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Iowa Department of Revenue Releases Updated Sales Tax Guidance

2020 has been a challenging year for nearly everyone, especially for small businesses. In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, many retailers have established or strengthened their online presence to make sales to their customers or perhaps reach new ones. …
Reposted from Iowa Department of Revenue. Visit Iowa Department of Revenue for the complete guidance. 2020 has been a challenging year for nearly everyone, especially for small……
https://www.cedarrapids.org/about-us/news/2020/12/iowa-department-revenue-releases-updated-sales-tax-guidance

Cedar Rapids Restaurant Week is Back for 2021 With New Exclusive Carry-Out Menus

Mark your calendars for February 20. Cedar Rapids Restaurant Week 2021 is coming up! Unfortunately our kickoff event, Fork & Knife Feast, is not possible this year with the COVID-19 pandemic, but our local restaurants are excited to offer brand new, exclu…
Mark your calendars for February 20. Cedar Rapids Restaurant Week 2021 is coming up! Unfortunately our kickoff event, Fork & Knife Feast, is not possible this year with the COVID……
https://www.cedarrapids.org/about-us/news/2020/12/cedar-rapids-restaurant-week-back-2021-new-exclusive-carry-out-menus

7 Ways to Get Involved with the Economic Alliance in 2021

​Getting involved with a membership organization that traditionally emphasizes in-person networking and interactions may feel like quite the task during this pandemic-minded period of social distancing. Fortunately for 2021, we’ve restructured a few ways …
Getting involved with a membership organization that traditionally emphasizes in-person networking and interactions may feel like quite the task during this pandemic-minded period……
https://www.cedarrapids.org/about-us/news/2020/12/7-ways-get-involved-economic-alliance-2021

Get $50 Back to Participating Establishments and Retailers!

​Recently, Downtown CR Dollars launched to provide stimulus and incentives for shopping locally in downtown Cedar Rapids. Our community has felt the threat of the coronavirus pandemic, and our local economy has struggled. Downtown CR Dollars, supported by…
Recently, Downtown CR Dollars launched to provide stimulus and incentives for shopping locally in downtown Cedar Rapids. Our community has felt the threat of the coronavirus pand……
https://www.cedarrapids.org/about-us/news/2020/12/get-50-back-participating-establishments-and-retailers

ImpactCR Welcomes New Advisory Board Members

​The ImpactCR Board of Advisors welcomed six new members, while saying goodbye to four to close out 2020. The board recently held interviews to fill the board consisting of 15 members representing a diverse range of industries and professions in the Cedar…
The ImpactCR Board of Advisors welcomed six new members, while saying goodbye to four to close out 2020. The board recently held interviews to fill the board consisting of 15 memb……
https://www.cedarrapids.org/about-us/news/2020/12/impactcr-welcomes-new-advisory-board-members

Buy. Give. Grow. Aims to Champion and Protect Local Businesses During the Holiday Season & Beyond

​The Cedar Rapids Metro Economic Alliance’s recently-announced Buy. Give. Grow. initiative, presented by GreenState Credit Union, champions a local-first mindset to support local businesses during the holiday season and beyond. The holiday-focused buy…
The Cedar Rapids Metro Economic Alliance’s recently-announced Buy. Give. Grow. initiative, presented by GreenState Credit Union, champions a local-first mindset to support local ……
https://www.cedarrapids.org/about-us/news/2020/12/buy-give-grow-aims-champion-and-protect-local-businesses-during-holiday-season-beyond

Cedar Rapids Restaurant Week 2021 Celebrates Eating Local

​Who doesn’t love trying delicious dishes from local hot spots? Mark your calendars for Restaurant Week 2021! On Saturday, February 20 the Cedar Rapids Metro Economic Alliance will kick off the 9th annual Cedar Rapids Restaurant Week via Facebook Live. T…
Who doesn’t love trying delicious dishes from local hot spots? Mark your calendars for Restaurant Week 2021! On Saturday, February 20 the Cedar Rapids Metro Economic Alliance wil……
https://www.cedarrapids.org/about-us/news/2021/01/cedar-rapids-restaurant-week-2021-celebrates-eating-local

Iowa BIG Celebrates "I Am Iowa BIG" Month

​January is “I am Iowa BIG” month, and during this month Iowa BIG highlights and shares stories on social media about its students and projects to help new students and the public learn about the many great things happening through the Iowa BIG program. B…
January is “I am Iowa BIG” month, and during this month Iowa BIG highlights and shares stories on social media about its students and projects to help new students and the public ……
https://www.cedarrapids.org/about-us/news/2021/01/iowa-big-celebrates-i-am-iowa-big-month

Buy. Give. Grow. Makes Local Impact in 2020 and Beyond

We bought. We gave. And we are growing. The holiday focused buy local initiative Buy. Give. Grow. presented by GreenState Credit Union, helped support over 230+ local community businesses and organizations this holiday season. The initiative built off …
We bought. We gave. And we are growing. The holiday focused buy local initiative Buy. Give. Grow. presented by GreenState Credit Union, helped support over 230+ local community ……
https://www.cedarrapids.org/about-us/news/2021/01/buy-give-grow-makes-local-impact-2020-and-beyond

Cedar Rapids Restaurant Week Kicks Off February 20 - Carry Out From Your Favorite Cedar Rapids Establishments!

​On Saturday, February 20 the Cedar Rapids Metro Economic Alliance will kick off the 9th Annual Cedar Rapids Restaurant Week via a Facebook Live event. Local restaurants are excited to offer brand new, exclusive carry-out or dine in options right to your …
On Saturday, February 20 the Cedar Rapids Metro Economic Alliance will kick off the 9th Annual Cedar Rapids Restaurant Week via a Facebook Live event. Local restaurants are excit……
https://www.cedarrapids.org/about-us/news/2021/02/cedar-rapids-restaurant-week-kicks-february-20-carry-out-your-favorite-cedar-rapids-establishments

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