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Auburn Reporter

Friday, September 27, 2019

Thank you to our sponsors:

The 2019 Results Are In We have wrapped up the 2019 Best of Auburn readership poll and the winners & finalists are listed on the following pages. Thank you to those of you who took the time to vote for your favorites, either in print or online. This community takes such pride in their retailers, people and service providers and this is what makes Auburn such a great city. I would like to congratulate everyone who received votes and also thank the loyal readers of the Auburn Reporter for their support this year. After many hours of counting votes and then drawing the winners for the great prizes donated by Vinifera Wine Bar & Bistro, Spunky Monkey Sports Bar & Grill, and Longevita Pilates & Yoga Studio, I am proud to present you the 2019 Best of Auburn as picked by you, our readers.

A very special thank you goes out to our sponsors who generously donated the prizes to our lucky readers. All of our winners will receive a plaque from the Auburn Reporter and all finalists will receive a certificate suitable for framing. There is a company out there that may try to sell you a plaque but please note they are not affiliated with us. Our winner’s plaques are free & hand delivered to you personally. Carol Greiling General Manager Auburn Reporter a Division of Sound Publishing Inc.

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Best of Auburn 2019 PEOPLE ACCOUNTANT

WINNER: Rarey-Olson CPAs PLLC FINALIST: FBCPA Group PS, Inc. FINALIST: Jake Hanes, Action Tax FINALIST: Sue Katsel, CPA

ATTORNEY/LAW FIRM

WINNER: Singletary Law Offices, PLLC FINALIST: Gibson & Jarvey FINALIST: A Street Legal Services Inc (formerly Ryan & Driessen Inc) FINALIST: West Law Offices PS

CHIROPRACTOR

WINNER: Live Long & Prosper Chiropractic FINALIST: Fowler Chiropractic FINALIST: Avise Chiropractic FINALIST: Harlow Chiropractic, PLLC

COMMUNITY VOLUNTEER WINNER: Debbie Christian FINALIST: Brittiany Karlson FINALIST: Sharon LaVigne FINALIST: Kristina Dreissen

DENTIST

MEDICAL FACILITY

WINNER Cook Family Dentistry FINALIST: Dr. Ryan Anardi, DDS FINALIST: Mikaely Moore Fujita Family Dentistry FINALIST: Simply Smiles

WINNER: Cascade Eye & Skin Centers FINALIST: MultiCare Auburn Urgent Care FINALIST: Franciscan Medical Clinic - Auburn FINALIST: Docere Integrated Medicine

FINANCIAL ADVISOR

WINNER: Cascade Eye & Skin Centers, P.C. FINALIST: Crain Eye Clinic FINALIST: Vista Optical FINALIST: Lakeland Vision Clinic

(NAME &

LOCATION)

WINNER: Shawn Fowler, Edward Jones FINALIST: Mountain Top Advisors FINALIST: Scott Shoemaker - Edward Jones FINALIST: Shane Feist- Edward Jones

HAIR SALON/BARBER SHOP WINNER: Salon Bella Dea FINALIST: Tre Sorelle Salon FINALIST: K Barber FINALIST: The Mane Team Salon

INSURANCE AGENT & COMPANY

WINNER: Leavitt Group Northwest FINALIST: Alpine Ridge Insurance FINALIST: Cindy Henson - Farmer’s Insurance FINALIST: South Sound Insurance, Inc

OPTICAL

ORTHODONIST

WINNER: Molen Orthodontics FINALIST: Woloshyn Orthodontics

PET GROOMER

WINNER: Hair of the Dog FINALIST: Tiki Tails Dog Salon FINALIST: Auburn Veterinary Hospital Inc FINALIST: Reber Ranch

I appreciate your business and votes Auburn! A STREET LEGAL SERVICES 16 A St SE, Auburn, WA 98002 253-939-0811 www.astreetlegalservices.com

Kristina Driessen Owner

Oldest Business in Auburn Serving for over 97 years Thank you for your votes for:

