relief http://peoriapublicradio.org en Annual Peoria luncheon honors tornado relief efforts http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/annual-peoria-luncheon-honors-tornado-relief-efforts <div>The Peoria Salvation Army is honoring groups and individuals for their relief efforts following the November 17th tornado. &nbsp;The recognition was part of the Salvation Army’s annual Community Luncheon. Crossroads United Methodist Church in Washington was honored for housing Salvation Army recovery efforts. &nbsp;Evie Diaz is the division commander for the Salvation Army Heartland Division. She says the luncheon honors different kinds of recovery:</div><p> Wed, 30 Apr 2014 19:19:39 +0000 Alex Rusciano 22612 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Annual Peoria luncheon honors tornado relief efforts Outside help for Peoria County floods http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/outside-help-peoria-county-floods <p>Peoria County is relying on volunteer help in the wake of last month’s flooding. &nbsp;Assistant Administrator Scott Sorrel says the County is reaching out to trained volunteers in Christian County to help with disaster assessments. &nbsp;He says additional Red Cross staff will also help answer flood-related calls, and volunteer architects from across the state will help calculate damage.</p><div> Thu, 02 May 2013 21:02:04 +0000 Deborah Oldenkamp 4982 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Outside help for Peoria County floods High river levels could be extended http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/high-river-levels-could-be-extended <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Record flood levels may still increase or at least not fall as quickly as hoped. Illinois Emergency Management Director John </span>Monken<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> says a rapid snow melt in the Dakota’s, Wisconsin, and Minnesota may still impact Illinois River flooding.</span></p> Tue, 23 Apr 2013 21:33:35 +0000 Deborah Oldenkamp 4465 at http://peoriapublicradio.org High river levels could be extended