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The Daily News, Kamloops

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 17, 2011

BEST LOCAL POLITICIAN

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The Daily News, Kamloops S3

Best Greek Restaurant - Minos

2011 Readers’ Choice Winners Best All Around Restaurant

First Place: Earls Second Place: Chapters Viewpoint Third Place: Whitespot

Best Oriental Restaurant

First Place: Oriental Gardens Second Place: Kwans Third Place Tie: Shanghai Mandarin/Lotus Inn

Best Family Restaurant

First Place: Whitespot Second Place: Harold’s Restaurant Third Place: Denny’s

Minos owner and manager George Georgiou shows off some of the Greek cuisine his North Shore restaurant is so well known for. MURRAY MITCHELL/ THE DAILY NEWS

Best Greek Restaurant

First Place: Minos Second Place: Dorian Greek House

Best Italian Restaurant

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First Place: Vittorios Second Place: Peter’s Pasta Third Place: East Side Marios


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THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 17, 2011

Best East Indian Restaurant - Spice: A Taste of Indian Cuisine

2011 Readers’ Choice Winners Best Seafood Restaurant First Place: Joey’s Only Second Place: Storms Third Place: Captain Sharkey’s

Spice: A Taste of Indian Cuisine was voted Best East Indian Restaurant. From left is Bhagwant Sawa, Shalisa Kirouac, Jennifer Bennett, Herjot Sawa, Amrit Sharma and ownermanager Sukhwinder Sawa.

Best Steak Restaurant First Place: The Keg Second Place: Ric’s Grill Third Place: Chapters Viewpoint

Best East Indian Restaurant

First Place: Spice: A Taste of India Cuisine Second Place: Mauyra’s Fine Indian Cuisine Third Place: Goldies Flavor of India

Best Mexican Restaurant

KEITH ANDERSON/ THE DAILY NEWS

First Place: Senor Froggy Second Place: Fiesta Mexicana Third Place: Tie - Chapters / Hot House Bistro

Best Diet Menu

First Place: Subway Second Place: Whitespot Third Place: Denny’s

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905 Notre Dame Drive

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STORE HOUR HOURS RS M F: 9AM NEW TO 8PM M–F: SAT: 9AM NEW TO 6PM SUN: 11AM TO 6PM

PROUDLY CANADIAN


The Daily News, Kamloops S5

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 17, 2011

2011 Readers’ Choice Grand Prize Winner

51 YEARS IN BUSINESS

THANK YOU KAMLOOPS

for voting Dolson's your Best Sporting Goods Retailer & Best Specialty Sporting Goods Store

BEST SPORTING E GOODS STOR

BEST SPECIA SPORT LTY GOOD ING S STO RE

Dolson's Source for Sports staff includes: Dee-Anna, Jake, Jesse, Marina, Kyle, Connor, Thomas, Russell, Mark, Amanda, Hayden, Brad, Beth & Phil.

MURRAY MITCHELL/THE DAILY NEWS

Brittany Strebchuk receives the Readers’ Choice grand prize of a $1,500 stay-and-ski package from Sun Peaks Resort and the Delta Sun Peaks from Daily News Publisher Tim Shoults. It pays to vote!

Thank You Kamloops! The Oriental Gardens has been a landmark in the downtown core for 30 years, with its central location and extensive menu, the restaurant has earned the patronage of Kamloopsians and visitors alike. For your next dining experience, choose the Oriental Gardens. You will not be disappointed.

DOLSON'S SOURCE FOR SPORTS IS READY! THE MOUNTAINS ARE READY! YOU & YOUR BOARDS SHOULD BE TOO!

ORIENTAL RESTAURANT

Super Glide Machine Wax & Base Polish Ski...$12.00 Snowboard ...$12.00

THE FINEST CHINESE & JAPANESE RESTAURANT IN KAMLOOPS

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With Full Service Sushi Bar, Exquisite Cantonese and Szechuan Cuisine Mouthwatering Japanese Dishes, Best Sushi in the Interior!

545 Victoria St. Kamloops, BC across from Hotel 540 & Casino

250-372-2344

TATAMI ROOMS AVAILABLE FOR PRIVATE DINING OPEN FOR DINNER: DAILY AT 5PM

FREE DELIVERY ON MINIMUM ORDER

Minor Stonegrind Tune

Minor Base Repair - Edge Sharpening with Bevel-Raichmen Stone Grind Finish - Super Glide Machine Wax & Base Polish - Silicone Bindings

Ski...$40.00

Edge Sharpening with Bevel

Super Glide Machine Wax & Base Polish

Ski...$25.00 Snowboard ...$25.00

Major Stonegrind Tune For Skis that need a little more T.L.C. than the Minor Tune

Ski...$46.00

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For Extruded Bases - Minor Base Repair - Edge Sharpening with Bevel - Wet Belt Finish - Super Glide Machine Wax & Base Polish - Silicone Bindings

Ski...$35.00

ABERDEEN MALL KAMLOOPS dolsons.sourceforsports.com

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FOR VOTING US ONE OF THE BEST ORIENTAL RESTAURANTS

SKI & SNOWBOARD SERVICE


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The Daily News, Kamloops

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 17, 2011

Best Pub - Fox ’ N Hounds

2011 Readers’ Choice Winners Best Pizza

First Place: Pizza Hut Second Place: Tie - Domino’s / Boston Pizza Third Place: Panago

Fox ‘N Hounds was named Best Pub in Kamloops. From left is Jason Whittington, owner Al Deacon and Floyd Ondang.

Best Pub

First Place: Fox ’N Hounds Second Place: Duffy’s Pub Third Place: On The Rocks

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Best Fast Food Restaurant First Place: A&W Second Place: McDonald’s Third Place: Tim Hortons

Best Brunch

First Place: Milestone’s Second Place: Ora Third Place: Cora

Best Lunch

First Place: Chapters Viewpoint Second Place: Fox ’N Hounds Pub Third Place: Whitespot

Thanks So Much Kamloops! 2011

BEST FAST FOOD BREAKFAST

A&W is proud to have been VOTED Best Burger and Best Fast Food Breakfast for 2011. We sure do appreciate your votes and look forward to serving you!

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BEST BURGER

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THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 17, 2011

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Thank You!

Thank You Kamloops, for voting us The Best Optical Store for 12 years!

from the

EYEGLASSES • CONTACT LENSES • SUNGLASSES • SIGHT TESTING

BEST SHOE REPAIR

BEST L OPTICAE STOR

SIGHT TESTING Free with purchase. Call for details.

For voting us Best Shoe Repairr & "One of the Best" Places to Buy Shoes!

(across from Boston Pizza)

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OUT OF O TOWN - CALL US TOLL FREE 1-888-777-EYES (and we’ll confirm same day service)

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Phone: (250) 372-3551 • Fax: (250) 372-2028

331 Victoria St., Kamloops, B.C.

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241 Victoria Street

HOURS: MON. - FRI. 9:30 - 5:30 • SAT. 9:30 - 5:00

Kamloops’ Award Winning ONE OF THE BEST WINEMAKERS

PROUD TO HAVE BEEN “BEST”

13 TIMES!

The Home of

“YOUR OWN PERSONAL MICRO-BREWERY & ESTATE WINERY WHERE YOUR SATISFACTION IS ALWAYS 100% GUARANTEED”

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Thank You Kamloops!

#20 - 1425 Cariboo Place (in Aberdeen next to Sun Country Toyota)

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#50 - 1967 East Trans Canada Hwy. (in Valleyview behind Domino's Pizza) Visit our new website: www.babrewmaster.com

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SEE B.A. BREWMASTER FOR GIFT CERTIFICATES (ANY DENOMINATION)

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The Daily News, Kamloops

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 17, 2011

2011 Readers’ Choice Winners

Best Bakery - Craig’s Bakery

Best Sub Sandwich

First Place: Subway Second Place: Quizno’s Subs Third Place: Safeway

Craigs Bakery & Deli was voted Best Bakery by Daily News readers. Pictured is baker-owner Craig Einfeld.

Best Burgers

First Place: A&W Second Place: Red Robin Third Place: Fox ’N Hounds

Best Cup of Coffee

First Place: Tim Hortons Second Place: Starbucks Third Place: Cafe Motivo (Cowboy)

DAILY NEWS FILE PHOTO

Best Doughnuts

First Place: Tim Hortons Second Place: Donut King Third Place: Craig’s Bakery

Best Bakery

First Place: Craig’s Bakery Second Place: Erwin’s Third Place: Cobb’s

Thank You

Thank You, Kamloops, for your support and voting us

First Choice Haircutters would like to thank all its clients and stylists for making us the #1 choice for all your haircare needs in Kamloops.

Best Tire Shop BEST TIRE SHOP

BEST HAIR SALON

2011

Alan Hay

Mike Donaldson

YOUR COMMUNITY TIRE & MECHANICAL EXPERTS!

• 1200 Summit Drive, 250-828-1955 • 700 Tranquille, 250-376-5200 • 2101 E.Trans Canada Hwy. (Valleyview), 250-372-5989 • 1055 Hillside Drive, 250-374-4260

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100 BLOCK TRANQUILLE Visit our Website www.bigobc.com

376-6034

WE DO BRAKES, SHOCKS, STRUTS, FRONT-END SERVICE & ALIGNMENTS

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If you haven't already, please come in and see what made us number one in Kamloops.


THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 17, 2011

ONE OF THE BEST STEAKHOUSES

Voted One of the Best Steakhouses in Town

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Thanks for your Readers Choice recognition -

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we sincerely appreciate your support!

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ONE OF THE BEST FURNITURE STORES

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S10 The Daily News, Kamloops

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 17, 2011

Best Local Columnist - Mel Rothenburger

2011 Readers’ Choice Winners Best Deli

Best Live Theatre

Best Dessert

Best Website

Best Movie Rental Store

Best Local Columnist

Best Night Club

Best Radio Station

Best Outdoor Patio

Best Morning Radio Show

First Place: Fratelli’s Second Place: Safeway Third Place: Gary’s

First Place: Sagebrush Second Place: WCTC Third Place: Project X

First Place: Roman’s Swiss Pastry Second Place: Craig’s Bakery Third Place: Dairy Queen

First Place: Kamloops Daily News Second Place: City of Kamloops Third Place: Soul Touch Sun and Spa

First Place: Movie Mart Second Place: Valleyview Video Mart Third Place: Rogers

First Place: Mel Rothenburger Second Place: Susan Duncan Third Place: Danna Bach

First Place: Cactus Jacks Second Place: Blue Grotto Third Place: Rivers

First Place: Country 103 Second Place: NL Radio Third Place: B-100

First Place: Storm’s Second Place: Earls Third Place: Carlos O’Bryans

Once again, Mel Rothenburger, otherwise known as The Armchair Mayor, was named Best Local Columnist by Daily News Readers.

A Heartfelt Thank You Kamloops!

First Place: Stan & Henry Second Place: Peter Olson Third Place: Cheryl & Steve

BE DAZZLED! BE JEWELLED! BE SURPRISED!

Find All Your

HOLIDAY BLING

BEST GIFT SHOP

at Frou Frou Monkey Designer Jewellery, Great Selection of Handbags, Decor from around the world

Sincere thanks to all my clients for voting me Best Mortgage Broker in Kamloops.

MORTGAGE BROKER

WINNER 2008, 2010 & 2011

T 250-828-0223

I look forward to assisting past and future clients with the purchase of your new home. I may be contacted at: sandra.dever@rbc.com

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Mortgage Specialist

I will continue to do my best to provide sound financial advice and the best possible service.

Friendly knowledgable at staff always offering great gif gift ideas as well as gift wrapping

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263 26 2 63 V Victoria icto ctoria oriia S Street Street, treet eet Kamloops • Ph. 250-372-7783


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THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 17, 2011

Thanks Again Kamloops!

Thank You for Voting Us Kamloops’ Best Italian Restaurant

We're more than just another business, you've made us a part of the social fabric of Kamloops. For 24 years we have been contributing to sports, schools, various churches & local charitable organizations.

Experience our New Feature Menu!

Thanks for being such a great city & for your trust, faith and votes!

ASK ABOUT OUR VENT & DUCT CLEANING SERVICE

STAIN PROTECTION $30

✔ ODOUR CONTROL ✔ CARPET PROTECTION ✔ CAR & RV INTERIORS

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Seafood Marinara

SOFA & CHAIR CLEANED AS LOW AS

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Mussels, prawns and shrimp, sautéed in white wine and our home made, zesty marinara and served over linguini pasta.

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Italian sausage, spinach and red onions in a sipicy rose sauce, tossed with mafalda noodles and baked with mozzarella cheese.

(+HST)

STAIN PROTECTION $35

• CERTIFIED BONDED TECHNICIANS • AFFORDABLE RATES • ODOUR CONTROL • CARPET PROTECTION

18

YEARS IN A ROW!

BEST CARPET CLEANER

TOTAL

TRUCK MOUNTED STEAM CLEANING SYSTEMS

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BEST ITALIAN RESTAURANT

Come hungry, leave full...

LICENSED • INSURED • BONDED

250-554-3933

EXCEPTIONAL SERVICE

OPEN 5PM DAILY. LOCATED AT 1820 ROGERS WAY IN PACIFIC HOST INN PHONE 250-851-2112

WINNER 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011

NO HIDDEN CHARGES • 21 YEARS OF SERVICE • 100% LOCALLY OWNED

ONE OF THE BEST

General Family Dentistry

DENTISTS

New Patients Welcome! Suite #1 • 2160 Flamingo Road Kamloops, B.C. 250.374-8221 www.puredental.ca

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Chicken Provencal

Tender, pesto marinated chicken breast, covered in a delicious topping of garlic, tomatoes, black olives and parsley, served with a side of penne pasta, sautéed in garlic butter and fresh vegetables.

MOST HOMES....$180-240 MOBILE HOMES....$90-135

DuPont® Stain Protection

LIVING ROOM, DINING ROOM, HALL

Prime rib braised in au jus to your desire, accompanied with roasted potato, fresh vegetables and a yorkshire pudding.

Thank you, Kamloops for your support from the staff at Pure Dental

2011 Dr. Peter Kiss

Dr. Kristine Forrest

Dr. Scott Palasty 665800

Air Quality - Dust Free!

Prime Rib Dinner 8 oz/23 • 12 oz/ $28


S12 The Daily News, Kamloops

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 17, 2011

Best Music Lessons - Lee’s Music

2011 Readers’ Choice Winners Best Radio Personality

First Place: Peter Olson Second Place: Henry Small Third Place: Howie Reimer

Best Music Lessons goes to Lee’s Music. Here, Mike Miltimore, left, poses with members of the rock band Thundergun. Also in photo, from left, Vaughan Enns, instructor Matthew Sommerfeldt, and students Braden Rogers and Jacob Loukianoff.

Best Facebook Page

First Place: Chapters Viewpoint Second Place: Soul Touch Spa Third Place: Kamloops Parent

Best Hiking Trail

First Place: Kenna Cartwright Second Place: Peterson Creek Third Place: Sun Peaks

Best Veterinary Clinic

First Place: Riverside Small Animal Second Place: Kamloops Veterinary Third Place: Central Animal Hospital

Best Music Lessons

First Place: Lee’s Music Second Place: Long & McQuaid Third Place: David Milwain Drum School

MURRAY MITCHELL/ THE DAILY NEWS

Thank You Kamloops

BEST AUTOBODY SHOP

BEST DAYCARE

ENRICHED DAYCARE

Buzz’s Autobody would like to thank their loyal customers for voting them #1 for 17 years in a row. Commitment to excellence is a priority at Buzz’s, we are proud of the team that makes it all possible.

THANK YOU KAMLOOPS! KARMA ROCKS!

WINNER 2011

Call 250-377-8190 665869

789 Lorne St. Kamloops

enricheddaycare@shaw.ca

www.enricheddaycare.com

657026

250-372-7511


Thank You to everyone who voted for us!

Warmest thank you from the entire Cora team! We couldn’t have done it without you!

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820 Notre Dame Dr., Kamloops BC 665841

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We came in second and it's only our second month of business!

Open Tuesday to Thursday and Saturdays 10 am - 5 pm Open Fridays 10 am - 9 pm

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Thank You, Kamloops, For Voting Us 1st Place in Car Rentals Business!

ONE OF THE BEST CRAFT SHOPS

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(CityView Shopping Centre at Hwy # 5a and Rogers Way) (778) 471-5944 Monday to Thursday: 6 a.m. - 3 p.m. Friday to Saturday: 6 a.m. - 4 p.m. Sunday: 7 a.m. - 4 p.m. www.chezcora.com

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Happily celebrating 10 years in the community

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Hillside Way

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 17, 2011

See our DISCOUNT COUPONS on www.bcbudget.com

Thanks to Kamloops for Voting Us One of the Best Hair Studio ONE OF THE BEST

HAIR SALONS

HAIR STYLISTS

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ONE OF THE BEST

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S14 The Daily News, Kamloops

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 17, 2011

Best Local Politician - Peter Milobar

2011 Readers’ Choice Winners Best Real Estate Agency

Best Local Artist

Best Dance Studio

Best Local Author

Best Fitness Club

Best Local Politician

Best Home-Based Business

Best Shopping Centre

Best Seamstress

Best Department Store

First Place: Remax Second Place: Royal LePage Third Place: Westwin

First Place: Trish Sellmer Second Place: Kate Morgan Third Place: Doug Flatch

First Place: Tie - Akimbo / Kamloops Dance Academy Second Place: Academy of Dance Third Place: Dance Gallery

First Place: Richard Wagamese Second Place: Mel Rothenburger Third Place: Tie- Mike Puhallo/Gary Gottfriedson

First Place: Curves Second Place: Gold’s Gym Third Place: Ladies Only

First Place: Peter Milobar Second Place: Terry Lake Third Place: Dennis Walsh

First Place: Mary Kay Cosmetics Second Place: Avon Cosmetics Third Place: Kamloops Momma Magazine

Kamloops Mayor Peter Milobar was voted Best Local Politician by Daily News readers.

First Place: Walmart Second Place: The Bay Third Place: Sears

We enjoy the work that we do.

Thanks, Kamloops, for voting us Best Vacuum Store!

