Special Note: This year the parade will not take place on Central Avenue due to the resurfacing of
a section of the street. The parade route will line-up on Stadium Drive, near the Le Mars Community
High School, and move north on 3rd Avenue SW, going east on 8th Street SW, then north on Central
Avenue and proceed east on 3rd Street SE, finishing at the Courthouse.
2018 Ice Cream Days Parade
June 16th - 9:00 AM
Le Mars, Iowa
The Le Mars, Iowa Ice Cream Days Committee is in the process of planning the 24th Annual Ice Cream
Days Parade. This year’s parade will be held at 9:00 a.m. on Saturday, June 16, with line-up starting
at 7:00 a.m. on Stadium Drive, near the Le Mars Community High School. 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, entries received after May 25th will not be accepted. After May
25th, 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.
may register their
use this downloadable
Parade Entry Forms
How about a float?
Get them in the line up for 2018. Contact Kevin.
Shirley Taylor Director, Le Mars Public Library
Boss of the Quarter
Nominated by Library Staff
On behalf of the City of Le Mars Public Library employees and
staff, we would like to nominate Library Director Shirley Taylor
as the Le Mars Area Chamber of Commerce 2nd Quarter Boss of
Shirley has shown outstanding devotion to promoting the
excellent Library services in the City of Le Mars. Since she first
stepped into the role of Library Director in June 2014 Shirley saw
a need to transform the Library into a place that would provide
more user-friendly spaces for adults, teens and children of all
Shirley has proven her leadership skills during the Library’s
renovation by her ability to bring the team together and overcoming all obstacles along the way. Her determination to “never give up” has
been an encouragement to all of us and a testament to her character and dedication to this building.
We would like to thank Shirley for being a great boss to work for. It is with both appreciation and pride that the staff of the Le Mars Library
nominate Shirley Taylor as the Le Mars Area Chamber of Commerce 2018 2nd Quarter Boss of the Quarter. (Photo courtesy Le Mars Daily
Nominated by Hotopp’s Jewelry & Gifts Staff
On behalf of the staff of Hotopp’s Jewelry & Gifts we would
like to nominate Robin Grosenheider as the LeMars Area
Chamber of Commerce 2nd Quarter Boss of the Quarter.
Robin is the kind of Boss everyone dreams of having. She
is kind, caring and compassionate to all of us as employees,
and to every customer that comes into the store. She is
what we all strive to be. We look up to her for guidance in
the store, and even for personal matters outside of the
Robin is always there for us and considers our feelings and
our well-being every day. She treats all of us not only as
her trusted employees, but as her close friends as well.
This treatment is much appreciated by all.
For 40 years this Spring Robin and Dave Grosenheider
have owned Hotopp’s Jewelry and Gifts. What a great way
to honor a wonderful lady who has put so much
commitment into a great LeMars downtown business!
It is with both appreciation and pride that the staff of Hotopp’s Jewelry and Gifts nominates Robin Grosenheider as the LeMars Area
Chamber of Commerce 2018 2nd Quarter Boss of the Quarter.
Robin Grosenheider Owner, Hotopp’s Jewelry and Gifts
Boss of the Quarter
Ice Cream Days June 13-16
Chamber Golf Tournament August 7, with rain date of August 14.
encourage. . . stand tall
for Le Mars.