Each year, OK Main Street presents the annual Main Street Awards ceremony, which will be held in OKC on May 8th! Nearly 30 Main Street programs from across the state can nominate potential winners from their town/district. 3 finalists are chosen in a variety of categories, and the winner is announced at the MS Awards ceremony.
This year, Tulsa Route 66 Main Street nominated the following:
Best Creative Fundraising Effort – PatriotFest
Main Street Hero – Linda Jordan
Premier Partner – City of Tulsa
Premier Special Event Under 1,000 Attendees – East Meets West
Premier Special Event Over 1,000 Attendees – PatriotFest
Best Facade Rehabilitation Over $10,000 – Meltdown Diner
Best Placemaking Project – Sculptures at Howard Park
Best New Business Downtown – Save-a-Lot Grocery
Best Adaptive Reuse Project – Meltdown Diner
We also had some wonderful nominations for Best Interior Design and Best Volunteer! It was a great honor being able to choose from so many individuals, local businesses, and entities.
In addition to these competitive nominations, Tulsa Route 66 Main Street selected an individual and an event to receive non-competitive awards. CONGRATULATIONS to our Board Member of the Year, Linda Jordan, and to our Crowning Achievement, PatriotFest. Both our BMOY and the PatriotFest Committee deserve some recognition for all of their hard work and efforts!
Top 3 finalists for all competitive categories will be announced on March 1st so stay tuned for more information!