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Vote Yes on Nov. 2
October 05, 2021

Grow Greene County Gaming Corporation’s board of directors is working hand in hand with Wild Rose Jefferson as they encourage Greene County citizens to vote yes on Nov. 2.  Grow Greene is the non-profit that holds the license for the casino in Jefferson and distributes the funds to projects. Iowa law requires counties hold a […]

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Bell Tower Parade
Grow Greene County Participates in Bell Tower Parade
June 24, 2021

The 2021 Bell Tower Parade was a great time for Grow Greene County to highlight many of the projects that have been funded over the past five years.  Human billboards walked the parade handing out beads to parade-goers. A big thank you to those who joined in the fun. 2021 Bell Tower Parade

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Grow Greene County holds Awards Night
April 22, 2021

Grow Greene County Gaming Corporation, the local nonprofit corporation that holds the state gaming license in Greene County, distributed almost $1.2 million in grants at its 6th annual Awards Night, held in-person Tuesday evening at the Greene Room at Wild Rose Jefferson. Of the total, $258,000 was in competitive grants, with Greene County Ambulance receiving […]

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Grow Greene County distributes $1M during Facebook Live event
April 08, 2020

GreeneCountyNewsOnline article – April 8, 2020 In past years, Grow Greene County Gaming Corporation, the local nonprofit corporation that holds the state gaming license in Greene County, has held a festive event at the Greene Room at Wild Rose Casino to distribute charitable funds generated by gaming at Wild Rose. This year, which will be […]

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Grow Greene crosses $5.5M in giving
April 09, 2019

GROW GREENE CROSSES $5.5M IN GIVING Tue, 04/09/2019 – 15:57 admin1 4/4/19 Direct Link to Article By DOUGLAS BURNS d.burns@carrollspaper.com The continued fulfillment of a $4.5 million pledge for the Greene County Community School District’s competition gym and arts center. City building improvements in Scranton ($60,000) and a parks update in Churdan ($45,000). Motorists driving […]

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Grow Greene County awards $1.1M in grants
April 01, 2019

GreeneCountyNewsOnline – April 1, 2019 A new Greene County animal facility and dog park got a bit closer to becoming a reality and the Jefferson fire department will be able to keep up with state-mandated changes in radio equipment with grants awarded by Grow Greene County Gaming Corporation at its fourth annual Awards Night, held […]

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Grow Greene County distributes $1.2M in charitable funds
April 04, 2018

GreeneCountyNewsOnline – April 4, 2018 Transforming the Rippey in gymnasium into a fire station and city maintenance shed is closer to becoming reality with an $80,000 grant from Grow Greene County Gaming Corporation. The grant was the largest competitive grant awarded at Grow Greene County’s third annual Awards Night April 3 at Wild Rose Casino […]

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Grow Greene County awards $1.4M in grants
April 05, 2017

GreeneCountyNewOnline – April 5, 2017 There were several “winners” when Grow Greene County Gaming Corporation held its gala grant awards night at the Greene Room Events Center at Wild Rose Jefferson Tuesday evening. More than $1.4 million in grants was awarded. Among the winners are all Greene County residents and everyone who passes through the […]

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Almost $1M in grants given away at first-ever Grow Greene County Ceremony
April 05, 2016

Raccoon Valley Radio – April 5, 2016 Grow Greene County Gaming Corporation gave away $900,354 in grants to 24 recipients at their first-ever ceremony at Wild Rose in Jefferson. GGCGC received five percent of the adjusted gross revenue from Wild Rose as the non-profit gaming license holder to distribute to worthy projects and entities. The […]

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Grow Greene County slates town hall meetings
December 26, 2014

Seeking input on distribution of charitable funds GreeneCountyNewsOnline – December 26, 2014 The local non-profit organization that holds the gambling license in Greene County will hold a series of public meetings throughout the county in January to seek public input on the distribution of an estimated $1.2 million a year to worthy causes in the […]

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