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COMMUNITY VOLUNTEER Donna Baker, a local business owner, said the community is amazing and she just wants to give back as much as possible. Her husband and children are also involved with volunteering around town, so it’s a family affair. First – Donna Baker, 4598 S. Tracy Boulevard, Ste. 140, 8321940 Second – Steve Abercrombie, 835-6480 Third – Darlene Quinn, 835-5601

CONTRACTOR Melo Construction has completed projects in Tracy, including St. Bernard’s Catholic Church in 1989, and across California. From new construction, to remodels, demolition work, commercial and residential projects, they strive to exceed all expectations in their field. First – John Melo, Melo Construction, 2235 N. MacArthur Drive, 835-7314 Second (tie) – Carl Gabbert, Gabbert Construction, 11876 S. Lammers Road, 833-5050 Second (tie) – Dennis Alegre, P.O. Box 387, Tracy, CA, 95378, 835-0243 or 993-5925 Third (tie) – Dan Schack, Schack & Co., 1025 Central Ave., 835-2178 Third (tie) – Garrett Leo Arnaudo 141 E. Highland Ave., 830-1465

DOG TRAINER Nobu Endo’s personal touch goes a long way with his clients. He develops a level of comfort and trust through the relationships he has with their dogs and treats everyone like family. First – Nobu Endo, My Puppy Rocks, 1010 Central Ave., 6913647 Second – Jack Fields, K9 Development, 858-5134

DENTIST Dr. Paul Teranishi is the longesttenured dentist in Tracy. He has treated generations of the same family. Teranishi favors the conservative approach to dental care, rarely resorting to extreme measures. First – Dr. Paul Teranishi, 612 W. 11th St., Ste. 201, 835-8408 Second – Dr. Lance Matsune, 612 W. 11th St., Ste. 201, 835-8408 Third – Dr. Shailaja Singh, Singh Dental Center, 2750 Naglee Road, 833-0020

Jennifer Emery, an esthetician for nine years, loves what she does and takes great pride in her ability to make your skin care experience relaxing. She also

offers body and facial waxing in a safe, comfortable and private atmosphere. First – Jennifer Emery, Versailles, 1010 Central Ave., 836-1505 Second – Veronica Yerian, Solutions Medical Spa, 4600 S. Tracy Blvd., Ste. 118, 834-0744 Third – Janine Scudder, 834-2541

FINANCIAL ADVISOR John Dyer believes in face-toface communications when it comes to financial matters. He has an open-door policy for clients who have concerns. Clients who call his office get a live voice instead of a recording. First – John Dyer, Edward Jones, 2880 N. Tracy Blvd., #4, 839-0179 Second – Alfred Ruiz, Ameriprise, 929 N. Central Ave., Ste. A, 8366400 Third – Jud McDonald, 24 W. 10th St., 834-2088 GLENN MOORE/Tracy Press

HAIR STYLIST Cathy Johnson has been at the SuperCuts on 11th Street for quite a long time. Her customers keep coming back just for her. First – Cathy Johnson, Supercuts, 1980 W. 11th St., 832-3884 Second – Jana Shields Third (tie) – Janet Corsaro, Tresses, 205 W. 10th St., 481-3295 Third (tie) – Kim O’Brien

HANDYMAN Kevin Beers said Handy Randy provides quality workmanship at competitive prices. They finish ontime — an attribute Beers thinks customers appreciate. First – Kevin Beers, Handy Randy, 814-7550 Second – Ed Caparuso, Caparuso has since retired. Third – Terry Harries, 510-4641165

MEASURE TWICE, CUT ONCE: Brothers John (left), Paul and Louie Melo of Best of Tracy Melo Construction check the progress of a cabinet project underway at their shop

to any matter they have. It’s all about personal service. Valerie Stroup said her clients are satisfied because they get services they didn’t expect. As a family law attorney, getting them results without extra stress involves personally helping her clients through any situation. First (tie) – Sidney Alegre, 1103 Holly Drive, 830-2939 First (tie) – Valerie Stroup, 1030 Central Ave., 835-9590 Second – Mike Belden, 1030 Central Ave., 835-9592 Third – Chad Wood, 1047 S.

Tracy Blvd., 830-9191

MASSAGE THERAPIST Melinda Black tries to accommodate everyone and works Monday through Saturday to do so. Her clients know she is a caregiver who loves to pamper people. First – Melinda Black, The Salon + Spa, 20 W. 10th St., 914-2207 Second – Maria Sanchez, Allure, 67 W. 10th St., 607-4770 Third – Holly Towkan, Renew You, 770 N. Tracy Blvd., 814-7323

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INSURANCE AGENT Ron Yerian treats his clients fairly. The Tracy native believes it’s important that we get it right the first time. There’s choices in the insurance world but Yerian believes in the value of offering coverage that suits your needs. First – Ron Yerian, 4600 S. Tracy Blvd., #118, 832-2002 Second – Paul Ritter, 2880 N. Tracy Blvd., Ste. 1, 835-0776 Third – Sherry Neyman, 49 E. 10th St., Ste. B, 836-2775

LAWYER Sidney Alegre always provides personalized service to her clients. She takes the time to listen to her clients. They can drop in any time and know she will listen

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