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readerschoice Draw Winners Marketing Manager Kattie Bridgen presents Megan Heartt a $250 gift card from the Dawson Creek Co-op. Megan and her daughter Sarah were very happy with their win.

Peavey Mart employee Gary Gonwick presnts a $50.00 gift card to draw winner Anne Landry

Owner Hugh Groner presents $100 in gift certificates to draw winner Gunda Napen

If your name is listed in this supplement and you didn’t receive your award, please drop by the Dawson Creek Mirror news office and pick it up. Thank you to all the people that took the time to fill out the ballots for the 2016 Reader’s Choice Awards!


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BEST IN THE AREA

BEST ALL AROUND

Church: South Peace United Church

Appliance Store: Bing’s Furniture and Appliances

Community Festival/Event: Rotary’s Fall Fair Parade

Appliance Service & Repair: Peace Appliance Repair

School: Ecole Frank Ross

ATV’s/Motorcycles/Snowmobiles: Hyper Toys

Fundraising Event: South Peace Oilmen’s Association Lobster Fest

Custom Auto Accessories: Pat’s Auto Supply

Service Club: Rotary Clubs of Dawson Creek

Auto Body Shop: Russ’ Body Shop Auto Repair Shop: Kal Tire

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Enriching Your Life

Lake View Credit Union Dawson Creek, Chetwynd & Tumbler Ridge


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Winners Auto Parts Store: Pat’s Auto Supply Beauty/Hair Salon: Rene’s Barber Shop & Ladies Salon & Spa Bottled Water Retailer: WalMart Building Supplies: Dawson CO-OP Home & Agro Centre Carpet Cleaners: 2 Macks Carpet Cleaning Car Rental: National Car Rentals Car/Truck Dealership – New: Browns’ Chevrolet

Buick GMC Ltd.

Car/Truck Dealership – Used: Browns’ Chevrolet Buick GMC Ltd.

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Cell Phone Dealer: TELUS – Petron Communications

vOTeD

Thank you for the wonderful year and your continued support MONDAY - SATURDAY 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM located between 102nd & 103rd Ave on 9th St

Devyn Griffith Owner/Chartered Herbalist

250-782-4656


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Winners Children’s Wear: WalMart

Fast Food Restaurant: A & W Restaurant

Computer: Software Emporium

Financial Institution: Lakeview Credit Union

Construction Contractor: Rick McMillian

Fitness Club: Gridiron Fitness Center

Convenience Store: Legacy Village Market

Flooring Store: Top Floors

Daycare: Monkey See, Monkey Do

Florist: Flowers by Charene

Dental Clinic: Peace Country Dental Clinic

Furniture: Bing’s Furniture and Appliances

Department Store: WalMart

Gas Station: Dawson CO-OP Gas Bar

Disposal Contractors: D & T Disposals

Gift Shop: B & T Gifts

Equipment Rental: Rentco Equipment Rentals

Glass Dealership: All-West Glass

Eyeglasses: Kadziolka, Smart & Spataro Farm or Industrial Equipment Dealer: DLE: Douglas Lake Equipment

Thank You

250.782.5903

8:00am - 9:00pm everyday

Hot Tub/Spa Dealer: Hyper Toys Hunting/Camping Supply: Corlane Sporting Goods Ltd. Insurance Agency: Westland Insurance Agency

Land Appraising: Plant & Associates

Hardware Store: Dawson CO-OP Home & Agro Centre

11000 - 8th Street • Dawson Creek, BC

Home Entertainment Retailer: Audio Connections

Jewelry: Gold Brick

Golf Supplies: Canadian Tire

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Heavy Truck Dealer: Gear-O-Rama

Home Remodelling: Rick McMillian

Greenhouse: Hillside Gardens

Dawson Creek and area for voting us

Health Food Store: Dawson Creek Health Food Centre

Land Surveying: Tryon Professional Group Landscaping: Dahlen Contracting

Cosmetics &

cleanest store

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Winners Lawn & Garden Products: Peavey Mart

Office Supplies: Tiger Office Plus

Law Firm: Nathan Bauder Law Corp.

