Community Calendar

Jan
27
Wed
BDG Board of Directors Meeting
Jan 27 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Feb
10
Wed
Vinton Unlimited Annual Meeting @ Basement of Farmers Savings Bank
Feb 10 @ 6:30 pm

The public and all Vinton Unlimited members are encouraged to attend the Vinton Unlimited Annual Meeting. Social Hours beings at 6:30pm with light refreshments provided and the event will conclude with a short program at 7:00pm.

Vinton Unlimited is a merged Chamber of Commerce and Economic Development group. It is a private, non profit, voluntary organization. It unites hundreds of area businesses, professional firms, and individuals creating a unified voice working to improve a continuously growing community.

Vinton Unlimited is dedicated to promoting our community. We are proud to promote the City of Vinton as a great place to live, shop, work and play.

Feb
13
Sat
Urbana Farmer’s Markets @ Urbana Community Center
Feb 13 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am

When you buy locally in Urbana, IA, directly from Urbana area markets and farms, you help support your local Urbana economy. In return, you will get the freshest, best-tasting food available and help reduce the production of greenhouse gasses.

Visit the Urbana Farmer’s Markets at the Urbana Community Center on the second Saturday of every month!

Feb
24
Wed
BDG Board of Directors Meeting
Feb 24 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Mar
4
Fri
3rd Annual Belle Plaine Business Expo @ The American Legion #39
Mar 4 @ 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm

See and Learn what YOUR Business Community has to offer!
Held in conjunction with the American Legion Post #39 Fish Fry.

Mar
10
Thu
Benton County ACTION ACADEMY @ Vinton Kirkwood Center
Mar 10 @ 7:30 am – 8:30 am

Please join the Small Business Development Center, Benton Development Group, Vinton Unlimited and Belle Plaine Community Development Corporation for the FIRST session of the ACTION ACADEMY. This is an interactive, engaging educational series designed for small businesses to GET, GROW and KEEP their customer base by thinking about their value, their key customers and their marketing practices.

We have a ROCKSTAR group of speakers that will be presenting throughout the entire series including: serial entrepreneurs, marketing gurus, culture experts, etc.

This is not only an opportunity to learn something about your business, but an opportunity to learn things about other businesses in the county. You will use your expertise to help create an entrepreneurial ecosystem where we all connect, collaborate and build relationships on the local level to create an environment that is beneficial to ALL small businesses.

Check out our blog for more information!

SEE YOU THERE!

Mar
12
Sat
Urbana Farmer’s Markets @ Urbana Community Center
Mar 12 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am

When you buy locally in Urbana, IA, directly from Urbana area markets and farms, you help support your local Urbana economy. In return, you will get the freshest, best-tasting food available and help reduce the production of greenhouse gasses.

Visit the Urbana Farmer’s Markets at the Urbana Community Center on the second Saturday of every month!

Mar
22
Tue
Community Job Fair @ Vinton Skate & Activity Center
Mar 22 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Looking for a job? Need a career change? Visit the 2nd Annual Community Job Fair to explore job opportunities in the Vinton area. Internships, seasonal, part-time and full-time opportunities may be available.

Mar
30
Wed
BDG Board of Directors Meeting
Mar 30 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Apr
9
Sat
Urbana Farmer’s Markets @ Urbana Community Center
Apr 9 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am

When you buy locally in Urbana, IA, directly from Urbana area markets and farms, you help support your local Urbana economy. In return, you will get the freshest, best-tasting food available and help reduce the production of greenhouse gasses.

Visit the Urbana Farmer’s Markets at the Urbana Community Center on the second Saturday of every month!