REDEEM holds meeting and election of officers


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Posted Online: April 17, 2013, 2:56 pm
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Press release submitted by REDEEM


REVITALIZE AND DEVELOP EAST MOLINE (REDEEM) HOLDS ANNUAL MEETING AND ELECTION OF OFFICERS

EAST MOLINE, IL (April 17, 2013) — The REDEEM Board of Directors elected their officers and reviewed progress and plans at their annual meeting Wednesday, April 17, 2013.

REDEEM's board elected the following officers; Jay Morrow of United Township High School District, President; Bob Baecke of Baecke Appraisers, Vice-President; Nancy Greer of The Planning Center, Treasurer; Kurt Donnelly, retired from IBEW Local #145, Secretary; Terry Brahm of DHCU Community Credit Union, Past President; and Tim Knanishu of REDEEM as Executive Vice-President.

The membership of REDEEM also approved the following to serve as Directors of the redevelopment organization, Gary Andersen of Easton Windows, Larry Anderson of East Moline Glass, Carl Freeman Jr., retired from John Deere Harvester Works, Leslie Stange-Crotty, retired from KVF-Quad Corp, Greg Theis of Mid-American Energy Corp and Terry Westbrook of THE National Bank.

Attendees included a number of contributing members and organizations , other economic development partners and officials and staff from the City of East which represents a continuation of the private/public partnership between REDEEM and the City of East Moline.

Current achievements and plans were reviewed as well as an update on REDEEM's strategic plan. Strategic objectives included; moving development plans forward on the Fountainhead development as well as I80/88 corridor; and ensuring alignment with the City and other regional economic development organizations to ensure that business attraction, job creation and tax base enhancement are maximized.

REDEEM is a not-for-profit organization that is dedicated to promote commercial, industrial and recreational development that enhances both the tax base and the quality of life in East Moline.





















 



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