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The 2011 South Kitsap NDEPENDENT The



A Special Supplement Of The Port Orchard Independent Chamber of Commerce

Port Orchard


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Best of 2011


n behalf of the Port Orchard Chamber of Commerce—thank you to everyone who returned a ballot or voted on line at the Port Orchard Independent website (hundreds and hundreds and hundreds of you!), for the Best of SK 2011; Congratulations to everyone who was nominated (over 700 businesses/individuals); everyone who won --nearly 150 businesses and individuals; and to our co-sponsor of the South Kitsap—Port Orchard Independent.

that you have loyal customers, friends and family out there voting for you! AND we encourage you to Shop SK First when you are spending your hard earned money! Join the Port Orchard Chamber in supporting and advocating for loyal businesses! Thanks! Coreen Haydock Johnson Executive Director Port Orchard Chamber

Chamber of Commerce

Port Orchard

In many categories there were a lot of businesses who received LOTS of votes—but we have to keep our awards to just the top three! And though we would love to have every kind of business category that exists in South Kitsap represented on the ballot, we have just 50 different categories represented to keep our ballot manageable. Whether the business you own, work for or like to do business with won an award or not know


Look what’s included in your monthly rent: 24 Hour on-site Licensed Nursing Staff Services available to meet your individual care needs All utilities including expanded basic cable TV Delicious Restaurant Dining Scheduled Transportation (medical and shopping) Respite and Hospice Care Studio, One and Two Bedroom Apartments Pets Welcome!

All of this with warm hearts and friendly smiles from staff who love what they do!

Call today to schedule your complimentary lunch & tour.

Thank You South Kitsap

Voted Best Senior Living Community 4 Consecutive Years!

Assisted Living 1761 Pottery Avenue Port Orchard, WA 98366

(360) 874-1212

Best of 2011

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And The Winners Are... Services

Best Auto Repair

1st Place: D&W Auto Repair 2nd Place: Nowka’s Automotive, Inc. 3rd Place: Ken’s Auto Body, Inc.

Best Nail Salon

1st Place: Luxury Nails & Spa 2nd Place: Vina Nail Salon 3rd Place: Sassy Nails

Best Car Wash

Best Financial Institution

Best Hair Salon

Best Fitness Club

1st Place: Cruise N Car Wash & Detail Center 2nd Place: 76 Station 3rd Place: Olympic Auto Wash 1st Place: Lagniappe Salon 2nd Place: Third Dimension Salon 3rd Place: The Brass Ring

1st Place: Kitsap Bank 2nd Place: Kitsap Federal Credit Union 3rd Place: Bank of America 1st Place: Olympic Fitness Club 2nd Place: Westcoast Fitness 3rd Place: Curves

THANK YOU SOUTH KITSAP For Your Vote In The Best Antique Store Category! Over 200 vendors are changing our inventory daily! Featuring a large selection of practical furniture, beautiful pictures, scrap booking paper and supplies, and an amazing assortment of records, gems, beads, and stunning jewelry.

1696 SE Mile Hill Drive, Suite #110 Monday - Saturday 10am to 7pm • Sunday 10am to 5pm

Port Orchard, WA 98366


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Best of 2011

Best Adult Living Center

1st Place: Stafford Suites 2nd Place: Stafford Healthcare at Ridgemont 3rd Place: Park Vista


Best Attorney

Best Photographer

1st Place: David Jones 2nd Place: Anthony Otto 3rd Place: Tracy Digovanni

1st Place: Summerill Photography 2nd Place: Bayside Photography 3rd Place: De Ford Photography

Best Storage

Best Landscape Company

1st Place: Terrascapes 2nd Place Tie: Blacklotus Landscaping, LLC. 2nd Place Tie: Kitsap Outdoor, Inc.

Best Pet Groomer

Best Chiropractor

1st Place: James Jones, DC 2nd Place: Dustin Wolfe, DC 3rd Place Tie: Tom Holt, DC 3rd Place Tie: Eric Miller, DC

1st Place: Phase II Pet Grooming 2nd Place: The Foxy Shoppe 3rd Place: The Groomery

Thank You South Kitsap ON THE BAY

Hi Joy B wl Where The Fun Begins

Voted 1st Place for “Best Steak” & “Best Seafood”

Four Years In a Row!

Lunch Menu ~ Dinner Menu Kids Menu ~ Outdoor Deck Large Wine Selection Northwest MicroBrews Full Bar And Lounge Area

1st Place: Mile Hill Storage 2nd Place: Sound Storage 3rd Place: Public Storage, Inc.



Thank You

Loyal customers & employees 41 Amazing Years


Port Orchard’s “Best Happy Hour” 7 Days a Week!

