This is a great place that many people in the Cedar Valley have not been too. They have many things on our local history as well as special exibits that are brought in. They also have a great area on the 5 Sullivan Brothers as well as a science station. I remember going to this when I was a kid and it is still interesting.
This local company makes many kinds of products from circus tents to awnings for you home. They have many items that you can customize or special order to meet you needs. Check out their web-page so you can get a better idea of what they can do to help you out.
This is the John Deere dealer that is located on Highway 63 going to Hudson. It is fun to take your kids or visitors out to this location and let them look at tractors that are made right here in the Cedar Valley. They also have many smaller items like mowers and snow blowers. They also have a great selection of toys and collectibles inside as well as parts for any of your John Deere products.
This business offers not only boats, but many accessories that go with boating. They have very knowledge sales people that can help you find what you are looking for and they carry many variety of products and boats. Watch for them at Boat and Recreational shows in the winter in the UNI Dome. You won't be dissapointed.
This company specializes in custom design furniture. Specifically for offices. They have great designers that can help you lay out your space and they have a great show room that you can look at and feel the products. They have good prices for the quality of products that you are looking at, but by all means, it is not cheap. They are located in the Blacks Building in downtown Waterloo.
This is a great place to take your whole family. These are highschool aged kids that are staying with host families here in the Cedar Valley from all over the United States and Canada. They come here to play minor league hockey and add to the recreational activities in the Cedar Valley. It is very loud at games, but a lot of fun.
This bank is the purple bank here in the Cedar Valley as they all have purple roofs. They have excellent customer service. This is funny as I am not even a customer, but work with this bank on some community projects and have observed this first hand. They are also great supporters of many projects in the Cedar Valley area.
This is a great place to go if you are new in town or are looking for a new doctor. They are a teaching clinic, so the bad thing is that once you get used to a doctor, they might move on into private practice or to another location. They are located in the Kimball Ridge Center or the old Shoitz Hospital. They are more complete than my normal doctor and asks many more questions. They also have evening hours and are open on Saturaday mornings.
For the people who always think that there is nothing to do in the Cedar Valley, here is a hidden jewel. This art gallary has a great collection of art as well as super classes for youth to adult. This is also a great place to hold an event as there is a smaller room that can be used and then your guests can enjoy the art before and after the event. They also have a great outside collection of art.
If you are looking for someplace different to hold a wedding, you should check this location out. It is located by the Waterhawks ski lake off from Hwy 20. It sits back in the woods and overlooks the lake. It is a nice small place, so you don't have to worry about inviting too many people, you can keep it small and keep the cost down. They can help arrange the wedding also.