Community and Economic Development Educator
Read article: Bring life to empty downtown buildings
Bring life to empty downtown buildings
I’ve noticed that many of our rural Illinois communities have a vacant or derelict building in the heart of their downtown or on main street. While...
Read article: Streator Incubator Feasibility Study
Streator Incubator Feasibility Study
Streator is a forward thinking city. Successful incubation programs operate like the businesses they help launch, whether they’re located in rural...
Read article: Archive of Scaling Up Restaurant Operations Part 2 Now Available
Archive of Scaling Up Restaurant Operations Part 2 Now Available
The Scaling Up Restaurant Operations: Safety Considerations webinar held on June 2, 2020 is now available in...
Read article: Scaling UP: Restaurant Operations: Opening Safely
Scaling UP: Restaurant Operations: Opening Safely
Local eateries, restaurants, cafes, pubs, and coffee shops are the social and economic lifeblood of many Illinois communities. Following the stretch...