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  • Meet the CVLI Class of 2020 - Yellow Team

    Meet the CVLI Class of 2020 - Yellow Team

    posted on Wednesday, March 25, 2020 in Grow Cedar Valley

    Our fourth and final highlight of the 2019-2020 Cedar Valley Leadership Institute (CVLI) team is the Yellow team! We would like to thank all the businesses and organizations that allowed their employees to grow their network and knowledge of the Cedar Valley!

  • Working Remotely – Crisis Within a Crisis

    Working Remotely – Crisis Within a Crisis

    posted on Wednesday, March 25, 2020 in Grow Cedar Valley

    There are many resources for working remotely available for our businesses to consider with more and more coming online daily.  But what about the “crisis” within the “crisis” that is being created by this pandemic?  Working in a non-traditional way for our organizations can easily cause corporate misalignment and it's causing us to have to establish new goals to help us navigate working remotely.

  • COVID-19 Update & Resources

    COVID-19 Update & Resources

    posted on Wednesday, March 25, 2020 in Grow Cedar Valley

    As our local, state, and federal response to the COVID-19 virus continues to evolve, take time now to firm up your business continuity plans and prepare to put those plans in motion.

  • Steps to Take Before COVID-19 Employee Testing

    Steps to Take Before COVID-19 Employee Testing

    posted on Tuesday, March 17, 2020 in Grow Cedar Valley

    Cedar Valley health care facilities are asking businesses to review these guidelines before sending employees to receive COVID-19 testing.

  • Recalculating Your Business: The Route to Embracing Inclusion

    Recalculating Your Business: The Route to Embracing Inclusion

    posted on Wednesday, February 26, 2020 in Grow Cedar Valley

    The fee for an inclusive workplace is merely an open heart, commitment, and maybe the occasional box of doughnuts. Inclusion is about accepting the unknown, celebrating differences, and being flexible. Read more from Talend Director, Will Frost, in this week's blog post!

  • Grow Cedar Valley Air Service Working Group Update

    Grow Cedar Valley Air Service Working Group Update

    posted on Tuesday, February 18, 2020 in Grow Cedar Valley

    The Grow Cedar Valley Chamber Council wants to be a change agent rather than the book report club. Surveys and focus groups conducted by Grow Cedar Valley during their visioning and rebranding discussions reported that viable commercial passenger jet service was important to economic vitality and growth of the region. A hallmark of a vibrant and growing region is commercial passenger jet air service.

  • 2020 Annual Award Recipients

    2020 Annual Award Recipients

    posted on Tuesday, February 11, 2020 in Grow Cedar Valley

    2020 Grow Cedar Valley Annual Award Recipients. Recipients will be honored at the Grow Cedar Valley Annual Celebration on Tuesday, March 31 at Bien VenU Event Center in Cedar Falls.

  • Grow Cedar Valley Chamber Council Update

    Grow Cedar Valley Chamber Council Update

    posted on Tuesday, February 11, 2020 in Grow Cedar Valley

    Are you aware of Grow Cedar Valley's Chamber Council? Chamber Council works hard to be the conduit between businesses and community, connecting the resources at Grow Cedar Valley that are working to bring good things about.

  • Letter from our CEO: What to Expect in 2020

    Letter from our CEO: What to Expect in 2020

    posted on Wednesday, January 22, 2020 in Grow Cedar Valley

    In this week's blog post, Grow Cedar Valley President & CEO, Cary Darrah sits down and notes some big milestones for Grow Cedar Valley in 2019 while looking forward to areas of focus and topics that are top of mind to Cedar Valley businesses and future growth of the community.

  • Digital Talent Attraction and Cedar Valley Branding in 2020

    Digital Talent Attraction and Cedar Valley Branding in 2020

    posted on Wednesday, January 15, 2020 in Grow Cedar Valley

    Iowa needs more people – perceptions and resources are crucial. “There are more than 80,000 job openings across the state of Iowa, and it underscores the strength of our labor market,” said Gov. Reynolds. This barrier is not exclusive to Iowa or the Midwest but is one impacting all fifty states.