HREDC Recent News

JWCC Announces Collaboration with Workforce Agencies, Businesses to Find Workforce Solutions

05/27/2020

First-time Partnership Will Offer Free Webinar to Explore Options for Employed and Unemployed Workers John Wood Community College is joining forces with local workforce agencies and area businesses to offer solutions to community workforce issues. The collaboration will co-present an...

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BETH HAVEN TO OFFER REGISTERED APPRENTICESHIP PROGRAM

05/18/2020

Hannibal, MO. – Corey Mehaffy, Executive Director of the Hannibal Regional Economic Development Council (HREDC) announced today that his organization was notified that Beth Haven Nursing Home is a new U.S. Dept. of Labor (USDOL) Registered Apprenticeship Program (RAP) Sponsor....

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HREDC CONTINUES SUMMER INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

05/18/2020

Hannibal, MO. – Corey Mehaffy, Executive Director of the Hannibal Regional Economic Development Council (HREDC) announced today that the HREDC is excited to welcome back Ethan Schneider, a student at Truman State University, as a part-time intern for the summer...

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CITY OF HANNIBAL TO RECEIVE GRANT FUNDS

05/17/2020

Hannibal, MO. – Corey Mehaffy, Executive Director of the Hannibal Regional Economic Development Council (HREDC) announced today that his organization received a Tentative Allocation (TA) Letter form the Missouri Department of Transportation (MODOT). The TA Letter provides authorization to negotiate...

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NOTICE OF OPEN MEETING & VOTE TO CLOSE PART OF THE MEETING AGENDA

05/08/2020

The Hannibal Regional Economic Development Council Board Meeting will be held electronically using Zoom on May 13, 2020 at 7:00 a.m. If you’d like to view the meeting, while social distancing, click on the link below and following the instructions: HREDC...

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Be Smart. Be Safe.

04/30/2020

Community leaders have been working together throughout the COVID-19 pandemic to keep our community safe and healthy! Governor Parson’s recent announcement to re-open Missouri’s economy on May 4 provides important guidelines on a safe re-opening. As our community re-opens, we...

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NOTICE OF OPEN MEETING & VOTE TO CLOSE PART OF THE MEETING AGENDA

04/03/2020

The Hannibal Regional Economic Development Council Board Meeting will be held electronically using Zoom on April 8, 2020 at 7:00 a.m. If you’d like to view the meeting, while social distancing, click on the link below and following the instructions:...

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Hannibal Public Schools, Douglass Community Services and HAYS to Ensure Students Receive Nutritious Meals

03/19/2020

While school is closed the Hannibal community is stepping up to make sure that our kids are receiving three nutritious meals each day. The Hannibal School District will serve breakfast and lunch for students or families to take home Monday...

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Hannibal Community Leaders Announce Resources in Response to COVID-19

03/19/2020

Hannibal, Missouri, March 19, 2020 - Community leaders met virtually on Wednesday, March 18, 2020 to continue community conversation about response to the coronavirus pandemic and announce the following: The United Way of the Mark Twain Area has established a...

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COMMUNITY STAKEHOLDERS DISCUSS COVID-19 PREPAREDNESS

03/17/2020

Key community leaders gathered Monday morning, March 16, 2020, to continue conversations regarding community preparedness and response to the coronavirus pandemic.  This group, composed of more than thirty representatives from organizations in the Hannibal area, identified ways to continue joint...

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Northeast Missouri Celebrates National SBDC Day

03/16/2020

In January 2020, the Hannibal Regional Economic Development Council (HREDC) opened Northeast Missouri’s first Small Business Development Center in Hannibal MO. Though the SBDC has been serving communities across the U.S. for forty years, they have not had a presence...

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CITY OF HANNIBAL COVID-19 UPDATE

03/15/2020

From: Mayor James R. Hark Date: March 12, 2020 The City of Hannibal, in the best interest of the community, has developed preliminary plans to cope with local impacts experienced by a potential  coronavirus infection.  The City Manager and City...

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MARION COUNTY COMMISSION SEATS NEW PORT AUTHORITY BOARD

03/04/2020

Hannibal, MO. – Corey Mehaffy, Executive Director of the Hannibal Regional Economic Development Council (HREDC) announced today that his office was notified that the Marion County Commission approved a new Board of Commissioners to the Marion County Port Authority on...

