Monday, March 18, 2019 I serving the tri-state region
RIBBON CUTTINGS, OPEN HOUSES
& PRESS CONFERENCES
Mon Mar 18 - Ribbon Cutting at 2:30 PM for Iowa State University Extension-Woodbury County, 4728 Southern Hills Dr. They will dedicate their new Learning Kitchen made possible through the support of Seaboard Triumph Foods. The ribbon cutting will be followed by an open house until 4:00 PM.
Thur Mar 21 - Ribbon Cutting at 4:30 PM for Hospice of Siouxland, 309 Cook St. The ribbon cutting will kick off our March Rush Hour Connect. They are celebrating their new location.
CHAMBER EVENTS
Retail Roundtable
Tuesday, March 19, 2019
1:00 PM
Siouxland Chamber Office
701 Pierce St., Ste. 100
(on-street parking available)

How do you find the right people to fill your open jobs? Join this month's Retail Roundtable meeting to hear from Ali Dreher, owner of the three Siouxland Scooter's locations, and learn how Ali recruits, trains, motivates, and retains her local team.

Space is limited. Please RSVP to Heidi Reinking .
Wednesday, March 20, 2019
12:00 Noon to 1:00 PM
Western Iowa Tech Community College

The meeting starts with introductions and a review of the group's plans for "2019...The Year of Ag in Siouxland". This month, we will learn more about the ag classes and programs available at Western Iowa Tech.

RSVP to Heidi Reinking .
Parking/meeting room information will be
e-mailed to attendees.
Thursday, March 21, 2019
4:30 PM to 6:00 PM

Hosted by:
Hopsice of Siouxland
309 Cook St.
Wednesday, March 27, 2019
7:30 AM to 8:30 AM
Siouxland Chamber Office
701 Pierce St.
(street parking available)

When Might a Consultant
be Right for Your Business?

presented by:
Scott Morford
Bottomline Advisors

Seating is limited. Register here .
Friday, March 29, 2019
9:00 AM to 10:00 AM
Siouxland Chamber Office
701 Pierce St.
(street parking available)

Get to know one of Siouxland's local entrepreneurs during this Q & A session.

Food trucks are becoming more and more popular in many communities. But how do you start a food truck business? Stacy Orndorff, owner of Heartland Coffee & Nosh, fills us in on her start-up journey. Learn how Stacy uses social media to promote her business, how she networks, and where her food truck will be this year!

Seating is limited. RSVP to Heidi Reinking .
COMMUNITY EVENTS
Tue Mar 19 - Downtown's Stop & Sip sponsored by Downtown Partners, 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM. This is a traveling open house series where 5 different locations will be open to learn about the business and sip on some samples. Locations will be announced the Monday before on Facebook.

Sat Mar 30 - Pucks & Paws at the Musketeers Hockey Game, sponsored by Siouxland Humane Society, 7:05 PM. This year you can purchase a ticket and bring your pet. Tickets are $15 per adult and $5 per pet. Get your tickets and find out more about all the fun activities including raffles, lap dog races, and more here.

Fri Apr 5 - 25th Anniversary Wine & Chocolate Festival hosted by the Alzheimer's Association at the Holiday Inn Express & Suites - Dakota Dunes. Wine tasting begins at 5:00 PM, presentation and dinner begins at 7:00 PM. A unique live and silent auction will be showcased throughout the evening. Purchase tickets and get more information here.

Sat Apr 6 - Pancake Breakfast & Fly-In with a Car Show and Hangar Talks hosted by the Mid America Museum of Aviation and Transportation, 2600 Expedition Ct., 8:00 AM to 12:00 Noon. Get your tickets here.

Sat Apr 6 - The Heelan Auction at the Sioux City Convention Center, social hour starts at 5:30 PM. Enjoy the "Heelan Masters" golf theme with silent and live auctions, gift card and wine putting greens, dinner and dancing to "On the Fritz." Buy tickets or find out more here.

Tue Apr 9 - FREE BBQ for Siouxland Veterans and Military Families sponsored by Support Siouxland Soldiers, 5:00 PM to 6:30 PM at the Long Lines Family Rec Center. 20+ volunteers are needed to provide this free evening. Click here for a list of volunteer opportunities.

Fri Jun 21 - The Pride Group Golf Classic, shotgun start at 1:00 PM at the Willow Creek Golf Course, Le Mars, IA. Register to participate or sponsor here.
AMBASSADOR SPOTLIGHT
Birthplace/Hometown: Sioux City, IA/Sloan, IA

What is your motto or favorite quote?
Never give up.

As a Chamber Ambassador, how have you benefited professionally and personally? I have met so many people and made some life-long relationships by being a Siouxland Chamber member and an Ambassador.

Interested in being a vendor? There are a few spots remaining. Find out more here.

If you are signed up to be a vendor or interested in becoming a vendor watch "X-posing EXPO Do's and Don'ts" - a guide to help vendors plan and achieve the most effective vending experience.
Registration deadline for our 65th Siouxland/Washington Conference is this Friday, March 22nd. Register TODAY!
NEW INVESTOR(S)

Dr. Ryan Rudloff, Optometrist
431 Pierce St.
Sioux City, IA 51101

Dr. Ryan Rudloff, Optometrist
2513 Hamilton Blvd.
Sioux City, IA 51104

Kevin Clausen, General Manager
2585 Quail Ave.
Arthur, IA 51431

Steve Hass, President
3208 Northbrook Dr.
Sioux City, IA 51105
MARCH CHAMBER
ANNIVERSARIES
The following businesses and organizations are observing milestone anniversaries as Siouxland Chamber of Commerce investors.

35 Years
Helvig Agricultural Service

30 Years
Dave's Glass

15 Years
Allied Solutions
Rooster's Harley Davidson
Sterk Financial Services

10 Years
Camp High Hopes
D2
GiGi's Playhouse - Sioux City
Vern Eide Honda Sioux City

5 Years
Kruse Chiropractic
New York Life

1 Year
966 Industries
Allstate Insurance - Dan Pickering Agency
Fit My Feet
Hart Family Hotels - DBA Sleep Inn & Main Stay Suites
Hedquist Eye Care
Mind & Body Connection
Pioneer Bank - Dakota Dunes
Smarter Spaces
Story Time Preschool & Child Care - S. Cecelia, Pierce St. and North Sioux City
TNT Sales & Service
#MemberMonday
How many years has Analytical & Consulting Services been in Siouxland? We have been in Siouxland for 23 years.

What services do you offer?
We offer environmental compliance/laboratory testing services.

What is a fun or surprising fact about your business?
We are constructing an addition which will double the size of our current facility which was built in 2007.