PCDC Grants Spur Improvements for Phelps County Businesses

Tuesday, October 03, 2017

Three more Phelps County businesses will be sprucing up their store fronts thanks to PCDC’s new First Impression Grants.

Firefly Landscaping/Country Partners Coop building in Loomis, Great ST8 Properties in Holdrege and Lost Way Brewery in Holdrege are the most recent recipients of the $1,000 grants. Real Estate Connection in Holdrege was the first recipient of the grant, and work began this month on their project.

The First Impressions Grant offers up to $1,000 for exterior updates to any Phelps County business if the project that would result in improving the community’s first impression. The grant funds must be used for materials only and may be used for windows, paint, awnings, masonry or minor exterior repairs and lighting.

The new projects receiving grants this month will make the following improvements:

  • Firefly Landscaping/Country Partners Coop, Commercial Street, Loomis – Painting exterior of building gray with white trim.
  • Great ST8 Properties, LLC, West Avenue, Holdrege – Replacing torn awning.
  • Lost Way Brewery, 613 3rd Ave., Holdrege – Repairing holes in masonry, tuck and point work on cracks, rebuilding upper northwest corner of building and other masonry work on joints and missing brick.

For more information, please contact Carley or Ron at PCDC 995-4148 or visit the website HERE.

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