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HREDC AND SBDC TO HOST UPCOMING EVENTS

02/27/2020

Hannibal, MO. – Corey Mehaffy, Executive Director of the Hannibal Regional Economic Development Council (HREDC) announced today that HREDC and the Small Business Development Center (SBDC) will be hosting several events in April in support of businesses in the Northeast...

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MU EXTENSION AND HREDC TO CONDUCT ASSET MAPPING EXERCISE

02/27/2020

Hannibal, MO. – Corey Mehaffy, Executive Director of the Hannibal Regional Economic Development Council (HREDC) announced today that MU Extension representatives GK Callahan, Community Arts & County Engagement Specialist in Community Economic Development, Lisa Overholser, Field Specialist in Community Development,...

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HREDC Receives Approval for Funding

01/17/2020

Hannibal, MO. – Corey Mehaffy, Executive Director of the Hannibal Regional Economic Development Council (HREDC) announced today that his organization received approval from the Office of Workforce Development (OWD) for grant funding through the Certified Work Ready Communities (CWRC) Program....

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WELDY JOINS HREDC AS ENTREPRENRUESHIP SPECIALIST

12/30/2019

After a nation-wide search, the Hannibal Regional Economic Development Council (HREDC) is pleased to announce the hiring of Brittany Weldy as Entrepreneurship Specialist. Brittany brings a wealth of knowledge in varying sectors to the unique position. Her most recent position...

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IOWA-BASED RETAIL COMPANY GROWS, ADDING SECOND LOCATION IN HANNIBAL

12/12/2019

New store set to open Spring 2020 Dutch Country General Store™ has announced plans to open a second location due to the company’s rapidly expanding retail efforts. CEO & Proprietor Levi Good says, “We are excited about the opportunity to...

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City of Hannibal to Host #HannibalProud Kickoff Event

12/02/2019

The city of Hannibal is kicking off the #Hannibal Proud Campaign at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 3 on the east side of City Hall. The first sign saying "#Hannibal Proud" will be erected near the City Hall mural. The signs...

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MISSOURI SBDC EXPANDS SERVICES WITH LOCAL PARTNERSHIP

11/11/2019

HANNIBAL, MO – The Missouri Small Business Development Center (SBDC) and University of Missouri Extension Business Development Programs are excited to announce the establishment of a new SBDC office in partnership with the Hannibal Regional Economic Development Council (HREDC) in...

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NEW PORT MANAGERS AND EXECUTIVES RECEIVE PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATIONS

10/23/2019

The International Association of Maritime and Port Professionals (IAMPE) is pleased to announce that 14 inland port managers have received their professional industry certifications at a management seminar hosted by America’s Central Port in Granite City, IL. Receiving their Inland...

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Hannibal Lakeside Technology Park Recertified

10/02/2019

Hannibal, MO. – Corey Mehaffy, Executive Director of the Hannibal Regional Economic Development Council (HREDC) announced today that HREDC received confirmation from the Missouri Department of Economic Development that the Missouri Certified Sites Technical Review Team has approved the recertification...

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Hannibal Regional Economic Development Council Continues to Grow

10/02/2019

Hannibal, MO. – Corey Mehaffy, Executive Director of the Hannibal Regional Economic Development Council (HREDC) announced today that HREDC has executed an economic development services agreement with the City of Palmyra.  Mehaffy added, “On behalf of the HREDC Board of...

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Hannibal Regional Economic Development Council Continues to Grow

09/19/2019

Hannibal, MO. – Corey Mehaffy, Executive Director of the Hannibal Regional Economic Development Council (HREDC) announced today that HREDC has executed an economic development services agreement with Ralls County.  Mehaffy added, “On behalf of the HREDC Board of Directors and...

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Hannibal Area Workforce Summit Date Announced

09/16/2019

Hannibal, MO. – Corey Mehaffy, Executive Director of the Hannibal Regional Economic Development Council (HREDC) announced today that HREDC and the Hannibal Area Chamber of Commerce have announced the date for the 2019 Workforce Summit in Hannibal. The event will...

