Polk City Chamber of Commerce Blog

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]

2015 Business Person & Citizen of the Year

Chamber Members, Please join us to celebrate the Polk City Chamber of Commerce's Business Person of the Year and Citizen of the Year.  The banquet will be held at Boulder's Inn from 5pm-6:30pm, Tuesday, March 15th.  Hors d'oeuvres and drinks will be served.   We are excited to announce Shawn Comer of Papa's Pizzeria as the Business Person of the Year!  Congratulations Shawn!  We are also excited to announce Krista Bowersox as the Citizen of the Year recipient!  C... [More]

March 2016 Luncheon

The March 2016 Chamber of Commerce Luncheon was catered by Papa’s Pizzeria and hosted by the folks at Boulders Inn. Chamber President Kyle Matzen was unable to attend so Desiree Pliler, Chamber Treasurer, led the introductions and gave the current update. Desiree noted that all of our projects for this year have committee chairs assigned, but we are still in need of volunteers and workers to make those projects happen. John Calhoun of the Polk City Development Corporation spent a few mom... [More]

Business Spotlight: Floral Studio at the Perfect Wedding by LKB Weddings & Events

As part of our ongoing series spotlighting the various businesses we have here in Polk City, we are introducing Floral Studio at the Perfect Wedding by LKB Weddings & Events for the month of February. 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? Floral Studio at the Perfect Wedding by LKB Weddings & Events What was the date of your opening? ... [More]

February 2016 Luncheon

Our February 2016 Luncheon was held at Boulders Inn and the Phyllis Wiseman provided hot soup, chili and sandwiches! After the usual round of introductions the Chamber President Kyle Matzen gave an update from the chamber board. He covered: The status of registrations for 2016 the need for support and volunteers for 2016 events The 2015 Business & Citizen of the Year award Events for 2016 Greater Des Moines Partnership benefits and February 19th Ribbon Cutting John Calhoun closed o... [More]

Business Spotlight: Squared Away Financial

As part of our ongoing series spotlighting the various businesses we have here in Polk City, we are introducing Squared Away Financial for the month of January. 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? Squared Away Financial What was the date of your opening? September 2014 What is your business mission statement? Squared Away Financial is the... [More]

January 2016 Luncheon

Our January 2016 Luncheon was held at Boulders Inn and the Reising Sun provided hot ham and cheese sandwiches with a salad... the hot part was much appreciated! This was the first meeting for the new year and the first for our new Chamber President Kyle Matzen. Kyle began the meeting by thanking the outgoing president Shawn Comer and for his dedication and hard work over the last year. After a round of introductions, The North Polk Community School District Superintendent, Dr. Dan Mart, shared... [More]