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Voted Best Senior Living Center 8 Years in a Row!

We are honored to be voted as Best of South Kitsap for the Fourth Year

Thank You!

Dr. Michael Van Horn, Dr. Kristina Van Horn, Dr. David Reed, Dr. David Balderrama & Dr. Ryan Reusch

360-871-3335

1601 Woods Rd SE, Port Orchard • www.woodsideanimalhospital.com

THANK YOU SOUTH KITSAP

We Love Our Community!

P O R T

O R C H A R D

F O R D

1215 Bay Street, Port Orchard | 360.876.3000 | portorchardford.com


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The Readers’ Choice votes are in! T

chank you to all who voted in our 2016 Best of South Kitsap,

In this issue of The Best of South Kitsap, we’re happy to announce our Readers’ Choice Awards. We’ve counted the votes submitted in our annual competition, and the readers have spoken. There were plenty of great businesses to choose from and the decisions were difficult. Our annual survey included top choices in categories such as the Best Place to Pick Up Pizza to the Best Place to Work. We were overwhelmed by the response. Hundreds of our readers voted in a variety of categories including food, fitness, shopping, services and much more.

But there also are some new winners — upstarts who are making a name in South Kitsap. Have a suggestion for new categories or other

“bests” in our region? Please email Donna Etchey, general manager, detchey@soundpublishing.com with your ideas. Again, thank you for participating and congratulations to the winners and finalists. Enjoy looking through and finding your favorites. Next time you are out and about, we hope you will take the time to visit the winners and finalists.

You will notice that many of our past winners continue to provide top-notch products and services.

Thank You for Voting NOW OPEN FOR DINNER! Thurs, Fri & Sat 4PM - 8PM

breakfast & lunch served daily Tues - Fri 8AM - 2:30PM, Sat & Sun 8:30AM - 2PM

Come See Us Soon!

South Kitsap Family Dentistry has provided outstanding dental care to thousands of families since 2001. Our patients come from around the block as well as around the state to experience the warm, personal care we provide. Please call today: (360) 876-6211 J. Chris Bock, DMD Paul G. Hutchinson, DMD

#1 Winner Thanks to all of our South Kitsap Families


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CONGRATULATIONS TO ALL WINNERS AND FINALISTS All of the winners will be presented with a certificate to post in their place of business. If you are a finalist, and would like a certificate as well, please contact us at kitsapadmins@soundpublishing.com, and we will be happy to provide one for you at no cost. Regional publisher: Terry R. Ward General manager/advertising: Donna Etchey Display Advertising: Ariel Naumann, Caleb Ward Managing editor : Richard Walker Special publications editor /writer: Leslie Kelly Port Orchard Independent editor : Robert Smith Creative services manager: Bryon Kempf Artists: Mark Gillespie, Kelsey Thomas, John Rodriguez, Vanessa Calverley, Johanna Buxton

P.O. Box 278, Poulsbo, WA 98370 19351 8th Avenue NE, Ste 106, Poulsbo, WA 98370 Office (360) 779-4464 www.soundpublishing.com Copyright 2016 Sound Publishing

Finalist, best place for family fun: Manchester State Park

Thanks to Our Customers for Your Votes in Best of South Kitsap!

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Thank You

to all of our customers for their votes and continued support.

360- 876-8273

7 Convenient Locations in Kitsap County

Trusted by Kitsap County since 1981 Bainbridge

Kingston

Poulsbo

Fairgrounds

206-209-0386 360-930-3175 360-362-4472 360-362-4474

Waaga Way Silverdale Port Orchard 360-363-4473 360-362-1081 360-443-1690

www.reliablestorage.com

2616 SE Mile Hill Rd. Port Orchard, Wa 98366 dw-autorepair.com

THANK YOU FOR YOUR VOTES!

Pauly’s Paw Spa & Doggie Daycare

A full service grooming salon & daycare for dogs and cats Full or Partial Grooming ~ Certified Animal Aromatherapy Basic Bath ~ Teeth Brushing FURminator DeShedding Treatments All Natural Products & Retail

WE’VE MOVED!

