Tourism update for Belmont County

T-L Photo/ ROBERT A. DEFRANK

Belmont County Tourism Council Director Barb Ballint appears before the Belmont County Board of Commissioners and gives a quarterly update of activities covering January through March. She reported 2018 kicked off with preparations for trade shows, expos and the awarding of 40 grants totaling $99,000 to nonprofit organizations. She added that lodging tax receipts have shown an increase from 2017, and this is expected to continue with the warmer months.

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