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Published by The Business Connection, 2020-07-06 12:25:06

June 2020 Business Connection

June 2020 issue of Business Connection from Marion Chamber of Commerce, MEDCO, and Uptown Marion.

The Business Connection

June 2020

Upward Momentum in
Uptown Marion

As many of us venture
back out into businesses
and take a drive around
town you might notice
some new additions in the
Uptown Marion District.
Despite the current
climate 5 new businesses
have announced their
openings this year in
Uptown Marion. Swamp
Fox Book Store, Uptown
Coffee Company, Designs
by Michele, School of
Rock, and the return of
Maid-Rite along with
an additional 4 micro-
Inside businesses. West End Diner, 809 6th Ave. Marion

Business Reopening “Through the Uptown
Tips Business survey conducted in 2019, 77% space. Those plans started with renovating the
stated that Uptown Marion is a good historic home, turning it into West End Diner
Page 3 investment; and we’re continuing to see that and an upstairs apartment. The next phase
through all of this,” said Brooke Prouty, Main included an outdoor patio that was opened
CommUnity Cash Street Director, “We’re still getting calls from late last year followed by 5 micro retail units
businesses looking to establish in Uptown and built around the outdoor patio earlier this
Page 5 wanting to be a part of the momentum.” spring. The concept is based on the holiday
One such business is West End Diner. When markets that pop up in New York City and
TCiOmVbIeDrline Navigates Annette Perry first purchased the 3 properties
along 6th Avenue, she had big plans for the
Page 14 upward momentum, continued on page 4

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Grill Works selected as Nominee
in State Business Competition

This is the sixth year of judges. This year’s judges go on to present at the state plans to use the winnings
the Open 4 Business contest included Scott Swenson competition in the Fall, towards creating an outdoor
which is open to businesses with the Small Business with the grand champion demonstration kitchen,
located in the 52 Main Street Development Center and winning $28,000 towards display equipment, and a
Iowa districts across the Julie Lammers with SCORE. expanding their business. new forklift.
state and aims to develop The competition was tough, If selected, The Grill Works
economic vitality. The grants as it is every year with a
are administered through number of excellent ideas
IEDA’s Iowa Downtown submitted by our ever
Resource Center and Main entrepreneurial Uptown
Street Iowa programs with businesses. The Grill Works
funding to assist business was selected as this year’s
expansion projects. Each of local winner, winning
the 52 Iowa Main Streets can $1,000 in the first round.
submit one local business Once selected as the local
into the state competition. nomination, The Grill Works
Every year Uptown Marion submitted a video to the
hosts a local competition for state competition and was a
Uptown businesses to pitch top 12 finalist! From there
their businesses expansion the field will be narrowed
ideas to a group of local down to the top 5 that will

Military Tribute
Banners to
Adorn Streetlights

The City of Marion, Marion In addition to covering
Chamber of Commerce and the cost of the banner, a
Uptown Marion Main Street portion of the sponsorship
are pleased to announce is donated to local veteran
that the military tribute affairs programs. For more
banners, sponsored by local information on the program
residents and businesses, are or to find a map visit:
now on display. The banners www.cityofmarion.org or
will be up from Memorial www.uptownmarion.com.
Day through Veterans Day
2020. Over 180 veterans and To be notified when
military personnel with ties 2021 sponsorships become
to Marion are honored in the available visit: tinyurl.com/
first 3 years of the program. marionmilitarybanners

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Business Reopening Tips

In addition to recommendations provided in the Marion
Business Reopening Guide (find out more on page 11)
here are some tips to give your customers the confidence
to shop and dine in Marion!

