Administration News Wed, 22 Oct 2014 04:35:31 +0100 FeedCreator 1.7.2 en-us Copyright 2014, Peoria County Government Wed, 22 Oct 2014 04:35:31 +0100 All Treats, No Tricks at Heddington Oaks <p>Heddington Oaks will open their doors to superheroes and villains, princesses and pirates, ghosts and goblins on Halloween evening for a safe and fun trick-or-treating experience. On Friday, October 31st, residents will be handing out candy to trick-or-treaters from 5:00 - 7:00 p.m. in one warm and convenient location: &nbsp;2223 W. Heading Ave in West Peoria. ... Tue, 14 Oct 2014 09:13:52 +0100 Peoria County Assistant States Attorneys' Honored <p>This morning, the Illinois Chapter of the International Association of Arson Investigators honored three Peoria County Assistant State's Attorneys with an Outstanding Achievement Award at the Illinois Fire Chiefs Association Annual Conference held at the Marriott Pere Marquette. ... Mon, 13 Oct 2014 14:05:21 +0100 Senior Citizen Fair Focuses on Safety <p>For the twelfth consecutive year, Peoria County TRIAD is hosting a <em>Safety for Seniors Fair</em> on Wednesday, October 15. This free educational event runs from 9:00 am - 1:00 pm and is geared toward residents who are or near retirement age. At 9:30 a.m., Sheriff Michael D. McCoy will address safety issues for senior citizens, followed by other educational presentations throughout the event. ... Thu, 09 Oct 2014 16:37:28 +0100 Trivoli Road Closure <p>Weather permitting, the following road will be <strong><span style="text-decoration: underline;">CLOSED</span></strong>:</p> <table border="0" cellspacing="0" cellpadding="0"> <tbody> <tr> <td valign="top" width="175"> <p><strong>Road work on:</strong></p> </td> <td valign="top" ... Wed, 08 Oct 2014 13:08:09 +0100 Veterans Day Poster Contest for Peoria County Students <p>In honor of Veterans Day, Heddington Oaks is hosting a Poster Art Contest for Peoria County students in grades K-5. Participants are encouraged to create artistic visions that convey thanks and appreciation to veterans and current military personnel.&nbsp; The theme of this year&rsquo;s contest <em>is &ldquo;A Salute to Veterans. ... Wed, 01 Oct 2014 10:52:52 +0100 Learn How to Protect Yourself <p>The Peoria County Sheriff's Office will present "Protect Yourself," a free public workshop from 6:00 - 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, October 16, at ICC's North Campus. This workshop is offered through ICC's Adult Community Programs and is intended for anyone who wants to learn how to protect themselves if attacked.</p> <p>Sheriff's personnel will describe and demonstrate self defense techniques that may save your life. ... Tue, 30 Sep 2014 16:47:01 +0100 Experience Joy by Adopting a Dog <p>October is National Adopt-a-Dog Month and Peoria County's Animal Protection Services (PCAPS) is encouraging animal lovers seeking a new canine family member to consider a shelter dog. &nbsp;PCAPS has dogs of every type, size, age, and personality waiting for loving homes. Each year, the shelter receives more than 2,500 dogs and puppies - most of which are young, friendly, healthy animals. ... Tue, 30 Sep 2014 08:55:38 +0100 Peoria County Participating in Stand Down for Homeless Veterans <p>On Saturday, October 11, the Peoria County Recorder of Deeds Office is participating in Goodwill of Central Illinois' Stand Down for Homeless Veterans event at Dozer Park from 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. Recorder's staff will be able to record military discharge papers (DD-214) on-site so veterans do not have to part with this important document. ... Mon, 29 Sep 2014 09:08:19 +0100 Voter Registration Deadline October 7 <p>The Peoria County Clerk's Office reminds Peoria County residents that the last day to register to vote is Tuesday, October 7. Voters who have moved must transfer their registration to their current address by October 7. Persons who will be age 18 by November 4, 2014, and wish to vote in the General Election must also register by October 7. ... Tue, 23 Sep 2014 19:14:14 +0100 Heddington Oaks Celebrates One Year Anniversary in West Peoria <p>On September 25, Heddington Oaks will celebrate its first anniversary since opening at 2223 W Heading Ave in West Peoria last fall. To honor the milestone, birthday parties will be held on all wings for the residents, family members, staff and volunteers from 4:30-6:00 pm this Thursday. A ceremonial cake cutting will occur at 4:30pm in Heddington Oaks' main activity room. ... Tue, 23 Sep 2014 14:15:45 +0100