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Bank Teller | SHELLY WATSON / TD CANADA TRUST | Barber | RENE / RENE’S BARBER SHOP | Bartender | MONICA LAMONT / CHANCES GAMING CENTRE DAWSON CREEK | Bus Driver | BILL SCHILDS / SCHOOL DISTRICT #59 | Carpenter | BLAIR FOSTER | Car Salesman | DOUG PETERS / PEACE COUNTRY TOYOTA | Cashier | BEV MCPHERSON/WALMART | Civic Leader | MIKE BERNIER | City Employee | SHAWN DAHLEN | Coach/Team | ERIC WOLF / DCSS SOUTH PEACE CAMPUS | Counselor Therapist | KAREN SMITH / DCSS SOUTH PEACE CAMPUS | Customer Service Clerk | LINDA SQUIRES / SAFEWAY | Dentist | DR. MARK SPITZ | Dental Hygienist | LISA VAN TASSEL | Doctor | DR. ETTIENNE ROUX | Electrician | RON MOCH JR./R MOCH ELECTRIC LTD | Estheticians | BRASS SCISSORS HAIR DESIGNS | Fire Fighter | KEN REITSMA | Hairdresser | CARY TSCHIEDEL / SELECTUS HAIR | Home Caregiver | RUTH ESSELINK | Letter Carrier | DUNCAN DONOVAN | Local Band | SWEET WATER RAMBLERS | Local Newspaper Columnist | WILLIAM STODALKA | Local Radio Personality | ANDY MORAN | Massage Therapist | GREGO WANDLING F THE B | Nurse | CANDACE ZRYMIAK | Office Staff | CITY OF DAWSON CREEKST | Paper Carrier E | ROXY HONING | Personal Trainer | GRIDIRON FITNESS | Pet Groomer | 4 PAWS GROOMING | Pharmacist | KAYLE CHRISTENSEN | Photographer | TRYNA GOWER | Politician | MIKE BERNIER | Principal | PAUL CHISHOLM / DCSS | Police Officer | CONSTABLE MIKE RICHARD | Real Estate Agent | TOM MORAN / DAWSON CREEK REAL ESTATE | Receptionist | PAULINE SWANSON / DAWSON CREEK DENTAL CENTRE | Salesperson/ Retail | SHELLA BARREDO / DOLLAR STORE | Teacher Elementary / K | DIANE MCKEEN E CANALTA | Teacher Jr. High | LORRAINE BEGGS / DCSS CENTRAL O CAMPUS LL Sr. F EXC|ETeacher High | EMILY RIVARD / DCSS SOUTH PEACE CAMPUS | Travel Agent | JOANNE SHULTZ


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DAVE’S NO FRILLS Alaska Avenue, Dawson Creek

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for voting us your #1 place for Bargains & Kayle Christenson Best Pharmacist

Thank You!

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Mayor & Council thank the citizens of Dawson Creek for recognizing the following People’s Choice Award winners: FIRE FIGHTER - Ken Reitsma CITY EMPLOYEE - Shawn Dahlen CIVIC LEADER - Mike Bernier PLACE TO WALK - City Walking Track POLICE OFFICER - Constable Mike Richard BEST PLACE FOR A PICNIC - Kin Park BEST OFFICE STAFF - City Hall

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Lake View Credit Union is thrilled that you voted us “Best Bank/Financial Institution”

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Your life. Your dreams. Your way. Just better. It’s what we do.


People’s Choice 2013

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Best in Area

Auto Repair

Computers

Dawson Creek Alliance Church

Auto Parts Store

Convenience Store

SPCRS Little Black Dress Affair

Beauty Salon

Daycare

Dawson Creek Secondary School

Bottled Water Retailer

Dental Clinic

Rotary Auction

Building Supplies

Rotary

Capet Cleaner

Church

Community Festival / Event School

Fundraising Event Service Club

Best All Around

Appliance Store

City Furniture DC Ltd

Appliance Service & Repair

Bing’s Furniture & Appliances Ltd

ATV’s/Motor Cycles/Snowmobiles

Hyper Toys

Autobody Shop

Dawson Creek Fix Auto Collision

Capital Motors

Software Emporium

Canadian Tire

Legacy Village Market

Selectus Hair by Cary

Kiwanis Child Care Centre

Pure Northern Spring Water

Dawson Creek Dental Centre

Windsor Plywood

Department Store

Peace Country Restorations

Driving School

National Car & Truck Rental

Equipment Rental

Peace Country Toyota

Eye Glasses

Legacy Car & Truck Wash

Farm or Industrial Equipment Dealer

Petron Communications

Fast Food Restaurant

Car Rental

New Car Truck Dealership Car Wash

Cell Phone Dealer Children’s Wear

Wal-Mart

Safe Start Driving School Dahlen Rentals Northern Vision Centre Douglas Lake Equipment McDonalds

