Thank you for another AMAZING Teen Showcase!

Mar 22 2018

This year's 33rd annual Teen Showcase Event was a success! We would like to thank all that attended and participated in making this year's event as amazing as it was.

Over 600 junior high and high school students attended from LaSalle, Bureau, Putnam, Livingston, Marshall, Stark and Woodford Counties.
The topic areas discussed were:
  • Healthy alternatives to alcohol, tobacco, opioids other drugs
  • Setting positive goals and making positive choices
  • Handling pressure
  • Teen dating violence
  • Internet safety
  • Bullying 
  • Other youth-related issues. 

View photos from the showcase

A sincere thanks to the many area businesses that generously donated prizes to the annual conference: 
  • Wendys of Peru 
  • Taco Bell of Peru
  • McDonalds of Peru (Pappas Family owned)
  • Cedar Creek Ranch 
  • The Gunsmoke Grill
  • Burger King of Peru 
  • Pizza Hut of Peru 
  • Jimmy Johns of Peru
  • IHop of Peru
  • Culvers of Peru
  • Buffalo Wild Wings of Peru
  • Bean Box
  • Dairy Queen of Peru
A special thank you to Sammie Setch from the Q Hit Music for hosting our awesome trivia session and prepping our students for the amazing day.
OurTeen Showcase Planning Committee Members who's ongoing hard work made the day possible:
  • North Central Behavioral Health Systems, Inc
  • LaSalle County Health Department
  • Bureau Putnam County Health Department (Community Partners Against Substance Abuse Coalition, CPASA)
  • Illinois Valley Community Hospital
  • St. Margaret's Health
Interested in helping or attending next year's Teen Showcase Event? Contact Tracie Mazzorana at

Teen Showcase is a community effort to educate our youth on diverse topics that highlight the importance of making positive lifestyle choices.





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