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