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major hospitals plus Jump Simulation, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital & the U of I College of Medicine
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interstate highways & 11 railroads
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individuals in our region’s available workforce

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GPEDC Hiring Special Project Content Creator

GPEDC hiring Special Project Content Creator

The GPEDC is looking for a talented and flexible content creator. Please see the details below: Special Project Content Creator…

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The March Madness Effect

The March Madness Effect

As March approaches each year, every high school basketball player across Illinois begins setting their sites on one goal, one…

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We Are Hiring – Director Of Startup Greater Peoria

We are Hiring – Director of Startup Greater Peoria

The Greater Peoria Economic Development Council (GPEDC) seeks an entrepreneurial person to lead its work in supporting the region’s innovators…

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Thoughtful discussions and some next steps identified at last week's #GreaterPeoria #FarmForum. Thanks to everyone that participated! We look forward to supporting the work to build a strong regional #foodsystem and #diversify our #agriculture industry. ... See MoreSee Less

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The secret to getting ahead is to get started now! CO.STARTERS is a nine-week, cohort-based program that equips entrepreneurs of all kinds with the insights, relationships, and tools needed to turn business ideas into action. The only real prerequisites to joining the program are (1) having an idea, (2) being willing to question, shape and fine-tune that idea, and (3) being willing to talk about the idea with others. #costarters #100starters5years #entrepreneurship #MainStreet #startup #getstarted ... See MoreSee Less

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