October 17, 2017

Great River Economic Development Foundation (GREDF) invites regional manufacturing and logistics businesses, large and small, to take part in the first Tri-State MakerFest, to be held on Wednesday, October 18 from 9a-6p in the Oakley Lindesay Center, 300 Civic Center Plaza.   Tri-State MakerFest, sponsored by HOMEBANK, is a celebration of our manufacturing and logistics… More

October 17, 2017

We invited you to join Great River Economic Development Foundation (GREDF) and partners on Thursday, August 24 at 11:00a in 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 5th with 200+ veterans… More

October 17, 2017

We invite you to join us on Monday, August 21 from 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. for “Eclipse on the River” to view the solar eclipse at Clat Adams Park on the Riverwalk. The solar eclipse in Quincy, IL will begin at 11:47 a.m., with maximum coverage at 1:14 p.m. and ending at 2:40 p.m.… More

October 17, 2017

The Adams County Works Transition Planning Team hosted their free lunch & learn seminar on Wednesday, August 16 from 12p-1p. The workshop was held in the John Wood Community College private dining room, adjacent to the cafeteria, at 1301 S. 48th St. in Quincy, IL. This quarter, the featured topic was The Art Of Sales, with guest speaker… More

October 17, 2017

On Wednesday, June 7 the Adams County Works Transition Planning Team hosted a free lunch & learn seminar on Networking & Personal Branding from 12p-1p, at Riverside Smoke House & Grill, 222 S. 3rd St. in Quincy, IL. During the luncheon, guest speaker Zach Hesterberg, founder of SoZesty Social Media Marketing, presented on what a personal… More

July 18, 2017

A Veteran’s appreciation event that is free for the whole family.   To honor our regions veterans, and active duty military personnel, Great River Economic Development Foundation (GREDF) is joining with national and local partners to host the inaugural Heroes at Heartland, a free event of outdoor adventure and valuable community resource information.   To… More

July 18, 2017

Appreciation held Thursday, May 4 at 4pm in the Oakley Lindsay Center Lobby   Adams County, IL – In recognition of National Teacher Appreciation Day, the Workforce Development Partners on the Career Guidance Team held a press conference on Thursday, May 4 at 4pm in the Oakley Lindsay Center Lobby to express appreciation to our regional… More

April 17, 2017

Adams County, IL – On Thursday, April 27 at 11:45am, the Work Readiness Team will launch the Work Readiness Certification process with an introduction. The event will take place in the Holiday Inn Banquet Room at 4821 Oak Street in Quincy, IL. Great River Economic Development Foundation (GREDF) and the Workforce Investment Board of Western… More

February 2, 2017

GUIDING PRINCIPLES The GREDF strategic plan should guide the Board of Directors, staff, committees and stakeholders for a period of three years with a goal of increasing the impact of GREDF on the region by 2020. It serves as a blueprint for Board policy decisions, guiding the organization’s investment in economic development initiatives, programs and… More

January 4, 2017

Adams County, IL – Great River Economic Development Foundation (GREDF) kicks off 2017 with their Annual Meeting on Wednesday, January 11 at the Oakley Lindsay Center (OLC), 300 Civic Center Plaza in Quincy, IL. 5pm networking and cash bar will be in the OLC lobby, with the meeting and program at 5:45pm in the Quincy… More