Oak Cliff Chamber award finalists announced

My favorite part about these awards is the catchy headers, like "they fought the law" and "best reason to cross the river". Kudos to whomever came up with those.

Awards will be doled out tomorrow at the Oak Cliff Chamber of Commerce‘s annual membership meeting. Here are the finalists:
There’s no business like …
The best Oak Cliff business 2008
FINALISTS:  ANYTIME FITNESS
                        BOLSA
                        THE PAPER PLATE
 
They fought the law … 2008 award for advocacy by Oak Cliff individual/group/business
FINALISTS:  FT. WORTH AVE. DEVELOPMENT GROUP
                       EDNA PEMBERTON
                       FRIENDS OF OAK CLIFF PARKS
 
I have another meeting tonight and won’t be home for dinner.
The Super-Volunteer of 2008
FINALISTS:  SCOTT GRIGGS
                       JASON ROBERTS
                       MARK MIRANDA
 
Home Improvement
Quality of Life Award: organization or business that most improved Oak Cliff in 2008
FINALISTS:  EARTH DAY OAK CLIFF
                       OLD OAK CLIFF CONSERVATION LEAGUE
                       R.E.C.P.T.A.
 
Dollars & Sense
Best New 2008 Oak Cliff development
FINALISTS:  9TH STREET TOWNHOMES
                        KESSLER WOODS
                        UNT DALLAS CAMPUS
 
Best reason to cross the river
Event having the most impact on Oak Cliff in 2008
FINALISTS:  ELECTION DAY
                         DEMOCRATIC WATCH PARTY
                         HOOP-D-DO JUNETEENTH CELEBRATION

 
Born with a silver foot in their mouth
Best or worst quote of 2008
FINALISTS:  TIM O’HARE — FARMERS BRANCH
                        DEBRA WITTER — OAK CLIFF (RETORT)
                        BARAK OBAMA "YES WE CAN"
 
At your service
2008 Best Oak Cliff public servant
FINALISTS:  RAFAEL ANCHIA
                        DR. ELBA GARCIA
                        JUAN JASSO


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