Posted November 21, 2014in Clear Lake, Community Blogs

Around the Lake

Autumn is definitely here and is the best time to come to Clear Lake!! The fishing is still terrific so don’t miss out on this! We hope you will enjoy a day trip or weekend visit to Clear Lake.  Great shopping & dining is yours.   Here is a peek at

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Posted November 19, 2014in Community Featured, Windsor Heights

Giving thanks

Thanksgiving — it’s one of the most treasured of American holidays; perhaps because it cuts across all faiths, political affiliations and demographics. It’s a day set aside for being grateful in a very public way. What is astounding is how commercial we’ve made the holiday. No longer is it news

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Posted November 19, 2014in Community Featured, Winterset

Small Business Saturday

The trend recently has been to gobble down your turkey dinner on Thanksgiving Day, let your stomach settle, then make a beeline to the nearest shopping mall and grab the deals while they’re hot. Or be one of the masses at a large box store at the crack of dawn

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Posted November 19, 2014in Ankeny, Community Featured

Thinking about the holidays?

The holidays are just around the corner, and I know there is plenty to do as you think about cooking big meals, decorating your home, planning festive parties, baking holiday goodies, wrapping gifts and many other things to keep you busy. We at the Ankeny Area Chamber of Commerce are

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Posted November 19, 2014in Community Featured, Grimes

A simple message for a complicated time of year

We here at Grimes Chamber and Economic Development often dwell on how blessed we are as a community.  We try to keep our messages simple, although sometimes our work is complex. If you are not from Grimes, our message is that Grimes is part of the thriving greater Des Moines

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Posted November 14, 2014in Clear Lake, Community Blogs

Around the Lake

Autumn is definitely here and is the best time to come to Clear Lake!! The fishing is still terrific so don’t miss out on this! We hope you will enjoy a day trip or weekend visit to Clear Lake.  Great shopping & dining is yours.   Here is a peek at

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Posted November 12, 2014in Clive, Community Featured

Light the Plaza on Dec. 2

People can grasp a little holiday spirit at the second annual “Light the Plaza” ceremony on Dec. 2 at Aasheim Plaza from 6-7:30 p.m. when families can sing, take photos and make holiday memories. The program will begin with a countdown to the lighting of six large wreaths on Aasheim

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Posted November 12, 2014in Community Featured, Norwalk

Holiday time draws near

Yay! election time is over and now we can have just regular commercials on Radio and TV again. We hope that the elected officials will always keep their constituents in mind when passing legislation for the next couple of years and congratulations to all the winners. We want to say

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Posted November 12, 2014in Community Featured, Des Moines West

We are all connected

The Des Moines West and Downtown Chambers jointly hosted our annual World Food Prize Borlaug Lecture Series at Terrace Hill on Oct. 16, as part of the week-long World Food Prize festivities. This is a wonderful opportunity for Chamber members to meet and hear in person an international leader who

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Posted November 07, 2014in Clear Lake, Community Blogs

Around the Lake

Autumn is definitely here and is the best time to come to Clear Lake!! The fishing is still terrific so don’t miss out on this! We hope you will enjoy a day trip or weekend visit to Clear Lake.  Great shopping & dining is yours.   Here is a peek at

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