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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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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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May 9, 2023 | Buy 319

TitanTV Finds National Trade Show Success with Local Support

TitanTV is the broadcast industry's foremost online software and information provider. It delivers real-time tools for signal prediction, PSIP metadata, desktop and mobile gui...

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Bloomsbury Farm Aerial

April 28, 2023 | Buy 319

Farm, Family and Community – The Ripple Effect of Working Together

Bloomsbury Farm is a local homestead that was founded in 1856. Dave Petersen and his wife Karen, the 5th generation to take over the Farm, started the agri-tourism business in...

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Atlantic Coca-Cola Bottling Company

February 20, 2023 | Business Support, Community Development

The Perfect Refreshing Partner of Restaurant Week 2023

Atlantic Coca-Cola Bottling Company is the proud supporting sponsor of the Economic Alliance’s Cedar Rapids Restaurant Week 2023. Restaurant Week is a ten day, buy local foo...

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Mo Nasraddin with The KETO Kitchen in Downtown Cedar Rapids

February 3, 2023 | Business Support, Downtown Cedar Rapids, Economic Development

The KETO Kitchen Gets Jump Start to Open in Downtown Cedar Rapids

Mo Nasraddin personally connects to living a healthier lifestyle by embracing the Keto diet. Now he’s brought healthy food to downtown Cedar Rapids with the opening of The K...

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