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Keystone Awards honor top Clay Co. developments
Gladstone Recipients Dentistry for Children Dentistry for Children, 7001 N. Cherry St., relocated to its new commercial building in early 2013. The two-and-a-half-story structure was one of the first new buildings of the Gladstone Village Center master plan. The public-private project is just west of City Hall. “A $44 million project, the development created 29 new jobs,” according to a Keystone Awards pamphlet. “The building features many sustainable design elements, while establishing a presence for the new Gladstone city center.”
Linden Square, Dentistry for Children in Gladstone among recipients By Dale Garrison Projects that have boosted Clay County jobs and quality of life were recognized Dec. 10 with Keystone Recognition Awards presented by the Clay County Economic Development Council. The event drew nearly 300 people to Harrah’s North Kansas City. Led by a special Keystone Vision Award to Briarcliff developers Patty and Charles Garney, the awards recognized businesses and organizations that improved the economic environment and quality of life through new locations or expansion during 2013. The financial aspect alone is significant: developments nominated for Keystone Awards represented more than $2 billion in Clay County investments. The diversity of projects was also significant. Besides Briarcliff, other honorees
included Ford Motor Co., which invested $1.1 billion and brought the area 1,600 new jobs. Other Keystone honorees were Adrian Steel-Hunt Midwest Business Center, Kansas City; Ball’s Price Chopper No. 21, Kansas City; Dentistry for Children, Gladstone; Dick’s Sporting Goods, Liberty; Holland 1916 Inc., Liberty; KC Custom Cabine., Smithville; Linden Square, Gladstone; L.P.G. Ventures, Kearney; Magna Seating, Excelsior Springs; McCrite Plaza at Briarcliff, Kansas City; Mosaic Life Care at Shoal Creek, Kansas City; North Kansas City Hospital, Emergency Department; Northland Cathedral Campus, Kansas City; Northland Sonic, Kearney; Owen Homes LLC, Smithville; The Gardens at Northgate Village—Phase III Rainen Cos., North Kansas City; and Woodneath Library Center, Kansas City. Two special honors were
also announced, one to the Missouri Department of Transportation and the second to a collaborative team comprised of the City of Kansas City, the Kansas City Tax Increment Financing Commission, Hunt Midwest and the North Kansas City Schools. That team was honored for fast tracking a major Northland roadway, Northeast 108th Street. MoDOT was honored for the 96th Street and 108th Street interchanges over U.S. Highway 169, plus the Flintlock Flyover and Missouri Highway 291 exchange with I-35 between Liberty and Kansas City. The meeting also included a year-end review of Clay County and the EDC by Chair Tony Reinhart. Reinhart thanked the EDC’s many volunteer members and stressed the success of collaboration and networking promoted by the Development Council. He
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Dr. Louis Pollina of Dentistry for Children and Gladstone City Councilman Bill Gamos attend the Keystone Awards on Dec. 10. The Gladstone dentist and Linden Square, an outdoor entertainment venue in the Gladstone city center, were honored at the annual banquet. said upcoming widening of Highway 210, new educational internship programs for area high school students, investigation of a possible Clay County research and higher education center, and even the recent Ford expansion
were boosted through EDC efforts. A number of community projects were also recognized, from water delivery improvements in Kearney to preparation of strategic property in North Kansas City.
Mrs. Claus invites you and your family to an evening of magical holiday memories. Just bring a canned good to give to the less fortunate, and let the celebration begin! Activities: • Decorate cookies and sip hot chocolate. • Write letters to Santa. • Make ornaments. • Join Christmas carolers in holiday song. • Watch ‘Twas the Night Before Christmas come to life on stage at 7 and 8 p.m. • Capture the moment with a family photo.
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Linden Square The $1.2 million Linden Square project is one of the tangible results of more than 30 years of discussion about the importance creating a sense of place, including a downtown city center, in Gladstone. In 2013 the city officially opened Linden Square Outdoor Pavilion, ice skating rink and amphitheater. The site plays host to free weekly concerts in the spring and summer, and skating on synthetic ice in colder months. The Linden Square project is credited with spurring an additional $30 million in investment, new jobs and quality of life. “This project has helped spur other developments such as Dentistry for Children and the new Heights luxury apartment project,” the pamphlet said.
