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Astoria’s Butcher Bar needs help to be eligible for $250K grant


By Queens Courier Staff | editorial@queenscourier.com

Photo courtesy of Butcher Bar

Butcher Bar, an Astoria butcher shop/restaurant, has applied for a $250,000 grant from Chase as part of a newly launched program, Mission Main Street Grants.

“Butcher Bar is striving to grow and expand its business and its charitable efforts with organizations such as City Harvest. Receiving this grant would be an unbelievable opportunity to ensure our work continues in Queens and all over NY,” said business owner Kathy Castro.

Butcher Bar must submit a questionnaire outlining a business plan that will result in growth of the business and receive at least 250 votes to be eligible for a grant.

Customers, fans and community members can show support for Butcher Bar by voting at https://www.missionmainstreetgrants.com.

Search using Facebook Connect, and then entering either the business name “Butcher Bar” (2 words) or entering zip code # 11103, and then selecting “Butcher Bar.”

The voting deadline is November 15, 2013 and grant recipients will be selected by expert panelists.

Through Mission Main Street Grants, Chase will award $3 million to small business across America. All businesses that apply for a grant and meet the eligibility requirements will receive a special advertising offer from Premier Sponsor, Google. In addition, the 12 grant recipients will be eligible to receive a trip to Google for an exclusive small business marketing workshop with Google experts and a Google Chromebook Pixel laptop.

The 12 grant recipients will be announced in January 2014.

About Butcher Bar

At Butcher Bar our mission is to connect our customers to the source of their food – small scale, sustainable local farms that are committed to producing natural, humanely raised, high quality and distinctive meat products.  Our goal is to educate our customers to a growing movement of health conscious eating and sustainable farming practices. – we offer 100 percent grass-fed and grass-fed/organic grain finished beef, organic chicken, heritage breed pigs and more traditional meat products- always feed lot free and raised without hormones, antibiotics or animal by-products.

We are purveyors of a unique selection of artisanal meats and other fine organic goods.

We also do some really great smoked BBQ!

Check us out at www.ButcherBar.com or on our Facebook page at www.facebook.com/ButcherBarSmokeHouse.

About Mission Main Street Grants

Demonstrating an ongoing commitment to small business, Chase launched Mission Main Street Grants, a program that will award 12 grants of $250,000 to small businesses across America. By completing a business profile, a grant questionnaire, and meeting relevant eligibility requirements, small businesses will have access to special offers from the Premier Sponsor, Google. Chase is committed to helping small businesses so they can take big steps for their business and community. For additional details about Mission Main Street Grants visit www.MissionMainStreetGrants.com.

 

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