September 7, 2018

Guests joined Great River Economic Development Foundation (GREDF) and partners on Friday, September 7 at 9:00 AM inside the Oakley Lindsay Center foyer – 300 Civic Center Plaza, for a press conference and check presentation from the Heroes at Heartland Event. Heroes at Heartland took place on Saturday, August 11 with over 200 veterans, military… More

September 7, 2018

The August Adams County Works Transition Planning seminar was held on Wednesday, August 15 from 11:45 am – 1:00 pm at the Quincy University Hall of Fame Room (in the health & fitness center). The quarterly topic was Business Communication with guest speaker Debbie Reed, President / CEO of Chaddock. “Research has shown that the… More

September 7, 2018

Great River Economic Development Foundation (GREDF) joined once again with national and local partners to present Heroes at Heartland on Saturday, August 11 from 9a – 5p at Harpole’s Heartland Lodge in Nebo, IL. To kickoff event registration, GREDF and the event partners hosted a press conference on Wednesday, June 13 at 10:00am in Outdoor Power Inc.… More

September 7, 2018

All were welcome to the Time Management Workshop held Wednesday, May 23 at 11:45am in the Patio Restaurant, 133 S. 4thSt., Quincy, IL. The Adams County Works Transition Planning Team provides the quarterly workshops. The audience learned to work smarter – not harder – with tips from guest speaker Amy Looten, Senior VP Marketing &… More

September 7, 2018

Career Guidance Team hosts recognition by awarding area teachers A press conference was held on Tuesday, May 8 at 4pm in the Oakley Lindsey Center Lobby to celebrate National Teacher appreciation Day. During the press conference, Workforce Development Partners on the Career Guidance Team awarded three (3) lucky teachers with prizes from area businesses, an increase… More

February 16, 2018

Featured Workshop by the Adams County Works Transition Planning Team We held the first quarterly workshop seminar for 2018, brought to you by the Adams County Works Transition Planning Team. Topic Managing Teams, held Wednesday, February 21 at 11:45am in the upper level of The Pier Restaurant located at 401 Bonansinga Dr., in Quincy, IL.… More

December 7, 2017

We welcome you to join us for the Great River Economic Development Foundation (GREDF) Annual Meeting. Wednesday, January 10 The Oakley Lindsay Center | 300 Civic Center Plaza 5:00p – Cash Bar 5:45p – Program Special Guests Les Post | Adams County Board Chair Kyle Moore for Mayor | City of Quincy Mark Peterson |… More

November 28, 2017

A yearlong celebration of Illinois’ 200th birthday launches with communities around the state next week, as the Bicentennial Flag is raised on December 4th at noon.   The media and public are invited to join Quincy & Adams County area leaders on Monday, Dec. 4th beginning at 11:30am at the Adams County Court House, 521… More

November 28, 2017

The Adams County Works Transition Planning Team hosted their third quarterly seminar, Effective Communication: Deciphering Communication Styles. The lunchtime event was held Wednesday, November 1 from 11:45a – 1:00p in The Salvation Army Ray & Joan Croc Corps Community Center at 405 Vermont St. Quincy, IL.   Guest presenter was James E. Sours of ALCPC Consulting.… More

October 17, 2017

As part of Manufacturing Day, and to recognize the new Tri-State MakerFest, Great River Economic Development Foundation (GREDF) invites the community to a press conference and facility tour on Tuesday, October 3 at 9a in Craig Industries at the 401 Delaware Campus – 401 Delaware St. Quincy, IL.   Craig Industries is the leading manufacturer… More