CDG to invest $10,000 in MV-L

The Mount Vernon-Lisbon Community Development Group (CDG) today announced that seven businesses in Mount Vernon and Lisbon have been awarded a combined $10,000 to be used for façade, lighting, signage, windows, doors or other building upgrades.

The project is part of the annual BIG (Business Improvement Grants) program through the CDG.

Businesses that will take advantage of the grants include Kae Apothecary, Mount Vernon Creates, Southeast Linn Community Center, The Squiers Studio, Vintage 1891 and Yock’s Landing. Luke and Casey Krall were also awarded a grant to update their building at 114 E. Main St., Lisbon.

The projects have all been approved and must be completed by May 31 to receive the grant.