** Volunteers Take Action to Clean, Restore, and Renew Peoria Neighborhoods (March 13th, 2017) – The Great American Cleanup is scheduled to occur in the City of Peoria on April 29th. The event provides an opportunity to spread the word on ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Community
    Monday, March 20, 2017
    DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS MEDIA RELEASE Contact: Eric Shangraw Municipal Marketing Manager (309) 681-3364 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date: Friday, March 10, 2017 M E D I A R E L E A S E CITY OF PEORIA YARD WASTE COLLECTION BEGINS, MONDAY, APRIL 3RD, 2017 (Peoria, IL) – The City’s collection of yard waste for 2017 kicks off Monday, April 3, 2017, and runs through Friday, December 8, 2017, ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Monday, March 20, 2017
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE David Haney, Director of Strategic Communications University of Illinois College of Medicine Peoria 309.671.8404 | 309.370.0684 | dhaney@uic.edu UICOMP MATCH DAY 2017 RESULTS PEORIA, Ill. [March 17, 2017] – Fifty-four medical students from the University of Illinois College of Medicine Peoria joined thousands across the country today as they learned where they ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Community
    Monday, March 20, 2017
    For Immediate Release Media Contacts: Jessica Dillon – 309/674-8730 jessica@communityfoundationci.org Roberta Parks Honored with Legacy of Leadership Award Women to Women Leader Luncheon Nominations Now Open Peoria, IL — March 15, 2017 On Tuesday, March 7 , the Women’s Fund of the Community Foundation of Central Illinois (CFCI) honored Roberta Parks with the Legacy of ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Community
    Monday, March 20, 2017
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Stacy Peterson, Phone: 309/494-8560 or 309/215-2517 Email: speterson@peoriagov.org Peoria’s City Hall Wins National Title Peoria, IL (March 11, 2017) In an contest sponsored by Engaging Local Government Leaders (ELGL), the City of Peoria beat out over 200 city halls to win the #ELGLCityHall National Championship. This online contest pitted city halls from all ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Monday, March 20, 2017
    PRESS RELEASE Contact: CASA of Peoria County casa@peoriacounty.org 309-669-2939 www.casapeoria.org March 13, 2017 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CASA (COURT APPOINTED SPECIAL ADVOCATES) OF PEORIA COUNTY HOLDS INFORMATIONAL MEETING AT TWO25 IN MARK TWAIN HOTEL Peoria, IL - The public is invited to attend an informational meeting held by CASA of Peoria County from 5:30 - 6:30 pm on Monday, April 3, 2017 ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Community
    Monday, March 13, 2017
    OSF HealthCare provides comprehensive medical services for athletes throughout each weekend of the IHSA Boys State Final Basketball Tournaments, March 9-11 and 16-18, 2017 at the Peoria Civic Center, Peoria, Illinois. On-site athletic trainers and access to multiple physician specialists will be made available to all competitors. Services provided include: 2 Certified Athletic Trainers (OSF ...read more
    Categories: General News Article, Community, Press Release
    Thursday, March 09, 2017
    CliftonLarsonAllen LLP (CLA) is pleased to announce the following new hires to the Peoria office: Kristina Galligan — Manager About CliftonLarsonAllen CliftonLarsonAllen LLP (CLA) is a professional services firm delivering integrated wealth advisory, outsourcing, and public accounting capabilities to help clients succeed professionally and personally. Our team members are immersed in the ...read more
    Categories: Business Brief
    Wednesday, March 08, 2017
    Illinois Central College Faculty Forum and the League of Women Voters of Greater Peoria will co-host a Candidate Forum for members of the community to hear opening and closing statements from, and ask questions of, each of the candidates vying for a seat on the ICC Board of Trustees. This free, public event will take place on Thurs., March 30 from 3 to 4 pm in the Lecture/Recital Hall (Room 127F) ...read more
    Categories: Political, Community
    Wednesday, March 08, 2017
    For Release: 8AM March 7 th 2017 “#1 box office family tour of 2016” -Pollstar SURPRISE! BRAND NEW PEPPA PIG LIVE SHOW COMING TO PEORIA ON NOVEMBER 16 TH ! Tickets On-Sale Beginning March 11 TH at 10:00 am Peoria, IL – March 7, 2017 – Surprise, Peppa Pig fans! A brand new, live stage show announced today ensures Peppa Pig will be touring North America through 2017 and ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Community
