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Latest Articles by Katie Mills Giorgio
Small Business News May. 9, 2022 6:00 am143d ago
When Carissa Johnson came upon a luxury picnic business in Arizona in 2021, she recalled, “The idea stuck with me and I wondered if I could do something like that in Cedar Rapids.” So she started Boujee Picnic.
Small Business News Apr. 25, 2022 6:00 am157d ago
Maher Brothers Transfer and Storage was started in 1922 in Iowa City as a company that worked moving consumer goods across the country after World War I. Today, it is led by brothers — and equal business partners — Tom and Tim Riley who have been at the helm for several decades.
Small Business News Apr. 10, 2022 7:15 am173d ago
Julie Parisis knows the experience of being a NewBo City Market shopkeeper firsthand, having run a space several years ago before joining the administrative staff.
Community Apr. 1, 2022 10:54 am178d ago
Members had met weekly at Elmcrest Country Club for a number of years, but the group voted to move to a new meeting space, at Groundswell Cafe, located next to and operated by not-for-profit Matthew 25 on Third Avenue SW in the Kingston neighborhood, near downtown Cedar Rapids.
Retail Apr. 1, 2022 6:00 am179d ago
The decision to to pull Cedar Rapids-based Phelan’s Interiors out of the retail sector was nearly a decade in the making, said Paul Phelan Jr., the company’s CEO and president. And it did not come lightly.
Small Business News Feb. 28, 2022 10:26 am210d ago
Unique Events in Cedar Rapids is a “one-stop shop” for weddings, including event planning, coordination and design, a flower shop, rentals, D.J.s, photo booths, a lighted dance floor and more, the owner says.
Business News Feb. 18, 2022 8:00 am221d ago
Casey Peck Peck started out at Kalona Cooperative Technology as an accountant and worked her way into being controller. From there she moved on to being CFO and in 2013 stepped into her current role of both CFO and general manager.
Small Business News Jan. 18, 2022 4:35 pm251d ago
Critical Hit Games in Iowa City specializes in role-playing card games, such as “Magic” and “Pokemon.” It also has board and miniature games, and they buy and sell retro video games as well.
Business News Dec. 22, 2021 7:00 am279d ago
“Nobody's going to be more committed to these goals than me and nobody is going to understand this community that Horizons is serving better than me,” says Sophia DeMartino of Horizons, A Family Service Alliance.