Jonathon and Nikki Romain are on a mission to inspire and empower the community through the arts.

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Makers of Dreams
Peoria Players Theatre celebrates 100 years of sharing live theater with the community.
Furry Tales & Warm Hearts
Mr. Fuzzy Ears finds more than one furry friend… and teaches children an important lesson.
Carving a New Dimension
With ice as his medium, Jeff Stahl has earned a worldwide reputation for his unique creations.
Love for the West Bluff
Peoria Public Art is a platform to connect local artists with public spaces available for creative transformation.

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Natalia Villanueva Linares is a maker of moments — physical and emblematic gestures both immense and minute.
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In the latest issue of Art & Society: @artincpeoria, @peoria_players_theatre, @thebradleydogs, @peoriapublicart, @nati.work, recipes from @goldaandbob and more. Visit the link in our profile for more information. #BehindTheScenes: The talented group of professionals at River City Construction continues to play a key role in some of the region’s most prominent building projects. Read more in the latest issue of iBi! The 25th anniversary class of 40 Leaders Under Forty will be recognized on November 1st. Tickets are available at peoriamagazines.com/events. Celebrate the young leaders of Greater Peoria! #tbt: 2017 Celebration. #BehindTheScenes: On the south side of Pekin, a longstanding company produces seasonings, blends, marinades, spices and rubs for every aspect of manufacturing and production. Read more in our latest issue of iBi—just follow the link in our profile!

For three decades, this real estate development firm has continued to grow… in the Peoria area and beyond.

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Community Building with River City Construction
This talented group of professionals continues to play a key role in some of the region’s most prominent building projects.
Soulful Passion in Southern Cuisine
Something beyond food is created at Moja… where traditions are passed down and new customs begin.
Vonachen Family Values
This family-owned company has been cleaning and maintaining commercial businesses for over 50 years.
Sensory Secrets at Excalibur Seasoning
On the south side of Pekin, a longstanding company produces seasonings, blends, marinades, spices and rubs for every aspect of manufacturing and production.

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Are You Getting the Best Deal?
Consider these tips when seeking financing for your business.
A quick walk through the basic language of commercial real estate…
We must live with the fact that we’re not going to see everything coming.

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So You Want to Nominate a Leader…

Nominations for the 2018 class of 40 Leaders Under Forty are now being accepted. But what exactly does it take to nominate someone? Here some helpful hints when preparing your nomination...