Communication
Craft a consistent message for all communication channels

Update your ‘Google Business Listing’ and ‘Facebook About Page’

Establish a FAQ page on your website so customers can be prepared

Share new expectations with customers as you greet them

Make pick-up easy by asking for car descriptions and adding a special location

Communicate special instructions and ask for any special requests

Creating a video showing customers what to expect

Shout out and support your neighboring businesses Visit
Thank customers for their patience and their business
Ask customers to share online their support of your business tinyurl.com/MarionReopening

Logistics
Ready your exterior space and make the experience easy to understand
Go BIG on signage but small on content (Can you read it from a car?)
Create infographics (We use Canva!) to simply deliver a message
Place signage throughout - not just on the front door
Do you have a sign for: Open? Hours? Dine-in, curbside, take-out, appointment only?
Extra Signage: Traffic flow arrows, modified hours, floor stickers, table tents
Eliminate or frequently wash high touch points such as pens, menus, door handles, etc.
Prop open doors or add hands free door openers
Develop contactless services, pick-up, and pay options
Create online ordering or find a 3rd party such as ShopWhereILive.com
Use nonverbal cues by leave your cleaning supplies out so customers can see them
Create space by moving furniture and removing obstacles
Link safety with hospitality - offer hand sanitizer, masks, or a bag to store masks while eating

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EAT. DRINK. & BE MARION.

Food & Pub Crawl Fundraiser

Thursday | July 16| 5:30pm | Uptown Marion
Tickets at www.UptownMarion.com

Uptown Marion is hosting what we do is serve the a vital role in restarting Eat. Drink. & Be Marion
the sixth annual Eat. Drink. small businesses in the our economies. Together AT HOME, on July 16 as an
& Be Marion: Food & Pub heart of our community that well will emerge better and opportunity to safely support
Crawl Fundraiser with a twist. are owned by our friends stronger but we need your the Uptown organization.
Our mission is to improve and neighbors and woven help. We know this event will look
Uptown Marion through into the fabric of Marion. much different from the past
continued revitalization, These businesses need our With the health and safety but we are working hard to
growth and preservation support as an organization of our event attendees, make it a fun and successful
of historic character now more than ever and the volunteers, and businesses fundraising event. Visit
through appropriate design, proceeds of this event do top priority, along with the UptownMarion.com for the
promotion, and economic just that. Main Streets are guidance of health officials latest information.
strategies that improve our a proven economic driver and local restrictions we will
community. A big part of for communities and play be changing the format for
2020. We are launching 2020

upward momentum, continued from page 1

will be occupied by micro- New Tomaso's Location, 1204 7th Ave. Marion
businesses and entrepreneurs
this summer.

Other development projects
include the announcement of
a newly renovated Maid-Rite
restaurant at 1000 7th Avenue,
a new Tomaso’s location
going up at 1204 7th Avenue,
plans progressing on the new
Marion Library, and progress
made on the plans for a
streetscape reconstruction of
7th Avenue.

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Local Businesses Infused with Cash

At the start of June, sponsored by the 14 area Thank you to the following sponsors for reaching higher
Marion businesses have businesses listed below. and making a difference in Marion!
been getting a boost thanks
to the generosity of their The certificates were For a full list of Cash visit Marioncc.org/cc.
peers. The CommUNITY distributed by the sponsors participating businesses
Cash program is designed through random acts of accepting CommUNITY
to infuse dollars to retailers, kindness, customer gifts,
restaurants and services and employee appreciation.
who have been affected by Recipients of the certificate
COVID-19. are encouraged to match
In May, the Marion the value incenting a $50
Chamber of Commerce transaction. They will be
accepted sponsorship redeemable through June 30,
dollars from area businesses 2020 on goods and services
wanting to fund an at participating Marion
impactful program. An businesses. At the end of
idea that started with Kevin the redemption period
King, Market President with participating businesses will
Ohnward Bank & Trust. turn in CommUNITY Cash
The effort started with a to the Marion Chamber for
few financial institutions reimbursement.
coming together with
a contribution to fund Any money remaining
certificates redeemable at in the fund after August
businesses. It’s grew beyond 1, 2020 a donation will be
that category and over split between the Churches
$12,000 in CommUNITY of Marion Food Pantry and
Cash was sent into Marion Marion Cares, who both play
an important role in the well-
being of the community.

