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    Thursday, December 07, 2017
    Original article printed in La Salle NewsTribune, December 6, 2017 edition By Ben HohenstattNEWSTRIBUNE REPORTER Before food, attendees at Illinois Valley Area Chamber of Commerce and Economic Development’s106th annual dinner received some food for thought.  Joni Hunt, executive director for the chamber, gave a rundown of her chamber’s accomplishment’s over the past 12 months and thanked chamber ...read more
    Categories: General News Article, Communities, Press Release
    Friday, December 01, 2017
    PERU, IL. Dec. 4 --- Youngsters can don their favorite PJ’s for a Kodak moment with Santa at Peru Mall’s PJ party, 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday, Dec. 8.          Pajama clad kids can take pictures with Santa for a memorable holiday card or just for fun. Youngsters in jammies will receive a stocking to color, courtesy of Peru Mall.          Remember that gaudy holiday sweater that you vowed never to ...read more
    Categories: Fun Facts, Press Release
    Friday, December 01, 2017
    November 30, 2017   The Illinois Valley Area Chamber of Commerce and Economic Development (IVAC) will hold their Business Breakfast Seminar on Wednesday, December 13th @ 7:15 a.m. at Mario's Maples in Peru.  The focus of the seminar will be "401K Compliance Issues".    Do not wait for an audit from the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) to solve your plan’s operational problems. Sponsors should ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Economic, Press Release
    Tuesday, November 28, 2017
    Make sure you have your wedding professionals booked a year in advance.   (Spring Valley, IL) -- Do you know someone planning a wedding?  Are you in the process?  If so, in order to get your first choice of wedding vendors (Venues, Caterer, Florist, Photographer, Entertainment, etc.) you will need to book at least a year in advance to make sure they are available.   According ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, General News Article
    Wednesday, November 22, 2017
    On November 8, 2017, LaSalle County CASA Executive Director CiCi Chalus was pleased to welcome new volunteer advocates Renee Sheth of LaSalle and Cynthia Perryman of Morris. After completing CASA's 30-hour training program, Sheth and Perryman were commissioned by the Honorable Judge Cynthia Raccuglia at the LaSalle County Circuit Court in Ottawa. CASA advocates are trained volunteers appointed by ...read more
    Categories: General News Article, Human Interest
    Monday, November 20, 2017
    Families, pets, military personnel to pose for holiday pictures with Peru Mall’s SantaWhat:           Pawsome pet photos with SantaSpecial days for military personnel to join Santa Claus for a photo sessionWhy:            Capture fun photos of the holiday spirit in action and bring excitement to your holiday stories. Come to Peru Mall for clever photos of pets, kids and military families.Photos of ...read more
    Categories: Human Interest, Press Release
    Friday, November 17, 2017
    (Oglesby, IL)-A check for $3,000 was recently presented to the American Cancer Society and Relay for Life by Starved Rock Lodge & Conference Center as a result of several fundraising efforts during the month of October. The first fundraiser was "Hike for a Cure" where participants made a donation and walked to the top of Starved Rock. The event also included raffle prizes. Throughout the month, ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Human Interest
    Thursday, November 16, 2017
    Peru, IL (Nov. 2, 2017) – CIT Trucks is proud to announce the opening of its new full-service dealership in Peru, Illinois located at 2650 May Road, just east of CIT’s previous location. CIT Trucks will continue to represent both Kenworth Truck Company and Volvo Trucks out of this new facility, offering new Class 5-8 vehicles, premium used trucks, parts and service to the highly traveled area at ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Ribbon Cutting
    Wednesday, November 08, 2017
    Illinois Valley residents who can sing, dance, juggle, play an instrument or otherwise entertain and want to perform on stage in front of an appreciative audience for a good cause are invited to try out for the 2018 Illinois Valley Community Hospital Variety Show.Auditions are scheduled for 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. Saturday, January 13, in the Dr. Mary Weeg Cultural Centre at Illinois Valley Community ...read more
    Categories: Human Interest, Communities, Press Release