Bradley’s Nationally Renowned Speech Team Finishes Among Top in Nation

Bradley University has a storied speech team – having won 40 team championships since 1980. Team members also have won more than 140 individual championships.  The Speech Team is among the top once again with second-place finishes at the National Forensic Association and American Forensic Association championships this month.  The team, led by a strong core of …

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Hopedale Wellness Center Offering SilverSneakers

Proper nutrition and physical activity play a critical role as we get older. Millions of older adults are taking stock of their health and hitting the gym to get the physical activity they need to help keep their muscles strong and prevent many health problems such as heart disease, diabetes, colon cancer and high blood …

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Hopedale Medical Foundation Announces $18,000 in Scholarships

Hopedale Medical Foundation proudly announces its 2014 scholarship winners.  Candidate selections are made by an independent panel of judges who review applications from graduating seniors from Olympia, Hartsburg-Emden, Tremont, Dee-Mack, Midwest- Central and Delavan High Schools.  College freshmen from these same schools are also eligible. ·  The $5,000 Founder’s Scholarship, the largest scholarship, went to …

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Annual Tree Planting Ceremony to Honor Arbor Day

On Friday, April 25 at 10:00 am, the Southwest Kiwanis Club is sponsoring the annual tree planting ceremony honoring Arbor Day. The City will assist in the planting that will take place at the corner of Washington and Eaton, next to the Citadel Broadcasting Building. Traditionally, the South-West Kiwanis has presented a tree to the …

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Wildlife Prairie Park PowWow Event – Native American cultural weekend with demonstrations and activities to take place

HANNA CITY, IL – Saturday and Sunday (April 26th and 27th) Wildlife Prairie Park will be hosting an array of activities and vendors pertaining to Native American culture. Starting at 10:00 am, Seven Circles Heritage Center will perform the Bison Blessing Ceremony at the Bison Pasture Overlook. Those interested in seeing the ceremony should arrive promptly …

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Walk MS to Take Place May 4 at 11 Illinois Locations

Annual Walk Raises Money for Research and Support of People Affected by Multiple Sclerosis Chicago, April 22, 2014 — Walk MS, the largest annual fundraiser of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, Greater Illinois Chapter, is less than two weeks away. The event takes place on May 4 at 11 locations statewide, including Bloomington, Chicago Lakefront, McHenry County …

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City of Peoria Seeking the Public’s Input on the Future of Wisconsin Ave.

PEORIA, IL (April 23, 2014) – The City of Peoria, in conjunction with Farnsworth Group Inc., is seeking the public’s input on the future of Wisconsin Avenue, a historically significant business corridor. The City of Peoria and Farnsworth Group is hosting a ‘hands on’ Neighborhood Design Workshop / Brainstorming Session that is open to the …

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Updated Info about Water Main Break at University St.

We wanted to provide you an update regarding the water main break on University Street and subsequent affect to traffic from West Shenandoah Drive to West Glen Ave. The southbound lane of University in this area is closed. We were able to create a detour via the left turn lane, but encourage motorists to avoid …

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Opening Ceremonies for 21st Clean Water Celebration and Unveiling of Illinois American Water’s Mobile Education Center

When:   Sunday, April 27, 2014 at 4:00 P.M. and Monday, April 28, 2014 at 9:30 AM Where: Sunday – Peoria Riverfront, in front of the Gateway Building; Monday – Peoria Civic Center Theatre SUNDAY What:   The Sun Foundation’s 21st Annual Clean Water Celebration will kick off on the Peoria Riverfront.  Local and state officials …

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Peoria County Is Rebuilding Together

Peoria – This Saturday, beginning at 8:00 a.m., Peoria County employee and board member volunteers will assist with home improvement projects at 1638 Park Ave in Norwood, Limestone Township. Peoria County has adopted the house in partnership with the not-for-profit “Rebuilding Together-Peoria,” an organization that rehabilitates the homes of low-income homeowners who are elderly or …

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