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Cheryl Wheeler Emma Graham


concert to benefit
Bellwether Harbor
NICE SHOOTING fundraiser
Folk singer/songwriter Cher-
set for March 7
yl Wheeler is performing a fund-
raising/benefit concert for Bell- Jimmy’s Roadhouse will
wether Harbor Animal Shelter at be hosting a fundraiser on
the Dogwood Center on March 4 Sunday, March 7 and will donate
at 7:30 p.m. Wheeler is an ac- 15 percent of all sales from this day
complished performer and has to the family of Emma Graham. We
a strong following across the US invite the public to help the fami-
and is sure to provide a wonder- ly during this time of needed emo-
fully entertaining performance. tional and financial support.
Tickets go on sale beginning Jan-
uary 11. Below is a letter from a family
If you are not familiar with friend with further details regard-
Cheryl, you have probably heard ing Emma, her family and their
her music. She is a gifted and needs.
respected songwriter with her I am sending this e-mail in
songs being covered by artists as hopes of raising some money for a
diverse as Dan Seals, Peter Paul family that lives very close to us in
and Mary, Garth Brooks, Suzy Newaygo. Their little girl, Emma
Bogus, Bette Midler, Kathy Mat- Graham age 14, has a malignant
tea, and Holly Near. In 2009, brain tumor the size of a plum and
Kenny Loggins recorded her is located about 1” below the skull
song “Ghandi/Buddha” for his in the center of her brain. We are
recent Disney project called All trying to offer something to help
Join In. Emma and her family fight. There
Proceeds from the benefit are a lot of things that need to be
concert will go directly toward done, things are being done cur-
the care of animals at Bellwether rently, and there will be a lot of
Harbor Animal Shelter in Fre- things that will be needed as time
mont. Bellwether Harbor is a moves on. There will be a lot of
nonprofit organization dedicated time missed from work for the par-
to the health and wellbeing of Pictured left to right, Steve Pritchard, Bill McClure, Brandon McClure and Jack Woods. ents, and medical costs.
the abandoned, abused and ne- Emma developed a migraine
glected dogs and cats coming to “Hunt Of A Lifetime” is a non- sized mount done. Steve Pritchard (All headache on Monday, Jan. 4, 2010,
the shelter. Through medical profit organization with a mission to American Taxidermy) donated his time that would not go away. She was
taken to the doctor Tuesday, and
care, socialization, training, and grant hunting & fishing adventures and materials to mount it. NuCraft fur-
sometimes rehabilitation Bell- then sent to the hospital for tests.
and dreams for children age 21 and un- niture provided the wood for the base, Wednesday the tumor was found,
wether prepares the animals for
adoption with people looking for der, who have been diagnosed with life Ken Thomas assembled it. Brandon, Bill, and she had a biopsy surgery pre-
forever companionship. threatening illnesses. We are doing what and neighbor Jack Woods helped in the formed Friday January 8, 2010.
Bellwether Harbor is consis- we can to make a difference in their life, mounting process. The McClure family The tumor turned out to be malig-
tently filled to capacity, at times nant. The procedure allowed a very
a dream come true. would like to thank all the doctors and small portion to be removed and a
even beyond its limits. Expenses
for the care of the homeless ani-
Brandon McClure age 15 is a cancer nurses at DeVos Children’s Hospital for Chemo chip was placed next to the
mals is overwhelming at times survivor and he and his Dad, Bill Mc- the excellent care. Tina Pattison, Presi- tumor inside her brain. The pro-
for the organization and proceeds Clure were granted a Hunt of a Lifetime dent & Founder of Hunt of a Lifetime, cedure took quite a toll on Emma
from Wheeler’s benefit concert and rehabilitation was required to
to Perryville, Alaska Oct. 3, 2009 to Danny Benson, Oregon Ambassador help her regain use of the right side
will be a great boost toward on-
hunt Coastal Brown Bear. After a very for Hunt of a Lifetime, Frank Schmidt, of her body.
going care for homeless animals.
Tickets for Cheryl Wheeler’s intense hike through bear country they Ted James, Michigan Ambassador, Ca- Emma is a beautiful young
concert go on sale beginning spotted a trophy for Brandon to take. bela’s for the clothing, Savage Arms for girl with the fight of a lion; how-
January 11. Tickets are $15 in ad- ever, she is going to need tons of
Brandon and his Dad were successful the rifle, Wildlife Gallery for the tan- help. Due to the effects of the bi-
vance, $20 the day of the March and harvested this 9’9” squared Coastal ning, Bud & Jesse Willard, Specialized
4 show. opsy, daily radiation treatments
The Dogwood Center Box Brown Bear. Guide Services, and Steve Pritchard, and chemo therapy once a week,
Office is open Monday - Friday, Hunt of a Lifetime provided some All American Taxidermy. It truly was a her strength has been drained.
Mom and Dad have been by her
9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. and one of the materials used to have a life- hunt of a Lifetime!
hour prior to an event. For infor-
mation, phone 231.924.8885. See GRAHAM page 4
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GRAHAM
CONTINuED FROM PAGE 3
OBITUARIES
side since the beginning. Due to Elizabeth Ann ‘Beth’ Miller and nephews. She was preceded in death
by her parents, husband Arthur, and eleven
partment. A very special thank you to staff at
Spectrum Health’s Kelsey Campus for their
these circumstances their home Elizabeth Ann “Beth” Miller, 51 of Sand brothers and sisters. Funeral services took dedication and compassion and excellent
required some modifications to Lake, passed away Friday, February 19, 2010 place on Tuesday at 11:00 AM at the Heck- care they gave to Lee. For further informa-
accommodate a wheel chair. at her home. Beth was born October 20, 1958 man Funeral home with Pastor Steve Finn tion Brigham Funeral Chapel of Lakeview
During the renovations in Lakeview, MI. She was a 1976 graduate of officiating with burial in the Stanwood Cem- may be contacted at 989-352-5400.
black mold was found and it is Tri-County High School. She was employed etery. Memorials to Spectrum Health Hos-
required to be completely re- as the Sand Lake Village Clerk for the last pice may be left at the funeral home.
moved. Emma’s immune sys- 16 years and had worked summers at Cedar Joan ‘Tinks’ Saboo Otten
tem will be extremely weak and Chase Golf Club for the past 8 years. She
depleted, creating an inability loved camping, biking, gardening and go- Lee Earl Laper Joan “Tinks” Saboo Otten, our Creator
has taken Tink by the hand to take her
to fight of sickness caused by ing on walks. Most of all she loved her fam- Lee Earl Laper, age 81, of Howard City; home. Her earthly journey began December
outside factors. ily and leaves behind a host of family and passed away Sunday February 21, 2010 3, 1952 and her sacred fire was started Feb-
Initial donations were raised friends. Surviving are her children, Sarah at Spectrum Health’s Kelsey Campus in ruary 20, 2010. Tink has walked on ahead of
the first week and these dona- Chicky, Douglas (Liz) Miller, Mandy Miller Lakeview, MI. Lee was born April 25, 1928 her husband Robert, sons, Jim, Jake, Jack
tions covered the initial efforts & fiancé Balaji, Theodore (Amber) Miller, in Lakeview, the son of George and Jessica and daughter Monica who were at her side
to eliminate the mold. However, Shanda (Keith) Hoogerhyde, Alyssa Mill- Baker Laper. He was raised in Lakeview on at home. Celebrating her life are mother,
during this process everything er; 9 grandchildren; boy friend, Dale Fill; his family’s farm and attended Lakeview Rose Saboo; brother, Joe (Judy), sister,
affected by the mold, including mother, Jane Sherburne; siblings, Howard, public school graduating Class of 1946. Lee Donna; grandchildren, Shyla, Tristan, Chel-
household materials and affects Martin, Brenda, Roland, Vanita, Katharine, served his country during WWII with the sea, Leigh-Ann, Cloie, and Arianna Otten;
must be replace. Volunteers are John, Walter, and Randolph; many nieces Army and was stationed in Alaska. nieces, MacKenzie, Alec Kesis, Melanie;
rallying to help, however, costs and nephews. The family received friends When Lee’s tour of duty was over, he was nephew, Joey; aunts, uncles and cousins;
are high and funds are low.. Wednesday evening, Feb. 24, 2010 at the self-employed as a Farmer for eleven years, mother-in-law, June; brother-in-law, David
There are many other things Bliss-Witters & Pike Funeral Home, Ce- he worked for the Coral Elevator where he (Deb); sisters-in-law, Linda (Bernie), Betty
that need to be taken care and dar Springs, www.blisswitterspike.com A started his next line of work; Lee was a truck (Dave), Carol (Anton); several other nieces
time is short. This all needs to memorial service will be held on Sunday, driver for over twenty years. Lee had many and nephews. Her illness did not win, she
be done before Emma can re- March 7th at 1:30 pm at Grace Community hobbies including watching western movies, overcame it because she is now with our
turn home. I can not even imag- Church in Howard City, with a luncheon motorcycles, semis, antique tractor shows, Creator. She attended many Anishnabeck
ine what this family is going to follow at the Eagles Club in Sand Lake. tinkering, spending time back in the woods, events with her family and friends. Tinks
through, or what they will go Memorial contributions may be made to the and his family. Lee is survived in death by will be greatly missed at Pow Wows, Ghost
through. We are hoping to re- Tri-County Eagles, Sand Lake. three children Jacquelyn (Kenneth) Kettler Suppers, Elders gatherings and so much
lieve their financial burdens so
of Howard City, Barbara (Waymond) Moore more! She touched so many people with her
they can concentrate on Emma.
The Newaygo Jr Lions Foot- Wylda Jutila of Stanton, Randy (Sandy) Laper of Howard love and open heart in the Native commu-
City; seven grandchildren; fifteen great- nity from newborns to the Elders. Family,
ball and Cheer are hosting a Wylda Jutila age 76 of Grand Rapids grandchildren; four great-great grand- friends and “Buzzing Eagle Drum” gathered
fundraiser for Emma on March passed away Feb 19, 2010, at her residence. children; one sister Ardeth (Ken) Keyt of at her home on Sunday. Tink’s wishes of
7, at Jimmy’s Roadhaouse in She was born March 23, 1933 in Barryton Lakeview; Joanne Laper; and many nieces, cremation has taken place and her family
Newaygo. This event will run the daughter of Percy and Mattie (John- nephews, and friends. will be taking her to Mission Hill Cemetery,
from 11a .m. to 10 p.m. son Smith). Surviving are three sons John Lee was preceded in death by son Roger Bay Mills in the Spring. She would like to
Any question please call (Kathy) Jutila of Grand Rapids, Alan (Lynne) Laper and daughter Sandy Laper; his par- give thanks to Dr. Scott, nurse Tammy, Tech
Darlene Behler at 231-652- Jutila of Stanwood, Jay Jutila of Grand Rap- ents; one brother Ronald (Phyllis) Laper; Brooklyn, R.A.I staff for their dedication.
7832 Newaygo Jr Lions Special ids; four daughters Vickie (Jerry) Jansen of and five great-grandchildren; and his spe- In lieu of flowers she requested contribu-
Events Director. Wayland, Janet Jutila and Fred Carey of cial companion, Dawg. Memorial services tions to Native American Senior Lunches on
Please contact Jimmy’s Morley, Sheri (Skip) Weller of Grand Rap- will be held on March 6, 2010 at 1:00 PM at Plainfield or Grand Valley American Indian
Roadhouse at (231) 652-7222 ids, Gail Krenns of Grand Rapids, 18 grand- Crossroads Worship Center of Howard City. Lodge Food Bank on Ferris St. or Three Fires
for more information, to make children and 19 great grandchildren and A luncheon will be held following the ser- Pow Wow Committee Chi-Me-Qwetch. Ar-
reservation or in regards to a one great great grandchild, one sister Helen vice. In lieu of flowers, memorial contribu- rangements by Bliss-Witters & Pike Funeral
private donation. Seadorf of Howard City, and several nieces tions may be given to the Kelsey Activity De- Home, Cedar Springs.

