December 1st Chamber Update!

December Business After 5!

The December Business After 5 will be hosted by the Good Samaritan Society next week! Join us from 5-7pm on Tuesday December 9th for food, friends and networking! Hope to see you there!

Santa's House

Santa's House will be open every Thursday from 5-7pm and Saturday morning from 10am to noon, this month until Christmas! We are currently looking for volunteers to help Santa. If you are interested or want more information please call us at 712-362-3541 or email at

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Winter Nights, Holiday Lights & TUBACHRISTMAS

Are you ready to get in the Holiday Spirit? Join us this Thursday, December 4th from 5-7pm as we make Estherville the most magicial winter wonderland! Winter Nights, Holiday Lights will feature horse drawn wagon rides and carolers. It will be the first night of Santa's House, so bring the kid's and their lists to meet Mr. Clause! TUBACHRISTMAS will be performing all evening starting at 6pm at Estherville Hotel & Suites and 6:30pm at the Methodist Church. The grand finale at 7pm at Library Square (in the library if cold) where the Tubas join up with the carolers for a sing along. It's fun for the whole family! Remember to do some Christmas shopping that night also as many stores will celebrate with us! 
More information on all our Holiday Events HERE!

Christmas Tree Decorating Contest

Tis the season to decorate trees!! From November 29th through December 6th Estherville will be having a Christmas Tree Decorating Contest! Chamber Member Businesses are have decorated a Christmas Tree of any size or shape in their business or store! The community is invited to visit those businesses and vote for their favorite tree!! When you vote you are entered into a drawing to win $100 to be given to any Emmet County Charity of your choice in your name! The winning tree will win treats to share!! For more information on all Holiday activities click HERE!

Annual Banquet

Please Save the Date for the Estherville Area Chamber of Commerce's Annual Banquet on the evening of Thursday, January 15th, 2015. We are so excited to invite our members to celebrate all that happened in 2014 and to honor our award winners! 
We are now accepting nominations for Business of the Year, Citizen of the Year, and upon special request Lifetime Achievement Award. 
Please fill out this nomination form and return it to the Chamber. 
Also this year we will be raffling off $750 Estherville Bucks! Tickets will go on sale on Tuesday, December 9th with any Chamber Board Member or at the Chamber Office! 

Estherville Bucks

Looking for a great stocking stuffer or gift for a neighbor or picky friend? Get them Estherville Bucks! Estherville Bucks are like a gift card to Estherville! They can be used for all sorts of shopping including gas, groceries and so much more! They also guarantee that your money stays in our community! Remember Shop Estherville First this Holiday season. Buy local. Shop Local. Eat Local. Support Local. 

Avera Auxiliary "Holiday Wreath Extravaganza"

The Annual Avera Holy Family Auxiliary “Holiday Wreath Extravaganza” is coming up soon.  Avera is looking for businesses interested in donating wreaths for the annual fundraiser to be given away during the Holiday Coffee hosted by the Auxiliary on Thursday, December 11th. More details can be found HERE! In an effort to go green the Auxilary will not be sending out hard copy letters so please share this email with the appropriate person in your office. 
Chamber updates - December 1st Chamber Update!