Wal-Mart

s ’ e n e R s w o a n Barber D C s r e k e n k a h T Ladies’ Salon & Spa

Thank You

Shop

for voting us your #1 Barber Shop

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LAPTOPS • iPODS • NETBOOKS • DIGITAL CAMERAS ACCESSORIES • SOFTWARE

Pictured (Left to right): Tanya, Linda, Lisa, Sunny, Rene, Rose and Chad.

SPA (MON TO SAT) : MASSAGE • MANICURE • PEDICURE • NAILS & MORE rene@renesbarbershop.com www.renesbarbershop.com DAWSON CREEK’S LARGEST SELECTION OF COMPUTERS & RELATED PRODUCT

10308-10th Street, Dawson Creek, BC V1G 3T6 • Phone: (250)782-1025 Fax: (250)782-1035 • website: www.softwareemporium.ca

250.782.1760 or 250.782.2344 809-103 Avenue, Dawson Creek BC - Walk-ins Welcome Book your appointment by phone or online

NOW OPEN 7 DAYS A WEEK!

Monday - Friday: 8:30am - 5:00pm Saturday: 8:30am - 4:00pm • Sundays: 10:00am - 4:00pm


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Thank You

Dawson Creek & Community for voting Tom Moran as your Top Realtor for 2013!

People’s Choice

Financial Institution

Lake View Credit Union

TOP REALTOR 2013

Flooring Store

Home Inspection

Top Floors & Design Flowers by Charene

Home Remodelling

City Furniture DC Ltd.

Hot Tub Dealer

Gas Station

Dawson Co-op

Hyper Toys| Beachcomber Spas

Hunting/Camping Supplies

Glass Dealership

Insurance Agencies

Corlane Sporting Goods

Speedy Auto Glass

Golf Pro Shop

Hub International Barton Insurance Brokers

DC Golf & Country Club

Jewellery

Canadian Tire

Land Appraisers

Hardware Store

Health Food Store

Gold Brick Jewellers

Health Food Centre

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ir a p e R o t u A • Best p i h s r e l a e D r a C d e s U t s • Be

Norm’s Carpentry

Gift Shop

The Olde Creek Store

s k n Tha

Audio Connections AVU AmeriSpec Home Inspection Services

Furniture

s u g n i t o v r fo

International/Gear-O-Rama

Home Entertainment Retailer

Florist

Dawson Creek Realty Independently owned and operated

Heavy Truck Dealership

Fitness Club

One Fitness & Yoga Studio

Brenda Banham, Office Manager of Re/Max Dawson Creek Realty presents Tom with this year’s People’s Choice Award.

2013

Plant & Associates Appraisal Services Inc.

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Thank You! I would sincerely like to thank the community and all of my patients and colleagues for their ongoing support

Dr. Ettienne Roux

Eljen Clinic, 1300-111 Avenue, Dawson Creek, BC Dealer #CA7019 Local: 250-782-8589 1609 Alaska Ave. Dawson Creek Toll Free: 1-888-501-FORD (3673) Website: www.capitalford.ca

250-782-7525


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Thank You Dawson Creek & Area for Voting Us Your

1

BEST Place for Coffee and Donuts

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People’s Choice Land Surveying

Tim Hortons - “Always Fresh”

2013

TJ Tryon Land Surveying Ltd.

Landscaping

D & E Landscaping & Janitorial

Muffler Shop

Marvin’s Mufflers & Mechanical

Music Store

Musical Instruments

Law Firm

Newspaper

Lingerie Store

Office Supplies

Allen & Associates La Senza

Locksmith

L & T Lock & Alarm Services

Guitars-N-Stuff Dawson Creek Daily News

Tiger Printing & Stationers

Oilfield Company

Calfrac Well Service Ltd.

Meat

Oilfield Service

Motel / Hotel

Optometrist

The Butcher Block Super 8

“Best of the Best”

PERSONAL TRAINER

If you have not received your certificate, drop by the Dawson Creek Daily News office and pick it up. 901 100th Avenue.

Guitars-N-Stuff

Lawn & Garden Products

Canadian Tire

CONGRATULATIONS TO ALL THE WINNERS!

SERVICE FIRST THANK YOU for voting us “Best Oilfield Company”!

