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2 Sun Reader’s Choice – Thursday, January 27, 2011 – www.MinnLocal.com

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THANK YOU to our loyal readers who took the time to vote for their favorite community businesses!

Thanks All winners are also announced online at www.minnlocal.com

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“I chose AGS because it fosters community environment, less competition and more social interest.” ~ Jennifer Juhlke, Student (LMFT) Adler Graduate School 1550 East 78th St., Richfield, MN Phone: 612-861-7554 • Fax: 612-861-7559 www.alfredadler.edu CMYK


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Best Domestic Car Dealership Freeway Ford

Best Credit Union Richfield Bloomington Credit Union

Best Gas Station BP

Best Financial Planner Michael Dahlke Northwestern Mutual

Best Import Car Dealership Richfield Bloomington Honda

AUTOMOTIVE Best Auto Body Shop LaMettry's Body Shop Best Auto Repair Shop John's Auto Shop

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Best Tire Store Tires Plus

Best Insurance Agent Chuck Caughlen - State Farm

Best Truck Dealership Suburban Chevrolet

Best Insurance Company Koehler & Frana Insurance

Best Used Car Dealer Metro Motor Sales Best Used Car Salesman Juan Bernguear Freeway Ford

Best Car Wash Eddie's

BANKING & FINANCIAL Best Accountant/CPA Mark Gleason

Best Investment Firm Edward Jones - Steve Larson

Best Bank TCF Bank

Thank You Richfield! Bouquet Day! Stop by The Pines every Wednesday 3-6. Enjoy free cookies and coffee as your purchase flowers to brighten your day!

400 West 67th St., Richfield (612) 861-3331 (just east of McDonalds)


4 Sun Reader’s Choice – Thursday, January 27, 2011 – www.MinnLocal.com

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Richfield

Richfield

Best Day Care Fun Club

Best Gym LA Fitness

Best Preschool St Steven Lutheran

Best Hair Salon Junallo

Best Principal/School Stephen West - Richfield High School

Best Manicure/Pedicure Salon Junallo Best Massage Therapy Wellness Center

Best Private School Holy Angels

EDUCATION Best Business School Minnesota School of Business Best College Alder Graduate School

Best Public School Sheridan Hills Elementary

HEALTH & BEAUTY

Best Tutoring Program College Nannies & Tutors Best University University of Minnesota Best Vocational School Hennepin Technical College

Best Spa Salon Junallo Best Stylist Charity Richie-Erickson Salon Junallo

Best Aesthetic Center Marilyn Marmo Best Colorist Anne Morey - Salon Junallo

Best Tanning Darque Tan Best Weight Control Center Weight Watchers

Thank You Richfield! Voted #1 Veterinary Hospital Vaccines

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Call today to schedule an appointment and mention Calladtoto schedule today! this receive your an pet’sappointment FREE Initial Health Exam.

VCA Animal Care Hospital 1208 East 66th Street Richfield, MN 55423

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FOOD & DRINK Best Asian Leann Chin Best Bakery Denny's 5th Avenue Bakery Best Barbecue Mongolian BBQ

Best Beer/Bar Houlihan's

Best Dinner Houlihan's

Best Liquor Store Richfield Liquor

Best Breakfast McDonald's

Best Ethnic Red Pepper

Best Brunch Champp's

Best Family Dining Broadway Pizza

Best Locally Owned Grocery Store Lund's

Best Buffet Old Country Buffet

Best Hamburger Frenchman's

Best Catering K's Catering

Best Happy Hour 5-8 Club

Best Cup of Coffee Starbucks Coffee

Best Health Food Store GNC - Hub

Best Deli Byerly's

Best Ice Cream/Yogurt Dairy Queen

Best Desserts Patrick's Bakery

Best Italian Olive Garden

Best Romantic Restaurant Patrick's Bakery Best Seafood Red Lobster

Best Lunch Champp's

Best Sports Bar Champp's

Best Margarita Houlihan's

Best Steakhouse Bloomington ChopHouse

Best Meat Market Short Stop Market

Best Supermarket Super Target

Best Mexican Don Pablo's

Best Sushi Lund's

Best Pizza Broadway Pizza Best Popcorn Tom's Popcorn Shop

Best Wine/Bar Houlihan's

THANK YOU RICHFIELD!

Value & Location… • Excellent Dealership • Excellent People READERS’ • Excellent Service

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VOTED #1 IMPORT CAR DEALERSHIP!

in Your Neighborhood!

