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Featuring the Best oF DeKalB County, as voteD By our reaDers!


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2012 DEKALB COUNTY’S FINEST INDEX OF ADVERTISERS 5-B’S CATERING SERVICE ............................................17

GREEN ACRE CLEANERS .............................................. 10

SPORTS OF ALL SORTS ................................................28

ADVANCED FOOT & ANKLE SURGEONS ...................36

H&R BLOCK....................................................................23

STATE FARM INSURANCE-DARRELL FOSS ............27, 31

ALLERGIES, ACHES & PAINS....................................7, 38

HAYES’ BODY SHOP...................................................... 19

STATE FARM INSURANCE ............................................34

ANDERSON, MARIANNE, CPA .....................................28

HY-VEE INC. .................................................................6, 7

STUDIO ONE .................................................................. 14

B95 / WDKB-FM .......................................................... 40

ITALIAN DREAMS ..........................................................23

SUNSHINE SCOOP SHOPPE & BAKERY...................... 10

BECKY BECK’S JEWELRY ........................................27, 29

JANE FARGO HOTEL & BANQUETS ..............................11

SYCAMORE PARKWAY RESTAURANT ......................... 12

BED AND BISCUIT ......................................................... 31

KARLSBAD TAVERN ................................................ 27, 37

TAXCO RESTAURANT.................................................... 15

BLISSFUL YOGA ..............................................................4

KNUTSON LAWN CARE ..........................................21, 24

TEACHER’S PET K-9 SCHOOL ................................. 4, 36

BLUMEN GARDENS.................................................19, 26

LEHAN DRUGS.........................................................15, 25

TOM TAYLOR CONSTRUCTION ....................................11

BOCKMANS AUTO CARE ............................................35

LITTLE LAMBS PRESCHOOL ..................................14, 23

VERIZON ...........................................................................5

C & H PLUMBING ..........................................................32

LYNN’S CARPET CLEANING .........................................33

VILLAGE COMMONS BOOKSTORE ............................ 20

CARDER TRAVEL ........................................................... 15

LINCOLNSHIRE PLACE ...................................................29

VISITING ANGELS ....................................................11, 33

CASSIE’S POPCORN STAND ........................................ 13

MCR FRAMING .......................................................12, 27

WRIGHT’S JEWELRY .......................................................8

CATTY WAMPUS ........................................................... 12

MERRY MAIDS...............................................................35

CELEBRATE DOWNTOWN DEKALB ..................... 30, 35

MITCHEL LOUNGE .........................................................11

CORTLAND ANIMAL HOSPITAL, PC............................ 21

MVPS SPORTS BAR ...................................................... 13

COUNTRY INN & SUITES .............................................. 13

NB&T .................................................................................9

CREATIVE THERAPEUTICS ...........................................29

NORTHERN REHAB .......................................................26

CRUM-HALSTED AGENCY ...........................................24

OAK CREST-DEKALB AREA RETIREMENT CENTER ...13, 28

DAHLQUIST INC. HEATING AND COOLING .......... 19, 31

OLLIE’S FROZEN CUSTARD ..........................................22

DANA’S DAY SPA ...........................................................38

OPEN AIR POWER SPORTS ..........................................38

DEKALB CLINIC .............................................................30

PAULSEN APPLIANCE .............................................19, 33

DR. CHULICK & DR. CURREY .......................................23

PRAIRIE STATE WINERY ..........................................17, 37

DR. TODD CURTIS .................................................. 10, 20

PRAIRIE VIEW DENTAL, LLC......................................... 16

DUNKIN DONUTS ............................................................6

RALPH’S FULL SERVICE CAR WASH .......................... 20

EDWARD JONES ............................................................ 15

REGALE CENTER...................................................... 13, 37

EVERYTHING FLORAL ...................................................23

RICCARDI’S RED HOTS & SODA FOUNTAIN ....... 34, 37

FAMILY PODIATRY ........................................................ 18

ROOD CONSTRUCTION ......................................... 22, 33

FAMILY FIRST PHYSICIANS........................................3, 8

SEXSON ORTHODONTICS, LTD ..................................25


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You Voted Us P EDIATRICS Best Again! WOMEN’S HEALTH

L ACTATION Here are just some of the things you’ve said: “The focus on breastfeeding, a common sense loving approach, and the natural options are wonderful. The staff acts like a team, and I feel like they know and remember our kids.” – JN

“Everyone I’ve dealt with at Family First is top-notch. I love that they’re pro-breastfeeding and that the environment has always been welcoming. I would highly recommend them.” - KS

“We tend to gush about you to anyone… because you are truly an exceptional person and doctor.” - JW

Sincere Thanks DeKalb County Karen M. Federici, MD

Voted The Best Physician 2010, 2011, and 2012 599 Pearson Drive, Genoa, IL 60115 • (815) 784-6300 • www.familyfirstdocs.com

• Wednesday, August 29, 2012

“If it wasn’t for the amazing staff at Family First Physicians I would not have been able to breastfeed my daughter. They are very supportive of parents and our wishes.” - NK

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WELLNESS & HEALTH


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Car Wash

Oil Change

Tire Store

DeKalb County’s Finest

DeKalb County’s Finest

DeKalb County’s Finest

DeKalb County’s Finest

RPM Restorations

Ralph’s Car Wash

Bockman’s Auto Care

Lovell’s Discount Tire

One of the Finest Hayes‘ Body Shop

One of the Finest Main Street Express

One of the Finest 3D Automotive

One of the Finest Illini Tire

One of the Finest Jim’s Body Shop

One of the Finest Genoa Superwash

One of the Finest Mobil One

One of the Finest Bockman’s Auto Care

Auto Repair Facility

Muffler Shop

DeKalb County’s Finest

DeKalb County’s Finest

Bockman’s Auto Repair

Lovell’s Discount Tire

One of the Finest 3D Auto Repair

One of the Finest Bockman’s Auto Care

One of the Finest Radd’s Automotive

One of the Finest Midas Auto Service

Teacher’s Pet K-9 School Est. 1993 Over 29 Years Experience! Obedience Boarding

Agility Grooming

Private & Group Lessons Pet Sitting Boarding School Doggie Day Care

815-895-3866

ABTA Certified, Licensed, Insured

www.teacherspetk9school.com

“Best Pet Kennel”

