supporting our ag community
Scott Siepker is an actor, writer, producer, and filmmaker. Scott started off as a stage actor at Iowa State University, where he received his bachelor degree in psychology. Scott has gone on to co-found the film company, Iowa Filmmakers, which has been responsible for the Iowa Nice series of hit videos that included a two season run on ESPNU’s College Football Daily. Though Scott is best known for his work as the Iowa Nice Guy, he is a versatile, veteran actor of stage and screen, drama and comedy.
Agri-Business Dinner 2019
A Mainstreet Iowa Community
Activities
Main Street Le Mars Mission Statement   “ The mission of the Main Street Le Mars program is to maintain and improve the downtown historic character through preservation and restoration efforts, to strengthen, promote and expand the cultural and economic base of downtown Le Mars, and to market the downtown as a quality place to live, shop and invest. ” Le Mars Main Street Vision Statement  The future downtown Le Mars will be known for its restoration of unique buildings, friendly and safe atmosphere, and progressive attitudes.  It will continue to be our goal to maintain regional pull power, community loyalty and a healthy variety of retail and service businesses.  The area’s economic vitality will demonstrate the high quality of life enjoyed by the citizens of  Le Mars.  Tourists visiting the community, because of its distinctive status as Ice Cream Capital of the World ®, will be drawn to the downtown through tours, marketing/promotions and the effort of the businesses to provide exceptional customer service and products.  A sense of unity will have been established through a strong leadership provided by the Le Mars Area Chamber of Commerce, as well as partnerships with the City of Le Mars, the Historic Preservation Commission and other local businesses and organizations. Through these cooperative efforts the Main Street division will continually strive to achieve a downtown that is economically strong and asthetically beautiful.   
February Lunch and Learn Tuesday, February 26th        Noon to 1:00pm Luncheon Cost: $12     Le Mars Convention Center upper level board room Speaker: Dr. Deb Majeres    Dr. Majerus, a cardiologist, works in Sioux City, IA and specializes in Cardiovascular Disease.  Topic:      Mission: Lifeline®    Hospitals involved in Mission: Lifeline are part of a system that ensures STEMI patients get the right care they need, as quickly as possible. Mission: Lifeline focuses on improving the system of care for these patients and, at the same time, improving care for all heart attack patients in Iowa. [{ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) is the term cardiologists use to describe a classic heart attack. It is one type of myocardial infarction in which a part of the heart muscle (myocardium) has died due to the obstruction of blood supply to the area. The ST segment refers to the flat section of an electrocardiogram (ECG) reading and represents the interval between jagged heartbeats. When a person has a heart attack, this segment will no longer be flat but will appear abnormally elevated.] To make a reservation, call the Chamber at 712-546-8821
Brad Pick 2018 Le Mars Mainstreet Volunteer of the Year
Employee of the Month Boss of the Quarter
James Klein  Ag Loan Officer American Bank 2019 1st Quarter Boss of the Quarter
Get them in the line up for 2018. Contact Kevin. 
Office: 712.546.7811
  Direct: 712.541.6501
On behalf of the staff of American Bank, Angela Wurth, Loan Assistant, would like to nominate Jim Klein as the LeMars Area Chamber of Commerce 2019 1st Quarter Boss of the Quarter. This is to honor Jim for his 20th anniversary as an Ag loan officer at American Bank.  Angela has had the privilege of being his loan assistant for over 11 years now and she is thankful for his leadership, guidance and knowledge he provides the loan department. Jim’s beliefs, values, and great customer service holds true at work as well as outside the bank in all his community efforts.  His integrity and wanting to create long-term relationships with his customers is also important to him and something we strongly believe here at American Bank.  He’s also one of the kindest, most patient people we know and I am proud to be his assistant.  On behalf of the staff I would like to thank Jim for being a great boss to work for.  It is with both appreciation and pride that I nominate you as the LeMars Area Chamber of Commerce 2019 1st Quarter Boss of the Quarter.              
Agri-Business Dinner Thursday March 21.  Trivia Night Fund Raiser Tuesday March 26.          Don’t miss Ice Cream Cocktails and Biz Tales. . .
February
ribbon cuttings Wednesday	Coffee / Culligan-Maytag                                                                                  Thursday	After 5 / Total Motors    Wednesday	10:00 AM Ribbon Cutting / Shepherds Floral, 200 Plymouth Street SE                                                          (formerly Originals by Design) 6th 6th 7th 7th 20th 20th Get it on your schedule:
5:30 – networking with entrepreneurs 6:00 – presentations by area entrepreneurs This is part of an annual week long Siouxland entrepreneurial event, “Entrepalooza” Tuesday, February 19 at P’s
Chamber Coffee Schedule
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Ribbon Cutting at Brown’s B&B
Continue the legacy.  Participate, encourage and stand tall.
Modified Moves Maximum Results
Rejoice Church Grief and Divorce Support Groups After School Program and YMCA Tutoring Le Mars Arts Center February in the Studio Big Brothers Big Sisters mentoring opps Y ears  O ld 150 Le Mars