Tuesday, January 22, 2019

3rd Annual Stand Up for Kiwanis


St. Jude Dream Home Giveaway


St. Jude Dream Home Giveaway
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St. Jude Dream Home Giveaway Peoria House Rendering

Peoria – St. Jude Dream Home Giveaway

ESTIMATED VALUE
$480,000
BUILT BY
Scott Lewis Homes
LOCATION
11025 N. Hunters Trail Court
Peoria, IL 61525
Get your tickets today for the Peoria St. Jude Dream Home Giveaway. Act now, before the home and other valuable prizes are given away on April 24.
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Get your tickets by Jan. 23, and you'll be eligible to win a Hearts On Fire diamond necklace, courtesy of Bremer Jewelry.
Every ticket helps

Families never receive a bill from St. Jude for treatment, travel, housing or food — because all a family should worry about is helping their child live.
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Thanks to our sponsors
WEEK 25 News, Scott Lewis Homes, Nash 97.3, GLO 95.5, Bob Lindsay Honda, Carpet Weaver’s Furniture Gallery, Kroger, Journal Star, Jim Maloof Realtor – Brian Monge, Bremer Jewelry and national sponsors Brizo, Shaw Floors, Trane and Bosch.
Giveaway is conducted by and benefits ALSAC/St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital®. Void where prohibited by law. State of Illinois, Peoria County Raffle License R-121-18.

Mackinaw Valley Vineyard

TRIVIA GAME NIGHTS

Saturday evenings
6:00-9pm
Check-in & wine tasting 6-7pm
Game starts at about 7pm

February 2,9,23
March 2,9,23,30

Players match their wits in a strictly for fun game of trivia. It is $5 per person to play and the winning team players get weekly prizes. Teams can be a maximum of four players (less if you’re REALLY,REALLY SMART).

We start playing at 7pm and usually end about 9pm. There are eight categories and a tie-breaking ninth when needed. Teams can bring their own foods and treats and we serve wine, beer, sodas and bottled water. Call Diane at 309-645-5054 to reserve a spot for your team or if you have questions.
No trivia: February 16 and March 16 because of the Murder Mystery Dinners.
No trivia on March 20th- Easter weekend.

ROB LOCHNER JOINS CULLINAN PROPERTIES AS VICE PRESIDENT OF DEVELOPMENT


Cullinan Properties, Ltd. is pleased to announce the addition of Rob Lochner as Vice President of Development. Lochner brings over 25 years of development, finance and operational experience to the Cullinan team.

Based in Cullinan Properties’ St. Louis office, Lochner will lead development and municipal related activities for Streets of St. Charles, Lofts at Euclid and other upcoming projects in the St. Louis market and throughout the Cullinan portfolio.  "We are very excited to welcome Rob to our team," stated Christopher M. West, Chief Executive Officer for Cullinan Properties. "His wealth of experience in commercial real estate development will be a great asset to our organization as we continue to expand our mixed-use portfolio.”

Lochner previously served as Vice President of Project Development for St. Louis based Koman Group. He was responsible for all development activities from concept to occupancy, including site selection, due diligence, acquisition, zoning/permitting, management of all A&E activities, contractor bidding and negotiation and owner representation activities to insure on-time/on-budget delivery. Prior to Koman, Lochner was Vice President of Development at Clayco Realty Group and Optimus, both national real estate development companies focused on commercial and multi-family initiatives. Rob’s 25+ years of experience also includes a substantial background in retail development, having completed more than $700 million in projects while at May Department Stores and Westfield.

Lochner is a graduate of University of Kansas where he earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Architecture. He is a licensed architect in the state of Missouri and is a member of the Architectural Review Board for the City of Ladue and St. Louis University High School Facilities Committee.

About Cullinan Properties
Cullinan Properties, Ltd. is a leading provider of real estate services specializing in commercial and mixed-use developments and acquisitions.  With offices in Peoria, IL, Chicago, IL and St. Louis, MO, Cullinan Properties is a multi-disciplined real estate firm that develops, manages and owns mixed-use, retail, multi-family, office, governmental and medical properties throughout the United States, including Illinois, Missouri, Michigan, Georgia, Texas and Kansas. For additional information about Cullinan Properties, Ltd., visit CullinanProperties.com.

Bradley Turner Center Senior Consulting Capstone


Bradley Turner Center clients and Community Partners:

There are more spots available for the Senior Consulting Capstone class for this Spring Semester. Some students registered late for class, so there's room for more projects. There's still time to apply as long as we receive applications by Noon on Tuesday, January 29th. Any business of any size may apply.

Don't miss out on this great opportunity - this program is provided at no charge.

Graduating senior students in the Foster College of Business will be your business consultants to identify and solve your problems.

Do you need assistance in creating:

·     a marketing strategy
·     a feasibility study
·     a strategic growth plan
·     or launching a new product or service

The student teams work with local small and medium sized businesses to develop a strategic plan. This plan includes:

·     an in-depth competitive analysis
·     an assessment of the organization
·     surveys/analyses of customers/potential customers
·     recommendations and a timeline

In early May, you will receive a professionally written report during the oral presentation of your student team's recommendations.

Submit application by Noon on Tuesday, January 29th.


Spring 2019 semester runs through May 7, 2019.



