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2018 iYP Member Registration
01/01/18 - 12/31/18
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Maximizing Your Chamber Benefits Workshop
04/10/18 - 12/04/18
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Holiday Extravaganza 2018 Sponsorship
11/30/18
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Events in the month of September 2018
DateEvent
09/01/18
Big Hill Mine 5K Adventure Run

The Big Hill Mine 5K Adventure Run is to benefit Jericho Hills Camp & Retreat Center. Beginning on Front Street in Lucas, IA, the 5K Adventure Run will include 15+ obstacles on the property of Jericho Hills including grueling hills, 2 water slides, a mud pit, tire climb, ninja crossings and many more obstacles for you to conquer! This event will happen in conjunction with 'Lucas Days 150th Celebration.' Are you tough enough?

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09/01/18
Yoga in the Park

Yoga in the Park | Saturdays at 9:00 am | June - September, 2018 |  Buxton Park, Indianola, IA

Relax and invigorate at the same time as our volunteer instructor leads you through exercises in the park! Improve your flexibility, balance, and strength in a unique setting. Calm your mind and reduce stress as you work through the exercises amidst the fresh air, blooming flowers, and peaceful setting. Instructors will vary each week to provide variety. All you need is your own mat, towel, and water bottle.

 

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09/02/18
Norwalk MusicFest

Norwalk Music Fest featuring all local musicians, family-friendly music, food, vendors kids zone

When: September 2, 12:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Where: Warrior Run Golf, 3089 North Avenue, Norwalk
Cost: FREE Admission All Day

A portion of proceeds will support future Norwalk Hometown Pride Beautification Projects and Evecnts

NorwalkMusicFest.com

 

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09/08/18
Yoga in the Park

Yoga in the Park | Saturdays at 9:00 am | June - September, 2018 |  Buxton Park, Indianola, IA

Relax and invigorate at the same time as our volunteer instructor leads you through exercises in the park! Improve your flexibility, balance, and strength in a unique setting. Calm your mind and reduce stress as you work through the exercises amidst the fresh air, blooming flowers, and peaceful setting. Instructors will vary each week to provide variety. All you need is your own mat, towel, and water bottle.

 

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09/08/18
Community Shred Day

Shred up to 200 pounds of sensitive documents and paperwork to reduce your risk of identity theft. 

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09/08/18
Warren County Necessity Pantry Carnival Fundraiser

When: September 8, 2018   10:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Where: Warren County Courthouse Lawn

The Warren County Necessity Pantry is hosting a Carnival and Flea Market, Food, Bounce Houses, and carnival games, as a Fundraising event. Shop the vendors, too!

The proceeds help the Necessity Pantry provide for families the day to day necessities that are not available through food assistance programs. 

Purchase $5.00 Armbands for Unlimited Games and Bounce Houses.

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09/14/18
 -09/15/18
City-Wide Garage Sale

City Wide Garage Sale
Se;ptember 14 & 15
If you are planning to host a garage sale, please contact the Record Herald at 515-284-8141 to register and get your location on the city-wide map before 2:00 p.m. on the notice deadline dates listed below. 

September 14 - 15
deadline September 7

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09/14/18
 -09/16/18
RustiqueIowa

When: September 14,   5:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
            September 15,  8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
            September 16   9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m..

Where: Wararen County Faigrounds, Indianola

Vintage, Handmade, Junk, Flea, Salvage & Food!
Participants are local Iowa Home Based and Small Businesses

Local Food Trucks & Kettle Corn
Live Music Friday Night and Saturday
Featured Non-Profit: Kiya Koda

http://www.rustiqueiowa.com


 

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09/14/18
 -09/15/18
Multi Family Garage Sale

Brand name clothing: girls, junior, men, women
Prom dresses
home decor, kitchen, toys, bikes, freezer, oak curio hutch, crystal, Precious Moments, Willow Tree, Country Cousins, Mary's Moo Moos, lots of holiday decor
mylar balloons, craft and floral ribbon, purple hat items
special close out prices on designer wreaths by DK Designs

 

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09/15/18
Indianola Kiwanis 52nd Annual Pancake Day

Join us for the 52nd Annual Pancake Day, hosted by the Indianola Kiwanis. Tickets may be purchased from Kiwanis members, Chumbley's Auto, Chamber of Commerce, or at the door. Adult ticket will be $6, children (ten and under) tickets will be $3. All proceeds benefit Community Service Fund and projects. Menu includes: pancakes, sausages, milk, coffee, juice, sugar free and regular syrup.   

