Announcing the 2017 Choice Awards Winners

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By Katie Moosbrugger

We are thrilled to share the results with you today!  Every year we receive thousands of votes which always shows how excited Triad parents are to honor and reward their favorite local businesses and services.

This year the race was extremely close. We have a tie in one category, and there were several categories where the winners emerged literally by one vote!

The winners are listed by Triad city below. If you or your business is listed as a winner, please watch for an email from Triad Moms on Main this week to receive your winner’s logo and certificate.

Additionally, at the very bottom of this post is a link to ALL the finalists from 2017 – and every finalist deserves recognition for making it to the final round of this year’s competition! If we’ve listed a business you’ve never heard of –  we encourage you to visit them online (click the link in the name) or in person. As always, we thank you everyone who contributed a vote in this year’s contest. Every single vote makes a big difference!

A BIG congrats to the following reader favorites…

1. Favorite Birthday Party Venue/Service/Entertainment

Greensboro/Burlington Area
Spare Time, 5502 Hornaday Rd, Greensboro

High Point Area
Jump N Fun, 699 Sunshine Way, close to border of HP & GSO

Winston-Salem Area
Kaleidium Downtown (formerly Children’s Museum of Winston-Salem), 390 South Liberty St, Winston-Salem

2. Favorite Local Children’s Clothing Store/Boutique

Greensboro/Burlington Area
Once Upon A Child, 1566-B Highwoods Blvd, Greensboro

High Point Area
Lolly Wolly Doodle, 474 Old Hargrave Rd, Lexington

Winston-Salem Area
Rolly’s Baby Boutique, 272 S. Stratford Rd, Winston-Salem

3. Favorite Local Women’s Clothing Store/Boutique

Greensboro/Burlington Area
BohoBlu, 301-D State Street, Greensboro, & 921 Boston Drive, Burlington

High Point Area
Hang Ups, 5824 Samet Dr Ste 165, High Point

Winston-Salem Area
Hip Chics Boutique, 2668 Lewisville-Clemmons Rd, Clemmons

4. Favorite Seasonal Children’s Consignment Sale

Greensboro/Burlington Area
Kids’ Konsignment Sale, Christ United Methodist Church, 410 North Holden Road, Greensboro

High Point Area
WeeRuns, 401 East Russell Ave, High Point

Winston-Salem Area
Lewisville UMC Clothing Exchange, 6290 Shallowford Road, Lewisville

5. Favorite Consignment Store

Greensboro/Burlington Area
The Red Collection, 1201 Holden Rd & 1411 Mill St, Greensboro

High Point Area
Mommy & Me Consignments, 10935-D N. Main Street, Archdale

Winston-Salem Area
etc Consignment Shoppe, 690 Jonestown Rd, Winston-Salem

6. Favorite Salon and/or Spa

Greensboro/Burlington Area
Balance Day Spa, 2138 Lawndale Drive, Greensboro & 2257 South Church St, Burlington

High Point Area
About Face Day Spa, 1107 N Main St, High Point

Winston-Salem Area
The Spa at Highland Oaks , 765 Highland Oaks Dr. Suite 150, Winston-Salem

7. Favorite Restaurant for a Ladies Lunch

Greensboro/Burlington Area
Green Valley Grill, Friendly Center, 622 Green Valley Rd, Greensboro

High Point Area
Southern Roots, 119 E Main St, Jamestown

Winston-Salem Area
Village Tavern, 2000 Griffith Rd and 221 Reynolda Village, Winston-Salem

8. Favorite Restaurant for a Date Night

Greensboro/Burlington Area
1618 Seafood Grille, three locations in Greensboro

High Point Area
Southern Roots, 119 E Main St, Jamestown

Winston-Salem Area
Ryan’s Restaurant, 719 Coliseum Dr NW, Winston-Salem

9. Favorite Kid-Friendly Restaurant

Greensboro/Burlington Area
Chick-fil-A, numerous locations in the Greensboro & Burlington areas

High Point Area
Blue Rock Pizza and Tap, 1529 N Main St, High Point

Winston-Salem Area
Chick-fil-A, numerous locations in the Winston-Salem areas

10. Favorite Sweets Shop

Greensboro/Burlington Area
Maxie B’s Bakery & Dessert Cafe, 2403 Battleground Ave, Greensboro

High Point Area
Sweet Josephine’s – 2209 N Centennial Street, High Point

Winston-Salem Area
Dewey’s Bakery, 2876 Reynolda Road & 262 South Stratford Road, Winston-Salem

11. Favorite Local Gift Shop

Greensboro/Burlington Area
Swoozie’s, 3334 W Friendly Ave #115, Greensboro

High Point Area
HangUps – 5824 Samet Dr in High Point

Winston-Salem Area
Hip Chics Boutique – 2668 Lewisville-Clemmons Rd, Clemmons

12. Favorite Health & Wellness Facility or Service

Greensboro/Burlington Area
Burn Boot Camp Greensboro, 3610 N Elm St, Greensboro

High Point Area
YMCA of Greater High Point, three locations

Winston-Salem Area
YMCA of Northwest NC, 17 locations in the area

13.  Favorite Local Photographer

Greensboro/Burlington Area
Heather McGinnis Photography

High Point Area
Emily Elrod Photography

Winston-Salem Area
Sally Gupton Photography

14. Favorite Home Improvement Business

Greensboro/Burlington Area
Maria Money Interiors

High Point Area
Tarheel Basement Systems

Winston-Salem Area
Kim Taylor & Company Design

15. Favorite Local Realtor/Agent

Greensboro/Burlington Area
Kristen Haynes, Tyler Redhead & McAlister

High Point Area
Jamie Harrelson, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Carolinas Realty

