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2014 Readers' Choice Awards – Beauty, Shopping & Recreation

Oct 01, 2014 09:19AM ● Published by Style

Folsom City Zoo & Sanctuary – photo by Dante Fontana © Style Media Group

Favorite Place to Volunteer

1.  Folsom City Zoo Sanctuary
2.    Snowline Hospice
3.    Harris Center

Favorite Spiritual Leader

1.    Brad Franklin at Lakeside Church
2.    Msgr. James Kidder at Holy Trinity Parish
3.    Kent Carlson at Oak Hills Church

Favorite Local Hero

1.    Digger Williams
2.    Sharon WIlliams
3.    Dr. Shaina DiMariano

Favorite Annual Event

1.    Folsom Pro Rodeo
2.    Fourth of July at El Dorado Hills Town Center
3.    Folsom LIVE
Honorable Mention: Folsom Family Expo—WOOHOO!!!!!

Favorite Local Musician/Band

1.    Dave Russell Band
2.    Inspector 71
3.    Have Mercy Band

Favorite Local Performing Arts Organization

1.    El Dorado Musical Theatre
2.    Sutter Street Theatre
3.    Music Circus

Favorite Charitable Organization

1.    Snowline Hospice
2.    Twin Lakes Food Bank
3.    Powerhouse Ministries

Favorite Teacher

1.    Susan Posner at Folsom High School
2.    Judy Holbrook at Silva Valley Elementary School
3.    Jean Cavanaugh at Folsom High School
K Walker Photography  photo by Dante Fontana  Style Media Group

Favorite Family Photographer

1.    K. Walker Photography
2.    Aimee Jordan Photography
3.    Shoop’s Photography
Honorable mentions: Lynn Greene Photography and Tomalyn Photography

Favorite Tutoring Service

1.    Kumon Math and Reading Center
2.    Mathnasium
3.    Huntington Learning Center

Favorite Preschool

1.    Busy Bees Preschool, Inc.
2.    Bright Beginnings Preschool
3.    The Phoenix Schools Private Preschool

Favorite Private School

1.    Golden Hills School
2.    St. John Notre Dame School
3.    Brighton Schools

Favorite Athletic Coach

1.    Kristopher Richardson
2.    Patrick Gallagher
3.    Chris Jones

Favorite Barber

1.    Tom Ward at Tom’s Barber Stylist
2.    Barber Jon at Barber Jon’s World Famous Barber Shop
3.    Aaron Ralls at Lucky’s Barbershop and Men’s Club

Favorite Barber Shop

1. Barber Jon’s World Famous Barber Shop
2. Tom’s Barber Stylist
3. Lucky’s Barbershop and Men’s Club

Favorite Salon

1.    Maribou Spa Salon
2.    Hoshall’s Salon and Spa
3.    Morgan Taylor Salon
Honorable Mentions: Salon Capelli and Adagio for Hair

Favorite Hair Stylist

1.    Marcella Key at Brockway Hair Design
2.    Monica Fischer at Le Spa Day Spa
3.    Jill Cromwell at Maribou Spa Salon

Favorite Place for a Facial

1.    Maribou Spa Salon
2.    The Tiger’s Eye Skin Care
3.    Skin 2 Envy
A very close #4: Le Spa Day Spa

Favorite Makeup Artist

1.    Monica Fischer at Le Spa Day Spa
2.    Lauren Bilotta at Maribou Spa Salon
3.    Stacey Sacco at Scene Cosmetics

Favorite Mani/Pedi Place

1.    Belle Nail Spa
2.    Nail Palazzo
3.    Montano Nails

Favorite Tanning Salon

1.    California Sun
2.    Tan Central
3.    Folsom Sun Club

Favorite Waxing Salon

1.    European Wax Center
2.    Atrium Salon Spa
3.    Eva Skin Care

Favorite Place for a Massage

1.    Massage Envy Spa
2.    Asante Spa
3.    Massage Heights

Favorite Massage Therapist

1.    Michelle Tobey at Lowrey Chiropractic
2.    Kevin Gleave at Healing Sensation Massage Therapy
3.    Cynthia Adkins at Maribou Spa Salon

