WPBG/Peoria Morning Host John Riley Honored For Charitable Work
June 13, 2016 at 12:37 PM (PT)
ALPHA MEDIA Classic Hits WPBG (93.3 THE DRIVE)/PEORIA, IL “The Morning Drive with JOHN & NANCY” co-host JOHN RILEY has been given the BILL HOULIHAN PROFESSIONAL AWARD from CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL OF ILLINOIS. The award recognizes a professional who advocates for children through their work, going beyond the daily expectations. RILEY has hosted and coordinated the “Drive for Miracles” Radiothon for the past 15 years, raising well over $3 million for CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL OF ILLINOIS.
“JOHN’s family has experienced the amazing work of CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL first hand, making him the perfect advocate," ALPHA MEDIA SVP/Market Manager MIKE WILD said. "He has a wonderful passion and is dedicated to helping families that are going through difficult times.”
"How we care for our children is one of the most telling aspects of any community ... and thanks to CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL OF ILLINOIS, our children have the best," RILEY said. "We are proud of our efforts with the Radiothon, and to be in the same company of others who have been nominated or received this award is truly humbling."