September 6, 2018
9 months and 11 days since
our celebration.

Our 44th Annual Mayor's Leadership Prayer Breakfast that will be held on
Thursday, September 6, 2018 at 6:30 am at the Peoria Peoria Civic Center.

We are excited to share with you our speaker for the 2018 Mayor's Prayer Breakfast will be Marc Mero. 
Marc Mero               Retired Amateur Boxer & Pro Wrestler
Marc Mero Retired Amateur Boxer & Pro Wrestler
Despite many obstacles, Marc found success with boxing and then achieved fame as a WCW and WWE Wrestling Champion.  For 14 years, Marc entertained audiences worldwide as “Johnny B. Badd,” “Wildman” Marc Mero and “Marvelous” Marc Mero. Now as an inspirational speaker and author, Marc has been changing the lives of students and people of all ages — for almost a decade — with his powerful message of HOPE.
As the founder of the nonprofit organization Champion of Choices, Marc’s enthusiasm is contagious as he empowers people of all ages to make positive choices that lead to a more fulfilled life.  “We have two lives… the one we’re born with and the one we make!” In a high-energy, live show using music, visuals and video, Marc conveys his message with passion, humor and sentiment as he reaches listeners at a “heart level.”  “Everyone faces adversity… Attitude is a choice.  It is not about the circumstances or the situation… it’s how we respond to it.”

In addition to our guest speaker, there will be great music, food, and fellowship. Please come and bring your friends and coworkers. The cost is $35 a person or tables of 10. You may register and pay online through this website.  If you wish to purchase more than one ticket and do not know yet who your guests will be just repeat putting your name in the Buy Tickets registration form for each ticket purchased. You will receive an email confirmation and table assignment before the event.  For more information, you may call 685-1725 or email the committee at

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Please note that seating to this event is limited and offered on a first come first serve basis.