USDA Grant to Promote Tourism Awarded to Lake County

The United States Department of Agriculture recently awarded $45,000 in grant money to Lake County to promote tourism.

The county will use the money to help promote the area as an off-road destination.

To bring more visitors, they plan to develop advertisements on the web.

The county hopes as this bring more people to off-road, tourists will spend money in other areas within the county.

Early next year is when the county hopes to have everything up and running.

9&10’s Breelynn Martin and Photojournalist Jeff Blakeman spoke to a county commissioner and business about the grant.