William Gay got the idea for his online business, VetRxDirect, while watching the Super Bowl
By Katie Mills Giorgio, - correspondent Business News May. 22, 2022 6:30 am136d ago
Jennifer Banta knew the shortage and cost of child care was a major workforce issue long before the pandemic took hold and brought the conversation to light across the country.
Two Cedar Rapids students have been chosen for Iowa State Youth Action Squad to encourage community advocacy and expand their learning, research and leadership skills. One idea is to create a business incubator for Black-owned businesses in the Cedar Rapids area.
The program, a partnership between The Downtown Self-Supported Municipal Improvement District (SSMID) and Cedar Rapids Metro Economic Alliance, will give the winning business $20,000 toward “rent and build-out” at a selected property in downtown Cedar Rapids.
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.
The Iowa Supreme Court ruled Friday that two restaurants cannot collect damages from insurance policies for losing business following the governor’s March 2020 order requiring restaurants to temporarily stop in-person dining amid rising COVID-19 cases.