Eye care
Physician’s Eye Care and Laser Center
Locations in Columbia and Ellicott City
Honorable mention
    Columbia Eye Associates
    Wilmer Eye Institute at Columbia
    Columbia Family Eye Care
    Eagle Eye Care

Signature OB-GYN
10710 Charter Drive, Columbia
Honorable mention
    Capital Women’s Care
    The Women’s Group
    Dr. Jeri Shuster
    Johns Hopkins Community Physicians

Pediatric practice
Kenneth Klebanow & Associates
8821 Columbia 100 Parkway, Columbia
410-715-0080, klebanowandassociates.com
Honorable mention
    Parnes, May, McKay, Lee & Associates
    The Pediatric Center
    Ellicott City Pediatric Associates

Urgent care center
Patient First
5900 Cedar Lane, Columbia
443-718-4067, patientfirst.com
Honorable mention
    Righttime Medical Care
    KinderMender Walk-in Pediatric Center

Veterinary practice
Triadelphia Veterinary Clinic
3900 Ten Oaks Road, Glenelg
443-535-9257, triadvet.com
Honorable mention
    Cat and Dog Hospital of Columbia
    Countryside Veterinary Clinic
    Hickory Ridge Animal Hospital
    VCA Columbia Animal Hospital



Auto repair shop
Hillmuth Certified Automotive
In Howard County at Clarksville, Columbia and Glenwood. hillmuth.com
Honorable mention
    British American Auto Care
    Ken’s Service Center
    Eakles Auto Care
    Neubauer’s Auto Repair

Child care
Bet Yeladim
8910 Maryland Route 108, Columbia
410-997-7378, betyeladim.org
Honorable mention
    Little Builders Learning Center
    The Young School
    Peter Pan Learning Center
    The Goddard School

Day spa
The Pearl Modern Spa and Boutique
8171 Maple Lawn Blvd., Fulton
301-776-6948, thepearlspa.com
Honorable mention
    Lynn’s Day Spa
    The Still Point
    Skin Care Institute

Doggie day care
Club Pooche
9147 Red Branch Road, Columbia
410-730-2275, clubpooche.com
Honorable mention
    The Coventry School Inc. for Dogs and Their People
    Camp Bow Wow

Dry cleaner
Zips Dry Cleaning
10715 Little Patuxent Parkway, Columbia
410-740-8690, 321zips.com/Columbia
Honorable mention
    Sunflower Organic Cleaners
    The Wardrobe Valet
    Oakland Mills Cleaners

Financial institution
The Columbia Bank, thecolumbiabank.com
Honorable mention
    Howard Bank
    Tower Federal Credit Union
    M&T Bank

Wilhide’s Unique Flowers and Gifts
3956 Cooks Lane, Ellicott City
410-465-3434, wilhides.com
Honorable mention
    The Flower Basket
    Raimondi’s Florist
    Wessel’s Florist & Weddings
    Clarksville Flower Station

Hair salon
Mason & Friends Hair, Skin & Nail Salon
6770 Oak Hall Lane, Columbia
410-381-2440, masonhair.com
Honorable mention
    Dakota Salon
    Looks Salon & Spa
    Victoria & Albert Hair Studio
    Cloud 9 Salon

Place for a manicure
Columbia Nail Center
5485 Harpers Farm Road, Columbia
Honorable mention
    Mason & Friends Hair, Skin & Nail Salon
    The Pearl Modern Spa and Boutique
    Skin Care Institute

Locations in Ellicott City and Columbia.
Honorable mention
    Between the Lines Medispa
    Pura Vida Medical Spa
    Skin Care Institute

Pam Long Photography
8202 Main St., Ellicott City
410-988-5563, pamlongphotography.com
Honorable mention
    Danielle Lavis Photography
    James Ferry Photography
    Michael Oberman Photography
    Photography by Laura Lynn

Place for pet grooming
9041 Snowden Square Drive, Columbia
410-312-0950, petsmart.com
Honorable mention
    The Coventry School Inc. for Dogs and Their People
    The Dog Wash
    Highland Groomery

Travel agent
Destinations Inc.
4785 Dorsey Hall Drive, Ellicott City
410-992-6656, destinationsinc.travel
Honorable mention
    AAA Maple Lawn
    The Travel Boutique