Chiefs In The Community
The Peoria Chiefs have a strong history of giving back to the community by contributing time, materials, resources and financial donations to organizations that share the team's commitment to youth education, youth health and wellness, violence prevention and military support. The Peoria Chiefs along with the team's Community Relations Department and entire baseball family work to address community concerns and find ways for the Chiefs to make a positive impact on the lives of those in need.For more information; contact the Community Relations Department at firstname.lastname@example.org or 309-680-4084.
The Peoria Chiefs, in conjunction with the Community Foundation of Central Illinois, have established the Peoria Chiefs Scholarship Fund, a component fund of the Community Foundation of Central Illinois.
Two scholarships will be awarded for the 2017 Fall Academic Year with students in District 150 and the Tri-County area eligible to be selected. The District 150 scholarship will focus on assisting students with financial need to excel in their higher education while allowing them to pursue any academic field they are passionate about. The Tri-County area scholarship will focus on assisting students who are pursuing degrees in athletic areas such as Sports Management, Marketing, Communications, and more. Information on how to apply of the scholarship and the criteria for being awarded each scholarship will be announced during the school year.
Fans that would want to make an additional donation to the Peoria Chiefs Scholarship Fund can make donations directly to the fund by sending a check to Community Foundation of Central Illinois, with a memo to the Peoria Chiefs Scholarship Fund. The address is 3625 North Sheridan Road Peoria, IL 61604.
The Peoria Chiefs Scholarships application process will begin February 1, 2017. Applications can be filled out on the Community Foundation of Central Illinois page. Click the title link above for access.
PEORIA CHIEFS RECENT EVENTS
Homer enjoyed a visit to the Hult Center for Healthy Living to help kids learn about health education and healthy lifestyle choice.
Guest Reader Week
Homer enjoyed a visit to Kellar Primary school as their guest reader. With some assistance, Homer taught the 3rd grade kids about Roberto Clemente.
The Peoria Chiefs and Homer were at the Walk to End Alzheimer's on the riverfront on October 2, 2016. The event was a large success to provide awareness and raise funds to help find a cure for Alzheimer's and Dementia patients. To find out how you can help click the title link above.