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Comeback

Mandy Bircher returns to softball.

7 Jewel

Singer to appear at The SHeldon.

11 Making a splash Schlitterbahn Waterpark open.

19 Stages

A season of performing arts.

21 "Iron Man 2"

Not much to marvel about.

23 Township Grocer Something new in Edwardsville.

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What’s Happening Thursday May 20___________

p.m. UFC televised: Brandon Vera vs. Jon Jones -Amerisports Bar and Grill, Ameristar Casino, St. Charles Treasure Chest Craft Show, 3 p.m. Young Frankenstein, to 8 p.m. -The Fox Theatre, St. Louis, Mo., 1 -Gateway Convention Center, p.m. and 8 p.m. Collinsville 7th Annual SIPCA Wine Tasting, Bullet for my Valentine, Chiodos, $20-adults 21 and over only, Airbourne -Gateway Convention Center, -The Pageant, Delmar Loop, St. Collinsville Louis, 7 p.m. DinoQuest, Live Music Friday at Springers -Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Creek Louis, Mo. -Springers Creek Winery, EdwardsReal Pirates -St. Louis Science Center, St. Louis, ville DinoQuest, Mo. -Missouri Botanical Garden, St. The Reventones LIVE, Sanctuaria Louis, Mo. Wild Tapas -4198 Manchester, St. Louis, 7 p.m. Real Pirates -St. Louis Science Center, St. Louis, to 10 p.m. Mo. Ray Price “The Music of Miles Davis” with -Bottleneck Blues Bar, Ameristar the Legacy Jazz Quintet Casino, Resort, Spa, St. Charles, -Jazz at the Bistro, 3536 WashingMo. ton Ave., St. Louis Kevin Leema Trio -Stagger Inn, Edwardsville, 10 p.m. Bullet For My Valentine -The Pageant, Delmar Loop Karaoke at Killion’s Irish Inn Don Starwalt, 5 p.m. to 8 p.m., -Pontoon Beach, 8 p.m. Marcel Strong, 10 p.m. -Stagger Inn, Edwardsville

Friday May 21___________ Saturday May 22___________ Young Frankenstein -The Fox Theatre, St. Louis, Mo., 8

Young Frankenstein -The Fox Theatre, St. Louis, Mo., 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. Treasure Chest Craft Show, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. -Gateway Convention Center, Collinsville St. Louis Horticultural Society Sale, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. -Missouri Botanical Gardens DinoQuest, -Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, Mo. Real Pirates -St. Louis Science Center, St. Louis, Mo. “The Music of Miles Davis” with the Legacy Jazz Quintet -Jazz at the Bistro, 3536 Washington Ave., St. Louis Martin Sexton -The Pageant, Delmar Loop, St. Louis, Mo. Luster, 10 p.m. -Stagger Inn, Edwardsville

Sunday May 23___________ Young Frankenstein -The Fox Theatre, St. Louis, Mo., 2 p.m. Treasure Chest Craft Show, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. -Gateway Convention Center, Collinsville

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Mandy Bircher prepares to cross the plate in her first softball game of the season.

The comeback player of the year Local woman overcomes Guillain-Barre Syndrome By STEVE HORRELL Of The Edge On Tuesday evening, Mandy Bircher took her place at third base for Neumann’s Bar. It was the opening game of the Edwardsville Parks and Recreation Summer Softball League, at the Jaycee Field at Hoppe Park, and the fact that Bircher was playing softball at all was something of a miracle. A year ago, Bircher, who works for the Madison County State’s Attorney’s Office, was starting her 67th day at Anderson Hospital, learning to walk and talk again following a nearly fatal bout with GuillainBarre Syndrome. The neurological disorder, which attacks the peripheral nervous system, strikes only one or two people out of 100,000. By the time Bircher made it to Anderson, on March 12, it had progressed from her feet to her thighs, and within eight hours it had

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nearly reached her diaphragm. She spent 32 days at Anderson’s intensive care unit, and for 43 days she dealt with a feeding tube. At one point, Bircher thought she would never walk again. But on May 21, she left the hospital a month ahead of schedule, and by July she was able to throw a softball. Running, however, caused her legs to wobble. “You’re mind says ‘Take off,’ but your legs say ‘No way,’” she said during an interview last year. After therapy at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Highland, Bircher asked Lindsey Kampwerth, a friend and teammate, to help her get started on fitness routine.She began working out four or five days a week at Apex Fitness Center, in Highland. By November, she began hunting again, and bagged a buck. Weeks before her first game back with Neumann, Bircher went turkey hunting. “She always seems to live life to the fullest,” said Neumann coach Sarah Grounds. “There was never really a gone period. She was always there for us as far as we were concerned.”

On Tuesday, a handful of fans were on hand for Bircher ’s return. Co-worker Cathi Gitchoff, wearing an “I Survived the Mandy Quatto Bircher Benefit,” t-shirt, showed up with her grandkids, Ben and Noah Manibusan. In the bottom of the first, Bircher, who was up second, grounded a single off the pitcher ’s bare hand. The next inning she flied to left, and she singled to left in the fifth, when Neumann scored three more runs to take a 6-2 lead. Later, she lined another single to left. Neumann’s won, 11-2. Afterward, the players gathered at home plate for a picture. Mandy walked over to the bleachers and gave Ben and Noah a hug. Noah, who attends Lincoln Middle School, handed her a poster she had made: “YOU GO MAN!DY!” “You Rock!” “Kick Some Softball Butt” “Uh-Mazing” “Batter Up!” Bircher said she felt good, but slower than before. “What did I go, 3 for 4?” she said. “It was nice. Good to be back, that’s all I can say. Just thankful to be here.”

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People People planner Zoo to add education gallery at The Living World The Monsanto Company today presented a gift of $2 million to the Saint Louis Zoo to fund the Monsanto Education Gallery at The Living World.  The Monsanto Education Gallery will be a flexible, multipurpose area in the lower level of The Living World and will provide an expanded learning area for the Zoo’s Education Department. The area will provide guests and visitors an additional space to receive high quality science, environmental and conservation education programs, activities and guest experiences from the Zoo staff and trained volunteers, all designed to deepen the connections between people and animals. The experience at the Monsanto Education Gallery is focused on families with children ages birth to nine, though all ages are welcome.  “It has long been our dream to have a place where children

can experience meaningful new links with nature and the animal world, and now Monsanto Company has made that possible,” said Dr. Jeffrey P. Bonner, Dana Brown president & CEO of the Saint Louis Zoo. “We strongly believe that if children enjoy programs and activities that connect them to our animals, they will be more interested in helping them and protecting their future.”   The first program to use the Monsanto Education Gallery will be the ZOOmagination Station, the Zoo’s new discovery room experience that invites young children and their caregivers to create, explore, investigate and imagine, while discovering the animal world together. Other programs to be held in the new gallery will include education activities for scouts and youth groups, and many of the Zoo’s summer learning camps, such as Camp KangaZoo and Camp Joey.  “Monsanto and the Saint Louis Zoo share the goal of encouraging hands-on, scientific education for young people and families though unique programming and activities,” said Hugh Grant, Monsanto Company chairman, president and

CEO, who presented the check at the Saint Louis Zoo. “The Monsanto Education Gallery will help combine education, inspiration and dedication to the sciences, which are essential to addressing the global challenges of feeding a growing planet while also preserving it.  “We commend the Zoo for its ongoing efforts to promote science-based learning,” Grant continued. “We hope Monsanto’s investment will benefit the greater St. Louis community that we have called home for more than 100 years.”  Currently, the Saint Louis Zoo boasts one of the largest zoo education departments in the nation and strives to incorporate learning experiences in all public areas of the Zoo. With experiences such as the Monsanto Education Gallery and the ZOOmagination Station, the Zoo hopes to encourage families to spend more time with and in nature, facilitate constructivist learning for children and their caregivers and provide opportunities for children to discover the wonders of nature that will begin them on a path to stewardship of our planet.

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People People planner Air Show, B-52s to highlight Fair Saint Louis Joseph F. Imbs, III, Chairman of the Fair Saint Louis Foundation, and St. Louis Mayor Francis Slay today announced key highlights for this summer ’s 2010 Fair Saint Louis, to be held July 3 and 4 on the grounds of the Gateway Arch.  This year’s event welcomes the return of the Fair Saint Louis Air Show and free musical entertainment on the Budweiser Main Stage.  In addition to music under the Gateway Arch,

spectacular fireworks will conclude each evening – offering family fun over the Fourth of July weekend. “Fair Saint Louis has been creating memories for 30 years,” said Imbs. “We are very proud of this legacy and we’re especially looking forward to this summer’s highlights -- the return of the Fair Saint Louis Air Show and being back on the Arch grounds. St. Louis’ rich history in aviation paired with its iconic Riverfront makes the Riverfront the perfect backdrop for an air show.   We invite everyone to join us for a weekend full of memorable moments.”

“In addition to the 30th anniversary highlights, Imbs also shared details of the Fair Saint Louis Air Show and the musical headliners who will play the Budweiser Main Stage: • Air shows will take place on both Saturday, July 3 and Sunday, July 4 and will include some of the premier air show performers from around the country. • Grammy Award winning R&B hit-maker John Legend (www. johnlegend.com) will headline on Saturday, July 3. The quirky new wave band, The B-52s, (www. theb52s.com) will headline on

Sunday, July 4. Fair Saint Louis will kick off at 10 a.m. on Saturday, July 3 with the 133rd Veiled Prophet Parade, one of the best and longest running parade’s in the nation. Saturday, July 3                          10 a.m. 133rd Veiled Prophet Parade Noon  Festival and K-Town Kids Zone Open 12:30 p.m.  Air show** (90 minutes) 3 p.m. Local bands begin and continue throughout the afternoon 5:30 p.m. Air show** (90 minutes)

8 p.m. John Legend on the Budweiser Main Stage 9 p.m. Fireworks 10 p.m. Festival closes Sunday, July 4 11 a.m. Festival and K-Town Kids Zone Open 11:30 a.m. Air show** (90 minutes) 1 p.m. Family Act on the Main Stage 4 p.m. Local bands begin and continue throughout the afternoon 5:30 p.m  Air show** (90 minutes) 8 p.m. The B-52s on the Budweiser Main Stage 9 p.m. Fireworks

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People People planner Chesterfield Garden Tour set Chesterfield’s fourth annual Garden Tour will be held Saturday, June 12 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., rain or shine. This self-guided tour offers six distinctly different residential Chesterfield gardens for a day of inspiration. A variety of gardens are featured this year, each illustrating a different area of gardening such as those dealing with slopes, drainage, full sun, shade, and water features.  New to the tour this year are three connecting gardens, which enhance the neighborhood as well as each other ’s space.  All gardens were homeowner designed and planted.  Kay Folsom, event chairperson, states that, “All of our homeowners have successfully dealt with problems that arise in everyone’s landscape plans.  The uniqueness with which they have addressed their individual gardens illustrates creativity, patience and hard work.”   Ponds, pools and waterfalls can also be found on the tour along with entertainment and relaxation areas.  Patio tables will be set in some gardens by area floral designers.  Imogene’s Tea Room & Botanicals, Mary Tuttle’s and FOB St Louis will charm participants with their whimsical table designs and floral arrangements. Master Gardeners will be on hand, as will the various

homeowners to answer questions about the gardens.  Tickets are $15 and can be purchased at Chesterfield City Hall or online at www.chesterfield.mo.us or they can be purchased the day of the tour at City Hall from 9 – 11 a.m. by cash or check.  For tickets or more information call (636) 537-4000. 

“Jurassic Bugs” invade Butterfly House Enormous, ancient creatures are invading the Sophia M. Sachs Butterfly House in Chesterfield this year! See life-size replicas of prehistoric arthropods, explore displays of their living relatives and learn about how these animals have changed over millions of years when the “Jurassic Bugs” exhibition

crawls into town, Saturday, May 1 through Sunday, Oct. 3. Hours through Memorial Day are 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Sunday (closed Mondays); from Memorial Day through Labor Day, open 9 a. m. to 5 p.m. daily. The exhibition is included with Butterfly House admission.Fossil records indicate that some animals were enormous as compared to today’s specimens. Encounter five of these oversized species taking up temporary residence inside the central exhibit hallway. See Brontoscorpio, a meter-long scorpion that shared its environment with giant cockroaches that were over a foot long! View the enormous dragonfly, Meganeura, and giant millipede, Arthropleura, which thrived during the Pennsylvanian Period about 300 million years ago. Also on display is the largest arthropod presently known,

Pterygotus, a ferocious ten-footlong sea scorpion from the Silurian Period. These prehistoric bugs will join the permanent residents of the Butterfly House: living beetles, roaches, tarantulas, spiders, scorpions and other insects and arachnids. Delve deeper into the world of prehistoric critters with Jurassic Bugs Family Days. Drop-in anytime from 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. on the last Saturday of June, July, August and September to explore ancient arthropods and the living insects of today through games, activities and crafts geared for

children ages six to 12. The Butterfly House is located at 15193 Olive Blvd. at Faust Park in Chesterfield, Mo., accessible from Interstate 64 at exit #19B. Hours are 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesdays through Sundays (closed Mondays); Memorial Day to Labor Day, open 9 a.m. to 5 p. m. daily. The last ticket is sold 30 min. prior to closing each day. Admission is $6 for adults (ages 13 to 64), $4.50 for seniors (ages 65 and over), and $4 for children (ages three to 12). Children ages two and under and Missouri Botanical Garden members are free.

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Music

Jewel to appear at The Sheldon By DEBBIE SETTLE Of The Edge Jewel is an acclaimed American singer, songwriter, actress, poet, painter, philanthropist and daughter to an Alaskan cowboy singersongwriter. From the remote ranch of her Alaskan youth to the triumph of international stardom, the three-time Grammy nominee, hailed by the New York Times as a “songwriter bursting with talents” has enjoyed career longevity rare among her generation of artists. Whether alone with her guitar or fronting a band of ace musicians, Jewel has always been a charismatic live performer, earning the respect of other singersongwriters such as Merle Haggard, Bob Dylan and Neil Young, who, not only invited her to open their shows, but mentored her in the early phases of her career. Her singular style and beauty continuously land her on the covers of such diverse magazines as Time, People, Entertainment Weekly, Vanity Fair, In Style, Glamour and Seventeen. Stuff listed her among its ‘102 Sexiest Women in the World’ while Blender went further, crowning her ‘rock’s sexiest poet.‘ Country Financial will present acclaimed multi-platinum recording artist and songwriter Jewel in a solo acoustic performance in the perfect acoustics of The Sheldon. “The Star Light Café Tour” will find three-time Grammy nominee Jewel performing acoustically in support of her sophomore country album, set to hit retailers June 8. The three-time Grammy nominee has enjoyed career longevity rare among her generation of artists and has sold 27 million albums worldwide. Her debut album, “Pieces of You,” became one of the best selling debut albums of all time. Last year she released her first country record, “Perfectly Clear,” which debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard Top Country Albums chart. Fifty cents of each ticket sold will go to Project Clean Water. In 1997, Jewel founded Project Clean Water. It is a non-profit charity foundation that is working to improve the quality of life for millions of people by helping to provide clean water on a global scale. They target villages around the world with water problems, and they work with the communities to

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Jewel find sustainable solutions to provide them with safe drinking water. To date Project Clean Water has helped over 30 communities overcome their individual drinking water problems in 13 different countries on five different continents. To find out more about Jewel and

Project Clean Water, visit www. jeweljk.com or www.giveadrop.com. To o rd e r t i c k e t s t o J e w e l ’ s concert, visit www.thesheldon.org/ showdetail.asp?showID=274. Or call, 314-533-9900. The Sheldon Concert Hall is located at 3648 Washington Blvd., in St. Louis, Mo.

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Music Music calendar **If you would like to add something to our music calendar, email it to theedge@edwpub.net.

Thursday, May 20 •  T h e R e v e n t o n e s L I V E , S a n c t u a r i a Wi l d Ta p a s , 4 1 9 8 Manchester, St. Louis, 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. • Ray Price, Bottleneck Blues Bar, Ameristar Casino, Resort, Spa, St. Charles, Mo. • Kevin Leeman Trio, Stagger Inn, Edwardsville, 10 p.m. • Karaoke at Killion’s Irish Inn, Pontoon Beach, 8 p.m.

Friday, May 21 • “The Music of Miles Davis” with the Legacy Jazz Quintet, Jazz at the Bistro, 3536 Washington Ave., St. Louis • Bullet For My Valentine, The Pageant, Delmar Loop • Don Starwalt, 5 p.m. to 8 p.m., Marcel Strong, 10 p.m., Stagger Inn, Edwardsville

Saturday, May 22 • “The Music of Miles Davis”

with the Legacy Jazz Quintet, Jazz at the Bistro, 3536 Washington Ave., St. Louis • Martin Sexton, The Pageant, Delmar Loop, St. Louis, Mo. • Luster, 10 p.m., Stagger Inn, Edwardsville

Sunday, May 23 • Martin Sexton, The Pageant, Delmar Loop • Open Mic w/Butch Moore, Stagger Inn, Edwardsville, 9:30 p.m.

Wednesday, May 26 • Open Mic w/Duct Tape Duo Trio, Stagger Inn, Edwardsville, 9:30 p.m.

Thursday, May 27 •  T h e R e v e n t o n e s L I V E , S a n c t u a r i a Wi l d Ta p a s , 4 1 9 8 Manchester, St. Louis, 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. • 5-Course Wine Dinner, Villa Marie Winery, Maryville, 7 p.m.reservations required

Friday, May 28 • Mike Harper, 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.,

Soulard Blues, 10 p.m., Stagger Inn, Edwardsville

Saturday, May 29 • Brad Paisley, Darius Rucker, Verizon Wireless Amphitheater, St. Louis, Mo. • Maxwell and Jill Scott, Scottrade Center, St. Louis, Mo. • Dubtronics, 10 p.m., Stagger Inn, Edwardsville

Wednesday, June 9

Friday, June 18

•  T h e Te m p e r Tr a p , T h e Pageant, Delmar Loop, St. Louis, 8 p.m. • Open Mic w/Duct Tape Duo Trio, Stagger Inn, Edwardsville, 9:30 p.m.

• Logic “Lies in Hopetropolis,” The Pagea nt, Delmar Loop, 7 p.m.

Friday, June 11 • Harry Connick Jr., The Fox Theatre, St. Louis, Mo.

