By targeting lower-level employees, scammers can gain
general access to a business's inner workings. These attacks on
management are sometimes called whaling, in reference to the “big fish”
targets. The goal is to steal sensitive information such as financial
data or personal details about employees. Whaling attacks specifically
target senior management who have complete access to sensitive data.
Podcasts: Captain Cookie – Saving The World With Cookies
Kirk Francis, Co-Owner of Captain Cookie and the Milkman, stops by
the Better Series podcast to remind us that childhood dreams do come
true. Listen in to hear Kirk share how he is reaching his customers in more
ways than one, all while changing the world one cookie at a time. Play it here.
We have been busy this last month at the Peoria Chamber
Expo, business before and after hours, Springfield Speed Networking,
Jessica spoke with Business students at WIU and Kiwanis snack packing
for Harrison Schools. We also have a new team!
Join us at the upcoming East Peoria Business Expo on
October 4th. It is Oktoberfest themed and we are going to have some
fantastic surprised. Send us invites to all of your events!
Secure your Identity and keep your information safe with a
secure Shred Day on October 6th. This is a free event where we work with
AAA Certified Confidential Security Corp to provide you shredding services.
Click the link above for more information.
Terminations Charity Connection
On August 22, 2018 BBB Board of Directors voted to terminate
BBB Accreditation for failure to uphold BBB's Code of Business Practices
for the following companies:
Apex Roofing of Creve Coeur IL-
Terminated for failure to adhere to standards for advertising and selling
Meyer and Sons Plumbing of Morton IL-
Terminated for failure to fulfill contracts signed and agreements reached.
Did you know we can verify your favorite charity? The BBB Wise
Giving Alliance Standards for Charity Accountability were developed to
assist donors in making sound giving decisions and to foster public
confidence in charitable organizations. Click here for more information.
Dream Center in Peoria has Love Peoria on October 23rd coming up!
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