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News - 2017 Archive

December 7, 2017

Meaningful tax reform and continued support for economic development programs essential for growth BURLINGTON, IOWA—The Iowa Chamber Alliance highlighted the importance of economic development incentives and programs and the role they play to best achieve tax reform during their annual news conference yesterday. The Alliance also outlined other policy proposals...
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December 4, 2017

Dozens of storefronts in downtown Burlington will come to life on Thursday, December 14 for the 19th annual Living Windows celebration. The event takes place all along Jefferson Street from 6 to 8 PM and includes carolers, crafts, puppet shows, marshmallow roasting, ice sculpting, a festival of trees, free horse drawn trolley rides, and more. 

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November 29, 2017

BURLINGTON, IOWA—Greater Burlington's Elf of the Shelf "G. B. Petey" is coming to Greater Burlington and will be making appearances in various retail businesses this holiday season. G.B.Petey began the week by visiting Ritter’s Landscaping, Home & Garden Center and will continue making a social media appearances at one business...
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November 15, 2017

BURLINGTON, Iowa – One of the region’s favorite events, downtown Burlington’s Lighted Holiday Parade will take place Saturday, November 25 at 5 PM.  Dozens of floats and entries will participate in this year’s parade, with the theme of “North Pole Fantasy.” 

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November 15, 2017

BURLINGTON, IOWA— The Iowa Economic Development Authority (IEDA) today awarded a $75,000 Main Street Iowa Challenge Grant to Greater Burlington. The grant will benefit architectural services, electrical, plumbing, and general renovation construction for the CB&Q Depot and future Grier’s Diner. The announcement was made during a ceremony held at the...
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November 3, 2017

BURLINGTON, IOWA— Moving America Forward, a nationally regarded entrepreneurial series, is pleased to introduce Curtis Cloke of Acuity Financial to the public on Sunday, November 5, 2017 at 11:15 am EST on Biz TV. Based in Burlington, Iowa, Acuity Financial develops, implements, and monitors investment and retirement strategies to ensure...
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October 24, 2017

Area businesses, schools, churches and organizations are encouraged to participate in Downtown Partners’ annual Lighted Holiday Parade on Saturday, November 25. This year’s theme is “North Pole Fantasy.” 

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October 19, 2017

BURLINGTON, Iowa – Ghosts and goblins will have a chance to haunt downtown Burlington on Friday, October 27. Downtown trick or treat hours are from 4 to 6 PM, with treats available at dozens of participating merchants. Call Downtown Partners at 319-752-6365 for more information. 

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October 6, 2017

What: Manufacturers’ Appreciation Luncheon. Who: Greater Burlington Partnership. Where: Comfort Suites Hotel and Conference Center, 1780 Stonegate Center Drive, Burlington. When: 6 October September 2017, 11:30 AM-1 PM. Why: To honor Des Moines County manufacturers. Guest speaker Chip Lutz, a retired Naval Officer, will present on leadership, management, and much...
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September 26, 2017

Commemorate the 100th anniversary of the world-famous Ripley’s Believe It or Not! cartoon with the first “Odd Spot” at Snake Alley, in Burlington, Iowa for its unbelievably crooked street.

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