Ames Chamber of Commerce

Op-Ed - Page 4

September 26, 2018

Diversity and inclusion have been brought to the forefront of workforce dialogue, and it’s a conversation that is long overdue. As I meet with Chamber members, it’s clear that the business community is thirsty for more information on this important topic.

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August 29, 2018

Earlier this month, my wife and I attended a truly unique event in downtown Ames: the inaugural “Farm to Table” dinner hosted by the Ames Main Street Farmers’ Market (the Market). If you didn’t hear about this event, let me tell you that it was fantastic.

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June 29, 2018

On July 24 we will welcome over 20,000 visitors from around the world to our community, and we need you to help ensure their Ames RAGBRAI experience is unforgettable!

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May 29, 2018

Each summer, many companies in Ames and Story County hire student interns. And for the past six years, the Ames Chamber of Commerce and Ames Economic Development Commission (AEDC) has partnered with local businesses to show these interns that Ames isn’t just a great place to get a degree, but also the Smart Choice in deciding where to start their career.

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April 26, 2018

May 7-12 the Ames Economic Development Commission (AEDC) will take part in Economic Development Week, celebrating the power of partnerships and highlighting the importance of a coordinated economic development effort in communities.

Read More about Investing in Economic Development: This is How #StoryGrows

March 28, 2018

Whether you have kids in either of the school districts or not, the outcome of this special election is extremely important to our community as a whole.

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February 28, 2018

One word. If you have one word to describe your life in 2018, what would that word be?

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January 24, 2018

It’s that time of year again – time for the State of the Union, the State of the State, and earlier this month the Ames Chamber of Commerce co-hosted the State of the City.

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December 26, 2017

New Year’s Resolutions As one year ends and a new one begins, it is a great time to plan ahead to all the wonderful things you’d like to do in the coming year. This year as you’re setting your New Year’s Resolutions I’d like to challenge you to: Try something...
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November 28, 2017

We are heading into a magical time of year. A time for giving. A time for sharing. A time for celebration and reflection. At the Ames Chamber of Commerce and Economic Development Commission, we are reflecting on all of our blessings in 2017. And in that reflection, we are remembering...
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