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   March 13, 2018

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Event Calendar

Click here to see what's going on this month!

 Member News
  • Start Smart Workshop on March 14 from 10-12Pm at IowaWORKS.
  • Ashley Furniture 

    is holding walk-in interviews oro their sales team March 20 from 10AM-6PM and March 21 from 9AM-Noon.
  • Charlie Brown Preschool and Child Care Center will have a ribbon cutting at their new location at 1PM on March 21.
  • DRAFT: Mason City- Tapping Into People Who Love Bikes+ Biz+ Beer will be held on March 22 from 6-9PM at Fat Hill Brewing.  
  • REM Iowa Community Services will host a Ribbon Cutting for their new office on March 22 at 4PM.
  • Retirement Workshop 
    presented by Farm Bureau Financial Services on March 22 at 6PM.
  • Congrats to Chamber Ambassador Drew Gappa and other NSB employees on their recent promotions

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Quick Links
Ag Breakfast Next Wednesdayag

It's mid-March and that means it's time for the Chamber's annual Ag Breakfast! Join us Wednesday, March 21 in the All Seasons Building at the North Iowa Events Center.
Breakfast begins at 7AM with made-to-order omelets served by the Chamber's Agribusiness Committee. The program will feature keynote speaker Marji Guyler-Alaniz, President and Founder of FarmHer.
Tickets are available in books of 8 for $75 dollars for Chamber members, and $88 for non-members. You can purchase individual tickets for $11 each. Student tickets are $5.
Purchase tickets online, download an order form , or contact Kativa for more information. Tickets may also be purchased at the door. 

Lunch & Learn Next Weeklunch

Join us for a Lunch & Learn  on March 20 where One Vision Employment Solutions will discuss "Disability Training and Guidelines". Educate your business on current standards and learn how to make simple accommodations that allow you to increase your hiring pool.

Time: Noon-1PM
Date: March 20
Place: Commerce Center (9 N Federal Ave)
Cost: $10, includes a light lunch
Contact Kativa for questions or more information.

Chamber Global Tripstrips

The Chamber offers Global Familiarization Tours to expose members and friends to the global economy and other cultures of the world. Check out our upcoming trips this year to Japan and South Africa:

Japan | Frank Lloyd Wright, Fuji, and Fun!
August 23 - September 3, 2018
$5,699 Double Occupancy includes:
  • Round-trip international airfare from Minneapolis (MSP)
  • Transportation and hotel accommodations
  • 10 breakfasts, 3 lunches, and 3 dinners
  • English speaking guides & sightseeing fees
South Africa | Cape Town, Kruger National Park, Johannesburg
November 7 - 16, 2018
$3,649 Double Occupancy includes:
  • International round-trip airfare from MSP and domestic airfare
  • Transportation and hotel accommodations
  • Daily breakfast and 3 dinners
  • 4 Game Safaris in open-air 4x4 vehicles
  • English speaking guides & sightseeing fees
Optional 3-day Extension to Victoria Falls ( $1,299 double occupancy)

Sign up for "Picture Day"pictures

Is your professional headshot a little outdated? Or, do you not have one at all? Here's your opportunity to get a professional portrait taken at a bargain price!

On Thursday, April 12, the Chamber is hosting "Picture Day" for our members. Christy Adams from Best Impressions Photography will be taking professional headshots, and Reflections Salon will be on-site for optional last-minute hair (and makeup) touch-ups!
Register for a 15-minute time slot between 10:30AM-3PM on April 12. A confirmation email will be sent to you the week of April 9.  Click here for more information and contact Allyson with questions.

Wellness Tip wellness

Good health requires more than the luck of the Irish. For this St. Patrick's Day, aim for a healthier lifestyle by eating  (zoodles and meatballs), drinking (low-carb mojitos), and living GREEN

Mason City Chamber of Commerce
9 N Federal Ave
Mason City, IA  50401
P: (641) 423-5724
F: (641) 423-5725

The mission of the Mason City Chamber of Commerce is to promote progressive community and economic development to benefit Chamber members and the North Iowa region.