One Million Dollar Mark

One Million Dollar Mark

About the same amount of time it would take you to drive to Des Moines, Marion County Bank sold all $100,000 of discounted Pella Bucks last Monday evening to kick-off the Christmas shopping season in Pella during “De Kerstdagen/Tour of Stores.” "It's not our record...

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#NewBikeDay

#NewBikeDay

You know that feeling you get when you're forced to replace a leaky dishwasher or the furnace because it blew, well, getting a new bike is the exact opposite. Kris Van Gent, owner of Iowa Bike Co., said that he sells bikes every day, "but you get a new bike just a...

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Thursdays In Pella 2019 Themes Announced

Thursdays In Pella 2019 Themes Announced

The sun is shining, the birds are chirping, the snow is melting and that can only mean one thing...it's time to get excited about Thursdays in Pella! The themes for each night are as follows: June 6: Let's Play June 13: Game Night June 20: Manufactured in Marion...

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Annual PACE Alliance Breakfast: A Year to be Proud Of

Annual PACE Alliance Breakfast: A Year to be Proud Of

On February 28, we had the change to celebrate the second full year of operation for our still very young organization during our Annual PACE Alliance Membership Breakfast. We opened the event with a wonderful breakfast prepared for us by Central College Catering,...

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A Pinch About Pella

A Pinch About Pella

Pella, Iowa is a small town located just forty miles southeast of Des Moines. As of 2017, Pella held a population of 10,225, and brings in approximately 6,841 workers from outside of the city limits. That’s a lot of commuters! Pella is widely known for the Tulip Time...

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What’s the Deal with the Downtown Reconstruction Project?

What’s the Deal with the Downtown Reconstruction Project?

There has been a lot of talk about a “Back-To-Brick” or Downtown Reconstruction project going around. Let's bring you up to speed with this project. For those who do not know, there are 100-year-old infrastructures beneath our downtown's streets that are in need of...

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The Childcare Challenge

The Childcare Challenge

The PACE Alliance Workforce Development Council has been working towards the goal of making childcare more accessible in the Pella area. While we currently have high quality childcare, the number of children needing childcare outpaces the capacity we currently have....

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