EAST PEORIA – The East Peoria Chamber of Commerce and City of East Peoria are partnering to establish a relief fund to assist East Peoria families affected by the tornado on Nov. 17.

EAST PEORIA – The East Peoria Chamber of Commerce and City of East Peoria are partnering to establish a relief fund to assist East Peoria families affected by the tornado on Nov. 17. Those donating to the fund should make checks payable to the City of East Peoria and on the memo line write “City of East Peoria Tornado Relief Fund”. Donations can be made in person or mailed to: Morton Community Bank, attention City of East Peoria Tornado Relief Fund, 201 Clock Tower Drive, East Peoria 61611. A five-person advisory board will oversee distribution of the funds based on devastation and need. Donations are tax deductible and 100 percent of the money collected will go directly to East Peoria families. For more information about the City of East Peoria Tornado Relief Fund, contact East Peoria Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Rick Swan at 699-6212 or rick@epcc.org.