Watch for Specials and Events ALL SUMMER LONG!

Sun - Thurs 11:00am-9:00pm Friday & Saturday 11:00am-10:00pm

100 Harrison Ave ~ Port Orchard ~ 360.876.1445

1011 Bethel Ave. Port Orchard

(360) 876-8111

Best of 2011

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Best Financial Advisor

1st Place: Jay Seaton/Edward Jones 2nd Place: Ron Rada/Edward Jones 3rd Place: Denette George/Edward Jones

Best Contractor

1st Place: Beyond the Studs 2nd Place: Hanley Construction 3rd Place Tie: BJC Group, Inc. 3rd Place Tie: Disney & Associates


Best Insurance Agent

1st Place: Walt Finklein/State Farm 2nd Place: Dave Helgeson/State Farm 3rd Place Tie: Dee Fitzgerald/State Farm 3rd Place Tie: Wayne Tripp/Farmers Insurance

Best Accountant

1st Place: Cox & Lucy, CPA 2nd Place: Southard, Beckham, Atwater, & Berry, CPA, PS 3rd Place: Peterson & Jake, CPA

Best Real Estate Office

1st Place: John L. Scott Real Estate 2nd Place: Windermere Real Estate 3rd Place: ReMax Town & Country

Best Dentist

1st Place: Chris Mueller, DDS 2nd Place: Chris Bock, DDS 3rd Place: Costa & Dageenakis Family Dentistry

Best Physician

1st Place: Ellen Stehouwer, MD 2nd Place: James Bates, MD 3rd Place: Brad Frandsen, MD


Best Artist

IS NOT THE SAME 1st Place: James Kelsey 2nd Place: Sheri Meadows 3rd Place: Sandy Brisden

AS HAVING MORE MONEY. Many investors won’t put all their retirement savings at a single broker because they believe it’s far too risky. Actually, there may more riskMary in having multiple accounts. Without a 1stbePlace: Hinkle, LMP single focus, it can be difficult to keep track of your investments and Place: Barrett, LMP * At the to see 2nd if you’re properlyMarla diversified. very least, multiple 3rd Place: accounts usually means Harmony multiple fees.Within

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Bringing your accounts to Edward Jones could help solve all that. Plus, one statement makes it easier to see if you’re moving toward your goals. *Diversification does not guarantee a profit, nor does it protect against loss.

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Thank You South Kitsap For Your Votes! Antiques ~ Furniture ~ Glassware Jewelry ~ Books and Collectables 801 Bay Street ~ Downtown Port Orchard Mon-Sat 10am-5:30pm • Sun 11am-5pm 895-1902

Pamela S Piper

Jay Seaton

Jay Seaton

3rd Place Denette K George

Financial Advisor

4275 SE Mile Hill Drive 600 Kitsap St • Suite 102 Suite A Port Orchard, WA 98366Port Orchard, WA 98366 360-876-7538 360-871-9707

600 Kitsap Street Suite 102 Financial Advisor Port Orchard, WA 98366 4275 SE Mile Hill Dr • Suite A 360-876-7538

Port Orchard, WA 98366 360-871-9707

Ron Rada Ron Rada, AAMS Financial Advisor

2299 Bethel 8079 E. Main St • Suite 111 Suite 102 Port Orchard,Manchester, WA 98366 WA 98353 360-876-3724360-871-0998 Member SIPC Member SIPC

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Best of 2011

TbyERRASCAPES That Plant Guy Distinctive & Unique Low Maintance Landscapes

Thank You South Kitsap 4 Great Years!

MoonDogs Too Serving Spirits & Fine Grub since 1905

Voted Best of South Kitsap Before

• Best Burger • Best Bar/Pub • Best Place for Live Music


Handicap Accesable Landscapes Multi Stage Water Gardens • Rockeries Native Flora • Residential & Commercial Licensed & Insured

Thank-You For Voting Us #1

Landscaper in South Kitsap Owner: Pierre Mollinet 360-908-0929

714 BAY STREET, PORT ORCHARD (360)895-2300

THANK YOU South Kitsap!

To our Loyal Customers



We Thank You for Supporting Your Local Family Owned Pharmacy & Gift Shop for Over 43 Years!


Check out our brew nites & other events at




Pharmacy In South Kitsap

Pizza • Pasta • Sandwiches • Salads • Desserts made from Scratch New Beer on Tap • Larger Wine Selection

876-9000 Port Orchard • Mile Hill Rd. & Jackson



SOUTH PARK PHARMACY We also have a full Liquor Store, Post Office & Utility Pay Station

A Unique Experience you won’t find anywhere else!

