November 14, 2018

Quincy University’s Vice President of Intercollegiate Athletics Marty Bell will speak at the Adams County Works Transition Planning seminar on Wednesday, November 14 from 11:45 am – 1:00 pm at Tiramisu Restaurant (137 N 3rd St). For this seminar on mentoring, Bell will talk about developing a winning culture through effective servant leadership. Bell will… More

October 22, 2018

What can you look forward to at the 2018 Tri-State MakerFest? The full event happens Thursday-Saturday; November 1-3, 2018 inside the Oakley Lindsay Center at 300 Civic Center Plaza, with Friday reserved for tri-state high school students. Thursday and Saturday are open to the public.   Thursday, November 1 from 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM… More

October 22, 2018

Great River Economic Development Foundation (GREDF) and its partners are celebrating Manufacturing Day and kicking off the 2018 Tri-State MakerFest. All were invited to a press conference and manufacturing facility tour on Friday, October 5 at 9:00 AMin the new Knapheide Manufacturing Facility – 1848 Westphalia Strasse, Quincy, IL.   This past year brought the… More

October 22, 2018

Planning for the 2018 Tri-State MakerFest is underway and this year, all businesses are welcome to register for the 3-day event, celebrating employment industries. The event takes place Thursday-Saturday, November 1-3 inside and outside the Oakley Lindsay Center at 300 Civic Center Plaza, Quincy, IL 62301.   Thursday evening from 4PM-6PM includes a B2B networking,… More

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