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HOMETOWN HEROES Ave., Hudsonville, Mich., and Deb Cor-
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ship. The Academy, which challenges
candidates to tie together learning and
specializing in breast disease. She is avail-
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Army Reserve Sgt. Stephen J. In 2004, Ingersoll graduated from practical experience, consists of 12 cours- 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Center for Wom-
Linderman is returning to the U.S. after Wyoming Community Education, Mich. es and includes a requirement for elective en’s HealthCare, which is located at 401
a deployment to Iraqi or Afghanistan in credits. E. Elm St. in Carson City. To schedule an
support of Operations Iraqi Freedom or Created and administered by the appointment, please call 616-667-1800.
Enduring Freedom, respectively. MTA: Local clerk, MTA Education Center, this program For more information about the Cen-
The soldiers return to Fort Dix, N.J.
for debriefing, evaluations and out-pro-
treasurer earn Township is designed to professionally challenge
township officials by offering new ideas,
ter for Women’s HealthCare, visit www.
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cessing procedures before returning to
their regularly assigned Army Reserve or
Governance Academy sharing best practices and providing a
hands-on approach to dealing more ef-
Carson City Hospital, visit www.carson-
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National Guard units. credential fectively with everyday issues that the
board may face.
Linderman served in support of Op-
eration Iraqi Freedom in the Iraq Theater Reynolds Township Clerk Tina Por- Porzondek began serving Reynolds Smith installed as
zondek and Tresurer Roger Stedman
of Operations. While deployed, he was
decorated with the Meritorious Service have taken the next step to enhance the
Township as deputy clerk in 2005. She
has been a member of the Michigan As- president of the
Medal and the Army Achievement Medal
for his distinguished service.
effectiveness of their township board.
With the completion of the Michigan
sociation of Municipal Clerks since 2006
and a new member of the Lions Club In-
Michigan State
The sergeant is an information tech- Townships Association’s (MTA) intensive
Township Governance Academy (TGA),
ternational.
Stedman began serving Reynolds
Auctioneers Association
nology system analyst assigned to the
450th Civil Affairs Battalion, based in they now have the access to enhanced Township as treasurer in 2003. He is a Cedar Springs — Michigan auction-
Riverdale, Md. He has served in the mili- tools and decision-making processes that 40 year member of the American Legion eer Art Smith of Art Smith Auctioneers
tary for four years. will help shape their community for years and is currently serving on the executive was installed as the 2010 President of the
He is the son of Donna and stepson of to come. committee. Michigan State Auctioneers Association
Ernie Adams of Shaner Ave. N.E., Cedar Both have earned MTA’s coveted TGA at the annual convention held this year in
Springs, Mich. credential, and were recognized during a Kalamazoo Michigan.
In 1993, Linderman graduated from graduation ceremony held during MTA’s Carson City Hospital Smith has
57th Annual Educational Conference on been an active
Cedar Springs High School.
January 27, at the DeVos Place in Grand welcomes new doctor to member of the
Army National Guard Spec. Joel
R. Ingersoll is returning to the U.S. af-
Rapids.
Each is proud to be a TGA graduate the Center for Women’s association since
1983 and has con-
ter a deployment to Iraq or Afghanistan and believes the township will be better
served by the well-rounded educational
HealthCare ducted successful
auctions through-
in support of Operations Iraqi Freedom
or Enduring Freedom, respectively. courses required for receiving this cre- CARSON CITY — Karlin Sevensma, out Michigan for
The soldiers return to Fort Dix, N.J. dential. D.O., is now caring for patients at the nearly 30 years.
for debriefing, evaluations and out-pro- “The TGA program has been a valu- Center for Women’s HealthCare in Car- Smith also
cessing procedures before returning to able and worthwhile experience,” said son City. Dr. Sevensma began caring graduated from SMITH
their regularly assigned Army Reserve or Porzondek. “I feel I have improved my for patients at the Center for Women’s the Certified Auc-
National Guard units. skills and am better equipped to serve my HealthCare and Carson City Hospital in tioneers Institute at Indiana University
The specialist served in support of constituents.” January. in Bloomington Indiana last year and re-
Operation Iraqi Freedom in the Iraq The- “I’m proud to be one of a select few in Dr. Sevensma is a graduate of both ceived his CAI designation. Less than 2%
ater of Operations. our county that has completed this won- the University of Michigan and Michigan of the auctioneers in the United States
Ingersoll, an avionics communica- derful program,” says Stedman. State University’s College of Osteopathic hold this prestigious educational desig-
tions equipment repairer, is assigned to TGA is a voluntary credentialing pro- Medicine. She performed her traditional nation. CAI is one of the educational op-
Company B, 628th Aviation Support Bat- gram intended to give township board residency at Bi-County Community Hos- portunities offered by the National Auc-
talion, Fort Indiantown Gap, Annville, members and other local leaders cut- pital in Warren and her residency in gen- tioneers Association, of which Smith is a
Pa. He has served in the military for six ting-edge knowledge and expanded skills eral surgery at Metropolitan Hospital in member.
years. needed to assist in making more effective Grand Rapids. Smith is a 1970 graduate of Coopers-
He is the son of Lee Ingersoll of 40th decisions for the benefit of their town- Dr. Sevensma is a general surgeon ville High School.

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1950 – Nancy Surface has been
named valedictorian, and Jack Carl-
son the salutatorian of the Class of
1950 at Lakeview High School.
Looks like a busy spring in the
Langston resident Ivan Harvey was
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by family and friends.
Marine Cpl. Lavere Herzog of
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Herron’s Drug Store is nearly ready
to move into its new building.
1995 – Six Lakes Girl Scout Troop
29 was given a chance to see inside
a State Police Post as they toured
10-
14
¢ ¢ 2/$
1960 – Howard City Bulldogs won the Lakeview Post and experienced oz. ea. lb.
lb. 12-15 oz.
the Montcalm County Athletic As- being fingerprinted.
sociation basketball title by beating Joan Miller of Belding will be Pollock 10# Tilapia
a guest speaker at the Tamarack
Real
Crystal 67-64.
The Lakeview IGA store was Public Library’s Booked for Lunch BUTTER FISH FILLETS FISH FILLETS
$
1 $
200 1990
selling fully cooked picnic hams for series with an interesting discussion
35¢ per pound.
1975 – A retirement party for
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79 lb. lb.
$
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FUNDING
CONTINUED FROM PAGE 3
ell said MCC’s proposal was among the college to learn safety skills in and and we wanted to continue to offer this ue.”
18 chosen from 436 applicants because around the water. The program is co- training as a service to our community,” “Chris’s enthusiasm for the project
of its broad scope and commitment to ordinated by MCC Recreation Program Stander said. “With tight school bud- really came through in the application.
community education. Coordinator Chris Stander, who also gets, we felt it was an opportunity to She truly believes in the program, and
The eight-week survival swim pro- submitted the grant application. help alleviate some funding pressure her efforts are touching the communi-
gram brings about 150 students to the “We have a lot of lakes in the area, and ensure the program would contin- ty,” Mitchell said.

Zellie’s Opry House hosts ACROSS THE BACKYARD FENCE


Bluegrass Gospel Quartet MSU set to host 95th successful community garden project; nu-
trition trends on the horizon; how to select
annual ANR Week and prepare heart-healthy, child-friendly
meals and much more.
Gardeners, farmers, foresters and fami- In addition, ANR Week is the setting
lies interested in animals, plants, land and for several annual meetings and confer-
water are invited to Agriculture and Natu- ences, including:
ral Resources (ANR) Week, March 5-13, n Michigan State Rabbit Breeders
2010. The annual event, formerly known (March 5-7), which includes exhibition and
as Farmers’ Week, is hosted by the Michi- judging of more than 3,000 rabbits and ca-
gan State University (MSU) College of vies;
Agriculture and Natural Resources, MSU n Michigan Wildflower Conference
Extension and the Michigan Agricultural (March 7-8), which will focus on preserv-
Experiment Station. ing and restoring biodiversity in generally
This year’s events include educational urban and suburban yards;
programs ranging from conservation stew- n 82nd Michigan FFA Convention
ardship to artisan cheesemaking work- (March 10-12), which is themed, “Envision
shops. New additions to ANR Week this the Goal, Embrace Your Journey”;
year include: n Michigan Barn Preservation Network
n Let’s Talk Animals: A Conversa- Conference (March 12-13), which offers
tion about Animal Agriculture as a Sector barn enthusiasts and barn owners an op-
of Michigan’s Economy (March 8) – This portunity to learn more about Michigan’s
session, sponsored by the MSU Extension agricultural heritage and historic farm
Animal Agriculture and the Environment buildings; and
Zellie’s Opry House is proud to host val. They shine with three and four-part Team, will discuss the available science n Michigan Herb Associates Annual
the bluegrass gospel quartet For Heav- harmony on up-tempo Gospel bluegrass addressing animal agriculture issues. Par- Conference (March 10-11), which features
en’s Sake on Saturday, March 6, 2010. tunes, as well as many traditional favor- ticipants will also be able to interact with presentations on dill, the 2010 Herb of the
Longstanding regional favorites, the ites. a wide variety of scientists, researchers Year, kitchen gardening, herbal cooking
Williams family, have found their blue- Enjoy For Heaven’s Sake on Saturday, and stakeholders to expand the collective and herbal and natural table decorations.
grass family tree branching out again. March 6, 2010, at Zellie’s Opry House in understanding of how animal agriculture Free ANR Week program guides with
This time Loretta Williams, Jackie Wal- downtown Howard City. Zellie’s Opry could evolve in Michigan. dates, times, locations, costs and event
ters, Pam Kreuzer, and Mark Walker House continues to offer affordable en- n CHOICES: Collaboration: There’s descriptions are available from the MSU
are entertaining audiences throughout tertainment with a ticket price of only Room at the Table (March 10-11) – This Montcalm Extension office by calling (989)
Michigan at churches, festivals and at $5. Doors open at 6:00 p.m., with the conference, sponsored by MSU Extension 831-7500 or for a complete list of programs,
a variety of benefit events, in addition show beginning at 7:00 p.m. Ticket in- and the Michigan Nutrition Network, ex- conferences and educational opportuni-
to being featured as the lone Gospel act formation available at www.zelliesopry- plores a variety of viewpoints about food ties, visit the ANR Week website at: www.
at the 2009 Beaver Island Music Festi- house.com or 616-260-3032. choices and will feature how to conduct a anrweek.canr.msu.edu.

08 Saturn Vue XR 4 Door


3.6 V6 Eng, Loaded, Very Sharp, One Owner........... $12,995 or $259 Mo.
07 Chevrolet Cobalt LT 4 Door
4 Cyl, Economy, Loaded, Arizona Auto........................ $7,995 or $180 Mo.
07 Ford Taurus SEL 4 Door
3.0 Eng, Loaded, Leather ............................................ $9,995 or $204 Mo.
07 Chrysler Town & Country Mini Van
3.3 V6 Eng, Loaded, Stow N Go, Arizona Auto ......... $10,995 or $209 Mo.
07 Ford Focus ZX4 SE 4 Door
5 Speed, Cruise, Arizona Auto ..................................... $8,995 or $195 Mo.
07 Pontiac Grand Prix 4 Door

