ABOUT

THE

CHAMBER

Mission Statement: 

Our mission is to promote the Panora area and maintain a favorable business environment within the existing and future business community.

Who We Are:

2021 Officers
President - Joel Ambrose, Farmers National Company
Vice President - Marla Hammer, Lakeside Village

2nd Vice President - Kristin Rumelhart, Crafty's Coffee and Gifts
Treasurer - Julie Wykoff, Lake Panorama Realty
Secretary - Trudy Hastings, Iowa Trust & Savings Bank

Chamber Coordinator- Stephanie Hummel

What We Do:

The Chamber of Commerce facilitates activities and events which focus on business promotion, economic enhancement, tourism, and overall promotion of the community and surrounding area.

Community Events and Promotion:

  • Ambassador "Welcome Visits" to new businesses

  • Market to Market Relay

  • Guthrie County Arts Council - Art in the Village 

  • Chamber Challenge Golf Tournament

  • Annual Easter Egg Hunt 

  • High School Senior Scholarships 

  • Community-wide Sidewalk and Garage Sales 

  • Panorama Days Celebration - First Full weekend in August

  • Citizen-of-the-Year Award 

  • Teacher "Welcome" Coffee 

  • Halloween Haunted Village at Historical Village 

  • Town Square Park Christmas Lighting

  • Breakfast with Santa & Friends and Santa's Workshop