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    Results Found: 54
    Thursday, June 30, 2016
    CONTACT: Catherine Povalitis Chartwell Agency cpovalitis@chartwell-agency.com 779-537-1282 Savant Capital Management’s Grant Moore Named to InvestmentNews ’ “40 Under 40” List Financial advisor selected as a top financial advisor in the nation Peoria, IL (June 29, 2016) – Savant Capital Management , a nationally-recognized fee-only wealth management firm ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Thursday, June 30, 2016
    Dewberry Announces the Promotion of Tracy Coker Associate principal in the firm’s Peoria, Illinois, office promoted to office director Fairfax, VA—June 30, 2016 Dewberry, a privately held professional services firm, has announced the promotion of Tracy Coker, RID, LEED AP, to office director of the firm’s Peoria, Illinois, office. Coker, an associate principal and senior ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Wednesday, June 29, 2016
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Event: Riverfront Museum 4th of July Backyard BBQ 2016 Date & Time: Mon., July 4, 6-10:30 p.m. (Museum is closed July 4 until 6 p.m.) Location: Peoria Riverfront Museum · 222 S.W. Washington St. · Peoria, Ill. Cost: Public: adults $45, children (3-12) $22; museum members: adults $35, children (3-12) $17 A Summer of Space ushers in Peoria Riverfront ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Tuesday, June 28, 2016
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 28, 2016 Media Contact: Laura ZuHone Investor Contact: Aaron Holt VP, Director of Marketing AVP, Shareholder Relations 217-258-0675 217-258-0463 lzuhone@firstmid.com aholt@firstmid.com FIRST MID-ILLINOIS BANCSHARES JOINS RUSSELL 3000 ® INDEX MATTOON, IL – First Mid-Illinois Bancshares, Inc. (NASDAQ: FMBH) today announced that, effective after the US market ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Tuesday, June 28, 2016
    Community Development Department City of Peoria Great Neighbor Appreciation Week—July 11-16 (Peoria, IL) The City of Peoria Community Development Department will launch Peoria’s inaugural “Great Neighbor Appreciation Week” from July 11th through July 16th. Great Neighbor Appreciation Week will provide new opportunities to reach out to neighbors, create new friends, and ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Community
    Monday, June 27, 2016
    For Immediate Release: June 15, 2016 For More Information Contact: Dominic Vallosio , Campaign Manager 309-674-5181, ext. 254 2016 Mad Dash … Central Illinois Young Professionals Come Together for Largest Single Fundraiser by GEN U for the United Way PEORIA – GEN U, the Heart of Illinois United Way’s organization for young leaders, will hold its annual Mad Dash team ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Monday, June 27, 2016
    Office of the City Manager City Hall 419 Fulton Street, Suite 207 Peoria, IL 61602 David Tuttle Receives Presidential Leadership Award David Tuttle, ECC Manager for the City of Peoria, was honored for his leadership at the recent NENA (National Emergency Number Association) Conference held in Indianapolis June 12-16, 2016, where he received the Presidential Leadership Award. Mr. Tuttle is a ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Monday, June 27, 2016
    For Immediate Release June 27, 2016 For more information: Connie Kamin-Cloat, Coordinator of Marketing / Recreation 681-2837 PROVE YOUR RC SKILLS AT LOGAN CENTER Logan Center, 1414 S. Livingston, Peoria, will host a Remote Controlled Car Skills Course event on Friday, July 22 from 4 to 6 pm for ages 6-18. Participants will receive points for each checkpoint on the course and those receiving 50-100 ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Monday, June 27, 2016
    For Immediate Release June 27, 2016 For more information: Connie Kamin-Cloat, Coordinator of Marketing / Recreation 681-2837 PROCTOR CENTER TO HOST MAMMOGRAM-A-THON Proctor Center, 309 S. DuSable, Peoria, will be the host site for a Mammogram-athon on Saturday, July 16 from 9 am to 3 pm. The event, sponsored by Living to Serve Foundation (www.livingtoservefoundation.com), will feature the Unity ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Friday, June 24, 2016
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Jenn Gordon, Executive Director ArtsPartners of Central Illinois, Inc. 309-676-2787 jgordon@artspartners.net www.sculpturewalkpeoria.org Ale and Art FUNdraiser PEORIA, IL- February, 10, 2016- Rhodell's Brewery, on Water Street, will be introducing Prairie Walker Pale Ale on Friday, July 1st, 6 PM to 9 PM. This beer was custom crafted specifically in honor of ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Friday, June 24, 2016
    July 5th Public Informational Meeting Contact: Pamela Perrilles Executive Director CASA of Peoria County 309-669-2939 casa@peoriacounty.org 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 Tuesday, July 5, ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Friday, June 24, 2016
