Posted October 01, 2014in Adel, Community Featured

Celebrating our success

After a busy summer season full of events that brought tens of thousands of people to Adel, the Chamber is ready for fall. It’s time to start planning next year’s events, but first I want to reflect on some recent successes. The summer season started off with our Free Friday

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Posted October 01, 2014in Community Featured, Perry

Trails bring opportunities

I am writing this article from a tent in Hermann, Missouri. Chamber Board President Mark Powell and I are a couple of days into riding the entire Katy Trail from Clinton to St. Charles, Missouri. This is the longest rails-to-trails project in the country, totaling 263 miles of crushed limestone

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Posted October 01, 2014in Community Featured, Johnston

Chamber offers a variety of benefits

As we enter the last quarter of 2014, there are still opportunities to let your Chamber membership work for you. Here is just a quick review of the benefits the Johnston Chamber offers member businesses and each of their employees Networking opportunities Luncheons are just one of our monthly events.

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Posted September 26, 2014in Clear Lake, Community Blogs

Around the Lake

Autumn is here and 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 & dining

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Posted September 24, 2014in Community Featured, Pleasant Hill

Join the initiative

Now that summer is over and the kids are back in school, we are all settling into a new routine. But this is no time to coast. Just like we were this summer, the Chamber is very busy preparing more events for the community. I’m now asking for the community

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Posted September 24, 2014in Altoona, Community Featured

On a mission

What an exciting time to be a part of the Altoona community and the Altoona Chamber. The Chamber has gained 40 new members since January. The Chamber is on a mission to encourage growth and create opportunity within Altoona. Three-hundred-and-sixty-eight businesses are now Chamber members of this growing community. The

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Posted September 24, 2014in Community Featured, Waukee

Showcasing Waukee

The Waukee Economic Development Bus Tour was held on Thursday, Sept. 11. The Waukee Area Chamber of Commerce welcomed more than 100 guests for the second annual event. The city of Waukee guided the hour-long tour showcasing business, school and residential development projects in Waukee. Hosting sponsor Access Systems provided

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Posted September 24, 2014in Beaverdale, Community Featured

Has your team won yet?

How can you avoid being excited about all of the change that autumn brings each year? Fall color explodes. There is still plenty of time to enjoy what we all hope will be an extended Indian sumer. Football is going on all around us, as is soccer, cross country, and

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Posted September 24, 2014in Bondurant, Community Featured

A busy fall

The leaves are turning and it is time for football, the fall play and all the other fall activities. Good luck to everyone participating, coaching and organizing. Things have been steadily progressing at the Bondurant Chamber during the last month, too. We are pleased to say our new website is

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Posted September 19, 2014in Clear Lake, Community Blogs

Around the Lake

Autumn is here and 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 & dining is

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