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Free Workshop for Employers Will Cover Recruiting + Marketing Strategies for Attracting Talent to ICR

Sysadmin Sysadmin | Aug 02, 2019

​These days, recruiting IS marketing! On August 15 from 8:30 a.m. to noon at the Kirkwood Regional Center (2301 Oakdale Blvd., C… Read More

Hemp in Iowa: What the Economic Alliance Has Been Working On

Sysadmin Sysadmin | Aug 02, 2019

Hemp in Iowa. It’s a topic on many farmers' and businesses’ minds. In the 2019 Iowa legislative session, Senate File 599 establi… Read More

New, Interactive Experiences at 5th Annual Market After Dark on August 24

Sysadmin Sysadmin | Jul 19, 2019

Nearly 100 Iowa vendors, entertainment, prepared food, dancing, local wine, beer and cider, a balloon garden and an illuminated … Read More

Downtown Businesses Can Apply for the Facade Improvement Program

Sysadmin Sysadmin | Jul 19, 2019

​The Downtown Façade Improvement Program intends to encourage property and business owners within the Downtown Self-Supported Mu… Read More

Downtown Cedar Rapids Summer Passport Kicks Off, Invites New Faces to the District

Sysadmin Sysadmin | Jul 19, 2019

Do you have your Downtown Cedar Rapids Summer Passport yet? The new buy local initiative launched last month and there’s still t… Read More

Economic Alliance Progress in 2019 & Work Yet to Come

Economic Alliance | Jul 15, 2019

Here we are, already halfway through 2019! While we’re monitoring metrics and the status of our efforts on behalf of the busines… Read More

Food Truck Fridays Debut for a Third Season to Hungry Lunch Crowds

Economic Alliance | Jul 11, 2019

Those looking to squeeze in a walk over lunch will be delighted to find food trucks surrounding Greene Square on six Friday afte… Read More

Downtown Ambassador Pilot Program Embarks to Proactively Curb Violence and Create Welcoming Environment

Economic Alliance | Jul 11, 2019

A safe, clean and welcoming environment is paramount to the success of Downtown Cedar Rapids. Disturbance calls and recordable i… Read More

Summer Passport Program Kicks Off, Encouraging Local Shopping Downtown

Economic Alliance | Jul 11, 2019

Adventure through Downtown Cedar Rapids this summer with the Downtown Cedar Rapids Summer Passport! The Downtown Self-Supported … Read More

Inclusive ICR Launches First Diversity Resource Guide

Economic Alliance | Jul 11, 2019

Late last month, ICR IOWA announced the launch of Inclusive ICR’s new African American Resource Guide. The guide is the first in… Read More

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