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Thursday, December 19, 2013
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first; • Primary streets; •Secondary streets; and • Cul-de-sacs and dead ends. Gladstone crews will move through the city as quickly as it can safely be done. Residents are asked to exercise patience as they continue to work until all of the streets have been cleared or treated. All motorists also are being asked to exercise caution in their travels during any winter storm event. Drivers following a snow-removal vehicle should follow at a safe distance and not attempt to pass. Drivers also should adjust to driving at slower speeds to facilitate a safe arrival at their destinations, even when operating a four-wheel-drive vehicle. “If you do not have to go out, stay in and enjoy the warmth of your home,” the release states.
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During the winter months, the roads can become unsafe and require extra maintenance in the form of snow removal and treatment for slick conditions. When driving conditions are hazardous, Gladstone residents are encourage to limit driving to avoid potential accidents, according to a city press release. Residents are asked during those times when winter weather prevails to park all vehicles somewhere off the road, in a driveway, to make snow removal and treatment of street surfaces easier. A vehicle parked on the street during snow removal operations could result in it being blocked by the windrow created by the plowing process. As a reminder the priority for snow removal and street treatment processes are: • Emergency snow routes
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Gladstone Dispatch A3
Thursday, December 19, 2013
Future Leaders Academy seeks applicants The city of Gladstone will host the Future Leaders Academy beginning Thursday, Jan. 9. This program is designed to provide an in-depth look at the inner workings of municipal government, its operational components and service delivery mechanisms.
The mission statement for the program is: â€œTo proactively reach out and educate Gladstone Citizens about city government, plans and programs that are offered while allowing the voice of the citizen to be heard through open communications
and suggestions. To support progress with action that identifies the future leaders of Gladstone by providing the opportunity to lead through participation not only locally but on a regional level as well.â€? If success is measured by
the end result, participants have gone on to become engaged as members of city boards or commissions, with four participants having served or currently serving on the City Council. The Future Leaders Academy was brought forward by Gladstone on the
Move, Citizens Making a Difference. The 2014 classes will be held from 7 to 9:30 p.m. at City Hall every other Thursday from Jan. 9 through May 15. Anyone interested in participating should apply
with the form online at w w w. g l a d s t o n e . m o .u s . Completed applications should be returned to Richard King at City Hall no later than Friday, Jan. 3. For more information, email richardk@gladstone. mo.us.
News in Brief Gladstone seniors donate $150 to Trees for My City The Gladstone Seniors Advisory Board has donated $150 to the Trees For My City Program. â€œWe want to help make our city beautiful,â€? board member Gail Swenson said. These funds will be matched by the Dunn Family Foundation, effectively adding $300 to the funds earmarked for tree planting in Gladstone. When the Gladstoneâ€™s fund reaches $1,000 the Heartland Tree Alliance will coordinate a tree planting event. The current fund balance is $700, according to a city press release. â€œFurther donations of just $150, when doubled, will complete the $1,000 minimum, and there will be new trees for Gladstone parks this spring,â€? the release states. This program is accessible at TreesForMycity. com. Once the online payment form has been completed, the donor will be directed to a page with a tax receipt and printable certificates for those who want to
donate in honor of a loved one. For more information, contact Noel Morris at the Heartland Tree Alliance at 561-1087.
MGE seeks to raise surcharge Missouri Gas Energy, a division of Laclede Gas Company, has filed an application with the Missouri Public Service Commission seeking to adjust the infrastructure system replacement surcharge on the bills of its natural gas customers. The surcharge first appeared on customer bills in April 2004. MGE is seeking the adjustment to reflect
infrastructure replacement investments made by the natural gas company since January 2013, according to a press release. These costs for natural gas pipeline replacements and relocations are not currently included in MGEâ€™s rates. The current ISRS for residential customers is 96 cents a month. MGE proposes to increase the ISRS to $1.19 a month. Applications to
intervene and participate in this case must be filed no later than Tuesday, Dec. 31, with the secretary of the Missouri Public Service Commission, P.O. Box 360, Jefferson City, MO 65102, or by using the commissionâ€™s Electronic Filing and Information System. MGE provides natural gas service to approximately 500,000 customers in Missouri.
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Thursday, December 19, 2013
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Joe and Wanda Ashley Mr. and Mrs. Joe E. Ashley celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary Thursday, Dec. 5, 2013. Wanda Edwards and Joe Ashley were married Dec. 5, 1953. Born and raised in Boone County, Ark., after Joe spent two years in the service, in 1957 they made their home in Kansas City, where he worked for the Railway Mail System. The U.S. Postal Service took over the RMS, and he retired in 1988. Wanda was a seamstress for Nelly Don, later known as Hal Hardin Apparel, where she retired in 1994. The couple has two children: son Allen Carol Gregg and husband T hey enjoy Ashley, and daughter Clint. grandchildren.
three grandson and four great grandchildren. Arrangements: ChurchArcher-Pasley Funeral Home, 119 E. Franklin St., Liberty, MO 64068 816-781-2000.
