Welcome to Tama-Toledo, Iowa – near the heart of central Iowa. Our unique community is full of tradition and diversity. Small town living in rural Iowa, yet centrally located making it easy to enjoy big city opportunities. Our business culture is anchored by Pioneer Hi-Bred and Tama Paperboard along with three medical centers and two care centers. South Tama County Schools are also located in the Tama-Toledo community and serve Tama, Toledo, Chelsea , Montour, Vining and the Meskwaki Nation.
What can we offer you? Bike trails, historic downtowns, two city parks and a scenic byway. A 9-hole golf course, aquatic center and an ATV park are other entertainment venues in the community. The scenic Lincoln Highway runs through the area.
Toledo, the Tama County seat, is home to the Tama County Courthouse which includes both state and county offices. The Tama County museum and genealogical library is also located near the Courthouse.
And we can offer your business a great location in a small community, at the crossroads of Highway 63 and Highway 30. Tama-Toledo is an hour or less from the 3 of Iowa’s metropolitan centers: Des Moines, Cedar Rapids and Waterloo/Cedar Falls.
Tama Toledo will be exploding with holiday cheer on Saturday, November 30th. This year we have a jam-packed day of fun and cheer for everyone. Schedule is posted on our website however times are subject to change. The Chamber is currently looking for craft vendors for our gigantic craft show. with over 30 vendors who have committed, you can take care of your Christmas lists all on one day.
In addition to our many chamber members, we are very happy to annouce that two more members have joined. Fueled and A9 Chinese Restaurant. Fueled was opened this summer, with the slogan of "Fueled, food that will fuel you." This healthy option restaurant, is serving naturally organic food and produce that is freshly prepared. There menu items will change daily depending on the availability of food. Hours are Monday- Saturday, 7:30 am to 2:00 pm, located downtown Toledo, across from the courthouse square. A9 Chinese Restaurant which just recently opened on
Today, the Chamber welcomed A9 Chinese Restaurant. Let me just say, the food was phenomenal. It was made fresh to order, piping hot, and delicious above all else. It was nice to see such an array of chamber members who took time out of their day to welcome this great restaurant to our community!
Front: President Mark Wesely Pioneer, Dave Perkins Innovative Communications, Kim McAdoo Caraustar 2nd Vice President
Back: Roger and Vicki Ferriss Art from the Farm, Brian Sokol Vice President State Bank of Toledo, Donna Princehouse Treasurer State Bank of Toledo, Matt Zmolek Independent Insurance Services, Gery Hagerty Southard Implement.
Not pictured: Adam Andersen State Farm Insurance, Kelly Vesely Pinnacle Bank, Brad Crawford Big T/Maidrite, Marty Hardon Hardon's, Sue Carnahan Lincoln Savings Bank, Stan Upah USS Polaris, Sally and Gary Strobusch Designer Inn & Suites
Mark Harrington CPA, has converged with Latta, Harris, Hanon & Penningroth L.L.P in downtown Tama. They are having a open house for the public on Friday, December 14th at 1:00. Members the chamber will be there to welcome the event. Cookies, coffee, punch etc, will be served.
Introduce myself. My name is Cassie Sokol and I am the new chamber coordinator for the chamber of commerce. I am very pleased to have the opportunity to be in this position. I was raised in this great community that we call home and can't wait to meet everyone in this town! Please feel free to stop by my office, upstairs in the Toledo Community Building, or give me a call at 641-484-6661.
The Tama-Toledo Chamber of Commerce has selected this design for two new welcome signs to be installed on new US Hwy 30. A rendering of the design is shown below.
The Chamber expects to add low-maintenance landscaping around the base of the sign as well as floodlights for illumination at night. The light globes at each end of the sign may also be lit.