Welcome to the Western Iowa Development Association.
WIDA is a 501(c)6 rural chamber of commerce for Pottawattamie County, Iowa and Beyond!
Mission Statement: The purpose of WIDA is to provide leadership to community members by developing and implementing a proactive marketing plan that will promote economic development and expand and grow the area's economic base while increasing wealth and improving quality of life.
Our goal is to encourage entertainment, enterprise, tourism, and a quality lifestyle in our rural county areas.
WIDA is led by a Board of Directors and run by the Executive Director: Erica Carley of Oakland.
We are also happy to welcome -
Gold Members: Rolling Hills Bank & Trust (Carson), Total Farm Solutions/TFS Agronomy (Carson), and Western Ventures, LLC. (Harlan)
Silver Members: Avoca Main Street, EZ Greenhouse, LLC (Minden), Oakland Industrial Foundation, OSI (Oakland), Zimmerman Sales & Services, Inc. (Neola)
Bronze Members: Arbor Bank (Oakland), Austin Henningsen-Real Estate Agent (Walnut), Dairy Queen (Oakland), Destination Coffee & Cuisine (Oakland), Great Western Bank (Oakland), Homegrown Professionals - Rachel Dorr Accounting (Oakland), Hummel Insurance Services (Oakland), Keast Motors (Oakland), Marne-Elk Horn (Walnut), Minden Meat Market/Hodges Smokehouse Catering, Olesen Auto Center (Avoca), Neola Area Community Center (NACC), OmniTel (Oakland), Prairie Crossing Vineyard & Winery (Treynor), The Finish Line Car Wash (Carson), The Home Agency (McClelland), The Painted Camel Art Gallery (Macedonia), Pete Sorenson- Farm Bureau Insurance, Stanley's Snack Shack (Honey Creek), and TiNik (Oakland)