Some member benefits

Business and Community Referrals

 

Provide Promotional Materials in Welcome Packets

 

Invitation to Participate in Special Events

 

Social Media Exposure

 

Business relocation and/or expansion assistance

 

Our Committees

Vinton Unlimited has 6 committees dedicated to serving the community. Members are welcome to serve on any committee they find appealing, with seats on the Board of Directors being the only elected positions

If you like what we do and want to know more

Board of Directors
Meetings: Second Tuesday of each month –
6:30am at Windsor Manor
The Board of Directors handles business operations and oversees the committees. Board members are elected by the members and serve a 3 year term. Any current member is welcome to attend the monthly meetings. Please contact the Director in advance to assure additional seating in made available. The agenda always includes a time for public input for members to share information with the Board.

Business Promotions
Meetings: First Friday of each month –
Noon at City Hall
The Business Promotions committee has historically consisted of business members who work to plan and promote seasonal and yearly events and promotions. Past projects include sidewalk sales, Christmas promotions and The Taste of Vinton.

Destination Vinton
Meetings: As needed at Iowa Land Management
Destination Vinton is the only committee that doesn’t follow a set meeting schedule. Meetings are held as needed. This newest committee is focused on tourism, marketing Vinton as a destination for day trips or longer visits. Members of Destination Vinton collaborate with all attractions in the VInton area to generate interest among tour groups, creating marketing materials and more.

Community Affairs
Meetings: Second Thursday of each month –
4:00pm at City Hall
The focus of this committee is to create, support and plan events involving the entire community. Events include Boomfest, the VU Golf Tournament and other special events.

Industry & Business Development
Also known as the Business Opportunity Group (BOG)
Meetings: Third Wednesday of each month –
6:30pm at City Hall
BOG meets once a month to discuss what business prospects are looking at our community. The BOG members are invested individuals from all aspects of the community including banking, industry, business development, marketing and others. They share a common interest in bringing new business to town and helping current businesses find new opportunities for growth.

Membership
Meetings: Third Monday of each month –
4:00pm at City Hall
This committee is charged with promoting the organization as a whole, including attracting new members, retention of current members, visiting new and existing businesses, After Hours events, ribbon cuttings and Annual Meeting preparations.

We are proud of our community

Whether contemplating a visit or planning a move to our community we extend a warm and sincere welcome to our city and hope your stay will be relaxing and enjoyable.

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Upcoming Events

 

Sep
27
Thu
Vinton Farmers Market @ Vinton Train Depot
Sep 27 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Join the fun at our special “community celebration” every Thursday night. Music, entertainment, games and activities held each week. Hot sandwiches served at our outdoor cafe. This market showcases the best of Benton County producers of fruits, vegetables, jams and baked goods. If you are interested in becoming a vendor or would like more information, call the VPRD office at 472-4164.

Vinton City Council Meeting @ Vinton City Hall
Sep 27 @ 7:00 pm
Oct
9
Tue
VU Board of DirectorsMeeting @ Windsor Manor
Oct 9 @ 6:30 am – 8:30 am

The Vinton Unlimited Board of Directors meets on the 2nd Tuesday of the month. Meetings are held at Windsor Manor at 6:30am. Members are always welcome to attend but please notify Melissa to get on the agenda.

Oct
11
Thu
Vinton City Council Meeting @ Vinton City Hall
Oct 11 @ 7:00 pm
Oct
17
Wed
Ambassador Ambush @ It's a SURPRISE!
Oct 17 @ 2:00 pm – 2:30 pm

New in 2018, the Vinton Ambassador Program will be doing an ‘Ambassador Ambush’ to thank various businesses for making their home in Vinton. Locations are a surprise!

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Vinton Unlimited

310 A Ave
Vinton, Iowa

(319) 472-3955