A Publication of WTVP

People, Places & Parties | September 2022

by Peoria Magazine |

George Washington Carver Center
23rd Annual Rally for the Cure
July 26, 2022
Country Club of Peoria

The George Washington Carver Center held its first Annual Golf Outing event on Friday, July 26 at the Country Club of Peoria. Some 90 golfers attended this event. The Carver Center provides services to the community including daycare, education and health programs, and arts and cultural experiences. The Center is proud to be a Heart of Illinois United Way agency.

Peoria Magazine
Local Legends
July 10, 2022
WTVP Studio, Peoria

Peoria Magazine hosts a reception to honor local legends — individuals who have had a lifetime of impact on the central Illinois. The 2022 event was bigger and better than ever, with more than 350 people in attendance to honor the award recipients.

Pekin Friends of 47
Annual Bowlathon
July 30, 2022
Sunset Lanes, Pekin

The Pekin Friends of 47 held their annual bowl-a-thon, chaired by Yvonne Herbstreith, on Saturday, July 30. Nearly 50 bowlers participated in the event held at Sunset Lanes with new owners Lisa and David Phillips. Participants enjoyed an afternoon of bowling, snacks, fun, prizes and trophies to benefit WTVP.

23rd Annual Rally for the Cure
August 1, 2022
Arrowhead country club, Edelstein

On Monday, August 1, the 23rd Annual Rally for the Cure was held at Arrowhead Country Club. It was a great day for golf and for the celebration of our survivors. Thanks to the support of the golfers, sponsors, donors and volunteers over the years, this event has contributed over $200,000 to Susan G. Komen in the fight against breast cancer. Susan G. Komen uses these dollars raised to support people who are going through breast cancer now and to advance critical research that will lead to more effective treatments and, eventually, the cures for all breast cancers.

Peoria Heights Farmers Market
Inaugural Watermelon Eating Contest
August 11, 2022