June 10, 2013

Let Me Introduce Myself

Lexie Hash

Hello Chamber Members!
I would like to briefly introduce myself. I was born and raised here in Estherville. My parents are Roger and Laurel Hash. After graduating from ELC I went to Iowa Lakes Community College for one year and received an A.A. degree in Accounting. After ILCC I transferred to Minnesota State University in Mankato and received my bachelors degree in Finance and Business this May. For the past two summers I have worked at the Chamber as the Events Coordinator. So fortunately for me, I have some experience in planning Flight Breakfast, Sweet Corn Days and more. I really look forward to working with all of you and getting to know you all better. Please feel free to pop in anytime, my door is always open. 

Calendar Events

Business After 5

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

State Farm Open House


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

ECFB Tractor Pull

Walking tours of downtown Estherville

Pockets Full of Fun

Estherville Ambassadors 37th Annual Golf Outing

The Rumbles!

Estherville Annual Flight Breakfast

Emmet County Fair
07/25/2013- 07/28/2013

Estherville Sweet Corn Days
08/01/2013- 08/04/2013

64th Annual Flight Breakfast

We are less than one month away from the 64th Annual Flight Breakfast! July 4th from 7-11am out at the Estherville Airport their will be a pancake breakfast. Stop out for pancakes, sausage, eggs, and drinks and see all the wonderful fly ins!! We will have helicopter rides, plane rides, and kids activities!! Please mark this down in your calendars!!

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.

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. The invitation is attached here. See you there!

Downtown Market starts Thursday!

The third season of Estherville's weekly Downtown Market kicks off this Thursday, June 13th at 5pm at Library Square. Come visit the many great vendors selling baked goods, produce, crafts and more! Live music features each month, and Amber Norgaard will play at the first market. The markets runs 5-7pm weekly from June 13 to September 5 (except July 4).

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!

Central Avenue Bridge Open House

A presentation of the Central Avenue Bridge concepts will be held on Monday, June 17th from 6-8 pm at the Chamber of Commerce Conference Room (620 1st Ave. South). Doors will open at 6:00pm and the presentation of the Central Avenue Bridge concepts will begin at 6:30pm with an informal discussion to follow.
Please come by for your chance to:
  • Comment on Central Avenue Bridge revitalization concepts
  • Meet with city and design staff
This will be a wonderful change for Estherville. Stop by and be one of first to see the plans!!!

Paddle Craft 101

Paddle Craft 101 will be a water safety and paddle lesson. It will be held on Saturday June 22nd at 10am at the Emmet County Nature Center- High Lake. Please call the Nature Center to register 712.867.4422.  Limited canoes available. Participants age 15 and under must be accompanied by a parent/guardian.   This event is hosted by: Water Trails - Conservation - Kilpatrick Marsh & Field  - Avera -Public Health - Wellness Coalition. 

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 updates - June 10, 2013

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