29th Annual Stuff-A-Bus Food Drive Wrap Up Press Conference Planned for November 29
Sunday, November 27, 2016
The 29th Annual Stuff-A-Bus food drive to benefit the Peoria Friendship House of Christian Service officially concludes with a press conference to announce the total weight of the food collected during the campaign on Tuesday, November 29 at 11:00 a.m. at the Peoria Friendship House of Christian Service. Representatives from CityLink, Peoria Friendship House of Christian Service and Kroger will be on hand for the press conference.
After the press conference, members of the Peoria Rivermen and members of the Peoria Mustangs hockey teams, along with other...
CityLink will not provide service on Thursday, November 24 in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday. The CityLink Transit Center, located at 407 SW Adams, and the Administrative offices, located at 2105 NE Jefferson, will also be closed for the holiday.
On Wednesday, November 23, the last lineup departs from the Transit Center at 8:45 p.m., and then all buses will return to the garage after reaching the end of the outbound route. The Transit Center Customer Service windows will be open from 6:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Day of Stuffing Planned for November 18 (Part of the Stuff-A-Bus Food Drive)
Wednesday, November 16, 2016
On Friday, November 18, the third annual “Day of Stuffing” will be held at the Kroger located at 801 W. Lake Ave. in Peoria. Part of the Stuff-A-Bus food drive, this event is held to encourage donations for the 29th annual campaign that benefits the food pantry at the Peoria Friendship House of Christian Service.
The pubic is asked to bring donations, or purchase items at Kroger, and place the items on the classic 1975 CityLink bus. Several area businesses and organizations that have hosted food drives at their office to benefit Stuff-A-Bus are invited to drop...
CityLink's Annual Calendar Day for Stuff-A-Bus is Set for November 16
Monday, November 14, 2016
The public can receive a complimentary 2017 Peoria Historical Calendar in exchange for a non-perishable food donation to the Stuff-A-Bus food drive at the CityLink Transit Center, located at 407 SW Adams Street, on Wednesday, November 16. Representatives from CityLink will be in the Transit Center lobby from 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. that day; however, individuals may still receive a calendar in exchange for a donation at the Customer Service windows until the windows close at 8:00 p.m.
CityLink Partners with the Peoria Riverfront Museum for the Stuff-A-Bus Food Drive
Thursday, November 10, 2016
CityLink and the Peoria Riverfront Museum have teamed up for this year’s Stuff-A-Bus food drive to benefit the Peoria Friendship House of Christian Service. The Peoria Riverfront Museum is serving as a drop off location throughout the campaign, and they will be offering a $2 discount off general admission to individuals who donate a non-perishable food item to Stuff-A-Bus on November 12 and November 26. One donation is required per person to receive the discount. Please call the Peoria Riverfront Museum at 309-686-7000 if you have questions about the promotion.
CityLink Welcomes Doug Roelfs as Assistant General Manager of Operations
Wednesday, November 9, 2016
CityLink recently welcomed Doug Roelfs to its management team as the Assistant General Manager of Operations. Roelfs joins the First Transit Inc. team that manages CityLink’s public transportation services for the greater Peoria area, including Peoria, West Peoria, Peoria Heights, East Peoria and Pekin.
CityLink Offers Free Rides for Veterans on November 11
Tuesday, November 8, 2016
CityLink will offer free rides to veterans on Friday, November 11 in honor of Veterans Day. Customers are asked to present valid veteran identification or a CityLink half-fare ID to the bus operator upon boarding the bus.
Since November 2012, CityLink has offered half-fares to veterans. CityLink encourages veterans to visit the Special Services office on the second level of the Transit Center to apply for a CityLink half-fare identification card.
Peoria Rivermen Hosting Stuff-A-Bus Night at the Game on November 4
Thursday, November 3, 2016
The Peoria Rivermen are hosting Stuff-A-Bus night at their game against the Pensacola Ice Flyers on Friday, November 4 at the Peoria Civic Center. Fans can bring a donation of non-perishable food to the game and receive a ticket voucher for a future 2016-2017 Rivermen game. The vouchers will be handed out at the doors once the food donation has been collected. One ticket voucher will be handed out per total donation. The doors open at 6:00 p.m. and game time is 7:05 p.m.
For the past 29 years, CityLink has hosted the Stuff-A-Bus food drive to help eliminate...
29th Annual Stuff-A-Bus Food Drive Kicks Off on October 28
Friday, October 28, 2016
The 2016 Stuff-A-Bus food drive for Peoria Friendship House of Christian Service officially began on Friday, October 28 at 10:00 a.m. with a press conference at the Kroger store located at 801 W. Lake Avenue in Peoria. Representatives from CityLink, the Peoria Friendship House and Kroger were on hand to kick off the 29th annual food drive. The goal this year is to collect 13 tons of food and overstuff the bus.
For the past 29 years, CityLink has hosted the Stuff-A-Bus food drive to help eliminate hunger in Peoria. With a long partnership with Kroger to collect...
2016 Stuff-A-Bus Food Drive to Kickoff on October 28
Monday, October 24, 2016
The 2016 Stuff-A-Bus food drive for Peoria Friendship House of Christian Service officially begins on Friday, October 28 at 10:00 a.m. with a press conference at the Kroger store located at 801 W. Lake Avenue in Peoria. Representatives from CityLink, the Peoria Friendship House and Kroger will be on hand to kick off the 29th annual food drive. The goal this year is to collect 13 tons of food and overstuff the bus.
For the past 29 years, CityLink has hosted the Stuff-A-Bus...