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Ribbon Cuttings & Courtesy Calls

The Ambassadors are the good will arms of the Chamber. Their scheduled time for courtesy calls and ribbon cuttings is at 4:30 and 4:45 on the second and fourth Tuesday of the month. Please contact the Chamber office if you would like to schedule a visit, 641-753-6645.

Glenwood Place Retirement Community Ribbon Cutting

Chamber Ambassadors and the staff of Glenwood Place Retirement Community (2907 South 6th Street) celebrated the opening of their new addition with a ribbon cutting on September 14.

Boliver Law Firm Courtesy Call

Chamber Ambassadors hosted a courtesy call with attorney Gail E. Boliver and staff of the Boliver Law Firm (2414 South 2nd Street) on September 12.

Mid-Iowa Workshop Courtesy Call

On September 12, Chamber Ambassadors hosted a courtesy call with the staff of Mid-Iowa Workshop (909 South 14th Avenue) to celebrate the organization’s 50th anniversary.

Bergman CPA Tax & Accounting Courtesy Call

On August 22, Chamber Ambassadors hosted a courtesy call with owner Ellen Bergman and staff of Bergman CPA Tax & Accounting (123 West Main Street, Suite 2B).

Farmers Savings Bank Courtesy Call

Chamber Ambassadors hosted a courtesy call with President and CEO Tom Campbell and staff of Farmers Savings Bank (205 West Main Street) on August 22.

Bantz Chiropractic Center Courtesy Call

On July 25, Chamber Ambassadors hosted a courtesy call with Dr. Eric Bantz of Bantz Chiropractic Center. The office is located at 105 Westwood Drive.

Marshalltown Oral Surgeons, PC Ribbon Cutting

Chamber Ambassadors and the doctors and staff of Marshalltown Oral Surgeons, PC, celebrate the grand opening of the new office, located at 113 Nicholas Drive, with a ribbon cutting on July 25.

United Bank & Trust Courtesy Call

On July 11, Chamber Ambassadors hosted a courtesy call with the staff of United Bank & Trust (2101 South Center Street).

MEGA-10 Park Renovation Ribbon Cutting

Iowa Valley Leadership class members and Chamber Ambassadors cut the ribbon June 29 on the class’ project, MEGA-10 Park Renovation, completed in conjunction with Marshalltown Parks and Recreation department.

Tele-Difference Courtesy Call

Chamber Ambassadors hosted a courtesy call with the staff of Tele-Difference on June 27.

Fareway Courtesy Call

On June 27, Chamber Ambassadors hosted a courtesy call at Fareway (102 West Anson) with Store Manager Harold Youngblood and Meat Market Manager Curt Studer.

The Willows of Marshalltown Groundbreaking

Chamber Ambassadors attended the June 20th groundbreaking for The Willows of Marshalltown, an assisted living & memory care facility currently under construction at 2315 Campbell Drive.

Sub City Courtesy Call

On June 13, Chamber Ambassadors hosted a courtesy call with the owners of Sub City (8 East Main Street).

Binford House Courtesy Call

Chamber Ambassadors hosted a courtesy call on June 13 with representatives of Marshalltown’s historic Binford House (110 North 2nd Avenue) which is listed on the National Register of Historic places.

Consumers Energy Marshalltown Gateway Centre Solar Array Ribbon Cutting

Consumers Energy leadership, local and state officials, and Chamber Ambassadors cut the ribbon on the Consumers Energy Marshalltown Gateway Centre Solar Array (2074-242nd Street) on May 25.

Marketplace at the Mall Ribbon Cutting

On May 24, Marshalltown Mall staff, vendors, and Chamber Ambassadors cut the ribbon on Marketplace at the Mall (2500 South Center St.), open Wednesdays 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. through October 11.

Land Home Financial Ribbon Cutting

The staff of Land Home Financial (126 West Main Street) and Chamber Ambassadors celebrate the new office’s opening with a May 23 ribbon cutting.

