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An Advertising Feature of The Topeka Capital-Journal

September 13, 2015

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2015 Best of Topeka directory Best Child Care Center Community Preschool .... 14G

Best Cell Service Provider Verizon Wireless .............. 28G

SERVICE

Best Equipment Rental Company Kansas Rental .................. 28G

Best Auto Repair Shop Ed Bozarth Chevrolet Buick GMC .......................... 4G

RETAIL Best New Auto Dealer Ed Bozarth Chevrolet Buick GMC .......................... 4G Best Used Auto Dealer Ed Bozarth Chevrolet Buick GMC .......................... 4G Best Grocery Store Dillon Stores ...................... 6G Best Organic/Health Food Store Dillon Stores ...................... 6G Best Tattoo Shop Fine Line Tattoo ................. 6G Best Garden Store Skinner Garden Store ........ 6G Best Furniture/Home Furnishings Store Furniture Mall of Kansas . .............................. 8G Best Flooring Store Gardner’s Flooring America . ............................ 8G Best Convenience Store Kwik Shop .......................... 8G Best Florist J’adore Flowers & More . ... 8G Best Kid’s Party Location Going Bonkers Family Fun Center ....................... 10G

Best Auto Body And Paint Shop Ed Bozarth Chevrolet Buick GMC .......................... 4G Best Place for an Oil Change Ed Bozarth Chevrolet Buick GMC .......................... 4G Best Bank CoreFirst Bank & Trust .... 16G Best Credit Union Envista Credit Union ........ 16G Best Financial Advisor/ Retirement Planning Modern Woodmen Fraternal Financial .......................... 16G Best Church/Synagogue Christ the King Catholic Church . ............................ 16G Best Tanning Salon Sun Tana .......................... 18G Best Place to Get a Haircut/Style All About U Salon ............ 18G

Best Recreational Vehicle Dealer (RVs, boats, motorcycles, ATVs) Anderson Enterprises . ... 28G

Best Car Wash Eagle Auto Wash .............. 22G

Best Buffet Casa Authentic Mexican Food . ................. 30G Best Mexican Restaurant El Mezcal Restaurant ....... 30G Best Asian Restaurant Kiku Steakhouse of Japan ........................... 30G Best Italian Restaurant Paisano’s Ristorante ........ 32G

Best Place for Breakfast Cracker Barrel Restaurant & Old Country Store ........ 34G Best Place for Lunch Blind Tiger Brewery & Restaurant . .................. 34G Best Place for a Cold Beer Blind Tiger Brewery & Restaurant . .................. 34G Best Place to Fill Your Sweet Tooth Orange Leaf Frozen Yogurt .............................. 34G Best Burger Red Robin Gourmet Burger .............................. 34G

Best Consignment/Thrift Store/Flea Market Findables .......................... 12G

Best Funeral Home/ Crematory Penwell-Gabel Funeral Homes Crematory & Cemetery ... 22G

Best Place to Buy Sports Fan Apparel Rally House ....................... 12G

Best Home Improvement Store The Home Depot . ............ 22G

Best Tire Store Goodyear Auto Service Centers ............................. 14G

Best Builder/Remodeler (residential) Topeka Habitat for Humanity ........................ 24G

Best Catering Company Aboud’s Banquet & Catering ........................ 36G

RESIDENTIAL

Best Builder/Remodeler (commercial) Kendall Construction ...... 24G

PROFESSIONAL

Best Apartment Complex Fleming Court Apartments . .................... 14G Best Retirement Home/ Life Care Center Lexington Park Retirement Community ...................... 14G

Best Roofing Company Gardner Roofing .............. 24G Best Computer Sales/ Service Best Buy ........................... 24G

Best Real Estate Agent Kelly McFarland (Coldwell Banker Griffith & Blair) ........................... 40G

Best Veterinary Hospital West Ridge Animal Hospital . ......................... 40G

Best Pizza Glory Day’s Pizza ............. 32G

Best Laundry or Dry Cleaner Scotch Fabric Care Services . .......................... 22G

Best Photo Studio/ Photographer Ken Doll Photography .... 40G

FOOD & DRINK

Best Heating and Air Company Debacker’s Inc.................. 20G

Best Pest Control Company Schendel Pest Control ..... 20G

Best Physical Therapy Rebound Physical Therapy ............................ 38G

Best Real Estate Company Coldwell Banker Griffith & Blair American Home . ............ 40G

Best Barbecue Boss Hawg’s Barbeque .... 32G

Best Electrician Torgeson Electric ............. 20G

Best Dentist Anthony Beckler (Topeka Smiles) .............. 38G

Best Bed and Breakfast The Barn Bed & Breakfast Inn ................... 30G

Best Carpet Cleaner Bob’s Janitorial Service ... 18G

Best Place to Buy Photo Equipment Wolfe’s Camera Shop . ..... 10G

Best Antique Store Ferris Wheel Antiques ...... 12G

Best Golf Course Great Life Golf & Fitness .......................... 28G

Best Steak Texas Roadhouse ............. 32G

Best Jewelry Store Calhoun’s Jewelers .......... 10G

Best Liquor Store Vern’s Retail Liquor .......... 12G

Best Place to Exercise Great Life Golf & Fitness .......................... 28G

Best Landscaping/Lawn Care Business Scotts Lawn Service ........ 18G

Best Plumbing Company A-1 Plumbing, Heating, Cooling & Electrical ......... 20G

Best Hobby Store (crafts, collectibles, comics, sports) Hobby Lobby Creative Center .............................. 10G

