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Van Meter Team

March 21, 2024 | Business Support, Buy 319

Van Meter Inc. Cares A Lot About Local

Last year, the Cedar Rapids Economic Alliance launched the BUY 319 campaign to promote supporting local amongst the business community. The success of this program was made po...

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Guide Wealth Partners

March 13, 2024 | Buy 319, Economic Development & Workforce

Not Too Small, Not Too Big, Cedar Rapids is Just Right

For nearly forty years, Guide Wealth Partners, formerly known as Securian Advisors MidAmerica, has been growing along with the Cedar Rapids metro community. Acting as a partne...

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Cedar Rapids Restaurant Week

February 22, 2024 | Business Support

Cedar Rapids Restaurant Week 2024 Kicks Off With Culinary Creativity and Tantalizing Treats

Nearly 20 restaurants debuted samples of dishes and drinks from their 2024 Cedar Rapids Restaurant Week signature menus. More than 200 attendees got to sample any and all thei...

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Economic Alliance Team at Annual Meeting

February 7, 2024 | Business Support, Membership

The Strongest Core Yet. Economic Alliance Celebrates Greatest Membership Growth in Organization History

A word that describes the heart of the organization. The year 2023 marks the history books as being the strongest membership growth ever in the organization’s 13-year histor...

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Buy 319 Itinerary Featuring Kay Fisk

December 21, 2023 | Buy 319

Buy 319 Itinerary Ft. Kay Fisk

Kay Fisk’s weekend plans include a delicious dinner with friends, volunteering, admiring the holiday lights around Cedar Rapids, some shopping and maybe a little letter writ...

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December 21, 2023 | Buy 319

Buy 319 Itinerary Ft: Jason Vestweber

Jason Vestweber’s local, weekend itinerary features a team outing on the town, thoughtful gift-giving, a classy afternoon celebrating friends and arguably one of the best ch...

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December 21, 2023 | Buy 319

Buy 319 Itinerary Ft: Sammy Peterson

A weekend with family in town means recreation, exploring shops, discovering history, and enjoying delicious restaurants with friends and family around Cedar Rapids! Friday 10...

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December 21, 2023 | Buy 319

Buy 319 Itinerary Ft: Ed Leighton-Dick

This weekend is turned up to full blast with family time, great food, spectacular and inspiring entertainment, a dash of history, and exploration of some brand new amenities!...

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Buy 319 Shop Local Itinerary Featuring Christina Springman

December 13, 2023 | Buy 319

Buy 319 Itinerary Ft. Christina Springman

Christina Springman's weekend is a festive local adventure, fully embracing the spirit of the holidays. On Friday, she kicks off the festivities by picking up custom holiday g...

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Heidi Steffen Buy 319 Itinerary

December 6, 2023 | Buy 319

Buy 319 Itinerary Ft. Heidi Steffen

Heidi's holiday weekend with her family is a festive journey filled with local support at every turn. On Friday, they kick off the festivities with a family dinner at one of t...

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November 30, 2023 | Buy 319

Buy 319 Itinerary Ft: Cherie Edilson

The weekend kicks off with Friday excitement as we pick up the kids and dive into back-to-back fun at a trampoline park and an indoor play space. The evening takes a delicious...

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November 21, 2023 | Buy 319

Buy 319 Itinerary Ft. Allan Boettger

Allan's weekend in Cedar Rapids is all about embracing the ICR (Iowa City - Cedar Rapids) region. From scenic drives to Millstream Brewing in the Amana Colonies, to great food...

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November 7, 2023 | Buy 319

Buy 319 Itinerary Ft. Cat Cantrill

In a captivating journey through the heart of 319, Cat Cantrill's guide to the perfect holiday engagement unfolds amidst the allure of local establishments. The adventure begi...

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October 25, 2023 | Business Support, Buy 319

Buy 319 Itinerary Ft: Jamie Siefken

Jamie's weekend in Cedar Rapids with the family is all about embracing the local scene. They kick off with dinner and a movie on Friday, followed by a nightcap. Saturday inclu...

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Cedar Rapids Metro Economic Alliance on Banks of Cedar River

October 17, 2023 | Business Support, Membership

Unlocking Success: How Joining the Cedar Rapids Metro Economic Alliance Can Help Your Business

Are you ready to take your business to new heights and unlock its full potential for growth? Look no further than the Cedar Rapids Metro Economic Alliance! We are thrilled to ...

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