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.