Tim Johnson and Stacy Borho talk with Peoria's Mayor Jim Ardis about Peoria Promise, our great community organizations and how things got started for him. We talk about the Mayor's Roast of Ray LaHood November 10th at the Peoria Civic Center Ballroom that benefits Dream Center Peoria http://www.dreamcenterpeoria.org/events-fundraisers/
Kristen Berchtold and Belinda Young from the South Side Office of Concern discuss the Richland Community Development Project with Tim Johnson and Stacy Borho. The SSOC has partnered with Greater Peoria LISC to revitalize the Richland neighborhood in East Peoria.
The projects major components are a home repair program, resident engagement and neighborhood improvement and community engagement. Aug 18 and Sept 8 are big project days and they could use some help, especially from contractors, building materials and cash. ssocpeoria.org
In The Neighborhood: Co-Executive Directors of South Side Mission, Reverend Craig Williams and Crystal Kyle speak with Tim Johnson and Stacy Borho about the Hike for Hunger and South Side Stride 5k Run/Walk.