Clubs & Organizations

Friends of the Elgin Public Library

Elgin Community Betterment Club

Elgin Community Betterment Club (ECBC) sponsors many events such as the flowers on Center Street, Elgin Homecoming, Miss Elgin Pageant, City-Wide Clean Up Day, City-Wide Garage Sales, Easter Basket Hunt, Town & Country Market, Halloween Trunk-or-Treat, Christmas Open House, Santa Claus activities, Christmas Lighting Contest, Christmas Dinner Theater and much more! New members are always welcome. ECBC meets the third Thursday each month at 11:30 a.m. in the library meeting room.

Elgin Historical Society

Progress Club

Boy Scouts Pack 53

Girl Scouts

Valley Writers

4H Club – Pleasant Valley Sharpshooters

Elgin Lions Club

Valley Book Club


Turkey River Watershed Management Authority

The Turkey River Watershed Management Authority (WMA) was formed in June 2012 and is a board of directors from twenty three cities, five counties, and seven soil and water conservation districts (SWCDs) in the Turkey River Watershed who have voluntarily agreed to work together in order to:

  • Assess and reduce the flood risks
  • Assess and improve water quality
  • Work with the Iowa Flood Center to model flood reduction strategies
  • Educate and engage residents of the watershed regarding flood risks and water quality
  • Develop a Turkey River Watershed Plan for flood reduction and water quality management
  • Help partners secure funding for projects