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Family owned business Profile

Dr. Brian Crawford loves transforming smiles
By Carol R. Percy | of The Lincoln News Messenger

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Brian Crawford practiced general and cosmetic Pro
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2295 Fieldstone Drive, Suite 260,
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crawford.orthodontics@gmail.
In 2008, Crawford and his wife, Alina, made the ned busin com
decision to open an orthodontic practice, Crawford crawford-orthodontics.com
Orthodontics, in Lincoln.
“This is the community where we live and are rais- Crawford Orthodontics is open five days a week.
ing our children,” Crawford said.  Hours are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays and Thursdays; 9
a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesdays; 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesdays;
The key to his successful business is “outstanding and 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Fridays.
customer service.”
The dentist treats both adults and children and
At Crawford Orthodontics, patients are treated like offers free consultations.
family.
Crawford takes pride in facilitating a minimal wait
“Being family-owned allows me to invest more time time for patients.
and finances into the community. In addition, we don’t
have the ‘corporate’ feel,” Crawford said. “We get to “We understand that our parents and patients all
know our patients and their families. (They) are con- have busy lives and want to get them in quickly for
fident in knowing their treatment will be started and their appointments so they can get back to school,
completed by one orthodontist.” sports or work,” Crawford said.

Dr. Brian Crawford. [courtesy photo]

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Voted Best
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2008-2016

Lincoln News Messenger | March 23, 2017 | Family Owned Business 3
Family owned business Profile

Sierra Hills Framing offers quality products at affordable prices
By Carol R. Percy | of The Lincoln News Messenger

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rom custom-made display cases for vintage
Sierra Hills Framing
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guitars, to shadow boxes for award-winning
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needlepoint crafts, Sierra Hills Framing can do
y 531 Lincoln Blvd., Suite B, Lincoln
it all.
Famil (916) 645-1644 
Located in downtown Lincoln, Sierra Hills Framing Ow sh@sierrahillsframing.com 

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moved in 1994 from its original First Street address ned busin sierrahillsframing.com
near the Zebra Town Deli and Market to the business’
current location in the historic Emmada building on nel that occurs at the big box stores,” Jones said.
Lincoln Boulevard.
Sierra Hills Framing stocks 2,500 framing and mat
In his 23 years doing business in Lincoln, Sierra samples to create custom frames for artwork, needle-
Hills Framing’s master framer and owner Tom Jones Sierra Hills Framing owner Tom Jones stands in front of his point, memorabilia, family photos and art prints. Jones
has collected an impressive list of community awards. framing counter with a framed athletic jersey. [courtesy photo] specializes in custom-built cases for buckles, guns and
Through active involvement in the Lincoln Area musical instruments, according to the sierrahillsfram-
Chamber of Commerce, the Downtown Lincoln Asso- ing.com website.
ciation and local service groups, Jones’ awards include His success is due to good old-fashioned values:
good customer service, quality product(s) and affordable Sierra Hills Framing also features a gift gallery with
kudos for best customer service, framing, downtown
pricing. works by local artists, unique gift items and antiques.
store and friendliest business. Jones has also received
awards for best local businessman and community “We offer the same good personal customer service Future plans for the business include more social
volunteer. from the same person, not the high-turnover of person- media contact, online sales, and gallery art shows, Jones
said.

Thank you to our loyal customers. We’re celebrating 24 years in business because of you!

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Family owned business Profile

Dr. Lewis Stubblefield opened his chiropractic office in Lincoln April 2016
By Carol R. Percy | of The Lincoln News Messenger

W
ith more than 30 years in chiropractic
Stubblefield Family Chiropractic
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medicine, Dr. Lewis Stubblefield still en- to
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joys helping his patients achieve optimum
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health.
Famil (916) 209-3083
Born and raised in Omaha, Nebraska, Stubblefield Ow drstubz@gmail.com

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opened his first chiropractic office in Yuba City in ned busin lincolncachiropractor.com
1985. Last April, he opened a branch office on A Street
in Lincoln.
The Yuba City office has been “a busy and thriving Together, they operate the Lincoln office.
business for over 30 years so I decided to branch out in “We both have a vested interest in our patients and
Lincoln,” Stubblefield said. the success of the practice,” Laurel said.
The key to Stubblefield’s success is a genuine con- Currently, the office is open from 9 a.m. to noon and
cern for the health and well-being of his patients and from 1:30 to 5 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays.
the utilization of the “activator method of chiroprac- Stubblefield is planning to hire an associate in the
tic,” a gentle, low-force technique using an adjusting near future to operate the Yuba City office.
instrument. Dr. Lewis Stubblefield. [courtesy photo]
“It’s our hope to make the big move to Lincoln full
Stubblefield is known as a great diagnostician, but achieving great results in overall care, said Laurel time,” Laurel said. “We look forward to being a perma-
often finding problem areas unknown to the patient Stubblefield, the doctor’s assistant and wife of 46 years. nent part of the Lincoln community.”