OUTDOOR & SPORTS

Best Eye Doctor Randal Dyck (Family Eye Care of Topeka) ....................... 38G

Best Deli, Sub or Sandwich Shop Subway Sandwiches ........ 36G Best Coffee Shop Blackbird Espresso Bar & Bistro ............................ 36G

Best Medical Facility Stormont-Vail HealthCare ....................... 36G Best Chiropractor/Spinal Relief Center for Manual Medicine .......................... 38G

H best new auto dealer H BEST USED AUTO DEALER H BEST AUTO REPAIR SHOP H BEST AUTO BODY AND PAINT SHOP H BEST PLACE FOR AN OIL CHANGE

Best Hearing Aid Service Provider Ediger Hearing Aid Service ............................. 42G Best Employment Agency Key Staffing . .................... 42G Best Auctioneer Dan Kooser (Kooser Auction) ........................... 42G Best Manufacturing Company Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. ................... 42G Best Home/Life/Auto Insurance Agency State Farm Insurance ...... 44G

ENTERTAINMENT Best Casino Prairie Band Casino & Resort ........................... 44G Best Place for Live Entertainment Prairie Band Casino & Resort ........................... 44G Best Place for a Reception/ Event Lake Shawnee . ................ 44G Best Family Entertainment Topeka Zoo . ..................... 44G

ARTS & CULTURE Best Dance Studio Dance Factory . ................ 46G Best Event in Northeast Kansas Country Stampede (Manhattan) .................... 46G Best Art Gallery Mulvane Art Museum ........ 46 Best Museum Kansas Museum of History ............................... 46

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ED BOZARTH CHEVROLET BUICK GMC, 3731 S.W. Topeka Blvd. Information: (785) 266-5151 or www.edbozarthoftopeka.com Pictured: (L-R) Chris Corum, Cody Vondra and Larry Jackson Best New Auto Dealer runners-up: 2. Sharp Honda Topeka; 3. Lewis Toyota of Topeka; 4. Laird Noller Topeka; 5. Briggs Supercenter Best Used Auto Dealer runners-up: 2. Sharp Honda Topeka; 3. Lewis Toyota of Topeka; 4. Laird Noller Topeka; 5. Briggs Supercenter Best Auto Repair Shop runners-up: 2. Danny's Car Care Center; 3. Foster's Auto & Truck Repair; 4. Quick Lane Tire & Auto Center (Laird Noller Topeka); 5. Yingling’s Auto Service Best Auto Body and Paint Shop runners-up: 2. CARSTAR Auto Body Repair Experts; 3. Laird Noller Topeka; 4. College Body Shop; 5. Aged Body Shop Best Place for an Oil Change runners-up: 2. Randy's Lube Stop; 3. Danny's Car Care Center; 4. Jiffy Lube; 5. Walmart Supercenter

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H BEST GROCERY STORE H BEST ORGANIC/HEALTH FOOD STORE

H BEST GARDEN STORE

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DILLON STORES, seven locations in Topeka

SKINNER GARDEN STORE, 4237 N.W. Lower Silver Lake Road

Information: www.dillons.com Pictured: (L-R) Jasmine Soto, Melody Hosler and Shauna VanSyoc

Information: (785) 233-9657 or www.skinnergardenstore.com Pictured: (L-R) Misty Brown, Barb Walker and Bonnie Huber

Best Grocery Stores runners-up: 2. Hy-Vee food store; 3. Walmart Supercenter; 4. Aldi; 5. Apple Market

Runners-up: 2. Jackson's Greenhouse & Garden Center; 3. Blackburn Nursery; 4. Lowe's Home Improvement Warehouse; 5. Menards

Best Organic/Health Food Stores runners-up: 2. Health Food Mart; 3. Natural Grocers; 4. Akin’s Natural Foods Market; 5. Hy-Vee food store

H BEST TATTOO SHOP

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FINE LINE TATTOO, 1915 S.W. Gage Blvd. Information: (785) 233-8288 or www.finelinetopeka.com Pictured: (L-R) Heather Beam and Teddie Fischer Runners-up: 2. Absolute Tattoo; 3. Looking Glass Tattoo & Gallery; 4. Olympus Ink Tattoo; 5. Matryoshka Tattoo

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H BEST furniture/home furnishings store

H BEST flooring store

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FURNITURE MALL OF KANSAS, 1901 S.W. Wanamaker Rd.

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GARDNER’S FLOORING AMERICA, 3401 S. Kansas Ave.

Information: (785) 271-0684 or www.furnituremallofkansas.com Pictured: (L-R) D.J. Wakes, Judy Tisdale, Derek Knable and Sandy Burnett

Information: (785) 266-6220 or www.gardnerflooringamerica.com Pictured: (L-R) Tracy Gardner, Austin Munoz and Rene Gardner

Runners-up: 2. Nebraska Furniture Mart; 3. Kansas Furniture Mart; 4. Feldkamp’s Furniture; 5. Big Lots

Runners-up: 2. Carpet One Topeka; 3. Absolute Hardwood Floors; 4. Lowe’s Home Improvement Warehouse; 5. Capital City Flooring

H BEST FLORIST

H BEST CONVENIENCE STORE

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J’ADORE FLOWERS & MORE, 5943 S.W. 29th St.

