Community Resources

Benton Development Group
www.bdgia.com
Benton Development Group knows the success of our service area is dependent upon the economic strength of our existing industries and communities so we work hard to provide programs and services that will benefit Benton County, Iowa.  Through our programs and services, we work to: assist existing businesses with continued success, serve as a resource to new businesses looking to locate to Benton County, and assist city governments to ensure their community is a great place to live, shop, work, and play.

Iowa State University Extension Office
http://www.extension.iastate.edu/benton/
The Benton County Extension Office brings the resources of Iowa State University and the USDA to you. We provide reseach based information and educational programs in Agriculture & Environment, 4-H & Youth, Families & Healthy Living, and Business & Community to help you make informed decisions.
The Benton County Extension Council, county staff and ISU Extension and Outreach staff work together to provide research-based learning opportunities for our citizens. Through this partnership, we carry Iowa State University’s land-grant mission across Benton County.

Vinton Parks & Recreation
www.vprdzone.com
The Vinton Parks & Recreation Department offers a large selection of youth and adult recreational and leisure time activities along with special programs for people with disabilities.
The department also operates many facilities including the Recreation Center, Skate & Activity Center, modern Miniature Golf Course, and the Vinton Community Swimming Pool. The department also operates many acres of park land that are designed for many uses by the public.

Vinton Public Library
http://www.vintonlibrary.com
510 2nd Avenue, Vinton, IA 52349
(319) 472.4208

a merged chamber of commerce and economic development group