July 6, 2020 | 905 Arrangements opens in Downtown Hawarden at 905 Central Avenue, Hawarden, Iowa.
June 30, 2020 | In partnership with local businesses and banking institutions the Hawarden Business Community has secured $159,000 in Iowa Small Business Relief Grant (COVID-19) funds and secured forgivable loans in excess of $3,800,000 from the Paycheck Protection Program (COVID-19) which is part of the 2020 CARES Act.
June 24, 2020 | The Appealing Downtown Committee was awarded a $6,900 grant from the Hawarden Community Foundation to purchase and install banners on the new downtown streetlight poles.
June 10, 2020 | City of Hawarden Revolving Loan Committee awards $134,000 loans to three projects. These loans leveraged $296,000 in additional capital. Since January 2020 the loans awarded from the Revolving Loan Committee have created or retained 33 jobs.
February 12, 2020 | City of Hawarden Revolving Loan Committee awards $217,821 in loans to three projects. These loans leveraged $357,500 in additional capital.
October 1, 2019 | Gypsy Soul Boutique (formerly known as The Nail Boutique) opens at their new location – 907 Central Avenue, Hawarden, Iowa.
July 11, 2019 | Suede to open store downtown Hawarden.