ChamberNEWS March 2021
March 2021| Issue 3
Message from Rich

Rich has been enjoying some relaxation and warm temperatures in South Carolina during February.

Watch this space next month for an update from Rich Phelan!

Membership Corner

Hello! Thank goodness the snow is finally beginning to melt. The snow, piled on top of an entire year.......

CVB News

It’s March and Spring is on its way! This is a busy time of year for the CVB as we are preparing......

March 2021 Calendar

2 - KCLN Radio Show, 8:30 a.m., 1390 AM/94.7 FM

5 - KROS Radio Show, 9:00 a.m., 1340 AM/105.9 FM
Hometown Pride Committee, 10:00 a.m., via Zoom.

9- KCLN Radio Show, 8:30 a.m., 1390 AM/94.7 FM
Government Committee, 12:00 Noon, MS Teams

11 - Business Park Corporation, 10:00 a.m., via MS Teams

12- KROS Radio Show, 9:00 a.m., 1340 AM/105.9 FM

16- KCLN Radio Show, 8:30 a.m., 1390 AM/94.7 FM

17- Clinton County Development Association, 7:30 a.m., Wild Rose Casino
Gateway Area Foundation, 12:00 Noon, MS Teams

18- CVB Board, 12:00 Noon, MS Teams/Chamber of Commerce
Executive/Finance Committee, 4:00 p.m., MS Teams

19- KROS Radio Show, 9:00 a.m., 1340 AM/105.9 FM

23- KCLN Radio Show, 8:30 a.m., 1390 AM/94.7 FM

24- Clinton Regional Development Board of Directors, 12:00 Noon, MS Teams.

25- Chamber Board of Directors, 7:30 a.m., MS Teams.

26 - KROS Radio Show, 9:00 a.m., 1340 AM/105.9 FM

27- Legislative Coffee, 9:30 a.m., Link to virtual meeting at

30 - KCLN Radio Show, 8:30 a.m., 1390 AM/94.7 FM
Welcome New Members!
New Members - February 2021

Fulton Retail Development Group, Inc.

SureStay Hotel by Best Western Thomson

Membership Anniversaries!
Member Spotlight
Click for Chamber Member Job Openings
Business Bits

Dr. Mark Schroeder retires from ISU Extension and Outreach....

LumberKings 2021 Schedule Released.....

Naeve Family Beef Announces New Packing Plant in Camanche, Iowa......

Soderstrom Skin Institute Plans Move to New Location.....
Did You Know?
You can offer a "Hot Deal" to the community!

You can log into the Chamber website and do so many things! One of them is to offer a "Hot Deal". The special you offer can be anything you wish, and you set the beginning and ending dates. This information will be available on our website and will transfer over to the Chamber's Facebook Page and shared with the thousands of followers that we have.

If you need your login information, just email or give Karen a call: or 563-242-5702.

Use your Chamber benefits to create excitement and bring more customers to your business!
Look Local - Shop Local
Shop Where I Live
The Shop Where I Live platform is an e-commerce marketplace & lead generation platform that helps small businesses to easily sell online together. The goal is to showcase Chambers’ businesses to our communities and beyond. This is a partnership designed to help local small businesses sell online via a national platform and still have local community support. You’ll have your own shop within the platform to sell products, services, gift cards, virtual products, and more.

Our Eastern Iowa Shop Where I Live site is now live! If your business sells products, services, memberships or gift cards – this is for YOU!

The Clinton Area Chamber of Commerce has invested in this site for our member businesses to be able to have access to sell online as an added benefit to your annual membership! You can list up to 25 products in your shop at no cost to you, with opportunities to upgrade as needed.
Member 2 Member Discount
Use your Member 2 Member Savings Card to get discounts at participating Chamber member businesses! Need a card? Check with your business owner or HR Department.
Need a supply of cards for your employees? Contact Karen at 563-242-5702 or

CLICK HERE for the list of discounts.
Your 2020-2021 Board of Directors
2020 - 2021 Executive Committee

Chairman: Eddie Dunham, Citizens First Bank
1st Vice Chair: David Pillers, Pillers and Richmond
2nd Vice Chair: Drew Mangler, The Insurance Group
Treasurer: Jenny Boysen, Clinton National Bank
Past Chair: Lori Susie, Sedona Staffing
CVB Chair: Kris Wiersema, Citizens First Bank
2020-2021 Directors

Sarah Bengtson, Howes & Jefferies Realtors
Amy Berentes/Julie Dunn, MercyOne Clinton
Aaron Buboltz, Brown's Shoe Fit
Shane Buer, Skyline Center, Inc.
Bill Fowler/Jim Smith, Fareway Stores Inc.
Dr. Angela Gabel, DC, Gabel Chiropractic
Dawn Holesinger, Quality Concrete Co.
Cody Seely, Rally Appraisal
Paula Steward, Alliant Energy
William Stoermer, Exelon Generation
Kathy Truelson, Clysar, LLC
Heather Wuebben, Timken Drives LLC
Your Chamber Staff

Rich Phelan, Interim Director of Chamber Operations | 563-559-2194 |

Tracy Frahm, Business Manager | 563-559-2197 |

Jenny Holm, Member Engagement Coordinator | 563-559-2199 |

Lesley Webster, CVB Director | 563-559-2193 |

Karen Friis, Administrative Services Coordinator | 563-242-5702 |