Village Inn has been serving up French toast, pancakes and all the fixins in Glenwood Springs for three decades and has been serving seniors a 10 percent discount for just as long. Thats why they earned the Locals Choice for Best Senior Discount.General Manager Ted Churchill said most Village Inn restaurants have a senior discount. In Glenwood, he said, about three quarters of the restaurants senior citizen customers take advantage of the discount. But many of those seniors opt to take advantage of a locals discount thats unique to the Glenwood Village Inn. The locals discount is also 10 percent. Other Finalists: Hot Springs Lodge & Pool, Colorado Mountain CollegeBest Travel AgencySprings Travel owner Cindy Dobbin said her travel agency does it all Planes, trains and automobiles, she said.Around since 1976, but owned by Dobbin since 1998, Springs Travel serves as the central reservations center for the Glenwood Springs Chamber Resort Association, and just started doing passport photos last year. But Springs Travel doesnt limit its services to wings and wheels. It also specializes in booking hotels, cruises, tour packages and business travel. Other Finalists: Travelocity, Walkabout TravelBest Print/Copy ShopPrint Works has been specializing in excellent customer service in Glenwood Springs since 1982, said co-owner Julie Nesbit. Print Works prints and copies just about anything, but our specialty is taking care of the customer and trying to make the (order) turnaround time fit the customer, she said. Other Finalists: Copy Copy, The Print ShopBest Financial ServicesWith branches all over the Western Slope, Alpine Bank has its roots in the Roaring Fork Valley and has bankers ready to help you from Aspen to Glenwood. Glenwood Springs-based Alpine Bank donates to local charities and provides a 24-hour customer service and information number. Other Finalists: Liberty Home Loans, Wells Fargo BankBest Real Estate AgencyThe Property Shop has served the Roaring Fork Valley as a full-service real estate agency for about 30 years. Known for its willingness go to the extra mile, the agency will help clients find a job or day care if they need it. Other Finalists: Vicki Lee Green, Fell Real EstateBest Health Care ProviderGlenwood Medical Associates, conveniently located near the heart of Glenwood Springs, specializes in internal medicine, family physicians, gastroenterology and cardiology. With some staff who speak Spanish, GMA accepts walk-in appointments and have weekend hours. Other Finalists: Valley View Hospital, Mountain Family HealthBest Local Internet ProviderRof.net was the first Internet provider in the Roaring Fork Valley when it brought local keyboard warriors an open door to the information superhighway way back in 1995. Founded as a nonprofit, Rof.net is a partner with the City of Glenwood Springs bringing residents the citys community broadband network. Rof.net offers wireless, dial-up, DSL and fiber Internet access. Other Finalists: Sopris Surfers, Mountain ViewBest Car WashThe Pit Stop on First Street has been washing cars in Glenwood Springs for 23 years. Co-owner Steve Kyle says the Pit Stop has two automatic car washers and three self-serve car wash bays. He said employees are available nearly all the time to help customers with their car washing experience. Other Finalists: Buggy Works, ConocoBest Gas StationJimmys 66 on Grand Avenue has been a fixture in Glenwood for years, and is known for its YouthZone Wednesday, a day when the five cents of the cost of every gallon of gas purchased with cash or check on any Wednesday will be donated to YouthZone. Other Finalists: Bradleys, ConocoBest Insurance CompanyState Farm Insurance offers home, health and life insurance policies. With its roots in Bloomington, Ill., State Farm has 16,700 agents servicing more than 71 million insurance policies in the United States and Canada. State Farm has two offices in Glenwood Springs, and one each in Rifle, Aspen and Carbondale. Other Finalists: Glenwood Insurance, Neil GaringBest Pet GroomerThe Shaggy Dog has been grooming dogs and cats in Glenwood Springs for 16 years now, and owner Nancy Williams says its claim to fame is that dogs pull their way into the Shaggy Dog rather than run away from it. For us, its not about just a haircut, its about the total environment the dog is in all day, she said, calling the experience there loving, kind, gentle, playful and fun. Other Finalists: High Tails, Cindy RoseBest Oil ChangeGrease Monkey has been changing oil and washing cars in Glenwood Springs for about 12 years. Its a place where you can get a full-service oil change for $42. Manager Loren Fletcher said, We try to get people in and out as soon as possible. We work basically off the owners manual. We dont sell you anything you dont need.Other Finalists: Pit Stop, Bighorn ToyotaBest Body ShopProfessional Auto Body and Frame has been fixing ill vehicles for 25 years in Glenwood Springs. Owner Dave Malehorn said his shop offers full-service auto body repair, frame repairs and does alignments, custom painting, mechanical repairs and much, much more. We care, he said. We treat our customers vehicles like theyre our own. Its not just a commodity, its a person.Other Finalists: Pit Stop, Jimmys 66Best Place to WorshipSt. Stephens Catholic Church is one of the most popular places to praise the Lord in the Roaring Fork Valley. Father Cliff McMillan is the priest at St. Stephens, which moved into its new Blake Avenue sanctuary in 2003. The church holds mass daily and a Spanish mass at noon every Sunday. Other Finalists: In the outdoors, Good Shepherd
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