Wilmington City Council supports using golf tournament to launch regional effort

WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — The Wells Fargo Championship will be used as a jumping off point for a regional marketing effort.

Monday night, Wilmington City Council approved $50,000 over two years to launch a regional economic development marketing effort through the Greater Wilmington Chamber of Commerce.

The city will contribute $25,000 this year and plans to match that next year.

New Hanover County is contributing $75,000 over the next two years, and the Chamber Foundation has already pledged $100,000 for the effort.

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