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Lake County to host two learning sessions on Tourism Capital Projects Funding

RELEASE DATE: February 12, 2013

TAVARES — The Lake County Economic Development & Tourism Department will be hosting two application learning sessions for the Capital Projects Funding Program, a program that disseminates funding for capital projects related to tourism and funded through the Lake County Tourism Tax.

Both sessions will be held at the Lake County Agricultural Education Center’s auditorium, located at 1951 Woodlea Road, Tavares. The session dates are from 2 to 4 p.m. on Feb. 13, or 2 to 4 p.m. on May 28.

The purpose of the Capital Projects Funding Program is to allow Lake County organizations to apply for funds for capital infrastructure projects that will enhance Lake County as a tourist destination. 

The initial due date for applications is 4 p.m. on March 18, with the first preliminary hearing date scheduled for 3 p.m. on April 17, and the second hearing set for 3 p.m. on May 29.  Both hearings will be held in the Board Chambers, located on the second floor of the Lake County Administration Building, 315 W. Main St., Tavares.

Applications should be submitted to the Lake County Economic Development & Tourism Department, 315 W. Main Street, Suite 520, Tavares, FL 32778, Attn.: Adam Sumner.

For more information or to obtain an application for the Capital Funding Program, contact the Lake County Economic Development & Tourism Department at 352-343-3918 or visit www.lakecountyfl.gov/visitors/capital_projects_funding_program.aspx.

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More Information:
Lake County Economic Development & Tourism Department
352-343-3918
http://www.lakecountyfl.gov/visitors/capital_projects_funding_program.aspx

Lake County media contact:
Kelly LaFollette
Communications Director
Office: 352-343-9603; Cell: 352-455-0445
klafollette@lakecountyfl.gov

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