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2015 Readers’ Choice

Awards 2015

An advertising section of the St. Joseph News-Press


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St. Joseph News-Press Readers’ Choice Awards

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ou, our readers, have spoken.

The St. Joseph News-Press asked for your opinion on everything from best grocery store to the best place to go to Sunday brunch for our 18th edition of Readers’ Choice. We appreciate the time you took to respond to our questionnaire. Our Platinum Awards go to businesses that were your top choice for the last five or more years. The Diamond Award is reserved for those businesses that were voted the best for the last 10 years or more. Look inside to find where your favorite businesses are placed.

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Platinum & Diamond Award Winners

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VOTING WINNERS FIRST PLACE

($300 Apple Market gift certificate)

Automotive

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Barb Dixon, St .Joseph

Entertainment, Recreation & Leisure

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SECOND PLACE ($200 Apple Market gift certificate)

Food & Drink

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Chanler Tharpe, Bolckow

People & Services

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THIRD PLACE

Shopping 75045573

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($100 Apple Market gift certificate)

Nate Greiner, St. Joseph


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YOUR HOMETOWN AWARD WINNING TEAM!

Better service, better coverage and better value with our great new lineup of discounts—you could get it all when you make the switch to American Family Insurance. We’re the right choice for protecting your dreams. Insure carefully, dream fearlessly. Call today for a competitive quote. American Family Insurance Winner- Favorite Insurance Company Stephen D. Lorenz Winner- Favorite Insurance Agent Matt Thrasher Favorite- Favorite Insurance Agent Matt Thrasher Agency, Inc. 301 Illinois Ave. (816) 238-1121 mattthrasher.com

Stephen D. Lorenz, Agent 1109 N. 26th St. (816) 901-9200 stephendlorenz.com

Regional Office: 816-364-1541 4802 Mitchell Avenue, St. Joseph, MO • www.amfam.com Discounts may vary by state, property policy form and company underwriting the auto policy. Discounts may not apply to all coverages on an auto or property policy. American Family Mutual Insurance Company, American Standard Insurance Company of Wisconsin 6000 American Parkway, Madison WI 53783 ©2012 005598 Rev. 8/12 75046849

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Platinum & Diamond Award Winners 2015

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5+ YEARS Hunan Restaurant Bandana’s BBQ KFC Dr. Paul Marshall YMCA Earl May Nursery & Garden Center Sonic Dairy Queen Mike Bracciano J.McBee Olive Garden Texas Roadhouse Pappy’s Grill & Pub St. Joe Boot Co. 75027503

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DIAMOND

10+ YEARS Twin Pines Animal Clinic Ken Smith Auto Body Nodaway Valley Bank Hi-Ho Bar & Grill 54th Street Bar & Grill East Ridge Car Wash Musser’s Cleaning & Restoration Service, LLC Eckard’s St. Jo Frontier Casino MWSU Dr. Timothy Prawl, DDS The Spec Shoppe McDonald’s Fairview Golf Course

HyVee Westlake Ace Hardware Lowe’s Home Improvement Stoney Creek Inn & Conference Center Creviston & Sons Barbosa’s Castillo Alonzo Weston Apple Blossom Pizza Hut Dairy Queen Coldwell Banker General Properties Red Lobster Fun Tan Todd’s Tire Service


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Thank You 2015

DIAMOND

FAVORITE BANK 10 years straight

the right bank

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for all your financial needs.

nvb.com

St. Joseph • Maryville • Savannah • Mound City 75046691

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AUTOMOTIVE

AUTOMOTIVE MECHANIC

AUTOMOTIVE SALESPERSON

CAR AUDIO

Winner: Dana Hunter Favorites: Belt Alignment & Frame Bruce Epperson Todd’s Tire Service

Winner: Matt Stephenson Favorites: Bob Bledsoe Byron Polley

AUTOMOBILE CAR WASH

AUTOMOTIVE PARTS STORE

AUTOMOTIVE BODY SHOP

Winner: O’Reilly Auto Parts Favorites: Advance Auto Parts AutoZone

Winner: Ken Smith Autobody Inc. Favorites: Chafen Body Works Collision Repair Specialists

THANK YOU St. Joseph

2015

2015

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for voting us your

Winner: East Ridge Car Wash I & II Favorites: Fritz’s Auto Spa Hy-Vee

Thank you for the support that has made us who we are today. 2015

Favorite Carpet Cleaners

9 years in a row! 75046942

Winner: N.W. Audio Favorites: Dream Weaver Graphics House of Sound

2015

DIAMOND

TWIN PINES 20994 St. Rt. K, St. Joseph, MO 64505 ANIMAL CLINIC 816-364-1089

816-233-2392

musserscleaning@gmail.com

75046990

75027357

THANK-YOU

...to all of our loyal customers and friends who voted for us in the Reader’s Choice Awards

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R & W Tow & Recovery • 1214 South 9th, St. Joseph • 816-232-7996 • www.rwtow.com


