Eat-Shop-Play Mount Pleasant

Henry County Leadership Class Announced for 2021-2022

ISU Extension and Outreach-Henry County and the Mount Pleasant Area Chamber Alliance

Announce the 2021-2022 Henry County Leadership Class

We are pleased to announce the participants of the 2021-2022 Henry County Leadership Class. Henry County Leadership is designed to provide our community with an enduring source of diverse leaders who are prepared and committed to serving this 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. Congratulations to the 2021-2022 Henry County Leadership Class.

Joel Baker, Plant Manger – Cornerstone Building Brands

Eric Booth, Assistant Dean of Students – Iowa Wesleyan University

Grant Davidson, PR & Marketing – Midwest Old Threshers

Holly Frary, Regional Sales Manager – Southeast Iowa Union

Nikki Gerling, Director of Career Development – Iowa Wesleyan University

Allison Jacobs, Director of Membership – Mount Pleasant Area Chamber Alliance

Samantha Koontz, Loan Officer – 5 Star Community Credit Union

Makayla Kruse, MSR – Community 1st Credit Union

Melissa Shull, Middle School Assistant Principal – Mt. Pleasant Community School District

Tyler Thien, Director of Engineering – Access Energy Cooperative 

Caleb Waters, Director – Henry County Conservation Department

Kelly Waters, Marketing Program Coordinator – Iowa State University Extension and Outreach-Henry County

Mary Weinand, Education Specialist – Iowa State University Extension and Outreach

Thanks to a wonderful partnership with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach-Henry County class members will experience three-hours of intense leadership training during each session. Following the leadership training, they will travel around the county to learn more about our community challenges and opportunities in Henry County. The nine sessions will include specific topics such as Education; Health Care & Social Services; Economic Development; Local Government, Crime and Safety; State Government; Arts, Culture & Tourism; and Agriculture. Classes will begin in October and conclude in May of 2022. Including this class, we now have 66 people that have completed this important training.


Introducing EAT-SHOP-PLAY Mount Pleasant App

Mount Pleasant Chamber of Commerce Releases

We are excited to announce that EAT-PLAY-SHOP MOUNT PLEASANT is now live! This tourism/visitors app includes services such as restaurants, hotels, shopping, camping and much more. Each listing on the app includes a name, phone number, address and brief description. When possible, it will link to a map and a Facebook page. We have done our best to get the information about your business/organization correct but we need your help!

To find our App, search for “Eat-Play-Shop Mount Pleasant” on both Apple’s App Store and Google Play Store. You can also access all of our Social Media pages from here!



Attention Business Owners, please download the app and take a look at your listing. If you are comfortable with your listing, then you don’t need to do anything. BUT, the app allows you to make your own changes, to add special features and buttons, and other fun tools. If you would like to have access to your listing, please call Allison at 319-385-3101 or email and she will be glad to give you access to your listing.