Finalists for the 2018 Choice Awards

By the TMoM team

Let the voting begin! The nominations from round one of the 2018 Choice awards contest have been tallied, and the competition was tight this year! 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.

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Please read the instructions at the top of the survey link before voting. For more details and our timeline on the 2018 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 25, and winners will be announced on February 28!

1. Finalists for Favorite Annual Family Event

Greensboro/Burlington Area
Lighting of the Tree
The North Carolina Folk Festival
Touch-A-Truck

High Point Area
High Point Holiday Festival Parade
High Point University’s Community Christmas
Kernersville Spring Folley

Winston-Salem Area
Bookmarks Festival
Dixie Classic Fair
Winston-Salem Greek Festival
Tanglewood Festival of Lights

2. Finalists for Favorite Preschool

Greensboro/Burlington Area
Greensboro Montessori School2856 Horse Pen Creek Rd, Greensboro
Saint Francis Episcopal Church & Day School, 3506 Lawndale Dr, Greensboro
Starmount Presbyterian Preschool, 3501 W Market St, Greensboro

High Point Area
Covenant Church United Methodist Preschool, 1526 Skeet Club Rd, High Point
High Point Christian Academy, 307 N Rotary Dr, High Point
Wesleyan Christian Academy, 1917 N Centennial St, 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
Salem Baptist Christian School, 429 S Broad St, Winston-Salem
St. Leo Catholic School, 333 Springdale Ave, Winston-Salem

3. Finalists for Favorite Private School

Greensboro/Burlington Area
Canterbury School, 5400 Old Lake Jeanette Road, Greensboro
Greensboro Day School, 5401 Lawndale Dr, Greensboro
Greensboro Montessori School, 2856 Horse Pen Creek Rd, Greensboro
The Burlington School, 1615 Greenwood Terrace, Burlington

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
Saint Leo Catholic School, 333 Springdale Ave, Winston-Salem
Salem Baptist Christian School, 429 S Broad St, Winston-Salem

4. 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
Nanny by Design, 2115 Enterprise Rd, Suite B2, Greensboro
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
Clemmons Moravian Church, 3560 Spangenberg Ave, Clemmons
Imprints Cares, numerous locations

5. Finalists for Favorite Summer Camp

Greensboro/Burlington Area
Camp Weaver, 4924 Tapawingo Trail, Greensboro
Drama Kids of the Triad, numerous locations
New Garden Friends School, 1128 New Garden Rd, Greensboro

High Point Area
Drama Kids of the Triad, numerous locations
Little Blank Canvas Children’s Art Studio, 3735 Admiral Dr, High Point
Sprouts,1027 Eastchester Dr, High Point

Winston-Salem Area
Camp Hanes, 1225 Camp Hanes Rd, King
Camp Merriwood, 9640 Center Grove Church Rd, Clemmons
Summit Summer, 2100 Reynolda Rd, Winston-Salem

6. Finalists for Favorite Child Arts & Enrichment Program

Greensboro/Burlington Area
Drama Kids of the Triad, numerous locations
Greensboro Ballet, 200 North Davie Street, Greensboro
Greensboro Performing Arts, 2231 Fleming Rd, Greensboro

High Point Area
ExtravaDance & Tumble, 1239 Masten Drive, Kernersville
Half Pint Harmonies, 3 locations in High Point
Little Blank Canvas Children’s Art Studio, 3735 Admiral Dr, High Point

Winston-Salem Area
Dance Explosion School of Performing Arts, 3818 Clemmons Rd, Clemmons
Dancer’s Edge, 5047 County Club Road, Winston-Salem
Sawtooth School for Visual Art, 251 Spruce St N, Winston-Salem

7. 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
YMCA of Greensboro, six locations

High Point Area
High Point Swim Club, 1705 Whitehall St, High Point
Jamestown Youth League, 200 W Main St, Jamestown
Upward Sports, various locations throughout High Point

Winston-Salem Area
Carolina Spirit Athletics, 6204 Hacker’s Bend Ct, Winston-Salem
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

8. Finalists for Favorite Rainy Day Destination for Kids

Greensboro/Burlington Area
Children’s Museum of Alamance County, 217 S Main St, Graham
Greensboro Children’s Museum, 220 N Church St, Greensboro
Greensboro Science Center, 4301 Lawndale Dr, Greensboro
Rockin’ Jump, 4215 W Gate City Blvd, Greensboro

High Point Area
Get Air, 1116 Eastchester Dr, High Point
Jump N Fun, 699 Sunshine Way, close to border of HP & GSO
Half Pint Harmonies, 3 locations in High Point

