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Vote "Yes" for Linn County Gaming License on Nov. 2

Economic Alliance | Oct 18, 2021

​In 2013, Linn County voters overwhelming approved gaming in Linn County. That vote had a sunset of eight years, which makes 202… Read More

Reflecting the City in Art: New Murals Bring Color and Perspective to Downtown

Economic Alliance | Oct 18, 2021

​ConnectCR is a grassroots effort that started as two separate projects—the revitalization of Cedar Lake and the construction of… Read More

2021 Farmers Market Season Creates Positive Economic Impact

Economic Alliance | Oct 18, 2021

​The community was more than ready to break out of the pandemic hibernation and breathe a sense of normalcy. One of the first ev… Read More

Electronic Billing Coming Soon

Economic Alliance | Oct 18, 2021

The Cedar Rapids Metro Economic Alliance is converting its membership dues billing to electronic invoicing. Instead of your mail… Read More
Category: Membership
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Paving for More Progress - Vote to Keep the Penny in Place for our Streets

Economic Alliance | Oct 18, 2021

​On November 2, Linn County residents will vote on whether to extend the one-cent local option sales tax. In Cedar Rapids, this … Read More

Mandatory 10-Digit Dialing Takes Effect in October

Economic Alliance | Oct 18, 2021

This month all businesses in the 319 and 515 area codes must convert to 10-digit dialing for local numbers. Anyone calling withi… Read More
Category: Membership
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LFS Classes of 2022 Off to a Busy Start

Economic Alliance | Oct 18, 2021

​All three of the Leadership for Five Seasons (LFS) Classes of 2022 are off to a sprinting start! Each group is eager and excite… Read More

Congratulations to Our 2021 Featured Buy. Give. Grow. Businesses and Organizations

Economic Alliance | Oct 18, 2021

Local consumers have the power to drive economic growth by supporting local businesses and non-profits. Each dollar spent locall… Read More
Category: Business Support
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Workforce: Ideas to Navigate This Challenging Landscape

Economic Alliance | Oct 18, 2021

​Workforce is the hot topic these days with businesses struggling to find qualified workers to fill many open positions. Recent… Read More

Good Morning Cedar Rapids! Returns for a Traditional Breakfast Celebration

Economic Alliance | Oct 18, 2021

One of the Economic Alliance’s signature events, Good Morning, Cedar Rapids! (GMCR), presented by Cedar Rapids Bank and Trust, r… Read More

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