Chamber News
Tuesday, August 6, 2019
Lunch & Learn next Tuesday
Check out our "Meet. Eat. Discover." August 13 Lunch & Learn .

Tuesday, August 13 | Heath Hupke, Mason City Family YMCA
How Staying Active Leads to a Balanced Home & Work Life
Is your current lifestyle setting you up for a successful home and work life balance? Heath from the Mason City Family YMCA has tips and tricks on how to keep your employees active and engaged, amid a hectic work schedule. 
Reserve Your Seat for the Ag Tour
Next week is the Chamber's FREE Ag Tour ! Reserve your seat for the bus that will be traveling to The Thomas Farmstead in Kensett from 8:30AM-Noon on Wednesday, August 14.

This tour provides the opportunity for individuals to learn about various agricultural practices that are important to the North Iowa community.
 
The tour is free and transportation is provided, however registration is required. Please RSVP by August 9.
Chamber Award Nominations
Do you know person or a small business that has made a significant impact within the business community? Or a workplace that has gone above and beyond to implement health and well-being initiatives?
 
We are accepting nominations for the Small Business of the Year , Boss of the Year , and Workplace Wellness awards, which will be presented at the Chamber's Annual Meeting on October 3.
 
The deadline for nominations is Friday, August 23.
Website Updates
The Chamber's Online Membership Directory has a new, more modern look! The site is now more image-focused, with more opportunities to customize your member page. Membership Director Colleen Frein outlines the changes and how to update your page in this video. Email Colleen if you need your login information!
Puerto Rico Registration Deadline is August 30
The “ Discover Puerto Rico Global Familiarization Trip February 9-15, 2020 was organized to help employers better understand why recruitment efforts are focusing on the U.S. island territory.

Since this is a custom tour, registrations must be submitted by August 30 to ensure trip departure. Final payment is not due until November. For more information or to register, contact Allyson .
Wellness Tip
It's back to school time and registration is open for Mason City School District's Walking School Bus program. Children who walk to school are more alert and ready to learn, strengthen their social networks, and develop lifetime fitness habits. Learn more about our local Walking School Bus program .
Member News
  • The River City Society for Historic Preservation is hosting a free Lunch 'N Learn "Frank Lloyd Wright Homes in Michigan" at noon on Tuesday, August 6 at the Architectural Interpretive Center.

  • National Night out is August 6. Attend the free fun-packed "family affair" at the North Iowa Events Center starting at 5PM. More details can be found here.

  • Ag Ventures Alliance is holding a Hemp Workshop on August 10 at 9AM in Clear Lake.


  • Main Street Mason City's next Friday Night Live is set for August 16 from 6-10PM in Downtown Mason City!
Papa's American Cafe
$5 for a purchase of $25 or more!
Charlie Brown Preschool and Child Care
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