Ashland Resorts receives $2.2 Million Grant

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(WVVA) McDowell County has received a lofty amount of grants from the federal government through the Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement (OSMRE). These grants are to improve the sewer systems across the county and tourism aspects.

The Ashland Resort in Northfork is one of those receiving grant funds. With close to $2.2 million to use, improvements to the resort are in order. Manager Christy Caves says the resort will add amenities such as new cabins, outdoor entertainment center, and ATV wash.

This grant will also help bring folks from surrounding states to the area. Ivonne Bezerra from Cleveland, OH says this is her family’s second time at the resort and plans to come back next year.

With the McDowell PSD also receiving a multi-million dollar grant that will bring sewer service to new cabins.

Ashley Smith

Ashley Smith

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