2017 Ag Tour
Join us on
Wednesday, August 30 for the
2017 Ag Tour
at the Cedar Valley Produce Auction in Elma, Iowa and Stillwater Greenhouse in Orchard, Iowa. Fresh, local produce is a sought after luxury in North Iowa. Do any of these statements connect with you?
- I want the freshest food possible.
- I am concerned about the distance my food travels before reaching my plate.
- I want to support my local farmers and support local economy.
If one or more of the above statements rings true for you, you won't want to miss this year's
The group will depart by bus from the lower Southbridge Mall parking lot in Mason City at 8AM on Wednesday, August 30.
for more information.
Congratulations to the Chamber's Program Director & Band
Festival Coordinator, Kativa, on her marriage to Zachary Weitzel this past weekend.
Please update your
address book with her new contact information:
Chamber Award Nominations
The deadline is quickly approaching and we need your help nominating candidates for the prestigious Chamber Awards! Nominate a person or a small business that has made a significant impact within the business community. Or, recognize a workplace that has gone above and beyond to implement health and well-being initiatives.
See below for the nomination forms and award criteria:
with any questions regarding the application process. All applications are due August 18th.
Golf Discount "Fore" Chamber Members
Highland Park Golf Course is offering a fun opportunity to network with other golfers in the community. Chamber Member employees can play 9 or 18 holes at a discounted rate (your first time is free)! You may attend with a group, or go solo to pair up with other participants. No reservation is needed.
: Tee off between 3-6PM
Tuesdays in August and September
Highland Park Golf Course | 944 17th St NE
$15, cart included, first time fee waived!
"Building Our Brand" Mural Project
We are happy to announce that we've received grant funding for a pilot mural project! The concept is to "build" our brand as an architectural destination by painting the rear facades (which
serve as our front door to Downtown) with geometric designs in the spirit of Frank Lloyd Wright's Prairie School. An MFA
student from the University of Iowa will be in Mason City soon to start work on the back of the Brick Furniture building.
We are in need of scaffolding for this project. If you can help us
out, please contact
at the Chamber for details.
August 3rd is
! Watermelon is nearly 92% water, and it's full of
great vitamins which can relax sore muscles. Even the green rind of the fruit is edible when stewed, fried, or pickled. If watermelon's not your favorite, head over to the
North Iowa Farmers Market
and Fridays for other delicious produce options!
Mason City Area Chamber of Commerce
9 North Federal Ave.
Mason City, IA 50401
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.