Chamber http://peoriapublicradio.org en District 150 ‘State of Schools’ address moved to this fall http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/district-150-state-schools-address-moved-fall <div>The annual District 150 ‘State of The Schools’ address is usually this month. But Superintendent Grenita Lathan is working with the Peoria Chamber of Commerce to instead hold the annual event in the fall. &nbsp;Lathan says the new date is better because the district has more financial and staff hiring data to report compared to the spring:</div><p> Wed, 21 May 2014 19:49:24 +0000 Alex Rusciano 23680 at http://peoriapublicradio.org District 150 ‘State of Schools’ address moved to this fall New Peoria Chamber president talks group’s future http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/new-peoria-chamber-president-talks-group-s-future <div>The Peoria Area Chamber of Commerce’s new leader met with reporters Tuesday to talk about his vision for the group. Jeffery Griffin is moving to Peoria from Wooster, Ohio where he worked for Edward Jones. Before that, he served as the President of the Wooster Area Chamber of Commerce. &nbsp;Griffin says he wants to help small businesses. He says many entrepreneurs across the country need to fill out many documents from cities and counties:</div><p> Tue, 18 Feb 2014 20:13:03 +0000 Alex Rusciano 19133 at http://peoriapublicradio.org New Peoria Chamber president talks group’s future Washington launches shop local campaign amid recovery http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/washington-launches-shop-local-campaign-amid-recovery <p></p><div>Washington is focused on financial as well as physical recovery from last month's tornado. &nbsp;The city's Chamber of Commerce launched a new campaign called 'Visit, Shop, Eat Washington'. &nbsp;Mayor Gary Manier says the goal is to get residents from other communities to shop in the town:</div><p> Thu, 19 Dec 2013 21:48:40 +0000 Alex Rusciano 16573 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Washington launches shop local campaign amid recovery Search firm to help Peoria Chamber of Commerce in president search http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/search-firm-help-peoria-chamber-commerce-president-search <p>The Peoria Area Chamber of Commerce is using a search firm to find a new Chamber President. The Chamber is using Waverly Partners in the executive position search.&nbsp;</p><p> Thu, 17 Oct 2013 20:50:16 +0000 Alex Rusciano 13557 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Search firm to help Peoria Chamber of Commerce in president search Israeli Chamber of Commerce president visits Peoria http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/israeli-chamber-commerce-president-visits-peoria <p></p><div>Israel wants to buy more products from the United States and fewer products from Europe. &nbsp;That’s the message from members of the Israeli Chamber of Commerce during a stop at the Peoria chamber for a roundtable with local businesses. &nbsp;Dan Carmely is with the Israeli Chamber. &nbsp;He says Europe‘s gloomy economic outlook isn’t reliable enough:</div><p> Tue, 20 Aug 2013 00:55:13 +0000 Alex Rusciano 10642 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Israeli Chamber of Commerce president visits Peoria