Farmers’ Market Vendor – Karen Henning

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Karen Henning, also known as Sweats n’ Things, is a member of the Prairie City Business Association and a weekly vendor at the Farmers’ Market! She sells fresh produce, pies, bars, brownies and other home baked goods, and beautiful handcrafted purses, too.

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Address: Corner of Main St and Jefferson St in Prairie City, Iowa

Hours: 8:30 am  – 11:30 am every Saturday (from the 3rd Saturday in May to the 3rd Saturday in September)

Phone: 515-994-2423

Contact:  Karen Henning




Chery’s Mat & Frame Studio

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Why do I love to serve the Prairie City and Monroe communities? Because I love to preserve special items and know they are being enjoyed in homes and offices all around me! In my local framing shop, I can help protect your photographs, artwork, posters and much more!


Award winning custom framing, memory boxes, and restoration services.


Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Address: 112 E Washington, Monroe, IA 50170


641-259-2364 or 515-669-1854

Contact:  Chery Schmidt





Friends of the Neal Smith National Wildlife Refuge

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FriendsAs a member of the PCBA we hope to increase awareness of the refuge and all it provides for the residents and families in Prairie City and the surrounding communities. Many special programs are offered and provide unique opportunities and experiences for all ages. Plan your visit to the refuge today!

Special Event: 2014 Concert on the Prairie – Save the Date – Friday, June 6, 2014

The concert will be given by Tropical Steel, Caribbean Steel Band. There will be a wine tasting at the Savannah Trail, along with guided walks on the trail. In the Visitor Center there  will be several Iowan artists and authors exhibiting their art and books. You must RSVP for this event by May 31st.


The Prairie Point Bookstore, located in the Visitor Center, is run by Friends of the Neal Smith National Wildlife Refuge.


Monday – Saturday: 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Sunday: 12:00 noon – 5:00pm

Address: 9981 Pacific St, Prairie City, IA 50228

Phone: 515-994-3400

Contact:  Joan Van Gorp





Van Gorp Insurors

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Why does Van Gorp Insurors support the PCBA? Because Beth Williams has been a resident of Prairie City for over 30 years and she supports our community! With over 25 years of experience, she enjoys assisting individuals with their Personal, Commercial, Farm, Life & Health Insurance needs here and in the surrounding communities.


VGI is a full service insurance agency doing business in Iowa, Missouri, Illinois, Minnesota, Nebraska, Michigan, Arizona, and Wyoming.  As an Independent Agent we represent many top-rated insurance companies. We offer prodcuts from personal auto & home, business & manufacturing, farm, agribusiness & crop insurance to life, health, and long term care insurance.


Monday – Friday: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Address: 723 Main St, Pella, IA 50219

Phone: 641-628-4100

Contact:  Beth Williams




Robbi’s Saba/ACE

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I am building my small business in Prairie City so that we can all grow healthier together! Saba’s exclusive ACE formula contains the top five most effective weight loss ingredients scientifically formulated into a single pill. Find out more about Robbi and her products below and call her at  319-330-8878 to get your free sample today!


I provide weight loss and energy supplements as well as a full line of health care products.


Call anytime!

Phone: 319-330-8878

Address: 909 Beardsley St, Monroe, IA 50170

Contact:  Robbi Forbes