Abby & Alex McConnell have purchased the property at 217 E. Lincoln Way and will be opening Legacy Events this spring. This business will focus on event rentals, services and supplies for all types of events such as weddings, parties, social gatherings and business events. Not only will there be a physical location but a website can be accessed at www.legacyeventsiowa.com. The McConnells are in the process of remodeling the interior and exterior to accommodate the business. The Jefferson Wants You team awarded the McConnells $5,000 towards their start-up costs. Abby & Alex are local graduates who returned to Jefferson to live and raise their family.
New business start-ups in Jefferson are eligible to apply for one-time start-up costs through the Jefferson Wants You Incentive Fund. Find the application at www.experiencejeffersoniowa.com under Grow Here; Entrepreneurial . This project is a Rural Return project funded through local utilities, financial institutions, and a grant from Grow Greene County in 2022.