Posted September 17, 2014in Community Featured, Windsor Heights

We keep on growing

One of the exciting things about being on the Chamber Board is the opportunity to welcome new Chamber members and then let you, the citizens of our great community, know more about them. This past month we welcomed Hurd Real Estate, a development and investment firm based here in Des

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Posted September 17, 2014in Community Featured, Grimes

Is this a place you want to be?

Grimes is a part of a region that has been recognized as one of the “best places” in the country. Hardly a week goes by without another national publication recognizing our neck of the wood for extremely positive achievements. During the past year, NBC’s “Today Show” named us the “Wealthiest

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Posted September 17, 2014in Ankeny, Community Featured

Progress in every corner

Fall is here, and the Ankeny community continues to thrive with progress in every corner of the city. The Ankeny Area Chamber of Commerce is now more than 825 members strong and growing each day. We have about three ribbon cuttings a week, so please join us to learn more

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Posted September 12, 2014in Clear Lake, Community Blogs

Around the Lake

Fall is one of the best times to come to Clear Lake!! The fishing and sailing is still terrific in September so don’t miss out on those two great things to do. We hope you will enjoy a day trip or weekend visit to Clear Lake.  Great shopping & dining

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Posted September 10, 2014in Community Featured, Des Moines West

What’s next for education?

For many of us a favorite seasonal transition is September — the beginning of autumn and, more importantly, the re-beginning of another year of education. We have the excitement of participating with the students among us as they — for the first time or for another year — prepare to

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Posted September 10, 2014in Community Featured, Norwalk

Fall and football

School has been in session for several weeks now, and if you are a football fan, I hope your team is doing well so far. The weather is finally turning cooler, and before you know it the leaves will be turning colors. The Norwalk Area Chamber of Commerce is proud

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Posted September 05, 2014in Clear Lake, Community Blogs

Around the Lake

Summer is winding down, but that is the best time to come to Clear Lake!! The fishing and sailing is still terrific so don’t miss out on those two great things to do. We hope you will enjoy a day trip or weekend visit to Clear Lake.  Great shopping &

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Posted September 03, 2014in Community Featured, Perry

A great summer in Perry

Even though our last Friday Fest of the season was rained out, we still had a great summer. The collaborative Friday Fest with Hispanics United for Perry was a huge success. The attendance was great, and the variety of vendors and entertainment ensured everyone had a great time. This Fourth

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Posted September 03, 2014in Adel, Community Featured

A huge success

September marks the end of the summer season and the beginning of plans for next year’s Sweet Corn Festival. But before we move on to the next event, the Adel Partners Chamber of Commerce would like to thank all the amazing volunteers who helped make the 35th Annual Adel Sweet

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Posted September 03, 2014in Community Featured, Johnston

A recap of the summer

Back-to-school time always puts a smile on my face, mainly because there is more activity in the morning around our house, meaning I’m not the only one who is starting the day off early. It also means that the summer is almost over, and you have to question, where did

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