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Special Celebrations

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

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.


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. 

2020 Website Sponsors

Upcoming Event

Scoop the Loop with us! Wear your best Red Pride and help us celebrate the class of 2020! Decorate your cars in red and black, make signs with inspirational messages for our graduates, and send in your dedications for your graduate to KCOB on their Facebook page (deadline Thursday, May 21). They will play your request live on-air during the Scoop the Loop! 

Seniors will be parading down 1st Ave. from the Iowa Speedway starting at 6:15pm. Spectators are invited to park on the route in designated parking lots and parking spots, stay in your cars, but wave and congratulate our seniors as they drive by!

2020 Community Business Grant Application

Deadline May 26th, 2020

The City of Newton, Jasper County, Newton Development Corporation, Jasper Community Foundation, JEDCO, along with several local businesses and citizens have created a fund to help businesses located in Jasper County that did not receive financial assistance during the COVID-19 Pandemic.

Small Businesses may apply under the following criteria:

*Applicant cannot have received another form of assistance for their business from the State of Iowa or Federal Sources

*Independent, locally owned businesses with under 25 employees

*For-Profit and Non-Profit organizations are eligible

*Priority given to businesses ordered "closed" by Governor Reynolds

*Your Jasper County Taxes must be current

To apply, you can download the application HERE

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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