ONE OF THE BEST PHARMACIES

"At Glover's Medicine Centre Pharmacy, we're committed to serving our community by tailoring health solutions to patient needs. From compounding hormone replacements and pain management supplements - to really listening to the concerns of our patients - we deliver the kind of care that sets community pharmacy apart." - Aaron Glover, owner/pharmacist • Hormone Replacement • Veterinary Medicine • Herbal Products • First Aid Products • Free City-Wide Delivery

• Pain Management • Vitamins • Home Care Products • Blister Packing • Animal Prescriptions

#10-1380 Summit Drive, Kamloops, BC Phone: 250-851-3131 E-mail: glovers@medicinecentre.com Web: www.medicinecentre.com

2011

WINNER 2011

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Thanks for Voting us as One of the Best Pharmacies!

BEST VACUUM STORE

QUALITY PRODUCTS • KNOWLEDGEABLE STAFF • GREAT CUSTOMER SERVICE... THAT'S FINDLAY'S

Findlay's Vacuum and Sewing Machine World

Buy Quality. Buy it at Findlay's.

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First Place: The Stitchery Second Place: Josey’s Third Place: Tie - Stitches 4 U / McCleaners

First Place: Aberdeen Mall Second Place: North Hills Mall Third Place: Sahali Mall

251 TRANQUILLE RD. • 250.376.1145 www.kamloopsvacsew.com


THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 17, 2011

2011 Readers’ Choice Winners Best Men’s Wear Store

Best Meal Under $10

Best Ladies Wear

Best Secondhand Shop

First Place: Moores The Suit People Second Place: McAllister & Howard Third Place: Mark’s Work Wearhouse First Place: Ricki’s Second Place: 406 Boutique Third Place: Domaine

Best Children’s Wear Store First Place: Children’s Place Second Place: Mulberry Bush Third Place: The Kid’s Room

First Place: Wendy’s Second Place: Subway Third Place: McDonald’s

First Place: Penny Pinchers Second Place: Value Village Third Place: Shabby Shack

First Place: Eyes International Second Place: Costco Third Place: Nicola Eye Care

Best Lingerie Store

Best Shoe Store

Best Art Gallery

First Place: Payless Shoesource Second Place: Big Boot Inn Third Place: Shoe Warehouse

BEST JEWELLERY STORE

AMP

APPLY ON-LINE @

www.marnyrogers.com email: mrogers@telus.net

BEST MORTGAGE BROKER

ONE OF THE BEST MORTGAGE BROKER

ONE OF THE BEST MORTGAGE BROKER

First Place: La Senza Second Place: Lavender Lingerie Third Place: La Vie en Rose First Place: Kamloops Art Gallery Second Place: Hampton Gallery Third Place: The Art We Are

MARNY ROGERS

CREATIVE FINANCING SPECIALIST

Best Optical Store

Best Office Supply Store

First Place: Staples Second Place: Kamloops Office Systems Third Place: Kamloops Heritage Office

Voted “One of the Best” Mortgage Brokers in Town

WINNER 2009

2010

2011

250-371-3191

20+ Years Financial Experience • Rate Hold Up to 120 Days

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Best Men’s Wear Store - Moores

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six years in a row!

www.fifthavenuejewellers.com find us on facebook

510 - 1055 Hillside Drive Walmart Complex 250-372-7777

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WINNER 2011


S16 The Daily News, Kamloops

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 17, 2011

Best Jewellery Store - Fifth Avenue Jewellers

2011 Readers’ Choice Winners Best Jewellery Store

First Place: Fifth Avenue Jewellers Second Place: Danielle’s Third Place: Peoples Jewellers

Fifth Avenue Jewellers was voted Best Jewellry Store. Here, Mary Gillcih, helps a customer find items from the popular Pandora collection.

Best Gift Shop

First Place: Frou Frou Monkey Second Place: Castles & Cottages Third Place: Fifth Avenue Jewellers

Best Barber Shop

MURRAY MITCHELL/ THE DAILY NEWS

First Place: Plaza Barbers Second Place: Valleyview Barber Shop Third Place: Mount Paul Barber Shop

Best Hair Salon

First Place: First Choice Haircutters Second Place: Chatters Salon Third Place: Ra Hair Studio

Best Grocery Store

First Place: Safeway Second Place: Coopers Foods Third Place: Real Canadian Superstore

VOTED BEST 5 YEARS IN A ROW!

Thank you Kamloops for voting us Best Tax Preparation Service BEST OIL CHANGE /LUBE

BEST TAX PREP

Voted #1 Fast Lube in Canada by

1280 Summit Dr.

Lansdowne Village

250-314-0610

250-314-1141

(Across from Tudor Village)

(Next to Bus Exchange)

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2 LOCATIONS TO SERVE YOU WITH THE SAME GREAT SERVICE 665817

2 - 860 8th Street • 250-554-8188 320-1210 Summit Dr. • 250-314-0625 349 Seymour St. • 250-374-3373

THANK YOU KAMLOOPS!


THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 17, 2011

THANK YOU KAMLOOPS!

Thank you, Kamloops, for voting for us

• TAP • JAZZ

• BALLET • HIP-HOP

• CONTEMPORARY • MUSICAL THEATRE

The Dance Gallery

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Email: info@cactuscollision.com www.cactuscollision.com

• PRE-SCHOOL DANCE

BEST DANCE STUDIO

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Capture the Magic of Dance

One of the Best AUTOBODY REPAIR

969A Laval Crescent, Kamloops • 250-374-9995

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WINNER 2011

www.dancegallery.ca • info@dancegallery.ca

3 - 1335 Dalhousie Dr., • Ph: 250-828-1360 • Fax: 250-374-7137

Thank YYou Kamloops p ffor Voting us Best Bakery... y

Wendy Lindsay

www.craigs-bakery.com

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Kamloops Paint & Window Coverings 105-805 Notre Dame Dr. (250) 828-1800

#1 Interior Designer

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Thank You, Kamloops, for Voting Us Your #1 Paint Store!

From Our Family to Yours

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The Colour Experts

BEST BAKERY

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BEST PLUMBING & HEATING CONTRACTOR

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Furnace / Air Conditioner & Heat Pump Experts

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S18 The Daily News, Kamloops

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 17, 2011

Best Shoe Repair - Big Boot Inn

2011 Readers’ Choice Winners Best Bottled Water Store

First Place: Canadian Springs Second Place: Aqua Pure Third Place: Columbia Springs Big Boot Inn was voted Best Shoe Repair shop. Staff include Krista Smith, Mandy Douglas, Kristen Gentile, Luis Richard and Ryan Gentile.

Best Volunteer

First Place: Diane Barker Second Place: Sharon Carrell Third Place: Ron Popov

Best Dry Cleaner

First Place: McCleaners Second Place: Whiteway Drycleaning Third Place: Fabriclean

MURRAY MITCHELL/ THE DAILY NEWS

Best Shoe Repair

First Place: Big Boot Inn Second Place: JJ’s Shoe Repair Third Place: Falsetta’s

Best Convenience Store

First Place: Juniper Market Second Place: Twin Rivers Market Third Place: General Grant’s

Best Outdoor Patio!

The only thing we overlook is the river rivver

BEST OUTDOOR PATIO

WINNER 2011

Open 7 Days A Week from 4:30pm

644533

Thank you for your support and voting Storms as having the BEST OUTDOOR PATIO in Kamloops!

1502 1 502 River St. • 250-372-1522 • www.stormsrestaurant.ca One of the Best

DAYCARE PROVIDERS

BEST CHIROPRACTOR

Thanks for voting for us in this year's Reader's Dr. Scott y Choice Surve Dr. Melissa Carson BEST NATUROPATH

ONE OF THE BEST MASSAGE THERAPIST

2011

Bradwell 666905

1764 Valleyview Drive • 250-319-9044 www.kamloopskidz.com

2011

Total Health Clinic

2011

Stacey Ligtenberg 735 Victoria Street

250-374-9700

662047

2011


THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 17, 2011

The Daily News, Kamloops S19

Thanks Kamloops for voting us #1 BEST .... Again! ADULT

ou Kamloops Thank y for choosing us

Come in & browse through a Store of Playful Things!

ONE OF THE BEST AUTO DETAILING

STORE

• Adult Toys • Lingerie & Leather • Lubricants • Massage Oils • Adult games • Novelties • Greeting Cards • Gift Baskets

2011

667791

414 Seymour St., Downtown 250-372-3269

Gift Certificates Available 666537

"Your Auto Detailing Experts!" #108 1366 HUGH ALLAN DRIVE • 250-314-6898 firstplace@shawbiz.ca

THANK YOU KAMLOOPS

MOVIEMART

Denis Walsh

BEST MOVIE RENTAL STORE

ONE OF THE BEST LOCAL POLITICIANS

2011

2011

"The Movie Store with More"

Ben

Cayman

Clint

Denis

Erica

Laura

Madelaine

DOWNTOWN

Locally Owned and Operated

520 Seymour Street

250.828.9988 Open 7 Days a Week

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S20 The Daily News, Kamloops

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 17, 2011

Best Motorcycle Shop - Kamloops Harley Davidson

2011 Readers’ Choice Winners Best Furniture Store

Best Local Blog

Best Bedding Store

Best Vacuum Store

Best Home Electronics

Best Motorcycle Shop

Best Appliance Store

Best Small Engine Repair

Best Garden Centre

Best Auto Repairs

First Place: The Brick Second Place: City Furniture Third Place: Ashley Furniture

First Place: Kamloopsparents.com Second Place: Moniques Alesia Third Place: On the Blacktop

First Place: Bed Bath & Beyond Second Place: Quilts Etc. Third Place: The Bay

First Place: Findlay’s Vacuum Second Place: Hi-Tech Vacuums Third Place: Sears

First Place: Future Shop Second Place: Visions Electronics Third Place: London Drugs

First Place: Harley Davidson Second Place: RTR Performance Third Place: Schultz Motorsports

First Place: Gord’s Maytag and Appliances Second Place: Sears Third Place: City Furniture First Place: Art Knapps Second Place: Lyon’s Landscaping Centre Third Place: Walmart

BEST MUFFLER SHOP

First Place: B&L Small Motors Second Place: Ferguson Equipment Third Place: Boomers Automotive

Kamloops Harley Davidson was named Best Motorcycle Shop. General manager Pete Murie is shown outside the shop with some of the bikes.

