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Annual Dinner on March 19

Please join us on Monday, March 19th for our Annual Dinner at the Riverside Casino & Golf Resort. This is a fun networking celebration with 280+ community leaders from around greater Washington County. 

Be there to support the Washington Chamber of Commerce, Main Street Washington, and the Washington Economic Development Group!


Our guest keynote speaker is Scott Siepker, proudly sponsored by Washington County Hospital and Clinics. Siepker currently is best known as the co-host of Iowa Public TV's Iowa Outdoor.

Annual Dinner Details

  • Ticket Price: $40 per person ($50 after March 8th)
  • Tables of 10 can be reserved for your business/organization 
  • Dinner Buffet
  • Cash Bar
  • Guilt-free raffle with great prizes
  • Special hotel rate of $64.95 for the night of the event at Riverside Casino. Call 319-648-1234 and request the room block for Washington County Annual Dinner.

Special thanks to our Presenting Sponsor, the Riverside Casino & Golf Resort!





Annual Dinner March 21st

Join WEDG, the Washington Chamber of CommerceMain Street Washington, and 300 friends at our joint Annual Dinner on Monday, March 21 at the Riverside Casino and Golf Resort.

It is a satisfying evening of networking, celebration, awards, and insights. Between two ferns with emcee Jaron Rosien will be guest speaker Mark Nolte of the Iowa City Area Development Group. A fabulous two-meat buffet, cash bar, and great raffle prizes - just $40 per person. 

Plus, the Riverside Casino is offering a special $64.95 hotel rate for March 21st after the Annual Dinner. Call 319-648-1234 and request the room block for Washington County Annual Dinner.

Regional Vision Rising

For several years, community leaders in our 7-county region have been working on flood recovery (in progress), developing a regional brand (Iowa's Creative Corridor), and a regional economic development strategy.

Throughout 2016, a regional economic development strategy will take shape through the input of literally thousands of people. You should be one of those people! Join 500 people that have taken our survey in the first week. Lets hear your opinion - it makes a difference. 

The planning process is being facilitated by Market Street Services. Market Street has also worked with the greater Des Moines area on their Capital Crossroads plan, and most recently with the Quad Cities on a 2030 Vision.

Stronger Economies Together (SET)

In addition to the exciting Regional Visioning process starting in the greater Cedar Rapids/Iowa City area, (including Washington County) we are looking for additional economic collaborations with our sister counties to the south.

Stronger Economies Together is a process to develop regional economic collaboration in Washington, Jefferson, and Henry Counties. Thanks to a grant from the USDA Rural Development, we are working to develop and implement an economic development blueprint, which is intended to identify and strategically build on the current and emerging economic strengths of our three-county region. 

Our next session is Friday, March 11 at Noon.