By Mike Steely

Garry Tener, chief operating officer of Broadway Carpets, spoke at Wednesday’s ribbon cutting for the company’s renovation of the exterior of the well-known business.

The city’s Community Development Façade Project helped with a contribution as part of a 2006 program that has seen $7.3 million going into 150 projects. Rogero said the Broadway Carpets renovation and façade project is one of 22 projects along North Broadway.

Tener mentioned his company’s thanks to the 4th and Gill Neighborhood, the Broadway Corridor Task Force, the East Tennessee Design Center and the North Knoxville Business and Professional Association.

Broadway Carpets is located at 930 North Broadway. You can reach them at (865) 525-5511 or find them online at