Monday, January 18, 2021 I serving the tri-state region
Did You Know?
We want to help you CONNECT and GROW your networks in 2021! Many of our programs currently have in-person (socially-distanced) and/or virtual options. A new session of our networking group, Connect 101, begins February 1st and there are a few spots still available. Learn more about Connect 101 here and if you are interested in joining a group contact McKenzie.

Also, please remember that if your business/organization is a member of the Siouxland Chamber of Commerce ALL of your employees are welcome to attend events. Check out what's happening in the next couple of weeks. 👇🏻
CHAMBER EVENTS
RETAIL ROUNDTABLE
Tuesday, January 19, 2021
1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Siouxland Chamber of Commerce
101 Pierce St.
(In Person and Zoom Available)

Jennifer Rose Bass with Century 21 ProLink will be our guest speaker. She will talk about new/upcoming/current projects in the Siouxland area, and how you can stay in the loop with new developments, and how it can benefit businesses. Please RSVP to McKenzie and let her know if you plan to attend via Zoom or in person. When you RSVP you will receive the Zoom information.
Government Relations
Friday, January 22, 2021
7:00 AM to 8:00 AM
Virtually via Zoom
Meeting ID: 898 9544 1748 and Passcode: 354591
dial in 312-626-6799 or click here.

Join us for a Zoom conversation with Debi Durham, Director of Iowa Economic Development Authority and Iowa Finance Authority and Beth Townsend, Director of Iowa Workforce Development. You will have an opportunity to hear from both directors regarding the Governor's priorities and recommendations from the Governor's Economic Recovery Advisory Board.
Community Enhancement Meeting
Friday, January 22, 2021
12:00 Noon to 1:00 PM
Virtually via Zoom
Meeting ID: 830 0752 1767 and Passcode: 567221
or dial in 312-626-6799

Katelyn Brinkerhoff with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach will be our guest speaker. She will share information on this year's virtual Siouxland Garden Show.

Please RSVP to Kerry Gill. Click here to join via Zoom.
Wednesday, January 27, 2021
12:00 Noon to 1:00 PM
Virtually via Zoom
Meeting ID: 810 9592 8845 and Passcode: 653402
dial in 312-626-6799 or click here.

Lower overhead. Higher profit margins. A better life. Maddie Brown, Certified Public Accountant and owner of Smashing Numbers knows your businesses' books can look better. They can be smashing. Maddie is a living, breathing example of " Doctor, heal thyself." She has done it for herself, and she can do it for you. Participate in this month's Small Business Education Series and hear from Maddie how to develop a business model that brings you joy and satisfaction.
Friday, January 29, 2021
9:00 AM to 10:00 AM
Siouxland Chamber of Commerce
101 Pierce St.
(In Person and Zoom Available)

One spent a career in human resources and healthcare...the other spent a career in the salon industry. Join us for our next Entrepreneur Hour and hear how business partners and best pals, Laura Pedersen & Nicole Layman, invested in a franchise (and themselves) to start their own business, Gotcha Covered of Siouxland.

Please RSVP to Heidi Reinking and let her know if you will attend in person or Zoom. A Zoom link will be sent to you after we receive your RSVP.
Friday, January 29, 2021
12:00 Noon to 1:00 PM
Siouxland Chamber of Commerce
101 Pierce St.
(In Person and Zoom Available)

Developing leadership skills, getting involved in our community, major career changes, balancing family and work life...how do you handle everything? Ladies, join us for this conversation with Kristie VerMulm McManamy, Director of Communications at United Real Estate Solutions.

Please RSVP to Heidi Reinking and let her know if you will attend in person or Zoom. A Zoom link will be sent to you after we receive your RSVP.
COMMUNITY EVENTS

Mon Jan 1 - Sun Jan 24 - 2021 Winter Clothing Drive, sponsored by Care Initiatives Hospice and other local businesses and nonprofits. Help Woodbury County kids (Infant & K-12) stay warm this winter by donating new or gently used coats, hats, mittens, scarves and socks. For more information and a list of drop-off locations click here.

Now - February (or until supplies last) - Stud of the Month Calendar Fundraiser for Siouxland Habitat for Humanity. On sale now for $20 each. Calendars can be purchased at several locations including the Siouxland Habitat for Humanity ReStore at 1150 TriView Ave. Find out more on their Facebook page here.

View more Chamber member
events here.
NEW INVESTORS
Josiah Paulsrud, Technical Sales Representative
Sioux City, IA 51104

Shane Monahan, Agent
211 Sioux Point Rd., Ste. 150
Dakota Dunes, SD 57049

Cesar De Luna, Owner
611 W. 29th St.
South Sioux City, NE 68776
JANUARY CHAMBER
ANNIVERSARIES
The following businesses and organizations are observing milestone anniversaries as Siouxland Chamber of Commerce investors.

50 Years
Delperdang, Schuh & Co., PC

35 Years
Federal Express Corporation
Thompson

30 Years
Stone Group Architects

25 Years
Burger King Restaurants-Pierce St.
Sioux City Paint & Decorating

15 Years
Terracon

10 Years
Builders First Source
Kuehl Realty

5 Years
Kay Dee
Pizza Hut/WingStreet-Gordon Dr.
Sanford Health-Heart and Vascular

1 Year
AT&T Wireless Mobily
Axe to Grind
CNOS PC - Morningside
Five Star Repair
Honeywave Media
Keller Williams Siouxland-Nolan Shook
Siouxland Water Solutions
#MemberMonday
What services do you offer? Our team of knowledgeable insurance professionals is committed to helping you find a policy that fits your needs. We focus on providing personalized attention and exceptional customer service to create a full suite of services including personal, commercial, life, and health policies.

How many years has your business been a Chamber member? We have been an active member of the Siouxland Chamber of Commerce for 26 years.

What do you enjoy most about being a Chamber member? The best thing about being a Chamber member are all the opportunities it creates to interact with our community and business leaders.

What is a fun or surprising fact about your business? Our agency is located in the old Milwaukee train depot. When we first started in 1994, we rented 750 square feet of this space. Now, we occupy 7,000 square feet of newly renovated space that restored many of the depot's original features.