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    Results Found: 49
    Thursday, December 01, 2016
    G&D INTEGRATED RECEIVES SECOND CONSECUTIVE GOLD SAFETY AWARD FROM LIBERTY MUTUAL INSURANCE NAPERVILLE, IL, November 30, 2016 – G&D Integrated, a specialized provider of transportation and logistics, announced that it is the recipient of the Liberty Mutual Insurance 2016 Gold Safety Award for outstanding reduction in crash frequency. For the second year running, G&D Integrated ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Community
    Thursday, December 01, 2016
    PRESS RELEASE Nov. 30, 2016 Karen Cotton 309.566.4126 karen.cotton@amwater.com Are Your Water Meter & Pipes Protected from the Cold? Illinois American Water offers helpful tips to help you avoid the unwanted expense and frustration of a frozen water meter or broken pipe Belleville, Ill. (Nov. 30, 2016) – After all the great weather we had this fall, the recent drop in temperatures has ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Thursday, December 01, 2016
    Professional Therapy Services, Inc. is pleased to announce the following have attained the status of Senior Clinician: Physical Therapist Tailetha McClinton, PT, DPT Occupational Therapists Amanda Rawdon, OTR/L, CEAS II, CLT, and Amanda Rhodes, OTR/L Occupational Therapist Assistant Alisa Robb, COTA/L Physical Therapist Assistant Sonya Stutzman, PTA This designation was gained through the ...read more
    Categories: Community, Business Brief
    Wednesday, November 30, 2016
    Congratulations Rosemary Heuermann, RN, Proctor Pre-Op/PACU, UnityPoint Health – Methodist | Proctor Daisy Award winner for November 2016. The Daisy Award is presented monthly to outstanding nurses. Recipients are nominated by patients or family members for providing extraordinary care and the winner is selected by his/her peers. Heuermann has been an RN for 33 years and resides in ...read more
    Categories: Business Brief, Community
    Wednesday, November 30, 2016
    NEWS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: November 29, 2016 Morton Community Bank President Jim Mamer Passes It is with deep regret that the employee-owners of Morton Community Bank acknowledge the loss of friend, co-worker, President and Co-CEO Jim Mamer. “I had his 30-year pin here in my drawer, ready for our ESOP celebration next week,” said Gordon Honegger, Chairman Emeritus. “Jim ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Community
    Tuesday, November 29, 2016
    Quinn Johnston Partner Receives Prestigious Award PEORIA, IL (11/28/2016) – Adam Chaddock, a Partner in Quinn Johnston’s Peoria office, was named as one of the Top 10 Downstate Illinois Emerging Lawyers. Chaddock placed fifth on the list published by Leading Lawyers and is the only attorney in the greater Peoria area to receive the Top 10 honor. Adam P. Chaddock’s practice is ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Press Release, Business Brief
    Tuesday, November 29, 2016
    IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 28, 2016 For more information, contact: Jessica Slater, Curator of Education 309-681-3559 ENJOY CRITTER CHRISTMAS AND BREAKFAST AT THE ZOO! The Peoria Zoo will host its annual Critter Christmas event Saturday, December 3. Enjoy a light breakfast and crafts in our lodge from 9:00-10:00 before heading into the zoo to see the animals receive their gifts, beginning at 10:00 ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Tuesday, November 29, 2016
    CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL OF ILLINOIS TO HOLD MEMORIAL SERVICE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Shelli Dankoff / Media Relations Coordinator 309.655.3897 (Peoria, IL / November 18, 2016) – Children’s Hospital of Illinois will hold a special memorial service Sunday, December 4, 2016 for families who have experienced the loss of a baby or child. An ecumenical service will be held in ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Community
    Tuesday, November 29, 2016
    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 --- November 18, 2016 ICC BOARD OF TRUSTEES SEEKS CANDIDATES FOR OPEN SEAT Illinois Central College Board of Trustees, in action during closed session at last night’s meeting, determined ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Community
    Tuesday, November 29, 2016
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE An Evening with David Sedaris The Best-Selling Author, Humorist and Contributor to This American Life Live at the Peoria Civic Center Theater The SMG-managed Peoria Civic Center is proud to present David Sedaris, author of the previous bestsellers Naked, Me Talk Pretty One Day , Dress Your Family in Corduroy and Denim , and regular National Public Radio contributor who ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Community
