Here at 3MY, Mt. Hawley Aviation offers flight instruction, including ground school, and aircraft rental.
The Bradley Flying Association is based at the Greater Peoria Airport (PIA), about 15 miles from 3MY. This is a flying club, and you must become a member to receive instruction.
Other instructors operate out of the airport at Lacon (C75), about 24 miles from 3MY. The FBO there (Kilo Aviation) has a plane for rent, and the Marshall County Flying Club is on the field as well.
An aviation license requires a medical exam. Around the area, Aaron Boyer is in Peoria (309)691-1250, and Bill (Curtis) Fisher is in Pekin (309)347-2714. Bruce Chien at Bolingbrook/Clow airport near Chicago specializes in difficult cases.