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Worldly Goods Receives Ames Convention & Visitors Bureau CYtes Community Grant

Worldly Goods’ mission statement reflects their commitment to environmental resiliency around the world. Their daily practice is to reuse, re-purpose, and recycle whenever possible. The Reuse, Repurpose & Recycle Market, on August 27, is an opportunity for everyone to swap or sell their “old and unused” items in a street market like atmosphere in downtown Ames. Funds from the grant will provide increased advertising and marketing efforts. For more information, visit www.worldygoods.org

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.

For more information, contact:
Angela Davidson
Administrative Services
Ames Convention & Visitors Bureau
angelad@amescvb.com
515.232.4032

Submitted by Ames Convention & Visitors Bureau

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