Administration News Tue, 01 Sep 2015 07:06:49 +0100 FeedCreator 1.7.2 en-us Copyright 2015, Peoria County Government Tue, 01 Sep 2015 07:06:49 +0100 State Representative Jehan Gordon-Booth to Visit Heddington Oaks <p>On Monday, August 17, 2015, Heddington Oaks will welcome special guest State Representative Jehan Gordon-Booth at 1:00 p.m. Representative Gordon-Booth, representing the 92nd District, will visit with Heddington Oaks' residents and tour Peoria County's skilled care nursing facility.&nbsp; Media is welcome. For more information, contact Jenny Fulton, Peoria County's Director of Strategic Communications, at 309-672-6918.</p> Thu, 13 Aug 2015 10:56:33 +0100 Heddington Oaks Nursing Home Administrator Named <p>Yesterday, County Administrator Scott Sorrel announced the appointment of a new administrator for Heddington Oaks nursing home. Effective immediately, Christy Delaware, RN, has been appointed administrator of the nursing home. She has been serving as Interim Administrator since the departure of the previous administrator on March 31, 2015. Ms. Delaware was hired by Peoria County on May 1, 2007, to serve as the Director of Nursing for Bel-Wood Nursing Home. ... Wed, 12 Aug 2015 09:04:07 +0100 Finding Property Information in Peoria County <p>Peoria County's GIS Manager will present a free public workshop titled "Finding Property Information in Peoria County" on Thursday, September 17, from 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. at ICC's North Campus. Participants will learn how to use Peoria County's front desk map application to locate property information, subdivision plats, and maps. This hands-on workshop will demonstrate how to navigate the map application. ... Mon, 10 Aug 2015 12:54:02 +0100 Farmer's Market at Courthouse Plaza <p>Visit Peoria County's bi-weekly Farmer's Market from 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. in the County Courthouse Plaza this Friday, August 7, and every-other Friday through September 18.<strong> </strong>The Farmer's Market is hosted by the County's Green CREW and LiveWell wellness program, two internal programs intended to encourage sustainability and health. ... Wed, 05 Aug 2015 10:43:02 +0100 Become a Civic Leader <p>Peoria County and the City of Peoria are currently accepting applications for the Peoria City/County Citizens Leadership Academy. This free program offers citizens a unique opportunity to learn about municipal and county governments through a joint curriculum. Classes meet Wednesday evenings September 16 - November 4, with a graduation ceremony at the City Council meeting on November 10 and at the County Board meeting on November 12. ... Mon, 03 Aug 2015 13:34:07 +0100