iBi - July 2018

Bruce Brown

For 35 years, he’s “pursued perfection” in the kitchen while maintaining close ties with his beloved Marines Corps, supporting a range of veterans’ causes, and helping to lead numerous historic preservation efforts.

Anne Fox

As CEO of the Central Illinois Chapter of the American Red Cross for more than three decades, Anne Fox was responsible for coordinating disaster relief and emergency services, and organizing health and safety education.

George Manias

He has been recognized by visitors from around the world for his decades of hard work and exemplary service. Now in its 72nd year, George’s Shoeshine and Hatters is widely considered the best place for a shoeshine one can find anywhere.

Donald Rager

Spry to his core, Dr. Rager’s energy is contagious—it’s no surprise he’s touched so many lives through his passion for teaching and healing through medicine.

Gerry Shaheen

Through hard work and preparation, Gerry Shaheen was able to rise up the ranks of executive leadership at Caterpillar, Inc., where he spent his entire 41-year career.


Letters of Intent

When two Peoria artists took notice of several tattered signs in storefronts along West Main Street, they saw an opportunity to make a positive impact.