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Summit Pointe Joins Platinum Community Partners

Summit Pointe Senior Community Partner with Platinum Community
Living Community has the Marion Chamber of Partners Farmers State Bank,
joined the Marion Chamber Commerce as we strive ImOn Communications,
Platinum Community to connect with our and MercyCare Community
Partners, a program that community,” said Josh Physicians in sponsoring
sponsors free community Campbell, Sales and Uptown Marion Market,
events. Summit Pointe, Marketing Director at Uptown Getdown, Fall
located at 3505 English Summit Pointe. Marion Market, Chocolate
Glen Avenue in Marion, is a Walk, and Christmas In The
senior community providing “The Marion community Park & Peppermint Walk.
independent living, assisted has always enjoyed and
living, and memory care, supported the chamber’s
creating a passion for living free community event line
for its residents. up, “ said Jill Ackerman,
For over a decade Summit Marion Chamber President.
Pointe Senior Living “That said, events consume a
has made it a mission to considerable amount of staff
purposely give back to the time and they are expensive
growing community of to execute- without
Marion and surrounding exceptional sponsors like
areas. Summit Pointe, our free
“We are proud to be events would not exist.” Josh Campbell and Kayla Howk-Erwin of Summit Pointe Senior Living
recognized as a Platinum on the set of a Platinum Partner commercial shoot.
Summit Pointe Senior
Living joins current

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Summers Events Will Ease
Back With Restrictions

The Uptown Marion Market season is set to begin following signage at the event.
Saturday, June 13 from 8 – 11 a.m. In compliance The dates of additional markets will be July
with health guidelines for farmers markets, 11, and August 8. Times will be 8:00 –
the event is moving to a linear format on 11:00 a.m.
6th Avenue between 10th Street and For the most up to date information
11th Street in Uptown Marion and will on the market please visit marioncc.
feature twelve vendors. org/uptown-marion-markets
Uptown Getdown is scheduled
As we continue to adapt, the for Thursdays in August. Marion
priority will remain on the safety of Chamber staff will continue to
vendors, volunteers, sponsors, and monitor current public health
attendees while offering the public guidelines for events and gatherings
access to local products. Current while making safety a priority. We
public health guidelines allow only the continue to think of new, unique ways
sale of Farm Products and Food at the to be together as a community.
market. We want to take this opportunity to
thank our Platinum Community Partners for
Attendees will be asked to practice public
health safety standard such as social distancing, their continued support!
hand sanitizing, attending the market along, and

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Member Milestones

Ribbon cuttings and other milestone events were suspended in March due to COVID-19. The Chamber looks forward to
celebrating with members again soon!

D-BAT Marion Villa’s Patio

Congratulations to D-BAT Marion on celebrating their grand opening! The Villa's Patio, 433 7th Ave,  celebrated their reopening with ribbon cutting in
20,000 square foot training facility, located at 1783 Red Fox Way. features indoor February! The restaurant suffered a kitchen fire in June 2018 and has taken the time
batting cages for all levels of baseball and softball, camps & clinics, instruction, to complete a full remodel including kitchen and expanded dining and patio rooms.
birthday parties, and a fully stocked pro shop.

Welcome New Chamber Members

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A Message to High School Seniors

We want to thank the of the 742 graduating seniors Home School program to to congratulate you on your
Marion School Districts and from Linn Mar, Marion express our support of their accomplishments and wish
staff for their dedication Independent, and the Marion future endeavors. While this you the best as you prepare
in educating our students was a project that has been in to graduate and begin a new
through COVID19. It has the works since 2019 it seemed chapter of your life. While your
been hard on teachers, even more appropriate given senior year isn’t ending how
students, and parents to the circumstances and we anyone would have imagined,
continue education activities hope to start this as an annual we want you to know that your
but especially hard on seniors tradition. See the message community is very proud of
as they must forego milestones below: you and will be cheering for
we all cherish. This year you as you chase your dreams!
the City of Marion, Marion Dear Member of the Class of Wherever your future takes
Chamber of Commerce, 2020, you, we hope you’ll always
Uptown Marion District remember that you have a
and Marion Economic On behalf of the City of home in Marion.
Development Corp. teamed Marion, Marion Chamber of
up to craft a message to each Commerce, Uptown Marion Sincerely,
District and Marion Economic Mayor Nick AbouAssaly
Development Corp., I want

Are You In The Group?