    For immediate release… Pekin Hospital, Advanced Medical Transport to host open forum (June 22, 2016) – Representatives from Pekin Hospital and Advanced Medical Transport (AMT) will host a free community event to discuss the proposed AMT facility on the hospital’s campus. The event is open to the public and will take place July 6 th at 5 p.m. in the hospital’s Park Court ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Friday, June 24, 2016
    New display at Wheels O’ Time Museum July 1, 2016 through July 30, 2016. July is Tractor Month at Wheels O’ Time Museum, 1710 W. Woodside Dr., Dunlap, Il 61525, (N. Knoxville & W. Woodside Dr.) There is a new display in the for July in the Early Ford V8 show room featuring antique Ford and Ford powered tractors. The “Tractors with stories” on display are: 1932 Thieman ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Thursday, June 23, 2016
    New display at Wheels O’ Time Museum July 1, 2016 through July 30, 2016. July is Tractor Month at Wheels O’ Time Museum, 1710 W. Woodside Dr., Dunlap, Il 61525, (N. Knoxville & W. Woodside Dr.) There is a new display in the for July in the Early Ford V8 show room featuring antique Ford and Ford powered tractors. The “Tractors with stories” on display are: 1932 Thieman ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Thursday, June 23, 2016
    Wheels O’ Time Museum Open on Monday, July 4, 2016 Wheels O’Time Museum, 1710 W. Woodside Dr., Dunlap Il. 61525 (N. Knoxville & W. Woodside Dr.) will be open on Monday, July 4 th, from noon to 5pm. It is an opportunity to see military vehicles: a Jeep, a MUTT and a HUMVEE on display this season and also the military items from World War I and World War II. The museum has 30,000 ...read more
    Categories: Business Brief, Community
    Thursday, June 23, 2016
    IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 23, 2016 For more information, contact: Jessica Slater, Education Curator 309-681-3559 STROLL THE ZOO WITHOUT THE KIDS! Grab your significant other, friends or coworkers and leave the kids at home when you join us at our Adults Only Night on Thursday, July 28 from 5:30 pm to 8:30 pm. This adult only event is for those 21 and over and features a cash bar, keeper chats, and ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Thursday, June 23, 2016
    IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 23, 2016 For more information, contact: Jessica Slater, Education Curator 309-681-3559 PEORIA ZOO BREAKFAST SERIES Join Peoria Zoo staffers for the second in this summer’s Breakfast With… series on Saturday or Sunday, June 11 or 12 with Breakfast with the Lions. This popular series includes a light breakfast while learning about the animal(s) of the day. After ...read more
    Categories: Community, Fun Facts, Press Release
    Thursday, June 23, 2016
    IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 23, 2016 For more information, contact: Jessica Slater, Education Curator 309-681-3559 DOES A GIRAFFE SLEEP STANDING UP? AND MORE AT PEORIA ZOO Have you ever wondered… “How much do rhinos weigh?” or “Where do giraffes sleep?” All this and more will be answered during the Peoria Zoo’s Behind the Scenes tour that is scheduled for Saturday, ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Wednesday, June 22, 2016
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 21, 2016 Contact: Jenn Gordon Telephone: 309-258-1327 E-mail: jgordon@artspartners.net Website: www.artspartners.net/artpop-peoria/ ARTPOP PEORIA 2016 ARTIST BILLBOARDS NOW ON DISPLAY Peoria, IL - ArtsPartners of Central Illinois and Adams Outdoor Advertising are pleased to announce that the 2016 ArtPop Peoria billboards are now on display throughout Central ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Wednesday, June 22, 2016
    NEWS RELEASE For Immediate Release June 20, 2016 Contact: Pamela Perrilles Executive Director CASA of Peoria County casa@peoriacounty.org 309-669-2939 www.casapeoria.org 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 ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Community
    Tuesday, June 21, 2016
    NEWS RELEASE Contact: Pamela Perrilles Executive Director CASA of Peoria County casa@peoriacounty.org 309-669-2939 www.casapeoria.org CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) of Peoria County Announces Lynette Steger as Associate Director Peoria, IL - Pamela Perrilles, Executive Director of CASA, is pleased to announce the appointment of Lynette (Woelfle) Steger as Associate Director. Steger will ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Tuesday, June 21, 2016
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 21, 2016 FOR MORE INFORMATION: Emily G. Cahill, Executive Director of Parks and Recreation 309.681.2803 PEORIA PARK DISTRICT BOARD OF TRUSTEES SELECTS NEW EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR The Peoria Park District Board of Trustees voted last night to name Emily Cahill as its new Peoria Park District Executive Director of Parks and Recreation. Cahill has served the Peoria Park District ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Tuesday, June 21, 2016