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KWIK SHOP, 10 locations in Topeka

Information: (785) 286-7111 or http://jadoreflowers.com/ Pictured: (L-R) Amy Cronister and Breiana Moore

Information: www.kwikshop.com Pictured: (L-R) Alyssa Monson, Jennifer Malandrucco and Ben Mugridge

Runners-up: 2. Dillon Stores; 3. University Flowers; 4. Porterfield’s Flowers; 5. Stanley Flowers

Runners-up: 2. Nation Station (Prairie Band Casino & Resort); 3. Casey’s General Store; 4. Hy-Vee gas station; 5. Larry’s Short Stop


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H BEST JEWELRY STORE

H BEST KID’S PARTY LOCATION

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CALHOUN’S JEWELERS, 4029 S.W. 10th St. Information: (785) 267-4450 or www.calhounsjewelers.com Pictured: (L-R) Curt Calhoun and Doug Calhoun Runners-up: 2. Briman’s Leading Jewelers; 3. Kay Jewelers; 4. Zales The Diamond Store; 5. Helzberg Diamonds

H BEST PLACE TO BUY PHOTO EQUIPMENT

GOING BONKERS FAMILY FUN CENTER, 5515 S.W. 21st St. Information: (785) 861-7133 or http://goingbonkers.com/ Pictured: (L-R) Dustin Frame and Bryan Traylor Runners-up: 2. Chuck E. Cheese’s; 3. Kansas Children’s Discovery Center; 4. Topeka Zoo; 5. West Ridge Lanes

H BEST HOBBY STORE

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WOLFE’S CAMERA SHOP, 635 S. Kansas Ave.

HOBBY LOBBY CREATIVE CENTER, 1900 S.W. Wanamaker Road

Information: (785) 235-1386 or www.wolfes.com Pictured: (L-R) Chad Sidesinger and Mike Worswick

Information: (785) 271-8887 or www.hobbylobby.com Pictured: (L-R) Cheyla Shaw and Eric Preston

Runners-up: 2. Best Buy; 3. Sam’s Club; 4. Walmart Supercenter; 5. Walgreens

Runners-up: 2. Michaels Arts & Crafts; 3. Dee & Mee Hobbies; 4. Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft Store; 5. Boom Comics


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H BEST ANTIQUE STORE

H BEST CONSIGNMENT/THRIFT STORE/ FLEA MARKET

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FERRIS WHEEL ANTIQUES, 5201 S.W. Topeka Blvd. Information: (785) 862-8850 Pictured: (L-R) Ronnie Ferris and Michele Ferris Runners-up: 2. Wheatland Antique Mall; 3. Brickhouse Antiques; 4. Barb’s Country Barn; 5. Whitehall Fine Gifts & Collectibles

H BEST PLACE TO BUY SPORTS FAN APPAREL

FINDABLES, 4032 S.W. Huntoon St. Information: (785) 273-2773 Pictured: (L-R) Nancy Buckingham Harms, Wanda Droge and Rhonda Artzer Runners-up: 2. Boyles Joyland Flea Market; 3. Goodwill Topeka; 4. Salvation Army Thrift Store; 5. Plato’s Closet

H BEST LIQUOR STORE

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RALLY HOUSE, 5918 S.W. 21st St.

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VERN’S RETAIL LIQUOR, 3700 S.W. Gage Blvd.

Information: (785) 273-3066 or www.rallyhouse.com/kansassampler-topeka Pictured: (L-R) Lacie Fike and Jasmine Davis

Information: (785) 266-5880 Pictured: (L-R) Aaron Rosenow and Christian Stewart

Runners-up: 2. Jock’s Nitch; 3. Academy Sports + Outdoors; 4. Dick’s Clothing & Sporting Goods; 5. Team Sporting Goods

Runners-up: 2. Devlin’s Wine & Spirits; 3. Fleming Place Wine & Spirits; 4. Neighborhood Liquor; 5. K&K Liquor


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H BEST TIRE STORE

H BEST APARTMENT COMPLEX

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GOODYEAR AUTO SERVICE CENTERS, two locations in Topeka Information: (785) 266-3862, (785) 272-4281 or www.goodyearauto service.com Pictured: (L-R) Jim Bernard and Mike Krallman Runners-up: 2. Big O Tires; 3. Performance Tire & Wheel; 4. Expert Tire; 5. Ed Bozarth Chevrolet Buick GMC

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FLEMING COURT APARTMENTS, 1008 S.W. Fleming Court Information: (785) 271-6100 or www.flemingcourt.com Pictured: (L-R) Jeff Teske, Susan Anderson and Bob Samson Runners-up: 2. Sherwood Apartments; 3. Aldersgate Village Retirement Community; 4. Oakbrook Terrace Apartments; 5. Chalet Apartments

H BEST RETIREMENT/LIFE CARE CENTER

H BEST CHILD CARE CENTER

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COMMUNITY PRESCHOOL, 1811 S.W. Fairlawn Road Information: (785) 272-2902 or www.communitypreschool topeka.org Pictured: (L-R) Janet Degenhardt, Bethany Weber and Cathy Wasinger Runners-up: 2. Mater Dei Child Care Center; 3. La Petite Academy; 4. ABC Learning Center; 5. Building Blocks

