Appreciating Our Underwriters

Cindy Dermody, 15 year underwriters Liz and Jerry Rickert, Tom Hunt
Cindy Dermody, 15 year underwriters Liz and Jerry Rickert, Tom Hunt

A thank you party was held on Thursday, January 15, 2015 for Peoria Public Radio’s underwriters.

The annual event, held this year at Two25 in downtown Peoria,  featured the recognition of long-time underwriters.   Underwriters who have provided corporate support continually in five year increments were recognized with a plaque.

10 year underwriter Ted Rex of Friar Tuck
10 year underwriter Ted Rex of Friar Tuck

Thank you to the following businesses for their years of continued support:

10 years: Johnny's Italian Steakhouse

5 year underwriter Martha Herm of Universalist Unitarian Church
5 year underwriter Martha Herm of Universalist Unitarian Church

5 years: Benson's Automotive Service, Busey Bank, CEFCU,  David Vaughan Investments, Inc., Illinois Eye Center, and State Bank of Speer

5 year underwriter Sandra Mitchell of the Peoria Park District
5 year underwriter Sandra Mitchell of the Peoria Park District

The winner of the complimentary underwriting announcements was the Peoria Civic Center as a result of Ashlee Franken's name being drawn.  

5 year underwriter Angela Weck of Peoria Area World Affairs Council
5 year underwriter Angela Weck of Peoria Area World Affairs Council

10 year underwriter, Betty Rohman of Harp & Thistle
10 year underwriter, Betty Rohman of Harp & Thistle