Greater Peoria Economic Development Council Announces Focus Forward CI Joins GP EDC

Focus Forward Central Illinois, the regional strategy board that crafted the first regional community economic development strategy for the Greater Peoria Region has now been merged into GP EDC,which has been reorganized and staffed with a new dynamic leadership team. The five-year Focus Forward CI measurable strategy will now be overseen and managed by the Greater Peoria EDC. This is a culmination of a comprehensive realignment of community economic development assets across the five county region of Greater Peoria that started in June 2012 through an intensive community planning process facilitated by ViTAL Economy.