A project to improve the sound quality within the Peoria Civic Center’s theater is nearly complete. The 600-thousand dollar project includes the overhaul of the facility’s entire sound system with new wiring, controls, speakers and sound board.
The Peoria Park District is putting some state parks grant funding to work on building a Nature Center in Tawny Oaks. It’s next to Singing Woods off Route 88 in North Peoria. Bonnie Noble is the Executive Director of the Peoria Park District. She says the more than $217,000 state grant gets the Tawny Oaks Nature Center project started: