The Peoria Area Chamber of Commerce has a new interim President. Mary Ardapple is stepping in until a permanent replacement can be found.
Ardapple has been a Chamber member since 1984 and served as Chamber Board Chairperson in 2006. She is also a Peoria County Board member.
Ardapple says she is excited to get started to help community businesses. She says her goal is to build the organization for future leadership.
Former President Rob Parks is leaving after 25 years of service. She will now be Vice President of the Foundation at UnityPoint Health-Methodist.