Oilfield Company: Murphy Oil

Lingerie Store: WalMart

Oilfield Service: Swamp Donkey

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Optometrist: Dr. Angelo Spataro Paint Supplies: Dawson CO-OP Home & Agro Centre

Locksmith: L & T Lock and Alarm Services Meat: The Butcher Block Medical Clinic: Eljen Medical Clinic Men’s Wear: Mark’s Work Wearhouse Mortgage: Lakeview Credit Union Motel/Hotel: George Dawson Inn Music Store (CDs, etc.): WalMart Custom Muffler Shop: Marvin’s Mufflers Newspaper: Dawson Creek Mirror

VOTED

BEST COACH

Thank you for voting Gene Cooper your Best Coach. Here’s to a Dawson Creek great season!

South Peace United Church thanks the community for your ongoing support We welcome you to attend our upcoming events:

December 3 - Community Christmas Concert at 7:00 pm December 8 - Eat Pray Sing Blue Christmas at 5:30 pm December 24 - Christmas Eve Worship at 8:00 pm December 25 - Christmas Day Worship at 10:30 am

1300-104th Ave • 250-782-2636

Voted the Best Church in the Readers’ Choice Awards 2016


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Winners Pharmacy/Drug Store: Safeway Pharmacy Plumbing Shop: Zwick Plumbing & Heating Printers: Tiger Office Plus Produce: Safeway

R.V. Dealership: Foster’s RV & Trailer Sales Inc.

Supermarket Deli: Dawson CO-OP Grocery

R.V. Park/Campground: Tubby’s RV Park and Car Wash Shoes: Mark’s Work Wearhouse Spa/Esthetics: Rene’s Barber Shop & Ladies Salon & Spa

Pub/Bar: Spike’s Pub Radio Station: CJDC Radio

Sporting Goods Store: Corlane Sporting Goods Ltd.

Restaurant: Sola’s Bar & Grill

Supermarket: Dawson CO-OP Grocery

Tanning Salon: Rene’s Barber Shop & Ladies Salon & Spa Tire Store: Kal Tire Travel Agency: Uniglobe Phillips Travel Towing Service: J & L Towing Vet Clinic: South Peace Animal Hospital

Thank you to the people of Dawson Creek for voting us

BEST CELL PHONE DEALER in the 2016 People’s Choice Awards

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801-104th Ave., Dawson Creek, BC Business Hours: Mon. - Fri .7:30am - 6:00pm Sat. 10:00am-5:00pm • Closed Sunday www.petron.ca | 250. 782.3333


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Work Wear: Mark’s Work Wearhouse

Bank Teller/Where: Shelly Watson – TD

Western Wear: Peavey Mart

Barber/Where: Carpenter: Rene Roy – Rene’s Barber Howard Fyfe Shop & Car Salesmen/Where: Ladies Salon & Spa Jack McPherson – Bartender/Where: Browns’ Chevrolet Buick Patti Martin – Rolla Pub GMC Ltd.

Men’s & Women’s Wear: Suits You Fashions

BEST PEOPLE Accountant: Art Smith Auctioneer: Evan and Lorne Weaver Bank Manager/Where: Ajay Lal – CIBC

Bus Driver: Abe Dueck

THANK YOU for voting us your BEST AUTO BODY SHOP We At Russ’ Body Shop Are Truly Honored. We Would Like To Thank You For Making Our Day. We Appreciate All Your Business And Hope To Continue Taking Care Of All Your Autobody Needs.

MANAGEMENT & STAFF 1400-101 Avenue, Dawson Creek, BC

1965 LTD

Phone: (250) 782-3830

It’s the people’s champ! Dawson Creek resident and Mirror columnist Judy Kucharuk won the 2016 award for Best Columnist with the Mirror, leading the community-wide voting tally! Let’s face it, the readers know!

Congrats and kudos!

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BEST FURNITURE & APPLIANCES

Rene’s Barber

Shop

THANK YOU

THANK YOU TO ALL OUR PAST & PRESENT CLIENTELE FOR YOUR SUPPORT. IT HAS BEEN A PLEASURE TO SERVE YOU AND TO OFFER THE BEST IN PRODUCTS & SERVICE FOR THE LAST 57 YEARS.

