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The Gateway to Northeast Iowa Welcome Center craft store is operated by volunteers. The craft store serves as a place for locals and visitors to shop for unique items made exclusively in Iowa. The craft store is open 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. daily and always welcomes volunteers to regularly work shifts. Are you interested in helping operate the craft store, assist travelers with directions and amenities, and be a passionate representation of the community?  Please contact Welcome Center Director Jen Hauser at 641-435-4187 to learn more about volunteer opportunities at the Welcome Center.


The Big 4 Fairgrounds are host of several events throughout the year, most notably the Big 4 Fair Labor Day weekend, the Chickasaw County 4-H & FFA Fair in July, Figure 8 race nights throughout the summer, and much more. The Big 4 Fairgrounds are managed by a private board of directors and are always looking for volunteers to help with event preparation, working events, and event clean-up. If you are interested in learning more about volunteering with the Big 4 Fairgrounds, you may view contact information on their website and Facebook page.  


Water Over the Dam Days is the town’s annual celebration the last weekend of June each year. Water Over the Dam Days is always looking for volunteers to assist with setting up, tearing down, coordinating events, and help throughout the event. To inquire about how you can help with WODD, contact Tori Ulrichs at 641-330-1306.

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