Finalists for the 2017 Choice Awards

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By the TMoM team

Let the voting begin! The nominations from round one of the 2017 Choice awards contest have been tallied. The nominees with the most votes in each Triad area are listed below along with a link to their website. These finalists include the top three per category per city, however some categories have four finalists due to ties. We do not publicize which nominees tied, nor do we publicize who received the most or least nominations.

Triad areas are grouped as follows:
Greensboro, Burlington & Surrounding Areas
Kernersville, High Point & Surrounding Areas
Winston-Salem, Clemmons & Surrounding Areas

Please know that many finalists have venues in more than one Triad area, but we have listed only the areas for which they received the most votes and qualified as one of the top finalists.

You will see all of our finalists listed below and may vote for your favorites HERE! Special note when taking the survey: Use the scroll bar below each question if you cannot see drop downs for all three cities. It will allow you to scroll right to see all three cities and their finalists.

Please read the instructions at the top of the survey link before voting. For more details and our timeline on the 2017 Choice Awards, click HERE. Feel free to share this blog through social media to help spread the word and send your favorites into the winner’s circle! Voting concludes at midnight on February 26, and winners will be announced on March 1!

1. Finalists for Favorite Birthday Party Venue/Service/Entertainment

Greensboro/Burlington Area
Pigtails & Crewcuts, 1615 Westover Terrace, Greensboro
Safari Nation, 3900 W Market St, Greensboro
Spare Time, 5502 Hornaday Rd, Greensboro
The Little Gym, locations in Greensboro and Burlington

High Point Area
Get Air, 1116 Eastchester Dr #119, High Point
Jump N Fun, 699 Sunshine Way, close to border of HP & GSO

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

Winston-Salem Area
Airbound Trampoline Park, 7840 North Point Blvd, Winston-Salem
Kaleidium Downtown (formerly Children’s Museum of Winston-Salem), 390 South Liberty St, Winston-Salem
Salem Gymnastics & Swim, 4870 Country Club Rd, Winston-Salem

2. Finalists for Favorite Local Children’s Clothing Store/Boutique

Greensboro/Burlington Area
Carters, Friendly Center, 3004 Northline Ave, Greensboro
Once Upon A Child, 1566-B Highwoods Blvd, Greensboro
Polliwogs, 1724 Battleground Rd, Greensboro

High Point Area
Homegrown Baby Boutique, 717 Graves St, Kernersville
Lolly Wolly Doodle, 474 Old Hargrave Rd, Lexington
Mommy & Me Consignments, 10935-D N. Main St, Archdale

Winston-Salem Area
Lime Lollies, 130 Stratford Court, Suite C, Winston-Salem
McCall’s,111 Reynolda Village, Winston-Salem
Rolly’s Baby Boutique, 272 S. Stratford Rd, Winston-Salem

3. Finalists for Favorite Local Women’s Clothing Store/Boutique

Greensboro/Burlington Area
BohoBlu, 301-D State Street, Greensboro, & 921 Boston Drive, Burlington
Monkees of Irving Park, 1951 Battleground Ave # F, Greensboro
Silver Gallery, Friendly Center, 615 Friendly Center Rd, Greensboro

High Point Area
BohoBlu, 5836 Samet Dr, High Point
Hang Ups, 5824 Samet Dr Ste 165, High Point
PB&J Boutique & Gifts, 101 Bonnie Pl, Archdale

Winston-Salem Area
Hip Chics Boutique, 2668 Lewisville-Clemmons Rd, Clemmons
Mainstream Boutique, 110 Oakwood Drive, Winston-Salem
Monkee’s of the Village, 217 Reynolda Village, Winston-Salem

4. Finalists for Favorite Seasonal Children’s Consignment Sale

Greensboro/Burlington Area
Kids’ Konsignment Sale, Christ United Methodist Church, 410 North Holden Road, Greensboro
Starmount Presbyterian Church, 3501 W Market St, Greensboro
St. Paul’s Kids Consignment Sale, 2715 Horse Pen Creek, Greensboro

High Point Area
Covenant’s Kids Consignment Sale, 1526 Skeet Club Rd, High Point
Greensboro MOM (Mothers of Multiples) Children’s Consignment Sale, 1300 North College Dr, High Point
WeeRuns, 401 East Russell Ave, High Point

Winston-Salem Area
Children’s Boutique Resale, 710 Coliseum Drive Winston-Salem
Lewisville UMC Clothing Exchange, 6290 Shallowford Road, Lewisville
Messiah Moravian Preschool, 1401 N. Peace Haven Rd, Winston-Salem

