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    Monday, February 04, 2019
    Following the announcement that Iowa’s unemployment rate is the lowest in the country, Iowa Workforce Development has released data for individual counties. Carroll County had the lowest unemployment in the region for December of 2018 at 1.7 percent, followed closely by Sac County at 2 percent and Greene at 2.1. Calhoun County recorded a 2.3 percent unemployment rate, Guthrie at 2.5 and Audubon ...read more
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    Monday, February 04, 2019
    Sheldon, Iowa — Northwest Iowa Community College, KIWA Radio, and Iowa Workforce Development will be hosting a Job Fair at NCC on March 19th and 20th. Employers, please mark these dates on your calendar. Tuesday, March 19th will focus on employers with jobs in the Applied Technology field, and Wednesday, March 20th will focus on Arts & Sciences, as well as Business & Health. This Job Fair will ...read more
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    Tuesday, December 04, 2018
    he Ames Economy is continuing to move forward at a brisk pace. At the Ames Economic Outlook Breakfast on Tuesday, The Ames Chamber of Commerce members heard about positive developments in the Story County Economy. “In the last 15 months, on projects that the Chamber and the AEDC has worked on 623 jobs, 636,687 square feet,” said Ames Chamber President, Dan Culhane. “Here’s the number everybody ...read more
    Categories: News, Iowa News
    Tuesday, November 27, 2018
    The United States Chamber of Commerce has recently awarded the Marshalltown Area Chamber of Commerce with 5-Star Accreditation for its sound policies, effective organizational procedures, and positive impact on the community.   “Chambers of commerce play a critical role in their communities” said Raymond P. Towle, IOM, CAE, U.S. Chamber vice president of Federation Relations and Institute for ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, News
    Wednesday, August 22, 2018
    The Cedar Rapids Chamber of Commerce, formed in 1918, is marking its 100th year as a promoter of economic and community development. It has had different names over the years and has moved a number of times, but it’s been “pushing” issues for a century. In the years immediately after its formation, the chamber led the successful community effort to have the Lincoln Highway routed through Cedar ...read more
    Categories: News, Iowa News
    Wednesday, October 04, 2017
    With over 100 communities and thousands of businesses represented in ICCE’s membership, we strive to connect local chambers to the trends, education and best practices that will improve business communities across Iowa.   Membership in ICCE has many advantages including professional training, executive orientation, scholarships and more. Some of these benefits come from using the membership ...read more
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