Archive for March, 2011

  • 2011 Tri-State Development Summit Date Announced - October 5, 2011

    Tri-State Development Summit to hold Economic Outlook Workshop

    March 16th, 2011 | Featured, News

    Ready, Set, Go! Organizers of the Tri-State Development Summit are holding a workshop titled Ready, Set, Go! in Hannibal, MO on March 23 from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.  The purpose of the workshop is to highlight areas of success and opportunities for economic growth in the Tri-State Development Summit region as we emerge from […]


  • Adams County Ranks 2nd for Lowest Unemployment in Illinois

    March 14th, 2011 | News, Unemployment Rate

    Adams County, Illinois unemployment stands at 7.2% for January. That’s a full 2 percentage-point drop from January 2010. Adams County currently ranks 2nd lowest in unemployment out of 102 counties in the state. Unemployment in Quincy dropped 2.2% from a year ago and now stands at 7.6%. In an article in the Quincy Herald-Whig, GREDF president Jim Mentesti […]


  • Chemical Safety Workshop

    March 8th, 2011 | Featured, News

    Chemical Safety Workshop for Small Manufacturers to be held April 4 in Quincy  With help from a grant from the U.S. Department of Labor, Illinois Manufacturing Extension Center is providing in-depth training and technical assistance – at no cost – to enable Illinois manufacturers to recognize, prevent, and avoid workplace safety and health hazards associated […]


  • A Look Back at 2010: Transportation

    March 7th, 2011 | Featured, News

    The eighth and last in our series of articles highlighting the remarks of GREDF Board Chairperson, Connie Schroeder at our 2011 Annual Meeting. A look back at TRANSPORTATION in the tri-states in 2010… When it comes to transportation developments, I’ll sum it up with one phrase, “We’ve come a long way, baby!” The term Forgottonia is all but forgotten thanks to […]