Finest Fact: Largest overall vote getter

Ollie’s Frozen Custard


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BBQ

Burrito

Chinese Restaurant

DeKalb County’s Finest

DeKalb County’s Finest

DeKalb County’s Finest

DeKalb County’s Finest

MVP Regale Center

Al’s Barbecue Shack

Burrritoville

China House

One of the Finest Sweet Dream

One of the Finest South Moon BBQ

One of the Finest El Burrito Loco

One of the Finest Yen Ching

One of the Finest South Pointe Center

One of the Finest Country Store & Catering

One of the Finest Taxco Restaurant

One of the Finest China Inn

Bartender/Bar Staff

Breakfast

Catering

Coffee Shop

DeKalb County’s Finest

DeKalb County’s Finest

DeKalb County’s Finest

DeKalb County’s Finest

PJ’s CourthouseTavern

Eggsclusive Café

5 B’s Catering Service

Shawn’s

One of the Finest Fatty’s

One of the Finest Lincoln Inn

One of the Finest Country Store & Catering

One of the Finest Starbucks

One of the Finest MVP’s

One of the Finest Flippin Eggs

One of the Finest Inboden’s

One of the Finest Caribou Coffee

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Family Restaurant

DeKalb County’s Finest

DeKalb County’s Finest

Shawn’s Deli

Parkway Family Restaurant

One of the Finest Inboden’s

One of the Finest The Junction Eating Place

One of the Finest Hy-Vee

One of the Finest The Lincoln Inn

Donut Shop

Fine Dining

DeKalb County’s Finest

DeKalb County’s Finest

Dunkin’ Donuts

Nat’s on Maple

One of the Finest Elleson’s Bakery

One of the Finest Johnny’s Charhouse

One of the Finest The Neighborhood Bakery

One of the Finest The Hillside

• Chiropractic • Acupuncture • Massage Therapy Chiropractic Physician Licensed Acupuncturist

Allergies, Aches & Pains Chiropractic & Acupuncture Center, Ltd.

Thank You for voting us...

One of the Best SUSHI One of the Best DELI One of the Best HEALTH FOOD STORE One of the Best MEAT MARKET/BUTCHER SHOP One of the Best SPECIALTY FOODS/SNACK We feel very proud to serve this community and very honored for your vote!

“A Helpful Smile in Every Aisle.”

THE FINEST MASSAGE THERAPY ACUPUNCTURE

2700 Dekalb Ave. • Sycamore

130 N. Fair St., Sycamore (815) 895-2059 www.allergiesachesandpains.com

for Voting Us... THE BEST LOCAL GROCERY STORE

BC/BS Providers

815-756-6174

• Wednesday, August 29, 2012

• Fertility, Prenatal, Pediatrics • Headaches • Back & Neck Pain • Digestive Problems • Sinus Problems • Unresolved Pain Dr. Teresa Melton

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DINING

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Fish Fry

Hamburger

Ice Cream

Pizza

DeKalb County’s Finest

DeKalb County’s Finest

DeKalb County’s Finest

DeKalb County’s Finest

Karlsbad Tavern

Riccardi’s

Ollie’s Frozen Custard

Pizza Villa

One of the Finest Ski’s

One of the Finest Portillo’s

One of the Finest Rosati’s Pizza of Sycamore

One of the Finest Parkway Family Restaurant

One of the Finest Corner Grill

One of the Finest Sunshine Scoop Shoppe & Bakery One of the Finest Riccardi’s

Gyros

Hot Dog

Mexican Food

Ribs

One of the Finest Italian Dreams

DeKalb County’s Finest

DeKalb County’s Finest

DeKalb County’s Finest

DeKalb County’s Finest

Tom & Jerry’s

Portillo’s

Taxco Restaurant

South Moon BBQ

One of the Finest Corner Grill

One of the Finest Riccardi’s

One of the Finest Rosita’s Mexican Restaurant

One of the Finest Tom & Jerry’s of Sycamore

One of the Finest Mediterraneo

One of the Finest Busters

One of the Finest Los Rancheros

One of the Finest Portillo’s

WELLNESS & HEALTH

You Voted Us PEDIATRICS Best Again! WOMEN’S HEALTH

LACTATION From our family to yours...

Sincere Thanks, DeKalb County Karen M M. Federici, Federici MD

Voted The Best Physician 2010, 2011, and 2012 599 Pearson Drive, Genoa, IL 60115 (815) 784-6300 • www.familyfirstdocs.com

I WANT TO THANK YOU DEKALB COUNTY!

WRIGHT’S JEWELRY

Selling Fine Jewelry at this Location for 27 Years

124 E. Lincoln Hwy. • DeKalb

(815) 757-2049

Open Mon. - Wed. 10-5; Thurs. - Fri. 10-6; Sat. 10-4 www.wrightsjewelrydekalb.com


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Salad

Sports Bar

Sub Sandwiches

Sushi

DeKalb County’s Finest

DeKalb County’s Finest

DeKalb County’s Finest

DeKalb County’s Finest

Portillo’s

Fatty’s Pub & Grille

Subway

Fushi Yami

One of the Finest Ruby Tuesday

One of the Finest MVP’s

One of the Finest Jimmy Johns

One of the Finest Haru of Japan

One of the Finest Panera Bread

One of the Finest PJ’s Courthouse Tavern

One of the Finest Rammy’s Subs

One of the Finest Hy-Vee

Seafood

Steak

DeKalb County’s Finest

DeKalb County’s Finest

Johnny’s Charhouse

Johnny’s Charhouse

One of the Finest Nat’s on Maple

One of the Finest Sorrento’s Ranch

One of the Finest Sorrento’s Ranch

One of the Finest Nat’s on Maple

Sunshine Scoop Shoppe Reader’s Choice 2012 Award

Best Ice Cream If you think the ice cream is good-

Try our Gourmet Popcorn!

Hershey’s Golden Scoop Award Winner #2 in all of Chicago/ Illinois!

& Bakery

$1.00 off

any popcorn flavor with this this ad. Exp. 9/31/12.

in the Junction Shopping Center, DeKalb www.dekalbicecream.com 815-758-4PIE (4743)

Thanks to all who voted Dr. Todd Curtis

“The Best in DeKalb County” for the 3rd straight year! 124 N. California Street • Sycamore, IL 60178

815.895.7660

www.curtisortho.com

Thanks To All Who Voted! 3 DeKalb County Locations to Serve Our Customers DEKALB 1334 E. LINCOLN HIGHWAY 888.828.7888 M - F 7am - 6:00pm Sat 8am - 2pm

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DEKALB 929 S. ANNIE GLIDDEN RD Glidden Crossing 815-758-5200

M - F 8am - 7pm • Sat 9am- 5pm

SYCAMORE 2731 SYCAMORE RD 815.758.6625

M - F 7am - 6:30pm • Sat 8am - 3pm

www.greenacrecleaners.com


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Join us for Sunday Brunch 9 AM - 2PM Book your next event, shower or corporate outing.

