IVCC students share favorite local businesses in the Illinois Valley

Hope Beelman, IV Leader Editor

Izabella Nanez

Nanez explained some of her favorite local businesses are located in downtown LaSalle, Ill. They include Kea Roze Boutique and Petals by Peyton, a plant shop and full-service florist.

Francesca Eggersdorfer

Eggersdorfer enjoys many local businesses including Bruce and Ollie’s, a cafe in Utica, Ill. She also mentioned Jeremiah Joe Coffee and the Duque Institute of Martial Arts.

Julia Samek

Samek stated her favorite spots in the Illinois Valley are John’s Place, Jeremiah Joe Coffee, and Maven Salon, a full-service salon specializing in hair, nails, and more.