Growing the Cedar Valley


Growing the Cedar Valley

Economic and community development can often be difficult to define. We define it as working together to support and improve our communities as well as inviting others to join. When we do these things well, we are #GrowingTheCedarValley.

It does not have to be a large-scale investment or projects. The following are some of the most common forms of economic and community development and #GrowingTheCedarValley:

  • Building a new building.
  • Purchasing new equipment.
  • Bringing on an intern.
  • Keeping up with mowing the lawn.
  • And much more.

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2020 has been a challenging year, but we do not have to remember it that way.

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20 Ribbon Cuttings so far in 2020
Businesses are continuing to grow and expand. We are blessed to be able to celebrate with those who continue to invest in the Cedar Valley. Watch some of the highlights!
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$263,040,566 Invested in the Cedar Valley 
(FY20 Waterloo-Cedar Falls Building Reports)
Some of our communities have reported record years of investment. With many exciting projects like the Lost Island Theme Park, there is continued growth to celebrate.


How did your business help in #GrowingTheCedarValley? Share and celebrate with us!

Share a short video, photo, or message with us about how you worked on your businesses this year!

Examples could be:

  • Sell a new service or pivot an existing one
  • Learn to work remotely
  • Bring on a new team member
  • etc.

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Read stories from October and November.

#Shop Local

As we head into the holiday season, it will be crucial to support the businesses and organizations that call the Cedar Valley home. When $10 is spent at a local business, $7 stays in the community.

If you have deals or specials this holiday season, share them on our Special Values Page.

#GrowingTheCedarValley is all about Business, Community, and Opportunity!

#GrowingTheCedarValley is about supporting businesses, organizations, and people. Grow Cedar Valley investors know that it takes high-quality relationships, opportunities, teamwork, and commitment. By being a part of the region’s leading business organization, they are taking steps to effectively maximize all of these areas.

Join 800+ businesses, organizations, and individuals and support #GrowingTheCedarValley!

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