    Wednesday, March 08, 2017
    COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT DEPARTMENT Media Release PeoriaCodeViolations.com Peoria – The City of Peoria Community Development Department has launched a new website, PeoriaCodeViolations.com, to assist property owners so they can monitor their property and proactively take responsibility when the City of Peoria initiates a code enforcement case. City staff has been working for several weeks to ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Wednesday, March 08, 2017
    SHERIDAN ROAD CLOSURE The regular Sheridan Road entrance to the Peoria City/County Health Department at 2116 N. Sheridan Road, Peoria will be temporarily closed due to planned city construction on Sheridan Road from March 13 through late June 2017. Please enter the Health Department parking lot from Ellis Street 2 blocks off of Nebraska from the south or McClure from the north. CityLink will add ...read more
    Categories: Community, General News Article
    Wednesday, March 08, 2017
    PRESS RELEASE February 28 , 2017 809 W. Detweiller Drive Peoria, IL 61615 www.LeadersChangeIllinois.com Contact: Tenley Damrow PR, LCI tenley.damrow@rsmus.com For Immediate Release HEALTHY MINDS - HEALTHY NEIGHBORHOODS EARNS GRANT February 28, 2017 (Peoria, IL) – Senator Chuck Weaver and his leadership organization, “Leaders Change Illinois” (LCI), are pleased to award a grant ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Wednesday, March 08, 2017
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Stacy Peterson, Communications Specialist Phone: 309/494-8560 Email: speterson@peoriagov.org Discussion Groups Scheduled for the Community Conversation on Race and Economic Opportunity Peoria, IL (March 7, 2017) –The City of Peoria recently scheduled two Community Conversations on Race and Economic Opportunity with over 400 people participating in the combined ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Community
    Tuesday, March 07, 2017
    ELETE Safety would like to recognize and congratulate Amber Thompson on being the Saver spotlighted for the month of March. She recently opened up an in home special needs daycare called "Full Hearts Unique Child Care" in Peoria! Amber has a very special reason as to why she decided to pursue this. That very reason is because her daughter, Shelby, was diagnosed with Pallister Killian ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Monday, March 06, 2017
    Ashley Klein RN, BSN, of Chillicothe has received the February 2017 Daisy Award for outstanding Nurses. Ashley works in Labor and Delivery on the UnityPoint Health - Methodist campus. She and husband Josh have two children – Allison, 12 and Collin 10. Ashley is a Navy veteran and a Methodist College graduate.
    Categories: Business Brief, Community
    Monday, March 06, 2017
    Media Release Date: March 1, 2017 To: All Media From: Peoria City/County Health Department 2116 N. Sheridan Road Peoria, Illinois 61604 Contact: Diana Scott Phone: 309/679-6603 For Immediate Release Peoria County Board of Health Appoints Interim Health Department Administrator Peoria County - At a special meeting February 28, 2017 meeting, the Peoria County Board of Health accepted the ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Monday, March 06, 2017
    OSF SAINT FRANCIS MEDICAL CENTER LEADS THE STATE IN EYE DONATIONS IN 2016 Local Recipient to Present Certificate FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Stacy Campbell | Community Relations Coordinator | (309) 655-2321 (Peoria, IL / March 2, 2017) - OSF Saint Francis Medical Center is once again the leading hospital in the state for eye donations. According to Eversight Illinois, a state-wide eye bank, ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Monday, March 06, 2017
    UnityPoint Health is pleased to announce the association of: Lee T. Kinsinger, MD UnityPoint Health – Illini Family Medicine Dr. Kinsinger is Board Certified in Family Medicine. He leads a team that takes responsibility for your health, making sure you receive care that is personalized, coordinated, effective and efficient. Dr. Kinsinger is a graduate of the University of Illinois, ...read more
    Categories: Business Brief, Community
    Monday, March 06, 2017
