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WESTFIELD – Westfield native Mackenzie Cady, a recent graduate of Fredonia State College who’s familiar with grape growing and the grape belt region, has been named manager of the Grape Discovery Center, which is expected to open this summer.

The announcement came from the Concord Grape Belt Heritage Association, a nonprofit organization focused on grape industry-related economic development and tourism.

The center plans to promote the grape industry through exhibits, wine tastings and other educational attractions aimed at heritage or cultural tourists as well as families, school groups and residents.