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What’s happening in Forest City? Read all about it in the Forest City Community Spring 2014 Newsletter – see link.



Nice article in the Globe Gazette about area tourism.  Tim Ackarman interviewed many regional professionals, including Kathy Rollefson, Forest City Chamber of Commerce Director and Norma Hertzer, Grow Forest City Project Manager.  Read the article -  Click Here


Just back from the printers!  The 2014 Community Guide is available at the Chamber of Commerce office and to view online! 


Forest Theatre has an email newsletter to inform subscribers of upcoming movies.  Sign up here:


Forest City will host the Tree Town Music Festival on May 24,25 at Heritage Park and  Winnebago Industries rally grounds.  Thousands are expected to travel into the community for this two day country music fest starring Brad Paisley and Toby Keith.   Ticket and camping information can be found at:  http://treetownfestival.com/


Forest City was selected as an overnight stop for the 2014 RABRAI Route.  We will keep you updated  on Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/pages/Forest-City-Ragbrai/ and on our website at www.forestcityragbrai.com as plans and details are completed.

Watch the RAGBRAI route announcement here:   http://link.brightcove.com/services/player/bcpid1656678406001?bckey=AQ~~%2CAAAACEa20sk~%2CawHVm72MyKm2lDqhdK1FNaFJr0x-U0I5&bctid=3106736225001

Follow RAGBRAI on Twitter here:   https://twitter.com/RAGBRAI_IOWA
Follow RAGBRAI on Facebook here: https://www.facebook.com/RAGBRAI
Follow RAGBRAI Blog here:  http://ragbrai.com/2014/01/26/ragbrai-2014-route-small-towns-northern-ride/?sf22072813=1
Register for RAGBRAI here:  http://ragbrai.com/registration/


Are you organizing an event or fundraiser during Puckerbrush 2014?  Download the official WIT GNR Rally community guide to assist you in planning and organizing your event.  Contact Norma Hertzer at Grow Forest City 641-585-1160 to get your event listed on the event calendar and to have your event tickets sold on the rally grounds.    Revised 1.16.14   Community Guide to GNR 2014 revised


Forest City Young Professionals:
Forest City Young Professionals will meet February 25, 5:15-6:30pm at The Lichtsinn RV Center
Call Norma at 641-585-1160 for information.





Local Events, Meetings & Activites:

Click here for the City’s calendar of events.
Click here for the Chamber’s calendar of events.

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Grow Forest City

145 South Clark Street
PO Box 306
Forest City, IA 50436

Phone: 641-585-1160

Norma Hertzer

Project Manager

Local Links

Forest City Summit


Waldorf College

Forest City Schools

Community Guide