Developing Community Partnerships

Developing Community Partnerships

Our own Chris Setti and Tory Dahlhoff will be speaking at the November meeting of the Public Relations Association of Central Illinois. They will be presenting on how to develop and cultivate partnerships for your initiatives, using the Shop Local…

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Farm And Food Innovation Story Series

Farm and Food Innovation Story Series

We hope all of Greater Peoria’s farmers had a happy harvest this year!  Recently, Tory Dahlhoff, our rural development coordinator, had the privilege of riding along with Derek and Garrett of Stewart Family Farms as they harvested their Woodford County…

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CareerSpark 2018 Wrap-Up

CareerSpark 2018 Wrap-Up

We had a great time at the second annual CareerSpark last week! Over 4,200 8th graders from all over Central Illinois came through over the 2-day event. Thanks to all of our volunteers and sponsors. We had a blast! Check…

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A Note From Our CEO: October Celebrations

A Note from our CEO: October Celebrations

Americans love to celebrate.  There seems to be a national “day” or “week” for everything.  It’s amazing what you can find on the internet. The website www.nationaldaycalendar.com has a complete list of all these celebrations.  In this month alone, we…

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How Is Your Business Doing?

How is your business doing?

Greater Peoria EDC is partnering with the Federal Reserve to conduct a Small Business Credit Survey for both pre-start and existing businesses, and we’d like you to participate. This short survey will take approximately 9 minutes and will ask about business…

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Illinois Manufacturers’ Association Roundtable

Illinois Manufacturers’ Association Roundtable

The Illinois Manufacturers' Association will be hosting a roundtable discussion focusing on the legislative climate in Illinois and "How Your Organization Can Achieve Enterprise Excellence". Featured speakers include Donovan Griffith, Director of Government Affairs at the IMA, and Rob Newbold,…

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Save The Date: Fall 2018 Startup Mixer

Save the Date: Fall 2018 Startup Mixer

The Fall Startup Mixer hosted by Startup GP aims to connect local entrepreneurs, investors, mentors, service providers, and others. Our objective is to engineer connectivity within the Greater Peoria startup community, while having a good time doing it. When: Friday, November…

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