Winston-Salem Area
Kaleideum, 390 South Liberty St and 400 W Hanes Mill Road, Winston-Salem
Rockin’ Jump, 7840 North Point Boulevard, Winston-Salem
Safari Nation, 3191 Peters Creek Pkwy, Winston-Salem

9. Finalists for Favorite Tourist Attraction

Greensboro/Burlington Area
Guilford Courthouse National Military Park, 2332 New Garden Rd, Greensboro
International Civil Rights Center and Museum, 134 S Elm St, Greensboro
LeBauer Park, 208 N Davie St, Greensboro

High Point Area
Kersey Valley Attractions, 1615 Kersey Valley Rd, Archdale
Körner’s Folly, 413 S Main St, Kernersville
North Carolina Zoo, 4401 Zoo Pkwy, Asheboro

Winston-Salem Area
Old Salem Museum & Gardens, 600 S. Main St, Winston-Salem
Reynolda House Museum of American Art / Reynolda Gardens, 2250 Reynolda Rd. Winston-Salem
Tanglewood Park, 4061 Clemmons Rd, Clemmons

10. 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

High Point Area
Dr. Stephanie Lindsay , High Point Pediatric Dentistry
Dr. Joye Warr, Warr Pediatric Dental Associates
Dr. Waleed A. Clark, Clark Pediatric Dental Group

Winston-Salem Area
Dr. Tina Merhoff, Merhoff & Associates
Dr. Chad Shobe, Southern Dental Group
Dr. Gina Spangler, Spangler, Rohlfing and Lambert Pediatric Dentistry

11. Finalists for Favorite Family Orthodontist

Greensboro/Burlington Area
Dr. Alison J. McMillian, McMillian Orthodontics
Dr. Brian Bartlett, Mitchell, Bartlett and Bell
Dr. Micheal Ignelzi, Lake Jeanette Orthodontics & Pediatric Dentistry

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

12. 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. Caroline Brown, Twin City Pediatrics
Dr. Barbara Clifford, Novant Health Robinhood Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine

13. Finalists for Favorite OB/Gyn Doctor

Greensboro/Burlington Area
Dr. Michelle Grewel, Physicians for Women
Dr. David Lowe, 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. Andrew Lewis, Novant Health Valaoras & Lewis OB/GYN
Dr. Lewis Lipscomb, Novant Health, Triad OB/GYN
Dr. Kerri Scherer, Hawthorne OB/GYN Associates

14. Finalists for Favorite Mission-Driven Non-Profit

Greensboro/Burlington Area
Backpack Beginnings, 3707 Alliance Dr, Greensboro
Greensboro Urban Ministries, 305 W Gate City Blvd, Greensboro
The Junior League of Greensboro, 3101 W Friendly Ave, Greensboro

High Point Area
Feeding Lisa’s Kids
The Salvation Army of High Point, 301 W Green Dr, High Point
World Relief Triad, 155 Northpoint Ave Suite 102, High Point

Winston-Salem Area
City Lights Ministry, 1600 Williamson St., Winston-Salem
H.O.P.E of Winston-Salem
Winston-Salem Rescue Mission, 718 N Trade St, Winston-Salem

15. Finalists for Favorite Local Photographer

Greensboro/Burlington Area
Becca Kate Photography
Heather McGinnis Photography
Natalea Kelly Photography
Tracy Anderson Photography

High Point Area
Ashley Stone Photography
Emily Elrod Photography
Hold Fast Photography
Kelli Gowdy Photography

Winston-Salem Area
Inspired Memorys Photography
Sally Gupton Photography
Xan’s Eye Photography

16. Finalists for Favorite Realtor/Agent

Greensboro/Burlington Area
Cathy Duke, RE/MAX
Kristen Haynes, Tyler Redhead & McAlister

Meredith Parsons, Tyler Redhead & McAlister 

High Point Area
Jamie Harrelson, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices
Tina Murphy, Keller Williams Realty
Thad Wymer, Keller Williams Realty

Winston-Salem Area
Katy Carroll, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices
Jessica Zombek Ferris, RE/MAX
Maria Kazakos, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices
Stephanie Vestal, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices

17. Finalists for Favorite Children’s Clothing Store/Boutique

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

High Point Area
Belk, 4135 Brian Jordan Place, High Point
Mommy & Me Consignments, 10935-D N. Main St, Archdale
Target, 1050 Mall Loop Rd, High Point

Winston-Salem Area
Carter’s, 410 S Stratford Rd, Winston-Salem
McCall’s,111 Reynolda Village, Winston-Salem
Rolly’s Baby Boutique, 272 S. Stratford Rd, Winston-Salem