5. Finalists for Favorite Consignment Store

Greensboro/Burlington Area
KIDZONE, 4623-D High Point Rd & 3728-C Battleground Ave, Greensboro
Once Upon a Child, 1566-B Highwoods Blvd, Greensboro
The Red Collection, 1201 Holden Rd & 1411 Mill St, Greensboro

High Point Area
Mommy & Me Consignments, 10935-D N. Main Street, Archdale
Persnickety, 1800 N Main St #124, High Point
Plato’s Closet, 274 Eastchester Dr #114, High Point

Winston-Salem Area
etc Consignment Shoppe, 690 Jonestown Rd, Winston-Salem
Style Encore, 243 S Stratford Rd, Winston-Salem
The Snob Shop, 465 W End Blvd, Winston-Salem

6. Finalists for Favorite Salon and/or Spa

Greensboro/Burlington Area
Avanti Salon & Spa,1578 Highwoods Boulevard, Greensboro
Balance Day Spa, 2138 Lawndale Drive, Greensboro & 2257 South Church St, Burlington
Chakras Spa, 229 S Elm St, Greensboro

High Point Area
About Face Day Spa, 1107 N Main St, High Point
11Eleven Salon & Boutique, 10837 N Main St, Archdale
Old Station No. 4 Salon and Barber, 1329 N Main St, High Point

Winston-Salem Area
Ego Hair Designers, 3 locations in Winston-Salem
The Spa at Highland Oaks , 765 Highland Oaks Dr. Suite 150, Winston-Salem
Utopia Salon & Day Spa, 6265 Town Center Dr, Clemmons

7. Finalists for Favorite Restaurant for a Ladies Lunch

Greensboro/Burlington Area
Green Valley Grill, Friendly Center, 622 Green Valley Rd, Greensboro
Lucky 32 Southern Kitchen, 1421 Westover Terrace, Greensboro
Print Works Bistro, 702 Green Valley Rd, Greensboro

High Point Area
Alexandria’s Hamilton Street Bistro, 215 E Lexington Ave, High Point
Blue Zucchini & Company, 1506 N Main St, High Point
Sammy G’s Tavern, 3800 Tinsley Dr, High Point
Southern Roots, 119 E Main St, Jamestown

Winston-Salem Area
Cherries Cafe, 6000 Meadowbrook Mall, Clemmons
Mozelle’s Fresh Southern Bistro, 878 W 4th St, Winston-Salem
Village Tavern, 221 Reynolda Village, and the corner of Hanes Mall Blvd and  Stratford Rd in Winston-Salem

8. Finalists for Favorite Restaurant for a Date Night

Greensboro/Burlington Area
1618 Seafood Grille, 1618 W Friendly Ave, Greensboro
Green Valley Grill, 622 Green Valley Rd, Greensboro
Undercurrent Restaurant, 327 Battleground Ave, Greensboro

High Point Area
Chop House, 4001 Meeting Way, High Point
Blue Water Grille, 126 East State St, High Point
Southern Roots, 119 E Main St, Jamestown

Winston-Salem Area
Fratellis Italian Steakhouse – 2000 Reynolda Road, Winston-Salem
Rooster’s – A Noble’s Grille, 380 Knollwood St, Winston-Salem
Ryan’s Restaurant, 719 Coliseum Dr NW, Winston-Salem

9. Finalists for Favorite Kid-Friendly Restaurant

Greensboro/Burlington Area
Chick-fil-A, numerous locations in the Greensboro & Burlington areas
Red Robin, 1507 Highwoods Blvd, Greensboro, 3110 Waltham Blvd, Burlington
Texas Roadhouse, 2414 Battleground Ave in Greensboro, and 1651 Glidewell Dr in Burlington

High Point Area
Barberitos, 1231 Eastchester Dr #118, High Point
Blue Rock Pizza and Tap, 1529 N Main St, High Point
Chick-fil-A, 3 locations in High Point

Winston-Salem Area
Brixx Wood Fired Pizza – 1295 Creekshire Way, Winston-Salem
Camel City BBQ Factory, 701 N Liberty St, Winston-Salem
Chick-fil-A, numerous locations in the Winston-Salem areas
The Loop Pizza Grill, 320 S Stratford Rd, Winston-Salem

10. Finalists for Favorite Sweets Shop

Greensboro/Burlington Area
Delicious, 3700 Lawndale Dr, Greensboro
Easy Peasy Decadent Desserts, 1616 Battleground Ave, Greensboro
Maxie B’s Bakery & Dessert Cafe, 2403 Battleground Ave, Greensboro

