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February 28, 2022 | Business Support

A Solid Team Builds a Strong Foundation for 50 Years

​Creating a solid foundation is at the core of everything Garling Construction, Inc. does. From bringing together a melting pot of people from all over the state to create a...

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February 24, 2022 | Business Support

Business Resources and Support Efforts are a Year-Round Affair

The Economic Alliance is dedicated to creating a strong business environment supporting all employers. Through networking, business support and professional development progra...

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February 24, 2022 | Business Support

Cedar Rapids Restaurant Week Kicks Off to Rave Reviews

​The moment you and your taste buds have been waiting for is nearly here! The Economic Alliance is thrilled to bring you the 10th Annual Restaurant Week that runs from Frida...

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January 28, 2022 | Business Support

LFS: All in the Family

​The Economic Alliance’s Leadership for Five Seasons (LFS) program runs in the family for some. Over the years, different generations of families have enrolled in various ...

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December 21, 2021 | Business Support

Last Minute Buy Local Gift Ideas

Economic Alliance unveils "Our Favorite Things" - A Business List for Last Minute Gift Buying...

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Let's Rally buy give grow

December 16, 2021 | Business Support

Buy. Give. Grow. – A Community Effort to Keep Things Local This Holiday Season

Buy. Give. Grow. highlights 15 selected businesses and organizations and the unique products and services they bring to our area. We ask that you consider these places to dona...

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Leadership for five season

October 18, 2021 | Business Support

LFS Classes of 2022 Off to a Busy Start

​All three of the Leadership for Five Seasons (LFS) Classes of 2022 are off to a sprinting start! Each group is eager and excited to learn more about the community they live...

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May 25, 2021 | Business Support

Quarterly Economic Development Programs Introduce Emerging Business Trends

​The Economic Alliance’s mission is to drive economic, workforce and population growth strategies, and to help businesses succeed. We set a strategic goal in 2021 to suppo...

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