Bridgehouse Coffee Co… A Coffee House With a Mission

By |January 29th, 2014|

On December 1, 2012, Bridgehouse Coffee Co. leased a space in the heart of Newton and began construction, with the goal of providing an atmosphere where Christians and Non-Christians alike could meet and talk about everyday life. The focus is to meet people where they’re at, support local organizations, and share God’s love.

In the words of owner Brock Patterson, […]

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Get to Know Mayor Mike Hansen

By |January 29th, 2014|

Mayor Mike Hansen is a lifelong Newton resident who began his service as Mayor in November 2012. Find out why he thinks you should Get to Know Newton!

Q: What do you think people should “Get to Know” about Newton?
A: Everything! Newton has a lot of great things to offer central Iowa, boasting some of the most unique entertainment […]

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Newton – A Great Place to do Business

By |January 29th, 2014|

Interstate 80 runs from New York west to California, and right through Newton, Iowa. In addition, Interstate 35, the north/south corridor of the United States, is less than 30 minutes from Newton. So it’s safe to say, “Newton is truly at the crossroads of America.” Each day 30,000 vehicles pass by our community on Interstate 80. Many stop […]

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The Ultimate Staycation

By |January 29th, 2014|

This year, enjoy the ultimate Central-Iowa staycation by taking the time to Get to Know Newton’s attractions and events. Start off by taking a tour or watching a race at the Iowa Speedway (which was recently purchased by NASCAR); or by visiting Maytag Dairy Farms and seeing how their world-famous Maytag Blue Cheese is made—don’t forget to ask for a […]

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Consider Continuing Your Education at DMACC in Newton

By |January 29th, 2014|

For over 20 years, the DMACC Newton Campus has been the place for students of all ages to begin college, enhance their skills for career advancement, or prepare for a new career. The affordable tuition and helpful staff get students in the door. The small class sizes and academic excellence keep them coming back. Classes are offered on […]

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Introducing the Newton Wellness Coalition

By |January 29th, 2014|

The Newton Wellness Coalition is a new organization that strives to promote health and wellness in innovative ways throughout our community. The organization’s theme for 2014 is “Connect Your Pieces of Wellness.” The focus of this year’s campaign is fitness, nutrition and social wellbeing. The Coalition is partnering with community events that promote these three areas of wellness.

When participants […]

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Join us for the Social Media Lunch and Learn Series!

By |January 29th, 2014|

The Newton Branding Task Force is pleased to announce the 2014 Social Media Lunch and Learn Schedule! This learning series is designed to help local businesses became savvy social media users, and will cover a variety of topics, including Facebook, Twitter, Google Analytics, Instagram, Google+, LinkedIn, Pinterest, and more.

Social media provides a new and exciting form of communication […]

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Get to Know the Centre for Art and Artists

By |January 29th, 2014|

Centre for Arts and Artists was established in 2007 as a place to engage the community in building appreciation of creativity. Through exemplary volunteerism and generosity, a tired building was revived into 8 working artist studios, classroom, clay and kiln rooms, meeting room and rental space for 6 businesses. An impressive collection of original art dating from the […]

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