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It’s time to cast your vote! The Nomination phase has ended, and we are pleased to reveal the finalists in our the 2019 Choice Awards survey below.
Voting is now open to the public. You have until midnight on February 2nd to cast your votes. The business or individual with the most votes will be announced as the winner of their category at the end of the contest (see timeline below). The Winners will receive a digital seal and a printable seal to display as their badge of honor for taking 1st place in the 2019 Muscogee Moms Choice Awards!
The 2019 Survey Timeline
Please take a moment to read our timeline.
- Jan 7, 2019 – Nominating begins! Watch for the nomination link in today’s blog and eNewsletter.
- Jan 17, 2019 – Nominations close at midnight.
- Jan 21, 2019 – The top 5 finalists in each category are announced today on our website. The Voting phase begins.
- Feb 2, 2019 – Voting ends at midnight.
- Feb 6, 2019 – Winners are announced today on our website.
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The 2019 Finalists
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 or in person. Good luck to all the nominees!
Favorite Birthday Party Venue / Service?
- Launch Trampoline Park
- My Gym Columbus
- Stars & Strikes
- Hollywood Connections
Favorite Sweets Shop?
- Columbus Corner Bakery
- Kilwins Columbus
- Gigi’s Cupcakes
- Freeze Frame Yogurt Shoppe
- How Sweet it Is Cake Studio & Dessert Shop
Favorite Restaurant for Brunch / Breakfast?
- First Watch – Columbus
- Plucked Up Chicken & Biscuits
- The Metro Diner
- Ruth Ann’s Restaurant
Favorite Kid-Friendly Restaurant?
- Applebees Neighborhood Grill
- Red Robin Gourmet Burgers
- Steak ‘n Shake
- Buffalo Wild Wings
Favorite Gift Shop?
- Cherry Zebra
- Galleria Riverside
- River Road Pharmacy & Gifts
- Flowers Plus
Favorite Children’s Clothing Store?
- Mickaylah’s Place
- Once Upon a Child
- The Children’s Place
- OshKosh B’gosh
Favorite Salon / Spa?
- The Beauty Shop
- D’Allens Salon
- Caravail’s Day Spa
- Wildwood Day Spa
- Sunday’s Day Spa
Favorite OB/ GYN? (individual practitioner)
- Dr. William B. Simpson MD
- Dr. Montgomery E. Thorne Jr, MD
- Dr. Serena D. Tidwell, MD
- Judy H. McCrary, APRN, WHNP
- Dr. Richard E. Stephens Jr, MD
Favorite Pediatrician? (individual practitioner)
- Dr. Iris Basilo, MD
- Dr. Richard H. Mansfield, DO
- Dr. Donna J. Yeiser, MD
- Dr. Mark Oliver, MD
- Dr. Kathryn Cheek, MD
- Dr. Susan E. McWhirter, MD
Favorite Family or Pediatric Dentist? (individual practitioner)
- Dr. Christie B. McCarley, DDS
- Dr. Mark A. Lawrence, DDS
- Dr. Matthew Keller, DMD
- Dr. Jay Polk, DDS
- Dr. Tyler Myers, DMD
Favorite Family Orthodontist? (individual practitioner)
- Dr. Sammy Caves, DMD
- Dr. Jay Harris, DMD
- Dr. Jeffrey M. Serff, DMD
- Dr. James I. Lopez, DDS, MS, MS, PC
- Dr. W. Blake Lane, DDS
Favorite Chiropractor? (individual practitioner)
- Dr. Michael Beres, DC
- Dr. Jay Brodwyn DC
- Dr. Gordon L. Stephenson, DC
- Dr. Ryan Overton, DC
- Dr. Marcus B, Edwards, DC
- Grace Christian Preshool
- Pierce Chapel Preschool
- St Luke Preschool
- Wynnbrook Christian Preschool
- Central Christian Preschool
Favorite Private School?
- Brookstone School
- St Anne-Pacelli Catholic School
- St Luke School
- Calvary Christian School
- Glenwood School
Favorite Childcare Facility or Service?
- Joyful Journeys CEC
- St Luke Early Learning Center
- Lakewood Child Development Center
- Highland Kids Academy
- Puddle Jumpers CEC
Favorite Summer Camp Program?
- Activ8 Summer Camps at CSU
- Brookstone Summer
- Scrubs Camp at The Hughston Clinic
- World Champion Camp at Won’s Martial Arts
- Summer Family Adventure at Callaway Gardens
Favorite Health Club / Fitness Studio?
- Body Evolution
- Novo Fitness Studio
- Planet Fitness
- YMCA of Metro Columbus
- Stroller Strong Moms
Favorite Kids Sports Program / Facility?
- Columbus Youth Soccer Association
- Upward Sports
- Gymnastics Unlimited
- Little League (Northern / Peach)
- Phenix City Youth Baseball
Favorite Youth Fine Arts Program or Facility? (art, sculpture, music, photography, etc)
- Bareware Pottery Studio
- Columbus Museum
- Schwob School of Music Preparatory Division
- Columbus School of Music & Dance
- Britt David Cultural Arts Studio
Favorite Youth Performing Arts Program or Facility? (ballet, dance, theatre, etc)
- Academy Dance Center
- Performance Dance Centre
- Springer Theater Academy
- Family Theatre
- Toni’s Dancing School
Favorite Annual Family Friendly Event? (spring / summer / fall)
- Columbus Children’s Book Festival
- Fort Benning 4th of July Fireworks
- Oktoberfest at Fort Benning
- Uptown Columbus Friday Night Concert Series
- Steeplechase at Callaway Gardens
Favorite Annual Family Event? (Christmas / winter)
- Ludy Christmas Spectacular
- Fantasy in Lights at Callaway Gardens
- Broadway Holiday & Tree Lighting Ceremony
- CSU’s WinterFest
- The Polar Express at National Infantry Museum
Favorite Local Tourist Attraction?
- Coca Cola Space Science Center
- Columbus Museum
- National Infantry Museum
- Chattahoochee Riverwalk
- Callaway Gardens
Favorite Local Rainy Day Destination for Kids?
- Chattahoochee Valley Libraries
- Launch Trampoline Park
- Stars & Strikes – Columbus
- AMC Theatres
- Columbus Museum
Favorite Local Realtor? (individual agent)
- Brad Baker
- Daniel Parker
- Jaime Livingston
- Kelli Richardson
- Kimberly Durham
Favorite Local Photographer?
- A&E Caro Photography
- Bobby Cochran Photography
- Julie Hedges Photography
- Shannon B Whittington Photography
- Eliza Morrill Photography
Favorite Place to Board / Groom Your Pet?
- 2nd Avenue Animal Hospital
- Dramatic Paws Pet Spa & Boutique
- Playful Pups
- Town & Country Pet Salon
- Fur-Baby Pet Services
Disclaimer: This contest is provided for informational purposes only as a service of Muscogee Moms LLC. The finalists were selected by our fans during a two-week nomination process. Voting is open to the public. You must be 18 or older to participate. The winning businesses do not constitute or imply an endorsement, recommendation, or favoring by Muscogee Moms.