In mid-March local “We had Ramsey’s for
restaurants were the first take out last night! The food
business segment to begin was amazing.”
receiving direction from the
State to reduce operations At the onset, the businesses
in order to prevent the were able to communicate
spread of Coronavirus. The changes that were happening
importance of having a daily, affecting how they
platform for businesses to operate. Many were needing
easily communicate their to reduce hours and
changes in operations with completely pivot from an in-
the community led to the person experience to a new,
creation of a new Facebook
group, Marion Delivery, are you in the group
Carry-Out & Curbside. continued on page 15

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Tower Terrace Road Progress

Two major construction The new station is being
projects are progressing built to accommodate
in northwest Marion present and future staff for
along Tower Terrace Rd. approximately 30 to 50 years
Fire Station No 1 and the out. The building is being
new Marion YMCA both built for the next 75 years.
broke ground in Fall 2019. The difference between
Here’s a look at what’s been this building and other fire
happening. stations, is that it is being
engineered as ‘biophilic’ –
“bringing nature in”. The
Marion YMCA
Construction on the thought is to provide mental
new building continues wellness to our firefighters
to progress on time as the who must deal with very
projected completion date stressful situations.
remains to be set for the end The white steel of the
of December 2020.  All pre- construction, which is on
cast walls have been installed the east end and is the tallest
on the building, structural area, will be the apparatus
steel has also been installed, bay where the trucks are
and the building is set to kept. The smaller taller
be enclosed by early July.  portion that protrudes above
Concrete for the gym floors the roof line on the east Farmers State Bank Leaders Doug and Kent Neighbor watch as Gene
and the pool area has been side of the apparatus bay is Neighbor signs the final beam before it’s placed.
poured.  going to be a training tower Concrete for the gym floor was recently poured at the YMCA.
A commemorative and hose tower (rope rescue Marion Fire Station Headquarters
milestone was celebrated training, hose advancement
on May 15, 2020 as YMCA, training and hose drying).
City of Marion leadership, The concrete block area in
project volunteers, and the middle will house a storm
major donors were able to shelter that will contain the
sign the last structural steel station’s training room and
beam that can be seen on also be the city’s emergency
the front of the building operations center.
until July. Cedar Valley Steel The red steel area on
installed the signed beam the the west side lower level is
following week on May 18th.  going to be the fire station
In the coming months, the headquarters. The present
parking lot will be paved and headquarters at Fire Station
windows will be ordered.  #2 were built in 1991 and
the present size of the
Marion Fire Station department has outgrown
those facilities. The second
Headquarters
Construction on the city’s floor above the headquarters
third station, named Marion will be the firefighters living
Fire Station Headquarter/ space. Firefighters work 24
Station #1, is on schedule per hour shifts and actually live
Christner Construction. The at the stations, sometimes
final completion is set for for a straight 48 hours.
December 31st, 2020.

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Toolkit Helps Businesses Reopen

With Iowa Governor Kim City of Marion, Marion guide to help residents coronavirus and resident
Reynolds easing additional Economic Development navigate and understand the readiness as we move toward
restrictions throughout the Corp (MEDCO) or Marion new guidance. The Task Force reopening.
state on May 15, Marion Chamber of Commerce has also launched an online
community leaders began websites.  community survey to assess Find the latest information
providing area businesses personal impacts related to as it becomes available at
with a toolkit to assist in a The toolkit provides www.cityofmarion.org.
safe, thoughtful reopening. general guidance, CDC
recommendations, and best
“While we continue to practices for both employee
focus on keeping people and customer protection
safe, we must also plan by sector. It aligns with
ahead, understanding that recommendations put forth
COVID-19 will remain a part by other metro communities
of our lives for some time,” and is based on a guide
said Marion Mayor Nicolas developed by the Association
AbouAssaly. “As employers of Chamber of Commerce
determine the best way to Executives and the Quad
get back to business, we want Cities Chamber of Commerce.
to give them the tools for
success.” To complement the
business toolkit, the
The document is available Community Recovery Task
for download via the Force is creating a companion