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3800 Eng, Loaded, Leather, Arizona Auto ........NOW $8,995 or $195 Mo.
07 Chevy Impala LT 4 Door
3.5 V6 Eng, Loaded, Sharp, Arizona Car .................. $10,995 or $219 Mo.
07 Mercury Milan 4 Door
V6 Eng, Leather, Loaded, CD Player.......................... $10,995
06 Chevy Uplander Mini Van
3.5 Eng, Loaded, Local Trade In .................................. $6,995
or $209 Mo.
or $175 Mo.
525 NORTHLAND DR. • ROCKFORD
06 Pontiac G6 4 Door
3500 Eng, Loaded, Great Fuel Mileage ........................ $7,995
06 Ford Freestyle 4 Door AWD Crossover
V6 Eng, Loaded, 3rd Seat, Arizona Car........................ $8,995
or $185 Mo.
or $199 Mo.
866-4401
06 Ford Ranger Reg Cab Long Box
Pickup, 3.0 Eng, Automatic, Air ................................... $7,495 or $180 Mo.
424 W. Main • FREMONT 75 W. State • GRANT
05 Buick LeSabre Custom 4 Door
3800 Eng, Loaded, Arizona Auto .............................. $10,995
05 Dodge Grand Caravan SE
Mini Van, V6 Eng, Loaded, Sto N Go Seating ............... $6,995
or $220 Mo.
or $145 Mo.
231-924-3030 231-834-0911
05 Chevy Malibu Classic 4 Door
4 Cyl Economy, Air, Cruise, Arizona Car ..........NOW $5,995 or $135 Mo.
05 GMC Sierra Reg Cab
4x2 Pick Up, 4.8 Eng, Air, Local Trade in ..................... $6,995 or $145 Mo.
05 Ford Ranger Ext Cab Pickup
V6 Eng, Quad Door, XLT Pkg, Loaded...............NOW $6,995 or $160 Mo.
04 Chevrolet Venture Mini Van
3.4 Eng, Loaded, Great Price ....................................... $3,995 or $180 Mo. Howard City Student Ball Announces
Spring Sign-Ups
04 Chevy Astro AWD Van
4.3 Eng, Loaded, High Miles, Runs Great ..................... $3,995 or $180 Mo.
04 Chevy Silverado K2500 4x4 Pickup
Crew Cab, 6.0 Eng, Loaded, Arizona Truck .............. $10,995 or $259 Mo.
04 Buick LeSabre LTD 4 Door
3800 Eng, Loaded, Arizona Auto ......................NOW $5,995 or $210 Mo.
04 Saturn Vue 4 Door AWD Crossover
V6 Eng, Loaded, Leather, Sun Roof, Arizona Car......... $9,995 or $249 Mo.
04 Buick LeSabre Custom 4 Door
3800 Eng, Loaded, Leather, Arizona Auto ................... $9,495 or $250 Mo.
Sign ups for all students from 5 years to 14 years of age.
03 Buick Park Ave 4 Door
3800 Eng, Loaded, Arizona Auto ................................. $8,495 or $250 Mo. Boys, girls from t-ball to pony league, everyone welcome!
03 Pontiac Aztek AWD 4 Door
Loaded, Arizona Auto .................................................. $6,995 or $194 Mo. No boundary restrictions!!
03 Chevrolet 3500 Cube Van
Air, Auto, Dual Wheels, Lift Gate .................................. $4,995
02 GMC Sierra 1500 Ext Cab
or $138 Mo.
WHAT: Youth Baseball/softball sign ups
WHEN: March 3, 4, 9 & 11 • 6 p.m. - 8 p.m.
4x4 Pickup, SLE Pkg, Loaded, Local Trade In .............. $8,495 or $229 Mo.
02 Buick Rendezvous CX 4 Door
Very Loaded, Leather, Sunroof, 3rd Seat ..................... $5,995 or $240 Mo.
01 Buick LeSabre Custom 4 Door
3800 Eng, Loaded, Arizona Auto ......................NOW $5,995 or $240 Mo. WHERE: MacNaughton Elem. (Gym)
99 Dodge Durango SLT 4 Door
4x4, V8 Eng, Loaded, Leather, 3rd Seat ...................... $5,495
95 Mercury Mystique 4 Door
or $289 Mo. Please bring birth certificate. Cost is $40 per child (1st & 2nd Child,
4 Cyl, Economy, 68k Miles, Arizona Auto ................................................ $3,495 $10 per child for additional children from the same family, $100 max.).
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Sunday 8:30-3:00 Main Street
8 RIVER VALLEY NEWS SHOPPER • MONDAY, MARCH 1, 2010

NEW BUSINESS LETTER TO THE EDITOR


Readers wants to their/our Ladder truck. Consider
some of the following items:
clarify about event 1) This equipment was fought
for in the past and I believe re-
I am a Senior Citizen that at- ceived a federal grant to purchase
tends the Senior Center. I thought it for our protection; if it was nec-
I would respond to the remarks essary, then what has changed?
made about Winter Festival. The 2) Consider this if it is your
reason we didn’t have Euchre home, business, apartment,
or any other things was because warehouse, factory, silo, or barn,
our Hall was rented out to some wouldn’t you want your local fire
of our Seniors for a private party department to keep the equip-
for their family. These arrange- ment they have and utilize it to its
ments were made a month and a full potential, or do you want to
half before, and approved by the wait for some one like Big Rapids
board. to come and help? Which could
Dawny Kniffen take a half hour or more.
Dee Becker 3) The ISO rating could
change, which may increase your
insurance rates.
Reader concerned I for one believe that this issue
about fire protection is too great and important to the
residence and business owners
At the last Reynolds Town- that it should be open for public
ship Board meeting Feb. 11, 2010, discussion at the beginning, not
I understand that your Howard at the end.
City/Reynolds Township Fire Robert Richards
Department is now having dis- Howard City, Reynolds
cussions whether or not to keep Township, Montcalm County
Tina Drum, owner of Blades has been in business at a differ- “Satisfied customers are the key
Hair Design in Fremont, gath- ent location for over 10 years. to success for any business and
ered her staff in front of her new Asked about the move Tina ex- I hope they’ll visit us at the new
location last week for the official plained, “we really needed more location.”
ribbon cutting ceremony. Pic- room to accommodate all of our Stylists Sharon Potter and Letters published in the River
tured with Tina (holding the gi- customers. Plus the new loca- Nicole Giddings were not present
ant scissors) are her sister and tion is ideal for me since its only for the ribbon cutting. Also pres- Valley Record Enterprise do not re-
business partner Dana Crowley
and stylists Monique Emelander,
a few doors down from my other
business The Moon Dance Cafe
ent but not pictured were Karen
Baird, Fremont Area Chamber of flect the overall opinion of the paper.
Angela Powers and Jessica Bull.
Located at 7149 W 48th St.
which I opened about five years
ago. Tina expressed her grati-
Commerce Membership Direc-
tor and Executive Director Ron
Letters to the editor may be written
next to Sears in Fremont, Blades tude to all of her loyal clients. Vliem. by any member of the community
who wishes to express their view of
quote of the week a certain issue. Letters should be in
“It’s ironic that in our culture everyone’s biggest complaint is about not hav-
ing enough time; yet nothing terrifies us more than the thought of eternity.”
good taste and no longer than 500
— Dennis Miller quotes (American Comedian and Actor) words.

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BICHON FRISE PUPPIES - White, furry,
lovable, non-shedding, hypo-allergenic.
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3 BEDROOM APARTMENT Howard
City. $550/month + deposit. No pets.
Call Cindy 231-937-5206 Federal & State
3 BEDROOM HOUSE. $750 plus PUBLIC Prepare and e-file your tax return yourself
Inexpensive and easy to use
deposit. Howard City area. 231-937-
5206 NOTICES Fees starting at $9.95 for Federal and State
CEDAR SPRINGS: Unfurnished upper TAXES • TAXES • TAXES • TAXES • TAXES • TAXES • TAXES • TAXES • TAXES • TAXES • TAXES
one bedroom apartment. $325/month
plus utilities, deposit, credit check. No PUBLIC
Reynolds Township, Montcalm County
smoking (616)644-1150.
NOTICES Budget Hearing Notice
CLEAN YEAR-ROUND
The Reynolds Township Board will hold a public hearing on the proposed
WATERFRONTCOTTAGE
2/Bedroom PUBLIC township budget for fiscal year 2010-2011 at 215 Edgerton St. Howard City,
MI on March 11, 2010 at 6:00 p.m.

NOTICES
Carport-furnished-utilities
included. WiFi available. The property tax millage rate proposed to be levied
Great fishing. $585/month
231-225-2831 to support the proposed budget will be a subject of

FOUR BEDROOM HOUSE in Morley.


PUBLIC this hearing.
A copy of the budget is available for public inspection at 215 E. Edgerton St.
Security Deposit required. No pets. Call
after 5pm. 231-856-7821 NOTICES Howard City, MI.
The Reynolds Township board will provide necessary reasonable auxiliary

PUBLIC
LAKEVIEW aids and services, such as signers for the hearing impaired and audio tapes
2 BEDROOM/1 bath apartment. $350 per of printed materials being considered at the meeting, to individuals with
month, plus deposit and utilities. disabilities at the meeting upon seven days notice to the Reynolds Township

1 Bedroom/1 bath apartment. $300 per


NOTICES board. Individuals with disabilities requiring auxiliary aids or services should
contact the Reynolds Township board by writing or calling the following: Tina
month, plus deposit and utilities. Porzondek 215 E. Edgerton St. Howard City, MI 49329 231-937-6739

1 bedroom/1 bath efficiency apartment,


$285 per month, plus deposit and utilities. PUBLIC NOTICE WINFIELD TOWNSHIP
BIG PRAIRIE TOWNSHIP RESIDENTS BOARD OF REVIEW MEETINGS
Call Ken 989-621-7788
Winfield Township Hall
The regular monthly meeting of the Big Prairie Township 15212 Howard City-Edmore Road
MORLEY MOTEL
Board for March has been changed to Thursday, March 11, Amble, Michigan
Daily Rooms from $40, Weekly
rooms from $145. Includes utilities. 2010 at 7:00 pm. March 2, 2010 7 pm Organization Meeting
No Deposit. (231)856-7820. March 8, 2010 9 am – 3 pm Board of Review
Judith Baker, Clerk March 9, 2010 3 pm – 9 pm Board of Review
NEWLY REMODELED, NICELY fur- Big Prairie Township Any questions call:
nished, 2/bedroom trailer on 1 acre. 231-652-7390
$400/month plus deposit and utilities. Jerrilynn Strong, Assessor 989-382-7963
No smoking. 231-856-0076 Phyllis Larson, Supervisor 231-762-4342

REED CITY: 1-Bedroom, $500/month.


NOTICE
On-site laundry, utilities included, no
pets. Call on-site manager. (231)465-
4049
PIERSON TOWNSHIP RESIDENTS
The Pierson Township Board will be holding the Annual Meeting of the Electors,
Mon., Mar. 1 � 6:15 PM
SAND LAKE - 2 BEDROOM.
Tuesday, March 23, 2010 7:00 p.m. AT THE PIERSON TOWNSHIP HALL 21156
CANNONSVILLE ROAD, PIERSON, MICHIGAN
ABSOLUTE, AS IS, LAST BID BUYS
$565/month. New kitchen, washer/dryer, Cars, Trucks, Trailers, Merchandise, Grow Lights at
92% efficiency furnace. 231-937-5888 Guest Speakers will be

SHADY LAWN MOTEL: Sand Lake, MI.


Roger Rockburn Central Sanitary Landfill
Dixie Ward Montcalm County Recycling
EXPRESSWAY PUBLIC AUTO AUCTION
Special rates. Furnished cabin with kitch- Mark Christensen Montcalm County Road Commission Regular Sale to Follow
enette $113.25/week. Furnished small cab- Thank you
ins, $96.60/week. (Above prices include The Pierson Township Board DON’T JUNK THAT VEHICLE –
utilities) Call for availability (616)696- 2/25/2010 Sell it at our, as is, absolute, last bid buys sale
0386, or (616)638-5658. If no answer, call
(616)636-8967.
REYNOLDS TOWNSHIP Mon., Mar. 8 � 6:30 PM
160 Real Estate BOARD OF REVIEW DICK’S 71st BIRTHDAY SALE
10-20 ACRES, $500/DOWN. 7-Miles Will meet at the township office 215 E. Edgerton • Howard City, MI 49329 71 Prizes • FREE Hot Dogs • Coffee
NW of Big Rapids. 10 Acres starting
$22,900, $250/month. 11%- 5-year pay- Mon. March 8th • 9 am to noon & 1 pm to 4 pm
Call now to reserve numbers for both sales!
off. Blacktop, surveyed wooded build- Tues. March 9th • 1 pm to 4 pm & 6 pm to 9 pm 8930 Maple Hill • Howard City
ing sites. Owner broker Chase (616)204- to hear appeals of 2010 property assessments 2 miles N of Howard City, Exit
4550 BY APPOINTMENT OR LETTER ONLY 120 US-131 X-way & M-46 East

JUST REDUCED!!...Beautiful 2 bed-


Call the Assessor @ 937-4992 for an appointment 231-937-5868
room, 1 bath condominium with large and Tues. March 2nd • 10am for an organizational meeting only 800-560-0838
living room and dining area, fire- Tina Porzondek, Township Clerk www.expresswayautoauction.org
place and deck overlooking the Man-

TOWNSHIP OF PIERSON
istee River in Downtown Manistee.
This lower level condo has easy PIERSON TOWNSHIP, MONTCALM COUNTY
accessibility and has great views of
the big ships coming up and down the
COUNTY OF MONTCALM, MICHIGAN MARCH BOARD OF REVIEW
Big Manistee River Channel. Heat- PUBLIC NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that on March 16, 2010 at 7:00 p.m., the The Pierson Township Board of Review will conduct its organizational meeting
Township Board of the Township of Pierson will hold a meeting at the Pierson on Tuesday, March 2, 2010 at 9:00 a.m. at the Township Hall, 21156 Cannonsville
ed in ground pool is just steps away
Township Hall, 21156 Cannonsville Road, within the Township, for the purpose of Road, Pierson, Michigan.
and you are within walking distance
holding a public hearing on the proposed budget for the Township of Pierson for the
of the Victorian Port City Downtown fiscal year commencing April 1, 2010 and ending March 31, 2011. 2010 Tentative Factors:
and the famed Riverwalk. Has Air Agricultural Real Property 1.00000
A copy of the proposed budget is available for inspection by interested persons at the
Conditioning, Washer and Dryer, Commercial Real Property 1.00000
Pierson Township Hall, 21156 Cannonsville Road, during Township office hours.
Stove, Microwave, Refrigerator, Industrial Real Property 1.00000
Garbage Disposal and a Carport The property tax millage rate proposed to be levied to Residential Real Property 1.00000
Personal Property 1.00000
with extra storage area. Super for support the proposed budget will be a subject of this
hearing.
year around or summer getaway! The Board of Review will meet for assessment appeals at the Township Hall on the
Located at #7, Shipwatch Condo- following days:
miniums, 317 Fifth Ave. Just remod- All interested persons may attend the public hearing concerning the annual Township
budget. Monday, March 8, 2010: 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon and 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
eled and priced to move! $119,000.
Thursday, March 11, 2010: 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Contact Jean Maloney at Century 21 There will be a special meeting to adopt the budget following the budget hearing.
Boardwalk, Manistee. (866) 448- Dated: 2/25/10 TOWNSHIP BOARD OF THE For those who are unable to attend, written appeals will be accepted if received by
2100. TOWNSHIP OF PIERSON March 5, 2010.
10 RIVER VALLEY NEWS SHOPPER • MONDAY, MARCH 1, 2010

