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First & First West

May 22, 2023 | Economic Development & Workforce, Member Stories

1st & 1st West Project: Enhancing Our Community

A new skyline is beginning to take shape on the west side of the river in downtown Cedar Rapids. What was once a bare piece of land will soon blossom into a must-see attractio...

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High Properties

April 18, 2023 | Business Support, Member Stories

High Development Builds on Customer Commitment and Connections

Planting roots in Iowa was the last thing on Darryl High’s mind when he and his family moved to Cedar Rapids in 1986. At the age of 17, his original plan was to move to Tenn...

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The Gazette

February 13, 2023 | Business Support, Downtown Cedar Rapids, Member Stories, Membership

Gazette celebrates 140 years of community support

As community leaders, you most likely know some of the Gazette journalists who ask hard questions about key issues. Perhaps about your business. They live and work here and wa...

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A closeup of a mans hand opening a door

January 9, 2023 | Business Support, Member Stories

5 Local Businesses Putting Down Roots for Expansion in the Cedar Rapids Metro

Affordable Transportation When Arnold Daniels Jr. relocated from Washington, DC, to Cedar Rapids in 2016, his goal was to become a long-distance truck driver with a local tran...

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A volunteer repairs a house

January 9, 2023 | Business Support, Member Stories

5 Non-Profits to Consider Supporting Locally with Volunteer Time or Funding

Cedar Valley Habitat For Humanity Cedar Valley Habitat for Humanity (CVHFH) is tackling the housing shortage in Linn and Benton counties by helping qualified families build th...

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Interior of apothacary business

January 9, 2023 | Business Support, Member Stories

5 Featured Local Businesses to Support into the New Year

Corner Store Apothecary Kimberly Loeffler opened the Corner Store Apothecary in Cedar Rapids’ Czech Village in 2017 after discovering the healing power of CBD or cannabidiol...

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