The Team

A special shout out to our fellow partners!

NEST Design and Decor

1107 3rd St SE, Cedar Rapids, IA 52401

NEST Design and Decor is a woman-owned interior design store down in the heart of the NewBo district. NEST stands for Natural, Elegant, Stylish and Timeless. These words identify their 4 main focuses in all design projects. Most importantly their passion is making people feel at home and in love with their own space.


1101 3rd St SE, Cedar Rapids, IA 52401

Tony and Jessica LaFayette, owners and operators of Rawlicious have been making healthy taste delicious since 2017.  Chef Jessica graduated from Living Light Culinary Institute where she learned the art of raw food.  Her greatest passion in life is to take simple ingredients and make the most nutritious and delicious food the planet has to offer.  When she isn’t at the cafe making food you’ll often find her tending to her garden.  Come see us and we’ll show you how delicious fruits and vegetables can taste.

Next Page Books

1105 Third Street SE, Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Next Page Books is a locally-owned independent bookstore in the heart of the New Bohemia neighborhood of Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Located in CSPS Hall, a registered historic landmark built in 1890, patrons may browse a carefully curated collection of books and sideline items in a warm, intimate, and inviting space. Founded in 2012, the shop has flourished by establishing a loyal local customer base while also attracting shoppers from across eastern Iowa and beyond. The shop offers fiction, non-fiction, young adult, and children’s books. If a customer cannot find the title they’re looking for, staff will place a special order and, in most instances, have the book(s) available in two-to-five business days.

McGrath Auto

The McGrath Family of Dealerships has been family owned and operated since 1952. For over 68 years the McGrath Family of Dealerships has been proudly providing the Cedar Rapids Corridor and Eastern Iowa a friendly place to buy and service a new or used vehicle from people who care. We do that by living our Mission Statement: Do the Right Thing, Exceed Expectations and Make a Difference; within our company, to our customers and in our community everyday.