• Cedar Springs • Sand Lake • Howard City • Morley • Amble • Newaygo • White Cloud
• Gowen • Trufant • Coral • Kent City • Grant • Bailey • Croton/Hardy • Pierson • Lakeview

NCCS Camp Newaygo Family Explorer’s Club - every month


Upcoming Events: the Club will participate in a different outdoor activity. Explore
the outdoors and connect with nature, as a family! Call 231-652-
Help is Available:
Fish Fry Dinner - Fridays, February 19 thru March 26, from 1184 for more information. A free Bariatric Support Group will meet the first Tuesday of each
4:30 - 7:00 pm at Christ The King Church, 9596 N. Reed Rd, Free Kids Aerobics at the Lakeview Community Wellness month (beginning in February 2010) at 6:30 p.m. in the Conference
Rooms at Carson City Hospital. For more information, contact Ellen at
Howard City. Adults $8, Kids (6-12) $3, Family $25, Seniors Center, Wednesdays from 3:30 - 4:15. Ages 5-10, Colliene 989-330-4091.
(62+) $7. Willison instructing. 423 N. Lincoln Avenue, Lakeview. 989- Newaygo County’s newest Cancer Support Group - Whether you
The Newaygo County Mobile Food Pantry is scheduled at 352-7510. have been recently diagnosed, in treatment or living beyond your cancer,
meet with others to share and offer hope for one another. Last Thursday of
the following locations to distribute free food to individuals and Hospice of Michigan – Offers Living on Support Group every month from 6:30 until 8:30 at Living Hope Physical Therapy, 977
families in need. Most food distributions take approximately one 2nd Wednesday of each month from 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm at Vera’s W. 72nd St. (M-82), Newaygo, MI. For more information contact Deb
hour. See below for registration details. Please do not arrive more House located at 18 Justice St in Newaygo. For more information Kaminski, 231-924-7013.
than 30 minutes prior to the scheduled delivery time. Bring your please call Diane Snyder at 231-924-6123 or 800-837-3630. Emotions Anonymous (EA) - Meetings every Wednesday, 1pm, Miracle
own container to hold 50 lbs. of food. Saturday, February 27th, Drop-In Center, 310 E. Main St., Stanton. Everyone is welcome. No dues
Angel Food Ministries at Solon Center Wesleyan Church, or fees. Emotions Anonymous offers a twelve step program to help people
2:00 pm, Commission on Aging, White Cloud - Sponsored by
15671 Algoma Ave., Cedar Springs, MI 49319. For info call 616- cope with stress in daily living and to live a healthier emotional life. Info
Lighthouse Wesleyan. Monday, March 1st, 5:00 pm, Fremont
696-8236. call Carol (989)831-8778.
United Methodist Church, Fremont. Friday, March 5th, 10:00 Take Off Pounds Sensibly (TOPS): Newaygo. Weigh in 5:30-6:10pm
am, St. Joseph Catholic Church, White Cloud - Sponsored by Mid-Michigan District Health Department Hearing & on Thursdays, meeting 6:10-7:10pm. Info. Dee at (231)652-2583. • Sparta
White Cloud Local Area Churches. Saturday, March 6th, 10:00 Vision Screening Clinic. Free vision testing, as well as hearing Methodist Church. Weigh in 5:00-6:00pm on Tuesdays, meeting 6:00-
am, Pine Grove Community Church, Howard City. Tuesday, screening tests for all children ages 3 to 21. For more information 7:00pm. Info. Betty at (616)691-7120. • White Cloud, Commission on
March 9th, 5:00 pm, Resurrection Life Church, Newaygo. or to schedule an appointment, call (989) 831-3644, Monday Aging. Weigh in 5:25-5:55pm on Thursdays, meeting 6:00-7:00pm. 93
through Friday. Gibbs St. • Lakeview, New Life United Methodist Church. Weigh in 5:45-
Blood Drive - Sunday, February 28, at Heritage United Methodist 6:10pm on Mondays, meeting 6:15-7:15pm. East M-46. • Lakeview, New
Church, 19931 West Kendaville Rd, Pierson. From 10am - 2pm. The third Thursday of each month, Wendy Lewkowski, Life United Methodist Church. Weigh in 9:30am on Wednesdays, meeting
MSW, Bereavement Coordinator for Heartland Hospice will be 10:00-11:00am. East M-46. • Sand Lake, Resurrection Lutheran Church.
Pancake Breakfast for the Coral Fire Department - Sunday, Weigh in 8:30-9:00am on Tuesdays, meeting 9:15-10:00am. 180 Northland
holding a grief support group. This group is open to anyone
February 28, 2010, 8am - 1pm at the Coral Community Center. Dr. • Howard City, Reynolds Township Hall (back building), Thursdays
in the community and will begin at 6:00 p.m. in the Heartland weigh-in 4:30-5:10 PM, meeting 5:15-6:00 PM. First meeting free. For
$5-adults, $3-child (4-12), under 3 free.
Hospice office located at 1041 West Main Street, Fremont, MI. information call 231-937-4441.
Newaygo County Youth Arts Month, “Views of Newaygo Call Wendy with any questions 231-924-0153. Grief Recovery Support Group Weekly Meetings Tuesdays 9:30-
County” Youth art exhibit Grades K – 6. March 2 – March 11:00am, Pierson Bible Church, ministries building, 101 Grand St.,
The Power of a Praying Parent. Classes start weekly at the Pierson, Michigan. Call 636-5542 or 636-5680 for info.
18 at the NCCA Arts Place 13 E Main St, Fremont. For more
Still Waters Ministry Center, 218 Williams St, Howard City. Emphysema Support Group Meetings 2nd Tuesday of month, 5:30pm,
information call (231) 924-4022.
10am - 11:30 am. Free of charge. To register call Jill at 231-937- Health Department, White Cloud.
Director of the Montcalm County Commission on 6193. Addictions Program: Feel trapped in addiction? There is an answer!
Aging, Bob Clingenpeel, will speak to the Lakeview Area Reformers Unanimous. A caring addiction program for any addiction,
Would you like to know about becoming a Catholic?
Seniors on Tuesday, March 2. He will be describing services offered at Bills Lake Baptist Church, 8549 Swan Ave., 7 miles east of
Through the Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults (RCIA), adults Newaygo. Every Friday night 7-9p.m. Info. call 652-9940.
available to Montcalm County Residents. The meeting will
who have never been baptized, or have been baptized in another Rebos House 10 N. First Street, Cedar Springs, Michigan. Meeting Days
be held at the U.C.C. Youth Building at the corner of 5th and
Lincoln in downtown Lakeview. It will begin at 1:00 PM with Christian tradition have the opportunity to study Catholicism in & Times: Monday-7pm, Big Book Meeting-Open; Tuesday-12Noon-Open,
socialization, cards and refreshments. Mr. Clingenpeel will speak a group setting. If you would like to know more, please call Christ
5:30-6:30pm Women’s-Open, 7:00pm Men’s-Open; Wednesday-7:00pm
The King Catholic Church at 231-937-5757 and leave your name 12&12 12 Steps Traditions-Open; Thursday-12Noon-Open, 7:00pm-
at 2:00 PM. Open, 7:00pm-Closed (N/S) nonsmoking, 7:00pm-Alanon; Friday-All
and phone number. Open-12Noon, 7:00pm, 9:00pm; Saturday-All Open-8:30am, 10:00am,
The Purpose Driven Life Class - Tuesday mornings beginning 7:00pm; Sunday-All Open-9:00am, 2:00pm, 7:00pm.; Friday-7:00pm-
March 2 from 10 AM - Noon at Still Waters Counseling The Lakeview Area Seniors is a non-denominational group Young People of Addictions-Open. Contact Sandy W. 616-636-8253. Last
Ministry, 218 N. Ensley in Howard City. Lead by Pastor Ron gathering on the first Tuesday of each month from 1:00 PM to Thursday every month speakers meeting, 7:30pm. Arrive early if you want
Wynn. To register call Jill at (231) 937-6193. Knowing your 3:00. Interested people of all ages are encouraged attend. If you convenient parking.
purpose gives your life meaning! would like further information about these meetings, the Lakeview Teen 12-Step Meeting (Help and support for staying alcohol and drug
Area Seniors, or transportation to meetings, please call: Marlene free). Wednesdays 7-8pm, White Cloud United Methodist Church, 1125
Benefit Concert by Cheryl Wheeler, for Bellwether Harbor, Scott 989-352-6661, Dorothy Jensen 989-831-4496, Nancy Olsen Newell Street, White Cloud. No cost, anonymous.
March 4th, 7:30 p.m. Call the Dogwood Center in Fremont for 231-937-6272, Gary Wakenhut 989-352-6996. Overeaters Anonymous - Do you eat when you’re not hungry? Binge
more information. 231-924-8885. for no apparent reason? No Dues…We are a fellowship. FREMONT: First
The Howard City Skate Park Committee meets Thursday Congregational Church, 714 Hillcrest, Thursday, 10:45-11:45. Contact
The Stanton Women’s Club hosts a beach party-themed evenings, 7:00 p.m. @ the Howard City Village Hall located 689-6553, Marge.
wine and beer-tasting fundraiser from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday, behind the Village offices. Call Marianne @ 231.937.6203 for Drug Problem? Narcotics Anonymous Now Meeting on Thursdays,
March 5, at Clifford Lake Inn in Stanton. Includes silent auction more information. 7pm, United Methodist Church, 1125 Newell St., White Cloud. (C, NS,
and a 50-50 drawing. Tickets are $20 per person. Contact Lynette BT)
Feazel by e-mail at dinky_48888@yahoo.com or Shelly Strautz- The Howard City Harvest Festival Committee meets 2nd Newaygo Al-Anon Meeting, 7:30pm, Monday. 18 Justice St., next to St.
Springborn at shellyspringborn@yahoo.com or 989-831-8805 to Wednesday of month, 7:00 p.m., @ Timothy C. Hauenstein Marks Episcopal Church, behind City Hall.
purchase tickets or for more information. All proceeds benefit Reynolds Township Library. Volunteers are needed. Info. Call Teen 12-Step Meeting Seventh Day Adventist-Baptist Church, 984
club activities within the community. Cheryl @ 231-937-5686. Wilcox Street, White Cloud (next to the Teen Center) Tuesday 7:00-
8:00pm.

