573 Magazine Nov 2017 - Page 88

573: How did Barrel 131 get started? RM: Joe texted me one night and said: “You want to grab lunch?” Honestly, I thought he wanted me to join a club or some multilevel marketing thing! I was SHOCKED to find out he and Michelle wanted to offer my wife and me the opportunity to go into business with them. The idea was initially to open a coffee shop, but after a while, it developed into the idea of something else, something Jackson needed. Something people would enjoy. JH: Ronnie and I were discussing opening a drive-thru coffee shop, and it evolved into Barrel 131. 573: Tell us about your business partners. JH: Ronnie is a GREAT guy. He would do anything for anyone. (Too nice for this biz!) He has always had a dream to own his own business. Michelle and I were in a position to help him with that. RM: He doesn’t like many people Ѽ­¹½Ü¥Ð°)‰ÕЁ¡”¡…́„¡•…ÉЁѡ…ӊ鉥•ÈÑ¡…¸¡”¥Ì„)½”)¥Ì½¹”½˜Ñ¡”µ½ÍЁ•¹•É½ÕÌ°­¥¹¡Õµ…¹Ì$)¡…Ù”•Ù•Èµ•Ð¸!”±½Ù•ÌÑ¼Ñ•… …¹Á…Í́½¸)¡¥Ì­¹½Ý±•‘”½˜Ñ¡”‰ÕÍ¥¹•Í̸ƒ !”¥Ì„‰¥Ð½˜„)ݽɭ…¡½±¥Œ°…¹¥ÐÍ¡½Ý́¥¸¡¥Ì½Ñ¡•È½µÁ…¹¥•Ì¸(¡)½”½Ý¹ÌÑ¡” …Á”…¹)…­Í½¸]¥¹Ì°ь¸¤!”)¥Ì½¹Ñ¥¹Õ½ÕͱäÁ±…¹¹¥¹œ½È¥µÁɽ٥¹œÍ½µ•Ñ¡¥¹œ¸(ÔÜÌèQ•±°Ṍµ½É”…‰½ÕЁ …Éɕ°€ÄÌĸ)I4è$…±Ý…ǻ•¹©½äÝ¡•¸Í½µ•½¹”…ͭ́µ”°ƒŠq]¡…Ð)¥Ì …Éɕ°€ÄÌÄÿŠt$…±Ý…ǻɕÍÁ½¹°ƒŠq]•±°°¥ÓŠé¹½Ð„)‰…È°½È„É•ÍхÕɅ¹Ð°½È„Íѽɔ°¥ÓŠé…±°½˜Ñ¡•´¥¸)½¹”»Št)) è …Éɕ°¥Ì„…ÍՅ°¡¥¡•Èµ•¹É…™Ð‰••È°Ý¥¹”°)…¹ÍÁ¥É¥Ñ́Á±…”¸]”ÑÉäÑ¼µ…­”ÍÕɔÁ•½Á±”•Ð)½½ÅՅ±¥ÑäÁɽ‘ՍÑ́™½È„™…¥ÈÁÉ¥”¸]”¡…Ù”„)É•…Ё±¥Ñѱ”™½½µ•¹ÔÑ¡…ÓŠé…Ù…¥±…‰±”…±°‘…䁱½¹œ¸+ŠqQ¡”%х±¥…»ŠtA…¹¥¹¤