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iPad pilot expands Spencer Fields named technology to middle schools Northlander of the Year Spencer Fields, manager of the Kansas City office in Mercer, was named the 2012 Northlander of the Year at the Northland Regional Chamber of Commerce’s annual banquet Jan. 19. His wife, close friends, supporters, as well as chamber members accompanied Fields to celebrate his award during the banquet at Argosy Casino Hotel & Spa. The Northlander of the Year award is given annually to recognize an individual who has made an outstanding contribution to the betterment of the Northland. Fields has served the Northland in a variety of ways, including chairmanship on the NRCC Board of Directors to lead the development of a strategic plan in the 2000s, according to a press release. The chamber was not the only volunteer organization he helped with his human resources and financial background. He served on the Board of Education for North Kansas City Schools as president for four out of the 12 years he was active. Fields also has been a long-term member and chairman of the North Kansas City Schools Education Foundation, helping launch its March to a Million campaign goal in 2011. His commitment to help improve the Northland education system for the youth, including his two children, has created a direction of innovation in the district, the release states. In addition, Fields served for the Northland Health Care Access Board for many years, helping expand many of its programs to help patients in the area. Fields’ involvement outside of his day job demonstrates how much one man

expand this middle school technology program in the future. Those teachers selected to participate volunteered for the program nearly a year ago and were chosen by their building principals as ideal candidates for the iPad pilot. These teachers represent many content areas and are participating in a variety of professional development opportunities to ensure student success with the new device. More than 1,730 middle

school students are projected to participate in the pilot program. Students will be taught expectations for appropriate use of the technology and tips for the care of the iPad mini. The iPad mini is for classroom use and will not go home with students. The program is set to begin in late February with a phased-in rollout at each school, one building at a time. — North Kansas City Schools

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Northlander of the Year Spencer Fields is pictured with Louise Welborn, past chair of the Northland Regional Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors.

Working on those smiles Dr. Robert G. Marx saw 100 young patients Feb. 2 during the 25th annual Have a Heart Day. Marx and two other dentists volunteered to provide free cleanings and full dental exams for children to kick off National Dental Health Month. He is shown here with Caddian Rider.

can help improve the quality of the Northland region. Being involved in his church and a supporter of the Kansas City Chiefs shows his dedication not only to the community, but as a husband, father and friend. Betty Burch was the 2011 Northlander of the Year recipient. Other past recipients include Dick Holwick, David Carpenter, Anita Gorman, Dr. Don Breckon, Charles Garney, Jay Dillingham, Howard Breen, Bill Grigsby, Ray Brock and Tammy Henderson. The mission of the Northland Regional Chamber of Commerce is to enhance the business community, economic growth and quality of life in the Northland. The organization serves Clay and Platte counties and represents more than 700 businesses.

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A2 Gladstone Dispatch

Thursday, Feb. 7, 2013

News in Brief

School board candidates invited to Feb. 19 meeting The Northland Democratic Club will host a meet-t he - ca nd idates event Tuesday, Feb. 19. School board candidates from the Liberty, North Kansas City and Park Hill districts have been invited to the club’s meeting at the North Kansas City Public Library, 2251 Howell St. in North Kansas City. A meet-and-greet session will be from 6:30 to 7 p.m. Candidates will chat with the audience, and refreshments will be available. The club’s business meeting will be from 7 to 7:30 p.m., followed by the program from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. Candidates will introduce themselves, and club members JoLynne Walz Martinez and Shon Adamson will lead a discussion on education issues. Topics such as budgets, teacher tenure and evaluations, vouchers and allowing guns in schools will be addressed. They are among the issues expected to be debated in the Missouri Legislature this year. Organizers say this will be a non-partisan discussion. It is the policy of the Northland Democratic Club that party affiliation not be mentioned at this meeting. For more information, contact Don McCreary at 830-4099.

The senior exercise exercise. Clay County Senior discounts are available Services has announced through: • Gladstone Communew exercise partnerships with the YMCA on nity Center, gladstone. Headrush Roasters celebrates its grand opening Vivion Road and Kansas mo.us, 423-4200; with the Gladstone Area Chamber of Commerce • Kansas City North City North Community on Friday afternoon, Feb. 1. The family-owned Center. Seniors age 60 Community Center,kcspecialty coffee house at 7108 N. Oak Trafficway and older may apply a mo.org/parks, 784-6100; in Gladstone features gourmet coffee drinks, • Liberty Community $30-per-quarter or up to loose-leaf teas, smoothies and homemade $120 -per-year discount Center, ci.liberty.mo.us/ bakery goods. Baking and roasting is done for a variety of fitness parksonline, 439-4360; on site. For more information, visit • North Kansas City classes and programs www.headrushroasters.com. C enter, through one of these C om mu n it y Contributed photo partner sites. The dis- nkccc.org, 300-0531; • North Kansas City counted fees are underthe preferred time to per- shoes and show their “lit- written through funding Hospital, nkch.org, 691form. tle girl” what fun dancing provided by Clay County 5020; • SHAPE Fitness, Saint There is limited electri- the night away can be. Senior Services. cal service on site and no The three-hour dance is “Expanding our part- Luke’s Northland-Smithsound system. Each group open to girls 3 to 15 years ner sites to make exercise ville, saintlukeshealthsysis responsible for setup old. Arrival is set for 6:30 affordable and accessi- tem.org, 532-7174; • YMCA-Vivion Road, and take down of any p.m. ble for all Clay County equipment needed. Reservations are $55 per seniors is part of our goal k a n s a s c i t y y m c a . o r g , A day of music, activ- couple. The fee includes to encourage participa- -453-6600; • North Kansas City ities, games, crafts and a light dinner, a parting tion in regular exercise entertainment is planned. gift for the girls and a to maintain and improve Schools, nkcschools.org, Spectators are encouraged memorable photograph. health and wellness,” said 413-5494; • Park Hill Community to bring blankets or lawn Re s e r v at io n s a r e Tina Uridge, executive chairs and plan to enjoy required and are limited director of Clay Coun- Education, parkhill.k12. the afternoon on the to the first 150 people. ty Senior Services, in a mo.us, 359-4060. For more information farm. Admission to the The registration deadline press release. “The YMCA newly open Atkins-John- is Friday, Feb. 8. Registra- on Vivion Road and the about Clay County Senior son Farm and Museum tions can be made over Kansas City North Com- Services, visit www.claywill be free for the day. the phone with a cred- munity Center join our coseniors.org. it card, in person at the extensive list of partners Gladstone Community that includes area hospiCenter or online at www. tals, community centers, Submit community gladstonecommunitycen- and continuing education news and photos to the depar tments through Gladstone Dispatch by emailing ter.com. For additional informa- area school districts.” gladstonenews@npgco.com. tion and to register by phone, call 423-4200. Daddies and daughters are invited to hit MAKING SENSE OF INVESTING the dance floor Friday, Feb. 15. Gladstone Parks Chris Brown, AAMS® and Recreation will host Financial Advisor its fifth annual Daddy Daughter Dance at the EDWARD JONES Gladstone Community 7241 N. Oak Trafficway Center, 6901 N. Holmes Gladstone, MO 64118 St. Office: (816) 436-1450 Dads, grandpas and Older adults living in Cell: (816) 718-6578 uncles are encouraged Clay County have more Fax: (866) 462-5563 to dust off their dancing options and incentives to

