Imlay City, Imlay and Attica Townships are celebrating their victory in the first round of the America’s Best Communities competition, a $10 million initiative to stimulate economic revitalization in small towns and cities.
Frontier Communications, DISH Network, The Weather Channel and CoBank — the contest’s sponsors — recently announced Imlay City, Imlay and Attica Townships, as a collaborative effort, have advanced into the quarterfinals of this innovative competition, following selection from a pool of about 140 applicant teams by an independent group of expert judges. The team will now be awarded $50,000 to develop a comprehensive strategy to accelerate the revival of the local economy and improve quality of life.
The team will continue to meet and discuss the next steps in regards to the contest and the grant money already awarded. We will keep you posted on the progress but in the meantime, please share in our excitement!