ceo_note_general Nov

Grateful for You

It was such a joy to join so many of you at the Peoria Area Chamber of Commerce’s annual Thanksgiving Luncheon last week. It has always been one of my favorite events, but I think I join many of you in feeling that this year’s luncheon was more spe ...

Makers at heart

Makers at Heart

Late last week I was contacted by a reporter for The Atlantic who wanted to know more about the Peoria region. She was following up on a study that talked about changing voting patterns in “factory towns.” Though I’m a politics junkie, I know bette ...