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B & B Theaters Continues to Invest in Historic Downtown Hannibal

09/05/2019

Hannibal, MO. – Corey Mehaffy, Executive Director of the Hannibal Regional Economic Development Council (HREDC) announced today that B&B Theatres has embarked on a significant reinvestment project in Historic Downtown Hannibal.    The project involves reseating of all eight auditoriums to include electric recliner...

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Regional Workforce Conference at JWCC to Help Companies Address Labor Shortage, Adapt for the Future

08/21/2019

Regional companies will learn practical ways to adapt for the future at the “ABC’s of a Thriving Workforce” conference set for Tuesday, September 24 from 9a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at John Wood Community College’s auditorium in Quincy. The ABC’s of...

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Tri-State Development Summit Welcomes New Faces + More Face Time

08/14/2019

The Tri-State Development Summit (TSDS) Steering Committee is pleased to announce the addition of three new members helping to shape the upcoming Summit to be held Friday, October 25 at 9:00 AM in the Quincy Community Theater, inside the Oakley...

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Northeast Missouri Development Partnership Commissions Workforce Studies

08/14/2019

Kirksville, MO – The Northeast Missouri Development Partnership (NMDP) has retained the Growth Services Group, a national workforce intelligence and consulting firm, to conduct two surveys of area employers. The process will involve one survey for industrial employers in the...

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Lisa Peck Selected as City of Hannibal’s City Manager

06/05/2019

Hannibal, Missouri – The City of Hannibal is excited to announce Lisa Peck as the community’s next City Manager. The announcement follows an intensive executive search by The PACE Group. “Lisa's experience in city management and economic development was a...

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NEMO EDC Continues to Grow

05/21/2019

Hannibal, MO. – Corey Mehaffy, Executive Director of the Northeast Missouri Economic Development Council (NEMO EDC) announced today that the NEMO EDC has changed locations as of May 13, 2019 from 201 N. Third street, suite 220 to 3817 McMasters...

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NEMO EDC Provides Summer Internship Opportunity

05/20/2019

Hannibal, MO. – Corey Mehaffy, Executive Director of the Northeast Missouri Economic Development Council (NEMO EDC) announced today that the NEMO EDC is taking on a part-time intern this summer. He will assist Mr. Mehaffy with everyday tasks and attend...

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Marion County Achieves Certified Work Ready Community Designation

04/30/2019

Hannibal, MO. – Corey Mehaffy, Executive Director of the Northeast Missouri Economic Development Council (NEMO EDC) announced today that Marion County has achieved official designation as a Certified Work Ready Community (CWRC). Numerous federal, state and local elected officials were...

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Kempke Joins NEMO EDC as Administrative Assistant

04/29/2019

Hannibal, MO. – Corey Mehaffy, Executive Director of the Northeast Missouri Economic Development Council (NEMO EDC) announced today that NEMO EDC has hired a new administrative assistant.  Mehaffy added, “On behalf of the Board of Directors and staff of the...

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NEMO EDC Endorses Proposition C.A.R.E.

03/10/2019

Hannibal, MO – Northeast Missouri Economic Development Council (NEMO EDC) announced today that the Board of Directors and staff wholeheartedly endorse the no-increase property tax initiative of the Hannibal School District #60 known as Proposition C.A.R.E. If approved by voters, Prop...

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Ralls County Missouri Achieves Work Ready Community Status

09/19/2018

New London, MO — The Missouri Department of Economic Development (DED) is pleased to announce Ralls County has achieved official designation as a Certified Work Ready Community (CWRC).  The initiative helps communities validate skills and knowledge of their workforce to...

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Hannibal-LaGrange University Dedicates New Science Center

10/17/2015

Hannibal-LaGrange University recently dedicated the Carroll Science Center, a 40,000 square foot, 7 million dollar, building located on the HLGU campus in Hannibal Missouri. "This state-of-the-art science facility supports our growing medical science programs and will become the foundation for...

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NEMO EDC To Create Committees

08/27/2015

Hannibal, MO – Over the past several months, the Northeast Missouri Economic Development Council, which provides economic development services for the Hannibal region, has initiated the creation of six different committees in an effort to enhance the regions prosperity. The...

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NEMO EDC First Quarter Newsletter

01/01/2014

Please click on the link below to read the Northeast Missouri Economic Development Council First Quarter Newsletter for 2014. 2014 Shows Promise for Economic Development

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