Spots complex makes $827,000 impact


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GILLETTE, Wyo. (AP) — A sports complex that has been open for about a year is making an economic impact.

The Gillette News Record reports (http://bit.ly/2gqjEWM) an economic development report shows the Energy Capital Sports Complex put roughly $827,000 into the surrounding community.

Visitors were drawn to the area from May to October for events like the Wyoming State Girls Fastpitch tournament.

Campbell County Convention and Visitors Bureau executive director Mary Silvernell estimated the complex's impact on retail, food and lodging revenue.

She said lodging alone accounted for about $414,000 in revenue.

Gillette Public Works Director Sawley Wilde said labor and materials for the events cost about $44,000.

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Information from: The Gillette (Wyo.) News Record, http://www.gillettenewsrecord.com

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