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History / Mission


Mission Statement

To serve, promote and secure industry, business and the well-being of the Dyersville community through:

  • Business Retention & Expansion
  • New Business Recruitment
  • Workforce Development
  • Community Development

Dyersville Economic Development Corporation (DEDC), legally Dyersville Industries, Incorporated (DII), is a not-for-profit economic development organization incorporated on March 1, 1983. DEDC is managed by a volunteer 15-member Board of Directors, a paid Executive Director and Assistant. Prior to 1996, the organization was run solely by a volunteer board.

Unique to our development organization, DEDC also owns and operates the  National Farm Toy Museum, Summer Farm Toy Show, and  Total Fitness Recreation Center fostering tourism, cultural heritage and quality of life in the Dyersville area.