Monday, February 15, 2021 I serving the tri-state region
Did you know
...that consumers are 49% more likely to have a favorable opinion of a business if they know that business is a member of the local Chamber of Commerce? Membership in a Chamber also impacts consumer awareness by 73% and increases the likelihood that consumers would choose those companies to do business with by 80%.

Let customers know that you are a member of the Siouxland Chamber by adding your 2021 member window cling to your entrances! Have more than one entrance? Let us know and we'll get you more window clings.
BUSINESS RESOURCES
COVID-19 Economic Aid
Overview Webinars

Session 1 - Wednesday February 17, 2021
10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Click here to join the Microsoft Team LIVE session. To participate by phone only 202.765.1264 and use ID: 812565838#

Session 2 - Friday, February 19, 2021
10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Click here to join the Microsoft Team LIVE session.
To participate by phone only 202.765.1264
ID: 61268408#

Session 1 and Session 2 will contain
identical information.
CHAMBER EVENTS

RETAIL ROUNDTABLE


Tuesday, February 16, 2021
1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Siouxland Chamber of Commerce
101 Pierce St.
(In Person and Zoom Available)

Will changes in retail due to COVID be temporary? What are opportunities that retailers have to meet their customers needs? Join Lisa Bates with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach to discuss these questions and more. Lisa will discuss how the Iowa Retail Initiative is helping to address retail needs across Iowa, highlight store design and merchandising tips, and discuss what customers will still want from their retailers after the pandemic.

RSVP to McKenzie for the Zoom link.
Wednesday, February 17, 2021
12:00 Noon to 1:00 PM
Siouxland Chamber of Commerce
101 Pierce St.
(In Person and Zoom Available)

Finding and hiring the right staff is a challenge for all companies. But what if you could turn your interns or externs into your next best employees? Join us for this month's Ag Meeting where Melissa Nelson, Externship Coordinator for Morningside College, will walk attendees through the ins and outs of working with interns/externs.

RSVP your attendance preference to Heidi. A Zoom link will be sent to you prior to the meeting.
Government Relations
Friday, February 19, 2021
7:00 AM to 8:00 AM
Virtually via Zoom
Meeting ID: 885 8035 0419 and Passcode: 255569
dial in 312-626-6799 or click here.

Join us for a Zoom conversation with Kelly Garcia, Director of the Iowa Department of Human Services and Interim Director of the Department of Public Health and Mike Naig, Secretary of the Iowa Department of Agriculture & Land Stewardship. You will have an opportunity to hear from both directors regarding the Governor's legislative priorities and recommendations from the Governor's Economic Recovery Advisory Board. A question and answer session will follow their remarks.
Thursday, February 25, 2021
12:00 Noon to 1:00 PM
Virtually via Zoom
Meeting ID: 824 9356 7555 and Passcode: 736808
dial in 312-626-6799 or click here.

"Child Care Challenges"
Presented by:
Danielle Hale, Business Development Specialist
Child Care Resource & Referral of Northwest Iowa
Mid-Sioux Opportunity, Inc.

During the COVID-19 pandemic, child care providers served as members of the essential workforce. Now more than ever, Iowa needs child care providers and community support to help them keep their doors open! Join us via Zoom to learn about the challenges parents, child care providers, and communities have experienced and the child care solutions taking place near you.
Thursday, February 25, 2021
4:30 PM to 6:00 PM
Tyson Events Center

This month's in-person Rush Hour Connect is hosted by the Sioux City Musketeers at the Tyson Events Center. Join their team practice and enjoy food, drinks and networking! There will be adequate space for appropriate social distancing.
Friday, February 26, 2021
9:00 AM to 10:00 AM
Siouxland Chamber of Commerce
101 Pierce St.
(In Person and Zoom Available)

What if you have the opportunity to purchase the company you work for? Would you do it? Join us for this Entrepreneur Hour and hear how Josh Eden and Sacha Williams went from employees to owners at Belle Salon & Spa.

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, February 26, 2021
12:00 Noon to 1:00 PM
Siouxland Chamber of Commerce
101 Pierce St.
(In Person and Zoom Available)

Raising a family, serving on community boards, leading hundreds of employees, achieving the title of Colonel in the U.S. Military...how does she handle it all? Ladies, you're invited to join us for this meeting for a discussion with Col. Stephanie Samenus.

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

Thur Feb 18 - Virtual Legal Update hosted by Siouxland SHRM, at 12:00 Noon to 1:00 PM. This month's topic will be presented by Sarah Kleber, Partner at the Heidman Law Firm. Sarah will cover a wide array of legal topics that you won't want to miss. Free to SHRM Members, $20 for non-members. RSVP here.

View more Chamber
member events here.

Also, check out our
member news here.
NEW INVESTORS

Jamie Friedel, Agent
103 S. Virginia St., Ste. 100
Sioux City, IA 51101

Sue Stanek, Agent
103 Virginia St., Ste. 100
Sioux City, IA 51101

Jamie Friedel, Managing Partner
416 11th St.
Sioux City, IA 51105

Ben Uhl, President
313 Main St.
Wayne, NE 68787
FEBRUARY CHAMBER
ANNIVERSARIES
The following businesses and organizations are observing milestone anniversaries as Siouxland Chamber of Commerce investors.

50 Years
CNOS PC

35 Years
185th Air Refueling Wing
McDonald's Restaurants of Siouxland

25 Years
Holland Lawn Care
State Farm Insurance/Angelo James

20 Years
Beth's on Fourth

10 Years
Recover Health
Rushwerks

5 Years
Ho-Chunk Capital
M G Nash Financial Solutions
Profile by Sanford
US Bank Hamilton
US Bank Morningside
WestRock-Bridgeport

1 Year
A-1 Preferred Duct Cleaning
Best Day Ever Nutrition
Ryan J Canada DMD PLLC
Keller Williams Siouxland-Aaron Tyler
Make A Wish Iowa
Rebos
Second Skin Wraps
Sweet Indulgence Bakeshop
Table 32 Restaurant
US Cellular - Hamilton
US Cellular - Sunnybrook
#MemberMonday
What services do you offer? We offer trailer sales, trailer repair, and trailer part sales.

How many years has your business been a Chamber member? We have been members since 2018.

What do you enjoy most about being a Chamber member? We enjoy the connection to the community and local small business owners that our membership provides.

What is a fun or surprising fact about your business? In the past, we have repaired trailers for musical groups and other live shows.