Back row left to right: Hannah, Mandy, Linda, Lisa, Tracy; Front: Rene BEAUTY/HAIR SALON • BARBER-RENE ROY D E T O HAIRDRESSER-LINDA GRIFFIN • COSMETICS V BEST SPA/ESTHETICS • TANNING • PLACE TO WORK CUSTOMER SERVICE 33163

Bing’s

Furniture & Appliances Ltd. Tel: 250.782.2210 or 250.782.3406 1000 - 102nd Avenue, Dawson Creek

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SPA (MON TO SAT) : MASSAGE • MANICURE • PEDICURE • NAILS & MORE rene@renesbarbershop.com www.renesbarbershop.com

250.782.1760 or 250.782.2344

809-103 Avenue, Dawson Creek BC - Walk-ins Welcome Book your appointment by phone or online

NOW OPEN 7 DAYS A WEEK! Monday - Friday: 8:30am - 5:00pm Saturday: 8:30am - 4:00pm • Sundays: 10:00am - 4:00pm

Thank You!

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WE HOPE TO BE HERE FOR MANY YEARS TO COME! ED MAH & STAFF

Mayor & Council thank the citizens of Dawson Creek for recognizing the following People’s Choice Award winners:

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Best City Employee- Chante Patterson-Elden Best Politician-Dale Bumstead Best RCMP officer-Constable Raylene Jones Best Civic Leader- Dale Bumstead Best Place to Picnic- Kin Park Best Place to Walk- The Dawson Creek Walking Trail Best Office Staff- Dawson Creek City Hall


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Winners Cashier/Where: Shella Barredo – Your Dollar Store With More Civic Leader: Dale Bumstead

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Electrician: Wayne Swift Equipment Operator: Bill Jacobson

City Employee: Chante Patterson-Elden Club President/Where: John Vetter – Kiwanis Club of Dawson Creek Coach/Team: Gene Cooper – Dawson Creek Junior Canucks Counsellor/Therapist: Doris Muldowney – Catholic Social Services Customer Service Clerk: Shella Barredo – Your Dollar Store With More Dentist: Dr. Mark Spitz Dental Hygienist: Lisa Meeres – Peace Country Dental Clinic Doctor: Dr. Etienne Roux

for supporting the Rotary Clubs of Dawson Creek. Without your support we could not do what we do in our community

Rotary

Clubs of Dawson Creek

WWW.DCROTARY.CA


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Winners Firefighter: Rob Huttema

Gardener/Landscaper: Dahlen Contracting Hairdresser/Where: Linda Griffin – Rene’s Barber Shop & Ladies Salon & Spa

Local Band: Kiwanis Community Band Local Newspaper Columnist: Judy Kucharuk

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Local Radio Personality: Todd James Massage Therapist: Lou Kurjata

Home Caregiver: Darlene Jones Land Surveyor: Tryon Professional Group Letter Carrier: Devon Cline

THANK YOU Dawson Creek and area for Voting Us in the 2016 People’s Choice • Best Fast Food Restaurant nt • Best French Fries

Visit us at our 2 locations

11620 8 Street Walmart Dawson Creek 49350


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Mechanic: Fred Krapp

Office Staff: Dawson Creek City Hall

Personal Trainer: Sheena Heaton

Mortgage Broker: Lakeview Credit Union

Paper Carrier: Ralph Woidjak

Physiotherapist: Scott Sevier

Nurse/Where: Penny Fortier

Paramedic: Andrew Woodill

Pet Groomer/Where: Heather at 4 Paws Grooming Pharmacist: Tenneille Metz Photographer: Tryna Gower Politician: Dale Bumstead

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Principal/Where: Diane Lindstrom – DCSS – Central Campus

Life is Better Outside the Box

Thanks Dawson Creek for choosing us as HOME ENTERTAINMENT RETAILER for Six Years in a row!!!

Thank You! for choosing us your

Best

EQUIPMENT RENTAL 8 YEARS IN A ROW!!