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Note from Nick

Supporting our business partners while staying forward focused

Q2 has no doubt been have provided value to continue through recovery.
one of the most challenging all of you as you seek and While being very focused
periods for any of us pursue the best plan for your on COVID-19 business
both professionally and business. support, there are still
personally. In a matter projects considering
of days, our routines Some of the most frequent significant investments in
and ways of conducting yet complicated questions the Marion community.
business quickly pivoted now revolve around complex The value of new housing
to online platforms. Our workforce and legal topics. and commercial/industrial
sharply aligned playbooks To help you work through starts for January-April
and strategic plans were these questions, check out 2020 actually exceeded
challenged to adjust to a our recently published the same period for 2019.
very different operating webinar called “Is it Legal, We continue to work with
environment. We know that Is it Safe, Is it Responsible.” developers and investors
all of you have been impacted Nick Glew, MEDCO President. You can find it under the who remain confident
financially in some way. We video resources section of that this community will
all became inundated with AbouAssaly, we were www.medcoiowa.org/covid. rebound quickly as we
resources, planning tools, honored to be a member of Additionally, we’re proud to work to maintain our
webinars…all of which were the Community Recovery have partnered with the City growth mindset. Marion is a
nearly impossible to sort Task Force, a team of leaders of Marion and the Marion resilient community that will
through. who will influence both Chamber to publish a come out of this pandemic
short- and longer-term comprehensive “Reopening even stronger than we were
As your economic strategies to support holistic & Recovery Toolkit for before. We will navigate this
development organization, recovery and growth. We Business.” together.
our team began by spending launched a COVID-19 We remain focused on
time learning about your resource page at medcoiowa. Please use this document supporting you where you
challenges and needs. We org, and continue to update as a guide for your teams as are today. We want to hear
leveraged partnerships with content daily. We brought you lead forward in a safe from you if there’s something
the City of Marion and our community together and responsible manner. It’s we might research, a
the Marion Chamber of by hosting Community not intended to be a one- question we might answer,
Commerce to call more than Conversations with our city, size-fits-all answer key. Use or a resource we might
500 businesses every two school, and state leaders. it to understand best practice connect you to. Thank you
weeks to best measure and We’ve worked directly with and general guidance that persevering with us and we
influence our community many of you and hopefully will put you on the right look forward to standing
response. Led by Mayor path towards keeping your alongside you in the months
workforce healthy as we

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Community Promise Brings
Lessons to Life Through Video

Community Promise
now has videos available for
students in eighth, ninth and
tenth grades and another
for eleventh and twelfth
grade students to take career
assessments to learn more
about opportunities in our
community. These videos were to continue learning while can be found online by going and navigating to “Learning
created as a way for students not meeting in person. These www.communitypromise.org at Home.”

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Timberline Manufacturing Credits Leadership
and Shares Safety Measures and Preparation

Businesses around the
world have been impacted
in a variety of ways due
to COVID-19. Company
leaders are required to find
new ways to operate while
keeping their workforce
healthy and implementing
new safety standards.
“When this first happened,
our initial reaction was to
heavily concentrate on the
health and safety of our
employee base and continue
to keep our business running
under what had become a
world of unknowns,” said
Tom Pientok, President
and CEO for Timberline
Manufacturing. Timberline Manufacturing cuts the ribbon on their new Marion facility in October of 2019.