Library Happenings:
Benefit Auction & 50/50 Drawings - Presented by the Heaven Domestic Violence/Sexual Assault 24 Hour Crisis Line: If you are
Is My Home Show. Saturday, March 6th at the Greenville living with physical, emotional, or verbal abuse, Call 1-800-374-WISE.
American Legion Hall. Free food and beverages for everyone. Serving Mecosta, Osceola and Newaygo Counties.
Live Christian/Country Music. All monies raised pays for Heaven Fireside Chatters Book Discussion - Adult Book Club - March ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS: If you think you have a problem
Is My Home Food Ministry. For more information call 616-263- 1, 2010, at 1:30 pm at the Sand Lake/Nelson Township Library, 88 drinking, please call. Let no disabilities keep you away. We are accessible to
you - 652-5574. O = Open Meeting, C = Alcoholics Only.
9494 or 989-831-4231. Eighth St., Sand Lake. Join us for a friendly, informal book discussion. SPARTA: Sparta United Methodist Church, Monday 7:00pm; Monday,
Enjoy a cup of coffee and a good book with others. This month’s
Original Gospel Jamboree - March 7, 2010. 6:30pm Potluck, selection 7:30pm, Frank 678-4534, Wednesdays, 12noon, Harold 678-7508,
is “The Book of Unholy Mischief” by Elle Newmark. Wednesdays, 8:00pm, Anggie 887-9952; Sparta Baptist Church, Fridays
7:00pm Music. Amazing Grace Acres Church, M-37 & Woodland 7:30pm, Roger 887-8508 (Spanish Speaking)
Park Dr., Brohman. Featuring Narrow Road, Faith Gospel Team, Preschool Storytime at the Croton Library on Tuesdays from
10:00am-11:00am. Program is for 2-5 year olds and involves books, KENT CITY: Kent City Baptist Church, Friday 12noon, Rick or Tonya
Lucky Fulton as MC. Everyone welcome. 675-7663
crafts, songs & fun. The March 2nd topic will be Libraries/Books.
Clothing Swap at the Howard City VFW Hall. March 13, SAND LAKE: St. Mary’s/Mary Queen of Apostle Catholic Church,
2010 from 1-4pm. Donations may be dropped off at Print City The Sand Lake Branch of the Kent District Library will host basement of church, rear door, 51 Maple Street, Sand Lake. David 231-
and MacNaughton Elementary. Items may also be brought the Tom Rademacher, long time columnist for The Grand Rapids 937-5577, Mon. 8pm - C
day of the swap. We are looking for all sizes, coats, hats, gloves, Press, at 2:00 pm, Saturday, March 6th. Rademacher will discuss his CROTON-HARDY: New Croton Township Hall, 5833 Division, Fri.
new book, Splitting Wood. For more information, visit www.kdl.org. 8pm - C; Sun. 7pm - O
boots and shoes. No donation required to participate. All Free!!
Any questions call Erica 231-206-1217 or email tlc4hc@yahoo. The Sand Lake Branch of KDL is located at 88 Eighth Street. HOWARD CITY: VFW Hall, 1/2 mile south of Howard City, Larry 616-
723-5081, Wed. 7:30pm - O
com. Home-School Group Meeting at the Sand Lake/Nelson Twp GRANT: Community Bldg., 105 S. Front- 678-7508, Wed. 7:00pm - O.;
Library, Tuesday, March 9th at 3:00 pm. Parents and children are Sun. 7:00pm - O
“Lakeview For Haiti Benefit Concert”, at the VFW Hall in welcome. Plan events or projects, and work together on assignments.
Lakeview, March 13th. Dinner and Gospel from 5-7pm, High Join together in a community of learning for all ages. FREMONT: St. Johns Episcopal, 124 Sullivan, Tues., Thurs. & Fri.
Road Country Band from 7-11pm. Presented by United Church 12noon - C, Sun. 11:00am - O, NCCS Building, 6308 S. Warner (M-82).
Faith Meets Fiction, Adult Book Club Discussion - Wednesday, Fremont Christian Church, 10 E. Elm (non-smoking), Tues. & Thurs. 8pm
of Christ Lakeview. - C; Sat. 11am - O
March 10, 2010, at 1:30 pm at the Sand Lake/Nelson Township
Montcalm Community College’s drama class presents Library, 88 Eighth St., Sand Lake. Join us for a friendly book Al-Anon: Tues. 8pm; Al-A teen: Tues. 8pm
Mother Goose is Eaten by Werewolves by Steph DeFerie at 2 discussion on “inspirational” titles. Share a cup of coffee and a good NEWAYGO: St. Bartholomew Church, NS, 599 Brooks - Basement - John
and 4 p.m. March 14 in MCC’s Barn Theater on the college’s Sidney book with others. This month’s selection is “No Place for a Lady” by 924-8027, Mon. 7:30pm - C; Step Mtg.; Thurs. 7:30pm - C
campus. Admission is free and everyone is welcome. Contact Maggie Brendan. Newaygo Area Alano Club: 8406 Mason/M-37, Behind Tracy’s Custom
MCC Visual Arts Coordinator Carolyn Johnson at cjohnson@ River Boats, just North of Speedway Unit #3. Mon. Noon (O), 7:30pm;
Toddler Time every Monday at 11:00 am at the Timothy C. Tues. Noon, 7:30pm; Wed. Noon, 7:30pm; Thurs. Noon, 7:30pm; Fri.
montcalm.edu or 989-328-1248 for more information. Hauenstein Reynolds Township Library. Ages 19 Months-3 year olds, Noon, 5:30pm (Men only), 7:30pm (NON-Smoking - Women only – all
Female Urinary Incontinence Seminar - Kelly Wiersema, listen to a story, do a craft, sing songs and other activities. Everyone is types of recovery welcome); Sat. Noon, 7:30pm (3 rd Sat. of month is open,
non-smoking, potluck dinner 6:30p, speaker meeting 7:30p, with game
MD and Connie Januzelli, DO of Spectrum Health Obstetrics and welcome, questions call 231-937-5575 and ask for Cheryl night following); Sun. 1:00pm, 7:30pm (O).
Gynecology in Greenville are hosting a free seminar highlighting Preschool Storytime: Every Tuesday at 11:00 am at the Timothy WHITE CLOUD: Mental Health Bldg. - Basement, 1049 Newell - 689-
the symptoms and treatment options. Join us on Monday, C. Hauenstein Reynolds Township Library. Ages 3-5 year olds, 1779- Non-Smoking, Mon. & Wed. 8pm - C
March 15 from 6:30-8 pm at United Hospital. RSVP by calling come listen to stories, make a craft and other activities. Everyone is SELF-HELP GROUP FOR EMOTIONAL OR MENTAL
616.754.2944. welcome, questions call 231-937-5575 and ask for Cheryl. PROBLEMS: Is your ability to function and live a normal life impaired
because you have an emotional or mental problem? Is stress, depression,
Pancake Breakfast sponsored by the Cedar Springs Lions The Timothy Hauenstein Reynolds Twp Friends of the Library anger, anxiety, panic attacks, substance abuse or fear getting in the way of
Club - Saturday March 20th, at the Cedar Springs Methodist meet from 9:00 - 11:00 am on the second Wednesday of the month. you being able to really “live”? Newaygo County meeting, Fridays, 10:00am,
Church, corner of Main & Church. All you can eat, adult $6/ All interested persons are welcome to attend. Library location, 117 United Methodist Church, 240 Williams Street, White Cloud. For more
seniors $5/under 12 free. Williams St., Howard City. information, call 689-7330, or toll-free, 1-800-968-7330.

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schinske (Hunter) & Benson. Antique
collectibles, household goods, tools, ♥ Reservations needed by Mar. 13. CASH ONLY.
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General Care & Specialized Memory Care Units
LOOKING FOR EMPLOYMENT in Big
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2008 Dodge Nitro 4x4 2006 Lincoln ZEPHYR
Fishing & Tackle Auction
at The White Cloud Lions Club • On M-37 north of White Cloud
Sunday, March 7
Merchandise may be viewed from 1 pm to 2 pm • Auction begins at 2 pm V6, auto., loaded. V6, Leather, Loaded, 44,000 mi.
The following is a general list of product to be sold at auction this season. Please note that the
products and items will vary from sale to sale as the deals come in!
$
14,995 $
13,995
Rods & Reels • Tackle & Accessories • Misc. & Collectables 2,495
1991 Audi 100 4 dr., auto., loaded ................................
$
Upon availability, there will also be some hunting and other outdoor items. 2000 GMC Savana Cargo Van Ladder rack, cabinets 2,995 $
Directions: M-37 north of White Cloud on the east side of the road
2000 Ford Ranger XLT 2WD, auto.............................. 2,995
$
Questions? Call Lauri at 616-706-8221
1995 Chevy 3500 Flat bed dump, 454, 5 spd. .............. 2,995
$
Full snack bar available
1998 Ford F150 Reg. cab, long box, 2WD ..................... 3,495
$

1994 Ford F350 Crew Cab Dually, power stroke ........ 3,995
$

1994 Nissan 4x4 Ext. Cab local trade. ...................... 3,995


$

Select Care Physical Therapy 1999 Ford F250 4x4 Ext.Cab Long box, P.S. diesel ... 3,995
2001 Chrysler PT Cruiser Limited Leather ........... 4,995
$
$

North End of Town (Next to Carpet Store) 2003 Dodge Intrepid V6, auto., loaded .................... 4,995
$
7762 N. Federal Road, Howard City, MI 49329 2003 Mazda Protege Auto., AC, loaded ...................... 5,995
$

2003 GMC Envoy SLT Leather, loaded ........................ 5,995


• Aquatic Therapy (Only one in Town) $
Not affiliated with any other therapy
• Anodyne for Neuropathy provider in the area. Operated by husband 2001 Chevy Aveo 5 speed, local trade, 36,000 mi. ...... 5,995
$
• Vestibular Rehab/Balance Training/
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Fall Prevention combined experience of 30 years.
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Tri County School News


March 1, 2010
A C A D E M I C S • A RT S • A T H L E T I C S • A C H I E V E M E N T
The second community meeting will be held today, March 1 at On Friday, March 5 there will be no school for students due to
MacNaughton Elementary to discuss the school’s budget issues. Teacher Professional Development Day.
Please attend to get more information on this topic and to give
your input. The meeting is at 7 p.m.
Auditions for TC’s Got Talent will be March 9 and 10, with
the registration deadline on March 3. The Show will be Thursday,
By Howard Wilson April 15 for elementary age acts and Friday, April 16 for high
On Thursday, February 18, at 6:30 p.m. Tri County High school and older acts.
School choir performed at their annual choir dinner hosted by
Ed’s Family Restaurant on M-46. They chose a theme of Disney
classics this year. They performed songs from the classic movies
of Little Mermaid, Pocahontas, Jungle Book, Mary Poppins, Lion
King and many more with piano accompanist Melissa Petriella. Artsonia.com, the world’s largest online student art museum,
Two of the songs were has just announced the winners of its Fall Art Drive Contest.
acquainted with soloists More than 2,300 art teachers in the U.S. submitted at least 100
Haley Boon, Alicia Bain, pieces of artwork to their online school galleries this fall, making
and Meghan Lenau them eligible for the contest’s grand prize drawing. Of those who
and a duet featuring qualified, five teachers were randomly selected to each receive a
Brianna Cherry and $1,000 giftcard to Blick Art Materials.
Kimberly Febig. There The winning teachers include: Aaron Turner (Johnsville
was also additional Elementary School, Schauk, OH), Tina Jenkins (Parkview
entertainment provided Elementary School, Van Buren, AR), Sandy Sedine (Sand Lake
by Wally Corvine and Elementary School, Sand Lake, MI), Nancy Lennon (Minot Forest
his accordion. Over School, Wareham, MA), and Elise Ward (All Saints Catholic
seventy people enjoyed School, Davenport, IA).
the buffet and the Sandy Sedine, the art teacher at Sand Lake Elementary
performance and will Choir member Alicia Bain chats with family School, created the school’s online art gallery in 2008. Since then,
hopefully be attending members and Mrs. Bossemeyer during a break at thousands of visitors have viewed the student work, joined fan
the annual choir dinner.
next year. clubs for the young artists, and posted comments in their guest
books. This school year, Sedine has added over 700 pieces of
student artwork, which can be viewed online at www.artsonia.
On Tuesday, May 25th, the seniors will be taking a trip to com/schools/sandlake1.
Cedar Point. The bus will leave at 6:15 a.m. from the high school Headquartered in Gurnee, Ill., Artsonia was established in
and return at midnight. The cost is $35 per student. Please pay by 2000 as an online kid’s art museum providing free, educational
March 4. Any extra seats left on the bus after March 4 will be sold resources for kids, families, and schools to create art projects.
until they are gone or until April 1, whichever comes first. Since its inception, Artsonia continues to integrate technology in
the classroom, develop multi-cultural understanding through art
and increase family involvement in children’s education. To find
out more, visit www.artsonia.com.
If you have a child who will be five years old on or before
December 1, 2010 they are eligible to attend kindergarten next
fall. Information regarding specific dates will be mailed to all “TLC For Our Community” is sponsoring a clothing swap
those who register by calling our office at 231-937-4380 or email on March 13 from 1:00-4:00 p.m. at the Howard City VFW. All
sbogardus@tricountyschools.com. The following information is clothing is free. Please contact Erica Hysell at 231-206-1217, the
needed: Child’s name, sex, birth date, parent(s) name, mailing email for the organization is tlc4hc@yahoo.com.
and street address and phone number.

The next blood drive is scheduled for April 29.

If you have a child who will be eligible to start kindergarten this School board meetings are the second Monday
coming fall (children must be 5 years old by December 1, 2010)
and you haven’t registered yet, please call Sand Lake Elementary of each month.They are held in Sand Lake at
at 616-636-5669 as soon as possible. the Administration office at 7 p.m.