LEXINGTON PARK RETIREMENT COMMUNITY, 1031 S.W. Fleming Court Information: (785) 440-0500 or www.agingcare.com Pictured: (L-R) David Timmons, Michelle Hunter and Jennifer Fowler Runners-up: 2. Brewster Place Retirement Community; 3. Aldersgate Village Retirement Community; 4. McCrite Plaza Topeka; 5. Atria Hearthstone


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H BEST church/synagogue

H BEST BANK

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CHRIST THE KING CATHOLIC CHURCH, 5973 S.W. 25th St. Information: (785) 273-0710 or ctktopeka.org Pictured: (L-R) The Rev. Jaime Zarse and the Rev. Mitchel Zimmerman Runners-up: 2. St. Matthew Catholic Church; 3. Sacred Heart-St. Joseph Catholic Parrish; 4. Fellowship Bible Church; 5. Topeka Bible Church

COREFIRST BANK & TRUST, 11 locations in Topeka Information: (785) 267-8900 (main bank) or www.cbtks.com Pictured: (L-R) Garry G. Cushinberry, Linda Woodland and Kirk Johnson Runners-up: 2. Capitol Federal Savings Bank; 3. Capital City Bank; 4. U.S. Bank; 5. Bank of America

H BEST FINANCIAL ADVISER/RETIREMENT PLANNING

H BEST CREDIT UNION

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ENVISTA CREDIT UNION, eight locations in Topeka Information: (785) 228-0149 or www.envistacu.com Pictured: (L-R) Ron Smeltzer, Jessica Somers and Glen Scott Runners-up: 2. Educational Credit Union; 3. Quest Credit Union; 4. CommunityAmerica Credit Union; 5. Kansas Blue Cross Blue Shield Credit Union

MODERN WOODMEN FRATERNAL FINANCIAL, 6342 S.W. 21st St. Information: (785) 234-8600 or www.modern-woodmen.org Pictured: (L-R) Bruce Burditt, Jonathan Schumm, Kyle Cordtz, Joe Gutierrez and Greg Mallett Runners-up: 2. Edward Jones; 3. Jones Advisory Group; 4. Wells Fargo Advisors; 5. Beacon Wealth Services (retirement planning and insurance)


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H BEST PLACE TO GET A HAIRCUT/STYLE

H BEST TANNING SALON

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SUN TANA, three locations in Topeka

ALL ABOUT U SALON, 1501 S.W. 21st St.

Information: (785) 273-1794, (785) 233-1399, (785) 267-2772 or sun-tana.com Pictured: (L-R) Chelsea Johnson, Rebecca Laird and Emily Zimmerman

Information: (785) 354-9190 or Facebook Pictured: Stephanie Eustler Runners-up: 2. Great Clips; 3. Snip N’ Clip; 4. Allure Hair Studio; 5. Egos Salon & Day Spa

H BEST CARPET CLEANER

Runners-up: 2. Island Tan; 3. Oasis Tanning & Nail Salon; 4. Sun Resorts; 5. Sunsations Tanning Salon

H BEST LANDSCAPING/LAWN CARE BUSINESS

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BOB’S JANITORIAL SERVICE, 725 N.E. US-24 highway

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SCOTTS LAWN SERVICE

Information: (785) 271-6600 or www.bobsjanitorial.com Pictured: (L-R) Randy Pickens, Michael McCain and Dustin Kelley

Information: (888) 736-3478 or www.scottslawnservice.com Pictured: Daniel McKay

Runners-up: 2. Absolutely Top Notch; 3. Kansas Carpet Care; 4. Chavez Restoration & Cleaning; 5. Stanley Steemer Carpet Cleaner

Runners-up: 2. Topeka Landscape; 3. Luxury Lawn & Landscapes; 4. Schendel Lawn and Landscape; 5. Blackburn Nursery


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H BEST plumbing company

H BEST HEATING AND AIR COMPANY

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A-1 PLUMBING, HEATING, COOLING & ELECTRICAL, 7440 S.W. Morrill Road Information: (785) 862-2149 or www.bettercleanerfaster.com Pictured: (L-R) Kevin Holthaus, Dustin Holthaus, Jason Holthaus, Allan Holthaus, Shawn Holthaus and Brenden Murphy Runners-up: 2. Iwig Plumbing; 3. McElroy’s; 4. Pat the Plumber Plumbing, Heating & Air; 5. Blue Dot Services

DEBACKER’S INC., 1520 S.E. 10th Ave. Information: (785) 232-2916 or www.debackersinc.com Pictured: Greg DeBacker Runners-up: 2. McElroy’s; 3. A-1 Plumbing, Heating, Cooling & Electrical; 4. Blue Dot Services; 5. Lower Plumbing, Heating & Air Conditioning Services

H BEST ELECTRICIAN

H BEST PEST CONTROL COMPANY

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SCHENDEL PEST CONTROL, 1035 S.E. Quincy St.

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TORGESON ELECTRIC CO., 3545 S.W. 6th Ave.