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Gladstone Dispatch A3

Thursday, Feb. 7, 2013

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The Great Plains Association of Christian Schools Conference was held recently at Open Door Baptist Church in Kansas City, Kan., with more than 700 students. Northland Christian School had 26 students attend the conference, held to teach students biblical principles of leadership and how to apply them in their schools and communities. Featured speakers included Sam West, owner of Chick-fil-A at the Legends, and Dan Trott, chief operating officer of Russell Stover. Pictured are, front row from left, Bethany Koerschgen, Rebekkah Smith, Wren Martin, Sadie Elliott, Payton Sager, Brandon Cole, Cameron Higbe, Eric Seevers; middle row, Breann Hill, Alexis Fountain, Sarah Davis, Lauren Wray, Joshua Alstatt, Caleb Haney; back row, Kyle Ross, Ben Smith, Devin Ferguson, Clayton True, Jesse Cline, Josh Sprink, Garrett Sager and Connor Eby. All students live in Platte County or Clay County.

School Notes More than 6,669 Iowa State University undergraduates have been recognized for outstanding academic achievement by being named to the 2012 fall semester Dean’s List. Students named to the Dean’s List must have earned a grade-point average of at least 3.5 on a 4.0 scale while carrying a minimum of 12 credit hours of graded course work. Local students who qualified include Ryan Michael Gilsdorf, industrial design; and Aubree Nicole Hawkins, psychology. Ric McBath of Kansas City received a Master of Arts in communication during commencement exercises Nov. 17 at Spring Arbor University. Spring Arbor University is a private, four-year, Christian liberal arts university in Michigan. The University of Central Missouri has released its fall 2012 Dean’s List. Each semester, the Dean’s List is divided into two parts. The first list includes the names of students who have achieved a perfect 4.0 grade-point average, and

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The Gladstone Area Chamber of Commerce is accepting applications for scholarships from students who will graduate from the North Kansas City Schools district or St. Pius X High School this year. The chamber awards a minimum of two $1,000 scholarships annually. Select chamber members use a weighted rubric to score the applications and recommend recipients. Special emphasis is placed on community service, work experience and family financial needs. Scholarships will be presented at the respective schools’ Honors Night. Payment of the scholarships will be made directly to the college, university or technical school the recipient attends after high school. To be eligible, appli-

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Thursday, Feb. 7, 2013

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Marria ge licenses record ed in Clay Coun ty Jan. 21 t o 25, 2013:

n TODD WESLEY GRAGG, 36, EXCELSIOR SPRINGS; TAMMY LYNN WILLIAMS, Air National Guard Air28, EXCELSIOR SPRINGS. man Sean M. Johnson graduated from basic military n BRADLEY DEAN JACKSON, 30, EXCELSIOR SPRINGS; training at RACHELLE RENE AMOS, Lack land 34, EXCELSIOR SPRINGS. Air Force Base, San n JAMES FRANCIS LYNCH JR., 39, KANSAS CITY, A ntonio, KAN; JEANNIE IRENE Texas. PHILLIPS, 55, KANSAS The airCITY, KAN. man comSean n DANIEL ANDRADE Johnson p l e t e d ARELLANOS, 32, an intensive, eight-week SMITHVILLE; TARA program that included LEA WALKER, 29, training in military disSMITHVILLE. cipline and studies, Air n MICHAEL LLOYD Force core values, physiHOWARD, 39, KANSAS cal fitness, and basic warCITY; TARA LYNN SHOOK, fare principles and skills. 42, KANSAS CITY. Airmen who complete n CODY RAY WATKINS, basic training earn four 30, KANSAS CITY; AMY credits toward an associate DENELL SHORTS, 42, in applied science degree KANSAS CITY. through the Community n NATHAN DANIEL CERNY, College of the Air Force. 30, KANSAS CITY; Johnson is the son of MarBAILEE AARON PLATT, 30, sha and William Johnson KANSAS CITY. of Kansas City. He is a 2002 graduate of Oak Park n TROY ROGER HOTT, 34, GLADSTONE; AMBER High School and earned an DAWN MC ENROE, 32, associate degree in 2004 GLADSTONE. from Full Sail University in n JASON TODD BURCHETTE, Orlando, Fla. 41, SMITHVILLE; SUSAN DENISE MYNATT, 42, Air National Guard AirSMITHVILLE. man Dominic R. Thomas graduated from basic mil- n ADAM WADE BOONE, 39, LAWSON; ALEX itary training at LackSHAE BLACKSTON, 22, land Air LAWSON. Force Base, n JEFFREY NEIL MEDDINGS, San Anto56, KANSAS CITY; ANN nio, Texas. The airman comDominic Thomas pleted an i nte n sive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills. Airmen who complete basic training earn four credits toward an associate in applied science degree through the Community College of the Air Force. Thomas is the son of Sharon Miller-Thomas and Howard Thomas of Kansas City. He is a 2012 graduate of Oak Park High School.

