YEARS IN THE MAKING OUR STORY BEGINS IN 1976

1976:

Evelyn Medina (Owner of Mean Mug), age 7, immigrated to the United States from Guatemala

2001:

Evelyn visits Salisbury, NC for the first time and falls in love with the area.

2002:

Evelyn marries Rigo & the two begin crafting their dream of opening a business in Rowan County.

2015:

The first location of Mean Mug opens on South Fulton St. in Salisbury

2019:

Mean Mug moves to its new Downtown Salisbury location at 110 N. Main and partners with the S.O.A.R program through RCCC.

2021:

Mean Mug expands and opens a new location in Charlotte, NC at Northlake Mall.

SOAR WITH US!

Mean Mug is proud to be apart of the Skills, Opportunity, Awareness, Readiness (S.O.A.R.) program. SOAR is a community college program designed specifically for adults with intellectual disabilities. The focus of the program is on helping the individual become more independent and self-directing by acquiring basic literacy and life skills needed to function successfully in daily living.