Chamber News
Tuesday, February 16, 2021
Breaking Glass Leadership Series - February 25
Join us for our next Breaking Glass Leadership Series sponsored by Clear Lake Bank & Trust at 8AM on Thursday, February 25 at the Commerce Center. Deputy Secretary of Agriculture Julie Kenney will share about her leadership journey in the agriculture industry.

In-person attendance is limited to 25, so register soon! A Zoom option is also available.
Julie Kenney
Iowa Deputy Secretary
of Agriculture
COVID Vaccine Information
U.S. Chamber of Commerce launched a comprehensive new digital resource center to ensure the business community has the information, tools, and templates it needs to navigate this critical phase of the pandemic response and get back to business.

The COVID Vaccines Digital Resources Center includes FAQs, state-specific guidance and information, employer vaccine communication and strategy guidance, reliable safety and efficacy information, and more.
Ag Breakfast - March 23
Get your tickets today for the 39th annual Ag Breakfast! This annual event will take place from 7-8:30AM on Tuesday, March 23 at The Music Man Square. The program will feature comments from Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Mike Naig and Bushel Boy Farms President Chuck Tryon.

Chamber members may purchase tickets in books of 10 for $100, 5 for $50, individual tickets for $12 each, and student tickets for $5 each. The ticket price includes quiche, donuts, beverages, program, and door prizes.

Click the button below to reserve tickets. Additional information about the speakers and event details can be found here. A limited number of in-person tickets will be sold to accommodate physical distancing.
Thank you to the 2021 Ag Breakfast Sponsors:
Child Care Challenges Survey
Iowa Child Care Resource and Referral is surveying North Iowa businesses about child care in the area. The survey is designed to assess the need for child care services to better address concerns and develop solutions.
Government Affairs Update - Week 5
This week's update from the state capitol includes information on several bills that were introduced to address childcare needs across the state, expanding broadband access to Iowans, as well as housing needs.

Click here for the summary of week 5 in our Government Affairs Newsletter.
Wellness Tip
Finding extra bags of pink and red M&M’s around the house? Toss them together with honey roasted peanuts, dried cranberries, and white chocolate chips for a quick office snack
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.

  • Winnie the Pooh is showing at Stebens Children's Theater this week at 7PM, February 16-20. Sunday's show begins at 3PM.

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