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    Results Found: 40
    Friday, August 26, 2016
    F O R I MM E D I A T E R E L E A S E: Friday, August 26, 2016 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 M I DSTATE CO L L E G E I S PRO U D TO ANNO U NCE THE 2016 SUMMER 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 o n s t o all M i d s tate C ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Community
    Friday, August 26, 2016
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Friday, August 26, 2016 CONTACT: Ashley R. Spain, Executive Director of Marketing and Enrollment (309) 692-4092 ext. 1150 MIDSTATE COLLEGE CONGRATULATES 2016 SUMMER TERM GRADUATES Peoria, Illinois – Congratulations to all Midstate College 2016 Summer Term graduates! Brimfield Collen M Kirkland Associate of Applied Science Degree in Health Information Technology ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Community
    Friday, August 26, 2016
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Friday, August 26, 2016 CONTACT: Ashley R. Spain, Executive Director of Marketing and Enrollment (309) 692-4092 ext. 1150 MIDSTATE COLLEGE IS PROUD TO ANNOUNCE THE 2016 SUMMER TERM DEAN’S LIST Peoria, Illinois – Congratulations to all Midstate College students who have earned a place on the Summer Term Dean’s List for their academic achievements. This ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Friday, August 26, 2016
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Friday, August 26, 2016 CONTACT: Ashley R. Spain, Executive Director of Marketing and Enrollment (309) 692-4092 ext. 1150 MIDSTATE COLLEGE IS PROUD TO ANNOUNCE THE 2016 SUMMER TERM PERFECT ATTENDANCE LIST Peoria, Illinois – Congratulations to all Midstate College students who have earned a place on the Summer Term Perfect Attendance List for their outstanding ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Thursday, August 25, 2016
    For media inquiries, contact: Stacy Peterson, Communications Specialist 494-8560 speterson@peoriagov.org August 25, 2016 City of Peoria Names Director of Public Works (Peoria, IL) Scott Reeise has been named Director of the Public Works Department, City Manager Patrick Urich announced today. Currently the Assistant Director of Public Works and City Engineer, Mr. Reeise will assume the Director ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Thursday, August 25, 2016
    Dewberry Announces the Promotions of Bradley Hall and Carey Mayer AIA professionals promoted in the firm’s Peoria, Illinois, office Fairfax, VA—August 25, 2016 Dewberry, a privately held professional services firm, is pleased to announce the promotions of Bradley Hall, AIA, to senior principal and Carey Mayer, AIA, LEED AP BD+C, to associate in the firm’s Peoria, Illinois, ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Thursday, August 25, 2016
    City of Peoria Community Development Center City of Peoria To Install Two Murals (Peoria, IL) The City of Peoria Community Development Center will reveal the winners of the city’s first mural contest at a press conference on Monday, August 29 at noon at 3560 SW Adams Street. The public and media are invited to attend. Please note: parking will be available in the adjacent lot. There is no ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Wednesday, August 24, 2016
    News Release Rick Stephenson, (309) 686-3300, rstephenson@cwtc.org “CWTC PRESENTS ANNUAL PATHWAY AWARDS” Dinner and Auction Highlight Evening Festivities **For Immediate Release** August 23, 2016 Community Workshop Training Center, Inc. presents its annual “CWTC Pathway Awards, Dinner and Auction” Wednesday, September 14, 2016 at the Embassy Suites Hotel & Conference ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Community
    Monday, August 22, 2016
    For immediate release August 18, 2016 The Shoppes at Grand Prairie Welcomes Spirit Halloween Favorite Halloween pop-up store is back to haunt The Shoppes The Shoppes at Grand Prairie is pleased to welcome back Spirit Halloween for the fall season. Located in suite 260 at the west entrance to the shopping center, Spirit Halloween began moving into this 7,000 sq ft location in early August, with ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Monday, August 22, 2016
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE For more information, please contact: Hedy Elliott-Gardner Coordinator of Adult Education, Peoria Park District 309- 256-7436 Congratulations, Graduates! Local GED Program celebrates local graduates! PEORIA, Illinois—August 18, 2016— Please join the Peoria Park District Foundation’s Moonlight Coalition for Adult Learning (“Moonlight”) and ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Monday, August 22, 2016
