Leadership Washington Moved by Kindness Closet

December 16th, 2019 Washington, IA–This year’s Leadership Washington class spent November and December learning about the education system and health and recreation offerings in Washington. On November 13 the group began the day at St. James Elementary sharing an uplifting song and prayer session with students there. The next stop was Stewart Elementary where Mr.…

Tour of Homes Draws Huge Turnout

“For Immediate Release” Tour of Homes Draws Huge Turnout Washington, Iowa  —  December 10, 2019 The 2019 Candlelight Tour of Homes, sponsored by the Washington Chamber of Commerce, was a smashing success. Some 560 people visited the tour’s five decorated homes on December 7 and 8, more than double the number that has attended the…

Washington, Iowa Community Camera Program

Community Camera Program

The Washington Police Department encourages residents and businesses to partner with them in their new Community Camera Program. With increased popularity of video surveillance systems at homes and businesses there is a possibility a system has captured information that may help solve a crime. “Often times a crime occurs nearby and residents or businesses may…

Events Make a Dreamy Washington Christmas Weekend

“For Immediate Release” Events Make a Dreamy Washington Christmas Weekend Washington, Iowa  —  November 21, 2019 The Christmas spirit is flourishing in town as evidenced by the myriad events planned between Friday,  December 6 and Sunday,  December 8 which will have area residents “Dreaming of a Washington Christmas”. The festivities begin Friday with a Twilight…

Fishback Home

Tour of Homes Offers Eclectic Selection of Homes

“For Immediate Release” Tour of Homes Offers Eclectic Selection of Homes Washington, Iowa  —  November 14, 2019 There is something for everyone’s architectural taste on the 2019 Candlelight Tour of Homes, sponsored by the Washington Chamber of Commerce December 7 and 8.  The tour offers visitors the opportunity to see  new construction,  a living space…

Energy assistance information

Applications Open For LIHEAP Utility Assistance

The federally funded Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program, or LIHEAP, opened on Friday to applicants and will run through April 30 on a first-come, first-served basis. LIHEAP is a federally-funded program designed to assist low income families meet the cost of home heating by providing a one-time payment to the heating utility company such as Alliant…

Training Opportunity for Washington Small Businesses & Entrepreneurs

The Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses program is a great opportunity for business owners to gain access to tools and knowledge to grow their business. In professional workshops delivered in-person and online, business owners learn from some of the brightest minds in the business, learn about access to financial capital, and build a powerful network…