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AUTOMOTIVE

NEW AUTO DEALER Winner: Anderson Ford Favorites: Car City Motors Reed Chevrolet Rolling Hills Auto Plaza

PLACE FOR AN OIL CHANGE Winner: Quick Lane Tire & Auto Center Favorites: Car City Motors Dave’s Quick Lube

PLACE FOR AUTOMOTIVE REPAIR

USED AUTOMOTIVE DEALER

Winner: Anderson Ford Favorites: Car City Motors Reed Chevrolet Rolling Hills Auto Plaza

Winner: Car City Motors Favorites: Anderson Ford Reed Chevrolet Rolling Hills Auto Plaza

TOWING COMPANY

TIRE STORE Winner: Todd’s Tire Service Favorites: Firestone Tire & Auto Center Sam’s Club

Thank You for your votes!

Winner: R & W Tow & Recovery Inc. Favorites: Blue Knight Towing Collision Repair Specialists Sauter Towing & Recovery

THANK YOU FOR VOTING FOR US. WE APPRECIATE THE SUPPORT

WINNER

Matt Stephenson

FAVORITE

Bob Bledsoe 2015

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806 S Belt Hwy 816-279-0354 www.andersonkia.com

914 Penn Street • St. Joseph, Mo. (816) 279-5059 www.ponyexpress.org

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ENTERTAINMENT, RECREATION & LEISURE

BOWLING ALLEY

FITNESS CENTER

MUSEUM

Winner: Belt Bowl

Winner: YMCA Favorites: Planet Fitness St. Joseph Rec Center

Winner: Pony Express National Museum Favorites: Glore Psychiatric Museum Patee House St. Joseph Museum

Favorites: Olympia Lanes South Side Family Fun Center

CASINO Winner: St. Jo Frontier Casino

GOLF COURSE Winner: Fairview Golf Course Favorites: Moila Country Club St. Joseph Country Club 1898

LIVE MUSIC VENUE Winner: Café Acoustic Favorites: First Ward House Trails West!

Favorite: Casino White Cloud

Favorite Hearing Aid Provider

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PARADE OR FESTIVAL Winner: Apple Blossom Festival Favorites: Southside Fall Festival Trails West!

Thank you St. Joe for voting us your Favorite Golf Course

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OFF

Select models, not good on previous purchases. Expires 6/10/15

Thanks for your votes and for making Hearing Aid Center your Hearing Speciality Headquarters!

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Call 232-7337 for a FREE Hearing Screening Toll Free 1-800-872-7011 If no answer call 1-816-294-0176 from 8AM - 8PM

Now offering open membership for golfing and swimming For information please call 816-232-5129

18 H Holes l off Sh Sheer JJoy

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Cook Hearing Aid, Inc.

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HEARING AID CENTER

2401 N. Woodbine, St. Joseph, MO

0% Financing - Low Monthly Payments

New Patients Welcome!

701 N Noyes Blvd. St. Joseph, MO

75045545


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THANK YOU! FOR VOTING US A FAVORITE FOR NEW AND USED AUTO DEALER!

2015

WE WILL CONTINUE TO WORK HARD TO EARN YOUR TRUST!

3921 Frederick • 816-232-7704 www.randyreedchevy.com

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FOOD & DRINK

BAKERY/CAKE/ CUPCAKE SHOP Winner: Hy-Vee Favorites: Apple Market Delish Bakery Smallcakes A Cupcakery Walmart

BAR Winner: Hi-Ho Bar & Grill Favorites: Foster’s Martini Bar Norty’s Bar & Grill

BAR & GRILL RESTAURANT Winner: 54th Street Grill & Bar Favorites: Chili’s

OU Y K THAN S FOR R E D A RE TES O V YOUR YEARS E THRE ROW! IN A

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Hi-Ho Bar & Grill Pappy’s Grill & Pub The Ground Round Grill & Bar

BARBECUE RESTAURANT Winner: Bandana’s Bar-B-Q Favorites: Famous Dave’s Rib Crib

BREAKFAST RESTAURANT Winner: Le Peep Favorites: Cracker Barrel Old Country Store IHOP Restaurant The Big Biscuit

BUFFET RESTAURANT Winner: Golden Corral Favorites: Ryan’s Family Steakhouse St. Jo Frontier Casino

BUSINESS LUNCH Winner: Cheddar’s Favorites: Boudreaux’s Fredrick Inn The Ground Round Grill & Bar

CHICKEN RESTAURANT Winner: KFC Favorites: Chick-Fil-A Galvin’s

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FOOD & DRINK

DOUGHNUT/BAGEL SHOP Winner: Dunkin’ Donuts Favorites: Big Sky Bakery Gold-N-Glaze Donut & Coffee

ICE CREAM OR YOGURT Winner: Dairy Queen Favorites: Aspen Leaf Yogurt, LLC Baskin Robbins Cabana Grill Kris & Kate’s Ice Cream Treats