Immanuel Presbyterian Church
3800 NE Parvin Road Christmas Eve Service Tuesday, December 24 at 6:00 PM Sunday Worship 10:30 AM
Assembly Of God
LIBERTY FIRST ASSEMBLY OF GOD
LIBERTY CHRISTIAN CHURCH
11 101 N. Forest Ave. Liberty, MO 64068 firstname.lastname@example.org
Ph. (816) 781-6633 Jeff Davidson, Pastor
Schedule: Sunday School ................... 9:30 am AM Worship .....................10:30 am Sunday Evening ................. 6:00 pm
GASHLAND UNITED METHODIST CHURCH
TENTH CHURCH OF CHRIST, SCIENTIST, KANSAS CITY 3400 NE 82nd St. • KCMO 64119
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
web site: metrobaptistchurch.com Traditional Music and Choir Expository Biblical Preaching
Sunday services .............10:30am & 6:00pm Wednesday evening ......................7:00pm
9555 N. Oak Trafficway Kansas City, MO 64155
(816) 734-2216 ext. 204
GRACE EPISCOPAL CHURCH An Open and Affirming Congregation
www.graceepiscopalliberty.org SUNDAY SCHEDULE
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
The Rev. Susan McCann, Rector The Ven. John McCann, Priest Associate
Sunday Service...................10:00 a.m. Sunday School ...................10:30 a.m.
Non-Denominational HANDS OF CHRIST COMMUNITY CHURCH 6321 NW Union Chapel Rd. Parkville, MO 64152
520 S. 291 Hwy. (816) 781-6262
69 Hwy. Liberty
Childcare Provided. Casual Dress The coffee’s hot, the music rocks and the message is real.
9:00 am – Education 10:15 am – Worship
At the corner of N. Oak and 96th Street
Modern and Traditional Music Nursery Provided
THE HARMONY VINEYARD 600 NE 46th Street Kansas City, MO 64116
Sunday Service ..............8:30am-10:00am ............................... 10:30am-12:15pm Wednesday Service ..Classes start at 7:00pm
www.harmonyvineyard.com Call About Home Groups 40266112
520 S. 291, Liberty www.graceepiscopalliberty.org
GOOD SHEPHERD UNITED METHODIST CHURCH
Sunday Worship .....................8:15 & 10:45 am Children’s Wee Worship ..........................10:30 am Garden Village Worship ..................... 9:30 am Youth Service ................................. 5:30 pm Adult & Children’s Sunday School ......... 9:30 am NURSERY PROVIDED
METRO BAPTIST CHURCH
7715 North Oak Trafficway Kansas City, MO 64118
3400 NE 80th Street, Kansas City, MO 64119 (816) 746-8388
Nursery Provided Dr. Joel Whiteside, Pastor (816)453-4332
(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
Grace Episcopal 8:00 PM Church
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Jean K. Williams
Jean K. Williams, 94, Gladstone, MO passed away December 12, 2013. Per her request, there will be no services. She is survived by one daughter,
Mr. and Mrs. R.G. “Gene” Ashley will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary Wednesday, Dec. 25, 2013. Mary Lou Mahler and Gene Ashley were married Christmas Day, Dec. 25, 1953. Born and raised in Boone County, Ark., they moved after Gene spent two years in the service to work for the Railway Mail System. He was transferred to Kansas City in 1957. The U.S. Postal Service took over the RMS, and he retired in 1988. Mary Lou was a seamstress for Nelly Don, later known as Hal Hardin the couple returned to daughter, Gail Burkhart Apparel, where she retired their birthplace of Omaha, and husband Toby. T hey enjoy one in 1994. After living in Ark., to live. T hey have one grandson. Kansas City for 40 years,
Gene and Mary Lou Ashley
587-8898 John Brown, Pastor
Presbyterian FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH
138 N. Main, Liberty, MO Pastor Nikki Cooley 18 Sunday School .......................9-9:45 am Traditional Worship ..................10:00 am Nursery Provided Provided During Worship
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
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NOTICE OF SALE According to the lease by and between #A055-Michael Schill,- #M041Chandra Walz, #M123-Phelisha Hayes and TKG-StorageMart and its related parties, assigns and affiliates in order to perfect the Lien on the goods contained in the storage units, the Manager has cut the lock on their Unit(‘s) and upon cursory inspections the unit(s) were found to contain: Fan, cooler, tool box,TV, vacuum, tree, bed, grill, futon, tables, totes, misc boxes., items will be sold or otherwise disposed of on December 27, 2013 after 9:30 am at the location listed below to satisfy owner’s lien in accordance with state statutes. StorageMart #0127/0128, 8900 NW Prairie View Rd. ,Kansas City, Mo.
