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On behalf of all the staff and Director Robin Schallie we say THANK YOU!  We are so thankful to everyone who donated and/or participated in our Auction!  We are so pleased to share that due to your generosity we have raised $2,684.00!!!!

The community can look forward to another beautiful mural on our square designed by Max Grundy!

We invite you to follow the link above to shop our online Virtual auction. The online virtual auction will open at 9:00am Friday, September 16 and last through Wednesday, September 21. The link will lead you to GalaBid where the online virtual auction will take place. The site will have you login with your email and password. If you've never used GalaBid before, you'll create a login. Follow these instructions to create a login:

1) Navigate to the auction website. 

2) Click Register on the left hand side of the screen.

3) Fill out all fields indicated on the next screen.

4) A verification code will be sent to the email you registered with.

5) Enter the code on the screen provided.

6) Read and agree to the terms and conditions.

7) The screen allows you to browse all items.

8) To bid, click on an item and enter your bid. Minimum bids are applied to each item.

9) When/If another bid higher than yours is entered, you will be notified that you have been outbid. This offers you a chance to counter bid on the item until the close of auction.

10) Winners will be notified via the GalaBid website. Payment can be made through their website. 

11) Winners can pick up their items at the Iola Chamber of Commerce during business hours.


Thank you for shopping and helping us raise money for Iola's four downtown murals. 

What Will Be Available for Purchase?

On behalf of all the staff and Director Robin Schallie we say THANK YOU!  We are so thankful to everyone who donated and/or participated in our Auction!  We are so pleased to share that due to your generosity we have raised $2,684.00!!!!


The community can look forward to another beautiful mural on our square designed by Max Grundy!

We would like to thank all of the generous businesses and individuals who have donated to our virtual auction. Make sure to click the links below to learn more about our donors.  Additionally listed below are the   items that will be available for bid. 

Allen County Community College- ACC Fan Basket- Includes a sweatshirt blanket, seat cushion, stainless tumbler, license plate frame, and misc. goodies. 

Aubrey Vineyard(Overland Park KS) - The Aubrey Vineyard has generously donated wine tasting for 2 and a $15 voucher toward your favorite bottle of wine. 

Audacious Boutique - Audacious Boutique has generously donated a stylish backpack made of recycled military tent material and decorated with hand embroidery. 

B&B Theaters - B&B Theaters has generously donated 4  tickets to any movie. Good at any 50 B&B Theaters.  

Bella Donna Salon - Bella Donna Salon has generously donated a gorgeous straw Tote loaded with spa and beauty products. 

Boulevard Brewing Company - The Boulevard Brewing Company has generously donated a Smokestack Brewery Tour for 2. Sip and Learn all about the brewing process while enjoying the beer and food pairings offered on this 2 hour tour.

Bowlus Fine Arts Center - The Bowlus Fine Arts Center has generously donated 2 tickets to each of 2 shows. The Chipper Experience! Where Comedy & Magic Collide, April 1, 2023 or see The Hall Sisters, A vocal/instrumental foursome of talented siblings who have performed at The Grand Ole Opry, Dollywood and Carnegie Hall.  May 20, 2023.  

Casey Ross(Private Donor) - Chamber Board Member Casey Ross has generously donated 2 Baskets, an adorable Star Wars themed basket filled with fan memorabilia. Basket includes a Grogu mug, a themed salt and pepper shaker set, a garden flag and a Death Star garden towel.  The next basket up for grabs is a darling kitten starter basket including a collar, treats, food container, ball, cat toy, bowl and mat. Register to bid because these items will not last long.

Chicago Cubs - The Chicago Cubs have generously donated one autographed color photo of  Rookie Pitcher Justin Steele. Add to your collection or start one today!

Chipotle - Chipotle has generously donated dinner for 4 at any Chipotle location. 

Community National Bank & Trust - Community National Bank and Trust has generously donated a 4-day, 3-night stay at the Eagle Bunker Condominium located next to the Branson Hills Golf Course in Branson, Missouri. Enjoy the beautiful golf course or stay in comfort and enjoy some Branson nightlife. A luxury getaway awaits you!

Exploration Place - The Exploration Place has generously donated 8 admission tickets (adult or child). The Sedgwick County Science and Discovery Center, is Kansas’ Premier Science Center, inspiring a deeper interest in science and technology through creative and fun experiences for all.

Flint Hills Discovery Center - The Flint Hills Discovery Center has generously donated 2 adult tickets and 4 child tickets. Uncover the magnificence and mystery of the Flint Hills, the last major stand of the tallgrass prairie through their permanent exhibits located on the first floor. 

H & R Block Iola- H & R has generously donated 2 gift baskets, the first includes a $250 individual tax preparation voucher, water bottle, candy and fall decorations .  A Second H&R Block Basket includes up to $250 off 1 month bookkeeping, water bottle, candy and fall decorations.

Iola Register- The Iola Register has generously donated several must have items. 1) An 11x17 framed reprint of any register page. 2) a voucher good for 250 full color business cards.3) 2 copies of The Annual of Allen County Volume III, the history of Allen County. 4) a voucher good for a free 12 month subscription to the Iola Register.  Bid now to grab your item before it is gone.

Johnathan Adams Kansas Photographer- Jonathan Adams has generously donated an original photograph showcasing the beauty of Kansas. Jonathan a local artists desires to show the beauty of Kansas and rural areas like Iola to help build community. Bid now !