Saturday, June 19 •  T i m M c G r a w, Lady Antebellum, Love & Theft, Verizon Wireless Amphitheater, St. Louis, Mo.

Sunday, June 20

Sunday, May 30

Sunday, June 13

• Open Mic w/Butch Moore, Stagger Inn, Edwardsville, 9:30 p.m.

• Open Mic w/Butch Moore, Stagger Inn, Edwardsville, 9:30 p.m.

• Open Mic w/Butch Moore, Stagger Inn, Edwardsville, 9:30 p.m.

Wednesday, June 2

Monday, June 14

Wednesday, June 23

• Open Mic w/Duct Tape Duo Trio, Stagger Inn, Edwardsville, 9:30 p.m.

• The Magnetic Zeros, Dawes, The Pageant, Delmar Loop

• Tokyo Police Club, The Pageant, St. Louis, Mo., 8 p.m. • Sting w/Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra • Open Mic w/Duct Tape Duo Trio, Stagger Inn, Edwardsville, 9:30 p.m.

Friday, June 4 • Styx, Foreigner, Verizon Wireless Amphitheater, St. Louis, Mo.

Sunday, June 6 • Open Mic w/Butch Moore, Stagger Inn, Edwardsville, 9:30 p.m.

Wednesday, June 16 •  D a v e M a t t h e w s B a n d w / R o b e r t E a r l K e e n , Ve r i z o n Wireless Amphitheater, St. Louis, Mo. • Open Mic w/Duct Tape Duo Trio, Stagger Inn, Edwardsville, 9:30 p.m.

Friday, June 25 • Michael Buble, Scottrade Center, St. Louis, Mo., 8 p.m.

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Music Tuning in Chamber Chorus to close out season “Home-Thoughts from Abroad” is certainly a fitting title for this final concert of the 54th Saint Louis Chamber Chorus season.  The Chorus revisits its English roots and welcomes back Artistic Director Philip Barnes from nearly a year in his native England singing with the Norwich Cathedral Choir. Forming the heart of the program is the Mass for five voices by William Byrd, a perfect example of polyphony from the time Queen Elizabeth I.  Interspersed among the Mass’s movements are hymns motets and partsongs exploring the concept of “home.”  These include Benjamin Britten’s “Hymn to St. Cecilia,” written as the composer made his way home to wartime Britain, and Herbert Howells’ patriotic “Inheritance.”  Other music from England includes two settings of Robert Browning poetry by Greville Cooke, as well the world premiere of “Exaltbo” by Dr. Magnus Williamson and commissioned for this concert by the Chamber Chorus. Of course, “home” means different places for different people.  So, the program also features music from far beyond British shores.  Sydney Guillaume of Haiti offers a prayer for his tragedy-ridden home and Howard Helvey sets the lyrical poetry of St. Louisan Sara Teasdale to music written specifically for the Saint Louis Chamber Chorus.     Join the Saint Louis Chamber Chorus for the final concert of its 54th season, “Home-Thoughts from Abroad,” will be presented at 3 p.m. Sunday, May 30 at Christ Church Cathedral.  Parking is free.  For more information about the concert, and tickets, call 636-458-4343. 

Jazz at the Bistro salutes Miles Davis The Legacy Jazz Quartet will be performing two concerts night, at 8:30 p.m. and 10:15 p.m. May

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Ask Dr. Jacobs 21 and 22 at Jazz at the Bistro on Washington Avenue in St. Louis. Jazz at the Bistro salutes the music of Miles Davis with St. Louis’ own Legacy Jazz Quintet, whose recent performances of material from the “Kind of Blue” album garnered great acclaim. Led by pianist and Jazz St. Louis Director of Education Phil Dunlap, the Legacy Jazz Quintet brings together some of the finest players in the St. Louis area. The band is in the mold of the classic quintets of Davis, Art Blakey and Horace Silver from the 1950s and ‘60s. Tickets are $15 each, $10 for students. F o r m o re i n f o r m a t i o n , c a l l (314)289-4030.

Baldknobbers offering Family Passes Longtime Baldknobbers’ fans and new fans alike appreciate the Baldknobbers’ family tradition of delivering everything from traditional country to today’s #1 hits and lots of hilarious comedy. That is one of the things that have made the Baldknobbers popular from generation to generation. Wi t h t h a t i n m i n d , t h e Baldknobbers announce they will continue their popular Family Pass for the 2010 season. “Our show has always been about our family entertaining your family! What better way to show how important families are to us than to have a family pass ticket designed to make it affordable for all families to see our show,” said Tim Mabe, show producer and comedian “Droopy Drawers, Jr.”. “Mom, Dad and up to four kids can come ‘laugh out loud’ at the Baldknobbers new show for just $69,” said Tim. Families with two adults and up to four children/ students 18 and under are eligible for this pass. “When our kids were growing up, we never just had our kids with us. We always had their friends going

along with us. That is thought behind our family pass,” Tim explained. “Our show appeals to everyone from age 2 to 92. The Baldknobbers have always been known for great traditional country music, but we also add a lot of today’s #1 hits. Our variety appeals all ages!” said Brent Mabe, musical director and second generation Baldknobber. “We have the best comedy team in Branson. Stub Meadows, Hargus Marcel and Droopy Drawers Jr. make all of us laugh every night. Sure they have a script, but you never really know what they are going to do,” Brent said. “Bring your kids to the show, we do!” Tim added. The Baldknobbers Jamboree Show”The Show That Started It All”-is located on the famed 76 Country Music Boulevard in Branson, Missouri, with performances Monday through Saturday at 8 PM beginning in March and running through mid-December. For tickets and to confirm show times and dates go to www.Baldknobbers.com or call toll free 800-998-8908.

Clayton’s Parties in the Park return The region’s best and original outdoor happy hour, Parties in the Park, hosted by the Clayton Chamber of Commerce, is back for its 27th season of live music and cold drinks in beautiful Shaw Park in Clayton. It will be THE place to be after work this summer. Best of all, admission to one of the city’s most familiar and eagerly anticipated parties in town is free and open to the public.  The Parties in the Park 2010 season at Shaw Park, located on the southwest corner of Brentwood and Forsyth boulevards, continues on the second Wednesday of the month through August and the third Wednesday in September. May’s party features Griffin & the Gargoyles, followed by Fat Pocket on June 9, GalaxyRed on July 14, Paint the Earth on August 11 and

Kim Massie on September 15.   By popular demand, “Rainouts at the Restaurants” will be held on the following Wednesday at participating Clayton restaurants in the event of a cancelation of any of the five scheduled parties.  “People ask about rainouts every year,” said Ellen Gale, executive director of the Clayton Chamber of Commerce. “And we think hosting them (rainouts) the following week at the restaurants is the perfect solution!” This summer, as the sun sets over Shaw Park and the workweek nears completion, catch up with friends old and new at the longest running outdoor happy hour. And come early each month for the best drink special in town: half-priced beer from 5 to 5:30 p.m. “What better way to unwind in the middle of the workweek than with cold drinks, live music and the great company of friends and colleagues?” said Brent Stevens, president and longtime volunteer of Parties in the Park. “And not just a great evening out in Clayton, Parties in the Park is a great benefit to the community. “We love showing off Clayton with Parties in the Park,” said Ellen Gale, executive director of the Clayton Chamber of Commerce. “And you couldn’t ask for a more beautiful setting than Shaw Park.”  Whether looking to mingle with friends and colleagues, meet new people or just relax after a hard day’s work with a refreshing cocktail in the martini lounge or an ice-cold beer, you won’t want to miss the 27th season of Parties in the Park.

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Music Tuning in Ray Stevens returning to Branson Multi-platinum recording artist, songwriter, two-time Grammy winner and Branson legend Ray Stevens returns to the town he helped put on the map, with the show that audiences have been clamoring for! Ray returns for a special celebration of 50 years in the music business with a six week run at The Welk Resort Theatre from September 15th thru October 23rd. With over 14 million singles, albums and videos sold in his career, Ray Stevens brings all of his hits to the Welk Resort stage: from the hilarious “Ahab the Arab”, “It’s Me Again Margaret”, “Mississippi Squirrel” and “The Streak” to his new hit “We The People” and the classic “Everything Is Beautiful”. Born in Clarkdale, Georgia, Ray Stevens started playing the piano at 6 years old. He knew then that music would be his life and he pursued a career that has spanned the entertainment world. In 1962, he recorded “Ahab The Arab” his first Top 5 hit. At the same time, he was living in Nashville, singing and

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1991 brought the opening of his two thousand seat Ray Stevens Theatre in Branson, Missouri. Considered one of the pioneers of the “Branson Boom”, Ray performed 12 shows a week during the season to over 1.6 million fans. During the next two years, Ray would include his Branson show in his video releases, selling millions of videos worldwide. After 1993, Ray decided to take his show on the road, but still owned his theatre in Branson, and leased it to other productions. In 2004, he returned to Branson and reopened his show for two more seasons, finally closing at the end of 2005. For years, Branson audiences have asked, “When will Ray be back?” Now, after 5 years, Ray Stevens returns to Branson with all of his hits, all of his laughs and what he promises will be his best show yet. The Ray Stevens Show schedule covers six weeks; September 15th through October 23rd. Performance times: 2 and 8pm Wednesday and Thursday, and 8pm Friday and Saturday. Prices range from $44.00 (elite seating + tax) to $39.00 (adults + tax) and are available by phone at 800-505-9355 or on-line at WelkResortBranson.com.

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Schlitterbahn Vacation Village Waterpark open for first full season By DEBBIE SETTLE Of The Edge The teachers and students are counting down the days. Parents have their planners out trying to coordinate work and sports schedules. Swim suits are being tried on. Yes, it is almost time for vacations to begin. The season is nearing when everyone is planning to get away for that sacred week or two to some different place that will please the whole family. We plan and plan, pack way too many things in, everyone gets a little crabby with each other, and by the time it is over, we all need another week off to recover before returning to work. This year, there is a a great family vacation venue that is sure to be a hit with everyone. Be one of the first to dive in to a thrilling collection of water fun when the Schlitterbahn Vacation Village Waterpark in Kansas City, Kan., opens for its first full season of operation. Park guests enjoy a unique tubing adventure that combines slides, rivers, chutes and beaches to create a complete family waterpark experience. In 2010, Schlitterbahn Vacation Vi l l a g e Wa t e r p a r k f e a t u re s a thrilling uphill water coaster, two mam­moth tubing rivers including the world’s longest tidal wave river, three huge slides, a white water tube chute, 13 mini slides for kids, three relaxing beach areas and a giant hot tub with swim-up refreshment bar. The Transportainment™ River System allows guests to float from one end

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of the park to the other through a series of attractions without ever leaving the water. General admission for guests ages 12-54 is only $32.99 plus tax and Child/Senior Admission for guests ages 3-11 and 55 & older is only $24.99 plus tax. Guests can also take advantage of Schlitter­bahn’s family amenities such as free parking, free use of tubes and lifejackets. Guests are also welcome to bring a family picnic basket, excluding alcohol and glass containers, into the park. Attractions Include: Bahnzai Pipeline – Climb to the top of a 42-foot-tall tower and take an open-air tube ride down a twisted path of water wrath… BAHN-style. Black Knight – Plunge in a tube down a fully-enclosed dark and coiled slide. Henry’s Hideout Hot Tub Bar – Unwind in a giant hot tub that incorporates a swim-up refreshment

bar and in-water seating to create the perfect place to break from the action. Kinderhaven Kids’ Area – Splash and play in an area designed especially for families with smaller c h i l d re n . T h i s s h a l l o w w a t e r playground includes nine minislides and is separated from the rest of the “big kid” activities. Conveniently located in the center of the park, Kinderhaven is surrounded by shaded seating and open-sun lounging areas. Both kids and parents have fun together as they ex­plore the Wyandotte Express choo-choo train, a friendly frog, a giant turtle, a shipwreck and a bub­ bling fountain. Pirate Ship – Kids play on a giant pirate ship that is equipped with climbing ropes, four mini-slides and sprayers. Torrent Beach – Frolic in the waves on the best beach in Kansas! Whether catching rays, cooling off in the surf, or embarking on a journey through the mammoth Torrent River, Torrent Beach is the hub that connects all the elements of a great day. Torrent Cove – Relax on an island surrounded by the Torrent River. Torrent River – Float the world’s longest tidal wave river! In this continuous, endless tubing river, ocean-sized waves surge through a serpentine waterway to create an ever changing experience. Guests enter this attraction without waiting in line. The Torrent River is a signature attraction at Schlit­terbahn Vacation Village Waterpark. Wolfpack – Take a tube and skid through an extra-wide pipeline of wild water. This oversized slide provides an experience that is a different every time you ride! Kristal Beach – Cool off in the shade along the shore of the Kristal River. This calm beach provides refreshment as riders on the Storm

Blaster uphill water coaster fly by overhead. Kristal River – Relax on a tube, alligator or log on an endless, slowflowing river during a hot summer day in Kansas. Raging River Tube Chute – Ride through an exciting series of white water rapids. Storm Blaster – Race uphill on a Master Blaster™ water coaster, another signature Schlitterbahn at­traction. Storm Blaster combines the up and down thrills of a roller coaster with the unique experience of being propelled upward by jets of water. Not only do park goers enjoy one-of-a-kind water rides, but they also may experience the Transpo r­ tainment™ River System that combines the concepts of transportation, sport and entertainment to minimize the time spent waiting in lines. Throughout most of the park, visitors may stay in the water and float in tubes to the next attraction through a series of interconnected rivers, chutes, beaches and a slide with a floating queue line. Guests receive a greater “play value” by replacing time lost walking and waiting in line with more fun time in the water. Transportainment technology links several attractions including Kristal River, Raging River, Torrent River, Storm Blaster, Kristal Beach, Torrent Beach and Torrent Cove, allowing guests to travel from one end of the park to the other without leaving the water! Guests save $5 on season passes when they buy them at Schlitterbahn.com by May 31. The park is open Friday through Sunday, May 14-23, then daily starting May 28. The complete operating sched­ ule, additional park information and discounted admissions are also available at Schlitterbahn.com.

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Travel Travel briefs Seeing the sights can earn Nebraska vacationers prizes LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Folks vacationing in Nebraska can win prizes if they see enough of the sights this summer. The state Travel and Tourism Division has come up with the Nebraska’s Byways Passport Program. Twenty-seven attractions are listed on a souvenir passport. These locations across the state also are where travelers can pick up the passport and start playing. Tourists receive a stamp at each stop. At the end of the trip, visitors send in a tear-out sheet from the passport. If the passport has nine stamps, travelers get a Nebraska Byways T-shirt; 18 stamps, a digital photo frame; and 27 stamps, a flip video camera. All players will be entered in a grand prize drawing for a laptop computer, to be drawn in October. For a list of participating sites, go to http://www.visitnebraska.gov.

Armani hotel opens in Dubai’s Khalifa tower DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A luxury hotel crafted by designer Giorgio Armani opened Tuesday as the first landmark tenant in the world’s tallest skyscraper. The 160-room Armani Hotel Dubai is a welcome bit of good news for Dubai’s leaders after the troubled debut of the more than half-mile (828-meter) Burj Khalifa in January. An elevator malfunction forced a two-month closure of the spire’s observation deck — the only part of

the tower open to the public. The Italian designer was on hand for Tuesday’s opening ceremony, which was delayed a week because of travel chaos from the Icelandic volcano. He said his goal was to build a comfortable and stylish hotel that would leave an impression. “I wanted something very important, something to be remembered,” Armani said, dressed in a dark T-shirt and white trousers. “Something not just for the present, but beyond.” Armani was joined by the chairman of Burj Khalifa’s developer Emaar Properties, which has a partnership to open more Armanibranded hotels, including the next one in Milan. They have not disclosed financial details of their partnership. Armani’s Dubai outpost stretches from the base of the spindly, metaland-glass Burj through the eighth floor, then skips some two dozen stories before continuing on floors 38 and 39. It includes multiple restaurants, a spa and an outdoor swimming pool. Dubai’s newest five-star hotel is the first part of the 2,717 foot (828 meters) Burj Khalifa to open to the public since the 124th-floor observation deck welcomed its first visitors in January. The lookout unexpectedly shut down a month after the opening when an elevator malfunctioned. Emaar never disclosed details of what happened, which it attributed to unexpectedly high traffic and electrical problems. The deck quietly reopened earlier this month. The Burj Khalifa rises more than 160 stories, though the exact number of habitable floors is not known. Much of the building remains empty as work continues inside. Armani’s hotel will soon have competition. Rival Italian fashion

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Salazar promotes new outdoor initiative in Colorado MESA VERDE NATIONAL PARK, Colo. (AP) — Interior Secretary Ken Salazar is encouraging people to participate in a new initiative to conserve outdoor spaces and enjoy the outdoors. Salazar issued the call Sunday as he visited Mesa Verde National Park to promote better campgrounds and roads coming from about $10.1 million in stimulus money. The park is also getting a new visitors center and the biggest update to the Spruce Tree House Trail since the cliff dwelling opened to the public in 1908. President Barack Obama announced the “America’s Great Outdoors” program earlier this month and Salazar says officials will be traveling around the country to hear about the places people care

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Joan Baez to play Reno’s Artown festival in July RENO, Nev. (AP) — Folk music legend Joan Baez is among the performers slated to play at Reno’s 15th annual Artown festival, which is expanding to Virginia City for the first time for a three-day “Americana” celebration at the historic mining town. Organizers unveiled the list Thursday of more than 400 events to be spread over each day of July including theater, dance, music, visual arts, multicultural events and children’s workshops. Nearly two-thirds of the events are free at various venues around town, many at Wingfield Park on a downtown island in the Truckee River surrounded by a kayaking and whitewater rafting park. About 300,000 people attended last year. Officials estimate Artown has had an economic impact on the city in the neighborhood of $100 million since it began in 1996 with about 100 events spread over three weeks. “There’s an upbeat energy that permeates Reno each July and we’re thrilled that Artown can have that sort of impact,” the festival’s

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How to. . . Playing the right tune

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Selection Does the store have a wide variety of guitars and drums to chose from? Do they have several choices at different levels of experience (beginner, intermediate or professional)? Do they have used instruments that may suit your needs? And if you buy for a beginner, will they take a trade in when you are ready for a more advances model? The more you have to choose from the better equipped you will be to make the correct decision.

actually used the equipment they are trying to sell you? The more hands on experience a sales person has the more guidance you will receive for them. Price While price is important, it is not the only deciding factor. Most local music stores have more flexibility than chain stores to give you a more competitive price. But price is not the only cost to consider. Consider service as well as price. If something needs to be fixed how long will you have to wait? Does the price quoted include a warranty? If so, what is covered by the warranty and what isn’t. Part of the price of learning a musical instrument is lessons. Does this store provide lessons and at what price?

