Spencer Community Gardens ApplicationAs spring quickly approaches, it's time to start thinking about those fresh vegetables you'll be enjoying from your garden later this summer. Again this year, several community garden plots around Spencer are going to be available for the use of the public. The Spencer Community Gardens is an organization that has set up the application along with needed rules to oversee the garden locations. Each plot is 20' x 20' with a $15 charge for each plot. This fee covers water and tillage costs. Each gardener is responsible for supplying their own seeds or plants, fertilizer and garden tools. Water is available at…
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Business Succession WorkshopThe Chamber of Commerce is partnering again 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.
This workshop scheduled for Wednesday, April 30th from 9 to 11am is designed to highlight options available to you, the business owner, including advantages and disadvantages of selling to family members, a current employee or a third party.By attending this gathering, it should in no way indicate that you, as a business owner, are looking to sell…
Spencer Chamber Receives Blue Zones RecognitionThe Spencer Chamber of Commerce recently completed the Blue Zones Project Organization Checklist with a ribbon cutting and recognition by the Spencer Blue Zones Team and the Chamber Ambassadors.
The Chamber was the first agency in the community to successfully complete the checklist and implement the health and wellness practices.
Spencer was named the FIRST Certified Blue Zones Community in the State of Iowa last November.
This accomplishment, led by a local dedicated staff, was the result of hard working and devoted Spencer residents, organizations and businesses. The work of the Blue Zones Project is not yet finished, actually…