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    Wednesday, July 27, 2016
    City of Peoria/Peoria County 2016 SHOP LOCAL CAMPAIGN For Immediate Release…………………… The City of Peoria, Peoria County, Peoria Area Chamber of Commerce, and the Peoria Area Convention and Visitors Bureau continue to promote and market the many benefits of shopping local: - Shopping local supports local businesses and employees - Local ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Community
    Tuesday, July 26, 2016
    MEDIA RELEASE For More Information Contact: Jane Scott 309-693-9540, x.245 marketingdept@bardoptical.com JULY 25, 2016 — METRO CENTRE OFFICE CELEBRATES 35 YEARS The Bard Optical Metro Centre office, located at 4620 North University will be celebrating its 35 th Anniversary in August. Dr. Kenneth Schaidle, Manager Joe Smith and staff are excited to host a Designer Eyewear Show on Friday, ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Tuesday, July 26, 2016
    For immediate release… Dash at Dusk Raises $8,000 for Pekin Hospital’s Mission Team (July 26, 2016) – The fourth annual Dash at Dusk 5K & Kids’ Fun Run raised $8,000 for Pekin Hospital’s 2016 mission trip. More than 330 runners and walkers participated in the July 15th event that also promoted community health and wellness. Wyatt McIntyre was the top male 5K ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Tuesday, July 26, 2016
    Seminar: The Illinois Small Business Development Center at Bradley University along with Gordon, Stockman and Waugh (Certified Public Accounts) will be offering 2 seminars entitled: Quickbooks-Desktop Version and Quickbooks-Online Version Date: Wed, August 10, 2016. Desktop Version will be held from 8am - 11:30am, the Online Version will be held from 1:30pm - 4:30pm. Location: PeoriaNEXT ...read more
    Categories: Business Brief, Community
    Tuesday, July 26, 2016
    Facet Technologies 2103 Court Street ∙ Pekin, IL 61554 Pekin: (309) 353-4727 Fax: (309) 353-4730 www.facettech.com pr@facettech.com Facet Technologies – News Release July 26, 2016 Pekin, IL – Allen Karnes has joined the Facet Team as our new PC Technician at our Peoria Nerds on Call location. Allen is bringing 10 years of experience in IT and has a special expertise in repair ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Tuesday, July 26, 2016
    HICKORY POINT BANK ANNOUNCES APPOINTMENT OF DAVE BRANDON AS ASSOCIATE, TRUST AND WEALTH MANAGEMENT 7/26/2016 Hickory Point Bank today announced that Dave Brandon has been named as an Associate in the Trust and Wealth Management Group. In addition to trust account management, Mr. Brandon will develop new business in the areas of trust, shareholder services, investment management, and farm ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Monday, July 25, 2016
    For Immediate Release July 22, 2016 Contact: Nicole Williams, Marketing Director 309-662-4444 or nwilliams@hbtbank.com Heartland Bank and Trust Company Adds Todd Lindsey, CTP To Local Treasury Management Team PEORIA, IL — Heartland Bank and Trust Company proudly announces the hiring of Todd Lindsey, CTP, as Treasury Management Sales Officer for the local market. Lindsey will serve the ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Community
    Monday, July 25, 2016
    OSF HealthCare Named One of the Most Wired Systems Most Wired Hospitals Use Technology for a Better Patient Experience FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Shelli Dankoff / Media Relations Coordinator 309.655.3897 (PEORIA, IL – July 25, 2016) – OSF Healthcare System has been recognized as one of the MOST WIRED in the country, according to results from the 18 th Annual Health ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Community
    Monday, July 25, 2016
    NEWS RELEASE TO: All Media Outlets FROM: Charles Lauss, Fire Chief DATE: July 22, 2016 SUBJECT: BADGE PINNING CEREMONY The Peoria Fire Department is pleased to announce we will be holding a Badge Pinning Ceremony on Friday, July 29, 2016, at 10:00 a.m. to acknowledge the promotion of members within the department. The ceremony, held at Central Fire Station, 505 N.E. Monroe Street, will be ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Community
    Friday, July 22, 2016
    For Immediate Release July 21, 2016 Contact: Nicole Williams, Marketing Director 888-897-2276 or nwilliams@hbtbank.com Heartland Bank Promotes Landry as Community Reinvestment Mortgage Banker to Serve Local Markets PEORIA, IL—Heartland Bank and Trust Company proudly announces the promotion of Belinda Landry as Community Reinvestment Mortgage Banker to serve local customers. She most ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Thursday, July 21, 2016
    PRESS RELEASE July 20, 2016 Karen Cotton 309-566-4126 karen.cotton@amwater.com Water Quality Reports Available for Illinois American Water Customers Company’s Water Continues to Meet All Federal and State Standards Belleville, Ill. (July 20, 2016) – Illinois American Water’s 2015 Water Quality Reports are now accessible through its website at ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Thursday, July 21, 2016
    David Vaughan Investments Names Pierce Timko as New Portfolio Manager Company Release – 07.21.2016 Peoria, IL ‐ July 21, 2016 David Vaughan Investments, Inc. (DVI) is pleased to announce that Jonathan (Pierce) Timko has joined the firm as a Portfolio Manager in its Winter Park, Florida office. With nearly 10 years of financial services industry experience, Pierce will not only be ...read more
    Categories: Press Release
