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Peru Mall has treats for costumed children

Trick-or-treat hours set for special Halloween event

Published: Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2012 2:59 p.m. CDT

PERU, Ill. – Spooky, magical, clever and cute trick or treaters are what you’ll find at Peru Mall on Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2012.

During the witching hours of 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Peru Mall’s common area will be filled with costumed creatures, heroes and famous characters as children from all over the area are invited to trick or treat throughout the Mall.

Participating mall merchants will greet costumed children ages ten and under accompanied by an adult as the youngsters trick or treat in comfort at Peru Mall.

“We recognize how important trick or treating is to our youngest shoppers,” said Phillip Hileman, Peru Mall general manager, “We are happy to provide a warm and dry location for families to enjoy this tradition.”

Peru Mall offers value shopping close to home.  Located on Route 251 near I-80, Peru Mall is home to Bergner’s, JCPenney, Marshalls, Sears and a variety of specialty shops and services.  Peru Mall is open from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Saturday and 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday.  For more information visit or call (815) 223-7600.

Peru Mall supports the community with multiple programs throughout the year including: Back to School iPad giveaway; Adopt A Husky Santa arrival; United Way Holiday Giving Tree; Toys For Tots, Kiwanis Holiday event; and Starved Rock Reading Council book giveaway.

Peru Mall is owned and managed by GK Development, Inc. GK Development, Inc. has a portfolio of 4.7 million square feet of space in eight states. The Barrington, Illinois-based real estate company was founded in 1995.  For more information, visit

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