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cedar rapids: "Diverse Paths Shared Destinies - 07/16/07 04:47 PM
What: A Diversity Leadership Conference for Professionals When: September 19, 2007. Conference is from 7am - 12pm and the Luncheon is from 12pm - 2pm. Where: Crowne Plaza Five Seasons Hotel, 350-1st Ave NE, Cedar Rapids, IA 52401 Cost: $79 for the conference & luncheon or $29 for the luncheon only An important and very exciting opportunity for professionals working in the Cedar Rapids/Iowa City area. The conference will address a range of critically important themes relating to the ever-changing cultural climate both locally and in other communities. Hosted by Diversity Focus, the tools will be provided to assist local professionals and businesses become more welcoming (0 comments)
cedar rapids: 2710 Spoonbill Drive, Marion - 07/14/07 12:35 AM
OPEN HOUSE SUNDAY, JULY 15, 2007 2:30 - 4:00 Move in to this newly constructed 5 bedroom ranch and get your family settled before the new elementary school opens its doors for the first time. You will likely increase your equity right away as the newer, more expensive homes continue to be built in this very desirable area of Marion, Iowa and this one is priced to sell quickly at $294,900. Sitting on a larger lot in a quiet, family-friendly street that is convenient so you won't struggle getting to work, shopping, etc. Many extras have been added to this beautiful home including: finished lower level, 3 stall garage, (0 comments)
cedar rapids: 2990 Roseberry Ct, Marion - 07/14/07 12:22 AM
OPEN HOUSE SUNDAY, JULY 15, 2007 12:30 - 2:00 Are you relocating to the Cedar Rapids area? Are you concerned about finding the perfect home for your family? Don't miss the opportunity to view this home on Sunday, July 15, 2007. Priced under appraised value at $314,550 you won't find anything better in this price range. After weeks of searching for the perfect home, you will know you found it the minute you walk into this fabulous 5 bedroom ranch. Located in a very desirable Marion neighborhood, your kids will be able to walk to school and you will be near a convenient route to work, (0 comments)
cedar rapids: Balloon Glow - Cedar Rapids Freedom Festival - 06/23/07 02:24 PM
Brucemore Mansion, 2160 Linden Dr SE, Cedar Rapids will once again be the site for the Annual Freedom Festival "Balloon Glow" held on Thursday, June 28, 2007 from 7pm - 10pm. Admission is free with a Freedom Festival button.Watch a kaleidoscope of color unfold during Balloon Glow. Relax and enjoy the warm summer evening as balloonists inflate their tethered, lighted hot air balloons on the beautiful lawns of historic Brucemore.Faculty Lounge, Des Moines' premium 8-piece, teacher-friendly, horn-driven, multi-hyphenated funk machine that offers an eclectic assortment of jazz, fun, soul and R&B, promises a lively evening of family-friendly entertainment.This event is sponsored by (0 comments)
cedar rapids: Calling all Families: Wiffle Ball Tournament - 06/23/07 02:00 PM
Play in the first-ever Freedom Festival All-Ages Wiffle Ball Tournament produced by the Oakland Church of the Nazarene. It is located at: 3000-42nd Street NE, Cedar Rapids, IA.Each 5-player team requires one child (age 12 or under), one teen (age 13-19) and one adult (age 20+). Round-robin play June 29 from 5am - 9pm, and the morning of June 30th. The championship rounds will be held in the afternoon on June 30th.Top teams receive prizes and food will be available for purchase on-site. Registration fee is $10 per team. For more information, or to register visit: www.oaklandnaz.org/wiffle or call (319)393-7399 (0 comments)
cedar rapids: Legion Arts Summer Stage -- BLUEGRASS - 05/29/07 02:01 AM
If you like Bluegrass, you can't miss this performance on June 21st at 7:30: DRUHA TRAVA, one of the most successful international bluegrass bands of all time. Formed in 1991, the Czech ensemble (translated, the name means "Second Grass") quickly went on to become multiple award winners in their homeland. Band leader Robert Krestan has been called the Bill Monroe of Prague. His bandmates are accomplished instrumentalists whose influences include jazz, rock and country. The result is a fresh and innovative sound and a concert experience that challenges all preconceptions - lively banter, dazzling bluegrass classics, jazz standards and covers of artists (0 comments)
cedar rapids: Take the Family to TRAIN DAY at Ushers Ferry on June 3, 2007 - 05/29/07 01:43 AM
Ushers Ferry's Annual Trains Day will be held on Sunday, June 3rd from 11:00am to 5:00pm If you have never been out to visit Ushers Ferry, this is a great opportunity for your family to see all that they have to offer! A visit to Ushers Ferry Historic Village, located on the outskirts of northeast Cedar Rapids, is a step back in time 100 years to experience how Iowans lived before the modern day conveniences were made available. The Trains Day is an annual event and this year the train that they will be highlighting is the Union Pacific. There will be slide shows (1 comments)
cedar rapids: Corridor Business Workshop - 05/13/07 10:52 PM
SIGN UP TODAY! The first of three Workshops will be held Tuesday, May 15th. The Cedar Rapids Chamber of Commerce, the Iowa City Chamber of Commerce, Diversity Focus along with several other organizations have teamed up to present three workshops with diversity as the overarching themes. The Business Workshop will examine the distinction between management and leadership and also what the characteristics of a transformational leader should look like. Trainers will be Jude West, UI Professor of Business and Paul Retish, UI Professor of Diversity and Special Education. The topics will be: discussing audiences attitudes regarding diversityeconomic, diversity and changing demographics of the USAorganizations (0 comments)