Th Thanks Again Kamloops! K

Thank you Kamloops!

Snowbirds!

Wishing you the very best this holiday season!

First Place: Butler Auto and RV Second Place: Riversyde Auto Third Place: Boomers Auto Center

Before you head south for winter, stop in and see us at Knowles. We've got the best prices in town on bracket kits, tow bars and everything else you'll need for a safe trip!

Kamloops Therapeutic Massage Clinic

BEST MASSA G THERAPIST E SHANNON ARNOULD

Myofascial Deep Tissue Prenatal Muscle Energy Work Relaxation Craniosacral Therapy Gift Certificates Available

250-372-5654

125 Wilson St. • 250-376-2323

664011

KNOWLES EXHAUST

Beverly Stuckenberg, R.M.T. Shannon Arnould, R.M.T. Nikki Goyer, R.M.T.

665810

#204-180 Seymour St. Kamloops, B.C.

Kevin • Sol • Lance • Les • Shaun


THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 17, 2011

Thanks Kamloops for Voting us

Best Landscaping Company 3 years in a row!

THANKYOU YOU KAMLOOPS KAMLOOPS! ! THANK

BE LANDS ST CA COMPA PING NY

BE LANDS ST CA COMPA PING NY

ONE O BEST G F THE AR CENTR DEN ES

BE LANDS ST CA COMPA PING NY

BEST BEST RENTAL RENTAL STORE STORE FOR FOR 78 YEARS YEARS YOUR NEW ONE STOP LOCATION RENTAL SHOP

Garden Centre & Landscaping Ltd.

650760

Lyons

& 2011

666297

BEST EQUIPMENT RENTAL SHOP

From left to right, Dave Sommerville, Liz Frank, Carol Wozencroft & Darren McMurray.

The Daily News, Kamloops S21

1271 B Salish Road (On the Halston Connector)

1619 Valleyview Drive - 250 374 4321 - www.rogersrental.com

250.374.6965 • www.lyonslandscaping.com

Thank You Kamloops! BESTT BES BEST R RV V DE DEALER EALLER L RV DEALER

BEST AUTO REPAIRS

BEST BEST USSED CAR USED USED CAR DEA ALERSHIP DEALERSHIP DEALERSHIP 659137

BEST CUSTOMER SERVICE

WINNER 2011

WINNER 2011

WINNER 2011

WINNER 2011

It's been our pleasure to serve you for over 40 years!

BUTLER AUTO & RV SUPERSTORE 142 Tranquille Rd. 250-554-2518 www.butlerautoandrv.com


S22 The Daily News, Kamloops

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 17, 2011

Best Pool/Spa Company - Parklane Pool & Spa

2011 Readers’ Choice Winners First Place: Rona Second Place: Home Depot Third Place: Home Hardware

Best Floor Coverings

First Place: TIE - Jordan’s Flooring, United Flooring Second Place: Bridgeport Flooring

Best Pest Control

Best Lighting Store

First Place: The Lampost Second Place: Light Your World Third Place: Home Depot

Best Carpet Cleaning

First Place: Total Carpet & Upholstery Second Place: Bio-Dry Carpet Service Third Place: Kamloops Chem-Dry

Best Pool/Spa Company

First Place: Parklane Pool and Spa Second Place: EPS Pools Third Place: Desert Pools and Spa

Best Plumbing/Heating/Air Conditioning First Place: Interior Plumbing & Heating Second Place: Roto-Rooter Plumbers Third Place: J. Walsh & Sons

SPECIAL CRUISE OFFER 7 Day Alaska Cruise

First Place: Bugs-Gon Pest Control Second Place: Orkin Pest Control Third Place: Able Pest Control

Best Home Builder

First Place: Kamwest Construction Second Place: DW Builders Third Place: Wrabel Brother’s Construction

Best Snowmobile Shop

First Place: RTR Performance Second Place: Leading Edge Performance Third Place: Schultz Motorsports

Best Craft Shop

First Place: Michaels of Canada Second Place: Electrictree Yarn Store Third Place: Bead Connections

from

$

September 22 from

$

849 plus taxes

Best Day Care Provider

First Place: Enriched Daycare Second Place: Sixth Avenue Daycare Third Place: Kamloops Kidz Daycare

Best Toy Store

First Place: Toys R Us Second Place: Tumbleweed Toys Third Place: Walmart

Best Sporting Good Store

First Place: Dolson’s Source for Sports Second Place: Sportchek/Atmosphere Third Place: Players Bench Sports

Best Bicycle Shop

First Place: Norkam Lock & Cycle Second Place: Spoke ’N Motion Third Place: Taboo Cycles

Best Travel Agency

BEST TRAVEL AGENCY

BEST TRAVEL AGENCY

second year in a row!

2011

We have a special offer of

50 bonus air miles

WONDERFUL GIFT IDEA!

829 plus taxes

First Place: Michaels of Canada Second Place: Access Picture Framing Third Place: The Art Store

Thank you for voting us

Inside Passage from Vancouver

May 19

Best Picture Framing Shop

for any new package holiday booked by November 30th

665718

Best Home Improvement Centre

Our Sun Vacation Partners: Marlin Travel 237 Seymour Street 250-374-8757 1-800-527-1000

BC REG #28548

Hally

Debbie


THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 17, 2011

The Daily News, Kamloops S23

Thank you Kamloops for your support Readers’ Choice Awards

Best Law Firm Mair Jensen Blair LLP - Lawyers 700-275 Lansdowne Street Kamloops, BC V2C 6H6

1.888.374.3161

668420

250.374.3161

RBC Dominion Securities Inc.

Thank You Kamloops! “I am genuinely grateful for the support of my clients, colleagues, friends and family. If you are interested in working with an advisor who offers a genuine approach, and has an ability to fully explain your options to secure your financial future, please contact me. I would love to work with you.” BEST FINANCIAL ADVISOR

Tony Erlank, Investment Advisor See what my clients have to say... “Tony is just a real, genuine type person who has my best interests in mind.” - Reg F. “Tony treats me as a peer and I value that. I feel very much that I am being listened to, as a client.” - Rick Weil “When I meet with Tony, he is always very prepared with options, and explains in a way I can truly understand, the pros and cons of each option.” - Art Osborne “Tony understands his business to a granular level, and is very skilled at explaining things in a way that his clientele can understand.” - Darwin B. “We are confident in Tony’s integrity and sound judgment - we always get the straight goods from him.” - Dr. and Mrs. Asfeldt

Please feel free to call Tony Erlank (250) 372-1011 or Lisa DeClercq or Corrie Pero (250) 372- 8154.

Professional Wealth Management Since 1901 665783

RBC Dominion Securities Inc.* and Royal Bank of Canada are separate corporate entities which are affiliated. *Member-Canadian Investor Protection Fund. RBC Dominion Securities Inc. is a member company of RBC Wealth Management, a business segment of Royal Bank of Canada. ®Registered trademarks of Royal Bank of Canada. Used under licence. ©2011 Royal Bank of Canada. All rights reserved.


S24 The Daily News, Kamloops

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 17, 2011

Best Pet Groomer - Roving K-9 Kare

2011 Readers’ Choice Winners Best Camera Shop

Best Boat Sales

Best Golf Shop

Best Oil Change/Lube

Best Computer Store

Best Tire Shop

Best Pet Store

Best Auto Body Shop

First Place: London Drugs Second Place: Future Shop Third Place: The Camera House

First Place: Little River Boatworld Second Place: Captain’s Village Marine Third Place: Domenic’s Marine

First Place: Golfland Second Place: Mt. Paul Golf Third Place: Nevada Bobs/Sportchek

First Place: Great Canadian Oil Change Second Place: Mr. Lube Third Place: Butler Auto

First Place: Kamloops Computer Centre Second Place: London Drugs Third Place: Spitfire Computers

First Place: Big O Tires Second Place: Kal Tire Third Place: Fountain Tire

First Place: Petland Second Place: Total Pet Third Place: Petcetera

First Place: Buzz’s Autobody Second Place: Dan’s Autobody Third Place: Cactus Collision

Best Pet Groomer

First Place: Roving K-9 Kare Second Place: Paws-N-Tails Third Place: Pet Connection

Best New Car Dealership KEITH ANDERSON/THE DAILY NEWS

Roving K-9 Kare was named Best Pet Groomer. Here, owner Andrea Hall spruces up Chloe, a golden retriever.