PC Oil Field Supplies Dr. Eric Smart| Kadziolka & Smart

709-106 Ave., Dawson Creek

Your confidence in GridIron Fitness as your Gym of Choice is sincerely appreciated by all of us –Tammy, Wayne & Staff r001659013

250.782.2529

1148-102nd Avenue Dawson Creek, BC (250.782.2348) www.gridiron2fit.ca


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The Mirror and Dawson Creek Daily News would like to thank all the readers who participated in our annual People’s Choice poll.

YOUR VOTE COUNTED!!

Paint Supplies

Dawson Co-op

Mile Zero Camping & RV Park

Plumbing Shop

Spa

Printers

Sporting Goods Store

Produce

Supermarket

Shoppers Drug Mart Mike Otto

Browns Socialhouse

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Corlane Sporting Goods

Safeway

Tanning Salon

Heatwave Tanning Inc

Tire Store

Restaurant

Safe Start Driving School

Kal Tire

Mr. Mikes Steakhouse & Bar

Travel Agency

Travel Professionals International

Rental Center

Rentco Equipment Ltd

RV / Dealership

Brass Scissors Hair Designs

Supermarket Deli

CJDC 890

IN DAWSON CREEK

Rip’s Shoe Re-Nu

Safeway

Safeway

Radio Station

Your Best Driving School

RV Park / Campground Shoe Store

Pub

Thanks for voting “Safe Start Driving”

2013

Pharmacy / Drug Store

Community Printers

Thank You Dawson Creek for giving me the chance to meet and teach so many wonderful people.

Safe Driving Starts Here!

People’s Choice

Transmission Repair Shop

Kube’s Kustom Transmissions Ltd

Foster’s RV & Trailer Sales

Thank You Dawson Creek WE ARE VERY PLEASED TO ACCEPT TWO PEOPLE’S CHOICE AWARDS FOR 2013

THANK YOU

for voting us

Winner 2013 Best Land Appraisers Phil Hunter AACI P.App, Neil Anderson DAR Ron McLeod DAR

(250) 782-2001

Commercial & Residential Appraisals & Consulting

Voted

Best Dental Office! and a special congratulations to our very own

Pauline Swanson Voted Best Receptionist! DAWSON CREEK DENTAL CENTRE Dr. Mark Sevier, Dr. Cung Nguyen, Dr. Cheryl Walker

1024-103rd Avenue, Dawson Creek, BC V1G 2G5 Office: (250) 782-4440 • Fax: (250) 784-0133


Towing Service

Exceptional Towing

Used Car Dealership

Capital Motors

Vet Clinic

Dawson Creek Veterinary Clinic

Work Wear

Marks Work Warehouse

Western Wear

Marks Work Warehouse

Men’s & Women’s Wear

Marks Work Warehouse

Accountant

Best People

Art Smith

Auctioneer

2013

Dawson Creek & Area

for voting us your

Bank Teller

#1

Shelly Watson| TD Canada Trust

Barber

Rene|Rene’s Barber Shop

GLASS DEALERSHIP!

Bartender

Monica Lamont| Chances Gaming Centre Dawson Creek

Bus Driver

Bill Schilds| School District #59

Carpenter

Blair Foster

Car Salesman

Doug Peters| Peace Country Toyota

Weaver Bros Auction Ltd

Cashier

Marlene Erickson|CIBC

Civic Leader

Bank Manager

Thank You

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Bev McPherson|Wal-Mart Mike Bernier

11308 - 8th Street, Dawson Creek

250 782-9496 • 1 800 506-5665

• Best Hardware Store • Best Auto Parts Store • Best Lawn & Garden Products

BEST

Hardware

BEST

Auto Parts

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The employees & management are delighted to be recognized for these awards

BEST

Lawn & Garden


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Thank You Dawson Creek for your support

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Nicole Palfy and William Stodalka display their certificates for “Best Newspaper” and “Best Local Newspaper Columnist” respectively.

Daily News delivery contractor Roxy Honing (right) is shown receiving her certificate for “Best Paper Carrier” from Associate Publisher Nicole Palfy

CONTEST WINNERS

2013 Pictured with Dollar Store owners Cindy & Hugh Groner is Gunda Napen, winner of $100 in gift certificates, and Shella Barredo, chosen as “Best Salesperson/Retail” in the People’s Choice Awards

Linda Yaciw is the winner of a $250 CO-OP gift card. Shamir Mangalji made the presentation on behalf of the Dawson Creek CO-OP.

Lynne Clarke is the winner of the $50 gift card supplied by Peavey Mart. Lynne wasn’t available for a photograph, so Maggie Beiganski from Peavey Mart accepts the card on the winner’s behalf.

