Jefferson nominates 13 categories for Main Street Iowa Awards!

Each year, Main Street Iowa honors projects of the 54 Main Street communities in Iowa at their annual Gala.  Nominations for the awards were due on Feb. 14, so the Teams have been busy gathering info for these online nominations.

The Main Street Iowa Awards Gala will be held on Friday, April 3 at Franklin Junior High in Des Moines.  Cost is $10/person for appetizers prior to the ceremony with RSVP to Jefferson Matters: Main Street needed by March 20. The invitation is included below. Jefferson hopes to bring home a trophy or two this year!

The following nominations were submitted:

Terrific Total Building Rehabilitation (inside and out) – The Forge
Excellent Exterior Rehabilitation – The Forge
Superior Interior Rehabilitation (main and/or upper floor(s)) The Forge
Outstanding Residential Project – Prairie Lakes AEA apt.
Best Beautification Project (district-wide) – Cluster Planters
Fantastic Fundraiser (activity or campaign to raise funds for the local Main Street program) – Investment Drive – We Aim High with Jeff from Jefferson
Remarkable Retail Promotion – Chews Jefferson
Exceptional Special Event – Art on the Square
Outstanding Image Activity (e.g. marketing, advertising or social media for the organization) – Jeff from Jefferson videos
Partner of the Year (an organization) – City of Jefferson
Business of the Year (for-profit business) – Jefferson Telecom
Itty Bitty Nitty Gritty (small project that made a big difference) – Scarecrow Invasion~Movie Edition
Game Changer (project or activity that changed the dynamic of the district in a powerful manner) – The Forge project

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Calendar

July 2021

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  • Grand Open of "Dig it: The 1950s, 60s and 70s"
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  • Greene County Fair
  • Greene County Farmers Market
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  • Greene County Fair
  • Chews Jefferson
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  • Greene County Fair
  • Summer Sidewalk Savings
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  • Greene County Fair
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  • Greene County Fair
  • Summer Sidewalk Savings
  • "Morning at the Museum" Open House
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  • Greene County Fair
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  • Greene County Fair
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  • Community Blood Drive
  • Greene County Farmers Market
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  • Chews Jefferson
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  • VFW Fundraiser Meal
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  • Greene County Farmers Market
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  • Chews Jefferson
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  • Golf Tournament by Jefferson Matters: A Main Street & Chamber Community
  • Pleasant Prairie Threshing Bee
  • Java & Juice at Sierra Community Theatre
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  • Pleasant Prairie Threshing Bee
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  • BOOST Bash
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  • Pleasant Prairie Threshing Bee
  • Historian Chuck Holden, presentation
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  • Greene County Farmers Market
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  • Chews Jefferson
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  • Java & Juice at Art on the Fly
  • Relay for Life Curbside Meal
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  • Rippey Sesquicentennial