Archive for November, 2011

  • Adams County Unemployment Remains Steady

    November 28th, 2011 | Featured, News, Unemployment Rate

    Unemployment in Adams County continues to remain steady. Adams County’s rate for October 2011 was 6.8% which is 0.1% higher than last month and a year ago in October. Adams County has the fourth-lowest unemployment rate out of 102 counties in Illinois. Quincy’s rate was 6.7 percent, with IDES statisticians saying there are 40,348 people […]


  • Waterways Roundtable

    November 28th, 2011 | Featured, News

    Group to Discuss Upper Mississippi & Illinois Rivers Locks & Dams at Roundtable A roundtable will be held to discuss the importance of upgrading Upper Mississippi and Illinois Rivers Locks and Dams on Monday, November 28, 2011, at the Oakley Lindsay Center. The meeting is being hosted by the Great River Economic Development Foundation. Garry […]


  • GREDF Receives USDA Rural Microenterprise Program Funding

    November 14th, 2011 | Featured, News

    Great River Economic Development Foundation has been awarded a grant to help provide technical assistance to rural microentrepreneurs. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced Wednesday the selection of 35 rural microdevelopment organizations for loans and grants to support rural business development, create jobs and strengthen local communities. By awarding the $40,000 grant to GREDF, the USDA […]