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RT Red Tie
Back to Front, Row One (from left to right): John Steuri, Bill Miller, Jacob Jones, Dan Herrington Row Two: Marc Heflin, Dr. Bruce Murphy, Billy Roehrenbeck, Rick Ashley Row Three: Mark Hartman, Eric Herget, William Clark, Row Four: Bob Snider, Adam Mitchell, Michael Shelley, Paul Briscoe Row Five: David Hadidi, Jay Heflin, Ron Witherspoon, Dr. Moses Kelley III Row Six: Darrow Jones, Dr. Richardo Sotomora, Don Tilton Not pictured: Dr. Mangaraju Chakka, Larry Choate, Dr. Thomas Conley, B.Park Eldridge Jr., Dr.
Anthony Fletcher, George Gleason, Ron Lazenby, Dr. Jon Lindemann, Charles Penix, Wayne Ratcliff
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Circle of Red ...
Back Row Ladies, from left to right: Amy Johnson, Marge Schueck, Belinda Shults, Becky Womack, Sarah Womble, LuAnn Ashley, Amber Bynum, Debi Barnes, Shayla Copas, Karin Briscoe, Mitzi Choate, Eileen Sotomara, Catherine Hughes Front Row Ladies, from left to right: Toni Lazenby, Joy Rollefson, Shirley Davis Miller, Melissa Thoma, Barbara Rogers Hoover, Melanie Jackson, Martha Turner Snider, Michelle Eldridge-Tilton Not pictured: Trish Birch, Margaret Clark, Stuart Cobb, Kay Lehman Eldridge, Brenda Fulkerson, Sharon Heflin, Sandy Landers, Michelle Young Leding, Gina Pharis, Trish Roberson, Anna Kaye Roehrenbeck, Diana Smithson, Vicki Vowell, Ruth Windham, Dr. Suzanne Yee 12 . MAY 2012
in Central Arkansas
Circle of Red is a select group of women
who have the influence and resources to significantly impact the community by providing a personal commitment to help find a cure for the No. 1 killer of women. aymag.com . 13
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To save a child, thereâ€™s no such thing as too far away. In every corner of the world, local health workers like Salif Diarra bring lifesaving care to the children who need it most.
HELP ONE.SAVE MANY. See where the good goes at GoodGoes.org
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Everybody has a tale to tell.
Join Us Live for Dinner and a Show Tuesday Nights @ Starving Artist CafĂŠ
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Thank you for voting Riviera in AY’s Best Condos LISTED WITH
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Attention Members and Guest Michelangeloâ€™s Restaurant is proud to present a new signature dessert for the whole family.
! ! S E R O M â€™ S Call us today at 501-329-7278 to make a reservation or just stop by 1117 Oak Street, Conway Ar. to try this new delicious treat. 46 . MAY 2012
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Where the Doctor is Always In Non Surgical Treatments for: Rosacea Hyper pigmentation Spider veins Acne and acne scars Vascular lesions Unwanted facial and body hair Fine lines and wrinkles
Also Botox and Facial Fillers
Call today for your free consultation A. Sharon Meador, M.D. 505 DAVE WARD DR. ST 3B CONWAY, AR 72032
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From the despair of substance abuse... there is an
Oasis. Our Focus is on recovery! With its log cabin cottages, main lodge, private dining facilities and scenic walking trails threading through three pristine lakes, Oasis looks more like a rustic resort than a treatment facility.
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14913 Cooper Orbit Road Little Rock, Arkansas 72223
The Oasis also offers training and consultation services to help businesses identify and deal with substance abuse related performance declines.
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Featuring Executive Chef Donnie Ferneau
Have you experienced Twenty One? (formerly
Live Music Every Thursday, Friday & Saturday 10pm til ?
AY’s Best Fine Dining Donnie Ferneau “Best Chef ”
Thank you for voting us Best Fine Dining!
Lunch • Tuesday-Friday 11am-2pm Dinner • Tuesday-Saturday 5pm-10pm Sunday Brunch coming soon.
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EmbossEd Fruit by ViEtri. Handcrafted in tuscany of terra cotta.
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Call us for your catering needs!
2516 Cantrell Road (501) 664-5025
West Little Rock:
Rock Creek Plaza 12111 W. Markham St. (501) 907-6124
5309 Hwy 5 North (501) 653-2244
North Little Rock: 5107 Warden Rd (501) 753-9227
150 E. Oak St. (501) 513-0600
4501 Burrough Road (479) 646-2227
3009 North College (479) 442-0100
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Thank you for voting us AY’s Best Caterer and one of the Best Gift Stores
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Ty Warren President, BancorpSouth Little Rock
The Banker »
The Bank »
President Ty Warren, Community Bank President for BancorpSouth in Little Rock since 2008, is a 24 year banking veteran. A native of Natchez, Mississippi, Warren is a graduate of the University of Mississippi with a BA degree in Banking and Finance and Managerial Finance, and a graduate of the LSU School of Banking. Notable accomplishments under Warren’s leadership include impressive loan growth and opening a new branch in Hot Springs in 2010.
BancorpSouth BancorpSouth has four locations in Little Rock – 2800 Cantrell Road, 2201 Rodney Parham Road, 1211 South Shackleford Road and 17703 Cantrell Road (Highway 10) and one location in Hot Springs, 3101 Central Avenue.
Why I Love It • “My entire career has been devoted to banking. Nothing excites me more than being actively engaged in a community, establishing relationships with customers and providing outstanding customer service. • Warren continued, “Little Rock is a fascinating city and residents here have good banking choices. My goal is to show them that BancorpSouth is their best choice.” 72 . MAY 2012
What’s Unique • For more than 135 years BancorpSouth has met the banking needs of the communities it serves through a series of community banks managed with an entrepreneurial spirit. Headquartered in Tupelo, Mississippi, BancorpSouth has 286 locations in eight states, giving customers the regional banking convenience with the community banking service they deserve.
