The Le Mars, Iowa Ice Cream Days Committee is in the process of planning the 23rd Annual Ice Cream Days Parade.  This year’s parade will be held at 9:00 a.m. on Saturday, June 17, with line-up starting at 7:00 a.m. at the Plymouth County Fairgrounds, 300 4th Avenue NE. We hope to see all individuals, businesses and organizations that have participated in past parades and would like to invite any new parade units that are unique and entertaining.  We encourage you to decorate your entry to reflect an Ice Cream theme.  Due to extensive planning involved, you are encouraged to get your entry in by May 26th .  After May 26th, you will be mailed a letter with detailed line-up information and line-up number.  Dollars from the parade entry fee will be used to improve the quality of our parade and to reinforce and demonstrate why “Life is Sweet” in Le Mars, Iowa.
Chamber members may register their entry online
All others use this downloadable form
Downloadable Registrations
Parade Entry Forms
Pick your flavor on Ice Cream Days! ?
2017 Ice Cream Days Parade June 17th - 9:00 AM Le Mars, Iowa  
Le Mars Chamber of Commerce
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Saturday June 10 (rain or shine)     Run/walk starts at 10:30am      Zumba at 10:00am
Event: Run or walk the 5k. Wear white and you will be multi-colored when you run through the color stations. This fun run will not be timed. Time: Pre-party fun begins at 10:00am with Zumba®. Run/walk starts at 10:30am.  Where: Willow Creek Golf Course, 935 Park Lane, Le Mars, IA 51031 Course: The 3.1 mile paved trail wraps around the Willow Creek Golf Course and campgrounds. Register:Register online at pay cash, check or credit card at the Le Mars YMCA.   Register May 29-June 8                   Register June 9 - 10 $35 per person (age 18 & over)     $45 per person  (age 18 & over) $25 per person (ages 6-17)            $35 per youth   (6 -17) Free for ages 5 and under.               Free for ages 5 and under  
2017 Color Me Sweet Run/Walk
Join us for a fun and relaxing day while giving a helpful boost to the Chamber’s ongoing activities promoting the Le Mars area.
Watch last year’s longest drive!
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Tournament Time and Date:  Tuesday, August 8 with a 12:30 p.m. shotgun start (rain date is August 15). The event will be held at Willow Creek Golf Course in Le Mars. Announcements will be made and score cards distributed at 12:15 p.m. Dinner will be served at 7:00 p.m., please make sure you maintain an adequate pace of play and turn in your scorecard after you finish your 18 hole round so scoring and dinner can begin as soon as possible. For those not wishing to play, dinner is available for $10 per person and a reservation may be made by submitting the attached form to the Chamber along with payment.  Lunch will be offered beginning at 11:00 a.m. You can pay for lunch on-site the day of the event. Registration Information: Entry fee to play is $75 per person for Chamber members and $90 for non-Chamber members. Each team is responsible for arranging golf carts. Please contact the Pro Shop at (712) 546-6849 to make arrangements for golf carts. Submit your entry prior to July 21st to insure your team's spot in the tournament field. Sponsorship and Donor Opportunities — please see the attached information for details.
The Le Mars Chamber of Commerce Golf Invitational is a fund raising event for the Chamber.  The money generated is an integral part of the funding needed to continue the Chamber’s efforts to promote the Le Mars area economy.  The committee works hard to make this an enjoyable event and hope that you have a memorable day. 
Youth on Mainstreet
The Le Mars Area Chamber of Commerce is seeking nominations for Employee of the Month and Boss of the Quarter awards.  Just write a letter explaining why your nomination deserves the honor.  Please send &/or scan and email to Kevin Eekhoff
    Call him today to let him know what
month or quarter you want --  546-7811. Thanks!
Employee of the Month Brenda Plueger
Nominated by Dietary Staff Members May 2017 Chamber Employee of the month…Brenda Plueger We would like to nominate Brenda Plueger for the LeMars Area Chamber of Commerce May 2107 Employee of the Month.  Brenda works for Floyd Valley Healthcare in the Dietary Department.  She has proven to be an invaluable worker for us.  She is friendly and very courteous to customers and willing to go the extra mile to meet their needs. Brenda is always there to help her coworkers when the need arises.  Many times she anticipates the need and acts before asked.  Every day she strives to provide continued excellent service in her work. Brenda’s main position at Floyd Valley Healthcare is to inventory and order groceries and supplies for Dietary.  She has also been responsible for maintaining the nutritional analysis program used by the department. Brenda is a good example of an employee that practices the FVH Value Standards of Integrity, Respect, Caring and Service Excellence.  Brenda has demonstrated that she has leadership skills and an excellent work ethic that strengthens our department. Thank you for all that you do Brenda.  It truly does not go unnoticed.
Employee of the Month
ribbon cuttings 7th 7th Wednesday	Coffee / Bling-N-Fashions        Wednesday	Coffee / Blue Bunny Ice Cream Parlor                           Wednesday	Coffee / The Messenger, 4th floor Study Hall, Plymouth County Historical Museum    Wednesday	Coffee /   The Browns Century Theater 14th 14th 21st 21st
Upcoming Events to get on your calendar . . .
Ice Cream Days June 14-17, 2017
Golf Tournament, Tuesday August 8th, 2017 Rain date: 8/15
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Chamber Coffee Schedule
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