Dozer Park http://peoriapublicradio.org en Pete Vonachen's farewell http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/pete-vonachens-farewell <div><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>The community said farewell to Harold “Pete” Vonachen Friday. Peoria Public Radio’s Tanya Koonce reports:</div><p> Fri, 14 Jun 2013 23:25:14 +0000 Tanya Koonce 7374 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Pete Vonachen's farewell Remembering Pete Vonachen http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/remembering-pete-vonachen <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Peoria lays to rest today the man many called 'Mr Baseball.' &nbsp;Pete </span>Vonachen<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> died Monday. He was 87. </span>Vonachen<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> purchased Peoria’s minor league baseball team about 30 years ago, and shared a great friendship with the late Harry Carey.</span></p><p> Fri, 14 Jun 2013 11:30:00 +0000 Tanya Koonce 7317 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Remembering Pete Vonachen Chiefs holding a grand re-opening of stadium http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/chiefs-holding-grand-re-opening-stadium <p></p><p style="margin:0in;margin-bottom:.0001pt">&nbsp;</p><div>The Peoria Chiefs is holding a grand re-opening of its stadium this evening. The effort is in celebration of the re-naming of the facility as Dozer Park. The festivities begin at 4:30 this evening with free family activities outside the ballpark, a ribbon cutting at 5:45 and the gates opening at six. The first pitch is thrown out at 7.&nbsp;</div><div>The first 2000 patrons to Dozer Park will get mini bulldozers. All attendees will also get the chance to win one of six flat screen televisions. &nbsp;&nbsp;</div><div>&nbsp;</div> Fri, 07 Jun 2013 17:32:37 +0000 Denise Molina 6959 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Chiefs holding a grand re-opening of stadium Dozer Park gets a new matching logo http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/dozer-park-gets-new-matching-logo <p></p> Wed, 22 May 2013 20:44:26 +0000 Tanya Koonce 6044 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Dozer Park gets a new matching logo