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Founders Day 2018 Schedule Of Events

Friday, August 17, 2018

Opens at 4    Vendors/Beverage Area
   4:30 p.m.    Bingo (White Pigeon Parking lot (Weather Permitting)
   4 – 7 p.m.   Kids Tractor Pull Contest (Registration at 4:30 p.m.)
  4:30-6:30    Wilton Talent Show on Toyota of Muscatine Stage
  5:00-7:00    Happy Hour/Business after Hours:  Wine Tasting is $10 for Non-Chamber members
  6:00 p.m.     Slow Pitch Softball Tournament
  6:00 p.m.    Scavenger Hunt – Register at Tinted Vintage ($15 per person) starts at City Park

2018 RAGBRAI Meeting

We are having a RAGBRAI organizational meeting on Tuesday, April 3rd at City Hall, 5pm. Anyone interested in getting involved or just wants information should stop by. We are looking to organize a community tent where we could locate non-profit, local organizations under one roof. We also need volunteers to direct bikes.

Legislative Open Forum

The Legislative Committee of the Wilton Chamber of Commerce will hold a Legislative Open Forum on Saturday, March 10, 2018 from 9:00 - 10:30 a.m. at the Wilton Community Room – 104 E. 4th St.

This meeting will have our Senator Robert Dvorsky &  Representative Bobby Kaufmann on hand to answer and  discuss current issues before both the House and the  Senate.

The Forum is open to the public and all interested persons  are invited and encouraged to attend.  Let's all take this opportunity to educate ourselves with the current legislative issues.

23rd Annual Community Thanksgiving Dinner

Where: First Presbyterian Church Fellowship Hall                
             213 W. 5th St., Wilton, Iowa

When: Thanksgiving Day 2017 November 23  
            Serving from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Who: Everyone

23rd Annual Community Thanksgiving Dinner will be held on Thanksgiving Day – November 23, 2017 in the Fellowship Hall of the First Presbyterian Church in Wilton. Serving of a traditional turkey dinner will begin at 11:30 a.m.

American Pickers

The TV show American Pickers will be heading to Iowa late September/mid October. We are looking for large private collections for the guys to dig through. We'd love to spread the word in your area.
 
Feel free to share this with local media, individuals, social media, bulletin boards, etc. Please make sure people who are interested reach out to us on our phone number 1-855-OLD-RUST (653-7878), or our email, which is AmericanPickers@cineflix.com.
 

2017 Founders Day Parade Winners

FLOAT CATEGORY

THEME – 1ST PLACE – #1 WILTON BANK
          2ND PLACE – #9 COMMUNITY BANK
          3RD PLACE – #17 CLASS OF 1982

BEST DECORATED – 1st PLACE - #11 WILTON WRESTING
                 2ND PLACE – #4 SUNSET VIEW PET HOSPITAL
                 3RD PLACE – #6 WILTON RETIREMENT COMMUNITY

ORIGINAL – 1ST PLACE – # 8 VIETNAM VETERANS
        2ND PLACE – #13 SAMANATHA’S DANCE ACADEMY
        3RD PLACE – #10 VERNON VOSS 

Housing Needs in Wilton Survey

In partnership with the City of Wilton and the Wilton Development Corporation, we are working to develop a Housing Needs Assessment for the City of Wilton. We ask for your participation in a short survey, to help us better understand the housing needs and desires of the community. Your responses will be completely anonymous and will be used to support our analysis and guide the recommendations that will be put forth in our report.