Papa Murphy’s Take ‘N’ Bake Pizza Pizza Shoppe

PLACE FOR CHILI DOG Winner: Dairy Queen Favorites: Cabana Grill Sonic Drive-In

PLACE FOR HOT DOG

PIZZA

Winner: Dairy Queen Favorites: Cabana Grill Sam’s Club Sonic Drive-In

Winner: Pizza Hut Favorites: Casey’s General Store

MEXICAN RESTAURANT Winner: Barbosa’s Mexican Restaurant

Favorites: El Maguey La Mesa Mexican Restaurant

HAMBURGER JOINT Winner: Five Guys Favorites: Culver’s McDonald’s Pappy’s Grill & Pub Wendy’s

HAPPY HOUR Winner: Sonic Drive-In Favorites: 54th Street Grill & Bar The Ground Round Grill & Bar

Thank you for voting us #1!--

2015

--Tire store and place for auto repair

75046294

toddstirepros.com

20451 N US Hwy 169 (816) 232-0044

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FOOD & DRINK

RESTAURANT FOR DESSERT

SALAD BAR RESTAURANT

SUNDAY BRUNCH RESTAURANT

Winner: Perkins Restaurant & Bakery Favorites: Cheddar’s Dairy Queen

Winner: Fredrick Inn Favorites: Golden Corral Hy-Vee

Winner: Le Peep Favorites: Cracker Barrel Old Country Store St. Jo Frontier Casino The Big Biscuit

ROMANTIC RESTAURANT

SEAFOOD RESTAURANT

TACO PLACE

Winner: Olive Garden Favorites: Boudreaux’s Fredrick Inn

Winner: Red Lobster Restaurant Favorite: Boudreaux’s

THANK

Winner: Taco Bell Favorites: Barbosa’s Mexican Restaurant Taco John’s

YOU

2015 2015

FOR VOTING US ONE OF YOUR FAVORITE CHIROPRACTORS.

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Congratulations!!

2015

Russell Foster

2015 Favorite Bank Teller

Thanks to the St. Joseph community for your continued business! 75046650

75046819

Thank you St. Joseph

for voting

EARL MAY 2015

Thank you from Jim m Ingle Con nstr uction for your support as Favorite Home Build der! 75046980

816-232-6329

Garden Center

www.earlmay.com 75046991

#1

BEST GARDEN CENTER BEST PLANTS & NURSERY

2424 North Belt Highway • St. Joseph 232-7675


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FOOD & DRINK

STEAK RESTAURANT

COFFEE HOUSE

Winner: Texas Roadhouse Favorites: Fredrick Inn The Old Hoof & Horn Steakhouse

Winner: Starbucks Coffee Favorites: Dunkin’ Donuts Hazel’s Gourmet Coffee & Tea Company Pronto Café

TENDERLOIN RESTAURANT Winner: Pappy’s Grill & Pub Favorites: Southgate Grill & Lounge Uncle D’s Sports Bar & Grill

HEALTH FOOD STORE Winner: Hy-Vee Favorites: A-Z’s Freshair Fare GNC

FRENCH FRIES

ASIAN RESTAURANT

Winner: McDonald’s Favorites: Culver’s Five Guys

Winner: Hunan Restaurant Favorites: Chu’s Garden Restaurant Hy-Vee Panda Express Sakura Japanese Cuisine The Oriental Restaurant

LIQUOR/WINE/SPIRITS STORE Winner: Hy-Vee

THANKS for voting Dr. Darnell your FAVORITE VETERINARIAN! 2015

Green Hills Animal Hospital

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Favorites: Apple Market Smooth Endings

3111 N Belt Hwy 816-232-4233 • www.ghanimalhosp.com

Thank you for voting us #1

“Thank You St. Joseph!” For Voting Apple Blossom Favorite Parade or Festival 17 Years In A Row.

A favorite St. Joseph Tradition!

2015

DIAMOND

Dine In or Carry Out 75046836

Downtown: 233-4970 East Location: 232-0221 906 Sylvanie, St. Joseph 4804 Frederick, St. Joseph Tues-Thurs 11 am - 9 pm Sun-Thurs 11 am - 9 pm Fri-Sat 11 am - 10 pm Fri-Sat 11 am - 10 pm Closed Sun & Mon

Best Of Parade 2015 75046846


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PEOPLE & SERVICES

ACCOUNTANT/CPA Winner: Helen M. Taylor Favorites: Dave Liechti Joseph Hershewe Matt Robertson

ANIMAL CLINIC Winner: Twin Pines Animal Clinic Favorites: All Creatures Animal Hospital Angels Vets Express Countryside Veterinary Clinic

ATTORNEY Winner: Diane K. Hook

BANK TELLER

Favorites: Dawn M. Williams Stephen J. Briggs

AUCTIONEER Winner: Jim Barnett Auction Service Favorites: Charlie Golden Eddie Pickett Auction Service

BANK Winner: Nodaway Valley Bank Favorites: Bank Midwest Commerce Bank U.S. Bank UMB Bank

Winner: Andrew Lewis Favorites: Annette Drake Jason Swafford (NVB) Krystal Kendall (NVB) Rhonda Salmons, Russell Foster (NASB)

BEAUTY/BARBER SHOP Winner: Bliss Salon Favorites: Beauty First Beauty Store & Salon Edmond Street Parlor Fantastic Sams Salon 1027

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Thanks St. Joseph for voting us your favorite hotel!

