February  2015
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Two Grand Prize Winners
receive free billboards in any major metropolitan area! 
1 — Business Winner
1 —  Municipality, Utility or Non-profit
Contest open to all ACED members, including municipalities, utilities, non-profit and business entities. 
Businesses and non profits may join ACED to enter contest—membership must be paid by February 27, 2015.



Congratulations to the 2014 winners! 
Waukon Dental  And City Of Lansing—Main Street

We can offer this services and others due to the support from our members

Create Your Own Website 

The New Albin Public Library and ACED are sponsoring workshops to get your website set up!

Instructor Tiffanie Peters
Business Education Teacher at EACS

March 2, 9, & 16 (Mondays)
7: 00 - 8:30 pm
New Albin Elementary School

Please bring your own laptop if available.

RSVP by 2/23/2015 to Val Reinke at 563-544-3428 or valeriereinke@hotmail.com 

Pictured above is the Allamakee County ad in the 2015 Eastern Iowa Tourism Guide. Stop in our office to pick up some guides to give out at your location!
Click on our ad to view the guide!


Sportsman’s Hunting & Fishing Exchange
Gun Show

March 28, 2015
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
New Albin Community Center
Admission $5
For information please call Robert Ludeking 
Best Show in Northeast Iowa!

 Feb. 2 The Great
 Migration: Serengiti
@ Effigy Mounds

Feb. 5  Fullmoon Snowshoe Event

Feb. 7  Patti Ruff visiting New Albin
 New Albin Community
Center/Winnebago Room

Feb. 15  Firemans Breakfast
@ New Albin Fire Station

Feb. 7-9  The Great Ships - The River Boats
@ Effigy Mounds

Feb. 14  Have a Heart
@ Waukon Dental

Feb.14  Comedian/Hypnotist
@ Waukon Banquet Center

Feb. 14 - 16  The Life of Birds: Fishing for a Living
@ Effigy Mounds


 Feb. 21  Lansing Winter Fest

Feb. 21-23  Grand Lodges of the Nat'l Park: Canyon Lodges
@ Effigy Mounds

Feb. 23  Free Comm. Meal in Waukon
@First Presbyterian Church

Feb. 24  Fresh Conversations
@ Waukon Wellness Center

Feb. 27  Waukon Chamber Annual Banquet
@ Waukon Banquet Center

Feb. 27-28 PdC Bald Eagle Appreciation Days
@ Effigy Mounds

Feb. 28  Mississippi River Quest
@ Effigy Mounds

For more information on these events Please visit the following link: 


Harpers Ferry Area Heritage Society


Starting in 2015 meetings will be held the 4th Monday of each month. 
February 23, 2015 @ 7 pm, Legion Hall
March 23, 2015 @ 7 pm, Legion Hall
April 27, 2015 @ 7 pm, Legion Hall
May 25th, Memorial Day - Special showing of videos, photos and artifacts in the Community Building concurrent with the Legion's Pork Chop dinner.


Waukon Chamber Banquet 

Friday, February 27, at the Waukon Banquet Center, from 5:30pm-9:00pm. The cost is $30 per person and all proceeds will go towards the cost of community events/projects and also maintaining regular Chamber duties. Everyone is welcome to attend.
Please RSVP to Stephanie Dugan at (563) 568-4110 The Chamber will be honoring Years of Services, New Business of the Year, Business of the Year, Volunteer of the Year and Person of the Year at the banquet. If you are interested in nominating an individual/group or local business, please contact Stephanie.​

Thank You for Your Concern

Three weeks ago, I was involved in an accident that resulted with a broken nose and a severe concussion.  The first week and a half, I was ordered to complete bed rest – no driving, no working, no playing with kids, no vacuuming, etc. The doctor was very clear that I needed to let my brain heal.

I want t
o express my sincere gratitude for your thoughtful words, encouragement, prayers and concern during that difficult time.

Being limited to bed rest with ‘minimal” mental stimulation gave me a new appreciation and perception of all the blessings, including the caring individuals, in my life.  My family and dear friends were by my side and stepped in to
tend to pressing matters and projects. I can’t thank you enough for everything that has been done!
I am still working with doctors and physical therapy on lingering injuries, but each day I feel better and am able to do more!

Thank you again for your concern and thoughts!


Laura Olson, Executive Director

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