Meeting/Event Information


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

$30.00 Member Registration

$35.00 Non-Member Registration


Plus, Annual Report to Membership and Officer Installation

TOPIC: Emily's presentation is information gathered by the Gallup Organization on Optimizing Engagement in the workplace and how we need to adjust our behaviors to both earn and retain top talent employees.

SPEAKER: Emily Geerts, Branch Manager for PNC

BIOGRAPHY: Emily has been with PNC for 9 years managing the Washington location. Having worked Retail Management for 10+ years previously to PNC in the Chicago area, she has led teams of 40+ employees with her focus always being on employee hiring, retention, and coaching. She has a Bachelor's of Science Degree from Illinois State Univeristy with a minor in Business. In her 9 years at PNC Bank she has been recognized as a Market All-Star 5 times and most recently was the winner of the Great Gallup Workplace Manager of the Year.

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. The Central IL Chapter of NAWBO® meets the 3rd Wednesday each month.

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


  • You may pay at the time of registration or at the door.
  • Registration fee must be paid by the meeting date or a $5 monthly administration fee will be assessed.


LOCATION:  Mt. Hawley Country Club, 7724 N Knoxville, Peoria

PARKING: Free, valet parking available

For more information, please contact  or call 309.692-2225 and leave a message.


Future Meetings

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!

November 06, 2018

The Big Flip

November 06, 2018
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Peoria Riverfront Museum
222 S W Washington Street
Peoria , IL 61602

This award winning documentary follows four families as they navigate the Big Flip.