Best Auto Dealer Best Auto Service 501 Auburn Way N • 253-833-1500 scarff-ford.com

Thanks for your support in Voting US One of the Best Garden Center & Gift Shop

320th and Military Rd.,Federal Way,WA • 253-941-7705 branchesgardencenter.com


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Best of Auburn 2019 PHYSICIAN

(NAME &

VETERINARIAN CLINIC

LOCATION)

WINNER: Chaffee Kenneth R MD - Women’s Health Advantage FINALIST: Nadine Gettel, MD - Multicare FINALIST: Alan Chen MD - Multicare FINALIST: Lijo Thomas MD - Multicare FINALIST: Peggy Jesse, ARNP - Franciscan Medical Clinic

WINNER: Auburn Veterinary Hospital FINALIST: Green River Veterinary FINALIST: Reber Ranch FINALIST: Auburn South Veterinary Hospital

REAL ESTATE AGENT & COMPANY

WINNER: Abby Santos - Remax Integrity FINALIST: Josh Hall Real Estate Team - John L. Scott FINALIST: Jon Bye & Associates Real Estate FINALIST: Darci Bidman - John L Scott

BAKERY/DESSERTS

WINNER: Legendary Doughnuts FINALIST: Donut & Muffin Factory FINALIST: Gosanko Chocolate - One Main FINALIST: Vinifera Wine Bar & Bistro

BREAKFAST

RESTAURANTS & FOOD

WINNER: SunBreak Cafe FINALIST: Rainbow Cafe FINALIST: Quarter Chute Cafe FINALIST: Oddfellas Pub & Eatery

ASIAN

WINNER: Gor Gai Thai Street Food FINALIST: Sushido FINALIST: Koong Thong Thai Cuisine FINALIST: China House

Thank you Auburn for your “Best of ” votes!

BURGERS

WINNER: Frugals FINALIST: Vinifera FINALIST: Trotter’s Family Restaurant FINALIST: PICK-QUICK Drive In

Thank you for your votes! “Auburn’s BEST Accountants”

Gibson & Jarvey, Inc, P.S. 901 East Main St., Auburn (253) 833-8855

8 Years!

Family Law * Estate Planning * Probate Real Estate * Guardianship www.gibsonjarvey.com

300 M Street NE, Auburn, WA Phone: 253-939-8334

Thank you for voting us one of the Best of Auburn!

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Dr. Rick Molen

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Call and schedule your complimentary new patient exam today! 253-939-2552 | MOLENSMILES.COM Auburn • Enumclaw • Sumner

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Best of Auburn 2019 CATERING

COFFEE STAND

WINNER: Longhorn Barbecue FINALIST: Vinifera Wine Bar & Bistro FINALIST: Cafe Pacific Catering FINALIST: Muckleshoot Casino

WINNER: Zola’s Café FINALIST: Rail Hop’n Brewing Company FINALIST: BigFoot Java FINALIST: Gibs Coffee Company

COCKTAIL LOUNGE/ HAPPY HOUR

DINNER

Thank you to every one of our patients who voted for us this year.

ITALIAN

Thank You Auburn For Voting For Us! Acupuncture Massage Facials & Skin Care Professional Peels Microdermabrasion Reiki

– Dr Ryan Anardi, DDS M-W 7:30am - 5:00pm Th-F 7:30am - 2:30pm Closed for Lunch 12:30pm - 2:00pm M-W 253.833.1070 1320 8th St NE #101 Auburn, WA 98002 DrAnardi.com

WINNER: Frugals FINALIST: Taco Time FINALIST: Memo’s FINALIST: El Reconstrito WINNER: Vinifera Wine Bar & Bistro FINALIST: Athens Pizza & Pasta FINALIST: Bella’s Bistro and Bar FINALIST: Spunky Monkey Bar & Grill

