Posts Tagged ‘workforce’


  • Your future workforce is waiting.

    September 16th, 2015 | Featured, News

     A “ready” workforce is critical for business and industry to remain competitive and thrive in the global marketplace. That’s why Quincy and Adams County, Illinois, have taken significant steps to invest in the region’s workforce for today and for the future. Adams County Works Career Guidance – Prepare youth to enter the workforce. Work Readiness – Connect the willing to […]

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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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  • GREDF President Talks Critical Issues During Washington, D.C. Trip

    August 7th, 2013 | Featured, News

    Mr. Wagner Goes to Washington The recent trip to Washington, DC, for the Congressman Aaron Schock Fly-In was a very productive event for GREDF and our region. Mayor Kyle Moore, Amy Looten, Executive Director of the Quincy Area Chamber of Commerce, and GREDF’s own Marcel Wagner traveled together and had the opportunity to discuss important issues facing […]

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  • GREDF to Conduct Survey to Assess Area’s Workforce

    March 2nd, 2012 | Featured, News

    The Great River Economic Development Foundation in partnership with The Workforce Investment Board of Western Illinois has retained Growth Services, Inc., a workforce consultant, to conduct a survey of area employers. The goal of the survey is to evaluate the area’s workforce from the businesses’ perspective. The results will be used to identify and address […]

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