Monday, February 18, 2019 I serving the tri-state region
RIBBON CUTTINGS, OPEN HOUSES
& PRESS CONFERENCES
Tue Feb 19 - Ribbon Cutting at 4:30 PM for new Chamber member, BeYou Cosmetics and Skincare, hosted at the Siouxland Chamber, 701 Pierce St.
CHAMBER EVENTS
Retail Roundtable
Tuesday, February 19, 2019
1:00 PM
Siouxland Chamber Office
701 Pierce St.

This month's topic is how to connect with local college students as potential hiring candidates.

Wednesday, February 20, 2019
12:00 Noon to 1:00 PM
WITCC Campus
Room L416-417
(Use parking lot 3 and enter via entrance 11)

RSVP to Heidi Reinking .

This month's meeting features an Ag panel discussion with local ag industry professionals and the FFA students who attended the "Food Evolution" movie on January 23rd.
Thursday, February 21, 2019
12:00 Noon to 1:00 PM
Long Lines Family Rec Center
3rd Floor Conference Room

Topic is Automated/Autonomous Vehicles presented by guest speaker, Omar Ahmad, Deputy Director of the University of Iowa National Advanced Driving Simulator.

Please RSVP to Teresa Rosenboom and include whether or not you would like lunch ordered from Jitters at a cost of $10.00.
Thursday, February 21, 2019
4:30 PM to 6:00 PM

Hosted by:
Downtown Partners
Atrium of the Ho-Chunk Centre
600 4th St.

Downtown Partners is excited to host our February Rush Hour Connect event which will showcase
Friday, February 22, 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.

Hear how local entrepreneur Cheri Cosgrove got her start. From one tanning location to franchising Tan World, to starting Belle Touche salons...what worked, what didn't, and what she would do differently.
COMMUNITY EVENTS
Tue Feb 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.

Wed Feb 27 - Business Breakfast at Goodwill of the Great Plains, 3100 W. 4th St. from 8:30 AM to 9:30 AM. This event is hosted by Goodwill of the Great Plains and Gigi's Playhouse. A light breakfast will be served and there will be door prizes. Businesses are invited to attend this event to learn how individuals with disabilities can be an asset to their companies. Find out more here and register here.

Thur Feb 28 - Sun Mar 3 - 62nd Annual Siouxland Home Show, presented by the Home Builder's Association of Greater Siouxland at the Sioux City Convention Center. Home Show admission is $6 for adults, kids 12 & under are free. Find out event hours and more here.
AMBASSADOR SPOTLIGHT
Birthplace/Hometown: Madison, South Dakota

What are you currently most excited about with your work/career? This year, Trinity Electric is putting employee growth and development at the center of its attention. It is amazing to be a part of a company that truly wants to see EVERY employee reach their full potential.

As a Chamber Ambassador, how have you benefited professionally and personally? Not being from the Sioux City area, being a Chamber member and ambassador has introduced me to many wonderful people and has given me an inside look into this wonderful city!

Nominate and host a community business leader for our Key Leadership Welcome Dinner. This informal social gathering recognizes Key Leaders new to the Siouxland area or those newly transitioned to a management position.
Registration is now OPEN for our 65th Siouxland/Washington Conference scheduled for
May 1 & 2, 2019
NEW INVESTORS

Penny Bruns, Marketing Consultant
1011 N. Lincoln St.
West Point, NE 68788

Josh Vondrak, Owner/Vice President/Agent
1000 West 29th St.
South Sioux City,NE 68776
FEBRUARY CHAMBER
ANNIVERSARIES
The following businesses and organizations are observing milestone anniversaries as Siouxland Chamber of Commerce investors.

40 Years
The Boyle Companies/Wendy's

35 Years
Architecture by Design

30 Years
Midwest Continental

25 Years
KWIT/KOJI Radio/Western Iowa Tech

20 Years
First American Bank - Sioux City

15 Years
Book People
Brookdale Sioux City

10 Years
Central Kitchen & Bath
Dunes Dental 4 Kids
Tires Tires Tires

5 Years
F&M Bank - Sioux City
Goodin Insurance Agency-Sloan
McClure Engineering Company
Oakleaf Real Estate Management/Martin Tower

1 Year
Central Insurance
Constellation Energy
Keller Williams Siouxland - Justin Merchant
Midwest Pain Clinic
Olson's Pest Technicians
ThinkCause
Thornton Flooring
Tucker Hill Vineyards
Xcel Roofing
#MemberMonday
How many years has your business been in Siouxland?
98 years

What services do you offer?
United Way fights for the health, education, and financial stability of every person in our community.

What is a fun or surprising fact about your business?
United Way helped provide 42,000+ services last year.