Gardere law firm won the Oak Cliff Chamber of Commerce’s business of the year award earlier this month for the firm’s service to the neighborhood.

Gardere sponsors the annual MLK Jr. Oratory Competition at Adamson High School. And the son of one of the firm’s founders, Angus Wynne Jr., developed Wynnewood Village in the 1940s.

Here is a list of other chamber award winners:

Event of the year: Groundbreaking of Starbucks in Redbird
New business of the year: Apartment developer Crescent Communities
Public servant of the year: City Councilman Tennell Atkins
Community adovcate of the year: Methodist Hospital of Dallas Guild
Chairman’s award: Harmony Food Pantry
President’s Award: Wende Burton of Communities Foundation and Ken Goodgames of Community Council