The Manual Academy Robo-Rams began with one team during 2012-2013 school season. The first season’s coaches, Michael Young and Hosea Washington, studied the FIRST Tech Challenge (FTC) Robotics Program (https://www.firstinspires.org/robotics/ftc). They later added Manual Robo-Rams coach Larry Smith who coaches Team #9788 along with Dr. Kervin Evans and Michael Young Team #8648. CAD Mechanical Drawings … Continue reading Manual Academy Robo-Rams In Full Swing
In 2017, you may have read or heard news stories about communities across the country facing challenges with their drinking water. Quality issues, failing and aged infrastructure were among the headlines. That is not the case here, where Illinois American Water is your water company and steward of the local water system. Local tap water … Continue reading Everyday Focus on Water Quality, Local Infrastructure by Roger Goodson Senior Manager Field Operations and Production Illinois American Water, Peoria District
This 2018 King Holiday observance will mark the 32nd year of the national holiday and the 89th birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. The King Holiday Committee of Peoria Inc. announces the following Peoria Area King Holiday Activities: MONDAY, JANUARY 15, 2018 DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. FREEDOM MARCH: Assemble: 1:30 pm Depart: 2:00 … Continue reading 2018 Martin Luther King Freedom March & Commemorative Service January 15, 2018
The Fine Arts Society of Peoria and the Peoria Riverfront Museum will present “Keep on Keepin’ On” at 7:00 p.m. Tuesday, January 16, in the Museum’s Giant Screen Theater. This documentary film is a tribute to the life of a jazz trumpeter recognized by other jazz musicians as an inspiration, teacher, and mentor. Clark Terry, … Continue reading Jazz Legend Clark Terry Featured in Documentary Film
In co-operation with Bradley University, the author of Deep Denial, David Billings, will speak at Peoria Public Library North Branch on Monday, January 22 at 11:00 a.m. Mississippi native David Billings’ recent book, Deep Denial: The Persistence of White Supremacy in United States History and Life has won the 2017 Next Generation Indie Book Award … Continue reading Author Of Deep Denial: The Persistence Of White Supremacy, David Billings To Speak January 22, 2018
The Peoria Christian Leadership Council 33rd Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration will be held at New Morning Star Missionary Baptist Church located at 413 W. John H. Gwynn Jr. Ave. on Saturday, January 20, 2018 at 4 P.M. The theme for this year’s MLK Jr. celebration is “Forming a more perfect union”. The … Continue reading Peoria Christian Leadership Council 33rd Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration January 20, 2018
Sojourner Truth Temple #1369 will host its 23rd Annual Black History Celebration on February 24, 2018 at 3 p.m. – 6 p.m. at Peter H. Clark Elks Lodge #483, 1101 SW Jefferson. Guest speakers are Mrs. Arthur Mae Perkins and Ms. Unique Worthy. Donation is $10. Dinner is included.