Created: March 05, 2020 09:00 AM
(ABC 6 News) - Mason City and Clear Lake Chamber of Commerces were both honored with statewide awards.
The Mason City Chamber of Commerce is the Chamber of the Year in Iowa.
It's an award from the Iowa Chamber of Commerce executives.
The award recognizes superior service to the business community and contributions to economic development and government advocacy.
The Mason City chamber is 104 years old and has been instrumental in the rejuvenation of the city.
Clear Lake also received an award. Outstanding Social Media Execution for Rural Chambers of Commerce. It got that honor during the 2020 Conference of the Iowa Tourism Office and the Travel Federation of Iowa.
Tourism in Iowa generates nearly $9 billion in spending and more than a half-billion dollars in state taxes.
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