    Monday, November 28, 2016
    Penny Maher FOCUSED on Caring Congratulations Penny Maher, CCRN, CSC, October 2016 Daisy Award winner. Penny is a critical care nurse and works on the Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit at UnityPoint Health – Methodist. She has been a nurse for ten years. She is married with three children and the family resides in Roanoke. Among Penny’s kind nomination comments were these: ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Community
    Monday, November 28, 2016
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: November 16, 2016 For more information, contact: Tom Miller, Sommer Park Manager 309-691-8423 See how WW II soldiers braved the cold weather with the Sommer Park presentation of “Christmas on the Ghost Front” The Peoria Park District’s Sommer Park will present “Christmas on the Ghost Front” on Saturday, December 10 from 10:00am-4:00pm. Imagine: ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Community
    Monday, November 28, 2016
    For Immediate Release Contact: Gretchen Piper 309-682-1113, ext.2151 GOODWILL ANNOUNCES NEW DIRECTOR OF RETAIL Peoria, IL – November 16, 2016 - Goodwill Industries of Central Illinois has announced Mike Nauth as the organization’s new Director of Retail. Mike started his career with Goodwill Industries of Central Illinois in 2012 as the Pekin store manager. He was later promoted to one ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Community
    Monday, November 28, 2016
    PRESS RELEASE Nov. 16, 2016 Karen Cotton 309.566.4126 karen.cotton@amwater.com Illinois American Water Announces Winners of “Imagine a Day Without Water” Art Contest Belleville, Ill. (Nov. 16, 2016) – This fall, Illinois American Water invited 3rd, 4th and 5th grade classrooms within the Company’s service area to participate in an “Imagine a Day Without Water” ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Community
    Monday, November 28, 2016
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: November 17, 2016 CONTACT: Ashley R. Spain, Executive Director of Marketing and Enrollment (309) 692-4092 ext. 1150 MIDSTATE COLLEGE NOW OFFERING HEALTH INFORMATION ADMINISTRATION BACHELOR DEGREE Peoria, Illinois – Midstate College is proud to announce the launch of the Bachelor Degree in Health Information Administration. Health Information Administration graduates ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Monday, November 28, 2016
    PEORIA POLICE DEPARTMENT FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 18, 2016 For More Information: Contact Officer Amy Dotson – PIO – 309-494-8320 2016 Santa Claus Parade (Yule Like Peoria) Friday, November 25th, 2016 P.A.C.E. will sponsor the annual Santa Claus Parade. The parade is scheduled to begin at 10am. The parade route will be south on Monroe to Main Street, Main to Jefferson Street, ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Community
    Monday, November 28, 2016
    PNC Winterfest Teams Up with Humana to Bring Charity Initiative back to the Festival Peoria Civic Center will host Humana’s 8 Skate for Charity, supporting eight local charity initiatives, November 28 – December 8, 2016 PEORIA, Ill. – November 7 th 2016- The Peoria Civic Center and Humana Inc. are thrilled to announce that for the second year in a row they will host ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Monday, November 28, 2016
    CONTACT: David Haney, Director of Strategic Communications University of Illinois College of Medicine Peoria 309.671.8404 | dhaney@uicomp.uic.edu Pam Briggs, Executive Director, Positive Health Solutions University of Illinois College of Medicine Peoria 309.671.8418 | pamb@uicomp.uic.edu SURVIVING & THRIVING: AIDS, POLITICS AND CULTURE PEORIA – (Nov. 17, 2016) The University of ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Monday, November 28, 2016
    PRESS RELEASE Tuesday, November 22nd 2016 201 SW Jefferson Ave. Contact: Megan Pedigo Peoria, IL 61602 (309) 680-3640 www.PeoriaCivicCenter.com FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE THE PCC CREW DROP DEBUT SINGLE & MUSIC VIDEO CLICK HERE TO VIEW IT NOW! (PEORIA, IL) Inspired by their excitement to see the I LOVE THE 90’s TOUR concert on December 15th at the Peoria Civic Center, SMG marketing and box ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Monday, November 28, 2016
