Friday, July 29, 2016

Posted July 13, 2016in Community Web Exclusives

Austin Palmer Announces Sale of Palmer Group

DES MOINES, Iowa, June 30, 2016 – Austin Palmer, founder and President of Palmer Group in West Des Moines announced the formation and sale of his employment business to the Palmer Group Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP). The firm, based in West Des Moines, was previously wholly owned by Austin

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Posted July 11, 2016in Waukee, Web Exclusives

Waukee Issued Record 1,054 Building Permits in FY 2016

Waukee, Iowa— For the third consecutive fiscal year, the City of Waukee’s Development Services Department issued a record number of building permits. Waukee Mayor Bill Peard cites Waukee’s desirable quality of life, sense of community and availability of developable land as contributing factors to the growth.  From July 1, 2015

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Posted September 02, 2015in Adel, Community Featured

What a festival!

On day 4 of my new position as the Director of the Adel Partners Chamber of Commerce, I had the privilege of seeing the Sweet Corn Festival production. Being involved with other festivals and community events, I had an understanding of what to expect.   Nothing had me prepared for this

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Posted September 02, 2015in Community Featured, Johnston

What Johnston residents want

I have had several recent conversations about restaurants in Johnston. The general sentiment is that current inventory is good and appreciated and people are looking for additional options. This is not a surprise as, in a survey completed by the City of Johnston, the issue that topped the charts was

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Posted August 26, 2015in Altoona, Community Featured

Are you a leader?

Sometimes we view leadership as something difficult and complicated, but John Quincy Adams made it simple. He said a leader’s actions inspire others — to dream more, learn more, do more, and become more. So again, are you a leader? Would you like some tools to make you an even

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Posted August 26, 2015in Community Featured, Waukee

Busy fall schedule

School Board Election Forum The Waukee Area Chamber of Commerce will host the 2015 Waukee School Board Election Forum on Tuesday, September 1 from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. The forum will be held at the Prairieview Theatre Arts Building, located at 665 SE University Avenue in Waukee.   Waukee

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Posted August 26, 2015in Community Featured, Pleasant Hill

Fall is upon us

It is hard to believe it is Back to School time and fall is upon us! I am so proud of all the work that Cathy Jensen and Caiti Williams have done with our events this summer. I also want to thank all of our Business Sponsors: Chill: Athletico/Accelerated Rehab,

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Posted August 26, 2015in Bondurant, Community Featured

Saying goodbye to summer

Where has the summer gone?! As kids lament and parents celebrate the coming of the school year, the Iowa State Fair ushers in a final chapter to another fantastic Iowa summer. At the Bondurant Chamber of Commerce we hosted our final event of the summer with the PetockaThon games earlier

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Posted August 19, 2015in Community Featured, Windsor Heights

Emerging Professionals

Are you an emerging professional looking to enhance and grow your personal or business network? If so, please join your fellow Emerging Professionals!  We are bringing together those who want to enhance their business and social connections, give back to the community, and have a blast while doing so! Join

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Posted August 19, 2015in Community Featured, Grimes

What does our future look like?

Grimes is one of the fastest growing communities in Iowa.  That is a fact that will become even more evident once the planned special census reports its results either late this year or early next year.  And despite an expected upward trend, Grimes will most likely still be one of

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