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Washington, Iowa will be celebrating it's 175th Birthday June 1-8, 2014 with eight days of celebration recognizing all that makes Washington great! We are 'Living the Dream' here in Washington, Iowa! 

Committee Co-Chairs:

Millie and Diane

  • Millie Youngquist  (319)653-4673,
  • Diane Gallagher   (319)330-7677,

Committee Treasurer:

  •  Deb Shepherd (319)461-3042, 

Committee Food Vendor Coordinator: 

  • Heather Schultz  (319)653-6621,

Committee Retail Chair: 

  • Kathy Richardson (319)461-5295,

Committee Marketing: 

  • Virginia McCurdy (319)653-8101
  • Nic Sabatke        (793)639-7644

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Committee Website & Social Media: 

  • Dani Kane (319)541-1944, 


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  • 175th Fundraiser

    Get your copy of Michael Kramme's new book, 'Images of America: Washington' at:

    • Chamber of Commerce
    • Halycon House
    • Super 8
    • Washington Court House
    • Washington City Hall

    $5 from each copy sold will go toward the 175th Festivities! 

  • Sun, June 1: On the Move

    Everything on the move, from foot to plane. 

    Day Chairs:

    • Nic Sabatke (319)639-7644
    • Kierstan Peck (763)300-0280

  • Mon, June 2: Washington History

    Celebrating the rich history of Washington, Iowa. 

    Day Chair:

    • Virginia McCurdy (319)653-8101
  • Tues, June 3: Business & Industry

    Celebrating the businesses & industries of the past and present. All those that made Washington, Iowa the great, self-sustaining community that it is today. 

    Day Chair:

    • Sarah Sadrakula C: (651)707-3431 W: (319)653-3918

  • Wed, June 4: Arts & Crafts

    Lets get creative! A Day to celebrate the talents of Washington, Iowa. 

    Day Chairs:

    • Renee Guy (515)537-7472
    • Karen Moenck (319)653-8748

  • Thurs, June 5: Ag

    What's Washington, Iowa without agriculture? A day to tip our hats to all those who work the land and help to feed the world. 

    Day Chair:

    • Jerome & Heidi Vittetoe (319)430-0797

  • Fri, June 6: Family Health & Fitness

    Here's to another 175 years of health and longevity! 

    Day Chair:

    • Erin & Shannon Rugg (319)461-0870

  • Sat, June 7: Young at Heart

    Celebrating with our annual Ridiculous Day, parade, bands, and fun activities for the young at heart! 

    Day Chairs:

    • Chamber of Commerce (319)653-3272 

    For after hours or emergencies: 

    • Michelle Redlinger (319)321-4271 
    • Dani Kane (319)541-1944


  • Sat, June 7: Tribute Night

  • Sun, June 8: Living the Dream

    Our final day, bringing Washington, Iowa together with an all American Celebration! 

    Day Chair:

    • Gary McCurdy (319)461-1241
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