Monday, September 24, 2018 I serving the tri-state region
RIBBON CUTTINGS, OPEN HOUSES
& PRESS CONFERENCES
Wed Sept 26 - Ribbon Cutting at 4:30 PM for new Chamber member, Siouxland Estate Planning Council at Morningside College, Weiker Auditorium in Buhler Rohlfs Hall. Parking is available on the west end of Grace United Methodist Church parking lot.
Thur Sept 27 - Ribbon Cutting at 10:00 AM for new Chamber member, HIS Armor hosted at the Siouxland Chamber, 701 Pierce St. (Pioneer Bank Bldg).
Thur Sept 27 - Ribbon Cutting at 3:00 PM for Countryside Health Care Center, 6120 Morningside Ave. (just off the Hwy 75 bypass). They are celebrating the completion of their recent renovations. Following the ribbon cutting there will be tours, appetizers, cocktails and door prizes.
Fri Sept 28 - Ribbon Cutting at 12:00 Noon for new Chamber member, Red Settlement Siouxland, 103 Virginia St., Ste. 100. The ribbon cutting will be followed by refreshments.
Tue Oct 2 - Ribbon Cutting at 4:30 PM for Sioux City Public Schools Foundation, 600 4th St., Ste. 213. They are celebrating their relocation to the Ho-Chunk Centre. Reception will follow the ribbon cutting.
Thur Oct 4 - Ribbon Cutting at 10:45 AM for new Chamber member, Brightside Cafe & Deli, 525 4th St.
Thur Oct 4 - Ground breaking at 12:00 Noon for CNOS , 5708 Sunnybrook Dr. They are celebrating the ground breaking for their new Specialty Clinic and Physical & Occupational Therapy facility in Morningside.
Thur Oct 4 - Ribbon Cutting at 4:00 PM for IBC Safety Training Center, 617 Water St. Open House from 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM. They are celebrating the opening of their new training facility.
Friday Oct 5 - Ribbon Cutting at 2:00 PM for STARS, Inc. , 33148 K22. A social hour including a dessert bar will follow the ribbon cutting. They are celebrating 20 years at their current location.
CHAMBER EVENTS
Wednesday, September 26, 2018
12:00 Noon to 1:00 PM
Siouxland Chamber
701 Pierce St. (Pioneer Bank Bldg.)
On street parking at meters is available.

Not Another Weight Loss Challenge?!
Sarah Davy, Preventive Health Manager

Sarah will share well-being initiatives and ideas beyond physical health to engage employees and make an impact.

Register here as seating is limited.
Government Relations Meeting
Friday, October 5, 2018
7:00 AM - 8:00 AM
Central Bank
522 4th St.
(Parking available on the south side of the bank. Please use the main entrance on the west side)

Iowa State Auditor Mary Mosiman will be our guest speaker. Auditor Mosiman is no stranger to the Chamber and she will bring her expert knowledge of Iowa state finance and budget to the Government Relations Committee.

Find out more here.
AMBASSADOR SPOTLIGHT
Motto or Favorite Quote:
Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a hard battle. (Socrates)

What are you currently most excited about with your work/career? As the manager of the Sales/Retention and Customer Service departments at PREMIER Bankcard I have the opportunity to work with a mixture of both tenured and new unit managers to educate and empower them to become strong leaders and ambassadors in the communities in which we serve.

What would you tell someone considering becoming a Siouxland Chamber investor? If you only do one thing this year to market your business, make this investing in the Chamber. Ask another investor - you will gain the support and resources of the entire Chamber business community.

Main lesson you've learned in life: Unanticipated hardships are inevitable and helpful. Choose resilience. Use these challenges to make your business, your family, and yourself stronger.

COMMUNITY EVENTS

Sept 24-30 - Hunger Action Month sponsored by the Siouxland Food Bank. This is the last week of Hunger Action Month and the Food Bank of Siouxland welcomes your support in ending the month strong . Click here for more information.

Thur Oct 4 - Active Senior Community Wellness Class , hosted by Holy Spirit Retirement Home, 1703 W. 25th St. from 11:15 AM to 12:15 PM in the Independent Living Dining Room. This class is held every Thursday beginning October 4th. $5 per class but classes are free in October.

Now - Oct 5 - Dream Big Grow Here Contest , sponsored by Siouxland Economic Development Corporation. Entrepreneurs in Cherokee, Lyon, Monona, O'Brien, Osceola, Plymouth, Sioux and Woodbury Counties can submit their business or startup idea here . Find out all the contest details here .

Fri Oct 5 - Wurst. Party. Ever. Join the Heritage at Northern Hills for bratwurst, beer and music, 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM at their Independent Living Bldg., 4000 Teton Trace. Find out more here .

Tue Oct 9 - Siouxland Big Give sponsored by the Siouxland Community Foundation . Siouxland Big Give is a 24-hour time of giving where Siouxland area supporters are invited to give back to their favorite local charities and help them earn valuable matching funds. Find out more here .
Contact Meghan Calvagna if you are interested in becoming a sponsor of the NAIA tournaments.
NEW INVESTORS

Amanda Breitbarth, Field Sales Agronomist
105 E. Main
Hinton, IA 51024

Jay Weeter, Manager
5840 Sunnybrook Dr.
Sioux City, IA 51106

Anya Hageman, CEO
103 Virginia St., Ste 100
Sioux City, IA 51101
The following businesses and organizations are observing milestone anniversaries as Siouxland Chamber of Commerce investors.

65 Years
Sedgwick Talley Abstract

60 Years
FEH Design

30 Years
One Office Solution

20 Years
Northwest Bank

10 Years
Mercy Business Health
Siouxland Federal Credit Union - Gordon Drive
Siouxland Federal Credit Union - Hamilton Blvd.
Stoney Creek Hotel & Conference Center

5 Years
Rail to Road
Springboard Coworking
Trinity Electrical Services

1 Year
A&B Business Solutions
Bergan KDV
Boatman Tile
Casey's General Store - North Sioux City
Crash! Boom! Bang! Whiskey Hole
Glass Guru of Sioux City
Level Spine Chiropractic
Office Furniture Options
Siouxland OBGYN
STEMM
Thrasher
#MemberMonday
FEH DESIGN
How many years has FEH Design been in Siouxland? We have been in Sioux City for 60 years and firm wide we are celebrating our 120th anniversary.

What services do you offer?
FEH Design is an architecture, structural engineering and interior design firm.

What is a fun or surprising fact about your business?
FEH has designed several iconic Sioux City buildings - Tyson Events Center, Sioux City Orpheum, MidAmerican Energy Building, Sioux City Convention Center and is currently working on the restoration of the Warrior Hotel and Davidson Building.