    Thursday, July 21, 2016
    Wheels O’ Time Museum, August, 2016 August is “52 Years of Mustangs” Month at Wheels O’ Time Museum, 1710 W. Wood side Dr. 61525 (Rt. 40 and W. Woodside Dr.) The Early Ford V-8 Club display will consist of Mustangs made through the years. 1966 Mustang with some Shelby modifications 1967 Mustang white convertible 1968 Mustang with many Shelby modifications The museum has ...read more
    Categories: Business Brief, Community
    Wednesday, July 20, 2016
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Event: Live Call to the International Space Station (ISS) Date: Wed., July 27, 2:15 p.m. Location: Giant Screen Theater · Peoria Riverfront Museum · 222 S.W. Washington St. · Peoria, Ill. Cost: Free & open to the public Peoria Riverfront Museum has just received word that its live call to the International Space Station will take place at the museum ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Wednesday, July 20, 2016
    For More Information: Jamie Harper 309.243.3618 jharper@illinoiscancercare.com FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Heartland Cancer Research NCORP/Illinois CancerCare Participates in a Clinical Trial Published in New England Journal of Medicine Showing Use of Olanzapine During Chemotherapy Reduces Nausea and Vomiting Peoria, IL July 20, 2016 – The Illinois CancerCare component of the Heartland Cancer ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Community
    Monday, July 18, 2016
    NEWS RELEASE For Immediate Release: Friday, July 15, 2016 Contact: Lynette Steger Associate Director CASA of Peoria County lsteger@peoriacounty.org 309-669-2939 www.casapeoria.org CASA Caballos Ultimate Tailgate Party Held at Weaver Farm Polo Match to Benefit CASA of Peoria County Hosted by Travis Weaver and Chris Jackson Peoria, IL, July 15, 2016 - Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) of ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Monday, July 18, 2016
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 13, 2016 CONTACT: Brent Baker, Peoria Pathways to Prosperity Coordinator 309.696.4733; bbaker@greaterpeoriaedc.org Mayor Ardis to Launch Internship Challenge to Local Employers (Peoria, IL) Mayor Jim Ardis will be launching the Peoria Mayor’s Internship Challenge Monday, July 18 th from 1:00pm – 1:45pm in the Peoria City Council Chambers, located at 419 ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Friday, July 15, 2016
    Wheels O’ Time Museum is hosting a “ Tractor Drive” sponsored by the Central Illinois Heritage Tractor Club on July 22, 2016 On Friday, July 22, 2016 at 9 am the Central Illinois Heritage Tractor Club will start a “Tractor Drive” leaving Wheels O’ Time Museum, 1710 W. Woodside Dr., Dunlap Il 61515 (Rt. 40 & W. Woodside Drive) and going to Princeville ...read more
    Categories: Business Brief, Community
    Friday, July 15, 2016
    In addition to the special display for the month of July more tractors will be at museum for a few days later in the month. The Central Illinois Farm Heritage Tractor Club will display tractors at the Heart of Illinois Fair July 8-16 th . (www.citractorclub.com). Some of the tractors from the Heritage Tractor Club will relocate to Wheels O’ Time Museum for an outdoor display July 17 th to ...read more
    Categories: Business Brief, Community
    Friday, July 15, 2016
    For More Information: Ann Johnston, President 309.693.2345 annj@centralstatesmedia.com FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Central States Media Appoints Creative Operations Manager Peoria, IL, July 14, 2016 - Central States Media continues to grow and has appointed Sarah Frazelle as its Creative Operations Manager. She will provide oversight and coordinate the creative work process with specific ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Friday, July 15, 2016
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE DevBright Launches GovPermit Software Solution Designed to Reduce Red Tape in Government Licenses and Permits PEORIA, IL, July 15, 2016 – DevBright, Inc. announced the launch of GovPermit, an ePermitting tool that enables local government to be more accessible to business owners by bringing the traditional paper-based license and permitting process to a streamlined, ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Community
    Thursday, July 14, 2016
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Event: “Changing Perspectives: The Landscapes of Harold Gregor” exhibition opens Date & Time: July 16, 10 a.m. (through Oct. 16) Location: Peoria Riverfront Museum · 222 S.W. Washington St. · Peoria, Ill. Cost: $11 Adults, $10 Seniors (60+) & Students, $9 Youth (3-17) Compelling, energetic – and often massive in scale – the ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Thursday, July 14, 2016
    For more information, contact: Nicole Campen Heart of Illinois Big Brothers Big Sisters 309-637-1771 Nicole@hoibbbs.org Heart of Illinois Big Brothers Big Sisters Earns 2015 Big Brothers Big Sisters of America Quality Award Peoria, IL July, 2016 – The Heart of Illinois Big Brothers Big Sisters (HOIBBBS) is proud to announce that the Big Brothers Big Sisters National Leadership Council ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Community
    Thursday, July 14, 2016
    We are excited to welcome all Costco members to shop at Sam's Club.Costco members can simply use their Costco membership card to enter any Sam's Club at no charge and use the payment method of their choice for any transactions. Please note that this does not include Samsclub.com.
