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2020 Prometheus Awards to go virtual

The Technology Association of Iowa announced that the 2020 Prometheus Awards will be held virtually this year.  Jefferson is a semi-finalist for Technology Community of the Year.  A short video is used to announce each of the categories and the winner will then be revealed. Throughout the week of June 22-26, the various categories will […]

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Business status during COVID – 19

Jefferson & Greene County Business Status Supporting small businesses is what Jefferson Matters: Main Street and the Chamber of Commerce is all about.  We want to encourage the community to continue to show their support to our friends and neighbors who own and operate businesses during this time.  Purchasing gift cards, merchandise and take-out food […]

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Great American Main Street update

The Jefferson Matters: Main Street Board and City of Jefferson are anxiously awaiting word if Jefferson is selected as a semi-finalist for the prestigious Great American Main Street Award.  Main Street Iowa staff encouraged Jefferson to apply in early July.  President Jamie Daubendiek and Director Peg Raney were interviewed by the selection committee in August.  […]

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The Public House receives Challenge Grant

The Iowa Economic Development Authority (IEDA) today awarded Jefferson Matters: Main Street a $75,000 grant for the The Public House. Owners Amanda Bills and Addi Meyer, JM:MS Executive Director Peg Raney, City Administrator Mike Palmer, House Representative Phil Thompson, and Linda Eighmy represented the Jefferson at the event held at the Greater Des Moines Botanical […]