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Dawn Taylor

Destination Ames

Dawn Taylor, Member & Visitor Services Program Coordinator, is part of the team marketing the community as Destination Ames. Dawn’s past experience in Client Development more than qualifies her to work with our restaurant CYtes and other members to promote their business and services to visitors and residents alike. She also provides direction to our CYtes Guide (formerly Ambassadors) program, which offers staffing assistance for conferences and events taking place in Ames. Dawn loves to share with others the place that means so much to her.

Spending time with loved ones is Dawn’s favorite thing to do. Many a Saturday morning she’ll gather with friends to walk through the Downtown Farmers Market, grab mimosas on Main Street, and make a list of all the new Ames businesses they’ll visit that day. Oh – and ask her about her killer coconut cupcakes.

Favorite thing about Ames: The plenitude of small events every week; arts events, music, district events (Summerfest, Crafts & Draughts, Firefly Country Nights, Snow Magic). There’s always something to do!