Representative Darby Announces Grants for Two Union City Locations

 Representative Darby Announces Grants for Two Union City Locations

The Capitol Theater in Union City, has been awarded a $78,400 grant from the Tennessee Arts Commission…..(photo: Charles Choate – 104.9 KYTN/105.7 WQAK)

Discovery Park of America was awarded a grant from the Tennessee Arts Commission…..(photo: Charles Choate – 104.9 KYTN/105.7 WQAK)

Grants to support arts and cultural activities have been announced for Obion County.

76th District State Representative Tandy Darby announced the Tennessee Arts Commission has awarded $89,620 to Discovery Park of America and Masquerade Theatre Incorporated in Union City.

Masquerade Theatre will receive $78,400, while Discovery Park will receive $11,200.

Representative Darby said the investments benefit economic development, tourism and a more balanced education for children.

The funding is the first of a series of grants that will be made throughout the coming year.

Charles Choate