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    Wednesday, November 22, 2017
    Doug Sanders, President and CEO of F&M Bank is pleased to announce that Scott G Bloom has been hired to join the F&MIS team as an Investment Representative.  In this capacity, Scott will report to Tom Dunker, Vice President and Investment Executive and will be responsible for assisting the F&MIS team to continue to provide financial services to our community and surrounding communities. Scott ...read more
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    Wednesday, November 22, 2017
    The Peoria Area Chamber of Commerce announced the two winners of the Outstanding Small Business of the Year Awards at its Annual Meeting on November 16, 2017. Two local firms: Barrack's Hospitality Group (26-150 employees) and Hasselberg Grebe Snodgrass Urban & Wentworth (1-25 employees) were selected. Winning firms must be members of the Peoria Area Chamber of Commerce and demonstrate a track ...read more
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    Wednesday, November 22, 2017
    Faculty with Jump Simulation, a part of OSF Innovation, as well as doctors from OSF HealthCare and the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Peoria, will present their work at the Annual Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) 2017 meeting, the world’s premier radiology forum. The event draws about 55,000 attendees annually to McCormick Place in Chicago.  Matthew Bramlet, MD, director ...read more
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    Wednesday, November 22, 2017
    Date:  November 25, 2017   WHO: Peoria Rivermen, CityLink and the Peoria Friendship House of Christian Service   WHAT: Stuff-A-Bus Night at the Peoria Rivermen Game   WHEN: Saturday, November 25 – Doors open at 6:15 p.m.; Game time is 7:15 p.m.   WHERE: Peoria Civic Center, 201 SW Jefferson Avenue, Peoria, IL   WHY:  The Peoria Rivermen are hosting Stuff-A-Bus night at their game against ...read more
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    Monday, November 20, 2017
    The Illinois Valley Fuller Center for Housing presented Douglas Peterson with the Sherwood Dees Volunteer of the year award in November. Doug is Vice President for the organization and is very active in selling shirts at the Riverfront Market, working on home repair, helping with yard cleanups and selling tickets to events.  Doug also on the West Peoria Fire Department, a member of Elite, active ...read more
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    Monday, November 20, 2017
    2017 Heart of the Family Award, was given to Mike Miller, owner of Mike Miller Auto Park.  He has been involved with theFamilyCore Mission for over 7 years. People would describe his work with FamilyCore as Dedicated, Passionate, Enthusiastic, and Committed and as the Champion to Motivate Others.  Miller has held positions and been involved in various philanthropic boards and activities including ...read more
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    Monday, November 20, 2017
    CityLink will not provide service on Thursday, November 23 in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday.  The CityLink Transit Center, located at 407 SW Adams, and the Administrative offices, located at 2105 NE Jefferson, will both be closed for the holiday.   On Wednesday, November 22, the last lineup departs from the Transit Center at 8:45 p.m., and then all buses will return to the garage after ...read more
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    Friday, November 17, 2017
    Cirque D’Or will take the stage at the Peoria Civic Center Theater on February 16, 2018 at 7:30 pm. Tickets go on sale Friday November 17th at 10am and can be purchased at the Toyota Box Office at the Peoria Civic Center, at Ticketmaster.com, or by phone at 1-800-745-3000. Tickets are $28, $43, and $63.    With an array of the world's greatest acrobatics, contortionists, aerial artists, jugglers ...read more
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    Friday, November 17, 2017
    Researchers have documented how the same hormone known widely among expectant mothers as a means for helping to induce child delivery or lactation also suppresses inflammatory pain, according to a study led by the University of Illinois College of Medicine Peoria.   Oxytocin, sometimes referred to as the “love hormone” and commonly employed by doctors since the early 1900s as a medication to ...read more
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    Wednesday, November 15, 2017
    CWTC, Community Workshop and Training Center announces their annual “Super Trivia Challenge” Friday, January 12th at the Par-A-Dice Hotel & Casino. Doors open at 6:00PM and the trivia begins at 7PM.  Individuals, companies, and organizations are welcome. Registration is $30 a person while groups can reserve a table of eight for $240. Entries include appetizers and cash bar. Prizes will be awarded ...read more