High Point Area
Feeney’s Frozen Yogurt Bar, 1589 Skeet Club Rd, High Point
Sweet Josephine’s – 2209 N Centennial Street, High Point
Sweet Shoppe Bakery, 2008 N Centennial St, High Point

Winston-Salem Area
Dewey’s Bakery, 2876 Reynolda Road & 262 South Stratford Road, Winston-Salem
Gigi’s Cupcakes Winston-Salem, 205 I South Stratford Rd, Winston-Salem
Sweet Frog Premium Frozen Yogurt, 1023 Hanes Mall Blvd, Winston-Salem & 6297 Town Center Dr, Clemmons

11. Finalists for Favorite Local Gift Shop

Greensboro/Burlington Area
Just Be, locations in Greensboro and Burlington
Party Chick & Paper, 1722 Battleground Ave, Greensboro
Swoozie’s, 3334 W Friendly Ave #115, Greensboro

High Point Area
Authentic NC Goods, 1701 N Main St, High Point
HangUps – 5824 Samet Dr in High Point
Meg’s Gifts, 205 Neal Pl, High Point
PB&J Boutique & Gifts, 101 Bonnie Pl, Archdale

Winston-Salem Area
Hip Chics Boutique – 2668 Lewisville-Clemmons Rd, Clemmons
Kim Taylor & Co, 153 S Stratford Rd, Winston-Salem
Salem Creek, Pavilions Shopping Center, 694 Hanes Mall Blvd, Winston-Salem

12. Finalists for Favorite Health & Wellness Facility or Service

Greensboro/Burlington Area
Burn Boot Camp Greensboro, 3610 N Elm St, Greensboro
The Clubs of Greensboro, 1909 Lendew St & 21-A Oak Branch Dr, Greensboro
YMCA of Greensboro, six locations

High Point Area
Planet Fitness, 2 locations in High Point
Sportscenter Athletic Club, 3811 Samet Drive, High Point
YMCA of Greater High Point, three locations

Winston-Salem Area
Burn Boot Camp Winston-Salem, 5077 Old Country Club Rd, Winston-Salem
Jazzercise Winston-Salem, 127 Jonestown Road Winston-Salem
YMCA of Northwest NC, 17 locations in the area

13. Finalists for Favorite Local Photographer

Greensboro/Burlington Area
Heather McGinnis Photography
Lucy Miller Photography
Natalea Kelly Photography
Wendy Riley Photography

High Point Area
Emily Elrod Photography
Kelli Gowdy Photography
Memories by Meg Photography

Winston-Salem Area
Inspired Memorys Photography
Sally Gupton Photography
SVM Photography

14. Finalists for Favorite Home Improvement Business

Greensboro/Burlington Area
Kacey Myers Interior Design
Maria Money Interiors
TLB Design

High Point Area
About Design
Jollay Design Center
Tarheel Basement Systems

Winston-Salem Area
Bean Builders
Kim Taylor & Company Design
Nature’s Select

15. Finalists for Favorite Local Realtor/Agent

Greensboro/Burlington Area
Kristen Haynes, Tyler Redhead & McAlister
Dee Pennell, Allen Tate Realtors
Emily Phipps, Keller Williams

High Point Area
Shannon Bruins, Keller Williams
Jamie Harrelson, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices
Julie Ratkus, Allen Tate Realtors
Cherie Scinto, RE/MAX Partners

Winston-Salem Area
Jennifer Cooner, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices
Maria Kazakos, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices
Stephanie Vestal, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices

16. Finalists for Favorite OB/Gyn Doctor

Greensboro/Burlington Area
Dr. Sheronette Cousins, Wendover OB/GYN & Infertility
Dr. Michelle Grewel, Physicians for Women
Dr. Richard Taavon, Wendover OB/GYN & Infertility

High Point Area
Dr. Henry Dorn, Henry Dorn MD OBGYN & Associates
Dr. Barbara Eisenberg, UNC Regional Physicians Obstetrics and Gynecology
Dr. Michael O’Keeffe
, Cornerstone Health Care, Pinewest OB-GYN

Winston-Salem Area
Dr. Lewis Lipscomb, Novant Health, Triad OB/GYN
Dr. Kerri R. Scherer, Hawthorne OB/GYN Associates
Dr. Harold Pollard, Lyndhurst Gynecologic Associates

17. Finalists for Favorite Family or Pediatric Dentist

Greensboro/Burlington Area
Dr. Rebecca Andrews, Lake Jeanette Orthodontics and Pediatric Dentistry
Dr. Michael Ignelzi, Lake Jeanette Orthodontics and Pediatric Dentistry
Dr. Sona Isharani – Triad Dentistry
Dr. Kate Pierce, Greensboro Center for Pediatric Dentistry

