July 8, 2013

July Business After 5

Join us for our monthly Business After 5!! This month it will be held on July 9th from 5-7 at the Estherville Public Library. Citizens Community Credit Union has teamed up with the Friends of the Library for what is sure to be a good time! BA5 is a great opportunity to get to know different businesses and to network with fellow Esthervillians. Stop by for snacks, drinks and great company! Click HERE for more information and to see the invitation!

Crazy Days!!

Estherville's Crazy Days are July 18-20! Shop locally for amazing deals and sidewalk sales!! 

Sweet Corn Days

Sweet Corn Days is less than one month away! This year is Sweet Corn Days sweet 16th Birthday and we are celebrating on August 1-4! Check HERE for more information and to register for events!

Calendar Events

NEW Young Professionals Group

A Young Professionals Group is being started here in Estherville. The Chamber will be holding a monthly social event in town to help young professionals network with each other and learn about opportunities.If you are 35 or under please join us on Monday July 22nd from 5-7pm at Woody's. 

65th Annual Flight Breakfast

The 65th Annual Flight Breakfast was a major success this year! Over 1,100 people came out for breakfast and 39 pilots and copilots flew in. Our new pancake dispensers helped us have the smoothest Flight Breakfast EVER! Thank you to everyone who came out to the 65th Annual Flight Breakfast last Thursday and supported the Chamber! This is a major fundraiser for us!A special thanks goes to all of our AMAZING volunteers! This event takes a lot of hard work and we could not do it with out all of their help!! 

The Rumbles were a hit!

The Rumbles put on a great show at the free concert, June 29th! This was a first time event for the Chamber and with an estimated 500 people in attendance, a success! The Chamber sponsored the band and received sponsorships from local businesses to help pay for the extra costs. Thank you to everyone who came out and spent the evening with us and The Rumbles! An extra special thank you to our sponsors and volunteers, thank you for your help we could not have done it without you!

Chamber Board Changes

Laurel Hash of Employees Credit Union served as a Chamber board member for several years and has decided to step down. She was an incredibly active member who supported the Chamber immensely and helped at every event, we will be very sad to see her go. The Chamber was incredibly lucky to have Laurel's help, advice and love of Estherville for so many years! Laurel will stay on the Sweet Corn Days Committee! Thank you Laurel!
Bruce Knutson of Pepsi will be taking Laurel's place on the Chamber board. He has already proven to be a big help after joining the Sweet Corn Days Committee last year. We look forward to working with him!

Don't Miss Downtown Market

The third season of Estherville's weekly Downtown Market  is in full swing! Come visit the many great vendors selling baked goods, produce, crafts and more! We have many new vendors this year and the regulars from years past. Right now it's rhubarb season and the market has plenty of it! The markets runs from 5-7pm weekly from June 13 to September 5 (except July 4).

Back to School Bash

The Estherville Lincoln Central School District and Iowa Lakes Community College are excited to announce their 1st Back to School Bash for the Estherville Community on Wednesday, August 21, 2013 from 5:30 – 8:00 p.m. This event is to celebrate the start of a new academic year for all the students in the Estherville Community. The event will be open to ALL community members to come out and show their support for the Estherville students and enjoy a FREE meal and activities. Please read this letter for how you can help!
Chamber updates - July 8, 2013

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