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    Wednesday, November 15, 2017
    On Friday, November 17, the fourth annual “Day of Stuffing” will be held at the Kroger store located at 801 W. Lake Ave. in Peoria.  Part of the Stuff-A-Bus food drive, this event is held to encourage donations for the 30th annual campaign that benefits the food pantry at the Peoria Friendship House of Christian Service.   The pubic is asked to bring donations, or purchase items at Kroger, and ...read more
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    Wednesday, November 15, 2017
    The Peoria Park District has many choices for you and your loved ones to continue your holiday traditions or begin new ones! A winter wonderland awaits, whether it’s a stroll through a seasonal setting, enjoying visits with Santa, tasting seasonal treats and beverages, hearing joyful music, or shopping for and making gifts for loved ones. November 17-December 31: Holiday Poinsettia ...read more
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    Wednesday, November 15, 2017
    Howard & Howard has been named to the 2018 U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” list in the following areas:   METROPOLITAN TIER 1Ann ArborLitigation – Intellectual PropertyTroyCommercial LitigationEnergy LawLitigation – Intellectual PropertyLitigation – PatentPatent LawTrademark Law     METROPOLITAN TIER 2Ann ArborCommercial LitigationLas VegasArbitrationConstruction LawEmployment Law ...read more
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    Wednesday, November 15, 2017
    The public can receive a complimentary 2018 Peoria Historical Calendar in exchange for a non-perishable food donation to the Stuff-A-Bus food drive at the CityLink Transit Center (407 SW Adams St.) or CityLink Administrative offices (2105 NE Jefferson Ave.) on Monday, November 20.  Representatives from CityLink will be in the Transit Center lobby from 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. that day; however, ...read more
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    Wednesday, November 15, 2017
    Illinois American Water today announced efforts to stand with its fellow water, electric and natural gas utilities and respective trade associations in support of Utilities United Against Scams (UUAS), a consortium of more than 100 U.S. and Canadian utilities. UUAS will observe the second annual Utility Scam Awareness Day, on Wednesday, November 15, as part of a weeklong advocacy and awareness ...read more
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    Wednesday, November 15, 2017
     WHAT:           Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Peoria’s Annual Fill The Treasure Chest Community Service Awards  WHEN:           On Saturday, November 11, 2017 at Mt. Hawley Country Club the following individuals were recognized for their outstanding service to Peoria area youngsters.  The 2017 Boys and Girls Clubs award winners include:  Children’s Charities Award Presented by Caterpillar – ...read more
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    Monday, November 13, 2017
    The Peoria Park District’s Luthy Botanical Garden is hosting their Poinsettia Show, an annual Central Illinois holiday tradition. What:  A winter wonderland of tropical plants blended with poinsettias. Evening Candlelight Walks feature the show under the glowof candles and live holiday music.When: The Show is from November 17 through December 31 from 10:00am-5:00pm. Candlelight Walks are on ...read more
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    Monday, November 13, 2017
    PEORIA, IL. The Peoria Park District’s Forest Park Nature Center will host the annual Nature Art Show & Sale featuring local artists’ work. This event will be kicked off with an Open House.What:                 The show will feature a diversity of media and unique artwork created by talented local artists. Visitors will find nature-related photographs, paintings, woodcarvings, handmade jewelry, ...read more
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    Monday, November 13, 2017
    The Peoria Park District’s 4-mile Turkey Trot is Peoria’s oldest running race. A ½-mile Youth Fun Run will take place before the start of the race. The top two finishers in each division will receive a trophy and a turkey, compliments of Kroger. Third-place finishers in each division will receive a trophy. All race entrants will receive a Turkey Trot t-shirt. What:                 A 4-mile race ...read more
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    Monday, November 13, 2017
