Welcome to SWVA Living's
Reader's Choice!


What do our reader's think? That's what we want to know as get ready to find out from you what makes LIVING in Southwest Virginia special. You'll find some broader categories in our Overall section – things that we don't mind traveling down the road a bit for. And then you'll find other categories in our five Community sections where folks like to stick a bit closer to home.

All write in. One vote per person. Be sure to make it count!

How do I cast my votes?

You can vote for your favorites from 12:00 a.m. Sunday, March 19, 2017 until 11:59 p.m. Sunday, April 16, 2017. All votes are write-in and will be accepted once for the contest period. Results will be shared in the summer issue of SWVA Living, publishing Sunday, June 18, and with extended distribution to include all subscribers throughout The Roanoke Times distribution area.


Spread the Word

Share and like on Facebook. Post selfies at your favorite restaurants, salons and retailers. Link back to this page to encourage your friends and family to vote as well. The more you share, the more your favorite businesses and communities will benefit.

Reader's Choice Media Kit and Promotional Help

Reader's Choice is all about local businesses. To help drive votes for your business, download our media kit for best social media practices, social media artwork, and more.

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