RICHFIELD BLOOMINGTON HONDA

We Service All Makes & Models

Winner of the “2005 Richfield Business of the Year.”

612•866•8832 400 West 78th Street Richfield, MN 55423 www.rbhonda.com

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6 Sun Reader’s Choice – Thursday, January 27, 2011 – www.MinnLocal.com

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Best Arts & Crafts Store Michael's

Best Gutter Company K Guard Gutter

Best Interior Design Utopian Designs

Best Cabinet/Countertop Company Home Depot

Best Handyman Handyman Now - Kelly Flanders

Best Landscaping and Garden Center Bachman's

Best Hardware Store Home Depot

Best Landscaping Services Cobblestone Nursery

Best Concrete Company Doug Perrier

HOME & GARDEN Best Antique Store Chelsea Rose - Afton Best Appliance Store Home Depot Best Art Gallery Vine Arts Center

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Best Deck Company Vance Broderson Best Fence Company Home Depot Best Fireplace Store Home Depot Best Flooring Store Home Depot Best Furniture Store Turnstyle Home

Best Heating & Air Company Standard Heating Minneapolis Best Home Improvement Store Menards Best Hot Tub Store Cal Spa Best House Cleaning Merry Maids

Best Plumbing Company Blaylock Plumbing Best Remodeling Company Plekkenpol Builders Best Residential Painting Company Tim Lund Painting

Best Lawn Care Service Dave Hanson

Best Roofing Company Sela

Best Light Store Home Depot

Best Vacuum Store Al's Vacuum

Best Paint Store Hirshfield's

Best Window Cleaning Midwest Exteriors

Best Pest Control Adam's Pest Control

Best Window Cover Store Drapery Shop

Did You Hear… Voted #1 Hearing Center Thank You Richfield! Stop by or call today and see why we were voted #1!

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612.455.8422 12 E. 66th Street Richfield, MN 55423

We offer special everyday low prices on all your hearing aid battery needs! CMYK


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Best Chiropractor Back to Health Best Clinic Fairview Clinic - Oxboro Best Dentist Metro Dentalcare Best Dermatologist Dr. Groth - Southwest Dermatology Specialists

MEDICAL

Best Doctor Dr. Todd Jorgenson - Allina Clinic - Woodlake Best Emergency Care Clinic Allina Medical Clinic Woodlake Best Emergency Room Fairview Southdale Hospital

Best Hearing Center The Hearing Stores of Minnesota

Best Pediatrician Dr. Karl Williams - Southdale Pediatrics

Best Hospital Fairview Southdale Hospital

Best Pharmacy Walgreens

Best OB/GYN Clinic Sofia

Best Plastic Surgeon Edina Plastic Surgery

Best Ophthalmologist/Eye Care Doctor Dr. Dorothy Horns - Fairview Clinic - Southdale Best Optometrist /Eye Glass Store Lens Crafters Best Orthopedic Surgeon Dr. Mark Heller - Minnesota Orthopedic Specialists

Thank You To Our Friends & Neighbors For Voting RBCU “The Best Credit Union” in Richfield

We now have 3 branches to serve our members.

NEW Lyndale Branch 9550 Lyndale Avenue Bloomington, MN 55420

77th Branch 345 E. 77th St. Richfield, MN 55423

Old Shakopee Branch 4025 W. Old Shakopee Rd. Bloomington, MN 55437

rbcu.org U (612) 798-7100 Find us on

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8 Sun Reader’s Choice – Thursday, January 27, 2011 – www.MinnLocal.com

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Best Book Club Richfield Community Education

Best Hotel/Motel Ramada Minneapolis Airport West

Best Book Store Borders

Best Kennel/Boarding Facility Hound Dog Pet Hotel - Eden Prairie

Best Camera Store B & H Photo Best Childcare Fun Club

OTHER SHOPPING & SERVICES

Best Employment Services Pro Staff Best Florist Richfield Floral Best Funeral Home Morris Nilsen Funeral Home Best Gift Shop Hub Hallmark

Best Lawyer/Attorney Allison Frasier - Maser & Amundson Best Limo/Car Service Anytime Anywhere Transportation Best Moving Company U-Haul Best Nanny Service College Nannies & Tutors

Best Pet Grooming PetSmart Best Pet Store PetSmart Best Photographer Studio 306 Best Print/Copy/Shipping Center Postnet Richfield Best Taxi Gold Star Taxi Best Toy/Hobby Store Hub Hobby Best Veterinary Clinic VCA Animal Hospital

Thank You for Voting Us #1 Retirement Community in Richfield!

