Vinton Unlimited has 6 committees dedicated to serving the community. Members are welcome to serve on any committee they find appealing, with seats on the Board of Directors being the only elected positions.
Board of Directors
Meetings: Second Tuesday of each month – 6:30am at Windsor Manor
The Board of Directors handles business operations and oversees the committees. Board members are elected by the members and serve a 3 year term. Any current member is welcome to attend the monthly meetings. Please contact the Director in advance to assure additional seating in made available. The agenda always includes a time for public input for members to share information with the Board.
Meetings: Second Thursday of each month – 4pm at City Hall
The focus of this committee is to create, support and plan events involving the entire community. Events include Boomfest, the VU Golf Tournament and other special events.
Meetings: First Friday of each month – Noon at City Hall
The Business Promotions committee has historically consisted of business members who work to plan and promote seasonal and yearly events and promotions. Past projects include sidewalk sales, Christmas promotions and The Taste of Vinton.
Meetings: Third Monday of each month – 4:00pm at City Hall
This committee is charged with promoting the organization as a whole, including attracting new members, retention of current members, visiting new and existing businesses, After Hours events, ribbon cuttings and Annual Meeting preparations.
Industry & Business Development
Also known as the Business Opportunity Group (BOG)
Meetings: Third Wednesday of each month – 6:30pm at City Hall
BOG meets once a month to discuss what business prospects are looking at our community. The BOG members are invested individuals from all aspects of the community including banking, industry, business development, marketing and others. They share a common interest in bringing new business to town and helping current businesses find new opportunities for growth.
Meetings: As needed at Iowa Land Management
Destination Vinton is the only committee that doesn’t follow a set meeting schedule. Meetings are held as needed. This newest committee is focused on tourism, marketing Vinton as a destination for day trips or longer visits. Members of Destination Vinton collaborate with all attractions in the VInton area to generate interest among tour groups, creating marketing materials and more.