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Representatives of recipients of the Harvest Ball Society’s grants pose for a photo.

Harvest Ball Society benefits 28 charities

At its Jan. 22 annual meeting, the Harvest Ball Society granted more than $530,000 to charities that serve the Northland. Twenty-eight Northland not-for-profits received checks from 2012 HBS President Roswitha Schaffer at the home of Patty and Charles Garney, according to a press release. A special impact grant was given to Harvesters – the Community Food Network to support the Northland Childhood Hunger Initiative that aids the BackSnack program in Northland schools. Schaffer thanked the membership for its yearlong work in raising the funds that make the grants possible. Since its founding in 1987, HBS has given more than $6 million to

more than 60 charities. Grants are made possible by the corporate and individual benefactors that support the organization through its annual fundraisers, the Adorn Style Show and Brunch, and the Harvest Ball. Under the leadership of 2013 HBS President Jerri Landsberg, this year’s Adorn will be on Saturday, Sept.7, and the Harvest Ball on Saturday, Nov. 23. Beneficiaries of the 2012 style show and ball are: Alphapointe Association for the Blind, Angel Flight Central, Assistance League of Kansas City, Children’s Mercy Hospitals & Clinics/ Children’s Mercy Northland, Clay County Clothes Closet, Concerned Care, Cornerstones of Care, The

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Gladstone Dispatch A5

Thursday, Feb. 7, 2013

Charter commission holds first meeting for drafting new county constitution

By Ryne Dittmer

Carol Suter of Gladstone elected Democratic co-chair; 1 Republican member resigns

in this room,” Suter said. “There was instant rapport and respect. That is going The Clay County Consti- counterpart was not elect- the hospital had immense- ty Circuit Court Judge Larry who were chosen as the to make the job easier, and tution Commission held its ed, as Tamera Evans has ly increased,” Evans said. Harman of her resignation. commission’s secretary and I hope it gets us a good first formal meeting Jan. 30, announced plans to resign “And due to the time com- Harman was uncertain of treasurer, respectively. The result.” The commission, whose beginning a yearlong effort from her appointment, leav- mitment that will be and the statutes outlining the group plans to elect the to draft a new constitution ing six of the seven Republi- should be involved in this appointment of a replace- Republican co-chair during creation was approved by process, I found it absolutely ment commissioner and its next meeting and discuss voters in November 2012, can appointed members. for the county. “I was selected to the com- necessary to resign from my said he would look into the the process of how the pro- will hold its next meeting The meeting began with situation at the request of posed new county constitu- Wednesday, Feb. 13. The the election of commission mission, and I had attend- post.” time and location are to be tion will be drafted. Evans is the director of the commission. officers. Carol Suter, mayor ed the first meeting. But “I’m really impressed with announced. All meetings of Other elections from the of Gladstone, was elected between the application and property and real estate for as the Democratic co-chair my appointment, my proj- Liberty Hospital. She stated meeting included David this group of people and the the commission are open to of the group. A Republican ect load with my position at she had notified Clay Coun- Ramsay and Kim Murphy, cooperation and spirit that’s the public.

On the Record

Letters of intent for 3 Warriors Jan. 24 n 100 BLOCK OF NE 59TH TER/DISORDERLY CONDUCT n 6000 BLOCK OF N ANTIOCH RD/STEALING n 7207 N M1 HWY/ ROBBERY

Jan. 28 n 100 BLOCK OF WOODLANDS DR/ DISORDERLY CONDUCT

Jan. 25 n 2100 BLOCK OF NE 65TH ST/STEALING n 1600 BLOCK OF NE 62ND TER/FRAUD n 2400 BLOCK OF NE 64TH ST/DEATH INVESTIGATION n 5700 BLOCK OF N NORTON PL/AUTO THEFT STOLEN AUTO

Jan. 26 n 6000 BLOCK OF N WYANDOTTE ST/ASSAULT n 7207 N M1 HWY/ STEALING n 7000 BLOCK OF N CHERRY ST/STEALING Contributed photo

Three St. Pius X High School seniors recently signed their letters of intent to play sports in college next year. Alex Sweeney signed with Washburn University for softball. Danielle Kaullen signed with Avila University for volleyball. Grant Gavin signed with University of Central Missouri for baseball.

n 100 BLOCK OFNW 63RD ST/DISORDERLY CONDUCT n 63RD PL AND NE ANTIOCH RD/TAMPERING

Jan. 27 n 200 BLOCK OF NW 63RD ST/ASSAULT

Jan. 29 n 200 BLOCK OF NE 58TH ST/DISORDERLY CONDUCT n 300 BLOCK OF NE 74 TER/STEALING n 6400 BLOCK OF N PROSPECT AV/FRAUD n 7000 BLOCK OF N OAK TFWY/FORGERY n 2500 BLOCK OF NE SHADY LANE DR/ BURGLARY

Jan. 30 n NW ENGLEWOOD CT/ BURGLARY n 6800 BLOCK OF N TROOST AV/BURGLARY

Business Notes Laura Hanna of Kansas City has joined Tri-County Mental Health Services as an intake clinician. In her new position, Hanna will

be responsible for the provision of assessment, grief therapy, crisis intervention and case monitoring services.

