2019 Challenge Grant update

The Challenge Grant application for 2019 was submitted for The Public House at 123 N Chestnut.  This will be the home of a new restaurant/tap room along with 6 upper story apartments.  Main Street Iowa is all about historic preservation and is interested in upper story housing opportunities, so we think this a great project.

This property was purchased by Amanda Bills and Addi Meyer who both have extensive restaurant experience.  Their dream was to open a unique restaurant in downtown Jefferson when the building became available.  We look forward to supporting their efforts.

The announcement of this year’s Challenge Grant recipients will be on Thursday, Nov. 7 at the Botanical Center in Des Moines.  A press release will be sent out soon after and hopefully The Public House will be one of those recipients!

Other Challenge Grants that Jefferson has received are $74,500 for Sensibly Chic in 2016 and $35,500 for Prairie Lakes AEA apartment in 2017. Jefferson did not submit a grant application in 2018.

 

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Calendar

June 2021

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  • Arch Alley Ribbon Cutting Ceremony
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  • IA Associated Saddle Club Horse Show
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  • IA Associated Saddle Club Horse Show
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  • Bell Tower Festival
  • Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony
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  • Community Appreciation Night
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  • Greene County Medical Center Golf Tournament
  • Java & Juice at Thomas Jefferson Gardens
  • Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony
  • History Boy Theatre Co. Presents "The Burnt Part Boys"
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  • History Boy Theatre & Co. Presents "The Burnt Part Boys"
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  • History Boy Theatre Co Presents "The Burnt Part Boys"
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  • Java & Juice at the Milwaukee Depot
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  • IA Associated Saddle Club Horse Show
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