Northwest Bank is Making a Difference

Join Northwest Bank in making a difference in a child’s life. Donate all month long at any of their locations in the Lakes Area to the Backpack Programs at both Okoboji and Spirit Lake schools. Northwest Bank will match up to $500 for EACH program. Donate on Friday, November 22nd and get a slice of pie on them!

November Monthly Chamber Minute

Did you catch us this morning on KUOO Campus Radio for the monthly IGLA Chamber Update with Dana Evaro from Land Mark Products? 😎

We talked all about Business After 5 with The Ritz and Walker Insurance Agency, University of Okoboji Winter Games, and learned so many things about what Land Mark Products does not only in our community, but across the entire world!

Click here to listen for yourself and catch up now! 👍😁

Business After 5

Mark your calendars and get into the holiday spirit on Tuesday, November 12th at The Ritz with co-host Walker Insurance Agency. Join your community and network with locals and business individuals in the Iowa Great Lakes area from 5-7pm.


Learn more about these wonderful Iowa Great Lakes Area businesses and what they have to offer for you while enjoying food, drinks, prizes, and networking! Business After 5 events are open to the public—all are encouraged to attend this fun and rewarding Lakes Area networking opportunity. The cost is $5 per person.


Contact the Iowa Great Lakes Area Chamber of Commerce for more information at 712-332-2107 or e-mail For a full schedule of Business After Five events, visit


Miss out on our 2019 Business After Five Events? Catch up here!


Winter Games: Registration and Apparel Available!

REGISTRATION OPEN NOVEMBER 1ST! Get signed up for your favorite events from broomball to the bean bag tournament. Visit for a printable registration form or access to online registration. Forms can also be picked up at the IGLA Chamber office at 565 S Hwy 71 – Suite 4  in Arnolds Park. Gather your friends and family today, as certain events have a limit on the number of teams or participants!


CLOTHING IS AVAILABLE NOVEMBER 5th! You can stop in to the IGLA Chamber in Arnolds Park office to pick up your favorite items. Clothing can also be purchased and shipped online at


For more information and updates regarding Winter Games, visit or find us on Facebook at “University of Okoboji Winter Games.”

Citizen of The Years

“Doing what’s expected of you can make you good, but it’s the time you spend going above and beyond what’s required that makes you great!” — Josh S. Hinds 😁

The Spirit Lake Noon Kiwanis Club needs your help finding this year’s Citizen of the Year! Know a deserving person in our community that has dedicated years of volunteer service to others? This is a very distinguished honor that our Kiwanis club has bestowed upon an area resident, since 1947. ❤️

Help us recognize those that have given of themselves tirelessly and unselfishly to make this a better community. If you know of someone that you would like to be considered, please email for a nomination form. The deadline is November 19th! 👍

Annual Meeting & Celebration

We invite all Chamber members to join us on Monday, November 4th at Parks Boat Club for our Annual Meeting. 

Social hour and appetizers will begin at 5:00 with a program to follow at 6:00.

Menu: Fresh Fruit, Crab Stuffed Mushrooms, Assorted Cheeses, Meats, and Crackers, Bacon Wrapped Stuffed Shrimp, Meatballs in Swedish Sauce, Tortilla Pinwheels with assorted Meats & Herbed Cream Cheese, Vegetable Stuffed Mushrooms & One Drink Ticket

RSVP online or mail payment to:

IGL Chamber of Commerce
PO Box 9
Arnolds Park, IA 51331

President’s Level Members

Thank you to our President’s Level Members: Alliant Energy, Arnolds Park Amusement Park, Bank Midwest, Central Bank, Farmers Savings Bank, Farmers Trust & Savings Bank, Grapetree Medical Staffing, Hy-Vee, Keelson Harbour, Land Mark Products, Lakes Regional Healthcare, Pure Fishing, Ruthven Locker, The Throwing Post, and United Community Bank.

Promoter Level Members

Thank you to our Promoter Level Members: AmericInn, annLeo, Black Hills Energy, Consumers Lumber, Crazy Bob’s, Cutty’s, Dowden-Hinn Realtors, Exit Realty, Fareway, KUOO-Community First Broadcasting, Fillenwarth Beach Resort, Safco-Mayline, Okoboji Motor Company, Outrigger, Polaris Industries, Premier Communications, Snook’s of Okoboji, The State Bank, The Three Sons, Village West, and Walker Insurance.