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1913 W. Townline Rd. Peoria, IL 61615


May / June 2021

A message from our CEO

We have had an exciting few months here at EP!C.

The virtual Bon Appétit was another success despite it being our second virtual event. We are already diving into plans for next year and what celebrity chef we can bring in.

Our Townline headquarters is starting to buzz with activity again. We are seeing signs of being somewhat back to normal as far as educational classes, volunteering out in the community, Power Team activities, Host Homes outings, and tours to the public happening again. While we work towards everyone being back at some point, we continue to be diligent in our efforts to follow guidelines and COVID protocols.

Be on the lookout for upcoming events and how you can engage with us again after more than a year apart.

Be healthy. Be safe. Be EP!C.




Thanks to all of our generous sponsors for supporting our virtual event which raised critical funding for people with disabilities.

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EP!C 70th Birthday Bash

You’re invited to the EP!C 70th Birthday Bash on September 9th!

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EP!C Harvest

Sign up for a 2021 CSA Share today!

Enjoy delicious produce and support EP!C – plus receive a discount off your CSA when you refer a friend!


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EP!C Hero

In August, Jerrylee was headed to the bus stop when he heard a cry for help.

We worked with our friends at AMT and Pekin Police department to acknowledge him with a community award. Both EP!C and AMT took it a step farther and nominated him for a Lifesaving Hero award through the Red Cross of Illinois. On April 9th JerryLee was recognized with this prestigious award. He was one of only four individuals out of 50 nominated in our area to receive the award.

JerryLee is a fantastic self-advocate who helps to change the narrative of what people with disabilities are capable of and what they do for our communities.

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EP!C Golf  Outing

The weather is warming up and we are excited to host our 3rd Annual EP!C Golf Outing at the beautiful Mt. Hawley Country Club.

Join us for a morning scramble. Accepting Sponsors and Foursomes now.

Register before June 30th and receive a Golden Ticket for each player – a $50 value!

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Employees of the Month

During 2020 we stopped awarding Employee of the Month recognition.

Not because we couldn’t, but because we could not narrow it down to just one staff member per month. This last year staff have gone above and beyond the call of duty to keep individuals safe and all deserved to be employees of the month.

Now that we are semi-open and back to a bit of a routine we have asked for nominations and selected candidates for the 2021 year.

Help us congratulate the following staff members:






2021 Mission Moment

Dr. Justin D. Brown & Nathan Treichel share “Nathan’s Employment Story “

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Shop Online with EP!C Harvest and EP!Casso

Looking for Spring flowers, hanging baskets, succulents or paintings, pottery, and glassware?

You can support EP!C from the comfort of home by shopping online.  

Contact Katie Murphy at kmurphy@epicci.org or 309.689.3607

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