Hanna earned a bachelor’s degree in biology and psychology from Stephens College and a master’s degree in counseling and psychol-

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LIBERTY FIRST ASSEMBLY OF GOD

LIBERTY CHRISTIAN CHURCH

GOOD SHEPHERD UNITED METHODIST CHURCH

Ph. (816) 781-6633 Jeff Davidson, Pastor

(DISCIPLES OF CHRIST) 427 East Kansas • 781-3621

Rev. David Culver New Traditions Worship........ 8:30 am Sunday School ................... 9:30 am Traditional Worship ............10:50 am Alfa Y Omega Iglesia Cristiana Discipulos de Cristo Servicio los Domingos a las 6:00 pm

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Sunday Services ......................10:30 am Sunday School ........................10:30 am Wed Evening Testimonial Meeting .. 7:00 pm Reading Room open to the public Call for hours and location ..........455-0443

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THE HARMONY VINEYARD

GRACE EPISCOPAL CHURCH An Open and Affirming Congregation

www.graceepiscopalliberty.org SUNDAY SCHEDULE

Sunday Service ..............8:30am-10:00am ............................... 10:30am-12:15pm Wednesday Service ..Classes start at 7:00pm

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J. Lowell Harrup, Senior Pastor Sunday School ............... 9:15 & 10:45 am Morning Worship ............ 9:15 & 10:45 am Sunday Evening ....................... 6:00 pm Wed. Learning Center ................ 6:30 pm

Sunday services .............10:30am & 6:00pm Wednesday evening ......................7:00pm

(816) 734-2216 ext. 204

At the corner of N. Oak and 96th Street

Non-Denominational Christian Science

web site: metrobaptistchurch.com Traditional Music and Choir Expository Biblical Preaching

9555 N. Oak Trafficway Kansas City, MO 64155

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Childcare Provided. Casual Dress The coffee’s hot, the music rocks and the message is real.

101 NW 99th St. (99th & N. Oak) Kansas City, MO 64155

METRO BAPTIST CHURCH

Tri-County Mental Health Services is a not-for-profit community mental health agency serving Clay, Platte and Ray counties.

Sunday Worship ............ 9:00, 10:15 & 11:30 am Children’s Sunday School.....9:00, 10:15 & 11:30 am Pre-K - 5th Grade Sunday School .........10:15 am

Schedule: Sunday School ................... 9:30 am AM Worship .....................10:30 am Sunday Evening ................. 6:00 pm

3400 NE 80th Street, Kansas City, MO 64119 (816) 746-8388

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as an intake/crisis clinician for the Woodlands Behavioral Healthcare Network in Cassopolis, Mich., from 2008 to 2012.

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11 101 N. Forest Ave. Liberty, MO 64068 pastorjeff@liberty-assembly.org

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9:00 am – Education 10:15 am – Worship

520 S. 291 Hwy. (816) 781-6262 The Rev. Susan McCann, Rector The Ven. John McCann, Priest Associate

Presbyterian 18

FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH OF LIBERTY

138 Main Interim Rev. Joe Carle Sunday School .......................9-9:45 am Traditional Worship ..................10:00 am Nursery Provided • 781-6528

NORTHMINSTER PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH

6 1441 NE Englewood Rd. Sunday Service ....................... 10:30 am Sunday School ..........................9:15 am Rev. Seth Wheeler Childcare Available www.northminsterkc.org 453-2545

If you would like to have your church included in the Church Directory, please contact Rachel at 816.389.6618


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NOTICE TO CREDITORS (§456.5.505(4) RSMo.) To all persons interested in the Estate of Frances Caldwell Ervin, deceased, UMB Bank, n.a., is acting as Trustee under a trust agreement,

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the terms of which provide that the debts of the decedent may be paid by the Trustee(s) upon receipt of proper proof. The address of the Trustee is 1010 Grand Blvd., P. O. Box 419692, Kansas City, MO 64141-6692 Attn: James Ferraro, VP and Legal Counsel. All creditors of the decedent are notified to present their claims to the undersigned within six (6) months from the date of first publication of this notice or be forever barred.

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UMB BANK, N.A., Trustee By: James Ferraro Vice President Legal Counsel Published in the Liberty Tribune: Jan. 24, 31 & Feb. 7, 14, 2013 To satisfy operator’s lien, Liberty Bend Storage, 816-781-9595, 1122 Old 210 Hwy, Liberty, MO 64068, the following units will be sold on site February 20th, 2013 at 11 am unless paid in full: B1016, B1111, B2119, B2124, B2202, B2225, B2235, B2252, B2254, B3028, B3319, B4049, B4402, B4416, B5064, B5097, B6606, B6627. Published: February 7, 2013

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LIBERTY- 1bdrm- 1 yr lease, gas & water paid, no pets, $490 mo. 781-5600

1BR apt- nice, spacious, appls, C/A, water pd, $405/mo + $100 dep, 816-436-7871

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Steel/Metal Buildings

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Steel/Metal Buildings

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(816) 781-6537 Large 1 BR, liv. rm, kitch., bath, appliances, all util. pd, A/C, wired for cable $485 mo. $200 dep. call after 6pm 415-3440.

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Small Town Charm, Big City Conveniences! ✧✧ 1 & 2 Bedrooms ✧✧ $399-$535 Close to Historic Liberty Square

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468 Spring - Liberty 3BR, 1.5BA, 1car, w/d hkups, $830, early payment bonus.No Sec. 8. 816-781-6975 LIBERTY- 2bdrms, 1.5ba, 1car gar, $675mo 781-5600

FOR LEASE

DIRECTOR OF NURSING Must be a R.N. Experience preferred. Please apply in person only at

LIBERTY- BRAND NEW 2BR, Washer & dryer, 1 year lease, no pets. $625 /mo., $635 dep.

