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    Results Found: 52
    Monday, July 23, 2018
    Contacts:  Mary Hamm, Pettengill-Morron House Chairperson, 309.697-4118Colleen Johnson, Executive Director of PHS, 309.  674-1921What: Sale on the porch of Pettengill-Morron HouseWhen: Saturday August 4 from 9 to 1 Sunday August 5 from 1 to 4  Vintage linens, antiques, home décor, jewelry and unique finds will be offered for sale on the porch of the Pettengill-Morron House Museum.  Visitors may ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Community
    Thursday, July 19, 2018
    Chicago Shakespeare Theater announces free Chicago Shakespeare in the Parks tour performances in Peoria, Illinois to celebrate the 2018 Illinois Bicentennial. This year’s tour marks the first time the program has traveled outside of Chicago in its seven-year history. This summer, the Tony Award-winning Theater’s founder and artistic director Barbara Gaines stages her new music-filled adaptation of ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Community
    Thursday, July 19, 2018
    BizPAC of Central Illinois, a non-partisan political organization comprised of area businesses, has endorsed Mike Unes for the 91st District of the Illinois General Assembly.   “The BizPAC is proud to endorse Representative Mike Unes,” said BizPAC President Sean Garrett.  “He is an ally for the local business community.  After studying his votes and conducting candidate interviews we determined ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Community
    Thursday, July 19, 2018
    First Mid Bank & Trust was named 2017 Central/Southern Illinois Community Bank of the Year Award by the U.S. Small Business Administration.  This award is presented to the community bank with the best overall performance record for lending to small businesses in Illinois.  The Small Business Administration (SBA) is a United States government agency that provides support to entrepreneurs and small ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Community
    Thursday, July 19, 2018
    Heyl Royster is pleased to announce that Robert Tenney has joined Heyl Royster’s Peoria office. Mr. Tenney has seven years of experience in both civil and criminal litigation, including extensive motion and hearing experience. He received his J.D., cum laude, from the Dayton School of Law, where he received the CALI Excellence Award in International Intellectual Property Law, Trade Secret Law, ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Thursday, July 19, 2018
    Howard & Howard Attorneys PLLC is pleased to announce that Michael R. Lied has been reappointed Co-Chair of the American Bar Association’s Trial Evidence Committee for the 2018-2019 bar year.  Mr. Lied will continue working to promote the goals and core values of the Section of Litigation, as well as advancing the Section’s work through commitment to engaging the diverse members of the divisions, ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Community
    Thursday, July 19, 2018
    Please join us for a Community Volunteer Day to help beautify the site of Peoria GreenSplash EVERY CHILD DESERVES AN OPPORTUNITY TO PLAY AND HAVE FUNFRIDAY, JULY 27, 2018 AT 8:30 A.M.       Northwest corner of the intersection of S. Griswold St. and S. Friedan St., Peoria, IL 61605    The community is invited by the City of Peoria, Illinois American Water, Peoria Housing Authority, American ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Community
    Thursday, July 19, 2018
    The Central Illinois Heritage Tractor Club will have antique farm tractors on display in the yard at Wheels O’ Time Museum from July 22nd to the morning of July 27nd.   Wheels O’ Time Museum is located at 1710 W. Woodside Dr. Dunlap Il 61525 ( Rt.40 & W. Woodside Drive).   The museum has 5 buildings of exhibits in 30,000 sq ft.  Some exhibits include the Tractors on display inside the museum 6 ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Wednesday, July 18, 2018
      Several animals at Peoria Zoo will have fresh clippings of recently trimmed trees and shrub branches added to their menus thanks to a new partnership between the Zoo, Ameren Illinois, and Wright Tree Service.  The partnership is aimed at bringing healthy snacks and natural enrichment to many of the animals that make their home at the Zoo. As part of the effort, Ameren Illinois and Wright ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Community
    Wednesday, July 18, 2018
                    Beginning with the fall 2018 semester, Illinois Central College is making it easier for busy adults to start and complete their degree or certificate. Evening College includes specific programs of study where all required classes are scheduled on the same campus during convenient evening hours. These programs will continue to offer daytime course meeting times, as well as course ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Community
    Wednesday, July 18, 2018
