The Story City Greater Chamber Connection (GCC) and the Story City Economic Development Corporation (EDC) will hold its 2014 Annual Meeting and Dinner on Friday, February 21, at the Carousel Lanes in Story City. Social Hour begins at 5:30 p.m., with dinner served at 6:30 p.m. Following dinner an informative program, including updates from community organizations as well as a discussion and presentation of Story City’s "Vision for the Future". A cash bar will also be available.

To guarantee registration for the meeting, please return your chamber member form recently distributed concerning the annual meeting. Payment and reservations are needed by Wednesday, February 12. Tickets for the annual dinner and meeting are $15 and businesses and their employees, chamber members and EDC stockholders are encouraged to attend. For more information please contact the Chamber office at 515/733-4214.

The EDC and the Chamber are also electing new board members at the annual meeting. John Gookin of Gookin Ford, Chad Gray of American Packaging Corporation, Mike Hermanson of Woodland Farms and Jody Larson of Iowa State University are running again for the four spots on the EDC board. Their terms are three years, and will expire in February of 2017. Stockholders are entitled to one ballot, and write-in candidates will also be accepted.

Three positions are available on the GCC Board. Monica Emerson of Story City Floral and Garden is running for one of the spots. Two other at-large board members will be elected via write-in vote or appointment. Each member of the GCC is entitled to one ballot. The three year terms for the GCC board also expire in February 2017.

The GCC and EDC wants to also thank the many wonderful volunteers, partners and employers for the past year’s activities and dedication to Story City. The annual meeting will be an evening of fun, relaxation and celebration of the progress made and activities held during 2013. So come and enjoy yourselves!