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GREDF exists to maintain and improve the economic vitality of Quincy and Adams County, Illinois through the retention and expansion of existing businesses and the attraction of new businesses to our communities.
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Great River Economic Development Foundation has been a driving force in Quincy, and Adams County, Illinois since 1978. Our number one priority is to retain existing businesses and help them grow. We assist prospective businesses, site consultants and entrepreneurs. We also take the lead in a variety of initiatives that contribute to the outstanding quality of life we enjoy here. And as our name “Great River” implies, we collaborate regionally with our neighbors along the Mississippi River in Western Illinois, Northeast Missouri and Southeast Iowa.

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GREDF looking to address childcare workforce shortage

KHQA by Hayden Donaldson | Mon, June 3rd 2024 ADAMS COUNTY, Ill. (KHQA) — Parents are struggling to find adequate childcare for… More

John Wood Community College celebrates Workforce Development Center expansion

May 30, 2024 | By Muddy River News QUINCY— John Wood Community College celebrated the ribbon cutting ceremony for its Workforce Development… More

Students launch into new careers at annual signing event

  By Clare Edlund Published: May. 21, 2024 at 7:07 AM CDT QUINCY (WGEM) – It’s an exciting time for graduates preparing… More