The Jim Lake Cos. revitalized Jefferson Tower, bringing in new restaurants and services while keeping longtime businesses as well. (Photo by Danny Fulgencio)

Jefferson Tower

The Oak Cliff Chamber of Commerce holds its annual awards next week at the Kessler Theater.

The event is from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Thursday and costs $50.

State Rep. Rafael Anchia emcees the event, which includes the following awards and nominees:

Business of the year: OakFit, Jefferson Tower and The Local Oak

Event of the year: Christ Giving Outreach 2016, Concord Church-Together We Stand and Grand Dallas Streetcar Community Block Party

Community advocate of the year: Taylor Toynes (For Oak Cliff), Darla Shirley (Youth World) and Jeff Burgess (Lockhart Smokehouse)

Public servant of the year: Judge Juan Jasso

New business or development of the year: Southwest Center Mall, Commemorative Air Force, and KAI Texas.

Chairman’s Award:  Cienda Partners

President’s Award: Methodist Dallas Medical Center

Staff Award: Technogizmo