THANK YOU ST. JOSEPH

Favorite Hamburger Joint

2014 and 2015

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Frederick & Belt

Favorite French Fries

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THANKS TO ALL WHO VOTED

THANK YOU FOR VOTING ME AS A FAVORITE AUCTIONEER!

St. Joseph Office 1801 N. Woodbine Rd. St. Joseph, MO 64506 816-232-7160 • www.ucstjoe.com

816-390-2557

King City Office 105 s. Connecticut King City, MO 64463 • 660-535-4923 www.ucpropertysolutions.com

75046706

Broker/Auctioneer

charlespgolden@yahoo.com

PALM BEACH TAN HAS RECEIVED THE READER’S CHOICE AWARD!

Residential–Farms & Ranches–Commercial– Recreational

Charles Golden

2015

WWW.STONEYCREEKHOTELS.COM

75046649

Property Solutions LLC

1201 N. Woodbine Rd • St. Joseph, MO Reservations: 1-800-659-2220

75046837

PALMBEACHTAN.COM • 888.PALMTAN


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PEOPLE & SERVICES

CARPET CLEANING CO. Winner: Musser’s Cleaning & Restoration Service, LLC Favorites: Cleaning Connection Entex Cleaning & Restoration Oxi Fresh Carpet Cleaning

CARPET STORE Winner: Eckard’s Home Improvement Favorites: Big Bob’s Outlet Carpet Masters

CHIROPRACTIC Winner: Hughes Family Chiropractic

Favorites: Activate Your Health Chiropractic Grimm Southside Chiropractic St. Joseph Chiropractic Zimmerman Chiropractic

Favorites: Northwest Missouri State University University of Missouri

CONVENIENCE STORE

CHURCH/WORSHIP PLACE Winner: Grace Evangelical Church Favorites: Saint Francis Xavier Catholic Church The Edge

COLLEGE OR UNIVERSITY Winner: Missouri Western State University

Winner: Casey’s General Store Favorites: Hy-Vee Speedy’s Convenience Store St. Joe Petroleum/Fastgas

COSMETIC/BEAUTY SUPPLY Winner: ULTA Beauty Favorites: Sally Beauty Supply

A toast to our voters.. Thanks for making us your

Favorite Wine and Spirits store

750466 75046696

Walk-In Humidor & Beer Cave CORNER OF BELT & BECK

(816) 749-4946

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Hours: M-Th Noon-9pm, Fri 11am-10 pm Sat 10am-10pm, Sun 12pm-6pm

Thank you for voting us as Favorite Real Estate Office!

Thanks, St. Joe! 2015

Congratulations to Chuck Hamilton Voted a Favorite Real Estate Agent “Thank you for voting for me, and thank you to my clients for their support and referrals.” - Chuck Hamilton

2015

DIAMOND

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Favorite Eye Doctor Best Eyewear, Service & Value

2015

Favorite Eyeglass Shop 18 Years Straight! 816-364-0450 ✦ 1-888-916-9898

2925 N. Belt Hwy. ✦ www.specshoppe.com ✦ Mon.-Fri. 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Sat. 9 a.m.-2 p.m.

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816-232-2000 | www.bhhsstein.com 1007 E St Maartens Dr. St. Joseph, MO

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We love you

WINNER:

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Hy-Vee Favorite Grocery Store Hy-Vee Favorite Liquor / Wine / Spirits Store Hy-Vee Favorite Health Food Store Hy-Vee Favorite Bakery / Cake / Cupcake Shop Hy-Vee Favorite Florist

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Hy-Vee Favorite Salad Bar Restaurant

Hy-Vee Favorite Asian Restaurant

Hy-Vee Favorite Employer

Hy-Vee Favorite Pharmacy

Hy-Vee Favorite Convenience Store

Hy-Vee Favorite Car Wash

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PEOPLE & SERVICES

COSMETIC PROCEDURE PROVIDER Winner: Ameliore Medispa and Laser Favorites: Covenant Medical Spa Dr. Michael D. DePriest, MD, FACS ULTA Beauty

CREDIT UNION Winner: Goetz Credit Union Favorites: Postal & Community Credit Union Stationery Credit Union

DANCE/GYMNASTICS STUDIO Winner: Darcee’s School of Dance

DENTIST

Favorites: MEGA Gymnastics The Dance Arts Center

Winner: Dr. Timothy N. Prawl, DDS

DAY CARE Winner: St. Paul Lutheran Church Favorites: La Petite Academy McCarthy Baptist Church Day Care

DAY SPA

Favorites: Dr. Bob Ruwwe, Jr. DDS, PC Dr. Daniel B. Nigus, DDS Dr. Lisa A. Goin, DDS Dr. Robert Brunker, DDS

DRY CLEANER

Winner: Ameliore Medispa and Laser

Winner: East Hills Cleaners & Launderers

Favorites: Covenant Medical Spa Image Salon & Day Spa

Favorites: Modern Cleaners Weiser’s Family Cleaners

Thank you for 18 years

of Winning!

