Jon Johnson File Photo/Gila Herald: Hal Herbert presents the plaque of Bill and Gwen Lewis during the 2021 SDA Best of Safford Awards at the Safford Theatre. A longtime proponent of restoring the theatre, Lewis passed just prior to the majority of the restoration being fulfilled. Nominations for this year’s Best of Safford Awards are open until Thursday, with voting to commence shortly afterward.
SAFFORD – The Safford Downtown Association is currently still accepting nominations for its annual Best of Safford Awards. According to Safford Downtown Association President Danny Smith, nominations will remain open until Thursday, March 30.
There are seven different categories, including Best Dining Experience, Customer Service, Remodel, Newcomer Business, Business Excellence for service, and for retail, and Best Food Truck.
To nominate a business you feel is deserving, click here.
After a couple of days to compile all the nominations, voting for the winners will begin in April. Keep an eye on the Gila Herald for updates and to click through to vote for your favorite businesses. An awards ceremony will take place at the end of April.