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When you are faced with the job of finding a Retirement Community for yourself or a loved one, the question is often asked is "Where do I begin?" Many seniors have tired of the day-to-day chores of lawn and home repairs, etc. Look for a Retirement Community that offers the freedom of home, yet handles the day-to-day maintenance and security. A quality Retirement Community will offer many opportunities to socialize while maintaining privacy, dignity and independence. Residents can usually bring most of their own furniture and a few providers even allow small pets. The first step is to identify two or three facilities in your chosen area that meet the criteria you established: • If placement is urgent, due to illness or hospitalization, consult your hospital Social Worker or Discharge Planner for assistance. • If placement is "down the road" and you have time, call the Retirement Communities and ask them to send you their information packet including an activity calendar, newsletter and a menu. • Search Web sites. This is a good way to learn about and the retirement community. It is very important to tour the facilities you have chosen and to go with a list of questions. Keeping notes and checklists of services and building amenities available will enable you to compare facilities. It's important to look beyond the physical structure and spend the necessary time to ask questions; talk with residents and staff. Remember that some operate as non-for-profit, which often has the Senior's best interest at heart. When you are touring, remember the following: • Did you call for an appointment? • Was the facility clean and well maintained? • Does the Community offer a continuum of care such as Assisted Living services and Skilled Care should the need arise? • Were you offered lunch? • Was the staff friendly?

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•Most furniture is best cleaned with a damp cloth – adding a little soap is a good thing. Then dry the surface with a clean cloth. • Avoid all cleaners containing ammonia. It can damage your wood furniture. • Frequently dust with a soft, dry, clean cloth. • Make sure your furniture polish does not contain a high amount of alcohol as it can damage wood finishes. • Use coasters with felt or cork bottoms to reduce water rings. • Protect furniture from hot serving dishes with a table cloth, oven mitt or hot plate. • Be careful when cleaning, never allow moisture to be trapped between glass and a wood surface. Make sure surfaces are completely dry before the glass is replaced. • If you have pets that enjoy getting on wood chairs and table tops, protect those surfaces with a table cloth, chair cover or protective pad. Wood and Moisture: Preserving the Delicate Balance All wood has some moisture in it, however too much moisture or dryness can be an unseen enemy of your wood furniture. Moisture in furniture can often lead to mildew, while dryness can cause furniture to lose its natural luster and weaken joints. Maintaining the delicate balance of your furniture is important to keeping it looking nice year after year. Information provided by Furniture Medic Tom Mannion.

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How to. . . Protect yourself Not all spas are created equal. Do your homework before plopping down your hard-earned money for a skin rejuvenation program, a hair removal package or a relaxing facial. The last thing you want to do is plan for a relaxing hour and end up fearing for your health, your safety or your pocketbook.

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Do a little research F ortunately, you don’t have to travel to Beverly Hills to enjoy such luxury. Advanced Aesthetic Spas, also known as “med spas” are popping up around the country even in our own community. Men and Women everywhere are tapping into the revitalizing benefits of sophisticated aesthetic treatments packaged into a relaxing getaway. Not all spas are created equal. Do your homework before plopping down your hard-earned money for a skin rejuvenation program, a hair removal package, or a relaxing facial. The last thing you want to do is plan for a relaxing hour and end up fearing for your health, your safety or your pocketbook. What is a Medical Spa? Medical Spas, the fastest growing segment of the spa industry, offer safe and effective beauty treatments that are supervised by licensed healthcare professionals. They combine the knowledge and experience of skin care experts with the tranquil comfort of a spa. Services may include new technologies like lasers and intense pulsed light, as well as conventional spa treatments such as traditional facials and massage therapy. As you will soon discover, “med spas” come in all sizes, shapes, styles and price ranges. Med spas were created to address the advanced aesthetic needs of their clients who are not ready for evasive surgeries. Skin Rejuvenation programs and microdermabrasion are two types of treatments that will help repair fine lines and wrinkles, uneven skin tone and texture of skin using inevasive procedures. Other inevasive treatments that med spas can offer are hair removal, face and leg vein removal and acne treatments. These treatments are performed in an environment that addresses the pampering needs of their clientele. In addition to the advanced aesthetic treatments, med spas offer traditional spa services to help you indulge in relaxation. Body wraps, customized facials and specialized massage are some of the indulgent services med spas add to their menu. These spas have separate treatment rooms and supply you with several amenities. Robes, slippers and complimentary refreshments are just a few of the extras you receive when visiting a med spa. The prices can vary between facilities. Look for special offers and seasonal pricing. Treatments can be very

affordable. If you are looking for a true relaxation, it is well worth the price. After all, you want to be totally spoiled! Go Take a Tour While you are there ask for a tour so you can gauge the quality of the treatment rooms, the professionalism of the staff and the luxury of the spa atmosphere. True med spas, in my opinion, should have the smell of lavender that tells you the moment you open the door that you are entering another realm – one where you are Queen or King for the day. What type of package is going to suit your needs? The staff at medical spas usually consists of registered nurses, licensed aestheticians and massage therapists. Depending on your area of concern, one of the highly trained staff will be happy to meet with you and discuss a customized package to help you “renew yourself”. Ask the receptionist to set up a consultation so you can discuss your particular area of concern. This will help you determine the professionalism of the med spa and the manner in which they help put you at ease with their knowledge as opposed to someone who says something like “oh, they are so nice!” Licensed medical professionals should administer all laser and intensed pulsed light treatments such as hair removal, skin rejunevation, acne treatments and vein treatments. This kind of expertise will ensure you are receiving safe, high-quality cosmetic treatments that bring effective, medically proven results. Licensed aestheticians will be able to offer a wide variety of pampering treatments that are customized for your skin type and help achieve a smooth well-hydrated complexion. Massage therapists will be able to discuss a program that will guarantee ultimate relaxation. Considered luxurious by many, massage has definite health benefits. Any treatment on the menu will be customized for each person’s individual needs, with an emphasis on health and relaxation. Once you have chosen the right med spa for you, put together the package of your dreams, talked to the staff and are confident in their training and skills, be prepared to enter into one of the most relaxing, healthy and enjoyable days of your life. WARNING: These treatments are known to be addicting!

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Artistic adventures Touhill announces performances The Touhill Performing Arts Center, on the campus of the University of Missouri[-St. Louis, is wrapping up the 2009-10 season. Here are the remaining upcoming performances: SPRING TO DANCE FESTIVAL 2010 Presented by Dance St. Louis & the Touhill May 27–29 • Thurs – Sat @ 5:30, 6 & 7:30PM • $10 per night Now in its third year, the festival is a travelogue of great dance from the Midwest and beyond. Dancers from 30 companies converge on the Touhill for three different performances each night.  BEATLEMANIA NOW June  1 – 5 • Tues – Fri @ 8PM; Sat @ 2 & 8PM • $60, $45 This multimedia musical stage show is the ultimate celebration of the ‘60s and the group that helped shape them… The Beatles!  T H E A M B A S S A D O R S O F HARMONY: Voices in Harmony 2010 – A Gathering of Champions June 19 • Sat @ 2 & 8PM • $28, $25, $23 The best of the best in a cappella singing.  The group well-known for its Sounds of the Season concerts earned the 2009 title of Barbershop Harmony Society International Champion Chorus.   T H E S L E E P I N G B E A U T Y Presented by Saint Louis Ballet June 26 & 27 • Sat @ 3 & 7:30PM; Sun @ 3PM • $47, $42, $20 The great classical ballet “The Sleeping Beauty” is considered a masterpiece today because both its score and its choreography are flawlessly constructed and magical.  M I C H A E L M C D O N A L D Presented by the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse–St. Louis Area July 23 • Fri @ 8PM • $100, $64, $45 Five-time Grammy Award winner Michael McDonald Comes home to St. Louis to perform a benefit concert featuring three decades of hits as a solo artist and former member of Steely Dan and the Doobie Brothers. Tickets are available at the Touhill Performing Arts Center Ticket Office,

open Monday – Friday 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.; online at www.touhill.org; or by phone at 314.516.4949.  Student and senior discounts are available.  The Touhill Performing Arts Center is located on the north campus of the University of Missouri-St. Louis, just 10 minutes from Clayton. (Exit #240 from I-70). There is ample free parking and the UMSL North Campus MetroLink Station is just steps from the Touhill’s main entrance.

Fox Theatricals receives nine 2010 Tony Award nominations The 2010 Tony Award nominations were announced this morning and Fox Theatricals earned nine nominations for its productions of Red and Everyday Rapture. Fox Theatricals is a producer of Red at The Golden Theatre on Broadway and worked with Dick Scanlan and Sherie Rene Scott to develop Everyday Rapture now at The Roundabout Theatre Company’s American Airlines Theatre. A division of Fox Associates, Fox Theatricals also continues with its London and U.S National touring productions of Legally Blonde the Musical. “ We a r e t h r i l l e d t h a t t h e nominators have recognized the extraordinary qualities of both of these productions,” said Mike Isaacson who runs Fox Theatricals with Kristin Caskey. The nominations are as follows: Red (7 nominations) · Best Play – John Logan · Best Performance by Leading Actor in a Play – Alfred Molina · Best Performance by a Featured Actor in a Play – Eddie Redmayne · Best Direction of a Play – Michael Grandage · Best Scenic Design of a Play – Christopher Oram · Best Lighting Design of a Play – Neil Austin · Best Sound Design of a Play – Adam Cork Everyday Rapture (2 nominations) · Best Book of a Musical – Dick Scanlan & Sherie Rene Scott

· Best Performance by a Leading Actress in a Musical – Sherie Rene Scott Since 1999, Fox Theatricals has produced 13 Broadway plays, musicals, West End (London) and national tours, and through its association and leadership of the IPN, an additional four Broadway musicals and national tours. Highlights include Legally Blonde – The Musical (currently a monster hit in London’s West End and continues its successful first national tour), Caroline, or Change (Olivier Award, Best Musical); The Seagull starring Kristin Scott Thomas and Peter Sarsgaard; Death of a Salesman starring Brian Dennehy (Tony Award, Best Play Revival); Thoroughly Modern Millie (six Tony Awards, including Best Musical); Spamalot (Tony Award, Best Musical); One Flew Over the Cukoo’s Nest starring Gary Sinise (Tony Award, Best Play Revival); The Color Purple; and You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown. Projects in development include Traces, Mad Hot Ballroom, and Chad Diety. Fox Theatricals productions have received 68 Tony nominations, winning 18 Tony Awards.

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Wednesday, May 26 • Through the Needle: Quilts From The Eugene Field House Collection, Eugene Field House and St. Louis Toy Museum, 634 S Broadway, St. Louis, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. • Don Bevirt, Dale Threlkeld and David Hammond exhibit, Schmidt Art Center, SWIC Belleville Campus

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Thursday, May 27 • Through the Needle: Quilts From The Eugene Field House Collection, Eugene Field House and St. Louis Toy Museum, 634 S Broadway, St. Louis, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. • Don Bevirt, Dale Threlkeld and David Hammond exhibit, Schmidt Art Center, SWIC Belleville Campus

Friday, May 28 • Through the Needle: Quilts From The Eugene Field House Collection, Eugene Field House and St. Louis Toy Museum, 634 S Broadway, St. Louis, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. • Don Bevirt, Dale Threlkeld and David Hammond exhibit, Schmidt Art Center, SWIC Belleville Campus

Saturday, May 29 • Through the Needle: Quilts From The Eugene Field House Collection, Eugene Field House and St. Louis Toy Museum, 634 S Broadway, St. Louis, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. • Don Bevirt, Dale Threlkeld and David Hammond exhibit, Schmidt Art Center, SWIC Belleville Campus

Sunday, May 30 • Through the Needle: Quilts From The Eugene Field House Collection, Eugene Field House and St. Louis Toy Museum, 634 S Broadway, St. Louis, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. • Don Bevirt, Dale Threlkeld and David Hammond exhibit, Schmidt Art Center, SWIC Belleville Campus

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Arts A season of performing arts By DEBBIE SETTLE Of The Edge

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People who live in the St. Louis metropolitan area are so fortunate to have many choices to enjoy the arts. There are so many opportunities to enjoy award winning plays, musicals, art exhibits and more. Stages St. Louis is a great example of the talented people that live in this area, and perform on the local stage. For the past 24 years, they have made exemplary high quality productions with amazing sets, costuming and acting available to anyone who enjoys the theater. Stages St. Louis has recently announced its 24th season line-up. The adventure begins in the year 1839 in Hannibal, Mo., with the Tony Award-winning musical “Big River: The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn,” continues as we jet to New York’s Madison Avenue in the 1960s with Neil Simon’s “Promises, Promises,” and ends with true romance on the midway in 1940s Iowa in “State Fair.” The season kicks off May 28 and runs through Oct. 3. In addition, the 2010 season for Theatre for Young Audiences presents “Disney’s The Arisotocats,” beginning Aug. 4. “Big River: The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn” May 28 – June 27 Celebrate the 175th anniversary of the birth of Missouri’s favorite son, Mark Twain! Bursting from the pages of Mark Twain’s classic novel “The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn,” this Tony Award-winning musical features bluegrass and country music in the style of the famous novel. Stages is known for bring Broadway-quality musical theatre to St. Louis, and “Big River” is the production that proves the rule. The 2010 season opener features the most sophisticated stage design Stages has ever attempted, a $70,000 investment, with full-stage decking and a multitiered set that allows scenes in multiple locations to bring the epic adventures of Huck and Jim to life. Join Huck, Tom Sawyer, and Jim as they take you on a thrilling journey down the mighty Mississippi. “Big River” features a score by Roger (“King of the Road”) Miller that reminds us the quest for freedom and seduction of a new frontier lives in every American soul. Music and lyrics by Roger Miller; book by William Hauptman, adapted from the novel by Mark Twain. Note: Due to racially sensitive content and the running time, this production may not be suitable for children under the age of ten. “Promises, Promises” July 16 – August 15 So nice, they named it twice! It’s Manhattan in the ‘60s and Stages will have you tapping your toes to the Burt Bacharach beat with Neil Simon’s “Promises, Promises.”

This smart and sexy musical adapted from Billy Wilder’s 1960 Oscar-winning film “The Apartment” is set in the Mad Men era of Manhattan’s Madison Avenue and focuses on a rising executive who tries to curry favor with his superiors by letting them borrow his apartment for romantic trysts. Music by Burt Bacharach; lyrics by Hal David; book by Neil Simon, adapted from the screenplay “The Apartment” by Billy Wilder and I.A.L. Diamond. “State Fair” September 3 – October 3 With a soaring score by Rodgers and Hammerstein, “State Fair” invites you to travel with the Frakes as they leave behind the routine of the family farm in 1946 for three days of adventure at the annual Iowa State Fair. Featuring the lilting melodies of “It’s a Grand Night for Singing” and the Academy Award-winning song “It Might As Well Be Spring,” “State Fair” is a tuneful treat for the entire family. Music by Richard Rodgers; lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II; book by Tom Briggs and Louis Mattioli, based on the screenplay by Oscar Hammerstein II and the novel by Phil Strong. “Disney’s The Aristocats” August 4 – 15 Thomas O’Malley and his rag-tag Alley Cats come to the rescue of the cat-napped Duchess and her Aristokittens! The Aristocats, a modern update of the beloved Disney classic features the jazzy beats of “Scales and Arpeggios,” and “Ev’rybody Wants to Be a Cat.” At just 50-plus minutes, it’s the perfect show for children of all ages. Music and lyrics by Richard M. Sherman, Robert B. Sherman, Al Rinker, Floyd Huddleston and Terry Giklyson. Music adapted and arranged and additional music by Bryan Louiselle. Book adapted and additional lyrics by Michael Bernard. Based on the 1970 Disney film “The Aristocats.” Tickets are now on sale. Stages performs in the intimate, 384-seat Robert G. Reim Theatre at the Kirkwood Civic Center, 111 South Geyer Road in St. Louis, Mo. For more information or to purchase tickets call 314-821-2407 or visit www.stagesstlouis.org. Each mainstage production will run for a total of five weeks with matinee and evening performances Tuesdays through Sundays. The Theatre for Young Audiences performs Wednesday through Sunday for two weeks. The recipient of the 2008 Excellence in Arts Award from the Arts & Education Council, eight Kevin Kline Awards in 2008, and six in 2009, Stages was founded in 1987 and is dedicated to producing the indigenous American art form of musical theatre. The mission of Stages is to become the leading company for musical theatre performance and education in the Midwest.

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Movies

QuickGlance Movie Reviews

“Furry Vengeance”

Brendan Fraser has built a small, dorky industry by being an exceptionally smiley fellow. In “Furry Vengeance” (directed by Roger Kumble), he plays a father, Dan Sanders, who has moved his family to the Oregon woods, where he hopes to please his demanding boss (Ken Jeong) by overseeing a new suburban housing development. His wife (Brooke Shields) and his mopey teenage son (Matt Prokop) miss the city. As Dan supervises the “Rocky Springs” development, an uprising takes form and the forest’s animals (a mixture of real-life, trained animals and CGI) resort to guerrilla warfare. The irony is that Dan’s company purports to be “green”; Dan is due a lesson in what it takes to be eco-friendly. (The message is courtesy production company Participant Media, which made “The Cove” and “Food Inc.”) No animals may have been hurt in this hammy production, but Fraser was. RATED: PG for some rude humor, mild language and brief smoking. RUNNING TIME: 91 minutes. ASSOCIATED PRESS RANKING: One star out of four.

“A Nightmare on Elm Street”

One, two, Freddy’s coming for you ... again? No seriously, Freddy’s back again? How is that possible? He’s a psycho killer and all, but still, he’s been through a lot since the original “A Nightmare on Elm Street” back in 1984. After all those sequels, you’d think arthritis would have set into those knived fingers of his. The sixth “Elm Street” movie allegedly was the “Final Nightmare,” and still more films followed. Now, we have a remake of the first movie with Jackie Earle Haley filling in for the venerable Robert Englund as Freddy Krueger. Wes Craven’s core nugget of a concept remains intact: If you die in your dreams, you die in real life. It was truly inventive and disturbing then, and it allowed for an exploration of the frightening power of the subconscious. With his jaunty fedora and torn sweater, his hideous, scorched skin and his arsenal of one-liners, Freddy could be anywhere at any time. By now, though, the novelty has long since worn off, and cheap, generic scares are all that are left. The first feature from commercial and music-video director Samuel Bayer has a more artful look than you might expect from a horror remake; he also directed Nirvana’s “Smells Like Teen Spirit” video, and his “Elm Street” has a similar steamy sheen.

