October 1, 2012

Welcome new Chamber members

Katie Carter
Center for Chiropractic Wellness

Kelly Nissen and Jerod Arrowwood
Excel Plumbing and Heating LLC

Website links

If you have a website, please feel free to link to our website estherville.org and if we don't already link to you from our member business directory please send us your link!

We can give you our logo to use for the link to our site so please let us know if you are interested in doing that.

Shout it Out Grant

The Shout it Out grant is available to assist the promotion of activities and events that bring people to Estherville. Up to $3500 is available to be distributed to suitable projects during the current 2012-2013 financial year. The Shout it Out grant money can only be used in the promotion of events and activities, so keep it in mind if you are working on any such event. Applications need to be submitted 60 days prior to the event for approval.

More info and the grant application can be found on our website here


Annual Business Meeting is next week!

Be sure to RSVP for our Annual Business Meeting, held this year from 5pm on Tuesday, October 9 at the Estherville Golf Course.

We'll talk about our new website and its benefits for your business, economic development in the area, small business development opportunities and more! 

Bring a non-Chamber member to be entered in a special prize drawing!

Please RSVP by Tuesday October 2 for catering purposes. See you there!

Click HERE to RSVP now!

Sign up now - Octoberfest Fun Run this Saturday!

Our new Octoberfest 5K Fun Run/Walk is this Saturday at Fort Defiance State Park. The event kicks off at 4.45pm with a kids' 1/2 mile run, followed by the 5K at 5pm. 

After the run there will be a Picnic in the Park with brats, smores and drinks - all for a freewill offering! The public are all welcome to join in the picnic whether they take part in the run or not, and starting at 6.30 there will be a free concert - it's going to be a great night so hope to see you there. Event info, including the link to registration, is found here. Registration is $15 for the 5K, and free for the kids run. Register now or on the day starting at 4pm. See you there!

New community calendar

Along with the new Estherville.org website is a new community calendar! Any member of the public can submit an event, so be sure to check out the events calendar here. Bookmark this and be an active contributor so people in and out of town can find out what's happening in the Estherville area. If you are part of a service group or organization who run regular events please feel free to submit your events anytime - we hope to make this calendar a huge asset for the community.

Estherville brand

Estherville's great brand "Elements of a Good Life" is not just a brand for use by the Chamber, Excel! Estherville and the City of Estherville. This brand is something we use in all our advertising and promotional tools, and we want our Chamber members to use it as well on your website, your business card or any brochure you produce. If you want to learn more or want to use the brand please contact us on 362-3541.

Chamber updates - October 1, 2012

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