Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation: City of Ashland receives $155,400 state grant to assist in renovation of community childcare center

MADISON, WI.– The City of Ashland is receiving a $155,400 state grant to help finance the renovation of an existing commercial building into a brand-new child care facility.

The Community Development Investment Grant from the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) will support a complete interior renovation of the future EverGrow Learning Center (EGLC) near the downtown area in order to serve the residents of Ashland and surrounding communities with adequate childcare options, thus allowing for increased participation in the labor force.

“WEDC is committed to supporting communities throughout the state as they invest in quality infrastructure and services to revitalize their downtowns to encourage economic growth,” said Mark R. Hogan, secretary and CEO of WEDC. “By increasing the availability of child care, the project not only allows for increased participation in the Ashland labor force, but it will serve to foster economic health, quality of life and a sense of community for its citizens.”...

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