Monday, September 21, 2020 I serving the tri-state region
RIBBON CUTTINGS
Thur Sept 24 - Ribbon Cutting at 10:00 AM for new Chamber member, Pump & Pantry, 400 West Elk St., Jackson, NE.
Fri Sept 25 - Ribbon Cutting at 1:00 PM for Camp High Hopes, 5804 Correctionville Rd. They are celebrating their new Sensory Garden and fall programming. Masks are required at this event.
Watch our Facebook page this week for a virtual ribbon cutting for new Chamber member, Ohana Pearls.
CHAMBER RESOURCES
Recovery, Adaptation, and
Innovation Virtual Conference

Tuesday, September 22 through
Thursday, September 24, 2020

This free online conference hosted by the U.S. Small Business Administration will include numerous educational panels providing retooling and innovative practices for entrepreneurs as our nation's small businesses look to pivot and recover, contributing to a stronger economy. The event will also recognize the national award winners, including the naming of the National Small Business Person of the Year.

Register and see the virtual
conference schedule here.
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UPCOMING CHAMBER EVENTS
Wednesday, September 23, 2020
8:00 AM to 9:00 AM
Virtually via Zoom

Click here to join the Zoom meeting
or login to Zoom and
use Meeting ID: 880 5148 3703
or dial in 1-312-626-6799.

IEDA's Shop Iowa Program

Jim Thompson with the Iowa Economic Development Authority (IEDA) will provide an overview of the new Shop Iowa Program. Shop Iowa has been established to support Iowa retailers during this unprecedented time by offering an online marketplace. The program is funded through IEDA through June 2021. Join us on Zoom to learn more about this marketing tool.
Government Relations

Friday, September 25, 2020
7:00 AM to 8:00 AM
Virtually via Zoom

Click here to join the Zoom meeting
or login to Zoom and
use Meeting ID: 842 6355 0491
or dial in 1-312-626-6799.

JD Davis, Vice President, Public Policy for the Iowa Association of Business and Industry (ABI) will be our guest speaker. He will share ABI's legislative priorities and any policy updates for the upcoming session.
Friday, September 25, 2020
9:00 AM to 10:00 AM
Siouxland Chamber of Commerce
101 Pierce St.
(In Person and Zoom Available)

Growing up in Siouxland, Emily Ross always had a love for animals. But how could she turn that passion into a business? Join us for Entrepreneur Hour to find out how a born and raised Siouxland animal lover started Lots of Love Pet Care.

Please RSVP to Heidi Reinking and let her know if you will attend in person or Zoom.
Monday, September 28, 2020
12:00 Noon to 1:00 PM
Siouxland Chamber of Commerce
101 Pierce St.
(In Person and Zoom Available)

This meeting features Becca Feauto, from ladybee. Becca will lead a discussion on how mindset plays a role in the success of your business/team and how to see "sales" as a service.

Please RSVP to Heidi Reinking and let her know if you will attend in person or Zoom.
COMMUNITY EVENTS

Fri Sept 25 - Golf Tournament "fore" Siouxland Freedom Park sponsored by Leadership Dakota County at 1:00 PM at the Old Dane Golf Club in Dakota City, NE. Click here to register and to find out more. This is a 9-hole tournament and all proceeds will go to projects at Siouxland Freedom Park.

Fri Sept 25 - Big Brothers Big Sisters of Siouxland Bowl for Kids Sake at Sweet 16 Lanes, 515 7th Ave. SW., Le Mars, IA from 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM or 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM. Register and customize your fundraising page here.

Sun Oct 4 - 2020 Siouxland Walk to End Alzheimer's. This year's event is not an in-person gathering - instead, walk in small teams of friends and family. Click here to learn more, donate or start a team.

Thur Oct 29 - Siouxland Community Trick or Treat from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM at the Tyson Events Center. They are currently looking for businesses to participate and hand out candy - the event is free to participate in and they will provide your business with an 8 ft. table and two chairs. Please email the Tyson Events Center (Enzo Carannante or Meghan Carannante) if your business is interested in participating.
NEW INVESTORS
Matt Salvatore, Parks & Rec Director
550 S. Lafayette St.
Sioux City, IA 51101
Did you know?
...as a Siouxland Chamber member you may add your events to our online calendar.
Click here to view the member events calendar AND click here to submit your event.
SEPTEMBER CHAMBER
ANNIVERSARIES
The following businesses and organizations are observing milestone anniversaries as Siouxland Chamber of Commerce investors.

50 Years
Meyer Brothers Funeral Homes - Stone Park Blvd.
Scheels All Sports

30 Years
Skyline Bar & Casino

15 Years
College Center

10 Years
Casey's General Store - Floyd
Casey's General Store - Hamilton
Casey's General Store - Lewis
Northwestern Mutual - Hinton

5 Years
Dog & Pony Productions
Dr. Pepper Snapple Group
Family 1st Dental of South Sioux City
Hampton Inn & Suites - No. Sioux
Hampton Inn & Suites by Hilton - Sioux City
Keller Williams Siouxland
United Real Estate Solutions - Anne Danielson

1 Year
Farm Bureau Financial Services - Andy Newton
Lila Mae's House
Midlands Clinic/Vascular & Intervention
PartyFun Rentals
Smith's Professional Cleaning Service
SpotOn
The Wax Room
Thrivent Financial - Chad Robinson
Uncommon Grounds
Ziegler CAT
#MemberMonday
What services do you offer? Our team helps small business owners make and keep money with less stress. We offer consulting, coaching, accounting and tax preparation.

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

What do you enjoy most about being a Chamber member? We enjoy the networking with other local businesses that our membership affords.

What is a fun or surprising fact about your business? Although we are located in Onawa, we serve clients from coast to coast.