Thai Restaurant

DeKalb County’s Finest

DeKalb County’s Finest

PJ’s Courthouse Tavern

Thai Pavilion

One of the Finest Twin Tavern

One of the Finest Golden Thai Jasmine

One of the Finest Fatty’s Pub & Grille

One of the Finest Bea’s Wok’ n Roll

Finest Fact:

Number of categories with ties for most votes

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• DeKalb County’s only full service hotel and banquet center. • First class banquet facilities seating up to 275 people with in house wedding coordinator.

Now serving Lunch Buffet 11AM - 2PM $7.50 all you can eat

• Live Music coming in September • Craig Mathey 7-10 PM • Every other Friday starting September 14th

America’s Choice in Homecare®

Thank you DeKalb County for voting us DeKalb County’s Finest again in 2012!!!

Thank you for voting for us. We appreciate your support. • New Construction • Custom Remodeling • Garages • Porches • Basements • Sun Rooms

A few of our 65 “Angels” were available for this picture. We appreciate each and every Angel for their commitment and dedication to Visiting Angels clients.

phone 815-895-2017 | fax 815-895-2270 email tomtaylorconstruction@msn.com To view our work to www.tomtaylorconstruction.com

• Wednesday, August 29, 2012

355 W. State Street | Sycamore | 815.981.8370

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Bowling Alley

Hotel

Live Theater

Travel Agency

DeKalb County’s Finest

DeKalb County’s Finest

DeKalb County’s Finest

DeKalb County’s Finest

Mardi Gras Lanes

Country Inn & Suites

Stagecoach Players

Carder Travel

One of the Finest Four Seasons Sports

One of the Finest Jane Fargo Hotel

One of the Finest Egyptian Theatre

One of the Finest Royal Travel

One of the Finest NIU Huskie Den

One of the Finest Holiday Inn Express

One of the Finest NIU School of Theater & Dance

One of the Finest FunMe Events

Family Recreation

Limousine/Livery

Movie Theater

DeKalb County’s Finest

DeKalb County’s Finest

DeKalb County’s Finest

Sycamore Family Sports Center

Blue Sky Limo

Sycamore State Street Theater

One of the Finest DeKalb Park District

One of the Finest Home James Limo

One of the Finest Market Square Cinemas

One of the Finest Star World Arcade

One of the Finest Custom Limousine

One of the Finest WOW 7 Cinema

Finest Fact:

Total number of DeKalb County’s Finest categories

~ 125 ~

Come see what small-town shopping is all about.

Thank you

for voting for us! Bre a kf a s t • Lunc h • Di n n e r

Two great stores, one convenient location! Fun, affordable stuff for your home and garden! Nationally recognized custom picture framing now offering Free pick up and delivery!

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815-895-6700

228 W Main St, Genoa, IL 815-756-8974 or 815-784-9595


Let us spoil you with fresh, newly renovated surroundings and hot breakfast, as well as high speed wireless internet access and a team who will make you feel like part of a family. Because no matter what Country you’re in we’ll make you feel right at home.

1450 S. Peace Road Sycamore, IL 60178

815-895-8686

For Reservations:

Sycamore

800-456-4000

www.countryinns.com

I S E S ’ S A C POPCORN STAND

IN DOWNTOWN SYCAMORE

Troy and Cassie Oltman

OPENING A SECOND LOCATION

Join us for a Grand Opening Saturday, Sept. 15, at 4 p.m.

Frank Van Buer Plaza, corner of 2nd and Locust Downtown DeKalb

www.sycamorepopcornstand.com

MVPs/Regale Center

OAK CREST

~ Voted the Finest Banquet Facility ~ ~ Voted One of the Finest Sports Bars ~ ~ Voted One of the Finest Bartender Staffs ~

DeKalb Area Retirement Center www.oakcrestdekalb.org

“We have it all...” You have probably heard the saying, seeing is believing. We had heard it too. But each and every time we visited other retirement communities near our home in Wheaton we found out they just weren’t able to live up to our expectations.At some point during our search, good friends told us Oak Crest has it all – great location, beautiful homes, Dick & Lou Cole unbeatable amenities and future security. I’ll be honest with you, we were still a little skeptical. Then we visited Oak Crest and after meeting the friendly staff and talking with people who make Oak Crest their home we were convinced. Now, we call Oak Crest home and tell everyone we know that it’s true. Oak Crest has it all and so do we. Dick & Lou Cole, Residents since December 2009 For more information call (815) 756-8461 or visit us on the web at www.oakcrestdekalb.org.

Thank you, DeKalb County, for voting for MVPs and Regale Center!

Thank You for Voting us the Finest Retirement/Assisted Living Center!

• Wednesday, August 29, 2012

www.countryinns.com/sycamoreil

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Dentist

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Health Club/ Fitness Center

Hospital

DeKalb County’s Finest

DeKalb County’s Finest

Allergies, Aches & Pains

Drs. Chulick and Currey

DeKalb County’s Finest

KishHealth System

YMCA

One of the Finest Acupuncture Health Center

One of the Finest Prairie View Dental

One of the Finest Valley West Hospital

One of the Finest FitWorkz

One of the Finest Balance Chiropractic and Wellness Center

One of the Finest Courtview Family Dental

One of the Finest Custom Fit/Energym

Chiropractor

Eye Doctor/Vision

Home Health Care Provider

Allergies, Aches & Pains

Visting Angels

Chiropractic & Acupuncture Center, Ltd.

One of the Finest DeKalb County Home Health Care

One of the Finest Acupuncture Health Center

One of the Finest Home Instead Senior Care

One of the Finest Dana’s Day Spa

Chiropractic & Acupuncture Center, Ltd.

DeKalb County’s Finest

DeKalb County’s Finest

Dr. Rice Chiropractic

Spex Expressions

One of the Finest Sheedy Family Chiropractic

One of the Finest DeKalb Optometric

One of the Finest Olympia Chiropractic

One of the Finest Jeffrey Caron OD

DeKalb County’s Finest

DeKalb County’s Finest

One of the Finest Kindred Hospital

Massage Therapy/ Acupuncture

DeKalb County’s Finest

Little Lambs Preschool ~Voted The Finest Preschool ~ Thank You for Voting us One of the Finest!

(l-r) Becky Billips, Rachel Montgomery, Nadine Saubert, Donna Clark, Gail Tomko & Tasha Smith

The staff at Little Lambs Preschool are very honored to have been voted best preschool in DeKalb County. The dedicated staff has spent the last few weeks preparing for a new school year and are excited to welcome their new students. Little Lambs Preschool serves children ages 3 – 5 with classes offered either two or three mornings each week. Classes begin September 4, 2012. Limited openings are still available in some classes. Call 815-756-6669 for more information.