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Tri County SchoolMarch


News 1, 2010
A C A D E M I C S • A RT S • A T H L E T I C S • A C H I E V E M E N T
By Brandie Hoyt
Starting on February 8, the students of Tri County High
School took part in spirit week activities. From spirit week to the If you have a student in grades 6 through 12 you can access your
spirit stick it was a very exciting week. Snowcoming 2010 was child(ren)’s academic information including grades, homework
underway and the student body was buzzing. scores, attendance, discipline, history information, graduation
Students participated requirement status, transcript information, and immunization
in spirit days, dressing to information through the activation of the school’s Parent Gateway.
various themes: pajama day, The site is listed at www.tricountyschools.com, in the Parent
beach day, and ugly sweater/ Portal icon on the home page under, “Things you may be looking
silly sock day. All classes for.” If you are not registered, please contact the high school or
competed to show their middle school office.
school spirit. Finally it was In addition to viewing your student’s academic and attendance
Friday and with shortened information, an Education Development Plan (EDP) is listed. This
hours the students walked is a plan of action in which students identify/record career goals
around with spirit shirts in and an educational pathway to achieve them. EDP’s will include
the black and gold colors, students’ career pathway choices, careers they are interested in
sold by the student council. and four-year plans for classes that will assist them in entering
Photo by Sara Ransom Votes occurred during third those careers. The EDP is a place for students to store work
Trevor Gould and Jaxson Butler pose in their hour for the 2010 king
information, extra-curricular activities in which they participate
ugly sweaters during spirit week. Move over Bill and queen to be crowned in, and volunteer service. Students can revisit their EDP’s each
Cosby, Jaxson’s in town. at the dance on Saturday. year or at any time to make adjustments. Parents and students
The pep assembly included performances from the percussions both have access to their EDP’s via the web.
line, the cheerleading squad, and the poms team showcasing Information about Parent Gateway was mailed to parents
their guy/girl dance. The students participated in games such the end of January. If you didn’t receive the parent portal access
as Air Band, fitting information, please contact the high school (231) 937-4338 or
as many students middle school offices (231) 937-4318.
into the middle
circle as possible.
They also competed
in races between The Tri County Music Department will be presenting “Jazz Along
the classes. The the White Pine” on Friday, March 19, at 7:00 p.m. at Tri County
Snowcoming court High School. The jazz band will be featured along with some
was introduced and “Special Guests.” Come and enjoy great entertainment, great food,
they raced to finish and great fun! Please see the schools website for ticket prices and
eating whip cream more details at tricountyschools.com. The event is sponsored by
pies. Tri County Band Boosters, Lattitudes Roadhouse, and Victory
Photo by Sara Ransom Sign and Graphics.
When the party
was over the seniors The guys are showing off their moves during the
won spirit week and guy/girl dance.
it was time to get ready for the basketball game. The varsity girls Tri County Area Schools has two buildings available for
started at 6 p.m., with a strong start and went on for a win. The walking. Sand Lake Elementary and MacNaughton Elementary
pep band got the crowd going as the boys’ varsity team warmed will be open from 6:00-8:00 p.m., Monday through Thursday. All
up. The student section was at an all time high level of noise. The walkers are asked to complete a Building Use Form and turn it
boys went on to win with the school cheering them on. into the school’s office.
Saturday afternoon the student council members arrived to set
up for the dance. Around the World, from Paris to Beijing, then
to Las Vegas the decorations looked great and set the stage for a On Wednesday, June 2, 2010 the White Pine Family Medicine
great time. The dance started at 7:30 and the student councils will be at Tri County High School to offer sports physicals for our
new DJ system had lots of great music to entertain the crowd. The TC athletes. Physicals will be given from 2:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
night continued on with the crowning of our king and queen: and cost is $20.
Cody Nisonger and Amber Gort, who shared a dance with fellow
court members.
Snowcoming 2010 was a big hit. The student council looks Sand Lake Elementary is collecting box tops, Campbell soup
forward to one last spirit week and dance to end the 2010 school labels, old cell phones, and used ink cartridges. Please drop these
year, GINMOCEMOH - Homecoming backwards. The student items off at the school office.
council hopes both the community and student body are just as Edgerton Upper Elementary is collecting box tops, Campbell
excited. soup lables, Spartan labels, and ink cartridges.

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tion agency.
any previous Fox-Stanton Ford
customer to call him at
This “pet of the week” column is not one FOX FORD | MAZDA
but two cats! Mia and Maria are a couple
of cute cuddly sisters who are looking for
a new home. They’re two of the many cats
and dogs available for adoption at the Direct Line: 616-855-3494
Montcalm County Animal Shelter. Mia
and Maria were given up to the shelter Email: dainsworth@foxmotors.com
on 2/23/10 by their former owners,
who were heartbroken about having to
Dear Friends,
leave the cats as they could no longer
care for them. We really hope these two As you have probably heard, Fox Stanton Ford closed its’ doors on February 4, 2010. Unfortunately, the
fine furry felines find a great new home current economic conditions make it difficult for small business’, especially small automobile dealerships,
quickly! Mia and Maria are both adult to survive. We held on as long as we could.
gray tabby cats, about 13 lbs, five years old, and have been spayed
already. They’re good around other cats, great with kids, and already On a more upbeat note I transferred to our “big brother” store – Fox Ford located in Grand Rapids. Fox
trained on using their litter boxes. Mia and Maria come from a good Ford is the largest Ford dealership outside of Detroit! Chances are if Ford makes it, we have it in stock, and
background, so they’re bound to give your home a sense of warmth if not, I’ll have no problem getting it for you!
and love! Their shelter ID #’s are 10/02/36 & 37.
Many other cats besides Mia and Maria are available to be Those of you who know me, I have been selling new Ford cars and trucks for over 28 years. Moving to Fox
adopted, and plenty of dogs too! Go online to Ford allows me to work from a huge vehicle inventory. If you are in need of a new Ford, please call or e-mail
www.petfinder.com/shelters/montcalm.html me. I also have a huge used vehicle inventory to work from. You can also check out our inventory online at
for a full list of adoptable animals. www.forxfordusa.com. We can arrange delivery right to your home or business – no charge!
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Service & Parts hours for your convenience. Mon. & Wed. 7:30 am - 7 pm, Tues., Thurs., Fri. 7:30 am - 6
animal is “fixed” already.
pm and Sat. 8 am - 3 pm.
The Montcalm County Animal Shelter is open to the public Monday
thru Friday from 12:30pm to 5pm. Call 989-831-7355 or 616- I thank you for your past patronage and look forward to serving you in the future! I will do everything
225-7355 for more information. New animals are brought into possible to make it worth your trip to Fox Ford!
the shelter on a daily basis, so if the one you want is gone by the time
Sincerely,
you call, the Montcalm County Animal Shelter will do its best to find
you a dog or cat that matches what you’re looking for! Don Ainsworth
154 W. Quarterline St. • Stanton
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• Furniture
• Appliances
• Groceries
• Clothing
• Gift Items
616-696-0010 “Your Little Bit of Everything Store”
1-800-696-1009 222 N. Ensley (Old 131) • Howard City
13861 White Creek Ave. • Cedar Springs
Hours: Mon. - Sat. 7:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. 1-800-868-4932 or 231-937-5206
www.whitecreeklumber.com Sunday 9 - 6; Mon. - Thur. 9 - 7; Fri. & Sat. 9 - 7

APPLIANCES
Servicing All Foreign and Domestic
Cars, Trucks and Motorhomes
• Complete Repair Service
• Engine & Transmission
• Brakes & Suspension
• Rear Axles
By Andy’s • Air Conditioning Service
• Computer Diagnostics
Replacement or Repairs • Lawn Mowers

We Have Great Stuff • Archery • Fishing • Guns • Ammo


• Propane • Camping Horsepower Automotive
and WE’RE DEALIN’ • Beer • Wine Located on M-46 • Lakeview
OPEN 7 DAYS A WEEK 9956 W. Howard City - Edmore Rd. • Lakeview
ANDY’S DISCOUNT GROCERY & APPLIANCE CENTER 519 Ensley (Old 131) • Howard City Hours: Mon-Fri 8am-7pm • Sat 9am - 1pm
572 S. State SE • Sparta • 616-887-1999 989-352-1070
Across from Family Fare, Next to Burger King (In the Back) 231-937-4372 Office:
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MONDAY, MARCH 1, 2010 • RIVER VALLEY NEWS SHOPPER 23

CROTON
Every Monday - Home Cooked Meal •
$
6
5:30 pm - 7 pm
1st, 2nd & 3rd Sunday of every month

AYCE Breakfast •
$
6 • 9 am - Noon
1st Sat. of every month

Steak Fry •
$
750 • 6 pm - 8 pm
Public Welcome
Walter F. Howarth Croton American Legion
Post 381
6812 S. Croton-Hardy Dr. • Newaygo
231-652-7776

Take a scenic HARDY


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our unique
atmosphere!
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“Hit The Road Joe”

A Wonderful
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Work , or Play
Hours: Mon. 7 AM - 2 PM
Fri. & Sat. 7 AM - 3 PM • Sun. 8 AM - 3 PM
7291 Elm Ave., South of Croton Dam • 231-652-6020

If You Can Dream It ~ I Can Do It!


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Call Millianne
A 2Z
Licensed & Insured • New Construction
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Custom 231-937-4740
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Badgerow’s Carpentry, Tile & Marble
231-937-9681
Mexican & American Food
LLC
Jim Badgerow Mon. - Buy One Burrito Dinner,
8152 E. 72nd St. • Newaygo Get the 2nd ............................. 1/2 Price
For All Your Remodeling Needs Tues. - Hard or Soft Shell Taco’s .......... $1.50 ea.
OR Ten For ................................... $10.00
Wed. - Taquito Combo .............................. $5.95

WILSON’S
Thurs. - Tostada’s ................................. $2.95 ea.
With Rice & Beans ........................ $4.95
Fri. - French Dip Hoagie & FF ................... $6.95
Beer Battered Cod............................. $7.95
Mobile Home Improvement Store Improvements Shrimp & Cod Combo ....................... $7.95
Steak Picado ..................................... $9.95
Mobile Home & RV Parts Maintenance Cod Sandwich & FF ........................... $5.25
Sat. - Combination Platter ......................... $7.95
• Assorted Mobile Home Doors & Windows
• Vinyl Windows • Kitchen & Bath Cabinets
Repairs Hard or Soft Shell Tacos ............. $1.50 ea.
Sun. - Special Burrito ................................ $6.95
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Workmanship 7 DAYS
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• Car Bodies AW46 Hydraulic Oil &
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• Car Bodies $210/ton Your Choice 5 gallons
• Batteries
Limited Time Only
• Catalytic Converters
• Radiators
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subject to
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Beech

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Greater Lakeview Area Churches


Our Savior’s
Lutheran Church
110 Edgar St.
Lakeview
Join Us
In
1 Mile North of M-46
530 W. Howard City-Edmore Rd. 989-352-6836 on Youngman Rd.
P.O. Box 378, Edmore Sunday Morning Worship • 9:30 am
2½ miles west of Edmore on M-46 Sunday School • 11 am
989-427-3316

Worship
Sunday Evening Bible Study • 6 pm
Rev. William Twynham Wednesday Kids Program & Prayer Meeting • 7 pm
Worship 11:00 AM Other Opportunities: Choir, Small Group Bible Studies,
Holy Communion celebrated 1st & 3rd Sundays & Youth Groups

Your Ad Sylvester
Community Church
Could Be Here. 5 Mile Road • Mecosta, MI 49332
231-972-0233
Sunday Morning Worship Service • 10 AM
Call Fellowship Time • 11 AM

231-937-4740 Sunday School • 11:20 AM


Pastor: Richard Taylor

Your Ad St. Margaret Mary


Your Ad
Reaching Out For
Catholic Church Christ Ministries

Could Be Here. Could Be Here.


