Facebook Donates $350,000 to Newly Created East Polk County Relief Fund to Combat the Impact of COVID-19

Press Release

ALTOONA, IA (May 18, 2020)

The East Polk Innovation Collaborative (EPIC), Facebook, and other local partners have moved quickly in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic to establish the East Polk County Relief Fund to provide direct economic relief to East Polk County small businesses, nonprofit organizations, and residents who are being impacted by the Coronavirus outbreak.

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Amazon Chooses East Polk County for First Iowa Fulfillment Center

Altoona’s community is growing in data, retail, logistics, advanced manufacturing, entertainment and more. Joining us in the growth of East Polk County is our neighbors in Bondurant, Iowa.

On Thursday, February 6, 2020, Amazon.com, Inc. announced plans to open its first fulfillment center in the state of Iowa. The 645,000 square-foot fulfillment center will bring 1,000 new full-time jobs to the region. 

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