Local Legends

Local Legends

Their legacies are legendary, their impact profound. By sharing their stories, we hope to inspire the rest of us who are living out our own legacies, each and every day.

We are proud to announce our 2021 Local Legends: Esther Cohen, Preston Jackson, Martha Herm and Tom McIntyre.

Local Legends 2021

On Monday, July 12, 2021, Peoria Magazines will host an intimate reception at the Creve Coeur Club of Peoria to honor the 2021 class of Local Legends. Held in conjunction with the July issue of Peoria Magazine, the event will take place from 4:30 to 6:00pm, with the program beginning promptly at 5:00pm. Tickets include complimentary wine, beer, soda and light hors d'oeuvres.

Limited seating is available. Visit 309tix.com to reserve your space!

 

Thanks to our sponsors!
Community Foundation of Central Illinois Cullinan Properties David Vaughan Investments
Hometown Community Banks

Wayne Baum Family Foundation

John Bearce

OSF HealthCare

2020 Local Legends

2020 Local Legends

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we were unable to celebrate our 2020 Legends in person. Instead, we honored them through an exhibit at the Peoria Riverfront Museum and an in-depth interview on Facebook Live. Check out the archived videos below:

2019 Local Legends

2019 Local Legends

Check out more photos from the 2019 reception!

2019 Local Legends Reception

2018 Local Legends

2018 Local Legends

Check out more photos from the 2018 Local Legends reception...

Local Legends 2018

2017 Local Legends

2017 Local Legends

Photos from the 2017 Local Legends reception...

Local Legends 2017

2016 Local Legends

2016 Local Legends

2015 Local Legends

2015 Local Legends

2014 Local Legends

2014 Local Legends

2013 Local Legends

2013 Local Legends