Press Releases

Uhlig Elected Vice Chairman of IDC 01 August 2010

Springfield, IL – The Illinois Development Council (IDC) held its 2010 Annual Conference at the Marriott Hotel and Conference Center in Bloomington/Normal, IL on July 14-1...

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Downtown Development Plan RFP Available 01 August 2010

Morton, IL - The Morton Economic Development Council is seeking proposals for the creation of a Downtown Development Plan for our Village.  Firms and consultants inter...

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Launch Business Creation Competition Deadline September 7 01 July 2010

Morton, IL - The Launch Business Creation Competition was started in 2009 by area Chambers, Economic Development Councils, and Business Assistance Centers as a way to spur busin...

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Morton Business District Approved 01 May 2010

Monday evening, Morton Village Trustees approved the establishment of the new Morton Business District.  The District, which covers the majority of the commercial businesses in Morton, will...

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VandenBerg Receives Venture Award 12 January 2010

Morton, IL:  Today, the Morton Economic Development Council recognized Katie VandenBerg as the 2010 Morton Venture Award Winner during their Annual Investor Appreciati...

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Business District Proposed 04 January 2010

Morton, IL - At the Village Council Meeting today, Jennifer Daly, CEO for the Morton Economic  Development Council requested permission from the Morton Village Trustees to ...

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Downtown Plans Presented 04 January 2010

Morton, IL - At the Village Council Meeting today, Jennifer Daly, CEO for the Morton Economic Development Council; Jeff Keach, Architect and Owner of Keach Architectural Designs...

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Morton Buildings Newest EDC Investor 15 December 2009

The Morton Economic Development Council recently welcomed Morton Buildings as a new investor.  Morton Buildings has been a part of the Morton community for over 100 years. Founded...

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Daly Receives 40 Leaders Under 40 Award 01 December 2009

Jennifer Daly, CEO and Executive Director for the Morton Economic Development Council, was recently recognized by Peoria Magazine as one of their 40 Leaders Under 40.  "I am honor...

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Peoria Ranked 5th Best to Launch Small Biz! 01 November 2009

Article written by Maggie Overfelt for CNN
The last time we wrote about Peoria, investors had pledged nearly $2 billion toward renewable energy ventures, and city officials were ...

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