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    Friday, May 25, 2018
    GRAMMY® nominee, Dove Award winner, and Capitol recording artist, Danny Gokey is gearing up for his first-ever headline tour with this fall’s Hope Encounter. Also featuring GRAMMY® nominee Tauren Wells and breakout artist Riley Clemmons, the tour will hit 29 markets across the country, including Los Angeles, Atlanta, Seattle, Phoenix, Oklahoma City, and more. Produced by general market powerhouse ...read more
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    Friday, May 25, 2018
    The 20th Annual Soul Fest is set for August 10-August 12, 2018 on the Peoria RiverFront   The Peoria Park District and Inked Entertainment are thrilled to announce that the Friday night line-up for the 2018 River City Soul Fest has been set!  Friday night has been dubbed "Blues and Jazz Night" and will include performances by The Kinsey Report, Mississippi Heat, and Chicago R&B Kings!    The ...read more
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    Friday, May 25, 2018
    People who have suffered a stroke will benefit from new diagnostic software now being offered at OSF HealthCare hospitals in Bloomington, Peoria, and Rockford, Illinois. Recently published medical guidelines show there is an expanded window of treatment opportunity for stroke patients who could benefit from mechanical thrombectomy (physical removal of a blood clot inside an artery or vein). ...read more
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    Friday, May 25, 2018
    With temperatures expected to rise across the region, reaching into the 90s this weekend and next week, Illinois American Water is reminding customers to use water wisely. “From keeping hydrated to playing in water sprinklers, as well as running air conditioning and watering lawns, water plays an important role in warm-weather fun and responsibilities. We are proud of the service we provide and ...read more
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    Tuesday, May 22, 2018
    Goodwill of Central Illinois will host its annual job fair on Friday, June 1, 2018. The event will take place at Goodwill Commons, 2319 E. War Memorial Drive, Peoria. More than 40 employers are expected to attend, including: Caterpillar, OSF, State Farm, Walgreens and Kroger. For a complete list of attending employers, visit www.goodwillpeo.org. “We are proud to, again, host this job fair,” said ...read more
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    Tuesday, May 22, 2018
    Goodwill Industries of Central Illinois will host its annual job fair on June 1, 2018. Congresswoman Cheri Bustos is scheduled to speak at 10:00 a.m. More than 40 employers are expected to attend. WHAT: Job Fair WHEN: Friday, June 1, 2018 - 9:00 a.m. to Noon WHERE: Goodwill Commons 2319 E. War Memorial Drive, Peoria Goodwill Industries of Central Illinois is a non-profit organization that ...read more
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    Tuesday, May 22, 2018
    The Peoria Police Department today announced it issued 43 citations during Illinois’ first distracted driving campaign. The increased enforcement was part of the national Distracted Driving Awareness Month effort supported by the Illinois Department of Transportation. “Driver distraction is a persistent issue in Peoria and often has life-altering consequences,” said Lt. McCall. “We implemented ...read more
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    Tuesday, May 22, 2018
    As summer kicks off and travel increases, the Peoria Police Department is partnering with the Illinois Department of Transportation to remind motorists to Click It or Ticket. The national seat-belt enforcement campaign will take place May 18 through 29, concurrent with one of the busiest travel and holiday weekends of the year. Click It or Ticket enforces seat-belt and car-seat use to keep all ...read more
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    Tuesday, May 22, 2018
    In observance of the Memorial Day holiday, CityLink will not provide service on Monday, May 28, 2018. The CityLink Transit Center, located at 407 SW Adams, and the Administrative offices, located at 2105 NE Jefferson, will also be closed for the holiday. On Sunday, May 27, the Transit Center lobby will be open from 8:00 a.m. until 7:00 p.m. and the customer service windows will be open from 8:00 ...read more
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    Tuesday, May 22, 2018
    WHO:  Central Illinois Media and general public  WHAT: The annual Streets Belong to Me! Youth Event  Proctor Recreation Center's annual Streets Belong to Me! Youth Event is a great way to kick-off summer vacation!  This program is used to promote youth participation in positive activities throughout the summer.  In exchange for a day of fun, we are asking that children pledge the ...read more
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    Tuesday, May 22, 2018
