The Psychology Of Winning By Mark Hollis

Recent events at the 2020 Olympic Games have called into question the emotional standard required to be successful as an athlete. Triggering the discussion was the continued struggles of Naomi Osaka in tennis and Simone Biles in gymnastics. When discussing the psychology of sports, it’s important to take into consideration what other factors unrelated to … Continue reading The Psychology Of Winning By Mark Hollis

Lorene King – Community Volunteer – Receives Paul Harris Fellow Award

Katie Neidetcher and Lorene King (Paul Harris Fellow) Lorene King was recognized on June 3 by The Rotary Club North for her myriad volunteer activities. She is now a Paul Harris Fellow, an award that is bestowed on individuals who perform volunteer service and do not seek recognition or reward other than helping others. Paul … Continue reading Lorene King – Community Volunteer – Receives Paul Harris Fellow Award

New Rebuilding Models are Critical for Revitalization Success in 61605 By Cheryll Boswell

Like other cities regardless of size, Peoria is challenged to create revitalization in communities that have declined and have had little to no economic investment over the past three or four decades. Many of these declining communities across the country including Peoria’s Southside are in dire need of economic growth. They have populations that are … Continue reading New Rebuilding Models are Critical for Revitalization Success in 61605 By Cheryll Boswell

Right Way to Say Good-bye By Sherry Gordon-Harris, Certified Etiquette Consultant

Greetings, Traveler Weekly Readers! I'm Sherry Gordon-Harris, Certified Etiquette Consultant, owner and instructor of Royal Purpose School of Etiquette. Our purpose is to assist with the Total Refinement of You, including children and adults, by offering classes and workshops on Etiquette and Proper Manners. As we learned in the last article, Etiquette is the customary … Continue reading Right Way to Say Good-bye By Sherry Gordon-Harris, Certified Etiquette Consultant

THE BIRD’S NEST By Robin Carter – Dreamers Dream but Confidence Excels

"So as a man thinketh, so is he." This statement is derived from the Bible verse in the Book of Proverbs Chapter 23:7. It is all about the power of thought and belief in self. Every man/woman holds the key to every situation in their lives, whether good or bad. We do this by thinking … Continue reading THE BIRD’S NEST By Robin Carter – Dreamers Dream but Confidence Excels

“The House of Gordons and the Return to their Ancestral Land” By Mae Catherine Godhigh

"We desire to bequeath two things to our children. The first one is roots; the other one is wings." – Sudanese proverb Welcome to Greenwood, Mississippi, the heart of the Delta, the cotton capital of the world, and the home of our ancestral land. Greenwood is the home of legendary blues musician and composer Robert … Continue reading “The House of Gordons and the Return to their Ancestral Land” By Mae Catherine Godhigh