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Vt. town holds arts-economic development summit

Posted at: 02/11/2013 8:38 AM
By: AP

 

BENNINGTON, Vt. (AP) - The community of Bennington, Vt., is taking a closer look at using the arts as an engine for economic development.
 
The town wants to set up a strategic arts and culture plan. The first steps were discussed Sunday at a summit that attracted artists, entertainers, community leaders and business owners.
 
The Bennington Banner reports  goals included identifying creative future initiatives, including an arts directory, and incorporating those ideas into a cultural component to Bennington's evolving economic development plan.
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