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Sesquicentennial news and notes

The Sesquicentennial Coins are now at the chamber office. There are still several silver coins available for $60 and the antique bronze coins for $6 are available. 

Creston Postal Service to offer pictorial postmark of Creston Sesquicentennial. Beginning July 3 for 30 days, the Creston Post Office will offer a pictorial postmark of the Creston Sesquicentennial Logo. Let family and friends know, so that their envelopes can be cancelled with the Sesquicentennial postmark.

“The Sesquicentennial, Creston, Iowa, 1869 to 2019” books are now available for $10. They can be purchased at Adams Street Espresso, Create Creston, Creston Chamber of Commerce, Creston City Hall, Creston News Advertiser, Gibson Memorial Library and Union County Historical Village. 

Several Sesquicentennial volunteers have put together a DVD of Creston’s Centennial and Quasicentennial events along with some class reunions and past proms to create a DVD for public viewing on the TV in the Memorial Room at the restored Creston Depot in Uptown. The DVD will be playing during regular business hours. Stop by and enjoy some sights and sounds from the past.

Hi-Five Honorees

The following individuals received the Hi-Five Honor in June. Congratulations to Roy Johnson, Creston mealsite and Bailey Fry-Schnormeier and all who assisted her.

The Hi-Five for Service allows us to recognize those who make shopping and doing business in Creston a rewarding and positive experience.

Gold Star Business


The chamber honored Tyler Insurance Services Inc., 111 W, Mills St., as the June Gold Star Business.

To acknowledge a business or an individual for either the Hi-Five or Gold Star, just call the chamber at 641-782-7021 and tell why they should be nominated.

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