Vinton Unlimited

A merged chamber of commerce and economic development group.

Vinton Unlimited Press Releases

VU Welcomes Summer Intern

Vinton Unlimited is excited to announce the addition of Shelby McDonald to the office for the summer. Shelby will organize the Annual Vinton Unlimited Golf Tournament, assist with Boom-Fest preparations, attend City Council meetings, help plan for the Sesquicentennial...

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WANTED: Vinton Ambassadors

Vinton Unlimited is seeking energetic volunteers to be part of our new ambassador program we will be rolling out in 2018. Duties of the ambassadors may include attending ribbon cuttings or grand opening ceremonies, touring interviewees or spouses around Vinton and...

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Vinton Unlimited Awarded Iowa Tourism Grant

Resa Berger, General Manager at the Cobblestone Hotel Inn & Suites, is pictured with one of the brochure racks. Vinton Unlimited is pleased to announce it has received a $1,500 grant from the Iowa Tourism Office. These funds supported the “Take Time to Explore Vinton”...

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VU Welcomes 2017 Summer Intern

Vinton Unlimited is excited to announce the addition of Celia Turner to the office for the summer. Celia will organize the Annual Vinton Unlimited Golf Tournament, assist with Boom-Fest preparations and various other projects throughout the summer. Celia is a Vinton...

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Vinton Unlimited Recognized

Melissa Schwan, VU Director is pictured with Jessica O'Riley, Tourism Communications Manager for Travel Iowa, a division of the Iowa Economic Development Authority. Vinton Unlimited recognized for contributing to state’s $8.06 billion tourism industry Vinton, Iowa...

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Summer Changes at Vinton Unlimited

To kick off the summer, we welcomed Nick Hyland into the office as our Intern. I am excited to have Nick in the office as he will offer a fresh, young, new perspective on events and has already offered some great ideas. Please note Nick can be reached at...

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VU Welcomes Summer Intern

The Vinton Unlimited office is excited to announce the addition of Intern, Nick Hyland to the office for the summer. Nick will have the opportunity to help out with the Annual Vinton Unlimited Golf Tournament, Boom-Fest, the numerous bus trips and various other...

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Tours, tours, tours!

Tuesday, May 17, Vinton Unlimited along with the Destination Vinton committee hosted the 2nd bus tour of the season. The 53 visitors left the Newton area headed to an unknown location as it was a mystery trip. Nobody had guessed Vinton would be their stop but they all...

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Upcoming Benton County Action Academy

Submitted by Emily Upah, Director for Benton Development Group We missed YOU at our Action Academy Kickoff; but don’t worry, there is still time to participate! Benton Development Group, Vinton Unlimited and Belle Plaine Community Development hosted a kickoff with the...

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Locals Collaborate with the SBDC

Local organizations collaborate with the SBDC to bring opportunities for small businesses Benton Development Group, Vinton Unlimited and Belle Plaine Community Development have partnered with the Small Business Development Center to bring a series of engaging...

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Tourism in Vinton. 2016 Edition.

Vinton Unlimited’s Destination Vinton committee has been hard at work again for 2016. We are eager to share that we have over 10 tour groups lined up to visit Vinton throughout 2016. Possibly the highlight of the tour groups will be the folks travelling with Country...

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Holiday Lights Wrap-Up

The ‘Holiday Lights’ punch card promotion has officially wrapped up! During our promotion, almost 1,300 completed cards were turned in! That’s a lot of folks shopping local if you ask me! We look forward to bringing you this promotion again for the 2016 holiday season...

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0% Holiday Loan Program

To continue our efforts to promote shopping in Vinton, we are again offering the 0% Holiday Loan Program. This program allows shoppers to borrow money from a Vinton bank at 0% interest for up to 6 months to make purchases at participating businesses.  The banks...

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It’s Finished!

  Before After After 4 long years, the Serving Vinton sign west of town is now standing tall and proud again. All three of the signs on the outskirts of town were damaged during the windstorm in 2011 but the one west on Highway 218 seemed to suffered the most damage...

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Be a Tourist – Part Four

Be A Tourist in Your Own Community By Ben Hyland This is part four of a four part series written by Vinton Unlimited. The purpose of these brief articles is to help acquaint Vinton residents with leisure options that are available right in our own community so we can...

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Be a Tourist – Part Three

Be A Tourist in Your Own Community By Melissa Schwan This is part three of a four part series written by Vinton Unlimited. The purpose of these brief articles is to help acquaint Vinton residents with leisure options that are available right in our own community so we...

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Be a Tourist – Part Two

Be A Tourist in Your Own Community By Melissa Schwan This is part two of a four part series written by Vinton Unlimited. The purpose of these brief articles is to help acquaint Vinton residents with leisure options that are available right in our own community so we...

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Be a Tourist – Part One

Be A Tourist in Your Own Community By Melissa Schwan This is part one of a four part series written by Vinton Unlimited. The purpose of these brief articles is to help acquaint Vinton residents with leisure options that are available right in our own community so we...

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Vinton, Iowa 52349