Archive for August, 2013

  • Survey Says…

    August 21st, 2013 | Featured, News

    Business Survey Results Reveal Region’s Strengths and Areas for Growth 203 individuals and organizations responded to the online survey conducted by the Great River Economic Development Foundation in partnership with the City of Quincy and Adams County. The 13-question survey was designed to gauge the current business environment in our region and set benchmarks for measurable […]


  • JWCC to Offer Free Manufacturing Training

    August 13th, 2013 | Featured, News

    FREE 16-Week Training Session Starts August 26 John Wood Community College will offer a free 16-week manufacturing training starting August 26 at its Workforce Development Center at 4220 Kochs Lane in Quincy. The training is focused on helping participants gain qualifications for entry level manufacturing jobs, which are in high demand regionally. The program will […]


  • GREDF President Talks Critical Issues During Washington, D.C. Trip

    August 7th, 2013 | Featured, News

    Mr. Wagner Goes to Washington The recent trip to Washington, DC, for the Congressman Aaron Schock Fly-In was a very productive event for GREDF and our region. Mayor Kyle Moore, Amy Looten, Executive Director of the Quincy Area Chamber of Commerce, and GREDF’s own Marcel Wagner traveled together and had the opportunity to discuss important issues facing […]


  • Critical Issues for the Quincy and Adams County Region

    August 7th, 2013 | Featured, News, Uncategorized

    Funding for Local Workforce Programs The Workforce Investment Act should be reauthorized to ensure funding is available for local workforce training. The availability of skilled labor has become a key factor in site selection and expansion decisions, and our ability to retain and attract businesses directly impacts the well-being of our region and the ability […]


  • Calling All Entrepreneurs

    August 1st, 2013 | Featured, News

    Local Organizations Partnering to Host Entrepreneurship Event at Quincy Mall Event will be held Saturday, August 10th at 9:30am in the Community Room Several Quincy area organizations are coming together to host an informational event for current and aspiring entrepreneurs on Saturday, August 10th. The meeting will take place in the Quincy Mall Community Room […]