Garner pop-ups bring award
The town of Garner was selected for the 2013 Best Downtown Retail Event award during the recent N.C. Main Street and Small Town Main Street meeting. Garner won the award for its downtown pop-up shops.
The N.C. Main Street program helps small towns preserve their historic fabric and build on their unique characteristics to create vibrant central business districts.
Award winners are recognized for excellence in downtown revitalization efforts in categories that include promotion, organization, design and economic restructuring. Garner was one of 21 N.C. towns chosen for various awards within the program.