You Deserve to Be Here!


~Voted The Finest Pharmacy~

Travel with the Best Travel Agency!

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Join our groups!

Sept. 17th: Alaska Travel Show December 29th - Jan 4th: Holiday cruise March 9th - 19th: Journey through the Holy Land

2410 Sycamore Road in DeKalb • 815-756-1547 • travelsociety@hotmail.com

Thank You For Voting For Us

Serving over you for rs! a e y 65

Thank you for voting us The Best Pharmacy!

815-895-2545

The Lehan Family

223 W. State Street • Sycamore, IL 60178

www.taxcorestaurant.com

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We’re Grateful for the Support of

Our Community.

We became Edward Jones financial advisors because we wanted to be part of a firm that truly puts its clients’ needs first. We believe our longterm investment philosophy, conveniently located offices and personal, face-to-face approach show our commitment to helping the people in the communities we serve every single day. On behalf of Edward Jones and our branch offices, it gives us great pride to have been named one of DeKalb County’s Finest Financial Advisors by the Daily Chronicle Reader’s Choice Awards. This recognition wouldn’t have been possible without your support, and for that we are grateful. www.edwardjones.com Mark Hilde

Matt Myre

Mark Cronshaw

Ryan Genz

330 E State St., Suite B Sycamore, IL 60178 815-899-1303

2600 DeKalb Ave., Suite B Sycamore, IL 60178 815-756-3514

122 N First St., Suite B DeKalb, IL 60115 815-756-1662

1170 DeKalb Ave., Suite 109 Sycamore, IL 60178 815-899-1001

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Thanks DeKalb County!

Lehan Drugs

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HEALTH & WELLNESS Medical Clinic

DeKalb County’s Finest

DeKalb Clinic One of the Finest Family First Physicians One of the Finest Kishwaukee Medical Associates

Orthodontist/ Orthodontic Services

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Pharmacy/ Drug Store

Physician

DeKalb County’s Finest

Karen Federici, MD

DeKalb County’s Finest

Lehan Drugs

Retirement Center/ Assisted Living DeKalb County’s Finest

Oak Crest

One of the Finest Walgreens

One of the Finest Michael Thornton, MD

One of the Finest Lincolnshire Place

One of the Finest Eggleston’s Pharmacy

One of the Finest Dhaval Thakkar, MD

One of the Finest Grand Victorian

Physical Therapist

Podiatrist

Women’s Health

DeKalb County’s Finest

DeKalb County’s Finest

DeKalb County’s Finest

DeKalb County’s Finest

Dr. Todd Curtis

Northern Rehab

Dr. Neil Levin

Prairie Point Obstetrics

One of the Finest Sexson Orthodontics

One of the Finest DeKalb County Home Care

One of the Finest Dr. Tina Starkweather

One of the Finest Family First Physicians

One of the Finest Prairie View Dental

One of the Finest Creative Therapeutics

One of the Finest Dr. Jennifer Pacaccio

One of the Finest We Care Pregnancy Center

General, Cosmetic, Periodontal, Implant & Sedation, DENTISTRY

Thank you for voting us

One of the Best

DENTAL OFFICES in DeKalb County!

115 West Peace Road • Sycamore, IL 60178

(815) 895-6100

www.prairieviewdental.com


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Awarded BEST IN SHOW

Illinois State Fair

DeKalb County’s Finest

2010, 2011 & 2012

Blissful Yoga One of the Finest Alysa Radtke Thai Yoga Therapy & Reiki Center

2012 is ANOTHER great Vintage! Thanks to all our customers and friends.

One of the Finest Creative Therapeutics

Cheers!

Finest Fact:

Most awards received this year

~6~ for Hy-Vee

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W. Main St., Genoa, IL 815.784.4540

322 W. State St., Sycamore 815.991.5266

ti n g o v r o f Thank you

5-B’s Catering #1 in DeKalb County Since 1979 5-B’s has been committed to bringing our customers the best in quality and service. We are are proud to serve the DeKalb County We Area and appreciate your business over the years. 190 West Lincoln Hwy, Waterman IL 60556

815-264-7752

www.5bscatering.com Call us for you next Back Yard Party, School Fundraiser, Company Picnic, Golf Outing, Holidayy Parties, Indoor and Outdoor Catering ng

Let us take care of all of your catering needs

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Think Globally, Drink Locally!

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HOUSE & HOME - RETAIL Appliance Store

Hardware Store

DeKalb County’s Finest

DeKalb County’s Finest

Paulsen Appliance & Electronics

Gordon Hardware

One of the Finest Sears One of the Finest Lowe’s

Garden Shop/ Nursery

DeKalb County’s Finest

Blumen Gardens

One of the Finest Tobinson’s Ace Hardware One of the Finest Lowe’s

Home Decor

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Home Improvement Center DeKalb County’s Finest

DeKalb County’s Finest

Lowe’s

Delano’s Home Decorating

One of the Finest Menards

Delano’s Home Decorating One of the Finest Partylite by Teresa Zulas

One of the Finest Wren’s Nest

One of the Finest Pier 1 Imports

One of the Finest Splash of Color

One of the Finest Farm & Fleet

DeKalb County’s Finest

One of the Finest The Garden Market

Paint/Wallpaper Store

One of the Finest Sherwin-Williams

Finest Fact:

Number of businesses voted “The Finest” for 3 consecutive years

~ 56 ~

Dr. Neil B. Levin of Family Podiatry Winner of the Daily Chronicle Readers Choice Awards for Best Podiatrist in DeKalb County, Illinois.

Find out why today! Bethany Professional Building 1675 Bethany Rd. Suite B, Sycamore, IL 60178 www.yourfootdoctor.com

815-899-2575


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~ Voted the Finest Heating and Air ~ 2170 Oakland Dr. • Sycamore

(815) 756-1225 Thanks for voting us DeKalb County’s Finest

The staff of Dahlquist, Inc. would like to thank the readers for making us “The Best” three years running!

APPLIANCE & ELECTRONICS

WWW.PAULSENAPPLIANCE.COM

CELEBRATING OUR 35TH YEAR SERVING DEKALB COUNTY

THANK YOU!

FOR VOTING US THE FINEST APPLIANCE & ELECTRONICS STORE. 815-895-6373

FINE LANDSCAPE DESIGN ARTISAN - QUALITY WORKMANSHIP GARDEN MAINTENANCE GARDEN SHOP & NURSERY EVENT RENTAL FACILITY

“Like” us on Facebook!

www.blumengardens.com

403 Edward Street Sycamore, IL 815-895-3737

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PAULSEN

AUTO BODY SHOP!

