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.
TOWN OF LAGRANGE – PROGRESS PROGRAM
April 15, 2021
Town of LaGrange Clerk/Treasurer Cathy Stoddard accepts Progress Program Funds
Torrington, WY --- Goshen Economic Development utilizing ¼ cent sales tax for economic development funds to invest in the walking path continuation in the town of LaGrange. LaGrange applied and received $20,000 to put towards the project. The total project cost is $540,000 with Progress Program funds being utilized in the construction of the path. The Town of LaGrange is the recipient of WYDOT TAP Grant funds to fund most of the construction. Goshen Economic Development uses the Progress Program to reinvest sales tax funding back into the municipalities, businesses and non-profits located throughout Goshen County.
Goshen Economic Development – which includes Economic Development, Chamber of Commerce, Main Street, and Travel & Tourism – is a non-profit organization that prioritizes the retention and expansion of local businesses. Since 1987, the organization has encouraged business growth, created jobs, and built on local community assets in five Wyoming municipalities: Fort Laramie, LaGrange, Lingle, Torrington, and Yoder.