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U.S. Department of Commerce Invests $2 Million in Cares Act Recovery Assistance to Support Marketing Efforts in Gulf Coast Region

$2 Million In Cares Recovery Assistance to Support Marketing Plan for Coastal Mississippi 

U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo announced that the Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $2 million CARES Act Recovery Assistance grant to the Mississippi Gulf Coast Regional Convention and Visitors Bureau, Biloxi, Mississippi, to develop and implement a tourism recovery marketing campaign in response to the economic downturn that resulted from the coronavirus pandemic. This EDA grant will be matched with $500,000 in local investment.



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