Whitney's Walk for Life

Tim and Stacy interviews Lori Cheek of the Mental Health Association of Illinois Valley and Mary Haynes with Whitney's Walk for life. We talk about Whitney's Walk and suicide prevention. Whitney's Walk for Life 2011 will take place this Saturday, July 30th at Jubilee State Park in Brimfield, IL. Please consider joining us or making a donation to support depression awareness and suicide prevention programming at the Mental Health Association of IL Valley!

Mary Ardapple


Tim and Stacy talk with Mary Ardapple of Apples Bakery and the Peoria County Board. We talk about the growth of Apples Bakery from a thriving O'Leary's Restaurant in 1989. Apple's Bakery has grown and carved out a niche in Peoria as a quality, "Made from Scratch" restaurant. Apple's Bakery relocated in 1998 to their current Peoria location at 8412 North Knoxville Avenue. We talk about the growth and development of Apples Gluten Free Kitchen and Mary's key's to success.

Prairie Air Show

Stacy and Tim talk with Brett Krause of the PNC AIRSHOW (Formerly called the Prairie Airshow)... and talking about the fireworks around Peoria. Prairie Air Show, Inc. is a non-profit corporation and is staffed solely by volunteers. Prairie Air Show Inc. was incorporated in 1998 and was formed out of the efforts of air shows that had been in existence since 1977

Steam Boat Classic

Tim and Stacy talk with Adam White the Owner of Running Central about the Steamboat Classic. The 38th running of the STEAMBOAT CLASSIC 4 MILE, 15 KILOMETER and JUNIOR 4 KILOMETER RACES will take place on Saturday, June 18, in downtown Peoria. Known as the World's Fastest Four Miles. Illinois Toughest 15K and Peoria Easiest 4K, these running events are open to runners and walkers of all ability levels. We also touch on Building Steam, Rising Steam, Team Steam, Scouting Steam, Access Steam and other running events in the Peoria Area. Want to start running? There are many running events in the Peoria Area. There is the Steam Boat Classic, Main St Mile, Detweiller at Dark, Boredom Run, and Pumpkin Classic, to name a few. Also running clubs like IVS and Patfc.

Ryan Spain

Special thanks to Ryan Spain who helped us record the pilot for IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD. This is that show recorded earlier in March. In The Neighborhood talks with Ryan about being a young leader in the Peoria Area. A lifelong Peorian, Ryan Spain attended District 150 schools and is a Richwoods High School alumnus. He graduated summa cum laude from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign with a double degree in political science and communications. Spain also holds an MBA from Bradley University. In April 2007, Ryan Spain was elected to the City Council as the youngest at-large member in Peoria history. He is currently employed as the Vice President of Development at the Heartland Partnership. Ryan Spain and his wife Ashley live in the Peoria neighborhood of Lynnhurst.

Memorial Day

Our Memorial Day Show: Stacy and Tim sit down with Ken Rau and Dick Albers local veterans. What is the Veteran's Flight? The Story of the flag that's flown in 50 states plus several countries. Mrs Ekena's 3rd grade class of Germantown Hills Elementary School joins us to performs the Pledge of Allegiance. We also provide a Market update on this episode. Tune in, Dig in!

Peoria Park District - In The Neighborhood


Tim and Stacy talk with the Peoria Park District. What events are coming up in the Peoria Area? We talk with the Peoria Park District and get the inside scope on what's going On in the Peoria Area. We talk to Ashley Hays and Brittney Richardson of the Peoria Park District. Also, What's RADON?? Peoria Park District is the oldest park system in Illinois with over 9,000 Volunteers and 1,400 employee's... with over 9,000 acres of park land in the area.