Elgin named "River Town of the Year"

Posted: Wed, February 21, 2018

We can finally announce that Elgin is the 2018 River Town of the Year!
Here is the social media release from Iowa Rivers Revival:
Each year, Iowa Rivers Revival presents the "River Town of the Year" Award to an Iowa river community that demonstrated a commitment to reclaiming the waterfront. The Award highlights a city of town's outstanding work to enhance connections to its river, using it as an anchor for economic development, recreation, and ecological practices, as well as addressing some of the challenges and solutions related to water quality.

We are so excited to announce that on March 16th, w e will present the 2018 award to Elgin! Elgin, along with great partners at the Fayette County Conservation, Northeast Iowa RC&D, and the Turkey River Recreational Corridor, has embraced the Turkey River and its surrounding area!