Taking Back Our Neighborhood!

Members of the Glen Oak Business Watch will host a community meeting entitled, Taking Back our Neighborhood! at Glen Oak School on Thursday, December 8th, from 6:00 until 7:30 p.m. The purpose of the meeting is to collaborate with residents on approaches to maintain peace and order in the East Bluff.

Peoria County State’s Attorney Gerald Brady and Third District City Council Member Tim Riggenbach will host the event. Nuisance Abatement Officer Elizabeth Hermacinski will present information about police procedures and reporting crime. Residents are encouraged to attend so they may contribute to discussion on how to address nuisance behavior and crime. Food and door prizes donated by business watch members, and child care, will be available.

Co-sponsors of Taking Back Our Neighborhood include: Boys & Girls Club; M&M Recycling; East Bluff United Neighborhood Association; Glen Oak Neighborhood Association; Glen Oak Christian Church; Kroger; Peoria Opportunities; Burdess & Associates; Peoria County Citizens for Equal Opportunity; New Beginnings Ministry; Glen Oak School; and Prince of Peace Church; and East Bluff Neighborhood Housing Services.

The Glen Oak Business Watch includes representatives from businesses within the boundaries of North Prospect Road, McClure Avenue, Wisconsin Avenue, and Nebraska Avenue.

For information, contact Peggy Shadid at 685-3066.

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