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Challenge Grant 2019 application

The Economic Vitality committee has chosen their applicant for the 2019 Challenge Grant cycle.  The Ace Hardware location at 123 N Chestnut  is being purchased by Amanda Bills and Addi Meyer to open a tap room and restaurant called The Public House.  A date has not been set for them to open. Renovation of the […]

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Partnership Visit report from Story City

Main Street Iowa state staff paired Jefferson and Story City for a partnership visit for 2019.  In May, both communities sent volunteers to visit the other communities for the day.  Each visitor submited impressions about information prior to the visit and then during the visit.  Main Street Iowa collated the results. In August, the directors […]

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Iowa State Fair booth

Jefferson Matters: Main Street plans to have a presence at the Iowa State Fair along with other Main Street communities.  On Saturday, August 10, volunteers from the Promotion committee will staff a booth in the Varied Industries building.  A new retractable banner with the Jefferson logo on it will draw attention.  Volunteers plan to answer […]

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Main Street Iowa/IEDA visit to Jefferson

Jefferson Matters: Main Street hosted officials from the State of Iowa on Wednesday, July 24 in downtown Jefferson.  This visit was part of the application for a Great American Main Street community but National Main Street CEO Patrice Frey was not able to be involved at the last minute.  Main Street Iowa coordinator Michael Wagler, […]