Information: (785) 232-9357 or www.schendelpest.com Pictured: (L-R) Joseph Davidson and Mark Garrett

Information: (785) 233-2213 or torgesonelectric.com Pictured: (L-R) Steve Franken, Corey Bandel and Jason Mack

Runners-up: 2. Bodine’s Pest Control; 3. Orkin Pest & Termite Control; 4. Wheatland Pest Control; 5. Paramount Pest Control

Runners-up: 2. CWC Electric; 3. A-1 Plumbing, Heating, Cooling & Electrical; 4. McElroy’s; 5. DL Smith Electric


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H BEST CAR WASH

H BEST HOME IMPROVEMENT STORE

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EAGLE AUTO WASH, 2110 S.W. Chelsea Drive Information: (785) 272-2886 or eagleautowash.com Pictured: (L-R) Bret Bartley, Shelby Reutzel, Jessica Smith and J.P. Smith Runners-up: 2. Otto Car Wash; 3. Squeaky Clean Car Wash; 4. Bug Off Carwash; 5. Ed Bozarth Chevrolet Buick GMC

H BEST FUNERAL HOME/CREMATORY

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THE HOME DEPOT, 5900 S.W. Huntoon St. Information: (785) 272-5949 or www.homedepot.com Pictured: (L-R) Todd Keefover, Bob Lane and Dusty Wherrell Runners-up: 2. Lowe’s Home Improvement Warehouse; 3. Menards; 4. Sutherlands; 5. Garner Remodeling

H BEST LAUNDRY OR DRY CLEANER

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PENWELL-GABEL FUNERAL HOMES, CREMATORY & CEMETERY, six locations in Topeka Information: (785) 354-8558 or www.penwellgabeltopeka.com Pictured: (L-R) Theresa Newcomer and Ren Newcomer Runners-up: 2. Kevin Brennan Family Funeral Home; 3. Mercer Funeral Home (Holton); 4. Brennan-Mathena Funeral Home; 5. Dove Cremation & Funeral Service

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SCOTCH FABRIC CARE SERVICES, six locations in Topeka Information: (785) 235-3401 or www.scotchcleaners.com Pictured: (L-R) Jessica Molitor, Greg Weiter and Marlene Showalter Runners-up: 2. Village Cleaners; 3. Hygienic Dry Cleaners; 4. Continental Professional Laundry & Drycleaning; 5. Ichabod Laundra Bar


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H BEST COMPUTER SALES/SERVICE

H BEST BUILDER/REMODELER (RESIDENTIAL)

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BEST BUY, 1600 S.W. Wanamaker Road Information: (785) 272-0502 or www.bestbuy.com Pictured: (L-R) Molly Osburn, Nick Boden and Jake Frisbie Runners-up: 2. The Computer Store; 3. Ace Computers; 4. Inland Computer Systems; 5. PC911 of Kansas

H BEST ROOFING COMPANY

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TOPEKA HABITAT FOR HUMANITY, 2907 S.W. Topeka Blvd. Information: (785) 234-4322 or www.topekahabitat.org Pictured: (L-R) Don Paige, Michelle De La Isla and Paul McFann Runners-up: 2. A-1 Plumbing, Heating, Cooling & Electrical; 3. Mark Boling Construction; 4. Castlewood Construction; 5. Winston Brown Construction

H BEST BUILDER/REMODELER (COMMERCIAL)

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GARDNER ROOFING, 4614 S.W. Topeka Blvd.

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KENDALL CONSTRUCTION, 2551 N.W. Button Road

Information: (785) 228-0088 or www.gardnerroofing.net Pictured: (L-R) Bryce Merriam, Terry Haag and Lee Gardner

Information: (785) 246-2295 or kendallconstr.com Pictured: (L-R) Rick Kendall, David Cooper, Rick Barnes and Roger McKinley

Runners-up: 2. Dovetail Roofing; 3. Appelhanz Roofing; 4. Faith Roofing; 5. Eaton Roofing & Exteriors

Runners-up: 2. RD Little Construction; 3. Castlewood Construction; 4. Woltkamp Construction; 5. McPherson Contractors


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H BEST PLACE TO EXERCISE H BEST GOLF COURSE

H BEST RECREATIONAL VEHICLE DEALER

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GREATLIFE GOLF & FITNESS, four locations in Topeka

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ANDERSON ENTERPRISES, 5050 S.W. Topeka Blvd.

Information: www.greatlifegolf.com Pictured: (L-R) Joey Martinak, Karon Lee and Joshua Bergers

Information: (785) 862-2207 or www.andersonrvcenter.com Pictured: R.R. Anderson

Best Place to Exercise runners-up: 2. YMCA; 3. Genesis Health Clubs; 4. Pinnacle Fitness; 5. Berkshire Country Club (G.L.G.F.)

Runners-up: 2. Topeka Harley-Davidson; 3. Flint Hills RV Center; 4. Lakeside Marine; 5. Topeka Powersports

Best Golf Course runners-up: 2. Firekeeper Golf Course (Prairie Band Casino & Resort); 3. Lake Shawnee Golf Course; 4. Topeka Country Club; 5. Shawnee Country Club (G.L.G.F.)

H BEST EQUIPMENT RENTAL COMPANY

H BEST CELL SERVICE PROVIDER

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VERIZON WIRELESS, 1920 S.W. Wanamaker Road Information: (785) 228-5500 or www.verizonwireless.com Pictured: (L-R) Chris Stringfield, Cameron Knox and Justin Ott Runners-up: 2. AT&T; 3. Sprint; 4. T-Mobile; 5. TracFone Wireless

KANSAS RENTAL, two locations in Topeka Information: (785) 233-2222, (785) 272-1232 or www.kansasrental.com Pictured: (L-R) Harley Hetzel, Justin Tobin and Heather Wanamaker Runners-up: 2. Sunflower Rents; 3. U-Haul; 4. United Rentals; 5. Foley Rental


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H BEST BUFFET

H BEST ASIAN RESTAURANT

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CASA AUTHENTIC MEXICAN FOOD, 3320 S.W. Topeka Blvd.

