Second China Delegation A SuccessFriday, November 1, 2013
In October, a delegation of 19 citizens and business leaders from throughout Central Illinois, led by Morton EDC Business Development Director Kim Uhlig, visited Morton's Sister City, Tiantai, and several other cities in China. During the trip, representatives from Illinois Central College participated in a signing ceremony with Tiantai High School. Delegates also toured Yinlun headquarters and met with local businesses with interest in pursuing locations in the United States.
Delegates included: Ann Worthington; Carolyn Ann Peters; Christopher Setti, City of Peoria; Diana Maureen Boyd; Diane Hanelt; Janice Sherman, Morton Public Library; Jesse Weaver; Kim Uhlig, Morton EDC; Mark Rothert, Peoria County; Mary and Terry Medvick; Michael Boyd, Illinois Central College; Chuck Weaver, City of Peoria; Nancy Proehl, Village of Manito; Paula Rassi; Ruth Gibson; Sally Hanley, EDC for Central Illinois; Susan Hobbs; Thomas O'Neill, Peoria County; Tim Bloompott.