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RATED: R for strong bloody horror violence, disturbing images, terror and language. RUNNING TIME: 92 minutes. ASSOCIATED PRESS RANKING: Two stars out of four.

“Babies”

A clear line will be drawn in the sand — or the sandbox, if you will — when it comes to the way people respond to “Babies.” If you’ve never had one or you’re not into them — if the sound of cooing sends chills down your spine and the idea of changing a diaper turns your stomach — then you’re unlikely to be moved by this documentary that follows four babies from around the world, starting with birth and ending with their first steps. Be warned, the cute factor is high. But if you’re already a mom or dad — or especially a new mother — you’ll be moved nearly to tears by the beauty of the film’s universality, by moments that are so artful and intimate, they’ll make you wonder how it’s possible that any family would let a filmmaker in so close to shoot them. French director Thomas Balmes brings us the daily ins and outs, from mundane moments to milestones, of four infants living disparate lives in Namibia, Tokyo, San Francisco and Mongolia. He does this without narration, without marking the passage of time or even subtitles to clarify what’s being said. It’s a bold storytelling approach: Balmes runs the risk of alienating his audience members, the vast majority of whom won’t be able to understand what’s being said. “Babies” also frequently lacks momentum because there’s no strong narrative drive, just an easy, casual stroll from baby to baby. RATED: PG for cultural and maternal nudity throughout. RUNNING TIME: 82 min. ASSOCIATED PRESS RANKING: Three stars out of four.

“Casino Jack and the United States of Money”

The latest from Academy Award-winning documentary director Alex Gibney exposes the clutching, clawing venality of lobbyist-turned-prison-lodger Jack Abramoff and his cronies. It’s infuriating stuff, Abramoff’s arrogance symbolic of the I’m-getting-mine-and-then-some recklessness of our times. Through archival footage and interviews with former

Abramoff associates, the film presents a detailed account of the man’s rise to supreme Washington influence peddler, living the high life off the millions he charged Indian gaming interests and corporations looking to buy favor with the nation’s leaders. Like any good story, the film has surprises and thrills, laughs and absurdities, heroes and loads of villains. The story will leave you disturbed and disgusted, though, and a bit overwhelmed by the amount of information Gibney packs in, his exhaustive portrait of Abramoff eventually becoming exhausting. You’ll come away feeling a little smarter but glad that it’s over. RATED: R for some language. RUNNING TIME: 118 min. ASSOCIATED PRESS RANKING: Three stars out of four.

“Iron Man 2”

Lots of things get blown up and torn apart in “Iron Man 2,” as you would expect from any self-respecting blockbuster kicking off the summer movie season. The magnitude of destruction far exceeds that of its predecessor and includes repeated instances of characters walking away from a massive fireball without looking back. ’Cause looking back is for wimps. But that’s not all that gets obliterated here. The substance of the original “Iron Man,” the brain and the soul that set it apart from the typical seasonal fare and made it one of the best films of 2008, also have been blown to bits. Tony Stark had purpose back then, and despite the outlandish fantasy of his Marvel Comics-inspired story, as a person he had a believable arc. Here, he’s purely arrogant once more, with some glimmers of mortality and daddy issues. And Robert Downey Jr., so irresistibly verbal and quick on his feet in the first film (and in pretty much every film he’s ever made), seems to be on autopilot. Sure, he’s got a way with a one-liner, and his comic timing is indisputable, but he’s done this song-and-dance routine before and seems rather bored with it. Then again the character — and the sequel itself — are less defined this time. Narratively, “Iron Man 2” is a mess. Director Jon Favreau, working from a script by Justin Theroux, throws in too many subplots, too many characters. Mickey Rourke, Sam Rockwell, Don Cheadle and Samuel L. Jackson are among the crowded supporting cast. RATED: PG-13 for sequences of intense sci-fi action and violence, and some language. RUNNING TIME: 124 min. 2-D only. ASSOCIATED PRESS RANKING: Two stars out of four.

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Movies “Babies” may have violated labor laws By SANDY COHEN Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) — The babies you see in the movies and on TV are total divas. C a l i f o r n i a l a w re q u i re s i t : Infants need a doctor ’s note and legal permits before they can be stars. They’re only allowed on camera for 20 minutes a day. They must be accompanied by both a nurse and studio teacher — both paid for by the producers. The babies also need to be at least 15 days old. But the filmmakers behind “Babies,” a documentary in theaters Friday, say they didn’t have to worry about all that. They cast the film’s four international stars while they were still in the womb and filmed them unobtrusively in their natural environments, like “a wildlife film of human babies,” says producer Amandine Billot. Still, the film may have violated California’s tough child labor laws, since one of its young stars hails from the Golden State. The law is clear — it applies to any kind of film production using children in the state, including documentaries, says Toni Casala, founder of ChildrenInFilm.com, an online resource for parents and producers who want kids on camera. Presented without narration or dialogue, “Babies” follows four infants from around the world from birth until their first steps. Viewers see Ponijao and her traditional life among the Himba culture in Namibia; Bayarjargal, the son of nomads in Mongolia; Mari, growing up in the heart of Tokyo; and Hattie, a baby girl in San Francisco. Director Thomas Balmes says he

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In this image by Focus Features, director Thomas Balmes, center, is shown on location in Mongolia filming Bayarjargal, right, in his first year for the film, “Babies.” wanted to show the universality of parental love and children’s development, despite geographical and cultural differences. “ We n e e d e d a c o m m o n environment in terms of love and affection and time,” Balmes says. “The message of the film is as long as you get that, this is what is crucial and what makes babies grow well.”

The French director says he shot most of the footage himself, trying to disturb his subjects as little as possible, and often shooting alone with only natural light. Ye t i f s o m e o n e c o m p l a i n s about “Babies” to the state labor commissioner ’s office, an investigation could be launched, says staff attorney David Gurley. He declined to speak specifically

about “Babies” because he has not seen the film, but Gurley confirmed that state law would typically apply to all types of productions in California that include minors, including Hattie. The labor commissioner’s office can intervene in non-complying productions at any point, even after a film is released. Violators could be subject to fines

ranging from $50 to $5,000 per violation, Gurley says, adding the labor commissioner’s office could also “preclude a filmmaker from getting a permit to film in California in the future.” James Schamus, CEO of “Babies” distributor Focus Features, expressed confidence that no laws were broken in the making of the film.

Not much to marvel about By ROBERT GRUBAUGH Of The Edge Having just seen the new Iron Man sequel, I would have to honestly say that I’d rather see Marvel develop a movie based on Gwyneth Paltrow’s character, Pepper Potts. She’s the brains behind that crackpot Tony Stark who, no matter how noble he colors himself by endgame action, is still played like a spoiled child by the amazing Robert Downey, Jr. She keeps the story grounded, even in the throes of total befuddlement, and is certainly a lot cuter than her co-star. “Iron Man 2” picks up the story of Stark and his awesome exoskeleton about six months after the secret identity admission from the first film’s end. Tony is appearing before Congress, refusing adamantly to turn the technology over to our federal government. Downey is at his best in these playful scenes sparring off of a cantankerous U.S. Senator (played by Garry Shandling). But it’s all talk because, you see, Tony is

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RATED: PG-13 for sequences of intense sci-fi action and violence, and some language. RUNNING TIME: 134 minutes. ROBERT’S RANKING: one star out of four.

dying. The power core in his chest, the one that keeps him alive after his terrible accident, is poisoning his blood. Daily ingestion of chlorophyll and additional fuel cells are proving inefficient and he’s intent on keeping this secret at all costs. By naming Pepper as his successor as CEO of the Stark company, Tony again shocks everyone. Except that we don’t really care. There is so little interesting plot development in this film that I literally hated anything that wasn’t blowing up

(like the technology expo at the end), making snarky jokes (Stark reclining in a giant donut), or looking good in highheeled shoes (seriously, Gwyneth is doing something right). The main villain in “Iron Man 2” is known, apparently, as Whiplash, though we only meet him as Ivan Vanko (Mickey Rourke). Vanko is a heavilytattooed physicist son of a competitor of Stark’s father (John Slattery). His distrust for Tony and for Iron Man is strong, but forced. There is little build-up for his first attack, using laser tentacles to bring down the happiness at the Monaco Gran Prix. Rourke is a hot commodity at the moment (just like Downey after the Christmastime success of Sherlock Holmes), but playing the thug Ivan Vanko, is a step in the wrong creative direction after knocking his Oscarnominated role in “The Wrestler” out of the park. There is nothing to sink one’s teeth into within this film. After taking off like a bottle rocket in this picture he sustains nothing of the eerie edge that he initially

shows and bows out too quickly to be of any real consequence as an archenemy. The normally inspired Sam Rockwell a l s o c o - s t a r s a s J u s t i n H a m m e r, a business rival of Stark for a government weapons contract. He’s a buffoon, re a l l y, a n d o n l y o n s c re e n t o p ro v i d e financial resources for the bad guys to get their work done. Nothing felt well thought out, especially the role of Natalie Rushman (Scarlett Johansson), Stark’s new personal assistant. She’s also a killer spy working with Nick Fury (Samuel L. Jackson) on his latest S.H.I.E.L.D. exploits. Don Cheadle m a y h a v e r e p l a c e d Te r r e n c e H o w a r d as James Rhodes, but it doesn’t really make any difference. He’s barely around long enough to make an impression. The biggest reveal of the entire story was a setup for the movie about another Marvel hero, Thor, that c o m e s o u t n e x t S u m m e r. B i g d e a l . I wasn’t impressed.

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What’s playing, when and where St. Clair Cinema Fairview Heights Listings for 5/21 through 5/26 The following movies are playing at the O’Fallon Cinema. Call 1-800FANDANGO Code 2405 for showtimes or visit on the Web at www. wehrenberg.com. Date Night (PG-13) 12:50, 3:10, 5:30 p.m. SAT and SUN ONLY: 11:40 a.m., 2:05, 4:30 p.m.. Death at a Funeral (R) 7:05, 9:20 p.m. Furry Vengance (PG) 12:30, 2:45, 5:00 p.m. Sat and Sun ONLY: 11:45 a.m., 2:10, 4:35 p.m. How to Train a Dragon (PG) 1:45, 4:20 p.m. Sat and Sun ONLY: 11:20 a.m., 1:45, 4:20 p.m. Nightmare on Elm Street (R) 8:00, 10:20 p.m. Sat and Sun ONLY: 7:10, 9:35 p.m. Iron Man 2 (PG-13)12:45, 3:45, 6:45, 7:15, 9:45, 10:10 p.m. Sat-Sun ONLY: 11:05 a.m., 1:55, 4:45, 6:55, 7:35, 9:50, 10:25 Just Wright (PG) Fri, Mon-Thurs: 1:05, 3:40, 6:35, 9:05; Sat-Sun ONLY: 11:30 a.m., 1:45, 4:10, 6:25, 9:00 p.m. Letters to Juliet: 12:55, 3:15, 5:35, 7:55, 10:15 p.m. Sat-Sun ONLY: 11:55, 2:15, 4:40, 7:15, 9:30 p.m. Thurs ONLY: 1:55, 4:35, 7:05, 9:35 p.m. Macgruber (R) Fri, Mon-Wed: 12:35, 3:05, 5:25, 7:45, 10:00 p.m. SatSun ONLY: 11:55 a.m., 2:15, 4:40, 7:15, 9:30 p.m. Thurs ONLY: 1:50, 4:05, 7:10, 9:25 p.m. Shrek Forever After (PG) 12:40, 1:25, 3:00, 4:00, 5:15,6:30, 7:30, 9:45, 9:00 p.m. Robin Hood (PG-13) 12:55, 3:15, 7:00, 10:05 p.m. Sex and the City 2 (R) THURSDAY ONLY: 1:00, 4:20, 7:45, 10:40 p.m.

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O’Fallon 15 Cinema O’Fallon Listings for 5/21 through 5/26 The following movies are playing at the St. Clair Cinema. Call 1-800FANDANGO Code 2404 for showtimes or visit on the Web at www. wehrenberg.com. SPECIAL: Orfeo, Sunday, 5/23, 1 p.m. Sex and the City 2 (R) Wed. at midnight SNEAK PREVIEW Sex and the City 2 Thursday ONLY: 12:00, 1:00, 1:40, 3:10, 4:10, 4:50, 6:20, 7:20, 8:00, 9:30, 10:30 p.m. Iron Man 2 (PG-13) 11:00, 11:30 a.m., 1:20, 1:50, 2:20, 4:10, 4:40, 5:10, 7:00, 7:30, 9:05, 9:50, 10:20 p.m. Date Night (PG-13) 9:25, 11:45* p.m. (*Fri and Sat ONLY) Just Wright (PG) 1:15, 3:35, 5:50, 8:10, 10:30 p.m. Nightmare on Elm St. (R) 8:00, 10:20 p.m. How to Train a Dragon 3D (PG) 11:20 a.m., 1:45, 4:10, 6:40 p.m. Back Up Plan (PG-13) Fri-Tues: 11:10 a.m., 1:40, 4:15, 6:55 p.m.

Letters to Juliet (PG) 11:05, 1:35, 4:05, 6:45, 9:15, 11:50* p.m. (*11:50 showing Fri and Sat ONLY) Robin Hood (PG-13) 10:35*, 12:30, 1:40*, 3:45, 4:45, 6:50, 7:50, 10:00, 11:00* (*11:00 showing on Fri-Sat ONLY) (*NO 10:35 a.m. or 1:40 p.m. on Sunday ONLY) Magruber (R) 12:30, 2:45, 5:00, 7:15, 9:30, 11:50* p.m. (*11:50 p.m. showing Fri-Sat ONLY) Shrek Forever After (PG) 11:00, 11:30, 2:00, 4:15, 6:35, 8:50, 11:05* a.m., 1:30, 3:45, 6:05, 8:20, 10:35* p.m. (*NO 10:35 p.m. showing on Wednesday ONLY) (*NO 11:05 p.m. showing Sun-Thurs) Shrek Forever 3D (PG) 10:30 a.m., 12:10, 12:50, 2:30, 3:10, 4:55, 5:30, 7:10, 7:50, 9:30, 10:10, 11:45* p.m. (*NO 11:45 p.m. showing SunThurs) Showplace 12 Edwardsville Call 800-FANDANGO or visit www.kerasotes.com. Listings for 5/21 through 5/26 3-D Shrek Forever After (PG)

11:40, 2:15, 5:00, 8:00, 10:30 p.m. *Additional $3 charge for this 3D experience Shrek Forever After (PG) 12:20, 1:00, 1:45, 3:00, 3:40, 4:20, 6:05, 6:40, 7:30, 8:45, 9:10, 9:50 p.m. Iron Man 2 (PG-13) 12:00, 1:15, 3:10, 4:10, 6:20, 7:20, 9:20, 10:20 p.m. Robin Hood (PG-13) 11:50 a.m., 12:30, 3:20, 3:50, 6:30, 7:10, 9:40, 10:10 p.m. Letters to Juliet (PG) 1:30, 4:00, 6:50, 9:45 p.m. Just Wright (PG) 12:45, 3:30, 6:10. 9:00 p.m. Date Night (PG-13) 7:45, 10:00 p.m. Macgruber (R) 11:30 a.m., 2:00, 4:30, 7:00, 9:30 p.m. Furry Vengeance (PG) 12:10, 2:30, 4:45 p.m. First Tuesday matinee of each title is Matinee Movie Magic for Moms and Dads (baby friendly environment) Eastgate East Alton

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The storefront of the new Township Grocer in downtown Edwardsville’s Bohm building.

Homegrown gets new meaning BY KRISTA WILKINSON-MIDGELY For The Edge Put down that box of powdered cheese and elbow macaroni and step into Township Grocer where you’ll find food that is fresh, local and a whole lot healthier for you than anything you’ll get from a box or a drivethrough window. Edwardsville residents were first introduced to chef Amy Zupanci’s passion for seasonal, locally grown ingredients 19 months ago with the opening of her downtown restaurant, Fond. Now, she’s broadened that vision to include a new grocery store next door, which opens on Monday. “In the last year-and-a-half, we’ve had a really great response with Fond, but your choice shouldn’t have to be a $50 dinner or fast food – there’s a gray area. People should be able to have good clean, flavorful food at any price point,” said Zupanci. According to Zupanci, the store will stock locally sourced meat, fruits and vegetables, h e r b s a n d d a i r y p ro d u c t s . T h e c h e e s e selection is something she is particularly p ro u d o f . Wi t h t h e e x c e p t i o n o f a f e w specialty items from further afield, such as gourmet chocolate from Chicago and

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New grocery store opens on North Main Street hazelnuts from Oregon, Zupanci and her staff will be butchering, bottling, canning, pickling and labeling most of the products themselves for the grocery’s own retail line of meats, vinaigrettes, sauces, dressings and relishes. They’ve even got a small garden in the back for growing some of their own veggies. Customers will be able to pop in for a tub of homemade crème fraiche or walk away with an entire box full of ingredients enabling them to go home and make the shop’s latest recipe of the week for themselves. Zupanci said samples will also be available so shoppers can try before they buy. “We’re doing the hard work for them. We’ve done the research, tasted everything and we know our suppliers first-hand so we can present the very best this area has to offer,” said Zupanci. It’s also gives area residents the chance to sample Fond’s flavors at a fraction of the price. A selection of lunch items will be available to take away for around $8. “The grocery will be the everyday selection for that. It’s creating an opportunity to dine well and have great food that’s homemade and from scratch. It’s an extension of Fond

but it will be take out. It’s going to be a onestop shop that allows customers to control their costs and be really selective,” said Zupanci. According to Zupanci, the idea for the grocery has been around since she first developed her business plan for Fond. To her, eating fresh, healthy foods from the local area should be available to everyone whether it’s a special meal in a fine restaurant or a weeknight dinner with the family. When the building next door became available, that was all she needed to put her plan into action. She pitched the idea to an investor who immediately said yes. With less than a week to go until opening, To w n s h i p G ro c e r y i s n e a r l y re a d y f o r business. “ N i n e t y p e rc e n t o f t h e i n v e n t o r y h a s arrived so now we’re stocking shelves and canning and printing labels. The heavy lifting is done,” said Zupanci. “We’re just really excited.” Township Grocery opens on Monday, May 10 at 102 North Main St. in Edwardsville. Hours are Monday to Friday from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Call 656-1414 for more information.

