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1950Brutus - Westview undergoing renovations, becoming more environmentally friendly - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJo
I disagree with your Westview staff assessment - the last 3 or 4 years I have noticed an improvement in staff attitudes and I give credit to Matt B for this - he knows golf is a people business. No one has given me the impression that they "care less" about me. And "hideous", like beauty, is in the eye of the beholder.
GoQuincy - Westview undergoing renovations, becoming more environmentally friendly - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJo
There are a lot of nice local area golf courses to be played at some very attractive rates and "deals/specials". As far as #3 and #4 at Westview some holes in golf are more challenging than others. I wish we had an "executive course" in the area like those in Arizona.
1950Brutus - Westview undergoing renovations, becoming more environmentally friendly - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJo
Making improvements to the course WILL attract golfers. Also the wildlife areas will REDUCE maintenance costs. So this project has goals of increasing revenues and reducing costs. Makes sense to me.
GoQuincy - City of Quincy looking to buy new garbage and recycle fleet - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
Due to a small handful of citizens complaining to their aldermen when Moore proposed privatization, sticker increases etc., now we and they are really going to pay since the city is still in the garbage business!
Stupid_Dems - City of Quincy looking to buy new garbage and recycle fleet - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
You hit the nail on the head hinkdad. Most of the alder people tucked their tails and ran after getting a few boos and now we get to move forward with more of the same except we won't be able to hide the cost. Pensions will continue to go up, workman's comp claims will continue, tipping fees will rise along with on going maintenance cost. This is what our alder people voted for. They should…

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1 year, 7 months ago by Bob Gough

Former GREDF President Jim Mentesti will be honored


The Great River Economic Development Foundation's 2013 Annual Meeting and Jim Mentesti's retirement celebration will be held on Wednesday, January 9 in Kent Hall at the Oakley-Lindsay Center, 300 Civic Center Plaza in Quincy.

A cash bar will be available at 5:00 p.m. with the meeting beginning at 5:30 p.m.

Retirement remarks will be given at the close of the annual meeting presentation with a reception in Jim's honor immediately following. No RSVP
is required and there is no charge to attend. Members of the business community, the general public and friends/colleagues of Jim Mentesti are
encouraged to attend.

Current Chairman of the GREDF Board, Tim Finlay, will give the 2013 Annual Meeting presentation which includes highlights from the past year and
recognizes GREDF's many partners in economic development. This year's theme is "A Salute and Thank You to Our Partners".

"We thought it was appropriate to highlight many of the partnerships Jim Mentesti spent his career building on the night we celebrate his retirement," Finlay sayd.

Additional speakers include Mayor John Spring and Mike McLaughlin, past Chairman of the Adams County Board. Brad Billings, President and CEO of
Blessing Health System and past Chairman of the GREDF Board of Directors, will give remarks.

In lieu of gifts in honor of his retirement, MentestiĀ  has requested that a fund be established to benefit GREDF employee training & development and quality of life projects. Checks may be made payable to GREDF.

At the December GREDF Board of Directors meeting, GREDF Chairman Tim Finlay acknowledged the service of retiring board member, John Johnson, who served as an Adams County appointee on the GREDF board for nearly a decade.

Finlay also gave the Board an update on the search for the new GREDF president. Members of the search committee are currently reviewing applications.


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