    Date: June 21, 2016 Contact: Kristen Berchtold Director of Development kberchtold@southsideofficeofconcern.org 309/222-2751 For Immediate Release Glendale Commons Dedication & Open House A Milestone in the Efforts to End Homelessness in Our Community On Thursday, June 30, the South Side Office of Concern (SSOC) will hold a dedication ceremony and ribbon cutting to celebrate the expansion of ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Monday, June 20, 2016
    PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Amanda Christianson Outreach Advocacy/PR & Events Coordinator Bleeding & Clotting Disorders Institute (309) 692-5337 | amanda@ilbcdi.org DR. JONATHAN ROBERTS OF THE BLEEDING & CLOTTING DISORDERS INSTITUTE (BCDI) IS PUBLISHED IN BLOOD Dr. Roberts develops assay that assist in rapid diagnosis of Variant von Willebrand Disease (VWD). PEORIA, ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Monday, June 20, 2016
    June 20, 2016 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE For more information: Emily Cahill, Interim Executive Director 309.681.2803 PEORIA PARK DISTRICT’s SECOND “ON THE ROAD” BOARD MEETING TO FOCUS ON THE HEALTH POWER OF PARK DISTRICTS The public is invited to attend the regular meeting of the Peoria Park District Board of Trustees on Wednesday, June 22 at 6:00 pm at Proctor Recreation Center. This ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Community
    Friday, June 17, 2016
    For Immediate Release June 16, 2016 For more information: Connie Kamin-Cloat Coordinator of Marketing/Recreation 681-2837 ELITE YOUTH OUTREACH FUNDRAISER Fun for the entire family as you enjoy the spectacular RiverFront fireworks. Come down to the RiverPlex early, park your car, and grab a front row seat to witness a fireworks display that is amongst the top 2% in the nation. The Peoria Park ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Friday, June 17, 2016
    Contact: Nicoel Campen Community Partnership Manager 309-637-1771 Nicole@hoibbbs.org Drive for Kids’ Sake Raffle Benefits Big Brothers Big Sisters Tuesday, June 14 – Heart of Illinois Big Brothers Big Sisters kicks off their new Drive for Kids’ Sake raffle this week. The winner will walk away with an all-new 2016 Jeep Wrangler Sahara 4x4. Tickets are $100 each and only 500 will ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Thursday, June 16, 2016
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 16, 2016 For more information: Rebecca Shulman Herz, Director 309-681-2853 Celebrate Peoria: Midsommar On Sunday, June 19, from 2-4 p.m., the Peoria PlayHouse Children’s Museum celebrates Midsommar as part of their Celebrate Peoria series. Celebrate Peoria is designed for families and children to discover and celebrate the diversity of Peoria and Central Illinois. ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Wednesday, June 15, 2016
    Contact Steve Foster or Chris Benson Telephone 309-674-6644 Email Sfoster@ruylecorp.com; cbenson@ruylecorp.com Website www.ruylecorp.com FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 14, 2016 MAKING A BUSINESS CASE FOR SOLAR PV IN PEORIA, IL Ruyle Mechanical Services, Inc. installs 25kW Solar Photovoltaic system on the roof of their own office building. Peoria, IL, 1BJune 14, 2016–Ruyle Mechanical Services, ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Wednesday, June 15, 2016
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 15, 2016 CONTACT: Stacy Peterson, Communications Specialist, City of Peoria 309.494.8560; speterson@peoriagov.org JUNE 22-Board Up Beautification Project Walking Tour WHO: The City of Peoria Community Development staff, students from Scott Woodhall’s Peoria Central High School Art Class, Peoria Public Schools, The Hive and Jimax Landscaping. WHAT: A walking tour ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Wednesday, June 15, 2016
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Event : “Be the Astronaut” exhibition opens with a Summer of Space programming (incl. films, ISS call and Astronaut visit) Date & Time : June 18, 10 a.m. (runs through Sept. 11) Location: Peoria Riverfront Museum · 222 S.W. Washington St. · Peoria, Ill. Cost: $16 adults, $15 seniors and students, $14 youth (3-17) Museum summer hours: Mon.-Fri. ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Community
    Wednesday, June 15, 2016
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Rebecca Shulman Herz, Director 309-681-2853 June 15, 2016 PlayHouse Artist-in-Residence Joshua Cox: “To ask for a map is to say, tell me a story” Peoria Playhouse is proud to announce their new artist-in-residence, Joshua Cox. As artist-in-residence, Cox is working on a large-scale artistic mapping project of Glen Oak Park. The project, entitled “To ask for ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Wednesday, June 15, 2016
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: David Haney, Director of Strategic Communications University of Illinois College of Medicine at Peoria 309.671.8404 | dhaney@uicomp.uic.edu UICOMP names new head to Neurosurgery PEORIA – [June 15, 2016] The University of Illinois College of Medicine at Peoria is pleased to announce the appointment of Jeffrey Klopfenstein, MD as the new Head of the Department ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Community