1578 Marlin Drive SE, Port Orchard | 360.895.4151 | www.paulyspawspa.com


SEPTEMBER 30, 2016

SERVICES ADULT LIVING CENTER

Stafford Suites FINALISTS:

• Washington Veterans Home Retsil • Life Care Center of Port Orchard • Orchard Pointe

AUTO REPAIR

D & W Auto Repair FINALISTS:

• Holt Chiropractic • Port Orchard Auto Body • Nowka’s Automotive • Port Orchard Ford

CHIROPRACTIC CLINIC

Truth Chiropractic

THE BEST OF SOUTH KITSAP READERS CHOICE AWARDS

FITNESS CLUB

Westcoast Fitness FINALISTS:

• Olympic Fitness • Annapolis Fitness • Crossfit NXNW

HAIR SALON/BARBER

Hairvana Salon & Spa FINALISTS:

• Proper Salon & Barbershop • Brass Ring • Third Dimension

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Thank You! It’s an honor to be voted the “Best Realtor” in South Kitsap for the third time. Thank you to everyone that took the time to vote! South Kitsap is important to me -- My family and I live here, my kids go to our schools, and we’re always excited to be out and active in the community. I truly appreciate your support and faith in the level of service that I strive to provide. Congratulations to the other winners and nominees, and please continue to support our great local businesses! Best,

Contact Me For Your

INSURANCE AGENCY

FREE

Barry Doll Agency

Market Analysis Buyer Handbook Seller Handbook

FINALISTS:

• Walt Finklein - State Farm • Wayne Tripp - Farmers Insurance • Dee Fitzgerald - State Farm

FINALISTS:

• Holt Chiropractic & Massage • Young Family Chiropractic • Action Chiropractic • West Sound Chiropractic

DENTAL CLINIC

South Kitsap Family Dentistry FINALISTS:

• Woodridge Family Dental • Costa & Dageenakis Family Dentistry • Healthy Teeth Dental Care

FINANCIAL INSTITUTION

Kitsap Credit Union FINALISTS:

• Kitsap Bank • Peninsula Credit Union • Chase Bank

LANDSCAPING

Morrison Gravel FINALISTS:

• Blacklotus Landscaping • JD’s Landscape • C & L Lawn Maintenance

NAIL SALON

Landing Nails & Spa FINALISTS:

• Blossom Nail & Spa • Luxury Nails & Spa • Century Nails & Spa

PET GROOMING

Pauly’s Paw Spa FINALISTS:

• The Groomery • Phase II Pet Grooming

Client Testimonials

“I have worked with over ten real estate agents through my sixty plus years. There is no one that has come close to Doug. I cannot recommend him highly enough!” - Bruce “His knowledge of the process and responsiveness helped us submit the winning bid on a highly contested home!” - Jeff

“As first time home buyers we were unsure how to navigate the real estate market. Doug always had the time, knowledge, and patience to work with us. (Even in the times we had to bring our kids!) There is a reason he is South Kitsap’s #1 Realtor!” - Amanda

Doug Miller

(360) 801-0484

Doug@SouthKitsapProperties.com

www.SouthKitsapProperties.com


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THANK YOU for your votes SK!

vendors

over 200 vendors

An Enchanting Variety of Antiques, Collectibles, & Much More! -OVER 200 VENDORS-

oz. so

Winner, best auto dealer (used): Dick Vlist Motors

PHARMACY

South Park Pharmacy FINALISTS:

pon se. mer

360-876-0857 • Mon-Sat 10am-7pm • 1696 S.E. Mile Hill Drive, suite 110

• Fred Meyer • Rite Aid • Albertsons Walgreens •• Port Orchard Wa. 98366

REAL ESTATE CO.