Alliant Energy – Marshalltown Generating Station Ribbon Cutting

On May 15, Alliant Energy officials, Lieutenant Governor Kim Reynolds, state and local officials, and Chamber Ambassadors cut the ribbon on the new Marshalltown Generating Station (South 19th Avenue and East Anson Street). The facility received the Envision Platinum award from the Institute for Sustainable Infrastructure and is the first in Iowa to earn an Envision sustainable infrastructure award.

Iowa River Brewing Company Courtesy Call

Chamber Ambassadors tried out the new deck at Iowa River Brewing Company (107 North 1st Street) on May 9 during a courtesy call with owner Roger Brown.

The UPS Store Courtesy Call

 

Staff of The UPS Store (125 West Merle Hibbs Boulevard) explained the services they offer during a Chamber Ambassadors courtesy call on May 9.

Glenwood Place Retirement Community Courtesy Call

The staff of Glenwood Place Retirement Community (2907 South 6th Street) gave Chamber Ambassadors a “dusty shoe tour” of their latest addition under construction during a courtesy call on April 25.

Buzzed Bee Meadery Courtesy Call

On April 11, Chamber Ambassadors hosted a courtesy call with Michelle & Wayne Spohnheimer, owners of Buzzed Bee Meadery (1755 – 340th Street, Melbourne), honey wine makers.

“Drills” Public Art Ribbon Cutting

Chamber Ambassadors, artist Gail Folwell, members of the Marshalltown Public Art Committee (M-PAC), and community leaders cut the ribbon on the new public art, “Drills,” at Marshalltown High School on March 30.

Elim Children’s Center

Director Melinda Beard gave Chamber Ambassadors a tour of Elim Children’s Center (302 West Church Street) during a courtesy call on March 28.

Breathe Integrative Therapy Ribbon Cutting

Owner Mindy Caesar and Chamber Ambassadors celebrated the opening of Breathe Integrative Therapy (204 North 13th Street) with a ribbon cutting on March 28.

Mi Ranchito Mexican Grill and Seafood Ribbon Cutting

Chamber Ambassadors and the staff of Mi Ranchito Mexican Grill and Seafood (1010 West Lincolnway) celebrated the restaurant’s opening with a ribbon cutting March 15.

Staging 2 Sell It Ribbon Cutting

On March 14, Chamber Ambassadors celebrated the opening of Staging 2 Sell It (1 West Main Street) as owner Debra Hippler cut the ribbon for the new business.

Five Star Real Estate Group Courtesy Call

Chamber Ambassadors hosted a courtesy call on March 14 with Kristin Polley, Broker/Owner, and the team of Five Star Real Estate Group (2110 South Center Street).

Let’s Play Bounce Ribbon Cutting

Owners Derek and Joanna Timmer and Chamber Ambassadors celebrated the opening of the new Let’s Play Bounce (1700 South Center Street, Suite 3) with a ribbon cutting on March 14.

Aspen Dental Ribbon Cutting

Chamber Ambassadors and the staff of Aspen Dental (2615 South Center Street) celebrated the opening of the Marshalltown location with a ribbon cutting on February 28.

Baymont Inn & Suites Courtesy Call

On February 28, Chamber Ambassadors hosted a courtesy call with Baymont Inn & Suites (115 Iowa Avenue West) and viewed the hotel’s most recent updates.

R.S. Stover Courtesy Call

On February 14, Chamber Ambassadors hosted a courtesy call with President John Dawley and staff of     R.S. Stover (3809 South Center Street).

Buena Vista University (Marshalltown Campus) Courtesy Call

Chamber Ambassadors paid a visit to Buena Vista University’s Marshalltown campus (3700 South Center Street) during a courtesy call with Site Manager Lynne Bovenmyer and staff on February 14.

El Portal Courtesy Call

Chamber Ambassadors hosted a courtesy call with Manager Alfonso Medina and staff of El Portal                (1716 South Center Street) during a visit on Janaury 24.

Aaron’s Ribbon Cutting

On January 24, the manager and staff of Aaron’s (2901 South Center Street) along with Chamber Ambassadors celebrate the opening of the store’s new location with a ribbon cutting.

BeMobile Verizon Courtesy Call

Chamber Ambassadors visited with store manager Carl Meck and the staff of the BeMobile Verizon store (3109 South Center Street, Suite 101) during a courtesy call on January 10. The group toured the remodeled sales floor.