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KIKU STEAKHOUSE OF JAPAN, 5331 S.W. 22nd Place

Information: (785) 266-4503 Pictured: (L-R) Daniel Blanco and Troy Repp

Information: (785) 272-6633 or kikusteakhouseofjapan.com Pictured: (L-R) Tony Woukon, Broderick Schuman and Sheena Shen

Runners-up: 2. Golden Corral; 3. Coyote Canyon; 4. Longhouse Buffet (Prairie Band Casino & Resort); 5. CiCi’s Pizza

Runners-up: 2. HuHot Mongolian Grill; 3. Tuptim Thai Restaurant; 4. Saigon Restaurant; 5. Oriental Express

H BEST MEXICAN RESTAURANT

H BEST BED AND BREAKFAST

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EL MEZCAL RESTAURANT, two locations in Topeka

THE BARN BED & BREAKFAST INN, 14910 Bluemound Road, Valley Falls

Information: (785) 357-0956 or (785) 357-1030 Pictured: (L-R) Rafael Cardinaz, Migel Hernandez, Amador Salazar and Alex Martinez

Information: (785) 945-3225 or www.thebarnbb.com

Runners-up: 2. Tortilla Jack’s; 3. Casa Authentic Mexican Food; 4. Tacos El Sol; On the Border Mexican Grill & Cantina

Runners-up: 2. Brickyard Barn Inn; 3. The Woodward Inns on Fillmore; 4. Ravenwood Lodge; 5. 1878 Historic Sage Inn Bed & Breakfast


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H BEST pizza

H BEST BARBECUE

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GLORY DAYS PIZZA, three locations in Topeka

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BOSS HAWG’S BARBEQUE, 2833 S.W. 29th St.

Information: (785) 271-5151, (785) 271-5402, (785) 266-5353 or www.glorydayspizza.com Pictured: (L-R) Jason Lehnherr and George Hughes

Information: (785) 273-7300 or http://bosshawgsbbq.com Pictured: (L-R) Lorrie Crumb, Sarah Burtch, Camden Janda and Nicole Carver

Runners-up: 2. AJ’s NY Pizzeria; 3. Pizza Hut; 4. Papa John’s Pizza; 5. (tie) Casey’s General Store and College Hill Pizza Pub

Runners-up: 2. Dickey’s Barbecue Pit; 3. Grover’s Smokehouse; 4. Big’Uns Grill; 5. Lonnie Q’s BBQ

H BEST ITALIAN RESTAURANT

H BEST STEAK

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PAISANO’S RISTORANTE, 4043 S.W. 10th Ave.

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TEXAS ROADHOUSE, 5901 S.W. Huntoon St.

Information: (785) 273-0100 or www.paisanoskansas.com Pictured: (L-R) Mindy Hinton, Steve Butland and Mike Platte

Information: (785) 271-7427 or www.texasroadhouse.com Pictured: (L-R) Jessica Kistler, Marge Meyer and Scott Worden

Runners-up: 2. Olive Garden Italian Restaurant; 3. Giovani’s Pizzeria & Cafe; 4. Glory Days Pizza; 5. LaRocca’s Pizza

Runners-up: 2. LongHorn Steakhouse; 3. North Star Steakhouse; 4. Three Fires Steakhouse (Prairie Band Casino & Resort); 5. Outback Steakhouse


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H BEST PLACE FOR LUNCH H BEST PLACE FOR A COLD BEER

H BEST BURGER

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BLIND TIGER BREWERY & RESTAURANT, 417 S.W. 37th St. Information: (785) 267-2739 or www.blindtiger.com Pictured: (L-R) Brittany Johnson, Kristin Hurst and Kat Seeley Best Place for Lunch runners-up: 2. Longhouse Buffet (Prairie Band Casino & Resort); 3. Banjo’s Cafe; 4. Annie’s Place; 5. Abigail’s Grill & Bar Best Place for a Cold Beer runners-up: 2. Prairie Band Casino & Resort; 3. Abigail’s Grill & Bar; 4. Lazy Toad Restaurant, Sports Bar & Lounge; 5. Tailgators Sports Pub & Grub

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RED ROBIN GOURMET BURGERS, 6230 S.W. 6th Ave. Information: (785) 271-5400 or www.redrobin.com Pictured: (L-R) Regan Cimino, Is Bermudez and Nicole Spencer Runners-up: 2. The Burger Stand; 3. Buffalo Grill (Prairie Band Casino & Resort); 4. Bobo’s Drive In; 5. Five Guys Burgers and Fries

H BEST PLACE TO FILL YOUR SWEET TOOTH

H BEST PLACE FOR BREAKFAST

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CRACKER BARREL RESTAURANT & OLD COUNTRY STORE, 1421 S.W. Ashworth Place Information: (785) 273-3393 or www.crackerbarrel.com Pictured: (L-R) Aaron Filbert, Victor Valenzuela and Aaron Anderson Runners-up: 2. IHOP restaurant; 3. Hanover Pancake House; 4. Longhouse Buffet, Prairie Band Casino & Resort; 5. Perkins Restaurant & Bakery

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ORANGE LEAF FROZEN YOGURT, two locations in Topeka Information: www.orangeleafyogurt.com Pictured: (L-R) Bailey Schmidt and Tracy Kelly Runners-up: 2. Baker’s Dozen; 3. Hazel Hill Chocolate Traditions; 4. Billy Vanilly; 5. Dairy Queen


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H BEST CATERING COMPANY

H BEST COFFEE SHOP

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ABOUD’S BANQUET & CATERING, 2127 S.W. Westport Dr.

