Best of Sonoma County 2016: Real Life winners

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Real Life | Eating and Drinking | So Sonoma County | Fun Living

Best Bank

Exchange Bank - Sonoma County

Honorable Mentions
Wells Fargo - Sonoma County
Chase Bank - Sonoma County

Best Car Mechanic

Greg Bello - Al's Village Repair - Santa Rosa

Honorable Mentions
Vaughn Young, Auto Japan - Santa Rosa
Dan Williams - Empire Too - Santa Rosa

Best Chiropractor

Dr. Richard Mordecai - Santa Rosa

Honorable Mentions
Dr. Christina M. Dumbadse - Santa Rosa
Dr. John Horton - Santa Rosa

Best Cosmetic Surgeon

Dr. Walter Tom - Santa Rosa

Honorable Mentions
Dr. Furnas & Dr. Canales - Santa Rosa
Dr. Stanley Jacobs - Sonoma County

Best Credit Union

Redwood Credit Union - Sonoma County

Honorable Mentions
Community First Credit Union - Sonoma County
Patelco Credit Union - Sonoma County

Best Dentist

Gerret Osendorf, DDS - Rincon Valley Family Dental - Santa Rosa

Honorable Mentions
Sean Wilson, DDS - Santa Rosa
Justin Phillips, DDS - Phillips Family Dental Care - Santa Rosa

Best Doctor

Mary Kathryn Brown, MD - Kaiser Permanente - Santa Rosa

Honorable Mentions
James Devore, MD - Annadel Medical - Santa Rosa
Gary Furness, MD - Sutter Health - Santa Rosa

Best Dog Groomer

Debbie's Pet Boutique - Windsor

Honorable Mentions
Pawsations Grooming - Santa Rosa
Pet Talk Grooming - Rohnert Park

Best Furniture Store

Pedersen's Furniture - Santa Rosa

Honorable Mentions

Cokas Diko - Santa Rosa
Old Town Furniture - Santa Rosa
Ireko - Santa Rosa

Best Hardware Store

Friedman's Home Improvement - Santa Rosa

Honorable Mentions
Garrett Ace Hardware - Healdsburg
Sebastopol Ace Hardware Center - Sebastopol

Best Health Club

Airport Health Club - Santa Rosa

Honorable Mentions
Montecito Heights Health Club - Santa Rosa
Parkpoint Health Clubs - Sonoma County

Best Landscaper

Gardenworks - Healdsburg

Honorable Mentions
Gill Landscaping - Sebastopol
Landzen - Santa Rosa
Felix Landscaping & Tree Service - Petaluma

Best Local Boutique

Ooo La Loft - Petaluma

Honorable Mentions
Liv Fashion Boutique - Santa Rosa
Mad Mod Shop - Sebastopol

Best Local Eyeglass Store

Sonoma Eyeworks - Santa Rosa

Honorable Mentions
Eyes on the Green - Windsor
Site For Sore Eyes - Santa Rosa

Best Local Jewelry Store

ER Sawyer Jewelers - Santa Rosa

Honorable Mentions
Bennett Valley Jewelers - Santa Rosa
Mark Allen Jewelers - Santa Rosa

Best Local Shoe Store

Sole Desire Shoes - Sonoma County

Honorable Mentions
Santa Rosa Shoes - Santa Rosa
Birkenstock Village - Santa Rosa

Best Nursery

King's Nursery - Santa Rosa

Honorable Mentions
Harmony Farm Supply - Sebastopol
Prickett's Nursery - Sonoma County

Best Orthodontist

Smile Orthodontics, Dr. Cercone, Dr. Wear, Dr. Eliason - Sonoma County

Honorable Mentions
Bernstein Orthodontics - Sonoma County
Victoria Lynskey, DMD - Santa Rosa

Best Physical Therapist

Patrick K. Kam, Santa Rosa Back Fitness

Honorable Mentions
Dave Townsend, Santa Rosa Physical Therapy
Gail Perry - Move Forward - Santa Rosa

Best Place to Find a Gift

The Classic Duck - Santa Rosa

Honorable Mentions
Urban Garden - Santa Rosa
Corrick's - Santa Rosa
Rococo Mercato - Santa Rosa

Best Real Estate Agent

Sue Bonzell, Terra Firma - Petaluma

Honorable Mentions
Daniel Gill, Coldwell Banker - Sebastopol
Sharon Monticello, Coldwell Banker - Petaluma

Best Salon

The Loft - Santa Rosa

Honorable Mentions
Halo - Santa Rosa
Beauty Connection Plus - Santa Rosa

Best Senior Care Facility

Spring Lake Village - Santa Rosa

Honorable Mentions
Fountaingrove Lodge - Santa Rosa
Brookdale Assisted Living - Santa Rosa
Vintage Brush Creek - Santa Rosa

Best Shopping Experience

Montgomery Village - Santa Rosa

Honorable Mentions
Healdsburg Plaza - Healdsburg
The Barlow - Sebastopol

Best Sports Medicine Doctor

Todd Weitzenberg, MD - Kaiser Permanente - Santa Rosa

Honorable Mentions
Ty Affleck, MD, Santa Rosa Sports & Family Medicine
Kent Yinger, MD - Redwood Orthopedic Surgery - Santa Rosa

Best Sonoma County Teacher

Stephanie Cuccio - Windsor Unified School District

Honorable Mentions
Sabine Canto Adams - Geyserville Elementary School
Leslie Grassl, El Molino High School
Jackie Reitenbach, San Miguel Elementary

Best Veterinarian

Dr. Grant Patrick, Montecito Veterinary - Santa Rosa

Honorable Mentions
Dr. Jessica Klein - Wine County Veterinary Hospital - Windsor
Dr. Mark Ross, Montgomery Village Veterinary Clinic - Santa Rosa

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