Urbandale has a number of ways to get involved! The Urbandale Community Action Network (UCAN) is a great place to start! The 501c3 organization has a variety of ways to volunteer – from working with children to helping neighbors. To find out more, visit them at www.urbandalenetwork.org. Read more →
Did you know we have bears, wolves, cougars and more at Merle Hay Mall?! The Pella Wildlife Company and Merle Hay Mall are our two featured attractions. Come shop the mall and when you are done, experience the awe and wonder of some amazing animals. To find out more, visit www.pellawildlifecompany.org or www.merlehaymall.com. Read more →
Shopping local helps the local economy create jobs, strengthen communities and of course attract more opportunities to shop! We want to make it easy for you to shop local! Click here to find Hot Deals offered by a number of businesses throughout the area. Read more →
Attention employers & job seekers! Did you know the State of Iowa has a program to help you called Skilled Iowa? Did you know it is FREE! For employers, you can learn more about the skills of your potential employee. For job seekers it is a way to stand apart! Find out more at www.skillediowa.org.. Read more →
The Urbandale Chamber of Commerce wants to make meaningful connections for you! If you are a Young Professional, we have a genYP program to connect you with others 21-40. If you are a member, we have a group called The Connectors who are the welcoming arm of the Chamber. Look for them at events!
Van Meter, Inc., an employee-owned electrical and mechanical equipment supplier, cut the ribbon on its Urbandale facility in June 2013. The 70,000 square foot facility at 4040 121st Street is expected to receive LEED certification.
The City of Urbandale and its partners are advancing a plan to improve the interchange at I-35/80 and Highway 141. The plan also calls for the addition of interstate access ramps at Meredith Drive and the future construction of an interchange at 100th Street. Click to see PDF... →