360-871-1020 (Top of Mile Hill Next to QFC)

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Thank You South Kitsap for Voting for Us!

Elliot Gregg

President/CEO, Community Champion, Numbers Guru

Thank you for voting us one of the

Pool Tables • DJ/Live Music • Dancing Daily Drink Specials • Buzztime Trivia • Happy Hour

“Best Financial Institutions” of South Kitsap. We’re fully committed to meeting your financial

30 High Definition Flat Screens Playing Every Sports Network 1501 SE Piperberry Way Suite 201 Port Orchard WA. 98366 Follow us on Facebook/Twitter Tommy C’s Sports Bar & Grill (360)895-7823

needs and we’ll continue building real relationships with our neighbors so we can all achieve more.


Thank You For you support. Doing the Right Thing Since 1952!

“Serving South Kitsap County For over 23 Years”

1216 E. Bay Street Port Orchard


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Best of 2011


Best Antique Store

1st Place: Les Schwab Tires 2nd Place: Big O Tires 3rd Place: Goodyear Tires

Best Printers/Office Supplies

1st Place: Olde Central Antique Mall 2nd Place: New 2 You Variety Mall 3rd Place: Wisteria Lane

Best Tire Store Best Florist

1st Place: Staples 2nd Place: Office Depot 3rd Place: Printing Services

1st Place: Flowers to Go 2nd Place: Gazebo Florist & Gifts 3rd Place: Safeway

Peterson & Jake, CPa InC.

Best Grocery Store

Serving Your Public Accounting Needs

1st Place: Fred Meyer 2nd Place: Albertsons (Both Locations) 3rd Place: Safeway

Thank You for your support!! Dawn Jake, CPA & Michelle Peterson, CPA

Best Pharmacy

1st Place: South Park Pharmacy 2nd Place: Walgreens 3rd Place: Rite Aid Pharmacy

Best Auto Dealer

1st Place: Bay Ford 2nd Place: Grey Chevrolet 3rd Place: Dick Vlist Motors, Inc.

Best Gift Shop

1st Place: Springhouse Dolls & Gifts 2nd Place: South Park Pharmacy 3rd Place: McBrides Hallmark

1740 Pottery Avenue, Suite 201 Port Orchard, WA 98366

(360) 874-0404

Thank You South Kitsap For Your Vote! Contemporary to Classic Fine Art set in a Historic turn of the Century Building

~ Historic Museum ~ ~ Purchase Treasures by NW Artists ~ A National & State Historic Site

202 Sidney Avenue ~ Port Orchard

(360) 876 -3693

Tuesday ~ Saturday 11- 4. Sunday 1- 4

Preserving History • Promoting Art

Thank you South Kitsap for voting for us!

Thank You For Your Support Port Orchard Waterfront Art Walk

Thank You For Your Vote! Mallory & Squirt

Meredith Sterling & Rachel Meyers

Lagniappe Salon Photo Courtesy of Lotz of ink

1014 Bay St. #2


Art Walk Tonight 4-7 PM

839 Bay Street ~ Port Orchard

(360) 876 -1031

Best of 2011

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Best Fast Food Hamburger 1st Place: Buck’s A&W 2nd Place: Burger King 3rd Place: Wendy’s


Best Pizza

Best Bakery

1st Place: Morningside Bakery 2nd Place: Safeway 3rd Place: Albertsons

Best Deli

1st Place: Cosmo’s Ristorante & Delicatessen 2nd Place: Fred Meyer 3rd Place: Safeway

Best Gourmet Hamburger 1st Place: MoonDogs Too 2nd Place: That One Place 3rd Place: Amy’s on the Bay

Thank You For Voting us #1 Dentist Three Years in a Row!

1st Place: Pizza Factory 2nd Place: Spiro’s Pizza & Pasta 3rd Place: Papa Murphys

Best Steak

1st Place: Amy’s on the Bay 2nd Place: Lighthouse Restaurant & Lounge 3rd Place: Clubhouse at McCormick Woods

Best Mexican Food

1st Place: Puerto Vallarta Family Mexican Restaurant 2nd Place: El Sombrero Family Mexican Restaurant 3rd Place: Blue Agavé Mexican Grill

Best Asian Food

1st Place: China Sun Buffet 2nd Place: Golden Grill on the Bay 3rd Place Tie: Kim’s Teriyaki 3rd Place Tie: China West Restaurant

Best Italian Food

1st Place: Spiro’s Pizza & Pasta 2nd Place: Cosmo’s Ristorante & Delicatessen 3rd Place: Lighthouse Restaurant & Lounge

Best Seafood

1st Place: Amy’s on the Bay 2nd Place: Lighthouse Restaurant & Lounge 3rd Place: Rob’s Fish & Chips

Best Candy/Chocolate

1st Place: The Candy Shoppe, LLC 2nd Place: Carter’s Chocolates Comfort & Convenience are the hallmarks of our office.

