Washington County Riverboat Foundation


The Washington County Riverboat Foundation is the non-profit license holder for Riverside Casino & Golf Resort®. The Washington County Riverboat Foundation provides significant financial resources to non-profit organizations and local government to complete important projects to make Washington County, Iowa a better place to live and work.




The City of Riverside


Welcome to the City of Riverside "Where the Trek begins".


Riverside is a small community of 928 people situated in the Heartland near the intersection of Highway 218 and Highway 22 in the English River Valley. Riverside is the self-proclaimed birthplace of the fictional character, Captain James T. Kirk of the USS Enterprise and Star Trek fame. In 2004, the city was the site of the "Invasion Iowa' movie starring William Shatner and many Riverside and Washington county citizens.


Take a drive and come see our beautiful town and see what it has to offer for living, entertainment, dining or whatever else you may be looking for.




Riverside Area Community Club (RACC)


The Riverside Area Community Club (RACC) raises funds to help with community programs and events including academic scholarships, first responders program and the boy and girl scouts. They also sponsor special projects like new playground equipment.


RACC's biggest event and fundraiser of the year is Trek Fest, which they host each year the last weekend in June. Any member of the community is welcome to be part of RACC, to participate in the planning of Trek Fest and other important community events and projects.




Washington County


Washington County is located in Southeast Iowa and covers 556.75 square miles in the richest of America's agricultural region. The nine incorporated cities in the county are Ainsworth, Brighton, Coppock, Crawfordsville, Kalona, Riverside, Washington, Wellman, and West Chester.




Kalona Chamber of Commerce


Today, the Kalona area is home to the largest Amish Mennonite settlement west of the Mississippi river, something that began when three Old Order Amish families established homesteads near Deer Creek the year Iowa became a state.


A pioneer spirit still thrives today in the progressive business community with its one-of-a-kind downtown and countryside shops and cottage industries. Thanks to a home grown, cutting-edge medical instruments company, Kalona is even known in the international high-tech marketplace.




WEDG - Washington Economic Development Group


The Washington Economic Development Group is a local, public-private partnership, 501c(6) non-profit organization that was formed in 1986. It grew out of a private, community based for-profit development corporation, Washington Industries, Inc. that was formed in the 1950s.

Serving the needs of business and industry, and local government in greater Washington County, Iowa.




Washington Chamber of Commerce


The Chamber of Commerce is proud to represent these multifaceted companies and organizations that make Washington, Iowa, a great place to live and work. From helping companies establish themselves, to supporting favorable legislative actions, to advancing the region's infrastructure and economic assets, the Chamber is helping businesses develop and encouraging civic growth.




Main Street Washington


The mission of Main Street Washington is to create a culturally diverse, economically vibrant downtown district. This will be achieved through strong partnerships, historic preservation, and coordinated events by empowering businesses, volunteers and the community. Without the support of the Community we wouldn't be able to accomplish all of our projects and programming.