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Dining Delights

A delicious alternative Grant’s American Restaurant a well-kept Ozark secret By DEBBIE SETTLE Of The Edge When traveling into the Ozarks area, most people plan to make a stop at Lambert’s Cafe. This was the plan for my husband and I as we traveled through Springfield, Mo. We had a commitment at 3 p.m. in the afternoon, so we were on a bit of a schedule. Of course the line at Lambert’s was very long and there was an hour and a half wait, and this was at 1 p.m. Disappointed, we began to look around us to see if there was another option. Across the street in a strip mall of sorts, we saw a sign for “Grant’s American Restaurant.” We reluctantly tucked our tails between our legs and drove across the street thinking that we were not going to enjoy this lunch nearly as much as we thought we were. We walked in to a kind of eclectically decorated dining room that had both tables and huge booths. We immediately were attracted to the large booths that had half walls of sorts, to allow for a little privacy. We were greeted very friendly by a young woman who looked like she was due to have a baby any minute. Although most likely tired of being asked, I still inquired and she happily shared that she had about 10 days to go and it was a little girl. The waitress quickly approached

our table and shared information about the cuisine, and especially the fact that everything, including their bread, was made fresh daily and they used all the freshest ingredients. My husband eyed the “Oh, it’s good!” Onion Rings selection on the appetizer list and immediately made his request. We were also brought a basket of freshly made cheese bread that was very delectable. The onion rings arrived and the description of “large portion of hand battered sweet onions deep fried to perfection and served with a side of house

ranch dressing,” was exactly what we received. The sweetest onions imaginable were coated with a batter that was wonderful. You didn’t need the ranch dip, but it was good too. The onions still had a tad of crunch to them making for what I would consider the “perfect” onion rings. We each ordered sandwiches, a “Deluxe Club” and a “Fruited Chicken Salad.” As you can imagine, I was the chicken salad orderer. Both came on homemade oven toasted bread with a hand cut regular and sweet potato fry mixture. You can choose soup instead of the fries, but you really should try the fries at least once. They are amazing. We saw unbelievable salads pass by to other tables, fresh hand tossed pizzas, even a magnificent fruit and cheese plate that we found later to be called “Abi’s Plate.” As we ooohed and aaahhhed over our lunches, a gentleman was bussing the tables around us and carried on a nice little conversation with us as he went by. Very nice. After we stuffed ourselves and got our leftovers to-go for a later-inthe-day snack, I told my husband that I had to let others know about this place. Most of us have heard of Lambert’s, but no one had probably heard of this fantastic dining experience. I approached the waitress and explained what I do

and she quickly got the chef, who was none other than the nice bus guy! I had to respect that the chef would step out from behind the kitchen to pitch in and help clean up. In turn, the chef quickly took me to the young pregnant lady who greeted us and introduced her as his wife! A real family affair. They were thrilled at the prospect that I would spread the word about their fantastic place. They invite anyone and everyone to stop in if they are in the area and promise that you won’t be disappointed, even if you were hoping for Lamberts! We sure weren’t. We even kind of chuckled as we saw the long lines of people across the street as we left. We knew that they would be waiting a long time for a meal, when they could have a great one immediately, right across the street. Grant’s has a full menu that is great for lunch or dinner. Not only are the appetizers, soups, salads, pizza pies, pastas, and entrees to die for, but good luck saving room for the most fabulous desserts you will see in a long time. You just may have to take a piece for later! For more information, visit www. grantsrestaurant.com, or call 417581-6770.

Above, Grant’s BBQ Pulled Pork Sandwich with Fries. At left, Grant’s House Salad and house baked bread. Photos by Debbie Settle.

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Dining Delights Southern fare continues to gain popularity NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Contemporary southern cooking is getting a taste of something fresh — respect. Even above the Mason-Dixon Line, the food of the South no longer is about fried chicken and barbecue cliches. It’s a celebration of local, vibrant produce and carefully raised meats; of exotic ingredients like collards, okra, pork bellies and grits; and of traditions and cultures as deep, varied and flavorful as the foods. “The South has always been cyclically hip,” says John T. Edge, director of Southern Foodways Alliance. “But now it’s become a permanent condition. America is coming to appreciate the range of culture and tradition in the South.” That appreciation has made it possible to dine on great downhome food in places as varied as Oregon, Illinois and New York. At Hungry Mother in Cambridge, Mass., for example, chef Barry Maiden serves up what he and his partners call “contemporary American” food. The menu sports cornmeal-dredged catfish and other southern classics that draw on Maiden’s childhood in rural southern Virginia. “For a few years now I think southern cooking has become known as a serious type of cooking,” Maiden said. That interest also has produced a flood of award-winning cookbooks and chefs that can do better than just hold their own against the rest of the country. This year ’s James Beard Foundation cookbook awards, for example. All three of the finalists for top American book are southern — “My New Orleans,” by John Besh; “Real Cajun,” by Donald Link; and “The Lee Bros. Simple Fresh Southern,” by Matt Lee and Ted Lee. Food & Wine magazine will even devote its September issue to the region and its food. “We’ve seen a huge rise in interest in the food of the South outside the South,” says Dana Cowin, the magazine’s editor-in-chief. “We’re seeing an expansion of ideas for southern food being adopted by cooks in other areas. There are people doing wonderful southern cooking in New York, in Boston, in Chicago.” In many ways, the South has benefited from a growing national interest in local and crafted foods. “A few years ago you used to go to the farmer ’s market and everything was from Florida or California,” says Kathleen Purvis, food editor at the Charlotte Observer and chairwoman of the James Beard Book Awards Committee. “Now it’s locally grown for the most part, and that is certainly a reflection of southern cooking, which is closely tied to the land.” She also thinks the interest isn’t all that new, pointing out that

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Craig Claiborne was writing about the South during the ’70s, and Joe Dabney won a Beard award in 1999 for his cookbook “Smokehouse Ham, Spoon Bread, & Scuppernong Wine.” In explaining the appeal, Edge points to the variety of southern cooking, which includes Cajun, Creole, soul and seafood. “It’s an area comparable in size to Western Europe,” he says. “And it has the same range of cultures.” Television also has played a role, giving voice to advocates such as Paula Deen and her sons, Jamie and Bobby Deen, who have launched their own shows and cookbooks. The scattering of southerners across the country that has taken place in recent years — some forced by Hurricane Katrina — may also account for some of the spread of down-home fare. “I used to take the pimento cheese sandwiches my mother made for my lunch, the red velvet cakes for my birthday, the grits for Sunday breakfast for granted,” says Bon Appetit magazine restaurant editor Andrew Knowlton. Moving north made him a p p re c i a t e t h e r i c h c u l i n a r y traditions of the South, says Knowlton, who grew up in Atlanta. “When chefs started focusing on local food, the South was a natural place for them to focus,” he says. “Both in terms of flavor and tradition.” Because of that, Knowlton says he now can get such southern delights as boiled peanuts, deviled eggs and

his beloved pimento cheese in cities from Portland, Ore., to Portland, Maine. “And you practically can’t find a restaurant now that isn’t serving Anson Mills grits,” he joked, referring to the Charleston, S.C., company that specializes in heirloom grains. Besh, one of the contenders for this year ’s Beard award, says he sees the interest as a sign that the country’s culinary appreciation is maturing, that Americans all over are taking pride in the nation’s various cultures. “We’re finally comfortable with where we are as a country,” he says. “We are more open to the traditions in this country now, and the South has remained true to those traditions, especially its food traditions.” Those traditions are celebrated at the Southern Foodways Alliance, the goal of which is to “document, study and celebrate Southern food cultures,” according to Edge. “The South has always been close to its roots,” he says. “There is a food tradition here that continues and is celebrated.” Southern food also has some advantages, including a longer growing seasons and a tradition of using local ingredients, according to the Lee brothers, who won the American cookbook category in 2007 with their book, “The Lee Bros. Southern Cookbook.” ••• This dense, rich cake from Joan Aller ’s forthcoming cookbook,

“Cider Beans, Wild Greens and Dandelion Jelly” (a collection of recipes from southern Appalachia due out in June), is remarkably easy to make, but incredibly flavorful. She says it is based on cakes assembled at family reunions and other celebrations in the region. She says each family would bring a single layer. The collection of layers then would be assembled into a single cake at the event. For most of us, the two layers in this recipe probably will be plenty. MOUNTAIN MOLASSES STACK CAKE Start to finish: 1 hour 40 minutes (40 minutes active) Servings: 8 For the cake: 1/2 cup firmly packed brown sugar 8 tablespoons (1 stick) unsalted butter, room temperature 1 large egg 1/2 cup molasses 1/2 cup buttermilk 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg 2 cups all-purpose flour 1 tablespoon baking powder 1/4 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon salt For the filling: 2 cups finely chopped apples 1/2 cup water 1 cup firmly packed brown sugar

1 teaspoon cinnamon To make the cake, heat the oven to 350 F. Lightly oil and flour the bottoms of two 8-inch round cake pans. In a large bowl, use an electric mixer to cream the brown sugar and butter until light. Slowly add the egg and molasses, then blend well. Beat in the buttermilk, vanilla and nutmeg. In a second bowl, sift together the flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt. Slowly add the flour mixture to the molasses mixture and mix until thoroughly incorporated. Pour half of the batter into each of the prepared cake pans. Bake for 15 to 20 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted at the center of each cake comes out clean. Let the cakes cool in their pans on a wire rack. While the cakes cool, make the filling. In a medium saucepan over medium, combine the apples and water. Cook, stirring occasionally, until the apples are tender. Stir in the brown sugar and cinnamon. Bring to a boil and cook, stirring c o n s t a n t l y, u n t i l t h e m i x t u re thickens and is syrupy. Place one of the cooled cake layers on a serving plate. Spread half of the filling on top. Place the second cake layer on top, then spread the remaining filling over it.

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2009 2009 2008 2006 2005 2004 2004 2002 2009 2007 2006 1999 2001 2007 2002 2006

$32,274 $18,995 $18,790 $10,900 $13,995 $12,295 $5,977 Call $25,995 $18,995 $14,995 $5,995 $5,995 $19,495 $7,700 $14,995

B2470 B2539 J84012A 4573A 19464A K9065A Y292B T2178A 4503 K537A 4498 T2064B K639A A385 6810 19678A

CTS CTS CTS CTS CTS CTS CTS CTS-V Deville DeVille Deville Deville DTS Eldorado ESCALADE Escalade ESCALADE E STS STS

2009 2008 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2005 2005 2003 2003 2000 2007 1992 2007 2005 2007 2005 2005

$28,999 $33,000 $21,000 $21,900 $18,700 $13,995 $13,000 $24,995 $11,500 $13,900 $9,999 Call $21,000 Call $38,995 $18,900 $39,990 $17,500 $16,500

SKID

2006

$19,950 8400

AVALANCHE Aveo Aveo BLAZER Blazer CAMARO CAVALIER Cavalier Cavalier CAVALIER/R Cobalt COBALT COBALT COBALT

2008 2009 2009 2002 1998 2010 2004 1999 1995 1997 2009 2009 2009 2009

$34,990 $11,995 $10,577 $6,995 $4,995 $39,990 $5,995 $4,995 $3,495 Call $18,990 $13,995 $12,995 $12,995

314 645 7654 314 645 7654

ALL_MAKES Deien Chevrolet

618 224 9200

AUDI Dean Team Volkswagen Dean Team Volkswagen Dean Team Volkswagen Dean Team Volkswagen Dean Team Volkswagen Dean Team Volkswagen Dean Team Volkswagen Dean Team Volkswagen Dean Team Volkswagen Victory Lane Ford Dean Team Volkswagen Dean Team Volkswagen Dean Team Volkswagen

877-258-2931 877-258-2931 877-258-2931 877-258-2931 877-258-2931 877-258-2931 877-258-2931 877-258-2931 877-258-2931 866 576 3845 877-258-2931 877-258-2931 877-258-2931

BMW Victory Lane Ford Victory Lane Ford Dean Team Volkswagen Dean Team Volkswagen

866 576 3845 866 576 3845 877-258-2931 877-258-2931

BUICK Bob Brockland Buick GMC Bob Brockland Buick GMC Royal Gate Dodge of Columbia Beiermann Buick Pontiac GMC Steve Schmitt Buick GMC Bob Brockland Buick GMC Bommarito Volkswagen of St Loui Bob Brockland Buick GMC Beiermann Buick Pontiac GMC Jack Schmitt Ford Lincoln Mercur Beiermann Buick Pontiac GMC Bob Brockland Buick GMC Jack Schmitt Ford Lincoln Mercur Deien Chevrolet Underwood Motors Steve Schmitt Buick GMC

877-396-5065 877-396-5065 877-223-2703 877 691 9016 866 257 3408 877-396-5065 866 377 3110 877-396-5065 877 691 9016 866-515-4038 877 691 9016 877-396-5065 866-515-4038 618 224 9200 314 645 7654 866 257 3408

CADILLAC 6813 6824 6835 6820 6803 15117 6799 6808 6709 6625 6706 6836 6830 K138A D55029A 6825 D84148A 6761 6766

Underwood Motors Underwood Motors Underwood Motors Underwood Motors Underwood Motors Ackerman Toyota Underwood Motors Underwood Motors Underwood Motors Underwood Motors Underwood Motors Underwood Motors Underwood Motors Jack Schmitt Ford Lincoln Mercur Royal Gate Dodge of Columbia Underwood Motors Royal Gate Dodge of Columbia Underwood Motors Underwood Motors

314 645 7654 314 645 7654 314 645 7654 314 645 7654 314 645 7654 866 853 6063 314 645 7654 314 645 7654 314 645 7654 314 645 7654 314 645 7654 314 645 7654 314 645 7654 866-515-4038 877-223-2703 314 645 7654 877-223-2703 314 645 7654 314 645 7654

CATER Dean Team Volkswagen

877-258-2931

CHEVROLET

May 20, 2010

P1573A 5562 Y477 228626 5225B D84154A 112189 B2434A 5793 B1028X 5530-1 P1558 A358 262935

Royal Gate Dodge of Columbia Jack Schmitt Chevrolet of Wood Bommarito Volkswagen of St Loui Car Company of Freeburg Beiermann Buick Pontiac GMC Royal Gate Dodge of Columbia Car Company of Freeburg Bob Brockland Buick GMC River City Auto Sales Victory Lane Ford Jack Schmitt Chevrolet of Wood Royal Gate Dodge of Columbia Deien Chevrolet Car Company of Freeburg

877-223-2703 866 682 8906 866 377 3110 618 539 7004 877 691 9016 877-223-2703 618 539 7004 877-396-5065 866 641 3179 866 576 3845 866 682 8906 877-223-2703 618 224 9200 618 539 7004

Model

Year Price Stock#

Dealer

Phone

Model

Year Price Stock#

Dealer

Phone

Cobalt COBALT Cobalt Cobalt Cobalt Cobalt Cobalt COBALT Colorado Colorado Colorado Colorado Corvette Equinox Equinox Equinox Equinox Express HHR HHR HHR HHR HHR LT Impala Impala Impala Impala Impala IMPALA IMPALA Impala Impala Impala Impala Impala LTZ LUMINA Malibu Malibu Malibu Malibu Malibu Malibu MALIBU Malibu MALIBU Malibu Malibu MONTE CARL Monte Carl S10 S10 S10 SILVERADO SILVERADO Silverado Silverado Silverado Silverado Silverado Silverado Silverado Silverado Silverado Silverado SUBURBAN Suburban Suburban Tahoe Tahoe Tahoe TRAILBLAZE TrailBlaze TRAILBLAZE TrailBlaze TRAILBLAZE TrailBlaze TrailBlaze Traverse Uplander Venture

2009 2008 2008 2008 2008 2008 2007 2006 2009 2008 2008 2005 2001 2010 2008 2006 2005 2009 2010 2009 2009 2007 2007 2009 2009 2009 2009 2009 2009 2008 2008 2007 2005 2004 2002 1996 2010 2009 2009 2009 2009 2008 2008 2008 2005 2001 1998 2007 2005 2003 2002 1998 2007 2003 2009 2009 2008 2008 2008 2007 2006 2006 2004 2009 2009 2008 2007 2008 2007 2005 2009 2006 2005 2004 2004 2003 2002 2009 2005 2003

$10,977 $13,575 $12,995 $11,995 $11,444 $10,496 $11,995 Call $26,900 $16,900 $14,995 $18,990 $22,995 Call $19,333 $12,944 $12,777 $16,995 $18,990 $15,990 $12,777 $12,990 Call $22,990 $19,595 $17,995 $16,995 $16,579 $15,495 $16,995 $14,995 $13,995 $9,995 $6,995 $5,695 $3,995 $23,495 $20,995 $20,995 $18,990 $17,495 $18,990 $13,995 Call $8,995 $7,595 $3,995 $11,590 $12,995 $10,995 $8,995 $3,695 $15,995 $14,406 $28,995 $28,900 $28,990 $26,995 $18,994 $25,994 $20,767 $10,990 $11,777 $25,995 $35,994 $32,995 $26,495 $36,950 $26,995 $19,995 $21,995 $15,995 $14,755 $12,995 $12,995 $9,995 $9,995 $28,995 $12,995 $7,495

