South Boston store wins state awards
Erik Johnston, director of Virginia Department of Housing and Community Development, recently presented Taylor Jennings and Lauren Tetterton with an Outstanding Business Award at the Virginia Main Street Awards Luncheon at the Downtown Intersections summer training held at The Virginian in Lynchburg.
“These awards were given for outstanding achievements in comprehensive downtown revitalization efforts,” according to Tamyra Vest, executive director of Destination Downtown South Boston.
Southern Frills won the Outstanding Business Award, recognizing an outstanding downtown business. The business was chosen based on its operation; its impact of the business on downtown; how it has strengthened the business mix; the skills, savvy and success of the business owners and staff; the physical appearance of the business; their customer service; their civic and promotional participation; and their jobs created.