781-5600 1003 Meadowlark Lane Excelsior Springs, MO 64024

Houses For Rent

Help Wantedcable/satellite installers needed. $500-$1,000 wk, call Bill 417-763-3096.

2 BR House Gladstone, GAR, APPL., CA. $650/ mo + $250 dep. 816-436-7871

Industrial Maintenance Craftsman Electrical and mechanical skills. Immediate night shift opportunity, competitive salary and benefits, wage range $18-$24 per hour on skill set. Send resume: matthew.parker@sealedair.com

Business Property

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Volunteers needed for Clinical Research! Receive up to $225/night or $300/referral. Paid studies avail.! Call to qualify! Quintiles: 913-894-5533

Gladstone, 3BR, appl., gar w/opener, CA. 1 block from Meadowbrook school $900/$250 dep. 816-436-7871

Cafe -Deli Dowtown Liberty Area 913-909-2259 355

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4817 N Elmwood Ave. 4 BR, 2.5 BA, $975/mo. + $1000/dep. 816220-7600.

Cody’s Quick Stop 405 E. Mill, Liberty

8115 N. Jefferson, 3 BR ranch, single gar., enclosed patio $900 + $500 dep., 816-353-7375. LIBERTY- 3 BR, 1.5 BA, 2 Car Att Garage- near city park- $925/mo, $900 damg. dep., 1 yr. lease, 816718-3729. DEADLINE IS 4 P.M. TUESDAY.

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Northland Insurance Sales Producer Part-time days, hourly plus commision. P&C license required. 816-560-7982

LIBERTY- 3 BR House $695 /mo.+ $705 dep. 1 yr. lease. 781-5600

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Clerical /Customer Service Position- Mid America Instruments is in search of a candidate with good communication skills, computer skills & clerical experience. Wages depending on prior experience. Send all resumes to: paulmidamerica@gmail.com Phone: 816-464-5131 Fax: 816243-0340.

4-plex,2 br.CA, appls, water/trash

Call (816) 452-0866

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Childcare Needed

Looking for experienced person to watch twin 2 yr. old boys when Grandma has stuff to do on Wed. & Thurs. Christina 816-509-7854.

2BR Duplex $550 /mo.+ $560 dep. 1 yr. lease. 781-5600

Liberty Area Apartments Mary and Jim were married February 9th, 1963 at St. Claires Church in Rosedale Queens New York. They have been blessed with 4 children and 8 grandchildren. They will celebrate their special day with family and friends.

Duplexes

3BR, 2.5 BA, $775 /mo.+ $785dep. 1 yr. lease. 781-5600

319 On February 9th, 2013 Mary (Herber) and James Newell will celebrate their Golden Wedding Anniversary.

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Townhomes For Rent

Employment

• 2 Bedrooms

Cherokee Village Apartments

349

Townhome KC North. Looking for roommate. $450. All utils. pd.! Call Sheila. 816-606-5321.

Renovated 1BR Apt Senior Community Rent Based on Income Landmark Towers Apartments 1203 W College St Liberty, MO 64068 816-781-5410

$150.00 dep. 816-436-7871.

• 1 Bedroom

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pd, newly remodled, $525.00 MO.

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Patio Home in Woodbrooke Villas off of 72nd & Brighton, 7216 N Kensington AVE. Lawn & Snow Maintenance provided. Shown by appointment only, Please call John at (816) 797-8932. Asking price $180,000

Claycomo- Quaint neighborhood, close to shopping, schools & hwys. Single lots $315. Water and sewer paid, yards mowed.

2BR, 1 BA, water & trash paid, $525/mo., $200 dep. No Pets. 816-217-9029 ◆◆◆◆◆◆◆◆◆◆◆◆◆◆◆◆◆◆◆◆◆

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FT Customer Service Rep. Wanted for cemetery service/sales. White Chapel Funeral Home & Cemetery Gladstone, MO. Min. 1 yr. customer service/sales exp. Must be flexible. Valid driver's license. MS Word/Excel. To apply, visit www.stei.com, click explore careers in U.S., apply to job 569 Email quest. to narmstrong@stei.com

or call 504-729-1821 or 800-257-1610

Miller’s Custom Cabinets, Inc. is seeking to hire for cabinet manufacturing positions. Comptetitive wages based on experience but experience not necessary. Please apply in person Monday - Friday 7am-3pm 1403 North Jesse James Road Excelsior Springs, Missouri 64024

Experienced Nurse RN/LPN for OB GYN Office Fax resume to Northland OB& GYN, INC. (816)781-2371 attn: Karen

TEMP-TO-HIRE FOOD SERVICE POSITION Do you enjoy working with others in a Christian environment? Camp Doniphan in Excelsior Springs has openings for full and part-time kitchen employment for mature, personable individuals. Applicants must be able to lift 25 lbs., work weekends and holidays, have excellent customer service skills, and be dependable. Duties include preparing meals for retreats and camps, associated cleanup, and responding to guest needs. Previous experience in food service or hospitality industry preferred. Interested applicants please call (816) 630-5505

Vocational Services, Inc. is accepting applications for the following full-time positions • JOB DEVELOPMENT COORDINAT COORDINATOR $12.25 - $12.65 per hour Promotes and develops employment opportunities for people with disabling conditions within the community. • JOB COA COACH $10.75 - $11.25 per hour Supervise and train people with disabling conditions as to the specific job duties for the company they are employed. Pay for all job positions are based on education and or work experience. Benefits offered Include: Health, Dental, Vision, Life, Sick and Vacation. To apply please come to our office at 935 Kent St. Liberty, MO. or you may fax a resume to 816-792-9501 or e-mail to hr@vsiserve.org.

