Crawford County shines as a business leader in rural Iowa by joining together and actively seeking a friendlier business environment, economic growth and community development and enrichment.
Staley’s Catering in Charter Oak, Ettleman’s in Dow City, a number of trucking firms, fine eating establishments and ethnic restaurants, specialty shops, bed & breakfast inns, hotels, and much more add to the local economy.
Crawford County’s economic interests are cared for by the Chamber & Development Council of Crawford County, which extends benefits to its members, to the aim of promoting Crawford County businesses.
Membership provides you with resources and tools that will help your individual business grow, including business contacts, Ambassador Calls, CDC Mixers and Business After Hours, Annual Meeting and Reception, Golf Tournaments, Women in Business Luncheon, and many vehicles to directly promote area businesses. Among a few of these benefits are a monthly newsletter, CDC advertising opportunities, referrals, and bulk mailing permits.
Business support includes membership and business directories, organizational listing, seminars and workshops, demographics, statistics and reports, political representation, and many promotions and events.