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You’re Invited! Ribbon Cutting Ceremony & Open House: Great Lakes Dental

  You’re invited! On Friday, June 17th join us for a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony and Open House for Great Lakes Dental Associates!! 

New Member: BOJI SURF CO.

  Join us in welcoming our newest member, BOJI SURF CO.!

40th Annual Walleye Weekend is a Wrap!

Congratulations and thank you to everyone who was involved in the efforts that went into another successful Walleye Weekend! There’s still 10 tagged walleye waiting to be hooked! Good luck to all that are registered for the Extended Contest Thank you to our sponsors: The City of Arnolds Park, Fisherman’s Factory Outlet, Oak Hill Outdoor, … Read more

Walleye Weekend 2022 Results!

Another awesome Walleye Weekend in the books! This year there were over 2,000 anglers from 16 different states! Congratulations to the following contest winners: Heaviest Stringer of Walleye (Under 19″) 1st Place: Mark McAlpine of Bozeman, MT with 6.88lbs 2nd Place: Luke Christiansen of Spencer, IA with 6.76lbs 3rd Place: Dana Veen of Worthington, MN … Read more

You’re Invited! Ribbon Cutting Ceremony & Open House: Keller Williams

Mark your calendars! In two weeks, join us to welcome Keller Williams Okoboji to the Great Lakes! Ribbon Cutting Ceremony at 4 p.m. and Open House following! See you there!

New Member: Drip Okoboji

Join us in welcoming our new member, Drip Okoboji Drip Okoboji offers a variety of IV hydration services including the athletic performance blend, beauty and glow, hangover infusion, vitamin B12 and D injections, and more! Check out their social pages and website (www.dripokoboji.com) to learn more or set up an appointment!

Welcome New Member – Amazon Last Mile Delivery Partner Program

Help us welcome our newest member – Amazon Last Mile Delivery Partner Program! Boost your business and your community when you become a partner! How it works: – Stay focused on your business and earn extra money – Use your staff, mobile devices, and vehicles to deliver during downtime or with existing deliveries all within … Read more

Welcome New Member – Phillips Electric

Help us welcome our newest member, Phillips Electric in Spirit Lake!

Welcome New Member – Kemna Okoboji Rental Cars

Our newest member, Kemna Okoboji Rental Cars, is the #1 rental vehicle service in the Lakes Area! Check out their page and give them a call if you or someone you know is in need of a rental car

Welcome New Member – Sportsmen’s Business Alliance

New member Monday! Help us welcome Levi Wittrock with Sportsmen’s Business Alliance!

Welcome New Member – Trek Financial

We are excited to announce one of our newest members, Trek Financial! Check out their website to learn more at https://lifeaudit101.com!

Walleye Weekend Grant Process

  Angling has always been a major part of the Iowa Great Lakes culture. In appreciation of the anglers who have supported our local businesses and the tradition of 40 years of Iowa Great Lakes Walleye Weekend the Iowa Great Area Chamber of Commerce is excited to announce a new grant application program.  A portion … Read more

Welcome New Member – Lakes Laser Engraving & Cutting

We are excited to announce our newest member, Lakes Laser Engraving & Cutting! Check out their Facebook page – so many cool custom projects!

Welcome New Member – Portside Pizza Pub

Join us in welcoming our newest member, Portside Pizza Pub!

Walleye Weekend – 2022 Online Registration Open

  Calling all fishermen and women: get ready to kick off the 2022 walleye season in the Iowa Great Lakes during the 40th Annual Walleye Weekend on May 7 and 8. The fun weekend forming memories with friends and families is reason alone to get excited, but there is one other aspect that you can’t … Read more

UofO Homecoming Races Return

The Iowa Great Lakes Area Chamber of Commerce is excited to announce the return of the University of Okoboji Homecoming Races. The Iowa Great Lakes Area Chamber of Commerce will be organizing the 2022 event scheduled for Saturday, July 16th.   “The University of Okoboji homecoming races are personal to so many people. Everyone involved … Read more

