Polk City Chamber of Commerce Blog

Feb 2017 Luncheon

The February Chamber Luncheon was held at Boulders Inn. We had a great turnout with 31 people in attendance. Thanks to the staff at Boulders for all their accommodations. It's a very nice place to have a business luncheon and they always do such a nice job of getting it all set up for us. Papa's Pizzeria served the food, and what a great lunch!! It was Spaghetti, Macaroni & Cheese, Fettucini Alfredo with Chicken, breadsticks, a great salad, and beverages. Thank you "Papa" Shawn Comer for al... [More]

Jan 2017 Luncheon

The January 2017 Chamber of Commerce Luncheon was catered by Reising Sun and hosted by the folks at Boulders Inn. Chamber President Desiree Pliler opened the meeting with a welcome to a new year with the Polk City Chamber, a thank you to the Chamber members for a great 2016 and a call for volunteers to support the events and activities for 2017. She also touched on the combining of the Annual Business & Citizen of the Year Banquet and the Polk City Development's Spring Fling into one even... [More]

Dec 2016 Luncheon

The December 2016 Chamber of Commerce Luncheon was catered by Subway and hosted by the folks at Boulders Inn. Chamber President Kyle Matzen opened the meeting with the usual introductions and thanked the Chamber members for a great year. He then introduced the 2017 Chamber President, Desiree Pliler of Squared Away Financial. Desiree spoke about her excitement to serve the community for the next twelve months as the Polk City Chamber of Commerce President and after mentioning the next Chamber lu... [More]

Nov 2016 Luncheon

The November 2016 Chamber of Commerce Luncheon was catered by Phyllis and Bob Wiseman and hosted by the folks at Boulders Inn. Chamber President Kyle Matzen opened the meeting with the usual introductions and a chamber board update and a review of the event schedule. Kyle noted the first annual Monster Dash was a success and had a great turnout despite the weather. The Trunk-or-Treat held on the square for Halloween had over 400 children participate with 24 businesses involved. Kyle also briefl... [More]

Oct 2016 Luncheon

The October 2016 Chamber of Commerce Luncheon was catered by the Reising Sun and hosted at the Polk City Fire Department as part of the Fire Safety Awareness Month. Chamber President Kyle Matzen opened the meeting with a quick round of introductions and an update from the chamber board and a review of the event schedule. John Calhoun was on hand to give an update on what is going on in the city and in particular the new playground project on the square wrapping up. Megan Griffith reviewed the... [More]

Aug 2016 Luncheon

The August 2016 Chamber of Commerce Luncheon was catered by Subway and hosted by the folks at Boulders Inn. Chamber President Kyle Matzen opened the meeting with a quick round of introductions and an update from the chamber board and a review of the event schedule. He also mentioned the need for others to volunteer as Chamber Ambasadors. After reviewing the details for the Annual Teacher Breakfast, Kyle introduced our speaker. This month our speaker was Danyal Erickson with Stearns Home Loans. ... [More]

July 2016 Luncheon

The July 2016 Chamber of Commerce Luncheon was catered by Papa's Pizzeria and hosted by the folks at Boulders Inn. Chamber President Kyle Matzen opened the meeting with a quick round of introductions and a reminder that if anyone is interested in serving on the Chamber Board next year to contact him. After an update on the events schedule and Polk City Four Seasons Festival, Kyle introduced our speaker. This month our speaker was Sergeant First Class Rob Haspels with the American Legion Post 23... [More]