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New Competition Races into Downtown Cedar Rapids in 2022

Economic Alliance | Apr 27, 2022

​They say opportunity knocks softly. A new competition is coming to downtown Cedar Rapids in 2022, and it’s an opportunity knock… Read More

A Vital Workforce Cog in Kirkwood Community College

Economic Alliance | Apr 20, 2022

​Living in Iowa, its likely you categorize as either a Hawkeye fan or a Cyclone fan. When it comes to NFL football, maybe a Pack… Read More

Free DEI Assessment Open for Area Businesses

Economic Alliance | Apr 18, 2022

Inclusive ICR, a regional coalition with a mission to grow diversity and inclusion in the workforce throughout the region, has a… Read More

Cutting Edge Technology Ensures a Positive Workplace Culture at New Leader Manufacturing

Economic Alliance | Apr 08, 2022

​New hardware is coming to New Leader Manufacturing as they continue to look for ways to help address workforce issues and ensur… Read More

LFS Youth Class of 2022 Welcomes New Neighbors and New Opportunities

Economic Alliance | Apr 06, 2022

​Opening the eyes of the community’s younger generation to the many opportunities, resources, and people in the Cedar Rapids met… Read More

"Leeping" Success for Workforce Heroes

Economic Alliance | Mar 28, 2022

​Workforce: the “W” word that’s been heavily lingering top of mind for months on end. If only the solution were as simple as bla… Read More

Cedar Rapids Restaurant Week 2022 - 5 Stars From the City of Five Seasons

Economic Alliance | Mar 11, 2022

​The most scrumptious time of the year has come and gone, leaving plates clean, bellies full, and many diners and restaurants fu… Read More

Collaboration Creates New Color in NewBo City Market

Economic Alliance | Mar 09, 2022

Vibrancy. Equity. Inclusion. Powerful words that represent the overarching theme of the new mural to be unveiled in Newbo Cit… Read More

Frozen March: A Celebration of Our Region's Frozen Food Manufacturers

Economic Alliance | Mar 01, 2022

A chilly February has passed and everyone is looking forward to thawing out as we welcome spring in just a few short weeks. As a… Read More

A Solid Team Builds a Strong Foundation for 50 Years

Economic Alliance | Feb 28, 2022

​Creating a solid foundation is at the core of everything Garling Construction, Inc. does. From bringing together a melting pot … Read More

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