The Peoria Ballet, ICC Vocal Jazz and Hard Bop Band, the Penguin Project, Heartland Festival Orchestra, the family of former Peoria Mayor Jim Maloof, and others will join forces and talents for “ICC Presents: Jim Maloof’s Legacy of Love for the Arts in Central Illinois” to raise money for the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. This one-of-a-kind showcase of entertainment, now in its sixth year, will be held Mon., April 16 at 6 pm, at the Performing Arts Center on the ICC East Peoria Campus.
This one-night only event is a family-friendly showcase of the performing arts in the area and is designed to raise money and highlight former Mayor Maloof’s local and national legacy for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. The entire event is planned and executed by Illinois Central College students each year.
Tickets are required for admission and cost $7 for all ages. Tickets can be purchased in advance at ArtsAtICC.com or through the ICC Performing Center Box Office at (309) 694-5136. Seating and tickets are limited to the capacity of the venue. All proceeds from ticket sales will benefit St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Additional donations also will be collected during the event.
Special guests include Illinois Central College Board of Trustees member Gale Thetford, members of the Maloof family, and ardent supporters of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. After the program, patrons are invited to a cookie and punch reception in the lobby of the Performing Arts Center, where participating organizations will showcase upcoming and past performances through interactive displays.
For more information, please contact Brent Goken at (309) 694-5107, or Grace Noice (860) 912-3872. Visit the event's Facebook page, “ICC Presents: Jim Maloofs Legacy of Love for the Arts,” and on Instagram at @icclegacyoflove