Washington County Public Health Urges Careful Planning For This Holiday Season

Washington County, Iowa – The winter holidays are almost upon us, and this year the festivities will require even more planning than most. Everyone is yearning for more normalcy and that includes getting together in-person. However, we have to stay united in making sure celebrations do not put us and our loved ones at a…

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Washington County Families Save Thousands in Tuition Expenses in 2019-2020

Washington, IA—There are many ways high school students can earn college credit in high school (CCHS) through Kirkwood. Options range from taking one or two college level classes all the way up to completing a sequence of courses in a Career Academy. These experiences are primarily designed for high school juniors and seniors, allowing them…

Wellness Park Project Underway

The Wellness Park Phase 1 Ballfields & Roadway project is underway.  This project will help to provide Washington with its first integrated community baseball/softball complex, and will provide 2 new large soccer fields to complement the existing soccer complex along West 18th Street.  The project will also include a concessions/restrooms building, new sand volleyball courts,…

Washington Chamber & Main Street Seeking New Board Members

The Washington Chamber of Commerce and Main Street Washington are seeking new members for their Board of Directors.  The terms for positions for both organizations will be a period of three years.  The Washington Chamber of Commerce is an advocate for business, promotes business alliances, provides valuable benefits and services to our members and is…

Leslie Allender | Goldman-Sachs Business Program

September 4th, 2020 Washington, IA–Leslie Allender, owner of Repurpose It and co-owner of Carson Plumbing and Heating in Washington has been selected to participate in the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses Program. It all started when Washington Chamber Executive Director Michelle Redlinger contacted Allender and encouraged her to submit an application to get into the…

Washington Welcomes Back Our Educators

WASHINGTON, IOWA August 24th, 2020 — The Washington Chamber of Commerce held the 19th Annual Educator Appreciation Breakfast for the Washington Community School District on Tuesday, August 18th.  The Educator Breakfast committee and volunteers brought biscuits and gravy from Four Corners Fuel & Gas, breakfast burritos and iced coffee from McDonald’s and fruit and OJ…