If your name is listed in this supplement and you didn’t receive your award, please drop by the Dawson Creek Daily News and pick it up. Thank you to all the people that took the time to fill out the ballots for the 2013 People’s Choice Awards! r001658985


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No Double-Talk Bull

No BULL PRICING 801 - 118th Ave., Dawson Creek, BC

www.peacecountrytoyota.ca

No BULLY SALESPEOPLE

1-800-663-3895 • 250-782-6614


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People’s Choice

for choosing us your

City Employee

2013 Fire Fighter

Shawn Dahlen

RENTAL CENTER

Ken Reitsma

Coach / Team

Hairdresser

Counselor Therapist

Home Caregiver

Eric Wolf| DCSS South Peace Campus

Cary Tschiedel| Selectus Hair

Karen Smith| DCSS South Peace Campus

Ruth Esselink

Letter Carrier

Duncan Donovan

Customer Service Clerk

Linda Squires|Safeway

Local Band

Dr. Mark Spitz

Local Newspaper Columnist

Lisa Van Tassel

Local Radio Personality

Dr. Ettienne Roux

Massage Therapist

Ron Moch Jr.| R Moch Electric Ltd

Nurse

Sweet Water Ramblers

Dentist

William Stodalka

Dental Hygienist

Andy Moran

Doctor

Greg Wandling

Electrician

1905 - 96 Ave., Dawson Creek, BC

Estheticians

Phone: 250-782-7931

City of Dawson Creek

Brass Scissors Hair Designs

THANKS FOR THE VOTE OF CONFIDENCE!

marvin’s mufflers & mechanical A DIVISION OF 0693644 BC LTD.

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• BEST FAST FOOD RESTAURANT • BEST KIDS MEAL • BEST FRENCH FRIES • BEST HAMBURGERS

Candace Zrymiak

Office Staff

QUALITY AND SERVICE

2013

BC INSPECTION FACILITY

Marvin’s Mufflers & Mechanical thank everyone who took the time to vote us “THE BEST MUFFLER SHOP”

mmm... 11620 8 Street, Dawson Creek, BC • 250-782-8833

Ph: 250.784.0003 • Toll Free: 1.888.KELLER2 • 1445 - 101 Ave., Dawson Creek BC


People’s Choice Paper Carrier

Roxy Honing

2013

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Thank You

Dawson Creek & area for voting us the BEST for Building Supplies

Salesperson / Retail

Shella Barredo| Dollar Store

Personal Trainer

Gridiron Fitness

Teacher Elementary

4 Paws Grooming

Teacher Jr. High

Diane McKeen|Canalta

Pet Groomer

Lorraine Beggs|

Pharmacist

Kayle Christensen

DCSS Central Campus

Photographer

Teacher Sr. High

Tryna Gower

Emily Rivard|

Politician

DCSS South Peace Campus

Mike Bernier

Travel Agent

Principal

Joanne Shultz| Travel Professionals International

Paul Chisholm|DCSS

Police Officer

Constable Mike Richard

Volunteer

Real Estate Agent

Steve Oliver

Tom Moran|

Waitress

Dawson Creek Real Estate

Wendy Wolfe| Browns Social House

Receptionist

Pauline Swanson |

Dawson Creek Dental Centre

4 Paws Grooming

Windsor Plywood

We’d like to express our thanks and appreciation for you folks voting us the

Best Pet Grooming Business In

Dawson Creek For 2013

You have trusted our staff with the furry members of your family (cats and dogs), and they are treated like our own during their “spa day”... which includes a shampoo, dry, brush, and of course their pet-a-cures! Thanks again for sharing them with us... and we really do live and work by our motto:

And special thanks to previous owner Kathleen King for leaving us with fabulous clients and a great business -Heather & Vic

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“IN LIKE A TRAMP... AND OUT LIKE A CHAMP!”

