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Main Street Board News

Executive Director position open

Jefferson Matters: Main Street & Chamber Executive Director Jefferson Matters: Main Street & Chamber (A 2020 Great American Main Street Award semi-finalist) is seeking a full-time Executive Director to coordinate downtown revitalization activities; support community businesses; attract new businesses; promote tourism; and support community development for Jefferson, Iowa. Qualifications: Ideal applicants will have professional experience […]

Main Street Board News

Thanks to Lynda

Lynda Cochran has been on the Jefferson Matters: Main Street Board of Directors since November of 2013.  She has creatively worked on the Tower View Team and Promotions Team – chairing this committee in the last year.  We have appreciated her enthusiasm for anything Jefferson.  We appreciate that she will remain on the Tower View […]

Main Street Board News

Main Street & Chamber merger

The Executive Committees of Jefferson Matters: Main Street and Jefferson Area Chamber of Commerce have been working together for a merger agreement.  Peg Raney, Executive Director for the past five years, has indicated her plan to retire in May. The plan is to hire a full-time executive director for the organization and retain Beth VanderWilt […]

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Flower Power Plan

The Design Team coordinates with the City to plant the 12 pillar planters, 8 sets of cluster planters and the 32 hanging baskets for each season.  The decision has been made to not plant for spring, but go directly into summer with petunias, sweet potato vines and marigolds.  This will bring more color and life […]