    Tuesday, June 14, 2016
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 14, 2016 For more information: Yvonne Strode, Director 309-681-3509 LEGO DAY AT THE ZOO Join us at Peoria Zoo for LEGO Day, Sunday, June 25 from 11:00 am-2:00 pm. LEGO aficionados and just for fun builders alike will enjoy spending the day with LEGO building blocks with a Zoo spin! When it comes to LEGO bricks, everyone is a kid at heart. Regular Zoo admission applies ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Community
    Tuesday, June 14, 2016
    Press Release June 14, 2016 Karen Cotton 309.566.4126 karen.cotton@amwater.com Illinois American Water Ranks Highest in the Midwest in J.D. Power 2016 Water Utility Residential Customer Satisfaction Study Belleville, Ill. (June 14, 2016) – Illinois American Water received the J.D. Power award for ranking highest in customer satisfaction among water utilities in the Midwest according to J.D. ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Monday, June 13, 2016
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Friday, June 10, 2016 CONTACT: Ashley R. Spain, Executive Director of Marketing and Enrollment (309) 692-4092 ext. 1150 MIDSTATE COLLEGE IS PROUD TO ANNOUNCE THE 2016 SPRING TERM PRESIDENT’S LIST Peoria, Illinois – Congratulations to all Midstate College students who have earned a place on the Spring Term President’s List for their academic achievements. ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education, Press Release
    Monday, June 13, 2016
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Friday, June 10, 2016 CONTACT: Ashley R. Spain, Executive Director of Marketing and Enrollment (309) 692-4092 ext. 1150 MIDSTATE COLLEGE IS PROUD TO ANNOUNCE THE 2016 SPRING TERM DEAN’S LIST Peoria, Illinois – Congratulations to all Midstate College students who have earned a place on the Spring Term Dean’s List for their academic achievements. This honor ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education, Press Release
    Monday, June 13, 2016
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Friday, June 10, 2016 CONTACT: Ashley R. Spain, Executive Director of Marketing and Enrollment (309) 692-4092 ext. 1150 MIDSTATE COLLEGE CONGRATULATES 2016 SPRING TERM GRADUATES Peoria, Illinois – Congratulations to all Midstate College 2016 Spring Term graduates! Bartonville Katherine A Krulac Associate of Applied Science Degree in Paralegal Studies Gregory S ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education, Press Release
    Monday, June 13, 2016
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Friday, June 10, 2016 CONTACT: Ashley R. Spain, Executive Director of Marketing and Enrollment (309) 692-4092 ext. 1150 MIDSTATE COLLEGE IS PROUD TO ANNOUNCE THE 2016 SPRING TERM PERFECT ATTENDANCE LIST Peoria, Illinois – Congratulations to all Midstate College students who have earned a place on the Spring Term Perfect Attendance List for their outstanding ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education, Press Release
    Monday, June 13, 2016
    For immediate release… Pekin Hospital Home Health to host Open House (June 13, 2016) – Pekin Hospital Home Health invites the public to a free Open House at 2934 Court Street in Pekin, Illinois. The event will take place June 23 rd from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. and will include refreshments, tours and a medical equipment demonstration. Established in 1960, Pekin Hospital Home Health offers ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Monday, June 13, 2016
    Media Release Date: June 13, 2016 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 Get Recommended Vaccines Now The Peoria City/County Health Department encourages parents to plan ahead this summer to complete all of their children's school health care requirements and ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Wednesday, June 08, 2016
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Event: Summer Camp Programming - includes live call to the International Space Station and Space Camp Dates: June -July 2016 Location: Peoria Riverfront Museum · 222 S.W. Washington St. · Peoria, Ill. A live call to the International Space Station will take place this July as part of Peoria Riverfront Museum’s children’s summer programming that ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Wednesday, June 08, 2016
    OSF HealthCare CFO Named One of the Top Health System CFOs to Know by Becker's Hospital Review FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Karen Brodbeck, VP Public Relations, OSF HealthCare 815.993.3995 Heather Punke – Managing Editor, Becker’s Hospital Review hpunke@beckershealthcare.com (Peoria, IL / June 6, 2016) – Becker’s Hospital Review has released the 2016 edition of its ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Community
    Wednesday, June 08, 2016
    South Side Bank Release July1st, 2016 South Side Bank was presented with the People’s Choice Award for the Best of the Best in the categories of Banks and Insurance Agencies!
