• Shop Where I Live

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  • The Shop Where I Live platform is an e-commerce marketplace & lead generation platform that helps small businesses to easily sell online together.  The goal is to showcase Chambers’ businesses to our communities and beyond.  This is a partnership designed to help local small businesses sell online via a national platform and still have local community support.

  • News for Education

    Thursday, October 22, 2020
    Your thoughts on retirement may be among the many things in flux due to COVID-19. Some employers are offering early retirement incentives. Many Iowans are considering early retirement due to job challenges, health concerns, or other reasons. On top of that, temporary policy changes have made it easier for people to withdraw from their retirement accounts during 2020. You may have questions as ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education
    Sunday, October 18, 2020
    Eastern Iowa Community Colleges is working to connect with people who have lost their jobs, been laid off, or experienced a reduction in hours due to COVID19, and are interested in free training from Eastern Iowa Community Colleges (EICC). EICC has been awarded grant funding to cover the cost of tuition for students interested in their Truck Driving, Manufacturing Awareness, or Frontline ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education
    Thursday, October 15, 2020
    Citizens First Bank is very pleased to announce a $2500 sponsorship of the Manufacturing Awareness program at Clinton Community College.  The funds will provide scholarships for students to participate in the Manufacturing Awareness program through Eastern Iowa Community Colleges.  The series of online classes provides an overview on topics such as forklift safety, assembly, and supply chain ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education
    Wednesday, October 07, 2020
    Alan “Al” Tubbs is this year’s recipient of the Bruning Award for his leadership and longstanding dedication to providing financial guidance and support to farmers, agricultural businesses and small communities in rural America.  “It’s remarkable to have my past work in the agriculture and financial industries recognized,” said Tubbs. “Agriculture is where I’ve grown up and the largest segment of ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education, Human Interest, Chamber, Economic, General News Article, Press Release
    Tuesday, October 06, 2020
    Certification is a great way to demonstrate your hard-won professional knowledge and experience. For people involved in project management and its related careers, gaining an accreditation from the Project Management Institute (PMI) is an instant way of letting colleagues and prospective employers know you know what you're doing in project management.   Eastern Iowa Community Colleges regularly ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education
    Thursday, October 01, 2020
    The Walk to End Alzheimer's™ is still going strong throughout Iowa, and if you haven't started your team yet, there's still plenty of time. Fundraising will continue through December 31, 2020, and since the Walk is everywhere this year, you can walk with your small group of family or friends anytime and anywhere throughout your community. Now more than ever, funds raised through the Walk to End ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education
    Friday, September 18, 2020
    MercyOne Clinton Medical Center is continuing to offer free, virtual versions of its Healthy Expectations: Pregnancy, Birth and Beyond prenatal class as well as its breastfeeding class in the coming months.  Virtual Healthy Expectations: Pregnancy, Birth and Beyond, will be offered free to expectant mothers and their support persons on Saturday, Sept. 26, and on Saturday, Nov. 7. Classes are ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education
    Wednesday, August 26, 2020
    First Central State Bank is donating a total of $5,500 to local school districts this fall to help offset extra costs due to the COVID-19 pandemic.  Those receiving monetary contributions include Central DeWitt, Clinton, Northeast, North Scott and Pleasant Valley school districts, and St. Joseph and Prince of Peace Catholic Schools.  “This is an unprecedented year for area school districts,” ...read more
    Categories: Community, General News Article, Chamber, Education, Press Release