Chamber News
Tuesday, November 10, 2020
Help Slow the Spread
With COVID-19 cases surging in North Iowa and across the country, we are at a pivotal moment in our fight against the pandemic. Today, we know significantly more about the virus and how to prevent the spread than we did months ago.

It’s up to all of us to take action to help keep our family and friends healthy, our communities strong, and our local economies and businesses open.

Here’s what has been found to work – and what we all must do to slow the spread:

  • Wear a mask
  • Keep your distance
  • Wash your hands
  • Get a flu shot
  • Spread the word
Commerce Center
Due to the recent spike in COVID cases in our area, the Commerce Center will be closed to all outside meetings and guests. This includes members with reservations for this week; we will re-evaluate on a weekly basis. If you have any questions about an upcoming event or program, please contact the Chamber (641.423.5724) and we will direct you to the appropriate person for answers.
Although our building is temporarily closed to events, we are staffing the building with a skeleton crew and trading off working remotely. Each of us is available by phone or email. We are committed to continue serving our members! Stay safe and well!
Breaking Glass VIRTUAL - November 19
Breaking Glass, the Chamber's women's leadership series will be held VIRTUALLY at 8AM on November 19 featuring Sarah Stanton Kurz. You are still able to register for this event via the link below.

"Breaking Glass" offers a unique learning experience to help women stretch their leadership potential, drive their careers with vision and purpose, and make a greater impact within their organizations.

A Zoom link will be sent out prior to the event. Please submit questions for Sarah to Kativa at the Chamber (
Sarah Kurz
Project & Process Management

CEO Conversations - Postponed
CEO Conversations is an educational series held during the lunch hour, led by well-recognized CEO's offering sage advice to participants.

The session with Mark Hewitt, CEO of Clear Lake Bank & Trust, originally scheduled for November 19, has been postponed. An event update will be sent out when a new date has been decided.
Mark Hewitt
Clear Lake Bank & Trust
Wellness Tip
Did you know a happy person’s income is roughly 7% higher than an unhappy person? Showing gratitude actually helps heart health, decreases inflammation, and creates healthier heart rhythms. What are you thankful for this holiday season?
Member News
Do you have an announcement for your business or an upcoming event? You can submit your events to our online calendar here, and we'll post it in this section of upcoming Chamber News emails.
  • Congratulations to First Security Bank & Trust for being named best in the nation for high-yield checking account and best online checking account by Newsweek!

  • IOOF Home & Community Therapy Center is offering a unique opportunity to family members and friends of residents. Click here to learn more.

  • The Glen Oak's Community is celebrating their one year anniversary with an open house from 1-3PM on Sunday, November 8 at TimberCrest Apartments in Clear Lake.

  • MacNider's Kids' Club Online: Thanks for Art! program will be online at 6:30PM on Thursday, November 19. Materials can be picked up at the Museum one day prior to the program.
Sun Tan City
$20 Double Dip Includes 1 Regular Spray Tan & 1 Instant UV Session
Moorman Clothiers
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