Monday, May 18, 2020 I serving the tri-state region
RE-OPENING/RECOVERY RESOURCES
America’s SBDC Iowa created  this workbook  and the #Back2Biz Iowa Small Business Challenge as a way to provide helpful information as you reopen your business. There are posters you can print to hang in your business, as well as checklists to guide you along the way.
COVID-19 Impact and
Recovery Survey from IEDA
This is a follow-up to the survey of businesses/organizations released in mid-March. Your participation is again vital to state efforts to understand the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on Iowa businesses and organizations. The Iowa Economic Development Authority (IEDA) will use survey results to inform public policy on recovery and growth, including potential resources for businesses and organizations. 

The survey will take approximately 8 to 14 minutes to complete (depending upon your industry sector). The deadline to complete the survey is Friday, May 22 at 5:00 PM.
CHAMBER UPDATES/RESOURCES
Teleconference with Terry Case, Small Business Adminstration (SBA) office in Des Moines. Listen to Terry's update on the Paycheck Protection Plan (PPP) and the Economic Impact Disaster Loan (EIDL) programs.
🎧 LISTEN HERE 🎧
Watch our Chamber 101 webinar led by Heidi Reinking, Director of Investor Relations. She will walk you through all of your Chamber benefits and how you can best utilize our staff and benefits to maximize your Chamber membership.
UPCOMING CHAMBER EVENTS
Thursday, May 28, 2020
4:30 PM to 5:30 PM
Virtually via Zoom from wherever
you have WiFi

Hosted by:
Kim Wilson
Community Action Agency of Siouxland

Click  here  to join or use
Zoom meeting ID:   851 1543 6490
Friday, May 29, 2020
9:00 AM to 10:00 AM
Zoom Meeting

After searching for her own wedding dress, Katie Freed knew the process could be different. A bride should have a unique, special dress…but nothing like what she envisioned existed. Join us for the next Entrepreneur Hour and hear how local entrepreneur Katie Freed, owner of Freebird Bridal, set out to change the dress journey for brides.

RSVP your attendance to  Heidi Reinking  and a confirmation email will be sent with a meeting link.
UPCOMING COMMUNITY EVENTS
Sioux City Farmers Market - Held every Wednesday and Saturday from 8:00 AM to 1:00 PM at the corner of Pearl Street and Tri-View Avenue. Masks and gloves are strongly encouraged for patrons and vendors. Stop. Shop. Go. Click here for more information.
NEW INVESTORS
John & Shawna Wilsbacher,
Co-Owners
4224 Floyd Blvd.
Sioux City, IA 51108

Shelly Ackerman, Director
204 1st St., Ste. 127
Sergeant Bluff, IA 51054

Northern Plains Meat Company
Brian Miller, Owner
Sioux City, IA 51106

Bill Riley, CFO
1001 W. Main St.
Elk Point, SD 57025
TAKE THE 2020 CENSUS and REMIND YOUR EMPLOYEES
IT'S QUICK & EASY!
MAY CHAMBER
ANNIVERSARIES
The following businesses and o rganizations are observing milestone anniversaries as Siouxland Chamber of Commerce investors.

125 Years
MercyOne Siouxland Medical Cent er

50 Years
Andersons
Gunderson's Jewelers
Interstate Mechanical Corp.
Nymann & Kohl
Siouxland Concrete Company
Tyson Fresh Meats

40 Years
Hy-Vee Food Store - Southern Hills Mall

35 Years
South Sioux City Marriott Riverfront
Siouxland Federal Credit Union- South Sioux City

30 Years
Hamilton Touchless

25 Years
City of North Sioux City

20 Years
Her Health Women's Center

15 Years
Dave's Wood Floors

10 Years
La Fiesta Charra Mexican Resta urant
PLaN Architecture LCC

5 Years
Jensen Volkswagen of Sioux City
Nelson Commercial Construction

1 Year
ADIO Chiropractic
American Powerwashing
Century 21 ProLink - Shirley Patrick
CSC Hospitality, LLC dba Sioux City Hotel & Conference Center
Keller Williams Siouxland-Dawn Conover
Lawton Senior Living
PlyWood Trail Foundation
#MemberMonday
What services does Downtown Partners offer? Downtown Partners is a non-profit organization that works with stakeholders to create a vibrant, expanding downtown. We serve as a communication hub for downtown businesses. In this role, we collaborate with businesses that have similar needs and interests, we represent business through city processes, facilitate and coordinate revitalization efforts, encourage economic development, and promote Downtown Sioux City.

What is a fun or surprising fact about our company/business? Our company is a two person show. We work extensively with all the businesses and property owners in Downtown Sioux City, that’s 558 properties in addition to hundreds of businesses!