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GOSHEN MAIN STREET DESIGNATED AS A NATIONAL CERTIFIED MAIN STREET

Torrington, WY – On behalf of Main Street businesses throughout Goshen County, Goshen Economic Development began the process of becoming a National Certified Main Street three years ago.  The process included the addition of events such as 3rd Thursday’s and expansion of existing events such as Holiday activities.  National Main Street Certification creates national exposure, provides additional grant funding opportunities, and results in a cohesive community.

GOSHEN COUNTY TARGETED BROWNFIELDS STUDY

Goshen Economic Development is currently partnering with the Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality (WDEQ) in conducting a Targeted Brownfields Study - an initiative to explore the potential redevelopment of two Goshen County properties eligible for environmental assessment funding under the WDEQ Brownfields Assistance (BA) program.The WDEQ BA program helps local governments investigate, clean up, and reuse brownfields properties.

CITY OF TORRINGTON/PANHANDLE COOP GRANT APPLICATION

TORRINGTON, Wyo --- Goshen Economic Development in partnership with the City of Torrington applied to the Wyoming Business Council for a Business-Ready Community (BRC) Grant.  The grant request of $2.5 million was for the purchase price of the Wyoming Ethanol facility.   

Governor's Hospitality Loss Relief Program Open for Applications

CHEYENNE, Wyo. –  Governor Mark Gordon announced the opening of the Hospitality Loss Relief Program, which provides pandemic relief for hospitality businesses and nonprofits whose operations have been interrupted by the reduced hours provisions in recent health orders.

Awards up to $50,000 are available for Wyoming bars, taverns, restaurants, or hotels that derive their primary revenue between the hours of 10:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m. from on-premises sales and consumption of malt beverages, wine, and/or liquor...

Governor Gordon Announces Assistance Program for Businesses Impacted by Early Closures

December 8, 2020​

CHEYENNE, Wyo. –  Governor Mark Gordon, the Wyoming Business Council, and the Wyoming Department of Health are all working together to quickly roll out a relief program to businesses that now have reduced hours of operation.

Goshen Economic Development-Progress Program Awards

November 5, 2020​

Torrington, WY --- The Goshen Economic Development Board of Directors awarded $12,675 Progress Program funds to three projects in Goshen County.

 

The South Goshen Conservation District requested $3,675 for a Gopher Eliminator machine and custom trailer to haul it. Progress Program funding makes up 50% of a total project cost.

The Goshen County Library...

CITY OF TORRINGTON GRANT APPLICATION

October 31, 2020​

Torrington, WY --- Goshen Economic Development in partnership with the City of Torrington applied to the Wyoming Business Council for a Business-Ready Community (BRC) Grant.  The grant request is for the $2.5 million purchase price of the Wyoming Ethanol facility.  If funded, the City of Torrington will purchase the Wyoming Ethanol facility and triple-net lease it to Panhandle CO-OP.

GOSHEN COUNTY CELEBRATES ANNUAL CHAMBER AWARDS​

October 30, 2020​

Goshen County celebrated its community by recognizing businesses and individuals.  The Annual Chamber Awards recognize and honor Goshen County citizens who demonstrate excellence and community leadership in volunteerism, entrepreneurship, work ethic and business. Winners were announced at the Goshen Economic Development Annual Meeting held on Thursday, October 29, 2020 at 21st & Main via live Facebook and radio [Chinch Country] remote.