** Come tour the new Ray
LaHood International Terminal on Monday,
May 23. Take a guided tour or walk through on your own.
Hours are 9-11
a.m., 1-4 p.m. and 5-7 p.m.
There is limited handicapped parking near the new
terminal; otherwise, park in the airport's main lot. Shuttles will be
The $11 million new terminal features a full-service
Customs and Border Protection facility, as well as two new dual-purpose
gates for domestic or international travel. The 22,000-square-foot,
two-story terminal will be financed through current passenger facility
** Speaking of our international terminal, please take a
couple minutes to fill out our survey on www.flypia.com. We want to know where you want to
AVOID GRIDLOCK: FLY PIA
Get ready for the gridlock. Summer will have you seeing
orange, as in orange traffic cones, but you don't have to sit in
traffic or be stuck in long TSA lines. Choose to fly through PIA
Just a reminder: Once you clear security at PIA, you don't
have to be screened again at the major hubs. Also, our road construction is
over. We have easy access to our free parking. We connect you to
the world through our five major hubs -- Atlanta, Chicago, Dallas,
Detroit and Minneapolis. We also offer five leisure direct flights on
We can't think of a good reason why you and your family
would want to spend your precious vacation time sitting in traffic or
standing in long TSA lines. Enjoy your vacation! Fly PIA!
Goodwill of Central Illinois will hold the 5th Annual Recycle Your Style Contest. High school students within Goodwill’s territory are encouraged to donate their used clothing. The high school that donates the most pounds of clothing will win a SMART Board donated by Bradfield’s Computer Supply. The contest runs from October 1st through October 31st. “This has been a very successful campaign for us,” said Bob Parkhurst, Goodwill Vice President. “We are grateful for Bradfield’s Computer Supply’s donation of a SMART Board each year. That prize really heats up the competition among the high schools.” Donations of items other than clothing are encouraged, but only clothing will count toward the contest. Only high schools are eligible, but others can participate including teachers, family and school supporters. Donors need to tell the Goodwill donation attendant which high school they are supporting for their donation to be counted. Donations can be made at any of Goodwill’s nine stores o
January 29, 2010 Methodist Medical Center is hosting a free “Coffee with the Doctor” on Saturday February 27, 2010 in observance of National Heart Month. Tahir Ilahi, M.D. of the Methodist Medical Group Cardiology will be making a presentation on “Cholesterol and Your Heart”. Registered Dietician Hannah Lee will also be on hand to demonstrate heart healthy meal preparation. “Coffee with the Doctor” will be held from 10:00 a.m. to noon at the Methodist Medical Group Cardiology Conference Room at 112 NE. Crescent Ave in Peoria. The event is free but space is limited. Reserve your seat by calling 671-5121.
Yesterday's Says Goodbye to the Past: Welcoming the Next Generation of Schramm Pekin, IL- Yesterday’s Bar & Grill isn’t the same these days, and Pekin is here for it ! Pekin Restaurant Week couldn’t be a better reason to see (and taste) the changes. Family owned for nearly three decades, YBG has been taken on by the next generation of Schramm: Chef JoElle. Chef JoElle has returned to her hometown to take up the torch of family business. With a bachelor’s degree in restaurant management and culinary arts, she had pursued upscale dining scenes of the Windy City for several years, returning to help family as the world faced the COVID-19 pandemic. “I returned when the world shut down,” says Chef JoElle, now owner of Yesterday’s Bar and Grille. “Being close to help my family was just the right decision.” Chef JoElle’s innovative restaurant management mindset helped to keep revenue incoming, pivoting the business to offer oven ready meals of everything from whole