Support Local: Final day to nominate your faves for WRAL Voters' Choice Awards
Posted September 13, 2021 5:00 a.m. EDT
Updated October 10, 2021 7:36 a.m. EDT
Raleigh, N.C. — Sunday is your final chance to nominate your favorite local people and businesses for the seventh-annual WRAL Voters’ Choice Awards.
Each year, your nominations and votes help WRAL recognize local favorites.
With over 130 categories, you can nominate your favorite businesses, people and services in the area. You can submit one nomination per category per day through Oct. 10 on WRAL.com/vcas.
At the end of nominations, the top five businesses, people or places in each category will move on to the voting ballot. Voting on the finalists runs Oct. 18 to Nov. 21, and you can vote once per category.
In 2020, over 20,000 nominations were made, and nearly 140,000 votes were cast on the online ballot. The winners were announced at a virtual event hosted by Mikaya Thurmond and Kat Campbell.
Some of the most popular categories and their 2020 winners include:
- Best Small Business: Kandy Apples By K
- BBQ: Parker’s Barbecue
- Nonprofit Organization: Corral Riding Academy
- Dentistry/Cosmetic Dentistry: Wendell Family Dentistry
- Social Influencer: Kate Bryan