The Jackson County Visitor Center Board of Directors awarded three Promotional Grants on Wednesday.
Jane Hays, the Visitor Center spokesperson, says that checks were
presented to representatives from the Southern Indiana Model Railroad Association (SIMRA), Jackson County Education Coalition and Jackson County Bicentennial Committee. Hays says that grants of $400 grants were awarded to SIMRA and the Education Coalition. Hays explained that SIMRA received funds for the Model Train Display, which remains on display until the end of March in Seymour. The Jackson County Education Coalition received funding for the “Noon Year’s Eve Party,” which was held on New Year’s Eve, in Seymour. Hays notes that the final grant, worth $750, was awarded to the Jackson County Bicentennial Committee for the “Bicentennial Ball,” which was also held on New Year’s Eve.