WEST DES MONES, IA (TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 19, 2023) – The West Des Moines Chamber of Commerce (WDM Chamber) has announced the addition of three well-known Iowa businesses to its President’s Council – Aureon, Casey’s General Stores, and Merchants Bonding Company. These three organizations joined the exclusive membership group over the last six months.
“Our President’s Council represents the individuals and organizations committed to positioning our community, city, and region as the best place to live, work, and play both now and for years to come,” said Katherine Harrington, President and CEO of the WDM Chamber. “The investments made by Aureon, Casey’s General Stores, and Merchants Bonding Company strengthen our ability to support and advocate for our entire membership through extensive programming, events, and meetings.”
The President’s Council is the WDM Chamber’s highest membership investment tier. In addition to providing investors with extensive membership benefits and exclusive community gathering opportunities, executives from each organization meet to discuss current events, challenges, and opportunities that exist both in West Des Moines and the Central Iowa region.
“Our President’s Council is instrumental in developing strategies to combat many of the challenges facing our city and community,” said Harrington. “This group represents many of the brightest minds in our region and we look forward to amplifying the results of their work.”
Aureon, Casey’s General Stores, and Merchants Bonding Company join these existing President’s Council Members: Hurd Real Estate, Hy-Vee, Inc., IMT Insurance, Iowa Realty, NCMIC, Principal Financial Network of Central Iowa, Sammons Financial Group, The Iowa Clinic, and West Bank. Those interested in learning more about the WDM Chamber’s President’s Council can do so at
About the WDM Chamber of Commerce
The mission of the West Des Moines Chamber of Commerce is to champion all things West Des Moines by strengthening our area companies, providing personalized resources, and attracting a top workforce to position WDM as the best suburban city in America. A 2022 ACCE Chamber of the Year Finalist, the WDM Chamber produces programs and events for everyone. Learn more about the WDM Chamber and how to get involved at

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