Posted January 21, 2015in Community Featured, Waukee

A New Year’s Resolution?

Greetings and Happy New Year from the Waukee Area Chamber of Commerce!  I am excited at the opportunity to serve as your 2015 Board President. As I reflect back on 2014, overall the year was a great success!  Thanks in large part to my predecessor, Jerry Purdy of Design Alliance,

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Posted January 21, 2015in Altoona, Community Featured

Chamber adds opportunities

Have you ever wondered whether being a Chamber of Commerce member actually brings value to your business? Consider these statistics from a recent national study. Consumers are 12 percent more likely to believe a Chamber member’s products stack up better against the competition. When consumers know that a business is

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Posted January 21, 2015in Beaverdale, Community Featured, Pleasant Hill

Expectations for 2015

There is truly something magic in the days between Thanksgiving, and our entry to the first weeks of January.  We are grateful for the many fruits and opportunities of the past year, the rush and bustle of the yearend family and spiritual holidays, and the inclusion of   the pauses, stops,

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Posted January 21, 2015in Community Featured, Pleasant Hill

A note from the 2015 president

A big thank you to Dr. Adam Langholdt of Pleasant Hill Chiropractic for his two years of service as our Chamber President, during his leadership our Chamber has grown and flourished.  Our Chamber is lead by Executive Director, Cathy Jensen and Asst Director, Caiti Williams; these ladies are passionate about

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Posted January 14, 2015in Community Featured, Windsor Heights

Celebrate Windsor Heights!

  You are invited to “Celebrate – Windsor Heights” a special event to recognize the Windsor Heights Citizen of the Year, Brook Wade, take an opportunity to say good-bye to our to retiring Chamber Board Members, Leng Vong Reiff, and Brook; make welcome new Board Members, Brett Kline,  Jonathan Koester

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Posted January 14, 2015in Ankeny, Community Featured

Looking ahead into 2015

  Can you believe it’s already 2015!  How many times have you caught yourself writing 2014?  I’ve been anticipating January 2015 for quite some time as this month marks the beginning of my year serving as your Ankeny Chamber President.  Each January we wonder what the New Year will hold. 

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Posted January 14, 2015in Community Featured, Email blast, Winterset

Join the Chamber

In this era of email, texting, and social media, joining a Chamber of Commerce may seem like an outdated business strategy idea.  I would beg to differ.  Membership in a local chamber offers numerous benefits, and keeps business owners on top of important, ever-changing issues and trends within their community

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Posted January 14, 2015in Community Featured, Grimes

Will it be a Good Year in Grimes?

  Last year was a year for the record books for Grimes, as it pertains to growth.  For the first time in the history of our community, over 200 new single family homes were built.  In order to accomplish something this significant a lot of factors had to occur, that

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Posted January 07, 2015in Community Featured, Email blast, Norwalk

Happy New Year Norwalk!

  2014 has been a year of Change for our community. We got a new Mayor, City council members and a new Police chief. We lost a special city council woman and other community members and we hosted the Home Show that brought in over 10,000 people! We have seen

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Posted January 07, 2015in Community Featured, Des Moines West

What are your expectations for 2015?

There is truly something magic in the days between Thanksgiving, and our entry to the first weeks of January. We are grateful for the many fruits and opportunities of the past year, the rush and bustle of the yearend family and spiritual holidays, and the inclusion of   the pauses, stops,

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