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 …

Forest City Puckerbrush Days 2021

Forest City Puckerbrush Days is on July 23 and 24.  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 is to gain more community involvement! If you or your family would like to …

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://www.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 …

FC Christmas 2020 – Christmas Cruise

Christmas WINNERS: Christmas Cruise Vehicle Decorating contest:  1st Place: The Skjeie Family, 2nd Place: Tom and Ann Schott, 3rd Place: The Hanna Family. Business Decorating Contest: Peoples Choice: Bonnie Willis Studios, Best Theme: JR Renovations, Best in Show:  Scoopy Doos Ice Cream and More. _________________________________ Join the community in a holiday car cruise downtown Forest City!   Bring the family …

Medallion Hunt 2020

Forest City Christmas 2020 Medallion Hunt **As of 11:00 am on 12/7/2020 the medallion has been found. Congratulations to Stephanie Coates, Deb Coates and Cindy Thompson!**   Forest City Christmas Medallion Hunt is brought to you by Winnebago Industries and the Forest City Chamber of Commerce. Prize: $300 in ‘Forest City Bucks’ which may be redeemed at any Forest City Chamber …

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 …