John L Scott

Bob Smith/Staff Photo

VETERINARY CLINIC

Woodside Animal Hospital FINALISTS:

• Cedar Creek Animal Clinic • Kitsap Veterinary Hospital • All Creatures Animal Hospital

RETAILERS

FINALISTS:

• Windermere Real Estate • Re/Max Town and Country

STORAGE FACILITY

Reliable Storage FINALISTS:

1696 S.E. Mile Hill Drive, Suite 110 360-876-0857

Mon-Sat 10am-7:30pm • Sun 10am-5:30pm

• Mile Hill Self Storage • Sound Storage • Port Orchard Mini Storage • Long Lake Storage

ANTIQUE SHOP

New 2 You FINALISTS:

• Josephine’s Redeemed Boutique • Olde Central Antique Mall • Wisteria Lane


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AUTO DEALER (NEW)

Bruce Titus Ford FINALISTS:

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PLACES BAR/PUB

• Grey Chevrolet

AUTO DEALER (USED)

Dick Vlist Motors FINALISTS:

• Bruce Titus Ford • Grey Chevrolet

Whiskey Gulch FINALISTS:

• Bethel Saloon • MoonDogs, Too • Puerto Vallarta

GOLF COURSE

CLOTHING/BOUTIQUE SHOP McCormick Woods

Lallie Mae’s Boutique FINALISTS:

• Twice Around the Closet • That’s Beautiful • Josephine’s Redeemed Boutique

FINALISTS:

• Trophy Lake • Gold Mountain • Village Greens

HOTEL/B&B

Cedar Cove Inn

GIFT SHOP

South Park Pharmacy FINALISTS:

• The Candy Shoppe LLC • Carter’s Chocolates • The Grey House

GROCERY STORE

FINALISTS:

• Comfort Inn • Days Inn • Mrs. Howe’s B&B

PLACE FOR FAMILY FUN

Rodeo Drive-In FINALISTS:

Fred Meyer FINALISTS:

• Colello’s Farm Stand Produce • Safeway • Albertson’s

• Hi Joy Bowl • Port Orchard Marina & Waterfront • Manchester State Park

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Walt Finklein, Agent Find out how you can help protect your family for less, build cash value, or 1977 Bethel Avenue even get your premiums back if the life insurance benefit has not been paid Port Orchard, WA 98366 out at the end of the level premium period. CALL ME TODAY. Toll Free: 888-830-1472 Walt Finklein, Agent Walt Finklein, Agent walt.finklein.b7tk@statefarm.com

1977 Bethel Avenue

1977 Bethel Avenue IN A HURRY? Call in your order ahead! 602-0755 Port Orchard, WA 98366 Port Orchard, 98366 Adjustable Premium Level Term Life Insurance policy series 08025 in allWA states MT, NY, WI; 08075 in MT; A08025 in NY WI. 888-830-1472 OPEN DAILY Sun-Fri 10AM-6PM,except Sat 9AM-6PM Toll&Free: 360-876-5600 State Farm Life Insurance Company, Bloomington, IL (Not licensed in MA, NY and WI) walt.finklein.b7tk@statefarm.com walt.fi nklein.b7tk@statefarm.com 715 1101001.1 Bay St #150State (inside PO and Public Market) Farm Life Accident Assurance Company (Licensed in NY and WI), Bloomington, IL

Golfer at McCormick Woods, voted Best Place to Golf in South Kitsap. Adjustable Premium Level Term Life Insurance policy series 08025 in all states except MT, NY, WI; 08075 in MT; A08025 in NY & WI.

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Thank you

to our community for your votes for the Best Massage Therapist. In appreciation, we are offering you a $15 discount on services booked by October 31. Medical Massage, Cupping Therapy, Energy Balancing & Spa Jessica Gallegos-White, LMP License # MA00007705

4 therapists on staff www.InnerWisdomWellnessStudio.com 1950 Pottery Avenue, Suite 150 • Port Orchard • 360-990-8877

THANK YOU FOR YOUR VOTES! Our entire healthcare team is committed to providing personal attention to the unique concerns of each individual pet.