    Categories: Community, Business Brief
    Thursday, July 14, 2016
    In addition to the special display for the month of July more tractors will be at museum for a few days later in the month. The Central Illinois Farm Heritage Tractor Club will display tractors at the Heart of Illinois Fair July 8-16 th . (www.citractorclub.com). Some of the tractors from the Heritage Tractor Club will relocate to Wheels O’ Time Museum for an outdoor display July 17 th to ...read more
    Categories: Community, Business Brief
    Tuesday, July 12, 2016
    NEWS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: JULY 11, 2016 Morton Community Bank Completes Acquisition of Heritage Bank of Central Illinois Former Heritage locations re-opened today as Hometown Community Banks’ branches The previously announced merger between Morton Community Bank and Heritage Bank of Central Illinois was completed successfully over the weekend. The former Heritage Bank locations ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Community
    Tuesday, July 12, 2016
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 6, 2016 CONTACT: Kate Green kgreen@peoriagov.org 309-494-8555 City of Peoria Named Finalist in KaBOOM! $1 Million Play Everywhere Challenge Competition will fund play spaces in unexpected places in cities across America. PEORIA, IL. – Last week, the City of Peoria was selected as a finalist in the Play Everywhere Challenge, a $1 million national competition that ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Monday, July 11, 2016
    For More Information: Jamie Harper 309.243.3618 jharper@illinoiscancercare.com FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Illinois CancerCare Enrolls First Patients in the World in Clinical Trials for Treatment of Lung Cancer Peoria, IL July 11, 2016 - Illinois CancerCare today announced enrollment of the first patients in the world in two clinical trials that are studying the efficacy and safety in the treatment of ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Monday, July 11, 2016
    For Immediate Release July 11, 2016 For more information: Jessica Slater, Education Curator 309-681-3559 GO FOR THE GOLD AT PEORIA ZOO’S OLYMPICS DAY! Come kick off the 2016 Summer Olympics at the Peoria Zoo’s Olympics Day on Friday, August 5 from 11:00am-2:00pm! Explore and celebrate amazing animals with athletic-type adaptations. Jessica Slater, Curator of Education, says, ...read more
    Categories: Community, Fun Facts, Press Release
    Friday, July 08, 2016
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE John P. Heil, Jr. Appointed to Board of Directors for Illinois Defense Association John P. Heil, Jr. of Heyl, Royster, Voelker & Allen, P.C. was appointed to a one-year term on the Board of Directors of the Illinois Association of Defense Trial Counsel (IDC) at the organization’s 52 nd Annual Meeting, held June 24, 2016, in Chicago. Mr. Heil is a partner with the ...read more
    Categories: Press Release
    Thursday, July 07, 2016
    Media Release Date: July 6, 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
    Thursday, July 07, 2016
    For Immediate Release July 6 2016 For more information: Jessica Slater, Education Curator 309-681-3559 BE A SUPERHERO AT PEORIA ZOO! Calling all Superheroes! Grab your capes, masks and spider webs and head to Peoria Zoo on Saturday and Sunday, July 30 and 31 from 11 am to 2 pm. Games, crafts and fun that all center around your favorite comic book superheroes as well as our own local heroes in ...read more
    Categories: Community, Fun Facts, Press Release
    Thursday, July 07, 2016
    For more information: July 7, 2016 Gene Olson: 309-697-8272 x 100 or golson@flypia.com For Immediate Release Gate and Road changes at Peoria International Airport Peoria, IL – Construction beginning Monday, July 11 at the Gen. Wayne A. Downing Peoria International Airport will reduce portions of the airport entrance road to one lane, possibly through late November. Meanwhile, American ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Thursday, July 07, 2016
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 7, 2016 For more information: Rebecca Shulman Herz, Director 309-681-2853 Celebrate Peoria: Eid-al-Fitr On Sunday, July 10, from 12-5 p.m., the Peoria PlayHouse Children’s Museum celebrates Eid-al-Fitr 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 ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Tuesday, July 05, 2016
    Kaar joins RSM US Wealth Management Practice Peoria, IL – (July 5, 2016) — Brendan Kaar has joined the RSM US Wealth Management team as a wealth management director located in the Peoria office. Kaar will provide clients with a wide array of wealth management services designed to help achieve their long-term goals in a tax efficient manner through financial planning and investment ...read more
    Categories: Business Brief
    Friday, July 01, 2016
    New Release - For Immediate Use Date: July 1, 2016 For Immediate Use Re: Bank Merger Completed Contact: Doug Sanders, President & CEO F&M Bank (309) 343-7141 doug.sanders@thefmbank.com F&M Bank Completes Merger of Brimfield Bank (Galesburg, IL) F&M Bank headquartered in Galesburg, Illinois has completed the merger of Brimfield Bank, Brimfield, Illinois, into F&M. The ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Community
    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
    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