Strand Theater Receives 2022 Best of Lakewood Award

Posted on January 2, 2023 By

The Lakewood Award Program has named the Strand Theater, 400 Clifton Avenue, Lakewood, the 2022 Best of Lakewood in the category of Performing Arts Theater.

Each year, the Lakewood Award Program identifies companies believed to have achieved exceptional marketing success in its local community and business category.

The Lakewood Award Program is an annual awards program honoring the achievements and accomplishments of local businesses throughout the Lakewood area. Recognition is given to those companies that have shown the ability to use best practices and implemented programs to generate competitive advantages and long-term value.

Officials of the Lakewood Award Program said, “These are local companies that enhance the positive image of small business through service to their customers and our community. These exceptional companies help make the Lakewood area a great place to live, work and play.”

Amy A. Freeman, executive board president, said, “I am very proud to share and announce that The Strand Theater has been selected as the Winner for the 2022 Best of Lakewood Awards in the category of Performing Arts Theater.”

Various sources of information were gathered and analyzed to choose the winners in each category. The 2022 Lakewood Award Program focuses on quality, not quantity. Winners are determined based on the information gathered both internally by the Lakewood Award Program and data provided by third parties.

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About Lakewood Award Program: The Lakewood Award Program was established to recognize the best of local businesses in the community. The organization works exclusively with local business owners, trade groups, professional associations, and other business advertising and marketing groups. Its mission is to recognize the small business community’s contributions to the U.S. economy.

About the Strand Theater: The historic Strand Theater, a 501 (c)(3) nonprofit at 400 Clifton Ave., Lakewood, was designed by world-renowned theater architect Thomas Lamb in 1922 and is listed on the N.J. and National Register of Historic Places. The Strand offers year-round entertainment in plush, air-conditioned surroundings. It is a perfect venue to showcase comedians, musicals, dinner theater, stars from television and movies, and legendary musical entertainers. The reception gallery includes a catering facility for 80 people, a dance floor, and restrooms. It is ideal for theater-in-the-round, smaller events, and receptions.