Forget-Me-Not Coffee Shop at the Orpheum Ribbon Cutting

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Chamber Ambassadors, Iowa Valley Community College District administration, and staff of Forget-Me-Not Coffee Shop at the Orpheum (220 East Main Street) celebrated the shop’s grand opening with a ribbon cutting on December 12.

Aureon Contact Center Ribbon Cutting

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Aureon Contact Center staff and Chamber Ambassadors held a ribbon cutting on November 28 during an open house at the business’ Marshalltown office (11 East Church Street).

McAtee Tire Sales & Service Center Courtesy Call

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General Manager Tom Wahl and staff were greeted by Chamber Ambassadors on November 22 during a courtesy call at McAtee Tire Sales & Service Center (205 East Linn Street ).

Midwest Frame & Gallery Courtesy Call

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On November 22, Chamber Ambassadors hosted a courtesy call with Beth Burkemper, owner of Midwest Frame & Gallery (506 South 9th Street), formerly 9th Street Frame & Gallery.

West End Perk Ribbon Cutting

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Chamber Ambassadors and staff of West End Perk (231 North 13th Street) celebrate the opening of the new coffee shop with a ribbon cutting on November 15.


Walmart Ribbon Cutting

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On October 14, managers and staff of Walmart (2802 South Center Street) and Chamber Ambassadors celebrate the completion of the store’s recent renovation with a ribbon cutting.


Art & Frame on Main Ribbon Cutting

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Chamber Ambassadors, owner Pam Swarts, and staff of Art & Frame on Main (13 West Main Street), formerly The Perfect Setting, cut the ribbon on October 25 celebrating both name change and 10th anniversary.


Vision Marshalltown Courtesy Call

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On October 25, Chamber Ambassadors hosted a courtesy call with Kyley Leger, Executive Director of Vision Marshalltown (16 East Main Street, Suite 106).


Trey Sucher Law Ribbon Cutting

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Chamber Ambassadors, Attorneys Trey Sucher and Emily Swartz, and staff celebrate the opening of Trey Sucher Law (101 West State Street) with a ribbon cutting on October 25.


Marshalltown Company Courtesy Call

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Management of Marshalltown Company (104 South 8th Avenue) gave Chamber Ambassadors a tour of the manufacturing facility during a courtesy call on October 11.


Casey’s General Stores – Iowa Avenue West Ribbon Cutting

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Managers and staff of Casey’s General Stores and Chamber Ambassadors celebrated the opening of the new store (108 Iowa Avenue West) with a ribbon cutting on September 30.


Home Rental Center & Sales Co. Courtesy Call

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Chamber Ambassadors hosted a courtesy call with owners Roger and Laura Vajgrt and the staff of Home Rental Center & Sales Co. (603 South 6th Street) on September 27.


MCC William “Bill” Faust Student Union Ribbon Cutting

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Marshalltown Community College administration and Chamber Ambassadors cut the ribbon on the newly remodeled MCC William “Bill” Faust Student Union (3700 South Center Street) on September 22.


Bobcat Academy Ribbon Cutting

On September 21, Directors Amber Young and Ashley Johnson, as well as staff and students of Bobcat Academy (1910 South Center Street) and Chamber Ambassadors cut the ribbon to celebrate the school’s opening.

Marshalltown Public Library Ribbon Cutting

On September 18, staff of the Marshalltown Public Library (105 West Boone), community leaders, and Chamber Ambassadors held a ribbon cutting celebrating the library’s new Sunday hours.

Bratney Companies Ribbon Cutting

On September 16, management of Bratney Companies, Chamber Ambassadors, and community leaders celebrated the opening of the new manufacturing facility (Highways 30 & 330) with a ribbon cutting.

Hellberg’s Jewelers Courtesy Call

On September 13, Chamber Ambassadors hosted a courtesy call at Hellberg’s Jewelers (13 West Main Street) with co-owners Gayle and H. Victor Hellberg III celebrating the business’ 118th anniversary.

