When Charlie Funk finished college, he wasn’t interested in banking. After graduating with a business degree from William Jewell College in Liberty, Mo., he had dreams of playing basketball for the NBA.
The Corridor’s Coolest Places to Work winners were announced June 11 at the Hotel at Kirkwood Center in Cedar Rapids.
There is no question a Cirque du Soleil performance is going to be a feast for the eyes – colors, lights, acrobatics – I knew that without ever having seen Cirque du Soleil perform.
By 2016, the University of Iowa will look like a new campus. Just five years after the 2008 flood destroyed many university buildings, the university has been preparing for another potential flood, using lessons learned from 2008 to keep buildings safe.
When Frew Development Group took over the long-struggling Westdale Mall the first of the year, the Denver-based company knew it would take just the right person to lead the project’s revitalization.
Relentless rains pummeled Cedar Rapids as Mayor Ron Corbett discussed remaining recovery efforts, nearly five years after unprecedented flooding engulfed the city’s core.
The newly-completed U.S. Cellular Center in downtown Cedar Rapids was abuzz June 5 with the nervous anticipation of performers and staff preparing for the June 6-9 performances of “Quidam” by Cirque du Soleil.
Last year, Jaime Parizek began researching franchise opportunities and eventually found the perfect fit. Ms. Parizek is a local franchisee and regional recruiting manager with Patrice & Associates, a nationwide network of 50 regional offices, with a database of qualified restaurant and hospitality management candidates, and more than 600 hospitality management jobs to fill at any one time.
While the leader of both the Waterloo and Cedar Falls Blue Zones projects admits it hasn’t been easy to be in the inaugural round of the state’s wellness initiative, she’s glad to make a lasting impact on her community and pave the way for other cities.
A Coralville-based business has developed a product that it is growing nationally and internationally to improve the traditional textbook-based K-12 curriculum.