Upcoming Events

  • A Latin Dance Event

    Dance lesson: 08:30 pm – 09:30 pm

    Open dancing to DJ Ed Caballero:  09:30 pm – midnight

    Cost: $8 (pay with cash at the event)

    Meet at the ICC Campus Housing Clubhouse at 07:45 PM to carpool to the event

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      Release of Liability: In consideration of being allowed to participate in any way in International Friendships events and activities, the undersigned: Acknowledges and fully understands that each participant and who would claim under me will be engaging in activities that could involve the risk of serious injury, including permanent disability and death, and severe social and economic losses which might result not only from my own actions, inactions, or negligence, but those of others, or the condition of the premises, the trail or any equipment used. 1. Further, that there may be other risks not known to us or not reasonably foreseeable at this time; 2. Assumes all the foregoing risks and accept personal responsibility for the damages following injury, permanent disability or death; 3. Release rights to photos and videos taken of me for promotional, publicity and other purposes deemed beneficial to International Friendships, Inc. 4. Release, waive, discharge and promise not to sue International Friendships, Inc., its affiliated collaborators, their respective administrators, directors, agents, or other volunteers and employees of the organization, other participants, sponsoring agencies, sponsors, advertisers, and if applicable, owners and leasers of premises used to conduct the event, from demands, losses or damages on account of injury, including death or damage to property, caused or alleged to be caused in whole or in part by the negligence of the release or otherwise. I, THE UNDERSIGNED, HAVE READ THE ABOVE WAIVER AND RELEASE, UNDERSTAND THAT I HAVE GIVEN UP SUBSTANTIAL RIGHTS BY SIGNING IT AND SIGN IT VOLUNTARILY.
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  • Purpose of the meeting is; to socialize and network with other IFI volunteers, get an update on the ministry at ICC, provide your input and feedback about the ministry, and receive on-going training about how to do the ministry of IFI with international students.  This month we will be talking about hospitality and sharing tips. (all are welcome and encouraged to attend) (you can also bring people who might be interested in volunteering with IFI)

    Snacks and drinks will be provided.

    Location: The home of John and Lauri VanDerVoorn.

    670 N Pleasant Hill Road

    East Peoria IL 61611

    City Impact Team Meeting

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  • The IFI Spring Break trip to Nashville, Tennessee will be Monday, March 16 – Friday, March 20. We will see and experience some of the best attractions that Nashville has to offer.  And the temperature will be warmer!  We will be hosted by a local family and here are some of the attractions.  We will: visit the Parthenon; Topgolf; the Wild Horse Saloon and country line dancing; hike in Radnor State Park; rent scooters and travel downtown Nashville to see murals, glass elevators, and the pedestrian bridge; visit Cheekwood Botanical Garden and Art Museum, and soar through the trees on nine different ziplines at Adventureworks.  The cost is $165 and includes lodging, transportation, entrance to all attractions, and most meals. BRING $60 extra to pay for three meals not included in the trip cost.

    2020 Nashville, Tennessee Spring Break Trip

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    • Please list here any health insurance you have. If you have no health insurance, please write N/A
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      Release of Liability: In consideration of being allowed to participate in any way in International Friendships events and activities, the undersigned: Acknowledges and fully understands that each participant and who would claim under me will be engaging in activities that could involve the risk of serious injury, including permanent disability and death, and severe social and economic losses which might result not only from my own actions, inactions, or negligence, but those of others, or the condition of the premises, the trail or any equipment used. 1. Further, that there may be other risks not known to us or not reasonably foreseeable at this time; 2. Assumes all the foregoing risks and accept personal responsibility for the damages following injury, permanent disability or death; 3. Release rights to photos and videos taken of me for promotional, publicity and other purposes deemed beneficial to International Friendships, Inc. 4. Release, waive, discharge and promise not to sue International Friendships, Inc., its affiliated collaborators, their respective administrators, directors, agents, or other volunteers and employees of the organization, other participants, sponsoring agencies, sponsors, advertisers, and if applicable, owners and leasers of premises used to conduct the event, from demands, losses or damages on account of injury, including death or damage to property, caused or alleged to be caused in whole or in part by the negligence of the release or otherwise. I, THE UNDERSIGNED, HAVE READ THE ABOVE WAIVER AND RELEASE, UNDERSTAND THAT I HAVE GIVEN UP SUBSTANTIAL RIGHTS BY SIGNING IT AND SIGN IT VOLUNTARILY.
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    • Cancellation Policy

