The mission of the Community Development Group is “to develop and promote our business environment, including but not limited to our Main Street District, and enhance the quality of life in the communities we serve.”
The CDG is an umbrella organization that encompasses Chamber of Commerce, Economic Development and Marketing and Tourism activities and projects. In addition, the CDG is involved in the Mount Vernon Main Street Iowa program, developed by the Iowa Department of Economic Development.
Please consider making a donation to the CDG by conveniently using PayPal, the world’s safest and easiest payment method! Donations are used for improvement grants to our businesses, community projects, promotions, advertising, retail and holiday events, Main Street education and training, and much more. Thank you!!