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Dec
31
Wed
BDG Board of Directors Meeting
Dec 31 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Jan
8
Thu
Effective Marketing Workshop @ Belle Plaine Area Museum
Jan 8 @ 11:45 am

Join us for lunch and learn on practical, low cost, highly effective, growth sustaining marketing practices for small business like yours! Presentation will be given by Kurt Karr, owner of Monkeytown, who will share lessons learned from competing with big box stores. Karr will also discuss: Why marketing your product or service has become more important than in the past, why it is more difficult than ever before, and how you can market effectively on a limited budget with limited time.

This event is FREE and lunch will be provided by BDG.

Please click here to sign up today!

Jan
28
Wed
BDG Board of Directors Meeting
Jan 28 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Feb
25
Wed
BDG Board of Directors Meeting
Feb 25 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Mar
25
Wed
BDG Board of Directors Meeting
Mar 25 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Apr
29
Wed
BDG Board of Directors Meeting
Apr 29 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
May
9
Sat
Community Job Fair @ Vinton Skate & Activity Center
May 9 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm

Vinton area businesses offering internship, seasonal, part-time and full-time employment opportunities. Kirkwood Community College will also offer resume and interview pointers. Admission is free.

May
27
Wed
BDG Board of Directors Meeting
May 27 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
May
30
Sat
Taste of Vinton @ Celebration Park
May 30 @ 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm

The Taste of Vinton begins with registration at Celebration Park. Receive your passport and other information. You will then travel through the Vinton community sampling a variety of products while comparing notes and learning about each selection by our experts! Each sample item is available for purchase right in Vinton!

End the evening with a FREE concert in Celebration Park! The Craig Erickson Band will be performing blues style music starting around 6:30pm. Don’t forget your lawn chair!

Jun
13
Sat
Van Horne Music Festival @ Main St. Van Horne
Jun 13 all-day

COME TO VAN HORNE FOR A COMPLETE DAY OF FUN AND ENTERTAINMENT!

Start with the 5K Rock-n-Roll Run/Walk @ 8am
Bags and Slow Pitch Tournament @ 10am
LIVE MUSIC starts on Main St. at 5:00pm

Admission: $10 adults/$8 Senors/$5 12 and under/FREE 2 and under

THE BANDS:
5:00pm-6:30pm — StraitRun
Classic Rock Band
Vinton, IA

7:00pm-9:00pm — Vinyl Vagabonds
Rockability, Fol Rock & Blues Band
Ames

9:30pm -12:00am — Never the Less
Back by popular demand!
Rock, pop, alternative
Waterloo, IA

CHECK OUR THE VAN HORNE MUSIC FESTIVAL WEBPAGE AND FACEBOOK PAGE FOR COMPLETE DETAILS