Hoisington Community Development Inc. has been awarded a $5,000 loan at 1 percent interest from Hoisington Main Street Inc.’s Revolving Loan Fund. The loan is for the addition of an ADA restroom and ceiling repairs at 157 S. Main.
Hoisington Main Street Inc. established its Revolving Loan Fund though a JOBS grant. The JOBS grant is sponsored by the Federal Home Loan Bank of Topeka and its local member First Kansas Bank. Business and building owners in the Main Street district may apply for these loans.
Building owner, Hoisington Community Development, Inc. was established in April 1989 in order to promote small business opportunity in Hoisington. It purchased the building at 157 S Main, in April of 1989, in order to save the large space on Main Street for a major retail business. In August of 1992, Duckwall opened in the space. It continued business there until its closing January 31, 2011.
Stacey Bressler, secretary/treasurer of Hoisington Community Development, Inc., said that the building is currently being readied for its new tenant, Kindscher’s Mule Barn, opening March 2012. This retail business will provide a variety of products including those for animal, lawn, garden, hardware, plumbing, electrical, farm, automotive, paint and cleaning supplies.
Businesses and building owners in the Main Street district may apply to Hoisington Main Street, Inc. for these competitive loans. Contact Jean Brinlee, executive director at 620-653-2208 or drop by the office at 252 S. Main, Monday-Friday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Closed on Wednesday.