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Effingham Living hosts Most Fab Awards

POSTED: July 5, 2017 10:26 a.m.
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The Most Fabulous people in Effingham County dressed up and turned out under the bright lights at the Mars Theatre in Springfield Wednesday evening as they were honored at the Most Fabulous Awards Ceremony, hosted by the Effingham Herald and Effingham Living Magazine.

Dozens of local businesses, business owners and citizens were honored after a county-wide vote was cast to decide the winners of each category.

Those who were to receive their award(s) showed up the Mars Theatre Wednesday evening and were treated to catered appetizers and drinks before the ceremony was to begin.

Kim Dennis, General Manager of the Effingham Herald, emceed the event and called out the names of the Most Fabulous recipients while Angye Morrison, Editor for Effingham Living Magazine, presented the plaques and posed for photos with each winner.

The following is the list of winners and the category that they won in: Most Fabulous Woman – Vera Jones; Most Fabulous Man – Larry Jenkins; Most Fabulous Couple – Vera and Dennis Jones; Most Fabulous Local Artist – Morgan Webb; Most Fabulous Local School Band – SEHS Mustangs; Most Fabulous Local Photographer – Sara Dasher; Most Fabulous Personal Trainer – Helen Hobby; Most Fabulous Business Owner – Tateum Chatfield at Twisted Scissors Hair Salon; Most Fabulous Local Developer – Dennis Jones; Most Fabulous Public Safety Officer – Jose Ramirez; Most Fabulous Firefighter – Corey Rahn; Most Fabulous EMT – Toni Broussard; Most Fabulous Real Estate Agent – Karen Miller; Most Fabulous Financial Planner – Michele Shuman; Most Fabulous City/County Employee – tie between Clarence Morgan and Brett Bennett; Most Fabulous Healthcare Professional – Dr. Joe Ratchford; Most Fabulous Veterinarian – Webb Animal Clinic; Most Fabulous Mortgage Broker – Chris Beecher; Most Fabulous Dentist – Dr. Richard Taylor; Most Fabulous Insurance Agent – Sundi Williamson; Most Fabulous Historic Location – Ebenezer Retreat Center; Most Fabulous Place to Take Kids for Fun – Mars Theatre; Most Fabulous Sporting Event – ECHS vs. SEHS football game; Most Fabulous Local Salon – Salon Retreat; Most Fabulous Mani/Pedi – City Nails; Most Fabulous Barber Shop – Amy’s Vintage; Most Fabulous Boutique – That Dress; Most Fabulous Antique Store – A Guy, A Girl and a Red Door; Most Fabulous Business That Gives Back to the Community – Thrivent Financial; Most Fabulous Supermarket/Grocery – Kroger; Most Fabulous Consignment Store – My Sassy Sister; Most Fabulous Florist – New Life; Most Fabulous Pharmacy – Quick Rx; Most Fabulous Furniture Store – Wiley’s; Most Fabulous Barbecue Supply Store – Smoke & Bones; Most Fabulous Animal Care/Farm Supply Store – Tractor Supply; Most Fabulous Vehicle Repair/Collision Repair Shop – Harold’s Paint and Body; Most Fabulous Place to Buy a Car – Springfield Chrysler; Most Fabulous Convenience Store/Gas Station – Parker’s;  Most Fabulous Overall Restaurant – Schnitzel Shack; Most Fabulous Soul Food – Southern Kafe on 17; Most Fabulous Wings – Rusty Pig; Most Fabulous Pizza – Stoner’s Pizza Joint; Most Fabulous Business Lunch Location – Schnitzel Shack; Most Fabulous Fried Chicken – Mrs. Jean’s; Most Fabulous Barbecue – Rusty Pig; Most Fabulous Sushi – Tomo; Most Fabulous Seafood – The Tin Fin; Most Fabulous Burger – 108 Ale House; Most Fabulous Take-Out – Schnitzel Shack; Most Fabulous Annual Party or Event – Springfield Fall Festival; Most Fabulous Local Charity or Nonprofit Organization – Coastal Pet Rescue;  Most Fabulous Neighborhood – Lost Plantation; Most Fabulous Bank Customer Service – Bank of America; Most Fabulous Company to Work For in Effingham – The Tin Fin; Most Fabulous Daycare/Childcare Facility – The Learning Treehouse; Most Fabulous Wedding Venue in Effingham – Woodlawn Plantation; Most Fabulous Cold Beer – 108 Ale House; Most Fabulous Location for Date Night – The Tin Fin; Most Fabulous School Spirit – ECHS; Most Fabulous Place to Get Fit – YMCA.

There was a final category that voters could submit themselves called “Most Fabulous Category We Forgot Was Fabulous” which was Most Fabulous Golf Cart Repair/Sales – Cross Resurrection Autos. 


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