Hopedale Medical Foundation Seeking Nursing Scholarship Applications


Hopedale Medical Foundation is currently accepting applications from current nursing students and high school seniors pursuing a nursing career for its 2019 Rural Hospital Nursing Scholarship.  This scholarship opportunity is in addition to the annual high school senior/college freshman scholarships which are announced in April of each year.  To qualify, candidates must intend to apply or already be accepted or attending an accredited nursing program by July 15, 2019. 

Applicants will be required to be enrolled in a 2- or 4-year accredited nursing school located within 50 miles of HMC.  Scholarship monies can be used for payment (or repayments) for tuition, room, board, books and supplies.  Special consideration is given to HMC current and former employees, medical staff members and members of their immediate families so long as the candidate is not related by blood or marriage to any persons who are making recommendations on the judging committee. 

Applications are available online at www.hopedalemc.com

The application must be received in the HMC Administration (Becky Powell) on or before
Monday, July 15, 2019 at 4:00 pm.
A $15,000 Nursing Scholarship may be awarded each year for a maximum of 4 years ($60,000 total).  Recipients of a $15,000 scholarship must commit to work as a full-time RN at the Hopedale Medical Complex (hospital or nursing home) for a minimum of 3 years after licensure.  If applicant receives more than one $15,000 scholarship, the period will be extended to 5 years following licensure.  Failure to obtain a nursing license or work the required term requires the applicant to repay to HMC any scholarship monies paid out.  Other details and restrictions are explained in the scholarship application.

Successful candidates will be announced on or before August 20, 2019.


Questions should be directed to Becky Powell at (309) 449-4296.  Good Luck!

The Impact of the Opioid Crisis


The facts are alarming, but there's hope
DID YOU KNOW?
An individual is now more likely to die from an accidental opioid overdose than they are from a motor vehicle crash in the United States, according to the National Safety Council.

The odds of dying from an accidental opioid overdose are now one in 96, and the odds of dying in a motor vehicle crash are one in 103.

HOW CAN OVERDOSES BE PREVENTED?
Overdose reversal medications, such as Naloxone, are extremely important and access to them is vital to saving lives. Unfortunately, these medications cannot prevent overdoses from occurring. The only way to prevent an overdose from happening in the first place and to prevent future ones is to ensure those battling addiction receive treatment.

But there’s hope. Treatment works. Listen to our director of alumni events and one of our alumni speak to the power of recovery on WBEZ’s The Morning Shift podcast. Treatment is the key to preventing an overdose.

 
Call 877-505-HOPE (4673)
for a confidential consultation.
ABOUT GATEWAY FOUNDATION
Since 1968 our goal has been straightforward: help clients get their life back on track and achieve a life of sobriety, free from drug use and symptoms of mental illness. A life that is productive, socially responsible, and healthy. Gateway Foundation is the largest nonprofit treatment provider in the U.S. specializing in substance use disorders for men, women, adolescents and clients diagnosed with co-occurring mental health disorders. Gateway's professional clinicians support over 9000 people a day to successfully complete treatment by developing a personalized plan to treat the underlying causes of substance use disorder —not just their addiction to drugs or alcohol.
 


Friday, January 18, 2019

Soul Restoration Ribbon Cutting

Family and friends joined with representatives of the Pekin Area Chamber of Commerce and the City of Pekin to welcome Soul Restoration to the community.  Located in Sunset Plaza at 2914 Court Street, Soul Restoration offers natural, holistic services and products. They provide a comforting atmosphere by offering reiki, massage, a Himalayan salt room, floatation therapy and infrared saunas. They can be reached at 349-1041. More pictures can be seen at: https://photos.app.goo.gl/oDS3DaR7pdjDwZEZ6

Leadership Academy - Class #2

The R. David Tebben Community Leadership Academy learned  about the City of Pekin's operations during their second class session.  Speakers included Jeff Brooks from the Pekin Public Library, Pekin Police Chief John Dossey and Sgt. Rob Jones and Ahen, and City Manager Mark Rothert.  You cane see more pictures from this event at:  https://photos.app.goo.gl/dJPMN3eJiNjiofv87

Thursday, January 17, 2019

Gateway Immediate Openings for Help Now

Now Available in Central Illinois: Substance Abuse Treatment That Works
Gateway Foundation Springfield   currently has immediate openings in our residential and outpatient substance use disorder programs.

Now is the perfect opportunity to receive life-saving Addiction Treatment.

DID YOU KNOW?
An individual is now more likely to die from an accidental opioid overdose than they are from a motor vehicle crash in the United States, according to the National Safety Council.

The odds of dying from an accidental opioid overdose are now one in 96, and the odds of dying in a motor vehicle crash are one in 103.

HOW CAN OVERDOSES BE PREVENTED?
Overdose reversal medications, such as Naloxone, are extremely important and access to them is vital to saving lives. Unfortunately, these medications cannot prevent overdoses from occurring. The only way to prevent an overdose from happening in the first place and to prevent future ones is to ensure those battling addiction receive treatment.

Treatment is the key to preventing an overdose.


ABOUT GATEWAY FOUNDATION:
Since 1968 our goal has been straightforward: help clients get their life back on track and achieve a life of sobriety, free from drug use and symptoms of mental illness. A life that is productive, socially responsible and healthy. Gateway Foundation is the largest nonprofit treatment provider in the U.S. specializing in substance use disorders for men, women, adolescents and clients diagnosed with co-occurring mental health disorders. 

 
Call 877-505-HOPE (4673)
for a confidential consultation.