Thank You for Voting Us Your Favorite Title Company!

2015 2015

Your favorite jewelry store! Diamond winner for over 10 years

First American Title

First American Title Insurance Company, and the operating divisions thereof, make no express or implied warranty respecting the information presented and assume no responsibility for errors or omissions. First American, the eagle logo, First American Title, and firstam.com are registered trademarks or trademarks of First American Financial Corporation and/or its affiliates. ©2014 First American Financial Corporation and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. | NYSE : FAF 75046703

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3723 Beck Road, St. Joseph, MO 64506 PHONE 816.279.3095

510 N. Belt Hwy., St. Joseph / 816-233-7990

www.crevistons.com


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PEOPLE & SERVICES

EMPLOYER

EYE DOCTOR

Winner: Nodaway Valley Bank Favorites: American Family Insurance Commerce Bank Hy-Vee Mosaic Life Care

Winner: Dr. Paul L. Marshall, OD Favorites: Dr. Brandon Lorenz, OD Dr. R. Alan Watson, MD Dr. Steven W. Rosenak, OD

EYE GLASS SHOP

EMPLOYMENT AGENCY Winner: IMKO Workforce Solutions Favorites: Kelly Services The Staffing Center

Winner: The Spec Shoppe Favorites: Dr. Rosenak’s Optical Options Murphy-Watson-Burr Eye Center

Dan Danford (Family Investment Center) Greg Pargas (NVB/NVIS)

FLORIST Winner: Hy-Vee Favorites: Apple Market Butchart’s Flowers and Gifts

FUNERAL HOME

FINANCIAL ADVISER Winner: Dan Sommers (NVB/NVIS) Favorites: Chris Jones

Winner: Meierhoffer Funeral Home & Crematory Favorites: Heaton-Bowman-Smith-Sidenfaden Chapel Rupp Funeral Home

Hunan Restaurant

Since 1982

Thanks St. Joe

2015

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816-232-2535

409 N. 36th St., St. Joseph

FAVORITE CHINESE RESTAURANT 11 YEARS IN A ROW!

Serving St. Joe for 34 Great Years!

75046298

Mon. - Sat. 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. Lunch Mon. - Thurs. 4:30 p.m. - 9 p.m. Fri. & Sat. 4:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. Dinner

For Voting Us #1

MODERN CLEANERS “Your Garment Care Specialist” FULL SERVICE DRY CLEANING & LAUNDRY

Thanks for voting for us! COMING SOON: OUR SHOWROOM AND DESIGN CENTER LOCATED AT 4209 COOK RD.

“Our PATRONS are simply GREAT!”

816.390.7976

The “MOD” squad thanks you for voting us your favorite! 75046624

Hours: Mon-Fri 6:00am to 6:00pm; Sat:  8-1:30 2510 Frederick • 816-279-1461

WWW.VANCLEAVECONST.COM Proudly serving St. Joseph and surrounding areas since 2006. 75046847


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PEOPLE & SERVICES

HAIRSTYLIST

HEATING & COOLING

Winner: Debbie Bartlow (Identity Salon) Favorites: Bobbi Jo Hughes (Bliss) Clover Cooper Denver Martin

Winner: Comfort Heating & Cooling Favorites: Jay Wolf Heating & Cooling Tom’s Heating & Cooling

HEARING AID PROVIDER

HOME BUILDER

Winner: Cook Hearing Aid Inc. Favorites: Libel Hearing Aid Centers Quality Hearing & Audiology The Hearing Connection

Winner: Clark & Thomas Construction Inc. Favorites: Jim Ingle Construction Inc. Kerns Home Builders Scott Gann Construction Co.

HOME HEALTH PROVIDER Winner: Bender’s Personal Care Favorites: Angels In Home Care Freudenthal Home Health Mosaic Life Care

HOME REMODELING/ CONSTRUCTION CO. Winner: Van Cleave Construction, Remodeling & Design Favorites: Clark & Thomas Construction Inc. Dillon Company

Thanks for Voting Us #1!

Call 816-364-6540 Emergency Service Available

1923 North Woodbine Road Saint Joseph, MO www.whencomfortmatters.com

75046835

As our way of saying THANK YOU to our loyal customers, we will offer our 2015

Favorite Pet Groomer 302 S S. Woodbine • 816 816-232-7877 232 7877 • P PuppyLoveDogSalon.com pp Lo eDogSalon DogSalonn com

*Buy 1 Tenderloin Platter & 2 drinks, Get a 2nd Tenderloin Platter FREE!! 11-8pm. Eat in ONLY!! 75046840

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THANK YOU, St. Joseph!

