August 19, 2013 Chamber Update

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!

Family Fun Night - Good Sam

Tonight, August 19th, is Family Fun Night at Good Samaritan Society in Estherville! Everyone is welcome to enjoy food, entertainment and good company starting at 5:30pm! 

Calendar of Events

Young Professionals Social Hour

Puppies in the Pool

Estherville Downtown Market
08/22/2013- Grandview Puppets
08/29/2013- Salsa Demonstration

Lego League

Emmet County Fall Youth Day

Business After 5 Good Sam 

Gospel on the Square

Fort Defiance Day

2nd Annual Octoberfest 5K Fun Run

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Young Professionals


Young Professionals Meeting

The Next Young Professionals Meeting will be Monday August 26th, one week from today. The meeting will be held at Woody's Pizza on the patio from 5-7pm. Everyone who lives or works in the Estherville area and is 35 and under are welcome! We will have a social hour with a short and informal meeting. This is a great event to socialize and meet other local young people. Businesses should consider sending their young employees! 

2nd Annual Octoberfest 5K Fun Run/Walk

Now that Sweet Corn Days is over it's time to start thinking about our upcoming events! Will be having the 2nd Annual Octoberfest 5k Fun Run/Walk this October 5th! The run/walk will start at 10am and will go through Fort Defiance State Park. All proceeds go to the Estherville Chamber of Commerce and the Friends of Fort Defiance group! More information here! To register HERE! 

Sweet Corn Days Parade Winners

Drift Busters Snowmobile Club

Congratulations to the Emmet County Drifbusters Snowmobile Club for bringing in the votes and taking home the best Non-commercial Float for the 2013 Sweet Corn Days!  

Riverside Sinclair/Houseman Oil

Congratulations to Houseman Oil/Riverside Sinclair for winning Best Commercial Float in the 2013 Sweet Corn Days Parade! The public has spoken, congrats!

Shop Locally for Back to School


Welcome Back to School

It's that time of year again, BACK to SCHOOL! Remember to get your necessary school items in Estherville!! Shop locally for all your back to school needs at our many stores! 

Ambassadors Meet New Teachers


Ambassadors Welcome 11 New Teachers!

The Ambassadors met the 11 new teachers joining the ELC School District! 

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 - August 19, 2013 Chamber Update

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