Skowhegan is going to the dogs.
Amanda Clark of Smithfield will move her natural dog treat business, The Maine Barkery, to downtown Skowhegan, and will receive $20,000 in cash and business incentives as part of an Entrepreneur Challenge sponsored by Main Street Skowhegan and Skowhegan Savings Bank, the Morning Sentinel reported.
Earlier this month, another Skowhegan-based canine business, Dog Not Gone, was selected by Wal-Mart to carry the company's safety vests and collars for dogs.
The Entrepreneur Challenge is a partnership between Main Street Skowhegan, Skowhegan Savings Bank and area organizations and business leaders. The goal is to spur economic activity in downtown Skowhegan by bringing in new businesses.
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