Thursday, July 21, 2011

Ritchhart's Mobile Zoo

The mobile children's zoo is on Saturday, September 10th, 9:00am to 6:00pm and Sunday, September 11th, 9 :00am to 5:00pm. Children of all ages have an opportunity to meet gentle creatures and enjoy petting and feeding these lovable animals.

Wednesday, July 20, 2011

2011 Grand Marshal

The Pekin Marigold Festival Committee is happy to announce Dr. Dennis Stoller as the 2011 Marigold Festival Grand Marshal.
In 1967 Stoller began his dental practice in Pekin and for nearly 50 years has been active in a number of professional, civic and church organizations. Stoller is a member of the American Dental Association, Illinois State Dental Society, Peoria District Dental Society and the Tazewell County Dental Study Club. Stoller also leads dental mission trips to Haiti and Mexico and provides his dental services to Wildlife Prairie State Park.

As an active member of Morton Apostolic Christian Church, Stoller has held a number of positions including Sunday School Teacher, Church Trustee, Apostolic Christian Restmor Nursing Home Board and Apostolic Christian Parkside Condo Residence Board Member.

Stoller is also an active member of the Pekin Kiwanis Club, serving as past president, past secretary, past board members and past Division 20 Distinguished Lt. Governor.

In addition Stoller has been Chairmen of the United Way of Pekin, Pekin High School Board member and past president, Pekin Grade School Board.

Presently Stoller is a member of Mortonaires-men’s church singing group, Church funeral choir, volunteers at the Tazewell County Jail helping with church services, Pekin Hospital escort, and The Midwest Food Bank.

Stoller and his wife Barbara are the proud parents of two children, Todd (Marcy) Stoller and Jeff (Stacey) Stoller and 6 grandchildren.

Tuesday, July 19, 2011

Subway Miss Marigold Pageant

Join us for the Subway Miss Marigold Pageant on Saturday, August 13th at F.M. Petersen Theater at Pekin Community High School. Tickets are available from the nine contestants or at the door. They will also be available at the Pekin Area Chamber of Commerce in early August. See more pictures of this year's contestants at: Congratulations and best of luck to the contestants:  Brooke Agunod, Katelyn Neel, Sydney Nelson, Lindzey Wheeler, Maddison Carr, Tori Hunt, Brittany Bozarth, Falynn Lannert, and Sara Bergstrand.



Tuesday, July 5, 2011

NTS Marigold Festival Parade Entry Forms

Entry forms are now available for the NTS Marigold Festival Parade.  You can pick them up at the Pekin Area Chamber of Commerce, 402 Court Street, or download it here.