numbers http://peoriapublicradio.org en Riverfront Museum CEO shares goals to boost revenue http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/riverfront-museum-ceo-shares-goals-boost-revenue <div>The Peoria Riverfront Museum needs to do a better job of writing grants and booking rental space to boost revenue. &nbsp;That’s the message from new museum President Sam Gappmayer. &nbsp;Museum attendance also came in under original projections. &nbsp;Gappmayer says museum consultants can over estimate attendance numbers:</div><p> Wed, 29 Jan 2014 07:09:33 +0000 Alex Rusciano 18193 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Riverfront Museum CEO shares goals to boost revenue Six flu-related deaths in Illinois so far this season http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/six-flu-related-deaths-illinois-so-far-season <p></p><div>Flu activity in Illinois is considered widespread. &nbsp;That means it's appeared in more than half of the state. So far, the Illinois Public Health Department says there have been more than one hundred twenty intensive care hospitalizations and six flu-related deaths this season. Spokeswoman Melaney Arnold says the numbers are lower than at this time last year. But more cases are showing up each day:</div><p> Wed, 08 Jan 2014 22:59:37 +0000 Lee Strubinger 17348 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Six flu-related deaths in Illinois so far this season Health care reform could affect prison numbers http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/health-care-reform-could-affect-prison-numbers <p></p><p>One possible side effect of the new health care law &ndash; fewer people behind bars. IPR&rsquo;s Sean Powers reports.</p> Tue, 01 Oct 2013 04:03:38 +0000 Sean Powers 12713 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Health care reform could affect prison numbers Riverfront Museum scales back goals http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/riverfront-museum-scales-back-goals <p></p><div>The Peoria Riverfront Museum is scaling back its attendance goal this year following a lower-than-expected visitor count since opening in October. &nbsp;Nearly 25-percent fewer people than expected visited the museum through June. &nbsp;Museum Board President Dave Ransburg says the low number also means the museum had to use nearly twice as much money as expected from private donations to fill its spending gap last fiscal year:</div><p> Wed, 28 Aug 2013 00:44:25 +0000 Alex Rusciano 11053 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Riverfront Museum scales back goals Riverfront Museum reports lower-than-expected attendance, revenues http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/riverfront-museum-reports-lower-expected-attendance-revenues <p></p><div>The Peoria Riverfront Museum Board is reporting lower revenues and attendance than expected for the museum’s first year of operation. The museum group provided a Peoria County Board committee its financials and audit after being more than six months late with the contractually required information.</div><div> Wed, 29 May 2013 03:59:41 +0000 Denise Molina-Weiger & Alex Rusciano 6378 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Riverfront Museum reports lower-than-expected attendance, revenues