United Way http://peoriapublicradio.org en United Way kicks-off 2013 campaign http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/united-way-kicks-2013-campaign <p></p><div>The Heart of Illinois United Way kicked-off its annual fundraising campaign. &nbsp;Hundreds of people turned out for the breakfast at the Peoria Civic Center. The event comes as United Way's partner agencies lost more than 12-million-dollars in state and federal cuts since 2011. Vicki Stewart and her husband Doug are this year's co-chairs for the fundraising effort. &nbsp;Stewart says the area businesses and community groups raised more than $1 million-dollars for the pre-campaign:</div><p> Fri, 06 Sep 2013 20:19:36 +0000 Alex Rusciano 11554 at http://peoriapublicradio.org United Way kicks-off 2013 campaign Carver Center to open next week http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/carver-center-open-next-week <div>The Carver Community Center could open as soon as next week. Current and former members of the center’s board celebrated the reopening of the facility Friday.</div><div> Fri, 26 Jul 2013 18:50:21 +0000 Denise Molina 9491 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Carver Center to open next week