Showing posts from April, 2023

Welcome to Pekin, Panda Express!

 Welcome to Pekin, Panda Express!  The Pekin Area Chamber of Commerce welcomed Panda Express to the Pekin business community with a ribbon cutting ceremony on Wednesday, March 29th. The restaurant is located at the Parkway/Court Street/ Sunset Drive intersection.  To see menu options and hours of operation, visit the Panda Express website here -->

Welcome Carle Health!

  Carle Health Signs Closing Agreements to Serve Greater Peoria Community         Contact:           Brittany Simon, Carle Health   (217) 902-5201   Alyson McKean, Carle Health Methodist Hospital (309) 409-5775       Carle Health, a central Illinois-based healthcare system, is proud to welcome the former Unit

Community Prayer Breakfast Promotes Message of Unity

Pekin Area Chamber of Commerce Community Prayer Breakfast Promotes Message of Unity and Inclusion Pekin, IL March 13, 2023- The Community Prayer Breakfast, presented by the Pekin Area Chamber of Commerce, was a morning of uplifting inspiration and unity. Held Friday, March 10th, dozens of Pekin area residents, business professionals and those of the faith community gathered at Grace United Methodist Church for a catered breakfast, brief worship opportunity, and message delivered by area pastor and Executive Director of the United Way of Pekin: Heather Robertson.  This year's message expanded in how together we can transform our community.  Welcome speaker Eric Swanson of Grace United Methodist Church spoke of how partnerships have the potential to positively impact us when united under a common goal. He shared how his church looked within our own community to partner with District #108 schools, resulting in delivering thousands of pairs of socks and vouchers for shoes to k-8 childr