We're assembling the definitive "Best of" directory of leading local businesses throughout Shiawassee County. 

The nomination period is now open!  Nominate a local business here!
Use the dropdown menu below to select the category you think is most appropriate for the business you're nominating.
BUSINESS NAME
LOCATION OF BUSINESS (CITY/VILLAGE)
WEBSITE OR SOCIAL MEDIA PAGE FOR BUSINESS
IMPORTANT INFORMATION: As a general rule, qualified businesses must be located within Shiawassee County, however, approval of inclusion in the contest is at the discretion of Durand Now LLC. 
Questions may be directed to josh@durandnow.com.

141,482 votes determined the #1 Shiawassee county businesses in 50 separate categories in the first-ever Shiawassee A-LIST.  Visitors to The Durand Now Network of local news websites, Corunna Now, Durand Now, Owosso Now, Perry Pulse and Uplift Shiawassee, nominated businesses over the course of five weeks.  Then, in a preliminary and final voting period, the field was narrowed over another five weeks.  Finally, the winning businesses were revealed.

Go ahead and cross all those names out.

Beginning January 1st 2018, all bets are off.  What transpired in 2017 won't matter.  Some Shiawassee County businesses will aim to defend their A-LIST honor while others will fight their way past #2 to take their rightful place at the top, finally.

Once again, businesses will vie for bragging rights and free and discounted advertising, reaching an average 43,351 unique visitors per month.

The Shiawassee A-LIST is back!  The 2018 nomination period begins Monday January 1st 2018.

2017 winners... soo last year.

  • Attraction / Owosso Community Players
  • Crafts & Design / Jo-Ann Fabrics & Crafts, Owosso
  • Dance Instruction & Performance / Kathy's School of Dance, Durand
  • Photography / Schutt Photography, Owosso
  • Family Entertainment / Kazoo's Corunna
  • Festival / Oktoberfest in Owosso
  • Pub/Bar / Jumbo's Burger Bar, Owosso
  • Radio Station / Z 92.5 The Castle
  • Chiropractor/Spinal Health / Shiawassee Spinal Center, Owosso
  • Dentist / Smile Keepers PC, Owosso
  • Hair Salon / Studio Hue Salon, Owosso
  • Health & Wellness Facility / Durand Senior Care & Rehab Center
  • Finances / Metro Mortgage, Owosso
  • Fitness & Nutrition / Funxtional Fitness of Perry
  • Insurance / Blackmore-Rowe Insurance, Durand
  • Massage / Aquarius Massage & Wellness Center, Owosso
  • Pharmacy / Kroger Pharmacy, Owosso
  • Skin & Tanning / Skin Maven, Owosso
  • Supplies & Equipment / Sobaks Home Medical, Durand
  • Tattoos / Redemption Ink, Corunna
  • Fuel & Convenience / Windmill Point BP, Bancroft
  • Repair & Towing / Busted Knuckle Garage, Owosso
  • Auto Sales / Young Chevrolet Cadillac Buick GMC, Owosso
  • Outdoors Equipment / Alderman's Inc., Lennon
  • Golf / Corunna Hills Golf Course
  • Property / Stine Turf & Snow, Durand
  • Swimming & Camping / Walnut Hills Campground, Bancroft
  • Pet Grooming / Doggie Depot Salon, Durand
  • Pet Sales & Rescue / Shiawassee Humane Society, Owosso
  • Veterinary Clinic / Northside Animal Hospital, Owosso
  • Daycare & Preschool / Congregational Child Development Center, Owosso
  • Kids Clothing / JC Penney, Owosso
  • Mens Clothing / JC Penney, Owosso
  • Womens Clothing / Birch & Elm, Owosso
  • Furniture / 2nd Chance Wood, Durand
  • Gifts / Apple Tree Lane, Owosso
  • Groceries / Kroger, Owosso
  • Hardware / Gilbert's Do It Best, Owosso
  • Monument / Mid-Michigan Monument, Owosso
  • Secondhand / Volunteers of America, Corunna
  • Wedding Venue / D'Mar Banquet Center, Owosso
  • Asian / Jade Buffet, Owosso
  • Barbecue / Johnny V's Smokehouse, Corunna
  • Family Restaurant / BJ's Family Restaurant, Owosso
  • Mexican / El Potrero, Owosso
  • Pizza & Italian / Val's Pizza, Owosso
  • Specialty Eats & Treats / Wooden Crate Popcorn Co., Owosso
  • At Home / Thompson Flooring, Owosso
  • Real Estate / Kori Shook Century 21, Owosso
  • Beverages & Beans / Stomping Grounds Coffee Shop, Durand