The City of Oakland Park supports and recognizes local businesses for their dedication to the Oakland Park community, their values and, of course, their Oakland Park pride.
The City recognizes business that:
Businesses that receive the Proud to be Oakland Park (P2bOP) business award get bragging rights in the form of a storefront award decal, an award logo to use on company communications and announcements in City publications.
Whether you are building, remodeling, relocating, repairing, or simply changing a switch, Al Siefert Electric is ready to deliver. Click on Al Siefert Electric for more information about this business.
Calusa sources the best coffees in the world and strive to maintain transparent, quality-based relationships with farmers along the way. Click on Calusa Coffee Roasters for more information about this business.
The place where the owners know all of their customers preferences. Quick and personal service, clean restaurant, and the best subs in town. Click on Fat Freddy’s Sub Shop for more information about this business.
Friendly atmosphere and spectacular South African food and groceries. Click on Meal in a Pie for more information about this business.
Reliable and professional movers with no hidden fees/charges. This licensed, insured & owner operated moving company offers full packing and moving services. Click on Relax We Got it Moving & Delivery for more information about this business.
If you’re looking for a great restaurant and the best ceviche in town, you need to stop and try the real peruvian cuisine. Click on Salimar Ceviche Bar for more information about this business.
A full service multi cultural salon, for all ages -the young and the young at heart! Click on Salon 51 for more information about this business.
Let’s support these local businesses that make Oakland Park a unique place to be and to live, because #TogetherWereOP. #LivingInOaklandPark#OaklandParkFL#P2bOP #SupportLocalBusiness #OaklandParkProud
To learn about how to earn a Proud to be Oakland Park (POP) Business Award, call the City of Oakland Park’s Community Redevelopment Agency at 954-630-4475.
Désirée Ávila has called Oakland Park her home for over 31 years. In addition to publishing LivingInOaklandPark.com , Désirée publishes three other blogs and has been featured in print publications, locally and abroad. Désirée was an award winning teacher for 10 years and has a doctoral level education in Educational Technology. She is currently a licensed Florida Realtor® and is committed to a high-level of professionalism and to helping others with their real estate endeavors through education. Désirée is fluent in Portuguese, Spanish, French and Italian.
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Désirée Ávila has called Oakland Park her home for over 33 years. In addition to publishing LivingInOaklandPark.com, Désirée has been featured in print publications, locally and abroad. Désirée was an award winning teacher for 10 years and has a doctoral level education in Educational Technology. She is currently a licensed Florida Realtor® and is committed to a high-level of professionalism.
Désirée consistently professionally develops herself and has earned several different professional designations and certifications in real estate including the PSA, e-Pro, AHWD, SRS, ABR, and SFR. She was also awarded the C2EX, Commitment to Excellence award by the National Association for Realtors (NAR). This award is given to Realtors® that distinguish themselves for their commitment to excellence in the real estate industry.
She is esteemed by her real estate colleagues and has consistently received 5 star reviews from her clients. Her philosophy about real estate is that being a Realtor® is a way of teaching and helping people, and in the process a real estate transaction may occur, that is to say her foremost priority is and has always been about helping others.
She is dedicated to her hometown of Oakland Park and works consistently on building and fostering a strong community. She is passionate about photography and loves to read books about history ; the more detail the better! In addition to English, Désirée is fluent in Portuguese, Spanish, French and Italian.
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Visit her real estate blog at www.DesireeRealtor.com
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