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The Ames Promise/ Vision

Ames, Iowa is a forward-thinking community. As a city, we are committed to fostering creativity and innovation at the forefront of the world's important issues that the Midwest is uniquely positioned to address, including agriculture, veterinary medicine, sustainability, development , diversity, education, and health care.

For those who want the charms and convenience of a small town with the opportunities and amenities that come from a major university, Ames' position as an intelligent, progressive community creates a city and a region where everyone has opportunities to discover and thrive.

Ames, Iowa, is the Smart Choice!


The Ames Strategic Platform

WHO
we're for    

Those who want the charms and convenience of a small town with the opportunities and amenities that come from a major University

WHAT
 we do  

Ames is the Smart Choice, fostering creativity and innovation at the forefront of the world's important issues that the Midwest is uniquely positioned to address

WHY
we do it

To create a community where everyone has opportunities to discover and thrive


HOW
we do it

             

 REQUIRE

 Stand for

 Be

 innovative solutions

COLLABORATION

 DECISIVE

             

 
WHO
  we are    

    
                    Smart                                  Open-minded                       Confident