Chris Mueller, D.D.S. 1420 Bay Street, Port Orchard (360)895-1401

Best Caterer

1st Place: Le Garmache Cafe & Catering 2nd Place: Essence of the Thymes 3rd Place: Capriccio Catering

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Places & Entertainment

Best of 2011

Best Place to See Art

1st Place: The Sidney Art Gallery 2nd Place: Bay Street Art Walk 3rd Place: Custom Picture Framing

Best Bar/Pub

Best Romantic Spot

1st Place: MoonDogs Too 2nd Place: Bay Street Alehouse 3rd Place: Tommy C’s

1st Place: Waterfront Marina Park 2nd Place: Manchester State Park 3rd Place: Lighthouse Restaurant & Lounge

Best Live Music

Best Public Park

Best Family Fun

Best Golf Course

1st Place: MoonDogs Too 2nd Place: Tommy C’s

1st Place: Hi Joy Bowl 2nd Place: SK8Town 3rd Place: Waterfront Marina Park

1st Place: Manchester State Park 2nd Place: Waterfront Marina Park 3rd Place: SK Regional/Jackson & Lund 1st Place: McCormick Woods Golf Course 2nd Place: Trophy Lake Golf & Casting 3rd Place: Village Greens Golf Course

Best of 2011

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Places & Entertainment

Best Hotel/B&B

1st Place: Cedar Cove Inn 2nd Place: Days Inn 3rd Place: Comfort Inn


Best Thing About S.K.

Best things about South Kitsap 1st Place: Friendly People 2nd Place: Scenic Views/Waterfront 3rd Place: Small Town Atmosphere

Port Orchard Independent Best of South Kitsap Staff The Best of South Kitsap 2011

Best School

1st Place: South Kitsap High School 2nd Place: South Colby Elementary 3rd Place: Orchard Heights Elementary

Publisher: Rich Peterson Project Coordinator: Mike Schiro Ad Staff: Mike Schiro & Tracy Keller Production Artist: Kelsey Thomas


Phase II Pet Grooming


Dog & Cat Supplies ~ Bird Seed ~ Small Animal Food



Towne Square Port Orchard • Hours 9am to 5pm


Best of South Kitsap results also posted on

Jones Chiropractic Thank-You South Kitsap for the honor of being voted #1 Chiropractor. Chiropractic... Health for the whole body! 3311 Bethel Rd. SE, Ste. 6a


“for all your storage needs”

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• Unit Sizes From 5x5 to 10x35 • On-Site Management • Climate Controlled Units • Easy Gated Access

• Automatic Fire Sprinklers • 24 hr. Video Survelliance

4172 SE Mile Hill Drive • Port Orchard

(360) 871-1814

Business Discounts Available

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Best of 2011

D&W Auto Repair Thank You South Kitsap

Cedar Cove Inn

Thank You South Kitsap for Voting us #1 Bed & Breakfast

For Voting Us #1 Auto Repair

The historic 1909 Cedar Cove Inn invites you to a place of comfort, relaxation, and beauty of the Pacific Northwest

“We listen to the customer’s needs, and fix it right the first time”

• Seven Bedroom ~ Bed & Breakfast Family Reunions • • Weddings & Receptions Special Events • • Anniversaries & Birthdays Romantic Get Away • • Celebrations Vacation Rental By Owner • • Showers ~ Couples, Bridal, Baby Gift Certificates • Retreats ~ Quilt, Business, Church •

In Business since 1975


2616 SE Mile Hill Dr

Mon-Fri 8:00am to 5:00pm

Port Orchard

228 Seattle Ave., Port Orchard (360)876-6196

Thank You. Our sincerest thanks for putting your trust in Kitsap Bank. We’ve served as South Kitsap’s financial partner for generations, helping our neighbors and friends build houses, start businesses, send children to college, and prepare for retirement. When you bank with Kitsap Bank, you can feel confident in knowing that your deposits remain here, invested in our community. Speak with your local Kitsap Banker today!

Your local community bank for 102 years.

Bethel & Lund 3324 Bethel Rd SE Port Orchard, WA 98366 360-874-1063

Bay Street 619 Bay Street Port Orchard, WA 98366 360-876-7800

South Park Village 1700 Village Lane SE Port Orchard, WA 98366 360-876-7822 • 800-283-5537


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