Garry Mah & staff sincerely thank all the people that took the time to vote. 1025 102nd Ave, Dawson Creek, BC 250.782.1611 • avu_dc@yahoo.ca • www.audioavu.com

1905 - 96 Ave., Dawson Creek, BC 33168

Phone : 250-782-7931

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Winners RCMP Officer: Constable Raylene Jones

Truck Driver: Mike Maxwell

Real Estate Agent/Where: Tom Moran – ReMax Dawson Creek

Volunteer: Rodger Saraur

Desserts: Baked Cafe

Waitress/Waiter/Where: Marleen Powell – Lodge Cafe

Doughnuts: Tim Hortons

Receptionist/Where: Christine Wison – ReMax Dawson Creek

Coldest Beer in Town: Spike’s Pub

Dinner: Sola’s Bar and Grill

Religious Leader/Where: Pastor Cory Lizotte Salesperson, Retail/Where: Shella Barredo – Your Dollar Store With More

Bread: Dawson CO-OP Bakery

Post Secondary Instructor: Michael French – Northern Lights College

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Hamburger: A & W Restaurant

Biscuits or Rolls: Dawson CO-OP Bakery

High School Teacher: Sheryl Bowie – DCSS South Peace Campus

Travel Agent: Trish Petersen

French Fries: McDonalds

BEST FOODS

Elementary School Teacher: Jennifer Hiebert – Canalta Elementary

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Breakfast: Le’s Family Restaurant Lunch: Baked Cafe

Hot Dogs: A & W Restaurant Ice Cream/Yogurt: Menchie’s Frozen Yogurt Kid’s Meal: McDonalds Asian/Oriental: Orion Restaurant Pizza: Pizza Hut

Chicken/Ribs: Boston Pizza

Pasta: Boston Pizza

Coffee: Starbucks

Pastries: Starbucks

THANK YOU FOR CHOOSING THE DAWSON MALL AS YOUR BEST PLACE TO SHOP WE SINCERELY APPRECIATE YOUR VOTES!!!

CHECK US OUT!

11000-8th Street, Dawson Creek • www.facebook.com/dawsoncreekmall • www.dawsoncreekmall.com

11000-8th Street, Dawson Creek•

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Winners Sandwiches: Baked Cafe

Seafood: Sola’s Bar and Grill Service: The Lodge Cafe Steak: Mr. Mike’s Steakhouse Casual Take Out: Orion Restaurant

CONGRATULATIONS TO ALL THE WINNERS!

If you have not received your certificate, drop by the Dawson Creek Mirror News office and pick it up. 901 100th Avenue.

BEST PLACES FOR

Bargains: Your Dollar Store With More Cleanest Store: Shopper’s Drug Mart Customer Service: Rene’s Barber Shop & Ladies Salon & Spa Cosmetics: Shopper’s Drug Mart

Thank you for choosing Sola’s Bar and Grill as the Readers’ Choice Winner for: • Best Restaurant • Best Seafood • Best Dinner We look forward to serving you again 250-782-8890

1440 Alaska Ave, 15th St & Alaska Ave

www.SolasBarAndGrill.com

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Golfing: Farmington Fairways Karaoke/Live Music: Old Rockwell’s Pub Club Oil Change/Lube: Great Canadian Oil Change Picnic: Kin Park Working: Rene’s Barber Shop & Ladies Salon & Spa

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Winners Walking: The Dawson Creek Walking Trail

Shopping: Dawson Creek Mall

BEST ATHLETE Best Male Athlete: Jeremy Pohl

Store Window Displays: Olde Creek Store

Best Female Athlete: Amanda Donkersley

Wheelchair Accessibility: Dawson CO-OP

BEST ARTS

THANK YOU FOR VOTING US

Local Live Theatre: DCSS – Unchagah Hall

BEST OF THE BEST !!!

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We Sincerely Appreciate it

1500-101 Ave., Dawson Creek, BC

South Peace Animal Hospital spah@pris.ca • www.southpeacevet.ca

250-782-7297

Best Newspaper Carrier

Ralph Woidack

Dancer: Donna Anderson Artist: TIE: Daneka Hussey and Ruth Veiner

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Congratulations to all the 2016 Reader’s Choice Winners and a special thanks to the community of Dawson Creek & area for taking the time to vote for your favourites! If your name is listed in this supplement and you didn’t receive your award, please drop by the Dawson Creek Mirror news office and pick it up. Thank you to all the people that took the time to fill out the ballots for the 2016 Reader’s Choice Awards!


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