Best of the Nest 2020 | The Source Weekly - Bend, Oregon

Best of the Nest 2020

We present to you the 2020 Best of the Nest winners

We heard your voice! Thank you sincerely for showing up in record numbers to cast your votes. The results are in and NOW (drumroll, please)... we present to you the 2020 Best of the Nest winners

Best of the Nest 2020
Darris Hurst


Best Pediatrician

1st Dr. Jeff Meyerowitz (Central Oregon Pediatric Associates)

2nd Dr. Mary Rodgers (Central Oregon Pediatric Associates)

2nd Dr. Michelle Mills (BMC - Summit Medical Group)

Best Pediatric Clinic

1st Central Oregon Pediatric Associates

2nd BMC Summit Medical Group

Best Children's Dentist

1st Deschutes Pediatric Dentistry

2nd Pediatric Dental Associates

Best Children's Orthodontist

1st Struble Orthodontics

2nd Rosenzweig Orthodontics

Best Children's Optometrist

1st Elemental Eyecare

2nd Integrated Eyecare

Best OB

1st Dr. John Murphy (Central Oregon OB/GYN)

2nd Dr. Mary Ann Ahmed (East Cascade Women's Group)

Best Midwife / Doula

1st Hannah Renzi (St. Charles Health System)

2nd Janette Gyesky (Bend Birth Center)

Best of the Nest 2020
Megan Baker
Hannah Renzi, Certified Nurse Midwife.

Best Alternative Healthcare Practitioner for Children & Families

1st Pure Light Family Chiropractic

2nd Lumos Medical Center

Best Speech Therapist / Pathologist

1st Skidmore Speech & Language Services

2nd Sonos Neurotherapies

Best Veterinarian

Tie for 1st Bend Veterinary Clinic

Tie for 1st Blue Sky Veterinary Clinic

2nd Riverside Animal Hospital


Best After-School Program

1st KIDS INC. (Bend Parks & Rec)

2nd Boys & Girls Clubs

Best Day Care

1st The Cottage Daycare Inc.

2nd Bloom Children's Center

Best Preschool

1st The Cottage Daycare Inc.

2nd Seven Peaks School

Best Tutor

1st Sylvan Learning Center

2nd Heather Ashley, M.ED

Best Learning Specialist

1st Heather Ashley, M.ED

2nd Sylvan Learning Center

Best Arts Instruction

1st The Art Station

2nd ARTdog

Best Music Instruction

1st Cascade School of Music

2nd Generation IV Strings

Best of the Nest 2020
Darris Hurst
Cascade School of Music instructor Barbara Hogstad teaches Kindermusik classes.

Best Day Camp

1st RAD Camps

2nd Camp Fire Central Oregon


Best Place for a Playdate (Indoor)

1st Mountain Air

2nd Trampoline Zone & Adventure Park

Best Martial Arts School

1st Oregon Tai Chi (WuShu)

2nd High Desert Martial Arts

Best of the Nest 2020
Darris Hurst
Master JianFeng Chen and Oregon Tai Chi Wushu students prepare for an upcoming IWUF competition.

Best Kids Yoga

1st Tula Movement Arts

2nd Namaspa

Best Dance Studio

1st V!be Dance Center

2nd Gotta Dance

Best Youth Sports Organization

1st Bend Parks & Recreation District


Best Place for a Child's Birthday Party

1st Mountain Air

2nd Trampoline Zone & Adventure Park

Best Family Night Out

1st Sun Mountain Fun Center

2nd McMenamins Old St. Francis School

Best Place for Outdoor Family Fun

1st Mount Bachelor Ski Area

2nd Shevlin Park

Best Place to Feel Like a Kid Again (for Adults)

1st Trampoline Zone & Adventure Park

2nd Mountain Air


Best Kids Menu

1st Jackson's Corner

2nd Life & Time

Best Family Restaurant

1st Jackson's Corner

2nd Active Culture

Best Place for a Sweet Treat

1st Bonta Gelato

2nd Goody's Chocolates and Ice Cream

Best of the Nest 2020
Darris Hurst
Jeff and Juli Labhart and family at Bonta Gelato's downtown location.

Best Parent's Date Night

1st Zydeco Kitchen & Cocktails

2nd Ariana Restaurant


Best Children's Clothing Store

1st Hopscotch Kids

2nd Stone Soup Kids

Best of the Nest 2020
Darris Hurst
Having fun at Hopscotch Kids.

Best Children's Consignment Store

1st Stone Soup Kids

2nd Kids Paradise

Best Toy Store

1st Leapin' Lizards Toy Company

2nd Learning Express Toys

Best Photographer for Children and Families

1st Natalie Stephenson

2nd Jewel Images

Best Non-Profit Serving Families

1st KIDS Center

2nd Family Resource Center of Central Oregon

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