Posts Tagged ‘economic development’


  • GREDF Launch 2020 Strategic Plan

    February 2nd, 2017 | Featured, News

    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 […]

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    2016 GREDF Annual Meeting

    January 21st, 2016 | Featured, News

    Outgoing GREDF Chairman of the Board Dan Henke addressed over 300 business and community leaders at the 2016 Great River Economic Development Foundation meeting on January 13, 2016. These are his remarks: GREDF is two years into a three-year strategic plan for economic development. The plan guides our organization’s investment of time and limited financial […]

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  • 2015 Annual Meeting in Review

    January 16th, 2015 | Featured, News, Uncategorized

    Opportunities Ahead January 14, 2015Oakley-Lindsay CenterDan Henke, Chairman of the Board [Click here to view the Prezi, including videos, that accompanied this speech.] This has been a year of action for GREDF and our region. Last year at this meeting, we introduced our new strategic plan to you. The plan was designed as a road […]

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  • 2015 Annual Meeting

    January 5th, 2015 | Featured, News, Uncategorized

                  The Board of Directors and Staff of the Great River Economic Development Foundation Invite you to attend our 2015 Annual Meeting Wednesday, January 14, 2015 Oakley-Lindsay Center300 Civic Center Plaza, Quincy, Illinois Cash Bar 5:00 p.m. Program 5:45 p.m. No charge to attend. No RSVP required.   The Great River […]

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  • The Role of Local Elected Officials in Economic Development

    November 6th, 2014 | Featured, News

    The election is over so here at GREDF, we thought it would be a good time to share this guide from the National League of Cities Center for Research and Innovation and endorsed by the International Economic Development Council. The following is an excerpt from the guide which is formatted as a “Top 10” list […]

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