DeWitt Chamber & Development Co.


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The DeWitt Chamber & Development Company (DCDC) is excited to bring you the 4th Annual DCDC Member's Choice Awards! Initiated to honor and bring awareness to DCDC members for their successes and overall support of our community's vitality!

Vote for your favorite DCDC members in five unique categories. The nomination period will run between Thursday, May 18th and Thursday, May 25th (survey will close at 11:59PM). The top 5 (or more if there is a tie) nominations in each category will be presented to the community for a final vote between Thursday, June 1st and Thursday, June 8th. We ask that you only vote once per person and we thank you for participating in the voting process!

Library Building Expansion Project
Design Workshop

Architects from FEH Design will be on site all day in the community center creating conceptual designs of what the
future library design could look like with the expansion project. Community members are encouraged to stop by
any time between 9am to 6pm to view the conceptual designs, share ideas, and provide feedback.

There will be presentations at noon and at 6pm on both May 17th & May 18th. On Thursday, May 25th, the public
is also invited to attend a meeting at 6pm in the library to vote on the design they'd like the Library Board and the
City to adopt.

Dates: May 17-18, 2017
Location: Community Center

Summer Lunch Box Program

Your family qualifies for a weekly summer lunch box kit if: 1. You have children 2. You live in the Central DeWitt
Community School District. You don't need to be a client to qualify! You can pick-up a kit once a week through the
program. Please sign up at the Referral Center as soon as possible. The Referral Center is open Monday - Friday, 8 am to 5 pm. The program is available  May 30, 2017- August 23, 2017

Location: Referral Center
615 8th Street
DeWitt, IA
Contact: Call Referral Center at (563) 659-9612

Poppy Days

Poppies will be distributed at Barnes and Theisen's on May 19th and 20th by  The American Legion Auxiliary Unit  #238 of DeWitt.  Remember to wear a poppy in remembrance of our veterans.

Dates: May 19 & May 20, 2017

Camanche-DeWitt Coalition Monthly Meeting

The Camanche-DeWitt Coalition will be having their monthly meeting to discuss updates and youth substance  abuse issues.

Date:  May 24, 2017
Time: 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Location: DeWitt City Hall
510 9th St
DeWitt, Iowa 52742
Contact: Lauren Schwandt-Project Coordinator
Camanche-DeWitt Coalition

Fees/Admission: No Fee
DeWitt Farmer's Market

We will open our market season on Thursday, May 25. The DeWitt Farmer's Market will be open Thursdays, 3:30- 6:30 pm thru October 2017. For more information call John Ivens, 563-503-0564.

Date: May 25, 2017
Time: 3:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Location: Lincoln Park in DeWitt
Library Building Expansion Project Public Advisory Task Force

Please join the Library Board and FEH Design for our final public meeting for the conceptual design phase of the
building expansion project. At this meeting, members of the public will be invited to vote for their favorite design in
which they hope the library board and city will adopt for the next phase of the project.

Date: May 25, 2017
Time: 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Location: Library Meeting Room

DeWitt Noon Lions
49th Winter Travelogue Series

Shows are 3 and 7 p.m. at the
Operahouse Theatre in downtown DeWitt.

*May 30: Germany and the Czech Republic 
by Marcie Siegel of Walcott

Experience the Elbe River on a small boat cruise tour from Berlin, Germany, to Prague, Czech Republic, with Siegel and her sister. Many of the sites they visited were connected with World War II and Martin Luther. Siegel will share stories she heard firsthand from those who experi-enced them. The year 2017 marks the 500th anniversary of the Reformation of the Lutheran Church.

Location: DeWitt Operahouse
712 6th Av.
DeWitt IA 52742
Contact: Jane Kedley 659-3481
Dick Polansky 659-3098
Mary Rueter 659-3417
Date/Time Details: 3 and 7 pm
Fees/Admission: $5.00 donation
National Senior Health and Fitness Day

  Help us keep older Americans healthy and fit. Stop by our office to receive your free Exercise and Physical Activity  book, Everyday Exercise DVD, and Workout to Go booklet all from the National Institute on Aging's Go4Life  campaign, compliments of Hill Chiropractic Office.

Date: June 01, 2017
Location: Hill Chiropractic Office
602 12th St
DeWitt, IA 52742
Contact: Jacob Cram
Fees/Admission: Free

Clinton LumberKings "DeWitt Day"

The DCDC is partnering with 
the Clinton LumberKings
f or
"DeWitt Day"
Sunday, June 4th 2:00 PM
at Ashford Uni versity Field
Clinton LumberKings vs. Peoria Chiefs

The DCDC office has 100 FREE general admission tickets available for the 2PM game. There is a limit of 4 tickets per person.

Check out the entire LumberKings schedule on the LumberKings website.
Thank you!




DeWitt Chamber & Development Company

1010 6th Ave. DeWitt, IA 52742