18. Finalists for Favorite Women’s Clothing Store

Greensboro/Burlington Area
Art & Soul, 2140 Lawndale Dr, Greensboro
BohoBlu, 2 locations in Greensboro, & 921 Boston Drive, Burlington
Margaret’s of Burlington, 920 S Church St, Burlington
Simply Meg’s, 1616 H Battleground Ave, Greensboro

High Point Area
BohoBlu, 5836 Samet Dr, High Point
Hang Ups, 5824 Samet Dr Ste 165, High Point
Nella Boutique, 130 S Church St Suite1B, Asheboro

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

19. Finalists for Favorite Seasonal Children’s Consignment Sale

Greensboro/Burlington Area
Kids’ Konsignment Sale,  410 North Holden Road, Greensboro
St. Paul’s Kids Consignment Sale, 2715 Horse Pen Creek, Greensboro
Starmount Presbyterian Church3501 W Market St, Greensboro

High Point Area
Covenant’s Kids Consignment Sale, 1526 Skeet Club Rd, High Point
Happy Moms, 1457 N Fayetteville St. Asheboro
WeeRuns, 921 Eastchester Drive, High Point

Winston-Salem Area
Children’s Boutique Resale, 710 Coliseum Drive Winston-Salem
Lewisville UMC Clothing Exchange, 6290 Shallowford Road, Lewisville
Twin City Moms Consignment Sale, 1000 Yorkshire Rd, Winston-Salem

20. Finalists for Favorite Consignment Store (clothing or furniture)

Greensboro/Burlington Area
Bargain Box, 1410 Mill St, Greensboro
Bella’s House, 236 E Front St, Burlington
The Red Collection, 1201 Holden Rd & 1411 Mill St, Greensboro

High Point Area
Encore Kids Consignment, 305 W Mountain Street, Kernersville
Mommy & Me Consignments, 10935-D N. Main Street, Archdale
Persnickety1800 N Main St #124, 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

21. Finalists for Favorite Gift Shop

Greensboro/Burlington Area
Just Be, 352 S. Elm Street, Greensboro
Party Chick & Paper, 1722 Battleground Ave, Greensboro
Swoozie’s, 3334 W Friendly Ave #115, Greensboro

High Point Area
Accent Prone, 1030-F South Main Street, Kernersville
HangUps. 5824 Samet Dr in High Point
PB&J Boutique & Gifts101 Bonnie Pl, Archdale

Winston-Salem Area
Hip Chics Boutique, 2668 Lewisville-Clemmons Rd, Clemmons
Kim Taylor & Co, 153 S Stratford Rd, Winston-Salem
Southern Home & Kitchen, 200 S Stratford Rd, Winston-Salem

22. Finalists for Favorite Salon and/or Spa

Greensboro/Burlington Area
Balance Day Spa, 3111 Battleground Ave, Greensboro & 2257 South Church St, Burlington
Hand & Stone Massage & Facial Spa, 3352 W Friendly Ave, Greensboro
Local Honey, 233 Commerce Pl, Greensboro

High Point Area
About Face Day Spa, 1107 N Main St, High Point
Avanti Salon & Spa, 3793 Samet Dr # 150A, High Point
Gentri & Co Salon, 106 Rockspring Road, High Point

Winston-Salem Area
Grassroots Salon3283 Robinhood Road, Winston-Salem
The Spa at Highland Oaks, 765 Highland Oaks Dr. Suite 150, Winston-Salem
Utopia Salon & Day Spa, 6265 Town Center Dr, Clemmons

23. Finalists for Favorite  Restaurant for Breakfast/Brunch

Greensboro/Burlington Area
Iron Hen Cafe, 908 Cridland Rd, Greensboro
Print Works Bistro702 Green Valley Rd, Greensboro
Scrambled Southern Diner, 2417 Spring Garden St, Greensboro

High Point Area
Carolina’s Diner, 201 Eastchester, High Point and 1012 W South Main St, Archdale
Tex & Shirley’s Pancake House, 4005 Precision Way, High Point
Tom’s Place, 1524 N Main St, High Point

Winston-Salem Area
Breakfastime2630 Lewisville Clemmons Rd. Clemmons
Mary’s Gourmet Diner, 723 Trade St NW, Winston-Salem
Midtown Cafe & Dessertery, 151 Stratford Rd NW, Winston-Salem

24. 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
Print Works Bistro702 Green Valley Rd, Greensboro

High Point Area
Blue Water Grille, 126 East State St, High Point
Sammy G’s Tavern, 3800 Tinsley Dr, High Point
Southern Roots, 119 E Main St, Jamestown

