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  • Breaking Glass – November 19

    November’s Breaking Glass, sponsored by Clear Lake Bank & Trust, will featuring Mason City native, Sarah Stanton Kurz. This session will be held from 8-9:30AM on Thursday, November 19 at the Commerce...

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  • Life in North Iowa is a Bargain

    Mason City continues to rank favorably among Midwest communities in the most recent Cost of Living Index Report. The Chamber of Commerce participates in research to assist the Council for Community and...

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  • Quarantine Guidance from IDPH

    The Iowa Department of Public Health recently released new quarantine guidelines for business, education, and child care settings in response to COVID-19. For non-healthcare, non-residential settings, quarantine is no longer recommended if a...

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  • Mask of Wellness – FREE Starter Kits

    Vision North Iowa partners believe that Public Health = Economic Health and have adopted the Mask of Wellness initiative. This positive movement supports and promotes ‘COVID-Conscious’ businesses so together we can...

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  • COVID-19 Business Guidance

    Preventing outbreaks is key to continue to protect your employees and their families from COVID-19. Below is the COVID-19 Isolation and Quarantine guidelines as of June 29, 2020. These guidelines should be...

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  • Mental Health Resources

    If you’re feeling stressed or nervous during these days of COVID-19, you’re not alone. Uncertainty and the sense of not being safe — not to mention physical distancing, round-the-clock news and empty...

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  • Interview with 2019 Band Festival Royalty

    Chris Frenz, who typically serves as the master of ceremonies for the Festival, interviewed the 2019 North Iowa Band Festival King Jacob VerHelst (Central Springs) and Queen Alana Noss (Rockford) to see what they...

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  • North Iowa Band Festival Spirit Week

    Despite the heartbreaking cancellation of the 2020 North Iowa Band Festival, the community can enjoy “spirit week” activities – from a distance. Daily activities will honor Mason City’s rich musical heritage and...

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  • CEO Conversations – March 26

    The second session of the CEO Conversations series is scheduled from 11:30AM- 1PM on Thursday, March 26 at the Commerce Center. This educational series is led by well-recognized CEOs and encourages thoughtful, valuable conversations among...

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  • Ag Breakfast Tickets Available

    The Ag Breakfast is set for 7AM on Thursday, March 19 at The Music Man Square.  This annual event brings together hundreds of attendees to connect farm and business for an...

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  • February Breaking Glass

    Local plant managers, Janelle Kruger (Kraft Heinz) and Jessica Reith (Cargill Protein), are leading the way in the predominately-male field of manufacturing. The third session of the Breaking Glass Leadership Series, sponsored...

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  • Ag Tax Seminar

    Agricultural Taxation Updates: Stay up to date with current laws and regulations in the agricultural world Kristine Tidgren is an adjunct assistant professor in the Agricultural Education & Studies Department and the director...

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  • Leadership North Iowa 2020

    The Leadership North Iowa (LNI) program is designed to identify and develop future leaders in our community. Good leaders know the importance of lifelong learning and networking; LNI provides both by connecting...

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  • India Info Session/Webinar

    The Chamber is offering a travel program to India, November 15-23 2020. This 9-day tour of incredible India explores the three highlights of Northern India: Delhi, Jaipur, and Agra. Join...

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  • Breaking Glass Leadership Series

    U.S. Senator Joni Ernst is the inaugural speaker for the new “Breaking Glass Leadership Series” at 8AM on Friday, October 4 at the North Iowa Regional Commerce Center. “Breaking Glass” is intended to...

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  • Russia Info Session

    A travel presentation and no-obligation information session for the Chamber’s upcoming Russia trip will be held at 4PM on Wednesday, September 12 at the Commerce Center (9 N Federal Ave)....

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  • Netwalking Week

    Break out of the traditional meeting room and try “Netwalking.” This activity builds meaningful connections and casual conversation on the move. The Worksite Wellness committee will host three Netwalking sessions in September...

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  • Frein Earns Professional Guide Certification

    Iowa State University recently announced that Colleen Frein has earned the recognition of Certified Professional Guide. Frein is the Membership Director and Community Concierge for the Mason City Chamber of Commerce. The Professional...

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