HCC in the News

The Heartland Civic Collaborative has appeared in a variety of news articles across its four-metro region and nationally. Review the top headlines from the initiatives launch.

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Business Leaders Gather for Launch of Heartland Civic Collaborative

Around 50 business, civic and community leaders attended a launch event for the Heartland Civic Collaborative on January 19 in Des Moines, Iowa. Regional leaders from Des Moines, Kansas City, Omaha and St. Louis, discussed why these four regions created the Heartland Civic Collaborative, accomplishments to date, and plans for the future.

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Heartland Civic Collaborative Announces Mega-Region Initiative

Civic leaders from four Midwestern metros – Des Moines, Kansas City, Omaha and St. Louis – announced the official launch of the Heartland Civic Collaborative (HCC).

HCC is a mega-region initiative that has been in development for several years.

The mission of HCC is to take advantage of mutually advantageous opportunities and capitalize on the collective assets of the region in order to strengthen the entire region’s competitiveness and opportunities for economic development. The HCC kick-off event was held today at the Greater Des Moines Partnership.

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