Winston-Salem Area
Stephanie Vestal, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Carolinas Realty

16. Favorite OB/Gyn Doctor

Greensboro/Burlington Area
Dr. Michelle Grewel, Physicians for Women

High Point Area
Dr. Barbara Eisenberg, UNC Regional Physicians Obstetrics and Gynecology

Winston-Salem Area
Dr. Kerri R. Scherer, Hawthorne OB/GYN Associates

17. Favorite Family or Pediatric Dentist

Greensboro/Burlington Area
Dr. Kate Pierce, Greensboro Center for Pediatric Dentistry

High Point Area
Dr. Stephanie Lindsay , High Point Pediatric Dentistry

Winston-Salem Area
Dr. Tina Merhoff, Merhoff & Associates

18. Favorite Family Orthodontist

Greensboro/Burlington Area
Dr. Micheal Ignelzi, Lake Jeanette Orthodontics & Pediatric Dentistry

High Point Area
Dr. Steven Davis, Davis & Goldberg Orthodontics

Winston-Salem Area
Dr. Gordon Handy, Handy & Handy Orthodontic Specialists

19. Favorite Pediatrician

Greensboro/Burlington Area
Dr. Janet Dees, Northwest Pediatrics

High Point Area
Dr. James Anderson, Cornerstone Pediatrics at Premier

Winston-Salem Area
Dr. Barbara Clifford, Novant Health Robinhood Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine

20. Favorite Private School

Greensboro/Burlington Area
Greensboro Day School, 5401 Lawndale Dr, Greensboro

High Point Area
Wesleyan Christian Academy, 1917 North Centennial St, High Point

Winston-Salem Area
Calvary Day School, 5000 Country Club Rd, Winston-Salem

21. Favorite Preschool

Greensboro/Burlington Area
Starmount Preschool, 3501 West Market Street, Greensboro

High Point Area
High Point Christian Academy Preschool, 800 Phillips Ave, High Point

Winston-Salem Area
Clemmons United Methodist Preschool, 3700 Clemmons Rd, Clemmons

22. Favorite Child Care Facility or Service

Greensboro/Burlington Area
Primrose Schools, 4 North Pointe Court & 3105 Brassfield Road, Greensboro

High Point Area
Sprouts, 1027 Eastchester Dr, High Point

Winston-Salem Area
First Baptist Church Children’s Center  501 West Fifth Street, Winston-Salem

23. Favorite Summer Camp

Greensboro/Burlington Area
YMCA Camp Weaver, 4924 Tapawingo Trail, Greensboro

High Point Area
Sprouts,1027 Eastchester Dr, High Point

Winston-Salem Area
Merriwood Christian Camp, 9640 Center Grove Church Rd, Clemmons

24. Favorite Child Enrichment Program

Greensboro/Burlington Area
TIE:

Greensboro Ballet, 200 North Davie Street, Greensboro
Nan’s School of Dance, 1941 New Garden Rd #102, Greensboro

High Point Area
Little Blank Canvas Children’s Art Studio, 3735 Admiral Dr, High Point

Winston-Salem Area
In Motion Dance Center, 4021 Country Club Rd, Winston-Salem

25.  Favorite Child Sports Program or Facility

Greensboro/Burlington Area
Tumblebees Ultimate Gym, 6904 Downwind Rd, Greensboro

High Point Area
High Point Gymnastics, 3530 N Main St, High Point

Winston-Salem Area
YMCA of Northwest NC, 17 locations in the area

26. Favorite Rainy Day Destination for Kids

Greensboro/Burlington Area
Greensboro Science Center, 4301 Lawndale Dr, Greensboro

High Point Area
Jump N Fun, 699 Sunshine Way, close to border of HP & GSO

Winston-Salem Area
Airbound Trampoline Park, 7840 North Point Blvd, Winston-Salem

27. Favorite Place to Board and/or Groom Your Pet

Greensboro/Burlington Area
All Pets Considered, 2614 Battleground Ave, Greensboro

High Point Area
Diggs for Dogs, 1648 North Clodfelter Road, High Point

Winston-Salem Area
Ruff Housing – Three locations in Winston-Salem & Clemmons

28. Favorite Local Mompreneur (Mom who has started her own business)

Greensboro/Burlington Area
Heather McGinnis – Heather McGinnis Photography

High Point Area
Meg Metzger, Preferred Childcare

Winston-Salem Area
April Cagle – Posh Designs by April

The following two categories will only have one Triad-wide winner:

29.  Favorite Triad Family Event

Tanglewood Festival of Lights, Nov & Dec at Tanglewood Park in Clemmons

30. Favorite Local Print Publication

Forsyth Magazines

 

CLICK HERE TO SEE ALL THE FINALISTS FROM THE 2017 CHOICE AWARDS CONTEST!