One-mile walk & 5K run new to the “Splash & Shiver for Blue River” event
Blue River Services, Inc. has added a One-Mile Walk and 5K Run to their “Splash & Shiver for Blue River” fundraising event. Both events will be held on Saturday morning, March 24th at Buffalo Trace Park in Palmyra. All proceeds from the event will go to support the mission of Blue River Services.
Local businesses help with funeral, headstone, for Babcock-Brough family
The burial expense for a family of five would venture around $20,000 on the low end, but like so many people have in the past week and a half, local businesses and citizens stepped up to cover the cost to bury the family that died as a result of injuries suffered in the tornado that hit Pekin on March 2.
Want to help? Officals asking volunteers to register so more can be accomplished
Not long after search and rescue missions ended, did volunteers start showing up in the affected communities. The amount of volunteers has delighted the officials who are over-seeing the clean-up process. They hope the outpouring continues.