Sisterhood and Legends Luncheon: A Celebration of Power, Passion, and Professionalism By Dr. Francesca Armmer

It was with great excitement that the Women of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., Peoria Alumnae Chapter, held the Second Annual Sisterhood and Legends Luncheon during the month that is designated Women’s History Month. On Saturday, March 25, 2017 at the George Washington Carver Center, this ground breaking celebration was filled with a love, enthusiasm, … Continue reading Sisterhood and Legends Luncheon: A Celebration of Power, Passion, and Professionalism By Dr. Francesca Armmer

7th Annual Circle of Promise Breast Cancer Survivors, Caregivers and Friends Breakfast

A morning of celebration, inspiration and education greeted over 500 guests at the 7th Annual Circle of Promise Breast Cancer Survivors, Caregiver and Friends breakfast held Saturday April 1st at the Par-A-Dice Hotel Ballroom. This year’s event featured Dr. Sheri Prentiss, Susan G. Komen 3-Day national spokesperson. Dr. Prentiss is a physician, author, speaker and … Continue reading 7th Annual Circle of Promise Breast Cancer Survivors, Caregivers and Friends Breakfast

Illinois State Black Chamber of Commerce Annual Legislative Day and Networking Event, Springfield, IL, April 26, 2017

The Illinois State Black Chamber of Commerce, affiliate Chambers and businesses from around the state will gather for their Annual Legislative Day at 10:00 AM, April 26, 2017 outside of the Capitol in Springfield.  “We will meet with various legislators, key agency department heads, and Governor Rauner to share with them our perspective on how to … Continue reading Illinois State Black Chamber of Commerce Annual Legislative Day and Networking Event, Springfield, IL, April 26, 2017

South Side Mission Annual Banquet to be held May 15, 2017

South Side Mission Annual Banquet to be held May 15th, Featuring Pastor James Ford Jr. as Keynote Speaker and singer Nicole C. Mullen South Side Mission is celebrating its Annual Banquet on Monday, May 15, 2017 at the Peoria Civic Center. The event begins at 6:00 PM in the Ballroom featuring noted speaker and radio … Continue reading South Side Mission Annual Banquet to be held May 15, 2017

Nick Colionne to Perform at George Washington Carver Center, May 14, 2017

The George Washington Carver Community Center is doing it again. The December Winter Wonderland concert show, with Gerald Albright, was so successful that the Center will once again bring to Peoria a mainline performer. To help celebrate Mother’s Day and be a fundraiser for the George Washington Carver Community Center, Nick Colionne, jazz, r & … Continue reading Nick Colionne to Perform at George Washington Carver Center, May 14, 2017

Morning Glory Community Church to Present 6th Annual Play and Fashion Show, April 22, 2017

If God Said It, Then It’s Already Done—Don’t Compromise Jodie Young-Marshall, writer and director of the upcoming play/fashion show, If God Said It, Then It’s Already Done—Don’t Compromise was born and raised in Peoria. She has been married to her husband, Arthur, for eight and a half years. They have three children; Jonqiue, Mario and … Continue reading Morning Glory Community Church to Present 6th Annual Play and Fashion Show, April 22, 2017

Walking With A Giant By Lorraine B. Carter

On Saturday, April 1, 2017 the renowned Reverend Jesse Jackson traveled from Chicago to Peoria to join the rally and campaign for mayoral candidate Couri Thomas at Morning Star Missionary Baptist Church. His purpose was to motivate the audience to unite and get out the vote for Couri Thomas. He led the march composed of … Continue reading Walking With A Giant By Lorraine B. Carter