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Submit Your Nominations for DREAMR, Best of Downtown Awards

December 10, 2009 by R.J. Price

DREAMR, is currently accepting nominations of those individuals and organizations who dare to dream and share their dreams with others for the betterment of Downtown Phoenix. Nominees should possess the vision and energy that best exemplifies the spirit of renewal in Downtown Phoenix. Recent winners of DREAMR awards include ASU President Michael Crow, Mayor Phil Gordon, former Suns star and restaurateur Dan Majerle, Lincoln Family YMCA, Arizona Science Center, Jerry Colangelo, and Silver Spoon Cafe owners Gary and Denise Bismore.  This year’s winners will be honored at the annual DREAMR luncheon, Monday Feb 1, 2010 at the Phoenix Convention Center.

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The Downtown Revitalization Effort Awards of Merit and Recognition, or
is accepting nominations in five categories:

Private Sector Individual

Public/Non-Profit Sector Individual



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Deadline for nominations is Dec. 18. For more information on DREAMR, as well as a nomination form visit our Web site.

The Downtown Phoenix Partnership is also accepting people’s choice nominations for our 2009 Best of Downtown Phoenix Awards. Best of Downtown Phoenix winners will also be honored at the DREAMR luncheon Feb. 1. Nominated businesses must be located within the boundaries of the Downtown Phoenix Partnership, which are Fillmore to Jackson Street, and 7th Street to 3rd Avenue. We are seeking nominations in the following categories (please nominate only one business per category):

Best Downtown Phoenix Lunch Spot

Best Downtown Phoenix Breakfast Spot

Best Downtown Phoenix Happy Hour

Best Downtown Phoenix Nightlife Spot

Best Downtown Phoenix Place to Relax

Best Downtown Phoenix Cultural Attraction

Best Downtown Phoenix Retail Store

Best Downtown Phoenix Athlete

Best Downtown Center for Personal Care or Fitness (e.g. salon, barber shop, massage, etc.)

Deadline for nominations is Dec. 18. For more information on DREAMR and the Best of Downtown Phoenix Awards, visit or call 602-254-8696.