Posted May 27, 2015in Altoona, Community Featured

Added benefits for Chamber members

Early in May, I had the opportunity to travel to Washington D.C. with Altoona community leaders and The Greater Des Moines Partnership. During our time there, we met with congressional leaders to talk about how the federal government can help Central Iowa continue to thrive. Topics of conversation included infrastructure,

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Posted May 27, 2015in Community Featured, Waukee

Updates from your Chamber

Since January of 2015, the WACC has added 21 new members and offered our growing membership opportunities to connect and highlight business through: 2 signature events including the Chamber’s Annual Dinner & Silent Auction with TJ Tollakson & the 3rd Annual What’s Cookin’ in Waukee:  A Business Expo and Food

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Posted May 27, 2015in Community Featured, Pleasant Hill

Chamber hosts summer fun

Chill on the Hill will be kicking off our 7th season on May 29 with Gimikk! Chill will run each Friday night from May 29 thru June 26 from 6-9 at Copper Creek Lake Park. Tickets are $8 which includes two drink tickets. This is an adult event, must be

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Posted May 20, 2015in Community Featured, Winterset

Winterset to host summit

You may have heard about an exciting event happening here in Winterset next month. Our community of Winterset will host the third annual Preserve Iowa Summit June 25-27, attracting hundreds of historians and preservation enthusiasts from around the state of Iowa! The summit is designed to inspire Iowans to discover,

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Posted May 20, 2015in Ankeny, Community Featured

A season of change

May is a season of change. Spring cleaning is in full gear in many of your homes as you prepare to celebrate your High School or College Senior’s graduation. Maybe you are the graduate finishing work on your Master’s Degree. I am in the midst of a big change myself!

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Posted May 20, 2015in Community Featured, Windsor Heights

Active season for the Chamber

Our Mission: “To promote and support members, local businesses and organizations through advocacy, publicity and education, while working to promote the growth of our members, economic development and the quality of life in Windsor Heights.” Welcome New Members! We keep growing thanks to our newest members, Kathi Dellaca of Colwell

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Posted May 20, 2015in Community Featured, Grimes

Governors Days

Congratulations…whether you know it or not, you are in a community that provides many opportunities to engage, share your ideas, lend your talents, etc. The more you are involved, the more everyone is involved, the better our community becomes. Opportunities to get active exist in many forms (i.e. school district,

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Posted May 13, 2015in Community Featured, Norwalk

The countdown begins

Graduation is just around the corner and summer break will soon be here! There will be baseball and softball games, kids playing outside and families going on vacations. Weddings also seem to be abundant during the summer and the Wright Place, St. John the Apostle Catholic Church or O’Leary Celebration

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Posted May 13, 2015in Beaverdale, Community Featured, Des Moines West

Spring has sprung

Spring is here and things are popping up for the Des Moines West Side Chamber. The Beaver Avenue Streetscape project just finished! So, you are all welcome to check out the new look in Beaverdale. While there, shop at the merchants who were impacted by the street closing. We welcome

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Posted May 06, 2015in Community Featured, Perry

Fireworks drive makes a bang

A big THANK YOU goes out to all of the people who contributed towards YOUR Firework Celebration. The Annual Fireworks Drive was another HUGE success. The community came together to raise almost $9000 in one day! All of the money goes to purchase fireworks for Perry’s firework show which will

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