Business Briefs

Brandt named to Barron’s top advisors list

Jeffrey W. Brandt, a private wealth advisor with Ameriprise Financial in Webster City has been named to the list of "America's Top 1,200 Advisors: State-by-State" published by Barron's Magazine, a publication covering business and finance.The annual Barron's list recognizes the most outstanding ...

Chalstrom newest WCF board member

Webster City Federal Savings Bank recently announced the appointment of Thomas Chalstrom to serve on the bank's Board of Directors. Chalstrom currently serves as president and chief executive officer of First Federal Credit Union in Cedar Rapids."Tom brings first-hand banking knowledge and ...

T&C recognized for performance

EMC Insurance Companies has announced its 2014 Premier Partners, which includes Town & Country Insurance. Town & Country is one of the highest-performing EMC agencies in the country, placing them in the top two percent of all EMC agencies nationally.This annual award is based ...

Furman joins Webster City T&C Insurance staff

Jessica Furman has joined the Town & Country Insurance staff in Webster City as a crop insurance customer service representative.She is a Northeast Hamilton High School graduate and attended college at Iowa Central Community College in Fort Dodge where she received an AA and an AS ...

Brown completes first year of Institute

WASHINGTON, D.C.- Institute for Organization Management, the professional development program of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation, is pleased to announce that Debra Brown, of the Webster City Area Chamber of Commerce has recently completed her first year at Institute for Organization ...

Obrecht named 2013 Real Estate Salesperson of the Year

Farmers National Company, a leading farm and ranch management and agricultural real estate sales company, has announced that Jeffrey T. Obrecht, real estate agent and auctioneer, of Iowa Falls, has been named the company's 2013 Real Estate Salesperson of the Year. The honor is awarded for ...

McKinney chosen to serve on advisory board

CEDAR?RAPIDS?- United Fire Group, Inc. has announced the selection of Lynn McKinney, Town & Country Insurance in Webster City, Iowa, to serve on the Personal Lines Agents Advisory Board for a three-year term.Board members are chosen for their professionalism, forward- thinking attitude ...

Peck named to marketing manager position

Kim Peck, has accepted the position of marketing manager for First State Bank and Town & Country Insurance.Peck was formerly a crop insurance customer service representative at Town & Country Insurance as well as coordinating some of the agency's marketing efforts. Her office ...

McFarland docs donate funds to UDMO

McFarland Clinic physicians have pitched in to help the community during the holiday season.McFarland Clinic supports United Way and human services agencies throughout central Iowa. As part of the United Way campaign each year, physicians from our clinic sites designate funds to local human ...

Philipsen earns public librarian certification

Iowa Library Services-State Library has announced that Rebecca Philipsen of Kendall Young Library, Webster City, has completed all requirements for public librarian certification.The purpose of the Iowa Certification Program for Public Librarians is to improve library service to Iowans by ...

Eichmeier joins WC McFarland Clinic staff

McFarland Clinic has announced the addition of Jean Eichmeier, PA-C, to the McFarland Clinic Webster City office. Jean joined the Family Medicine Department in December.Eichmeier received her physicians' assistant certification from the University of North Dakota in Grand Forks. She completed ...

Borsheim named to recycling association board

Chad Borsheim, the director of sales for Chamness Technology Inc. was appointed to the Iowa Recycling Association Board of Directors this month. The Iowa Recycling Association is a non-profit organization serving the recycling industry. Borsheim is one of five new memebers elected to the ...

Ameriprise food drive to benefit D/SAOC

Ascendant Wealth Management Group, an Ameriprise Financial private wealth advisory practice, is holding a food drive to benefit the Domestic and Sexual Assault Outreach CenterNon-perishable food items are being collected at the Ameriprise Financial office at 530 2nd St, Webster City through ...

ISU Extension to offer food safety training

Iowa State University Extension & Outreach is sponsoring food safety training for food service professionals on Thursday, November 14th at the Hamilton County Extension office located at 311 Bank Street in Webster City."We live in a time when food safety hazards and risks are prevalent. ...

Wearda elected president of realtors board

Stacy Wearda, broker/owner with Neighborhood Realty in Webster City and Fort Dodge, was recently elected as president-elect of the Wright Hamilton Board of Realtors. The Wright Hamilton Board of Realtors provides networking and support for realtors in the Wright and Hamilton County ...

New treatments available at Shanti Wellness Spa

MedSpa treatments are now available at Shanti Wellness Day Spa in Webster City.Mary Fortune, owner/esthetician of Shanti, received her certification and Iowa license to perform Intense Pulse Light and laser treatments in August. These treatments require extensive training and certification ...

De La Riva named CFR executive director

Michelle De La Riva has recently been named the Executive Director of Community and Family Resources, a local non-profit agency dedicated to assisting individuals to achieve healthy behavior and lifestyle through the advocacy, treatment, and prevention of substance abuse, problem gambling, and ...

Ruppel named to RVDA Board of Directors

FAIRFAX, Va. - Rod Ruppel of Webster City RV, in Webster City, and Mike Regan of Crestview RV Center in Buda, Texas, were elected to the National RV Dealers Association Board of Directors recently during the Board of Delegates meeting at the RV Dealers International Convention and Expo in Las ...