JEFFERSON PARK — Let the good-natured smack talking begin.
An online competition, sponsored by Ald. John Arena (45th), awarded bragging rights for the best school, best community festival, best park, best business, best piece of public art and best community leader in the 45th Ward.
Votes were cast online, and the winner was announced at a fundraiser to benefit Friends of 45, which funds the 45th Ward Independent Democrats as well as Arena's upcoming bid for re-election as 45th Ward committeeman.
The winners are:
Best Community Leader
Best Public Art
The ward includes Jefferson Park, Forest Glen and Gladstone Park as well as parts of Portage Park and Old Irving Park.
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