Carl Sandburg College Brings Electrical Course to Hancock County

In the next ten years, the electrical industry will see 50% of it's skilled workers retire. As you can imagine his will … [Read more...]

Tips for Job Seekers

It looks like we have quite a few job openings in Hancock as of late. I posted quite a lot of them on our Facebook Page … [Read more...]

July Executive Report Summary

  Executive Director’s Report July, 2015 Business Visits 20 visits since this plan was adopted. That’s … [Read more...]

4 Tips for Going into Small Business

1. Do a business plan for the right reason. Most people only write a business plan when they want money. But the top … [Read more...]

Economic Development Acronyms

No matter what profession we're in we are exposed to commonly used acronyms that us and other people in our profession … [Read more...]

June Executive Summary

Business Visits 11 visits since the strategic plan was adopted. That’s 2 ahead of Schedule. Nearly universally, … [Read more...]

Yearly Update

I am proud to let you know that the Hancock County Economic Development Corporation (HCEDC) is approaching the end of … [Read more...]

May Executive Summary

In order to keep the general public apprised of what the HCEDC is involved in from month, I have decided to make a … [Read more...]

Farmers’ Markets Begin in Hancock County

The Farmer's Market season has arrived with the warm weather, and multiple towns across Hancock County have chosen to … [Read more...]

Good Food in Hancock County for April

Here is April's Dinner with Dustin article from the Journal Pilot featuring Garretson's in Warsaw. Give it a read and … [Read more...]

CEO Hancock Continues to Move Forward

The Hancock CEO (Creating Entrepreneurial Opportunities) Program’s Steering Committee is pleased to bring the people of … [Read more...]

Hamilton 8th Graders Get a Chance to Show Interview Skills

Last Friday, April 10th, HCEDC had the pleasure of partnering with Western Illinois Works to bring some workplace … [Read more...]

Good Food in Hancock County for March

Hello Everyone, Here is March's edition of Dinner with Dustin. I hope all of you take my recommendations to heart and … [Read more...]

Highlighting Good Food in HancockCounty

The HCEDC has partnered with the Hancock County Journal Pilot to bring attention to all the good food in Hancock County. … [Read more...]

Hancock CEO Draws Regional Attention

Hancock County Economic Development Corporation is partnered with Hancock CEO (Creating Entrepreneurial Opportunities) … [Read more...]

Maggie Lou’s Opens in Warsaw

The entreprenuerial momentum keeps going in Warsaw. On January 31st Maggie Lou's held an open house in conjunction with … [Read more...]

Tax Tips for Small Businesses

Winter may be having a hard time deciding whether or not its happening, but tax time is having no such issues. HCEDC … [Read more...]

Christmas Across Hancock County

It was a busy Christmas season across Hancock County. I did my best to try and attend all the events, and see what each … [Read more...]

Ribbon Cutting for C&J’s Country Cafe

Here is an article from the Journal-Pilot about a business we conducted a ribbon cutting for on December 13th. One of … [Read more...]

New Businesses Sprouting Across Hancock County

It seems like the entreprenuerial bug is going around. In the next few months, Hancock County will see quite a few … [Read more...]