Saturday, August 29, 2015

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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Posted August 19, 2015in Ankeny, Community Featured

Relationships are vital to business

Growing up as a pastor’s daughter I learned from a young age that the “church” is not just a building…the “church” is the people. I believe the same is true of a community. In the Ankeny Chamber of Commerce we have 888 businesses that make up our membership. When I

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Posted August 19, 2015in Community Featured, Winterset

Check us out online

Have you taken a look lately at the Chamber’s website? Last summer we launched an updated version of! Here are my favorite things about our new website: A scrolling “Upcoming Events” ticker. Want to know what’s going on in our community? Take a look at the events, then click

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Posted August 12, 2015in Community Featured, Norwalk

The circus is coming to town

First, I am pleased to welcome Jenna Dean with Salon Glam and Chuck Smith with Matt Cale State Farm Insurance to the Norwalk Chamber! Our Party before the Works event had 687 people celebrate the beginning of the 4th of July holiday weekend. Thank you to those of you who

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Posted August 05, 2015in Adel, Community Featured

Sweet Corn Festival is almost here

The 36th Annual Adel Sweet Corn Festival is almost here! After months of planning and hundreds of volunteer hours, the Chamber is excited to welcome everyone to this year’s event. The festivities begin on Friday evening with the annual corn shucking. The shucking process begins at 5:30 PM at 10th

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