    Illinois American Water offers helpful tips to help you avoid the unwanted expense and frustration of a frozen water meter or broken pipe. Illinois American Water reminds homeowners that now is the time to safeguard their home plumbing to prevent water damage from frozen and burst pipes. Tips also address frozen water meters, which can bring costly plumbing repairs and replacement fees along with ...read more
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    Monday, November 13, 2017
    Thursday, May 3rd at 7:30pmPEORIA CIVIC CENTER THEATER  Tickets on sale Friday November 17th at 10:00am!    Legendary music icons, THREE DOG NIGHT, celebrating nearly 5 decades, claim some of the most astonishing statistics in popular music. THREE DOG NIGHT is heading to the Peoria Civic Center Theater on Thursday, May 3rd at 7:30pm. Tickets start at just $35 and go on sale Friday, November ...read more
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    Friday, November 10, 2017
    The Penguin Project has been honored withthe 2017 National Arts and Humanities Youth Program Award, the nation’s highest honor for these programs. The Penguin Project was recognized for its effectiveness in promoting learning and life skills in young people by engaging them through creative programs.  The awardees — chosen from a pool of 350 nominations and 50 finalists — were recognized for ...read more
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    Friday, November 10, 2017
    WHAT:           Annual Fill The Treasure Chest Community Service Awards DinnerWHEN:           Saturday, November 11, 2017 – 6:00 PM cocktails, 7:00 PM dinnerWHERE:         Mt. Hawley Country Club, 7724 N Knoxville, Peoria IL.WHY:              Presentation of Annual Recognition Awards  Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Peoria will host its 15th annual Fill The Treasure Chest fundraiser on Saturday, ...read more
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    Friday, November 10, 2017
    McDaniels Healthcare Marketing, a communications firm headquartered in Pekin, recently received 8 Pinnacle Awards in a ceremony sponsored by its peers. The ceremony was held in Chicago, as part of the 2017 Fall Conference (November 2-3) for the Illinois Society for Healthcare Marketing and Public Relations (ISHMPR). Each year, the Pinnacle Awards are presented for excellence in healthcare ...read more
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    Friday, November 10, 2017
    Mark and Jeannette Kleine have been named Outstanding Philanthropists by the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) Central Illinois chapter. Throughout their professional careers, they have been visionary leaders in philanthropic and revitalization efforts to enhance and improve the Galesburg, Illinois community and beyond.  The AFP Award for Outstanding Philanthropist honors an ...read more
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    Friday, November 10, 2017
    The Peoria Park District is hosting Peoria’s oldest running race, the Turkey Trot, at 1:00pm at Detweiller Park on November 19. Just as turkeys are a Thanksgiving tradition, so is this 4-mile race, now in its 47th year! The race will take place rain, shine or snow. The top two finishers in each division will receive a trophy and a turkey, compliments of Kroger. Third-place finishers in each ...read more
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    Friday, November 10, 2017
    Peoria, IL. The holiday season is quickly approaching! Neighborhood House is preparing for volunteers to wrap and deliver gifts for our Annual Santa for Seniors Program. Seniors that may be isolated from others or have had very few visitors this year will be receiving a special holiday gift this season. We welcome you to bring your family and friends to help us wrap the senior gifts at our ...read more
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    Friday, November 10, 2017
    On the afternoon of Friday, November 10th, the Peoria Area Rotary Clubs will join together for their annual Veteran’s Day Luncheon to honor local Veterans.  The celebration will be held at the Gateway Building, Downtown Peoria. The buffet lunch will open at 11:30 with the event being held from 12:15-1:15 PM.  The program will include patriotic prelude music, a color guard presentation of the ...read more
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    Wednesday, November 08, 2017
    JLL today announced it will now manage and lease The Shoppes at Grand Prairie on behalf of Singerman Real Estate (“SRE”).  The Shoppes at Grand Prairie, is a 468,127-square-foot, value-add lifestyle center in the central Illinois city of Peoria. It was recently purchased by SRE.  Regional Manager, Sylvia Payette, and General Manager, Greg Slowiak, will oversee JLL’s efforts across management, ...read more
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    Wednesday, November 08, 2017
