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November 9, 2015

Opus Concert Café Performance: Under the Influence (2)

On November 13 & 14, Doug and Gayle Elliott return to Opus Concert Café in downtown Cedar Rapids to present Under the Influence (2), an evening filled with the music…
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October 26, 2015

Three Corridor Destinations Win Iowa Tourism Awards

The Amana Colonies, the National Motorcycle Museum in Anamosa, and Great American Popcorn in Cedar Rapids were among the Corridor recipients Thursday of Iowa Tourism Awards presented by the Iowa…
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Overalls All Over 2016
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July 20, 2015

Overalls All Over: A Grant Wood Experience Public Art Project to Mark Grant Wood’s 125 Birthday in 2016

On the eve of Grant Wood’s 125th birthday and the 15th anniversary of the Overalls All Over public art project in Cedar Rapids, local organizations are working together to bring…
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Mount Mercy University
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July 20, 2015

Mt. Mercy University Receives a Top Spot on “Best Colleges” Ranking

Mount Mercy University received one of Iowa’s top spots on Money magazine’s “Best Colleges” ranking, beating out every other Iowa school in the list’s value-added category. The Time-affiliated magazine ranked…
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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
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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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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
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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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