2950 S.E. Mile Hill Dr., Port Orchard Truffles made by Carters Chocolate voted Best Dessert in South Kitsap.

360-876-9009

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www.cedarcreekwa.com

Voted

#1

SOUTH #1 PARK PHARMACY

Voted

Pharmacy

Gift Shop

Since 1968

Thank You for Supporting us South Kitsap Viola Mather

South Kitsap Branch Manager

Thank you for voting Kitsap Credit Union for the category of “Best Financial Institution”. We serve our neighbors with a simple philosophy – build quality relationships, provide valuable financial assistance, and empower people to achieve more.

SEAHAWKS HEADQUARTERS Jewelry / Shirts / Scarves Artwork / Mugs / Player Plaques and much more...

Bring in this ad for 20% OFF any regular priced seahawks item (exp. 10/20/16)

Thank you for noticing! Stop by our South Kitsap branch to see why. South Kitsap Branch 393 South Kitsap Blvd

Unique Gifts

You won’t find anywhere else!

Monday thru Saturday: 9am - 7pm

1743 Village Lane SE, Port Orchard

360-871-1020

Top of Mile Hill next to Q.F.C.


SEPTEMBER 30, 2016

THE BEST OF SOUTH KITSAP READERS CHOICE AWARDS Bob Smith/Staff Photo

View on a sunny day at the Port Orchard Waterfront during a Concerts by the Bay performance. Voted best place for Live Music in South Kitsap.

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PLACE FOR LIVE MUSIC

Concerts by the Bay FINALISTS:

• MoonDogs, Too • Whiskey Gulch • The Swimdeck

PLACE TO SEE ART

Sidney Art Gallery FINALISTS:

• Bay Street Gallery • Annapolis Sunday Market

PLACE TO WORK

South Kitsap School District FINALISTS:

• South Park Pharmacy • Fred Meyer • Uncle Dave’s Cafe • South Kitsap Family Dentistry

PLACE TO WORSHIP

Harper Church FINALISTS:

• Adventure of Faith Church • Newlife South Church • Christ The Rock Church

WE LOVE SERVING YOU SOUTH KITSAP! Thank You for Your Support!

Family Friendly Dining Breakfast Daily ‘til Noon * Lunch & Dinner Specials

!

MeKnidu’s

OPEN DAILY 7am-2am M i n o r s We l c o m e ‘ t i l 8 p m

714 Bay St • Port Orchard • 895-2300

Dear Clients, Colleagues & Friends: Thank you for voting me #1 Realtor of South Kitsap in 2015 and a finalist again this year! I’m so honored by your trust in me and I love making the American Dream come true in our beautiful corner of the world! Let My Service Move You! Beth Allen, Realtor 360-440-6890


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ROMANTIC SPOT

Michelle Williams, LMT

FINALISTS:

FINALISTS:

• Port Orchard Marina & Waterfront • Bay Street Bistro • Port Orchard’s Lighthouse

• Jessica Gallegos-White, LMP Inner Wisdom Wellness • Anissa Gouveia, LMP Sun Mesa Massage • Action Chiropractic

ACCOUNTANT

Cox and Lucy CPA’S FINALISTS:

• Southard Beckham Atwater & Berry, CPA, PS • Sarah K Wood, CPA • Peterson & Jake CPA

ARTIST

• Joan Case • David Hill • Stan Glisson

THANK YOU SOUTH KITSAP FOR YOUR BUSINESS!

FINANCIAL ADVISOR

Matthew Flores Edward Jones FINALISTS:

• Jay Seaton - Edward Jones • Mary Beslagic - Edward Jones

Quality Cars For Less! We Work For You 514 BAY STREET, PORT ORCHARD • 876-4428 • 1-888-600-4428

• Bayside Photography, Kayleigh Lewis • Four Foot Photography, Mary Eklund • Trish Andrus Photography

PHYSICIAN FINALISTS:

FINALISTS:

Serving You For Over 50 Years

FINALISTS:

Group Health

Ron Ness

MOTORS, INC.

Shirley DeFord Photography

FINALISTS:

ATTORNEY

Dick VLIST

PHOTOGRAPHER

Liberty Morey • Danielle Rimbert • Marti Greene

Bob Smith/Staff Photo

MASSAGE THERAPIST

Manchester State Park

PEOPLE

Josephine’s Redeemed Boutique, finalist for Best Antique Shop.

