Peoria Magazine: January 2020

by Dr. Sheila Quirk-Bailey, Illinois Central College

ICC is stepping up to meet the workforce demand for careers in healthcare.

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Healthcare, By the Numbers

by Chris Setti, Greater Peoria Economic Development Council

It is no shock that healthcare is now a cornerstone of Greater Peoria’s economy.


Ensure that the right representative has access and control over your digital assets.

It is the most reliable, most commonly utilized and most cost-effective form of drug testing.


More than $51,000 was distributed to local and regional organizations at the Pumpkin Festival VIP event.

At Tazewell County, we care about our employees and want to see them thrive.


The Year of Vision

by Dr. Timothy Cundiff, Vision Care Center

Think of 2020 as the year we focus on our eyes.

Accepting Cannabis as Medicine

by Joe Zich, 309 Cultures

Whether you’re upset by legalization, thrilled about it or somewhere in the middle, I hope we can all find some common ground.

by Victoria Mitchell

For millions, this is the most challenging time of the year.

by Brian Boesen, UnityPoint Health

UnityPoint Health is taking special steps to give new moms peace of mind and support.

Ten things you didn't know about the yoga educator and director of OM on the River Yoga Center...

Area residents can now sign up for a composting subscription through Better Earth Logistics.

by Angela Lollock, Peoria City/County Health Department

Nutrition and healthy eating are the basis for healthy minds and bodies.

A new business brings bartending and craft cocktail services to home parties and small events.

by Rebecca Shulman Herz, Peoria PlayHouse Children’s Museum, and Elise Albers, OSF Children’s Hospital of Illinois

A new partnership will prescribe play to families of children who need more playtime.


Pop Culture Explosion!

by Mae Gilliland Wright

Jeremy Berkley’s screen print art engages the world in a fun and distinctive way.

by Steve Tarter

The Peoria Park District has approved a plan that would place six sculptures in Donovan Park in 2020.

Peoria-based artist Lonnie Stewart will create a statue of President Theodore Roosevelt for the Village of Peoria Heights