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Communications: Community Events

Peoria County Courthouse, Room 502. Office Hours: Monday through Friday 8:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. Tel: (309) 672-6918, Fax: (309) 672-6054

ICC Adult Community Programs 
Illinois Central College's North Campus
Hickory Hall
5407 North University St
FREE & open to the public

Each spring and fall, Peoria County Government offers free educational seminars through Illinois Central College's Adult Community Programs. All Peoria County seminars are free and open to interested persons. Seating is limited. You can register for a seminar by calling 690-6900 or visiting ICC's website and select "Know Your Community" from the workshop catalog.

All sessions are taught at ICC's North Campus on University Street, unless otherwise stated.

For fall/winter 2016-2017, Peoria County is offering the following:

Finding Property Information in Peoria County
Thursday, November 17
6:00 - 7:30 p.m.
If you need assistance locating property information, subdivision plats, and maps, Peoria County's Front Desk map application is available online at no charge. This workshop is designed for both intermediate and advanced computer users interested in finding information within Peoria County such as property characteristics, tax assessments, and residential sales. Interactive maps are also available through the Front Desk map application, including aerial photos, subdivision plats, streets, and topographic maps. Users can access the application on any web browser, mobile device, or computer. Peoria County's GIS manager will demonstrate how to navigate the map application in this hands-on workshop.

Volunteering for Law Enforcement
Thursday, December 1
6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
The Peoria County Sheriff's Office has opportunities for volunteers wishing to assist law enforcement with a variety of duties. The auxiliary deputy program offers mobile auxiliary and mounted auxiliary. Throughout the year, auxiliary deputies have opportunities to provide traffic control, serve as parade escorts, help with education events, and participate in public relations activities.  You can help missing persons in your own community by joining Peoria County's Search and Rescue (SAR) Team. Volunteers interested in helping during severe weather can serve as weather spotters. Sheriff's personnel will describe these volunteer programs, including requirements to join, training, assignments, and the application process. 

Personal Safety
Thursday, January 19
6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
The Peoria County Sheriff's Victims Services Coordinator will provide important information to help keep you and your family safe. She will explain how people can protect themselves against identity theft and how to avoid falling victim to common scams. She will explain how to recognize, avoid, and escape abusive behaviors. People attending this workshop will also learn how to protect themselves and their property from residential burglary. These are just a few of the items covered during this great workshop intended for anyone who does not want to become a victim.



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