The Pekin Area Chamber of Commerce recently hired Ashley Hoye as the new Office Assistant. She graduated from Pekin Community High School in 2009 and has attended Illinois Central College. Her major was Substance Abuse Counseling. Ashley’s goal is to either work one on one with women facing addiction or work with the children of addicts. Growing up in Pekin, Ashley has come to know and love the area. She hopes to gain valuable communication skills from this job opportunity. With a background in customer service, Ashley is looking forward to assisting and serving Chamber members. She will also be responsible for publishing the Chamber’s monthly newsletter, Super Saver coupons, and social media sites.