First Place: Zimmer Auto Group Second Place: Kamloops Honda Third Place: Rivershore Chrysler

RBC Dominion Securities Inc. Thank you for naming RBC Dominion Securities

Best Investment Firm in Kamloops Our clients have entrusted us to be their personal advisor in all facets of their wealth management needs. In our commitment to exceed their expectations, RBC Wealth Management, RBC Dominion Securities & RBC Royal Bank have achieved the following distinctions:

RBC Dominion Securities offers a century-long tradition of stability, integrity and an underlying drive for progress that shapes a better future for our clients in an uncertain world. Contact us today for a complimentary consultation.

❯ Top 10 Wealth Managers worldwide | Scorpio Partnership's Global Private Banking KPI Benchmark 2011

We are constantly growing and are currently looking for advisors who want better for themselves and their clients. Maybe that's you. If so, we'd love to hear from you.

❯ #1 Products & Support for High-Net-Worth Clients | 2011 Investment Executive Brokerage Report Card ❯ Highest in Investor Satisfaction with Full-Service Brokerage Firms | J.D. Power and Associates 2011 Canadian Full Service Investor Satisfaction Study ❯ #1 Discretionary Brokerage | By market share, Investor Economics

Portfolio management | Financial planning | Retirement planning | Risk management | Business succession planning RBC Dominion Securities 250-372-8006 | colin.matthews@rbc.com www.rbcdskamloops.com

BEST INVESTMEN T FIRM

❯ North America’s Safest Bank | Global Finance Magazine

Professional Wealth Management Since 1901 665829

At RBC diversity and inclusion are at the heart of bringing out the best in all our people. RBC Dominion Securities Inc.* and Royal Bank of Canada are separate corporate entities which are affiliated. *Member-Canadian Investor Protection Fund. RBC Dominion Securities Inc. is a member company of RBC Wealth Management, a business segment of Royal Bank of Canada. ®Registered trademarks of Royal Bank of Canada. Used under licence. ©2011 Royal Bank of Canada. All rights reserved.


The Daily News, Kamloops S25

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 17, 2011

We specialize in unique preparations for:

Thank You Kamloops!

PRONTO would like to thank all the readers who voted for us as the "Best" Place for Irrigation Services

Pain, Bioidentical Hormone Replacement, Animals, Health and Wellness

BEST MEDICAL SUPPLIER

ONE OF THE BEST PHARMACIES

N

TO

250-374-7226

ENTERPRIS

'A Reputation for Quality, That's Built to Last.' 665764

100-231 Nicola Street Kamloops, BC

www.prontoenterprises.com

r fo er y h c om a at ust on D 3rd W C ti r ia be r Ou rec em p c Ap De on

BEST MOTORCYCLE SHOP

Kamloops Harley-Davidson® 657260

ES

Check out prontoenterprises.com to find out about our new services and don't forget to follow us on Facebook and Twitter!

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PRO

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2011

LT D

• Official Pharmacy of the Kamloops Blazers • Kamloops First Compounding Pharmacy • Locally owned & operated • Only Kamloops Member of PCCA

BEST PLACE FOR IRRIGAT ION SERVICES

1465 Iron Mask Road Kamloops BC, V1S-1C8 • 250-828-0622 www.kamloopshd.com

WINNER 2011

250.372.9644


S26 The Daily News, Kamloops

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 17, 2011

Best Community Event - Canada Day, Riverside Park

2011 Readers’ Choice Winners Best Community Event

Best Gas Station

Best Used Car Dealership

Best Auto Parts

Best Muffler Shop

Best Bank

Best Car Wash

Best Hotel/Motel

Best U-Brew

Best Catering Company

First Place: Canada Day Second Place: Boogie the Bridge Third Place: KIBT

First Place: ROBO Car Wash/Esso Second Place: Aberdeen Petrocan Third Place: Costco Gas Bar

First Place: Butler Auto and RV Second Place: Zimmer Wheaton Third Place: Top Line Auto

First Place: Lordco Second Place: NAPA Third Place: Desert Auto

First Place: Knowles Exhaust Specialties Second Place: Tie - Ideal Brake and Muffler / Budget Auto Centre

First Place: Royal Bank Second Place: CIBC Third Place: Scotiabank

First Place: BA Brewmaster Second Place: Cork ‘N Label Third Place: Wine Kitz

First Place: Best Western Second Place: Thompson Inn Third Place: Executive Inn and Suites

The Canada Day celebrations at Riverside Park were voted Best Community Event. Here, Tristan Arychuk receives the first piece of Canada’s 144th birthday cake.

First Place: Chapters Viewpoint Second Place: At Your Service Catering Third Place: Stock Pot Café

665779

First Place: ROBO Car Wash/Esso Second Place: Kozy Klean Third Place: Wise Guys


THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 17, 2011

The Daily News, Kamloops S27

Proud to be one of Kamloops' Best Interior Designers

Lenna's Creative Interiors Decor

Personalized for Your Home

250.371.0355

THANK YOU KAMLOOPS

for once again, voting us "BEST PLACE FOR MUSIC LESSONS" and the "BEST MUSIC RETAILER" Lee would also like to recognize his staff for their dedication and hard work. It is the work of the entire team that has made Lee’s a success!

BEST MUSIC LESSONS

WINNER 2007

2011

WOW! BEST MUSIC LESSONS

BEST MUSIC LESSONS

WINNER 2010

1305 Battle Street • 250-374-6683

644532

&

WINNER 2008

WINNER 2011

2011

We, at Summit Gourmet Meats, will continue to strive to bring you the finest quality meats, at competitive prices and the friendliest service!

BEST MUSIC LESSONS

BEST MUSIC LESSONS

A Big Thank You to Kamloops for selecting us as the No. 1 Butcher Shop in Kamloops!!!

C105-1180 Columbia Street West Summit Shopping Centre, Kamloops 250-374-8868

WINNER 2009

647381 658979

Design

ONE OF THE BEST INTERIOR DESIGN SERVICE

BEST SPECIALTY MEAT/BUTCHER

665802

Thank you Kamloops for your support!

Thank you for voting us BEST HOME IMPROVEMENT CENTRE BEST HOME IMPROVEMENT CENTRE

2011

659041

1555 Versatile Drive 250-314-4946


S28 The Daily News, Kamloops

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 17, 2011

Thank you Kamloops! For voting us the "Best Transportation" in town, once again. BEST

TRANSPOR TATION

NEED A CAB?

THINK YELLOW.

WINNER 2011

24 HOUR SERVICE PROUDLY

SERVING

KAMLOOPS

FOR

65

YEARS

OUT OF TOWN / CALL NO CHARGE 1-877-894-TAXI (8294)

WHEELCHAIR CABS AVAILABLE

667806

250.374.3333

THANK YOU FROM ALL THE STAFF! ONE OF THE BEST PLACES FOR UNDER $10

BEST PLACE FOR A HEALTHY MEAL

BEST DIET MENU

BEST SUB SANDWICH SHOP

7 LOCATIONS IN KAMLOOPS

• 655 TRANQUILLE ROAD • 1203 SUMMIT DRIVE • 12 -111 ORIOLE ROAD • 316 VICTORIA STREET • ABERDEEN MALL • HILLSIDE ROAD • FORTUNE SHOPPING CENTRE

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WE HAVE ENJOYED SERVING YOU OVER THE PAST 22 YEARS! WE APPRECIATE YOUR SUPPORT!


THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 17, 2011

The Daily News, Kamloops S29

Best Landscaping Company - Lyon’s Landscaping

2011 Readers’ Choice Winners Best Florist Shop

Lyon’s Landscaping was voted Best Landscaping Company. Here, yard designer and maintenance manager Tania Dohaniuk gets a yard prepped for winter.

First Place: Kamloops Florist Second Place: Newell Flower Shop Third Place: Barb’s Bouquets

Best Landscaping Company First Place: Lyon’s Landscaping Second Place: Koby’s Landscaping Third Place: Pronto Enterprises

Best Music/Instruments

First Place: Lee’s Music Second Place: Long & McQuaid Third Place: United Music

KEITH ANDERSON/ THE DAILY NEWS

Best Music Store

First Place: Future Shop Second Place: Walmart Third Place: London Drugs

Best Bookstore

First Place: Chapters Second Place: Bookland Third Place: At Second Glance

Thank You Kamloops! for choosing Kamloops Computer Centre as the Best Computer Store for 12 years in a row!

WINNER 2011

• • • • • •

Friendly & Knowledgeable Staff Certified Technicians Convenient Parking Competitive Prices Fantastic Notebook & Desktop Selection On-site service to your home or business

On Site Service Available O TOLL FREE: 1-800-531-6633 PHONE: (250) 374-6887

CLICK www.kcc.ca sales@kcc.ca

FAX: (250) 374-4699 • 945 Notre Dame Drive, Kamloops, BC V2C 5N9

SAVE 288 $

www.kcc.ca

Satellite Notebook

• FREE 3 YEAR WARRANTY with accidental coverage (Value $288) • Serviced at KCC • Intel i3 processing • 4GB memory

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699

657409

BEST COMPUTER STORE


S30 The Daily News, Kamloops

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 17, 2011

Best Cold Beer & Wine Store - Fox ’N Hounds Sahali Liquor Store

2011 Readers’ Choice Winners Best Print Shop

First Place: Menzies Printers Second Place: Staples Third Place: Dallas Printing

Fox ’N Hounds Liquor Store was voted Best Cold Beer & Wine Store. Here, sales clerk Chelsie Stark holds a bottle of Dirty Laundry wine and manager Linda Coles holds a bottle of Blue Mountain Brut.

