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MEDCO Announces Community Promise Pursuit Grants and 2019 Innovator of the Year

Posted by: Emily Russ on Wednesday, March 6, 2019
Marion, IA - The Marion Economic Development Corporation hosted its 34Lh Annual Business Luncheon earlier today at the Cedar Rapids Marriott. More than 500 business professionals attended the event. During the luncheon, a major announcement was made regarding new academic grants available to support local career pursuit. Community Promise is MEDCO's

MEDCO Announces Community Promise Pursuit Grants and 2019 Innovator of the Year

Posted by: Emily Russ on Wednesday, March 6, 2019
Marion, IA - The Marion Economic Development Corporation hosted its 34Lh Annual Business Luncheon earlier today at the Cedar Rapids Marriott. More than 500 business professionals attended the event. During the luncheon, a major announcement was made regarding new academic grants available to support local career pursuit. Community Promise is MEDCO's

There Will Always Be a Need for Plumbing

Posted by: on Tuesday, January 8, 2019
Hanna Plumbing and Heating embraces the tagline: A family-owned, full-service plumbing, and HVAC Contractor. “There’s nothing more rewarding than having a business you started from nothing grow into something successful with your family around,” said Hanna Plumbing and Heating Vice President Tim Hanna. Tim and his wife Vicki started the

Exploring Iowa BIG

Posted by: Iowa Big Student on Tuesday, October 16, 2018
The traditional concept of high school typically consists of a set schedule of classes in a set time frame with a set curriculum planned out well in advance. Students are told what to do and what to learn. Iowa BIG is rethinking the traditional concept of high school. Iowa BIG is a nationally recognized project-based high school educational program. BIG is

Students Gain a Competitive Advantage Through Internship Experiences

Posted by: on Wednesday, October 10, 2018
According to a recent Gallup poll, the number one thing employers want most in a new hire is an internship or one-the-job experience. So, why not start now? Information and connections gained through Community Promise or an internship facilitated by Kirkwood Workplace Learning Connection are great places to start. Two area high school students are headed in
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