Pekin Hospital to Celebrate 100th Anniversary

Pekin Hospital will celebrate its 100th anniversary and raise funds for improvements in its Obstetrical Unit at the Centennial Ball to be held on June 1, at the Embassy Suites in East Peoria.

The community is invited to attend, and tickets, which are $150 per person, can be purchased by visiting or by calling (309) 353-0559. The evening, which commences at 6 p.m., will include dinner, dancing, and live and silent auctions featuring auction items generously donated by local businesses and donors. Entertainment will be provided by The Ralph Butler Band. Attire is semi-formal. Net proceeds from the event will help fund a fetal monitoring system for the Obstetrics Unit.

Some of this year’s silent auction items include a variety of getaways, wine tastings, electronics, and home d├ęcor items. Live auction items include: a sports fan getaway, New Orleans jazz and dining experience, Costa Rica five-night trip, Scottsdale four-night golf trip, and much more. For a full listing of silent and live auction items, please visit

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