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Désirée Ávila, REALTOR®

Week of January 15th: Proud to Be OP Business Awards


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:

  • Market/brand their business location as Oakland Park;
  • Feature Oakland Park in their packaging/corporate identity;
  • Engage in community enhancement efforts.

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.

Week of October 15th: Proud to Be OP Awards

Al Siefert Electric

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 Coffee Roasters

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.

Fat Freddy’s Sub Shop

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.

Meal in a Pie

Friendly atmosphere and spectacular South African food and groceries. Click on Meal in a Pie for more information about this business.

Relax We Got it Moving & Delivery

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.

Tiradito de Corvina en Salsa Oriental. Traditional Peruvian food at Salimar Ceviche Bar.

Salimar Ceviche Bar

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.

Salon 51

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 Local Businesses!

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.

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About the Author

Désirée Ávila has called Oakland Park her home for over 31 years. In addition to publishing , 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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