The Annual Chamber Dinner will be held Monday, January 6, 2020 at the Golden Pheasant.  Social Hour will begin at 5:30 PM.  Nomination forms for Employee/Citizen of the Year and Business of the Year are due by December 15, 2019.  Advance tickets are $25.00 and can be purchased at American Bank, Iowa State Bank and Wes Tel Systems until December 27, 2019.

Dues Letter and Nomination Forms 2019

The Remsen Chamber of Commerce membership is composed of many local businesses that pay dues to become members.

The Remsen Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors meets monthly with Dusty Pick as president for 2019.  Directors serve a three-year term and spend time promoting Remsen’s businesses as well as sponsoring fund raising projects. Other directors for 2019 are: Rachel Keffeler-Vice President, Stacey Schroeder – Secretary, Stephanie Loutsch -Treasurer, Shane Bork, Jen Galles, Kurtis Kroeger, Mirna Miller, Scott Jones, and Alicia Hoffman.

  • Two beautiful granite “Welcome to Remsen” signs have been erected at the entrances into town welcoming car traffic to Remsen. The Chamber along with the City has funded this project.
  • Twenty new benches have been purchased by the Chamber to be used for the annual Kid’s Day celebration. The benches will be used at the Remsen swimming pool for the rest of the summer.
  • Eight new flowerpots on the corners of main street. (2014)
  • Remsen Website update
  • The annual dinner meeting for local businesses and their employees is held each year. A “Business of the Year” and “Employee of the Year” are also nominated, selected, and honored at this time. (January)
  • Easter Egg Hunt (March/April)
  • Wine Tasting Event (April/May)
  • Two $500.00 scholarships awarded to two high school seniors from each school. (May)
  • Bowling Tournament
  • Kid’s Days activities (June)
  • Golf Tournament (July)
  • Oktoberfest Marketing and Advertising (October)
  • Halloween Trick or Treating at local businesses (October)
  • Olde Fashioned Christmas (December)
  • Santa visit with free sacks of candy given to the children (December)
  • Christmas lighting contest (December)
  • “Chamber Bucks” drawings: Easter (March/April), Thanksgiving (November), Christmas (December)
  • Welcome Wagon punch cards featuring Chamber businesses are given to all new residents