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  • COVID-19 Update & Resources

    COVID-19 Update & Resources

    posted on Tuesday, July 7, 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.

  • 2020-2021 Grow Cedar Valley Ambassador Co-Chairs

    2020-2021 Grow Cedar Valley Ambassador Co-Chairs

    posted on Monday, July 6, 2020 in Grow Cedar Valley

    Join us as we welcome our 2020-2021 Ambassador Co-Chairs! The Grow Cedar Valley Ambassadors are truly one of a kind and we are so excited for another year with our new co-chairs!

  • Melissa Reade Recipient of the Iowa Women's Foundation Ovation Award

    Melissa Reade Recipient of the Iowa Women's Foundation Ovation Award

    posted on Wednesday, June 17, 2020 in Grow Cedar Valley

    Leader Valley Director, Melissa Reade, is one of 10 in the Cedar Valley Region to receive the 2020 Iowa Women's Foundation Ovation Award. The Iowa Women's Foundation focuses is to improve the lives of women and girls right here in Iowa.

  • A Message from Grow Cedar Valley's Economic Inclusion Partnership: Committed to Equality for All

    A Message from Grow Cedar Valley's Economic Inclusion Partnership: Committed to Equality for All

    posted on Wednesday, June 10, 2020 in Grow Cedar Valley

    For too long inequalities and, inequities have been annealed into the framework of our nation. Recent national coverage has reminded all of us of the reality our African American/ Black colleagues face each day. Grow Cedar Valley's Economic Inclusion Partnership stands in solidarity with efforts that are addressing systemic racism. The Economic Inclusion Partnership works to ensure everyone has access to the economy if they so choose.

  • A Message from the CEO: Looking forward to Growing the Cedar Valley

    A Message from the CEO: Looking forward to Growing the Cedar Valley

    posted on Wednesday, May 27, 2020 in Grow Cedar Valley

    These past weeks, months, and days have been a true test of how strong and resilient the Cedar Valley community is.  I hope we are all starting to see the light at the end of the tunnel, perhaps we are even on the road to recovery and closing in on getting back to business as usual. If not, you can be assured that time will come.

  • Working from Home - Tips from the Grow Cedar Valley Team

    Working from Home - Tips from the Grow Cedar Valley Team

    posted on Thursday, March 26, 2020 in Grow Cedar Valley

    As we all navigate what working remotely looks like as an organization and coworker, we have a few tips from our team to you that have helped us stay productive!

  • 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.

  • 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!