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Welcome to our blog! You will find the latest news and announcements regarding the life in and around Clear Lake, Iowa. You can also check out our calendar for current activities and events. If you have any questions or comments, please don’t hesitate to contact us, we’d love to hear from you!

Chamber Annual Meeting

Chamber Annual Meeting

Cheers to 80 Years! BY: RACHEL WUMKES The Clear Lake Area Chamber of Commerce is beyond excited to host the 80th Annual Meeting on Friday, January 27th at the Surf Ballroom & Museum.  It’s hard to believe eight decades have come and gone with our organization leading the charge for prosperity and economic success in...

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Top Ten Blogs in 2022

Top Ten Blogs in 2022

BY: RACHEL WUMKES In 1997, Jorn Barger, blogger for Robot Wisdom, coined the term "weblog." The term described his process for "logging the web" as he surfed the internet. Programmer Peter Merholz shortened it to "blog" in 1999.. Blogging became popular during the late 1990s with the boom of technological advancements in...

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Thank you for the Support

Thank you for the Support

Kudos to our many sponsors in 2022! BY: RACHEL WUMKES The start of a new year at the Clear Lake Chamber of Commerce means we officially kick off another round of signature events.  Our Events Director, Trish Fundermann, with the assistance of Jenny Fasbender, work diligently throughout the year to make sure each event...

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A Banner Year at the Lake

A Banner Year at the Lake

Goodbye 2022… Hello 2023! BY: RACHEL WUMKES It seems we have, once again, reached that strange end-of-the-year week.  You know, the one where no one really knows what day it is?  My kids have turned into zombies playing video games for hours on end, and our diets consist of copious amounts of cheese and alcohol. Still,...

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Ring in the New Year at the Lake!

Ring in the New Year at the Lake!

Welcome 2023 BY: RACHEL WUMKES New Year’s Eve is one of the largest global celebrations.  It’s unique in the sense that no matter where you are in the world, the countdown and festivities are essentially the same.  Champagne corks pop as we blow our noisemakers and throw confetti in the air.  Loved ones often share a kiss...

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