The objective of Women in Leadership of Central Illinois is to promote leadership among women by providing mentoring, networking and educational opportunities.

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Women in Leadership of Central Illinois brings together professional women who desire to grow professionally and personally.

We offer educational programming, networking events and other opportunities to connect and inspire each other to bigger and better things.

Every September, we host a Conference for continued education and enlightenment.

If that sounds like you, we hope you will join us.

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 Friday, July 26
11:30am - 5:00 pm
at Illinois Valley Yacht Club
5102 N. Galena Rd, Peoria

Join WIL for a Pool Party to enjoy lunch, networking and some fun while cooling down in the IVY's Club outdoor pool.  
Members and Guests are welcome!
Door Prizes!

Food will be available at the snack bar
as well as beverages (alcoholic and non-alcoholic). 
Please RSVP to Kathy Schaeffer by Wed, July 24 at

Saturday, August 31
Doors open 6pm, Band starts 7pm
at Mackinaw Valley Vineyard
33633 IL-9, Mackinaw, IL 61755 

WIL has reserved porch seating, overlooking the beautiful vineyard and stage. WIL Members and guests are invited to join the fun as Jammsammich plays into the evening. You are welcome to bring in food to share, but outside drinks are not allowed.

The cost for our reserved seating (table & chairs included) is $5.34 per person. You will also pay $5 cash for admission when you arrive.

Send checks made payable to Cindy Dermody to 4929 N. Woodview Ave; Peoria, IL 61614. Or, you can pay Cindy at the August 8 luncheon. Any questions, contact Cindy at 303-5804.

for the monthly luncheon 

Join us for the
August WIL Luncheon

Thursday, August 8, 2019
11:30 - 1:00 pm
Par-A-Dice Hotel
21 Blackjack Blvd, East Peoria

"My Ice Cream has a
First Name - 5 Steps to Improved Snacking"

Mary Ardapple Dierker, a thriving health & wellness strategist, yoga guide, meditation ambassador, and advocate for life-long personal and professional well-being, will help members examine their individual relationship with food and exercise. Mary hopes to be an inspiration for others to discover the path between their fork and feet by becoming the best version of themselves for a life filled with zest and fulfillment.

Lunch Buffet will include: 
Fresh Greens Salad with dressings, Cole Slaw, Macaroni and Cheese, Whipped Potatoes with Country Gravy, Oven Roasted Chicken, Pulled Pork with Mini Buns, Green Beans, Quinoa with Sautéed Vegetables, Corn bread muffins and butter, Apple Cobbler, Fruit

* No choice for dessert as they are on the buffet.


At our June Luncheon, we wrapped up our membership year with the Annual Awards honoring our women leaders!

The 2019-2020 WIL Board of Directors were also voted in...

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