The Durant Main Street Program held its 17th annual Main Street Banquet to recognize all those who make the program possible.
Guests enjoyed a barbecue dinner and an educational presentation by Kelly Yadon of the Oklahoma Main Street Program.
Yadon spoke on the subject of marketing small businesses to different generations. She emphasized the ideas of using social media to reach customers.
The many volunteer committees that support the Durant Main Street Program were recognized for their efforts this year.
Committees include the design committee, economic restructuring committee, promotion committee and organizational committee.
Awards were given to Main Street businesses for their efforts this year. The award for best interior design went to the Kopper Kettle.
Best new signage went to Bliss Boutique and HNT Quilt Shop won best window display. Best building facade went to Mickle Rainbolt Law Offices.
Volunteer of the year was Dena Sherrill and youth volunteer of the year was Anthony Lee. Best business outside of the district went to Vision bank.
Uncle Stew’s Gun’s and Outdoors took home the award for best new business of the year while The Country Framer took home best business of the year.
- Jessica Breger can be reached at (580) 924-4388 ext. 116 or on Twitter @jbreger_news