3940 Route 251
Suite E-1
Peru, IL 61354

(815) 223-7600
(815) 223-7197 fax


Monday – Saturday
10 AM - 9 PM
11 AM - 6 PM
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                                  Nov.16, 2010
                                  Phil Hileman
                                  Peru Mall
 Tis the season for giving at Peru Mall
PERU, IL – The season of giving and goodwill starts at Peru Mall.
          In coordination with the United Way of Illinois Valley, Peru Mall is hosting the Holiday Giving Tree from Nov. 20 to Dec. 1.
           Located in center court near Santa’s Winter Wonderland, the tree is festooned with ornaments listing specific requests for local families in need. 
          Shoppers are invited to pick an ornament and drop their donations in a donation box located in center court. Gifts will be wrapped and delivered to area children and families in time for Christmas.
For more information on extended mall hours, Santa’s hours and other events, visit or call (815) 223-7600.
Peru Mall holiday hours begin Friday, Nov. 26 when the shopping center is open from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Peru Mall, located at Route 251 and 38th Street, is home to Bergner’s, JCPenney, Marshalls, Sears and more than 50 shops and services.
Peru Mall supports the community with multiple programs throughout the year. Past activities include: semi-annual Community Days, Toys for Tots, the Holiday Giving Tree, United Way H.U.S.K.Y. Program and Festival of Trees.
          Peru Mall is owned and managed by GK Development, Inc.
About GK Development, Inc.
GK Development, Inc acquires, re-develops, manages and leases well-located properties in growing markets.  The Barrington, Illinois-based company owns 5 million square feet of space located in nine states.  The company was founded in 1995.  For more information visit
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