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Woodford Times - Peoria, IL
  • NAWBO public policy event to feature panel discussion with area mayors

  • National Association of Women Business Owners® Central Illinois Board of Directors 3rd Annual Public Policy Event No Politics, Just Policy will take place at the Par-A-Dice Hotel in East Peoria March 28. Registration begins at 1:30 p.m. and the event ends at 7 p.m.There will be four educational opportunities covering ...
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  • The NAWBO® Central Illinois membership has stressed how important it is to stay up to date on the economy and public policy issues impacting our businesses and communities. This is an opportunity for business owners to connect, get firsthand information and get questions answered. This will also be an opportunity for central Illinois business owners to learn more about NAWBO® Central Illinois, the benefits of membership, and the benefits to our communities. The public policy event provides exposure to local, regional, and state representatives not only to learn from them but be heard as business owners and have concerns about the unique needs of area business owners addressed. This year the event will be at the Par-A-Dice Hotel in East Peoria March 28. Registration begins at 1:30 p.m. and the event ends at 7 p.m. There will be four educational opportunities covering the healthcare exchange, the economy, Focus Forward CI, and business resources available; a panel discussion with area mayors; and a keynote speaker. For more information or to register, visit the Events page at www.nawbo-cil.org or call 692-2225 and leave a message. The discussion panel includes: 1. Peoria Mayor Jim Ardis 2. President Norm Durflinger 3. Rep. Jehan Gordon 4. Rep. David Leitch 5. Washington Mayor Gary Manier 6. Mayor Kevin Mead 7. East Peoria Mayor Dave Mingus Educational Sessions 1. Turner Center Panel 2. Healthcare Exchange 3. Focus Forward CI 4. Economy

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