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Committees

Image Builders

Beautification/Image/Community Promotion/Golf Outing/Community Events

This committee will organize, be informed about and involved in Chamber community projects and activities as directed by the Board and shall advise the Board of support needed. The committee will actively solicit tourism activities and perform such other appropriate activities (i.e., maps, brochures, etc.) subject to Board approval.

Membership & Marketing

Membership Campaign/Newsletters/After Hours/Seminars/Leadership Development/Awards

This committee will actively solicit new members and communicate with existing members about Membership. This committee will assist with six newsletters per year, coordinate press releases and develop other items of public profile. They will work with community leadership development.

Economic Development

Resource Access/Business Attraction

This committee will monitor the Altoona Citizen Planning and Economic Development Group meetings, assist the Group with input on items that have joint impact on current projects, activities and decisions that affect our community as well as being involved with the Eastern Polk County Regional Development Corp.

Political Landscape Committee

This committee will monitor City Council meetings, assist the city with input on items that have joint impact (ie., comprehensive plan) and stay informed of current issues facing businesses today, informing the chamber accordingly. They will also be involved in the Des Moines Partnership meetings and legislative priorities.

Connectors

The Altoona Chamber Connectors acts as the official welcoming committee for the chamber and they help new businesses get introduced to our events, seminars and business development programs as well as introducing them to other businesses and people in the community.

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