July 22, 2013

NEW Young Professionals Group TONIGHT

The first meeting of the Young Professionals Group is TONIGHT from 5-7pm at Woody's. The Chamber will be holding a monthly social event in town to help young professionals network with each other and learn about opportunities.This group is for people 35 and under who live or work in the Estherville area!  

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!

Calendar Events

Bad Girls of the Bible

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

Estherville Downtown Market
07/25/2013, 08/01/2013

Lego League

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

Car Show

Run for the Cob

Tractor Show and Rodeo

Gospel on the Square

Fort Defiance Day

2nd Annual Octoberfest 5K Fun Run

Neighborhood Artist Review

Owen Ensrud of ackson MN is the July artist in the neighborhood artist revue. Ensrud is known for his beautiful photographs of historic barns. Check him out at NorthStar Bank (2202 Central Ave) and Little Swan Lake Winery. Neighborhood Artist Review is sponsored by Excel! Estherville Arts and Culture committee. 

Sweet Corn Days

Sweet Corn Days is NEXT WEEK! 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!

Little Miss and Mr. Sweet Corn Days Pageant

The last day to register for the Little Miss and Mr. Sweet Corn Days Pageant is this Wednesday (July 24). There are only a couple of the 24 spots left and they are first come first serve! The pageant is for boys and girls ages 4-8. All kids will be able to ride in the float during the parade and everyone comes home with prizes! Print out the registration form and return it to the Chamber or Envy hair salon/Elite Tanning. 

Corny Comedy Club Night!

NEW this year is the Corny Comedy Club during Sweet Corn Days! There will be an adults 18+ only show Friday night after the fireworks. There will be a cash bar available. This show is sure to be funny and entertaining. Comedian Greg Althoff was the headlining comedian for the 2010 Iowa Comedy Festival, click here for his bio and for his website.  There are limited seats so get your tickets NOW! Tickets are $8 presale and $10 at the door. Buy your tickets at the Chamber office until 5pm on Friday the 2nd. We hope to see everyone out at this new event!

Get Your Ducks!!!

Get your Ducks for the Estherville Sweet Corn Days Duck Derby today!! Stop by the Chamber or hit up any of the committee members (Laurel Hash, Gene Haukoos, Penny Clayton, Tom Inman, and Bruce Knutson) to get your ducks! 1 duck 3 bucks 2 ducks 5 bucks! The first duck to the finish line wins $500 and the next 5 ducks win $100!!! That is $1,000 worth of prizes to be won! Thanks to NorthWest Bank for sponsoring this year's Duck Derby prizes!

Congratulations Heartland!

Heartland turns 20 this month!! Small businesses like Heartland are what make Estherville such a wonderful place to live and visit! Thank you Heartland for being the place to go to decorate for 20 years! Check out their website www.heartlandamericanagifts.com or like them on facebook! 

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.  The markets runs from 5-7pm weekly until September 5.
Chamber updates - July 22, 2013

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