Mission Statement

Promoting and Assisting new and existing businesses by encourage economic development, and enhancing the quality of life in the Greater Carlisle Area.

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Chamber Address

 

P.O. Box 487
27 School Street
Carlisle, IA 50047

 

Office Hours

 

Tuesday    10:00am - 2:00pm
Thursday   10:00am - 2:00pm
can call for appointment

 

Executive Director


Barb Rasko
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515.210.3571 (cell)
515.989.4216 (office)
515.961.5155 (fax)

 

Affiliate Member(s)

Member with Carlisle Chamber

Welcome to Carlisle Chamber of Commerce

 

 

Check out Our 2015-2016 Chamber Book

 2015-2016 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 2016 events: October 22nd for PumpkinFest and December 3rd for Light Up Carlisle. Click here to view our Attractions.

 

Great Economic News

 

"The Record Herald" in Indianola has written about Carlisle's economic progress. To read each page from the article click on the following links page one, page two, page three, and page four. 

 

 

 

 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

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Chamber Newsletter

September / October 

 

 

 

Wine Down (Every) Wednesday 

Happy Hour

5 – 7 p.m.

Summerset Winery

 

 

September 24, Saturday

Carlisle Pickers and 

a Side of Bacon

 

September 24, Saturday

Breakfast Buffet

Randleman House

 

October 1, Saturday

Carlisle Alumni Car Show

 

October 4, Tuesday

Ribbon Cutting Carlisle 

Bike Trail and 

Mayor’s Healthiest Walk

4:00pm - 5:30pm

 

October 8, Tuesday

Walking Cemetery Tour

6:30pm

 

October 11, Tuesday 

Chamber Meeting

Family Life Center

Lunch by Cal's

noon

 

October 22, Saturday

Chamber Office 

Open House

 

October 22, Saturday

PumpkinFest

Downtown

1:00pm – 3:30pm

 

October 22, Saturday

Breakfast Buffet

Randleman House

 

November 8, Tuesday

Chamber Meeting

LaVilla Mexican

Lunch Upstairs

noon

 

November 14, Monday

Deadline for Citizen,

Business, Employee

of the Year

 

November 30, Wednesday 

Deadline for Chamber

Community Betterment 

Awards

 

December 3, Saturday

Here Comes Santa Claus

10:00a.m. – noon

 

December 12, Monday

Chamber Meeting

Randleman House

Lunch by 

Historical Society

noon

 

January 14, 2017 Saturday

Chamber Annual Dinner 

 

 

 

 

 

Carlisle Community

Betterment Fund - Form

CLICK HERE

 

Citizen of Year

Nomination Form 2016

CLICK HERE

 

Business of Year

Nomination Form 2016

CLICK HERE

 

Employee of Year

Nomination Form 2016

CLICK HERE

 

 

Honorees for 2015
Citizen of the Year

Dr. Micheal and Dietre McCormick

Employee of the Year

Brent Thies

Business of the Year

Carlisle Veterinary Clinic

Friend of Education

Tom Thiel

 

Prior Honorees

CLICK HERE

 

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