"Lifting as we climb"

710 West 3rd Street | 710 West Percy Baker Ave | Peoria, IL 61605


100 Black Men Mentoring Program 
Wednesdays 4:30p-5:30p

Free S.A.T. Tutoring
Tuesdays 3:30p-5:00p

Line Dance Lessons 
Free every Monday 6:00p-8:00p

Family Friends Neighbors Program
Call for class schedule and info

Auditorium or Gym Rental
$100 per hour. Rental of other rooms is $50 per hour

Basketball Game
November 10th & 11th
Asking all attendees to donate a new toy

WIU Jazz Orchestra Performing
November 12th  7pm-9pm
$10 Adult Tickets  $5 Student Tickets

Salvation Army Christmas Basket Distribution
Carver will be a distribution site. Date TBA

Annual Winter Wonderland Masquerade Fundraiser at the Gateway Building
Saturday, December 8th.
Call to purchase tickets, table or place an AD in the AD Book

Marine's Toys for Tots
December 22nd & 23rd

Richwood's Resource Center Annual Christmas Party
Saturday, Dec. 22nd. Call to register


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Seeking Nominees for the 2019 Inaugural Neighborhood Reception

Date: February 21
Location: Carver Center
Time: 6:00pm to 7:30pm

The public is invited to attend The Inaugural Neighborhood Reception, a free event, that celebrates the accomplishments of our neighborhood leaders and associations. The Reception will be on February 21, 2019 at Carver Center from 6:00pm to 7:30pm. It will be an evening of entertainment, refreshments and fun. The Community Development Department is accepting nominees for the 2018 Inaugural Recipient Awards and is asking you to submit the name of a person you believe is deserving of recognition. The nomination form is available at www.appreciatepeoria.com. Please submit the completed form to jdwilliams@peoria.gov by January 31st. For more information, visit www.appreciatepeoria.com or contact Josiah Williams, Neighborhood Enhancement Office for the City of Peoria at 309.494.8636.

Hope renewed youth conference project – soup for the soul fundraiser

Location: Carver Community Center
Date & Time: Friday, February 22 at 5pm

The HRYC team is hosting our annual Soup for the Soul Fundraiser. This event brings together cooks from all segment of the community, who have one thing in common. They all believe they are the best cook in the city. Join us for this friendly competition as 12 individuals will be preparing their favorite soup or chili. They will be judged by five individuals, who will determine who will be crowned Soup King 2019. This is a family friendly event, bring the kids, enjoy the fund and have some soup for dinner. We also will raffle off two lovely jewelry sets donated by Bremer Jewelry. There will be a silent auction and a 50/50 cash drawing. Join us on February 22, 2019 at 5pm at the Carver Community Center to cheer on your favorite chef.


710 West 3rd Street
710 West Percy Baker Ave.
Peoria, IL 61605







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