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2013-07-12 23:23:04

The Cedar Rapids Latino Festival returns to Greene Square Park bringing authentic Latino music, food, dancing and children’s activities to downtown on Sunday, July 14, 2013 from 2:00-7:00 p.m. Cedar Rapids, IA (PRWEB) July 11, 2013 The Cedar Rapids Latino Festival, presented by Veridian Credit Union, will be held on Sunday, July 14, 2013, from 2:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at Greene Square Park, corner of 3rd Ave and 5th Street SE in Cedar Rapids. The festival will celebrate a variety of...

2013-06-21 23:17:47

B. E. Smith, the only full-service leadership solutions firm dedicated exclusively to healthcare providers, has been retained to lead a national chief financial officer search for Mercy Medical Center in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. One of the top executive search firms in the healthcare industry, B. E. Smith has recently placed more than 900 healthcare executives into organizations. LENEXA, Kan. (PRWEB) June 21, 2013 B. E. Smith, the only full-service leadership solutions firm dedicated...

2013-04-29 12:23:10

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa, April 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Interstate Power and Light Company (IPL), a subsidiary of Alliant Energy Corporation (NYSE: LNT), filed today with the Iowa Utilities Board (IUB) a proposed settlement agreement reached between the company and the Iowa Office of Consumer Advocate (OCA) which, if approved by the IUB, would allow IPL to proceed with its plans to construct the Marshalltown Generating Station (MGS), a 600 megawatt, combined-cycle natural gas facility in...

2013-03-20 16:24:27

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa, March 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Bill Stamats, Vice President of Business Development for Stamats Healthcare Marketing, announced significant team additions this week. Two client development representatives have been hired to support Stamats' strong business growth. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130320/CG80061LOGO) New hire, Theresa Lemek, has been involved with new business development and consulting in the healthcare industry for over 10 years. Prior to...

2013-03-15 23:04:42

CBT News reports Pat McGrath Chevyland as the recent winner of the 2013 Iowa Dealer of the Year Award from DealerRater.com. Cedar Rapids, IA (PRWEB) March 16, 2013 DealerRater recently announced its winner of the Dealer of the Year Award, which is determined by a dealership´s amount positive online reviews. Pat McGrath Chevyland was the recipient of this year´s award out of all the Chevrolet dealerships in the state of Iowa. Each year, DealerRater honors the top dealerships...

2013-03-14 16:22:57

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa, March 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Interstate Power and Light Company (IPL), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Alliant Energy Corporation (NYSE:LNT), announced today the pricing of an underwritten public offering of 8.0 million shares of newly issued 5.1% Series D Cumulative Perpetual Preferred Stock ("Preferred Stock") at a price of $25.00 per share, resulting in gross proceeds of $200 million. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20020405/LNTLOGO) IPL estimates that the...

2013-02-15 23:00:10

The Iowa hearing center offers a complimentary seminar to any consumer interested in learning about new hearing advancements. Cedar Rapids, IA (PRWEB) February 15, 2013 The top hearing aid dispenser in Cedar Rapids, Abry Hearing Center, now offers its clients a new award winning interactive seminar. The staff offers the seminar to provide its clients with easy-to-access information on hearing loss and hearing advancements. New patients can listen to the seminar on the company´s website...

2012-12-29 05:02:10

The company known for great customer service and for hearing advancements in Cedar Rapids is now offering complimentary hearing assessments to patients. Cedar Rapids, IA (PRWEB) December 28, 2012 Abry Hearing Center, the audiologist known for providing hearing aids in Cedar Rapids, makes available free hearing evaluations for new and returning patients. After the complimentary evaluation, the doctors will discuss results with the patient and help them decide what options they might want to...

2012-12-19 08:23:34

PITTSBURGH, Dec. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- In its fourth and final award announcement of 2012, the Carnegie Hero Fund Commission today named 18 individuals as recipients of the Carnegie Medal. The medal is given throughout the United States and Canada to those who risk their lives to an extraordinary degree while saving or attempting to save the lives of others. The heroes announced today bring to 81 the number of awards made in 2012 and to 9,576 the total number since the Pittsburgh-based...

2012-11-26 12:24:22

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa, Nov. 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Stamats announced today that it has been awarded LEED® (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Certified Silver for its headquarters building in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. LEED® is the nation's preeminent program for the design, construction, and operation of sustainable buildings. The LEED® certification is awarded by the U.S. Green Building Council. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110721/CG39378LOGO)...