Chamber News
Tuesday, August 11, 2020
Ag Breakfast Thursday
Reminder to ticket holders that the 38th Ag Breakfast will be held on Thursday, August 13 featuring Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Mike Naig. Doors will open at 8AM, with the program starting around 8:30AM. In-person attendance is limited to 50 participants. Masks are required.
 
An interactive Zoom Webinar link has been provided to participants wishing to attend virtually. If you have not received your link or have questions regarding the event contact Kativa.
Mike Naig
Iowa Secretary of Agriculture
CEO Conversations Thursday
CEO Conversations is scheduled for 11:30AM-1PM this Thursday, August 13 at the Commerce Center. Panelists include CEOs Steve Sukup (Sukup Manufacturing) and Kurt Herbrechtsmeyer (First Security Bank).

Sessions are limited in capacity to encourage thoughtful, valuable conversations. Sanitation measures and safety precautions are in place to ensure a safe and responsible event.

Contact Kativa if you would still like to register or have questions.
Moonlight Bike Ride Next Friday, August 21
Registration is open for the 2020 Moonlight Bike Ride on August 21. Join us for a 10-mile summer night bicycle ride! Physical distancing and sanitation precautions will be established to ensure a safe and responsible ride.
 
Schedule:
 
9PM | Registration & Swag Bag Pick-Up | Commerce Center
 
10PM | Bicycle Ride | Central Park
 
Halfway Point Pit Stop | NIACC Activity Center
 
11PM | Breakfast Burritos | Southbridge Plaza
New Member Luncheon
A New Member Luncheon will be held at Noon on Thursday, August 27 at the Commerce Center. There is no charge for new members, thanks to luncheon sponsor, First Citizens Bank.
 
Enjoy this opportunity to network with fellow Chamber members and members of the Board of Directors, while learning about the benefits of Chamber membership.
Wellness Tip
Working from home presents unique challenges compared to the traditional office or classroom setting, and with COVID-19 cases still rising in many parts of the country, many people may need to continue remote working for the foreseeable future. Purdue University Global recently published an article titled "Working From Home: 5 Environmental Factors Affecting Your Well-Being" which discusses creating a working environment that minimizes distractions and puts you in the mindset to concentrate.
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.
  • Celebrate National Health Center Week with Community Center of Mason City. The block party is canceled, but click here for other activities.



  • KCMR Radio is launching a new challenge to help local service industry workers known as the #KCMRTipChallenge. They are encouraging people to "tip extra, if you are able" to help during the Covid-19 pandemic.
Mason City Tire Service
$40 off purchase of 4 Michelin or BF Goodrich tires. Free rotation with oil change.
North Iowa Community Action Organization
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