CLARENCE Valley, here are your favourite businesses!
More than 40 businesses were nominated for the 2014 People's Choice Award at the upcoming Clarence Valley Business Excellence Awards.
After that, 2170 votes were avidly cast by their loyal and loving customers, and now the most popular have been whittled down to the Top 10.
In alphabetical order, the top 10 are:
Farmer Lou's, South Grafton
Hanks Kitchen, South Grafton
I Scream, Grafton
Irons and Craig, Yamba
John Williams Optometrist, Grafton
Just Like Leadlight, South Grafton
Smiles Cafe, Grafton
South Grafton News & Gifts
The Gym, Yamba
Yamba 24/7 Health and Fitness
When Carole from Smiles Cafe was told of her Top 10 status she gushed, "We have lovely customers!"
Robyn from I Scream said, "We didn't plan for the People's Choice, but it all just happened. It's good to have something positive in business."
Maria from Farmer Lou's, winner of the 2013 People's Choice Award, was extremely happy with their repeat Top Ten ranking in 2014 and said, "Fantastic! I feel really good about that. Second year round, we want to win again!"
The winner of the People's Choice Award, sponsored by The Daily Examiner, will be announced at the presentation dinner at Grafton Golf Club on Saturday, September 20.
Tickets are now on sale at valleyexcellence.org.au.