As one of Marion’s
largest private employers,
Timberline Manufacturing included those who could our team has provided all their extraordinary efforts to
is an employee-owned reasonably work well from of us as we continue to take care of our customers.
company that provides home. Anyone returning make decisions and navigate They have been the real
electrical contract from Spring break trips were the best possible plans for driving force in our ability
manufacturing services also required to quarantine. our organization as we go to remain operational.
specializing in wire harness Many of these measures are forward.” Throughout the pandemic,
assembly, control panels, still in place in addition to we have focused on safety
and circuit board assembly. others, such as maintaining The company plans and doing everything we
The company has customers a closed campus to visitors to follow a three phased can to preserve a paycheck
spanning many industries and no company travel. approach over the course of for our employee-owners.
including aerospace, Timberline also hired the summer as they work to Ultimately, we just want to
mining, road construction Mercy Hospital to take bring employees back into get back to growth mode.”
equipment, agriculture, and daily temperatures as staff the workspace. Added safety
packaging. come and go between shift measures such as plexiglass The current pandemic
Pientok credits many changes. Employees coming guards to minimize human continues to shape how
of their successful safety in at other times of the day fluid transfer have been business is conducted
measures to his leadership attest to not having any installed. while minimizing threat to
team “They have been on top symptoms prior to entering. human lives. While many
of this from day one.” Pientok also receives “We’ve provided employees look forward to a world
Beginning in mid-March updates from his Human with a disaster relief payment without COVID, one thing
the company began offering Resources team based on to help them cover some is certain. We must continue
flexible work schedules daily press conferences held incremental expenses,” said innovating and exploring
and shifting a third of their by Governor Reynolds. Pientok. “We applied for opportunities for growth to
PPP (Paycheck Protection reframe the future.
“I’m incredibly proud of Program) and have given
employees off site. This the work and leadership a “thank you bonus” to
employees in recognition of

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Technology Offers Shive-Hattery Improved Safety

MEDCO Investor Spotlight

Story provided by Lauren During the pandemic, this Shive Hattery implemented Microsoft HoloLens2, an immersive
Gilbertson, Shive-Hattery technology offers clients and mixed reality headset designed for professional applications. This
staff improved safety and tool offers the company and their clients improved safety, reducing
In this new reality where coordination. The headset the need for travel and on-site meetings.
many of us are working requires only one staff
from home or sheltered in member be on-site with a Process Design Lead, said he how it interacts with their
place, how are engineers client, reducing the need for recently used the tool with a day-to-day activities.”
and architects adapting to travel and number of staff at client to identify a potentially Learn more about Shive-
continue designing projects project sites. Once on-site, costly design issue early, Hattery’s visualization
for communities and the client can use the headset avoiding change orders or services or request a demo at
businesses? to see the design in their own problems for the end user. www.shive-hattery.com.
space which cuts down on Want your company to
Shive-Hattery engineers the need for additional on- “We’ve had clients try it on be featured in an upcoming
use 3D visualization every site meetings. in their environment,” said issue? Let us know!
day, bringing designs and Krenz. “They can see exactly
drawings to life. While you Whether Shive-Hattery what they’re going to get and
may have heard of virtual staff are working from home
reality (VR) and augmented or the office, the headset can
reality (AR), the latest wave transmit a live video feed that
of visualization tech is MR, allows them to see exactly
or “mixed reality.” what the wearer sees as they
manipulate 3D models in real
New this year, Shive- world context, take notes,
Hattery implemented the experiment with furniture
Microsoft HoloLens 2, an layouts or pipe routing, and
immersive mixed reality more.
headset designed for
professional applications. Engineers, architects, and
With features more advanced interior designers in the ICR
than a consumer system, the Corridor offices are already
HoloLens 2 offers a wide field finding the tool beneficial
of view, industry-leading across the design process.
resolution, an ergonomic fit, Matt Krenz, ICR Office
and Wi-Fi connectivity.

are you in the group, continued from page 9

curbside or delivery format. going on throughout the were included in closures, “First time ordering New
On the other side, members community, in one central the group began evolve York Gyro tonight…it was
of the group were able to location on Facebook. As beyond restaurants. soooooo good!!!”
keep informed on what was retail and service industries Currently this group has
over 4,300 members made other and thanked business
PHELAN’S up of business owners and owners for continuing to
community members. step up to the challenge.
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