“Best Walk Around Neighborhood” INDEPENDENT AND ASSISTED LIVING Imagine a place that puts you first, 24 hours a day... Imagine a place where you can truly relax and enjoy your life and meet new friends... Imagine a place where you receive personalized care and services... Imagine having restaurant-style meals, enjoying trips to museums or the symphony...

612-861-1186 6501 Woodlake Drive • Richfield, MN 55423 visit us at www.villageshores.com

Senior Community Independent and Assisted Living

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Best Mortgage Lender Wells Fargo

Best Church Choir/Music Program Woodlake Lutheran Church

Best New Home Builder Lecy Construction Best Real Estate Agent Ryan Haagenson - RE/MAX Results

Best Church Youth Group The Edge - The Catholic Church of St Peter

Best Real Estate Company Cornerstone

Best Pastor/Church Rev. Thomas W. Krenik The Church of St. Richard

Best Retirement Community Village Shores

REAL ESTATE Best Apartment Community The Oaks Best Assisted Living The Pines

RELIGION

Best Senior Apartments City Bella

Best Place of Worship Richfield United Methodist Church Best Vacation Bible School Woodlake Lutheran Church

Best Title Company Tom Schubert Jr. Minneapolis

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Thank You for voting us Best Jewelry Store in Richfield In the Hub Shopping Center #14 W. 66th ST, Richfield, MN 55423 612-866-7700

Sanctuary Worship

10:30 am

Living Waters Worship

11:15 am

Vietnamese Language Worship Thank you Richfield! for voting us Best Place of Worship

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Relevant, Joyful, Inclusive! “We Seek To Recognize Christ In All”

5835 Lyndale Ave. South, Mpls

612-861-6086

www.richfieldumc.org

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10 Sun Reader’s Choice – Thursday, January 27, 2011 – www.MinnLocal.com

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Best Bicycle Shop Penn Cycle

Best Martial Arts American Kenpo Karate

Best Bus Tour Company R & J Tours

Best Motorcycle Dealer Harley Davidson

Best Dance Studio Lake Harriet Dance

Best Place for Children's Party Edinborough Park

Best Sporting Goods Store Dick's Sporting Goods

Best Place for Fun Richfield Mini-Golf

Best Summer Camp Richfield Parks Program

Best Golf Course Hiawatha Golf Course

Best Place to Bowl Lariat Lanes

Best Travel Agency Carrousel Travel

Best Golf Equipment Golfsmith

Best Place to Gamble American Legion Post 435

Best Gymnastics JW Tumbles

Best Place to Hear Live Music American Legion Post 435

Best Driving Range Richfield Community Education

RECREATION

Best Hockey Equipment Store Hat Trick

I’M GRATEFUL FOR THE

Best Recreational Vehicle Dealer Noble RV Best Ski/Snowboard Store The House Boardshop

Oaks on Pleasant, Richfield

SUPPORT OF MY COMMUNITY. I became an Edward Jones financial advisor because I wanted to be part of a firm that truly puts its clients’ needs first. I believe

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our long-term investment philosophy , conveniently located offices and personal face-to-face approach show our commitment to

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helping the people in the communities we serve every single day.

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Voted #1!

Upscale Community, Indoor Pool, Spa & Sauna, Near Airport, MOA & Southdale

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www.edwardjones.com

Member SIPC

Thank You!! 1, 2 & 3 BRs $850-$1625

6600 Pleasant Ave

612.259.2700


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Best Consignment Store ARC Value Village

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WE’RE JUMPING FOR JOY!

Best Dry Cleaners Pilgrim Cleaners Best Eyewear Lens Crafters Best Jewelry Store Hub Jewelers

Thanks for Voting College Nannies & Tutors

Best Men's Clothing Store Kohl's

the Best in Edina! We all want the best for our children, count on College Nannies & Tutors to help you provide it.

STYLE & FASHION

Voted #1 Nanny Ag ency

Building Stronger

Voted #1 Tutoring Program

50th & France | 952-285-7667 | collegenannies.com

Best Shopping Center Southdale Mall

Best Baby/Infant Store Babies R Us Best Bridal Shop David's Bridal

Best Specialty Clothing Store Land's End

Best Children's Clothing Store Marshall's - Hub

Best Women's Clothing Store Kohl's

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Best Shoe Store Schuler Shoes

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