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 …

Homebuyer Education Workshops

  Spending too much on rent?  Is home buying an option for you?  Find out at these educational workshops! Join Home-Buying expert Kelli Exell at John V. Hanson Career Center (124 Nerum Dr., Forest City) on any of the following dates –   October 4th at 4pm,   October 14th at 4pm October 15th at 1pm    

Trick or Treat at local Businesses

We’re starting something new in Forest City! TREATS ON THE STREETS OCTOBER 31ST  |   5 – 7pm If your Forest City business will be open to distribute treats (don’t forget to hand out a business brochure or coupon) on Halloween between 5 and 7pm, let the Chamber know by October 20th and we’ll add your business to the Halloween …

New Housing in Forest City!

The City of Forest City and Economic Development have partnered with Soyland Homes to offer 5 new homes in our community. These homes are 1025 sf, 3 bedroom, two bathroom, offer a two car garage and come with appliances. Ta   Take a 3d tour and find information  at https://soylandhomesforestcity.com  or at any local realtor. Listing prices start at $235.000 Pre-construction …

New Chamber Bucks Program

The Chamber launched a new Chamber Bucks program in May of 2022!   We’ve gone to a coupon type format. The Chamber will continue to accept the check format Forest City Bucks throughout the reset of this year. The Brochure outlining the new program is attached: Chamber Bucks Brochure May1 Please contact our office if you have any questions.

2022 MOTOR NIGHT

  Join us for Motor Night on June 19th from 1 – 5pm downtown Clark Street in Forest City. Bring your tractors, trucks, cars and motorcycles for display. This is a free event for both spectators and participants. Food trucks and many downtown restaurants will be open during the event. Awards will be given for BEST CAR, TRACTOR, MOTORCYCLE, TRUCK, …

Garage Sale Weekend and Clean Up Days

Forest City Garage Sale Weekend is set for April 29th-30th! Place your ad in the Summit/Shopper by calling Globe Gazette at (641)-421-0500 by 4pm on April 2st. Mark your calendars for Clean Up Days! Boy Scout Clean Up Day- Saturday, May 7th Those who want to arrange a pickup, call City Hall by noon, May 6th at 585-3574 City workers …

20th Annual Chamber Golf Tournament & Fundraiser

Kick off Memorial Day Weekend by joining us for our 20th Annual Chamber Golf Tournament & Fundraiser! Open to the Public! 9am Shotgun Start 18-hole/ 4 person best shot $250 per team of 4 or $75 per person Lunch will be provided Sponsor a hole! $125 hole sponsor or $325 for hole sponsor and team Register online! https://docs.google.com/…/1FAIpQLSeNHnxCMvc…/viewform… *Contact the …

Mark your Calendar for Puckerbrush Days Fun this Summer

JULY 15 and 16, 2022 Downtown Forest City Puckerbrush Days is a two day annual community celebration in July that offers over 30 activities for community members and visitors. The Puckerbrush Days parade, fireworks, battle of the businesses, bouncy house, craft show and magic show, bags tournament, beer garden and live music are just a few of the exciting activities …

Chamber Annual Meeting / Chamber on Tap!

Chamber members are welcome at our first annual meeting on March 15th from 4:30 – 6:30pm at Paddler’s Tap. Join us for an evening of networking, food, fabulous prizes and fun and get updates on activities, financials and upcoming events!