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

February 24, 2020

Celebrate with 2×4’s For Hope as they received a $160,000 donation from Dakota Access Pipeline, LLC to help fund the construction of the next four (4) tiny homes for local veterans, and help complete the funding for a partially built home in Brown County. Joining is Dallas-based Energy Transfer, which operates Dakota Access Pipeline, LLC.… More

February 24, 2020

Craig Heming Talks Marketing & Self Branding   Adams County, IL – The first quarterly seminar of the Adams County Works Transition Planning Team took place on Wednesday, January 29 from 11:45 AM – 1:00 PM inside Utopia at 900 N. 12th St. Guest speaker was Craig Heming of Doors-N-More with the topic, “Monkey Business… Business… More

January 2, 2020

Adams County, IL – All are welcome to attend the Great River Economic Development Foundation (GREDF) annual meeting Wednesday, January 8, in the Oakley Lindsay Center (OLC) located at 300 Civic Center Plaza. Networking and a cash bar begin at 5:00 PM in the OLC foyer, with the program beginning at 6:00 PM inside the… More

January 2, 2020

November 9th and 10th, 2×4’s For Hope and 100+ volunteers built another tiny home for a Veteran in Quincy Illinois at 1025 N. 5th Street. This 576 square-foot tiny home was built in its entirety in two days. Following the build, a ribbon cutting and presentation to the veteran took place. This tiny home is given to the… More