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Forty under 40

Congratulations to two of our Washington locals and Chamber members, Brent Hinson and Kevin Conlin, for being selected as one of the Corridor Business Journal's Forty under 40. Hinson, 36, is the City Administrator for the City of Washington. Conlin, 34, is the Plant Manager for Modine Manufacturing. Check out the last ten years of honorees. Click Here


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Modine Manufacturing: Click to visit their website


New Sign at Lincoln Elementary 

Lincoln Elementary has a new sign in front of their school with a digital display board. The sign displays upcoming events with the schools, and Lincoln is excited about the communication that the sign opens uo with the community. Volunteers donated over 23 hours of time toward laying the 1500 bricks used to create the design. 

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Top Workplaces of 2014: Washington School



The 'Top Workplaces of 2014' list has been released by the Des Moines Register, and the Washington County School District has held its rank for three years now. This title is given based on workplace surveys completed by their employees. WCSD is one of Washington County's top five employeers. They are one of seven businesses in the Corridor to gain this year's ranking. CLICK HERE for the complete list. 



Brighton: 100 Years with High School Athletic Association 

Brighton will be presented with a plaque Thursday, October 2, during the Washington High School Homecoming Parade in Brighton. Brighton has been with the Iowa High School Athletic Association since 1914. The Plaque will represent 100 years of partnership. The Parade is set to begin at 9am and will be Grand Marshalled by Lee Shafer. Shafer was chosen for his instrumental work within the school district. 


Kirkwood's new Washington County Regional Center

The Kirkwood Regional Center is bringing opportunity to both students and businesses in the Washington Area. Come and check out the facility Oct. 9, 3-6pm during their Grand Opening Open House. 

Check out their website HERE