    Event: Peoria Riverfront Museum GeekFest 2018Date & Time: Sat., July 21, 5-9 p.m.Location: Peoria Riverfront Museum · 222 S.W. Washington St. · Peoria, Ill.Event cost: $15 members, $18 public; all ages welcome (“Spirited Away” film ticket separate purchase) The Peoria Riverfront Museum’s summer of mythic proportions is heating up as the museum hosts its first annual GeekFest, July 21, 5-9 p.m. ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Community
    Wednesday, July 18, 2018
    The Peoria County Trustee will hold an auction of properties acquired through the tax process system on Tuesday, August 7, 2018. The auction is held at 211 NE Adams at 6:00 PM. While this sale can provide citizens a chance to acquire a home, invest funds for rehab, and return property to tax rolls, sometimes the process can be daunting and the buyers need more information to make a home code ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Tuesday, July 17, 2018
    Please join the Peoria Park District Foundation's Moonlight Coalition for Adult Learning ("Moonlight") and Proctor Center as they celebrate their latest class of Moonlight students who have earned their GED certificates this year.    The graduation ceremony will honor 21 graduates and will take place at Proctor Center on Tuesday, July 17, 2018 at 6:00pm.  "I am honored to have helped these ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Community
    Tuesday, July 17, 2018
    GED graduates now can enroll in a new program at Illinois Central College that is designed to bridge the gap between completing their requirements and finding jobs earning family-sustaining wages. The ICC Success After the GED College Bridge Program currently helps grads with career exploration assistance, as well as life skills and industry/occupational skills development. The goal is to enroll ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Tuesday, July 17, 2018
    Savant Capital Management, a nationally-recognized, fee-only wealth management firm located in Peoria, will host “Are You Prepared for Retirement,” a seminar that will discuss the role Medicare can play when planning for retirement. There are several event dates to choose from, with the first one on Thursday, July 19 from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the Fondulac District Library, 400 Richland Street ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Monday, July 16, 2018
    Jay Leno will take the Peoria Civic Center theater’s stage on November 9, 2018 at 8:00 pm. Tickets are available for $59.50, $79.50, and $99.50 and will go on sale to the general public on Friday, July 20, 2018 at 10:00 am. Simply Three will be opening the show.About Jay Leno Acclaimed TV late night show host, admired stand-up comedian, best-selling children’s book author, much-in-demand ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Monday, July 16, 2018
    UnityPoint Health® extends Sleep Center services to Pekin with a two-bed overnight testing sleep lab. UnityPoint Health’s C. Duane Morgan Sleep Disorders Center currently holds 8 beds in the Methodist campus and 2 beds in the Proctor campus in addition to the new Pekin lab. UnityPoint Health - Pekin’s Sleep Center is Joint Commission accredited. The Peoria Sleep Centers are Accredited by the ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Monday, July 16, 2018
    The Peoria Park District is thrilled to invite guests to make art with us on the Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum porch!  This invitation comes as we welcome Reenie Charriere, a San Francisco-based artist, to spend two weeks creating a temporary, suspended sculpture.  From July 23 to August 3, Reenie will be at the PlayHouse, creating an art installation that will hang from the ceiling of the ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Friday, July 13, 2018
    Various species at Peoria Zoo will soon have a new source of healthy and natural food. The Zoo and Ameren Illinois are teaming up to launch a new program that brings excess tree and shrub trimmings "browse" from in and around Peoria County to the Zoo in the form of hearty snacks for the animals.  Ameren Illinois employs Wright Tree Service to regularly cut branches in right of ways and ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Friday, July 13, 2018
    On the heels of taking their unparalleled entertainment to capacity crowds overseas, the Harlem Globetrotters will return to North America with their one-of-a-kind show to Peoria at Peoria Civic Center on December 7th, 2018 at 7:00 PM. Featuring some of the most elite dunkers on the planet, exceptional ball handlers, and Guinness World Record holders, a Globetrotters game is more than just ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Wednesday, July 11, 2018
    UnityPoint Health® is proud to announce Kirk Moberg, MD; James Ausfahl, MD; and Bob Lizer, MD have received certification in Addiction Medicine by the American Board of Preventative Medicine, becoming among the first physicians in the country to receive this accreditation and reinforcing our commitment to advancing the quality care provided by the Illinois Institute for Addiction Recovery at ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Tuesday, July 10, 2018
