Peoria Area Chamber of Commerce

Peoria Public Radio News
8:10 pm
Thu November 20, 2014

Peoria Business Community gives thanks

The nearly 800 guests stand for the Pledge of Allegiance at the 39th Annual Thanksgiving luncheon Thursday at the Peoria Civic Center.
Credit Tanya Koonce / Peoria Public Radio

  Nearly 800 people attended the Peoria Area Chamber of Commerce 39th Annual Community Thanksgiving Luncheon at the Civic Center Thursday.

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Peoria Public Radio News
6:42 am
Fri January 31, 2014

Peoria Area Chamber gets new President

The Peoria Area Chamber of Commerce has a new leader. The organization’s board of directors announced Jeffery Griffin as the new President.

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Peoria Public Radio News
11:16 am
Mon June 24, 2013

Ardapple named Interim Chamber President

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.

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6:49 pm
Tue April 2, 2013

Learning the Affordable Care Act

Health care insurance and the changes coming for employers was the topic of a seminar offered by the Peoria Chamber of Commerce. Laura Minzer is the Vice President of the Illinois Chamber of Commerce. She says communication between employees and employers will play a key role in navigating the coming changes. Minzer says health care is very personal and is already complicated.  

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