Now the Real Discussion…can Begin.

October 30, 2016 – Chris Kaergard, Peoria Journal Star Now the real discussion over possible Illinois American Buyout can Begin. The group’s [CEO Council] work deserves kudos for not steering far beyond the contention that, in order to determine the true value of the city waterworks, the city must decide to move forward when the […]

Posted: October 31, 2016  |  View More »


Alignment Peoria Names Executive Director

October 28, 2016 — Katherine A. Coyle, a longtime Peorian with extensive experience building collaborative programs among public, private and not-for-profit sectors will become the first Executive Director of Alignment Peoria. The appointment was announced by the Alignment Peoria Governing Board Chairman, Mr. Tom Hammerton, at the regular meeting on October 28, 2016, following a […]

Posted: October 31, 2016  |  View More »


Bradley University And Eureka College Listed as Best Colleges for 2017

Bradley University and Eureka College have earned national recognition. Bradley University has been recognized by U.S. News and World Report as one of the Midwest’s top universities in their 2017 list of America’s Best Colleges. Bradley placed 6th in the region. Bradley remains among the top ten regional universities for veterans, and the undergraduate engineering […]

Posted: September 14, 2016  |  View More »


Community Partners Seek Executive Director for Alignment Peoria

Peoria, IL POSITION DESCRIPTION JOB TITLE:               Executive Director OPENING DATE:      Wednesday, September 7, 2016 CLOSING DATE:      Monday, September 19, 2016 or until position filled SALARY:                   Commensurate with Qualifications and Experience JOB TYPE:                Full-time LOCATION:               TBA FLSA STATUS:         Exempt POSITION OVERVIEW: The Executive Director will implement the mission, strategic goals and objectives of Alignment Peoria.  […]

Posted: September 7, 2016  |  View More »


Peoria Chamber and CEO Council Accepting Proposals for Relocation

  August 4, 2016 The Peoria Area Chamber of Commerce and CEO Council are accepting proposals for our relocation On Tuesday, July 12th it was announced that Riverfront Village will be converted from commercial space to riverfront recreation and green space. The Downtown Development Corporation, the City of Peoria and Mike Wisdom have worked long […]

Posted: August 4, 2016  |  View More »


Riverfront Village and Offices at 100 SW Water to be redeveloped into green space.

  Peoria, IL The Downtown Development Corporation plans to acquire Riverfront Village from Riverfront Villagers Developers LLC. Joe’s Crab Shack, New Amsterdam Bar and Restaurant and the Chamber of Commerce currently operate form the area. The DDC plans to transfer the acquired development rights and physical property to the City of Peoria. The City would […]

Posted: July 12, 2016  |  View More »


Peoria adds new nonstop flights to Charlotte, N.C.

July 8, 2016 For more information:                                                                                                 Gene […]

Posted: July 11, 2016  |  View More »


The City of Peoria Launches New Suggestion Board Website

The City of Peoria Launches New Suggestion Board Website Civic ArtWorks makes neighborhood design more accessible than ever. Our online platform enables citizens to share new ideas and concerns about their community with their neighbors. We remove barriers and enable a fluid conversation between community members and our expert planning and design staff. We strive […]

Posted: June 13, 2016  |  View More »


Moving the Needle Forward

Ashley Taylor, CEO Council iBi May 2016 issue Nonprofits are big business in Greater Peoria. Whether big or small, national or local, nonprofits have a large impact on our community—not only as employers, but also on the economy and quality of life. The work we do matters. Think about a month, a week, a day in […]

Posted: May 3, 2016  |  View More »


GREATER PEORIA BUSINESS ALLIANCE ANNOUNCES JEFF GRIFFIN AS CEO

  Peoria, IL 3-17-2016    The Board of Directors for the Greater Peoria Business Alliance (GPBA), parent organization of the Peoria Area Chamber of Commerce and CEO Council, announced today that Mr. Jeff Griffin has been named the CEO of the Greater Peoria Business Alliance (GPBA). As CEO of the GPBA, Mr. Griffin will serve […]

Posted: March 19, 2016  |  View More »


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