National Manufacturing Day
October 3, 2014 - TCEDA hosted nearly 170 students from Tri-State Christian, River Ridge, Stockton, Eastland, West Carroll and Scales Mound high schools, and the Jo Daviess Carroll Area Vocational Center. The students learned about regional manufacturers, the products they make, the careers that are available and the education needed to secure employment....read more
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Creating Incremental, Sustainable Change
THURSDAY, MARCH 19 • 11:30- 1:00 PM • WOODBINE BEND GOLF COURSE
KEYNOTE SPEAKER: John R. Mecklenburg, CFRE
Retired Executive Vice President & CEO
The SwedishAmerican FoundationJOIN
John R. Mecklenburg recently retired after serving 22 years as the Executive Vice President & CEO of The Swedish American Foundation in Rockford, IL. During his tenure, The Foundation’s assets grew from $2.8 million to more than $17 million, while investing more than $25 million of donor generated gifts in the local community. A signature project of his tenure was a $4.6 million renovation and restoration of an 81-block area surrounding Swedish American Hospital. Prior to joining Swedish American, Mecklenburg spent 20 years in fund development and public relations at public and private Institutions of higher education.
Mecklenburg currently serves as a fund development, public relations and marketing consultant to nonprofit and for-profit clients, in addition to teaching in the Rockford University MBA program.
FIRST ANNUAL TCEDA AWARDS • ANNUAL BOARD MEETING
Register by March 9, 2015
For Conference Payment
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P.O. Box 390
Elizabeth, IL 61028
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$30.00 each or a table of 8 for $220.00
Bridge to the Future
Our belief is that all businesses, counties, communities and organizations within the TCEDA region and beyond will unite to create an environment for business expansion and attraction that ranks second to none. TCEDA is the Bridge to the future in Northwest Illinois!
We sincerely look forward to working with you to significantly enhance economic development progress in Northwest Illinois and beyond.