Learn Over Lunch

Learn Over Lunch is a free quarterly education program for Waverly Chamber members and businesses located in Waverly's Main Street District. In partnership with the Waverly Rotary Club, and sponsored by Laird Law FirmLearn Over Lunch provides an opportunity to network and be fed with food and information presented by an array of speakers from throughout our community, region and state. 

2024 Dates:

Q1 Presentation: The Pros and Cons of Health Savings Accounts from an Employer's Perspective
March 6, 2024: Rodney Drenkow, Founder, Advantage Administrators
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Q2 Presentation: Small Business, BIG Impact: Maximize Your Marketing as a Small Business Owner
June 5, 2024: Haylee Piehl, Owner, Mason Beck Creative
Slide Presentation

Q3 Presentation: Legal Considerations for Business: 10 Common Pitfalls to Avoid
September 4, 2024: Collin Davison and Andrew Johnson, Laywers, Laird Law Firm

Q4 Presentation: Iowa's Childcare Solutions
December 4, 2024: Shari Penney, Employer Engagement Director, Iowa Women's Foundation

2023 Dates:

Q1 Presentation: General Obligation Bond Information
March 1, 2023: Todd Holcomb, President, Hawkeye Community College
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Q2 Presentation: The Future of Work - Curiosity, Adaptability, & Lifelong Learning
June 7, 2023: Robert Frederick, Director of Career Services, University of Northern Iowa
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Q3 Presentation: Foundations of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
September 6, 2023: Gina Weekley, Certified Diversity Professional and Director of Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging at Waterloo Community Schools.
Slide Presentation

Q4 Presentation: How to Manage Conflict in the Workplace
December 6, 2023: Dr. Celina Peerman, The Peerman Group 
Organizational Psychologist/HR/Speaker/CSP® Keynote/ Humorist/Trainer/2xTEDx/Podcaster/Special Advisor & Angel Investor
Slide Presentation

Welcome to Waverly. Great schools. Diverse housing options. Robust job market. Top-flight indoor rec center. Outdoor recreation adventures of all kinds. Prestigious Wartburg College. And a safe and welcoming community of people who value the good life in a beautiful place.