Yearly Archives: 2011

35 apply for SSMID board seats

The nominees will be notified of their appointment by Jan. 4. The first SSMID board meeting is scheduled for Jan. 12.

Diversity Focus shifts mission, searches for new leader

Diversity Focus plans to move from awareness to action as it searches for a new executive director

Downtown IC SSMID passes, board nomination forms available

The SSMID (Self Supported Municipal Improvement District) tax will add $2 per $1,000 to property tax bills and will expire in four years. The tax will generate about $200,000 annually.

Jones tops CBJ’s Most Influential list

Despite a new process that opened voting up to four times as many people, the results of the annual Corridor Business Journal Most Influential list are very similar to those from 2010, or even the year before.

A second chance at life

Dr. Terry Wahls, a clinical medicine professor at the University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, uses nutrition to overcome multiple sclerosis.

Enseva, partners to build Hiawatha data colocation center

$12 million, 17-square-foot facility will house Iowa Health System data.

Samuelson works with businesses to reduce waste

UI grad’s business, Bright Green Strategy, helps businesses, communities with sustainability projects.

Backyard Abundance uses sustainable practices in landscape design

The company helps clients improve the environmental health of local landscapes through presentations, workshops and classes and one-on-one design consultation.

Community foundation releases flood report

The Greater Cedar Rapids Community Foundation’s new flood fund report outlines the $5.7 million in grants the foundation dispersed following the 2008 flood.


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