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Chamber New Tacoma Awards Recognize Outstanding Contributions to Downtown Tacoma
The Tacoma-Pierce County Chamber has announced the nominees for its New Tacoma Awards. The awards recognize businesses, organizations, and individuals who make an outstanding contribution to downtown Tacoma.
Nominations were submitted by the community and recipients selected by a committee. Recipients in all five categories will be recognized at a Chamber luncheon on Friday, July 11, 2014 at the Pacific Grill Events Center.
It's quite a list - who are your picks?
The Ghilarducci Award recognizing successful new development, renovation or beautification:
Community Health Care’s New Regional Health Center
Foss Waterway Seaport’s Rehabilitation
HHJ’s Rehabilitation of the Rector’s Building
Tacoma Post Office Building Rehabilitation
UWT Section of Prairie Line Trail
The Popham Award recognizing the individual that has done the most to build community spirit:
Dion Thomas of Gallery of Ambition
JD Elquist of The Elquists
Justin Mayfield of Downtown Block Party
Rusty George of Rusty George Creative
The Public Places Award recognizing the best activation of a public park, open space or right-of-way:
Alchemy Skate’s Go Skate Tacoma Day
City of Tacoma’s Pacific Avenue Streetscape
Downtown On the Go’s Walk Tacoma
The Schoenfeld Award recognizing exemplary performance and pizazz as a retailer or restaurateur:
Creative Forces Gifts & Sundries
Handlebar Cycling Studio
Moss + Mineral
The Union Station Award recognizing organizations, companies or individuals that have built or sustained momentum for revitalization:
Children’s Museum of Tacoma
Downtown Merchants Group
Milt Tremblay of UWT
View past recipients and register for the luncheon at tacomachamber.org.
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