    EP!C is a community of families, staff, volunteers, and community members working together to support individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families with unique educational, residential and employment programs tailored to each individual’s abilities and needs. For 33 years EP!C has been a pioneer of the shared living model. EP!C’s Host Homes Program assists ...read more
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    Tuesday, May 22, 2018
    With nearly 800k subscribers on YouTube and ½ million followers on social media, Elevation Worship has captured the hearts of a new generation bent on worship. Elevation Worship announces their Hallelujah Here Below Tour that will journey across the East Coast and into Canada this October. Announcing on May 22, the tour follows in the wake of their successful U.S. tour last fall and fresh off the ...read more
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    Tuesday, May 22, 2018
    With the end of the school year near and the holiday weekend only days away, Peoria Police remind motorists and pedestrians to watch out for each other. Motorists should be extra mindful of pedestrians. Distracted driving such as cellphone use only takes seconds for tragedy to occur. On average, it takes approximately 3 seconds to read/respond to a text message while a motorist’s path of travel ...read more
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    Monday, May 21, 2018
    Contacts:  Beth Johnson, History Tours Chairperson, 309. 264-6119Colleen Johnson, Executive Director of PHS, 309.674-1921            What: 23rd season of History Tours- June 1 to October 27thWhen: Fridays- 11:30 from Peoria Heights, Exhibit A Gallery, 5901 N Prospect Saturdays at 1:30 from CAT Visitors Center, downtownHistory is on the move once again!  Our June tours are the Grandview Drive and ...read more
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    Friday, May 18, 2018
    Burying the dead is one of the Corporal Works of Mercy, teachings of Jesus that give us a model for how we should treat others. Part of the Mission of OSF HealthCare is to serve with the greatest care and love. Sometimes that service is to those who have died and whose bodies are left unclaimed.OSF HealthCare Saint Francis Medical Center, in collaboration with the Peoria County Coroner and area ...read more
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    Friday, May 18, 2018
    The Rotary Club of Peoria awarded 2018 Community Service Fund grants totaling $16,510 to twelve recipient agencies at its weekly meeting on Friday, May 11, 2018. These grants support programs that enhance the quality of life in the Peoria area and / or improve the local health, human service and educational services in our community. Grants typically range from $200 to $2,000. “The Community ...read more
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    Thursday, May 17, 2018
    The Peoria Police Department held its annual Police Memorial Service and Awards Program today, May 16, 2018. The Officers and Civilians recognized for accomplishment in 2017 are as follows:2017 Police Officer of the Year: Officer Clinton Rezac2018 American Legion Meritorious Award: Officer Shawn Curry2017 Civilian Employee of the Year: Jenett Charle2017 Life Saving Certificate: Officer ...read more
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    Thursday, May 17, 2018
    Saturday, May 19, 2018 the Southside Community United for Change Walk will take place. The walk will start at 9:00 am at Dr. Martin Luther King Dr and John Gwynn. The walk will proceed down Grove to Aiken St and circle its way through the Southside of Peoria and return to Dr. Martin Luther King and John Gwynn. The following intersections will be impacted from approximately 9:00 am – 10:30 ...read more
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    Wednesday, May 16, 2018
    Members of the Greater Peoria Mass Transit District (GPMTD) Board of Trustees selected Art Bell as the new Board Chair at the May 14, 2018 Board Meeting. Bell was named to the GPMTD Board in 2005 by current City of Peoria Mayor Jim Ardis. This is Bell’s first term as Board Chair. He previously served as Treasurer for three terms. Bell succeeds Dr. Maxine Wortham, who most recently served two ...read more
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    Wednesday, May 16, 2018
    With increasing air travel, in-flight medical emergencies have increased and physicians on commercial airline flights are routinely asked to volunteer assistance. Yet most health care professionals lack sufficient knowledge about in-flight emergency stabilization, resources available and protocols.1 A study presented this week at the annual meeting of The Society for Academic Emergency Medicine ...read more
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    Wednesday, May 16, 2018
