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    Results Found: 17
    Tuesday, January 15, 2019
     NEWS FROM THEPEORIA PARK DISTRICT         Media Contact: Carley AllensworthSecretary of the Board, Peoria Park District Phone: (309) 681-2801Email address:  callensworth@peoriaparks.org  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE    Peoria Park District Receives High Praise from Government Finance Officers Association         PEORIA, ILLINOIS, ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Tuesday, January 15, 2019
    The Doobie Brothers, known for their fusion of rock and blue-eyed soul, play the Peoria Civic Center Theater on Tuesday, April 16 at 7:30 pm.  Born out of Northern California’s chaotic, late-1960s musical stew, The Doobie Brothers’ rugged, real and authentic approach to rock and roll made them biker bar stalwarts.The Doobie Brothers have been delivering mind-blowing, roots-based, harmony-laden, ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Tuesday, January 15, 2019
    21-time award winning country star Dwight Yoakam plays the Peoria Civic Center Theater on Wednesday, May 22 at 8:00 pm.  Yoakam has sold more than 25 million albums worldwide and is a 21-time nominated, multiple GRAMMY Award winner. He has 12 gold albums and 9 platinum or multi-platinum albums, with five of those albums topping Billboard’s Country Albums chart and another 14 landing in the Top 10. ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Community
    Tuesday, January 15, 2019
    Illinois Central College will offer a spring session of its course to prepare individuals for employment as a pharmacy technician. The pharmacy technician course is 12 weeks of classroom instruction, which will give students a solid foundation in the skills necessary for employment as a pharmacy technician and will prepare students for the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) Exam.  The ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Community
    Tuesday, January 15, 2019
    Illinois Central College is encouraging students who intend to enroll for the fall 2019 semester to apply for its scholarships. The ICC Educational Foundation offers more than 600 scholarships worth more than $750,000 to students attending in the coming academic year.   Students may apply for the scholarships from January 15, 2019, until 11:59 pm on April 1, 2019, using the online application ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Tuesday, January 15, 2019
    Rounding out another successful year, Royal Oak-based law firm Howard & Howard is pleased to announce that nine attorneys have become shareholders in the firm - the largest single-year class in firm history.  Named shareholders for their significant contributions to the firm are:   Daniel R. Chojnowski Jonathan W. Fountain Timothy D. Gronewold Jonathan F. KarmoAlexander M. Leonowicz Paul S. ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Tuesday, January 08, 2019
    Peoria, IL – January 7, 2019 – Goodwill of Central Illinois has announced the appointment of Leslie Vallar and Patti Abel to their board of directors. Leslie Vallar. Leslie is a trust officer for MCB Trust and Wealth, a division of Morton Community Bank. She is a graduate of the University of Illinois and was chosen as a member of “Forty Under 40” in 2017. Leslie understands the importance of ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Tuesday, January 08, 2019
    PEORIA – Conservative comedy act, The Deporables Tour, plays the Peoria Civic Center Theater on Sunday, March 3 at 7:30 pm.  Blending comedy, observation and music, The Deporables Tour unleashes the conservative mindset, transcending politics and unabashedly mocking liberals while celebrating the American Dream. The comedy tour features the following comics:Steve McGrew, the hell-bent southerner ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Tuesday, January 08, 2019
    Peoria, IL – The Center for Prevention of Abuse (CFPA) is teaming up with local coffee shop and roastery CxT Roasting Company in honor of Human Trafficking Awareness Month this January to educate community members about labor and sex trafficking in Central Illinois.   Beginning today, Monday, January 7, all coffee and tea drinks at CxT Roasting Company will feature a unique blue coffee sleeve, ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Tuesday, January 08, 2019
    Event:  “Free Solo” Premiere Opens with Talk by World-renowned Mountaineer, Peorian Barb GurtlerDate & Time:  Friday, Jan. 4, 6:30 p.m. (second screening Saturday, Jan. 5, 6:30 p.m.)Location:  Giant Screen Theater · Peoria Riverfront Museum · 222 S.W. Washington St. · Peoria, Ill.Cost:  $10.50 adults, $9.50 seniors (60+) & students, $8.50 youth (3-17) (museum members get $2 off)  World Renowned ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Tuesday, January 08, 2019
    Howard & Howard Attorneys PLLC is pleased to announce that Noah A. Menold has joined the firm. He will practice out of the firm’s Peoria, Illinois office. Mr. Menold focuses his practice in commercial ligation. He handles all aspects of the litigation process, including pleadings, discovery, motion practice, trials, and appeals. Prior to joining Howard & Howard, he concentrated his practice in ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Thursday, January 03, 2019
    Rare decoys, top medical inventions, LEGO art and Leonardo da Vinci lead the Peoria Riverfront Museum’s “Year of Invention.” Throughout 2019, the museum plans special exhibitions, events and programming designed to inspire Central Illinoisans through innovation and achievement in art, science and history.  The exhibition line-up features “American Decoy: The Invention” and “10 Medical Inventions ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Community
    Thursday, December 20, 2018
    OSF HealthCare, the University of Illinois System, Illinois Central College, and the Greater Peoria Economic Development Council are joining forces to develop a Peoria Innovation Hub. Having already identified space in the Thomas Building at 201 SW Adams Street that was recently vacated by Illinois Central College, the hub will be dedicated to finding solutions to improve the wellness of ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Community
    Wednesday, December 19, 2018
    Savant Capital Management, an independent, nationally recognized, fee-only wealth management firm headquartered in Rockford, with an additional location in Peoria, has been ranked by InvestmentNews as one of the Top 10 Registered Investment Adviser firms in the Midwest, based on total assets under management (AUM).  Savant earned the No. 6 spot with a total AUM of $5.62 billion. InvestmentNews’ ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Tuesday, December 18, 2018
    - POLLSTAR Magazine just released its annual Top 200 rankings for venues, and the Peoria Civic Center made both lists.  The arena at the Peoria Civic Center ranked 89th and the theater ranked 105th in the United States according to the magazine.  The rankings are based on total number of tickets sales from November 23, 2017 through November 21, 2018. During this time, the Peoria Civic Center ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Tuesday, December 18, 2018
    The holidays are a time for friends, family and coworkers to come together in celebration. Wherever you are — at an office party, a family member’s home or out at a bar — it is essential that you make the lifesaving choice to drive sober when the party ends. To help spread the message about the dangers of impaired driving, the Peoria Police Department is partnering with the Illinois Department ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Tuesday, December 18, 2018
    The following individuals successfully earned a degree from Methodist College at the conclusion of the Summer 2018 semester. In addition, Ashley BardezBanian-Lohn, Steven Faulkner, Nancy Lake, Dawn McDowell, and Jacqueline Sharpe graduated Summa Cum Laude; Kristi Hoover graduated Magna Cum Laude; and Kristen Burdess, Rachel Curtis, Caitlin Demont, Lisa Doty, Sarah Ferguson, Hannah Keenan, and ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education, Press Release