“Lift Up Our Businesses” Future Energy Jobs Act Town Hall Program

Central Illinois Healthy Community Alliance

Illinois People’s Action/IPA

Heart of Illinois Group Sierra Club

For Immediate Release


WHAT:     “Lift Up Our Businesses”   Future Energy Jobs Act Town Hall Program

WHEN:  Thursday, March 22, 2018, at 6:15 p.m.

WHERE:  The Carver Center, 710 W. Percy Baker Jr. Ave., Peoria

This free public event features speakers who developed a new business or are part

expanded businesses in solar energy.  Shannon Fulton, Straight Up Solar, will

discuss how she organized her company and has grown her employment.  Kirsten

Sheets, who is a solar specialist with Ruyle, Peoria, will discuss  her work has grown.

Dr. Desmoulin-Kherat, Peoria Public Schools, will comment on the importance to

our young people of education and new training opportunities for finding satisfying

work and having opportunities in our community for apprenticeships.

Six solar energy vendors will have displays regarding home and business solar and other

options for solar energy.

The program is free and the public is invited to attend. Refreshments will be available.

CONTACT:  Tracy Fox, Central Illinois Healthy Community Alliance  309-369-5331

                  Dawn Dannenbring, Illinois People’s Action   309-531-4433

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