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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Heddington Oaks Launches Facebook Contest

Peoria – Like Heddington Oaks? Then like their Facebook page for a chance to win a one hour massage at AlignLife Chiropractic! Now through July 27, Facebook fans who “like” Heddington Oaks’ page (www.fb.com/heddingtonoaks) will be entered to win a massage at AlignLife’s North Peoria location, a prize valued at $60.00. Social media continues to …

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SAINT FRANCIS MEDICAL CENTER COLLEGE OF NURSING RECEIVES $1.5 MILLION ENDOWMENT

    (Peoria, IL / July 22, 2014) -  The Saint Francis Medical Center College of Nursing is pleased to acknowledge it has received its largest monetary gift to date. The planned gift was made by Ada Oetgen of Peoria, an alum and former faculty member, who died in February at the age of 89. …

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Upcoming Municipal Band Concerts For Week of July 21, 2014

Peoria – The City of Peoria Municipal Band continues its 77th continuous season by playing three concerts this week.  On Friday, July 25 at 7:00 p.m. at St. Philomena Church (3216 N Emery Ave), the Band performs their only Friday evening performance of the season.  Katie Burnham and Anton Grasch will be there to sing …

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