Tuesday, July 16, 2013

DIANE OWENS OF PEKIN, MUSEUM VOLUNTEER OF THE MONTH

     Diane Owens holds up a Pekin Woman's Club Plaque, standing next to a tea set donated by the club to the Museum. She is a founding member of the Museum


Story by Ed Emmons (TCM Internet Director)


Diane Owens has been selected as Volunteer of the Month of July at the Tazewell County Museum. She has been volunteering for about 5 years. Diane makes up the brochures for the Museum. She is a founding member of the Museum. Diane is a past President of the Pekin Women's Club, and retired as District President.

Diane retired as Assistant to the Superintendent at PCHS, after 25 years. She also graduated from PCHS in 1955.  Her hobbies include traveling, computer, sewing, and fishing.

Please pass our website address along to your friends. www.tazewellcountymuseum.net

Tuesday, July 9, 2013

YOUR TAZEWELL COUNTY MUSEUM CELEBRATES 10TH ANNIVERSARY AT KOURI'S PUB IN PEKIN!!

     Jim and Carol Stallwitz and their grandson Alex arrive for dinner Tuesday evening at Kouri's in Pekin for the Museum's 10th Anniversary. Besides Carol and her grandson Alex being volunteers at the Museum, Carol and her husband Jim are lifetime members.


Story and Photos by Ed Emmons (Museum Internet Director)


Tuesday evening marked the 10th Anniversary for your Tazewell County Museum! The event was held at Kouri's Pub in Pekin, located at 2929 Court Street.

Left: Kouri's Pub hosted the Museum's 10th Anniversary Tuesday evening. Though currently the Museum is located in Pekin, each City in Tazewell County are represented.

10% from the drive-up, carry out or dine-in, from this event will benefit the Museum. Thank you Kouri's!

Established in 1827 Tazewell County is made up of 55 Cities, Towns, and census designated places.

The Museum staff is made up of all volunteers, who do everything from giving tours, cataloging, teaching,  typing, to taking photos and writing.

Director Christal Dagit, says that without our volunteers, we could not operate. If you have a group who would like to tour the Museum, please call us at 309-347-8375, or 309-346-1889. The Museum is open is open on Monday and Wednesday, from 10-2 p.m. Please stop by and take a look at your Tazewell County Museum!!  Were located in the Sunset Hills Plaza.




Saturday, July 6, 2013

MUSEUM CELEBRATING 10TH ANNIVERSARY AT KOURI'S PUB IN PEKIN, TUESDAY, JULY 9, FROM 5-9 P.M.

                         Please come join the Tazewell County Museum celebrate its 10th Anniversary, Tuesday, July 9th, from 5-9 p.m., at Kouri's Pub, located at 2929 Court Street in Pekin. 10%  from drive-up, carry out or dine-in will benefit your TAZEWELL COUNTY MUSEUM!