While fireworks are available for purchase now, they are not approved for use in Mason City until July 3 and 4. Be a good neighbor and wait until the approved dates and times. Remember that fireworks are prohibited within 200 yards of hospitals, hospice centers, and nursing homes. Click here for a map released by the Mason City Police Department to make sure you're in an area that can legally use fireworks.
Mason City allows fireworks on July 3 from 6-11PM and on July 4 from 6-11PM.
The Chamber office will be closed July 3 in honor of Independence Day.
Golf Outing - Hole Sponsorships Available
The Chamber's annual Golf Outing is scheduled for Thursday, July 30 at the Mason City Country Club. Hole sponsorships are available for $350. Hole sponsors will have the opportunity to win a complimentary golf team for the next year's tournament if their hole is voted favorite sponsor/activity at the end of the day!
Team registrations will be honored on a first-come, first-served basis and include green fees, a meal, and two carts per team. Sanitation measures and safety precautions are set to ensure a safe and responsible outing.
Registration is open for the 2020 Moonlight Bike Rideon Friday, August 21. Tell your friends and family to join us for a 10-mile bicycle ride throughout Mason City! Need a refresher of bicycle etiquette and sharing the road with bicyclists? Click on the video to the right.
This ride is endorsed by the Healthiest State Initiative (HSI), and aligns with the goals of HSI for Iowa to become the healthiest state in the nation.
Get into the 4th of July spirit with these healthy and light (but super tasty!) dishes. If anyone needs "taste-testers" we wouldn't mind trying the Layered Watermelon Cake with Coconut Cream Frosting! Find recipes for adults, children, and everyone in between in this article.
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.
The Exchange Club of Mason City, in partnership with the City of Mason City, Clear Lake and Cerro Gordo County, will hold the fireworks display around 10PM on Friday, July 3 at the North Iowa Events Center.
New Chamber member CFO Systems is having a ribbon cutting at 11:45AM on Tuesday, July 7 at the Commerce Center.