Leadership Washington Class Tours Local Government Offices

The Leadership Washington Class met at Washington City hall early Wednesday morning February 10 and spent the rest of the day touring city and county government  offices. Leaders included Jim Lester, Jonathan Ward and Jenny Morgan.  Mayor Jaron Rosien welcomed the group and explained the duties of the mayor. City  Administrator Brent Hinson also addressed…

Washington’s Leslie Allender Completes Goldman Sachs Business Class

Des Moines Area Community College (DMACC), along with Iowa’s 14 other community colleges, today announced the completion of the fourth Iowa class of Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses. Leslie Allender of RePurpose It, in Washington was among the scholars completing the class. The 26 scholars from across the state represent a diverse range of business…

Audia Named Washington County Economic Development Executive Director

The Board of Directors for Washington County Economic Development (WEDG) announced November 20th, 2020, the selection of Mary Audia as the new Executive Director. Audia took the reins in early December. “The WEDG board and other community leaders who participated in the hiring saw her entrepreneurial experiences and strong communication skills, to name a few,…