Fifth Annual “ICC Presents: Jim Maloof’s Legacy of Love for the Arts in Central Illinois” Returns to the East Peoria Campus April 17

Family-friendly event showcases the outstanding talent of Central Illinois

Along with the Peoria Ballet, ICC Vocal Jazz and Hard Bop Band, the Penguin Project, Central Illinois Youth Symphony Orchestra, the family of former Peoria Mayor, Jim Maloof, and others will join forces and talents to raise money in a one-of-a-kind showcase of entertainment for the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital Mon., April 17, from 6:30-8:30 p.m., at the Performing Arts Center on the ICC East Peoria Campus.

This one-night only event, “ICC Presents:  Jim Maloof’s Legacy of Love for the Arts in Central Illinois,” is a family-friendly entertainment extravaganza designed to promote the performing arts in Central Illinois and highlight former Mayor Maloof’s local and national legacy with St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. The entire event is planned and executed by ICC students each year.

Tickets for the event are $7 each. Tickets are required and limited to the first 500 people. They can be purchased online prior to the event at, by phone at (309) 694-5136, or in person at the Box Office prior to the event. Box Office hours are 10 am to 4 pm Mondays through Fridays and one hour prior to public events in the Performing Arts Center.

All proceeds from ticket sales this year will directly benefit St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

Special guests include ICC President Dr. Sheila Quirk-Bailey, members of the Maloof family, and ardent supporters of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.  A cookie and punch reception will be offered at the close of the program, and participating organizations will showcase upcoming and past performances through interactive displays located in the lobby.

For more information, please contact Brent Goken at (309) 694-5107, or Rilee Harrmann at (309) 472-3731.  Visit the event’s Facebook page at ICC Presents: Jim Maloof’s Legacy of Love for the Arts.