MVAT’s Iowa Fundraiser a Success

At the ribbon cutting ceremony for the fundraiser benefiting the MVAT Foundation on Saturday, September 6, 2014 (left to right): Dave Heiar, Director, Jackson County (Iowa) Economic Alliance; Chris Rolling, Mayor of Bellevue, Iowa; Rachel and Mark Herman, Potter’s Mill co-owners/operators; Carolyn and Butch Eggers, Potter’s Mill co-owners, and; Deanna Cook, Director of the Bellevue, Iowa Chamber of Commerce.


On Saturday, September 6, the MVAT Foundation was honored to be the designated beneficiary of the grand reopening celebration for the historic Potter’s Mill located in the Mississippi River town of Bellevue, Iowa. Today, the mill building, constructed in 1843, houses the restaurant Flatted Fifth Blues & BBQ and The Inn at Potter’s Mill, a B&B. The event featured live music throughout the day and attracted a large crowd of several hundred persons.

MVAT Foundation Executive Director James Colbert addresses the crowd at Potter’s Mill on Saturday, September 6, 2014.