Bommarito Volkswagen of St Loui Royal Gate Dodge of Columbia Jack Schmitt Chevrolet of Wood Bob Brockland Buick GMC Four Flags Motors Pontiac Buick Bob Brockland Buick GMC Steve Schmitt Buick GMC Victory Lane Ford Beiermann Buick Pontiac GMC Beiermann Buick Pontiac GMC Bob Brockland Buick GMC Jack Schmitt Chevrolet of Wood Steve Schmitt Buick GMC Jack Schmitt Chevrolet of Wood Bommarito Volkswagen of St Loui Four Flags Motors Pontiac Buick Bommarito Volkswagen of St Loui Bob Brockland Buick GMC Jack Schmitt Chevrolet of Wood Jack Schmitt Chevrolet of Wood Bommarito Volkswagen of St Loui Jack Schmitt Chevrolet of Wood Jack Schmitt Ford Lincoln Mercur Jack Schmitt Chevrolet of Wood Steve Schmitt Buick GMC Bob Brockland Buick GMC Bob Brockland Buick GMC Bob Brockland Buick GMC Deien Chevrolet Car Company of Freeburg Bob Brockland Buick GMC Steve Schmitt Buick GMC Jack Schmitt Chevrolet of Wood Jack Schmitt Chevrolet of Wood River City Auto Sales Deien Chevrolet Jack Schmitt Chevrolet of Wood Bob Brockland Buick GMC Beiermann Buick Pontiac GMC Jack Schmitt Chevrolet of Wood Bob Brockland Buick GMC Jack Schmitt Chevrolet of Wood Car Company of Freeburg Jack Schmitt Chevrolet of Wood Car Company of Freeburg Steve Schmitt Buick GMC River City Auto Sales Royal Gate Dodge of Columbia Steve Schmitt Buick GMC Jack Schmitt Ford Lincoln Mercur Deien Chevrolet River City Auto Sales Deien Chevrolet Victory Lane Ford Beiermann Buick Pontiac GMC Beiermann Buick Pontiac GMC Jack Schmitt Chevrolet of Wood Steve Schmitt Buick GMC Four Flags Motors Pontiac Buick Four Flags Motors Pontiac Buick Bob Brockland Buick GMC Jack Schmitt Chevrolet of Wood Bommarito Volkswagen of St Loui Jack Schmitt Chevrolet of Wood Victory Lane Ford Steve Schmitt Buick GMC Bob Brockland Buick GMC Dean Team Volkswagen Ackerman Toyota Steve Schmitt Buick GMC Deien Chevrolet Jack Schmitt Ford Lincoln Mercur Victory Lane Ford Beiermann Buick Pontiac GMC Deien Chevrolet Bob Brockland Buick GMC Steve Schmitt Buick GMC Bob Brockland Buick GMC Jack Schmitt Chevrolet of Wood Beiermann Buick Pontiac GMC

866 377 3110 877-223-2703 866 682 8906 877-396-5065 866-438-1169 877-396-5065 866 257 3408 866 576 3845 877 691 9016 877 691 9016 877-396-5065 866 682 8906 866 257 3408 866 682 8906 866 377 3110 866-438-1169 866 377 3110 877-396-5065 866 682 8906 866 682 8906 866 377 3110 866 682 8906 866-515-4038 866 682 8906 866 257 3408 877-396-5065 877-396-5065 877-396-5065 618 224 9200 618 539 7004 877-396-5065 866 257 3408 866 682 8906 866 682 8906 866 641 3179 618 224 9200 866 682 8906 877-396-5065 877 691 9016 866 682 8906 877-396-5065 866 682 8906 618 539 7004 866 682 8906 618 539 7004 866 257 3408 866 641 3179 877-223-2703 866 257 3408 866-515-4038 618 224 9200 866 641 3179 618 224 9200 866 576 3845 877 691 9016 877 691 9016 866 682 8906 866 257 3408 866-438-1169 866-438-1169 877-396-5065 866 682 8906 866 377 3110 866 682 8906 866 576 3845 866 257 3408 877-396-5065 877-258-2931 866 853 6063 866 257 3408 618 224 9200 866-515-4038 866 576 3845 877 691 9016 618 224 9200 877-396-5065 866 257 3408 877-396-5065 866 682 8906 877 691 9016

PT CRUISER Sebring SEBRING Sebring Sebring Sebring Sebring SEBRING SD TOWN & COU Town & Cou TOWN & COU TOWN & COU Town and C Town and C

2005 2008 2008 2007 2004 2000 1999 2007 2008 2008 2005 2001 2009 2006

$9,995 $15,777 $13,995 $10,495 $7,995 Call $3,495 $13,690 $23,990 $12,977 $8,990 $7,590 $19,995 $14,690

343592 Y415A 668356 2436-1 18856B 8534-1 5917 D81020A D80070A V100287A D82024B C80047A P1537 P1578

Car Company of Freeburg Bommarito Volkswagen of St Loui Car Company of Freeburg Jack Schmitt Chevrolet of Wood Steve Schmitt Buick GMC Dean Team Volkswagen River City Auto Sales Royal Gate Dodge of Columbia Royal Gate Dodge of Columbia Bommarito Volkswagen of St Loui Royal Gate Dodge of Columbia Royal Gate Dodge of Columbia Royal Gate Dodge of Columbia Royal Gate Dodge of Columbia

618 539 7004 866 377 3110 618 539 7004 866 682 8906 866 257 3408 877-258-2931 866 641 3179 877-223-2703 877-223-2703 866 377 3110 877-223-2703 877-223-2703 877-223-2703 877-223-2703

AVENGER AVENGER AVENGER Avenger Caliber Caliber CALIBER CALIBER Caravan CHARGER CHARGER DAKOTA DURANGO Durango Durango Grand Cara GRAND CARA Grand Cara Grand Cara Grand Cara JOURNEY NITRO RAM 1500 RAM 1500 RAM 1500 RAM 1500 RAM 1500 RAM 1500 Ram 1500 RAM 1500 Ram 1500 Ram Pickup Ram Pickup

2010 2009 2008 2008 2009 2009 2007 2007 2002 2009 2007 2005 2006 2002 2000 2009 2009 2007 2005 2002 2009 2007 2009 2008 2008 2008 2007 2007 2004 2003 2002 2003 2005

$16,990 $15,690 $19,590 $15,995 $15,995 $11,944 $12,990 $10,995 $7,699 $16,995 $20,995 $10,990 $22,995 $6,995 Call $20,995 $19,990 $17,995 $10,995 $5,995 $19,995 $16,903 $32,990 $25,995 $22,995 $21,995 $21,995 $11,995 $13,944 $13,990 $10,995 $10,995 $21,900

D55027A D52020A D82025A 19388A 4577 R1608 C53006A 374205 4540B 536485 D51013A D83006A J84020A 5851 72035-3 4581 P1560 19473A K520C 5859 D80002A B1047 J84007A D84106A D84075A D84007A D84104A J65108B R1605 D84173A 18015C 5931 4483A

TRAILER

2010

Call

S1001

300 300 300 300C 300C ASPEN Pacifica Pacifica PT Cruiser PT CRUISER

2009 2007 2005 2006 2005 2008 2006 2005 2009 2006

$19,995 $16,125 $13,995 $18,900 $15,700 $29,990 $13,777 $12,777 $10,977 $9,990

ALL_MODELS Contour ECONOLINE EDGE Edge EDGE Edge EDGE Edge EDGE EDGE SEL Edge SEL ESCAPE ESCAPE Escape ESCAPE Escape Escape Escape ESCAPE ESCAPE Escape ESCAPE ESCAPE Escape Escape Escape XLT EXPEDITION Expedition EXPEDITION Expedition EXPEDITION Explorer Explorer Explorer Explorer

2009 1999 2009 2010 2009 2009 2007 2007 2007 2007 2007 2007 2010 2009 2009 2009 2008 2008 2008 2008 2007 2007 2007 2005 2005 2002 2009 2009 2007 2006 2005 2009 2009 2009 2007 2007

$26,989 $3,495 $21,990 $36,973 $35,995 $24,037 $25,995 $24,990 $23,995 $18,918 $22,947 Call $27,267 $25,990 $23,995 $20,733 $24,995 $20,995 $20,995 $18,571 $19,990 $17,995 $14,987 $13,995 $11,995 $6,990 Call $39,990 $23,995 $14,356 $14,995 $34,976 $29,995 $27,995 $24,995 $20,995

P944 5807 X5348 T10145 K718A B1030 P7684 P5346 P7696 P1032 P1030 P7640 F1114 X5330 P7648A B1021 K606A P7708 P7702 P1024 X5245 P7672 B985 3054A K281A 2433-9 P7600 P5303 5167A T1110S 2351-1 P1033 P7704 P7701 P7686 19504A

Y484 P1552 2275-2 B2462 R1615 B2477 19248A B1041 4574 4566 T2085A 5537-1 135567 5586 Y485 161907 Y497 B2532 5588 5579 Y416 2357-1 J614A 5581-1 P19741 B2489 B2515 B2514 A350 244848 B2453 19538A 2364-1 2276-2 5619 2964B 5576 B2535 4528 2029-1 B2429 2381-1 262561 2377-2 126467 19487B 5870 D51030A 19208A P7670A CNS40 5923 A367 F1083T 4575 4572 5534 19658A R1618 R1570 B2417AA 2120-1 Y421A 5571 B1036 19229A T1108A 8340 23357A 18806A A374 K549B B1044 5234A 2942A T2067A 19648A B2520 2370-1 4535

CHRYSLER B2445 B1019 K9081A 6814 6703 D52030A Y447 Y445 Y494 J86012A

Bob Brockland Buick GMC Victory Lane Ford Bob Brockland Buick GMC Underwood Motors Underwood Motors Royal Gate Dodge of Columbia Bommarito Volkswagen of St Loui Bommarito Volkswagen of St Loui Bommarito Volkswagen of St Loui Royal Gate Dodge of Columbia

877-396-5065 866 576 3845 877-396-5065 314 645 7654 314 645 7654 877-223-2703 866 377 3110 866 377 3110 866 377 3110 877-223-2703

DODGE Royal Gate Dodge of Columbia Royal Gate Dodge of Columbia Royal Gate Dodge of Columbia Steve Schmitt Buick GMC Beiermann Buick Pontiac GMC Four Flags Motors Pontiac Buick Royal Gate Dodge of Columbia Car Company of Freeburg Beiermann Buick Pontiac GMC Car Company of Freeburg Royal Gate Dodge of Columbia Royal Gate Dodge of Columbia Royal Gate Dodge of Columbia River City Auto Sales Dean Team Volkswagen Beiermann Buick Pontiac GMC Royal Gate Dodge of Columbia Steve Schmitt Buick GMC Jack Schmitt Ford Lincoln Mercur River City Auto Sales Royal Gate Dodge of Columbia Victory Lane Ford Royal Gate Dodge of Columbia Royal Gate Dodge of Columbia Royal Gate Dodge of Columbia Royal Gate Dodge of Columbia Royal Gate Dodge of Columbia Royal Gate Dodge of Columbia Four Flags Motors Pontiac Buick Royal Gate Dodge of Columbia Steve Schmitt Buick GMC River City Auto Sales Beiermann Buick Pontiac GMC

877-223-2703 877-223-2703 877-223-2703 866 257 3408 877 691 9016 866-438-1169 877-223-2703 618 539 7004 877 691 9016 618 539 7004 877-223-2703 877-223-2703 877-223-2703 866 641 3179 877-258-2931 877 691 9016 877-223-2703 866 257 3408 866-515-4038 866 641 3179 877-223-2703 866 576 3845 877-223-2703 877-223-2703 877-223-2703 877-223-2703 877-223-2703 877-223-2703 866-438-1169 877-223-2703 866 257 3408 866 641 3179 877 691 9016

EZ LOADER Victory Lane Ford

866 576 3845

FORD Victory Lane Ford River City Auto Sales Koetting Ford Victory Lane Ford Jack Schmitt Ford Lincoln Mercur Victory Lane Ford Jack Schmitt Ford Lincoln Mercur Koetting Ford Jack Schmitt Ford Lincoln Mercur Victory Lane Ford Victory Lane Ford Jack Schmitt Ford Lincoln Mercur Victory Lane Ford Koetting Ford Jack Schmitt Ford Lincoln Mercur Victory Lane Ford Jack Schmitt Ford Lincoln Mercur Jack Schmitt Ford Lincoln Mercur Jack Schmitt Ford Lincoln Mercur Victory Lane Ford Koetting Ford Jack Schmitt Ford Lincoln Mercur Victory Lane Ford Deien Chevrolet Jack Schmitt Ford Lincoln Mercur Jack Schmitt Chevrolet of Wood Jack Schmitt Ford Lincoln Mercur Koetting Ford Beiermann Buick Pontiac GMC Victory Lane Ford Jack Schmitt Chevrolet of Wood Victory Lane Ford Jack Schmitt Ford Lincoln Mercur Jack Schmitt Ford Lincoln Mercur Jack Schmitt Ford Lincoln Mercur Steve Schmitt Buick GMC

866 576 3845 866 641 3179 866-340-8597 866 576 3845 866-515-4038 866 576 3845 866-515-4038 866-340-8597 866-515-4038 866 576 3845 866 576 3845 866-515-4038 866 576 3845 866-340-8597 866-515-4038 866 576 3845 866-515-4038 866-515-4038 866-515-4038 866 576 3845 866-340-8597 866-515-4038 866 576 3845 618 224 9200 866-515-4038 866 682 8906 866-515-4038 866-340-8597 877 691 9016 866 576 3845 866 682 8906 866 576 3845 866-515-4038 866-515-4038 866-515-4038 866 257 3408

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Explorer Explorer EXPLORER Explorer Explorer EXPLORER S F-150 F-150 F-150 F-150 F-150 F-150 F-150 F-150 F-150 F-150 F-150 F-150 F-150 F-150 F-150 F-150 F-150 Supe F-250 F-250 F-350 F-600 F150 F150 F150 F150 F150 F150 F150 F250 F250 F250 FIVE HUNDR Flex Flex FOCUS FOCUS FOCUS FOCUS FOCUS FOCUS FOCUS FOCUS Focus FOCUS Focus SE Focus SEL Focus SES Freestar Freestyle Freestyle FUSION FUSION FUSION FUSION Fusion Fusion Fusion Fusion FUSION Fusion FUSION GT MUSTANG Mustang Mustang MUSTANG MUSTANG Mustang Mustang MUSTANG Mustang Mustang MUSTANG Mustang GT RANGER Ranger RANGER Ranger RANGER Super Duty Super Duty TAURUS TAURUS Taurus Taurus Taurus Taurus

2006 2004 2004 2003 2000 2007 2009 2008 2008 2008 2008 2007 2007 2007 2007 2007 2007 2007 2006 2004 2003 2001 2008 2008 2006 2003 1990 2010 2010 2008 2007 2007 2006 2004 2010 2010 2006 2006 2009 2009 2010 2010 2009 2009 2009 2009 2008 2008 2007 2006 2009 2009 2008 2004 2007 2006 2010 2010 2010 2010 2009 2008 2008 2008 2007 2007 2006 2005 2010 2009 2008 2008 2008 2008 2007 2007 2006 2005 2004 2006 2009 2008 2004 2002 1989 2008 2006 2009 2008 2008 2006 2004 2003

Jack Schmitt Chevrolet of Wood Beiermann Buick Pontiac GMC Car Company of Freeburg Four Flags Motors Pontiac Buick Four Flags Motors Pontiac Buick Koetting Ford Koetting Ford Jack Schmitt Ford Lincoln Mercur Bommarito Volkswagen of St Loui Koetting Ford Jack Schmitt Ford Lincoln Mercur Koetting Ford Koetting Ford Jack Schmitt Ford Lincoln Mercur Jack Schmitt Ford Lincoln Mercur Jack Schmitt Chevrolet of Wood Koetting Ford Jack Schmitt Ford Lincoln Mercur Jack Schmitt Ford Lincoln Mercur Steve Schmitt Buick GMC Jack Schmitt Ford Lincoln Mercur Jack Schmitt Chevrolet of Wood Jack Schmitt Ford Lincoln Mercur Four Flags Motors Pontiac Buick Jack Schmitt Ford Lincoln Mercur Steve Schmitt Buick GMC Bob Brockland Buick GMC Victory Lane Ford Victory Lane Ford Victory Lane Ford Victory Lane Ford Victory Lane Ford Victory Lane Ford Victory Lane Ford Victory Lane Ford Victory Lane Ford Victory Lane Ford Koetting Ford Jack Schmitt Ford Lincoln Mercur Jack Schmitt Ford Lincoln Mercur Victory Lane Ford Victory Lane Ford Koetting Ford Koetting Ford Royal Gate Dodge of Columbia Victory Lane Ford Koetting Ford Car Company of Freeburg Jack Schmitt Ford Lincoln Mercur Royal Gate Dodge of Columbia Jack Schmitt Ford Lincoln Mercur Jack Schmitt Ford Lincoln Mercur Jack Schmitt Ford Lincoln Mercur Jack Schmitt Ford Lincoln Mercur Four Flags Motors Pontiac Buick Bob Brockland Buick GMC Victory Lane Ford Victory Lane Ford Victory Lane Ford Victory Lane Ford Bommarito Volkswagen of St Loui Four Flags Motors Pontiac Buick Jack Schmitt Ford Lincoln Mercur Jack Schmitt Ford Lincoln Mercur Royal Gate Dodge of Columbia Jack Schmitt Ford Lincoln Mercur Koetting Ford Dean Team Volkswagen Koetting Ford Dean Team Volkswagen Jack Schmitt Ford Lincoln Mercur Koetting Ford Koetting Ford Jack Schmitt Ford Lincoln Mercur Jack Schmitt Ford Lincoln Mercur Victory Lane Ford Bob Brockland Buick GMC Jack Schmitt Ford Lincoln Mercur Car Company of Freeburg Jack Schmitt Ford Lincoln Mercur Koetting Ford Jack Schmitt Ford Lincoln Mercur Koetting Ford Bob Brockland Buick GMC Car Company of Freeburg Dean Team Volkswagen Bommarito Volkswagen of St Loui Victory Lane Ford Koetting Ford Jack Schmitt Ford Lincoln Mercur Bommarito Volkswagen of St Loui Jack Schmitt Chevrolet of Wood River City Auto Sales

