Trade skills increasingly proving to be important to future economy
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Trade skills increasingly proving to be important to future economy

Every day at Great River Economic Development Foundation, our staff spends a large part of the day working on strategies that will address the shortage of skilled employees to fill over 500 open positions at regional companies.

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Diversity, inclusion are not a process, but a journey
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Diversity, inclusion are not a process, but a journey

The Quincy Area Chamber of Commerce has been preparing to launch a diversity and inclusion initiative since January 2017.

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Three organizations work together for Quincy's betterment

The District, the Great River Economic Development Foundation and the Quincy Area Chamber of Commerce each bring a unique and complementary focus to business and economic development -- two critical areas that impact our local economy.