An Expression of Nyla’s World By D. Rena’ Chaney

Have you ever encountered a child who can be described as articulate, well-mannered, intelligent, has leadership qualities, artistic skills and is an aspiring artist who is well on their way to becoming an entrepreneur? Well, nine-year old Nyla Kyle has all those qualities and then some. Nyla has a beautiful and positive soul for a … Continue reading An Expression of Nyla’s World By D. Rena’ Chaney

“Celebrating Achievement” Annual Black Business Alliance Gala, November 4, 2016

BBA to Honor Dr. Jamel Wright, Dawn & Dave Bozeman, and Janet & George Davis The Annual Black Business Alliance Gala, with this year’s title, “Celebrating Achievement” is set for Friday, November 4th, 6:00 p.m. at the Gateway Building in downtown Peoria. Comprised of more than 30 members, the BBA, is the owner of WPNV … Continue reading “Celebrating Achievement” Annual Black Business Alliance Gala, November 4, 2016

The Wailers to Perform at Limelight Eventplex October 21, 2016

The Wailers, the world's premier reggae group performing Bob Marley's music will be performing at the Limelight Eventplex, 8102 N. University Street on Friday, October 21, 2016. Doors will open at 6 p.m. with showtime beginning at 8 p.m. All ages are welcome. Ticket prices are $18 -$23 and are available through the limelighteventplex.com website, … Continue reading The Wailers to Perform at Limelight Eventplex October 21, 2016

“Building the National Museum of African American History and Culture” – October 13, 2016 – A lecture by John W. Franklin, Senior Manager, Office of External Affairs

  The new National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC) on the Mall in Washington, DC, is a place where all Americans can learn about the richness and diversity of the African-American experience. On October 13, John W. Franklin, Senior Manager of the museum’s Office of External Affairs, will visit Peoria to describe … Continue reading “Building the National Museum of African American History and Culture” – October 13, 2016 – A lecture by John W. Franklin, Senior Manager, Office of External Affairs

NAACP will host 54th Annual Freedom Fund Banquet, October 15, 2016

  The Peoria Branch of the NAACP will be hosting its 54th Annual Freedom Fund Banquet on October 15, 2016 at the Par-A-Dice Hotel Conference Center. The event will begin at 6:00 p.m. with a social hour and dinner will begin at 7 p.m. The speaker for this year’s event is William McNary, Co-Director for … Continue reading NAACP will host 54th Annual Freedom Fund Banquet, October 15, 2016

New City-wide Party Celebrates Peoria’s Improvements October 22, 2016

CityFest >> Warehouse Celebrates Better Blocks Peoria Public Works and the iTeam are launching the first ever CityFest. CityFest is a location-specific party that highlights updated and improved parts of Peoria. Each CityFest will celebrate a different part of the city. The inaugural CityFest >> Warehouse will draw attention to the renewed stretch of Adams … Continue reading New City-wide Party Celebrates Peoria’s Improvements October 22, 2016

170th Ward Chapel AME Church Anniversary Celebration, October 29, 2016

Ward Chapel AME Church will be commemorating 170 years of service in Peoria on Saturday, October 29th. A celebration dinner and program will be held at the St. Sharbel banquet hall located at 2920 W. Scenic Dr. Doors open at 5pm, and the program will begin at 6pm. Tickets are $40 for adults and $20 … Continue reading 170th Ward Chapel AME Church Anniversary Celebration, October 29, 2016