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Magnificent Main Streets In Greater Peoria

Magnificent Main Streets in Greater Peoria

The downtown districts of Greater Peoria’s small towns contain a wealth of history, character, and well-built environments designed to last…

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Inaugural GP CareerSpark Connects Region’s Students With Career Possibilities

Inaugural GP CareerSpark connects region’s students with career possibilities

On October 23 and 24, over 3,400 eighth graders from 44 schools in the five-county Greater Peoria region descended on…

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3,500 Greater Peoria Eighth Graders To Attend GP CareerSpark

3,500 Greater Peoria eighth graders to attend GP CareerSpark

We would love for you to volunteer at GP CareerSpark!  Find volunteer opportunities HERE. PEORIA – The Greater Peoria Economic…

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Note From The CEO: CEDS Priority Projects Pitched To Funding Bodies

Note from the CEO: CEDS Priority Projects Pitched to Funding Bodies

by Denny Kief, Interim CEO, Greater Peoria EDC Last spring, the GPEDC opened a Call for Projects for the next…

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