Winston-Salem Area
Fratellis Italian Steakhouse,  2000 Reynolda Road, Winston-Salem
Ryan’s Restaurant719 Coliseum Dr NW, Winston-Salem
Village Tavern, 221 Reynolda Village, and 2000 Griffith Rd, Winston-Salem

25. Finalists for Favorite Kid-Friendly Restaurant

Greensboro/Burlington Area
Chick-fil-A, numerous locations in the Greensboro & Burlington areas
Elizabeth’s Pizza, numerous locations in Greensboro
Red Robin, 1507 Highwoods Blvd, Greensboro, 3110 Waltham Blvd, Burlington

High Point Area
Barberitos, 1231 Eastchester Dr, High Point and 220 Market View Dr, Kernersville
Chick-fil-A, 3 locations in High Point
Mario’s Pizza, 2 locations in High Point

Winston-Salem Area
Brixx Wood Fired Pizza, 1295 Creekshire Way, Winston-Salem
Camel City BBQ Factory701 N Liberty St, Winston-Salem
Chick-fil-A, numerous locations in the Winston-Salem area

26. Finalists for Favorite Sweets Shop

Greensboro/Burlington Area
Cheesecakes by Alex, 315 S Elm St, Greensboro
Delicious, 3700 Lawndale Dr, Greensboro
Maxie B’s Bakery & Dessert Cafe, 2403 Battleground Ave, Greensboro

High Point Area
Amoroso’s Bakery, 5824 Samet Dr., High Point
Cake & All Things Yummy, 103 E Mountain St, Kernersville
Sweet Shoppe Bakery, 2008 N Centennial St, High Point

Winston-Salem Area
Camino Bakery, 3 locations in Winston-Salem
Dewey’s Bakery, 2876 Reynolda Rd & 262 South Stratford Rd, Winston-Salem
Nothing Bundt Cakes, 678 St George Square Ct, Winston-Salem

27. Finalists for Favorite Health & Wellness Business

Greensboro/Burlington Area
Burn Boot Camp Greensboro3610 N Elm St, Greensboro
Fit 4 Mom, locations throughout Greensboro
YMCA of Greensboro, six locations

High Point Area
Allen’s Branch Fitness One, 1209 Shields Rd #7, Kernersville
YMCA of Greater High Point, three locations
Sportscenter Athletic Club, 3811 Samet Drive, High Point

Winston-Salem Area
Burn Boot Camp Winston-Salem5077 Old Country Club Rd, Winston-Salem
Jazzercise Winston-Salem, 127 Jonestown Road Winston-Salem
YMCA of Northwest NC, numerous locations in the area

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

Greensboro/Burlington Area
All Pets Considered2614 Battleground Ave, Greensboro
Dog Days705 Battleground Ave, Greensboro
Ruff Housing, 15 Battleground Court, Greensboro

High Point Area
Bark Lodge, 959 NC Highway 66 South, Kernersville
Cathy’s Grooming, 3786 Samet Dr # 103, High Point
Diggs for Dogs, 1648 North Clodfelter Road, 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

29. Finalists for Favorite Birthday Party Venue/Service

Greensboro/Burlington Area
Rockin Jump, 4215 W Gate City Blvd, Greensboro
SkyZone, 1572-A Highwoods Blvd, Greensboro
Spare Time, 5502 Hornaday Rd, Greensboro

High Point Area
Little Blank Canvas Children’s Art Studio, 3735 Admiral Dr, High Point
Reserving Royalty, serving the Triad Area
Sprouts, 1027 Eastchester Dr, High Point

Winston-Salem Area
Hoots & Hollers, 5336 Robinhood Village Dr, Winston-Salem
Kaleideum, 390 South Liberty St and 400 W Hanes Mill Road, Winston-Salem
Rockin’ Jump, 7840 North Point Blvd, Winston-Salem

30. Finalists for Favorite Spot for a Moms’ Night Out

Greensboro/Burlington Area
Gia, 1941 New Garden Rd, Greensboro
Joymongers Brewing Co, 576 North Eugene Street, Greensboro
Wine & Design, 1821 Pembroke Road, Greensboro

High Point Area
Brown Truck Brewery1234 North Main St, High Point
Potent Potables, 115 E Main St, Jamestown
Breathe Cocktail Lounge, 221 N Main St, Kernersville

Winston-Salem Area
Foothills Brewing Tasting Room, 3800 Kimwell Dr, Winston-Salem
Vintage Sofa Bar, 1001 Burke St. Winston Salem
Wise Man Brewing826 Angelo Bros. Ave, Winston-Salem

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