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Jenn Gordon, Executive Director ArtsPartners of Central Illinois, Inc. 309-676-2787 jgordon@artspartners.net www.sculpturewalkpeoria.org First Sculpture Sold 2016 Sculpture Walk Peoria PEORIA, IL- August, 16, 2016- "Awaken", created by sculptor, Don Frost, from Ontario, Canada, has sold to private collectors. The purchasers who wish to remain anonymous ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Monday, August 22, 2016
    Contact: Tonda Thompson (309) 243-3422 tthompson@illinoiscancer.com FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 7th Annual CUREageous Event to Present Rock Doc Awards to Area Physicians PEORIA, Ill. August 18, 2016 - The Illinois CancerCare Foundation is hosting its 7Th annual CUREageous event on Friday, November 11, 2016 at the Par-a-Dice Hotel from 6:00-11:00pm. CUREageous honors area physicians who excel in their ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Wednesday, August 17, 2016
    Take the Online Citizen Survey! Third Annual National Citizen Survey PEORIA, IL. – Have you ever wanted to share your thoughts about City services or policies? Do you think Peoria is heading in the right direction? The City wants to hear from you! On online survey is available now for you to provide your feedback. The City of Peoria is asking residents to participate in The National Citizen ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Community
    Tuesday, August 16, 2016
    The OSF HealthCare Foundation is pleased to announce the creation of The Mark and Jeannette Kleine Pediatric Wellness Center at OSF St. Mary Medical Center. The announcement of the $1.5 million gift was made Monday, August 15, 2016 during a reception at Soangetaha Country Club in Galesburg. The Mark and Jeannette Kleine Pediatric Wellness Center will be a multi-faceted program which will include ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Tuesday, August 16, 2016
    Congratulations to Abby K. Ault, RN, MSN of Peoria; the Princeville native was recently recognized as one of the 40 under 40 Emerging Nurse Leaders in Illinois . The second annual 40 under 40 Emerging Nurse Leader award is sponsored by the Illinois Nurses Foundation. The presentation will be made September 22 at Rush University Medical Center Searle Conference Center in Chicago. Ault is currently ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Business Brief
    Tuesday, August 16, 2016
    Illinois Central College’s 36 th Annual Landscape and Garden Day offers a variety of special programs and activities specifically designed for families with young children as well as the usual favorites for local gardening enthusiasts. This year’s theme is “Pollinators, Plants and People – A Great Combination”. The free event is set for Saturday, September 10, from 9 ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Community
    Friday, August 12, 2016
    NEWS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 11, 2016 Titanic Exhibit Previews on Display at Morton and East Peoria Hometown Community Banks’ Locations Previews Feature Reproductions of Exhibit Artifacts ‘Titanic: The Artifact Exhibition’ opens in late fall at the Peoria Riverfront Museum. Previews of the exhibit are on display now at Morton Community Bank’s Main Bank on ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Community
    Thursday, August 11, 2016
    For immediate release… Pekin Hospital Foundation Awards Scholarships (August 11, 2016) – Five local college students received scholarships totaling $4,000 for nursing and health care education from the Pekin Hospital Foundation. Each year, scholarship recipients are chosen from applications submitted to the Pekin Hospital Foundation’s Scholarship Committee. Student ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Thursday, August 11, 2016
    Wheels O’ Time Museum, Mustang Day, August 21, 2016 Wheels O’ Time Museum, 1710 W. Woodside Dr., Dunlap, Il 62525 (corner of N. Knoxville and W. Woodside Dr.) To celebrate 52 Years of Mustangs on Sunday, August 21, 2016, anyone who drives their Mustang to visit the museum will be given free admission. Please note passengers with the driver will pay regular admission. Hours: noon to 5 ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Community
    Wednesday, August 10, 2016
    For Immediate Release August 9, 2016 For more information: Jessica Slater, Education Curator 309-681-3559 MULTICULTURAL DAY AT PEORIA ZOO Join us on Sunday, August 14 from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm as we celebrate Multicultural Day with a celebration of cultures and the people that make our world special. Explore different cultures from around the world and even the role animals play in our lives! ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Wednesday, August 10, 2016
