Bessemer DDA matches funds for marketing grant
February 16, 2019
By P.J. GLISSON
BESSEMER — Members of Bessemer’s downtown development authority voted Thursday to commit $2,000 toward a mini-marketing grant that they hope will help them to attract new residents to the city.
Board member Dustin Filippini, who said he found the potential opportunity online, explained that the Western Upper Peninsula Planning and Development Region will pay up to $8,000 as long as the city also commits $2,000.
Filippini said he already had discussed the matter with city manager Charly Loper, as well as members of the city’s Be Bessemer committ...