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Must have class A CDL and one year driving experience. Our company drivers earn industry leading pay and enjoy a comprehensive benefits package, including medical/dental/vision, retirement, paid time off and more! Call Kenny Today! 866-915-3911 Hablamos Español Belinda - 866-566-2071

IP Network Engineer NPG Corporation is now hiring a Network Engineer in St. Joseph, MO. This position will be responsible for the maintenance and operations of all network, security and telephony services within the company. The Network Engineer must be capable of providing clear and concise recommendations, specifications, analysis and guidance in written and verbal forms.

Excellent benefits include 401(k), health, dental, vision, disability insurances, vacation and holiday. Employment is contingent on passage of a drug screening and background check. For immediate consideration, please send resume and salary history to: News-Press & Gazette Co. Information Technologies P.O. Box 29 St. Joseph, MO 64502-0029 Or e-mail: jared.walker@npgco.com

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CDL Class A Drivers

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGIES

Confidentiality - all customer and employee information must be kept confidential. A valid driver's license, safe driving record and ability to rent a car is required. The ability to travel is necessary (less than 10%). Must be able to safely lift 40-50 lbs. and have the ability to climb a 12ft ladder.

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Preferences: A minimum of 2 years' experience working with switches, routing, VLANs, SNMP, firewalls, Active Directory and telephony technologies. Must have or be motivated to attain a CCNA and MCTS (Active Directory) or comparable knowledge base.

Help Wanted

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Director of Nursing Registered Nurse with Long Term Care Experience needed. must be a self-starter that can supervise and manage employees. Please contact Debbie at dmenzenberg@romahc.com

DriveForGreatwide.com EOE The real estate market’s rebounding. Get your license NOW! Classes start February 25 in Gladstone. www.realestateprepschool.com

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Licensed Practical Nurse

LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSE Shawnee Mission Medical Center CorporateCare has an exciting opportunity for an LPN at our Corporate Care Clinic in North Kansas City. This is a FT-Day position M-F. CorporateCare is a physician's clinic which handles pre-employment physicals and worker's compensation. Physician's office experience preferred but will train the right individual. For consideration please apply online at www.shawneemission.org

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Auctions 816.781.4941

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PET SITTER(S) NEEDED Tues., Feb. 12 • 10 AM Formerly d/b/a John’s Super 655 W. 92 Hwy. • Kearney, MO

for Gladstone towards Zona Rosa & surrounding areas. Employees must be flexible and live in the Gladstone or Zona Rosa area. Only serious persons need apply for this long-term commitment position.

(I-35 & 92 Hwy,)

Please visit our website: www.noworriespetcare.net or call 816-415-9267, Randy or Kristy

Refrigeration: glass door freezers/refrigerators, produce/dairy/meat cases, shelving. Meat-room & Bakery equipment. Grocery carts, Stocking carts, Electric pallet jack, Paper baler, many more items. Feb. 22 removal 9a-4pm. No junking or salvaging in store parking lot. No copper/salvage selling. View website for list, photos, & terms.

OFFICE/PRODUCTION POSITION

Lindsay Auction Service 913-441-1557

Mon-Fri 8:30-5:00 - Kearney, MO DUTIES: Customer service & sales team support, data entry, proofreading, light accounting, answering phones + other misc tasks.

The Liberty Tribune has an immediate opening for a part-time subscription salesperson.

GUNS & KNIVES AUCTION SATURDAY, Feb. 9 • 11:00 A.M. Earnest Shepherd Center 610 E. Shepherd Rd., Liberty, MO From K.C., take I-35N to 69 Hwy (Exit 20). Turn S. on 33 Hwy to Shepherd Rd. E. to Auction

Over 50 Case Ruger Knives in Orig. Tins; 2 Gun Safes; Leupold Scopes, Ammo; Reloading; Over 85 Guns incl. Win. mod 70 XTR .300 win.; Sev. Rem. 700 BDL Rifles; Sako Finnbear 7mm Mag; Sako Forrester Deluxe .243; Belgium Browning FN Hi pwr .270 win; Belgium Browning BAR .300 win; Ger. Weatherby Mrk 5 Deluxe .300 Mag; Weatherby Mrk 5 Deluxe .243; Weatherby Mrk 22; Ruger Num 1 Rifles; Antique .22 Rifles; Rem. 12B .22 Gallery; Rem 12CS .22; Nice Shotguns; Win mod 12 Trap; Rem mod 31TC Trap; Rem mod 870TB Trap; Sev. Rem mod 870 12ga Shotguns incl. Turkey Camo; Rem 870 LW 20ga; Nice Handguns; Ruger Old Single Six 3 Screw .22; Ruger New Mod Single Six .22; Ruger Semi Auto .22 Pistols; Ruger Security Six .357 Mag; Ruger Vaquero 1 of 45 Guns & Ammo 45th Ann. .45 LC; Ruger New Mod Red Eagle Single Six 50th Ann. .22LR; Ruger New Mod Vaquero Blk Eagle Single Six Ivorilite .22LR; Ruger Vaquero Stainless .40 S&W Conv. w/.3! 8-40 Cyl.; Ruger Single Six Bisley Stainless .22; Colt New Frontier .22 Conv.; Colt Frontier Scout SA .22; & More!

