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.
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.
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.
There is no single formula for the perfect workplace; instead, there are many ways to get there. iBi went behind the scenes at four area companies, attempting to reverse-engineer the secrets of their success. Here’s what we discovered.
It was Peoria’s "vaudeville palace"—one of the city’s big four vaudeville houses at the peak of the vaudeville era—but its reign lasted a mere 16 years. News clippings, old advertisements and stories of the Orpheum Theatre…