300 Suns Brewing Awarded Retail Expansion Grant

Longmont, Colo.: The Longmont Economic Development Partnership (Longmont EDP), in partnership with the Longmont Downtown Development Authority (LDDA), awarded 300 Suns Brewing a $9,268 grant as part of the Longmont EDP matching retail grant program.
 
“We feel so fortunate to have the extra boost that this grant funding gives us to help us prosper as a business in the Downtown District and the City of Longmont. We’re excited to be in an excellent position with new indoor and outdoor space to handle the expanding residential boom soon to come to south downtown,” said Dan Ditslear (Brewer), Owner and Director of Hoppiness at 300 Suns Brewing.
 
“Expanding or renovating your business is a daunting undertaking, especially for small businesses. With these grants, we were able to pay for some of the expensive infrastructure changes, freeing us up to create a beautiful, comfy new party room – the Other 65 Party Room – and expand our outdoor seating and curb appeal,” said Jean Ditslear, Owner and Director of Happiness at 300 Suns Brewing.
 
For more information, please contact Del Rae Heiser, Downtown Specialist for the LDDA at delrae.heiser@longmontcolorado.gov, or Sergio R. Angeles, Director of Innovation & Entrepreneurship for the Longmont EDP, at sergio@longmont.org.
 
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About Longmont Economic Development Partnership: A 501(c)6 non-profit organization founded in 1981, the Longmont EDP is funded with both public and private dollars. More than 120 private sector businesses join the City of Longmont, Boulder County, and Platte River Power Authority as our economic partners. Longmont Economic Development Partnership leads a comprehensive approach to building an economic ecosystem that not only supports, but champions, businesses and their owners. From world-famous brewers to smart manufacturing plants, specialized business catalysts to world-class research facilities, our businesses in Longmont build an economy that champions growth, prosperity, and inclusion. Our newly launched economic development strategy, Advance Longmont 2.0, focuses on quality job creation and business investment. We activate a powerful civic infrastructure that identifies problems, creates innovative solutions, and implements these programs across partner organizations. For us, Advance Longmont means doing it together.
 
About Longmont Downtown Development Authority: The LDDA encompasses 242 acres spanning 1st Avenue to Longs Peak, and Martin Street to Terry Street. The mission of the Longmont Downtown Development authority is to develop, support, and promote a vital and valuable Downtown Longmont. Through strategic development and programs, the LDDA makes downtown appealing to businesses, residents, and visitors. The LDDA also manages the parking fund and a General Improvement District at the direction of the City of Longmont.

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