Stubblefield Family
Chiropractic
We’re a family owned business since 1985 serving Yuba City and now Lincoln.
Dr. Stubblefield utilizes the highly successful and well researched Activator
Method - a gentle, low force technique without popping, twisting or cracking,

We’d love for you to come by and meet us.
We’re open in Lincoln on Tuesdays and Thursdays.

421 A Street, Suite 600
Lincoln, CA
916.209.3083
lincolncachiropractor.com
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Family owned business Profile

Eagle Plumbing and Rooter offers high-quality work and friendly service
By Carol R. Percy | of The Lincoln News Messenger

W
hen Tim and Sue Martin opened Eagle
Eagle Plumbing and Rooter
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Plumbing and Rooter in 2006, they pooled
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Founded in 2006

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their training and expertise so that Sue
y 110 Flocchini Circle, Suite
could be on hand to help their family.
Famil 800, Lincoln
Tim heads up a team of seven plumbers and Sue Ow (916) 645-2500

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runs the front office. ned busin eagleplumbing-lincoln.com
“I was working for the state and Tim was working
for the other guy. My family needed me to be home as stopping and giving and getting hugs.”
my grandmother lived with us and needed full-time  Eagle Plumbing is a licensed and insured plumb-
care,” Sue said. “Our youngest son has attention deficit ing company providing expert advice and high-quality
disorder and was struggling in school and our grandson Tim and Sue Martin [courtesy photo] work. Services include installation of sewer, water and
needed stability. So Tim and I discussed our priorities gas lines, de-clogging drains, small and major repairs,
and I quit my job and we started Eagle Plumbing.” and servicing of plumbing fixtures and equipment. The
With a service area stretching from south Placer success is that they operate in their hometown and treat business installs bathroom plumbing fixtures and heat-
County to northern Sacramento, Eagle Plumbing has customers as if they were family. ing systems, and services hot water heaters.
received many community service awards for “best “We are more hands-on with our customers. We talk Eagle Plumbing offers free work estimates and 24-
business” and customer service. to them at the grocery store, community events and hour service with no extra charge for nights, weekends
Sue Martin said that the reason for the company’s just being around the community,” Sue said. “We love and holidays.

THANK YOU SO MUCH FOR TRUSTING US
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for Nights, Weekends or Holidays
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645-2500
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Family owned business Profile

Denzler Family Dentistry — it’s a family affair
By Carol R. Percy | of The Lincoln News Messenger

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t had always been Dr. Paul Denzler’s dream to open
Denzler Family Dentistry
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a dental office in his home community. 
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And 10 years ago with the help of his extended
y 588 1st St., Lincoln. 
family, that dream became a reality with Denzler Fam- Famil (916) 645-2131
ily Dentistry. Ow contact@mylincolndentist.com

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Denzler’s father found an empty lot on First Street ned busin mylincolndentist.com
in Lincoln, they built an office and in 2007, the doctor
began treating his first patients. The practice provides a range of dental services from
“My mother still helps in our front office on a part- basic cleanings and preventative care to more complex
time basis so it is a real family affair,” Denzler said.  restorative and cosmetic procedures such as crowns,
The key to his business success is treating patients as Dr. Paul Denzler is shown with his Lincoln staff. [courtesy photo]
veneers, and dental implants, according to the Denzler
if they were family, he said. Family Dentistry website.
“I live here in Lincoln so my reputation and the able and stands behind his treatment 100 percent, His dental practice continues to grow.
well-being of my patients is of the utmost importance,” Denzler said. “The dental field advances year by year. Today we
Denzler said.   Denzler Family Dentistry provides modern, state- can offer dental implants to replace teeth, improved
Being an independent, family-owned dental practice of-the-art treatment in a comfortable, relaxing atmo- materials,” Denzler said, “to restore teeth in a strong
sets his business apart from corporate and large group sphere. The dentist takes time to educate patients about and aesthetic way, and improved methods of preventing
practices. His patients know that he is always account- their needs and listens to their concerns, he said. decay and maintaining a healthy oral environment.”

Denzler Family Dentistry
General & Esthetic Dentistry

New Patients Welcome
We provide a complete range of dental services for all pa-
tients, from children through seniors. From basic cleanings
and preventive care to the more complex restorative and
cosmetic procedures. We take the time to educate all of our
patients on their dental needs and treat them in a comfort-
able, relaxing atmosphere.

