May 28, 2013

June Business After 5

Join us in June for our monthly Business After 5 on Tuesday, June 11th co-hosted by Duitsman Plumbing and Tri-State Paving. The evening starts with a tour at Tri-State Paving (509 1st Ave North), continuing through the west door of the building to Duitsman's warehouse. Food and drinks at Duitsman's warehouse will follow the tours. See you there!

Regional Wellness Center Bike Time Trials

The Regional Wellness Center Bike Time Trials are underway. HERE are results from the first week. There are six total time trials held and the next one will be May 28. For additional information please contact Bob Grems at the Regional Wellness Center at 712-362-8412 or email

Crazy Days

Our promotions committee met in May and our intended dates for Crazy Days sales will be July 18-20. We will help coordinate the sales with our retail members, so please save these dates so there is more strength in numbers to promote the sales!

Calendar Events

Be sure to check our website for events taking place in coming months, and be sure to list your events here.

Regional Wellness Center Bike Time Trials
05/28/2013, 06/11/2013, 06/25/2013, 07/02/2013

Tell It on the Mountain - Vacation Bible School
05/28/2013- 06/01/2013

Emmet County Relay for Life

Emmet County Youth Fishing Day

Dig into Reading Children's Summer Reading Program
06/03/2013- 07/13/2013

Archaeological Dig

St. Patrick's Parish Colossal rummage sale
06/06/2013- 06/07/2013

Vacation Bible School
06/07/2013- 06/08/2013

Local writers book signings

Business After 5

State Farm Open House


Estherville Downtown Market
06/13/2013, 06/20/2013, 06/27/2013

ECFB Tractor Pull

Estherville Ambassadors 37th Annual Golf Outing

The Rumbles!

Estherville Annual Flight Breakfast

The Rumbles - free concert!

The Chamber is sponsoring a FREE concert featuring The Rumbles on Saturday, June 29th. We'll open up the grounds at 7pm, with the concert starting at 8.30pm. There will be food for sale and a beer garden so bring a picnic blanket and chairs to Iowa Lakes Community College. It's going to be a great night out in Estherville! Click HERE for more info.

Estherville Ambassadors 37th Annual Golf Day

Registration is open for the Estherville Ambassadors 37th Annual Golf Day which is Tuesday June 18. Cost is $50 and includes 18 holes of golf, drinks, dinner and more. Please click HERE to view the flyer with all the details. Register today!

Registration open for Couch to 5K

Register now to take part in the 2013 Couch to 5K program! The program is open (and free!) to all and includes:
  • A 9-week (3 workouts per week) plan that will take you from the couch to a 5K (courtesy of Cool Running)
  • One check-in event for each of the 9 weeks of the program, offering informational sessions by local fitness and nutrition experts
  • $5 off the (normally $25) entrance fee for the Run for the Cob
  • Weekly prizes will be offered (those who attend each week will be entered in a drawing).
Please register by June 20th, and you can do so online here. The library's website offers an outline here. To view the brochure, click here.

Chamber Ambassadors Community Service Award

Congratulations to ELC graduate Gretchen Probst, who was the recipient of the $250 Chamber Ambassadors Community Service Award. The award is given annually to an ELC graduating senior who has consistently provided community service to our community. Gretchen was presented her award from Lisa Lowe, Chamber Ambassador President. Thanks to Estherville Daily News for the photo!

Ambassador Visits

Our Ambassadors have been busy lately with lots of visits to new staff and businesses. We load all the photos to our Facebook page thanks to the Estherville Daily News. Do contact the chamber office if you'd like the Ambassadors to welcome any of your new staff!

Local writers book signings

Several Estherville published authors will be taking part in a series of book signings this summer. Sponsored by Excel! Estherville's Art and Culture committee, the signings will take place at Simply Unique at 610 Central Avenue in Estherville. Come meet the authors, buy a book, hear readings and enjoy some refreshments. The schedule is as follows:
  • Michael Tidemann, Doomsday, 10am-noon Saturday, June 8.
  • Joel Jurrens, In the Sticks, 10am-noon Saturday, July 13.
  • Pastor Vance Toivonen, Reading Jesus, 10am-noon Saturday, August 10.
Chamber updates - May 28, 2013

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