Posted December 18, 2014in Community Featured, Winterset

Shop Winterset this season

  Here it is….the holiday shopping season is officially upon us!  Winterset is a wonderful place, and this is an especially appropriate time to be reminded of the power we have to preserve our prosperous, historic, & unique community.  How do we do this?  It’s simple:  Patronize local businesses. My

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Posted December 18, 2014in Community Featured, Windsor Heights

Season’s greetings!

  Our hope is that you and your friends and family have a truly blessed Holiday Season!  Merry Christmas and Happy Chanukah to you and yours and may your New Year be filled with only goodness. Thank You! As the 2015 approaches the Windsor Heights Chamber will experience some change

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Posted December 18, 2014in Ankeny, Community Featured, Email blast

Wrapping Up and Looking Ahead

My days as the President of the Ankeny Area Chamber of Commerce are winding down. Serving as the President is not a job a volunteer can do alone.  Huge thanks to my Executive Board including Jen Walter, Doug Beech, Todd Wehr, Lydia Hornung and Kevin Harrington, and the rest of

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Posted December 18, 2014in Community Featured, Grimes

Two Great Assets in One Location

  As we draw to the close of another year, it causes us to reflect on our organization and what makes it continue to succeed.  I think I’m old enough and maybe even wise enough to quickly realize that it had little to do with the President of GCED this

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Posted December 18, 2014in Clear Lake, Community Blogs

Around the Lake

  The Holidays are here and is the best time to come to Clear Lake!! We hope you will enjoy a day trip or weekend visit to Clear Lake.  Great shopping & dining is yours.   Here is a peek at some of what you can do this week. We wish

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Posted December 17, 2014in Altoona, Community Featured

We are fortunate

The Chamber was fortunate to sell out of sponsorships for just about all of our events in 2014! The Annual Dinner increased attendance by over 80 people and the Wine Event sold over 180 tickets even with new venues! The Golf Outing was a smashing success, raising over $20K as

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Posted December 10, 2014in Community Featured, Norwalk

Shop locally this Christmas

All year long, my last words for each article were to remember to shop local, shop Norwalk. This holiday season I encourage every household in Norwalk to spend at least $25 at one of our many businesses we have here in Norwalk. According to the city’s water department, we have

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Posted December 08, 2014in Community Featured, Perry

Holidays are in full swing

The holidays are in full swing, and so is the Chamber. We have lots to celebrate. 2014 has been an extremely busy but great year. Make sure to support our local businesses during this time of year and, for that matter, all year. Thank you to ITC, Alliant Energy, Hotel

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Posted December 07, 2014in Adel, Community Featured

Shop locally

During the holiday season, reminders to “shop locally” are everywhere. Small Business Saturday, an event originally created by American Express as a response to Black Friday, has become a huge phenomenon across the country encouraging everyone to support their local small businesses during the holiday season. Come January, the “shop

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Posted December 07, 2014in Community Featured, Johnston

Chamber concludes another successful year

As the year end begins to come to a close, it is time to wrap up this year’s business and look forward to next. What a great year it has been at the Johnston Chamber of Commerce. The Johnston Chamber is a great group of business people, living and working

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