    For Immediate Release August 9, 2016 For more information: Jessica Slater, Education Curator 309-681-3559 IT’S BACK TO SCHOOL WITH PEORIA ZOO School is starting soon and we’re celebrating everything that makes summer wonderful while looking forward to everything a new school year offers. Spend the last bit of summer with us on Saturday, August 13 from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm for Back to ...read more
    Categories: Fun Facts, Community, Press Release
    Wednesday, August 10, 2016
    IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 9, 2016 For more information, contact: Jessica Slater, Education Curator 309-681-3559 2016 ZOO RUN RUN AT PEORIA ZOO Looking for a fun and healthy way to support Peoria Zoo? Then join Peoria Zoo for the 38th annual Zoo Run Run on Saturday, August 27th. A ¼ mile youth run accompanies this 5K (3.1 mile) Grand Prix race that winds through the beautiful Peoria Zoo and ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Community
    Tuesday, August 09, 2016
    PRESS RELEASE Aug. 9, 2016 Karen Cotton 309-566-4126 karen.cotton@amwater.com Illinois American Water Announces 2016 Firefighter Grant Program Program offered to fire departments in communities served by Illinois American Water Belleville, Ill. (Aug. 9, 2016) – Illinois American Water is accepting applications for its 2016 Firefighter Grant Program. Through this program, the company ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Tuesday, August 09, 2016
    For Immediate Release August 9, 2016 Contact: Kelly Malinowski, Marketing Specialist 309-662-4444 or kmalinowski@hbtbank.com Heartland Bank to Host Community Shred Day PEORIA, IL —Heartland Bank and Trust Company will host its annual Community Shred Day on Saturday, August 20 from 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Heartland Bank is offering this shred service free of charge at its 9010 N. Allen ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Monday, August 08, 2016
    The Shoppes at Grand Prairie Welcomes “Carnival for Common Place” Salem Lutheran Church is hosting an event to raise funds and supplies for Common Place Join us on Saturday, August 13 th from 11am-2pm for great family fun to benefit the local charity, Common Place. It’s back-to-school time and sales on school supplies are everywhere! Pick up a few extra items and bring them to ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Monday, August 08, 2016
    For Media inquiries, please contact: Scott Reeise, City Engineer 494-8800 sreeise@peoriagov.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 5, 2016 – National Research Center, Inc. (NRC) is proud to announce that the City of Peoria is a winner of the Voice of the People Award for Transformation in Built Environment. Only given to jurisdictions that best listen and act to improve their communities, this ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Community
    Monday, August 08, 2016
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Jenn Gordon, Executive Director ArtsPartners of Central Illinois, Inc. 309-258-1327 (cell) jgordon@artspartners.net www.artspartners.net ArtsPartners is now accepting 2016 ArtsPartner of the Year Nominations PEORIA, IL- August, 8, 2016 - ArtsPartners of Central Illinois, Inc. is now accepting nominations for the 2016 ArtsPartner of the Year Award. This award is ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Community
    Friday, August 05, 2016
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: City Engineer Scott Reeise Date: August 4, 2016 (309) 494-8800 NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING (Peoria) – An informational meeting to accept public comment and feedback regarding Phase I Preliminary Designs of the proposed MacArthur Highway Bridge Reconstruction Project will be held as follows: 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Thursday, August 11, 2016 Activity Room Valeska ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Friday, August 05, 2016
    RSM Employees Join Forces to Benefit Children’s Home Association of Illinois More than 45 volunteers donate time to paint fences, clean up brush, and repair the parking lot. Peoria (August 3, 2016) – Employees from RSM US LLP (“RSM”) – the nation’s leading provider of audit, tax and consulting services focused on the middle market – recently held its ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Friday, August 05, 2016
