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Cañon City in top 10 for Small Business Revolution

Posted at 6:29 PM, Jan 17, 2019
and last updated 2019-01-17 20:29:14-05
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CAÑON CITY – A Southern Colorado city is in the top 10 for a contest that aims to revitalize small towns across America.

The Small Business Revolution selected Cañon City for its contest after receiving thousands of nominations for towns across the country during its nominating period.

The contest awards the winning town, and six small businesses in that town, $500,000 for revitalization, and features the town’s transformation in an original web series.

Contest organizers will visit the top 10 cities throughout January. In mid-February the top 5 cities will be announced, followed by public voting. The winning town will be announced at the end of February.

The other top 10 cities are:

  • Arlington, WA
  • Biddeford, ME
  • Camas, WA
  • Corsicana, TX
  • Durant, OK
  • Marinette, WI/Menominee, MI
  • Pageland, SC
  • Searcy, AR
  • Washington, NC