Will Red Wing be the winner of a $500,000 prize to revitalize its downtown?
With one day left of online voting, the southeastern Minnesota city was in the lead in the Small Business Revolution contest. And on Wednesday, the winner of the $500,000 prize will be announced on Facebook live.
To mark the occasion, Red Wing Downtown Main Street is hosting a party at the Sheldon Theatre Wednesday afternoon to watch the announcement. Doors to the theatre will open at 12:30 p.m., with the "big reveal" set for 1 p.m., organizers said on Facebook Monday.
There will be plenty of festivities, organizers say, and everyone is encouraged to wear red for Red Wing.
Red Wing Downtown Main Street says there will be an after party at Liberty's for a cheers to the city – win or lose.
Red Wing was named one of five finalists in the contest. There were 14,000 applicants.