See Website for photos! STEVE RITTER AUCTION EX. SPGS, MO. • (816) 630-1252 Steve & Steven Ritter w w w. r i t t e r a u c t i o n . c o m



This person will focus on expanding the circulation of the Liberty Tribune and sister newspapers in the Northland, primarily through kiosk sales at local retail stores. Additional responsibilities include providing support to the circulation team by developing strong relationships with retailers and vendors, assisting with other direct sales efforts, helping develop and execute marketing plans, performing customer service and quality control-related activities and other circulation responsibilities. This position requires a friendly, approachable and outgoing person comfortable presenting the value and benefits of local newspaper subscriptions. They must maintain professional appearance and behavior, and serve as an ambassador for our publications at all times. This person must be reliable and accountable, communicate and collaborate well with others and demonstrate a strong commitment to excellence. Candidates must be safe drivers with good driving history, pass a drug and background screenings, and provide reliable transportation. This 20-25 hour-per-week sales-focused position requires both weekend and weekday hours. Compensation includes base salary plus commission, paid time off and other benefits. To apply, please send a resume, cover letter and reference to:

matt.daugherty@npgco.com EOE



Subscription Salesperson





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Gladstone Dispatch A9

Thursday, Feb. 7, 2013

Community Calendar THURSDAY, FEB. 7 KOSMOS SINGLES: Kosmos Singles, a social group for adults 50 and older will hold a mixer from 5 to 7 p.m. at Side Pockets, 600 NE Englewood Road in Kansas City North. Meet on the north side. A dollar donation is requested. For more information, visit www. kosmossingles.com. CARING HEARTS: A free monthly caregivers support group for anyone providing care to family or friends with any illness or dementia will begin at 9:30 a.m. at Second Baptist Church, 200 E. Kansas St. in Liberty. This is an opportunity to connect, talk and learn. This month’s topic is “Alzheimer’s Disease & COPD.” The program is free, but reservations are required by calling 452-4536. NEW TIME & LOCATION: The Northwinds Symphonic Band will share the stage with the Park Hill and Park Hill South high school concert bands. The joint concert will begin at 7:30 p.m. at Park Hill South High School. For more information, visit www. nwsband.org.

to 1 p.m. at the North Oak branch of Mid-Continent Public Library, 68700 N. Oak Trafficway in Kansas City North, on Thursdays through April 15. Walk-ins will be taken on a first come, first served basis.

to 1 p.m. Saturdays through April 13 at Antioch Bible Baptist Church, 800 NE 72nd St. Walk-ins will be taken on a first come, first served basis.

STORYTIME: Preschool storytime will begin at 10 a.m. at the Antioch branch of Mid-Continent Public Library, 6060 N. Chestnut Ave. For more information, call 4541306.

AAUW: The Kansas City Northland branch of AAUW will meet at 2:30 p.m. at the North Kansas City Hospital Pavilion in the Burlington Room. The speaker, Laura Loyacono, is an engineer and president of STEM, a professional networking organization for women. For more information, contact Janet Wilson at 587-0583 or janetw@kc.rr.com.  

BIBLE CAFE: Bible Cafe is from 7 to 8 p.m. Thursdays at First Christian Church, 2018 Gentry St. in North Kansas City. Enter at the doors by the mailbox. Pastor Carla Hillyer will be leading the discussion. Child care is available. For more information, call 84223241. TOPS: Take Off Pounds Sensibly meets from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursdays at First United Church of North Kansas City, 2100 Howell St. For information, call Linda at 591-9772.

FRIDAY, FEB. 8

SUPPORT GROUP: The Liberty Silver Center is BREAKTIME CLUB: Break- partnering with Three Rivers Hospice to provide a grief Time Club is a day program support group for individufor older adults experiencing als who have lost a loved physical or mental limitations one. The group meets the to have a fun, supervised day second and fourth Fridays of out. The program begins at each month from 1:30 p.m. 9:30 a.m. at Liberty Christian to 3:30 p.m. at the Liberty Church, 427 E. Kansas St. in Silver Center, located inside Liberty. A variety of activities the Liberty Community Cenand entertainment are schedter, 1600 S. Withers Road. uled, and lunch is provided. For information, contact Caregivers may stay or use the opportunity for respite. The Chrissy Birdsell at 439-4398 program is free. Call 452-4536 or birdsell@ci.liberty.mo.us. to register. For more information, visit www.shepherdscenternorth.org. DAR: The Clay County Patriots Chapter of the Daughters ART LEAGUE: The Northof the American Revolution will land Art League meeting will hold its regular monthly meetfeature Terry Weckbaugh, the ing at 1 p.m. at North Cross owner of ImageQuest, speakUnited Methodist Church, ing on giclée printing. There 1321 NE Vivion Road in will be time for members to Kansas City North. Members share recently completed will be treated to a visit from artwork. Refreshments will Martha Washington, depicted be served. Meeting are at 7 by Janet Miller. Visitors are p.m. the first Thursday of the welcome. For additional informonth at Fairview Christian mation, contact Lois at 454Church, 1800 NE 65th St. in 0709. Gladstone.

SATURDAY, FEB. 9

TAX-AIDE: AARP Tax-Aide will offer free tax help for lowand middle-income taxpayers, with special attention for anyone 60 and older, from 9 a.m.

TAX-AIDE: AARP Tax-Aide will offer free tax help for lowand middle-income taxpayers, with special attention for anyone 60 and older, from 9 a.m.

SUNDAY, FEB. 10

MONDAY, FEB. 11 TAX-AIDE: AARP Tax-Aide will offer free tax help for lowand middle-income taxpayers, with special attention for anyone 60 and older, from 6 to 9 p.m. Mondays through April 15 at Antioch Bible Baptist Church, 800 NE 72nd St. Appointments are required by calling 809-2975.

TUESDAY, FEB. 12 CHAMBER COFFEE: Gladstone Area Chamber of Commerce members are invited to “brew up” some business while networking at breakfast. Chamber Coffee will be from 8 to 9 a.m. at the Gladstone Hy-Vee dining room, 7117 N. Prospect Ave.

