Monday, August 27, 2018 I serving the tri-state region
RIBBON CUTTINGS, OPEN HOUSES
& PRESS CONFERENCES
Thur Aug 30 - Ribbon Cutting at 11:00 AM for Time Management Systems, 4050 Stadium Dr. They recently completed new construction of their office near Lewis & Clark Park.
Thur Aug 30 - Ribbon Cutting at 4:00 PM for the Sioux City Railroad Museum, 3400 Sioux River Rd. They are celebrating their new 32-passenger train and 3/4 mile loop track for guests to ride. There will be an Open House following the ribbon cutting until 6:00 PM.
Fri Aug 31 - Ribbon Cutting at 10:00 AM for Scooters Coffee House, 1390 Hamilton Blvd. They are celebrating their 20th birthday. If you stop in and sing Happy Birthday to them you will get 1/2 off any drink that day.
Wed Sept 5 - Ribbon Cutting at 4:30 PM for Primebank, 2700 Hamilton Blvd. They are celebrating the opening of their new branch. Drinks and appetizers will follow the ribbon cutting until 6:00 PM.
Thur Sept 6 - Ribbon Cutting at 4:30 PM for Sioux City Community Schools' Career Academy, 627 4th St. They are celebrating their new space for student learning. There will be an open house following the ribbon cutting until 6:30 PM.
CHAMBER EVENTS
Wednesday, August 29, 2018
7:30 AM to 8:30 AM
Siouxland Chamber of Commerce
701 Pierce St., Pioneer Bank Building
(On-Street Parking is Available)

Maddie Brown with Smashing Numbers will discuss small business finances, taxes and the new 20% Pass-Through deduction. Maddie has been a CPA since 1981 and has worked with hundreds of small businesses and loves helping them save time, taxes and be more profitable.

Seating is limited so please REGISTER TODAY!
Government Relations Meeting
Friday, September 7, 2018
7:00 AM
Long Lines Family Rec Center
3rd Floor Conference Room

Nicole Crain, Senior Vice President, Public Policy for the Iowa Association of Business and Industry (ABI) will be our guest speaker. Nicole will share ABI's proposed 2019 legislative priorities and provide us with an election preview.
AMBASSADOR SPOTLIGHT
Motto or Favorite Quote:
"In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity."
- Albert Einstein

What are you currently most excited about with your work/career? The opportunities I have to assist business owners in providing retirement plans for their employees and themselves.

Main lesson you've learned in life: Treat those as you wish to be treated.

What would you tell someone considering becoming a Siouxland Chamber investor? There are multiple avenues of support available at the Chamber that make joining a worthwhile investment. After joining, becoming involved is the best way to receive the most out of the benefits available.

What is on your bucket list? I am pretty adventurous, so I might need a barrel for my list!

COMMUNITY EVENTS

Tue Aug 28 - Fall Protection Training hosted by the Home Builders Association of Greater Siouxland at 3900 Stadium Drive from 1:00 PM to 5:30 PM. The seminar focuses on fall hazards in residential construction, as well as providing attendees an understanding of the OSHA fall protection regulations and safe work practices. Call 712.255.3852 to register or e-mail hbaterri@siouxlan.net . Find out more here .

Sat Sept 8 - Miles for Smiles Poker Run benefiting Camp High Hopes. Cars and motorcycles are welcome. This is a 100-mile cruise through the Loess Hills and then end the night at the Ickey Nickel for live music and a live auction. Find out more and register here .

Mon Sept 10 - Veg Out! Cooking and Dinner with Local Produce sponsored by ISU Extension & Outreach - Woodbury County, 4728 Southern Hill Dr., 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM. Learn how to cook with locally-grown fall produce, followed by a dinner catered by Aggies featuring local ingredients. $12 per person. Register here .

REGISTER NOW TO EXPERIENCE THIS UPLIFTING EVENING WITH A POWERFUL MESSAGE from Keynote Speaker Erik Weihenmayer
NEW INVESTORS

Katrina Pickup, Marketing Coordinator
5220 Harbor Drive
Sioux City, IA 51111

Dixie Gors, Transitions Coordinator
3501 Dakota Ave.
South Sioux City, NE 68776

Robert Protexter, Owner/Operator
Sioux City, IA 51106
The following businesses and organizations are observing milestone anniversaries as Siouxland Chamber of Commerce investors.

35 Years
Ray's Mid-Bell Music

30 Years
Lantis Fireworks Inc.
Sioux City Foundry Company

20 Years
Mary J. Treglia Community House

15 Years
Aventure Staffing & Professional Services
Famous Daves BBQ

10 Years
3E-Electrical Engineering & Equipment Co.
Vanguard Sciences

5 Years
Bluff Creek Golf Cars
Dreamworks Collision Center
Gannon Roofing Supply
Kitchen Dressings Inc.

1 Year
Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Sioux City - Food Truck
JFE Landscaping
Peachwave Frozen Yogurt
Robert Henderson
Salix Self Storage
Tri-State Nursing Enterprises
uBreakiFix
#MemberMonday
How many years has Sterling Computers been in Siouxland? 10 years

What services do you offer?
Sterling has been a leader in providing IT resources to federal, state and local government, education, and commercial customers for over 22 years. Today, we are one of the fastest growing resellers in the United States with access to over 1,800 manufacturers. We have been recognized by CRN and Washington Technology as a fast-growing company-but also, more importantly, as a company who differentiates itself by investing in infrastructure certifications such as data center, storage, and virtualization.

What is a fun or surprising fact about Sterling Computers?
We are the largest IT company in the state of South Dakota.