CityLink and the Amalgamated Transit Union Local #416 was asked several months ago (WAY back in February, to be exact!) to participate in this year's Kroger Community Report because of the long-time partnership that exists between CityLink, the ATU #416, and Kroger for the Stuff-A-Bus food drive. CityLink, the ATU #416, Kroger, and its media partners of Cumulus Media (radio) and WMBD/WYZZ (TV) are currently gearing up for the 29th Annual Stuff-A-Bus food drive to benefit the Peoria Friendship House of Christian Service, so we thought this was the perfect time to share some of the best...Read more
Current and retired members of the Amalgamated Transit Union Local #416 participated in the annual 2016 Labor Day Parade & Picnic on Monday, September 5, 2016. The Labor Day Parade, with over 100 entries of various trade unions, began at 10 a.m. and started in front of the Fire Station on Monroe Street and ended at the Peoria County Courthouse. The Labor Day picnic was from 10:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. at Riverfront Festival Park.
The 28th Annual Stuff-A-Bus food drive to benefit Peoria Friendship House of Christian Service wrapped up on Tuesday, December 1 with a press conference at the gymnasium at Peoria Friendship House. Thanks to the generosity of the people of Peoria, a total of 18,363 pounds or 9.18 tons of donations were collected during the campaign.
“We are truly overwhelmed by the outpouring of generosity from the good people of Peoria,”...Read more