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POSTED March 19, 2010 3:03 a.m.

Are you true to your school?

Then you have a chance to make it a winner in the Best of Manteca 2010 by casting your vote for either Sierra High, Manteca High or East Union High.

Voting is now underway for over 70 categories through April 18 by going to www.visitmanteca.org as voting this year is online only.

The awards show and celebration will take place on Thursday, May 6, at a rural Manteca Victorian garden setting.

Tickets are $30 or four for $100.

Tickets are available at the Manteca Visitors Center, 1422 Grove Avenue, in The Promenade Shops at Orchard Valley seven days a week from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. For information call 823-7229.  

The benefits the winners will receive include marketing through the local media and at the event, a profile in over 20,000 CVB visitors’ guides, a plaque for their business and a window sticker, and a website advertisement on the CVB page for one year.  

The categories and nominees this year are:

AUTO/ RECREATIONAL VEHICLE REPAIR
:
Cabral Chrysler Jeep Dodge Suzuki
Phillips Auto Care Co
Precision Automotive

BANK / CREDIT UNION
Bank of Stockton
Chase Bank
Delta National Bank

HOTEL
Best Western Executive Inn & Suites
Comfort Inn Manteca
Holiday Inn Express

NON-PROFIT BUSINESS
Give Every Child a Chance
Second Harvest Food Bank
Manteca Youth Focus

FLORAL SHOP
Floralicious Designs
Manteca Floral Co.
New Buds Nursery

MATTRESS STORE
Manteca Bedquarters
Hafers Home Furnishings
The Sleep Train

RETIREMENT COMMUNITY
The Commons at Union Ranch
Del Webb
Prestige Senior Living

TOW SERVICE
Looney’s 24 Hour Tow
Vern’s Towing, Inc.
Manteca Towing Service

RETAIL STORE
Bass Pro Shops
TJ Max

BOSS / SUPERVISOR
Joe Kelley (Kelley Bros.)
Oscar Maguia (Give Every Child a Chance)
Dave Cox (Manteca Family Chiropractic)

GROCERY STORE
Raley’s
Safeway
Save Mart

CAR WASH
Dribbles Car Wash
Prime Shine Car Wash
Quicki Kleen Car Wash

DRY CLEANERS
Mainz Cleaners
Garibay’s Cleaners
Parklane Cleaners

HOSPITAL / CLINIC
Doctors Hospital of Manteca
Kaiser Medical Center
Planned Parenthood

PHARMACY
Bob’s Pharmacy
Rite Aid Pharmacy
Walgreen’s Pharmacy

CATERER
Main Street Café & Coffee Co.
Kelley Bros. Brewing Co.
DaVinci’s Delicatessen

CHIROPRACTOR
Cox, David DC (Manteca Family Chiropractic)
Erdman, Michael DC (Erdman Chiropractic)
Hoogendoorn, Mark DC (Dowell-Hoogendoorn Chiropractic Inc.

DENTIST / ORTHODONTIST
Trueb, John C DDS
Sangalang, Sean A DDS
Andrews, Pamela M DDS

FINANCIAL PLANNER
Norm Knodt Financial Network
Randy Knodt (Norm Knodt Financial Network)
Randy Sampson Financial

INSURANCE AGENT
Cliff Jorgensen (Allstate)
Kim Mello (McKinley Sausser Mello Insurance Agency)
Crystal Downs (State Farm Insurance)

LOCAL CHEF
Mark Abram (Kelley Bros)
Isadore Fang (Isadore’s)
Robert Lee (PaPa Joe’s BBQ Steakhouse)

LOAN OFFICER
Dori Beck (Guild Mortgage Co.)
Diane Sisneroz (Academy Mortgage)
Diane McGuire (Academy Mortgage)

LOCAL COLUMNIST
Glen Kahl (Manteca Bulletin)
Dennis Wyatt (Manteca Bulletin)
Rose Albano Risso (Manteca Bulletin)

LOCAL SINGER - FEMALE
Cheyenne Milligan
Jorden Renfro
Robin Glover

LOCAL SINGER - MALE
Caleb Draper
Matt Vaughn
Colton Harris

NUMBER CRUNCHERS (ACCOUNTANTS, TAX PREP, CPA)
Ilona Brush, Ilona’s Bookkeeping & Tax Service
Rick Fatzer, CPA
Newman & Jones