      “Please read our cancellation policy carefully. Agreement to the terms of this policy is required before making payment. 1. If you cancel before paying, there is no charge and no refund available. 2. After paying for the trip, if you decide you cannot come and we can find a paid replacement for you, your payment will be refunded to you minus a 20% cancellation fee. 3. After paying for the trip, if you decide you cannot come and we cannot find a paid replacement for you, 50% of your payment will be refunded to you. 4. If you do not show up at the time we tell you the group is leaving town, and you miss the trip, there is no refund available.
    • Price: $165.00
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  • Have fun hanging out with old friends or meeting new ones while bowling at Plaza Lanes in Washington.
    Meet at ICC East Peoria Campus Housing Clubhouse at 7:00 pm. Transportation, pizza snack and water will be provided.
    $10 per volunteer payable in cash at the event. This pays for two games of bowling, bowling shoes, pizza, and a glass of water.

    If you can drive to the event, please let us know.

    Laser tag is also offered at additional cost of $7.00 per game to be paid directly to Plaza Lanes.

     

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      Release of Liability: In consideration of being allowed to participate in any way in International Friendships events and activities, the undersigned: Acknowledges and fully understands that each participant and who would claim under me will be engaging in activities that could involve the risk of serious injury, including permanent disability and death, and severe social and economic losses which might result not only from my own actions, inactions, or negligence, but those of others, or the condition of the premises, the trail or any equipment used. 1. Further, that there may be other risks not known to us or not reasonably foreseeable at this time; 2. Assumes all the foregoing risks and accept personal responsibility for the damages following injury, permanent disability or death; 3. Release rights to photos and videos taken of me for promotional, publicity and other purposes deemed beneficial to International Friendships, Inc. 4. Release, waive, discharge and promise not to sue International Friendships, Inc., its affiliated collaborators, their respective administrators, directors, agents, or other volunteers and employees of the organization, other participants, sponsoring agencies, sponsors, advertisers, and if applicable, owners and leasers of premises used to conduct the event, from demands, losses or damages on account of injury, including death or damage to property, caused or alleged to be caused in whole or in part by the negligence of the release or otherwise. I, THE UNDERSIGNED, HAVE READ THE ABOVE WAIVER AND RELEASE, UNDERSTAND THAT I HAVE GIVEN UP SUBSTANTIAL RIGHTS BY SIGNING IT AND SIGN IT VOLUNTARILY.
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  • ICC’s international students will host its 16th Annual International Fair on Sat., April 4 from noon to 3 p.m. in the Student Center on the Peoria Campus, located at 5407 N. University St., Peoria. The event offers an opportunity for the community to meet international students and celebrate their cultures through displays, food, and music.  Additional entertainment will include a fashion show of traditional clothing modeled by ICC students and a martial arts demonstration.

    The event is open to the public. Families are encouraged to attend to learn about and appreciate world cultures while having fun together.

    There is an admission donation of $3. Children under age 10 are free. Food samples will be available at a modest cost. Proceeds will go toward an International F-1 student scholarship fund.

    This event is brought to you by the Intercultural Diversity Committee and the Diversity Department, in conjunction with the ICC Culinary Arts Program

  • Enjoy a night of playing ping pong with students and other volunteers at the Peoria Christian Center.

    Meet at ICC East Peoria Campus Housing Clubhouse at 7pm, and let us know if you can help transport students.

    This event is FREE!