TENDERLOIN TUESDAY Deal ALL DAY* on Tuesday, July 7th!!

2501 Messanie St., St. Joseph, MO • 816-390-9550


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PEOPLE & SERVICES

HOTEL/MOTEL Winner: Stoney Creek Inn & Conference Center Favorites: Drury Inn Holiday Inn

INSURANCE AGENT (OFFICE) Winner: Stephen D. Lorenz (American Family Insurance) Favorites: John Trotter (State Farm Insurance)

Matt Thrasher (American Family Insurance) Rod Sampson (American Family Insurance)

INSURANCE COMPANY

Winner: Bouncing Place Favorites: B & J Skate Center Chick-Fil-A McDonald’s

LAW FIRM

Winner: American Family Insurance

Winner: Murphy, Taylor, Siemens, & Elliott PC Favorites: Kranitz, Sadoun & Carpenter, PC Montee Law Firm Polsinelli Shughart PC

Favorites: AAA Shelter Insurance State Farm Insurance

Thank you to our wonderful Staff, Parents and Families for making us the Reader’s Choice 2015 winner!

KID-FRIENDLY PLACE

2015

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St. Paul Lutheran Childcare “A Great Place To Grow”

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Caring for ages 6 weeks to 12 years. All day care, before and after school care and a full summer program. We provide care in a loving, teaching, Christian environment.

Thank you for voting us your T Favorite Auto Body Shop for F

4715 Frederick • 279-1115 • www.splcc.org

Thank you from all of us at

ABC Disposal for awarding us the

#1 Trash Disposal Company in St. Joseph 816-667-5099

75046988

2015

over 16 Years in a Row!

Ken Smith Autobody, Inc. 1611 Frederick • 279-6406 75046848


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PEOPLE & SERVICES

LAWN CARE

TOWING 24 Hours 7 Days a Week

THANK YOU, ST. JOSEPH

for voting us your Favorite Auto Body Shop Favorite Towing Company Serving St. Joseph for over 30 years!

75042742

(816) 232-5886

Winner: Archer Lawn Care Inc. Favorites: DuVall Lawn Care Inc. Triple T Lawn care

LOCAL PASTOR/ SPIRITUAL LEADER Winner: Darrell Jones (Grace Evangelical Church) Favorites: Jim Morgan Scott Killgore (Wyatt Park Christian Church)

MARTIAL ARTS STUDIO Winner: Yu’s Academy of Martial Arts Favorites: Monroe’s ATA Martial Arts Scholar and Warrior Kenpo Academy, LLC

MORTGAGE CO. Winner: Fairway Independent Mortgage Corporation Favorites: Commerce Bank Nodaway Valley Bank

NAIL SALON Winner: Kevin’s Nails & Spa Favorites: Allure Nails Pro Nail Spa

LOCAL TV PERSONALITY

NEWSPAPER COLUMNIST

Winner: Mike Bracciano (KQTV) Favorites: Bob Heater (KNPN) Bridget Blevins (KQTV)

Winner: Alonzo Weston Favorites: Ken Newton Steve Booher

LUMBER YARD

Winner: Pierce & Son Termite & Pest Control Favorites: Alert #1 Termite & Pest Control Preferred Termite Woodbury Professional Pest Control

Winner: Robert J. Brown Lumber Co. Favorites: Lowe’s Home Improvement Menards

PEST CONTROL


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PEOPLE & SERVICES

PET GROOMER Winner: Puppy Love Dog Salon Favorite: The Paw Spa

PHARMACY Winner: Walgreens Favorites: CVS Pharmacy Hy-Vee Roger’s Pharmacy

PHOTOGRAPHY STUDIO Winner: J. McBee Portrait Gallery Favorites: Lura Landis, LLC Portraits by Long

PHYSICAL THERAPY CENTER Winner: Living Community of St. Joseph Favorites: Mosaic Life Care Performance Plus Rehabilitation Center

PHYSICIAN Winner: Dr. Juan C. Dominguez, MD Favorites: Dr. Edward P. Kammerer, MD Dr. Robert C. Clark, MD Dr. Susan A. Vega, MD

PLANT/NURSERY Winner: Earl May Nursery & Garden Center

Favorites: Mann’s Lawn, Landscaping & Garden Center Moffet Nursery & Garden Shop

REAL ESTATE AGENT Winner: JoAnn Cobb (JoAnn Cobb REALTORS®) Favorites: Chuck Hamilton (Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Stein & Summers Real Estate Mike Jackson (Coldwell Banker General Properties) Ron Roderick (Coldwell Banker General Properties)

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Thank you for voting us Best Day Spa and Cosmetic Procedure Provider. We appreciate your loyalty.

