Keep Peoria Beautiful names Lutheran Hillside Village a winner

Peoria, Ill, September 12, 2017 – Keep Peoria Beautiful has named Lutheran Hillside Village a winner of its 2017 Orchid Maintenance Award. The award is given each year to select commercial properties in the Peoria area that have previously won an Orchid Award for beautiful landscapes and then continue to maintain their property in excellent condition. Winners are based upon nominations received from the public.

“We are humbled to receive this recognition for the beautiful landscaping that we maintain across our 37-acre campus,” said Shelly Heiden, Executive Director of Lutheran Hillside Village. “All of our buildings, apartments and outer homes are surrounded by lush landscaping beds that are meticulously designed, planted, maintained and refreshed with new plants by our groundskeeper Richard Fuller in consultation with our residents on the Grounds Committee and Beautification Committee. Two local nurseries – Greenview and Hoer – provide the plants that perfectly compliment each other, have staggered bloom times. add splashes of color to the prominent areas of our campus and keep things looking their best. I want to thank everyone involved for their dedication to keeping Lutheran Hillside Village one of the most beautiful places in Peoria,”

Keep Peoria Beautiful has been bestowing honors for more than 60 years on Peoria businesses for their outstanding effort in improving the appearance of their property. This year’s winners will be announced on September 28 at the Keep Peoria Beautiful Annual Awards Banquet, which helps to elevate community awareness of the importance of beautification and environmental stewardship.

Lutheran Hillside Village is a Life Plan Community for older adults located at 6901 N. Galena Road in Peoria. Part of Lutheran Senior Services, Lutheran Hillside Village offers five levels of senior living services. For more information, visit