Tuesday Sep 08 2009 comments Lincoln News Messengers Best of Best Party By: Karina Williams -A +A Buy This Photo Now The Lincoln Kiwanis Club won the award for Best Service Club and had many members attend the Best of the Best Party. Vi Henry, left, Elisa Moore, and Pam Elliot, right, receives the Best Property Management award on behalf of Gold Properties of Lincoln. Logan Wise won Best Volunteer for the 2009 Lincoln News Messenger Best of the Best contest. From Sun City Lincoln Hills, from left, Jerry McCarthy, Isabel Rios, Shelly Todd, and Roderick Williams, receive Best Buffet for Meridians restaurant and Best Meeting Facility for Orchard Creek Lodge. Steve and Anne Smull received the Best Tack and Feed award for their Superior Livestock Supply store with their family at the Best of the Best party. Lincoln Travel and Cruise won best Travel agency for the 2009 Best of the Best contest. From left, Ali Schofield, Terri Quintarelli, Phyllis Wing, Debi Schneider, and Angelica Garcia. Ed Cummins won Best Teacher for Lincoln News Messenger 2009 Best of the Best contest. Carol Lacabanne and Bob Galanakis receive the Best Tire Store for the Lincoln Big O Tire Store. Hillary Wise won the Best Server award. Bud and Teka Twilling received the Best Storage Facility award for Joiner Parkway Self Storage. Co-owner of Mane Productions, Debbie Avila, received the award on behalf of the Salon for Best Salon Services and for Rebecca Carbajal who won Best Manicurist. Receiving the award from Best Senior Care for Villa del Rey, from left front, Rush Avalos, and Angie Avalos, from left back, Ana Marie Rojas, Maria Avalos, Judy Mora-Rodrigues, Manuel Filipe, Linda Westmoreland, Tammy Staggs, and Cheryl Virrueta. Jeremy Lyche received the best principal award by Lincoln News Messenger readers. Jun and Jay Gonzalez receive the Best Fast Food award on behalf of the Lincoln McDonalds. The Spa at Kilaga Springs won two Best of the Best awards this year, one for Best Skin Care and the other Best Day Spa. Kilaga Springs staff, from left front, Lina Khidnork, Chris Mastin, KC Mulligan, From left top, Skin Care, Peggy Carr, Tina Ginnetti, Lydia Conley, Linda Hausman, Heather Veverka, and Pam Foster. Debbie Brown Photography tied for the 2009 Best Photographer award. Debbie Brown with her family and staff, from left, Cassie Brown, Katie Brown, Lou Brown, Debbie, Nick Ricketts, and Johanna Stoeckle. Lincoln Florist was voted Best Florist for 2009. From left, Kylie Halcomb, Jennifer Ibarra, and Pam O?Dea. Receiving the award for Best Massage, for Message Envy in Lincoln, from left, Christine Ambrecht, Janel Rose, and Jody Kanter-Doud. Diana Burke, owner of Simple Pleasures accepted the awards for Best Lunch Place and Best Catering. Lincoln Highway members, from left, Mike Sisemore, Charlie Keeney, Doug Weiss, George Bungarz, and Marshal Kee, receive the Best of the Best certificate from the Lincoln News Messenger. Scott Lombardi, voted best Firefighter. Los Gallos, voted best Authentic Mexican Food. FieldHaven Feline Rescue won the award for Best NonProffit Organization. FieldHaven staff and volunteers, from left, Robert Miller, Lorraine Davis, Jen Paul, Joy Smith, Reba Miller, Lisa Eichler, and Wendy Lemons. Dr. Brian Crawford received the Best Orthodontist award. With Crawford are Korbi Brizendine, left, and Andrea Herrera. AAA insurance was awarded the Best Insurance Office and to receive the award are, from left, Jim Macavley, Brad Miller, Carol Stanley, Jason Porter, and Chuck Jones. The Best Mortgage Company award went to Maidu Financial in Lincoln. Maidu agents from left, Julie Crespin, Ed Meadows, Lynda Armes, Ed Wacaster, and Jerri Curradi. Karina Williams, owner of Reminisce Photography, tied for the 2009 Best Photographer award. Pete and Lexie Karsch won the Best Handyman award for their business Pete?s Handyman Service.