866 682 8906 877 691 9016 618 539 7004 866-438-1169 866-438-1169 866-340-8597 866-340-8597 866-515-4038 866 377 3110 866-340-8597 866-515-4038 866-340-8597 866-340-8597 866-515-4038 866-515-4038 866 682 8906 866-340-8597 866-515-4038 866-515-4038 866 257 3408 866-515-4038 866 682 8906 866-515-4038 866-438-1169 866-515-4038 866 257 3408 877-396-5065 866 576 3845 866 576 3845 866 576 3845 866 576 3845 866 576 3845 866 576 3845 866 576 3845 866 576 3845 866 576 3845 866 576 3845 866-340-8597 866-515-4038 866-515-4038 866 576 3845 866 576 3845 866-340-8597 866-340-8597 877-223-2703 866 576 3845 866-340-8597 618 539 7004 866-515-4038 877-223-2703 866-515-4038 866-515-4038 866-515-4038 866-515-4038 866-438-1169 877-396-5065 866 576 3845 866 576 3845 866 576 3845 866 576 3845 866 377 3110 866-438-1169 866-515-4038 866-515-4038 877-223-2703 866-515-4038 866-340-8597 877-258-2931 866-340-8597 877-258-2931 866-515-4038 866-340-8597 866-340-8597 866-515-4038 866-515-4038 866 576 3845 877-396-5065 866-515-4038 618 539 7004 866-515-4038 866-340-8597 866-515-4038 866-340-8597 877-396-5065 618 539 7004 877-258-2931 866 377 3110 866 576 3845 866-340-8597 866-515-4038 866 377 3110 866 682 8906 866 641 3179

Taurus TAURUS Taurus Lim Thunderbir Windstar Windstar W

2001 2001 2008 2004 2002 2000

Ackerman Toyota Victory Lane Ford Jack Schmitt Ford Lincoln Mercur Underwood Motors Beiermann Buick Pontiac GMC Bommarito Volkswagen of St Loui

866 853 6063 866 576 3845 866-515-4038 314 645 7654 877 691 9016 866 377 3110

LIBERTY WRANGLER WRANGLER WRANGLER Wrangler

2004 2008 2008 2007 2006

$9,995 $28,990 $21,990 $24,995 Call

222721 D84101C P5294A J85047A J139C

Car Company of Freeburg Royal Gate Dodge of Columbia Koetting Ford Royal Gate Dodge of Columbia Jack Schmitt Ford Lincoln Mercur

618 539 7004 877-223-2703 866-340-8597 877-223-2703 866-515-4038

AMANTI OPTIMA Rio SEDONA SORENTO Spectra Spectra

2005 2008 2008 2007 2006 2009 2008

$9,989 $11,451 $9,777 $11,890 $12,995 $9,977 $7,977

T1063B B1031 Y478 C80045A 536852 Y433 Y438

LR3

2006

$32,950 8571

ES 350 LS RX RX 350

2007 2003 2001 2008

$23,950 $17,900 $14,295 $33,950

Continenta LS MKX MKZ MKZ Town Car Town Car Town Car Town Car S

1998 2004 2007 2008 2008 2007 2003 2001 2009

$5,995 $16,700 $26,995 $26,995 $21,995 $40,950 $12,995 $8,550 Call

4489A 6598 P7687 P7707 19687A 1111 6600 6623 P7644

6 CX-7 CX-7 MAZDA3 MAZDA3 MAZDA3 MAZDA3 i T MAZDA6 MX-5 Miata TRIBUTE

2009 2008 2008 2010 2008 2006 2008 2007 2006 2005

$19,995 $21,995 $16,333 $13,977 $17,023 $11,995 Call $13,995 $15,950 $9,995

P7681 P7683 B996 Y461 P1035 15158A P7639 1396A 8073-2 m63804

C-CLASS CL-Class CLK-Class CLK-Class E-CLASS SLK-Class

2007 2006 2008 2003 2007 2001

$23,890 $56,950 $42,950 Call $27,923 $15,950

Grand Marq GRAND MARQ Grand Marq Grand Marq Grand Marq GRAND MARQ Grand Marq MARINER MARINER MILAN Milan MILAN MILAN Milan Milan MOUNTAINEE Mystique SABLE Sable Sable Sable Prem

2009 2009 2009 2008 2005 2003 1998 2008 2007 2010 2008 2008 2007 2007 2007 2005 2000 2008 2008 2000 2008

$19,995 $15,531 Call Call $10,990 Call $7,995 $19,899 $18,990 Call $16,995 $15,987 $17,990 $14,995 Call $10,496 $4,944 $21,990 Call Call Call

Eclipse Eclipse

2009 2008

$15,950 8570 $13,944 R1611

ALL_MODELS

2007

$18,709 B1042

$17,990 $12,995 $9,995 $8,994 $3,994 $27,990 $31,990 $26,995 $22,977 $18,390 Call $28,590 $27,990 $25,995 $24,995 $23,990 $20,990 Call $24,995 $16,595 $13,995 $8,995 Call $23,944 Call $16,995 $3,995 $39,318 Call $27,969 $26,757 $23,447 $24,580 $9,051 $47,732 $44,843 $15,432 $14,990 $31,995 $29,995 $18,998 $18,062 $19,990 $18,990 $15,790 $13,884 $13,990 $11,995 $13,995 $9,990 Call Call Call $9,995 $15,944 $11,995 $31,460 $27,100 $22,400 $18,607 $13,777 $17,444 $16,995 $15,995 $15,480 $14,995 $16,990 Call $21,990 $28,950 $25,995 $17,990 $16,990 Call $17,995 $15,268 $19,780 Call $8,995 Call $19,990 $16,995 $15,990 $7,995 $2,500 $37,950 $24,977 $19,029 $21,990 Call $7,777 $7,490 $4,995

May 20, 2010

2058-1 5169C b32480 R1602 R1588-1 11967A 11912B P7714 Y429 X5261 P7530 X5244 P5325 P7678 P7695 5533 12047A P7637 K205A 19712A K570A 2255-2 K435A R1548 K285A 19490BB P3690 T1138 T10147 P1036 B1035 T1107S B1046 T1127S T1046 T1035 B9137 11840A P7584 P7659 F1079 F1097 P5310 P5283 P1562 B1040 P5347 224326 P7712 D52021A P7647 P7614 J168A K289A R1622 B2518B F1117 F1132 F1084 P1013 Y431 R1625 P7692 P7653 D82019A P7669 P5252 7934-2 P5343 8430-2 K598A P5218 P5187 P7604 K647A B1007A 4083A J481A 127436 P7602A X5277 K554A 11876A P3688 v19522 8184-1 Y500 B1020 P5256 P7596 Y420 5450-1 5785

$4,995 Call Call $16,000 $10,995 $4,977

22849B B9129W P7635 6832 1211W Y425

GMC Acadia Acadia CANYON Envoy Envoy Dena Envoy XL Safari Sierra Sierra 150 Sierra 150 Sierra 150 Sierra 150 Sierra 150 Sierra 150 Sierra 150 Sierra 250 Sonoma Terrain Yukon Yukon Yukon Yukon Dena Yukon XL

2010 2008 2007 2003 2006 2002 1994 2004 2010 2010 2010 2010 2010 2008 2007 2007 1996 2010 2009 2008 2006 2007 2005

$42,260 $30,995 $17,490 $12,995 $19,944 $9,977 $2,995 $12,495 $44,795 $40,290 $40,095 $38,785 $37,325 $19,995 $16,995 $41,950 $4,295 $26,995 $36,995 $44,995 $25,995 $36,944 $20,050

5238 5213A X5272A K8035A 00222 V100305A 5912 5933 5219 5217 5218 5198 5209 T2097A T1194A 8504 5869 B2544 B2510 K515B 19146B R1543 6784

FXDBI

2007

Call

G905A

Accord ACCORD Accord Sdn Accord Sdn Accord Sdn ACCORD SDN Civic Cpe Civic Si CR-V CR-V CRV Odyssey Odyssey Odyssey Pilot Pilot Prelude

2005 2000 2009 2007 2007 2003 2007 2007 2009 2008 2008 2007 2004 2004 2009 2007 2000

$10,995 $5,995 $15,977 $19,950 $18,950 $13,990 $13,977 $14,950 Call $26,950 $21,221 $22,950 $11,995 $9,995 $32,995 $22,950 Call

6817 033095 Y479 8553 8555 J84021A Y441 8564 8584 8544-1 T1124A 8556 K9044A T2008A 23116B 8558 202008-1

H2 H3 H3

2006 2008 2006

$31,950 117004-1 $23,995 5532 $23,995 4555

Beiermann Buick Pontiac GMC Beiermann Buick Pontiac GMC Koetting Ford Bob Brockland Buick GMC Four Flags Motors Pontiac Buick Bommarito Volkswagen of St Loui River City Auto Sales River City Auto Sales Beiermann Buick Pontiac GMC Beiermann Buick Pontiac GMC Beiermann Buick Pontiac GMC Beiermann Buick Pontiac GMC Beiermann Buick Pontiac GMC Bob Brockland Buick GMC Bob Brockland Buick GMC Dean Team Volkswagen River City Auto Sales Bob Brockland Buick GMC Bob Brockland Buick GMC Jack Schmitt Ford Lincoln Mercur Steve Schmitt Buick GMC Four Flags Motors Pontiac Buick Underwood Motors

877 691 9016 877 691 9016 866-340-8597 877-396-5065 866-438-1169 866 377 3110 866 641 3179 866 641 3179 877 691 9016 877 691 9016 877 691 9016 877 691 9016 877 691 9016 877-396-5065 877-396-5065 877-258-2931 866 641 3179 877-396-5065 877-396-5065 866-515-4038 866 257 3408 866-438-1169 314 645 7654

HARLEY DAVIDSON Victory Lane Ford

866 576 3845

HONDA Underwood Motors Car Company of Freeburg Bommarito Volkswagen of St Loui Dean Team Volkswagen Dean Team Volkswagen Royal Gate Dodge of Columbia Bommarito Volkswagen of St Loui Dean Team Volkswagen Dean Team Volkswagen Dean Team Volkswagen Victory Lane Ford Dean Team Volkswagen Bob Brockland Buick GMC Bob Brockland Buick GMC Ackerman Toyota Dean Team Volkswagen Dean Team Volkswagen

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HUMMER Dean Team Volkswagen Jack Schmitt Chevrolet of Wood Beiermann Buick Pontiac GMC

877-258-2931 866 682 8906 877 691 9016

HYUNDAI Elantra Santa Fe SANTE FE Sonata Sonata TIBURON

2006 2002 2004 2009 2007 2008

Call $6,995 $9,995 $12,777 Call $15,986

K473A 2315-2 626779 Y451 K377A B1013

G35 Coupe G35 Sedan

2007 2008

$24,950 8178 $29,950 116043-1

S-Type

2003

$13,500 6800

Commander COMMANDER COMPASS Grand Cher GRAND CHER GRAND CHER Grand Cher LIBERTY LIBERTY LIBERTY

2007 2006 2007 2007 2006 2006 2004 2008 2006 2006

$18,994 $17,995 $15,995 $14,994 $22,890 $17,995 $9,500 $13,994 $14,995 $12,990

Jack Schmitt Ford Lincoln Mercur Jack Schmitt Chevrolet of Wood Car Company of Freeburg Bommarito Volkswagen of St Loui Jack Schmitt Ford Lincoln Mercur Victory Lane Ford

866-515-4038 866 682 8906 618 539 7004 866 377 3110 866-515-4038 866 576 3845

INFINITI Dean Team Volkswagen Dean Team Volkswagen

877-258-2931 877-258-2931

JAGUAR Underwood Motors

314 645 7654

JEEP 0017-3 244287 421804 514891 J84029A 344501 5879 B9112 181970 X5338

Four Flags Motors Pontiac Buick Car Company of Freeburg Car Company of Freeburg Four Flags Motors Pontiac Buick Royal Gate Dodge of Columbia Car Company of Freeburg River City Auto Sales Victory Lane Ford Car Company of Freeburg Koetting Ford

866-438-1169 618 539 7004 618 539 7004 866-438-1169 877-223-2703 618 539 7004 866 641 3179 866 576 3845 618 539 7004 866-340-8597

KIA Victory Lane Ford Victory Lane Ford Bommarito Volkswagen of St Loui Royal Gate Dodge of Columbia Car Company of Freeburg Bommarito Volkswagen of St Loui Bommarito Volkswagen of St Loui

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LINCOLN Beiermann Buick Pontiac GMC Underwood Motors Jack Schmitt Ford Lincoln Mercur Jack Schmitt Ford Lincoln Mercur Steve Schmitt Buick GMC Dean Team Volkswagen Underwood Motors Underwood Motors Jack Schmitt Ford Lincoln Mercur

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MAZDA Jack Schmitt Ford Lincoln Mercur Jack Schmitt Ford Lincoln Mercur Victory Lane Ford Bommarito Volkswagen of St Loui Victory Lane Ford Ackerman Toyota Jack Schmitt Ford Lincoln Mercur Beiermann Buick Pontiac GMC Dean Team Volkswagen Car Company of Freeburg

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Year Price Stock#

Dealer

Phone

Model

Year Price Stock#

Dealer

Phone

Model

Year Price Stock#

Dealer

Phone

Altima Altima Altima Altima Frontier 4 Maxima MURANO Murano Pathfinder Sentra Titan Versa Versa

2009 2008 2006 2002 2005 2009 2007 2006 2005 2008 2009 2009 2008

$17,315 $17,990 $11,977 $7,777 $15,995 $27,950 $17,995 $19,595 $13,777 $11,977 $23,950 $12,995 $13,777

Bob Brockland Buick GMC Jack Schmitt Chevrolet of Wood Bommarito Volkswagen of St Loui Bommarito Volkswagen of St Loui Ackerman Toyota Dean Team Volkswagen Deien Chevrolet Steve Schmitt Buick GMC Bommarito Volkswagen of St Loui Bommarito Volkswagen of St Loui Dean Team Volkswagen Ackerman Toyota Bommarito Volkswagen of St Loui

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Aura Aura Aura ION-2 Outlook SC1 SL1 VUE Vue

2009 2009 2009 2006 2007 2002 2002 2009 2008

$16,052 $14,175 $12,995 $10,990 $24,990 $5,995 $5,995 $18,995 $16,320

Bob Brockland Buick GMC Bob Brockland Buick GMC Bob Brockland Buick GMC Jack Schmitt Chevrolet of Wood Jack Schmitt Chevrolet of Wood Beiermann Buick Pontiac GMC Bob Brockland Buick GMC Bob Brockland Buick GMC Bob Brockland Buick GMC

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Tundra 4WD Yaris Yaris Yaris Yaris

2008 2009 2008 2008 2007

$34,950 $13,777 $11,944 $9,977 $9,495

Dean Team Volkswagen Bommarito Volkswagen of St Loui Four Flags Motors Pontiac Buick Bommarito Volkswagen of St Loui Ackerman Toyota

877-258-2931 866 377 3110 866-438-1169 866 377 3110 866 853 6063

tC xD

2006 2009

$11,995 15040 $15,995 4559

INTRIGUE Silhouette

2001 2002

$3,495 $6,995

618 539 7004 877 691 9016

Baja

2006

$16,990 5525-1

Breeze

1997

$3,495

866 641 3179

Aerio

2003

Call

113111-1

BONNEVILLE Bonneville Firebird G5 G5 G5 G5 GT G6 G6 G6 G6 G6 G6 G6 G6 G6 G6 G6 G6 G6 G6 G6 G8 Grand Am Grand Prix Grand Prix Grand Prix GRAND PRIX Montana Solstice Sunfire Torrent Vibe

2002 1997 1999 2009 2009 2008 2008 2010 2010 2010 2009 2009 2009 2009 2009 2009 2009 2008 2008 2008 2008 2008 2009 2004 2008 2005 2004 1995 2002 2007 1999 2006 2009

$8,989 $4,995 $7,495 $14,080 $11,995 $13,580 $11,995 $18,995 $17,910 $15,995 $18,995 $17,295 $15,995 $15,104 $14,995 $14,486 $13,777 $15,900 $13,995 $13,699 $12,995 $12,419 $24,995 $8,995 $13,977 $10,995 Call $2,495 $5,495 $18,444 $4,295 $16,995 $16,995

866 576 3845 866-438-1169 866 641 3179 877-223-2703 877-396-5065 877-223-2703 618 539 7004 877-396-5065 877-396-5065 877-396-5065 877 691 9016 866 257 3408 877-396-5065 877-396-5065 877-396-5065 877-396-5065 866 377 3110 877 691 9016 877-396-5065 866 576 3845 618 539 7004 877-396-5065 877-396-5065 877 691 9016 866 377 3110 877 691 9016 877-396-5065 618 224 9200 866-438-1169 866-438-1169 866 641 3179 866-515-4038 877-396-5065

911 Carrer 911 Turbo Boxster

2000 1992 1997

$28,950 8348-2 $49,950 8540 $16,950 8451-1

4Runner Avalon Avalon Avalon Camry Camry Camry Camry Camry Camry Camry Camry Camry Camry Camry Hybr Camry Sola Celica Corolla Corolla Corolla Corolla COROLLA Corolla Corolla FJ Cruiser Highlander Highlander Highlander Land Cruis Prius Prius Prius Prius RAV4 RAV4 Sequoia Sienna Tacoma Tacoma Tacoma Tundra

2008 2007 2005 2002 2010 2010 2009 2009 2009 2007 2007 2007 2007 2005 2007 2006 2002 2009 2009 2008 2007 2005 2004 1994 2007 2008 2007 2007 1995 2009 2007 2006 2004 2009 2008 2001 2003 2009 2007 2006 2003

$33,995 $22,950 $14,995 $8,995 $19,995 $19,995 $18,995 $17,995 $16,995 $14,995 $14,995 $12,995 Call $12,995 $17,995 $16,995 $10,995 $13,995 $12,777 $12,995 $9,995 $9,995 $9,495 $3,944 Call $24,995 $24,995 $18,995 $12,950 $15,977 Call $14,995 $11,995 $19,995 $17,995 $14,995 $12,995 $19,995 $24,950 $19,995 $12,995

15166 8383 19334AA 15096 15154 15159 4543 15127 15185 15110 19335A 15030B 22428A 23220A 13924 22872A 15177 15080 Y483 23036A 23094A 393725 23259A R1609-1 15194 19479B 23101A 22806B 8354-8 Y430 15195 23359A 22861A 22447A 19117A 23352A 15197 23214A 8548 15167 23340A

Cabrio CC CC Eos Eos Golf Jetta Jetta Jetta Seda Jetta Seda Jetta Seda Jetta Seda Jetta Seda Jetta Seda Jetta Seda Jetta Seda Jetta Seda Jetta Seda Jetta Seda Jetta Seda New Beetle New Beetle New Beetle New Beetle New Beetle Passat Passat Sed Passat Sed Passat Sed Passat Sed Passat Sed Passat Sed Passat Sed Passat Sed Passat Sed Passat Sed Passat Wag Passat Wag Phaeton Phaeton Phaeton R32 Rabbit Routan Routan Routan Tiguan Touareg Touareg Touareg Touareg Touareg 2 Touareg 2 Touareg 2 Touareg 2

