Catch up on this week's Corridor news.

This Week in the Corridor
Intern Spotlight: 
Lauren Laven

Lauren Laven first attended the University of Iowa planning to major in music. However, like many first-year college students, she decided that wasn't for her and found herself enrolling in business classes. Now majoring in Marketing with a minor in Music, the 2017 graduate of Spirit Lake High School is the Marketing Intern at Bank Midwest of Spirit Lake. 

Read about Lauren's summer  internship experience!
Featured Real Estate

Site: Shaw's of Okoboji
Industrial, Commercial
Location: 1796 US-71 
                 Okoboji, IA 51355
15,500 sf. with 16 ft. ceiling
Sale Price: 

For more information, visit  the Corridor website!
News to Know
Storm Lake School's summer food program wins honors 
SL Comm. School District has been recognized for its exceptional summer meal program by the United States Department of Agriculture. Only 118 districts were recognized nationwide, and Storm Lake earned a bronze-level award for providing nutritious and appealing meals to students, many of whom could go without meals while school is not in session. 

Read the  article! 
See the other Iowa Winners  here!

Spencer has one of the best social scenes for seniors in Iowa
According to a recent study, Spencer and Estherville both rank in the top 10 of Best Places to Retire in Iowa. Spencer also finished in the top 10 for Best Medical Care and Recreational & Social activities for seniors. 

You can view  the website and explore the best locations for low tax burden, medical care, and recreation. 
They even have a  retirement calculator!

TEDx comes to the Corridor
Get involved by becoming a partner, speaker, or volunteer at this great event being brought to our area this fall! You won't want to miss it!

Investor Spotlight
Each week, we want to feature and thank the businesses and individuals that have committed to economic development and growth in our communities. To learn more about these investors and others, visit our Business Directory !
Milford Municipal Utilities
Sector:  Communications and Utilities
Location: Milford
Description: Milford Municipal Utilities is located in Milford, Iowa, the Gateway to the Iowa Great Lakes. MMU provides the citizens of Milford with electric and water service. The Milford community has reaped the benefits of having municipal water utilities since 1909 and municipal electric utilities since 1934. MMU is committed to providing the most reliable and affordable service possible.

Motor Inn Auto Group
Sector: Business Services
Location: Estherville & Spirit Lake
Description Since 1937, Motor Inn has provided its customers in Iowa, Minnesota, and South Dakota with exceptional customer service. They have ten different franchises, allowing them to offer the largest selection of new and pre-owned vehicles in Northwest Iowa. Each of their stores also offers a full service department for all vehicle maintenance needs.

Jobs in the Iowa Lakes Corridor
Post your jobs where quality candidates are already looking:

See more current job openings here.

Job Title
Nurse - RN or LPN St. Luke Lutheran Home 7/19/2019
Certified Nursing Assitant (CNA) St. Luke Lutheran Home 7/19/2019
Caretaker St. Luke Lutheran Home 7/19/2019
Cook & Dietary Aid St. Luke Lutheran Home 7/19/2019
Production Assembly PDU Cables Estherville 7/24/2019
Nursing Instructor Iowa Lakes Community College 7/25/2019

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