HERITAGE ENSEMBLE June Sixteenth JUNETEENTH CELEBRATION By Dr. Francesca Armmer

On Saturday, June 16, 2018, at 7:30 pm, at the Illinois Central College Performing Arts Center, the Heritage Ensemble invites you to celebrate with us in a unique musical journey. The theme of the performance is “JUNETEENTH: AN AMERICAN CELEBRATION THE GOSPEL TRUTH”. The uniqueness of this celebration will be the journey through the powerful … Continue reading HERITAGE ENSEMBLE June Sixteenth JUNETEENTH CELEBRATION By Dr. Francesca Armmer

AN OFFER OF HOPE AND CHANGE – One Day of Prevention is worth a Lifetime of Cure By D. Rena’ Chaney

The up-rise in crime statistics shows an increase in the areas of gun violence, vandalism, gang affiliation, child trafficking and sexual assault. As more and more children are being diagnosed with anger issues, there is an even greater concern as the nation is now acknowledging mental health issues beginning as young as pre-school. The question … Continue reading AN OFFER OF HOPE AND CHANGE – One Day of Prevention is worth a Lifetime of Cure By D. Rena’ Chaney

Youth Music Illinois Names L. J. Alexandre-Strong as Executive Director

Youth Music Illinois (formerly the Central Illinois Youth Symphony) has named Laura Jean (L.J.) Alexandre-Strong as Executive Director, replacing Jeff McSweeney who left to accept the Executive Director role of the Mabel Tainter Cultural Arts Center in Menomonie, Wisconsin. L.J. recently graduated from the University of Wisconsin - Madison, with a degree in Music and … Continue reading Youth Music Illinois Names L. J. Alexandre-Strong as Executive Director

New Children’s Book by Local Author Frieda J. Roulds to be available Early Fall 2018

After almost 30 years of teaching and now retired for two years, the dream of a lifetime is beginning to come alive for a new local author, Frieda J. Roulds with her first children’s book. Ms. Roulds is passionate about teaching and mentoring children and young people in the Peoria community and beyond. Utilizing years … Continue reading New Children’s Book by Local Author Frieda J. Roulds to be available Early Fall 2018

Being Prepared Before You Retire—Create Your Small Business Toolbox! By Doris Symonds

If you know that you are going to retire from your company in five years, a smart move would be to start building your small business toolbox. Here are a few tips you should consider and prepare before you jump into launching a startup. These tips will help you get off to a good start. … Continue reading Being Prepared Before You Retire—Create Your Small Business Toolbox! By Doris Symonds

Alpha Kappa Alpha, Sorority, Inc. Nu Pi Omega Chapter formally introduce 2017 Little Miss Pink and Green and Her Court

2018 Little Miss Pink and Green Ball Scheduled for Saturday, September 15 The Lovely Ladies of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. Nu Pi Omega Chapter in Peo­ria, Illinois would like to for­mally introduce the 2017 Little Miss Pink and Green and her Court. The top three partici­pants received a monetary award based on the following: … Continue reading Alpha Kappa Alpha, Sorority, Inc. Nu Pi Omega Chapter formally introduce 2017 Little Miss Pink and Green and Her Court