MACC October Chamber Chat
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MACC October Chamber Chat

The holidays are approaching and so are the abundance of EVENTS we have going on with The Chamber!

October 27th, 4:30pm-4:45pm. Participants can choose between a one-mile run or a half-mile walk. All participants receive a goody bag. Costumes are encouraged; suggested entry fee is an item for the food pantry.
November 26th! Don't forget to let us know if you would like to participate in this joint venture of the Library and Chamber.  It's a win, win for everyone!
October 27th. Treats on the Streets will follow the Monster Mile & Monster Dash from 5pm-7pm at participating businesses along 1st Street.
Don't forget to sign up for the Christmas Give-Away, $75 per business.  Tickets are given out from November 3rd-Decmber 16th.  The Christmas Give-Away Event is December 17th at The Berndes Center from 9am-10:30am.
November 5th, 2pm-5pm.  Monticello's annual beer, brat, cheese, wine and dessert festival! Takes place at the Jones County Youth Development Center at the fairgrounds in Monticello. 
Santa Visits: December 10th, 10am-Noon at The Pocket Park; December 13th, 4:30-6:30pm at The Pocket Park; December 17th, 9am-10:30am at The Bernde's Center.

Ambassadors Update

The Ambassadors made visits to Oak St. Logistics, EchoVision, and the Animal Welfare Foundation Shelter.  The Ambassadors always meet for their monthly meetings on the last Wednesday of the month.  Thank you Ambassadors for representing our Chamber and welcoming businesses in the community.

Oak Street Logistics, Inc
Animal Welfare Foundation Shelter

Manufacturing Tour Kick-Off

November 15 is a luncheon at Vets Memorial Hall to kick off our Manufacturing Tours that will begin in January. RSVP by November 10 to the Chamber Office. Business Leaders from the Manufacturing companies will talk about their companies and give a teaser as to what Chamber Members will see when they tour their company.The Chamber partnered with Dusty Embree, Jones County Economic Development and Kathy Hutchinson at Sadonna Staffing to offer Manufacturing Tours in Jones County. Stay tuned for the schedule of tours…

CALLING all Chamber Members! We are looking for members to host a Business After Hours or Business Before Hours at their place of business. Business After Hours will be held on one Thursday a month from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. at a Chamber member business. Businesses will provide light refreshments, beer and/or wine and have the opportunity to speak about their business. Business A.M.’s will be held on one Tuesday a month from 7:00 a.m. – 8:00 a.m. Businesses provide a continental breakfast and have the opportunity to speak about their business.

Call the Chamber Office to book your slot!
2016 Board of Directors
President: Erin Cox, The Jitney
First Vice-Presidnet: Monica Gray, ISU Extension & Outreach, Jones County
Second Vice-President: Tris Langdon, Workplace Learning Connection @ Jones County Regional Educational Center
Board Members
Kim Brooks, Monticello Express & Shoppers' Guide
Jared Lasley, REM Electric
Rick Meyer, Rick Meyer State Farm Insurance
Brian Cassidy, F&M Bank
Scott Schuttlefield, Shimanek, Shimanek, & Bowman
Denise Nealson, Yogi's

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Our mailing address is:
204 East 1st St
Monticello, IA 52310
Phone: 319-465-5626
Chamber Director
Sally Weber

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