The Iowa City Downtown District is introducing a new campaign starting Friday, March 1st to celebrate Downtown Impactful Women during Women’s History Month. The campaign will be part of a larger month-long campaign during Women’s Month to celebrate the large impact women have on the downtown area as business owners, employees, volunteers, and supporters.

The honorees were nominated by employees, employers, peers, and friends as someone that has a major impact on Downtown Iowa City. Each day of the month, the Downtown District will honor these woman by featuring them on their social media pages.

In addition to the Downtown Impactful Women awards, the Downtown District will feature Women-Owned businesses, and continue efforts recruitment efforts to attract more woman entrepreneurs to Iowa City


Through a collaboration with Think Iowa City, Iowa City Area Development Group, Iowa City Area Business Partnership and the Iowa City Downtown District, we're providing continued updates and resources for COVID-19 related information. Thanks to the support from MidWestOne Bank, West Bank, GreenState Credit Union, Great Western Bank, Hills Bank, Two Rivers Bank, U.S. Bank and CBI Bank Trust, Johnson County and other area partners, the Project Better Together team has created a community-wide Shop Local program to help encourage and motivate local spending at Johnson County local businesses. Starting June 22nd, for every $150 spent shopping local, receive a $20 gift card of YOUR choice to a local business.

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