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Most Fabulous winners named
Family Promise of Effingham Inc. Executive Director Leah Kessler (center) snaps a selfie with Family Promise volunteers Terri Smith (left) and Carissa Klutzke at the Mars Theatre on June 26 during Effingham Living's 2018 Most Fabulous event. Family Promise was named the Most Fabulous Charity or Nonprofit Organization by Effingham Living readers.

The following is the full list of 2018 Effingham Living Most Fabulous honorees as determined by Effingham Living readers:
Local Artist — Morgan Webb
Local School Band —Effingham County High School Rebel Regiment
Sporting Event — ECHS vs. SEHS football game
School Spirit — Effingham County High School
Most Fabulous Educator — Elaine Jenkins
Local Photographer — Sara Dasher
Personal Trainer — Darcy Giaquinto
Local Developer — Dennis Jones
Public Safety Officer – Jose Ramirez
Firefighter — Dave McPherson
Paramedic — Toni Broussard
Real Estate Agent — Sue Anderson
Financial Planner — Ryan Waters
Local Government Employee — LaMeisha Hunter-Kelly
Healthcare Professional — Dr. Joe Ratchford
Veterinarian — Webb Animal Clinic
Mortgage Broker — Chris Beecher
Dentist — Dr. Richard Taylor
Insurance Agent — Sundi Williamson
Local Salon — Twisted Scissors
Business Owner — Tateum Chatfield at Twisted Scissors Hair Salon
Business That Gives Back to the Community — Thrivent Financial
Mani/Pedi — City Nails
Barber Shop — Amy’s Vintage Barber Shop
Boutique — Largesse
Antique Store — Aunt Tinkie’s
Supermarket/Grocery —Kroger
Consignment Store — My Sassy Sister
Florist — JoAnn’s Florist
Pharmacy — Quick Rx
Furniture Store — Badcock Home Furnishings
Barbecue Supply Store — Smoke & Bones Woodshed
Animal Care/Farm Supply Store — Tractor Supply Company
Vehicle Repair/Collision Repair Shop — Harold’s Paint & Body
Place to Buy a Car — Rincon Chevrolet
Convenience Store/Gas Station — Parker’s
Business Lunch Location — The Loft
Take-out — Simply Southern Home Cooking and Catering
Soul Food — Mrs. Jean’s
Wings — The Rusty Pig
Pizza — Zoner’s Pizza (formerly Stoner’s Pizza Joint in Springfield)
Fried Chicken — Mrs. Jean’s Southern Cuisine
Barbecue — The Rusty Pig
Most Fabulous Seafood — The Tin Fin
Sushi — Tomo Japanese Restaurant
Burger — 108 Ale House
Best Cold Beer — 108 Ale House
Overall Restaurant — 108 Ale House
Location for Date Night — Mars Theater
Place to Take Kids for Fun — Mars Theatre
Annual Party or Event — Sisters on a Journey Dinner and Auction to benefit CURE
Local Charity or Nonprofit Organization — Family Promise
Neighborhood — Lost Plantation
Bank Customer Service — Bank of America
Company to Work for in Effingham — Effingham County School System
Daycare/Childcare Facility — The Learning Treehouse
Wedding Venue in Effingham — Woodlawn Plantation
Place to Get Fit — Effingham YMCA
Most Fabulous Home Décor — Ruffles, Rust & Sawdust, formerly known as Bric A Brac
Most Fabulous Home Builder — Alan Writch, Hedges Construction
Most Fabulous Church – Compassion Christian
Most Fabulous Landscape Company — Bell’s Lawn Care
Most Fabulous HVAC — Pro Air
Most Fabulous Plumber — Jake Patrick and Son
Most Fabulous Electrician — JMS Electrical
Most Fabulous Locally Owned Business — Twisted Scissors Hair Salon
Category We Forgot Was Fabulous — Most Fabulous SPA- Therapeutic Embrace
Woman — Beth Epling
Man — Jose Ramirez
Couple — Jose and Carrie Ramirez

The winners were honored with certificates during a June 26 event at the Mars Theatre in Springfield.