The Oak Cliff Chamber of Commerce today announced finalists for its “best of” awards.
The winners for each category will be announced at the chamber’s annual awards reception at the Bishop Arts Theatre Center Thursday, Jan. 21. Texas state Rep. Raphael Anchia, whose district includes Oak Cliff, is the emcee.
Here are the nominees:
Business of the Year: Emporium Pies, Grace Presbyterian Village and Red Pegasus Games and Comics
Event of the Year: Bastille on Bishop, Opening Day of the Oak Cliff Streetcar, and Shop, Eat, Drink, PINK
Community Advocate of the Year: Edwin Cabaniss of the Kessler Theater, Michael Amonett of the Old Oak Cliff Conservation League and the Dallas Landmark Commission, and Dallas City Councilmember Scott Griggs
Public Servant of the Year: Dennis Gonzalez of La Rondalla, Mayor Pro Tem Monica R. Alonzo of West Dallas and Reese Collins of Dallas Area Habitat for Humanity
New Business or Development of the Year: Baylor Institute for Rehabilitation – Kessler Park, Local Press + Brew and OakFIT