Cultivating and Soliciting Major Gifts

Back by popular demand – please join us in Bloomington/Normal for an all-day seminar featuring WILLIAM T. STURTEVANT! WHEN: Wednesday, August 13 WHERE: Bloomington/Normal Marriott 9:00 am – 4:00 pm (Lunch is included) 201 Broadway St., Normal, IL Registration opens at 8:15 am Contact Kimberly Weeks at 309-242-3960 or kimberlyweeks227@gmail.com for more information. Bill is …

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New Report Outlines Risk and Costs that Dynegy’s Coal-fired power Plants Place on Illinois Communities

Central Illinois Healthy Community Alliance, Sierra Club, Prairie Rivers Network Highlight Path for Communities to Transition Away from Risky Coal PEORIA – Today, the Central Illinois Healthy Community Alliance (CIHCA), Prairie Rivers Network and the Sierra Club released a report highlighting the risk posed by Dynegy’s coal-fired power plants on communities across Illinois. The report …

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Illinois Budget Policy Toolbox

Illinois Budget Policy Toolbox A project by the Illinois Institute of Government and Public Affairs Presented in partnership with University of Illinois Extension Local Government Information and Education Network Illinois is in fiscal crisis, with no easy solutions.  Many tools will be needed to fix the problem. The Illinois Budget Policy Toolbox is a collection …

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PRHC to Host Free Admission to “After Tiller” Documentary

PRHC (Peorians for Reproductive Health Care) will host free admission, two night screening of “After Tiller” at Landmark Theater. “After Tiller” is a documentary that takes an in-depth look at the experience of reproductive health care/abortion providers since the assassination of Dr. Tiller by a religious zealot in 2009. These doctors put their lives on …

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Peoria Heights to host Music Festival August 1st & 2nd

9th Annual Tower Park event Aug. 1 and 2 Peoria Heights, IL – Spectacular music will fill the air in Peoria Heights during the 9th Annual Tower Park Music Festival, scheduled for Friday and Saturday, Aug. 1 and 2.   The festival, free and open to the public, blends a variety of music with delicious food, …

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Upcoming events at Exposition Gardens – Peoria, IL

Weekly each Tuesday – Fusion Dog Training offers agility dog training call 309-472-5043 for more information and on Wednesday and Thursday Fusion Dog Training offers dog training for more information call 309-472-5043 July 30-August 1 – University of Illinois – Peoria County Extension 4H Show – in the Exhibit Buildings, Barns, Opera House, and Youth …

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Send Your Kids Back to School with Their Vaccines Up to Date

Back-to-school season is near and the Peoria City/County Health Department reminds parents it’s the perfect time to make sure kids are up-to-date on their vaccines as they also gather school supplies and back packs. Getting children all of the vaccines recommended by CDC’s immunization schedule is one of the most important things parents can do …

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Ceremony & Ribbon Cutting for the Peoria Park District’s Rock Island Greenway Bridge over Knoxville Ave. on July 24th

    The Peoria Park District is holding a ceremony and ribbon cutting for the Peoria Park District Rock Island Greenway Bridge over Knoxville Ave on Thursday, July 24, 2014 at 10:30 a.m. The ceremony will take place on the south lot of Junction City Shopping Center. Work on the bridge began in December 2013. …

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Illinois American Water Sponsors Facebook Photo Contest Contest will Benefit Local Organizations and Raise Awareness about Value of Water

Belleville, Ill. (July 22, 2014) – Some pictures are worth a thousand words. Now, they could be worth a total of $1,500 shared by three organizations via Illinois American Water’s “Value of Water” photo contest.  The contest begins today, July 22, 2014, on the Company’s Facebook page at www.facebook.com/ilamwater. Illinois American Water invited 12 local …

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