UNION — A year after the $1.5 million project got under way the public will get their first look at Main Street Junction during guided tours of the facility following a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Aug. 20.
In a statement released this week, the Main Street Junction Marketing Committee announced that the public is invited to attend the Grand Opening of Main Street Junction at 107 E. Main St., Union on Saturday, Aug. 20 at 1 p.m. A ribbon-cutting ceremony will be held at 1 p.m. followed by guided tours beginning at 1:15 p.m.
Work began on the renovation of the building that will house Main Street Junction in 2015 with the goal of transforming the structure into a multi-purpose facility that can accommodate events and activities such as weddings, receptions, family reunions, corporate meetings, dances, comedy shows and fashion shows.
Main Street Junction will feature a catering kitchen, restrooms, and a banquet area downstairs. There will be accordion glass doors at the back of building that will open onto a covered veranda. Stairs on both ends of the deck will allow access to the fenced-in ornamental park.
The reception area in front of the building will have two flat screen TVs, chairs, sofa and tables. An elevator inside the reception area will take people to the second floor. There is also a stairway beside the building allowing entry from the sidewalk to upstairs.
The upstairs areas will feature two offices, a kitchenette, a conference room with a flat-screen TV, restrooms, bridal dressing room and a flex room.
In addition to the renovation of the building itself, the project also included the demolition of an adjacent building to make way for a patio with handicapped access to the park being built behind Main Street and to the restroom facilities within the junction itself.
Meals on Wheels
A little over a week after its Grand Opening, Main Street Junction will be the site of the Union County Meals on Wheels Charity Gala which will be held Aug. 27 from 6-10 p.m. in the Great Room. The Gala will be the first event to be held at Main Street Junction.
Anyone interested in renting all or part of Main Street Junction may call Debbie Woodard at the City of Union at 864-429-1700.
Charles Warner can be reached at 864-762-4090.