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    Wednesday, June 19, 2019
    OSF HealthCare Children’s Hospital of Illinois is pleased to welcome David Zaboli, MD, to the OSF family. Dr. Zaboli is a fellowship-trained pediatric ear, nose and throat (ENT) surgeon. He provides surgical and medical care for patients ranging from newborn to infancy through adolescence.  His areas of expertise include airway issues; head and neck masses; minimally invasive surgery; sinus ...read more
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    Tuesday, June 18, 2019
    Jeremy Huckleby, a second year medical student at the University of Illinois College of Medicine Peoria, is one of 50 students selected for the 2019-2020 Medical Research Scholars Program at the National Institutes of Health. The year-long research training program allows medical, dental and veterinary students to pause their university studies to conduct research work while living on the NIH ...read more
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    Thursday, June 13, 2019
    Peoria Innovation Alliance is gathering entrepreneur feedback to better understand unmet needs for business owners and innovators in the Greater Peoria area. (Peoria, Illinois) June 13, 2018 – In collaboration with the Greater Peoria Economic Development Council, Minority Business Development Center, Small Business Development Center at Bradley University and SCORE Peoria, the Peoria Innovation ...read more
    Categories: Economic, Press Release, Community, Education
    Monday, June 10, 2019
    Tuesday, June 11, 2019 from 6:00 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. at the CityLink Transit Center  (407 S.W. Adams St, Peoria, IL 61602); o Tuesday, June 11, 2019 from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the Pekin Public Library  (301 S. 4th St, Pekin, IL 61554) o Tuesday, June 11, 2019 from 2:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. at the CityLink Transit Center  (407 S.W. Adams St, Peoria, IL 61602); o Wednesday, June 12, 2019 ...read more
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    Monday, June 10, 2019
    Faculty and staff at the University of Illinois College of Medicine are offering free training to area groups and organizations to show citizens how to stop bleeding in an emergency situation. “Stop the Bleed” training is part of a nationwide campaign by the American College of Surgeons to raise awareness about preventing death from blood loss in emergency situations. A person who is bleeding can ...read more
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    Wednesday, June 05, 2019
    Mat Fletcher, P.E., S.E., a vice president and project manager at Hanson Professional Services Inc.’s Peoria office, recently celebrated 20 years of service with the company. Fletcher, who joined Hanson in 1999, is involved in planning, design, bidding and construction for railroad bridge projects. He has provided services for more than 200 projects, including the reconstruction of Interstate ...read more
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    Tuesday, June 04, 2019
    Minneapolis, MN- May 22, 2019 – GrandStay Hospitality, LLC, the franchisor for GrandStay Hotels, announces the expansion of its brand into the great state of Illinois.  The move increases the chains presence which currently includes over 30 hotels across Minnesota, Wisconsin, South Dakota, North Dakota, Iowa and Oregon.   The GrandStay Hotel & Suites Peoria IL offers well-appointed and ...read more
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    Tuesday, June 04, 2019
    Goodwill of Central Illinois will host its annual job fair on Friday, June 7, 2019 from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM. More than 30 employers are expected to attend, including OSF, FedEX, Kroger and G&D. “Goodwill exists to support the people of Central Illinois and this is one of the ways we do that,” said Don Johnson, Goodwill president and CEO. “Events like this are important to the community and our ...read more
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    Tuesday, June 04, 2019
    Central Illinois’ premier services provider for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities will host the United States Coast Guard – Atlantic Area - Marine Safety Detachment Peoria unit at their Townline facility at 10:00 AM on Thursday, May 30th. The unit, along with leadership from St. Louis, will spend the day giving a hands-on educational seminar to the people served by EP!C. The ...read more
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    Tuesday, June 04, 2019
    During the summer months, Methodist College will host drop-in Campus Visit Days. These events will be held every Friday from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m., beginning May 31, 2019 through August 2, 2019. During these dates and times, interested students and their guests can visit the college without an appointment to talk to college recruitment staff, meet with program faculty, and get tours of the college ...read more
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    Monday, June 03, 2019
    On Friday, August 9,2019, Phoenix Community Development Services (Phoenix) will host G.I. Jukebox - A Dinner Theatre event at Conklin's Barn III in Goodfield. Doors open at 6:00 PM. Dinner will be served at 6:30 and the show will begin at 7:30. Tickets are $100 per person or $800 for a table of eight and can be purchased online at www.phoenixcds.org or by calling 309/222-2751. The event will also ...read more
