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Best of Madison County: 2010

March 1, 2010

Best of Madison County 2010: Retail

Apartment/Rental Complex

Winner: Harter House

Applecreek

Cross Lakes

Four Winds

Hickory Knoll



Bank/Credit Union

Winner: National City Bank

First Merchants Bank

Madison Co. Federal Credit Union

Old National Bank

Star Financial Bank



Chiropractor

Winner: Robin Baker

Keith Berger

Stephen Frank

Shahnaz Sabeti

Gary Young



Company To Work For

Winner: Hoosier Park

Community Hospital

Nestle

Saint John’s Medical Center

United Faith Housing



Clothes Retail

Winner: Kohl’s

Elder Beerman

Marshall’s

Maurice’s

Old Navy



Day Care

Winner: Small Fries Large Fries

Anderson Christian School

Gateway Children’s Center

North Kids Learning Center

Park Place COG Children’s Center



Dry Cleaning

Winner: Bestway Cleaners

Clean A Magic 3

Graydon Collier

Red’s One Hour Cleaners

Vest Cleaners



Department Store

Winner: Target

Elder Beerman

Kohl’s

Meijer

Wal-Mart



Electronics

Winner: Wal-Mart

Best Buy

HH Gregg

Radioshack

Sears



Fitness Club

Winner: YMCA

Anytime Fitness

LivRite/Excel

My Time Fitness

White River Athletic Club



Flower Shop

Winner: The Arrangement

K’s Blossom Shoppe

Ousley’s

Posey Shop

Toles Flowers



Furniture Store

Winner: Gill Bros.

Big Lots

Busby’s

Updegraff

Walls

Golf Course

Winner: Grandview

Anderson Country Club

Killbuck

Meadowbrook

Yule



Grocery Store Service

Winner: Payless/Kroger

Harvest Market

Marsh

Meijer

Strong’s



Hair Salon

Winner: Great Clips

Medusa Hair Design

Shaggy Chic Hair Studio

Terri’s Trend Cutters

The Clip Zone



Hardware Store

Winner: Northgate

Armstrong

Lowe’s

Menard’s

True Value



Insurance Agency

Winner: State Farm

American Family

Farm Bureau

First Merchants

Shelter



Jewelry

Winner: Fadely’s

Kay

McIntyre

Standt’s

Zales



Liquor Store

Winner: Keg ‘n Bottle

Cain’s

Lucky Liquor

Purkey’s

Save On



Mortuary

Winner: Robert D. Loose

Brown-Butz Diedring

Glazebrook’s

Harper & Dunnichay

Rozelle-Johnson



Customer Service

Winner: Saint John’s Health System

Community Hospital

Hoosier Park

Mermaid Pools

The Arrangement



Pharmacy

Winner: CVS

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Best of Madison County: 2010
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  • images_sizedimage_060143620 Bachelor: Steffan dreams of marriage ANDERSON, Ind. — Car salesman Rob Steffan considers himself a well-rounded man. The 48-year-old has a good job at Myers Autoworld, owns a home in Anderson’s historic district and likes to golf, read and cook. He also never has been married. Steffan was voted Madison County’s Best Bachelor in The Herald Bulletin’s annual public poll. “It’s thrilling,” he said. “I’m flattered. I think a lot of my votes have come from people I’ve met while working (at Myers).”

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  • images_sizedimage_060143858 Romantic dinner: The Nile is personal, relaxing ANDERSON, Ind. – Being named the Best Romantic Dinner isn’t a surprise to The Nile Restaurant because they’ve been awarded many times for their one-on-one service and unique cuisine, said the owner’s husband Samir Naby. “We’ve been one of the best three restaurants in Anderson,” he said. “I think it is neat.” Naby said his wife, Angele Naby, opened the Mediterranean restaurant more than 20 years ago to provide Hoosiers with a piece of their home.

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  • images_sizedimage_060143722 Repair shop: Service beyond expectations ANDERSON, Ind. — Darin Tobias knows his customers can get tires anywhere. It takes more than a set of rubber radials to generate repeat business. As owner of Hadsell Tire, Tobias knows that attention to detail makes all the difference. “Everybody has a price, you can buy price everywhere,” Tobias said. “We go above and beyond.”

    March 1, 2010 2 Photos 11 Links

  • images_sizedimage_060143140 Bachelorette: Jill McQueary calls selection humbling ANDERSON, Ind.­ — Jill McQueary’s selection as Madison County’s Best Bachelorette surprised her, but not so much her friends who nominated her. “They’re my cheerleaders,” McQueary said. Missy Fox was among those friends leading the cheers for McQueary. “I want her to find a good man. She needs and deserves a good man in her life,” said Fox, McQueary’s hairstylist and friend since middle school.

    March 1, 2010 1 Photo 11 Links

  • images_sizedimage_060145249 Best of Madison County 2010: Retail Winners and finalists from the Best of Madison County 2010 survey, according to the readers of The Herald Bulletin. Retail includes apartment/rental complex, bank/credit union, chiropractor, company to work for, clothes retail, day care, dry cleaning, department store, electronics, fitness club, flower shop, furniture store, golf course, grocery store service, hair salon, hardware store, insurance agency, jewelry, liquor store, mortuary, customer service, pharmacy, restaurant staff, senior living facility, specialty store, tanning salon, thrift store, veterinarian and Web site.

    March 1, 2010 2 Photos 11 Links

  • images_sizedimage_060145249 Best of Madison County 2010: Automotive Winners and finalists from the Best of Madison County 2010, according to the readers of The Herald Bulletin. Automotive includes body shop, new car dealer, used car dealer, sales staff and tire/oil/repair shop.

    March 1, 2010 2 Photos 11 Links

  • images_sizedimage_060145249 Best of Madison County 2010: Social Results from the Best of Madison County 2010, according to the readers of The Herald Bulletin. Social includes place to bowl, DVD selection, live music venue, local band, place to dance, family entertainment, karaoke, place to shoot pool and place to watch a game.

    March 1, 2010 2 Photos 11 Links

  • images_sizedimage_060145249 Best of Madison County 2010: People Winners and finalists from the Best of Madison County 2010 survey, according to the readers of The Herald Bulletin. People includes bartender, coach, dentist, doctor, electrician, hairdresser, landscaper, lawyer, nurse, plumber, real estate agent, server/waiter/waitress, spiritual leader, teacher/educator, bachelor, bachelorette.

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