Favorite Day Spa

1.    Asante Spa
2.    Dream Day Spa
3.    Serenity Spa – Folsom
Honorable Mention: Alchemy Day Spa and Boutique

Favorite Facialist

1.    Aimee Davis at Le Spa Day Spa
2.    Jenna Stone at Maribou Spa Salon
3.    TIE: Priscilla Howard at Pure Glow Spa and Marissa Byrnes at Lux Salon and Spa

Favorite Med Spa

1.    Vitality Stem Cell and Aesthetic Medicine
2.    SKINovative Laser Center
3.    Skin 360 Medical Aesthetics

Favorite Veterinarian Practice

1.    Blue Ravine Animal Hospital
2.    The Cat Clinic of Folsom
3.    Pet Vets of Folsom

Favorite Pet Groomer

1.    sBarkles
2.    Bark Avenue
3.    PetSmart

Favorite Pet Store

1.    Wagger’s
2.    sBarkles
3.    Bark Avenue

Folsom Dog Resort and Training Center  photo by Dante Fontana  Style Media Group

Favorite Pet Boarding

1.    Folsom Dog Resort and Training Center
2.    Companion Animal Hospital
3.    Barky’s Bungalow

Favorite Pet Trainer

1.    Kristin Minnie at The Local Bark
2.    Jason Davis aka “The Dog Guy” at Folsom Dog Resort and Training Center
3.    Mandy Kennedy at Unleashed
Honorable Mention: Kevin Limm at Dog Training for Owners

Favorite Florist

1.    Morningside Florist
2.    The Blossom Shop
3.    TIE: Miracle Flowers and Crystal Rose Florist

Favorite Art Gallery

1.    American Visions Art Gallery
2.    Sutter Street Artists
3.    The Gallery at 48 Natoma

Favorite Print & Sign Shop

1.    Signs Now Folsom
2.    Sign Chef
3.    FedEx

Favorite Real Estate Agent

1.    Scott Ostrode
2.    Nick Sadek
3.    Connie Barnes

Favorite Interior Designer

1.    Destiny Designs
2.    Brush Strokes, Inc.
3.    Guchi Interior Design
A very close #4: Sue Anderson

Favorite Home Remodeler

1.    DreamBuilders Home Remodeling
2.    Destiny Designs
3.    Guchi Interior Design

Favorite Handyman

1.    Higgs Construction
2.    Rambo Home Services
3.    Sunshine Services

Favorite Electrician

1.    BC Electric
2.    Carroll Electric
3.    Eilhardt Electric

Favorite Plumber

1.    Conforti Plumbing, Inc.
2.    Wagner Plumbing
3.    Robert Texley Plumbing Inc.

Favorite Painting Contractor

1.    Guchi Interior Design
2.    Matt Weideman at Weideman Family Painting
3.    Brent Wallace at Four Seasons Painting

Favorite Landscaper

1.    Capital Landscape
2.    TC Landscape/Taylor Crawford
3.    Richard Diroll at Plan-It Landscapes

Favorite Garden Center

1.    Green Acres Nursery and Supply
2.    Green Valley Nursery and Landscape
3.    Home Depot

Bicycles Plus  photo by Dante Fontana  Style Media Group

Favorite Bike Shop

1.    Bicycles Plus
2.    Bicycle Planet
3.    Folsom Bike
Honorable Mention: Bicycle Guys

Favorite Carpet Cleaning Service

1.    Carter’s Carpet Restoration
2.    Folsom Lake Carpet Cleaning
3.    California Steamin’

Favorite House Cleaning Service

1.    Johnny Sparkles Cleaning Service
2.    Molly Maid
3.    Merry Maids

Favorite Senior Living Center

1.    Ponte Palmero
2.    Sunrise Assisted Living of Fair Oaks
3.    Emeritus at Folsom

Favorite Accountant

1.    Darla Colson, CPA, MST, at Gilbert Associates
2.    Christopher Thomas, CPA, at Thomas and Associates CPAs Inc.
3.    Sherif Boctor, CPA at Professional Solutions Group Certified Public Accountants