    Contact: Pamela Perrilles Executive Director CASA of Peoria County pperrilles@peoriacounty.org 309-669-2939 www.casapeoria.org November 23, 2016 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CASA (COURT APPOINTED SPECIAL ADVOCATES) OF PEORIA COUNTY ANNOUNCES WINNERS of the 11 th ANNUAL “CASABLANCA - DANCING WITH THE LOCAL STARS” Peoria, IL – CASAblanca 2016 was a fun-filled evening of entertainment to ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Community
    Monday, November 28, 2016
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 22, 2016 For more information: Sue Wheeler, Riverplex Supervisor 309-282-1700 Children will have a blast at Peoria Park District’s Winter Break Camp during the holiday break! Peoria Park District is offering a Winter Break Camp for children ages 5-12 at the RiverPlex on weekdays, 6:45am-5:30pm, from December 23-January 6. Kids will get to spend their time in a ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Monday, November 28, 2016
    Press Contact Jenn Gordon Telephone 309-676-2787 Email jgordon@artspartners.net Website www.sculpturewalkpeoria.org Sculpture Walk Peoria gets yarn bombed Peoria, IL – November 21, 2016–Two of the sculptures featured in Sculpture Walk Peoria just got a very colorful makeover. On Monday, November 21 st , members of the Prairie Fiber Arts Guild teamed up with Sculpture Walk Peoria to ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Thursday, November 17, 2016
    Nov. 16, 2016 Karen Cotton 309.566.4126 karen.cotton@amwater.com PRESS RELEASE Illinois American Water Announces Winners of “Imagine a Day Without Water” Art Contest Belleville, Ill. (Nov. 16, 2016) – This fall, Illinois American Water invited 3rd, 4th and 5th grade classrooms within the Company’s service area to participate in an “Imagine a Day Without Water” ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Community
    Thursday, November 17, 2016
    Interactive donor recognition wall unveiled at OSF Saint Francis Medical Center FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Micki McCarthy, Director of Donor Engagement & Planned Gifts - OSF HealthCare Foundation 309.566.5653 (Peoria, IL / Nov. 16, 2016) – OSF Healthcare Foundation unveiled a new interactive donor experience wall at OSF Saint Francis Medical Center in Peoria during during a special ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Thursday, November 17, 2016
    For More Information: Tim Van Autreve 309.689.5732 timv@vonachenservices.com FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Vonachen Services Inc Receives National Community Service Award Recognized for volunteer efforts with charities and organizations within the community Peoria, IL November 16, 2016 - Vonachen Services, Inc (VSI) was recently recognized for its commitment to community involvement, receiving the Arthur ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Tuesday, November 15, 2016
    For More Information: Josh Bradshaw Advanced Medical Transport 309.453.1308 jbradshaw@amtci.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Advanced Medical Transport Receives National Award from American Ambulance Association for Their Innovative and Life-Saving "Race to the Top" Program. Community-based sudden cardiac arrest response initiative recognized as one of the best practices for EMS providers in ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Community
    Tuesday, November 15, 2016
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 14, 2016 For more information, contact: Katie McLuckie, Fine Arts Manager 309-686-3667 Community Children’s Theatre Presents Bugsy Malone The Peoria Park District’s Community Children’s Theatre will present Bugsy Malone, directed by Chip Joyce, at Peoria Players Theatre. Performances will be Thursday, December 8 at 7:00pm; Friday, December 9 at ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Community
    Tuesday, November 15, 2016
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 14, 2016 For more information, contact: Katie McLuckie, Fine Arts Manager 309-688-3667 Peoria POPS Orchestra presents a “Holiday Extravaganza” Concert on December 10! Come hear your favorite holiday music with a full orchestra at the Peoria POPS “Holiday Extravaganza” at 7:00pm on Saturday, December 10 at Five Points Washington! Tickets are ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Community
    Monday, November 14, 2016
    PEORIA POLICE DEPARTMENT FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 9, 2016 For More Information: Contact Officer Amy Dotson – Public Information Officer – 309-494-8320 Veteran’s Day Parade Friday, November 11, 2016, Quiet Pride MC will sponsor the annual Veteran’s Day Parade. The parade is scheduled to begin at 10am. The parade route will proceed south on Monroe from Bryan to Main, ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Monday, November 14, 2016