OPTOMETRIST
Miller, Gregory L, OD
Lavieri Michael Jr, OD
Frederick Stellhorn, OD

PHYSICIAN
Dr. Terry Croasdale, MD
Dr. Craig Bobson, MD
Dr. Moosa Lunat, MD

PHOTOGRAPHER
Glen Kahl, Manteca Bulletin
Chris Leonard, Leonard Photography
Jamie Anderson

REALTOR
Glenda Herrera
Teresa Clarke
Richard Wamsat III

SCHOOL ADMINISTRATOR
Annette Garret
Greg Leland
Debbie Ruger

VOLUNTEER - YOUTH
Ayla Flemming
Emily Crutchfield
Erika Munguia

VOLUNTEER - ADULT
William Cook
Veronica Debrum
Misty Macky-Peters

WAITER / WAITRESS
Tenisha Valenzuela (Perkos)
Shana Winkler, Kelley Bros.
Marisa Lewis, Isadores

DANCE STUDIO
Sondance Christian Dance School
Dance and Cheer Stars
Universal Dance Company

LOCAL YOUTH BASEBALL / SOFTBALL TEAM
Spreckels Park Little League
Odyssey Softball
Manteca Youth Softball Association

LOCAL YOUTH SOCCER TEAM
Manteca Futbol Club
Sequoia School Soccer Club
Manteca Area Soccer League

LOCAL YOUTH FOOTBALL TEAM
Mantreca Jaguars
Manteca Chargers
Manteca Cowboys

PET GROOMER
Jackie’s Dog Grooming
Darlene’s Dog Grooming
Petsmart Pet Grooming

PLACE FOR A KID’S BIRTHDAY PARTY
Manteca Bowl and Family Fun Center
Pump It Up of Manteca
Manteca Martial Arts

PRIVATE SCHOOL
Manteca Christian School
St. Anthony’s Catholic School
St. Paul’s United Methodist Pre-School

PUBLIC HIGH SCHOOL
Sierra High School
East Union High School
Manteca High School

PUBLIC ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Sequoia Elementary School
Brock Elliott Elementary School
McParland Elementary School

YOUTH ORGANIZATION
Give Every Child a Chance
Manteca Youth Focus
Boys and Girls Club of Manteca

AEROBIC INSTRUCTOR / PERSONAL TRAINER
Kerrie Tapia, 24 Hour Fitness
Jennie Schatmeier, In-Shape
Arleen Velasco, 24 Hour Fitness

BARBER / HAIRSTYLIST
Gibb Botello, Elegant Images
Arlen, Arlen’s Barber Salon
Amber Younger, Sadies

BEAUTY SALON
Sadie’s Styling Salon
Klassy Kuts Manteca
Gavora Studio

DAY SPA
Mimosa Spa & Salon
Indulgence Salon & Spa
Spa 56

HEALTH / FITNESS CENTER
In-Shape
24 Hour Fitness
California Fitness

MANICURE / PEDICURE
Jay Vu, Sadie’s Styling Salon
Forever Nails
Queen Bee Nails & Spa

MARTIAL ARTS STUDIO
Taberna’s Tae-Kwon-Do Academy
Manteca Martial Arts
Kicks Tae-Kwon-Do

CHRISTMAS DISPLAY
Langum House
Brock House
New Buds Nursery

CHURCH CHOIR
St Anthonys Catholic Church
Calvary Community Church
Christian Worship Center    Crossroads Grace Community Church    

CLEANEST RESTROOMS
New Buds Nursery
Target
Curves for Women
Bass Pro Shops

CUSTOMER SERVICE
Bean & Leaf Cafe
Phyllis Abram (Delta National Bank)
Marla Nunes (Marla’s Massage)

DINING ESTABLISHMENT/BAR
Tommy’s Beach & Grill Bar
Finley’s
Kelley Brothers Brewery