SEPTEMBER 30, 2016

FLORIST

Gazebo Florist FINALISTS:

• Flowers To Go • Albertson’s • Fred Meyer

• Dr. Ellen Stehouwer, DO • Margaret Sandler, PHD • Dr. Erin Dawson, MD • Dr. Weissman, MD

REALTOR

Doug Miller FINALISTS:

• Beth Allen • Donna Cryder • Robert Contreras

RESTAURANTS ASIAN

Mana Sushi FINALISTS:

• Kim’s Teriyaki • Thai Charlie’s • Golden Grill


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SEPTEMBER 30, 2016

BAKERY

DESSERT

KIDS MENU

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SANDWICH

Nostalgia House Bakery

Carter’s Chocolates

Family Pancake House

Subway

FINALISTS:

FINALISTS:

FINALISTS:

FINALISTS:

• Carter’s Chocolates • Whiskey Gulch • Fred Meyer Bakery

• Blu Berry Frozen Yogurt • Nostalgia House Bakery • Amy’s on the Bay

• That One Place • A&W • Puerto Vallarta

BREAKFAST

FAMILY DINING

MEXICAN

• Sue’s Fresh Juice Bar & Sandwich Shop • MoonDogs, Too • Cosmo’s Ristorante • Home Made Cafe

Uncle Dave’s Cafe

That One Place

Puerta Vallarta

FINALISTS:

FINALISTS:

FINALISTS:

• That One Place • Home Made Cafe • Family Pancake House

• Puerto Vallarta • Spiro’s • Uncle Dave’s Cafe • El Sombrero

• El Sombrero • Blue Agave • La Palapa

COFFEE/ESPRESSO

Whiskey Gulch FINALISTS:

• Supreme Bean • Coffee Oasis • Lighthouse Espresso

DELI

Cosmo’s Deli FINALISTS:

• Fred Meyer’s • Nostalgia House Bakery • Bay Street Meat Co.

HAMBURGER

That One Place FINALISTS:

• MoonDogs, Too • A&W • Blue Ocean

PIZZA

Spiro’s

SEAFOOD

Amy’s on the Bay FINALISTS:

• Port Orchard’s Lighthouse • Bay Street Bistro • Mana Sushi

STEAK

FINALISTS:

• Seabeck Pizza • Papa Murphy’s • Kitsap Pizza

Amy’s on the Bay FINALISTS:

• Bay Street Bistro • Farmer George • Port Orchard’s Lighthouse

ITALIAN

Spiro’s FINALISTS:

• Cosmo’s Ristorante • Massimo’s • Bay Street Bistro

THANK YOU SOUTH KITSAP! From Your Real Estate Partner,

Call Wanda at 360-731-8393 or send an email to wmenees@gmail.com for all your real estate needs.

STAY BEAUTIFUL, SOUTH KITSAP!

THANK YOU FOR VOTING US #1! We Love Keeping South Kitsap Healthy

~Thank You for Voting~ Why Not Treat Yourself to a new fall Color & Cut, or a relaxing Mani & Pedi?!

Eric W. Miller, DC

Call Today for an appointment!

360-602-0464

TUES-SAT 10AM-6PM ~1140 Bethel Ave ~ Por t Orchard


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Thank You South Kitsap for your support! Natural, Permanent Healing Starts from the Core: Your Spine & Posture. DON’T SETTLE WITH PAIN AND SUFFERING.

Regain Your Energy & Live the Life You Want! Schedule Your FREE Consultation TODAY - 360.874.0232

chiropractic

massage

www.holtchiropractic.net

1800 Mile Hill Dr. Suite 150 ~ Port Orchard, WA 98366

Cedar Cove Inn voted Best Hotel/B&B in South Kitsap

Thank you for participating in this year’s Best of South Kitsap Please continue to support our local businesses. It makes good sense for the community. This issue is also available throughout the year online in our Green Editions.

360.876.4414 • www.portorchardindependent.com

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