Polk City Chamber of Commerce Blog

June 2016 Luncheon

The June 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 a quick update and mentioned there was a great turn out for the first "Sounds on the Square" of the season. After a quick round of introductions, Kyle introduced our first of three speakers. This month our first speaker was Barb Pothast with the Big Creek Volunteer Center. Barb shared with us about the need to connect vo... [More]

May 2016 Luncheon

The May 2016 Chamber of Commerce Luncheon was catered by the Reising Sun and hosted by the folks at Boulders Inn. Chamber President Kyle Matzen was in Washington D.C. so Desiree Pliler, Chamber Treasurer, opened the meeting after the lunch, then led the introductions and gave the current update. Desiree gave a quick run down of events on our calendar and mentioned the date change for the golf outing. This month our speaker was Megan Griffith and Ryan Toney of P & M Apparel. Megan shared wi... [More]

Women's Entrepreneurial Support Group

Three Polk City residents and business owners are thrilled to announce they are starting a women’s entrepreneurial support group.  “We are still working on the name, but are eager to begin supporting women through established business owner support and financial scholarship,” says Janis Van Ahn, owner of Health Insurance Advisor, LLC.  “Beginning this group in Polk City is exciting because there are women already inspired to be included in this opportunity,&rdq... [More]

2016 Four Seasons Fesitval Sponsorship

The Four Seasons Festival is taking place on July 15 & 16.  The Festival is a huge thing in Polk City and will draw between 6 and 7,000 people to the square.  I hope that you will all consider being a SPONSOR for this very important event.  Please find the downloadable Sponsorship Investment opportunities below.  Thank you John CalhounPolk City Development Corporation 2016 4 Seasons Festival Sponsorship Investments.pdf (376.11 kb)

April 2016 Luncheon

The April 2016 Chamber of Commerce Luncheon was catered by Subway and hosted by the folks at Boulders Inn. Chamber President Kyle Matzen opened the meeting after the great soup and sandwiches, then led the introductions and gave the current update. Kyle shared with us the schedule for the summer "Sounds on the Square" concert series: Sounds on the Square Concert Series Schedule Friday, May 20th 6pm-8pm. Nice Bangs Friday, June 24th 6pm-8pm. Plastic Apartment Friday, July 15th 8pm-12pm. Fo... [More]

Business Spotlight: Cupp Insurance

As part of our ongoing series spotlighting the various businesses we have here in Polk City, we are introducing Cupp Insurance for the month of March. Each business is asked a series of questions so that our community may get to know them a little better. Here are their answers to those questions: What is the name of your business? Cupp Insurance, Inc. What was the date of your opening? Cupp Insurance was started in 1997 in Urbandale and we opened a location in Polk City in January 20... [More]