Vote to help group secure 2nd grant

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COLES COUNTY, Ill. (WCIA) — An area organization helps local entrepreneurs start businesses, but it needs help too.

Mattoon in Motion helps local businesses grow. It was given a space in Rural King’s Cross County Mall to build the Cross County Innovation Center.

It will be filled with workspaces and offices for people working to stat their own businesses. The group got a $75,000 grant from Google to fund the first three phases of the project.

Oganizers hope the space will not only keep local talent in town, but bring more people to Central Illinois.

The Cross County Innovation Center is up for another $250,000 grant from Google, but to win this one, it needs votes.

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