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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
Tags : Buy Give Grow

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

Metrics of the Markets

Economic Alliance | Oct 18, 2021

​Our 2021 Farmers Market season was a huge success by its most important measure: you. Average attendance was down a bit from… Read More
Category: Membership
Tags : Membership

Celebrating the Expansion of a Long-Standing International Business in Our Community

Economic Alliance | Sep 30, 2021

​It’s easy to take for granted at times our long-standing history with international manufacturing and forget the important lega… Read More

Business and Labor Join Forces to Host Mayoral Forum

Economic Alliance | Sep 30, 2021

​The Cedar Rapids Metro Economic Alliance and Hawkeye Area Labor Council AFL-CIO will team up once again to host a forum for can… Read More

Fall in Love with All Things Autumn at This Season's Final Farmers Market

Economic Alliance | Sep 30, 2021

​The Cedar Rapids Downtown Farmers Market, presented by Cedar Rapids Bank & Trust, has had a wonderfully successful return to th… Read More

Buy. Give. Grow. "Buy Local" Initiative Returns in Time for the Holidays

Economic Alliance | Sep 30, 2021

Local consumers have the power to drive economic growth by supporting local businesses and non-profits. Each dollar spent locall… Read More

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