June 5, 2020

Economic Development Week Celebration! We want to highlight our community strength in the Power of Partnership, and thank our organizational and business partners. Especially those at City of Quincy, Illinois, Government, Adams County, Illinois, Quincy Area Chamber of Commerce and The District. Through these times, we are so grateful for the continued work we do together… More

April 27, 2020

Gov. Pritzker Announces Modified Stay at Home Order Will Be Extended Through May to Continue Progress MODIFIED STAY AT HOME ORDER Lifting mitigation measures is only possible with widespread availability and access to COVID-19 testing, tracing and treatment. The data show that if the state were to lift mitigations abruptly this week, this would result… More

April 24, 2020

Adams County, Illinois is home to over 65,000 individuals and the regional hub for healthcare, retail, and industry in west central Illinois. Adams County is a tight knit community that is built on small business and thrives on social interaction, but also collaboration. We have persevered through many challenges and crises while supporting our entire… More

April 20, 2020

 Adams County Announces Small Business Emergency Loan Program  Information & Application Quincy, Illinois (April 20, 2020) – In an effort to assist small businesses that may have been negatively impacted by the Stay-At-Home Order from COVID-19, the Adams County Board unanimously approved establishing the Adams County Small Business Emergency Loan Program. The loan funding sources… More

April 13, 2020

We have all been inundated with resources from the local, state and federal level. As part of the Adams County Together Initiative, a Resource Team has been formed to help both individuals and businesses navigate the best course of action to take when considering various programs.   Beginning today, Monday, April 13, those looking for… More

March 31, 2020

ADAMS COUNTY TOGETHER LAUNCHES “ONE STOP SHOP” WEBSITE Last week Mayor Kyle More announced the formation of Adams County Together, a partner task force designed to coordinate, align and maximize the community’s response to the economic impact of the COVID-19 virus. Today, the task force has launched a website www.adamscountytogether.com as a resource for the community.… More

March 27, 2020

In order to better serve the community and find out what is needed GREDF, the Chamber and The District have put together a brief survey to help us quantify and document the impact that COVID 19 has on the business community. The survey can easily be filled out online by the link below or attached… More

March 23, 2020

Essential Businesses & Operations Executive Order 20-10 requires all non-essential businesses and operations to cease all activities except for minimum basic operations. Non-essential businesses may also continue operations consisting exclusively of employees or contractors working from home.  CLICK For Essential Business & Operations Check List from DCEO  What businesses and operations are considered essential?  EO… More

March 20, 2020

On Friday, March 20th, Governor Pritzker issued Executive Order 2020-10 requiring all Illinoisans to stay in their homes to prevent the further spread of COVID-19. The order prohibits things like visiting the homes of friends and holding gatherings of any size and closes all nonessential establishments, including most retail, recreation and entertainment businesses. It does… More

March 16, 2020

Click to View Partner Letter Dear Friends,   Our community and local businesses are at the heart of everything we do. COVID-19 continues to have an increased significant impact on communities across the country. Businesses and individuals are being faced with tough and costly decisions, attempting to balance caution with economic stability.   It’s a… More