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      Release of Liability: In consideration of being allowed to participate in any way in International Friendships events and activities, the undersigned: Acknowledges and fully understands that each participant and who would claim under me will be engaging in activities that could involve the risk of serious injury, including permanent disability and death, and severe social and economic losses which might result not only from my own actions, inactions, or negligence, but those of others, or the condition of the premises, the trail or any equipment used. 1. Further, that there may be other risks not known to us or not reasonably foreseeable at this time; 2. Assumes all the foregoing risks and accept personal responsibility for the damages following injury, permanent disability or death; 3. Release rights to photos and videos taken of me for promotional, publicity and other purposes deemed beneficial to International Friendships, Inc. 4. Release, waive, discharge and promise not to sue International Friendships, Inc., its affiliated collaborators, their respective administrators, directors, agents, or other volunteers and employees of the organization, other participants, sponsoring agencies, sponsors, advertisers, and if applicable, owners and leasers of premises used to conduct the event, from demands, losses or damages on account of injury, including death or damage to property, caused or alleged to be caused in whole or in part by the negligence of the release or otherwise. I, THE UNDERSIGNED, HAVE READ THE ABOVE WAIVER AND RELEASE, UNDERSTAND THAT I HAVE GIVEN UP SUBSTANTIAL RIGHTS BY SIGNING IT AND SIGN IT VOLUNTARILY.
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  • Join us at the Widmer Interiors in Peoria to discuss the IFI planning for the coming year.

  • Join students and volunteers in a farewell party before finals start. We would like to honor graduating international students or international students who will be leaving ICC after this spring semester.  A meal and drinks will be provided.  A short program including a slideshow of the year’s highlights will be included. We will also give a brief devotion and prayer of dedication and blessing to departing students.  FREE EVENT!

    • Please list any dietary restrictions, preferences or allergies you have (vegetarian, vegan, halal, kosher, etc). Please type N/A if you have no restrictions.
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    • Liability Waiver

      Release of Liability: In consideration of being allowed to participate in any way in International Friendships events and activities, the undersigned: Acknowledges and fully understands that each participant and who would claim under me will be engaging in activities that could involve the risk of serious injury, including permanent disability and death, and severe social and economic losses which might result not only from my own actions, inactions, or negligence, but those of others, or the condition of the premises, the trail or any equipment used. 1. Further, that there may be other risks not known to us or not reasonably foreseeable at this time; 2. Assumes all the foregoing risks and accept personal responsibility for the damages following injury, permanent disability or death; 3. Release rights to photos and videos taken of me for promotional, publicity and other purposes deemed beneficial to International Friendships, Inc. 4. Release, waive, discharge and promise not to sue International Friendships, Inc., its affiliated collaborators, their respective administrators, directors, agents, or other volunteers and employees of the organization, other participants, sponsoring agencies, sponsors, advertisers, and if applicable, owners and leasers of premises used to conduct the event, from demands, losses or damages on account of injury, including death or damage to property, caused or alleged to be caused in whole or in part by the negligence of the release or otherwise. I, THE UNDERSIGNED, HAVE READ THE ABOVE WAIVER AND RELEASE, UNDERSTAND THAT I HAVE GIVEN UP SUBSTANTIAL RIGHTS BY SIGNING IT AND SIGN IT VOLUNTARILY.
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  • Come join us for a quick dinner with students as they break from studying for finals!

    Cost: FREE!

    Meet in the campus housing clubhouse.

     

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    • Liability Waiver

      Release of Liability: In consideration of being allowed to participate in any way in International Friendships events and activities, the undersigned: Acknowledges and fully understands that each participant and who would claim under me will be engaging in activities that could involve the risk of serious injury, including permanent disability and death, and severe social and economic losses which might result not only from my own actions, inactions, or negligence, but those of others, or the condition of the premises, the trail or any equipment used. 1. Further, that there may be other risks not known to us or not reasonably foreseeable at this time; 2. Assumes all the foregoing risks and accept personal responsibility for the damages following injury, permanent disability or death; 3. Release rights to photos and videos taken of me for promotional, publicity and other purposes deemed beneficial to International Friendships, Inc. 4. Release, waive, discharge and promise not to sue International Friendships, Inc., its affiliated collaborators, their respective administrators, directors, agents, or other volunteers and employees of the organization, other participants, sponsoring agencies, sponsors, advertisers, and if applicable, owners and leasers of premises used to conduct the event, from demands, losses or damages on account of injury, including death or damage to property, caused or alleged to be caused in whole or in part by the negligence of the release or otherwise. I, THE UNDERSIGNED, HAVE READ THE ABOVE WAIVER AND RELEASE, UNDERSTAND THAT I HAVE GIVEN UP SUBSTANTIAL RIGHTS BY SIGNING IT AND SIGN IT VOLUNTARILY.
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