East Peoria Chamber of Commerce News

EAST PEORIA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: New Business Minds Talk Show Announces February Theme & Topics

29.Cindy Byrd, founder and owner of Image Potential Training and Consulting, and Melissa Smith, founder and owner of Cadence22 Business Coaching, co-hosts of the new Business Minds talk show, are excited to announce their theme and topics for February.

UICOMP gastroenterologist recognized for work with charitable clinic

Dr. Wasim Ellahi, a gastroenterologist at Illinois Gastroenterology Institute and Clinical Assistant Professor at University of Illinois College of Medicine Peoria (UICOMP), was selected as the recipient of the Leonard Tow Humanism in Medicine Award presented by the Gold Foundation.

IT360 adds three new employees to Peoria office

IT360, a Peoria-based Information Technology company founded in 2006, is expanding its team of employees.

Center for Prevention of Abuse director calls stopgap budget a sign of progress

Center for Prevention of Abuse Executive Director Carol Merna recently said the Illinois General Assembly's passage of a stopgap budget to fund services in the state for the next six months is a sign of progress.

OSF Saint Francis recognized for heart attack care

OSF Saint Francis Medical Center has been honored with the American Heart Association’s Mission: Lifeline Receiving Center Gold Plus Recognition Award.

Pekin Hospital League sets date for Golf Classic

The Pekin Hospital League’s 25th annual Golf Classic is set for May 2 at the Pekin Country Club.

Two UnityPoint Health - Proctor employees honored by the American Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

The East Peoria Chamber of Commerce said two employees at Peoria's UnityPoint Health - Proctor were recently honored by the American Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics for the state of Illinois.

TV station general manager joins Peoria-based Children's Hospital of Illinois board

Peoria-based Children’s Hospital of Illinois said last week that Kevin Harlan, vice president and general manager for WMBD-TV and WYZZ-TV, has become a member of its community advisory board.    

OSF HealthCare, Pekin Hospital, UnityPoint to offer advance health care planning

Peoria-based OSF HealthCare, Pekin Hospital and UnityPoint - Peoria are teaming up to offer two free public presentations about the importance of advance care planning.

Kickapoo Creek Winery hosting Kick Abuse 5K to benefit Pediatric Resource Center

April is Child Abuse Prevention Month, and to raise awareness, the Pediatric Resource Center (PRC) in Peoria is hosting its fourth annual 5K Kick Abuse at Kickapoo Creek Winery Trail Run/Walk on April 16 in Edwards.

Morton Community Bank, Heritage Bank of Central Illinois plan merger

Morton Community Bank and Heritage Bank of Central Illinois said this week they will be merging once the merger of their respective parent companies, Hometown Community Bancorp Inc. and Trivoli Bancorp Inc., is completed.

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