Monthly Archives: January 2020
In the third episode of Tom Cilek’s New Best Friend, Tom swaps stories with Mike Hodge, president of Hodge Construction, about the founding of his company, his wide-ranging service projects and his formula for success. Presented by West Bank.
Coralville’s Brown Deer Golf Course will be the backdrop for the Watts Group’s first foray into housing co-op development.
It’s looking like a big year for transformative developments in central Cedar Rapids, with at least two projects totaling more than $80 million set to pop.
Nine years after four Chicago businessmen founded the first Rotary club, Cedar Rapids organizers held their first Rotary meeting on April 6, 1914 at the downtown Montrose Hotel.
Plans for the first major update to the Community Reinvestment Act (CRA) in a quarter-century are being greeted warmly by Iowa banking groups, which say the law is behind the times, contains ambiguities and should apply equally to credit unions.
Kristin Roberts, the newly named president and CEO of the United Way of East Central Iowa (UWECI), is looking forward to serving the community and helping the state’s second-largest United Way organization navigate a dramatically changing fundraising and nonprofit environment.
Collins Community Credit Union (CCCU) has launched Collins Insurance, a new credit union service organization that will offer its members – and eventually other credit unions – direct access to independent insurance options from multiple carriers.
In the latest episode of Diversity Straight Up, podcast hosts Sarika Bhakta and Anthony Arrington talk with Jeff Disterhoft about his role in driving diversity at one of Iowa’s largest financial institutions, understanding privilege and bringing your whole self to the workplace.
In early December, we asked roughly two-dozen leaders from a variety of sectors to weigh in on the trends and developments they will be monitoring in 2020. Here’s what they had to say.
With 16 units built and commitments in hand for another 10, Prairie Hill’s pioneers feel Iowa’s first cohousing complex has proven its appeal, locally and beyond.