• News

    Results Found: 13
    Thursday, April 19, 2018
    April 18, 2019  IVAC Business Breakfast Seminar Scheduled for April 25th   The Illinois Valley Area Chamber of Commerce and Economic Development (IVAC) will hold their Business Breakfast Seminar on Wednesday, April 25th @ 7:15 a.m. at Mario's Maples in Peru.   2017 was a great year of progress for IVAC and as we continue into 2018, the relationships, programs and services will continue to ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Education, Economic, Press Release
    Wednesday, April 18, 2018
    St. Margaret’s is pleased to announce plans for the development of a new clinic in Oglesby, to be located at the corner of West Walnut Street and Marquette Avenue, just east of Beck’s Oil. Site work and construction will begin April 23, weather permitting.  The project will take approximately 7-9 months to complete, with the opening of the clinic projected for early 2019. The facility will be the ...read more
    Categories: Communities, Human Interest, Economic, Press Release
    Friday, April 13, 2018
    Illinois Waterway Visitor Center at Starved Rock Lock and Dam - Ottawa, IL  The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will offer five opportunities to take a free Illinois Safe Boating class throughout the summer at the Illinois Waterway Visitor Center in Ottawa, IL.  This class is recommended for people who are new to boating, scouts, families that enjoy weekend boating adventures, or seasoned boaters ...read more
    Categories: Education, Press Release, Human Interest
    Friday, April 13, 2018
    Stacey Lyons and Rachael Strait ownersLinda Golick Andrea Yeriski Tricia Hughes Kaitlyn Whalen Michella  Leek Justin Lyons Lexi Lyons Maddie Lewis Lana Ramsey Austin Biskie, along with IVAC Executive Director, Joni Hunt, IVAC Board Members TJ Templeton and Frank Kobilsek, IVAC Ambassadors, Nikki Baer, Dawn Farneti, Danielle De Carlo and Kevin FoltyStacey Lyons and Rachael Strait are the owners of ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Press Release, Ribbon Cutting
    Friday, April 13, 2018
    Kindred Spirits Distillery takes pride in producing and distilling the finest quality spirits.  Over the next few months Kindred Spirits Distillery will have several different spirits available from BlueLine Vodka, Belle Ame Vodka, a honey base moonshine and grain base moon shine.  Their SpeakEasy 13 tasting room will be open seven days a week serving their spirits along with unique infusions ...read more
    Categories: Ribbon Cutting
    Thursday, April 12, 2018
    Combination Creates Leading Integrated Power Company Across Key Competitive U.S. Power MarketsIRVING, Texas, April 9, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Vistra Energy Corp. (NYSE: VST), the parent company for TXU Energy and Luminant, today announced it has completed its previously announced merger with Dynegy Inc. (NYSE: DYN). The closing of the transaction follows the overwhelming approval from stockholders of ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Economic
    Friday, April 06, 2018
    Illinois Valley Food Pantry Announces It’s “Leap of Faith” Capital Campaign   “One test of the quality of a community is how they treat and help residents who have needs.”  The need to move was for more room to best service the clients.  This facility which is about 1,400 square feet larger provides a larger entrance area so clients can be inside rather than waiting outside.  The larger entry ...read more
    Categories: Communities, Press Release
    Friday, April 06, 2018
    OGLESBY, IL (April 9, 2018)- Starved Rock Lodge & Conference Center is pleased to announce that the Lodge has been selected as a 2018 winner of two wedding awards. The first is The Knot Best of Weddings, an award representing the highest-rated wedding professionals as reviewed by real couples, their families and wedding guests on The Knot,  the leading online wedding brand and app.  This is the ...read more
    Categories: Communities, Human Interest, Press Release
    Friday, April 06, 2018
    St. Margaret’s Auxiliary scholarship applications are now available at the hospital Switchboard.  Completed applications must be submitted by May 1, 2018.   The Auxiliary is offering a total of three scholarships this year - two $1000 scholarships from the Auxiliary and one $1000 scholarship in memory of Auxiliary member and St. Margaret’s employee Janyce Stuckert.   Students eligible for ...read more
    Categories: Communities, Human Interest, Press Release
    Tuesday, April 03, 2018
    Liberty Village of Peru3230 Becker Drive, Peru, IL. 61354Phone (815) 224-2200Fax (815) 220-1581Contact: Michelle Sommer, Marketing DirectorMarketing@libertyvillageofperu.com Liberty Village of PeruPress Release   Liberty Village of Peru, Manor Court Therapists have completed the LSVT BIG and LOUD Program.Parkinson’s Monthly Support Group and Weekly Exercise Class coming in April!LSVT BIG and ...read more
    Categories: Press Release
    Wednesday, March 28, 2018
    Gene Azarskis, licensed real estate broker, has joined our team at Malooley Dahm Realty!We are proud to welcome Gene as our newest and possibly most well-known U.S. Postal Carrier in the Illinois Valley area. Better known as “Zark,” Gene graduated from Hall High School in 1981 and proudly served 4 years in the United States Marine Corps. In 1987, Gene began his 31 year career with the U.S. Postal ...read more
    Categories: Press Release
    Monday, March 12, 2018
     (Oglesby, IL) – Starved Rock Lodge & Conference Center will be hosting a new pet adoption festival called Woofstock on Sunday, May 20th on the lodge grounds. The goal of the event is to help get dogs adopted from local shelters and pet rescue organizations.  Participating in the event will be:  Illinois Valley Animal Rescue (IVAR), ReGap (Greyhound Rescue of Mendota), Pet Project (dog and cat ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Fun Facts
    Thursday, February 08, 2018
    You asked for it. WE'VE GOT ITHAMILTONBus Trip Including Ticket $195 per PersonOr Ticket only $179 per personFriday Evening, July 27th, CIBC Theater (formerly Private Bank Theater), ChicagoGetting group tickets to Hamilton has been difficult and usually involves submitting our request and just waiting to see if we will get a contract. We are fortunate to have 50 tickets available for this trip in ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Human Interest