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Senior Variety Show receives Ames Convention & Visitors Bureau CYtes Community Grant

The Senior Variety Show is a senior-driven opportunity for entertainment and involvement that encourages, connects, and acclaims Ames as a place where successful aging takes place! This year’s show will spotlight “the 60’s”. Grant funds will help in revitalizing the promotion of the event, including a new DVD that will showcase the benefits of the show to local groups, engaging more volunteers and partners. For more information, visit

About the Ames Convention & Visitors CYtes Community Grant Program:
The Ames Convention & Visitors Bureau awarded $80,150 in funding on behalf of their CYtes  Community Grant Program to assist local businesses and organizations in promoting and implementing 24 special events and programs in the Ames area for 2017. Each grant was awarded according to its intent to attract new visitors to the Ames area, enhance visitor experiences and improve the quality of life for area residents. With this latest addition of grant recipients, the Bureau’s CYtes Community Grant Program has awarded more than $550,000 to help fund nearly 230 events and projects throughout the area since its establishment in 2007.

Submitted by the Ames Convention & Visitors Bureau

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