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   March 20, 2018

CMO Card
Remember to use your NEW CMO Card for 2018!

Hardees of Mason City:
15% off Regular Priced Food Purchase *Not good with any other special offer*

For a complete list of offers,  Click here!

Event Calendar

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

 Member News
  • 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.  
  • Mason City Transit Day is Thursday, March 22, with a ribbon cutting at 3:40PM to celebrate their new fleet of buses.
  • 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.

Job Postings
 Country Landscapes, Inc:
Seasonal Retail Nursery Sales Staff

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Quick Links
Business After Hours | Thursday, March 22 |Sponsored by NIP Fitness Centerbah

Please join us for Business After Hours from 4:30-6:30PM this Thursday, March 22 at NIP Fitness (471 S Illinois, East Location).

NIP Fitness is excited to show off their top of the line equipment, cryotherapy chamber, and group fitness areas. Attendees will get the opportunity to try samples of their best selling smoothies and test out the DryWave (aqua) massage beds!

Make sure a rep from your business is present for the chance to win $200 in the Chamber's progressive drawing at 6PM.

Ag Breakfast Tomorrowag

Get ready to be greeted by the aroma of  fres hly brewed coffee and sizzling made-to-order omelets at tomorrow morning's  Ag Breakfast . The annual event begins at 7AM on Wednesday, March 21 at the North Iowa Events Center in the All Seasons Building.  FarmHer is excited to speak to attendees about Iowa agriculture. For more details on the program, click here .
If you still need tickets, they will be available to purchase at the door. Tickets are sold 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.
Please contact Kativa with any questions you may have about tomorrow's event. 

Lunch & Learnlunch

Be sure to register for the Lunch & Learn on March 27 with Moorman Clothiers to "Dress for Success!" Scott Moorman, owner of Moorman Clothiers, will provide tips ranging from what to wear for a casual business dinner to that perfect power suit for an executive board meeting. 

Time: Noon-1PM
Date: March 27
Place: Commerce Center (9 N Federal Ave)
Cost: $10, includes a light lunch
Contact Kativa for questions or more information.

Band Festival Parade Entriesnibf

The 80th annual North Iowa Band Festival is just around the corner! The parade entry deadline is May 11th and forms are coming in quick. Parade entries are placed in order of float entry form return date, with priority given to sponsors, honorees, emergency vehicles and marching bands. 

Download an entry form or register online
Learn how you business could become a sponsor of the North Iowa Band Festival!

Contact the Chamber with any questions. 

South Africa Global Familiarization Tripafrica

Back by popular demand, the Chamber is offering a third trip to spectacular South Africa in November!

South Africa | Cape Town, Kruger National Park, Johannesburg
November 7 - 16, 2018
$3,599 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)

Check out details online and contact Allyson to register.

Wellness Tip wellness

Greek Bruschetta is a quick and simple appetizer that is suitable for any occasion. This Greek-inspired dish is sure to be an instant favorite and go-to recipe

2 cups cherry tomatoes
1/4 cup kalamata olives
1/4 cup fresh basil
1 tbsp dried oregano
1 tbsp balsamic vinegar
1 tbsp olive oil 
Pinch of each sea salt + black pepper

See full recipe here!

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.