Grant to attract sports to area

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November 8, 2010

11:00 PM

The Greater Williamsburg Chamber and Tourism Alliance announced the creation of a $75,000 grant aimed at bringing amateur and professional sports to the Historic Triangle.

Citing figures from the National Association of Sports Commissions that a single athlete spends $789 in the local economy during a sporting event, the Alliance is optimistic about transforming Williamsburg into an athletic powerhouse.

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