Art on the Square event

To celebrate the art found in Jefferson, we are planning our First annual Art on the Square, Jefferson. The fair will be held Saturday, Oct. 12, 2019, from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. The venue is the historic Greene County Courthouse grounds. Exhibitors will have easy access to the area and parking is close by. […]

Jefferson Forge Grand Opening plans

A free community BBQ will be a part of the festivities of The Forge Grand Opening celebration on September 7.  Local sponsors include Greene County Cattlemen, Pork Producers and Lamb Producers, Fareway, Hy-Vee and Deal’s Orchard.  The Iowa Beef Council is donating meat along with Moo Meat.  The Jefferson Kiwanis Club will be serving the […]

Main Street Iowa Fall Workshop in Jefferson

Jefferson has been selected as the site of the fall Main Street workshop on Tuesday, Oct. 22 & Wednesday, Oct. 23.  All 54 Main Street communities and the Main Street Iowa staff are required to attend this workshop and other committee members are welcome, so plans are for 80 people to attend. Darlene Strachan with […]

Iowa Great Place designation update

Greene County Development Corporation received an email notification a couple of weeks after the Iowa Great Place site visit by the committee.   This is not a competitive application with those worthy of the designation receiving it after a review.   It was a collaborative effort of GCDC, Jefferson Matters: Main Street, Greene County Chamber & Tourism, […]