    The Creve Coeur Club of Peoria is pleased to announce neoconservative political analyst and commentator William Kristol as the Keynote Speaker for the 120th Annual George Washington Day Banquet Wednesday, February 21 at the Peoria Civic Center. Mr. Kristol is best known as the founder and editor-at-large of The Weekly Standard, an influential journal of politics and ideas based in Washington, ...read more
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    Monday, November 06, 2017
    From the bombastic and epic, to the folky and mystical, Get The Led Out (GTLO) have captured the essence of the recorded music of Led Zeppelin and brought it to the concert stage. The Philadelphia-based group consists of six veteran musicians intent on delivering Led Zeppelin live, like you’ve never heard before. Utilizing the multi-instrumentalists at their disposal, GTLO re-create the songs in ...read more
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    Monday, November 06, 2017
    CityLink will offer free rides to veterans on Saturday, November 11 in honor of Veterans Day. Passengers are asked to present valid veteran identification or a CityLink half-fare ID to the bus operator upon boarding the bus. Since November 2012, CityLink has offered half-fares to veterans. CityLink encourages veterans to visit the Special Services office on the second level of the Transit Center ...read more
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    Monday, November 06, 2017
    Illinois Central College will host a “Health Career Exploration Fair” for potential students to discover educational programs leading to careers in the health care industry. This event will take place Thurs., Dec. 7 from 5:30 to 8:30 pm at the ICC Peoria Campus, located at 5407 N. University St., Peoria. The event is free and open to the public.  Prospective students and parents, business and ...read more
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    Monday, November 06, 2017
    There is an article in today’s Journal Star (November 6, 2017) about 5 who have received FAA awards including our own Sam Sisk. Sam Was instrumental in restoring the 1931 Ahrens Fox Fire Truck at Wheels O’ Time Museum.  http://www.pjstar.com/news/20171105/faa-honors-five-peoria-area-aviators  
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    Friday, November 03, 2017
    Springdale Cemetery will recognize Veterans Day with a Program to honor all Veterans at 2:30 PM, Sunday, November 12 at our Soldiers Hill section.  This year’s Program will focus on the role of the family and family support for Veterans who Serve, and is titled “The Veteran Family…A Remembrance.  A Celebration.  A Dedication.”  Many area organizations will be participating with Springdale to ...read more
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    Friday, November 03, 2017
    The Community Foundation of Central Illinois has awarded Goodwill Industries of Central Illinois a grant for $6,500. “We are grateful for this award and the benefit it will bring to our employment services program,” said Don Johnson, Goodwill Industries of Central Illinois’ President and CEO. “As we strive to be the leader in employment services, in Central Illinois, this funding will go a long ...read more
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    Friday, November 03, 2017
    A recent ultrasound performed on Vivian, one of the Zoo’s female giraffes, confirmed the staff’s suspicion that she is indeed pregnant. The staff is elated and preparations for the baby giraffe's arrival by the end of the year are underway. The Zoo currently is home to four giraffes.  Father, Taji, is 12 years old. Mother, Vivian, is 8 years old.  Their baby, Finely, was born on July 25, 2016. The ...read more
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    Wednesday, November 01, 2017
    New Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grades, which assign A, B, C, D and F letter grades to hospitals nationwide, have been announced by The Leapfrog Group, a national patient safety watchdog. The letter grades are designed to provide the most complete picture of patient safety in the U.S.  Three OSF HealthCare facilities, OSF HealthCare St. Joseph Medical Center in Bloomington, OSF HealthCare Saint ...read more
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    Wednesday, November 01, 2017
    Savant Capital Management, a nationally-recognized fee-only wealth management firm headquartered in Rockford, IL, with 11 additional offices in three states, including Peoria, announced that Andrew J. Welp, JD, CPA has been hired as its third dedicated wealth transfer advisor. He joins the firm’s growing tax and wealth transfer team that is led by Michael Cyrs, director of wealth ...read more
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    Wednesday, November 01, 2017
