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Through collaborative leadership we supplied a pipeline of $812 million in new capital investment projects to strengthen and diversify the assets in Iowa. But beyond big number private-sector prospects we also work with the progressive small businesses, nonprofits, civic leaders, workforce, education institutions, utilities, transportation, housing, etc to maximize productivity and long-term prosperity in our evolving economic landscape.

Partner Update: Meet the Gazelles

Gazelle is the name given to a flexible, responsive enterprise that leaps into the darkness and through its own success expands the economy for everyone around them. The directory captures about 100 gazelle Partners of Tama County Economic Development Commission recognizing that small financial or in-kind contributions from many stakeholders unlock resources for everyone to move the economy forward. Thank you.

After a decade of service, Tama County Economic Development also wants to extend a special thank you to our Alpha Gazelles. These 46 enterprises have been partners for most of our existence:

  1. Alliant Energy
  2. Bohemian Mutual Insurance Association, Toledo
  3. Carl Luze Real Estate, Dysart
  4. Chelsea, Iowa
  5. Clutier, Iowa
  6. Consumers Energy
  7. Deer Creek Family Care, Toledo
  8. Deimco, Tama
  9. Designer Inn & Suites, Toledo
  10. Dysart Development Corporation
  11. Dysart, Iowa
  12. Elberon, Iowa
  13. Eikamp & Associates
  14. Farmers Cooperative Telephone Company, Dysart
  15. Farmers Savings Bank & Trust, Traer
  16. Garwin, Iowa
  17. Gladbrook, Iowa
  18. Grundy County REC
  19. Home Federal Savings Bank, Toledo
  20. Iowa Builders Supply, Gladbrook
  21. Iowa Telecom
  22. Jim & Mary Roan, Toledo
  23. John Ernest Vineyard & Winery, Tama
  24. Kenkel Law Office, Toledo
  25. Lincoln, Iowa
  26. Lincoln Savings Bank
  27. Manatt’s, Tama
  28. Montour, Iowa
  29. Medicap Pharmacy, Toledo
  30. Plaza Family Dental Center, Toledo
  31. Poweshiek Water Association
  32. Rube’s Steakhouse, Montour
  33. State Bank of Toledo
  34. Sunshine Laundry, Tama-Toledo Storage
  35. Tama County, Iowa
  36. Tama County Abstract Company
  37. Tama County Mutual Insurance Association
  38. Tama County Board of Realtors
  39. Tama/Grundy Publishing
  40. Tama, Iowa
  41. TIP Rural Electric
  42. Toledo, Iowa
  43. Traer, Iowa
  44. Traer Municipal Utilities
  45. Vining, Iowa
  46. Wrage Realty, Dysart

Also a sincere thank you and welcome to our 17 (and counting) new 2010 Partners. More Partners are always welcome. This invitation also extends to include stakeholders outside the county (e.g. alumni, retail and services with a vested interest in regional vitality). For more info contact us directly.


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