Relax and Unwind... Ask about our Plans ans Plans

Latest Advanced Cosmetic Procedures Membersh ship ip Membership • Micro Needling • Cool Sculpt • Ultherapy • Facials • Chemical Peels • Microdermabrasion • Botox® • Juvederm® • Radiesse® • Perlane/Restylane • Fraxel® Laser Rejuvenation • Laser Treatment for Leg and Facial Veins • Laser Hair Removal • Massage Therapy/Body Wraps • Laser Treatment for Redness due to Acne Scarring or Rosacea

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Operated by a Board Certified Dermatologist in the St. Joseph Area

General Dermatology • Acne • Actinic Keratosis • Rosacea • Dry Skin/Eczema • Psoriasis • Skin Tags • Warts • Moles • Skin Cancer • Rashes • Cysts

Dr. Stone is one of a select group of dermatologists in the U.S. performing Mohs Dr. Melody Stone Micrographic Surgery for the treatment of skin cancer. The advanced microsurgical technology allows us to precisely identify and remove the affected area, down to the roots, minimizing damage to 1419 Village Drive the surrounding health tissues. The accuracy of this St. Joseph, MO procedure increases the odds of recovery and minimizes 816-364-1507 the chance of recurrence of skin cancer. Mohs surgery for skin cancer has the highest cure rate of all treatment www.advanceddermatologyscc.com modalities.

The Science Behind Beautiful MediSearch Clinical Trials is a Dermatology Research Center dedicated to serving our patients and community by providing access to additional options and cutting-edge treatment for a wide array of dermatological disorders.

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TRASH HAULER

Winner: Coldwell Banker General Properties

Winner: ABC Disposal Service

Favorites: Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Stein & Summers Real Estate One Home Realty RE/MAX Professionals of St. Joseph ReeceNichols Ide Capital Realty, LLC

Winner: Living Community of St. Joseph

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Most Advanced Dermatology Practice & Medical Spa

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PEOPLE & SERVICES

Skin

1419 Village Drive, St. Joseph, MO 816-364-1515 75046832

Favorites: Carriage Square Health Care Center LaVerna Village Nursing & Rehab

TITLE COMPANY Winner: First American Title Favorite: Preferred Title of St. Joseph St. Joseph Title

Favorites: Bright Disposal Services, LLC Deffenbaugh Industries RSP Trash Disposal

TANNING SALON Winner: Fun Tan Tanning Salon Favorites: Palm Beach Tan Tanfastic

TATTOO PARLOR Winner: Independent Tattoo Co. Favorites: Flying Pig Tattoo Stay True Tattoo

VETERINARIAN Winner: Mark A. Gutzmer, DVM Favorites: Angels Vets Express Dr. Wesley Darnell, DVM J. Randall Schildnecht, DVM Twin Pines Animal Clinic


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Thank You Saint Joseph!

FAVORITE: New Car Dealership Used Car Dealership • Place for Auto Repair 2015

We’ll Keep You Rolling! 1607 N. Belt Hwy., St. Joseph, MO

816-279-2711

75046826

www.rollinghillsautoplaza.com

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2015

Favorite Breakfast B Breakfa Breakf Breakfas reak fas Restaurant “Your Hometown Loan Officers and Staff with over 75 Years Combined Lending Experience”

Favorite Sunday Brunch

Thank you for voting us your Favorite Mortgage Company! 2015

Thank you, St Joe for voting us #1

2015

1807 N. Woodbine Rd., Ste. C • St. Joseph, MO 64506 Phone: 816-390-8898 • Fax: 816-390-8828 • FIMC #2289 75047247

919 N Woodbine dbi Rd d (816) 671-9793

This information is not intended to be an indication of loan qualification, loan approval or a commitment to lend. Other limitations may apply. 75046699

Apply online at www.stjoehomeloans.com

THANKS FOR YOUR VOTES!

2015

We are proud to be your locally owned grocery store.

Voted as a Favorite in the following catagories: • Favorite Grocery Store • Favorite Bakery / Cake / Cupcake Shop • Favorite Liquor / Wine / Spirits Store • Favorite Florist We’re We’re right right on on your your way way home! home!

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903 N 36th Street • 816-236-2000 3734 Pear Street • 816-236-2060 2300 Mitchell • 816-236-2030 402 E. Price, Savannah • 816-324-3181 www.applemarketstjoe.com


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SUPERIOR PATIENT CARE AND SATISFACTION Dedicated to helping people regain and maintain control of their health through a holistic approach. Our team of chiropractors will help get you on the road to recovery without the use of drugs or surgery. Our methods are 100 percent natural and based on years of training and experience.

For Voting Eckard’s Favorite Carpet Store 14 Years Running!!

55 Years of Golden Service to Our Customers 2015

DIAMOND

Dr. Sivi Helsel • Dr. Ashley Chaney

3915 Beck Road, St. Joseph, MO • 816-676-9100 75046976

2015

www.activateyourhealth.net

Thank you for your votes, St. Joe!

We’re proud to get you back on the road.

