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COVID-19 Business Update with John Greuling, Will County Center for Economic Development
Local, regional and state transportation officials paid tribute to the late Will County Executive Larry Walsh, Sr. on October 13th.
First as a State Senator and later as the County Executive, Larry devoted countless hours planning, supporting and securing billions of dollars for transportation projects throughout the region.
Projects such as the I-355 Extension and helping to secure funding for the reconstruction of I-80, including replacement of the bridges over the Des Plaines River were highlighted as parts of Larry’s transportation legacy.
The event was sponsored by Pace Suburban Bus Service.
The Will County CED has aligned with IMEC (Illinois Manufacturing Excellence Center) and Joliet Junior College to present the first in a series of workshops aimed at supporting Will County manufacturers looking to grow, plan, improve, and lead.
Excited to see more than 240 guests last month at this annual midyear event. CED Chair Ruth Colby welcomed guests representing investors, non-investors, elected officials, municipal staff, community organizations, and more to this midyear opportunity to gather and hear about successes and growth of Will County over the past year.
The Will Kankakee Regional Development Authority is seeking proposals for an Executive Director. Review the Request For Proposals with details regarding the position. Deadline to apply is Friday, June 23rd.