    Parents want their kids to be healthy and active, but sometimes that isn’t easy. Join the team from OSF HealthCare Children’s Hospital of Illinois for a Healthy Lives for Kids day in Pekin, IL that will leave you with ideas on ways to get your children moving in the right direction with their health.  The two hours will be packed with interactive games and activities the whole family can enjoy, ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Tuesday, July 10, 2018
    The Partnership for a Healthy Community (Healthy HOI), representing hospitals, clinics, public health, higher education, and social service agencies, is conducting a community health needs assessment in each of the communities it serves. Residents in the tri-county area can participate in an online survey or a paper survey to help identify the most important health issues impacting individuals and ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Community
    Tuesday, July 10, 2018
    On July 28, Five Points Washington will host its first annual Five Points Summer Jam benefitting St. Jude Runs. The outdoor music festival includes four bands, a VIP tent and a Party Pit, along with a beer tent and food trucks. Advanced tickets are $20 and tickets at the gate are $25 (children through 8th grade are free with an adult).This year’s lineup of bands includes: 12:30 p.m. Dexter O’Neal ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Community
    Friday, July 06, 2018
    OSF HealthCare Children’s Hospital of Illinois has partnered with the Peoria Housing Authority this summer to teach kids at Taft Homes what it means to be healthy. The next activity is Tuesday, July 10 from 12:00-1:00 p.m. The OSF Children’s Hospital Advocacy Team will be on hand, along with some Peoria County Master Gardeners to show the kids how to grow their own food. They will learn how to ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Friday, July 06, 2018
    David Vaughan Investments, LLC (DVI) is pleased to announce several personnel updates, including the addition of a new Relationship Manager as well as the promotion of two Associates to Officer status.New Relationship Manager Michael Flaherty, CFP®, ChFC recently joined DVI as a Relationship Manager in the Peoria office. Mike has over 15 years of wealth management experience serving clients in ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Thursday, July 05, 2018
    Event: Peoria Riverfront Museum Celebrates One Millionth VisitorDate & Time: Fri., July 6, 10:30 a.m.Location: Peoria Riverfront Museum · 222 S.W. Washington St. · Peoria, Ill.Cost: Free of charge, open to the public The Peoria Riverfront Museum is celebrating its one-millionth visitor Friday, July 6, 10:30 a.m. with a party, cake and refreshments at an event that is open to the public. At the ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Thursday, July 05, 2018
    OSF HealthCare Children’s Hospital of Illinois and The University of Illinois College of Medicine at Peoria are pleased to announce new leadership for the divisions of Neonatology and Pediatric Cardiology. After a national search, M. Jawad Javed, MD has been appointed Division Head of Neonatology and Medical Director of the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at OSF Children’s Hospital of Illinois in ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Thursday, July 05, 2018
    Emergency department physicians at UnityPoint Health® are urging the public to be safe this holiday when using fireworks. Injuries can happen for many reasons including when someone is in the wrong place at the wrong time, or because fireworks go off too soon or are used carelessly. Injuries can happen to anyone and it’s important to take the proper precautions and make sure children and others ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Community
    Tuesday, July 03, 2018
    The City of Peoria and the Community Development Department encourage citizens to take action in beautifying our neighborhoods by combating litter. A press conference will be held on Monday, July 9, 2018, to share exciting news about the following litter initiatives and activities: 100 Blocks in 100 DaysThe 2018 Dumpster ProgramIllegal Dumping SignageLunchtime Litter CollectorsNeighborhood ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Monday, July 02, 2018
    First Mid-Illinois Bank & Trust (First Mid) has introduced a new logo for the bank and a shorter name that better reflects its growth and the changing financial services environment. First Mid Bank & Trust will be the company’s official bank charter name and the logo is a refreshed and more contemporary symbol.   “Our growth has already taken us beyond Central Illinois and even out of the ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Monday, July 02, 2018
