Nominate Your Favorite Business

Gold Daisy Awards are coming!

By Katy Agro Myers, Publisher Mom, Macaroni Kid Pasadena-Severna Park January 3, 2019

Let the nominations for the Macaroni Kid Pasadena-Severna Park Gold Daisy Awards Begin!

Throughout the year, Macaroni Kid brings you the scoop. Now it is YOUR turn to tell us YOUR family’s top go-to choices to enrich, entertain, and EXHAUST your kids. We want to know about the businesses that just plain make your life easier as a parent! Let’s make this a FUN way to highlight the wonderful local businesses that make Anne Arundel County a fabulous place to live, shop, eat, and play!

How Do You Get Started?

From now through January 14, simply nominate your favorite businesses! Nominate as many or as few businesses as you would like. Businesses must be located in Pasadena, Severna Park, Arnold, Millersville, Glen Burnie, Ferndale, Linthicum, Hanover, Severn, Ft. Meade. Only one submission per email address please; you must be a subscriber to the newsletter to nominate. You can subscribe here.

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What's In It For You?
Nominate your favorites and you will be entered for a chance to win a Target gift card, compliments of Macaroni Kid Pasadena-Severna Park.
What's In It For The Businesses?
We will announce the winners of each category in an upcoming issue in February. The winning business in each category will receive free placement in our Business Directory for year-long recognition in our Macaroni Kid newsletter, a 2018 Macaroni Kid Gold Daisy Awards certificate to display at their place of business, and the honor of knowing that local Anne Arundel County area families think they are the greatest! The one business with the most overall votes will receive a free annual ad package including a side banner ad and business directory listing. Are you a business owner? Feel free to promote this contest to your loyal customers on your own customer lists, website, and social media!


If you are a local business and would like more information on this award program (need images?) or how you can advertise with Macaroni Kid, please feel free to contact me at

RULES: Only one submission per email address. The nomination period will run from Friday, January 4th, 2019, at 5 am through Tuesday, January 15, 2019 at 11:59 PM. The voting period will run from Friday, January 18, 2019 at 5 am through Wednesday, January 30th, 2019 at 11:59 pm. All eligible persons nominating and voting in the 2018 Macaroni Kid Pasadena-Severna Park Gold Daisy Awards will be entered to win a Target gift card. Winner will be selected from all eligible entries using Winner will be notified by email and will have 48 hours to claim the prize. You must be a subscriber and over 18 to nominate and vote. If you are not a subscriber and enter the contest, you will be automatically subscribed.