In The Neighborhood: Listen every Friday morning In The Neighborhood with Tim Johnson and Stacy Borho. We talk with people in your community that lead organizations, businesses and government. Our goal is to learn who they are and why they got involved in serving the greater Peoria Area of central Illinois. "These are the people in your neighborhood..." that go that extra mile. The people that make the heartland what it is". We reach to inspire involvement and leadership in the Peoria Area. How did you get started? Why did you get involved? Why should others be involved?
Peoria Professional with Renee Horaney - Rhonda Washer's mission to help people experiencing health crisises. After experiencing breast cancer in 1998, Rhonda discovered a machine that helps with pain of ALL kinds. She shares her remarkable story that is well worth your time!! Another experience that Rhonda had recently led her to help people who are going through life altering health related events. She is a heart-driven, intelligent and passionate person whose greatest desire is to help and serve others. You can connect with Rhonda Wiczer Washer at (309) 693-8910 and email@example.com
So good, No Good! The boys and girl from No Good stopped by Studio 490 to chat with me for a bit about the band, name drop a few of the areas heavy hitters and dreams of a degree in general accounting!! Although this band is relatively new on the scene, they are starting to make some pretty significant noise in the area and I''m sure we will be seeing and hearing...
Nancy Frantz published a book titled “A Journey Into The Heart Of Africa”. Listen, as Nancy and her husband Kerry, who is an Associate Pastor of Grace Presbyterian Church in Peoria, travel across 10,000 miles to a small village called. The story takes place in Zambia Africa as Nancy and Kerry set out to rescue 3 children from a world of poverty and suffering.
DEFINING OUR TIME
series of talks celebrating peoria area's past and looking to the future
Running Central is owned by Adam and Marie White. Now the nations largest independently owned running shoe store. It is more of a movement more than just a shoe store. They host runs and events that have changed the landscape of fitness in the Peoria Area.
Mike McCoy talks about the creation of St Jude and St. Jude Runs. The St. Jude Runs, co-founded by Mike McCoy and Gene Pratt in 1982, is a relay-style event benefiting St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Runners begin their journey from St. Jude in Memphis, Tennessee, or one of 39 satellite communities, all concluding in Peoria.
Jason Parkinson of OneFire: Technology is improving our everyday lives. The problem is that as a society, we are taking advantage of the advancements that have been made, and not recognizing their significance. To solve this problem, we must understand that a simple piece of technology that improves a small part of our life, may drastically improve the life of someone else. OneFire President & CEO, Jason Parkinson, will look at technological improvements being made and the life-changing impact they’re having on people with disabilities.
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