The Greater Newton Area Chamber of Commerce
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Special Celebrations

The Chamber offers ribbon cuttings for new business openings, special anniversary celebrations, and much more! 

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Member-Only Events

We offer exclusive member-only events where networking and fun come together!

Community Events

The Chamber plans many free community events including our Annual Courthouse Lighting and Lighted Parade.

Ambassadors

Our Ambassador program is a great way to become involved in the Chamber. From monthly  group business visits to planning the yearly Golf Outing, you will really get to know your business community. 

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Community Focused, Business Oriented

We are a private, not-for-profit business membership association designed to meet the needs of the business community in making Newton, Iowa and Jasper County a great place to live and do business.

Upcoming Events

NewtonFest "Cool Cars" Car Show - June 8th, 2019

Every summer Newton comes together for "NewtonFest", which is the celebration of all things Newton! The Newton Chamber of Commerce is pleased to join in on this long weekend of fun with our "Cool Cars" Car Show. This show is for all car enthusiasts whether your car is a classic, or just plain cool. Participation is free and you have the opportunity to win our "Best of Show" trophy or our "People's Choice" Award! Show off your car in front of thousands of spectators and gawkers. While you are there you will also enjoy a live DJ playing your favorite class tunes. There is something for everybody at NewtonFest, and our car show is a fun chance to stroll down memory lane with cars from many decades. This event is free to attend as well, so bring the family down and enjoy a good old fashioned car

This year will feature Butch Patrick who played Eddie Munster on the hit TV Show the Munsters along with his famous classic cars, the Drag-u-la and the Munster Kooch. We will also be hosting a bubble gum blowing contest as well as a hula hoop contest for all ages, with the opportunity to win a prize. Car Show will be from 10am - 4pm. If you are bringing your car to park, parking starts at 9am!

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Whether you’re raising a family, starting a business or building a home — you’ll want to get to know Newton. The community has many great amenities — excellent schools, unique entertainment, beautiful art displays and parks. Established in 1846 and incorporated as a city in 1857, Newton is the county seat of Jasper County and the largest city in the county. Newton focuses on providing a safe community with a high quality of life, engaged residents, and a strong business community. The city’s vision statement is “Newton Shines Bright: Newton is a progressive, family friendly community, a shining star of Central Iowa, and a place to call home."

City of Newton

Our schools provide great educational opportunities for our students ranging from high rigor academic courses to outstanding extracurricular activities. The Newton Schools boast a great mix of opportunities from fine arts to athletics. We encourage and support students who participate in multiple activities.  To quote the high school principal, "There's just no better place to raise your kid than Newton, Iowa." Come check us out. You will be glad you did.

Newton Schools

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