September 11, 2015

U.S. Small Business Administration Disaster Loans [share]Disaster loans are available from the U.S. Small Business Administration for victims in the declared disaster areas in Missouri and contiguous counties in Missouri and Illinois (including Adams, Calhoun, Monroe and Pike counties in Illinois) as a result of severe storms, tornadoes, straight-line winds and flooding occurring between May 15… More

September 11, 2015

U.S. Small Business Administration Disaster Loans [share]Disaster loans are available from the U.S. Small Business Administration for victims in the declared disaster areas in Missouri and contiguous counties in Missouri and Illinois (including Adams, Calhoun, Monroe and Pike counties in Illinois) as a result of severe storms, tornadoes, straight-line winds and flooding occurring between May 15… More

September 3, 2015

Adams County Works Keeps Focus on Workforce Development in the Region [share]Community and business leaders and stakeholders are making progress on a shared vision for workforce development in the Adams County region and are underscoring these efforts with a new brand. Representatives from the three Adams County Works teams shared progress and accomplishments as part… More

July 13, 2015

[share] YOU ARE INVITED! Tri-State Tourism Summit August 11, 2015 Mt. Pleasant, Iowa 10:00 am – 3:00 pm You are invited to join the Tri-State Development Summit Tourism Task Force for the first Tri-State Tourism Summit. Speakers include experts in digital marketing, social media, tourism ROI, customer service and more. WHO SHOULD ATTEND? Tourism, travel… More

June 17, 2015

[share] How are we doing? It’s been 18 months since we unveiled the GREDF Strategic Plan. The plan is a guide for the Board of Directors, staff, committees and stakeholders and serves as a blueprint for Board policy decisions, guiding the organization’s investment in economic development initiatives, programs and projects. The plan also provides direction… More

June 10, 2015

[share] Please help keep Jos. A. Bank in Quincy. Email your letter of support to gredf@gredf.org by Friday, June 12. GREDF will compile the letters and forward to the Men’s Wearhouse/Jos. A. Bank corporate leadership team. Below is an example of language that could be incorporated into a letter, but we encourage you to personalize… More

May 13, 2015

[share] Quincy and Adams County Seek Resident Feedback in Survey by June 18 Survey aims to uncover residents’ perceptions of Quincy and Adams County Quincy and Adams County have launched an intensive branding program aimed to discover, define and design the area’s competitive differentiator so it can stand out in the marketplace. To aid in… More

May 7, 2015

[share] Have you heard about the Mid-America Intermodal Port? Established in 1999 by a compact between Illinois, Iowa and Missouri, the 26-county, Mid-America Port Commission was designed to be a catalyst for economic growth in the Tri-States. The developer of the first of six proposed physical Port projects is the Mid-America Intermodal Authority Port District,… More

April 27, 2015

[share] Representatives from North Star Destination Strategies, the company hired by a team of key stakeholders representing organizations within the City of Quincy and Adams County to develop a marketing brand for the City and County, will hold a Public Meeting this week in Quincy. Community Branding PUBLIC MEETINGTuesday, April 285:30 pm – 6:30 pm Quincy… More

March 24, 2015

[share] Value Stream Mapping: Hands-on training for the small and mid-sized manufacturer   JOHN WOOD COMMUNITY COLLEGE Workforce Development Center 4220 Kochs Lane Quincy, Illinois APRIL 21 & 28 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM   Value Stream Mapping (VSM) enables a company to identify waste in manufacturing and administrative processes using objective data. Cross-functional teams develop… More