Wayne projects receive $60,000 in funding

By OWEN WALSH
Posted 3/3/20

WAYNE COUNTY, PA — The Pocono Mountains Visitors Bureau (PMVB) has announced the recipients of its 2020 tourism allocations. This year, the PMVB along with the Wayne County Commissioners are …

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Wayne projects receive $60,000 in funding

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WAYNE COUNTY, PA — The Pocono Mountains Visitors Bureau (PMVB) has announced the recipients of its 2020 tourism allocations. This year, the PMVB along with the Wayne County Commissioners are awarding more than $60,000 to local projects through the Wayne County Room Tax Disbursement Program.

The bureau reserves funds every year to support activities that help bring tourists and visitors to the area for overnight stays. The PMVB and commissioners work together to decide how to best disperse the funds.

The following projects have been awarded funds through the PVMB room tax:

Women’s Club of Honesdale; $3,217

Farm Arts Collective; $2,750

Wayne County Arts Alliance; $2,000

Dorflinger Factory Museum; $2,000

NEPA Maple Producers; $1,000

Dorflinger Sanctuary; $4,400

Downtown Hawley Partnership; $8,500

Equinunk Historical Society; $2,000

Roots & Rhythm; $5,000

Pleasant Mt. Community Center; $1,000

Creative Arts Council; $3,000

The Cooperage Project; $3,000

Wayne County Historical Society; $3,000

Award money will be announced for the Greater Honesdale Partnership and the Chamber of the Northern Poconos in the near future. The Wayne County and Greene-Dreher-Sterling fairs are also both receiving $10,000.

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