Nature Playscape Ribbon Cutting

Chamber Ambassadors, Marshall County Conservation Board members and Open House guests cut the ribbon on the Nature Playscape September 13 at GrimesFarm & Conservation Center (2349 233rd St.).

Kapaun & Brown Courtesy Call

Chamber Ambassadors hosted a courtesy call with Keith Brown, President, and staff of Kapaun & Brown (1002 West Lincolnway) on August 23 to learn more about the business’ heating and cooling service.

Marshalltown Family Dentistry Ribbon Cutting

Chamber Ambassadors, Daniel Johnson DDS, Michelle Johnson DDS, and David Clark DDS cut the ribbon on August 23 at their new Marshalltown Family Dentistry and Clark Dentistry office (101 W. Southridge).

Rex Ryden Rd. Ribbon Cutting

On August 22, Rex J. Ryden, his family, Chamber Ambassadors, and community leaders cut the ribbon on Rex Ryden Rd., an extension of South Street at 18th Avenue in the Marshalltown Industrial Park.

The Optical Center Courtesy Call

On August 9, Chamber Ambassadors hosted a courtesy call at The Optical Center (116 West Main Street) with owner and Optician Julie Schossow ABOC.

Rube’s Steaks Courtesy Call

The Chamber Ambassadors hosted a courtesy call with Matt Anderson, owner of Rube’s Steaks (202 West 14th Street, Tama), on August 1.

Iowa Veterans Home Dack Nursing Building Ribbon Cutting

Iowa Veterans Home Commandant, Jodi Tymeson, staff and Chamber Ambassadors celebrate the rennovation of the Dack Nursing Building (1301 Summit Street) with a ribbon cutting on July 26.

Kimball and Beecher Family Dentistry Ribbon Cutting

Daniel McInroy, D.D.S., Ashley Stoll-Pfrimmer, D.D.S., staff and Chamber Ambassadors cut the ribbon at Kimball and Beecher Family Dentistry (101 East Southridge Road) on July 26.

Fisher Community Center Pond Re-Dedication

IVL 2016 Class members, community leaders, project donors, and Chamber Ambassadors gathered on July 12 for a ribbon cutting at the rennovated Fisher Community Center pond (709 South Center Street).

IntelliFarms Ribbon Cutting

Chamber Ambassadors and IntelliFarms staff cut the ribbon to celebrate the company’s grand opening of their Marshalltown store (134 West Main Street) on July 12.

Stucky’s Vacuum, Jordan’s Carpet Cleaning, & Tiffany’s Computer Repair

Owners of Stucky’s Vacuum Store & More, Jordan’s Carpet Cleaning, and Tiffany’s Computer Repair along with Chamber Ambassadors celebrated the three businesses’ move to their new location (210 West Madison) with a ribbon cutting on June 12.

Midwest Manufacturing Ribbon Cutting

Members of the Menard’s corporate team from Eau Claire, Wisconsin and Chamber Ambassadors cut the ribbon on the new Midwest Manufacturing facility (South 18th Avenue & East Olive) on June 30.

The Cabinet Shoppe Ribbon Cutting

The Cabinet Shoppe owner, Mark Ross, and staff plus Chamber Ambassadors celebrate the store’s grand opening at their new location, 217 North 13th Street, with a ribbon cutting on June 28.

Premier Courtesy Call

Nick Barnes, Director of Sales, and staff of Premier (1510 East Olive Street) were greeted by Chamber Ambassadors during a courtesy call at the company on June 14.

The Augustine Company, Inc. Courtesy Call

Chamber Ambassadors hosted a courtesy call on June 14 with Owner Ed Paone and staff of The Augustine Company, Inc. (1210 Industrial Boulevard) to learn about the business.

Comfort Inn & Suites Ribbon Cutting

Comfort Inn & Suites (2613 South Center Street) owners, staff and Chamber Ambassadors cut the ribbon at the grand re-opening of the newly remodeled facility on June 9.

Healing Hands Chiropractic Ribbon Cutting

Chiropractor Jennifer Rayburn and Chamber Ambassadors celebrate the grand opening of Healing Hands Chiropractic (207 East Church) with a ribbon cutting on June 7.

