Posted March 25, 2015in Community Featured, Waukee

Find out what’s cookin’

Waukee’s largest business networking event, What’s Cookin’ in Waukee, will be held on Thursday, April 2nd from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the Waukee Prairieview Commons.  Waukee Area Chamber of Commerce members will host booths with business information and offer food tastings!   The Waukee Chamber is excited to showcase

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Posted March 25, 2015in Community Featured, Pleasant Hill

Buy local on the hill

Buy local. It improves our economic stability, strengthens our local businesses, and encourages job growth. We have added a new grocery store, gyms, restaurants, financial institutions, and research facilities. These shops need your support. The next time your family asks, “Where should we eat?” or “What movie should we catch?”

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Posted March 25, 2015in Altoona, Community Featured

Importance of networking

The Altoona Area Chamber of Commerce annual dinner was a great success, with lots of like-minded business leaders networking and getting to know one another! If you missed the event, don’t worry —the Altoona Chamber has plenty of networking events you can attend throughout the year. Why attend a networking

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Posted March 25, 2015in Beaverdale, Community Featured

Victory celebration a huge success

On Tuesday, February 10, we hosted our Annual Victory Celebration at the new Flix Brewhouse at Merle Hay Mall. What a celebration it was with over 90 people attending! Flix Brewhouse went all out with their hospitality to make the evening a joyous affair. A big thanks to Samantha Ricke

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Posted March 18, 2015in Ankeny, Community Featured

Energizing for spring

Spring is here, even if we aren’t enjoying all the benefits of spring right here in central Iowa yet! Typically two things that are top of mind this time of year are Spring Break & Spring cleaning. We are craving rest, warmth, and a fresh new outlook as we begin

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Posted March 18, 2015in Community Featured, Email blast, Winterset

Lucky to call Winterset home

When I think of the month of March, I think of spring…which makes me think of the color green…which makes me think of St. Patrick’s Day….which then makes me think about being lucky. I think all of us here in Winterset are lucky – and here is why I believe

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Posted March 18, 2015in Community Featured, Windsor Heights

When I grow up…

We are excited to announce a brand new event that we are holding this spring titled “When I Grow Up…”. It will take place on Thursday, April 9 from 4 to 7 p.m. at Walnut Creek Church (900 64th Street). We invite all residents and businesses to attend this FREE

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Posted March 18, 2015in Community Featured, Grimes

Travel to Ireland with Grimes

On the evening of Wednesday, April 8th, Grimes Chamber & Economic Development (GCED) will be hosting an informational session for anyone who has an interest in participating in a community trip to Ireland this November. We will be meeting in the back room at The Corn Patch restaurant, where details

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Posted March 11, 2015in Community Featured, Des Moines West

Victory celebration a huge success

On Tuesday, February 10, we hosted our Annual Victory Celebration at the new Flix Brewhouse at Merle Hay Mall. What a celebration it was with over 90 people attending! Flix Brewhouse went all out with their hospitality to make the evening a joyous affair. A big thanks to Samantha Ricke

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Posted March 11, 2015in Community Featured, Norwalk

Spring break

Today as I write this article for the Norwalk Living magazine and I am wishing for spring to arrive quickly, I am reminded that today we are under a Winter Storm Warning for the area and could see 4” – 7” of snow! I know I shouldn’t complain; look at

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