Previous | Aug 2013 | Next | Current IssueDigital Edition | Archives | About iBi Federal Companies: Built to Last by Gabrielle Balzell Having grown from a single warehousing and distributing center to become a multifaceted, global moving, storage and logistics provider, Federal Companies celebrates a century of service and 100 years of "making moves that matter." Read more » A Salute to Small Business Jan Wright, Publisher, iBiAugust is a milestone month for us. This issue marks the 24th anniversary of iBi, and 16 years since I became sole owner of the business. Peoria’s Udderly Delicious Diner by Gabrielle BalzellWhen it comes to passion, sometimes you’re just born with it. For Frank Abdnour, owner of The Spotted Cow, it didn’t take much more than a single taste to realize his love for ice cream. Eighty Years of Service, Three Generations of Catering by Reema Abi-AkarSince 1933, the Barrack family has provided exemplary food service and long-standing experience to the Peoria area and beyond. Keeping It in the Family by Sara BrowningA family business for five generations, Peoria Brick Company is one of the leading suppliers of brick, stone and landscaping materials in central Illinois. Services You Can Bank On by Reema Abi-AkarOn January 4, 1922, amongst Peoria’s riverside stockyards and downtown businesses, 203 community investors banded together to establish the first South Side Bank. Leveraging a Legacy Successful Transitions in Family-Owned Businesses by Lisë Stewart and Steve BarnhartLess than 40 percent of family businesses survive the transition to the second generation, and just 15 percent to the third. Muir Omni Graphics A Golden Anniversary by Becky BrownThe second-generation, family-owned silk screening company celebrates five decades of perseverance and innovation. Reasons to Smile for Every Occasion by Sara BrowningJohnson’s Floral and Greenhouses delivers professional services with the special touch only a family business can provide. A Family Business That Shines by Reema Abi-AkarDeeply rooted in family and the community, Red Carpet Car Wash brings a memorable experience to all of its customers. Raising Standards of Correctional Healthcare by Sara BrowningAdvanced Correctional Healthcare provides care, manages risk and contains costs for thousands of clients nationwide. Region Never Stop Improving Mayor Jim Ardis - City of Peoria Highlighting Our Region David Zimmerman, Tazewell County Board India: A Study in Contradictions Congressman Aaron Schock Senator Dave Koehler A Life of Principled Service by Brad McMillan - Institute for Principled Leadership in Public Service at Bradley University Finance Choosing a Retirement Plan for Your Business by Cathy Butler - Morgan Stanley Smith Barney Payment Fraud The Target Is You! by Scott Stevens - CliftonLarsonAllen LLP Digital Data and Estate Planning Daryl Dagit - Savant Capital Management Workplace Workplace Bullying An Ongoing Problem by Bill Blundell - The Antioch Group How to Handle Embezzlement in the Family Business by Lois Lang, Psy.D. Focus on the Process, Not the People Jimmy L. Smith, S-Squared Enterprises USA Healthcare Supporting Small Business (Even When You’re Not So Small) by Shelli Dankoff - OSF Saint Francis Medical Center Is the PPACA DOA? by Tim Wyman - The Wyman Group A Better Way to Manage Primary Care Debbie Simon, UnityPoint Health More... Helping Businesses SCORE a Success by Sharon Amdall - SCORE Peoria When Nobody's Home Jeanne Buysee - American Family Insurance Mastering the Art of Healthy Relationships by Van Moody R&R: An Essential Job Duty by Michael Fricke - Cover, Evans & Fricke Llp Balance The Business of Fashion by Reema Abi-AkarFashion designer Lindsey Ntouvas creates one-of-a-kind clothing, made in Peoria. Food, Fun & Family A Recipe for Success by Gabrielle BalzellThe Ackermans plan to serve up toasty sandwiches, tasty treats and toe-tapping jams at Potbelly Sandwich Shop in the Levee District. Also in this Issue... 10 Ways to Protect Your Privacy... The Scoop on Small Business... Small Business, Big Opportunity... Best in State... Paws Off My iPhone!