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Campaign Underway for New Spencer Chamber Location

    For 125 years, the Spencer Chamber of Commerce has been a light on the community, providing leadership, advocacy and support to local business to help them grow and prosper.     
   “These efforts are the result of our members and investors, who, through their steadfast support and commitment to community, have created a solid foundation for the Chamber,” said Bill Campbell, Executive Director of the Spencer Chamber of Commerce.  “Every day, our focus   and determination is to improve services to our members ” says Campbell.
   Now, there is an opportunity to help secure today and build tomorrow


Business Succession Workshop April 30

Gain skills now to benefit you - and your business - in the future.  The Spencer Chamber of Commerce is partnering with the Northwest Iowa Small Business Development Center at Iowa Lakes Community College to offer a FREE seminar geared to local business owners, who at some point in time will look to sell the business. “What is business succession?  I get that question a lot,” said Kelly McCarty, Regional Director of the SBDC.   “Business succession could involve transferring ownership to family members; or, it might be that one of your employees is interested in buying it; or, it could

"Chamber Chill" Launches this Summer

The Spencer Chamber of Commerce and Spencer U.S.A., the Young Professionals of the Spencer Chamber, invite you to the "Chamber Chill," a new community social gathering taking place Friday nights this summer.On select Friday nights from 5 - 8pm beginning June 12, the public is invited to come down to the Riverfront, the greenspace in front of Gary's on the River, and enjoy music, food and refreshments.  Each night will feature a different theme with area brewers and distributers serving up your favorite beverage.  There is no charge for admission.
The scheduled nights for the Chamber Chill are:
  • Friday, June


Spencer Chamber of Commerce Celebrating 125 Years

It was 1890 that the Spencer Chamber of Commerce came into existence.  In those early years an organization under the title of Spencer Improvement Club was formed with Mr. J.O. Birdsall becoming the first President years later in 1905 and 1906.
Then in 1907 the Spencer Commercial Club was organized with H.J. Buck as its President.  In 1918 the Spencer Commercial Club was located on the 3rd floor of the Grand Opera House Building.  Officers were: President Otto A. Bjornstad; Vice President J.O. Birdsall; Secretary E.S. Perry; and Treasurer P.R. Graham.
During the early 1900's, one of the main projects
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