Time to vote for the Best of Safford

Jon Johnson File Photo/Gila Herald: EAC Polynesian Club members perform a traditional “Haka” war dance during the SDA Best of Safford Awards Appreciation Lunch in 2019. Pictured are, from left, Jason Kia, of Oahu, Tinei Tei, of American Samoa, Makani Kaneaiakala, of Molokai, and Joziah Anakalea, of Oahu. Voting for this year’s winners has begun here.

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SAFFORD – It’s time to recognize your favorite businesses and vote for the Safford Downtown Association’s annual Best of Safford Awards. 

This year, the Best of Safford Awards had more than 100 different local businesses nominated in its seven separate categories. Those nominations have now been whittled down to multiple finalists in each category. 

The categories include • Best Dining Experience • Best Customer Service • Best Business Remodel • Best Business Newcomer • Best Business Community Service, and the two overall awards • Best Business Excellence – Retail • Best Business Excellence – Service. 

Click right here to vote now, and hurry, because the winners are going to be announced Wednesday, April 28, starting at noon during the Safford Downtown Association’s 16th annual Appreciation Luncheon to be held at the Safford Theatre on Main Street. 

Jon Johnson File Photo/Gila Herald: Graham County Supervisor Paul David, second from right, presents the Best Business Remodel award to CMI during the 2019 award luncheon. Pictured with David are CMI owners, from left, Debi Fiori, Laura Tolman, (David), and Ron Tolman.