    May is Stroke awareness month. In recognition of stroke month, the OSF HealthCare Illinois Neurological Institute (INI) team is hosting free, informative, community events about how stroke might affect you, your family, or your friends. When a stroke happens, time is critical. Know the signs, so you can identify a stroke and call 911 immediately. Join specialists from the OSF HealthCare Illinois ...read more
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    Tuesday, May 15, 2018
    Peoria Public Works has officially published a new website providing information about the stormwater utility: PeoriaStormwater.com. The new site will serve as an online hub for resources pertaining to the utility and other wet weather issues. The new website explains the purpose of the stormwater utility — outlining the background, context and goals of the new fee. The site demonstrates the many ...read more
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    Tuesday, May 15, 2018
    Peoria Zoo staff announces that Finely, the juvenile male giraffe, has been transferred to Lincoln Park Zoo in Chicago. Finely will be paired with an adult female at Lincoln Park, providing companionship (non-breeding) for her while also providing educational and inspirational opportunities to their visitors.   "This move, as well as Finely's birth, were recommended by the Giraffe Species ...read more
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    Tuesday, May 15, 2018
    Celebrating 200 Years of Illinois Statehood with 100 Illinois Craft BeersThe fifth annual North Peoria Craft Brewfest is coming to the Fox Pub Parking Lot on May 19th.  This is one of Illinois’ largest all draft beer festivals.  This year, in honor of our state celebrating 200 years of statehood, the Fox Pub will be featuring over 40 craft breweries from Illinois and feature 100 different home ...read more
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    Tuesday, May 15, 2018
    Wheels O’ Time Museum, 1710 W. Woodside Dr., Dunlap, Il (Rt. 40 & W. Woodside Dr.) is open on Monday, May 28, 2018, Memorial Day from Noon to 5pm.  Participation in the Blue Star Program begins on Memorial Day.   This is the 9th season the museum has participated in the Blue Star Program. Any active military personnel and up to 5 members of their family are our guests. The program is from ...read more
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    Tuesday, May 15, 2018
    A dedication ceremony will take place on Thursday, May 17th at 6:45pm for the Nicholas J. Murphy Press Box at the Dunlap High School varsity baseball field.  A non-conference match-up between Dunlap and IVC will follow at 7pm.  This date was rescheduled from a snowed-out April 15th date.    Over 150 families and individuals donated to build the new press box in memory of U.S. Navy Seaman ...read more
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    Monday, May 14, 2018
    Peoria residents are invited to participate in the Citizen Police Academy which will be held at the Peoria Police Department from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. every Wednesday beginning June 6th through July 25th. The purpose of the academy is to provide citizens with an enhanced understanding of the Peoria Police Department through education and hands on activities. Academy presentation topics include: ...read more
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    Friday, May 11, 2018
    Dewberry, a privately held professional services firm based in Fairfax, Virginia, has announced the promotion of three professionals in its Illinois offices located in Elgin and Peoria. The promotions coincide with Dewberry’s ongoing expansion of architectural and engineering services within the region. Brian Meade, AIA,the firm's national public safety facility segment leader and design director ...read more
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    Friday, May 11, 2018
    Honors Women’s Fund With Prestigious Founder’s Award & Unveils New BrandingOn May 8, 2018, the Community Foundation of Central Illinois (CFCI) will host its 30th Annual Meeting from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. at the Life Together Center.  During the reception CFCI will honor the Women’s Fund as the 2018 recipient of the presigious Founder’s Award, unveil our new logo and branding initiatives and update our ...read more
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    Thursday, May 10, 2018
    Students from the ELITE High School, Jr. ELITE, and Re-Entry Programs set to graduate from the Peoria Park District's ELITE Community Outreach Program  After an intense training and certification period, ELITE High School, Jr. ELITE & Re-Entry students are scheduled to graduate from the Peoria Park District's ELITE Community Outreach Program on Thursday, May 10, 2018 at 6:00 pm at ...read more
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    Thursday, May 10, 2018