    Successful Beer and Art FUNdraiser Peoria, IL, August 5, 2016 - Rhodell's Brewery, on Water Street released a new craft pale ale named, "Prairie Walker Pale Ale" on July 1, 2016 at a FUNdraiser for Sculpture Walker Peoria. Similarly inspired, the band Random Strangers performed their latest song, "Prairie Walker" written about the same sculpture located in the Warehouse ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Friday, August 05, 2016
    FOR MORE INFORMATION: Sandra Mitchell, Coordinator of Marketing Peoria Park District, 309.681.2838 RESTORED ROBERT G. INGERSOLL STATUE TO BE RE-DEDICATED AUGUST 11 IN LOWER GLEN OAK PARK The Peoria Park District’s Board of Trustees will re-dedicate the Robert G. Ingersoll Statue in a ceremony on Thursday, August 11, at 10:30 a.m. The re-dedication will take place in lower Glen Oak Park, ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Friday, August 05, 2016
    Press Release Date: Monday, August 8 Time: 11:00 a.m. Location: Peoria Police Department, Community Room 600 SW Adams Street Subject: Emergency Text to 9-1-1 On Monday, August 8, 2016, the Peoria County Emergency Telephone System Board (ETSB) will hold a Press Conference to announce the availability of Emergency Text to 9-1-1 in Peoria County. Text to 9-1-1 service will be available for those ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Friday, August 05, 2016
    For immediate release… New MRI Unit Expands Services at Pekin Hospital (August 5, 2016) – A new magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) unit is now operational at Pekin Hospital. The upgraded MRI unit will improve service times and provide higher quality scans for area patients and physicians. The new MRI unit, a General Electric 1.5T, is housed in the hospital’s north tower near the ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Thursday, August 04, 2016
    August 3, 2016 Release for South Side Bank: Susan Webb, Branch Manager of South Side Bank’s Bartonville Facility, was recently appointed to the Illinois Bankers Association (IBA) 2016-2017 Women in Banking Committee.
    Categories: Business Brief, Community
    Thursday, August 04, 2016
    Media Release Date: August 1, 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 Back to School Dental and Immunization Clinics Peoria City/County Health Department is having special back to school walk-in clinics for dental exams and for immunizations for children at the Peoria ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Wednesday, August 03, 2016
    Each year Goodwill honors the memory of General Wayne A. Downing of Peoria and recognizes local military personnel, veterans, family members and supporting organizations with five Patriot Awards. If you would like to nominate an individual or business for one of the Patriot Awards or learn more about the criteria for each award, please click here to find award information and the nomination form ...read more
    Categories: Community, Business Brief
    Tuesday, August 02, 2016
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 2, 2016 Two PTS Therapists Receive Their Board Certification (Peoria, IL) Professional Therapy Services, Inc. (PTS) , which offers physical, occupational and speech therapy services at several outpatient clinics in Illinois, has announced that Janet Forinash, PT, DPT ( women’s health ) , and Jonathan Hamm, PT, DPT (orthopaedics) , have completed the ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Community
    Monday, August 01, 2016
    SHEPARD ENDOWMENT FOR HEALTHCARE ENGINEERING gift will HELP EXPAND DELIVERY OF CARE $10 Million donation will enhance work of 3D Heart Library FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Shelli Dankoff / Media Relations Coordinator – OSF HealthCare 309.655.3897 Wendy Mitchell / Vice President of Operations - OSF Healthcare Foundation 309.566.5673 (Peoria, IL / August 1, 2016) – The Shepard ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Friday, July 29, 2016
    For Immediate Release July 28, 2016 For more information: Yvonne Strode, Zoo Director 309-681-3509 . . . AND THEN THERE WERE FOUR! Peoria Zoo is proud to announce the birth of a male giraffe on July 25, 2016. Born at 4:10 am, the baby was born to mother, Vivian, and father, Taji. A neonatal exam was done shortly after birth and the calf weighed in at 102.5 lbs and is 5’4” tall. Kim ...read more
    Categories: Community, Fun Facts, Press Release
    Friday, July 29, 2016
    Press Release - 7/29/2016 Heartland Bank is proud to announce their new Community Reinvestment Mortgage Banker, Belinda Landry.
    Categories: Community, Business Brief