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09/15/18
Yoga in the Park

Yoga in the Park | Saturdays at 9:00 am | June - September, 2018 |  Buxton Park, Indianola, IA

Relax and invigorate at the same time as our volunteer instructor leads you through exercises in the park! Improve your flexibility, balance, and strength in a unique setting. Calm your mind and reduce stress as you work through the exercises amidst the fresh air, blooming flowers, and peaceful setting. Instructors will vary each week to provide variety. All you need is your own mat, towel, and water bottle.

 

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09/15/18
George Washington Carver Museum Ribbon Cutting and Grand Re-Opening

The Warren County Historical Society invites you to attend the re-opening of the George Washington Carver Museum. The building has been refurbished and updated thanks to the generous contributions of the Warren County Philanthropic Partnership, Peoples Bank, Warren County Oil, Tru Bank, and Overtons Funeral Home. 

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09/15/18
Relay for Life of Warren County

When: September 15, 2018
            4:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Where: Courthouse Square

The Relay for Life Warren County is a fundraising event for the American Cancer Society. Community members can come together to celebrate remember and fight back against cancer.

 

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09/20/18
Vintage Cooperative of Indianola Annual Fall Fest Open House

Take a tour and register for door prizes at the Vintage Cooperative of Indianola's Annual Fall Fest Open House. 

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09/21/18
Indianola Bike Night

Bike down to I-Town every third Friday from April to September on the Indianola Square. Stop by to show off your bike or just to browse
 

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09/21/18
Starlight Cinema Outdoor Movie - CoCo (PG)


Make a memory watching movies under the stars for free!  Bring blankets or chairs.  Free popcorn courtesy Paramount Theater.  Pop and candy will be available for purchase.
 

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09/22/18
Pancake Breakfast

Pancake Breakfast to support the Indianola Noon Lions Club

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09/22/18
Yoga in the Park

Yoga in the Park | Saturdays at 9:00 am | June - September, 2018 |  Buxton Park, Indianola, IA

Relax and invigorate at the same time as our volunteer instructor leads you through exercises in the park! Improve your flexibility, balance, and strength in a unique setting. Calm your mind and reduce stress as you work through the exercises amidst the fresh air, blooming flowers, and peaceful setting. Instructors will vary each week to provide variety. All you need is your own mat, towel, and water bottle.

 

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09/24/18
 -11/17/18
Help Your Community this Fall by Getting your Flu Shot with us!

For every flu shot given at Medicap Pharmacy from Sept. 24-Nov. 17, we will donate 12 meals to the local food bank! You can make an even bigger impact by donating non-perishable foods here too! Come see us for your flu shot and together, we'll feed hungry Iowans! 

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09/25/18
Bringing Others Through Change

Bringing Others Through Change Workshop

Tuesday September 25, 2018 8:30 AM to 11:45 AM

@The Studio
104 W 1st Ave, Indianola, IA

In this 3-hour workshop, gain practical, tactical, try-this-now tips for identifying where you and your colleagues are in a change, and for helping everyone move to the next stage, with less whining, moaning, weeping, and gnashing of teeth!

Objectives

  • – Learn strategies and tactics to help understand where others are coming from
  • – Recognize the most effective communication and persuasion techniques that will help individuals around you move forward
  • – Gain tools and tips to help others through change and transition

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09/25/18
Convince Them - Lunch & Learn

Convince Them - Lunch & Learn

Tuesday September 25, 2018 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM

@The Studio
104 W 1st Ave, Indianola, IA

– Lunch is provided!

How do you leverage your influence to persuade others in the moment and get them on your side? You’ll find out how to adapt your style of influence, and learn the keys to honing in on the influence style of others.

Objectives

  • – Learn more about the five common styles of persuasion, why it’s important, and how to leverage it without damaging relationships
  • – Practice the art of persuasion
  • – Learn how to read your audience and cater to their style of influence
  • – Gain skills and tools to be an honest influencer on behalf of what’s best for the business

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09/25/18
Downtown Assessment Lunch Meeting

The City of Indianola, Warren County Economic Development, and the Indianola Chamber of Commerce are working together to develop next generation plans for the Indianola downtown square.  We are starting by deploying the expertise of three revitalization specialists from the Iowa Economic Development Authority's Downtown Resource Center!

Chamber members and other community organizations are invited to meet with the assessment team, who will be gathering input regarding this project from attendees.  There are two opportunities available, but you can only register for one. 

Many communities across Iowa have taken advantage of this service and have successfully developed and executed plans and projects that made a meaningful impact on their downtown districts.  Typical outcomes included improvement of downtown aesthetics, business mix and development, and building rehabilitation to name a few!

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09/25/18
Downtown Assessment Evening Registration

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The City of Indianola, Warren County Economic Development, and the Indianola Chamber of Commerce are working together to develop next generation plans for the Indianola downtown square.  We are starting by deploying the expertise of three revitalization specialists from the Iowa Economic Development Authority's Downtown Resource Center!

