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Sass Choice Awards

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The ultimate LADIES CHOICE AWARDS! With over 13,000 votes and 350 business nominations, the following businesses were voted our top Sass Choice Awards winners in each category! Join us in congratulating these local Frederick-area businesses! Show them your support by sharing their win on social media (be sure to use #sasschoiceawards ), visiting their shops, and generally giving them a big pat on the back!

Celebrate With Us!

Join us to celebrate our 2021 Sass Choice Awards winners! Meet our winning businesses, mix and mingle with our readers, and meet the ladies who bring you Sass Magazine. No agenda, no itinerary…just a night to enjoy good company, try great food and CELEBRATE! VIP and General Admission Tickets Available!

Friday, October 15
VIP Only: 6:30-7:00PM
Event: 7:00 – 9:00PM
Tenth Ward Distilling Co.

(All attendees must be 21 years of age or older with valid government issued identification to attend this event. No exceptions.)

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Sass Choice Awards Winners:

Food & Beverage:

Brewery / Winery / Distillery

  1. Linganore Winecellars
  2. Tenth Ward Distilling Co.

Bakery / Sweets

  1. Sage Cakery
  2. Sweet Intuitions

Brunch Location

  1. Dublin Roasters Coffee Shop
  2. Cafe Nola

Lunch Spot

  1. The Main Cup
  2. Pumpernickel & Rye

Dinner Location

  1. The Wine Kitchen
  2. Dutch’s Daughter

Overall Restaurant

  1. The Tasting Room
  2. Hootch and Banter

Caterer / Chef Service

  1. Canapes Catering
  2. Robin and Rennee’ Catering

Beauty Services:

Hair Salon

  1. Dahlia Noir
  2. Artisinal Hair Salon (TIE)
  3. Aura Salon (TIE)

Beauty Service Provider

  1. Spilt Polish Nail and Lash Salon
  2. Salon Allure

Spa Experience

  1. City Magnolia Day Spa
  2. Transformed Med Spa

Skincare / Dermatology Services

  1. Frederick Dermatology Associates
  2. Transformed Medical Spa of Frederick

Medical & Wellness Providers:

General Medical Service Provider

  1. Marilyn Marshall, PA-C
  2. Rebecca Earley-Lee P.A.-C of Frederick Primary Care Associates

Family Doctor / Pediatrician

  1. Michelle Shaffer, PA-C
  2. Megan Stitely-Brenneman, CRNP of Frederick Primary Care Associates

Dental Care

  1. Terrace Dental Group
  2. Thurmont Smiles

Fitness Center

  1. LifeCYCLE Studio
  2. YMCA of Frederick Co.

Mental Health Provider

  1. Own Your Evolution
  2. Dr. Alison Bomba, PsyD

Holistic Wellness Provider

  1. Holistic Health Associates
  2. Own Your Evolution


  1. Captial Women’s Care
  2. Women’s Health Specialists of Frederick

Professional Services:

Interior Design / Decor

  1. Beyond the Box Interiors
  2. Lark Interiors


  1. Sarah Rachael Photography
  2. Happy Little Boudoir

Auto Services / Mechanic

  1. Clearview Car Care
  2. Zamora’s Auto Body

Home Improvement

  1. Hawkins Landscaping
  2. Barnes Remodeling

Pet Business

  1. Julie’s K9 Academy
  2. The Green K9

Financial Services

  1. Money Mentor Group
  2. J. Allen & Associates

Computer / IT Services

  1. Edgewater Federal Solutions
  2. Mac Business Solutions

Real Estate Services

  1. Hanna Houck of Market Realty
  2. Shelly Eyler of Long & Foster


  1. Ory Custom Florals
  2. Blossom & Basket Boutique

Experiences & Events:

Happy Hour Location

  1. Hootch & Banter
  2. The Wine Kitchen

Event Venue

  1. Linganore Winecellars
  2. Mountain Memories at ThorpeWood

Hiking Trail

  1. Gambrill State Park
  2. Sugarloaf

Local Event

  1. Fire In Ice First Saturday
  2. Alive @ 5

Event Service Provider

  1. Sage Cakery
  2. Celebrated Events

Shopping & Retail:

Women’s Clothing Boutique

  1. Style Me Sue Consignments
  2. Velvet Lounge

Specialty Shop

  1. Curious Iguana
  2. Retro Metro

Jewelry Store

  1. Colonial Jewelers
  2. InBloom Jewelry

Grocery / Food Market

  1. Common Market
  2. Wegmans

Everything Else:

Woman Owned Business

  1. Designs By Deborah
  2. Dublin Roasters Coffee


  1. Mustache Mesa
  2. The New Mid


  1. Housewives of Frederick County
  2. Dude Mom

Book / Author

  1. Must Love Shoes by Julie Gaver
  2. Lost & Found by Carol deLaski
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Are You a Winner?

All Sass Choice Awards winners have been notified either by email or phone. However, if you are a winner and have not received your notification, please respond to us at We will give you access to our winners materials as well as information regarding our Sass Choice Awards Celebration event!