Mission Statement

The Carlisle Area Chamber of Commerce exists to promote the economic vitality of it's members, encourage economic development, and to enhance the quality of life.


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Chamber Address

P.O. Box 487
325 Garfield Street
Carlisle, IA 50047


Executive Director
Barb Rasko

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Affiliate Member(s)

Member with Carlisle Chamber



Check out Our 2013-2014 Chamber Book

 2013-2014 Chamber Book


Convenient Location


Carlisle is a convenient distance from the Des Moines metro area, making it the perfect place to call home or to start a business. This location provides access to a wide range of customers and suppliers; professional, technical and skilled workers; and an array of businesses resources.


Quality Education


With a new middle school building and plans for additional facilities in the future, Carlisle is focused on providing not just a ‘good’ education, but one of the best in the state.


You'll Be Happy When You Visit, Have Fun, or Do Business with the Nice Folks in Carlisle


With hometown connection and community pride, people in Carlisle work together and support each other. Our residents benefit from a comfortable lifestyle and a strong business community. Schools, churches and businesses create a vibrant environment for young professionals, families, and those ready to enjoy retirement. Carlisle, just minutes from Des Moines, is home to 3500 friendly and happy residents. We invite you to enjoy your time in Carlisle.


Visit our One-of-a-kind Attractions and Events


The Carlisle Area Chamber of Commerce invites you to explore our surprising one-of-a kind attractions and events. From live music and award-winning wines, to conversing Babonos, to an exceptional collection of artifacts, to an historic home ... you get the picture. Think of Carlisle when you have guests to entertain or a day that needs some inspiration or action. We also can offer ideas for locations for a special event. Be sure to save the dates for our 2014 events: October 25 for PumpkinFest and December 6th for Light Up Carlisle. Click here to view our Attractions.



 Summerset Trail


Carlisle's Summerset Trail Head

is located on HWY 5 South of "Wyckoff Heating Cooling" & "TMC Auto Body"

and East of "Fizz" & "Casey's" 

View Summerset Carlisle Trail-head on Google Map










Upcoming Events


Chamber Newsletter

November / December


November 30, 2014 - Applications Due

for Carlisle Area Chamber of Commerce Betterment Grants


December 9 - Chamber Meeting




December 13 - Light Up Carlisle Christmas Carnival

3:00 - 6:00 p.m.

High School Commons and Gym




Carlisle Community

Betterment Fund - Form



Citizen of Year

Nomination Form 2014



Business of Year

Nomination Form 2014



Honorees for 2013
Citizen of Year -  Scott James
Business of Year - etc!graphics, inc.
Friend of Education -  Police Chief Jason Doll

Prior Honorees



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