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Dahlquist, Inc.


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Carpet Cleaners

Heating & Air Conditioning Service DeKalb County’s Finest

DeKalb County’s Finest

DeKalb County’s Finest

Lynn’s Carpet Cleaning

Dahlquist Heating & Cooling

Ken Spears Construction

Sparkle Janitorial

One of the Finest Clean USA

One of the Finest Newton HVAC

One of the Finest Rood Construction

One of the Finest Quinlan’s Cleaning Service

One of the Finest Breezy’s Heating & Air

One of the Finest Gary Personette Construction

Handyman Service

Home Builder

Interior Design

DeKalb County’s Finest

Home Remodeler

Janitorial/ Home Cleaner One of the Finest Merry Maids One of the Finest Clean USA

Landscaper

DeKalb County’s Finest

DeKalb County’s Finest

DeKalb County’s Finest

DeKalb County’s Finest

Knutson Lawn Care and Home Services

Rood Construction

Greg Rabenhorst

Knutson Lawn Care

One of the Finest Ric Anderson Construction

One of the Finest Finishing Touches, Patsy Schauer

One of the Finest Blumen Gardens

One of the Finest Tom Taylor Construction

One of the Finest Delano’s Home Decorating

One of the Finest Stran’s Garden Center

One of the Finest S & A Maintenance One of the Finest House Doctor

Dr. Todd A. Curtis ~ Voted the Finest Orthodontist ~

#1 Stop for Huskie Gear! VILLAGE COMMONS BOOKSTORE 901 Lucinda Ave. • DeKalb • 815-758-0613

Website:

www.vcbs.com

Full Service Car Wash & Detail Center

Thank you DeKalb County for 25 years of support!

Thanks for once again voting us the Best Car Wash in DeKalb County. 1820 Mercantile Dr., Sycamore Across from Menard’s

815-899-3900

Hours: Monday - Saturday 8 am - 5 pm • Sunday 9 am - 4 pm


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DeKalb County’s Finest

C & H Plumbing One of the Finest Ben Franklin 24-Hour Plumbing

Thank you to all who voted Knutson Lawn Care the finest landscaper and the finest handyman service in DeKalb County. We take great pride in our work and our reputation is very important to us. We look forward to providing all of our customers with a quality and affordable job that we are proud to put our name on.

One of the Finest Valentine Plumbing

Knutson Lawn Care is a professional lawn care service, servicing residential & commercial properties.

FREE ESTIMATES • FULLY INSURED Let us take care of all your home & lawn care needs!

Mowing Trimming Aerating Dethatching Snow Plowing & Salting New Lawn Installation Retaining Walls Brick Patios Sod Installation Fence Installation Shrub Trimming Fertilization Leaf Removal Rough Cut Mowing Tree/Bush Installation Irrigation Systems Mulch Mobile Watering Landscape Lighting Water Fountains Pondless Waterfalls Bobcat Work Material Hauling Weed Control & Many More

VISIT US ON THE WEB AT www.KNUTSONLAWNCARE.com

815-739-1998

Schedule your pet’s appointment today!

Now Offering Boarding! Sheri Askew, DVM

815-748-8040

FIND US ON:

“We treat your pet like our own!” 13669 East Route 38, DeKalb

(0.2 miles east of Somonauk Rd.)

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Thank you for voting us One of the Finest Veterinarians in DeKalb County!

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H Barber Shop H Beauty Salon H Cosmetics/Skin Care

Barber Shop

Cosmetics/Skin Care DeKalb County’s Finest

DeKalb County’s Finest

DeKalb County’s Finest

Red’s Barber Shop

Dana’s Day Spa

Lee Foss

Dana’s Day Spa

One of the Finest University City Barber Shop

One of the Finest Carson’s

One of the Finest Jason Cregier at WLBK

One of the Finest Leza Nail Salon

One of the Finest Woody’s

One of the Finest Studio One Salon & Day Spa

One of the Finest Mark Charvat/J&M Productions

One of the Finest Pro Nails

Beauty Salon

Day Spa

Dry Cleaners

Photographer

DeKalb County’s Finest

Disc Jockey

Nail Salon

DeKalb County’s Finest

DeKalb County’s Finest

DeKalb County’s Finest

DeKalb County’s Finest

Dolce Vita Salon & Day Spa

Dana’s Day Spa

Greenacre Cleaners

Dynamic Photography

One of the Finest Stephen Alan Salon

One of the Finest Dolce Vita Salon & Day Spa

One of the Finest VIP Cleaners

One of the Finest Roger Kyler Photography

One of the Finest Studio One Salon & Day Spa

One of the Finest Studio One Salon & Day Spa

One of the Finest Sycamore Cleaners

One of the Finest Kerri Collins Photography

Rood Construction ~ Voted the Finest Home Builder ~ ~ Voted One of the Finest Home Remodelers ~

Ollie’s Frozen Custard

We appreciate everyone’s votes and support. Thank you DeKalb County!

Joe & Valerie Cranden and Staff Whether you are planning to build a new home or remodel your existing home, contact DeKalb County’s Best Home Builder.

Sun-Thur 11:30-9:30 Fri & Sat 11:30-10

758-8222

WE ACCEPT Debit & Credit Cards


Thank You for Making Us One of the Best!

We are committed to providing the highest level of care to all our patients

25% off

2 for 1 Tuesdays

Buy 1 fresh flower, get one free! loose or fresh flower arrangements Free Local Daily Delivery

Ask us how to get

FREE Groomsmen Boutineers!

113 W Main St., Genoa

815.784.2344 www.EverythingFloral.com

Not to be combined. One special per order/arrangement. Offers expire Sept. 30, 2012.

FREE

Medium Thin Crust Cheese Pizza

Serving the community for over 30 years

Thanks for Voting For Us!

815-899-0905

Italian Dreams of Sycamore Carry-Out or Delivery 436 N. Main St., Sycamore, IL 815-899-0905

When you purchase another pizza of equal or greater value (additional items extra)

One coupon per order. Coupons may not be used with any other offer or discount, including non-coupon discounts. Expires 9/30/12

Thank you for voting us

The Best in DeKalb County

Sessions offered 2 or 3 mornings per week Classes for children ages 3—5 Days: M/W, T/Th, or M/W/F Class Times: 9:00 a.m.—12 noon

from the DeKalb and Sycamore offices!

Our desire is to assist parents in nurturing your children in a Christian setting with emphasis on: Social behavior Emotional growth

Physical development Cognitive learning

Spiritual growth Academics

Little Lambs is open to children of all religious backgrounds.

