Tourism grants awarded
The Carbon County Commission on Wednesday approved about $30,000 worth of grants from the restaurant tax fund for tourism promotion. Approved for funding were:
*A $10,500 grant for the USU/CEU Prehistoric Museum to lease billboards for one year on US-6 in Spanish Fork Canyon and between Price and Wellington;
*$9,370 to the Helper Arts Council to promote plays and other events at the Rio Theater.
*$5,000 for the Carbon County Chamber of Commerce to print tourism coupon books for meeting and convention visitors to the county.
*$4,500 for various county operations to fund production of promotional DVDs.