“One of the top goals of the Association is to provide its member schools and their students with a state site they can be proud of. I believe that the Civic Center routinely goes above and beyond with their efforts, which is one of the many reason the IESA cherishes its relationship.”

                John Venerable, Assistant Executive Director, Illinois Elementary School Association


“I would like to express my appreciation to you and your staff for the wonderful courtesy that was extended to us. Your coordination of multiple components was seamless and offered me the privilege of a stress-free day. Thank you for that.”

                Sally Weber, Peoria Regional Office of Education, Teachers’ Institute


“Kudos to your team for making the evening memorable. I wish to bring attention to our server that evening. Her personality was vibrant and welcoming. Her comments demonstrated the high level dedication and professionalism we all hope are instilled in our staffs.”

                Mary Ardapple, Apple’s Bakery, Gridiron


“You are wonderful to work with, always there when we needed you. We hope we have the pleasure of you being our coordinator next year.”

                Joan Root Erickson, Founder/Development Director, Sun Foundation Clean Water Celebration


“Absolutely wonderful! The meal was excellent, the venue was perfect, [and] the staff did a fantastic job. You are the best.”

                Sheila Robertson, Administrative Supervisor for Peoria Rescue Ministries, PRM Banquet


“ILMEA has been holding events in Peoria for over 30 years. We could not accomplish these experiences without the hard work and dedication of the amazing Civic Center staff. From the first moment of planning to the last moment of the event, they make magic happen!”

                Darcy Nendza, Executive Director of ILMEA


“Thank you, thank you, thank you. Everything was great last night. The food was superb. The wait staff was excellent, very professional, friendly, [and] on top of things.”

                Shelly Lester, NAMI Dinner