    Central States Media (CSM), a full service marketing firm, is proud to announce the addition of Tricia Clar to its creative team as a Graphic Designer. Tricia will be responsible for working with the project management team in realizing the creative needs of CSM’s clients. “We are thrilled to have Tricia as a member of our CSM team,” said Ann Johnston, President, Central States Media. “Tricia’s ...read more
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    Thursday, May 10, 2018
    On May 11, the Village of Peoria Heights is hosting “Make Art Happen in the Heights,” celebrating the central business district as an arts, culinary and entertainment destination. The event lasts from 4 to 8 p.m. and includes artists, docent-led tours and culinary art. In conjunction with the newly inspired Second Fridays, local artists will be displaying their work throughout the ...read more
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    Thursday, May 10, 2018
    Central States Media (CSM) recently received a total of 7 national awards for its work with a number of partners, through the Healthcare Advertising Awards. “We are extremely appreciative of our partners for their collaboration with Central States Media and the opportunity to work with them in realizing their marketing strategies,” stated Ann Johnston, President, Central States Media. “We’d like ...read more
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    Thursday, May 10, 2018
    WHAT: Proctor Service Auxiliary, volunteer-run operations of UnityPoint Health’s Proctor Gift Shop and Snacks ’n Sodas Shoppe, to present UnityPoint Health with a $74,000 donation.WHEN: Thursday, May 10 12 p.m. – 1 p.m.WHERE: Mt. Hawley Country Club Ballroom 7724 N. Knoxville Avenue Peoria, IL 61614WHY: Debbie Simon, UnityPoint Health Regional CEO and Dr. Keith Knepp, President of UnityPoint ...read more
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    Wednesday, May 09, 2018
    Jump Simulation, a part of OSF Innovation and a collaboration with the University of Illinois College of Medicine Peoria, is one of 20 centers to achieve accreditation in five areas of distinction by the Society for Simulation in Healthcare, an international organization that seeks to improve performance and reduce errors in patient care through the use of simulation. Jump, the largest ...read more
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    Wednesday, May 09, 2018
    IT360 is pleased to announce Daniel Crow ahs joined the team. As a system engineer, Daniel is responsible for maintaining the design and integrity of customer’s networks, software systems, and coordinating complex projects. ABOUT IT360 Founded in February of 2006 by Don Dawson and Matt Machala, Peoria-based IT360 has quickly grown into central Illinois' premiere IT service, providing business ...read more
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    Tuesday, May 08, 2018
    SMG management, along with Peoria Civic Center Authority, is pleased to announce that after a nationwide search, Rik Edgar has been selected as the SMG General Manager of the Peoria Civic Center. Edgar comes to Peoria from Big Sandy Superstore Arena in Huntington, West Virginia where he has been the SMG General Manager for the past three years. During his tenure in Huntington, the venue ...read more
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    Tuesday, May 08, 2018
    CityLink is offering free rides to passengers traveling with a bicycle on fixed route buses during Bike to Work Week starting on May 14, 2018 through May 18, 2018. May is National Bike Month, and the week of May 14-18 is dedicated to the promotion of biking to work instead of driving. This free ride offer during Bike to Work Week is in conjunction with CityLink’s continued support of the local ...read more
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    Monday, May 07, 2018
    FE Moran Security Solutions is pleased to announce the addition of a new member to their staff. Erik Gustafson comes to FE Moran Security Systems with more than 17 years of experience in the alarm and security industry. He has served a variety of roles during his career, giving him a unique awareness of the challenges faced in every facet of the security industry. This wide experience includes ...read more
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    Monday, May 07, 2018
    Illinois Central College recently welcomed Dr. Andrew Kerr in its newly created position of Associate Vice President of Workforce Development. The new position will play a vital role in directing ICC’s increased focus on serving the community through workforce development in the region, including apprenticeship opportunities and partnerships with local industry.“We are fortunate to have Andrew on ...read more
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    Monday, May 07, 2018
    Peoria Area Rotary Clubs are hosting the 59th Annual Sterling Merit Awards Banquet to honor the top eight percent of high school graduates who have attained the highest standing in their classes. The event is sponsored by the Rotary Club of Peoria, Rotary Club of Peoria North, Rotary Club of East Peoria, Rotary Club of Chillicothe and Rotary Club of Farmington.  The Sterling Merit Awards Banquet ...read more
