Bradley University Ranked Among Top Universities

Peoria, IL – September 9, 2014 – Bradley University has once again been recognized as one of the top universities in the Midwest by U.S. News & World Report. The publication’s 2015 edition of America’s Best Colleges, released today, places Bradley 4th in the region and also continues to recognize the University as a great …

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SOUTH SIDE TRUST & SAVINGS BANK WELCOMES NEW MORTGAGE LOAN CONSULTANT

    PEORIA, ILLINOIS…September 9, 2014…South Side Trust & Savings Bank, a subsidiary of Mid Illinois Bancorp, Inc., welcomes Angie Menefee as a full service Mortgage Loan Consultant specializing in all aspects of the home buying process. Menefee has worked in the banking industry for 29 years.  She attended Illini Bluffs High School and Illinois …

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JOIN A LION FOR BREAKFAST AND STILL MAKE IT TO LUNCH

Yes, you can, when you join us at Peoria Zoo for a light breakfast in Africa! We’ll teach you more about the King of Cats while watching the lions enjoy their breakfast too. You’ll also learn what makes Arthur and Lizzy so special. You can register for either morning: Saturday, September 20 or Sunday, September …

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Riverfront Museum & WTVP present “The Roosevelts: An Intimate History” FREE Public Screening

Date & Time: Fri., Sept. 5, 7:00 p.m. Location:  Giant Screen Theater · Peoria Riverfront Museum · 222 S.W. Washington St. · Peoria, Ill. Cost: Free and open to the public; advance ticket reservation requested Peoria Riverfront Museum and WTVP, Peoria public television, present a free sneak-peek screening of Ken Burns’ new PBS documentary, “The …

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CITY TO ANNOUNCE PARTNERSHIP WITH NEXTDOOR

(Peoria, IL)­­ — The City of Peoria will host a press conference at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, September 3, 2014, in room 404 at City Hall to announce a partnership with Nextdoor, the private social network for neighborhoods. This integration with Nextdoor will enable the City to share important information directly with residents. Notices sent out through Nextdoor will …

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Peoria Players Received a Grant from IL Arts Council!

Peoria Players Theatre is pleased to announce that we have been awarded a grant from the Illinois Arts Council in the amount of $7,275.00.  This grant, written by Nicki Haschke, will be used for general operating support of the Peoria Players 2014-2015 season.  Our season includes Ragtime, The Odd Couple, The Sound of Music, Home …

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Hult Center’s Annual Lobster Roast Fundraiser

Peoria, IL (August 28, 2014)  The Hult Center for Healthy Living will host their 17th annual Lobster Roast on Saturday, September 13 at 6:00 p.m. at Weaver Angus Farm. The evening features a fantastic spread from Dixon Fisheries and Barrack’s Cater Inn, laughter and surprises during the comical Roast of Matt George and entertainment by …

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The Science of Ripley’s Believe it or Not! exhibit closes on Sept. 7th

Date & Time: Sun., Sept. 7, 5 p.m. Location:  Peoria Riverfront Museum · 222 S.W. Washington St. · Peoria  Aug. 28 – It’s hard to believe, but The Science of Ripley’s Believe it or Not! exhibit at Peoria Riverfront Museum will be closing in just over a week.  More than 55,000 visitors stopped through museum …

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