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The Henri deTonti Award
Honoring Outstanding Principled Community Leadership
2016 Recipient
Illinois Representative David Leitch


The Peoria Historical Society presented
awards during its Annual May Meeting.
Congratulations to the following honorees:
Click on underscored heading
for more detailed information on past award recipients.

Volunteer of the Year Award
Kathy Platz & Tom Krupa


2016 Historic Preservation Award
Kert Huber



53rd Rennick Juried Art Show Winners

Debra Mielke "Happy Cows" Best of Show
Jim Walker "February Snow Moon Over Christ Church" First Place
 Mary Hildebrand "Branch Meeting" Second Place
 Bob Drake "Chillicothe Station" Third Place
Bennett Johnson
 "Kottemann Legacy" Honorable Mention
Barbie Perry  "Warehouse District Shadow" Honorable Mention
Melanie Picl
"Welcome" Honorable Mention
Crystal Patthoff "Pollination" Honorable Mention
Josephine Rutter
"Fall Colors" Honorable Mention
Carmen Sanchez
"Broken Memories" Honorable Mention 
Todd Snyder "Open Cafe" Honorable Mention
Barbara Unes "Summer Fresh" Honorable Mention

Guardian Award
Barbara Meyn

Fibber McGee & Molly Award


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6/2/2017 to 10/28/2017

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