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In Touch 4/19/24

The folks from Northern State join us to talk about the upcoming “Bourbon and Brews” event…

In Touch 4/18/24

Gene Morsching from the Aberdeen Community Concert series joins us to talk about the upcoming “Big Band” show and more…

Aberdeen City Council approves $1.25 million in promotional funding

The Aberdeen City Council at its Monday meeting approved $1.25 million in its promotional fund allocation for 2024. The money comes from a one percent tax the city levies on restaurant meals, alcohol sales and hotel stays. That money is then used to help promote the city and market activities. Getting the largest sum of that money includes the Aberdeen Convention and Visitors Bureau who will receive $485,000 of the $1.25 million and Northern State University which gets $185,000.

Approved funding in order of total amount:

Aberdeen Convention & Visitors Bureau: $485,000
Northern State University: $185,000
Aberdeen Family YMCA/Youth Development Center: $120,000
Chamber marketing: $110,000
Boys & Girls Club of Aberdeen Area: $100,000
Aberdeen Downtown Association: $95,000
Wylie Park improvements: $65,000
Aberdeen Area Arts Council: $30,000
Aberdeen Community Theatre: $30,000
Aberdeen Swim Club: $10,000
Aberdeen Community Concert Association: $2,000