Attorney, Davis and Campbell

An attorney and volunteer, working with others to advance the community

2016 Women of Influence Forum

Anne Clayton - General Manager, Peoria Civic Center
An active volunteer and marketing specialist who worked her way to the top
Dr. Sharon Desmoulin-Kherat - Superintendent, Peoria Public Schools
A well-respected educator, equipping students for success in life
Denise Johnson - Group President, Resource Industries, Caterpillar Inc.
Building the world’s infrastructure in times of great change
Dr. Sheila Quirk-Bailey - President, Illinois Central College
An advocate for community college as a pathway to opportunity
Judge Alicia Washington - Illinois Tenth Judicial Circuit Court
A native Peorian, inspiring others inside and outside the courtroom
A Level Playing Field
Less than 30 years ago, women who wanted a business loan in many U.S. states were required to provide a signature from a male relative. That did not change until passage of the Women’s Business Ownership Act of 1988. Hard to believe, right?
An update on key partnerships, current and future initiatives, and the loss of a visionary leader
Congratulations to the 2016 class of 40 Leaders Under Forty, who were honored at the Par-A-Dice Hotel in East Peoria on November 4, 2016.
2016 40 Leaders Alumnus of the Year
Judge Shadid reflects on his rise to the top: from growing up in Peoria,  to his years as a ballplayer, to his nomination for a federal judgeship.

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Every holiday season, a small shop in Kickapoo is transformed into the region’s largest seller of Christmas ornaments.

Central Illinois Perspective
It Plays at the Broadway Lounge
The Waterhouse is reinvigorating theatre arts by way of a new venue, differentiating itself as a unique artistic force in the community.
Exhibitions to Remember
As the PRM prepares its largest exhibition to date, staff members reflect on what it takes to be a good host.
An Island of Contrast and Surprise
Notes from a visit to a fast-changing country, buoyed by its resilient, creative, joyful population
Preserving the Hemingway Heritage
Since 2002, The Finca Vigía Foundation has worked to preserve the Hemingway estate, known as Finca Vigía.
Born and raised in East Peoria, Kelli Drake of DRAKEphoto has a passion for creating beautiful spaces that intersect with stunning images.
Every region has its own holiday traditions, and Greater Peoria is no different. How many of these questions can you answer?
The holiday season is fast approaching and there are many ways to celebrate here in Peoria!