2000 2009 2009 2007 2007 2004 2008 2006 2010 2009 2008 2008 2007 2007 2007 2006 2006 2006 2004 2005 2009 2007 2007 2006 2009 1999 2009 2008 2007 2007 2007 2007 2007 2006 2006 2006 2007 2007 2005 2005 2004 2008 2007 2009 2009 2009 2009 2007 2006 2006 2005 2009 2009 2009 2008

$7,950 $33,950 $26,950 $28,950 $20,950 $7,777 $14,900 $11,900 $19,405 $15,777 $16,950 $14,977 $19,950 $16,950 $15,777 $20,950 $14,950 $11,950 Call $11,950 Call $19,950 Call Call $16,977 $8,950 $23,950 Call $19,950 $19,950 $18,950 $18,777 $16,777 $17,950 $16,950 $14,977 $19,950 $17,950 $32,950 $24,950 $42,950 $28,950 $13,950 $31,950 $29,950 $21,950 $23,950 $29,950 $31,950 $23,950 $25,950 $52,950 $49,950 $38,950 $33,950

XC90

2007

$27,950 8336

B2466A 5493-1 Y449 Y475A 23195A 8494-1 CNS44 P19507 Y480 Y471 116042-2 15181 V100341A

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$11,499 B955A

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Ackerman Toyota Beiermann Buick Pontiac GMC

SUBARU

PLYMOUTH 5886

B2427 B2440 B2546 5552 5563 4524 B2533A B2553 B2435

Ackerman Toyota Dean Team Volkswagen Steve Schmitt Buick GMC Ackerman Toyota Ackerman Toyota Ackerman Toyota Beiermann Buick Pontiac GMC Ackerman Toyota Ackerman Toyota Ackerman Toyota Steve Schmitt Buick GMC Ackerman Toyota Ackerman Toyota Ackerman Toyota Ackerman Toyota Ackerman Toyota Ackerman Toyota Ackerman Toyota Bommarito Volkswagen of St Loui Ackerman Toyota Ackerman Toyota Car Company of Freeburg Ackerman Toyota Four Flags Motors Pontiac Buick Ackerman Toyota Steve Schmitt Buick GMC Ackerman Toyota Ackerman Toyota Dean Team Volkswagen Bommarito Volkswagen of St Loui Ackerman Toyota Ackerman Toyota Ackerman Toyota Ackerman Toyota Steve Schmitt Buick GMC Ackerman Toyota Ackerman Toyota Ackerman Toyota Dean Team Volkswagen Ackerman Toyota Ackerman Toyota

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Jewelry

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Air Conditioning/ Heating 976

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Home Improvements

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Randy Moore Repair Service, Inc. “24 Hour Emergency Service” 35 Years Experience - Troubleshooting - Service Repairs And Upgrades - All Electrical Items - Install Lights & Fixtures - Complete Rewire

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Personal Services

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1994 T-BIRD, V-6, clean, FIRE CHIEF 96,XXX miles, automatic, dark The City of Edwardsville Fire green. $2,600.00. 656-6744 Chief directs and manages all fire fighting, fire prevention & fire Campers, RV's service activities of the City. & GoCarts 231 Admin duties incl. planning, directing & controlling dept. Mid State Camper Sales activities incl. assistance 41 years of loyal service and w/recruitment, purchase of low prices! Campers, utility equipment, control of expenditrailers, pre-owned golf carts, tures, prep of budget & assignRV parts & assy’s. Your Jayco ment of personnel & equipment. dealer is at Rt. 40 E. of Vandalia @Bluff City 618-283-4396 or Bachelor’s degree in Fire Sciwww.midstatecampersales.com ence or similar req’d + min. 6-8 yrs of progressively responsible fire fighting exp. Other combinations of exp & education that meet min. requirements may be substituted. Addtl info & app instructions available at Help Wanted www.cityofedwardsville.com. General 305 Deadline: 5/28/2010 5pm. EOE

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Entry Level Quality Control persons needed. Experience in concrete construction preferred. Please apply at: St. Louis Prestress, 16 Commercial Court, Glen Carbon, IL. No phone calls please. PT Lube Tech & clean-up: Apply at Ron’s Shell, 121 E. Vandalia, Edwardsville.

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Furniture

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Appliances

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Washer and Dryer. Good Condition. $100 Call 217-414-3176 for details.

Estate Sales

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ABES ESTATE SALE SAT/SUN - MAY 22 & 23 8 AM - 3 PM 31 COUNTRY CLUB VIEW EDWARDSVILLE Music 422 Old Wicker Furn, LR Help wanted Couch/Chair, 3 Recliners, Office 315 Piano, House of Denmark Teak 1920 Antique Piano, good con- DR Table w/ Chairs, Formal DR Office Administrator /Book- dition. You haul. $100/OBO. Set, Antq Furn, Beds, Tapestry, keeper A/R, A/P, payroll, prop- 618/692-6303 Oils, Prints & Mirrors, Glass, erty transfers, collections, etc. Crystal, Silver, China, Crocks, Quickbooks or accounting Misc. Kitenware, Books, Records, Xmas, Pottery, Collectibles, The Edwardsville Intelligencer experience a must. Submit Merchandise 426 Tools, Much More! 628-1554 has an immediate opening for a resumes to hsactg@madisontelco.com or Holishor AssociaOR Online Technician. A qualified candidate should tion #1 Holiday Pt Pkwy, 14ft. Jumpsport trampoline with WWW.ABESESTATESSALES.COM safety enclosure. Brand-new Edwardsville, IL 62025. have the following: pad included. 6 years old. $300 Call 288.5363. 1. Good people skills. 2. At least one year experience GIRLS’ CLOTHES, brandbuilding and maintaining webname, sizes 10-14. BOYS’sites, or equivalent experience. CLOTHES, brand-name, sizes 3. At least one year experience 4-6. (618)656-3332 working with Adobe Carrier Routes 401 Dreamweaver and Adobe Flash, or equivalent experience. 4. Experience building/creating Individual needed to substitute online ads with Adobe Flash a for motor route driver to deliver newspapers in the Glen CarMUST. bon, Maryville area. Approxi229 newspapers. Qualified applicants please mately Approximately 80 miles. Need send resume to the following: to be available at 11:30 a.m. Email: HR@edwpub.net Monday thru Friday and from Mailing address: 5:00 a.m. Saturday morning. Attn: IT Director Dates needed: May 24th to 117 North Second Street May 29th. For more informaEdwardsville, IL 62025 tion, please call the

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If you would like to get your family involved in the camping lifestyle, you can’t afford to miss this sale! • New campers will be sold at unbelievable prices. • Discounts as high as $10,000 on select models. • Pop-ups, travel trailers, and 5th wheels of all sizes and floor-plans will be sold. • Huge selection of trailers that are 1/2 ton truck towable. • Special financing has been obtained for this sale. • Prices will not be held over. • Free admission & Free parking.

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HOSPICE OF SOUTHERN ILLINOIS POSITIONS at our Relais Bonne Eau Hospice Residence Home in Edwardsville Day, Evening and Night Shifts Hospice Aide, Full-time and Evening and Night Shifts Registered Staff Nurse, Full-time Hospice Aide: Requires an Illinois CNA certification and two years experience in a hospital, long term care facility or home health, prefer hospice experience. Registered Staff Nurse: Requires an active IL license, BSN preferred, a minimum of two years experience in a hospital or health care setting & prefer one-year hospice or home health experience. Both positions require reliable transportation with proof of auto insurance. Shift differential for evenings & nights. Benefits package included. (EOE)

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Classified Lawn & Garden

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Tomato plant cages 39” tall, various widths; 2x2 wood stakes; Bamboo plant stakes; row cover fabric w/arches; garden soaker hose. 633-1009.

Apts/Duplexes For Rent

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Edwardsville - Silver Oaks II NEW LUXURY 2 Bedroom W/Garage, Sec Sys, New Fitness Center, $890/mo. New Building opened March 2010 (618)830-2613 www.vgpart.com 1 BDR lofts, CREDIT CHECK. No pets, no smoking $570-$585 mth. $570-$585 dep 656-8953.

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2 BRs, Glen Cbn., Cottonwood Sub., w/d hk-ups, APTS starting at $625, TH $675, LOFT $685, (618)346-7878 www.osbornproperties.com

Very nice 1 bedroom apt: 30/15 living, dining area, fireplace, walk out patio, stone, refrigerator, washer and dryer furnished as are air, hear, and water. Located in quiet private 3 BDRM apt/house in Edw. wooded area, five minutes from $800 - $1150/mth. Paid w/s/t. downtown Edwardsville. No Refrig, stove, washer & dryer. smoking, deposit and lease. No smoking 618-781-9231. $710.00 656-9200 3 bedroom, 1 BA, 1 car garage, duplex. Glen Carbon, near Wal- Commercial Space Mart. No pets. $850/mo., $850 For Rent 720 deposit. 618-278-4745.

1 Bedroom apt in Edwardsville, $450/mth, $450 sec. dep., application fee, agent owned. 6181519 Gerber Rd. 3 lrg bdr 2 ba, 977-2195. 3 BR DUPLEX: 2 BA, Esic quiet location, lrg prvt deck. 1 BR apt., downtn Edw. across area. 1-car garage. $900/mo. Updated kitc. No pets $1190mo from courthouse; off-st. parking. 618/541-5831 or 618/655-0334 $900dep 618.531.0816 incl. w/s/t; $500/mo+ dep.; referAccepting applications for effiences required. 217-556-2633. 3 BEDROOM HOUSE ciency and one bedroom unit in 618-444-2267 1 excellent 3BR, 1200 sq.ft. TH: Edwardsville. 466-8296 3 BR 1 BA, Available June 1st. Collinsville, near 157/70; 12 Available Now- 2 Bdrm town$950/monthly + deposit. 1 year min. to SIUE, FP, DW, W/D, ceil- homes and duplexes at Cherry ing fans, cable, sound walls, offlease. 409-4925 / 616-1124. Hills Properties in E’ville! 618st. prkng. Sm pets OK, yr. lse. 3BR1BA in Gln Crbn, lrg fncd $780/mo. Ask discount pricing! 692-9310 Ask about our Crazy yrd, cov’red porch $990/mo. Move in special. Sect. 8 ok Specials. 618-307-4876 Collinsville: 1 & 2 BR, $450 & 618/345-9610 AM/PM phone. 4 BD 1 3/4bths, Edw. living rm, 2 BD duplex w/garage. No pets. $550 + dep.; w/s/t, heat, storage dining rm, hrdwd flrs, enclosed Glen Carbon area. $700mo + unit, laundry facility incl.; offstreet parking. No pets. Appliporch, carport, W/D, walk out sec. dep. 618-830-4265 cation fee. 618/345-6697. bsmt, $1125mth. 618-307-4876 2 BDR LOFT apt in Troy. Newly IMMEDIATE OCCUPANCY 4 Bedroom 2.5 bath in Edw. remodeled, new carpets located 1 0r 2 Bedroom Apartments 2500sf, 2 car gar, all kitchen in a very quiet & nice neighborWater/Sewer/Trash Paid appliances, frplc & bsmt. hood. No pets, $525/mo inclds Special Rates $1900/mo. + dep. 314-640-3264 W/S/T pick-up 618-830-4183. 50 Devon Ct, Edwardsville 2 BDR with private garage, C/A, 656-7337 or 791-9062 fridge and stove furnished. New Luxury Apartments Quiet Edwardsville neighborQuiet residential neighborhood. 1 year lease. 656-6119. Apts, Duplexes, & Homes hood. 2 BR; all appliances Visit our website incl. wshr/dryer; w/s/t. 2 BR Apt, Troy. $575/rent., $575 www.glsrent.com 656-2230 dep. Large rooms. S/D/R/G incl. Garages available. $750/mo. 2 BR units avlb— Avail June 1st, 4 Bdrm 2 Bath in Off street parking. No pets. Collinsville Edw. 1 blk from bike trail & Main Available Now! 314-574-3858 Call 618-343-4405 or go to: St. All appliances inlcuding 2 BR Quail Hollow - Glen Car- www.maryvilleilapartments.com dishwasher, washer&dryer. Call bon Apt., w/d hk-ups $645. Stu 314-680-0681 to view. (618) 346-7878 Seniors looking for independent living without hassles of owning Private home in the country, lrg www.osbornproperties.com rms, 2-3 BR, 1.5 BA, 2 car gar, 2 BR/1 BA apt, w/d hkup — in a home. Liberty Square is that w/d hook-up, fireplc, hrdwd flrs, Edw., $600+dep. NO PETS. place. Handicapped accessible. No pets, yr lease, $800/mo. incl wtr/swr. App. fee required. Agent owned. non-smoking. Available 6/1. 314/574-3858 618-520-2813. Call 667-0430

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Positions For Hire

Our mission is to provide opportunities for persons with barriers to employment to work and live more independently in the community. We currently have the following opportunities:

• Loss Prevention Specialist Location: Main Office Downtown STL. This position will be required to travel between 40 retail stores as needed Qualifications: High School Degree with 5-yrs exp., BS /BA is preferred w/ 5-yrs exp in a related positions or field. Responsibilities: Monitor stores for possible loss prevention issues Perform investigations, write related reports, and interact with local police departments as needed. Provide support and feedback to VP / Loss Preventions and Retail Executives as needed. Updated: March 1, 2010

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OFFICE SPACE Maryville, corner of 159 & 162, 12x10 private office with shared common area, furnished, kitchen. Great for realtor, attorney, insurance. $350 month, 2 available. Call Bob 531-7367

Homes For Sale

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Cross-Town or Cross-Country: EdwardsvilleHomes.com. Home Buyers Relocation Services. Exclusively for buyers! 656-5588, 800-231-5588 Home for Sale by Owner - $435k 6 BR, 3.5 Baths, Pool Country Club Living 659-0045 Realtors Welcome MLS 3005317

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28’x16’ w/storage, bth, furnace, newly renovated 504 E Chain of Rocks Rd, next to Mitchell post office & school $450mo inclds water/swr. 618/656-6927 4 BR, 87 South Station Road, Glen Carbon. Very nice home w/in-ground pool: 15’x30’ deck overlooks it. New kit. w/granite. Home is within walking distance to Wal Mart, Lowes, Aldi, Applebees, and many others. Totally updated recently. Priced to sell at $219,900. Come take a look! MLS #2909811 Contact Tony Forneris: 618/407-9208.

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4 Plex for sale in Bethalto Over $25K annual gross revenue, $179,900 618-558-5013

Lots For Sale

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4.87-ACRE LOT close to Interstates: #5 Long Branch, Edwardsville. Great for walkout. $160,000. 618/659-9996 Nice site, 5 ac.: Marine Rd. between Marine/Rt. 140; being farmed; public watr, hook-up fee paid; price nego. 618/692-6164

Commercial Property For Sale 830 Office space for sale or rent: #2 Ginger Creek Pkwy., Glen Cbn. 2,200 s.f. plus bsmt. $225K. $2,500/mo./OBO 618/789-7226



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OPEN HOUSE, SUN., MAY 16 12:30-2:00 PM 169 SMOLA LANE, GLEN CARBON Situated on 2 acres, 20x14 screened porch, jetted tub, gorgeous kitchen w/granite counter tops, new appliances. Great location. $197,000 www.kasten.biz

CALL JILL CUMMINGS 978-5953

OPEN HOUSE SUNDAY, MAY 16 1-3 PM 7013 STONEY CREEK DRIVE, EDWARDSVILLLE CHARMING RANCH with 3 bedrooms, 3 baths. 2,864 sq. ft. includes finished LL. Cathedral ceilings, main level laundry, fireplace, fenced yard, patio. Great location. $229,900 www.kasten.biz CALL NORMA KASTEN, CRS 377-9933

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OPEN HOUSE, SUN., MAY 16 2:00-4:00 PM 121 ROLLING OAKS, COLLINSVILLE Directions: Beltline to Johnson Hill Road to Rolling Oaks.

FOR 24 HR RECORDED PRICE & INFO CALL MARY JANE COLLINS 800-690-4652 EXT 2001

5 GINGER BEND, GLEN CARBON SPACIOUS brick ranch with 4 bedrooms, 3 BA, & MF laundry. SCREENED RM overlooks deep yard, UPDATED kitchen. FR with fireplace. Andersen windows & attic fan. Huge basement, partially finished playroom with bar. $268,000 CALL SUSAN LANDING 618-779-7777

211 BURNS FARM BLVD, EDWARDSVILLE TWO STORY ON OVERSIZED LANDSCAPED LOT. Elegant Marble foyer leads to Formal DR. Screened porch overlooking private backyard. New zoned HVAC, alarm system, sprinkler system & upgraded fixtures. $249,500 CALL LINDA RAYHO 779-2980

1931 VASSAR, EDWARDSVILLE BEAUTIFULLY REMODELED HOME with many updates. New siding in ‘05. New concrete driveway & sidewalk in ‘0, new carpet in ‘07 & new furnace/AC unit in ‘09. Fireplace in LL. Attached 2 car garage and lots of storage in utility room. $195,000 CALL KELLY SIPES 979-3901

Requires: 3-years janitorial exp. Location: Stl area. Regular schedule from 9:00am until 6:00pm (1-hour lunch), No Benefits Available may be required to work other hours and varied days as needed. Must have own transportation Posted: March 3, 2010

Retail Division: Multiple positions

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15 ERNST, GLEN CARBON STUNNING BRAZILIAN CHERRY FLOORS in this wonderfully updated home! A true butler’s pantry adjoins the kitchen. Recreation rm & office/exercise rm in LL. Enjoy the beautifully landscaped fenced yard from the spacious deck. $239,900

Call KELLY SIPES 618-979-3901

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DEBBIE BURDGE 618-531-2787 757 BOULEVARD DE CANNES, EDWARDSVILLE WITH A GORGEOUS in-ground pool & covered sunroom, this lakeview home offers an open floor plan w/hardwood & ceramic floors. The finished LL includes a 3/4 bath & large family room. Enjoy all of this & a private back yard. Rural Development Qualified. $214,900

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300 S. CHARLES, EDWARDSVILLLE CHARMING BRICK HOME IN DESIRABLE STEINMEYER! Large family rm with gas fireplace. 3 bedroom/2 bath on a corner lot. Many updates. Attic area could be finished for more living space. $169,900 CALL DEBBIE BURDGE 531-2787

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