High Point Area
Dr. Stephanie Lindsay , High Point Pediatric Dentistry
Dr. Kate Lambert, Spangler & Rohlfing Pediatric Dentistry (Kernersville)
Dr. Joye Warr, Warr Pediatric Dental Associates

Winston-Salem Area
Dr. Gail Rohlfing, Spangler & Rohlfing Pediatric Dentistry
Dr. Tina Merhoff, Merhoff & Associates
Dr. Gina Spangler, Spangler & Rohlfing Pediatric Dentistry

18. Finalists for Favorite Family Orthodontist

Greensboro/Burlington Area
Dr. Micheal Ignelzi, Lake Jeanette Orthodontics & Pediatric Dentistry
Dr. Mark  Kaley, Kaley Orthodontics
Dr. Kervin Mack, Mack Orthodontics

High Point Area
Dr. Anthony Basil, Basil Orthodontics
Dr. Zoltan T. Berky, Berky Orthodontics
Dr. Steven Davis, Davis & Goldberg Orthodontics

Winston-Salem Area
Dr. Gordon Handy, Handy & Handy Orthodontic Specialists
Dr. Paul Rudnicke, Rudnicke Orthodontics
Dr. Gary R. Tucker, Tucker Orthodontics

19. Finalists for Favorite Pediatrician

Greensboro/Burlington Area
Dr. Mark Cummings, Greensboro Pediatricians
Dr. Janet Dees, Northwest Pediatrics
Dr. Brian Sumner, Carolina Pediatrics

High Point Area
Dr. James Anderson, Cornerstone Pediatrics at Premier
Dr. Tasha Dial, Cornerstone Pediatrics at Premier
Dr. Michele Jedlica, High Point Pediatrics

Winston-Salem Area
Dr. A Dudley Bell, Novant Health Robinhood Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine
Dr. Barbara Clifford, Novant Health Robinhood Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine
Dr. Stephanie Forrest, Novant Health Twin City Pediatrics

20. Finalists for Favorite Private School

Greensboro/Burlington Area
Caldwell Academy, 2900 Horse Pen Creek Rd, Greensboro
Canterbury School, 5400 Old Lake Jeanette Road, Greensboro
Greensboro Day School, 5401 Lawndale Dr, Greensboro

High Point Area
High Point Christian Academy, 800 Philips Ave, High Point
Wesleyan Christian Academy, 1917 North Centennial St, High Point
Westchester Country Day School, 2045 N Old Greensboro Rd, High Point

Winston-Salem Area
Calvary Day School, 5000 Country Club Rd, Winston-Salem
Our Lady of Mercy Catholic School, 1730 Link Road, Winston-Salem
St. Leo Catholic School, 333 Springdale Ave, Winston-Salem

21. Finalists for Favorite Preschool

Greensboro/Burlington Area
Holy Trinity Day School, – 607 North Green St, Greensboro
St. Francis Day School, 3506 Lawndale Dr, Greensboro
Starmount Preschool, 3501 West Market Street, Greensboro

High Point Area
Child Enrichment at FUMC, 512 North Main St, High Point
High Point Christian Academy Preschool, 800 Phillips Ave, High Point
Jamestown Presbyterian Church Preschool, 1804 Guilford Colleg Rd, Jamestown
Wesleyan Christian Childcare, 1917 N Centennial St, High Point

Winston-Salem Area
Calvary Day School, 5000 Country Club Rd, Winston-Salem
Clemmons United Methodist Preschool, 3700 Clemmons Rd, Clemmons
Our Lady of Mercy Catholic School, 1730 Link Road, Winston-Salem

22. Finalists for Favorite Child Care Facility or Service

Greensboro/Burlington Area
Bizi Kids, 2500 Battleground Ave, Greensboro & 3398 S Church St, Burlington
Primrose Schools, 4 North Pointe Court & 3105 Brassfield Road, Greensboro
Stay and Play, 5314-E West Friendly Avenue, Greensboro

High Point Area
Bizi Kids, 3735 Admiral Drive #107, High Point
Sprouts, 1027 Eastchester Dr, High Point
Wesleyan Christian Childcare, 1917 North Centennial St, High Point

Winston-Salem Area
A Child’s World Learning Center , numerous locations
First Baptist Church Children’s Center  501 West Fifth Street, Winston-Salem
Imprints Cares, numerous locations

23. Finalists for Favorite Summer Camp

Greensboro/Burlington Area
Camp Weaver, 4924 Tapawingo Trail, Greensboro
Greensboro Ballet, 200 North Davie Street, Greensboro
Greensboro Day School, 5401 Lawndale Dr, Greensboro

