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Tri-County Urban League Celebrates 50 Years in Peoria Area on April 25th

The Tri-County (Peoria) Urban League is celebrating 50 years of service in Peoria, Tazewell, Woodford and McLean Counties. To commemorate this achievement, the Tri-County Urban League has dedicated a series of events throughout the year. The kickoff event is the 15th Annual Black & White Gala which will be held on April 25, 2015 at Embassy Suites Hotel and Riverfront Conference Center in East Peoria. The community is encouraged to support this stellar event as proceeds raised will be used to continue to empower communities and change lives through the various programs offered at the Urban League.



Vocalist, Eddie Levert will provide entertainment for the evening. Eddie is a founding member of the group, The O’Jays and his vocals have earned The O’Jays many top-selling hits, such as Backstabbers, I Love Music, For the Love of Money, Stairway to Heaven and #1 single, Love Train. His projects also include two musical collaborations with his late son, Gerald of the hit R&B group, LeVert.

Eddie is a 2005 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductee and a recipient of the 2009 BET Lifetime Achievement Award.


Silent Auction & Social Hour—5:30 p.m.

Dinner—7:00 p.m.  ( Tables of 8 or 10 available )

Concert—8:30 p.m.

$125 Gala Event Ticket

$50 Concert Only Ticket

Treat yourself to a night of elegance

To purchase an event ticket and for more information please call 309-672-4354

Concert only tickets can be purchased online at