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    2014 Manufacturing Day in Quincy

    What is National Manufacturing Day? Manufacturing Day is a coordinated occasion during which U.S. manufacturers open their doors to demonstrate the potential of modern manufacturing and foster interest in manufacturing careers. Held annually on the first Friday of October (October 3, 2014), Manufacturing Day was created to correct public perception, which doesn’t do manufacturing justice. […]


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    Let’s Talk Career Guidance

    The Adams County Workforce Initiative began in April 2013 when more than 40 area leaders gathered to discuss workforce issues and create a platform for continued collaboration. Several key issues were identified during the April meeting and three teams were established to address the most critical of those issues. Career Guidance Team: Working with businesses […]


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    Survey Says… 2nd Annual Business Survey Results

    2nd Annual Business Survey Results Reveal Pattern in Region’s Strengths The Survey was conducted by GREDF in partnership with City of Quincy and Adams County. Quincy and Adams County, Illinois… 62 individuals and organizations responded to the 2014 online survey conducted by the Great River Economic Development Foundation in partnership with theCity of Quincy and […]


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