Polk City Chamber of Commerce Blog

2016 Mid-Summer Scramble

This month is the 2016 Polk City Chamber Golf Outing at Tournament Club of Iowa.  The event is Friday, July 29th with a shot-gun start at 11am.  Lunch and dinner are include with entry.  This is the time it starts to fill up fast and we are limited to 36 groups so get your entry in ASAP.  Here are three downloads for advertising, sign-up, and sponsoring information: Chamber Golf Flyer 2016.pdf (241.76 kb) Chamber Golf Sign Up 2016.pdf (346.47 kb) Chamber Golf Outing ... [More]

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]