Economic Relief for Small Businesses

Resources for businesses COVID-19 | Aug 2020 Need help for your business? The NIACC Pappajohn Center & SBDC has established the North Iowa Small Business Help Line to answer questions from entrepreneurs about the Federal Coronavirus Relief programs including those contained in the CARES Act such as the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP), the Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL), and other …

Waldorf University Homecoming 2021

Waldorf University Homecoming Schedule of Events Oct 2nd & Oct 3rd For more homecoming information go to https://www.waldorf.edu/alumni/homecoming. Homecoming Schedule Friday, Oct. 1 7 a.m.-8 p.m. Warrior Crossing Open (Atrium) 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Luise V. Hanson Library and Archives Open – View items from Waldorf’s history on display in the Archives. (Second Floor) 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Waldorf Bookstore Open (Voss Hall) – …

Newcomers Open House

Forest City Community members, Do you have a newly hired colleague or new neighbor?  Please let them know of the Newcomers Open House on Thursday, September 30th, 202,  3pm – 6pm at the Forest City Chamber of Commerce and Visitors Center. Individuals and families who are new to Forest City are welcome to attend any time during the event. We’ll provide …

Forest City Puckerbrush Days 2021

Thank you to everyone who made Forest City Puckerbrush Days a success in 2021!  Dates for 2022 will be July 15 and 16.  We’re planning a day and a half of fun for the community!   We’ll have a parade, food and craft vendors, Battle of the Business and a big Community Picnic and Fireworks during Puckerbrush Days. Our goal …

Country Thunder 2021

Country Thunder Iowa Campers! Want to shop Forest City? If you have a 3 day Country Thunder pass, the Country Thunder Community Bus is a free ride for you to shop and dine in Forest City!   There will be a continuous route between 11-3:00PM Friday-Sunday stopping throughout town. Find more local businesses at https://forestcityia.com/chamber-directory/   CountryThunderBusMap PDF

Community Guide 2021

Good afternoon! DEADLINE FOR COMMITMENT AND ARTWORK EXTENDED! Commit by March 22nd and Artwork due by March 30th!  The Chamber will be printed several thousand copies of the Community Guide in late March this year. We are also producing an interactive pdf version of the guide. The guide will be distributed to Iowa Welcome Centers, give to local tourists, and …

Medallion Hunt 2021

Forest City Christmas 2021 Brought to you by the Forest City Chamber of Commerce and sponsored local businesses, the Forest City Medallion Hunt 2021 will begin on December 6th! Prize: $300 in ‘Forest City Bucks’ which may be redeemed at any Forest City Chamber of Commerce member business, list will be provided. Rules: The medallion is hidden in an outdoor …

October 2020

Good October morning! Notes from the Chamber for the month of October –   If you have a chance, drive by the Chamber of Commerce and Visitors Center on 4th and Street to view the updated exterior!  We think it looks great! Let us know what you think. Support our Chamber Member, Summit Tribune by welcoming the new Summit Tribune …

Halloween 2020

Forest City Trick or Treating – Forest City community trick or treating will be on October 31, 2020 from 5 – 8 pm. See recommendations from the County Emergency Management and Winnebago County Public Health on our Facebook page if you choose to participate in trick or treating in Forest City. Police Department Drive Thru Meal – The Forest City …

What’s Happening in Forest City?

You don’t have to look to far to find an activity in Forest City! Check out our list of local activities and events – See the latest email blast here: https://conta.cc/30m3Tp6 10/14 – Public Trap Shooting @ Florence Recreation Area Trap Shooting Range, 5 – 7 pm Cost to shoot: $3/round of 25 targets. All shooters need to bring their own …