                Audience members have the chance to guess who the killer is when the Illinois Central College Theatre Program presents nine performances of Bullets for Broadway beginning November 10 through November 19 in the studio theatre of the ICC Performing Arts Center, located on the East Peoria Campus.   Included in the run of the show are four dinner theatre events, which take place at the ...read more
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    Wednesday, November 01, 2017
    November 1, 2017 – Associated Bank has announced plans for construction of a new full-service branch bank to be located at 406 W. Camp St. in East Peoria.  The new location is expected to open third quarter 2018 and will replace Associated’s branch at 300 E. Washington St. All employees will move to the new branch location upon completion.     “Associated Bank is committed to the East Peoria ...read more
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    Monday, October 30, 2017
    Illinois American Water encourages customers to participate in the Drug Enforcement Agency’s (DEA) National Prescription Drug Take Back Day. Residents are encouraged to drop off their unwanted medications at approved collection sites so they can be incinerated, which is the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) recommended approach for pharmaceutical disposal. Both flushing medications down the ...read more
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    Monday, October 30, 2017
    The 30th Anniversary Celebration of the Stuff-A-Bus food drive for the Peoria Friendship House of Christian Service officially began on Friday, October 27 at 10:00 a.m. with a press conference at the Kroger store located at 801 W. Lake Avenue in Peoria. Representatives from CityLink, the Peoria Friendship House and Kroger were on hand to kick off the annual food drive. The goal this year is to ...read more
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    Monday, October 30, 2017
    Grammy nominated bluecollar comedian, Bill Engvall, will perform his new stand-up routine at the Peoria Civic Center Theater on February 9, 2018 at 8PM. Tickets will go on sale Friday, November 3 at 10am. Tickets can be purchased at the Toyota box office, by phone at 800-745-3000, or online at www.ticketmaster.com.  Tickets will be $39, $49, $59 & $89 plus fees.  ABOUT BILL ENGVALL: Bill Engvall ...read more
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    Monday, October 30, 2017
    Peoria PlayHouse Children’s Museum, a Peoria Park District facility, will present Celebrate Peoria: Día de los Muertos in collaboration with Bradley University Association of Latin American Students, Sigma Lambda Gamma – Epsilon Alpha chapter, and community members. Celebrate Peoria is an ongoing series that celebrates the diversity of Peoria and Central Illinois.What: Día de los Muertos is a ...read more
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    Friday, October 27, 2017
    Organizers for the 5th Annual Tracy Trot are excited to announce former U.S. Secretary of Transportation and longtime congressman Ray LaHood will serve asthis year’s honorary chair. The Tracy Trot, a 4-mile run and 2-mile walk held at the East Peoria Levee District, is the primary fundraiser for the Theresa Tracy Strive to Survive charitable foundation created to help in the battle against ...read more
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    Friday, October 27, 2017
    First Mid-Illinois Bank & Trust recently announced that Robert Ambrose III has joined the bank as Retail Loan Officer. He is based out of the Peoria banking center, located at 230 Southwest Adams Street and will provide lending services to Peoria and the surrounding area. As a Retail Lender, Ambrose’s primary role is to assist customers in obtaining home loans, home equity lines of credit and ...read more
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    Friday, October 27, 2017
    The 30th Anniversary Celebration of the Stuff-A-Bus food drive for the Peoria Friendship House of Christian Service officially began on Friday, October 27 at 10:00 a.m. with a press conference at the Kroger store located at 801 W. Lake Avenue in Peoria.  Representatives from CityLink, the Peoria Friendship House and Kroger were on hand to kick off the annual food drive.  The goal this year is to ...read more
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    Wednesday, October 25, 2017
    Dewberry, a privately held professional services firm, announced the promotions of David Evers, PE, CEM, LEED AP, to senior associate and Kalman Nagy, AIA, and Jonathan Tallman, AIA, GGP, GPCP, to associate.  Evers has more than 25 years of experience in mechanical engineering and serves as the managing director of the engineering group in the firm’s Peoria, Illinois, office. He is an expert in ...read more
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    Wednesday, October 25, 2017
