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Events available for Registration...

New Member Lunch & Learn: Maximize Your Benefits!
11/4/2021
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Warren County Legislative Lunch & Learn
11/30/2021
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NACC Holiday Lunch
12/16/2021
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Events in the next 30 days...
DateEvent
10/25/2021
City of Cumming "New Park Naming" Ribbon Cutting


City of Cumming "New Park Naming"
Ribbon Cutting
Monday, Oct 25 at 5:30 pm

300 N Brier Ln., Cumming, IA 50061

Join us for a "Park Naming" ribbon cutting for the City of Cumming's newest park (to be revealed). The park is located in the Home Show Expo are east of Cumming. Ribbon Cutting at 5:30 pm


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10/26/2021
Norwalk Candidate Forum for Mayor and City Coucil


City of Norwalk
Meet-the-Candidates Forum
TUESDAY, OCT. 26 at 7pm

NEW LOCATION: NORWALK CHRISTIAN CHURCH, 701 Main St, Norwalk
IN PERSON: Masks required of all attendees per Norwalk Christian Church.
LIVE STREAM:  link coming soon.

HOSTED BY THE NORWALK AREA CHAMBER

MODERATORS: Travis Stanley & Lindsey Aaron, NACC Board

Candidates will introduce themselves and answer questions from the moderators. Questions for candidates can be submitted in advance only.

SUBMIT YOUR QUESTIONS by October 25 at noon.

Mayor Candidates
Tom Phillips
Dante Powell

Council Candidates
Brian Baker
Jaki Livingston


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10/27/2021
Top Five Ways to Use Word of Mouth to Grow Business


This Top Five series will feature experts in human resources, marketing, accounting, IT and others. They will introduce five things on certain topic that will help you be successful in your small business.

Word-of-mouth marketing is powerful; we all trust recommendations from family and friends. Still, it takes effort to harness the power of these recommendations. This program describes practical steps that make word of mouth marketing accessible to small businesses, illuminating the behavioral science that drives marketplace conversation including:

  1. Understanding attention, trust and influence

  2. The anatomy of word-of-mouth

  3. Top five ways to activate word of mouth marketing

  4. Activation planning worksheet

 
Ryan Hanser, APR, President and principal, Hanser & Associates
Ryan Hanser is accredited by the Public Relations Society of America. In his 25-year career executing international, national and local work, he has earned two PRSA Bronze Anvil awards (the PR industry’s Oscar) and chaired the word of mouth practice group for Hanser & Associate’s global network of offices. Hanser & Associates more than 120 awards represent the quality of the work on behalf of clients in a broad range of industries, including agribusiness, education, finance, healthcare and transportation, among others. Hanser & Associates is an IPREX partner – a shareholder in a $420 million network of communication agencies with 1,800 staff and 110 offices worldwide.


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10/28/2021
Trunk or Treat with Holland Farms


Trunk or Treat with Holland Farms
Oct. 28, 2021 from 6-7 pm
2800 Sunset Dr, Norwalk


Join us in the front parking lot of Holland Farms for our Trunk-or-Treat event!
Wear your best costumes and tell all your friends and family!
Decorate your trunks with your best Halloween decorations, bring candy for the trick-or-treaters, and have some fun with the Holland Farms family!
We’ll see you on October 28th at 6pm! 
If you have any questions, please reach out to Debi or Katie!
dchatman@hollandfarmsliving.com
ksalinas@hollandfarmsliving.com
Or call the community at (515) 981-1888

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10/30/2021
Drive Thru Trick or Treat - Norwalk Park & Rec


Drive-Thru Trick or Treat
Saturday, October 30th, 5-6 pm
Norwalk Fire Station
1100 Chatham Ave.
Norwalk, Iowa
Preschool - 5th Grade

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11/2/2021
Advancing Women in Leadership

Advancing Women in Leadership
November 2, 2021
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM CDT
This event will be held virtually.
 
Having a gender-diverse business not only increases companies’ financial possibilities, but also expands the skilled talent pool that employers have to search from. This event, led by Dr. Sian Proctor, a geoscientist, explorer, space artist, and science communication specialist, will discuss the need for advancing women in leadership, how to advocate for more diversity from within, especially in fields related to STEM, and  how to effectively build a talent pipeline that will bring a high level of success to your business. 
 

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11/4/2021
NACC New Member Lunch


The GrowNorwalk Ambassadors invite you to a 
New Member Lunch & Learn
Maximize Your Membership Benefits!
Thursday, Nov. 4  |  11:30 am - 1:00 pm
City State Bank Community Room

1225 Colonial Pkwy, Norwalk
Cost: Free to NACC Membership

GrowNorwalk Ambassadors invite you learn about your Norwalk Area Chamber membership and how it can boost your business. Networking and lunch are provided. Please RSVP to attend.

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11/13/2021
Holiday Open House at Ted Lare Garden Center


Holiday Open House
Saturday, Nov. 13  - 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Ted Lare Garden Center


Come get geared up for the holidays with us at our Holiday Open House!
You’ll find plenty of festive inspiration and all the supplies you need to bring the holidays home, like fresh evergreen boughs and holiday decor!
You're bound to find the perfect gift with beautiful, handmade creations brought to you by talented, local artisans! Satisfy your sweet tooth with delicious treats from JessDesserts DSM!

Join us anytime between 9 and 4 to take part in our Holiday Porch Pot Workshop! Use a provided container (or bring one of your own!) and create a beautiful planter filled with evergreen boughs and holiday accents! No reservation required, just drop in! Instruction is free, you only pay for the materials you select & use! Typically cost between $40-$60 and takes 30-60 minutes to create

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