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New grant program for VA marketing initiatives

New grant program for VA marketing initiatives

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Governor Bob McDonnell announces a grant program that will generate nearly $4 million in marketing initiatives. The grants will be awarded to more than 50 tourism initiatives, to help attract more visitors in the Commonwealth.

The organizations have to match the state grants by a minimum of two to one, to create marketing projects for web sites, social media, and advertisements. Among the areas being helped locally are Roanoke, Blacksburg, Pulaski County, Smith Mountain Lake, Botetourt and Franklin County.

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