Every Sunday beginning at
1051 E. Howard City Rd. • Edmore 10am with Praise & Worship!
989-427-5645 (Includes Kids Bible Lesson and Great Fellowship)
Come expecting to receive an anointed message
Sunday Morning Worship 9 AM
Call Tues. & Thurs. Morning Worship
from the Word of God and to be encouraged to
know the love of Christ on a personal Basis. Call
231-937-4740 231-937-4740
8:30 AM Pastor: Lynne Kronewitter • 616.984.7229
Rev. Joseph Pettit Meeting at: Maple Valley Complex
239 First Street • Trufant

CHURCH DIRECTORY You’re Invited To…


Bethel SAND LAKE Emmanuel
Pierson UNITED
Bible Church Lutheran METHODIST Baptist
Ensley Baptist Church
7077 120th St., Sand Lake
101 Grand • Pierson, MI
Sunday School – 9:45 am
Church CHURCH Church
Sunday M-46 East of Old 131 45 6th St. • Sand Lake
Worship – 11:00 am 16028 Isabella St. • Coral
Sunday School ............. 9:45 am 231-937-4921 or Rev. Darryl Miller
Evening – 6:00 pm Morning Worship 10 am
Morning Worship....... 10:45 am
Evening Worship ......... 6:00 pm 231-937-4402 Phone: 616-636-5673
Sunday School 11:15 am
Teens – 5:30 pm Worship Service 9:30 am
Nursery Both Services Robert Baerwolf, Interim Pastor
Wednesday - 7:00 pm Tuesday - Grief Share 9:30 am Children’s Church 9:30 am Evening Service 6 pm
Sept. - April – AWANA Wed. Services – 7:00 pm Worship Service 9:30 am ~ FOR RENT ~ Wednesday Bible Study 7 pm
Church Ed. Building with fully
K - 6th Grades Sunday School 10:45 am
BLAST during school year equipped kitchen. Make reservations Pastor Bert Boes
Jr. & Sr. High Youth Group now for your parties, family reunions,
Adult Bible Study Ladies Bible Study – 1:30 pm Saturday Night Service
showers, graduations, group meetings. 231-354-6347
Rev. James Ankerberg, Senior Pastor
Pastor Thomas Sluys 5:00 pm Call Crystal Gould at 616-636-5615 231-354-6311
Youth Team $65.00 Rental, additional $25.00
Church Phone 616-636-5581 616-636-5542 Precious Gifts Child Care refundable cleaning fee. Gospel Jamboree
www.ensleybaptist.com www.piersonbiblechurch.org Center 231-937-4615 • NO ALCOHOL • 3rd Sat. of the month.

First Baptist CHURCH OF THE A warm welcome awaits you at


Church FULL GOSPEL BIG PRAIRIE
(Since 1946)
304 Shaw St. COMMUNITY
HERITAGE Howard City
Non-Denominational

United Methodist Church Celebrating 135 Years of Pentecostal Grace


180 E. Lake St.
CHURCH
19931 W. Kendaville • Pierson Ministry in Howard City 1988 S. Elm, White Cloud
SAND LAKE (2 mi. N. of Hilltop Store - Hardy Dam)
Sunday School .....................9:45 am 1 block E. of Traffic Light
Sunday Worship 10:30 am
Morning Worship...............11:00 am
Sunday School 9:30 am* Sunday School 10 am Sunday Worship 9:30 am
Evening Worship .................6:00 pm
Sunday Youth Activities 5:30 pm* Sunday Morning 11 am Sunday School 10:45 am
Wednesday 6:30 - 8:15 pm
Awana (grades K-6th)
Sunday Night 6 pm
Wed.: Kids Club 6 pm*
Wed. Bible Study 7 pm Pastor Arnold Guikema Jr.
*September to May Teen Activity Center
Adults Bible Study & Prayer 6:30 pm Pastor Verta Giddings Ph. 231-689-0255
Brad Brillhart, Pastor Pastor Brian Humphreys (616) 636-5628 or 231-689-1850
Office Phone Church Phone: 231-937-4809 Pastor Gary Giddings
231-937-4310 www.howardcitybaptist.com (616) 799-0331

Northland Solon Center South Ensley


Church of Christ
Wesleyan Church
A non-denominational A little church, with a BIG GOD United
PINE GROVE New Testament Church
Sunday Worship....................... 10 AM
We Invite You
To Worship With Us!! 9920 Reed Rd., Howard City Methodist
Community Church
Church
Bible School for all ages ..... 11:30 AM Worship 11 am
Non Denominational
A Christian Reformed (Staffed nursery available) 22 Mile Rd. N. to Sand Lake

Ministry Mid-Week program, (K-adult) 19 Mile Rd. Sunday Morning Corner of Cypress & 136th
Cedar Springs Worship Service 10 am
Wed. • 7 PM M-46
Algoma Ave. US-131 S. to G.R. Sunday Evening Service & www.ensleyumc.org
Worship 10 am “Live Like You Were Dying”
series in March
Youth Group 6 pm Rev. Darryl Miller
Boys & Girls Clubs Pastor Doug DiBell & Mens & Womens Discipleship
“Christ in you, the hope of glory” - Pastor Tom Holloway groups offered throughout the week. Office: 616-636-5659
Wednesday at 7:00 pm Cor. 1:27 Minister of Music & Youth For more info, call or visit our web site at:
Mr. Dan Nicksich, Preacher www.grace-hc.org
Sunday Worship 11 am
Teen Activities - Call Church 15671 Algoma Ave. • Cedar Springs Sunday School 9:45 am
9891 Mason Dr. 1/8 mile north of 19 Mile Rd.
Pastor Joel Cooper
231-937-5250 M-37 South of Newaygo 616-696-3229 Pastor Jorge Ballivian Open Hearts, Open Minds,
On M-82, 5 miles west of Grant, MI 49327 www.soloncenterwesleyanchurch.org
Howard City 231-834-9910 Angel Food Ministry Host Site 231-937-6440 or 937-6833 Open Doors
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Howard City
Jim Brown Les Balder
Manager Owner Ph. 231-937-9785
231.924.4273 231.924.3173 Cell 616-862-6575

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11875 Northland Drive
Cedar Springs, MI 49319
616-696-2913
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Delivered in 8’ length,
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PUSHING THE EDGE

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80 - $90 per cord due to haul distances
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EVERYTHING FROM LAWN TO SNOW 231-796-4558
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Political Signs, Promotional Items
Shirts, Mugs, Hats
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diversitysigns@utmi.net Fax: 231 924-0087

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C Cleaners
New Construction, Additions, Remodeling & Hardwood Flooring
Specializing in Custom Tile
Industrial • Residential Badgerow’s Carpentry, Tile & Marble
Your Carpet and 231-937-9681
Upholstery Cleaning Jim Badgerow
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Mobile Home Improvement Store
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• Assorted Mobile Home Doors & Windows • Vinyl Windows
• Kitchen & Bath Cabinets • Full Line of R.V. Parts & Supplies
Water Damage Restoration, Smoke & Fire Damage Restoration
HOURS: 9 am-5 pm • Sat. 9 am-3 pm
Steel & Aluminum Roofs, Shingled Roofs/Siding/Windows Sun. 9 am-1 pm • Closed Tuesdays
In business since 1965 M-82, 3 Miles West of U.S. 131

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Mon, Tue, Thur, Fri, Sat: 10 AM - 5 PM
Wed.: 10 AM - 9 PM
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Buckin’ “E” Rodeo Productions Trust & Probate
Presents Estates
BULLS * BRONCS * BARRELS • Trust Plans and Tax
JDJ Ranch Winter Series Advantages
March 6, 2010 • 7:00 p.m. • Avoid Probate
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$5.00 Children (12 and under) For information &
Directions US 10 to the only stop light in Evart. Turn south and follow this road approximately 8 miles answers to your questions,
to 23 Mile Road. Turn right follow for 2 miles to 100th Avenue. Turn right. When road comes
to a “T”, turn left and road dead ends into ranch. Please no dogs allowed on premises.
please contact:
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Howard City
231-937-9180
Experienced Trust Attorney

MILDRED HOUTING
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MONDAY, MARCH 1, 2010 • RIVER VALLEY NEWS SHOPPER 31

Automotive Guide
Going Spareless: BIG BEN’S
TIRES &
Check u
s
The Good and The Bad AUTO
REPAIRS
out on
Facebo
ok!
By Tresa Erickson
Many of us have had to deal with a flat tire advantage of this extra space to incorporate
at some point or another. Getting out the other features into their models. Vehicles with • NEW & USED TIRES • TRUCK & AUTO REPAIRS
spare, jacking up the vehicle and changing run-flat tires have a tire pressure monitoring NEW COOPER, NOKIAN & SIGMA TIRES
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a special event. Imagine never having to do the threat of a blowout. In instances where a (Corner of Pine & Northland)
that again. Sound good to you? Then you’ll be blowout does occur, run-flat tires can handle 616-636-8350 • 231-937-TIRE* (8473)
happy to know that run-flat tires are making the sudden deflation better than standard tires, *This number forwards to our Sand Lake location.
their way onto vehicles. allowing drivers to maintain stability.

Although run-flat tires were introduced


in 1994, they have only recently become
Because the technology is relatively new,
run-flat tires do pose some problems. Run-
Cedar Auto Service, Inc.
available on more vehicles. Currently, there flat tires are heavier, adding to the vehicle’s “Best Darn Garage In Town”
are two basic types: self-supporting tires (SST) weight and using more gas. According to some
and patented auxiliary support tires (PAX). consumers, run-flat tires do not last nearly as
• Complete foreign & domestic auto care
Both are designed to support the weight of long as standard tires. Replacements typically
• Honesty • Integrity
a vehicle for 100 miles or more and allow cost more than standard tires and are not Now offering Diesel Injector Service!
drivers to continue moving down the road readily available at all shops. In some cases,
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SSTs rely upon heavily reinforced sidewalls shop with the equipment and knowledge to 100% import auto repair and maintenance!
er
to support the vehicle’s weight, while PAXs do so can be difficult. Customion! 108 N. Main • Cedar Springs
t
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Run-flat tires offer many benefits, most
As run-flat tires become more commonplace,
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importantly, convenience. Drivers don’t have worked out. In the meantime, consumers may
to worry about pulling over and changing
a flat tire. They can leave that to the repair
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want to take the purchase of a vehicle with
run-flat tires into serious consideration. They
should learn all that they can about the tires,
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tools necessary for changing a flat tire,
giving them more space for other things.
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32 RIVER VALLEY NEWS SHOPPER • MONDAY, MARCH 1, 2010

Automotive Guide
Oughta Take Care of That Auto
By Ralph Lee
VANDYKE’S ENGINE
REBUILDING
You may not know what end of a wrench to hold, locate any trouble spots (e.g., leaks).
but anybody can get a grip on these helpful car Windshield woes — Between washings your Since 1957
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Get the soap — Perhaps the simplest thing to do or our fine-feathered friends. A clean windshield
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keep at bay the bugs, tar and other debris that windshield sparkling in no time. Don’t forget the • Head Pressure Checking & Reconditioning
can build up over time. Given a foothold, these inside of the windshield as well. Also check and
things can become nearly impossible to clean clean your windows as necessary. • Crank Shaft Grinding
off. If you can’t manage a once-a-week wash, try Out, out, damned spot — It’s no fun noticing • Engine Parts & Kits Available
for once a month. If you can’t manage once a a spot or two on your windshield that you want
month and you have kids, hire ‘em out. to clean off and finding out you’re out of washer
Check the oil. Stat! — Your car’s oil is like its fluid or, worse yet, your wipers are worn out.
blood. It needs to be checked regularly. Check Wiper blades should be changed about once a
your owner’s manual for the type of oil your car year. Check your washer fluid level when you

ROEMER’S
uses and where the oil dipstick under the hood check the oil.
is located. At least once a month, check your oil Lots of lights — There’s nothing worse than
level. Top it off if necessary. All you need is the looking in your rearview mirror and seeing
oil, a funnel and some paper towels to clean up
any mess.
the flashing lights of a police car behind you.
Sometimes the reason for a traffic stop is as
MUFFLER & BRAKE SHOP
And while you’re checking the oil... — Your simple as a missing headlight or taillight. Avoid Mufflers • CVC Joints • Brakes • Shocks & Struts
car has other fluids that need to be checked this problem by doing a periodic walkaround of Dual Exhaust • Custom Pipe Bending • Aluminized Pipe
every so often as well. These include automatic your car to make sure all lighting systems are Computerized Diagnostic Testing • Free Estimates
transmission fluid, coolant (anti-freeze), brake functioning. Don’t forget the light illuminating
fluid, differential oil and power steering fluid.
Consult your owner’s manual for the location
your license plate. Inside the vehicle, make sure
all your interior lights are working properly.
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of these fluid reservoirs. Check their levels 208 S. Third St. (Northland Dr. • Sand Lake
Inflation situation — Under- or over-inflated
periodically, top them off when necessary and tires can be a dangerous-and sometimes deadly-
have them changed when your manual indicates. situation. Tires improperly inflated wear out
Hold the grease — You’re keeping the outside faster and can rob you of the gas mileage you
of your car looking sharp with regular washings, deserve. Check your owner’s manual for the

Slavens
but how about under the hood? Head to your proper amount of pressure your tires need. Get
local auto parts store and check out the variety in the habit of checking each tire’s pressure at
of degreasers available. Follow the directions regular intervals. You could be saving your life
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MONDAY, MARCH 1, 2010 • RIVER VALLEY NEWS SHOPPER 33