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    Friday, May 31, 2019
    Peoria is one of 15 communities selected to participate in Local Foods, Local Places (LFLP), a federal initiative that helps communities reinvest in existing neighborhoods and improve quality of life as they develop the local food economy. Through LFLP, a team of agricultural, environmental, public health and economic development experts will work directly with the City of Peoria and other ...read more
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    Friday, May 31, 2019
    Scott Fisher, Financial Consultant at John Graham & Associates in East Peoria, IL, has been authorized by the Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards (CFP Board) to use the CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ and CFP® certification marks in accordance with CFP Board certification and renewal requirements. Mr. Fisher has worked at John Graham & Associates since 2018. As a financial consultant, he ...read more
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    Friday, May 31, 2019
    Signature fundraiser will award 31 prizes and increase grand prize to $10,000 cash  Who:                   Center for Prevention of AbuseInterviews:        Carol Merna, Chief Executive Officer, Center for Prevention of Abuse   What:                 The Center for Prevention of Abuse is hosting a party at Kelleher’s Irish Pub & Eatery to kick off its 31st Annual Duck Race, which raises funds to ...read more
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    Friday, May 31, 2019
    – The Bleeding and Clotting Disorders Institute (BCDI) is the only federally funded Hemophilia Treatment Center of Excellence south of Chicago. BCDI’s mission is to provide integrated, family-oriented care, treatment and education for persons with bleeding, blood clotting and other disorders.   BCDI hosts an annual trivia night to raise funds and awareness about bleeding and clotting disorders. ...read more
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    Thursday, May 30, 2019
                   Illinois Central College is seeking interested individuals to fill select career and technical programs with openings for summer and fall enrollment. Programs with openings for additional students include the Industrial Maintenance and Computer Numerical Control (CNC) Machining apprenticeship programs, as well as a Pre-Apprenticeship/Workforce Ready Program. Potential students who ...read more
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    Thursday, May 30, 2019
    For 47 years, WTVP has engaged, enhanced and inspired public television viewers in central Illinois.As part of that vision, we are pleased to announce a new edition to our leadership team, Lesley Matuszak as Chief Executive Officer.Bringing her expertise in the non-profit sector to Illinois Valley Public Television is the next step in a strategic plan to lead WTVP successfully into the ...read more
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    Thursday, May 30, 2019
    First Mid Bank & Trust was named the Central/Southern Illinois Community Lender of the Year by the U.S. Small Business Administration’s Illinois District Office for the sixth consecutive year. This award is presented to the community bank with the best overall performance record for lending to small businesses in Central and Southern Illinois in 2018. Eric McRae, Chief Credit Officer, stated, “We ...read more
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    Thursday, May 30, 2019
    Lutheran Hillside Village will break ground next month on a new 19,000 square foot, two-story Wellness Center that will promote healthy lifestyles and provide a wide range of convenient on-site services to enrich the quality of life for all residents.  The new Wellness Center will feature a salt-water therapy pool, fitness and exercise rooms, medical clinic, theater, outdoor patio with landscaping ...read more
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    Thursday, May 30, 2019
    Monies to Be Spent on Abandoned Residential Demolitions May 28, 2019 (Peoria, IL) – The Illinois Housing Development Authority (IHDA) has announced an Abandoned Property Program Round Four grant award to the city of Peoria Community Development Department in the amount of $55,000. The funds will be used for demolition of abandoned residential structures in the 61605 zip code in the city of ...read more
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    Thursday, May 30, 2019
    Previous CFPA employee returns to join leadership team and assume role directing agency’s internal operations  Peoria, IL – The Center for Prevention of Abuse (CFPA) is pleased to welcome Kevin Nowlan to the position of Chief Operating Officer.   Nowlan previously worked at CFPA in a variety of capacities over a 15-year period, most recently serving as Associate Executive Director. He returns ...read more
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    Monday, January 28, 2019
    United Stroke Alliance is proud to announce that 2019 marks the 15-year anniversary of Retreat & Refresh Stroke Camps! This year they have 35 camps scheduled in 21 different states. In addition to weekend retreats for stroke survivors and their care partners, United Stroke Alliance offers a variety of other programs focused on the Prevention, Awareness, and Recovery of stroke in the Peoria area ...read more
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