Winter Games 2022 Bean Bag Tournament Check Presented

  The Iowa Great Lakes Area Chamber presented a check for $1,000 to the Spirit Lake Noon Kiwanis Club last Thursday, February 24th. Funds were raised during the 42nd Annual University of Okoboji Winter Games Bean Bag Tournament held on Saturday, January 29, 2022 on West Lake Okoboji in front of The Gardens. Sixty-four 2-person … Read more

Welcome New Member – Elite Salon

Join us in welcoming our NEWEST member, Elite Salon! Owner of Elite Salon, Amber Mortenson, has 20+ years of experience in the hair industry. Elite Salon is located at 610 Okoboji Ave. in Milford! Interested in learning more about what services are offered? Join Amber next Friday, March 4th for an Open House and Ribbon … Read more

You’re Invited – Open House & Ribbon Cutting

The Iowa Great Lakes Area Chamber of Commerce is excited to welcome two new businesses to the Iowa Great Lakes Area business community on Friday, March 4th at 6:30pm. Join us in welcoming Shawn Soucie with A+ Services and Amber Mortenson with Elite Salon at 610 Okoboji Ave in Milford for a ribbon cutting ceremony … Read more

Spring Shop Hop Returns – 2022!

The Iowa Great Lakes Area Chamber of Commerce is excited to announce the return of their Spring Shop Hop Campaign. This community shopping event is designed to promote local Iowa Great Lakes Area Chamber member businesses and encourage shoppers to visit during the shoulder season.   Throughout the month of March, shoppers will be able … Read more

Introducing Boji’s Booming Bracket Battle

The Iowa Great Lakes Area Chamber of Commerce is excited to introduce a brand new fundraising event to the Iowa Great Lakes Area. This March Madness inspired bracket battle will help ignite the night this fourth of July and end with a pie in the face of one lucky community member!   On Monday, February … Read more

That’s A Wrap – 2022 Winter Games

  On behalf of the Iowa Great Lakes Area Chamber of Commerce we would like to thank so many for making our 42nd Annual University of Okoboji Winter Games another success for our members & the community. Thank you to our sponsors for making so much of this possible. To our Presenting Sponsor GrapeTree Medical … Read more

2022 UofO Winter Games Cheerleaders!

  Winter Games Cheerleaders: THE VOTES ARE IN! After collecting nominations for all of December and holding a community-wide voting on January 4th & 5th, the Winter Games Committee has officially tallied up the votes! We now present to you the 2022 University of Okoboji Winter Games Cheerleaders! Nick Christensen Nick is an insurance agent … Read more

Welcome New Member – Steffes Companies

As we put a bow on this year, join us in welcoming our newest member – Steffes Companies, LLC! We are looking forward to having you on our roster and can’t wait to see what this new year brings!

Welcome New Member – Coffman Locksmith Shop

Help us welcome our newest member, Coffman Locksmith Shop! If you need emergency lockout service, keys made or locks replaced – give Rodney a call at 712-260-5625!

Welcome New Member – Boji Spudz

Join us in welcoming our newest member, Boji Spudz LLC! I donut know about you, but if you haven’t tried Boji Spudz yet, you’re missing out!

Welcome New Member – Sugar Shack

We are excited to welcome a sweet staple of the Lakes Area to the IGLA Chamber, Sugar Shack Okoboji

Welcome New Member – A+ Services

Join us in welcoming our newest IGLA Chamber member, A+ Services! Shawn Soucie is the owner and operator of A+ Services! This is the one stop shop that takes care of everything from construction to remodeling, detailing, outdoor/indoor storage & so much more! Give the Facebook page a like and visit www.aplusservicesnow.com to learn more! … Read more

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Congratulations – Award Winners 2021!

A huge congratulations to the 2021 IGLA Chamber of Commerce Annual Meeting award winners!

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Welcome New Member – Milford Pioneer Theatre

Help us welcome our newest member, Milford Pioneer Theatre!!