Puttin' On Pekin Recap
The June Puttin' On Pekin breakfast was attended by about 80 chamber members. They saw Steve Tuttle from Uftring Chrysler Dodge Jeep win the early prize and the folks from Sprint / Wireless Express win the late prize. Committee member Erin Schutte from the Holiday Inn Express presented the Spotlight on Business Award to Liberty Village of Pekin. Rose Marie Hasler presented the Blue Ribbon Award to Suzanne Cook from the Pekin Park District in recognition of the beautiful flowers and plantings throughout the community. Jamie DiDonato presented Dennis Green with the Sunshine Award for the Pekin Mobile Diner. The featured speaker was Ed Ensminger, Director of Purchasing for the Big R Store. He spoke about the new Pekin store that will open in July.