Chamber News
Tuesday, January 21, 2020
The State of North Iowa - Thursday
Join us for The State of North Iowa breakfast from 8-9:30AM this Thursday, January 23 at the Mason City Arena!

7:45AM Buffet Breakfast in Club Room
8:15AM    Welcome & Introductions
8:20AM    State of North Iowa Video Report
8:30AM    Keynote Speaker – Debi Durham, Director of the
Iowa Economic Development Authority and the Iowa
Finance Authority
9AM         Panel Discussion facilitated by Joe Murphy,
Executive Director of the Iowa Business Council
  • Nelson Crabb, Mayor of Clear Lake
  • Tim Latham, Chairperson Cerro Gordo County Board of Supervisors
  • Bill Schickel, Mayor of Mason City
  • Chad Schreck, President & CEO of NICEDC
9:30AM     Dismiss


Please use the main south entrance to the arena. Register below, or purchase tickets at the door.
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Ag Tax Seminar - Next Week
Sign up for the Ag Tax Seminar which will be held at 11:30AM on Thursday, January 30 at the Commerce Center. Registration is $20, and includes lunch.

Learn about the Agricultural Law and Taxation updates for 2020. Kristine Tidgren, Adjunct Assistant Professor in the Agricultural Education & Studies Department and the Director for the Center for Agricultural Law & Taxation at Iowa State University, will present to attendees.
Kristine Tidgren
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Chamber Bowl - Registration Open
The annual Chamber Bowl will be held on February 4, 5 and 6 at Mystic Lanes. Thursday, February 6 is FULL, but there are still openings for Tuesday and Wednesday. Registration is just $200 for a team of six - including 3 games, shoe rental, and dinner from Butcher's Steakhouse. Prizes are awarded for high and low scoring teams and individuals and for the best dressed team each night.
 
Fill out this registration form or register online through the Chamber events calendar . Email  Kativa  with any questions.
Breaking Glass - Moving Manufacturing Mountains
February’s Breaking Glass Leadership Series , sponsored by Jane Fischer & Associates, features two local plant managers who are leading the way in the predominately-male field of manufacturing. Scheduled from 8-9:30AM on Thursday, February 20, Plant Managers Janelle Kruger (Kraft Heinz) and Jessica Reith (Cargill Protein) will discuss how they’ve “broken glass” in the manufacturing industry.
Wellness Tip
Pledge to spend time offline in 2020. A recent study showed American adults spend an average of 2 hours and 51 minutes on their smart phones each day which totals to 43 DAYS A YEAR. Reduce your eye strain this year and look up from those electronic devices.
Member News


  • Three more of America's funniest stand-up comedians come to Mason City in "The Good Humor Men 2" at 7:30PM on Saturday, January 25 at the North Iowa Community Auditorium on the NIACC Campus.
  • Alerts That Work is celebrating its new Mason City office location with a ribbon cutting at 10AM on January 28. 

  • This month's TechBrew will take place from 5-7PM on January 28 at Mason City Brewing.

  • Yunek Law Firm has moved to a new location and is celebrating with a ribbon cutting at 1PM on January 30. 

  • The Kiwanis Spaghetti Dinner is set for 4-6:30PM on January 30 at the Colombia Club.

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