Representatives from the Pekin Area Chamber of Commerce welcomed a new member, the St. Jude Pekin to Peoria Run. Cassie Creech is the coordinator of the run. She was joined in the picture by her father, Jack, and representatives from the chamber. The St. Jude Pekin to Peoria Run is a charity to benefit the St. Jude Children's Research Hospital in Memphis, Tennessee. This is the 9th year of the Pekin to Peoria run, and is in the memory of Chad Creech.