In a media release issued by the Office of the Governor Pat Quinn, Peoria County was listed as an approved area for federal disaster aid to help people and businesses recover from historic flooding in mid-April. The federal disaster declaration makes assistance available to flood victims, including grants to individuals and households to help with [...]
The Peoria Park District’s Tee Ball program is a non-competitive introduction to baseball for boys and girls ages 5-6. The season runs June 4-July 20 and costs $41/residents, $46/non-residents. Players and parents must attend a mandatory meeting on May 30 at 5:30 p.m. at Franciscan Rec Complex.
There are a variety of locations and times available [...]
New at the Peoria Park District! The Peoria Legends Superskills Soccer Camp June 17-20 for grades K-8 at Beilfeldt Park is designed to make participants tremendous goal scorers. The camp is designed to rapidly improve the player’s deceptive dribbling ability on the ball through demonstration, repetition, correction, reinforcement and experimentation. Cost is $45/resident, $50/non-residents.
Complete descriptions [...]
The Peoria Park District’s Coach Pitch program is a non-competitive league that stresses the fundamentals of baseball to boys and girls ages 6-8. The season runs June 3-July 20 and costs $48/residents, $53/non-residents. Players and parents must attend a mandatory meeting on May 30 at 6:30 p.m. at Franciscan Rec Complex.
There are a variety of [...]
Peoria, IL (May 24, 2013) A town hall meeting seeking citizen feedback on a new constitutional amendment to improve Illinois’ seriously flawed process for drawing state legislative districts will be held in the Westlake Hall auditorium at Bradley University on May 29 at 7:00 p.m.
The meeting is free and open to the public. Register at [...]
Join the Superheroes this summer as the Peoria Park District’s Summer Band and Orchestra play the best themes of Superman, Spiderman, Batman, The Avengers and more. Superheroes Summer Camp begins June 10 at Concordia Lutheran School and culminates with a performance at the Youth Music Festival on July 25. The Band Director is Peggy Bonner, [...]
Peoria – A memorial ceremony will be held at Peoria County’s World Wars I & II Veterans Memorial in the Courthouse War Memorial Plaza at 1:00 p.m. on Monday, May 27. Steve Sonnemaker, Chair of the Peoria County Veteran’s Memorial Fund, will speak at the ceremony.
Veterans, their family members, and the general public are invited [...]
Peoria, IL (May 24, 2013) A day-long workshop to prepare all helping professionals to transition to using the new diagnostic system of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual for Mental Disorders – Fifth Edition (DSM-5®) in the practice of mental health treatment will be offered on June 7 at Bradley University.
The workshop will take place [...]
The Institute of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation is pleased to announce this year’s Legend, Bob Gibson. The event takes place on Saturday, June 8 at Dozer Park (formerly O’Brien Field) in Peoria. The first pitch will be thrown by Bob Gibson, followed by IPMR patients featured in the event program. The annual Legend event benefits [...]
The Salvation Army Disaster Response have been providing food, hydration, and pastoral care to those affected by the Oklahoma tornados. The statistics below present a snapshot of ongoing Salvation Army Emergency Disaster Service efforts.
11 mobile feeding units
Emotional and spiritual care to 1,261 individuals
2,577 hours of service
Donors are encouraged to contribute cash, as [...]