Best of Central Michigan

Welcome to the Best of Central Michigan 2013 Readers’ Choice Awards

For the 13th consecutive year, Central Michigan Life readers have the opportunity to vote for their favorite places, people and things in the Central Michigan area. Plus, you can win cash for your votes! For completing your print and online ballots, readers will be entered into a drawing to win $100, $75 and $50.*

This year there are three ways to vote:

1. Print ballots in CM Life. A survey will appear in CM Life throughout the month of April 2013. Readers have until May 3, 2013 to cast their votes. Only one entry per person is permitted and no photocopies or facsimiles will be accepted.

2. Online ballots. Our online ballot will be available beginning April 1, 2013. You can vote through midnight on May 3, 2013. The online ballots can be revisited if you are interrupted, or want to change a vote in a category.

Album Schedule
April 1 – Apartment Complexes
April 2 – Bars
April 3 – CMU Athletic Teams
April 4 – CMU Student Organizations
April 5 – Salons/Spas
April 8 – Coffee Shops
April 9 – Hot Dog Place
April 10 – Tattoo Places
April 11 – Lunch Places
April 12 – CMU Sororities
April 15 – CMU Fraternities
April 16 – Jewelers
April 17 – Downtown Mount Pleasant Business
April 18 – Sporting Goods
April 19 – Non Profit Organizations
April 22 – Unique Business
April 23 – Party Stores
April 24 – Pizza Places
April 25 – Tanning Salons
April 26 – Bookstores
April 29 – Breakfast Place
April 30 – Chinese Restaurants

3. Social media ballot at CM Life’s Facebook page.

Our Facebook albums will include the 22 most popular categories from 2012. Each category will feature the top 5 vote-getters. Readers can request businesses to be added to the categories if they have a favorite business they want to have included. This promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Facebook.

Voting will close on midnight May 3, 2013.

Votes from all print and electronic ballots will then be tabulated over the summer. The top vote-getters in each category will be featured in a special edition in September 2013, and here at

Thank you for participating in our 13th Annual contest.

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