YORK COUNTY, Va. (WAVY) – Governor McAuliffe announced Thursday that two breweries will be the latest recipients of the Virginia Tourism Growth Fund program.
Brass Cannon Brewing in Toano is receiving $15,000 and is expected to create five full-time jobs. The Virginia Beer Company is receiving $43,000 and is expected to create five full-time jobs and six part-time jobs.
Both breweries will use the funds for their visitor welcome, tasting room and special event areas.
The fund was created by the Virginia Tourism Corporation to help grow tourism development projects across the Commonwealth.