Envision Williamston announces Main Street Challenge winners

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Envision Williamston recently selected winners of the Main Street Challenge grant program for 2019. The winners are Travis McCurly “Brew N Q” and Kristy Johnston “Phoenix: Born Again Retail”. Brew N Q is currently a BBQ catering company, competition BBQ cook team and soon to be restaurant to locate in Williamston. In addition to low and slow smoked BBQ, homemade sides and desserts, they plan to use SC certified products and offer local craft beer from the Upstate.

Phoenix: Born Again Retail will be a gift, consignment and resale shop. They plan to offer quality clothing, children’s items, accessories and gifts at affordable prices. The winners are eligible for up to $10,000 in incentives offered through the Envision Williamston Main Street Challenge. Both winners were recognized at the Williamston Town Council meeting Monday. Pictured Envision Williamston Board Chair Roxanne Hall congratulates Travis McCurly on being one of two new businesses selected to receive the Main Street Challenge grant from Envision Williamston.

Kristy Johnson (center) was chosen as one of the Envision Williamston Main Street Challenge Winners and plans to open a gift, consignment and retail shop in Williamston. Pictured are Williamston Mayor Mack Durham, Envision Williamston Board member Marion Williams, Kristy Johnston (Phoenix: Born Again Retail), Envision Williamston Economic Development and Placemaking Committee Chair Roberta Hamby and Envision Williamston Board Chair Roxanne Hall.

 

Travis McCurly plans to open a BBQ Restaurant featuring low and slow smoked BBQ, homemade sides and desserts. They also plan to use SC certified products and offer local craft beer from the Upstate.  Pictured are Williamston Mayor Mack Durham, Envision Williamston Board member Marion Williams, Travis McCurly (Brew N Q), Envision Williamston Economic Development and Placemaking Committee Chair Roberta Hamby and Envision Williamston Board Chair Roxanne Hall.

The Envision Williamston Main Street Challenge Grant is sponsored by the Town of Williamston, Envision Williamston and Innovate Anderson.