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Washington State Bank Boosts Child Care Center

Pictured (Left-to-right): Mike Greiner (Washington State Bank), Bryan Hunger (Jefferson County Kids) Brittany Gavin (Washington State Bank)  Joshua Laraby (Fairfield Economic Development Association) Kate Van Pelt (Jefferson County Kids)  Todd Reifsteck (Jefferson County Kids)  (FAIRFIELD, IOWA) Washington State Bank has joined ranks with Jefferson County Kids to bring its future child care center a step […]

The Well Purchases Building in Fairfield

Fairfield, Iowa – The Well purchased the building that housed the Foursquare Church located on 1700 S Main Street in Fairfield, Iowa in early August. The 22,400 square foot space is an ideal size and location for the current and future needs of The Well including The Well Thrift Store retail area, donation processing room, […]

The Rise Of Work-From-Home Towns

Article Source: Bloomberg.com, Chicago Tribune  By Justin Fox Justin Fox is a Bloomberg Opinion columnist covering business. He was the editorial director of Harvard Business Review and wrote for Time, Fortune and American Banker. He is the author of The Myth of the Rational Market. The coronavirus pandemic, and the accompanying mass shift to doing […]

Financial Assistance Now available to Eligible Nonprofits Impacted by COVID-19

Volunteer Iowa and the Iowa Economic Development Authority (IEDA) announced the launch of the Iowa Nonprofit Recovery Fund, an extension of the Iowa Small Business Relief Grant Program. The program will provide short-term relief to nonprofit organizations that have seen reduced revenue and/or increased costs as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Eligible nonprofits may […]

Libertyville Savings Banks Partners on Child Care Center

  FAIRFIELD, IOWA (June 18, 2020) Libertyville Savings Bank, has joined ranks with Jefferson County Kids to bring its future child care center a step closer by pledging $50,000 toward the project. Jill Burnett, CEO of Libertyville Saving Banks said, “As a locally owned and operated bank, we are committed to supporting the needs of […]

SBA Recognizes Ideal Energy with PPP Loan

*Press Release courtesy of the Iowa District Office U.S. Small Business Administration In the past decade, Fairfield-based Ideal Energy has grown from one of Iowa’s first solar companies to beome a leading energy firm in the Midwest. Founded in 2009 by former U.S. Navy Seal Troy Van Beek and his wife Amy, the company specializes […]

Child Care Advocates Join Together to Celebrate Provider Appreciation Day- May 8, 2020

Quality Child Care – A Priceless Commodity that Deserves Recognition Fairfield, Iowa – The Jefferson County Child Care Steering Committee is proud to partner with Iowa/Jefferson/Keokuk Early Childhood Iowa and the Fairfield Economic Development Association in recognizing child care providers/early educators for Child Care Provider Appreciation Day. This year we celebrate Child Care Provider Appreciation […]