    Wheels O’ Time Museum, 1710 W. Woodside Dr., Dunlap, Il 61525, (Rt.40 & W. Woodside Dr.) has new display in the Ford area of the museum for July.   The Early Ford V8 Club area of the museum has three Mustangs from different decades on display in their display area.         1968 Shelby Mustang         1971 Mustang         2018 Mustang        The museum has 5 buildings with 30,000 sq. ft. of ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Monday, July 02, 2018
    UnityPoint Health® Oncology is introducing a new resource to the Breast Health Center. A High-Risk Breast Cancer Screening Clinic is now offering personalized risk assessments, surveillance, and customized preventative treatment. The clinic follows the National Comprehensive Cancer Network guidelines for optimum care and effectiveness. “We’re proud to offer this new service to the community and ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Monday, July 02, 2018
    Contacts:  Beth Johnson, History Tours Chairperson, 309. 264-6119Colleen Johnson, Executive Director of PHS, 309.  674-1921            What: 23rd season of History Tours- June 1 to October 27thWhen: Fridays- 11:30 from Peoria Heights, Exhibit A Gallery, 5901 N Prospect             Saturdays at 1:30 from CAT Visitors Center, downtownHistory is on the move once again!  Our June tours are the ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Monday, July 02, 2018
    Goodwill’s Stand Down for Homeless Veterans event has been awarded the 2018 Community Health Award from the University of Illinois College of Medicine Peoria. The award is given to one individual and one organization for their promotion of health in Central Illinois. Goodwill’s Stand Down for Homeless Veterans is an annual event that provides food, winter clothing and supplies, educational ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Thursday, June 28, 2018
    Methodist College announces the addition of two programs within the Methodist College Graduate School. Methodist College is now accepting students in the Master of Science in Nursing – Generalist and Master of Science – Nurse Leader Executive. Course work will begin in fall 2018. The addition of two master level programs and the current Master of Science – Nurse Educator will now form the ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Community
    Thursday, June 28, 2018
    Methodist College today announced the establishment of the PNC Presidential Scholarship for students majoring in healthcare or human services. The scholarships are supported by a grant from the PNC Foundation and will be awarded each year to four incoming Methodist College students who demonstrate a dedication to learning and a commitment to the citizens and community of Peoria.  “PNC has been a ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Thursday, June 28, 2018
    G&D Integrated announced today that their Contract Logistics Division has received the Perfect Record Award from the National Safety Council. This award recognizes individuals, companies, units, and/or facilities that have completed a period of at least 12 consecutive months without incurring an occupational injury or illness that resulted in days away from work or death. G&D’s Contract Logistics ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Community
    Thursday, June 28, 2018
    In honor of the Independence Day holiday, CityLink will not offer service on Wednesday, July 4. On July 3, the last line-up will depart from the Transit Center at 8:45 p.m. All buses will return to the garage after reaching the end of the outbound route. The CityLink Administrative offices and Transit Center lobby will be closed on July 4. Regular bus service resumes and the Transit Center lobby ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Thursday, June 28, 2018
    The Peoria Riverfront Museum Board of Directors elected new officers and members at the annual meeting June 27. Katie McCord Jenkins, CEO, Illinois Mutual, was elected board chair, replacing Sid Ruckriegel, CEO, Servus Inc., who completed three years as chair and six on the board. “These start-up years have been defined by the hard work for all the board and staff, but they have yielded amazing ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Community
    Wednesday, June 27, 2018
    Howard & Howard Attorneys PLLC is pleased to announce that attorney Michael R. Lied is one of eight recipients of the Illinois State Bar Association’s 2017-2018 Newsletter Service Award and one of only two being honored for his 30 years of service as the editor of the Labor & Employment Law newsletter. He will be presented with a plaque in recognition of his service and dedication at the ISBA ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Community
    Wednesday, June 27, 2018
