How many years has your business been in Siouxland?We’ve been in Siouxland for over 20 years. We were previously Labor Ready.
What services do you offer?We offer staffing services – especially on-demand labor (skilled and unskilled), temp-to-hire, and direct-hire services. We also offer a mobile app that can connect businesses with over 40,000 qualified and motivated workers.
How many years has your business been a member of the Siouxland Chamber of Commerce?We were previously members, but re-joined in July of 2018.
What do you enjoy most about being a Chamber member? We love the opportunity to network and give back to our community.
What is your favorite Chamber event/memory?We are fairly new, but we really enjoyed the Chamber 101 meeting which helped us to know how to get the most out of our membership as well as meet other new members and businesses.
What is a fun or surprising fact about your company/business?When people think of us, they often think of “labor” jobs or “unskilled” associates, but we have a diverse group of associates who are ready to work daily, including skilled laborers, drivers, clerical, and more!
How many years has your business been in Siouxland?Stifel has been in Siouxland for 10 years when it purchased the local UBS office in 2009. Stifel, our parent firm, does business in all 50 states and has been providing investment services since 1890.
What services do you offer?We are a full-service wealth management firm providing a wide variety of investment products, services and advice including financial planning, retirement planning, employer sponsored retirement plans, trustee services, mortgages, and life insurance. We work with individual investors, businesses, governments and non-profit organizations.
How many years has your business been a member of the Siouxland Chamber of Commerce?Proudly a member since 1970!
What do you enjoy most about being a Chamber member?Being a part of the Chamber brings credibility to our business and demonstrates commitment to our community. We feel a sense of duty to work together with other Siouxland businesses and our Chamber to support a vibrant business community which benefits our tri-state area.
What is your favorite Chamber event/memory?We employ 11 people in our local office and collectively, we have had many great experiences at Chamber events over the years! From golf tournaments, Chamber After Hours, networking events, ribbon cuttings, membership drives to the Annual Dinners, there is always a welcoming atmosphere that highlights all the best things of our community!
What is a fun or surprising fat about your company/business? We are one of the oldest firms in the area. Our office origins date back to 1952 when our office was called TC Henderson and was located in the Badgerow Building, across the street from our current location on 4th and Jackson.
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How many years has your business been in Siouxland?Mercy traces its roots back more than 128 years when the Sisters of Mercy opened St. Joseph Mercy Hospital in Sioux City.
What services do you offer?MercyOne Siouxland is a regional medical center that meets the needs of residents in a 33-county area of western Iowa, eastern Nebraska and southeastern South Dakota. In addition to the main hospital in Sioux City, MercyOne Siouxland owns rural hospitals in Primghar, Iowa, and Oakland, Nebraska, manages hospitals in Pender, Nebraska and Hawarden, Iowa, and operates a primary care clinic network, specialty care clinics and home health services. MeryOne Siouxland is a partner with Dunes Surgical Hospital, a multi-specialty surgical hospital, in Dakota Dunes, South Dakota.
How many years has your business been a member of the Siouxland Chamber of Commerce?We have been members of the Chamber since 1900!
What do you enjoy most about being a Chamber member?Seeing as Mercy is probably one of the older “businesses” in Sioux City, we enjoy being part of the Siouxland business community and meeting other businesses new and old, both to Siouxland and to the Chamber.
What is your favorite Chamber event/memory?We look forward to attending the Annual Chamber Dinner each year with our colleagues and hearing the wonderful speakers!
What is a fun or surprising fact about your company/business?MercyOne Siouxland is also home to the only Level II Trauma Center in western Iowa.
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The Board and Executive Director of Leadership Siouxland are proud to announce the names of the thirty-seven graduates and their sponsoring companies. These participants were recognized on May 2 at the graduation banquet held at Wells Enterprises, Inc. The 2018-2019 class graduates are:
Kaitlin Boettcher (Moore, Heffernan, Moeller, Johnson and
Kyle Bonstead (Sioux City Foundry)
Curtis Boschult (L & L Builders)
Rachael Chapple, Lindsey DeZeeuw, Kristin Martin (Fashion
Lesa Cropley (Wells Fargo Home Mortgage)
Kevin Ehlers, Tammy Koopmans (Great West Casualty Co)
Maggie Harroun, Kristin Kirkpatrick, Ashley Lorimor
(Goodwill of the Great Plains)
Brent Heald (Sioux City Police Dept)
Jamie Jaynes (Premier Bankcard)
Adam Johnson, Sue Visser (Unity Point Health Care)
Andrea Kovarna, Michelle Willsie (FiberComm)
Gabriela Calabria (Gelita)
Andrew Nilges (NSC Economic Development Corp)
Melissa Perera (Great Southern Bank)
Jean Guy Richard (Documents and Design)
Brendyn Richards (Siouxland Community Health Center)
Yaneli Roque (Tyson Foods)
Cody Selig (Central Bank)
Jessica Uhlenkamp (Heidman Law Firm)
Mohamed Warsame (Sugal Consulting)
Sharese Whitesell (Junior Achievement)
Adam Carlson (185th Air National Guard)
Carmen Wilson (WITCC)
Leadership Siouxland is a community leadership development
program for the tri-state area of Iowa, Nebraska and South Dakota. Its purpose is to train community-minded
individuals from business, government, education and other sectors for
leadership opportunities. The 9-month
curriculum weaves positive leadership and emotional intelligence concepts into
each session, along with utilizing the Gallup Strength Finder and
Talent2Strength program. In addition,
the class is divided into various teams that work together to create a sustainable
project in conjunction with a local agency or non-profit organization. The project teams learn a lot about
themselves and how they can use their strengths to come up with creative
solutions to help solve a problem or fill a need for the organization. This year’s class teamed up with Friendship
House, Women Aware, the Council on Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence (CSADV),
the Mary J Treglia Community House, Noah’s Hope, and Support Siouxland Soldiers.
These graduates positively impacted the agencies they
partnered with, and became better leaders committed to making a difference in
the Siouxland community!
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Siouxland! Spring is finally here! The birds are singing and it’s time to head
outside to enjoy the weather. Are you ready? Well you might not know, but Fleet
Farm has everything you need to get your lawn and garden looking great.
Garden Center is open and you’ll find nursery-quality plants (but at much
lower-than-nursery prices). All our plants are grown right here in the Midwest,
and all our vegetables are grown without insecticides, so you’ll get the best
in quality and freshness.
you’re looking to update your yard, we can help with that too. Pick up some
mulch and fertilizer- or even a lawn mower. Top it all off with a stylish patio
set, planters and lighting. It’s spring, time to enjoy your outdoor space and
Now let’s talk about deals and special events. Our Lowest Prices
sale runs May 10th-18th. Not only will you get some of the hottest deals for
your home, we have a day filled with special events for you. Join us Saturday,
May 18th for a chainsaw carving artist demo, and gardening &
greenhouse seminars. The kids can make a special craft and the first 250
customers get a free bird suet cake. It all starts at 10am, so get there early.
It’s going to be a day filled with gardening tips, tricks and fun at your Fleet Farm store. We hope to see you on May 18th – and don’t forget to check out the Garden Center to get your yard ready for sunny days. Happy spring, Sioux City!