Dental Implants - Invisalign - Zoom Whitening - Porcelain Veneers
Digital X-rays and Imaging - Modern, State-of-the-Art Practice

www.mylincolndentist.com
588 First Street (Corner of First & F Street)

(916) 645-2131
Lincoln News Messenger | March 23, 2017 | Family Owned Business 7
✔ Why shop local?
Small businesses donate If every family in the U.S. spent
250 percent more than larger an extra $10 a month at a locally
businesses to nonprofits and owned independent business
instead of else where, more than
community causes.
$9.3 billion would be directly
returned to our economy.
It produces a net
annual return of
$326 per 1,000
square feet.

Take advantage Invest in entrepreneurship
of their expertise. Creativity and
You are their friends and entrepreneurship are what
neighbors, and locally owned the American economy is
businesses have a vested founded upon. Nurturing local
interest in knowing how to business en­sures a strong
serve you. community.

Source: Civic Economics – Andersonville Study of Retail Economics, Civic Economics Study in Grand Rapids, Michigan, Seattle Good Business Network, Huffington Post

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Family owned business Profile

Buonarroti’s specializes in pasta and hospitality
By Carol R. Percy | of The Lincoln News Messenger

B
efore he was 5-years-old, Daniel Buonarroti features catering services
Buonarroti
Alcantaro learned the secret of Ristorante
and a banquet room that seats 45 diners
making a good marinara sauce. Pro
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to
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Later, Alcantaro, owner and chef of Lincoln Family-owned and operated,
y
Famil
Buonarroti Ristorante, went to culinary 11 a.m.-2 p.m. and Buonarroti is a family-friendly restau-
school in Los Angeles but he never for- 4-9 p.m. Mondays- rant.
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got the classic Italian recipes he learned Saturdays and
ned busin 4-8:30 p.m. Sundays “I truly believe there are very few
in Rome from his mother. family-owned businesses left in this
(916) 645-7951,
“Most of my recipes are made with buonarrotis.com country,” Alcantaro said. “It’s a lot
family sauces passed on from my more personal than a corporation-run
great-grandmother,” he said. restaurant. Knowing who people are,
soup, salad, pasta dishes, veal, steak, knowing about their families is special.”
Buonarroti, which means “good
seafood and ever-popular pizzas.
fortune,” is located in the 1880s-era Buonarroti’s success is the result of
Lincoln Brand Feeds Building in “We sell a lot of authentic Italian that relationship he builds with cus-
downtown Lincoln. Aged brick walls food made from scratch and some food tomers, Alcantaro said.
and murals give the restaurant an old- for the American tastes,” Alcantaro said.
“It’s showing that hospitality to our
world ambiance. Most ingredients include organically customers, and well, good food, is a
Buonarroti Ristorante is located in historic
The lunch and dinner menus include grown vegetables and meats, Alcantaro plus,” Alcantaro said.
downtown Lincoln. [courtesy photo]
said.

A Masterpiece in Italian Dining!

Buy 1 Dinner Entree & 2 beverages...
lunch hours:
mon-sat 11am-2pm Get 2nd Entree
$
10 OFF
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sunday 4pm-8:30pm on holidays or for happy hour. One per table. Expires 4/30/17.

460 Lincoln Blvd. • 916-645-7951 • buonarrotis.com
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✔ Did you know?
There are Small 54 percent
23 million businesses of U.S. sales
small have happen
businesses increased by at small
in the 49 percent businesses.
country since 1982

Small businesses have created 8 million jobs since 1990

Franchised small businesses employ roughly 8 million people, and make up
40 percent of all American retail jobs

Source grasshopper.com

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You help the environment
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Local businesses are conserves energy and resources in the
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higher-paying jobs for less packaging.
your neighbors. When
you shop locally, you
help create jobs for
teachers, firemen, You create more choice
police officers, and Locally owned businesses
many other essential pick the items and
professions. products they sell based
on what they know you
like and want. Local
businesses carry a wid­er
array of unique products
You nurture community because they buy for their
Local business owners own individual markets.
know you, and you know
them. Studies have shown
that local businesses
donate to community
causes at more than twice You made your
the rate of chains. community a destination
You conserve The more interesting and
your tax dollars unique your community,
Shopping in a local business the more it will attract
district means less infrastructure, new neighbors, visitors
less maintenance, and more and guests. This benefits
money available to beautify your everyone!
community. Also, spending locally
instead of online ensures that
your sales taxes are reinvested
where they belong — in your
community!

Source: Civic Economics – Andersonville Study of Retail Economics.

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“District high school #2” in
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