QUINCY — The Quincy Area Chamber of Commerce is accepting nominations for the Class of 2023 Business Hall of Fame through Sept. 12. Nominees should be business leaders who have laid the foundation for innovation with strong work ethic, sound financial principles and vision that will serve the Quincy area for generations. ”The Quincy Area […]
The Quincy Area Chamber of Commerce, The District and the Great River Economic Development Foundation will hold the next “Politics and Pancakes” breakfast at 8 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 18, at the Oakley-Lindsay Center. This event is free for members. Liberty village president Stacy Clark, Payson village president Chris Dever and Camp Point village president Daniel […]
QUINCY — The Quincy City Council approved an ordinance amending the city’s municipal code for video gaming licenses, bringing them more in line with the Illinois Liquor Control Statute. Aldermen approved one small change before voting on the ordinance Monday night, increasing the fee for an individual video gaming terminal to $200 from $100. The […]
QUINCY, IL. – Bruce Guthrie, executive director for The District, has announced today the downtown advocacy organization has filled two positions as he prepares to move to the Quincy Area Chamber of Commerce next week. The District’s Board of Directors has selected Emily Lombardi as its Director of Economic Development and Jeremy Ledford as Director […]
Bob Gough talks to Bruce Guthrie, who will be moving from The District to the Quincy Area Chamber of Commerce in November.
QUINCY — Bruce Guthrie announced Friday morning he was leaving his position as Executive Director of “The District”, the organization that promotes downtown Quincy businesses and events. His new position, president and CEO of The Quincy Area Chamber of Commerce, was made public Friday afternoon about seven hours later. Guthrie, a former executive with the […]
QUINCY — Blues in the District just wasn’t the same last year. The pandemic forced organizers to forego attempts to have live concerts in Washington Park last summer. Instead, two concerts were held in the Washington Theater, and blues lovers could watch the events on Facebook. “People still loved it,” said Bruce Guthrie, executive director […]