cedar rapids: Family Fun Day to Celebrate Mothers - 05/07/07 02:35 AM
Looking for something fun to do with the family this weekend? A kid-friendly, playful exhibition is on display at the Cedar Rapids Museum of Art, located at 410-3rd Avenue SE, Cedar Rapids, IA. Take the family to the museum on Saturday, May 12th and you will be able to explore the galleries featuring Original Children's Book Illustrations including nearly 120 illustrations of the following classic characters: Curious George, Madeline, Charlie Brown, Babar, Little Toot and many more! Kids of all ages can also enjoy story time, greet storybook characters, participate in an illustration workshop and meet local authors and illustrators. The first kids (0 comments)
cedar rapids: A Fun Family Event - Friday, April 27, 2007 - 04/24/07 01:07 PM
A FROG WALK Beginning at 7pm on April 27, 2007 Indian Creek Nature Center will be playing host to A FROG WALK for kids and families. The group will learn about Iowa's frogs from a naturalist and go an a guided walk to seek spring peepers, chorus frogs, tree frogs and others. Admission: free under age 3 / $1 for kids 3 - 12 / $4 for adults (members=$3) Location: Indian Creek Nature Center, 6665 Otis Rd SE, Cedar Rapids For more information, please call: 319-362-0664, or email me: Heather@VoyagerRealty.com We look forward to seeing you there! (0 comments)
cedar rapids: Diversity Focus Brown Bag Event - EDUCATION - 04/10/07 10:04 PM
The second session of the Diversity Focus Brown Bag series will be held on Monday, May 7, 2007 from 12-1pm with a focus on Education: Claire Cardwell, International Advisor at the University of Iowa's International Programs office will speak on her experiences working in Kosovo. Her first 6 months were spent working with children and the last 6 months were spent working with Albanian, Serbian, and Roma youth. She also worked on women's issues on the side developing a manual for domestic violence procedures in the area and assisted the UN police with Sexual Assault cases in Mitrovica. This series is aimed toward (0 comments)
cedar rapids: Diversity Focus Brown Bag Series - 03/28/07 06:31 PM
Starting on Tuesday, April 3, 2007 and continuing through October, 2007, Diversity Focus (www.DiversityFocus.org) will sponsor a forum for individuals with varied backgrounds and experiences to meet and discuss a myriad of issues. Paul Shultz, of the Iowa City Wesley Foundation (www.uiowa.edu/~wesley/wesley/welcome.html), will present on Faith with the topic: "The Meaning of Diversity: Spirituality, Religion and People" The Brown Bag series will take place from 12-1 at the Diversity Focus office (located at 205-2nd Ave SE, Cedar Rapids). The theme for the series is "Our Stories" and will focus on giving participants insights on diversity, human rights and international experiences of individuals from (0 comments)
cedar rapids: 2007 Freedom Festival Concert - 03/28/07 06:16 PM
The Cedar Rapids Freedom Festival committee announced last night (Tuesday, March 27) that Finger Eleven and .38 Special will headline the annual festival which will last from June 19 - July 4th. The yearly event features many attractions that take place throughout the Cedar Rapids area and draws thousands of people to the community. Finger Eleven will play June 26th at the US Cellular Center. .38 Special will play June 30th at the Kirkwood Community College campus. Ticket sales and price information have not yet been released, but you can check back at their website: http://www.freedomfestival.com to get updated information or a complete up-to-date schedule. If you will be visiting (0 comments)
cedar rapids: Cedar Rapids Community-Wide Health & Wellness Fair - 03/28/07 09:21 AM
On Saturday, March 31st 2007 from 9:00am to 3:00pm, the Jane Boyd Community Center (located at 943-14th Ave SE, Cedar Rapids) will host the Cedar Rapids Community-Wide Health & Wellness Fair in which over 80% of the major health problems that are highlighted in Healthy Iowans 2010 will be addressed. Some features of this event will include: Blood Drive (10am to 2pm)Blood Pressure checkBlood Cholesterol (a 12-hr fast is recommended prior to this screening)Blood Glucose screeningBone density checkDentalGlaucoma (18yrs & older)SpinalHearingVision (6mo - 4 yrs)HIV/AIDS testing (COMPLETE CONFIDENTIALITY)Diabetics can upgrade their meter at NO CHARGEThere will be lots of door prizes, free (1 comments)
cedar rapids: Starter Home, Immediate Possession! - 03/24/07 10:45 PM
SALE PENDING - APRIL 10, 2007 SOLD - MAY 4, 2007 This beautiful, well-maintained 3 bedroom ranch is in move-in condition, includes all the appliances and is available for immediate possession: 3600 Bel Air Drive SE, Cedar Rapids, IA 52403 MLS #2700492 $114,900 An absolute creampuff that you could move in tomorrow! Located in a family-friendly SE Cedar Rapids neighborhood, your kids can walk to school and/or the park. Some of the features of this great home include (but are not limited to): Large, fenced-in corner lotFinished walkout lower level with family room, bonus room and bathroomAttached garageNew paint & ceramic tileAll appliances will stayYou can get more (0 comments)
cedar rapids: New Bohemia's 2X2XU in Cedar Rapids is Back! - 03/22/07 10:29 PM
If you're an artist (or just want to be), the 2X2XU is an event that you don't want to miss: If you aren't familiar, The New Bohemia group's mission is "to create and promote an environment that attracts, encourages and rewards creativity, innovative works of art, and applied arts and sciences" and they sponsor this event. All you have to do is go to CSPS (from now until April 15th) at 1103 Third Street SE from 11:00am to 6:00pm on Wed through Sun and for $15 (or $12 for students) you will get a 2' X 2' board. Keeping the theme "MY DREAM" in mind, you can paint it however you (2 comments)
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