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Sheriffa Jones Accepts Spencer Chamber Director PositionThe Spencer Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors has chosen its next Executive Director for the organization after current director Bill Campbell announced he would retire from the position at the end of this year.
Sheriffa Jones was named the new Exeuctive Director at the Chamber Annual Celebration held on October 3rd at the Clay County Regional Events Center.
Sheriffa currently serves as Director of Stewardship and Development at Spencer Sacred Heart Parish and will join the Chamber following her comittment with the Church Fall Gala in November.
After being introduced at the Annual Celebration, Sheriffa talked about her excitment of…
SMU Named 2019 Chamber Business of the YearAt the Annual Celebration of the Spencer Chamber of Commerce held on October 3rd, Spencer Municipal Utilities was announced as the winner of the 2019 Chamber Business of the Year.
Noting its years of committment to the community, Valerie Newhouse, President of Iowa Lakes Community College, and recipient of the 2018 Chamber Business of the Year, took time to recognize the many efforts of SMU and its employees in the betterment of the community through volunteerism, economic development, technology accomplishments and contibutions promoting growth and improvement in the Spencer area.
General Manager Steve Pick and several employees of SMU were on …
Spencer Chamber to host Iowa Chamber ExecutivesChamber of Commerce Executives from all over Iowa will converge on Spencer this October for the 2019 Iowa Chamber of Commerce (ICCE) Executives 3-day conference. This educational and networking gathering will take place at the Clay County Regional Events Center October 9, 10 & 11 and hosted by the Spencer Chamber of Commerce.
In addition to the learning sessions, participants will experience a Fair themed event on the Clay County Fairgrounds on Wednesday, October 9 as well as take part in the annual Spencer Main Street Wine Stroll on Thursday, October 10. That evening will end with a dinner reception at the …
Spencer Retail Kickstarter Program LaunchedThe City of Spencer, Spencer Main Street and the Spencer Chamber of Commerce, along with its partners, Community State Bank, Northwest Bank and Farmers Bank are proud to announce the launch of the Retail Kickstarter Program.
An effort to spur economic growth and mitigate retail sales leakage, the Retail Kickstarter Program will provide forgivable loans up to $25,000 and seperate zero percent interest loans up to $25,000 to businesses that fill retail gaps, diversify the economy, and /or provide job opportunities in the City of Spencer.
The program will:
- Facilitate significant and comprehensive investment in retail businesses.
- Increase overall community
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