WINNER: Vinifera Wine Bar & Bistro FINALIST: Spunky Monkey Bar & Grill FINALIST: Oddfellas Pub & Eatery FINALIST: Frugals

WINNER: Vinifera Wine Bar & Bistro FINALIST: Rail Hop’n Brewing Company FINALIST: Spunky Monkey Bar & Grill FINALIST: Oddfellas Pub & Eatery

FAST FOOD

We Specialize in Instant Sciatic Pain Relief

253.394.1466

We accept Auto Injuries, L&I, VA Choice and most Health Insurances

201 Auburn Way N Ste A1, Auburn, WA 98002 Online Booking & Gift Cards at: www.SerendipitySpa.Net

Cook Family Dentistry

Thank you for your trust, Auburn. We love dentistry and it shows.

Thank you Auburn!

Come see us for porcelain crowns, white composite fillings, cleanings, bleaching, implants, children’s and senior care, Botox, and more.

Since 1993 HBT Insurance has been honored to serve the Auburn Valley and our residents. You’re the reason we are here. HBT has now joined Leavitt Group NW. The same great people who can provide even greater value and support to our customers. We are grateful. Leavitt Group, Insurance the Northwest trusts. Let’s Talk.

Leavitt Group Northwest | Insurance | 253-833-5140 201 Auburn Way N, Suite C • Auburn, WA 98002 www.leavitt.com/northwest Commercial

Employee Benefits

Personal

Life

Life

Amy Cook, DDS

321 4th St SE, Auburn, WA 98002 253.735.1106 www.cookfamilydds.com


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Best of Auburn 2019 SERVICES

LUNCH

WINNER: Vinifera Wine Bar & Bistro FINALIST: Frugals FINALIST: Oddfellas Pub & Eatery FINALIST: Spunky Monkey Bar & Grill

CASINO

AUTO SERVICE

WINNER: Way Scarff Ford FINALIST: Kelly’s Auto Repair FINALIST: Valley Buick GMC FINALIST: Auburn Foreign & Domestic

MEXICAN

WINNER: Garcias Mexican Restaurant & Cantina FINALIST: Las Margaritas FINALIST: Rio Blanco Family Restaurant FINALIST: Puerto Vallarta Restaurant

BANK

WINNER: BECU FINALIST: Chase Bank FINALIST: Umpqua Bank FINALIST: Alaska USA Federal Credit Union

PIZZA

WINNER: Athens Pizza & Pasta FINALIST: MOD Pizza FINALIST: The Rock Wood Fired Pizza FINALIST: Round Table Pizza

WINNER: Muckleshoot Casino FINALIST: Iron Horse Casino FINALIST: Muckleshoot Bingo

CLEANING SERVICE

WINNER: Merry Maids FINALIST: Alex’s Cleaning FINALIST: Sparkling Homes

COUNSELING SERVICES

WINNER: Nexus Youth & Family Services FINALIST: Sound Mental Health FINALIST: Valley Cities

Thank you for letting us be YOUR Auto Supply Store! Gosney Motor Parts Inc.

2010 Finalist 2011 Winner 2012 Winner 2013 Winner 2014 Finalist 2015 Winner 2016 Winner 2017 Winner 2018 Winner

220 Auburn Way N • 253-833-4455 • AuburnNAPA.com

Monday-Friday: 7:30-6

Saturday: 8-5

Sunday: 10-4

Auburn Veterinary Hospital Caring for Your Pets Since 1942 Thank you for your votes for Best Veterinarian & Best Dog Groomer!

• Wellness/Geriatric Care • Grooming/Vaccinations • Surgery/Dentistry/Boarding • Extensive In-House Diagnostic Lab 253-833-4510

Eric Schneider, DVM

Heather Cullom, MRCVS, DVM

Kimo Jow, DVM

718 Auburn Way N, Auburn AuburnVeterinaryHospital.net

Best of Auburn recognition since 2010

Thank You Auburn!