BLACKBIRD ESPRESSO BAR & BISTRO, 4025 S.W. 10th Ave.

Information: (785) 478-9290 or www.abouds.com Pictured: (L-R) Deborah Deboud, Bradley Deboud, Josh Valdivia and Joe Myers

Information: (785) 271-8188 or www.facebook.com/BlackbirdBistro Pictured: (L-R) Alex Emmert and Spencer Emmert

Runners-up: 2. Hy-Vee food store; 3. Boss Hawg’s Barbeque & Catering; 4. Dickey’s Barbecue Pit; 5. Grover’s Smokehouse

Runners-up: 2. Starbucks Coffee; 3. PT’s Coffee Roasting Co.; 4. Classic Bean; 5. Daylight Donuts

H BEST DELI, SUB OR SANDWICH SHOP

H BEST MEDICAL FACILITY

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SUBWAY SANDWICHES, 16 locations in Topeka

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STORMONT-VAIL HEALTHCARE, 1500 S.W. 10th Ave.

Information: www.subway.com Pictured: (L-R) Aaron Kay, Donna Ryan and Deb Lewis

Information: (785) 354-6000 or www.stormontvail.org Pictured: (L-R) Physicians Ian Kucera, Michelle Schierling and Cliff Jones

Runners-up: 2. Jason’s Deli; 3. Mr. Goodcents Subs & Pastas; 4. Schlotzsky’s; 5. Jimmy John’s Gourmet Sandwiches

Runners-up: 2. St. Francis Health; 3. Stormont-Vail Regional Health Center; 4. Cotton-O’Neil Clinic; 5. Stormont-Vail Behavorial Health Services


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H BEST PHOTO STUDIO/PHOTOGRAPHER

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KEN DOLL PHOTOGRAPHY, 4606 S.W. West Drive Information: (785) 231-7191 or www.kendollphotography.com Pictured: (L-R) Maggie Doll, Ken Doll and Kathy Beck Runners-up: 2. Harrington Photography; 3. Nathan Ham Photography; 4. Wichers Photography; 5. Don Brent Photography & Imaging

H BEST REAL ESTATE AGENT

H BEST VETERINARY HOSPITAL

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WEST RIDGE ANIMAL HOSPITAL, 2147 S.W. Westport Drive Information: (785) 272-3333 or www.wrahtopeka.com Pictured: (L-R) Robert Trupp and Jerilyn Weisshaar Runners-up: 2. Stone House Animal Hospital; 3. Family Pet Hospital; 4. Burlingame Road Animal Hospital; 5. Aid Animal Hospital

H BEST REAL ESTATE COMPANY

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KELLY MCFARLAND, COLDWELL BANKER GRIFFITH & BLAIR, 2222 S.W. 29th St. Information: (785) 267-8332 or www.cbkansas.com Pictured: Kelly McFarland

COLDWELL BANKER GRIFFITH & BLAIR AMERICAN HOME, 2222 S.W. 29th St. Information: (785) 267-2700 or www.cbkansas.com

Pictured: (L-R) Michelle Lewis, Bryon Schlosser, Sara Fox and Gary Nantz Runners-up: 2. JC Lunceford, Kirk & Cobb; 3. Ron Napier, Coldwell Banker Griffith & Blair; 4. Vivian Kane, Capitol City Real Estate; 5. Deb McFarland, Runners-up: 2. Keller Williams; 3. RE/MAX Associates of Topeka; 4. Kirk & Cobb; 5. Berkshire Hathaway First Realtors Coldwell Banker Griffith & Blair


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H BEST DENTIST

H BEST EYE DOCTOR

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ANTHONY BECKLER (TOPEKA SMILES), 2400 S.W. 29th St. Information: (785) 267-6886 or www.topekasmiles.com Pictured: (L-R) Cheryl Houck, Anthony Beckler and Anne Atha Runners-up: 2. Larre Betsworth (Larre Betsworth Family Dentistry); 3. Rees Webber; 4. Robert Durbin (Today’s Dentistry); 5. Ronald Katzer (Auburn)

H BEST CHIROPRACTOR/SPINAL RELIEF

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CENTER FOR MANUAL MEDICINE, 5000 S.W. 21st St.

RANDAL DYCK (FAMILY EYE CARE OF TOPEKA), 1107 S.W. Gage Blvd. Information: (785) 271-8989 or www.familyeyecare-topeka.net Pictured: (L-R) Randal Dyck and Susan Rollenhagen Runners-up: 2. Kevin Lenahan Optometrist & The Spectacle ; 3. Genstler Eye Center; 4. The EyeDoctors Optometrists; 5. Kohake Deutscher & Hefner

H BEST PHYSICAL THERAPY

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REBOUND PHYSICAL THERAPY, 5220 S.W. 17th St.

