CityLink announced on Friday, September 18, 2020 that it has joined the American Public Transportation Association’s (APTA) “Health and Safety Commitments Program,” the public transportation industry’s overarching pledge to passengers that public transit systems are taking all the necessary measures to operate safely as the nation recovers from the COVID-19 pandemic. The health and safety of passengers and operators is the most important priority for CityLink. Since the beginning of the pandemic, CityLink
National Guitar Museum Founder & Executive Director HP Newquist and Peoria Riverfront Museum President & CEO John Morris and Lead Curator Bill Conger will be present for questions.“GUITAR: The Instrument That Rocked the World” Exhibition Featuring the World’s Largest Playable Guitar Debuts in Illinois during Peoria’s Year of the Guitar Event: “GUITAR: The Instrument that Rocked the World” exhibition opens Date & Time: Saturday, Sept. 26, 10 a.m. (through Jan. 10, 2020) Location: International Gallery ·
CityLink is pleased to share that Greater Peoria Mass Transit District (GPMTD) Board Trustee Sharon McBride has been selected as the 2020 Outstanding Public Transportation Board Member by the American Public Transportation Association (APTA). McBride has served on GPMTD Board of Trustees for more than 23 years, first assuming her role as Trustee on May 5, 1997. She represents West Peoria and is appointed by the Township Supervisor. McBride was elected Board Chair from 1999 until 2007, and then served again
September is National Preparedness Month, which was founded after 9/11 to increase preparedness in the U.S. Peoria City/County Health Department reminds the community that emergencies can happen unexpectedly in communities just like ours, to people just like you, whether here at home or on vacation. Emergencies could be tornados, river floods and flash floods, earthquakes, or even water main breaks and power outages in areas affecting millions of people for days at a time. Educate and involve youth in
September is National Food Safety Month, a month-long, annual awareness campaign intended to highlight food safety practices that help keep the public and their families safe from foodborne illness. Did you know that each year roughly 48 million people (1 in 6 Americans) get sick, 128,000 are hospitalized, and 3000 die from foodborne diseases? Over the coming weeks the Environmental Health division of the Peoria City/County Health Department will be sharing tips, tools, and education in five different
Mitch Gilfillan, a partner at Quinn Johnston in Peoria, was recently honored with two pro bono service awards. The Illinois State Bar Association Committee on Delivery of Legal Services awarded Gilfillan with the ISBA John C. McAndrews Pro Bono Service Award for 2019-2020. The award honors the extraordinary commitment of those providing free legal services to the income eligible in Illinois or expanding the availability of legal services to the income eligible in Illinois. The Public Interest Law
Mack's will be open for lunch starting Tuesday, August 18th! Kitchen hours are: Tuesday - Thursday from noon until 8:00 pmFriday and Saturday from noon to 9:00 pmPrivate back room available for small meetings, upon request.
Mack's Bar + Grill in downtown Peoria is now offering catered lunches and private parties. A new menu with a variety of tasty, creative sandwiches, wraps, salads, and sides is now available. Visit their website at www.mackspia.com for full list of options.