Chamber members and other community organizations are invited to meet with the assessment team, who will be gathering input regarding this project from attendees.  There are two opportunities available, but you can only register for one:

When:  September 25, 2018
Time:    5 pm - 6:30 pm
Where:  Brickhouse Tavern, 107 H. Buxton
Cost: Free but registration required (Limited to 80 attendees)

Many communities across Iowa have taken advantage of this service and have successfully developed and executed plans and projects that made a meaningful impact on their downtown districts.  Typical outcomes included improvement of downtown aesthetics, business mix and development, and building rehabilitation to name a few!



 

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09/26/18
Knowledge Is The New Money Conference

Join Central Iowa business professionals to master new ideas and grow business. The conference includes three featured key-note speakers and seven breakout sessions. 

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09/26/18
Ackworth Garden Club September Meeting

September program begins at 1:00 pm and the topic is Conifers by Barry Laws, Quilted Gardens & Nursery in Des Moines.

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09/27/18
 -09/29/18
Fall Open House at The Garden Barn

Join us for our Fall Open House!  Our Historic Barn is filled with Autumn Home Decor, Wreaths, Florals, Unique Gifts, Vintage and Antiques. Great event for family and friends. Be sure to visit our Display Garden and Gazebo. Sept 27th, 28th and 29th 10am to 5pm


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09/27/18
 -09/29/18
Fall Open House at The Garden Barn

Join us for our Fall Open House on Sept 27th, 28th & 29th!  Shop from a great selection of seasonal home decor including wreaths, fall foliage, berries, mini light strands, candles and home fragrances.  We also offer vintage farmhouse, antiques and unique gifts!  Great place to bring friends and family!  

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09/29/18
Yoga in the Park

Yoga in the Park | Saturdays at 9:00 am | June - September, 2018 |  Buxton Park, Indianola, IA

Relax and invigorate at the same time as our volunteer instructor leads you through exercises in the park! Improve your flexibility, balance, and strength in a unique setting. Calm your mind and reduce stress as you work through the exercises amidst the fresh air, blooming flowers, and peaceful setting. Instructors will vary each week to provide variety. All you need is your own mat, towel, and water bottle.

 

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09/29/18
 -09/30/18
Sing a Song of Warren County Log Cabin Days Festival 2018

The Warren County Historical Society has announced the theme for the 2018 Log Cabin Days Festival is Sing a Song of Warren County.

Saturday, September 29, 2018  9:00 a.m.
Sunday, September 30, 2018     9:00 a.m.
Where: 1400 W. 2nd Avenue, Indianola, IA

Do you have information to share?

WCHS is celebrating local musicians. If you have information or pictures to share of any musical group or individual, past or present, please contact us: 961-8085 or email Simon Stanfield at smnstn@msn.com

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09/29/18
Log Cabin Festival Parade

WHEN:  September 29, 2018, 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
PARADE ROUTE: Starts on Clinton by the Warren County Administration Building, South on Buxton, East on Ashland, South on Howard, West on Salem through the Warren County Fairgrounds.
PARADE LINEUP:  9:00 a.m. 
LINEUP LOCATIONS:
Floats on the north side of the Warren County Administration Building on Clinton
Bands lineup on Boston as well as on Howard in front of the Warren County Administration Building
Horses line up on the East side of Howard by House of Mercy

The event is sponsored by the Warren County Historical Society

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09/29/18
BIG PUMPKIN/GIANT SUNFLOWER CONTEST

BIG PUMPKIN/GIANT SUNFLOWER CONTEST
Open to all children K-12 who reside in Warren County.
 
Do you think you can grow the biggest pumpkin or giant sunflower       
in the county?  Find out by registering for this fun gardening contest.
 
 Pick up free pumpkin and sunflower seeds & registration form at:
  • Indianola Parks & Rec Plant Sale 810 N 6th St (East of HyVee) Friday, April 27 11:00-6:00 p.m. & Saturday, April 28 8:00 a.m.-noon
  • Ackworth Garden Club Youth Container Garden Class
Saturday, May 19   (see details below)
  • Ackworth Garden Club Plant Sale
Saturday, May 5  10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.
at the Warren County Adminstration Building
  • Indianola Parks & Recreation Office
After Monday, May 21
 
Judging for the contest will be held at the Warren County Log Cabin Days Festival on Saturday, September 29.  Check in will be from 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon. Judging will be completed and winners announced at 1:00 p.m.  Prizes are awarded.
 
Sponsored by the Ackworth Garden Club and Indianola Parks & Recreation.

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