The Pros and Cons of The Obama Presidential Library By Cassiette West-Williams

Chicago – Single mother Linda Haywood said she refuses to move anymore! "I lived in a homeless shelter for five years and never again will I do that. I can walk with authority. I have wisdom now and I can have whatever I speak,” said a poised and confident Haywood at a spirited grassroots town … Continue reading The Pros and Cons of The Obama Presidential Library By Cassiette West-Williams

Strengthening the Local Community and Reducing Poverty By Cheryll Boswell

The Earned Income Tax Credit-EITC and the Child Tax Credit-CTC, is offered each year by the IRS to provide employment and income benefits to millions of low and moderate-income families. The intent of the EITC and CTC is to reduce poverty by supplementing the wages of poor workers and encouraging more people to work. The … Continue reading Strengthening the Local Community and Reducing Poverty By Cheryll Boswell

WTVP ENCOURAGING SUMMER READING, register by July 5, 2017

Public television station WTVP, Peoria, is teaming up with area libraries for its annual Rainbow Readers project to encourage children to read during the summer.      The station is seeking readers ages 7 to 12 to videotape book reports to be broadcast on air. Participants will be chosen by librarians from among children enrolled in … Continue reading WTVP ENCOURAGING SUMMER READING, register by July 5, 2017

T.H.I.N.K. Mentor Academy First Annual Senior “Walk and Roll” to be held on Saturday, June 24, 2017

T.H.I.N.K. Mentor Academy is proud to introduce and present its Senior component “Off Our Rockers”. This new program is for senior citizens 60+, who together form a group that encourages them get involved in the Community, and to socialize and interact with other seniors as well as with individuals from Generation X and the Millennial … Continue reading T.H.I.N.K. Mentor Academy First Annual Senior “Walk and Roll” to be held on Saturday, June 24, 2017

SoJourner Truth Temple #1369 Presents a “Sista’s Red and Silver Ball” June 3, 2017

Dtr. Mary Washington-Thomas and SoJourner Truth Temple #1369 will present a Sista's Red and Silver Ball on June 3rd, 2017 at the Peter H. Clark Elks Lodge, 1101 S.W. Jefferson St. Cocktail hour will begin at 5pm and Dinner at 6pm. Music by DJ Doss. For more information contact Chairperson Mary Washington-Thomas 309/404-5466; Co-Chairperson Cissy … Continue reading SoJourner Truth Temple #1369 Presents a “Sista’s Red and Silver Ball” June 3, 2017

2017 Women Business Advanced Marketing Conference June 15, 2017 By Doris Symonds

As a small business owner, my professional mentor/advisor, Ken Klotz at Bradley University gave me this advice: You must market your business for customers to find you! You must work on your business for customers to connect with you! And, you must learn how to balance your time working in your business! Have you ever … Continue reading 2017 Women Business Advanced Marketing Conference June 15, 2017 By Doris Symonds

Nu Pi Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated to Host Juneteenth: “Breaking the Chains of Slavery” on Friday June 16, 2017

The Ladies of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. Nu Pi Omega Chapter of Peoria, Illinois will host Juneteenth: “Breaking the Chains of Slavery”, on Friday June 16, 2017 from 6:00pm until 10:00pm at Bradley University‘s Hayden-Clark Alumni Center. This event is their premier scholarship fundraising effort for area high school college bound students. Juneteenth is … Continue reading Nu Pi Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated to Host Juneteenth: “Breaking the Chains of Slavery” on Friday June 16, 2017