September 7, 2023

WGEM – September 6, 2023 QUINCY – Officials at the Great River Economic Development Foundation announced Wednesday there will be a new program designed for entrepreneurs. GREDF will start the Business Concierge Program to help entrepreneurs start a business, expand their operations, or look for ways to optimize their business in Adams County. GREDF says… More

September 7, 2023

Muddy River News – August 16, 2023 QUINCY — Great River Economonic Development Foundation President/CEO Kyle Moore presented a draft copy of the housing needs assessment for Adams County and Quincy to the Adams County Board Tuesday night. Moore gave County Board members a full 250 page report and an executive summary and offered a… More

May 12, 2023

WGEM – May 11, 2023 QUINCY (WGEM) – Economic leaders say there are 600 open jobs in Quincy right now. Efforts continue to fill those positions by using Quincy’s Calling campaign as an incentive. “QC has done a great job at bringing people in and connecting them with the community,” said the Great River Economic… More

May 12, 2023

Muddy River News – May 5, 2023 Workforce development partners on the Adams County Works Career Guidance Team awarded prizes from local businesses to four area teachers in celebration of Teacher Appreciation Week, May 8-12. In a press release, Gena Finley, chair of the Adams County Works Career Guidance Team and program coordinator for Quincy… More

March 7, 2023

WGEM – February 16, 2023 QUINCY – Illinois workers are going to receive some relief come the first of next year. On Jan. 1 of 2024, all employees will have a minimum guarantee of 40 hours of paid leave per year. This will include both full time and part time employees. In an effort to… More

March 7, 2023

Quincy Herald Whig – February 1, 2023 QUINCY — The Great River Economic Development Foundation, in partnership with Adams County, the city of Quincy, and the Housing and Community Advisors are asking for public input on the needs of the housing and rental market in Adams County. In Sept. 2022, GREDF received a Research in… More

March 7, 2023

WGEM – December 20, 2022 QUINCY – So far this year, 56 new businesses have opened in Adams County according to Great River Economic Development Foundation (GREDF). Tuesday, (GREDF) held its annual meeting. It reflected on the growth in Quincy and Adams County in 2022. Nearly 100 people attend the meeting and heard statistics about… More

June 7, 2021

On June 7, Kyle Moore will become the President of the Great River Economic Development Foundation (GREDF).   Moore will be only the third person to lead the organization since its inception in 1978.  GREDF focuses on attracting talent and retention of our workforce, retaining and growing existing businesses and attracting new businesses and industry to… More

March 10, 2021

Great River Economic Development Foundation (GREDF) board and staff to hosted a press conference to present Community Champion Awards following the quarterly GREDF board meeting. Press conference and award ceremony was held on Wednesday, March 10 at 9:00 AM in the Oakley Lindsay Center – Lindsay Room. 300 Civic Center Plaza – 2nd Floor Lindsay… More

February 18, 2021

Great River Economic Development Foundation (GREDF) board and staff to hosted a press conference announcing leadership transition planning in the coming months. The press conference was held on Thursday, February 18 at 10:30 AM in the John Wood Community College (JWCC) Presidents Conference Room, 1301 S. 48th St., Quincy, IL 62305. Marcel Wagner, GREDF president, will… More