    Categories: Business Brief
    Wednesday, June 08, 2016
    For Immediate Release Contact: Gretchen Piper 309-682-1113, ext.2151 LOCAL MENTOR NAMED VOLUNTEER LEADER OF THE YEAR Peoria, IL – June 8, 2016 - Goodwill Industries of Central Illinois is proud to announce that Susan Mullen, a mentor in their GoodGuides® Youth Mentoring Program, has been named Volunteer Leader of the Year. This award was presented by Goodwill Industries International. ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Wednesday, June 01, 2016
    CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL OF ILLINOIS COMMUNITY ADVOCACY AWARD WINNERS ANNOUNCED FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contacts: Shelli Dankoff / Media Relations Coordinator 309.655.3897 (Peoria, IL / June 1, 2016) – Children’s Hospital of Illinois annually recognizes those who are making a difference in the lives of children. Community Advocacy Awards were recently presented to the following: Bill ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Wednesday, June 01, 2016
    CONTACT: Catherine Povalitis Chartwell Agency cpovalitis@chartwell-agency.com 779-537-1282 Savant Capital Management Named as One of the 2016 Best Places to Work in Illinois Rockford, IL (May 31, 2016) – Savant Capital Management announced today that it has been named as one of the 2016 Best Places to Work in Illinois . The awards program began in 2006 and is promoted by The Daily Herald ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Wednesday, June 01, 2016
    Facet Technologies – News Release June 1, 2016 Pekin, IL - We are proud to announce our LAN Technician Jacob Day won first place in the statewide SkillsUSA competition held in Springfield, IL on April 21-23, 2016. He will now be competing in the National Internetworking competition held June 21-25, 2016 in Louisville, KY. The competition consists of three main parts: networking design, ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Wednesday, June 01, 2016
    Contact: Jennifer Vander Sanden/Emily Potts 773.969.5200 jennifer@heronagency.com emily@heronagency.com A Fresh Face in Peoria: Massage Envy Opening its Doors Peoria, Il (May 12, 2016) – Massage Envy, the nations’ pioneer and largest massage therapy provider, is pleased to announce the opening of its 45 th Chicagoland Massage Envy clinic to be located in Peoria, Illinois. The new ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Wednesday, June 01, 2016
    For Immediate Release June 1, 2016 Connie Kamin-Cloat – Coordinator of Marketing (309) 681-2837 ccloat@peoriaparks.org ARTIST & COMIC EXPO AT PEORIA PARK DISTRICT RETURNS FOR SECOND YEAR The Peoria Park District presents the second annual Artist & Comic Expo on Saturday, June 11 from 10 am-6 pm and Sunday, June 12, from 11 am-5 pm at the Lakeview Recreation Center, 1013 W. Lake ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Wednesday, June 01, 2016
    IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 1, 2016 For more information, contact: Jessica Slater, Education Curator 309-681-3559 STROLL THE ZOO WITHOUT THE KIDS! Grab your significant other, friends or coworkers and leave the kids at home when you join us at our Adults Only Night on Thursday, June 16 from 5:30 pm to 8:30 pm. This adult only event is for those 21 and over and features a cash bar, keeper chats, and ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Wednesday, June 01, 2016
    IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 1, 2016 For more information, contact: Jessica Slater, Education Curator 309-681-3559 DOES A GIRAFFE SLEEP STANDING UP? AND MORE AT PEORIA ZOO Have you ever wondered… “How much do rhinos weigh?” or “Where do giraffes sleep?” All this and more will be answered during the Peoria Zoo’s Behind the Scenes tour that is scheduled for Saturday, ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Tuesday, May 31, 2016
    Contact: Julie Graves, Event Co-Chairperson Holly Kuntz, Communications Phone: 309-253-5857 email: vega22@usfamily.net Saddle Up ® for St. Jude event brings central Illinois horse enthusiasts together to raise funds for kids battling cancer WHAT: This year marks the 19 th year that trail riders and horse enthusiasts from central Illinois are uniting to raise funds for St. Jude ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Tuesday, May 31, 2016
    Greater Peoria LISC announced the addition of Mike Higgins as its newly appointed Executive Director. Greater Peoria LISC announced the additions of Allison Sours as its new Program Officer, and Charlotte Duke as its new Administrative Assistant.
    Categories: Business Brief