511 Russell Road DeKalb, IL 60115 815-756-6669 www.ImmanuelDeKalb.org Little Lambs Preschool is licensed by the State of Illinois

2600 DeKalb Ave Sycamore, IL 60178 Phone: 815-758-0101 Mon., Wed. & Fri - 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Tues. & Thurs. - 11 a.m. - 7 p.m.

830 Lincoln Highway DeKalb, IL 60115 Phone: 815-756-5382 Mondays - 12 - 4 p.m. Thursdays - 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.

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Sun. - Thurs. 11 AM to 10 PM • Fri. & Sat. 11 AM to 11 PM

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Dr. Chulick, Dr. Currey and staff would like to thank all our patients!

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PERSONAL SERVICES

Preschool/Day Care

Shoe Repair

DeKalb County’s Finest

DeKalb County’s Finest

Little Lambs Preschool

The Corner Cobbler

Knutson Lawn Care

~Voted The Finest Landscaper and Handyman Service ~

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One of the Finest Stomp Shoes

One of the Finest Land of Learning One of the Finest Children’s Learning Center

Kris Knutson and Chad Knutson of Knutson Lawn Care would like to thank their customers for their continued support!

The Corner Cobbler Finest Shoe Repair Store

Building Relationships For Life.

A successful financial plan requires a solid foundation. Contact Us Today!

www.crumhalsted.com • Auto • Home Sycamore 815-756-2906

• Life • Health Dixon 815-284-7737

Sandwich 815-786-2105

• Business • Risk Management Elgin 847-741-2025

Polo 815-946-2542

“Crum-Halsted Agency, Inc. is proud to be recognized as a top insurance agency in DeKalb County. We would like to thank all of our clients and associates who voted for us. For over 88 years, we have been dedicated to serving our communities and building relationships for life. It is an honor to know we are trusted to protect the things that are most important to people and their businesses.”

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Thank you for voting us one of the Finest Orthodontists!

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Lehan Family, proud to be serving you for

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Pet Store

DeKalb County’s Finest

DeKalb County’s Finest

Huckleberry’s Pet Parlor

PetSmart

One of the Finest A Groomery One of the Finest Teachers Pet K-9 School

Pet Kennel

DeKalb County’s Finest

Teachers Pet K-9 School One of the Finest Countryside Pet Motel One of the Finest Bed & Biscuit

One of the Finest Paw Lickin’ Good One of the Finest PETCO

northernrehabpt.com 815.756.8524

freedom to move freedom to choose

Veterinarian/ Animal Hospital

DeKalb County’s Finest

Bethany Animal Hospital One of the Finest Prairie View Animal Hospital One of the Finest Cortland Animal Hospital

Blumen Garden ~Voted the Finest Garden Shop/Nursery ~ ~Voted One of the Finest Landscapers ~

Thank you for choosing us as the 2012 DeKalb County’s Finest

Best Physical Therapist!

Your choice of 4 locations to serve you better:

The Blumen Gardens staff and owners say thank you to DeKalb County for over 20 years of patronage and support!

3266 Resource Parkway DeKalb 815.756.8524

232 W. Lincoln Hwy DeKalb 815.756.2369

540 E. Main Street Suite 5 Genoa 815.784.6417

1211 Currency Court Suite C Rochelle 815.562.3299


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~Voted The Finest Picture Framing ~

In 1957, Becky Beck appreciated the look and feel of fine jewelry.

Today, she stakes her reputation on it!

Thank You DeKalb County! To all our customers and friends-Thank You for your show of support! XOXO – Carolyn, Amos & Roxie

Karlsbad Tavern ~ Voted Finest Fish Fry ~

Proud to be your Good Neighbor Agent since 1974.

Voted Finest Insurance Agent 3 Years in a Row!

Come see us if you want the Best Fish Fry in DeKalb County!

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228 W Main St, Genoa, IL 815-756-8974 or 815-784-9595

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MCR Framing


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PROFESSIONAL SERVICES

Accounting/Tax Firm

Insurance Agent

H Accounting/Tax Firm H Financial Advisor

Mortgage Broker

DeKalb County’s Finest

DeKalb County’s Finest

DeKalb County’s Finest

H & R Block

Darrell Foss

NB & T

One of the Finest Marianne Anderson CPA

One of the Finest Scott Zeimet

One of the Finest Resource Bank

One of the Finest Hiatt & Moen PC

One of the Finest Jeff Keicher

One of the Finest Castle Bank

Financial Advisor

Insurance Service

DeKalb County’s Finest

DeKalb County’s Finest

Walsh & Associates

State Farm Insurance

One of the Finest Edward Jones

One of the Finest Crum-Halsted Insurance

One of the Finest Planwealth

One of the Finest Pardridge Insurance

NB & T

Finest Mortgage Broker

Oak Crest

~Voted the Finest Retirement/Assisted Living Center ~

We would like to thank the readers for their continued support of our business. We look forward to serving you for many years to come! No Order too Small

147 N. 2nd St. DeKalb

815.756.9910

Marianne Anderson As recipient of the 2012 Reader’s Choice Award for Retirement Communities, the residents, families and staff would like to acknowledge the vision, leadership and efforts of the Board of Trustees of the DeKalb Area Retirement Center–Oak Crest. “Leadership should be born out of the understanding of the needs of those who would be affected by it.”

Certified Public Accountant would like to thank the voters of DeKalb County for their support.

This honor is shared with my assistants Back Row l-r: Dr. Jason Friedrichs, Bill Lenschow, Kevin Hickey, Mary Jo McAdams & Don Hettel Middle Row l-r: Dr. Tony Chulick, Linda Mason, Ann Tucker & Lina Ong Front Row l-r: Dick Stokke, Kathy Spears, Carol Larson, and Bernie Looney Board Members not pictured: Tami Armstrong, Tim Dunlop, Rev. Jon Hutchison, Karen Manning Dr. Paul Stromborg & Rev. Dick Wisdom

Joann

Joy

Pat

Bette

Tom

who helped make this possible.

529 S. Second St., DeKalb • 815-758-7111


~Voted The Finest Jewelry Store ~

No matter what your age or fitness level, we have the

class for you!

Thank You DeKalb County!

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Lincolnshire Place a memory care residence Call Today For Information or To Schedule A Tour

“Hope for families coping “H with Alzheimer’s.”

“An exceptional living environment combined with our highly-trained caregivers and Alzheimer’s professionals that allows you to have the peace of mind you deserve.”