DINING ESTABLISHMENT
Kelley Brothers Brewery
Tommy’s Beach Bar & Grill
Finley’s

ICE CREAM CONE/SUNDAE
Kelley Brothers Brewery
Baskin Robbins
Chilliberies

ITALIAN RESTAURANT
Strings Italian Café
DeVega Brothers
Davinci’s Delicatessen

MARGARITA
Las Casuelas
Kelley Brothers Brewery
Chili’s

MARTINI
Kelley Brothers Brewery
Isadore’s Steak & Seafood
Chili’s

MEXICAN FOOD RESTAURANT
Taueria Yvette
Las Casulas
El Jardin

MILKSHAKE
Fosters Freeze
Chubby’s Diner
Baskin Robbins

NACHOS
Kelley Brothers Brewery
Taco Bell
El Jardin

OMELET
The Waffle Shop
Denny’s
Johnny’s

PIZZA
Round Table Pizza
Mountain Mike’s Pizza
Kelley Brothers Brewery

PUB GRUB
Tommy’s Beach & Bar Grill
PaPa Joe’s Steakhouse
Kelley Brothers Brewery

SPECIALITY COFFEE SHOP
Starbuck’s
Main Strete Café & Catering
Bean & Leaf Café

TACO
Kelley Brothers Brewery
Oasis Taqueria
Taqueria LaCosta

TAKE-OUT
Kelley Brothers Brewing
In--n-Out Burger
Iron Horse Deli

WAFFLE
The Waffle Shop
Mangy Moose Café
Johnny’s Restaurant
International House of Pancakes

ELECTRICIAN
Pride Electric
Tubbs & Sons
Jeffrey Rys Electric

PAINTER
Dan Luna
RP Painting - Roy Pena
Pro Painting Inc.

CONTRACTOR
ARJ & Sons - Alan Jackson
Roddan Construction
Larry Hopkins

PLUMBER
Discount Plumbing
Knights Plumbing & Drain
Absolute Affinity Affirmed Advantage

ROOFER
Elite Roofing
Bobby Shaw
NuShake

HANDYMAN
Jorge Gomez Appliance Service
Ross Stern
Dave Coates

PLACE TO BUY A BIKE
Anderson’s Mower & Bike
Target
Walmart

AGRIBUSINESS
George Perry & Sons
New Buds Nursery
Fonseca Farms

MAIL CARRIER
Dennis Gonsalves
Katie Mattingly
Robert Goldman

MASSAGE THERAPIST
Marla Nunes, Marla’s Massage
Lila Serros-Moran, Lila’s Message
Marissa Shambeck, Mimosa Spa

SERVICE CLUB
Give Every Child a Chance
Sunrise Kiwanis
Manteca Lions

FURNITURE STORE
Manteca Bedquarters
Century Furniture
Hafer’s Home Furnishings

MEAT DEPARTMNENT
Costco
Fagundes
Safeway

PLACE TO BUY ATHLETIC SUPPLIES
Walmart
Coscto
Bass Pro

AUTO/RECREATIONAL VEHICLE DEALER
Cabral Chrysler Jeep Dodge Suzuki
Manteca Trailer & Motorhome
Manteca Auto Plaza

FAMILY ENTERTAINMENT
Kerasotes Showplace 16
Fun & Games Manteca
Crossroads Street Fair

LOCAL ATTRACTION
Big League Dreams
Bass Pro Shops
Crossroads Street Fair

LOCAL BAND
Reunion Band
209 All Stars
Façade

LOCAL EVENT
Sunrise Kiwanis Pumpkin Fair
Crossroads Street Fair
Manteca Youth Focus Scholarship Competition

DESSERT
Kelley Brothers Brewing
Baskin Robbins
Sweet Sweets

BURGER
Wallie’s Diner
Kelley Brothers Brewing
In-n-Out Burger

BAKERY
Raley’s Bakery
Costco
Sweet Sweets

ASIAN FOOD RESTAURANT
New China Restaurant
Hong Kong Restaurant
Yukimi

AMERICAN FOOD RESTAURANT
Kelley Brothers Brewing
In-n-Out Burger
Applebee’s

PRODUCT MADE IN MANTECA
Kelley Brothers Four Towers IPA Beer
Delicato wine
Jesus Mountain Coffee

NEW BUSINESS (less than a year over 25 employees)
Best Buy
JC Penney’s
Kerasotes Showplace 16

NEW BUSINESS (less than a year under 25 employees)
Grocery Outlet
Yogafina
Mr. Pickles
Manteca Martial Arts

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