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April 4, 2017

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  • Mason City
    Super 8
  • Mason City Tire
  • MC Parks & Rec - Highland
  • McCloskey Appliance
  • Hy-Vee Drug 
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Event Calendar

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 Member News
Did your business recently receive an award, or celebrate a big milestone? Let us know!  
  • You're invited to Alliant Energy's open house at their new Mason City Operating Center on April 11. To learn more, click here
  • 2017 Tourism Town Hall will be on Wednesday, April 12 at the North Iowa Events Center. For more details, click here.
  • Mint Springs Dentistry in Mason City will provide Oral Cancers screenings in the month of April. For more information, click here. 

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Legislative Luncheon This Fridaylegislativelunch

The Chamber and North Iowa Corridor EDC are hosting a  Business Leaders Legislative Luncheon  from  Noon-1PM  on  Friday, April 7  at the Commerce Center.

Guest speakers will be John Stineman from the Iowa Chamber Alliance and Craig Patterson from Professional Developers of Iowa. Stineman and Patterson will share their perspective on new and pending legislation and the potential impacts to business and industry. 
All chamber members and NICEDC investors are invited to attend. Please sign up in advance by calling 423.5724 or e-mailing the Chamber. The cost is $5 for lunch.

Lunch & Learn - April 11lunchlearn

U.S. Cellular will host the  Lunch & Learn  "The Next Big Thing in Wireless!" on  April 11 .  This is an educational class on various wireless business solutions. These gadgets can monitor just about anything, and U.S. Cellular will explain how to use them effectively in your business.

The session meets from  Noon-1PM in the Band Festival Room at the Commerce Center and includes a light lunch and great networking opportunities.  Register here    for the next "Staying Connected"  Lunch & Learn.

For questions about the session or to host a  Lunch & Learn contact Kativa  or call  641-423-5724 .

Global Familiarization Tourstours

China | Explore Beijing, Xi'an, Shanghai
October 16-24, 2017
This value-priced trip includes seven of the Top Ten tourist attractions in China, including the Great Wall, Terra Cotta Warriors, the Forbidden City, and more!

$2,499 Double Occupancy includes:
  • Round-trip international airfare from Los Angeles
  • 4 & 5 star hotel accommodations
  • Three full meals per day
  • All transportation within China (luxury tour bus, flights)
  • English-speaking tour guides
Germany | "In the Footsteps of Martin Luther"
500th Anniversary Jubilee Tour
March 13-21, 2018
In celebration of 500th year anniversary of the Reformation, walk in the footsteps of Martin Luther while experiencing some of Germany's most spectacular cities, towns, and villages.
$3,599 Double Occupancy includes:
  • International round-trip airfare from MSP
  • Transportation and hotel accommodations
  • 7 breakfasts and 3 dinners
  • English speaking guides & sightseeing fees
Optional 2-day Extension to Munich:
$599 double occupancy
Sights include: Munich, Heidelberg Castle, Neuschwanstein Castle, and Oberammergau

Visit our website for more details on the trips, or contact Allyson.

College Connectionsconnections

Does your business employ summer interns? We want to connect young workers to the community and to each other by offering a FREE summer intern program,  College Connections. Chamber members are encouraged to enroll their interns in this valuable networking opportunity at no charge (the non-member price is $100/intern).
College Connections provides a series of social and educational activities on a once-a-week schedule throughout the summer,  June 1 - July 27, 2017. Chamber members will serve as "Lunch & Learn" speakers on a variety of topics relevant to college students and new graduates. Sessions also include social activities and popular area recreational activities.
Please contact Allyson if you're interested in enrolling interns or if you would like to serve as a $100 sponsor.

Wellness Tipwellness

April is 'Town in Tennies' month in Mason City. Worksites are encouraged to move naturally by allowing employees to wear tennis shoes in the workplace. The Blue Zones Project office is happy to supply posters, newsletter articles, and ideas for on-site programs for those interested. Don't forget post #TowninTennies activities at your worksite on social media!

Click here for a full calendar of April 'Town in Tennies' events!

Mason City Area Chamber of Commerce
9 North Federal Ave.
Mason City, IA  50401
(641) 423-5724
fax (641) 423-5725

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