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Last Day for ABBIE Award Voting

by ARLnow.com — November 8, 2010 at 10:59 am 614 3 Comments

Today is the last day to help your favorite local businesses win an ABBIE Award. Online voting for the annual awards, which honor Arlington’s best businesses, ends at midnight.

ARLnow.com has been nominated for an ABBIE, under the category “Arlington’s Best Place to Learn Something New.” However, we’re facing tough competition from the category’s reigning champ, the Arlington Public Library system.

Our odds are especially long, considering that the library isn’t any old small business — it’s a large government entity with nine locations around town, dozens of staff members and thousands of customers — who receive its services for free. Plus, while the general public is limited to one vote per computer, ABBIE rules specifically state that publicly-accessible computers at the library are exempt.

Not that we’re complaining or anything.

Good luck to the nominated businesses and organizations in all 15 categories — even our own!

  • Greg Phelps

    Count my vote.

  • S.Arlington

    I voted for ArlNow. But I’d be happier about my vote if ArlNow actually covered all of Arlington, like news along Columbia Pike. With the Sun Gazette unwilling to deliver its free Rag to our neighborhood, we are woefully under represented in both news coverage and local news outlets.

    • TGEoA

      Did’t you bother to read the SunGazette’s tagline?

      “Reaching the most affluent audience in the Washington D.C. metro area.”

      Columbia Pike doesn’t cut the mustard.

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