Each year during the spring residents new to the community and those interested in learning more about the area embark on a 10-week course to give them a better understanding of the workings of the City of Spencer. In addition, members of the class are challenged to a group or individual class project with a goal of bettering the community.
Subjects in the past have included: Manufacuring/Industry (Economic Development), Law Enforcement-Public Safety, Healthcare, Culture, Tourism & Tranportation, City and County Government, Education and more.
The 2020 Session of Leadership Spencer began on Monday, March 2nd and concluded on Monday, May 4th.
"Networking and reaching new customers is always our top priority. To that end, the Spencer Chamber is an invaluable tool for us, as a local small business. Thank you!"
Matt Matthiesen, Owner, West O Beer
"As a non-profit community pillar of arts and culture, we know that the Spencer Chamber is committed to helping us build relationships and promoting our mission to make theatre accessible to all."
Liz McNea, Executive Artistic Director, Spencer Community Theatre
"The City's partnership with the Chamber is key to our economic health. We appreciate the work the Spencer Chamber of Commerce does on behalf of businesses and the service they provide to the community."
Amanda Mack, City Manager, City of Spencer
"Joining a chamber of commerce is not only a great way to be part of the community, but with the Spencer Chamber of Commerce, you never know who you’ll meet and where those relationships will lead. I am forever grateful for their assistance."
Vanessa Moore, Owner, Vertical Marketing + Design
"Serving on the Young Professionals board has not only been valuable, but also very exciting and entertaining. Acting as a member of the Chamber has helped me to gain confidence, respect, reputability, and most importantly community involvement and support!"
Elizabeth Bohnenkamp, Agent, Insurance Associates of Spencer