Archive for August, 2012

  • Jim Mentesti, President of Great River Economic Development Foundation in Quincy, Illinois

    GREDF President Jim Mentesti Announces Retirement

    August 29th, 2012 | Featured, News

    Quincy, Illinois.  August 29, 2012…The Board of Directors of Great River Economic Development Foundation (GREDF) and James E. Mentesti, its President, today announced that he has chosen to retire after 27 years of service to GREDF and Tri-State area.  Phil Conover has been named interim President.  Mr. Mentesti will continue to support GREDF’s mission as a […]


  • 2nd Lowest Unemployment in IL for Adams County

    August 24th, 2012 | Featured, News, Unemployment Rate

    July unemployment figures in Adams County rose by 0.1% over June, but remain slightly lower than a year ago. At 6.8%, Adams County is tied for the second lowest unemployment in the state of Illinois. The City of Quincy’s July unemployment rate is 7.4% which is up 0.3% over last month, but down 0.1% from […]


  • Governor Quinn Signs Enterprise Zone Extension Legislation

    August 8th, 2012 | Featured, News

    Governor Quinn signed Senate Bill 3616 on Tuesday, August 7, 2012, “providing stable and predictable job creation and retention incentives for the long term” via the Illinois Enterprise Zone legislation, according to Craig Coil, President of the Illinois Enterprise Zone Association. Coil went on to say in a press release, “More importantly, it also gives […]