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 2, 2017 For more information, contact: Trish Blattenberger 309-681-1803 The following information is also attached. Follow the rainbow to these “golden” St. Patrick’s Day events through the Peoria Park District Celebrate Peoria: St. Patrick’s Day from 12:00-5:00pm on Sunday, March 12 at Peoria PlayHouse Children’s Museum – Learn ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Monday, March 06, 2017
    PRESS RELEASE February 28th 2017 201 SW Jefferson Ave. Contact: Megan Pedigo Peoria, IL 61602 (309) 680-3640 www.PeoriaCivicCenter.com For Immediate Release CHICAGO CUBS TROPHY TOUR COMING TO PEORIA February 28, 2017(Peoria, IL) - The Cubs Trophy Tour, presented by State Farm, is coming to Peoria to give fans the opportunity to see and take photos with the 2016 World Series Trophy. The trophy ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Monday, March 06, 2017
    OFFICE OF COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT Media Release 100 Blocks in 100 Days Peoria – The City of Peoria Community Development Department has launched a new initiative called “100 Blocks in 100 Days.” Over a 100 day period, each Code Enforcement Inspector will be walking door to door to introduce themselves to the residents of the neighborhoods of Peoria. Keeping neighborhoods beautiful ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Monday, March 06, 2017
    Free Pancakes at IHOP to Support Children’s Hospital of Illinois Contact: Mari Osborne – Annual Fund Officer, OSF Healthcare Foundation 309.566.5671 Mari.K.Osborne@osfhealthcare.org (Peoria, IL | March 5, 2017) — IHOP restaurants will once again offer guest a free short stack of their famous buttermilk pancakes on National Pancake Day, Tuesday, March 7, 2017. For every short ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Monday, March 06, 2017
    MEDIA CONTACT: Valerie Welsh Illinois Central College Chief Public Relations Officer Phone: (309) 694-5440 Email: PR@icc.edu Media Resources : http://icc.edu/news/media-resources/ FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE --- March 6, 2017 ILLINOIS CENTRAL COLLEGE ANNOUNCES OPEN ENROLLMENT DATE FOR SUMMER AND FALL 2017 SEMESTERS Open enrollment for Illinois Central College’s summer and fall 2017 ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Wednesday, March 01, 2017
    OSF HealthCare Illinois Neurological Institute Multiple Sclerosis Center Earns Distinction as Center for Comprehensive MS Care FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Shelli Dankoff / Media Relations Coordinator 309.655.3897 (Peoria, IL / February 21, 2017) - The OSF HealthCare Illinois Neurological Institute (INI) Multiple Sclerosis Center has once again been designated by the National Multiple ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Wednesday, March 01, 2017
    UnityPoint Health is pleased to announce the association of Ashley Huff, MD as Medical Director for the UnityPoint Health - EMS System. Dr. Huff is part of the medical team in the Emergency Department at both UnityPoint Health - Proctor and UnityPoint Health - Pekin. Dr. Huff is a graduate of the University of Nebraska College of Medicine in Omaha, and served her residency in Emergency Medicine ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Wednesday, March 01, 2017
    For More Information: Ann Johnston, President 309.693.2345 annj@centralstatesmedia.com FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Central States Media Receives 3 American Advertising Awards Peoria, IL, February 23, 2017 - Central States Media (CSM) recently received 3 American Advertising Awards (ADDY's) for its work with a number of partners. Gold Awards were presented to CSM for the design and development of the ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Community
    Wednesday, March 01, 2017
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 2/24/ 2017 Contact : Jake Winkler, Account Executive Phone: 309-688-9523 Email: Jwinkler@peoriacharter.com Peoria Charter Coach Completes Green Certification Programs [Peoria, Illinois] - Local charter bus company, Peoria Charter Coach, and The Certification for Sustainable Transportation at the University of Vermont (CST) have announced that 98% of their Professional ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Wednesday, March 01, 2017
    PIP submitted 5 projects in this year's American Advertising Awards, hosted by the Peoria Ad Club. We are excited to say, we won 4 silvers!
