Membership.

Jewell Area Development Enterprise is a public entity that works for improving the business community and for publicbetterment. All Jewell residents and business owners are welcome to join JADE through memberships, through volunteerism, or through attending our monthly meetings.

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Membership Benefits.


Discover the awesome benefits of a JADE membership .
All JADE Business Members get access to the following programs, plus the grants listed below .
  • The Power of One:

    Shop Locally – It Makes a Difference! Dollars spent in Jewell help our community prosper through wages, utilities, taxes, church support, school projects, donations to community organizations and events, plus much more! Money spent in Jewell circulates throughout the economy, assuring that city services are top notch, property values stay high, and opportunities for further growth are available. Check Out The Local Business Directory.

  • Jewell Welcome Bag:

    Started in 2009, every Jewell business was encouraged to participate in a Welcome Bag designed for new members of our community. Anyone going to City Hall to start water or trash service will receive the Welcome Bag. Profit, non-profit, and any service organization may include promotional materials they feel will draw people to their business, church, youth program, etc. We are anxious for people new to our community to know what we have to offer.

  • Access to Main Street Iowa Personnel and Services:

    JADE Business Members have access to resources, services and personnel from Main Street Iowa in Des Moines. All Jewell businesses can access the services of Hamilton Hometowns. Hamilton County

  • Business Grants

    JADE offers two grants available to local business members. REGENT Grant is an exterior / interior building renovation and signage grant. PROGENT Grant is an individual business or group business promotion grant to encourage more business promotions. Learn More.

Business Grants.


REGENT

REGENT Grant is an exterior / interior building renovation and signage grant for JADE Business Members.

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PROGENT

PROGENT Grant is an individual business or group business promotion grant to encourage more business promotions.

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Monthly Meetings.


Join JADE through memberships, volunteerism, or by attending our monthly meetings:

JADE meetings are typically the third Thursday of every month at 5:15 p.m. Location & Times are announced in the South Hamilton Area Happenings column on the front page of the South Hamilton Record News. The public is encouraged to attend. 

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Helping to develop a brilliant, thriving town for future generations.


JADE consists of 4 committees: Promotion Committee, Business Improvement Committee, Design Committee, and the Administration & Organization Committee. Learn more about these committees that make JADE possible by clicking the button below.

JADE Committees

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Become a Member!

To gain access to grants, Iowa Main Street resources, Jewell Welcome Bags, to help promote Jewell’s local economy and more, apply to be a member today! Several dozen Jewell businesses support the work of JADE through an annual membership fee of $150.

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