Meeting/Event Information


February 21, 2018

Public Policy Update
February 21, 2018
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Mt Hawley Country Club
7724 North Knoxville Avenue
Peoria, IL 61614-2026
Representative Ives has served since 2013 and has just thrown hear hat in the ring to run for Governor of Illinois.

$30.00 Member Registration

$35.00 Non-Member Registration

Representative Ives has thrown her hat into the ring for Governor of Illinois! Don’t miss this exciting opportunity to meet and hear from her at our February Public Policy Event.   Representative Ives will speak on issues affecting our businesses and personal lives in the State of Illinois, as well as, learning how to work with, impact and influence our policy makers.

Representative Jeanne M. Ives (R) 42nd District

Years served: January 2013 - Present

Committee assignments: Appropriations-Elementary & Secondary Education; Community College Access & Afford.; Elem Sec Ed: Licensing, Admin.; Government Transparency (Republican Spokesperson); Health Care Licenses; Labor & Commerce Committee (Republican Spokesperson); Mass Transit (Republican Spokesperson); Personnel & Pensions; Workers Compensation Subcommittee; Workforce Reconciliation Subcommittee.

Biography: Jeanne Ives (R-Wheaton) is a graduate of West Point Military Academy with a bachelor’s degree in economics. Jeanne is a veteran officer in the United States Army where she served as a platoon leader and headquarters detachment commander for transportation units in Germany and a ROTC instructor at Wheaton College. Jeanne formerly served as the Council-Woman at Large for the City of Wheaton, she and her husband are the proud parents of 5 children.

Meetings: Our meetings are open to members and guests. Social/networking time begins at 5:30 pm and dinner begins at 6:00 pm with the program following.

Cost: $30 for members and $35 for non-members. 

To register, go to  Seating is limited so make your reservation now!

Location: Mt. Hawley Country Club, 7724 N. Knoxville Avenue, Peoria, IL. Valet parking is available.

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Future Meetings

June 20, 2018

Optimizing Engagement in the Workplace

June 20, 2018
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Mt Hawley Country Club
7724 North Knoxville Avenue
Peoria, IL 61614-2026

Come hear what our chapter has accomplished in the past year and share in the installation of new officers

July 18, 2018

Time for a Summer "Escape"

July 18, 2018
5:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Escape 60
931 N Sheridan Rd ste b
Peoria, IL 61603

Don't miss our summer fun as we enjoy the stimulating and intellectually challenging escape rooms at Escape 60

September 20, 2018

Pathways to Success: Show Up, Be Bold

September 20, 2018
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Par-a-dice Hotel
21 Blackjack Boulevard
East Peoria, IL 61611

Kim Hodous, author of the award winning book, Show Up, Be Bold, Play Big will be our keynote speaker. Followed by outstanding breakout sessions. Come, learn, network, grow. Show Up, Be Bold!