Longview, TX (Longview News-Journal) — Longview’s first children’s hands-on discovery center received a $10,000 matching grant for its downtown facade earlier this month.
Officials with Longview World of Wonders called the grant a blessing and said it will help build a discovery center in downtown Longview as soon as early 2014.
“We really need to be able to get our funding, so we can get our center open sooner. Just having the Main Street grant really shows the community is behind Longview WOW and what we are doing,” said Michelle Norris, the facilities and operations chairwoman for the nonprofit organization.
Kayla Cantey, main street manager, said Longview WOW was the first organization to receive one of three $10,000 matching grants for facade work in downtown Longview.
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