Best Security Company

First Place: Ronik Security Second Place: Peace of Mind Third Place: Sage Security

Best Cold Beer & Wine Store First Place: Fox ’N Hounds Sahali Liquor Second Place: Duffy’s Pub Cold Beer and Wine Third Place: Liquor Depot

keiTH ANDERSON/ THE DAILY NEWS

Best Office Furniture Store

First Place: Staples Second Place: Heritage Office Furniture Third Place: Kamloops Office Furniture

Best Golf Course

First Place: Mt. Paul Golf Second Place: Rivershore Golf Third Place: The Dunes

Thank you for your support and friendship

Thanks Again Kamloops for Making us Your #1 Drycleaner BEST DRYCLEANER

ONE OF THE BEST SEAMSTRESS/ TAILOR

2011

Doug

Mike

Corey

MACHINE & AUTOMOTIVE 106B Tranquille Rd.

Ph 250-376-1186 Since 1994

Email: magnum@mail.ocis.net

666299

301 Tranquille Road 554-2131 718 Sydney Avenue 554-3355

665790

437 Seymour Street 372-9655 1200 Summit Drive 372-7523

Wanda


THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 17, 2011

KIPP-MALLERY

Thank you to all of our loyal clients

HOME HEALTH CARE

For making us the well-established salon and spa that we are proud to be. ONE OF THE BEST ONE OF THE BEST FACEBOOK PAGES

ESTHETICIANS

ONE OF ST THE BEAL MEDIC R SUPPLIE

We look forward to serving you for another year. 2011

2011

Thank you kamloops for choosing us as

One of the Best

ONE OF

2011

662043

❀ Massages ❀ Facials ❀ Waxing ❀ Manicures ❀ Pedicures ❀ Biosculpture Gel Nails

THE BEST

SPECIALTY MEATS/BU TCHER

BEST FLOOR COVERINGS

Thank you for voting us

#1 in Floor Coverings Come in and let us floor you with our great service.

2011

2011

www.jordans.ca 667795 667795

250-828-8616

On your next visit, check, out our • Walkers • Ostomy Supplies • Hip Protectors • Support Stockings • Sports Medicine Products • Equipment Rentals

Phone 250-372-0842 P

D E L I & S P E C I A LT Y M E AT S #10-1415 HILLSIDE DRIVE KAMLOOPS

Thanks Kamloops For Your Support

665726

❀ Tanning ❀ Vibratrim Fitness ❀ Hydration Station

240-3RD AVE., KAMLOOPS, B.C.

663959

WE APPRECIATE ALL YOUR SUPPORT!

The Daily News, Kamloops S31

975 Notre Dame Dr.

(across from Smith Chev Olds) kamloops@jordans.ca

250-372-7515 TOLL FREE 1-888-330-1915

Thanks Kamloops for voting us #1 Best Steakhouse. We take a great deal of pride in everything we do. So the fact that you’ve recognized our efforts is especially rewarding. Thank you.

Find us on

665855

kegsteakhouse.com

Kamloops Keg 500 Lorne Street (250) 374-5347


THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 17, 2011

S32 The Daily News, Kamloops

Best Transportation Company - Yellow Cabs

2011 Readers’ Choice Winners Best Travel Agency

Best RV Dealership

Best Insurance Firm

Best Transportation Company

Best Investment Firm

Best Glass Shop

Best Sign Shop

Best Cellphone Dealer

First Place: Marlin Travel Second Place: Kamloops Travelworld Third Place: Flight Centre

First Place: Butler Auto and RV Second Place: Jubilee RV Third Place: South Thompson Motors & RV

First Place: Hub International Second Place: Capri Insurance Third Place: Barton Insurance

First Place: Yellow Cabs Second Place: Canada West Coachlines Third Place: B.C. Transit

First Place: RBC Dominion Securities Second Place: Edward Jones Third Place: Investors Group

First Place: Tie - Speedy Auto Glass / Century Glass Second Place: Crystal Glass

First Place: Funk Signs Second Place: Sign Cellar Third Place: Christian & Christian Signs

First Place: Telus Lansdowne Second Place: Rogers Third Place: Andre’s Audiotronic

Best Law Firm

THANK YOU KAMLOOPS FOR YOUR SUPPORT!

Best Health Food Store

First Place: Nature’s Fare Second Place: Healthy Life Nutrition Third Place: Always Healthy

KEITH ANDERSON/THE DAILY NEWS

Ye l l o w C a b s w a s v o t e d B e s t Tr a n s p o r t a t i o n Company. Pictured is president Abdul Rasheed.

Kwan's

ONE OF THE BEST ART GALLERIES

Chinese Restaurant 501 Tranquille Rd, Kamloops, BC V2B 3H3

Fast & Free Delivery 2011

with minimum order $20.00 and within 3km radius

Hampton Gallery Hampton Gallery Limited www.hamptongalleries.com 167 - 4th Avenue Kamloops, BC (250) 374-2400 hamptongallery@telus.net

DINE IN, TAKE OUT & DELIVERY

LUNCH BUFFET Mon. - Sat. 11:30am - 2:00pm

Gift Certificates Private Parties FULLY LICENSED

HOURS: Mon - Thurs. 11:30am - 10:00pm Fri. - Sat. 11:30am - 11:00pm Sunday 3:00 pm- 10:00 pm

OPEN 7 DAYS A WEEK

EVENING FULL MENU

KAMLOOPS' FINEST CANTONESE & SZECHUAN CUISINE 665749

Gallery Hours: Mon. to Sat. 10-5

Thank You, Kamloops for your support & voting us "ONE OF THE BEST!"

NORTH SHORE

(250) 376-3328 FAX 250-376-8189

665980

First Place: MJB Second Place: Fulton & Co. Third Place: Morelli Chertkow


The Daily News, Kamloops S33

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 17, 2011

Thank You to our Customers & Friends! CUT YOUR HEATING COSTS Wood Stoves

G GETTINE@ N O D IT

F E quipment erguson

THANK YOU KAMLOOPS! For voting Canada West Coachlines & Sun Fun Tours as your Readers Choice picks! Our local, family owned Motor Coach and Tour Operator Companies are proud to be chosen by YOU! We look forward to your continued business in 2012 and beyond.

From

132500

Thank You!

Pellet Stoves From

179900

$

2011

We value your votes and your business

852 Seymour Street 250-372-3579

Fresh Produce

www.fergusonequip.com

ONE OF THE BEST TRANSPORTATION COMPANIES

Fresh Bakery Products

ONE OF THE BEST TOUR OPERATORS

Amazing In-House Deli Groceries ATM, Dairy & more

CANADA WEST

2011 665782

2011

C O A C H L I N E S LT D .

Stacey Spencer, Canada West Coachlines & Shelley Shelle Thiessen, Thiessen Sun S n Fun F n Tours To rs (1978) Ltd. Ltd

Juniper Market

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PELLET & WOODSTOVES S

$

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✂WITH

ONE OF THE BEST PLACES FOR SMALL ENGINE REPAIR

Located on Highland Drive in Juniper

STORE HOURS: Mon. to Fri. 7am - 9pm; Sat. & Sun. 8am - 9pm

Thanks, Kamloops, for Voting Us #1 DEPT. STORE

2011

ONE OF THE BEST MUSIC STORE

2011

ONE OF THE BEST GARDEN CENTRE

2011

ONE OF THE BEST TOY STORE

2011

100-1055 Hillside Drive, Kamloops, BC

250-374-1591

661155

BEST


S34 The Daily News, Kamloops

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 17, 2011

Best Dentist - Dr. Kevin Kang

2011 Readers’ Choice Winners Best Youth Sports Team

First Place: Kamloops Blazers Second Place: Kamloops Venom Third Place: Kamloops Storm

Dr. Kevin Kang was voted Best Dentist by Daily News readers.

Best Medical Supplier

First Place: Pratt’s Pharmacy Second Place: Kipp Mallery Third Place: Medi-Chair

MURRAY MITCHELL/ THE DAILY NEWS

Best Pharmacy

First Place: Shoppers Drug Mart Second Place: Pratt’s Pharmacy Third Place: Glover’s Medicine Centre Pharmacy

Best Dentist

First Place: Dr. Kevin Kang Second Place: Dr. Marnie Plant Third Place: Dr. Peter Kiss

Best Chicken Wings

First Place: Fox ’N Hounds Second Place: Chapters Viewpoint Third Place: Pizza Hut

Best Realtor for 2008, 2009 & 2011

WINN ER 2011

Thank you for voting for us.

Thank You Kamloops! Once again I was moved and ever so grateful that you voted me as Best Realtor in the Kamloops Daily News’ Readers’ Choice Awards. It is always my pleasure to assist my clients by giving them the highest level of care possible. Having been born and raised here I am proud to be a part of this great community and I look forward to continuing to serve you in the months and years ahead. Thanks again!

