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Downtown Washington, Inc. Staff

Bridgette Kelch

Executive Director

Executive Director 636-239-1743 Fax 636-239-4832 bkelch@downtownwashmo.org

Danielle Grotewiel

Communication Specialist and Executive Assistant

“I have so many wonderful memories of being downtown as a kid and throughout my life.  I still find

Leanna Epperson

CPU Specialist

CPU Specialist “Having grown up in a big city, like San Bernadino, CA, I appreciate that I can raise

Christine Bogue


Bookkeeping 636-239-1743 Fax 636-239-4832 accounting@downtownwashmo.org

Jamie Hearst

Event Coordinator

“I have always been proud to call Washington my hometown and I think that the beauty of Washington is in

Downtown Washington, Inc. Board of Directors

Chris Eckelkamp


President Chris Eckelkamp “I love downtown because it has so many different things to offer, and  b

Jeff Holtmeier

Vice President

“I never get tired of taking guests through downtown and hearing their reactions. To have visitors tell

Toni Cavin


Secretary/Treasurer Toni Cavin (2014-2016*) “I am looking forward to watching fall change the look o

Kristy Stoyer

Board Member

“I love downtown Washington because of the close-knit community, local traditions, and charm.  I lo

Angie Williams

Board Member

Angela (Angie) M. Williams “The community spirit in downtown Washington is amazing!  I did not grow

Historic Washington Foundation Board of Directors

Rick Hopp


“The heritage of our downtown is what I love most.  It’s the perfect place to live and run a

Vince Borgerding

Vice President

“I like seeing all of the committees working together with the Downtown Washington, Inc. staff to ge

Rodney Stoyer


Secretary Rodney Stoyer “I love downtown Washington because it feels like home to me.” The Cou

Joe Schneider


Treasurer Joe Schneider “When I enter downtown Washington a feeling of comfort, friendship and happi

Nancy Walkenhorst

Board Member

“Downtown Washington is just in my heart. When we moved to this wonderful town 40 years ago, we spe

Upcoming Events

Get To Know WashMO


Meet Jamie Hearst

There is a new face in the Downtown Washington, Inc. office.  Jamie (Luelf) Hearst took the position of Events Coordinator and started to work with us on  January 19, 2017.  Jamie will be taking on the “big four” (Main Street BBQ & Bluesfest, S

Property Opportunities


110 West Main Street – For Sale

Address: 110 West Main Street Square Feet: 1,982 List Price: $169,000.00 Comments: Large open floor plan Attic storage Partial basement River view Contact: Cheryl Heggemann 636-297-4449 Click here to download the PDF.

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