The Annual Banquet & Meeting of the Membership is held in January each year. It is an annual networking event to celebrate all of the accomplishments of the Mount Pleasant Area Chamber of Commerce. Awards are presented for Expansion Awards; Ambassador of the Year; Volunteer of the Year and Citizen of the Year. The social event is always well attended by members and supporters of the Mount Pleasant Area Chamber Alliance.
The Mount Pleasant Area Chamber Alliance hosts two important events to recognize our local educators; the Educator Appreciation Breakfast and Teacher Appreciation Night. This is our opportunity to show our local educators how much we appreciate what they do.
Alive After Five is a monthly networking event for members of the Mount Pleasant Area Chamber of Commerce. Members enjoy hearing announcements about upcoming events and Alliance activities, eating food, drinking beverages, and socializing at these monthly events.
The Mount Pleasant Area Chamber Alliance Government Affairs Committee organizes a Legislative Breakfasts and Southeast Iowa Days at the Capitol.
The Legislative Breakfasts provide Henry County residents the opportunity to share their views with state lawmakers during the Iowa legislative session. The Southeast Iowa Days At The Capital is an opportunity for Southeast Iowa region to share our legislative priorities and hear the latest happenings from the State of Iowa.
Back for another year! Join us for the Chamber Olympics and enjoy the games.
Chamber Olympics will combine team building with a little fun competition among local businesses. With an afternoon of fun and treats, you compete in some fun activities for a chance at the grand prize trophy!
Each year, we celebrate the importance of small business during Small Business Week. One deserving company is designated as the Small Business of the Year at our annual small business awards luncheon.
Henry County Leadership is designed to provide our communities with an enduring source of diverse leaders who are prepared and committed to serving their region. As a skills -building program, Henry County Leadership aims to identify and motivate emerging community leaders; provide an educational experience with a strong emphasis on both leadership skills and community awareness; and challenge participants to apply their talents within their community while providing an opportunity to become involved.
The Fun Day Golf Outing is held every August and is a great networking opportunity for members of the Mount Pleasant Area Chamber of Commerce. Participants enjoy playing 9 holes of golf and the opportunity to play on-course games, win prizes and show their support of the MPACC. The event is put on by a variety of hole sponsors and proceeds help support the MPACC.
Join us for the annual Rock Around the Campus event on the Iowa Wesleyan University lawn. Enjoy food from local vendors, games, snacks, music, high school and IW Tigers cheerleaders and entertainment.
Over Labor Day weekend, thousands of visitors arrive in Mount Pleasant to shop at Crafts in the Park. This event is organized by the Mount Pleasant Area Chamber of Commerce. The show attracts over 90 handmade crafters, antique dealers, and artists who make Central Park in downtown Mount Pleasant their home for five days. Crafts in the Park begins the Wednesday before Labor Day weekend and runs through Labor Day. Shoppers enjoy a free shuttle that runs tourists to and from Central Park and the Midwest Old Threshers fairgrounds the entire length of the show.
If you are interested in participating in our show, please fill out our 2021 Crafts in the Park Application, 2021 Vendor Policies & Procedures, and New Vendor Bio Form. Please return the completed forms to Rachel Manfredi at email@example.com, or by mailing to 124 S. Main St., Mount Pleasant, IA 52641.
Mount Pleasant’s Manufacturing Week is a week long unique event to showcase the district’s manufacturing might and inspire, encourage and educate young people around the opportunities for a fulfilling and rewarding manufacturing career.
Mount Pleasant’s Holiday Parade will fill the streets in December! Come see The Grinch and Cindy Lou Who make their way to Pleasantville for some fun activities! We can’t wait to see you there! It’s the perfect way to kick off the holiday season. You won’t want to miss it!