#3-1380 Summit Drive Kamloops 250-374-6649

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BEST REALTO


THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 17, 2011

The Daily News, Kamloops S35

Thank You!

Thank You Kamloops!

To all our friends & customers for your ccontinued support.

Celebrating our 28th Anniversary • Ballet • Jazz • Tap • Hip Hop • Lyrical • Preschool Dance • Musical Theatre

The employees and management of Canada Safeway were delighted to learn they had been chosen by Kamploops readers as Best Grocery Store in Market. We really could not provide the exceptional service and world class products in all our departments without everyone’s contribution. The Readers’ Choice Awards is a chance for Safeway to highlight some of the very special departments and employees we have at our Safeway stores. We are very proud of all our employees and to be chosen by the community we are proud to serve.

BEST DANCE STUDIO

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S36 The Daily News, Kamloops

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 17, 2011

Best Tour Operator - Wells Gray Tours

2011 Readers’ Choice Winners Best Realtor

First Place: Tracy Moffat Second Place: Ed Barker Third Place: Tie - Doreen Monson / Bobby Iio

Wells Gray Tours was voted Best Tour Operator by Daily News readers. Pictured are Anne and Roland Neave.

Best Auto Detailer

First Place: 4D Auto Shine Second Place: Kamshine Third Place: First Place Detail

Best Tour Operator

DAILY NEWS FILE PHOTO

First Place: Wells Gray Tours Second Place: Canada West Coach Lines Third Place: Sun Fun Tours

Best Dollar Store

First Place: Dollarama Second Place: Dollar Giant Third Place: Your Dollar Store and More

Best Tax Prep Service

First Place: H&R Block Second Place: KPMG Third Place: Liberty Tax Service

HUB International Barton Insurance Brokers

I would like to thank everyone who voted me as one of the best local blogs!

PRIVATE AUTO HOMEOWNERS

Come follow my journey as I travel the world at www.moniquealesia.com and don't forget to stop by Soul Touch Sun & Spa for some pampering!

COMMERCIAL

We have everything you need at Soul Touch, Mind, Body & Soul.

MARINE

www.soultouch.ca Follow us on Facebook

FARM

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250-828-0980

TRAVEL

GARAGE & FLEETS

Main Branch 299-3rd Avenue (250) 372-3155 Sahali Mall #37 - 945 West Columbia (250) 372-0626 Aberdeen Mall #100A - 1320 Trans Canada Hwy (250) 372-1380 Walmart Plaza #620- 1055 Hillside Dr. (250) 372-7789 Valleyview 2 - 111 Oriole Rd. (250) 372-3517 Fortune Shopping Centre #16 - 750 Fortune Dr. (250) 376-3707 Merritt 1802 Champan St (250) 378-5147 Logan Lake #65 - 111 Chartrand Ave. (250) 523-6319

BEST INSURA NCE FIRM

COMMUNITY - IT'S WHO WE ARE Over 65 offices to serve you in British Columbia www.hubinternational.com

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Thank You!


THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 17, 2011

The Daily News, Kamloops S37

Best Hair Stylist - Chrissy Robinson, Blowfish Hair Stuido

2011 Readers’ Choice Winners Best Appliance Repair

First Place: Gord’s Maytag Second Place: Giddens Services Third Place: Sears

Chrissy Robinson owner and stylist at Blowfish Hair Studio was voted Best Hairstylist by Daily News Readers.

Best Electronics Repair

First Place: Giddens Services Second Place: Future Shop Third Place: Visions Electronics

KEITH ANDERSON/ THE DAILY NEWS

Best Irrigation

First Place: Pronto Irrigation Second Place: Lyon’s Landscaping Third Place: King of Spades

Best Lawn Maintenance

First Place: Grassroots Liquid Lawn Care Second Place: Lyon’s Landscaping Third Place: King of Spades

Best Hair Stylist

First Place: Chrissy Robinson - Blowfish Second Place: Cheryl Bell - Hairitage Third Place: Ken Kozuki - Ra

ONE O BEST HEFATHE FOOD ST LTH ORES

• Vitamins • Supplements • Bulk Herbs

18 Years in a Row!

Best Greek Restaurant

Kamlo ops’ origina l & still the best!

George, Stella and staff would like to thank Kamloops for supporting Minos for over 30 years! “I promise the Kamloops people that I will continue to supply excellent food, atmosphere and service for many years to come. Thank you Kamloops for voting Minos the Best Greek Restaurant for 18 years in a row! 657751

Healthylife Nutrition

Kamloops’ No. 1 Greek Restaurant

BEST GREEK RESTAURANT

Stella’s Pasta is BACK! ~

440 Victoria Street • 250-828-6680 healthylifenutrition.ca

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2011

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THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 17, 2011

Best Physiotherapist - John Howick, Kamloops Physiotherapy

2011 Readers’ Choice Winners Best Home Health Support

First Place: Nurse Next Door Second Place: We Care Kamloops Third Place: Interior Health

Kamloops Physiotherapy’s John Howick was voted Best Physiotherapist by Daily News readers.

Best Retirement Facility

First Place: Berwick on the Park Second Place: Ponderosa Lodge Third Place: Bedford Manor

KEITH ANDERSON/ THE DAILY NEWS

Best Weight Loss Program First Place: Weight Watchers Second Place: Curves Third Place: Herbal Magic

Best Physiotherapist

First Place: John Howick Second Place: Cara Humphreys Third Place: Janice Fraser

Best Machine Shop

First Place: Magnum Machine Second Place: Precision Machine Third Place: Tie - Horst Machine / Acumen Machine

Thank You, Kamloops! BEST SECURI TY COMPANY

We love caring for seniors

A liƩle help to nursing support. Choose a Pillar of Caring:

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AƩenƟve visits, delicious meals and light housekeeping. We manage the details so life feels easy. 2011

Voted Readers’ Choice Best Security Service for 18 Consecutive Years!

Stay comfortable and safe in your own home. MedicaƟon management and support with life's essenƟals. Let's set goals for a robust recovery.

Daily, live-in, nursing and end-of-life caring.

• Mobile Patrols • Security Guards • Alarm Response A Light in the Night ... Since 1972

Kamloops 250-377-0011 • 1-800-988-5880 kamloops@nursenextdoor.com

www.nursenextdoor.com ©2011 Nurse Next Door. All Rights Reserved.

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Licensed • Insured • Bonded

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250-828-0511

• Thank you to all of our dedicated caregivers, this award belongs to all of them for ensuring that everyone they support is treated with respect and dignity while being viewed as individuals. This award doesn't exist without them, their hard work ensures that we are the best provider of Home Care. • Also a thank you to everyone who voted for us. We will conƟnue to Wow you with our customer experience and hope to have the opportunity to prove to others we're worth the award.


The Daily News, Kamloops S39

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 17, 2011

Best Specialty Sporting Goods Store - Dolson’s Source for Sports

2011 Readers’ Choice Winners Best Car Rental Company

Dolson’s Source for Sports was voted Best Specialty Sporting Goods Store by Daily News readers. From left, Jesse Royce, Beth Dolson, Brad Schapansky, Dee-Anna Gibbons, Phil Dolson, and Hayden Poudrier.

First Place: Budget Car & Truck Rental Second Place: National Car & Truck Rental Third Place: Hertz Rent A Car

Best Specialty Sporting Goods First Place: Dolson’s Source for Sports Second Place: Players Bench Sports Third Place: Wholesale Outfitters

Best Spa

First Place: La Dolcevita Second Place: Sunmore Ginseng Spa Third Place: Spaglow

Best Place for a Healthy Meal

KEITH ANDERSON/ THE DAILY NEWS

First Place: Subway Second Place: Whitespot Third Place: Chopped Leaf

s u g in k a m r o f s k n a h T a Four -Time Winner!

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THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 17, 2011

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Best Non-Profit Organization - SPCA

2011 Readers’ Choice Winners Best Adult Store

First Place: Whispers Second Place: Dr. Love Third Place: Adults Only

The SPCA was voted Best Non-Profit Organization by Daily News readers. Pictured is animal management co-ordinator Risa Leake with a pair of kittens that had been left at the shelter earlier this year.

Best Sushi

First Place: Oya Sushi Second Place: Arrigato Sushi Third Place: Oriental Gardens

Best Used Bookstore

First Place: At Second Glance Second Place: Avalon Used Books Third Place: Andreana’s Book Company

Best Used Clothing Store

MURRAY MITCHELL/ THE DAILY NEWS

First Place: Value Village Second Place: Penny Pinchers Third Place: Mint Condition

Best Non-Profit Organization First Place: SPCA Second Place: Salvation Army Third Place: Girl Guides of Canada

Thank You Kamloops!

WE'LL DO IT...

For Choosing Robo Car Wash & Snack Express The Best Car Wash For The 18th Consecutive Year & Voting Us Best Gas Station. BEST CAR WASH

BEST GAS STATION

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YOU CAN DO IT.. 2011

2011

Think of us for your Christmas parties or New Year events

Your Loonies last longer at Robo!

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ROBO

CAR WASH & SNACK EXPRESS CONVENIENCE STORE

228 Tranquille Rd • 250-376-1710

OR TRY A H! TOUCHLESS WAS 659061

Rob Phillips, owner of Robo Car Wash, wants to thank all his hardworking staff, for without their dedication to customer service, this award wouldn’t have been possible.

