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Spencer Partners with Buxton to Assist in Retail DevelopmentSpencer, with more than 11,000 residents, has again partnered with Fort Worth-based Buxton to use analytics to strengthen our retail recruitment strategy. The City of Spencer recently approved the financing for the project as we attempt to better understand the buying and dining habits of our residents and trade area to be able to recruit the best retailers for the community.
"We're excited to get started improving and adding to Spencer's existing retail mix," said Robb Miller, director of sales for Buxton's public sector division. "Our advanced analytics will guide city leaders as they prepare Spencer for the future.
Buxton has worked with…
Leadership Spencer Class of 2018 Begins their JourneyFor over 25 years, the Spencer Chamber of Commerce has offered a program to groom the next generation of community leaders and volunteers.
Leadership Spencer was created to showcase what our community has to offer those new to the area or new to a career position. The Class of 2018 begins their journey on Monday, March 12 and continuing for 10-weeks concluding with graduation on Monday, May 14. The Class of 21 will be learning about the inner functions of the community, from Healthcare to the Arts, from Agriculture to Public Safety, from Business and Industry to city and county…
Chamber Eggs and Issues Final Forum March 20thThe third and final session of Eggs and Issues from the Spencer Chamber of Commerce will be Saturday, March 10th
Each session is held from 9 to 10:30 am in the Council Chamber of Spencer City Hall with a light breakfast served as doors open at 8:30 am. The March 10 breakfast sponsor is Terrazzo Coffeehouse and McCreary's Creative Catering.
Invited to participate is State Senator David Johnson, Representative Megan Jones, Representative John Wills. In addition an open invitation has been sent to Governor Kim Reynolds along with our Congressmen and Senators.
Special thanks to to Spencer Municipal Utilities for the…
Clay County Advances in Active Health IndexClay County is teaming up with Live Healthy Iowa to improve the health of the county's residents and improve its overall ranking in the newly released Active Index. Since 1988, the obesity rate in Iowa has increased from 14 percent to 32 percent. Iowa's less than desirable national rankings for obesity and inactivity have contributed to the overall health of the state's residents, which led to development of the Active Index.
Currently, out of the 99 counties in Iowa, Clay County ranks 2nd in the Active Index, with a participation rate of 16.87%. The 2017 ranking improved from the 2016 …
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