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    Monday, May 07, 2018
    CityLink is making transportation convenient for participants of the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure on Saturday, May 12, 2018 by providing a free shuttle. Participants of the event should arrive early for the shuttle at either the Northwoods Mall (JC Penney entrance on the Sterling side), or Evergreen Square (Lake Street side). The shuttles begin transporting passengers to the Race for the Cure ...read more
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    Monday, May 07, 2018
    First Mid-Illinois Bank & Trust recently announced that Angela Menefee has joined the bank as Retail Loan Officer.  She 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, Menefee’s primary role is to assist customers in obtaining home loans, home equity lines of credit, and ...read more
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    Monday, May 07, 2018
    OSF HealthCare has been named one of the best employers in the country for 2018 by Forbes magazine, and was the highest ranked Illinois-based company earning the distinction.OSF HealthCare is ranked 46th out of 500 large companies (those with 5,000+ employees). The Peoria, Illinois-based integrated health system is owned and operated by The Sisters of the Third Order of St. Francis. OSF HealthCare ...read more
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    Monday, May 07, 2018
    Peoria Public School Superintendent Dr. Sharon Desmoulin-Kherat presented the 2018 Innovation Award to the Peoria Riverfront Museum this week for the museum’s “Every Student Initiative,” an ambitious curriculum-matched program launched last fall to ensure that every K-8 Peoria Public Schools student - and students from across Central Illinois – could benefit from a yearly museum experience. The ...read more
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    Monday, May 07, 2018
    The Peoria City/County Health Department is now an official Milk Depot for Mother’s Milk Bank of the Western Great Lakes. Join us for a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony on Thursday, May 10, 2018 at 3:30 pm in the WIC (Women, Infants, and Children) program area at Peoria City/County Health Department, 2116 N. Sheridan Road, Peoria.   Human breast milk is important for nutrition of babies, especially ...read more
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    Thursday, May 03, 2018
    Event: “Celebrate Illinois: Learn it! Try it! Street Party”Date & Time: Sunday, May 6, 1-4 p.m.Location: Ransburg Plaza · Peoria Riverfront Museum · 222 S.W. Washington St. · Peoria, Ill.Cost: Free of charge, open to the publicEvent: “Panel Discussion: History of Labor in Illinois”Date & Time: Sunday, May 6, 2 p.m.Location: Giant Screen Theater · 222 S.W. Washington St. · Peoria, Ill.Cost: Free ...read more
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    Thursday, May 03, 2018
    With the onset of rising temperatures, the Community Development Department is starting to receive multiple complaints for tall grass. The Community Development Department wanted to remind citizens of the requirements related to grass/vegetation and the process used to report code violations to the City of Peoria. Grass/Vegetation Requirements: Grass and weeds cannot exceed ten inches in length. ...read more
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    Thursday, May 03, 2018
    Saturday, May 05, 2018 the Illinois Concerns of Police Survivor’s will sponsor the 12th annual Run to Remember 5K. The run will start at 7:55 am at Junction City. The run will proceed down Humboldt to Montclair and wind its way through Peoria Heights and return to Junction City via Humboldt. The following intersections will be impacted (approximately 7:45 am – 9:00 am): Prospect & ...read more
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    Thursday, May 03, 2018
    OSF HealthCare Illinois Neurological Institute is pleased to welcome neurologist Dr. Luis Zayas to the OSF family. Dr. Zayas provides care for patients with a range of neurological conditions and specializes in treating Parkinson’s disease and other movement disorders.Dr. Zayas grew up in Puerto Rico and earned a bachelor’s degree in physical therapy before completing his medical degree. Dealing ...read more
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    Thursday, May 03, 2018
    Family House is pleased to welcome Amanda McDaniel, Director of Business Development for Kindred Hospital of Peoria/Kindred Healthcare, to its Board of Directors.  Family House provides affordable, home-like accommodations for families of patients and individuals receiving healthcare services in the Peoria area. Please join us in congratulating Amanda.