    Categories: Community, Business Brief
    Wednesday, March 01, 2017
    F O R I MM E D I A T E R E L E A S E: Tuesday, February 28, 2017 C O N T A CT : As h ley R. S p ai n , Ex e cuti v e D ire c t o r o f M a r k e ti n g and En r o ll m ent ( 3 0 9 ) 6 9 2 - 4 0 9 2 e x t. 1 15 0, or arspain@midstate.edu M I DSTATE CO L L E G E I S PRO U D TO ANNO U NCE THE 2016 WINTER TERM PR E S I DENT’S L I S T P eoria, Illi n o i s – C o ng rat u l a ti ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Community
    Wednesday, March 01, 2017
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Tuesday, February 28, 2017 CONTACT: Ashley R. Spain, Executive Director of Marketing and Enrollment (309) 692-4092 ext. 1150, or arspain@midstate.edu MIDSTATE COLLEGE IS PROUD TO ANNOUNCE THE 2016 WINTER TERM PERFECT ATTENDANCE LIST Peoria, Illinois – Congratulations to all Midstate College students who have earned a place on the Winter Term Perfect Attendance List ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Community
    Wednesday, March 01, 2017
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Tuesday, February 28, 2017 CONTACT: Ashley R. Spain, Executive Director of Marketing and Enrollment (309) 692-4092 ext. 1150, or arspain@midstate.edu MIDSTATE COLLEGE IS PROUD TO ANNOUNCE THE 2016 WINTER TERM DEAN’S LIST Peoria, Illinois – Congratulations to all Midstate College students who have earned a place on the Winter Term Dean’s List for their ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Community
    Wednesday, March 01, 2017
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Tuesday, February 28, 2017 CONTACT: Ashley R. Spain, Executive Director of Marketing and Enrollment (309) 692-4092 ext. 1150, or arspain@midstate.edu MIDSTATE COLLEGE CONGRATULATES 2016 WINTER TERM GRADUATES Peoria, Illinois – Congratulations to all Midstate College 2016 Winter Term graduates! Bartonville David C. Ozuna Bachelor of Business Administration ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Wednesday, March 01, 2017
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 27, 2017 For more information, contact: Scott Loftus 309-681-2868 So many camps, so short a summer! Peoria Park District unveils camp opportunities on March 6 Do your children like sports? Animals? Arts and crafts? Pool games? Outdoor activities? Peoria Park District spring break and summer day camps offer all these activities and more at an affordable cost! On ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Wednesday, March 01, 2017
    Wednesday, March 15, 2017 5:00 - 7:00 pm (No formal presentation) Washington Gifted School Gymnasium 3706 N. Grand Boulevard / Peoria, Illinois 61614 For More Information Visit: www.McClugageBridgeProject.com The Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) has scheduled an open house public hearing to present the study for the removal and replacement of the eastbound McClugage Bridge (U.S. 150) ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Wednesday, March 01, 2017
    News Release Rick Stephenson, (309) 686-3300, rstephenson@cwtc.org “CWTC PRESENTS INSPIRING ART SHOW!” Exhibit Focuses on Talents of People with Disabilities **For Immediate Release** March 1, 2017 CWTC, Community Workshop and Training Center, Inc., presents the “Inspiring Art Abilities Art Show,” a stirring exhibition of art, Friday, March 31st from 6:00 to 8:00PM. This ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Wednesday, March 01, 2017
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Gretchen Piper 309-682-1113, ext. 2151 BERGNER’S GOODWILL SALE OFFERS 30% OFF COUPONS FOR DONATIONS Peoria, IL – February 20, 2017 – Goodwill of Central Illinois and Bergner’s will hold their semi-annual donation drive from Wednesday, March 15 through Saturday, April 1. During the drive, every item donated to Goodwill will earn the donor a 30% ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Wednesday, March 01, 2017
    Special Announcement Local Student Groups Selected to Visit Titanic Exhibit at Peoria Riverfront Museum: Peoria Public Schools Superintendent’s Round Table & Farmington Elementary with Titanic Milk Carton Model Event: Peoria Public Schools “Superintendent’s Round Table” with Dr. Sharon Desmoulin-Kherat & Guest Speakers City Manager Patrick Urich & NAACP VP ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Wednesday, March 01, 2017
    COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT DEPARTMENT Media Release City of Peoria Awarded $150,000 in Demolition Grant Funds Peoria (February 28, 2017) – Illinois Housing Development Authority (IHDA) announced that the City of Peoria was awarded $150,000 in grant funds to be used for demolition of houses in the 61605 zip code. The funds were awarded through Round 2 of IHDA’s Abandoned Property Program ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Wednesday, March 01, 2017
    MEDIA CONTACT: Valerie Welsh Illinois Central College Chief Public Relations Officer Phone: (309) 694-5440 Email: PR@icc.edu Media Resources : http://icc.edu/news/media-resources/ FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE --- Feb. 17, 2017 AREA HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS, PARENTS INVITED TO “DISCOVER ICC” MARCH 21 High school juniors and seniors and their parents are invited to “Discover ICC” ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Wednesday, March 01, 2017
