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 YODER – PROGRESS PROGRAM
April 15, 2021
Torrington, WY --- Goshen Economic Development utilizing ¼ cent sales tax for economic development funds to replace the water storage tank in the town of Yoder. Yoder applied and received $20,000 to put forth towards the project. The total project cost of the water tank replacement is approximately $1.7 million. 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.
Town of Yoder Clerk/Treasurer Sarita Hansen accepts Progress Program funding