    PEORIA POLICE DEPARTMENT FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 9, 2016 For More Information: Contact Officer Amy Dotson – Public Information Officer – 309-494-8320 The Edge 5K & 10K Run The Methodist College of Nursing is sponsoring “The Edge Run” to be held on Sunday, November 13, 2016. This event will begin at the Methodist College of Nursing, 7600 North Academic Drive. The ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Monday, November 14, 2016
    GENERAL WAYNE A. DOWNING PEORIA INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT For more information: Nov. 10, 2016 Gene Olson: 309-697-8272 x 100 or golson@flypia.com For Immediate Release Larger Jets Coming to Peoria International Airport Peoria, IL – Travelers from the Gen. Wayne A. Downing Peoria International Airport will soon be able to fly larger jets nonstop to Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport (DFW) ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Thursday, November 10, 2016
    For immediate release… Pekin Hospital Home Health Director Receives Quality Certification (November 9, 2016) — Matt Williams, Interim Director of Home Health for Pekin Hospital, has earned the credential of Certified Professional in Healthcare Quality (CPHQ). CPHQ members demonstrate proficiency in leadership, performance measurement and improvement, information management, ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Community
    Thursday, November 10, 2016
    Press Release CityLink Contact: Emily J. Watson Director of Marketing and Public Relations ewatson@ridecitylink.org Office: (309) 679-8138 www.ridecitylink.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: November 9, 2016 CityLink Welcomes Doug Roelfs as Assistant General Manager of Operations (Peoria, IL) -- CityLink recently welcomed Doug Roelfs to its management team as the Assistant General Manager of Operations. ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Community
    Thursday, November 10, 2016
    Priscilla Slaughter has joined the Peoria Symphony Orchestra as Director of Development and Patron Engagement. Priscilla has a decade-long background in grant writing, development and events, previously working with Peoria Zoological Society and the Mental Health Association. She is a member of both the Junior League of Peoria and Sigma Alpha Iota International Music Fraternity.
    Categories: Community, Business Brief
    Wednesday, November 09, 2016
    Media Contact: Doug Pinter, Anytime Fitness North Peoria 309-966-4217 www.anytimefitness.com/peoria GO AHEAD AND BURN THE TURKEY THIS THANKSGIVING #BurnTheTurkey encourages Peoria to burn a few calories on Turkey Day via fun exercise improv to benefit families via Feeding America Peoria, IL (November 15, 2016) — While Anytime Fitness doesn’t actually recommend burning your turkey to ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Community
    Tuesday, November 08, 2016
    400 Richland Street East Peoria, Illinois 61611 www.fondulaclibrary.org 309.699.3917 phone 309.699.7851 fax PRESS RELEASE For Immediate Release Contact: Genna Buhr 11 A.M. CST, November 7, 2016 Phone: (309) 699-3917 LIBRARY HOSTS INTERNATIONAL GAMES DAY EAST PEORIA, IL, NOVEMBER 7, 2016: Fondulac District Library joins more than a thousand libraries around the world on November 19, 2016, from 12 ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Community
    Tuesday, November 08, 2016
    Department of Public Works MEDIA RELEASE Contact: Eric Shangraw (309) 681-3364 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date: November 8, 2016 Residential Yard Waste Collection Ending The City of Peoria will end residential yard waste collection the week of December 5 th . Yard waste will be picked up at the curb on scheduled waste collection days, and should consist of acceptable materials such as grass, leaves, ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Community
    Tuesday, November 08, 2016
    November 8, 2016 For immediate release The Shoppes at Grand Prairie Announces the Opening of Victoria’s Secret / PINK More great shopping for the holiday season. The Shoppes at Grand Prairie is pleased to welcome Victoria’s Secret and Victoria’s Secret PINK ; opening to the public on Saturday, November 12, 2016 in suite 440, located across from Charming Charlie. ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Community
    Tuesday, November 08, 2016
    News Release Contact: Cindy Lorentzen Public Relations Specialist 414-278-1876 Cynthia.Lorentzen@AssociatedBank.com Buying a house and making it a home Associated Bank helps veteran purchase his first home PEORIA Ill. – November 08, 2016 – Colleagues at Associated Bank are dedicated to the customer experience and to doing the “little things” that make your experience a ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Monday, November 07, 2016