Favorite Attorney

1.    TIE: Terri A. Smith at Law Office of Terri A. Smith and Sarah Litchney at Litchney Law Firm
2.    Paul Cass at The Law Office of Paul Cass
3.     Sheri Hoffman at Law Offices of Hoffman & Hoffman

Favorite Bank

1.    Wells Fargo
2.    Sierra Vista Bank
3.    Folsom Lake Bank

Favorite Credit Union

1.    Golden 1 Credit Union
2.    Schools Federal Credit Union
3.    SAFE Credit Union

Favorite Auto Repair shop

1.    Folsom Car Care Center
2.    Folsom Auto Center
3.    Moore’s Garage

Favorite Auto Body Shop

1.    Cook’s Collision
2.    Bodycraft Collision Center
3.    Solis Collision Center

Favorite Oil Change GARAGE

1.    Folsom Glenn Car Wash and Lube
2.    Jiffy Lube
3.    Folsom Car Care Center

Favorite Smog Shop

1.    Smog ‘N Go
2.    Smog King
3.    Folsom Smog Test Only

Favorite Car Wash Place

1.    Folsom Glenn Car Wash and Lube
2.    Suds Car Wash and Detail
3.    Quick Quack Car Wash

Favorite Dry Cleaners

1.    Swanson’s Cleaners
2.    Fresh Cleaners
3.    Silverado Cleaners

Favorite Tailor

1.    Alterations Express
2.    Rose’s Tailoring
3.    EDH Professional Custom Tailoring and Alterations

Favorite Farmers’ Market

1.    Historic Folsom Farmers’ Market
2.    Foothill Farmers’ Market at the Palladio at Broadstone
3.    El Dorado County Certified Farmers’ Market at the EDH Town Center

Favorite Grocery Store

1.    Raley’s
2.    Whole Foods Market
3.    Trader Joe’s

Favorite Produce Department

1.     Nugget Market
2.    Whole Foods Market
3.     Raley’s

Favorite Boutique

1.    Runway Boutique
2.    Mirror Mirror
3.    Southern Kissed

Favorite Children’s Clothing Store

1.    Starlight Starbright
2.    Jordan’s Closet
3.    Gymboree

Favorite Toy Store

1.    HobbyTown USA
2.    Mind Over Matter Toys
3.    Starlight Starbright

Favorite Home Décor Store

1.    HomeGoods
2.    Kirkland’s
3.    Pottery World

Favorite Furniture Store

1.    Naturwood Home Furnishings
2.    Ashley Furniture
3.     Affordable Furniture and Blinds

Favorite Floor Coverings Store

1. El Dorado Floor & Design
2. BI Design Studio
3. S & G Carpet and More

Favorite Window Coverings Store

1.    Blind Spot Blinds and Shutters
2.    Affordable Furniture and Blinds
3.     Guchi Interior Design

Favorite Bookstore

1.    Face In A Book
2.    Colton Books
3.    The Bookery
Artist Julie Bjorgum  photo by Dante Fontana  Style Media Group

Favorite Local Artist

1.    Julie Bjorgum
2.    Lisa Magruder
3.    Jenny Williams

Favorite Consignment Shop

1.    Belle Mode
2.    ReLoveIt Consignment
3.    Freestyle Clothing Exchange

Favorite Gift Shop

1.    Melange
2.    Ambiance For the Home
3.    KwirkWorld
Honorable Mention: The Bird’s Nest

Favorite Jewelry Store

1.    Grebitus Jewelers
2.    Sharif Jewelers
3.    Rainbow Bridge Jewelers

Favorite Store in Which to Shop

1.    Target
2.    Kohl’s
3.    HomeGoods

Favorite Mall/Shopping Center

1.    Palladio at Broadstone
2.    Folsom Premium Outlets
3.    Broadstone Marketplace

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