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Becky Beck’s Jewelry

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Tai Chi Seniors Fitness Total Gym Gravity Strength and Conditioning Yoga Classes and Workshops Individualized instruction

Dedicated to Alzheimers and Dementia Care

PHYSICAL THERAPY | MASSAGE THERAPY

710 Vellagio • Sycamore 815.895.9870 www.lincolnshireplace.net

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Frozen Custard

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Liquor Store

Meat Market/ Butcher Shop

DeKalb County’s Finest

DeKalb County’s Finest

DeKalb County’s Finest

Sweet Dreams Bakery and Catering

Ollie’s Frozen Custard

Lundeen’s Discount Liquor

Inboden’s Meat Market

One of the Finest Elleson’s Bakery

One of the Finest Culver’s

One of the Finest American Liquors

One of the Finest Country Store & Catering

One of the Finest The Neighborhood Bakery

One of the Finest Aspen Leaf Yogurt

One of the Finest Twin Package Liquors

One of the Finest Hy-Vee

Candy/Popcorn Shop DeKalb County’s Finest

Health Food Store

DeKalb County’s Finest

Local Grocery Store

The Confectionary

Duck Soup Coop

Hy-Vee

Produce/ Farmers Market

One of the Finest Cassie’s Popcorn Stand

One of the Finest Family Health Center

One of the Finest Brown’s County Market

One of the Finest Sycamore State Street Theater

One of the Finest Hy-Vee

One of the Finest Schnucks

DeKalb County’s Finest

DeKalb County’s Finest

DeKalb County’s Finest

DeKalb Farmers Market One of the Finest Yaeger’s Farm Market One of the Finest Sycamore Farmers Market

Thank you

sponsored by

FOR NOMINATING US

DeKalb

DeKalb Clinic physicians and staff would like to express our appreciation for being voted Best Medical Clinic. We are grateful to the community for their confidence and support.

Farmers’ Market Located in the Van Buer Plaza on the Corner of N 2nd and Locust across from the Egyptian Theatre

To better meet the needs of our patients, we continue to expand our medical specialties to include Obstetrics and Gynecology with Dr. Paula Hobson, as well as Physical Therapy, Neurosurgery and Pulmonology.

The Market will run Every Thursday Noon to 6pm thru September 27! Stop by on your way home from work! Locally grown fresh produce, gourmet meats, flowers, handmade craft items, breads, wine, baked goods, cheese, pet treats and more. visit www.renewdekalb.com for complete details

DR. PAULA HOBSON

(815) 758-8671 | DEKALB CLINIC.COM


Darrell Foss Agency ~Voted The Finest Insurance Agency~

One of the Best Pet Kennels! Thanks to all the readers who voted for us! 29285 Pleasant Hill Rd Kingston, IL 60145

Bed & Biscuit

The Darrell Foss agency would like to thank the readers for selecting us The Best Insurance Agency in DeKalb county. Pictured are Pam Verbic, Dorinda Mayfield and Darrell Foss.

815-895-5255

Emergency Service 815.895.5470 994 Crosby Avenue Sycamore, IL 60178 815-895-5470 Fax: 815-895-3659 www.DahlquistHeating.com

Voted THE BEST Heating & A/C Service for 2010, 2011 & 2012

Thank You DeKalb County

We appreciate your continued business.

Furnace Safety Inspection $40 • • • •

Combustion process Flame orientation Blower operation Electrical visual inspection

*Price per furnace exp 11/30/2012

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Boarding • Grooming • Treat Shop

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DeKalb County’s Finest

Inboden’s One of the Finest Hy-Vee One of the Finest Duck Soup Coop

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Antiques Shop

Bookstore

Electronic Store

DeKalb County’s Finest

DeKalb County’s Finest

DeKalb County’s Finest

Laughing Cat

Barnes & Noble

Best Buy

One of the Finest Sycamore Antiques

One of the Finest Village Commons Bookstore

One of the Finest Paulsen Appliance & Electronics

Art Gallery

Cell Phone/Wireless DeKalb County’s Finest

Florist

DeKalb County’s Finest

The ART Box

Verizon Wireless

Kar-Fre Flowers

One of the Finest NIU Art Museum

One of the Finest U.S. Cellular

One of the Finest Glidden Campus Florist

One of the Finest The Art Attack

One of the Finest Sprint

One of the Finest Everything Floral

One of the Finest Josie’s Antiques

DeKalb County’s Finest

The Staff of C & H Plumbing, Inc Wants to thank our customers for choosing us

The Best Plumber in DeKalb County Celebrating 30 Years! Our services include: Repair service • Kitchen & bath remodeling New construction • Light commercial • Geothermal Radiant floor heat • Back flow inspections

815.758.4810 chplumbing@frontier.com IL State Registration #055-000129


CARPET CLEANING

VOTED BEST CARPET CLEANER!

Thank You

To All Of Our Customers! • Carpet & Upholstery Cleaning • Tile & Grout Cleaning • Hot Water Extraction Cleaning • Emergency Flood & Water Damage

Visiting Angels would like to express our gratitude to all who voted us “DeKalb County’s Finest Home Health Care”. We have strived to earn your trust and confidence in the services we provide. We would like to thank all the caregivers and staff working for Visiting Angels, as they are the ones who have played a major role in earning this award. Each of you are truly appreciated and respected for your contributions. We are pleased to announce that over 90% of our Angels have earned their CNA certification. If you would like to become an Angel, please contact Michelle at our office.

630 Plaza Drive, Suite #1 • Sycamore

(815) 784-3385

Paulsen Appliance & Electronics

~Voted The Finest Appliance Store ~ ~Voted One of the Finest Electronic Stores ~

www.VisitingAngels.com/dekalb office.visitingangels@comcast.net

ROOD CONSTRUCTION “More than a house... It’s home.” Tired of that never ending expanding “Honey-Do” list full of construction jobs? Call your local TRUSTED, AND INSURED Construction Company to take care of all your needs

New Construction Remodeling We specialize in building semi-custom and custom homes, and we have access to buildable lots. Let us build you the home of your dreams! We are going into our 35th year and couldn’t do it without such great customers. Thanks, DeKalb County, for your loyalty!

Remodeling • House Renovations • Additions • Kitchens • Baths • Dry Rot Repair • Remodeling • Decks • Roofing

815-761-8311

815-761-0291 • bobrood@hotmail.com

www.roodconstruction.net

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RETAIL - SPECIALTY Framing Shop

Being there is why we’re here.

Whether you need a question answered, a problem solved, or a claim reported, our job is to make it happen. Like a good neighbor, State Farm is there.® CONTACT AN AGENT TODAY.

