Peoria Area Chamber of Commerce News

PEORIA AREA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Jump Simulation Aims to Keep Pre-Med Students in Central Illinois

Jump Simulation, a part of OSF Innovation, is giving undergraduate students a taste of what medical school is like.

PEORIA AREA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Kevin Hart to Play in Peoria on April 26th

Last month, Kevin Hart announced he was expanding his widely successful and massively hysterical ‘The Kevin Hart Irresponsible Tour,’ adding over 100 new dates across the U.S., Canada, Europe, Australia and Asia.

PEORIA AREA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Sherneka Cagle, IOM of Peoria Area Chamber of Commerce graduates from institute for organization man

Institute for Organization Management, the professional development program of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation, is pleased to announce that Sherneka Cagle, IOM, Director of Events & Programming, of the Peoria Area Chamber of Commerce, has graduated from the program and has received the recognition of IOM.

OSF Saint Francis recognized as top nurse employer in Illinois

OSF Saint Francis Medical Center has been named as a top nurse employer in the state by Nurse.org out of nearly 170 hospitals throughout the state.

EP!C raises pay for direct service professionals

EP!C has raised its pay rates for direct support professionals to almost $11 an hour.

Hecht marks 45 years with Hanson Professional Services

A resident project representative for Hanson Professional Services celebrated 45 years with the firm this month.

Getz Fire Equipment celebrates 60 years in business

Getz Fire Equipment recently celebrated its 60th year in business, with hopes for continued growth for another 60 years and beyond.

Contemporary building project in downtown Peoria wins Landmarks Illinois award

Cooperage 214, a development project in the Warehouse District in downtown Peoria, has won the Richard Driehaus Preservation Award for Adaptive Use by Landmarks Illinois, the Peoria Area Chamber of Commerce reported.

Kroeschell opens new 25,000-square-foot warehouse in Peoria

Chicago-based Kroeschell, a designer and builder contractor for mechanical, electrical and plumbing engineering, has opened a new 25,000-square-foot warehouse in Peoria.

Peoria Civic Center in top 200 for theater, arena ticket sales, magazine ranking shows

The Peoria Civic Center is among the top 200 arenas and venues worldwide based on ticket sales, according to POLLSTAR magazine.

Illinois Small Business Development Center to hold cybersecurity webinar

The Illinois Small Business Development Center, along with Turner Center for Entrepreneurship at Bradley University, will host a webinar on cybersecurity best practices from noon-1 p.m. Thursday.

Peoria to provide public play park

The city of Peoria recently received a $150,000 Building Better Communities grant to provide residents with a natural play area called Peoria GreenSplash.

Heart Technologies pledges $10,000 to Neighborhood House

Heart Technologies, an Illinois-based IT networking, communications, security, life safety and infrastructure company, announced its eighth annual Great HEART Give winner as Neighborhood House.

Peoria Corps chosen as recipient of AmeriCorps funding

The City of Peoria was recently chosen to receive federal funding from the Illinois AmeriCorps Program to the city's program called Peoria Corps.

Illinois American Water offers helpful tips for keeping summer usage down

With summer here and temperatures on the rise, Illinois American Water has 10 tips for simple but sustainable ways to conserve water.

ICC Children's Center given Gold Circle of Quality for third year

Illinois Central College Children's Center is celebrating its third year of Gold Circle of Quality recognition by ExceleRate Illinois.

Peoria’s OSF HealthCare leader ranks as top CFO

Peoria-based OSF HealthCare’s CFO Michael Allen has earned a place among the prestigious “150 Hospital and Health System CFOs to Know” selected by the monthly Becker’s Hospital Review publication, the Peoria Area Chamber announced recently.

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