Ridiculous Days 2020

May 29, 2020 WASHINGTON, IOWA — FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Washington’s Ridiculous Days is the state’s longest running such event and it will be held again this year for the 73rd time. The three-day celebration has been modified due to COVID-19 guidelines and restrictions but there will still be plenty of fun, shopping bargains and activities…

Archer Appliance CEO | Goldman-Sachs Business Program

Archer Appliance CEO Completes Goldman-Sachs Business Program Kevin Erpelding Kevin Erpelding, owner and CEO of Archer Appliance in Washington says his involvement in the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses Program has enabled him to work “on my business rather than in my business”.  And while the program has been quite time consuming, it has been…

Changes coming to Washington Farmers’ Market

The Washington Farmers’ Market Advisory Committee (WFMAC) is excited to start the season, but obviously very concerned with the safety of both our vendors & our customers. The following changes have been made to the market effective for the 2020 season due to the COVID-19 outbreak, until it is deemed safe to do otherwise. This…

Chamber Board Considers New Events to Replace Those Canceled by Virus

Chamber Board Considers New Events to Replace Those Canceled by Virus NEWS RELEASE (WASHINGTON, IA) —April 30, 2020 The statewide Covid 19 governmental regulations regarding social gathering limitations and advice from local and state public health officials have caused the Washington Chamber of Commerce to cancel some planned summer events while tentatively planning or rescheduling…