iBi - September 2014

by Stevie Zvereva
Photography by David Vernon

For four generations, this family business has thrived by adapting to an ever-evolving food industry while staying true to a service approach rooted in “old-fashioned kindness.”

Livin’ the Dream

Jan Wright, Publisher, iBi

Local businesses are motivated not just for the quick sale, but for a long-standing relationship.

Peoria Camera Shop

by Stevie Zvereva

For nearly eight decades, this shop has been committed to offering “good service, reputable merchandise and photographic know-how.”

Bruce Brown

by Norman V. Kelly

With a long legacy in Peoria—from marine to councilman to restaurateur—Bruce Brown has worked hard on the road to success.

Michele’s Floral

by Sara Browning

More than a traditional flower shop, Michele’s Floral Events & Decorative Accessories provides complete floral services for every occasion.







Saving Backs…and Costs!

by Annie Locke

By treating pain before it develops into a serious injury, the preventative approach is a good fit with Dr. Benningfield’s philosophy on wellness.

Pumpkin Fever!

“Everyone in Morton gets pumpkin fever during the festival,” says Stephens. “It’s a great community event.”

Also in this Issue...

Back-to-School Savings...Psychology of Color...Three-Spice Flight...Millennials, Now Stand...Do It All Again...Character First...Turn It Off!

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