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Agencies receive tourism tax money

The Shelton City Council on Tuesday followed the recommendation of its Lodging Tax Advisory Committee and awarded $65,758 to agencies that help bring tourists to town.

The money comes from the collection of lodging taxes from hotels and motels in the city. The council gave preliminary approval at its Oct. 5 meeting.

In the committee’s recommendation, “Borders,” a celebration of Mason County’s arts legacy, received $5,010. The Kristmas Town Kiwanis received $7,000 for its annual Bluegrass from the Forest Festival. The Mason County Forest Festival Association g...


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