    CityLink Director of Mobility, Andrew Dwyer, was recently elected to the Illinois Public Transportation Association (IPTA) Board of Directors. Dwyer has been with CityLink for nearly two years, and he has been involved with IPTAfor approximately 10 years. “I chose to run for the IPTA Board of Directors to provide the Peoria area with a voice among transit peers across the state and within an ...read more
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    Wednesday, October 25, 2017
    GRAMMY®-nominated, Platinum- selling and Billboard Music Award-winning rockers Skillet will headline the Winter Jam 2018 Tour Spectacular, it was revealed during the tour's launch celebration earlier this evening at Nashville’s Hard Rock Café. Among the biggest annual tours in the world, Winter Jam is once again set to showcase a lineup of some of the best and brightest names in Christian music. ...read more
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    Wednesday, October 25, 2017
    The Peoria Civic Center has teamed up with the Salvation Army’s annual Coats for Kids campaign. Now through Friday, December 8, 2017, the community is invited to drop off new or used coats in children and adult sizes at the Peoria Civic Center. Mittens and scarves are also accepted. Collection barrels are located in the PCC’s Great Hall near Guest Services and the Toyota Box Office, as well as ...read more
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    Wednesday, October 25, 2017
    Help the American Cancer Society with fuzzy fundraising your employees will love. GrowNation is coming this November and the American Cancer Society is looking forpartners to join the effort. When you become part of our GrowNation, your employees will be able to fundraise by starting or joining a team, then collecting donations for growing bigger beards, manlier mustaches, or even a little leg ...read more
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    Wednesday, October 25, 2017
    Maurer-Stutz Inc. and Hanson Professional Services Inc. won the Award of Excellence from the Association of Conservation Engineers’ (ACE) Carl V. Anderson Conservation Project Awards in recognition of Emiquon Preserve’s water control system, which is believed to be the only one of its kind in the world. The Nature Conservancy (TNC), Maurer-Stutz and Hanson were honored for the project Oct. 18 ...read more
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    Wednesday, October 25, 2017
    WHO:  CityLink, Peoria Friendship House of Christian Service, Kroger, Cumulus Radio, WYZZ Fox 43, WMBD CBS 3, CIPROUD.com and the Amalgamated Transit Union Local #416 WHAT: 30th Annual Stuff-A-Bus Kickoff Press Conference WHEN: Friday, October 27, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. WHERE: Kroger store located at 801 W. Lake Avenue, Peoria, IL WHY:  The 30th Anniversary Celebration of the Stuff-A-Bus food drive ...read more
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    Wednesday, October 25, 2017
    On Sunday, October 29, from 12-5pm, the Peoria PlayHouse Children’s Museum is highlighting Peoria’s Hindu community with Diwali, a joyous Hindu holiday that celebrates the triumph of good over evil. Diwali is the Hindu festival of lights that welcomes prosperity and a fresh new year. Activities will include traditional Indian dance performance, making diyas (special lamps), watching a rangoli ...read more
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    Wednesday, October 25, 2017
    Come check out the biggest sports collectible show of the year! The Peoria Park District will host the 20th Annual Sports Auction & Card Show from 10:00am-3:00pm on Sunday, November 5at the RiverPlex, a Peoria Park District facility.Sports card vendors will be set up to buy, sell, or trade sports cards and collectibles. Silent auction items will also be open for bids. A LIVE auction will take ...read more
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    Wednesday, October 25, 2017
    On Sunday, November 5, from 12-5pm, the Peoria PlayHouse Children’s Museum is highlighting Peoria’s Mexican American community with Día de los Muertos, a regional Mexican holiday with Aztec roots that is held in honor of friends and family who have passed away. This celebration is an opportunity to remember death as a part of life. It is traditionally celebrated on November 1 & 2 and coincides ...read more
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    Monday, October 23, 2017
    Mayor Jim Ardis and Author Rita Ali to Speak Before Unveiling of Little Free Library The Book Rack will be hosting a “Fall into Reading” Festival at the Carver Center in John H. Gwynn Jr. park on October 28, 2017 from noon to 3 p.m. This free event will include activities such as a costume contest, face painting, bouncy houses, bobbing for apples, bookmark decorating and free books for ...read more
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