REDEEM elects new officers


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Posted Online: April 17, 2013, 11:03 pm
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By Anthony Watt, awatt@qconline.com
The group Revitalize and Develop East Moline elected officers on Wednesday and reviewed its goals.

A REDEEM news release stated the new officers of the board are United Township High School Superintendent Jay Morrow, president; Bob Baecke, of Baecke Appraisers, vice president; Nancy Greer, of The Planning Center, treasurer; Kurt Donnelly, retired from International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local No. 145, secretary; Terry Brahm, of DHCU Community Credit Union, past president; and Tim Knanishu, of REDEEM, executive vice president.

The other board directors will be Gary Andersen, Easton Windows; Larry Anderson, East Moline Glass; Carl Freeman Jr., retired from John Deere Harvester Works; Leslie Stange-Crotty, retired from KVF-Quad Corp; Greg Theis, Mid-American Energy Corp; and Terry Westbrook, of THE National Bank.

Its objectives include continued support of the development of the former Case IH property into the mixed-use Fountainhead of the Quad Cities, the development of the Interstate 80/Interstate 88 corridor and coordinating with East Moline city officials and other groups to encourage economic and other development, the release states.

















 




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