    (Peoria, IL / March 2, 2017) - OSF Saint Francis Medical Center is once again the leading hospital in the state for eye donations. According to Eversight Illinois, a state-wide eye bank, the Medical Center helped to facilitate 106 eye/corneal transplants in 2016. This is the fifth year in a row the hospital has earned the distinction. March is National Eye Donor Awareness Month. As part of the ...read more
    Categories: Community, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release
    Monday, February 27, 2017
    NEWS RELEASE Date: February 22, 2017 Contact: Kristen Berchtold Director of Development kberchtold@southsideofficeofconcern.org 309-222-2751 For Immediate Release Clue-less - A Murder Mystery Event to DIE For to Benefit Programs of the South Side Office of Concern Join the fun and spend the evening with six of the most famous murder suspects of all time! On Friday, April 28, 2017, the South Side ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Monday, February 27, 2017
    (Peoria, IL | February 27, 2017) – A Sunny Day – Champs and Cheerleaders invites kids of all ages to an afternoon of fun to benefit Children’s Hospital of Illinois . Entertainment by former Harlem Globetrotter Curley Boo Johnson and a concert by Julie K. will get everyone in the game. Dress in your favorite team gear! Money raised will go towards Almost Home Kids , a ...read more
    Categories: Community, Human Interest, Education, Press Release
    Wednesday, February 22, 2017
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 16, 2017 CONTACT: Stacy Peterson, Communications Specialist, City of Peoria 309.494.8560; speterson@peoriagov.org CITY GATHERING PUBLIC INPUT TO INFORM WASTE COLLECTION Survey Explores Possible Improvements to Recycling, Yard Waste and More PEORIA, Ill.—The City of Peoria is asking residents to share their thoughts on potential enhancements for solid waste ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Wednesday, February 22, 2017
    For More Information Adam White 309.201.2529 adam@runningcentral.com ShaZam Racing 309.282.8686 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ShaZam Racing Announces Whiskeydaddle Races New festival and event to be held on the Peoria Riverfront PEORIA, IL, February 17, 2017 – ShaZam Racing has announced a new running event, the Whiskeydaddle Races. This new event will feature a Boston-qualifying marathon (The ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Wednesday, February 22, 2017
    MEDIA CONTACT: Valerie Welsh Illinois Central College Chief Public Relations Officer Phone: (309) 694-5440 Email: PR@icc.edu Media Resources : http://icc.edu/news/media-resources/ FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE --- February 21, 2017 ILLINOIS CENTRAL COLLEGE OFFERS SECOND PHARMACY TECHNICIAN COURSE THIS SPRING Illinois Central College will offer a second Spring 2017 session of its course to prepare ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Wednesday, February 22, 2017
    February 21, 2017 For Immediate Release: MEDIA ALERT Holocaust Memorial to Break Ground at Peoria Riverfront Museum What: The Peoria Holocaust Memorial, affectionately known as “The Button Project” and formerly located at the Shoppes at Grand Prairie, is breaking ground at its new home at Peoria Riverfront Museum. Who: The Jewish Federation of Peoria, which created and maintains the ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Wednesday, February 22, 2017
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: New CEO Selected to lead Peoria Riverfront Museum: John D. Morris Peoria Riverfront Museum · 222 S.W. Washington St. · Peoria, Ill. Feb. 22, 2017 Peoria Riverfront Museum announces the selection of Peoria native John D. Morris as its new president & CEO. Morris, who will start work at the museum Apr. 10, comes from Eureka College (Eureka, Ill.) where he ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Wednesday, February 22, 2017
    The Family House Board of Directors is pleased to announce that Tara Kocsis, Tax Supervisor at RSM US LLP, was elected as a director at their February Board Meeting. Family House is a 20 room healthcare hospitality house that provides affordable, home-like accommodations for families of patients or individuals receiving health care services in the Peoria area. Please join us in congratulating ...read more
    Categories: Business Brief, Community, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release
    Wednesday, February 22, 2017
    Media Contact Jamie Messmore 309.857.1655 (cell) jamiemessmore@heartlandchc.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 21, 2017 Heartland Health Services response to ACLU Inquiry Heartland Health Services is dedicated to the health and wellness of the entire Peoria community. Due to the ACLU’s recent inquiry into our contraceptive practices we are evaluating our processes and procedures for ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Sunday, February 05, 2017
    ELETE's Saver Spotlight of the month is Marcia Dodwell! We would like to congratulate her on her 20 years of service working as a 911 dispatcher at Woodford County. She has impacted many caller's lives. Thank you for your years of compassionate work! -What interested you to go into this work field? Answer: It seemed exciting to work with police and fire departments. I was 19 LoL -What is ...read more
    Categories: Community