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ImpactCR Guide
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January 8, 2017

ImpactCR Guide: Your One Stop Shop for All Things ImpactCR

ImpactCR is devoted to engaging the NOW and NEXT generation talent in Iowa's Creative Corridor with leadership, service and social engagement opportunities. Whether you have lived here your whole life…
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December 31, 2016

Year in Review: The Gazette’s Top 10 Storylines of 2016, As Voted by Gazette Readers

Gazette | Dec 30, 2016 at 4:34 pm With 2016 coming to a close— some would say, not a moment too soon— we thought we would count down our top…
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November 28, 2016

Iowa BIG Celebrates Opening of New Building and XQ Award

The Super School Project will be in Cedar Rapids on Wednesday, Nov. 30, to celebrate XQ award recipient, Iowa BIG. The event will be held from 5-7 p.m., with a…
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CreateLearn
September 12, 2016

The Iowa Writers’ House Welcomes Rebecca Makkai for September Literary Fiction Workshop

The Iowa Writers' House is honored to announce that the Iowa Writers' Workshop visiting instructor and top ten nominee on the '2016 Lit 50' list, Rebecca Makkai, will be joining…
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CBJ Workforce Awards
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November 9, 2015

2015 Workforce Awards

The CBJ and Kirkwood Community College are partnering to give recognition to companies in the area that are leaders in creating and maintaining their workforce talent edge at the 2015…
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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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June 19, 2015

Make Music Day comes to Cedar Rapids June 21

On Sunday, June 21, the first day of summer, the city of Cedar Rapids will be filled with live music, as Legion Arts coordinates the first annual MAKE MUSIC DAY…
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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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