« Previous Aug 2016Next »Digital Edition Archives About iBi Behind the Scenes At Dozer Parkby Lisa UlleniusPhotography by Dennis SieversFind out what it really takes to "take me out to the ballgame…”Read more » Something for Everyone Jan Wright, Publisher, iBi When it comes to sports and rec, whether you’re a casual fan or a hardcore enthusiast, you can find what suits you right here in Greater Peoria! Greater Peoria: A Mecca for Great Athletes by Roger G. Monroe The athletic achievements of area teams and individuals have not gone unrecognized. Get Healthy! Get Outside! by Cyndy McKone Peoria Park District Park and recreation agencies create healthy communities and enhance the physical environments in which we live. Sports: A Matter of Dollars and Sense by Philip Lockwood From the economy to quality of life, sports have an enormous impact on Greater Peoria. Quality of Life... One Step at a Time by Adam and Marie White Running Central To be successful, we needed to establish a reputation for providing an incomparable customer experience. Olympic-Sized Opportunities by Renee Charles Bradley University Six Bradley students have secured positions for the Summer Olympics to be held in Rio this month. A Partnership to Extend Recreation Opportunities by Katie Van Cleve Heart of Illinois Special Recreation Association HISRA provides opportunities for individuals with disabilities and special needs to enjoy recreational activities and discover their potential. Q&A with Gary Roberts Bradley University Photography by Duane Zehr Roberts sat down with iBi to reflect on his education and career, discussing how his new role as Bradley University President is a fitting pinnacle of a busy and rewarding professional life. Transformation in the Great Outdoors by Lindsay Seiberlich Wildlife Prairie Park Wildlife Prairie Park is always thinking of new and creative ways for you to unplug and interact with nature. Fun and Fellowship on the River by Kim Sanders IVY Club Founded in 1907, the IVY Club is a beautiful, historic not-for-profit organization located on the Illinois River. Rivermen Continue to Play in Peoria by Brad Kupiec Peoria Rivermen Professional hockey is not only surviving, but thriving since the Blues’ departure. Region Working Together For Community GreatnessMayor Jim Ardis - City of Peoria Parks & Rec in Tazewell CountyDavid Zimmerman, Tazewell County Board Building Superior Team Playersby Dr. Sharon Desmoulin-Kherat Peoria Public Schools Finance Financial Tips for Boomerang Parents and Kidsby Patricia Cutilletta, CFP Morgan Stanley The Role of the CPA on Your Team of Advisorsby Joe Tibbs Heinold Banwart, Ltd. Coping with the Rising Costs of HealthcareCathy Butler - Morgan Stanley Workplace Business and RunningWhat Principles Applyby Dave Griffin Workers’ Compensation for Employer-Sponsored Activities?by Brad Keller Heyl, Royster, Voelker & Allen, PC Flip the Switch on Energy Efficiencyby Keith Martin Ameren Illinois Ten-Step Response to FLSA Overtime Changesby Laura Ingram AAIM Employers’ Association BYOD? OMG! Things Move Fast in Mobile Securityby Chad Udell Float Healthcare Delivering Therapy to the Artery by Dr. Alexander Adler and Tina Miller UnityPoint Health – Peoria Concussion: New Rules of the Gameby Cristin Rassi Illinois Neurological Institute Concussion Center One-Up Best-Kept Secret? What’s fun, great exercise and a sport for all ages?