High Point Area
Little Blank Canvas, 3735 Admiral Dr, High Point
Shepherd’s Way Day School, Asheboro & Colfax locations
Sprouts,1027 Eastchester Dr, High Point

Winston-Salem Area
Calvary Day School/Venture Club, 5000 Country Club Rd, Winston-Salem
Camp Hanes, 1225 Camp Hanes Rd, King
Camp Merriwood, 9640 Center Grove Church Rd, Clemmons

24. Finalists for Favorite Child Enrichment Program

Greensboro/Burlington Area
Drama Kids International, numerous locations
Greensboro Ballet, 200 North Davie Street, Greensboro
Nan’s School of Dance, 1941 New Garden Rd #102, Greensboro

High Point Area
Drama Kids International, numerous locations
Little Blank Canvas Children’s Art Studio, 3735 Admiral Dr, High Point
On Stage School of Dance, 3745 Admiral Dr, High Point

Winston-Salem Area
Dancer’s Edge, 5047 Country Club Rd, Winston-Salem
In Motion Dance Center, 4021 Country Club Rd, Winston-Salem
Pro Dance Academy, 4156 Clemmons Rd, Clemmons

25. Finalists for Favorite Child Sports Program or Facility

Greensboro/Burlington Area
Greensboro United Soccer Association, 6105 Townsend Rd, Browns Summit
Proehlific Park Family Sports Complex & Fitness Center, 4517 Jessup Grove Rd, Greensboro
Tumblebees Ultimate Gym, 6904 Downwind Rd, Greensboro
YMCA of Greensboro, six locations

High Point Area
High Point Gymnastics, 3530 N Main St, High Point
High Point Pony Baseball & Softball, 4515 Johnson St, High Point
Jamestown Youth League, 200 W Main St, Jamestown

Winston-Salem Area
Salem Gymnastics & Swim, 4870 Country Club Rd, Winston-Salem
Twin City Youth Soccer Association, 428 Twins Way, Advance
YMCA of Northwest NC, 17 locations in the area

26. Finalists for Favorite Rainy Day Destination for Kids

Greensboro/Burlington Area
Greensboro Children’s Museum – 220 N Church St, Greensboro
Greensboro Science Center, 4301 Lawndale Dr, Greensboro
Safari Nation, 3900-H West Market St, Greensboro

High Point Area
Get Air, 1116 Eastchester Dr, High Point
Jump N Fun, 699 Sunshine Way, close to border of HP & GSO
Level Up, 117-F Liberty Dr, Thomasville

Winston-Salem Area
Airbound Trampoline Park, 7840 North Point Blvd, Winston-Salem
Kaleidium Downtown (formerly Children’s Museum of Winston-Salem), 390 South Liberty St, Winston-Salem
Kaleidium North (formerly SciWorks), 400 West Hanes Mill Road, Winston-Salem

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

Greensboro/Burlington Area
All Pets Considered, 2614 Battleground Ave, Greensboro
Dog Days, 705 Battleground Ave, Greensboro
Lucky’s Pet Resort & Day Spa, 7846 McCloud Rd, Greensboro

High Point Area
Dapper Yappers Pet Grooming, 3205 Colony Dr, Jamestown
Diggs for Dogs, 1648 North Clodfelter Road, High Point
Scooby-Dos Mobile Pet Grooming, 1307 Kentucky St, High Point

Winston-Salem Area
Carolina Pet Place, 2645 Neudorf Rd, Clemmons
Charlie’s K-9 Camp, 6612 Holder Rd, Clemmons
Ruff Housing – Three locations in Winston-Salem & Clemmons

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

Greensboro/Burlington Area
Heather McGinnis – Heather McGinnis Photography
Lara Davis – Kidstunes
Nikki Pennell – LuRoo’s Inc

High Point Area
Annie Murphy, Authentic NC Goods
Meg Metzger, Preferred Childcare
Meghan Stamler – Memories by Meg Photography

Winston-Salem Area
April Cagle – Posh Designs by April 
Emily Elrod – Emily Elrod Photography
Kelly Warden – Woobie Beans Jewelry

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

29. Finalists for Favorite Triad Family Event

Dixie Classic Fair – takes place in October at the fairgrounds in Winston-Salem
The Nutcracker by the Greensboro Ballet, performances in December in Greensboro
Tanglewood Festival of Lights, Nov & Dec at Tanglewood Park in Clemmons

30. Finalists for Favorite Local Print Publication

Forsyth Magazines
Northwest Observer
Winston-Salem Monthly

VOTE FOR YOUR FAVORITES HERE!