Kansas City Zoo - The Kansas City Zoo has generously donated 4 zoo tickets. The 300+ Acre Zoo founded in 1901 is located in Swope Park. The zoo showcases more than 1300 animals. Current the park is hosting GLOW Wild a one of kind lantern festival all the month of September. The Zoo offers Shows, feedings and tram rides to make this a truly wonderful place to be!

KC Bier - KC Bier has generously donated a 12 sample pack of their German inspired Bier's and a 25$ voucher to enjoy merchandise or tours at the downtown Kansas City location. 

KwiKom Communications - KwiKom Communications has generously donated a free in internet installation and one free month of fiber or wireless internet service. 

Let's Roam - Let's Roam has generously donated Family Scavenger Hunts, Date Night Scavenger Hunts and Team Building Event Hunts. This amazing and unique company offers lucky scavenger hunters a virtual or live hunt in a city you maybe visiting or virtually in cities all over the world. Games, puzzles and prizes help you learn all about whatever city you choose to hunt in. Corporate team building events are tailor designed to each business. This one is a true passport around the world!

Marie Barclay(Private Donor)- Chamber Staff Member Marie Barclay has generously offered a Hostess set which includes 1  20 piece set of Silverware, 1 6 piece serving ware and 3 stemless wine glasses. Or choose an On the go set which includes  2 ea. insulated beer bottle keepers, 2 ea. insulated wine tumblers and 1 32 oz wine growler .

Marie also offers you a choice of several home electronics items which include : VI-! Mini subwoofer, a mini universal magnetic phone charger or an AHQ Wireless headphone. All great gifts!

Max Grundy Design - Local Artists Max & Candace Grundy have generously donated beautiful Oversized Canvas Tote bags, 1 mint with original Atomic Acre art  or chose the rose colored tote. Don't miss a chance to sport some of the art by Max Grundy Designs by bidding on these Totes.

Orscheln- The Orscheln Farm & Home store in Iola has generously donated a $250 gift card. Don't miss out on this timely shopping spree.

Overland Park Arboretum & Botanical Gardens - The Overland Park Arboretum & Botanical Gardens has generously donated 4 sets of 4 admission tickets for a total of 20. The tickets will be auctioned in sets of 4, We encourage you to bid now and enjoy this beautiful 300 acre facility with over 1300 native species of plants, hiking trails and beautiful works of art. Come watch the seasons change at the Overland Park Arboretum & Botanical Gardens.

Pome on the Range - Pome on the Range Vineyards has generously donated a $25 gift certificate. The Pome on the range properties are like a walk in wine country. Enjoy a tour, a tasting or just relax and enjoy a bottle of wine.

Rolling Hills Zoo & Wildlife Museum - The Rollins Hills Zoo & Wildlife Museum has generously donated 4 child zoo tickets. The Rolling Hills Zoo and Museum is an Accredited Member of the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA), the gold standard in animal care and nature based education programming, with a vision of creating a world where all people respect, value, and conserve wildlife and wild places. This is a great place to bring the kids and learn about nature!

Robin Schallie(Private Donor) - Robin Schallie, Chamber Director, has generously donated an axe and hammer moose head bottle opener and a "Win or Lose we still Booze" bottle opener just in time for Football season. These accessories give any bar space an instant upgrade. Robin has also donated a beautiful Pink sparkle Kate Spade bag which includes a matching credit card holder, wallet , cross shoulder strap and dust bag.  And finally a beautiful set of nested copper bowls with an old world "beaten" quality that almost makes them to pretty to cook in! Bid on one or all of these great items quick!

T-Mobile State Street Iola- T-Mobile has generously donated a "GOTO" Universal Wireless Charging Stand. The 10 W wireless stand includes an AC Adapter & USB type C Cable. 

Topeka Zoo  - The Topeka Zoo has generously donated 4 adult tickets. This beautiful zoo wants to enrich the community through wildlife and conservation. Sporting a huge indoor ecosystem consisting of birds, insects and small reptiles along with big cats, orangutans and other monkeys, giraffe's and more . Come enjoy the day at Topeka Zoo and Conservation center.

Urban Air Trampoline Park-Urban Air Adventure Park is much more than a trampoline park. If you're looking for the best year-round indoor attractions in the Overland Park area, Urban Air is the perfect place. With new adventures behind every corner, we are the ultimate indoor playground for your entire family. 

Help Us Raise Money for New Murals Coming to Town

We are very excited to announce that our Chamber will be collaborating with other local businesses to bring four new murals to Iola. The murals will appear over the next 12-18 months, with the first one going on the east outside wall of our current Chamber building. The mural on the Chamber building will depict the Fearless Fred trolley and span about 7 feet x 12 feet. Work on the mural will start in September by local designer and mural artist, Max Grundy

Additional murals will begin to appear on the buildings of Audacious Boutique, Derryberry Breadery and one additional downtown building over the next year-and-a-half. For more information about the murals, stop by our Chamber at 10 W Jackson Ave in Iola. Or contact us at or 620.365.5252.


If you’re excited about the idea of bringing additional artwork to Iola, the perfect opportunity is coming up for you to help support it. To help raise funds to complete the four downtown murals, we invite you to shop the silent auction from September 16 - September 21. All proceeds from the silent auction will help pay for paint supplies and the artists’ time. 

The silent auction will be open to all businesses as well as the general public. If you have any questions, please feel free to stop by our office or contact us at or 620.365.5252.

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