Special Banking promotion
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A sure sign you are working with “The Best”. -Named Best Real Estate Company in Arkansas
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Dr. Beverly J. Foster services offered: Non-surgical treatment of neck and back pain • Spinal Manipulation • Physiotherapeutics • Nutrition • Exercise Rehabilitation
docTor’s Bio: Dr. Foster has been one of Central Arkansas’ favorite Chiropractic physicians for 30 years and was voted “Best Chiropractor” by the Arkansas Democrat Gazette and AY Magazine. Board certified in Chiropractic Orthopedics, Dr. Foster has been a guest lecturer at UAMS and has served the Arkansas and National Chiropractic examing boards. ChiropraCtiC health and rehabilitation 2701 W. Markham Street Little Rock, AR 501.371.0152 • drbevfoster.com aymag.com . 75
I want to thank every one of our clients and my employees for making my salon prosper especially in these hard economic times. Thank you, thank you, thank you! Our goal every single day is to make YOU feel and look your very best. If you have not experienced That French Salon I would like to invite you personally to visit us in person or online. 11600 Mara Lynn Road
Little Rock, AR
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Thank You for Voting us
Best Spa in Arkansas
Massage Envy Gift Cards make the perfect Mother’s Day Gift Mention this ad and receive:
$49 for a 1 hour customized massage session $59 for a Murad Healthy Facial
Open 7 days a week and evenings
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Thank you for voting us
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Louis Lee Sportsman of the Year
-From home at First Baptist Church Heber Springs
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Thank you for voting Solemates & Margie’s Corner
AY’s Best in 2012.
11525 Cantrell Road, Suite 203 Pleasent Ridge Town Center Little Rock, AR
firstname.lastname@example.org Celebrating 20 years of Care and Compassion
Home Care “Adding life to days, when days can no longer be added to life.” Need Help Caring for a Loved One? Need Caregiver Support?
Providing Care In: Primary Residence Nursing Home Hospital Little Rock Inpatient Center
Refer to Hospice sooner… These services are not just for the last days of life.
501-221-3338 2200 S. Bowman Little Rock, AR 72211
We invite you to come by and tour our Little Rock facility and see for yourself. Our doors are always open.
www.hospicehomecare.com The Services We Provide at Little Rock Inpatient Center are: General Inpatient Care Routine Home Care
Respite Care Continuous Care
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HOT SPRINGS 501-321-4014
PINE BLUFF 870-540-0727
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Arkansasâ€™s BEST WINE LIST
Thanks, Arkansas! We are honored! Come in and enjoy some great wines and times with us soon! 5713 Kavanaugh Blvd. Little Rock, AR 501-663-WINE www.btgbar.com 80 . FEBRUARY 2012
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Reengineered to reinvigorate.
Mercedes-Benz of Little Rock The definitions of style and speed have been refined. The 2012 C250 Sport Sedan’s redesigned interior projects a boldness that’s only matched by its aggresssive new bodystyling, while a more fuel-efficient engine lets you command the road. The 2012 C-Class, with over 2,000 refinements. See your autorized Mercedes-Benz dealer for a test drive today. MBUSA.com/C-Class *Award based on AY ’s Best readers’ surveys and do not necessarily indicate indorsement by AY staff. *Optional equipment described. No system, regardless of how advanced, can overcome the laws of physics or correct careless driving. Please always wear your seat belt.
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Where Your Health and Happiness are in Our Hands
Congratulations, Rick Fleetwood, for being honored as Patron of the Year! -Your Briarwood Family 516 South Rodney Parham Road Little Rock, AR 72205 >> 501.224.9000 86 . FEBRUARY 2012
Thank you AY Readers!!
We look forward to assisting you in 2012.
Providing Real Estate Solutions Since 1955 www.cbrpm.com
Listings. Anytime.Anywhere Coldwell Banker RPM
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We would like to thank our friends and clients for voting us
AY’s Best Home Builder 2012. We would also like to express our complete gratitude to our trade partners, craftsmen, staff, and designers who make this accomplishment possible.
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The Right Rug Made from recycled polypropylene... perfect for outside, but beautiful enough for inside!!
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Visit Arkansas’ Ozark Mountains • ozarkmountainregion.com
Great Trout Fishing on the Famous White River
Rainbow Drive Resort Cotter, Arkansas
• Riverfront Cabins & Lodges (Exceptional accomodations)
• Fireplaces & Jacuzzi Tubs • RV Sites & Camper Cabins • Guided Trout Fishing (Catching Guaranteed)
• Jon Boat & Canoe Rentals • Family Vacations • Romantic Escapes • Corporate Get-A-Ways • Group Catered Meals • Vacation Packages (Golf, Horseback Riding, Massages and More!!)
This ad paid for with a combination of private and state matching funds.
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Congratulations Dr. Schmitz
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AY ’s Best Pediatrician in 2012 -Little Rock Pediatric Clinic Doctors Building • 500 S. University Ave. #400 Little Rock, Ar • 501-664-4044 www.littlerockpediatricclinic.com
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Client references are the number one reason our business has grown to a successful, service oriented and very competitively priced flooring company.
To all of you who have “spread the word”
- Carol and Fred Auger
C&F Flooring and Rug Gallery 2206 Cantrell Road Little Rock, AR • 501.399.9909 Creating beautiful homes, one ﬂoor at a time!
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Once again, AY's readers weigh in on the best in goods, services, entertainment, restaurants and more in the 2012 AY's Best listing. We also...