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Posted on 05/10/2021 at 08:00 AM by Guest Writer Guest Writer

Written By: Karin Chitty, Executive Director, Campustown Action Association ______________________________________________________________________ I am not an expert on economic development. I might...

Posted on 05/04/2021 at 10:29 AM by Allee Wengert

The Chamber’s flagship summer intern program, See Yourself in Ames, will kick off virtually at the end of May. Each...

Posted on 04/27/2021 at 10:43 AM by Allee Wengert

Last week we featured Ames’ “Super Park,” – Prairie View Industrial Center. Lucky for our community, Prairie View isn’t the...

Posted on 04/20/2021 at 10:41 AM by Allee Wengert

Earlier this month, Ames received a $1.5M grant from the U.S. Economic Development Administration (EDA) to construct critical water and...

Posted on 04/13/2021 at 09:58 AM by Allee Wengert

Changemaker—what a powerful-sounding world. Are all Changemakers some kind of boat-rocking, swim-against-the-current kind of folk? What is a Changemaker and...

Posted on 04/05/2021 at 04:25 PM by Guest Writer Guest Writer

Written By: Greg Piklapp, City of Boone Councilmember ________________________________________________________________________________________________ Boone is a community that represents rural Iowa in everything; past,...

Posted on 03/22/2021 at 04:34 PM by Allee Wengert

When talking with our members about recruiting talent, one of the most common topics we hear about is the challenges...

Posted on 03/12/2021 at 08:00 AM by Allee Wengert

A year into a global pandemic, many people are still wary of traveling for vacation. If you find yourself in...

Posted on 03/11/2021 at 08:00 AM by Guest Writer Guest Writer

Written By: Matt Stenzel, Intern, Iowa State University Research Park ________________________________________________________________________________________________ “Let’s start a podcast.” – pretty much everyone in...

Posted on 03/09/2021 at 08:47 AM by Dan Culhane

This month last year, we launched the Buy-In Story County gift card program as an initiative to support local businesses...
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