    John Graham & Associates (JGA) is pleased to announce the addition of Christopher Franklin to its team of financial consultants dedicated to providing high-quality wealth management service and advice to its clients.   Mr. Franklin, of East Peoria, recently completed the Financial Advisor Strategic Training Program at Midwestern Securities Trading Company. There he earned his FINRA Series 7 and ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Community
    Tuesday, June 26, 2018
    PEORIA, IL (June 26, 2018) — ONEFIRE has added Erik Dalmasso to its leadership team as Vice President of Strategy. In this role, Dalmasso will be responsible for shaping ONEFIRE’s strategic vision and charting a path to reach the company’s short and long-term goals. Dalmasso has 13 years of strategic planning experience, helping universities and other organizations find success. With a varied ...read more
    Categories: Press Release
    Tuesday, June 26, 2018
    UnityPoint Health® is excited to welcome Jon Soble, MD to UnityPoint Health. Dr. Soble specializes in Urology and will practice at his new clinic, UnityPoint Clinic® Urology – Peoria located inside the Methodist Atrium Building. Dr. Soble is accepting new patients and brings decades of experience in providing high-quality and compassionate care. “We are thrilled to welcome Dr. Jon Soble to the ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Tuesday, June 26, 2018
    U.S. News & World Report has ranked OSF HealthCare Children’s Hospital of Illinois Pediatric Urology in the new 2018-2019 Best Children’s Hospitals rankings.  OSF Children’s Hospital of Illinois Pediatric Urology, led by Dr. Churphena Reid and Dr. Benjamin Rhee, tied for 31st nationally, marking the third year in a row it has been ranked. The pediatric urology team was recognized for use of ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Tuesday, June 26, 2018
    ONEFIRE has added Erik Dalmasso to its leadership team as Vice President of Strategy. In this role, Dalmasso will be responsible for shaping ONEFIRE’s strategic vision and charting a path to reach the company’s short and long-term goals. Dalmasso has 13 years of strategic planning experience, helping universities and other organizations find success. With a varied background in communication, ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Tuesday, June 26, 2018
    Event: Peoria Riverfront Museum Five-Year Community Report (multimedia presentation & panel discussion)Date & Time: Wed., June 27, 5:15-6:16 p.m. Location: Giant Screen Theater · Peoria Riverfront Museum · 222 S.W. Washington St. · Peoria, Ill.Cost: Free of charge, open to the public Peoria Riverfront Museum’s Board of Directors will be hosting a five-year community report tomorrow, June 27, ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Tuesday, June 26, 2018
    The Pediatric Resource Center will celebrate 25 years of service on Friday to the youngest victims of child physical abuse, sexual abuse and neglect. Illinois Representative Mike Unes will read a congratulatory proclamation from the 100th General Assembly. Unes authored recent legislation requiring hospitals across the state by 2023, to have a pediatric-trained medical provider available to ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Monday, June 25, 2018
    The Tireless Project will hold its monthly collection of unwanted tires for Peoria residents on Saturday, June 30. The collection site is located at Jimax, 2000 W Clark Street, Peoria, IL 61607. The hours of collection are 9:00–11:00 a.m., but may end earlier if the trailer reaches its 1,000 tire capacity. If tires are left after the designated hours, a $200 fine for littering will be ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Monday, June 25, 2018
    OSF HealthCare is pleased to announce that effective June 24, 2018 Midwest Ear, Nose & Throat Associates will join OSF HealthCare. The practice will be known as OSF HealthCare Medical Group Ear, Nose & Throat.  The staff was welcomed into the OSF HealthCare family during a Blessing ceremony on Friday, June 22.  OSF HealthCare Medical Group Ear, Nose & Throat is located in the OSF Center for ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Monday, June 25, 2018
    Illinois Central College will hold several informational sessions for its Highway Construction Careers Training Program, with program applications and TABE testing available at each session.  There is no registration or fees required for these sessions.   The Highway Construction Careers Training Program (HCCTP) at Illinois Central College is a grant-funded program sponsored by the Illinois ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Monday, June 25, 2018
    Wheels O’ Time Museum, 1710 W. Woodside Dr., Dunlap Il 61525 (Rt. 40 & W. Woodside Dr.) is participating in the Blue Star Program from Memorial Day through Labor Day for the 9th season. Any active member of the military and up to five members of their family, are our guests. The museum is open on July 4th. The United States Army Military Utility Tactical Truck  (MUTT/M151) was in service from ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Community