Jeff Keicher, ChFC CLU CPCU, Agent jeff@jeffkeicher.com • Bus: 815-895-1945

Scott Zeimet, Agent scott@scottzeimet.com • Bus: 815-748-3101

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Hobby Store

DeKalb County’s Finest

DeKalb County’s Finest

MCR Framing

Hobby Lobby

One of the Finest ART Box

One of the Finest Michaels

One of the Finest Franklin’s Frames and Art

One of the Finest Brian’s Pro Shop and Hobby

Gold Buyer

Jewelry Store

DeKalb County’s Finest

DeKalb County’s Finest

Wright’s Jewelry

Becky Beck’s Jewelry

One of the Finest Zack’s

One of the Finest Wright’s Jewelry

One of the Finest Becky Beck’s Jewelry

One of the Finest D & D Jewelers

Come by and taste why we were voted the BEST BURGER and One of the Best Hot Dogs and Ice Creams in DeKalb County! Thank you for voting for us DeKalb County! Also available: Bison Burgers from Elliott & Sons Bison, in Sycamore.

Darrell Foss, Agent darrell@darrellfoss.com • Bus: 815-758-5456

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State Farm, Home Office, Bloomington, IL

815-991-2200

418 W State Street, Sycamore, IL 60178 riccardisredhots.com

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This space kept clean by Merry Maids.

~Voted The Finest Produce/Farmer’s Market~

Let us keep your space clean, too!

815-895-2211 Thank you for your support!

Thank you for voting Merry Maids One of DeKalb County’s Finest

Best Automotive Repair Facility

Best Oil Change

for the last 3 years!

2158 Oakland Drive, Sycamore • 815-756-7413 • www.bockmanautocare.com

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Plus a FREE Ralph’s Car Wash!

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DeKalb County’s

Say goodbye to those less reputable shop and say hello to Bockman’s Auto Care, the home of solid workmanship and customer service.

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Office Supply

Shoe Store

Wine Shop

DeKalb County’s Finest

DeKalb County’s Finest

DeKalb County’s Finest

DeKalb County’s Finest

Mattress Warehouse

Office Max

Stomp Shoes

Prairie State Winery

One of the Finest Back To Bed

One of the Finest Momark Office Supply

One of the Finest Famous Footwear

One of the Finest Waterman Winery

One of the Finest Copy Service

Music Store/ Instruction

Radio Stations

One of the Finest Carson’s

One of the Finest Inboden’s

Stationary/ Invitations

DeKalb County’s Finest

DeKalb County’s Finest

Poc’s Music

B-95 WDKB

One of the Finest Roger’s Music

One of the Finest WLBK

One of the Finest Hallmark

One of the Finest Ax In Hand

One of the Finest WNIU-WNIJ

One of the Finest LePrint Express

DeKalb County’s Finest

Hobby Lobby

Finest Fact:

Number of year’s for DeKalb County’s Finest contest

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Teacher’s Pet K-9 School ~Voted The Finest Pet Kennel ~ ~Voted One of The Finest Pet Groomers ~ Thank you for making us One of DeKalb County’s Best! Proudly Providing Foot & Ankle Care in DeKalb County!

Dr. Blayne McCaffrey, DPM, Dr. Jennifer Pacaccio, DPM, Dr. Douglas Pacaccio, DPM Call for an appointment today!

For your convenience, we now have Saturday hours! Thank you DeKalb County for your support! We believe every dog should be the “Teacher’s Pet”

2180 Oakland Place Unit A Sycamore, IL 60178

215 Hillcrest Ave. Suite B Yorkville, IL 60560

2720 E. New York St. Unit 108 Aurora, IL 60502

815-669-4811

630-352-3700

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Prairie State Winery

Finest Wine Shop If you want to eat healthy, you gotta go home!

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THE BEST

FISH FRY in DeKalb County

for the 3rd year in a row! Halfway to St. Patrick’s Day

Voted best banquet hall in DeKalb County The Regale Center Business & Banquet Facility Located in downtown Sycamore 124 1/2 S. California Street 815-508-8008 www.rcsycamore.com

FRIDAY FISH FRY

Your choice of Cod, Ocean Perch or Fried Shrimp. Your choice of preparation: Fried, Baked or Cajun. Your choice of Potato: Fries, Wedges or Baked. Served with Coleslaw, Roll & Butter.

Corned Beef & Cabbage Saturday, September 15

Take a drive and come see us in beautiful downtown Genoa! 413 W. Main Street • Genoa, IL • 815-784-6336

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SPORTS & RECREATION Bicycle Shop

DeKalb County’s Finest

Golf Course in DeKalb County

North Central Cyclery

DeKalb County’s Finest

One of the Finest Blue Moon Bikes

One of the Finest Sycamore Golf Course

Dance Studio/ Instruction

One of the Finest Buena Vista

DeKalb County’s Finest

River Heights

Martial Arts

Northern Illinois Dance DeKalb County’s Finest Center Bill Cho’s Tae Kwon Do

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Pilates

Sporting Apparel

DeKalb County’s Finest

DeKalb County’s Finest

Pilates with Paula

MC Sports

One of the Finest FitWorkz

One of the Finest Embroidery Sew Into It

One of the Finest YMCA

One of the Finest Sports of All Sorts

Recreational Vehicle/ Motorcycles/RVs/ATVs DeKalb County’s Finest

Late Nite Cycles

One of the Finest Just for Kix

One of the Finest YMCA

One of the Finest Holiday Hour RV

One of the Finest Beth Fowler School of Dance

One of the Finest Harding’s Family Martial Arts

One of the Finest Open Air Sports

Allergies, Aches & Pains Chiropractic & Acupuncture Center, Ltd.

~Voted The Finest Massage Therapy / Acupuncture ~

Thank you Dekalb County for voting me Best Day Spa, Nail Salon, Skin Care and Massage Therapy Manicures * Pedicures * Facials * Swedish Massage *Waxing * Sugaring Check out ALL of our services at: Instant Gift Cards & Full Service Menu • www.DanasDaySpa.com

203 E Locust St.,Dekalb • BY APPOINTMENT ONLY • 815-739-0446

Thanks to all our patients for their continued support of our business. We appreciate those who voted for us! We look forward to serving the community for years to come!

Thank You for voting for us! openairpowersports.com

1330 E. State St. • Sycamore, IL 60178 • 815-991-9166 Located at the intersection of Rt. 64 & Airport Rd.


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Thank for voting us The Finest You! Radio Station 3 years in a row!

Today’s Best Variety!

We’re DeKalb County’s Only Locally Owned & Operated Radio Station.

2201 N. First St. • DeKalb, IL www.B95FM.com • Request Line: 75MUSIC (756-8742)

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