You're invited! Whether you were
nominated, submitted your application or are a business or consumer, come
support the outstanding businesses that have been nominated. We have
tickets available at the link below. You may purchase individual seats or
an entire table of 8. Don't forget to let us know what you want to eat,
there are 3 great choices. We look forward to seeing you there!
We will be at the Warehouse on State from Spice
Hospitalities. Parking is available to the left of Thyme (between Thyme and
WTVP). The door by WTVP will be open for you to enter there. Look for the
banners! Click here for a map.
Warm up (drinks and networking): 5:30-6:30pm
First Pitch (short welcome): 6:30pm
Game time (dinner): following the welcome
Bottom of the 9th (The Awards Ceremony): 7pm
We will have you on your way home by 8!
The Torch Award is designed to promote not only the
importance of ethical business practices, but the willingness and efforts
made by outstanding businesses to ensure that our marketplace remains fair
and honorable. Each recipient has a unique opportunity to receive public
recognition for their excellence in ethical business practices. Jeff Bell
nominations are a way to recognize employees who go above and beyond for
We purchased baseballs, bats, gear and other items for
"decor" but we will be donating them to Von Steuben Middle
school. We would love to extend this to other programs but need your help!
Bring your new or gently used equipment to rewards night and we will donate
to a local sports program.
event wouldn't be possible without the following All-Star Sponsors: AAA
Confidential Security Corp, CEFCU, Forner Insurance, Prairie Home Alliance,
Mike Miller, CT Gabbert Remodeling, Twin City Energy Services, Getz,
Stratus Network, Bill McGee-State Farm, Peoria Flag and Decorating,
Sutton's, D's Paint and Body Shop, Busey Bank, Suttons, and Spice
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