2011

Shanghai Mandarin Restaurant

14A-1315 Summit Drive • 250-828-0571 View online menu at www.2508280571.yp.ca

666930

18 consecutive years and running!

Thank you Kamloops for voting for us!

One of the Best Chinese Food Restaurants


THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 17, 2011

Parklane Pool & Spa “We make it easy to take it easy”

The Daily News, Kamloops S41

Thank You Kamloops For Voting Us

BEST POOL & SPA COMPANY

The staff at Parklane Pool & Spa would like to thank all our customers for voting us Best Pool & Spa Company for the

2011

16th Consecutive Year BEST APPLIANCE STORE

Would you like to have a back yard paradise like this?

659075

Quality Appliances and Beds for Quality People

Book now for the 2012 season

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2011

Free Estimates

948 Tranquille Rd. 250-376-5353 www.gordsmaytag.com sales@gordsmaytag.com NEW • PARTS • SERVICE & BEDS • NEW • PARTS • SERVICE & BEDS


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THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 17, 2011

Best Photographer - Kent Wong

2011 Readers’ Choice Winners Best Esthetician

Best Interior Design Service

Best Financial Adviser

Best Photographer

Best Mortgage Broker

Best Customer Service

Best Paint Store

Best Chiropractor

Best Equipment Rental Shop

Best Massage Therapist

First Place: Nina - Nina’s Nails Second Place: Amber Stark - Soul Touch Third Place: Sandra - Spa Glow

First Place: Wendy Lindsay - Benjamin Moore Second Place: Lenna Sawyer Third Place: Linda Strate

First Place: Tony Erlank Second Place: Brenda Sawada Third Place: Lynn Cranna

First Place: Kent Wong Second Place: Tyler Meade Third Place: Milk & Honey

First Place: Sandra Dever - RBC Second Place: Marny Rogers Third Place: Kim Livingston

First Place: Butler Auto and RV Second Place: Fox ’N Hounds Pub Third Place: Soul Touch Sun and Spa

First Place: Benjamin Moore Second Place: Tie - Cloverdale Paint / General Paint

First Place: Shannon Arnold Second Place: Stacey Lightenberg Third Place: Kim Milober

Kent Wong was voted Best Photographer by Daily News readers.

We do it best, because we LOVE DOGS. Grooming • Cats • All Breed Custom Cuts • Hand Dried • Nail Clipping • Pickup & Delivery Available

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Training • Andrea Hall - Certified Master Trainer • Aggression & Behaviour Specialist • Obedience Classes - All Levels • Private Lessons, Customized to Suit Your Needs • Protection Training DOG TRAINER

Overnight Care • Stay & Play - Daycare is included with your visit

Doggy Daycare • Supervised, Temperature Controlled

Food & Supplies • Raw Pet Food • Natural Balance Dry Dog Food • Training Supplies, Toys • Cat Food and Supplies, and More

www.rovingk9kare.com ww rovin 9kare com 839 Victoria St. V2C 2B7

Toll Free 1-866-527-5273 Fax: (250) 374-5272

(250) 374-5273 (KARE)

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BEST DESSERT

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First Place: Rogers Rental Second Place: Jasco Rental Centre Third Place: Warner Rentals

First Place: Dr. Scott Carson Second Place: Dr. Gord Besse Third Place: Dr. Brent Carson


THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 17, 2011

Thank You for Your Business, Friendship & Continued Support!

THANK YOU TO ALL OUR PATRONS for many exciting nights of sure things and near misses!

• Meet New & Old Friends • Not just a Country Bar Anymore • We Play Top 40 0 and Today's Favorite Hits

WINNER 2011

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We are thrilled and humbled that we have ave been voted “Best Small Engine Repair� for the

B & L SMALL MOTORS

130 5th Avenue 250-374-7289

BEST NIGHTCLUB

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BEST SMALL ENG INE REPAIR

16th YEAR IN A ROW!

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S A L E S & S E RV I C E

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THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 17, 2011

Best Wine Maker - Sippers Wine Makers

2011 Readers’ Choice Winners Best Naturopath

First Place: Dr. Melissa Bradwell Second Place: Dr. Jennifer Matthews Third Place: Dr. Steven Jones

Sippers Wine Makers on Tranquille Road was voted Best Wine Maker by Daily News Readers. Pictured is owner-operator Wendy Warkman.

Best Physical Trainer

First Place: Nelly Dever Second Place: Wendy Peterson Third Place: Sabrina Sinclair

Best Dog Training Centre

First Place: Roving K-9 Kare Second Place: Five-Star Dog Training Third Place: My Balanced Dog

MURRAY MITCHELL/ THE DAILY NEWS

Best Specialty Meat/Butcher First Place: Summit Meat Shop Second Place: Gary’s Deli Third Place: Chop ’N Block Deli

Best Wine Maker

First Place: Sippers Wine Makers Second Place: BA Brewmasters Third Place: Wine Kitz

VOTED BEST LIGHTING STORE

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THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 17, 2011

The Daily News, Kamloops S45

Thank You to Kamloops Daily News Readers for Voting Us

BEST HOTEL

WINNER 2011

Thank you Kamloops for voting us Best East Indian Restaurant!

• Indoor Pool & Hot Tub

Proud to have recently won the Hospitality

• Complimentary Continental Breakfast • Free High Speed Wireless • CAA Approved Accommodation

Award given out by

BEST

• Workout Facility

Tourism Kamloops and

• Earn Best Western Rewards

Tourism Sun Peaks at the Chamber Business

700 Tranquille Rd. (Across from Liquor Store) Take Out & Delivery Available • Lunch Buffet from Mon. to Sat. MON. TO SAT. 11:00AM – 2PM; 4:30 - 9:30PM SUN. 4 – 9PM

250-376-4444 OPEN

7 DAYS A WEEK!

Receive 20% Off Your Accommodation!

Do your holiday shopping in Kamloops December 1 - 23, 2011

660 Columbia St. West 1.877.302.7878

bestwesternkamloops.com

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Excellence Awards.


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THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 17, 2011

BEST NEW CAR DEALER

thank you

Sandy Campbell the Kamloops Daily News Reader’s Choice # BEST 1 Home-Based Businees! #1 Home-Based HOME-BASED BUSINESS Business!

YOUR GMC TRUCK STORE

2011

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YOU'RE IN BLAZER COUNTRY

VS KOOTENAY

Wed., Nov. 23 @ 7pm

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for making Mary Kay Independent National Sales Director

GAME FACE ON!

GET YOUR

Thank You Blazers Fans ffor your continued support and for voting us the BEST YOUTH SPORTS TEAM in the 2011 Kamloops Daily News Readers' Choice Awards!

Indo Canadian Cultural Night with Special Guest Ajay Baines

BEST YOUTH SPORTS TEAM

VS VICTORIA

Fri., Nov. 25 @ 7pm

Subway Chuck a Puck to benefit Kamloops JDRF

Sat., Nov. 26 @ 7pm November Stache Bash Wrap Up

www.blazerhockey.com • Tickets: 250-828-3339

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VS SEATTLE


THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 17, 2011

The Daily News, Kamloops S47

THANK YOU KAMLOOPS FOR VOTING US THE BEST & One of the Best in so many categories!

WINNER 2011

Our great success is due to our awesome staff that treat our customers warmly and professionally, like they are entertaining their personal friends and family. We have the best customers in the city and realize that our Sahali location is second to none!

Order a rye & pepsi at the Fox'n Hounds, you're always served Crown Royal.

UNEXPECTED? NOT HERE. Fox'n Hounds Pub... exceeding your expectations.

THE BEST • PUB • CHICKEN WINGS

One of the Best • LUNCHES • BURGERS • CUSTOMER SERVICE

Plus... SAHALI LIQUOR STORE • BEST COLD BEER & WINE STORE

sahaliliquorstore.com 250.851.8603

FOLLOW US ON TWITTER foxnhoundspub foxliquorstore

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250.374.9425 www.foxpub.ca


S48 The Daily News, Kamloops

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 17, 2011 FINANCIAL INSTITUTION

2011

THANK YOU KAMLOOPS! We’d like to thank you for naming us Best Financial Institution 17 of the last 18 years!

And thank you for recognizing us as one of the best service providers of any business in Kamloops. Luc Pellerin

Brian Simkins

Sahali Branch - Columbia Place

RBC Commercial Financial Services

RVP PERSONAL & SMALL BUSINESS BC INTERIOR

North Shore Branch

RBC Dominion Securities

RBC Small Business Banking

RBC Financial Planning

Mortgage Specialists

Lisa Krauss

Debra Clearwater

Kamloops Main Branch

Manager: Manager: RBC Financial Planning Dominion Securities

Branch Managers

Susan Hutchinson

Sandra Dever

Candice Reklinski

Connie Schleppe Main Branch

Sandy Storey North Shore Branch

Dwight Harris Sahali Branch

Valerie Kidd

Colin Matthews

Financial planning services provided by Royal Mutual Inc. Royal Mutual Mutual Funds Inc., Royal Bank of Canada, Royal Trust Corporation of Canada, RBC Investments are separate corporate entities that are affiliated.™Trademarks of Royal Bank of Canada. Used under license.

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RVP COMMERCIAL BANKING BC INTERIOR

17 of last 18 years

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