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DALLAS-The Dallas Market Center has announced the 10 finalists for The Next Big Give, its contest that highlights specialty retailers for their work in their communities.
The 10 finalists are Best Buddies Dog Boutique and Bakery of St. Pete Beach, Fla., C and J’s Gifts and Home Decor of Jacksonville, Ark., Calico Cat of Greenville, Texas, Dedrick’s Pharmacy & Gifts of New Paltz, N.Y., Holiday Divine of Tualatin, Ore., Journeys of Life of Pittsburgh, Leon & Lulu of Clawson, Mich., LoveShopGive of Tustin, Calif., Stanley Korshak, based here, and The Kitchen Store of Conway, Ark. A DMC statement cited these retailers for various community efforts such as raising awareness of neglected pets, breast cancer and domestic violence, and for raising funds and donating products to local charities.
This year’s The Next Big Give is the third annual contest run by DMC.