Downey & Gantz, D.D.S., P.C. Courtesy Call

Dr. Matt Downey, D.D.S., President of Downey & Gantz, D.D.S., P.C. (201 Nicholas Drive) and staff were greeted by Chamber Ambassadors during a courtesy call at the dental practice on May 10.

F&J Racing Courtesy Call

In celebration of the 21st annual Blessing of the Bikes, Chamber Ambassadors hosted a courtesy call on May 10 with Fred and Jackie Ingraham, owners of F&J Racing (701 North 3rd Avenue).

Lennox Industries Courtesy Call

On April 26, the Chamber Ambassadors hosted a courtesy call with Lennox Industries General Plant Manager Miguel Gutierrez and took a tour of the Lennox factory (200 South 12th Avenue).

Enterprise Rent-A-Car Courtesy Call

The Chamber Ambassadors hosted a courtesy call with Manager Kiril Chaush and staff of Enterprise Rent-A-Car (2007 South Center Street) on April 12.

The Chop Shop Ribbon Cutting

Owners/Stylists Jeremy & Karen Sireno celebrate the grand opening of their salon, The Chop Shop, (2500 S. Center St., Suite 3380 in the Marshalltown Mall) along with the Chamber Ambassadors on April 1.

Dairy Queen – Center Street Ribbon Cutting

Owner Matt Pisney and staff of the Dairy Queen – Center Street (2107 South Center Street) and the Chamber Ambassadors celebrate the grand opening of the store’s remodeled addition with a ribbon cutting on March 22.

Slumberland Ribbon Cutting

On March 18, Slumberland staff (27 West Berle Road) and the Chamber Ambassadors celebrated the store’s grand opening with a ribbon cutting next to the 40 mattress sets the store plans to give to needy area children.

B & G HVAC Courtesy Call

Co-Owners Chad Gauthier and Ryan Boswell and the staff of B & G HVAC (1208 East Main Street) greeted the Chamber Ambassadors during a courtesy call at the business on March 8.

LifeServe Blood Center Ribbon Cutting

On March 8, the staff of the LifeServe Blood Center joined with the Chamber Ambassadors to celebrate the opening of the center’s new location (3109 South Center Street) with a ribbon cutting.

The Cabinet Shoppe Courtesy Call

The Chamber Ambassadors hosted a courtesy call with Mark Ross, Owner, and staff of The Cabinet Shoppe (134 West Main Street) on February 23 to learn more about the products and services the business offers.

US Bank Courtesy Call

Holly Riemenschneider, Market President of US Bank (123 West Main Street) and staff welcomed the Chamber Ambassadors during a courtesy call on February 23.

In & Out BP Travel Plaza Ribbon Cutting

Megan Godfrey, General Manager, and the Chamber Ambassadors celebrate the opening of In & Out BP Travel Plaza (1701 Iowa Avenue East) with a ribbon cutting on February 9.

O’Hungry’s Courtesy Call

Richard Heckner, Manager of Best Western Regency Inn, and Donnie Benda, Manager of O’Hungry’s (3303 South Center Street), greeted the Chamber Ambassadors during a courtesy call on February 9.

Marshalltown Community School District Courtesy Call

The Chamber Ambassadors visited Marshalltown Community School District on January 26 where Building and Grounds Director Rick Simpson showed them the renovated Central Office (1002 South 3rd Avenue).

Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church Courtesy Call

On January 26, the Chamber Ambassadors hosted a courtesy call with Pastor Gregg Davison of Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church (1011 South 3rd Avenue) to learn more about the worship center.

Bowman & Miller, P.C. Courtesy Call

On January 12, Chamber Ambassadors visited the offices of Bowman & Miller, P.C. (24 East Main Street) to speak with Beth Miller, C.P.A. and staff regarding the range of accounting services the firm offers.

Lennox Employees Credit Union Courtesy Call

The Chamber Ambassadors hosted a courtesy call with Carl Mundth, President/CEO of Lennox Employees Credit Union (1004 East Main Street) on January 12.

Marshalltown Christian School Ribbon Cutting

Marshalltown Christian School staff, students, and supporters celebrate the first day of classes in their new building (1408 South 7th Avenue)
on January 6 with a ribbon cutting.