The role of the Organization Committee is to ensure the long term health of the Chamber. Responsible for financial records and fundraisers, this committee often plans large annual events; manages pledge drives, donations and gifts; and recruits volunteers.
Chamber Bucks Promotion
The Business Improvement Committee's goal is to focus on current business retention, as well as to encourage new entrepreneurs and small-business owners to invest in the community.
Education for Chamber members and Community, Leadership Programs, Quarterly Coffees, Visitor Packages, Ribbon Cuttings, Ambassador Calls and After 5 Events
The Design Committee is responsible for the beautification efforts throughout the district. Their main focus is on the aesthetics of our downtown environment, streetscape planning, signage, landscaping, and historic preservation.
The roll of the Tourism Committee is to encourage tourism in the Franklin County Area through the promotion of the area as a destination for day and overnight visitors.
Tourism Booth at the Franklin County Fair - giveaways, information, and fun;
Franklin County Booth at the Iowa State Fair - promoting visitors to come to Franklin County
Highway 3 Corridor Yard Sale - over 120 registered participants bringing in visitors to our county
The Promotion Committee works to create special community events, retail/sales events and build a positive image to attract citizens and visitors.
Buy Local Campaign - to encourage shopping in our local stores.
Tuesday on the Town - Each Tuesday in June featuring live entertainment bringing in top names in the music business as opening acts for the Hampton Municipal Band
Fair Parade- The Tuesday before the Franklin County Fair begins is the fair parade at 5pm, floats will be judged with prizes for Best Overall, Best Chamber Member and Best of Franklin County
Greater Franklin County Chamber Golf Open Tournament - open golfing, networking and food
Farm to Table Dinner- Featuring local restaurants
Halloween Howl- Downtown businesses participate in trick-or-treating
Friday Uncorked- Wine walk to each participating downtown business, Friday after Thanksgiving
Holly Dazzle - Christmas Celebration around town including Friday Uncorked, A Holiday play at the Historic Windsor Theatre, Santa and much more,
Spring, Fall and Holiday Open Houses