Automotive Guide
Lost No More
By Ronda Addy
COUPON

Today new vehicles come with all sorts of another and used when camping or boating. TIRE ROTATION &
extras like heated seats, satellite radio and They come in different shapes and sizes, can
navigational systems. Not everyone can be operated with one hand and are the least 30 POINT INSPECTION
afford a new vehicle, though, but fortunately expensive of the three types of systems. For With $27.50 Oil Change
for them, there are options. They can install exclusive use in a vehicle, the system should Expires 4-15-10. Some restrictions apply.
See service tech for details.
many of the extras in their current vehicle, have voice prompts, built-in speakers and a
including a GPS system. large, bright screen.
There are three types of GPS systems to There are several features to consider when
shopping for a GPS system. Some of the
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• In-dash systems are usually permanent and
dash systems include ease of use, accuracy, Cedar Springs
require professional installation. This type of
speed, screen size and resolution, internal
system consists of a car stereo with a built- Hours: M-F 8:00 - 5:00
memory, points of interest, real-time traffic
on monitor (of varying sizes), a hideaway
connection box containing A/V inputs and
data, touchscreen controls and dash opening
size. Some of the more important ones to
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outputs, and an external GPS antenna. The
look for with portable and handheld systems
stereo replaces the factory model currently
include map availability, points of interest,
in the vehicle and the hideaway goes under
storage capacity, antenna, display size and
the front seat or is mounted behind the dash.
color, touchscreen features, voice guidance
When the system isn’t in use, it can be used
quality and built-in speakers. You will also
to watch DVDs.
• Portable systems have smaller screens and
can be moved from one vehicle to another.
want to consider the options for mounting
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This type of system consists of built-in
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come with the ability to make hands-free
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and plugs into the cigarette lighter. Portable Keep in mind the more features the system
GPS systems should be installed in a place has, the more it will cost. Almost any GPS
level with the instrument panel but out of system will get you from here to there. The
differences lie in the features you want, so
To Inquire On Size
the way of the air bags. To prevent glare, the
screen should be angled toward the driver. choose wisely. And Prices!
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screens but can be moved from one vehicle to
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HUGE PRE OWNED SALE


2007 IMPALAS 2009OWNED
PRE
IMPALAS
WHILE THEY LAST • ALL UNDER 20,000 MILES WELL EQUIPPED • CLOTH SEATS
WELL EQUIPPED • BALANCE OF FACTORY WARRANTY BALANCE OF FACTORY WARRANTY

$12,995* $13,995*
Not Actual Photos Not Actual Photos
STARTING
AT JUST
08 2500 CR
CREW
REW LONG BOX 06 1500 EXT CAB 1998 OLDSMOBILE AURORA 09 SATURN AURA XE 09 CHEVY
CHEVY AVEO LT
Out For
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MILES BALANCE OF FACTORY
SP2309 LEATHER, LOADED CHOOSE FROM TWO. SP2255 SP2293
WARRANTY. 9T216A

09 1500 EXT CAB 08 CHEVY HHR 98 1500 EXT CAB 08 CHEVY 3500 CREW CAB 05 CHEVY MALIBU

JUST
$24,995 $11,495 $9,995 $28,995 Not Actual Photo
$7,995
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CHOOSE FROM THREE. SP2153 DURAMAX, AUTOMATIC. SP2205 BLOW OUT PRICED.
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4 R VERY WELL 4X4, LOCAL TRADE,
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AUTO, A/C AND MORE. SP2195 47,000 MILES. 9T223A
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4X4, SNOW WAYY PLOW,
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40 RIVER VALLEY NEWS SHOPPER • MONDAY, MARCH 1, 2010

OR OR
BUY LEASE
L BUY LEASE
FOR VH290 FOR FOR FOR
380VH

MSRP $21,625 Plus tax & fees


es MSRP $26,875 Plus tax & fees
ees
Your Price $19,621 /x 36 mo* Your Price $24,579 /x 366 mo*
Ford Rebates -$2,500 Ford Rebates -$2,000
Conquest/RCL -$1,500 Down Payment $0 Lease End Value $10,513 Conquest/RCL -$1,500 Down Payment $0 Lease End Value $11,906
You Payy Security Deposit $0 Over Mileage 18¢ You Payy Security Deposit $0 Over Mileage 18¢
Due at Signing $1,369 Term 36 mo Due at Signing $1,460 Term 36 mo
Total Payments $6,836 Miles per Year 12,000 Total Payments $11,160 Miles per Year 12,000

OR OR
BUY LEASE BUY LEASE
FOR VH301 FOR FOR FOR
VH481

MSRP $21,660 es
Plus tax & fees MSRP $27,790 ees
Plus tax & fees
Your Price $19,833 /x 36 mo* Your Price $26,046 /x 366 mo*
Ford Rebates -$1,250 Ford Rebates -$4,000
Conquest/RCL -$1,500 Down Payment $0 Lease End Value $9,230 Conquest/RCL -$1,500 Down Payment $0 Lease End Value $12,299
You Payy Security Deposit $0 Over Mileage 18¢ You Payy Security Deposit $0 Over Mileage 18¢
Due at Signing $1,322 Term 36 mo Due at Signing $1,573 Term 36 mo
Total Payments $9,720 Miles per Year 12,000 Total Payments $11,276 Miles per Year 12,000

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2002 FORD EXPEDITION EDDIE BAUER 2006 CHEVROLET COBALT LT 2007 FORD FUSION V6 SEL 2008 FORD F-150 XLT
P8648 NICE!! Heated seats, third seat, chrome wheels and lots P8604 MOONROOF and its an LT package so you get all P8662 LOADED with black leather, moonroof, upgraded P8656 Georgeous black and tan two tone with fog lamps, 20
of great options in a well maintained non smoker vehicle. the toys!! Looks great in black with a rear spoiler and alloy stereo, and alloy wheels. One owner with clean Carfax and inch alloy wheels, chrome step bars, power pedals and more in
wheels! By the time you read this it will have new tires too!! all in a shiny black finish. This is the most desirable combo this sharp one owner truck. Only about 10,000 miles on top of
and its priced right! it!! Go ahead price a new one to this. Save thousands!!
2003 GMC ENVOY XL SLT 2006 FORD EXPLORER XLT
P8613 LEATHER and third seat! Brand new tires and ready
for winter. Nice jade green metallic looks great!
P8655 Great looking 4x4 in a great price range. Like new 2007 FORD F-150 XL 2008 FORD EDGE SEL
tires and just serviced so you don’t have to! P8615 Well equipped work truck with cloth 40-20-40 seat, cruise 10T27A LEATHER!! CHROME 18 INCH WHEELS! Its black on black
and tilt, bedliner, hitch and its a longbox so you can get it all in and looks rich! Clean carfax and no smoke with this one owner ride.
2004 DODGE DAKOTA SLT 2006 DODGE GRAND CARAVAN SXT there. Regular cab but has the rear access doors for storage.
P8581 V_8! V-8! Good economy and still have good per- P8647 DVD and STOW & GO in a great looking candy red! 2008 FORD FUSION I4 SE
formance in this nice SLT 4x4. All dependable 3.8 V-6 with room for all!! 2007 FORD FUSION V6 SE 9T84A2 Moonroof on this off site demo. Call first because
P8665 MOONROOF and V-6 !! Alloy wheels and a clean Carfax! we will have to get it here to show you!
2006 CHEVROLET IMPALA LT A nice combo on this sporty Fusion. Others in stock so call!!!
2004 FORD F-150 XLT
P8637 Brand new tires! 5.4 V-8, hard cover, and a full 4 P8644 SHINY BLACK PAINT! Rear spoiler, 3.5 V-6 and its an 2008 FORD F-150 XLT
doors. Hard to find combo in this price range. LT so you know it has nice equippment. 2007 FORD EXPLORER EDDIE BAUER P8629 CHROME package, 5.4, low miles and all in that
P8557 REMOTE START! Heated windshield!! Great for sweet metallic redfire! Super nice!!!
Michigan winters....your car is all warm and windshield
2005 CHEVROLET SUBURBAN LT Z71 2006 FORD EXPLORER EDDIE BAUER de-iced before you even get in! This one also has the third
10T93A LT, Z-71,DVD, quad seats, new tires and brakes, P8558 LOADED! Chrome package with 18inch wheels, moonroof, 2008 FORD F-150 XLT
seat so there is room for 7! Rear air and heat with low miles P8640 CHROME package, big 5.4 V-8, step bars, and we
no smoke , a clean carfax and all in a sweet black with luxury group , audiophile stereo with satellite receiver, third seat make this one nice.
and all kinds of other little options that make this a good one!! sold it new! Good looking 18 inch wheels, power seat, and
charcoal leather.
it even has reverse sensors. This one has nice equipment
2007 FORD ESCAPE XLS
2003 CHEVROLET SILVERADO 1500 LT Z71 2006 MERCURY MARINER PREMIER P8587 XM radio equipped, just serviced and ready to roll in this gas sip- 2008 FORD FOCUS SE
P8631 LEATHER loaded LT, heated seats, bose stereo, spray liner, P8632 PREMIER PKG!! Leather, 6 disc and all in a safe 4x4 ping Escape. great looking candy red color and a Consumers best buy P8607 LOW MILES! Its red and under full warranty. This one
excellent shape and super low miles!! Z71 package and all in good vehicle!! Like new tires and just serviced....this one looks has alloy wheels and you will get over 30mpg!! save today!
ol bright red! This one has had a previous accident and is being like it has half the miles it does
sold as is so the price is right! We have the carfax so just ask.
2007 FORD FUSION I-4 SEL
P8666 Nice equipment with the SEL and this one is priced right!! 2008 MERCURY MILAN I-4
2007 FORD FREESTYLE LIMITED Well maintained car and it looks great in a twilight blue metallic! P8633 MOONROOF! Black and sweet with steering wheel controls!!
2005 FORD EXPLORER EDDIE BAUER P8177 ALL WHEEL DRIVE and its a Limited! Loaded with
P8650 V-8 , HEATED SEATS , tow package, heated mirrors, a beautiful cheery paint and tan leather inside. Heated
steering wheel controls, great stereo and more in a great seats, moonroof and more in this non smoker one owner. 2008 FORD EDGE SEL 2008 FORD EXPEDITION EL LIMITED
P8597 LOW MILES! Low one owner miles and it even has P8533 NAVIGATION, moonroof, 20 inch wheels, rear cam-
looking darkstone metallic and tan paint. Very clean
some extras inc...leather, chrome wheels with appearance era, power liftgate, DVD, load leveling suspension, quad
interior and exterior on this one. 2007 FORD EXPLORER SPORT TRAC XLT package, flexible seating package, auto dimming mirror
P8559 V-8 !! Tow package, new tires and more on this seats and it even has the power deployed running boards.
and a factory tow package! Like new without the price. ITS GOT IT ALL!!! This is an off site demo so call first or it
2006 FORD FOCUS ZXW SE well equipped XLT. Haul people or cargo in the sport util-
wont be here!!! Miles are approx.....
P8574 WAGON! hard to find wagon with a lot of extra ity that can do it all!
room. Automatic trans and nice options on this gas sipping 2008 FORD F-150 STX
wagon rated a best buy by consumer magazines. 2007 FORD ESCAPE XLT P8657 STX with power windows and locks, alloy wheels and 2009 FORD ESCAPE LIMITED
P8619 MOONROOF and audiophile stereo! Beautiful metallic gray it has the 133 wheelbase so it will fit in your garage! Beauti- P8497 LIKE NEW!! But at a used car price. Loaded top of
ful glossy black paint and a rubber floor so it is easy to clean.
2006 CHEVROLET SILVERADO 1500 LT Z71 paint and all with 4 wheel drive safety. A top rated consumers suv!! the line Limited model with low miles, no smoke, and a
P8590 Z71 with new quality tires and all in a sweet black paint clean carfax!!! All wheel drive with leather!
with no accidents!! LT package so it is well equipped too! 2007 FORD F-150 XLT 2008 FORD TAURUS X SEL
P8551 Nicely equipped with painted to match bed cover, P8609 LOW MILES! Great color combo with merlot and 2009 FORD FOCUS SES
2006 FORD F-150 XLT power pedals, power seat, power slider and it even has silver and room for the whole family with the third seat P8663 SYNC! SPOILER and nice alloy wheels on this well
10C57A One owner with new quality tires and just ser- new tires on this great looking supercrew. equipped SES. Low miles and full warranty!!
viced by us! In fact we sold it to him new so we know the
history on this one. All black with power seat and a char-
coal interior. Big 5.4 V-8, tow package and its affordable!!

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