Information: (785) 271-8100 or www.ctrmm.com Pictured: (L-R) James Keen, Mark Penn and Doug Frye

Information: (785) 271-5533 or reboundphysicaltherapy.com Pictured: (L-R) Paul Silovsky and Burt DeWeese

Runners-up: 2. Charles LaValley (LaValley Chiropractic); 3. Michael Brady (Spinal Relief Center of Kansas); 4. Dennis Wade (Counselman & Wade Chiropractic); 5. Marc Tennant (Tennant Chiropractic Clinic)

Runners-up: 2. Bloom and Associates Physical Therapy; 3. St. Francis Health; 4. Stormont-Vail Rehabilitation Services; 5. Kansas Rehabilitation Hospital


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H BEST AUCTIONEER

H BEST HEARING AID SERVICE PROVIDER

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DAN KOOSER (KOOSER AUCTION), 335 S.W. Harrison St.

Information: (785) 235-1176 or www.kooserauction.com Pictured: Dan Kooser

Runners-up: 2. Larry Harris, Harris Auction Service, Holton; 3. Dannie Kearn Jr., Kearn Auction House; 4. Daniel Kull, Kull Auction & Real Estate; 5. Dan Harris, Harris Auction Service, Holton

H BEST MANUFACTURING COMPANY

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EDIGER HEARING AID SERVICE, 3641 S.W. Plass Ave.

Information: (785) 783-4382 or www.topekahearing.com Pictured: (L-R) Rick Ediger and Debra Ediger

Runners-up: 2. NuSound Hearing Center; 3. Sears Miracle Ear; 4. Topeka Ear, Nose & Throat; 5. Professional Hearing Aid Associates

H BEST EMPLOYMENT AGENCY

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GOODYEAR TIRE & RUBBER CO., 2000 N.W. US-24 highway

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KEY STAFFING, 5840 S.W. Huntoon St.

Information: (785) 295-7111 or corporate.goodyear.com Pictured: (L-R) Jody Juarez and Dusty Douglas

Information: (785) 272-9999 or www.keystaffing.com Pictured: (L-R) Paul Bossert, Patti Bossert and Jamie Stafford

Runners-up: 2. PTMW Inc.; 3. Mars Chocolate North America; 4. FritoLay; 5. Reser’s Fine Foods

Runners-up: 2. Westaff; 3. Manpower; 4. Kelly Services; 5. Express Employment Professionals


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H BEST CASINO H BEST PLACE FOR LIVE ENTERTAINMENT

H BEST FAMILY ENTERTAINMENT

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PRAIRIE BAND CASINO & RESORT, 12305 150th Road, Mayetta Information: (785) 966-7777 or www.pbpgaming.com Pictured: (L-R) Joshua Arce and Liana Onnen Runners-up: 2. Sac & Fox Casino; 3. Golden Eagle Casino; 4. Harrah's North Kansas City; 5. Hollywood Casino at Kansas Speedway

H BEST HOME/LIFE/AUTO INSURANCE AGENCY

TOPEKA ZOO, 635 S.W. Gage Blvd. Information: (785) 368-9180 or topekazoo.org Pictured: (L-R) Kim Doman, Fawn Moser, Dennis Dinwiddie, Shirley Llizo and Elise Neuer; elephants Sunda and Tembo Runners-up: 2. Topeka RoadRunners Hockey; 3. Regal Cinemas Hollywood 14; 4. Gage Park; 5. Kansas Expocentre

H BEST PLACE FOR A RECEPTION/EVENT

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STATE FARM INSURANCE, 18 agents in Topeka Information: www.statefarm.com Runners-up: 2. American Family Insurance; 3. Farmers Insurance Group; 4. Farm Bureau Financial Services; 5. Allstate Insurance

LAKE SHAWNEE, 3137 S.E. 29th St. Information: (785) 251-2600 or parks.snco.us Pictured: (L-R) Traci Podlena, Rachelle Hubbard and Shawn Osborne Runners-up: 2. Gage Park; 3. Prairie Band Casino & Resort; 4. Heritage Hall, Kansas Expocentre; 5. Kansas Expocentre


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H BEST ART GALLERY

H BEST MUSEUM

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MULVANE ART MUSEUM, 1700 S.W. Jewell Ave. Information: (785) 670-1124 or www.washburn.edu/about/community/mulvane-art-museum Pictured: (L-R) Lili Christensen, Julian Christensen and Emerson Christensen Runners-up: 2. Sabatini Art Gallery, Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library; 3. Yeldarb Gallery; 4. SouthWind Gallery; 5. NOTO Arts District

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KANSAS MUSEUM OF HISTORY, 6425 S.W. 6th Ave. Information: (785) 272-8681 or www.kshs.org/museum Pictured: (L-R) Blair Tarr, Mary Madden and Chris Prouty Runners-up: 2. Mulvane Art Museum; 3. Combat Air Museum; 4. Kansas Children’s Discovery Center; 5. Great Overland Station

H BEST EVENT IN NORTHEAST KANSAS

H BEST DANCE STUDIO

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THE DANCE FACTORY, 5331 S.W. 22nd Place

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KICKER COUNTRY STAMPEDE, Tuttle Creek State Park, Manhattan

Information: (785) 272-4548 or www.dancefactorynews.com Pictured: Carlie Eichkorn

Information: (800) 795-8091 or www.countrystampede.com

Runners-up: 2. Beverly Bernardi Post Conservatory of Dance & Pom; 3. Center Stage Dance World; 4. Barbara’s Conservatory of Dance; 5. Fuzion School of Dance

Runners-up: 2. Keeper of the Fire BBQ Contest, Prairie Band Casino & Resort; 3. Huff ’n Puff Balloon Rally; 4. Spirit of Kansas; 5. First Friday Artwalk


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