It’s an honor to be recognized! I’m here for all your real estate needs. Serving all of South King &  North Pierce Counties Specializing in Lakeland

SINGLETARY LAW OFFICE

PLLC Estate Planning, Probate and Guardianship

Providing sound legal advice and quality, cost-effective representation to members of this community.

We Appreciate your “Best of Auburn” Votes! -Alexis Singletary (253) 833-8855 www.SingletaryLawOffice.com

206-851-7182 Darcib@johnlscott.com

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Best of Auburn 2019 EARLY LEARNING/DAYCARE WINNER: Valley Christian School FINALIST: Green River Montessori FINALIST: Little Jack’s Corner

FITNESS CENTER/HEALTH CLUB WINNER: Longevita Pilates & Yoga Studio FINALIST: L.A Fitness FINALIST: Corestar Pilates FINALIST: Orangetheory Fitness

NAIL SALON

NON-PROFIT BUSINESS

WINNER: Auburn Nails FINALIST: Top Nails FINALIST: Blush Nails Boutique FINALIST: Nails by Helen FINALIST: Nail Bar and Lashes

WINNER: The Auburn Food Bank FINALIST: Auburn Valley Humane Society Thrift Store FINALIST: Auburn Public Schools Foundation FINALIST: White River Valley Museum

NEW BUSINESS

SENIOR LIVING COMMUNITY

(AUG 2018 - JULY 2019)

WINNER: Rail Hop’n Brewing Co FINALIST: Urban Chops FINALIST: Bella’s Bistro and Bar FINALIST: PNW Coffee Co

WINNER: Brannon Park - Village Concepts FINALIST: Wesley Lea Hill FINALIST: Merrill Gardens at Auburn FINALIST: Canterbury House

Thanks for your votes for the Best of Auburn

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Being helpful since 1975! Agrishop Ace Hardware

308 W Main St Auburn, WA 98001 • 253-833-0870

Pilates & Yoga Studio

Thank you for choosing us on your wellness journey! - Longevita Family

Pilates • Barre • Yoga • Hot Yoga TRX • Private Sessions New Client Specials Available

Love. Life. Longer. Longevita. Book online LongevitaPilates.com 201 Auburn Way N, Auburn 253-249-7456

Kim, David & Garrett Haynes

Thank you for voting! Your Local, Independent Agents

253.833.9501

336 4th St NE, Auburn, WA 98002 AlpineRidgeInsurance.com


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Best of Auburn 2018 SPA SERVICES

WINNER: Serendipity Spa & Wellness Center FINALIST: Solei Day Spa FINALIST: Salon Bellissima FINALIST: Serenity Massage & Wellness FINALIST: Beauty Blvd.

SHOPPING ANTIQUE/THRIFT STORE

WINNER: Auburn Valley Humane Society Thrift Store FINALIST: St Vincent de Paul FINALIST: Auburn Goodwill FINALIST: Habitat for Humanity Store

AUTO DEALERSHIP

CLOTHING STORE

WINNER: Way Scarff Ford FINALIST: Doxon Toyota of Auburn FINALIST: Valley Buick GMC FINALIST: Rairdon’s Subaru of Auburn

WINNER: Shoe Forest & More FINALIST: Burlington FINALIST: The Classic Farmhouse FINALIST: Chico’s Outlets FINALIST: Nike Factory Store

AUTO SUPPLY STORE

GIFT SHOP

WINNER: Gosney Motor Parts (NAPA) FINALIST: O’Reilly Auto Parts FINALIST: Advance Auto Parts

WINNER: A Little Knitty FINALIST: The Classic Farmhouse FINALIST: Gosanko Chocolate FINALIST: Shoe Forest & More

Thank you for voting our firm one of the “Best.”

Thank you to all our guests who voted!

