Welcome to West Union!

Welcome to West Union!

From the halls of our churches to the streams that surround us, from the Courthouse Square to our abundant parks, we welcome you home. In West Union, we have managed to preserve a special way of life, where our neighbors are our friends and visitors are always greeted with a warm smile and a hot beef. That special quality of life is one of the things that we hold dear, connecting us to our land and to each other. In West Union, we honor our families and cherish our friends. We preserve our past and we revel in the vision of our future.

That future is happening now, as we are proud to be a Green Streetscape Pilot Program Community. Inspired by our agricultural roots of using every resource available, we are tapping into cutting edge technologies, building material, and energy solutions to reconnect the community with its historic downtown. From our past, through to our present, and focused on the future, we are West Union, and we are deeply connected.

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Community Awards Banquet Award Nomination

Posted: Mon, November 17, 2014
The West Union Area Chamber of Commerce is hosting the Community Awards Banquet on January 17th, 2015 at the Echo Valley Banquet & Reception Center. Please take a moment and nominate community members who you believe most deserve to be recognized at this event. Below is an award nomination form. The categories are education, health, community service, religion & youth. Please email, mail, or drop off nomination forms to the Chamber office by December 31, 2014. Thank you!
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Apartment for Rent

Posted: Mon, November 17, 2014
The West Union Area Chamber of Commerce currently has an upstairs apartment for rent at 101 1/2 N. Vine Street. If interested, please call the Chamber at (563) 422-3070 or Melody at (563) 380-6181.
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Mark your calendar for the next 5:05 Community Social!

Posted: Thu, September 18, 2014
The West Union Chamber of Commerce is proud to invite you to West Union's 5:05 Community Social!

Our next 5:05 Community Social will be at the Fayette County Historical Center in West Union on November 11, 2014.

Each month on the second Tuesday at 5:05 pm, friends, colleagues and members of the community are invited to gather at the hosting business for food, conversation, door prizes, and a chance to see another business that is proud to call our community their home!




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West Union, Iowa: Small Town, Big Vision

Posted: Wed, January 23, 2013
Jeff Geerts, Special Projects Manager for Iowa Economic Development Authority has written a very special article about the West Union Green Pilot Project. The feature story, "West Union, Iowa: Small town, big vision", was published in District Energy Magazine. Click on the file below to enjoy the article.
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