August 16, 2022

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$6.75 million in grant cash awarded for Topeka Zoo, Structure Corridor

Wednesday was “an excellent day for tourism in Topeka,” stated Sean Dixon, the president of Go to Topeka Inc.

He introduced the state of Kansas had awarded $3.75 million in grant funding for vacation spot improvement at downtown Topeka’s Structure Corridor, which was the location of occasions that helped form this nation’s historical past.

The state additionally awarded $3 million for that very same function to Associates of the Topeka Zoo, which manages the zoo in Gage Park, stated zoo director Brendan Wiley.

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$100 million in grants was accessible

The zoo and Structure Corridor are amongst recipients benefiting from the state’s “Constructing a Stronger Economic system” grant program, which helps assist infrastructure improvement and advance financial improvement alternatives throughout Kansas.