Monday, September 9, 2019 I serving the tri-state region
RIBBON CUTTINGS, OPEN HOUSES
& PRESS CONFERENCES
Wed Sept 11 - Ribbon Cutting at 4:30 PM for M's on Fourth, 1021 4th St. They are celebrating recent renovations to accommodate the catering side of their business. Take this opportunity to taste test some small plate appetizers and featured new drinks.
Thur Sept 12 - Ribbon Cutting at 4:30 PM for Lumin Therapy, hosted at the Siouxland Chamber at 101 Pierce St. - in our newly renovated facility. They are celebrating their Chamber membership and new services they offer in Siouxland.
Tue Sept 17 - Ribbon Cutting at 1:00 PM for new Chamber member, Beautycounter, hosted at the Siouxland Chamber, 101 Pierce St. - in our newly renovated facility. Stay for our Retail Roundtable following this ribbon cutting.
Wed Sept 18 - Ribbon Cutting at 4:30 PM for new Chamber member, Pawsitive Pet Services, 1911 Highway 20, Lawton, IA.
CHAMBER EVENTS
The Chamber Events listed below are FREE and OPEN to all members of the Siouxland Chamber of Commerce!
GOVERNMENT RELATIONS MEETING
Friday, September 13, 2019
7:00 AM to 8:00 AM
Siouxland Chamber Office
101 Pierce St.

This is our legislative season KICK-OFF Meeting. Join us to hear Dustin Miller, a lobbyist with the Iowa Chamber Alliance. He will bring us a wealth of knowledge to help us begin development of the 2020 Chamber Legislative Agenda.
RETAIL ROUNDTABLE
Tuesday, September 17, 2019
1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Siouxland Chamber Office
101 Pierce St.

This month's topic is "Ribbon Cuttings: Why You Should Have Them and Why You Should Attend Them". A ribbon cutting will kick off the meeting at 1:00 PM followed by a presentation of the "Do's and Don'ts" of a ribbon cutting.

Wednesday, September 18, 2019
12:00 Noon to 1:00 PM
College Center
1001 College Way
South Sioux City, NE

Attend this Ag Meeting to hear two presentations. First, Graham McGaffin with The Nature Conservancy will share information from his recent trip to China to study the Chinese Loess Hills. Then, the team from Northeast Community College will share the plans for their Agriculture & Water Center of Excellence.
Thursday, September 19, 2019
4:30 PM to 6:00 PM

Hosted by:
329 Pierce St.
Sioux City, IA
COMMUNITY EVENTS
Tue Sept 10 - Dine Out for Education benefiting Sioux City Public Schools Foundation. Go out to eat on Sept 10th - participating restaurants will donate a percentage of sales to the Sioux City Schools Foundation. Click here for a list of participating restaurants.

Sat Sept 14 - 36th Annual Fall Follies Variety Show sponsored by Siouxland Center for Active Generations at Sioux City East High School, doors open at 1:15 PM - show begins at 2:00 PM. Tickets are $5.00. Find out more here.

Sun Sept 15 - Walk to End Alzheimer's at the Hilton Garden Inn Riverfront, 1132 Larsen Park Road. Registration is at 2:00 PM, ceremony at 3:00 PM, and the walk at 3:30 PM. Register and find out more here.

Sat Sept 21 - 6th Annual Baconfest benefiting Siouxland Habitat for Humanity, 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM at Hard Rock Hotel and Casino's Battery Park. Enjoy music, pig petting zoo, tailgating games, face-painting, a bacon eating contest and more! Purchase your tickets and find out more here.

Sat Sept 21 - Nature Calls benefiting the Dorothy Pecaut Nature Center beginning at 6:00 PM at the Sioux City Convention Center. Sample craft beers, bid on unique auction items, and visit with artists about their work. Get your tickets and find out more here.

Tue Sept 24 - Future Ready Iowa Employer Summit, 7:00 AM to 9:30 AM at the Sioux City Country Club. Employers have the opportunity to learn how to leverage Future Ready Iowa funding to help grow their skilled workforce, learn more about work-based learning and partnerships with local high schools and gather information from peers about the innovative ways they are growing their workforce including apprenticeship programs, internships and externships. For registration details and additional information click here.
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NEW INVESTORS

Marit Westrich, Executive Director
SEPTEMBER CHAMBER
ANNIVERSARIES
The following businesses and organizations are observing milestone anniversaries as Siouxland Chamber of Commerce investors.

25 Years
Walding Chiropractic

20 Years
Bickford Cottage II / Memory Care
MercyOne Breast Care Center
Williams & Company Communications

15 Years
Hy-Vee Mainstreet
TravelPlus TLC

10 Years
Art by Nature
Great Southern Bank-Downtown
Great Southern Bank-Hamilton
Great Southern Bank-Indian Hills
Great Southern Bank- Morningside
Great Southern Bank- Singing Hills
Great Southern Bank- South Sioux City
JEO Consulting Group
Universal Lubricants/Guarantee Oil
Whispering Creek Active Retirement Community

5 Years
Heartland Payment Systems
Perry Creek Laundromat
Poppin' Bottles n' Brushes

1 Year
AgriVision Equipment Group-Lawton
AgriVision Equipment Group-LeMars
Central Valley Ag
HIS Armor
Hobby Lobby
MedPharm Iowa
Primebank/Hamilton
Red Settlement Siouxland
#MemberMonday
How many years has
Buena Vista University been in Siouxland?
We have been in Siouxland since 2018.

What services do you offer?
Buena Vista University's Sioux City location offers degree completion programs in accounting, business education, criminology and criminal justice, educational studies, elementary education, English, special education, human services, history, and psychology. We offer convenient and affordable courses. Hybrid and online course options are available.

What is a fun or surprising fact about your business?
Buena Vista University has 16 site locations across the state of Iowa, primarily located on community college campuses. These locations help us to better serve our students in furthering their education.

Are you looking for a great dinner spot before our Annual Meeting? We have a list of our Chamber member restaurants here.

Check out a list of member restaurants offering specials that evening here.