Gladstone Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 10906, 7027 N. Locust St. in Gladstone. The topic will be how to protect yourself against financial loss. To reserve a seat, call (866) 270-3930 or visit www. VFWLTCseminar.com. DAR: The William Boydston Chapter of Daughters of the American Revolution will meet at 7 p.m. at North Cross United Methodist Church, 1321 NE Vivion Road in Kansas City North. The program will be about the Tuskegee Airmen and their contributions to the victory of World War II. George Dunmore, associate member of the Midwest Chapter of the Tuskegee Airmen, will be the guest speaker. Janice Tilman and Freddie Nichols will be the hostesses. For information, call Judy Martin at 679-8848. COAST GUARD: Flotilla 30-01 of the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary will meet at 7 p.m. at the Clay County Courthouse Annex, 1901 NE 48th St. in Kansas City North. For more information, call 682-6552 or visit www.cgaux.net. TAX-AIDE: AARP Tax-Aide will offer free tax help for lowand middle-income taxpayers, with special attention for anyone 60 and older, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Antioch branch of Mid-Continent Public Library, 6060 N. Chesnut Ave., on Tuesdays through April 15. Walk-ins will be taken on a first come, first served basis.

SCHOOL BOARD: The North Kansas City Schools Board of Education will meet at 7 p.m. in the Doolin Board Room at the central office. The board meets twice monthly through the regular school year, generally on the second and fourth Tuesdays of the month.

COUNTY HISTORY: The Clay County Museum and Historical Society study group will meet at 7 p.m. The discussion will focus on Clay County’s Cooley Lake, its historical and geographical aspects, as well as its environs. The museum is at 14 N. Main St. in Liberty.

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NORTHAVEN HILLS: Residents of the Northaven Hills neighborhood will meet at 7 p.m. at Fairview Christian Church, 1800 NE 65th St. Call Carol Elkins at 452-3709 for more information. MARSHMALLOW SHOOTERS: “Marshmallow Shooters,” a program for teens, will begin at 6:30 p.m. at the Antioch branch of Mid-Continent Public Library. The is a materials fee of $1, and registration is required by calling 454-1306. KOSMOS SINGLES: Kosmos Singles, a social group for adults 50 and older will hold a mixer from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post at 5406 NE Oakridge Drive in Kansas City North, near Stroud’s. A dollar donation is requested. For more information, visit www.kosmossingles. com. THEATER: Oak Park High School will present the murder mystery “And Then There Were None,” based on Agatha Christie’s best-selling novel of the same name at 7:30 p.m. on the Main Theater stage. Admission is $8 at the door or online at www.ophstheatre.org.

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Thursday, Feb. 7, 2013

News in Brief

Oak Park High students present murder mystery What do you have to hide? Ten people have to ask themselves just that question on the Main Theater stage at Oak Park High School as they are each accused of murder at a dinner party held by unknown hosts. The school will present “And Then There Were None,” based on Agatha Christie’s best-selling novel of the same name, Thursday through Saturday, Feb. 14 to 16. Performances begin at 7:30 p.m. In the play, slowly one by one, strangers at a party begin to die. In keeping with the novel, as each guest meets their demise, a statuette of a soldier disappears off the mantel. Admission is $8 at the door or online at www. ophstheatre.org.

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pay a $16 ASA fee per year. Tournament dates include: • April 6 — Slide into Spring, • April 13 — Slugger Showdown, • May 4 — Northland Blast, • June 15 — Softball Madness, • June 22 — Summer Extravaganza, • July 6 — Grand Championship, • July 20 — Summer Sizzler, • Aug. 3 — Rockin’ Classic, • Aug. 10 — Patriot Shootout, • Sept. 21 — Fall Showdown The registration deadline is 5 p.m the Wednesday before each tournament. Contact Jody Hydorn at 423-4087 or jodyh@ gladstone.mo.us to register. Registration forms are available at www.gladstone.mo.us.

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The following weekly high submitted by Vicki Bowman. Men High Game Corey Blackwell 289 Tyler Scheer 289 Frank Supancic 289 Randy Sinclair 286 752 Sam Stanton 280

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Gladstone Dispatch A11

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Thursday, Feb. 7, 2013

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what you believe, things at work will go on even if Aries, there are a few you take a few days off for things you need to work a vacation. There may be out this week, but then you some catching up afterwill be set for quite a while. ward, but you can handle Take the opportunity to it. recharge your batteries.

CANCER Jun 22/Jul 22

TAURUS Apr 21/May 21

Taurus, sometimes the things that are the hardest to come by are the ones that are most worth the effort. Think about this as you face obstacles.

GEMINI May 22/Jun 21 Gemini,

Leo, just when you think the week will go on with-

Capricorn, shift your focus to your family for the next few days because you have to make some decisions that will affect them all. Listen to your gut feeling when making these decisions.

Virgo, sometimes you need to be tough on yourself to get things done, but you will be satisfied with AQUARIUS the results when you push Jan 21/Feb 18 yourself. Focus on goals Aquarius, there are some this week. things around the house that need your attention, but you may be having trouLIBRA ble finding the motivation Sept 23/Oct 23 Libra, a risk you take this to tackle them just now. week will pay off in a big way. You might be anxious PISCES to take a significant risk, Feb 19/Mar 20 but the eventual reward Pisces, when an opportuwill be well worth it. nity comes your way, you may want to take a pass because something better SCORPIO is on the horizon. Oct 24/Nov 22 Scorpio, it may be challenging to find some ini- Famous birthdays tial support for a new idea • Feb. 3 — Isla Fisher, because you are essentially Actress (37) charting new territory. Just • Feb. 4 — Gavin Degraw, give it time and people will Singer (36) come around. • Feb. 5 — Cristiano Ronaldo, Athlete (28) • Feb. 6 — David Hayter, SAGITTARIUS Screen Writer (44) Nov 23/Dec 21 Slow down a little, Sag- • Feb. 7 — James Spader, Actor (53) ittarius. Moving faster will not get the job done • Feb. 8 — Mary Steenburgen, Actress (60) to your satisfaction and then you only will have to • Feb. 9 — Travis Tritt, Singer (50) do it all over again. Think through your options. — Metro Creative

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