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
325 Garfield Street
Carlisle, IA 50047


Executive Director
Barb Rasko

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Affiliate Member(s)

Member with Carlisle Chamber

Welcome to Carlisle Chamber of Commerce



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 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 2015 events: October for PumpkinFest and December 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" 

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Upcoming Events

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Chamber Newsletter

March / April 



March 7 Due Date

Warren County Philanthropic

Grant Applications Due 


March 8

Chamber Meeting

Noon - 1:00pm

Family Life Center


March 26

$8 Breakfast Buffet

8:30am - 10:30am 

Randleman House


April 2 

PEACH Affair


April 9 

Osprey 5K Fun Run/Walk


at Annett Nature Center


April 12

Chamber Meeting

Noon - 1:00pm

Family Life Center


April 23

$8 Breakfast Buffet

8:30am - 10:30am 

Randleman House


April 30 

Carlisle Area Historical Society

Spring Luncheon 


Community Clean Up - TBD


May 10


Chamber Meeting


May 21

Mayor’s Bike Ride  

on Summerset Trail 

8:00 a.m. - 10:00am

at Carlisle Trailhead 








Carlisle Community

Betterment Fund - Form



Citizen of Year

Nomination Form 2015



Business of Year

Nomination Form 2015



Employee of Year

Nomination Form 2015




Honorees for 2014
Citizen of Year -  Sally Snyder
Business of Year - Sandstone Management
Friend of Education -  Clint Smalley

Prior Honorees



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