Peoria Magazine: December 2021

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The Illinois Office of Tourism has named four Peoria-area businesses, or “Makers,” to the Illinois Made program.

As a new year approaches, here are some basic tips to improve your financial position.


Sharing an Awe-Inspiring Story

by James Agbara Bryson, Annie Malone Center for Development

Numerous recent projects have renewed interest in the life and legacy of Annie Turnbo Malone.

Back to Normal? It Depends.

by Monica Hendrickson, Peoria City/County Health Department

It truly depends on a multitude of factors—and on what our normal is.

The narrated tour will explore the homes' interiors, including unique architectural details and seasonal accents.

Seasoned leaders have impacts that extend far beyond our county.


Brunch at Home

by Chef Golda Ewalt

Brunch for me is something special—a leisurely event that often involves sharing lively conversation.

by Kirk Wessler, OSF HealthCare

Treatment will vary according to the symptoms and your individual health risks.


Designing A Better World

by Mae Gilliland Wright

The artful designs of Chantell Marlow are a powerful force for healing and quiet encouragement.

Music, Dance & Fellowship

by Jonathan Wright

Ed and Bev Caballero bring the multicultural energy of Latin dance to central Illinois.

Support local artists and the local economy by purchasing holiday gifts right here in Peoria.