2019 Business Sponsors
We thank each of our 2019 Best Of Sponsors for helping us celebrate local life and local business. And, we look forward to you joining us for one of the best parties of the year on the Eastern Shore
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FIRST HOME MORTGAGE – KARI STORY
First Home Mortgage is a licensed, full-service residential lender dedicated to guiding borrowers through the entire mortgage process and offering continued support even after the loan has closed. They take the time to understand the needs of their clients in order to find the best solutions, whether it’s for a first-time home buyer or an experienced homeowner. By offering transparent and sustainable loans, they make it easy for home buyers to obtain the loan they want with long-term viability.
First Home Mortgage opened in 1990 with only a handful of employees. Now through their experienced staff, leading producers and core focus on community relationships, it has grown to over 400 employees in 17 states. Kari Story, the branch sales manager of First Home Mortgage in Ocean City, has received the Best Mortgage Specialist in Worcester County award for the fifth time in a row, as a result of her stellar reputation for impeccable detail, vast knowledge and unparalleled customer service. And this year Coastal Style voted Kari, her team and branch the Best Mortgage Office and Best Mortgage Team in Worcester County.
PENINSULA PLASTIC SURGERY
Vincent Perrotta, MD
Christopher Pellegrino, MD
Kerri Holloway, CRNP
Jayme Isett, PA
The aesthetics industry is constantly evolving, and the dedicated team at Peninsula Plastic Surgery (PPS) pride themselves on using the latest technology and techniques in their expanding list of state-of-the-art facilities. PPS provides exceptional services at three locations — Salisbury, Millsboro and West Ocean City. The main location in Salisbury also houses their nationally accredited surgical center, The Center for Aesthetic Surgery (CAS), which streamlines PPS procedures and delivers patient privacy and individualized care. Board-certified plastic surgeons Drs. Vincent Perrotta and Christopher Pellegrino have performed a wide spectrum of cosmetic and medical surgery procedures at CAS, including thousands of breast augmentations, facelifts and tummy tucks. Their comprehensive list of services includes hand surgery; scar revisions; breast reductions; breast lifts and reconstructions; liposuction and body contouring; and cancerous lesion removals. Peninsula Plastic Surgery’s Millsboro location offers residents of the Delaware and Maryland beaches a convenient location to receive the same state-of-the-art services as the main location in Salisbury. Services include medical care, such as skin cancer evaluations and treatment as well as non-invasive cosmetic treatments, like injectables, microneedling, blue light treatments and laser treatments. While at their West Ocean City location, Kerri Holloway and Jayme Isett offer skin cancer screenings and treatments, injection therapy and microneedling.
The Renaissance Med Spa in Salisbury is a beautiful, recently remodeled, stand-alone facility located adjacent to PPS. Patients can enjoy an expanded menu of spa services, including lash lift and microblading, along with more flexible appointment times. Certified aestheticians Emily Coleman, Kyle Mills, Carla Staubs and Dana Ferreri are welcoming new patients in the Salisbury and Millsboro spa locations.
PRINCESS ROYALE OCEANFRONT HOTEL
Expect to receive the royal treatment from Ocean City’s Princess Royale and Princess Bayside Hotels. From romantic getaways to corporate retreats and magical weddings, they offer everything you’re looking for with extraordinary venues and superior services. The newly renovated Princess Royale Oceanfront Hotel and Conference Center is the perfect location for holiday parties, wedding ceremonies and receptions, or special events. Located on the beach, the Princess Royale offers an oceanfront restaurant for smaller groups, two beautiful ballrooms that can accommodate up to 300 guests each, and an oceanfront five-story glass tropical atrium that can seat 600. In fact, the Princess Royale specializes in weddings with a view and provides a variety of wedding packages as well as discounted wedding rates for guest suites and condominiums. The Princess Royale strives to make your special day easy and carefree, and their team will work with preferred vendors to help with all the details, including bands and DJs, officiants, florists and bakeries. Princess Royale also provides the ideal location for holiday parties of all sizes. Every year the ballroom gets a festive holiday makeover, with amazing decorations, including poinsettia centerpieces, piped-in holiday music and a dance floor. Plus, the chef will create a delicious custom menu to fit your budget and dietary requirements.
The Princess Bayside Hotel also provides the perfect location for a dream wedding. Their private bayside beach, just one block from the ocean, offers a dazzling spot for an intimate wedding ceremony. Plus, it’s closely located to local hot spots like Seacrets, and Ocean City’s three-mile boardwalk. The Princess Bayside also offers an incredible rooftop pool and sun deck, complimentary Wi-Fi and parking as well as rooms with private balconies and bay views. The Princess Bayside hosts weddings from April through October each year, and can help make your special day a dream come true.
Dr. Michael Tilghman
Dr. Carrie Schwartz
Tilghman Orthodontics has won Best Of awards from the readers of Coastal Style Magazine for five consecutive years. Drs. Michael Tilghman and Carrie Schwartz attribute these wonderful acclamations to their passion and continued preparedness for delivering orthodontic treatment plans catered to the individual needs and lifestyles of each patient. Tilghman Orthodontics is uniquely positioned to treat patients of all ages, especially with new modern treatments, such as Invisalign and other alternatives to metal braces. Many adult patients have trusted Tilghman Orthodontics to help them achieve a better smile, for appearance reasons or health-related functionality.
The Berlin and Salisbury offices offer patients a seamless experience in a warm and inviting setting designed to make all age groups feel comfortable. Plus, Tilghman Orthodontics consistently utilizes the most up-to-date technology, so patients can rest easy knowing they are receiving treatment plans with the latest industry advancements. These state-of-the-art options provide additional benefits, including faster appointments, reduced number of appointments, longer time periods between appointments and overall shorter treatment times. Drs. Tilghman and Schwartz have an extensive educational background giving them orthodontic-specialized expertise that equips them to deliver enhanced, well-rounded orthodontic treatment plans for each patient. Drs. Tilghman and Schwartz are available to design a treatment plan catered to help achieve the ideal smile.
YARD DESIGNS, INC.
Creativity meets functionality at Yard Designs Inc. And on the Eastern Shore, nobody does that better than Bryan LeCompte. For more than 30 years, Yard Designs in Salisbury has been instrumental in the conceptualization and creation of some of the most spectacular properties on the peninsula. From the most important civic institutions and Talbot County estates to modest backyard settings of varying shapes and sizes, there is not a challenge Bryan hasn’t accepted and conquered.
Yard Designs specializes in landscape design and architecture as well as magnificent outdoor structures in stone, brick, concrete and wood, including fireplaces, firepits, kitchens, bars, pavilions and gazebos. Their talents even transcend indoors through the creation of custom wooden doors, cabinetry and renovations. With every job Yard Designs accepts, their goal is to create a custom environment that their client would be unable to find anywhere else. Bryan and his team of master craftsmen are dedicated to helping their clients turn their dreams into reality. Whether the client comes with a detailed concept of what they would like or they rely on Yard Designs to develop everything, Yard Designs will deliver a product that is aesthetically beautiful while maintaining its efficiency and functional performance.