Hotel/Motel Grant Request - Westmont Lions - Red, White, & BBQ
Board to consider a motion awarding a Hotel/Motel Grant request in the amount of $2,500 to the Westmont Lions for the FY 2018 Red, White, & BBQ event.
- Background of Subject Matter
- The Memorial Day Red, White, & BBQ is an annual competition which draws judges and competitors from across the nation. It is estimated that the event brings over 20,000 people to our community.
- Additional Background
- The Westmont Lions Club is requesting Hotel/Motel Grants to assist in the annual Red, White, and BBQ event, which they have received in the past. As in prior years, the funds are to support additional marketing beyond what they can do without the grant.
- Budgeted Explanation
- If this grant is approved, we will have an additional $5,000 (2 grants) that can be committed by October 2018, and an additional $10,000 (4 grants) that can be committed between November 2018 and April 2019, for a total of $15,000 remaining.