September 16, 2014
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The Fairfield Chamber Business Before Breakfast [B3] brings Chad Romer, Fairfield Hy-Vee Store Director as the presenter for the fall installment on Tuesday, September 16, at 8:00 am at the Hy-Vee Club Room.  Romer will demonstrate how to utilize Facebook to reach and interact with your customers, clients and guests.

For the fourteenth year in a row, the Fairfield Area Chamber of Commerce and local financial institutions have partnered to reauthorize the Fairfield Revitalization Fund though July 2015. The Fund, targeted for small and emerging businesses in downtown Fairfield and three blocks in each direction from the Fairfield Square the New Chicago area, boasts participation from Community 1st Credit Union, First National Bank in Fairfield, Iowa State Bank and Trust Company of Fairfield, Iowa, Libertyville Savings Bank and MidWestOne Bank.  It will again offer low-interest business loans to qualifying businesses in Fairfield.

Welcome New Chamber Member: Midtown Chimney Sweeps of Iowa

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Midtown Chimney Sweeps of Iowa
Adam Rebling
 2878 150th Street
 Brighton, IA  52540


The Week That Will Be: 09.08.14

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The Week That Will Be is a snapshot of incentives, projects and events happening with your Fairfield Area Chamber of Commerce this week.

Please join Local Internet Service Co. [LISCO] on September 25th from 5:00 - 8:00 pm at their 1300 West Grimes Avenue outdoor location as they celebrate their 20th Anniversary as hosts of the Fairfield Area Chamber of Commerce’s September Business After Hours.  The Chamber encourages its members to meet, mingle and network with fellow Chamber members, guests and the personnel of LISCO as they Celebrate 20 Years of Growth!

Leadership Fairfield is eight dynamic monthly sessions designed to develop and educate civic-minded community leaders in the Fairfield area.  Sponsored by the Fairfield Area Chamber of Commerce and Indian Hills Community College, Leadership Fairfield provides a behind-the-scenes opportunity to learn more about our community from Fairfield’s leaders.  This program gives both experienced and emerging leaders from diverse backgrounds and perspectives a broader view of civic leadership responsibilities, opportunities and community issues through direct contact with a wide spectrum of institutions and people who shape the community where we work and live.

2014 Fairfield Chamber Farm Barbecue a Huge Success

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The Fairfield Area Chamber of Commerce’s 51st Annual Farm Barbecue which honors our county agriculture producers, their spouses and their children with a free supper in recognition of their contributions to the community was held Thursday, September 4, at the Jefferson County Fairgrounds.  Members of the Chamber Board of Directors, Chamber Ambassadors, Chamber sponsors, Chamber members and Farm Barbecue committee volunteered their time to set-up, serve and clean up everything after serving almost 450 farmers.  Pork chops were provided and grilled by the Jefferson County Pork Producers, fixins were prepared by our local Hy-Vee and beverages were provided by Fairfield Precast Concrete.

Welcome New Residents with the Fairfield Welcomes You Program

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The Fairfield Area Chamber of Commerce and MidWestOne Bank invite your business to participate in the Fairfield Welcomes You program, where businesses are able to put their business information and services into the hands of every family and individual relocating to Fairfield. 

The Fairfield Area Chamber of Commerce is seeking a detail-oriented, part-time office assistant to answer the phone and perform other clerical duties.  The ideal candidate would have a working knowledge of computers, including Microsoft Office and experience handling money. One must have flexible availability to fill in on an “as needed” basis.  This would be done working a varied amount of hours; in as little as six hours a week and up to full days/weeks during special events and vacation days. Office hours are Monday-Friday, 8:00am-5:00pm. Those interested may email their cover letter and resume to Chamber Executive Director, Nancy Morrissey,