    Categories: Chamber, General News Article, Business Brief, Community, Press Release
    Wednesday, May 02, 2018
    Complete your garden this year with Luthy Botanical Garden's annual Spring Plant Sale!   The Peoria Park District is partnering with local garden groups/organizations to revitalize and enhance the high quality Spring Plant Sale that has long been a community favorite. From Friday, May 4th to Sunday, May 6th, visitors will have an opportunity to find unique perennials, prairie plants, ...read more
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    Wednesday, May 02, 2018
    First Mid-Illinois Bancshares, Inc. (NASDAQ: FMBH) (“First Mid” or the “Company”) announced today that the acquisition of First BancTrust Corporation (“First Bank”) (OTCQX:FIRT) has been completed.  The acquisition represents approximately $479 million in total assets, $392 million in deposits and $370 million in loans through seven full-service banking centers in Illinois, operating as First Bank ...read more
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    Wednesday, May 02, 2018
    Fifty-seven students from the University of Illinois College of Medicine Peoria will receive their medical degrees Saturday, May 5 at the Peoria Civic Center, raising the total number of doctors who have received their medical degrees in Peoria to 2,023. Among this year’s graduates are six students from the tri-county area, and another four from surrounding central Illinois communities. Seven of ...read more
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    Wednesday, May 02, 2018
    SAVOR…Peoria is pleased to announce that Sarah Luthy has been named the Director of Food and Beverage at the SMG- managed Peoria Civic Center. Luthy, a Peoria native, has been serving as interim Director of Food and Beverage for the last six months. The previous director, Andrew VanDeweghe, was promoted to Regional Director of Food and Beverage with SAVOR in December of 2017. Sarah Luthy began ...read more
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    Wednesday, May 02, 2018
    OSF HealthCare is pleased to announce it has signed a letter of intent with Dewberry for the design and engineering of its new downtown Peoria Ministry headquarters. In January, OSF announced it was buying the property at 124 SW Adams Street, Peoria (commonly known as the former Chase building) from Caterpillar Inc. and will rehabilitate the century-old building into OSF HealthCare’s new Ministry ...read more
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    Wednesday, May 02, 2018
    The Illinois Council of The American Institute of Architects (AIA Illinois) has named Obed & Isaac’s Microbrewery & Eatery as one of Illinois’ 200 Great Places, in honor of the state’s Bicentennial in 2018. The announcement was made as part of National Architecture Week, which showcases the innovative and talented architects who’ve made positive contributions to society and coincides with the ...read more
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    Wednesday, May 02, 2018
    Heartland Bank and Trust Company announces that Angela Witt has been promoted to Retail Manager in Eureka. Witt is located at the bank’s 108 North Main Street branch but also manages the locations at 1821 South Main Street and 202 West Center Street. She is responsible for ensuring value and top-of-the-line service to bank customers and overseeing retail employee development and training. Witt ...read more
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    Friday, April 27, 2018
    The Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum and students from Bradley University invite visitors to the PlayHouse to take a dive into the ocean this summer!  Beginning May 5, the PlayHouse will be the temporary home to Journey to the Sea: An S.O.S from Our Oceans, an art installation made from recycled materials. This project was created by Professor Margaret LeJeune and the student-artists enrolled in ...read more
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    Friday, April 27, 2018
    Illinois American Water announced today that 10 watershed initiatives across the state will receive funding through the company’s 2018 Environmental Grant Program. The recipients will receive a share of grant funds totaling $22,750 for community projects that improve, restore or protect watersheds. This announcement is being made in conjunction with Earth Week to remind consumers of the vital ...read more
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    Friday, April 27, 2018
    OSF HealthCare Saint Francis Medical Center and OSF HealthCare Children’s Hospital of Illinois are pleased to announce the most recent winners of the DAISY Award, which recognizes outstanding nursing care. Winners are nominated by patients and their families.The November 2017 Daisy Award was presented to Ivy Demers from Peoria. She works in the Pediatric Intensive Care unit at OSF Children’s ...read more
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    Friday, April 27, 2018
    On Friday April 27 and Saturday, April 28 the City of Peoria Innovation Team will host an exhibition of design ideas for West Main Street developed by students at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign School of Architecture during a spring studio course. The exhibition is part of Help Shape West Main, a public engagement effort to improve the vitality of the West Main Street corridor ...read more
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    Friday, April 27, 2018
    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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