2015 Thanks to all of our customers & friends who took the time to vote for Eckard’s as their Favorite Carpet Store. We hope our commitment to service, price, and integrity means as much to our valued customers as it has to us here at Eckard’s for the past 55 years. -Steve Eckard and all your friends at Eckard’s

“A Trusted Name for over 55 Years”

Eckard’s 3921 Frederick Ave. • 816-232-7704 • www.randyreed.com

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Flooring • Carpet • Kitchens • Baths

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816-279-4532 • 800-264-2784 2402 N. Belt, St. Joseph www.eckardsflooring.com


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YOU ST. JOSEPH!

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(816) 390-8822

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ATHLETIC/ SPORTS WEAR STORE Winner: Dick’s Sporting Goods Favorites: MC Sports Rally House Local

FURNITURE STORE Winner: Home Style Furniture & Bedding Favorites: Colony House Nebraska Furniture Mart

GARDEN CENTER Winner: Earl May Nursery & Garden Center Favorites: Lowe’s Home Improvement Menards

GROCERY STORE Winner: Hy-Vee Favorites: Apple Market Green Hills & Kovac’s

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HARDWARE STORE Winner: Westlake Ace Hardware Favorites: Menards Robert J. Brown Lumber Co.

HOME ACCESSORY STORE Winners: Home Style Furniture & Bedding Favorites: Kirkland’s Target

HOME IMPROVEMENT STORE Winner: Lowe’s Home Improvement Favorites: Dillon Company Menards

JEWELRY STORE Winner: Creviston & Son Jewelry Favorites: Kristen’s Coin & Jewelry Niche of Time

KIDS CLOTHING STORE Winner: Children’s Place Favorites: Justice Once Upon A Child

MATTRESS STORE Winner: America’s Mattress Gallery Favorites: Big Bob’s Outlet Heitman Lebeda Mattress Factory


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AWARD-WINNING

Favorite Furniture Store Favorite Home Accessory Store 302 S. 3RD ST. IN DOWNTOWN ST. JOSEPH

816-279-7700

“Remember... We will SAVE you MONEY! Convenient Storefront Parking WWW.HOMESTYLEFURNITUREINC.COM Open Mon-Sat. 9am-6pm LIKE US ON FACEBOOK: HOME STYLE FURNITURE & BEDDING

Favorite Mattress Store

Living Community of St. Joseph warmly thanks our community for voting us the 201# St. Joseph News-Press Reade`a Choice Gold Award winner for:

Your hometown bedding experts 26 MATTRESS DESIGNS 13 ICOMFORT & ISERIES ERIES RIES DESIGNS

• Favorite Senior Care Center • Favorite Physical Therapy Center  2015

To learn more about our gold-winning services or to tour our beautiful campus, please call 816-671-8500.

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The Sleep You Need, Guaranteed. 75046316

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St. Joseph News-Press Readers’ Choice Awards

2015

2015

DIAMOND

Thank you, St. Joseph, for voting us your Favorite Real Estate Company 15 years in a row.

2015

2015

Mike Jackson Favorite REALTOR®

Ron Roderick Favorite REALTOR®

coldwellbankergeneral.com 2700 N. Belt Hwy. (816) 364-1000 • 1-800-530-5938

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GENERAL PROPERTIES

Thank you for choosing Quality Hearing & Audiology Center as one of the best hearing aid centers in St. Joseph.

We appreciate your support!

Pamela Shattuck Nelson, Au.D. Audiologist

2015

2227 N Belt Hwy, St. Joseph

816.296.6609

www.hearquality.com 75046852

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SHOPPING

MENS CLOTHING STORE

PET STORE Winner: Petco Favorites: PetSmart UPCO Pet Supplies

Winner: Leibowitz Menswear Favorites: Dillard’s J.C. Penney

SHOE STORE Winner: Brown’s Shoe Fit Favorites: Off Broadway Shoe Warehouse Shoe Carnival

OFFICE SUPPLY STORE Winner: Office Depot Favorites: BJ Office Products Midwest Office Supply Office Max

SHOPPING CENTER Winner: East Hills Shopping Center Favorites: The Shoppes at North Village

YU’S ACADEMY

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Winner: St. Joe Boot Co. Favorites: Stetson Vanderbilt’s

WOMENS CLOTHING STORE Winner: Dillard’s Favorites: J.C. Penney Kohl’s

Thank You For Voting Us as a Favorite Real Estate Office!

Martial Arts since 1974 THANK YOU for voting us #1 Martial Arts Studio in St. Joseph! 1834 Frederick Ave.

WESTERN WEAR STORE

816-279-0446 We’re here to help you reach your goals!

THANK YOU, St. Joseph For voting us your FAVORITE CAR WASH 12 consecutive years...

Hand Dried for that Special Touch Fast & Convenient 6 Free Vacuums 75046982

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Thank You For Your Votes

2015

WINNER Favorite New Auto Dealer WINNER Favorite Place for Auto Repair FAVORITE Used Auto Dealer

2207 N. BELT HWY

816-383-8000

2015

WINNER Favorite Place for an Oil Change 75046886

2203 N. BELT HWY

816-383-8086

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