    OSF Saint Francis Medical Center Earns “B” for Patient Safety from The Leapfrog Hospital Group For Immediate Release Contact : Shelli Dankoff | Media Relations Coordinator | 309.655.3897 (Peoria, IL / Nov. 3, 2016) – New Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grades , which assign A, B, C, D and F letter grades to hospitals nationwide and provide the most complete picture of patient safety ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Monday, November 07, 2016
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Event : “Titanic: The Artifact Exhibition” opens Date & Time : Sat., Nov. 12, 10 a.m. (exhibit runs through March 12, 2017) Location: Peoria Riverfront Museum · 222 S.W. Washington St. · Peoria, Ill. Special Press Conference & First-look Press Preview: Thu., Nov. 10, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. (presser at 10) Titanic collections VP Alexandra ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Monday, November 07, 2016
    Granite City Food & Brewery will be honoring Veterans and active military members this Veterans Day. To show our appreciation, next Friday, November 11, 2016, Granite City Food & Brewery will be offering a complimentary lunch and Coke product to all Veterans and active military members of the United States Armed Forces. A special Veterans Day menu will be offered from 11:00am until ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Monday, November 07, 2016
    FACET 2103 Court Street ∙ Pekin, IL 61554 Pekin: (309) 353-4727 Fax: (309) 353-4730 www.facettech.com pr@facettech.com Facet Technologies responds to rapid growth with the addition of Joe Lahart to their Business Solutions team. November 7, 2016 Pekin, IL - Local technology leader Facet Technologies announces the addition of Joe Lahart to their business solutions team. Joe looks to assist ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Friday, November 04, 2016
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – November 3, 2016 Contact: Lisa Weitzel 217/585-2995 lisa@iacce.org Peoria Area Chamber of Commerce Wins Outstanding Chamber of the Year Award Presented at the Illinois Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives (IACCE) Annual Celebration & Awards Dinner Thursday, November 3, 2016, this award honors an outstanding Illinois Chamber of Commerce and its ...read more
    Thursday, November 03, 2016
    Contact: Nancy Wraight; Erik Christian Cell: 309.397.0135; 309.635.3745 Email: nancywraight@yahoo.com; erik@hrfitnow.com Website: heartofillinois.shrm.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 2, 2016 HR PROFESSIONALS HOST SKILL-BUILDING EVENT & JOB FAIR FOR VETERANS, ACTIVE MILITARY, & RESERVISTS Day-long event is Wednesday, November 9. Program is free for those who have served. Peoria, IL, ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Community
    Thursday, November 03, 2016
    OSF HealthCare VP Named a Woman to Watch by CPA Society FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Shelli Dankoff / Media Relations Coordinator 309.655.3897 (Peoria, IL / Nov. 2, 2016) – Michelle Carrothers, CPA, Vice President, Strategic Reimbursement for OSF HealthCare has been chosen as one of the 2016 Women to Watch Award recipients by the Illinois CPA Society. Carrothers is one of five women ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Community
    Thursday, November 03, 2016
    THE SISTERS OF THE THIRD ORDER OF ST. FRANCIS ANNUAL BAZAAR TO BENEFIT THE POOR FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Shelli Dankoff / Media Relations Coordinator 309-655-3897 (Peoria, IL / Nov. 2, 2016) - A variety of handmade items and homemade baked goods will be available at the annual Motherhouse bazaar sponsored by The Sisters of the Third Order of St. Francis. When: Friday, November 18, 2016 9 ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Community
    Thursday, November 03, 2016
    CONTACT: Catherine Povalitis Chartwell Agency (779) 537-1282 cpovalitis@chartwell-agency.com Savant Continues to be Recognized for Fiduciary Excellence Firm meets global standard of excellence for the ninth straight year Peoria, IL (November 2, 2016) – Savant Capital Management, a nationally-recognized fee-only wealth management firm, has once again been recognized with two certifications ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Thursday, November 03, 2016
    November 1, 2016 Release for South Side Bank: South Side Bank is proud to offer “Protect” – around the clock protection against fraud and identity theft including 24/7 credit monitoring, identity restoration, and more!
    Categories: Community, Business Brief