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Week of January 27, 2020

YPGP: New Member Orientation

January 27, 2020
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Peoria Area Chamber of Commerce Board Room
403 NE Jefferson Ave.
Peoria, IL 61603


FREE to attend - Recent & New YPGP Members

Join YPGP for a New Member Orientation to learn more about the organization & ways to get involved. Network with other new members, learn about committees and the many benefits of your membership.

Platinum-Selling Jazz Rockers Squirrel Nut Zippers Headline Kenny's Westside Pub

Kenny's Westside Pub

Platinum-Selling Jazz Rockers Squirrel Nut Zippers (SNZ) will be performing at Kenny's Westside Pub on January 28 as part of its Midwest Tour.

SNZ, whose most recent studio album titled Beasts Of Burgundy debuted at #4 on the Billboard Jazz Albums Chart, have released eight studio records throughout their career including their pivotal album Hot (1996). Lauded for taking their signature style of anti-establishment sound to commercial radio, Hot was the band’s sophomore album and was certified Platinum in 1997.

Supplier Diversity Seminar

Supplier Diversity Seminar
Tuesday, January 28, 2020
7:30 am - 9:00 am
Peoria Riverfront Museum (222 SW Washington Street, Peoria)

An educational panel event about supplier diversity. This is an opportunity to learn more about supplier diversity and how it impacts your business as well as network with other Chamber members & The Big Table participants. Coffee and pastries will be provided. Sponsored by PNC. Presented by Donald Shafer.

Peoria Prowlers Roller Derby Open House

Peoria Prowlers Roller Derby

Come learn about roller derby and what it means to be a Prowler! No skating experience necessary. We will teach you all the skills you need. Don't want to skate? No problem, we need non-skating members too.

Starting Your Business in Illinois Workshop

Starting Your Business in Illinois Workshop
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Fondulac Bank (201 Clock Tower Drive / East Peoria -- second floor)
- This workshop is intended for individuals who are NOT yet in business.
- Already in business? Call the telephone number below to schedule a meeting with one of our Small Business Development Advisers.
- These informal workshops are offered by Bradley University's Illinois Small Business Development Center and co-sponsored by Morton Community Bank at NO COST and are open to the public.

Business Continuity Workshop

Business Continuity Workshop
Wednesday, January 29, 2020
8:45 am - 11:30 am

Clock Tower Building
Fondulac Room, Second Floor
201 Clock Tower Drive
East Peoria, IL 61611

Come to this workshop and learn how small and large businesses can be prepared for in the event of a disaster. (Space is limited to 1 or 2 individuals per business.)


Family Terror Networks with Professor Dean Alexander

Join Professor Dean Alexander, Director of the Homeland Security Research Program, at Western Illinois University. He is the author of the new book, Family Terror Networks about the growing threat of family terrorism, and the issues associated with the threat.

Thursday, January 30

Dinner -- 5:30 pm / Program -- 7:00 pm

Hickory Hall 131, ICC Peoria Campus, 5407 N University


Morton Economic Development Council Investor Symposium

Morton EDC Symposium

Thursday, January 30, 2020
7:30 am - 8:30 am
(Doors open at 7:00 am with breakfast served.)

Caterpillar Global Parts Distribution, Morton
(Facility tours available 8:45 am - 10:00 am)

Join us for our Annual Meeting and hear the updates on our initiatives. The 2020 Venture Award recipient will also be announced.

Keynote Speaker
Darren Martin, Dealer and Customer Services Manager
"Caterpillar: The Razor and Blade Business"

$30 for investors and guests
$40 for all others



Snyder Village Home Care Open House

Snyder Village

Snyder Village Home Care will be holding an open house in their new office in the heart of Metamora. The new office location at 215 W. Mt Vernon St in Metamora, allows for more visibility and awareness about Snyder Village Home Care services. The public is invited to an open house to view the new office and to get more information about Snyder Village Home Care. The open house will be held on Friday, January 31 from 2:00-4:00 pm at 215 W. Mt Vernon Street.

Da Vinci Family Day

Da Vinci Family Day
Saturday, February 1, 2020
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Peoria Riverfront Museum's Grand Lobby

Join us for a fun-filled family day in celebration of the genius, Leonardo da Vinci!

Fulton Mason Eagle Day 2020

Fulton Mason Eagle Day 2020
February 1, 2020
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Dickson Mounds State Museum (10956 N. Dickson Mounds Road Lewistown, IL 61542)
Phone: 309.547.3721 | Email:

World Bird Sanctuary Live Bird Shows
11am; 1pm & 3pm
Dickson Mounds auditorium
Tickets 1st come 1st served basis at 9am at Dickson Mounds on event day
No advance tickets, limited seating, free admission!