ROBERT E. WEST, JR. Attorney At Law 332 First St NE, Auburn 253.351.9000 rwest@WestLawOffices.com

Voted Best of Auburn 7 Years! SalonBellaDea.com 502 16th St. NE, Auburn • 253-333-6785

A Professional Service Corporation

FBCPA Group PS, Inc. - not just CPAs

• Estate Tax Planning • Business Valuation • Tax Preparation and Financial Statements • Virtual Accounting Solutions & Tools

Available for Events

“Helping your business perform to its potential.” Thank you for your votes as ‘Auburn’s Best Accountant!’

253-833-5304 www.fb-cpa.com Offering an eclectic fusion of familiar comfort foods and inspired modern cuisine. With comfort, class and attentive service in mind, Vinifera is the perfect place for all occasions, large or small.

Thanks for your votes for: Best Lunch • Best Dinner Best Cocktail Hour • Best Burger Best Italian Restaurant • Best Catering Daily Food and Drink Specials • Family Friendly • Full Bar Happy Hour Daily, 3-6 • Wine Tastings Wednesdays, 5-9 Live Music Friday & Saturday, 7-10 Open 7 days a week, 11am - 11pm for lunch & dinner.

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1817 Howard Rd, Auburn 253-333-0990

Thanks for voting. We think you’re Great too! Co-owners, Brittany Karlson & Jeremy MacArthur

18 Auburn Way South, Auburn • 253-737-4421 • vinifera-auburn.com

G e t Yo u r F R U G A L F I X To d a y ! Check us out at FrugalBurger.com


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Best of Auburn 2019 GROCERY STORE

NURSERY/GARDEN SHOP

WINNER: Fred Meyer FINALIST: Haggen Food & Pharmacy FINALIST: Grocery Outlet Bargain Market FINALIST: Safeway

WINNER: AgriShop Auburn Ace Hardware FINALIST: Lowe’s Home Improvement FINALIST: Branches

HARDWARE STORE

WINNER: Reber Ranch FINALIST: Pet Pros Lakeland in Auburn FINALIST: Coastal Farm & Ranch FINALIST: Tiki Tails Dog Salon

WINNER: AgriShop Auburn Ace Hardware FINALIST: Lowe’s FINALIST: Coastal Farm & Ranch

PET SUPPLY STORE

CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR WINNERS!

Winners of the gift cards from Longevita, Spunky Monkey Bar & Grill and Vinifera Wine Bar & Bistro are Laurie T., Joanne H. and Steve J. Thanks for voting and enjoy your prize!

F O W L E R

CHIROPRACTIC Est. 1988

Thank you for your votes and support during 31 years of business. Chiropractic

Massage Therapy

Roxanna Fowler D.C.

Carol Landers LMT

1035 Harvey Rd., Auburn • 253-833-0522

Thank you for letting us serve you for over 39 years! Thank you for your votes for

BEST PIZZA and BEST ITALIAN! We have been in business for over 39 years and take pride in our food, our staff and our customers. Come to Athens Pizza for a family friendly environment and a great tasting meal. When you’re at Athens, you’re family.

Athens

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September 27 - October 26 *Excludes mattresses & appliances.

St Vincent de Paul of Auburn Clothing & Home Accessories 717 Auburn Way N, Auburn (253) 833-0400

Furniture, Appliances & Mattresses 926 Auburn Way N, Auburn (253) 833-0401

Thank you for your votes for BEST BREAKFAST IN AUBURN!

Pizza & Pasta

253-939-7444

959 E Main St, Auburn

Serving Auburn Since 1980

American & Italian Food Lounge & Banquet Room 112 East Main Street, Downtown Auburn (253) 833-1880


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THE BIGGEST & BESTIN AUBURN! Thank you for making Muckleshoot Casino the Best Casino in Auburn! We will continue to bring you a winning combination of food, fun and gaming as we approach a new era for our iconic gaming brand. You are what makes us the biggest and best in the Northwest!

THE BIGGEST & BEST IN THE NORTHWEST 2402 Auburn Way South, Auburn WA 98002 800-804-4944 | muckleshootcasino.com

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