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African American Museum
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June 23, 2015

New Traveling Exhibition Tells a Story of Liberty and the American Experience – Grand Opening this Friday, June 26, 2015, from 6:00-8:00pm

Photo: Emancipation Day, Richmond, Virginia, 1905, Image courtesy of Library of Congress. (Cedar Rapids, IA) – The African American Museum of Iowa (AAMI) is excited to announce that is has been selected to…
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ICAD Group and MEDCO Receive BRE Awards
BuildConnectCreateInnovate
May 11, 2015

Creative Corridor Honored for Existing Industry Programs

ICAD Group and MEDCO Receive BRE Awards The Professional Developers of Iowa (PDI) honored economic development organizations from Iowa City, Marion County, Sioux City and the City of Marion during…
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April 13, 2015

United Airlines Onboard Magazine “Hemispheres” Features Iowa! IDEA Unveils This Week

IEDA Unveils Hemispheres Feature on Iowa The High-profile economic development section could reach over 12 million readers  The Iowa Economic Development Authority (IEDA) announced today that Iowa's business climate will…
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JPEC
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April 6, 2015

University of Iowa Venture School Kicks-off on April 8 in Cedar Rapids

(Cedar Rapids) – The University of Iowa Venture School, an intense six-week program for entrepreneurs kicks-off in Cedar Rapids on April 8 with eight teams from the corridor and runs…
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ear Deck Wins Rise of the Rest at SXSW
BuildConnectCreateInnovate
March 20, 2015

Pear Deck Takes Austin – Wins “Rise of the Rest” Pitch Competition and Nabs Investment from AOL co-founder!

Photo Provided By ICAD Pear Deck nabs investment from AOL co-founder! AOL co-founder!Big congrats to Iowa City’s Pear Deck for winning the Rise of the Rest pitch competition at South by…
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#PlantTheFlag
BuildConnectCreateInnovate
February 24, 2015

Building Swagger Campaign: #PlantTheFlag Challenge

Each of the 1,000 valued Economic Alliance members at our recent Annual Meeting received two Iowa's Creative Corridor flags as part of our ongoing Building Swagger campaign. The campaign is…
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Eastern Iowa Airport
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January 26, 2015

2014 Was The Best Year Ever for The Eastern Iowa Airport

Eastern Iowa Airport The Eastern Iowa Airport has officially reached its all-time highest number of annual passengers with 1,132,991 people flying in and out of the airport in 2014. This…
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Connect
December 2, 2013

Tanager Place, CEO George Estle & Youthport Recognized For Innovative Nonprofit Collaboration!

Tanager Place CEO George Estle was recognized with the Nonprofit Leadership Excellence Award at the annual Celebration of Community in November, an event produced by The Greater Cedar Rapids Community Foundation to celebrate the work of nonprofits in…
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ConnectCreate
August 11, 2013

Couple Opens Christopher Ryan Confections in Cedar Rapids

Christopher Ryan Confections, a new bakery and cafe, recently opened its doors near Lindale Mall in Cedar Rapids. Owned by Pastry Chef Christopher Oetker and his wife Anna, the shop…
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