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8219 Harper Drive (2 KM North on 17th St) Dawson Creek • (250) 782-7926


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People’s Choice Best Foods

for voting us your

Best Place For Eye Glasses

Biscuits / Rolls

McDonald’s Restaurant

Safeway Safeway

Hot Dogs

White Spot

Ice Cream / Yogourt

Subway

Oriental

KFC

Pizza

Tim Hortons

Kid’s Meal

Mr. Mikes

Sandwiches

Hug-A-Mug

Seafood

Tim Hortons

Service

Browns Socialhouse

Steak

Panago

Bread

Dairy Queen Dairy Queen

Lunch

Orion Restaurant

Chicken

Panago

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Coffee

McDonald’s Restaurant

Coldest Beer

Subway

Desserts

New Tokyo Sushi

Doughnuts

Robins Doughnuts

Dinner

French Fries

McDonald’s Restaurant

250-782-1121

Hamburgers Take Out

Breakfast

#102, 10301 - 10 Street, Dawson Creek

2013

Mr. Mikes Steakhouse & Bar

Dawson Creek Veterinary Clinic

Thank You For Choosing Us as Your

Committed to quality, friendly care

Best Gift Shop

The Staff at Dawson Creek Veterinary Clinic would like to express a great deal of thanks to everyone for voting us the “Best Veterinary Clinic” in Dawson Creek. Your expression of confidence in our office is greatly appreciated.

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Thank you!!

Small Animal: 250-782-5616 Large Animal: 250-782-1080 238-116th Avenue, Dawson Creek, BC

10304B 10 St, Dawson Creek

250 782 8185

www.dcvet.ca

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People’s Choice

Best Places For

Bargains

2013 Store Window Display

The Northern Toy Box

Dave’s No Frills

Tanning

Safeway

Wheel Chair Accessibility

Cleanest Store

Customer Service

Peace Country Toyota

Heatwave Tanning Inc Encana Events Center

Rockwells Pub Club

Male

DC Golf & Country Club

Female

Oil Change

Lube-X

Emily Rivard

Best in the Arts

Kin Park

Local Theatre

Safeway

Dancer

City Walking Track

Artist

Walking

Shopping

Wal-Mart

MY TURN TO

Eric Wolf

Picnic

Working

IT’ S

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Best Athlete

Dancing Golfing

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The Nut Cracker Daylia Dahlen Pauline Holland r001655743

Thanks Dawson Creek for choosing us as HOME ENTERTAINMENT RETAILER

1025 102nd Ave, Dawson Creek, BC 250.782.1611 • www.audioavu.com

Thanks! Dr. Mark Spitz #201 - 816 - 103rd Avenue • 250-782-8188

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Garry Mah & staff sincerely thank all the people that took the time to vote.

I would like to thank all the kind people who voted for me as People’s Choice Dentist for 2013. I would also like to thank my wonderful staff who are such a large part of what makes me the dentist you chose. Here at Peace Country Dental Clinic we continue to strive to keep deserving your trust and confidence.


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Thanks Dawson Creek For M N E O ! r e b aking Us Num

Legacy Village Market Inc. Ph: 250 782 1915 1700 108th Ave., Dawson Creek

Legacy Car & Truck Wash Ph: 250 782 1142 801 120th Ave., Dawson Creek


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! k e e r C n o s w a D u o y k n a th us Best Restaurant Best Steak

for voting y o j n e o t e c la P t s e B e h and t

We are honoured to serve you and to be a part of this great community! Check out our new renovations on your next visit!

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mrmikes.ca

the Coldest Beer

1501 Alaska Avenue

Dawson Creek BC 250-782-1577


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Thank You Thank You Dawson Dawson Creek! Creek! The employees and management of your Dawson Creek Safeway were The employees management of yourfor Dawson Creek Safeway were delighted to learnand they had been chosen the People’s Choice Awards delighted to learn they had been chosen for the Peoples Choice Awards in eight Best Produce, BestCreek Supermarket, Best Biscuits/Rolls, The employees and categories. management of your Dawson Safeway were in fi ve categories. Best Produce, Best Overall Grocery Store, Bread, Best Supermarket BestPeoples Customer Service Clerk: Best LindaDeli, Squires, delightedBest to learn they had been chosenDeli, for the Choice Awards Best Bottled Water and Best Regular Fuel. Best Place to Work, and Cleanest Store. in five categories. Best Produce, Best Overall Grocery Store, Best Deli, Best Bottled Water and Best Regular Fuel.

Wereally reallycould couldnot not provide provide the the exceptional exceptional service We serviceand andworld worldclass class products in all our departments without everyone’s contribution. We really could not provide the exceptional without service and world class products in all our departments everyone’s contribution.The The Peoples Choice Awards is really a chance to highlight some of the very products inPeoples all our departments without everyone’s contribution. Choice Awards is really a chance to highlightThe some of the very special departments and employees we some have at Safeway. are very Peoples Choice Awards is really a chance to highlight the very We special departments and employees we have of at Safeway. We are very proud of all our departments your Dawson Creek special departments and we have atat We are verySafeway. proud ofemployees all our departments atSafeway. your Dawson Creek Safeway. proud of all our departments at your Dawson Creek Safeway.

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People's Choice 2013