Facing the cybersecurity threat

Corridor experts offered their insights and advice for fighting “real and large” cyber threats during the CBJ’s second-annual Cyber Security Breakfast.

Recent News

With an improving economy and growing freight volumes, it might appear that America’s trucking companies have miles of wide-open highway ahead. But a persistent driver’s shortage – one that is set to intensify in the years to come – is throwing up road­blocks to the industry.

A new pledge campaign created by The Eastern Iowa Airport aims to harness the Corridor’s community spirit in the name of improving air service.

Rockwell Collins’ board of directors nixed a joint venture with United Tech­nologies Corp. and approached two other potential buyers before agreeing to be acquired for about $30 billion, according to doc­uments released last month.

As the retirement of the baby boom generation stirs a huge wave of new senior living developments across the Corridor, retirees are finding choices their parents could never have imagined.

A merger of two Corridor firms on Jan. 1 is expected to create one of the largest inde­pendent agencies based in Iowa while re­taining the close-knit culture of a local firm.


Learning from Mona Lisa: The art of a smile

November 20, 2017

By Greg Dardis / Guest Column
The cover story of The Atlantic’s November issue offers a fascinating explanation for Leonardo da Vinci’s creative genius: It straddled the arts and sciences.

Response to opioid problem a community-wide need

November 14, 2017

By Tim Charles / Guest Column
From October 2016 through September of this year, Mercy saw 17 drug overdoses in our emergency room. As a trusted health care organization, we have a vital role to play in helping address this public health emergency alongside all other health care providers.

Getting the most from your volunteers

November 14, 2017

By Regenia Bailey / Guest Column
Over the last few months, I’ve had the opportu­nity to work with a number of organizations and learn about their new volunteer onboarding and orientation activities. The most important thing I learned is that there’s always more to consider when working with new people.

Upcoming Events

The CBJ is partnering with Kirkwood Community College to present the region’s third annual Workforce Awards to companies that are ahead of the curve in creating and maintaining their workforce talent edge.

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