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major hospitals plus Jump Simulation, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital & the U of I College of Medicine
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largest export market in the U.S.
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tons of freight pass through Peoria County each year
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interstate highways & 11 railroads
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individuals in our region’s available workforce

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CareerSpark Volunteers Needed

CareerSpark Volunteers Needed

CareerSpark is set to begin in just over a month (October 23-24), and there are still plenty of opportunities to…

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Peoria Leads Nation In Wage Growth

Peoria Leads Nation in Wage Growth

According to a report released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics today, Peoria county saw the largest increase in average…

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Peoria Grocery Study Aims To Support Economic Development Opportunities

Peoria Grocery Study Aims to Support Economic Development Opportunities

As convenient and affordable access to fresh groceries in underserved urban neighborhoods and rural towns continues to shrink, residents of…

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The People of #GreaterPeoria can actively participate in economic development by choosing to spend their hard-earned money locally, every day, in the communities where they live, work, and play.

We look forward to helping build a regional commitment to Shop Local 365!

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#Shoplocal365In Greater Peoria, shopping local is not an annual event, a novelty, or a charity. It's what we do.
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Big changes are coming to our region in 4 days. Stay tuned. #ShopLocal365 #centralillinois #greaterpeoriaarea
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