WYO Rodeo a Significant Boost for the Local Economy

WYO Rodeo a Significant Boost for the Local Economy (Photo by Chris Foy)
WYO Rodeo a Significant Boost for the Local Economy (Photo by Chris Foy)

As the thousands of visitors lined up for the annual WYO Rodeo in Sheridan, CEO of the Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce, Dixie Johnson, says the local economy sees an incredible boost. She explains the significance of the massive event when it comes to economic development.

But how exactly does the city and county benefit from the rodeo and the countless events? Johnson says the amount of tax revenue collected jumps considerably.

We'll have detailed figures on how this year's rodeo income fared compared to previous years as they become available.

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