Ambassador Visits

The Ambassadors welcomed new Tipsy Nail Salon owners to Oelwein.Tipsy Nail Salon Ambassador visit

The Ambassadors congratulated Mona on her expansion at Mona's Firepit Pub and Grill.

Monas Ambassador

The Ambassadors welcomed Denise Wilson as the new manager at Maurice's.


The Ambassadors celebrated Sue Schneider's retirement with her!

Sue S

2018 Summer Series "Party in the Park"

Mark your calendars for the entire Summer Series of Party in the Park! Super entertainment, food, drink, kids activities, prizes and more are scheduled!

Event sponsors for 2018 are East Penn Mfg., Positively Oelwein, Volunteers for Youth, Ashley Industrial Molding, Transco Railway Products, Mercy Hospital,Miller's Construction Inc., Scheel's Professional Lawncare, B & B Construction, KOEL, Oelwein Daily Register, City of Oelwein and Oelwein Chamber & Area Development. These sponsors pay for the entertainment, kids activities, advertising and other expenses associated with the events.

Prize sponsors will be: Williams Wellness Center, Ken's Electric, Birdnow Motor Trade, Jamison Schmitz Funeral Home, CJMS Stained Glass. All the prize sponsors are donating a prize each night valued at $250 or more.

OCAD and the Party in the Park committee would like to thank all the sponsors for their support! Without them, we could not have these great events!

Making food available to the attendees for this year will be Pizza Hut, Marsha Yokas & Tootie Tang, TnT BBQ, How Sweet It Is and Fayette County Cattlemen. They will all be located on West Charles St.

Kids activities will be announced soon.

Tell your friends and family! Bring a lawnchair and plan on staying for the entire evening! It's going to be a great summer in Oelwein!!!! You don't want to miss it!




Olde Tyme Christmas Craft Show/Marketplace

Olde Tyme Christmas will be Friday, December 7th at the Oelwein Community Plaza.  If you are interested in being a vendor, please fill out the attached form, or contact the Oelwein Chamber & Area Development office at 319-283-1105 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Vendor form 2018

Spiffy Awards

Positively Oelwein Committee presented monthly Spiffy Awards to 4 residential properties and 1 business. 


August Award Winners are:

Dave and Kelli Roth 945 1st Ave SW



Eric and Kris Gamm 24 7th Ave NE



Bill and Anne Allen 116 8th Ave SE



Ray and Joyce Amber 942 1st Ave SW



Appliance Plus/US Cellular

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Clapper Award

Positively Oelwein presented the August Clapper Award to Deb Rummel and Ziana Glew from Delish.


2018 August




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Oelwein was named "Hub City" because of the rail lines coming into town and the repair shops located there.

Deb Howard

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