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64153 Published in The Liberty Tribune: Dec. 19, 2013
NOTICE OF FILING DATES The Liberty 53 School District will accept declaration of candidacy from any person interested in running for a position on the Liberty School Board in the April 8, 2014 Election. Persons interested may file at the Liberty Public School District Administration Center located at 650 Conistor, Liberty, Missouri. Filing will open on December 24, 2013, at 8:00 a.m. and due to the holiday, the district office will close at 10:00 a.m. on December 24. Candidates should enter the building through the north entrance doors. Filing will continue during the district’s regular business hours, which are Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Filing will not occur on the following holidays when the school district’s offices are closed: December 25, 31, 2013 and January 1, 20, 2014, or on days the school district’s offices are closed due to inclement weather. Filing will end on January 21, 2014, at 5:00 p.m. There are three positions available with three-year terms.
Published in The Liberty Tribune: Dec. 12, 19, 2013
NOTICE OF SALE ACCORDING TO THE LEASE BY AND BETWEEN, K-05 DEREK ELLINGSON, M-19 MARK DUNHAM, AND TKGStorageMart and its related parties, assigns and affiliates IN ORDER TO PERFECT THE LIEN ON THE GOODS CONTAINED IN THEIR STORAGE UNITS THE MANAGER HAS CUT THE LOCK ON THEIR UNIT AND Upon cursory inspection THE unit(s) were found to contain: mattress & box springs, clothes, computer, dresser, entertainment cabinet, tool boxes, air tank, speakers, armoire, golf clubs, table, totes and bags. Items will be sold or otherwise disposed of on DECEMBER 27, 2013 @ 9:30 am at the location listed below to satisfy owner’s lien in accordance with state statutes. Storage Mart #122 at 11510 N Main Kansas City, MO 64155 (816)7343989 Published in The Liberty Tribune: Dec. 19, 2013
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All real estate advertised herein is subject to the Federal Fair Housing Act, which makes it illegal to advertise “any preference, limitation, or discrimination because of race, color, religion, sex, handicap, financial status or national origin, or intention to make any preference, limitation or discrimination.:
11157 N McGee, 2BR, 1BA, all appliances, washer & dryer included, C/A, covered deck, carport, $600/mo. + $450 dep. 816-4364415.
This newspaper will not knowingly accept any advertising for real estate which is in violation of the law. All persons are hereby informed that all dwellings advertised are available on an equal opportunity basis.
4-Plex Gladstone 2br, appl, c/a, w/d hk-ups, clean credit req. Owner. $505. 816-587-5544
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DECEMBER SPECIAL! $99 Deposit No Application Fee
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See office for details. Cherokee Village Apts. Liberty, MO (816) 781-6537
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washer/dryer hookups, 1000 sq.ft. walk-in closet in master bedroom, off street parking, stove and refrigerator provided, water provided. Large living room with veranda; Plenty of cabinet space in kitchen. Application fee 35.00; bad credit ok. $ 495.00 per month. 6504 N. Ravena Rd. Pleasant Valley, MO Call 816-741-3730 for showing appointment
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Renovated 1BR Apt Senior Community Rent Based on Income Landmark Towers Apartments 1203 W College St Liberty, MO 64068 816-781-5410
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302 West Street- Parkville, 1BR, 1BA, LR, stove, fridge, AC, stor., $475/m, $450/sd. 1 yr. lease. 913766-6501/816-674-8122.
Close to Historic Liberty Square
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CLAY COUNTY OPPORTUNITIES
3 BR, 1.5 BA Duplex in Liberty, all appliances included except fridge, 1 car garage. W/D hookups.
Call June 816-436-0101
• FACILITIES- Maintenance Mechanic • HIGHWAY - Operator These positions include full-time benefits and retirement plans. For position descriptions and minimum requirements, visit www.claycountymo.gov or pick up an application at: Clay County Human Resources • 1 Courthouse Sq. • Liberty, MO 64068 EOE/M/F/D/V
Liberty- 1 half duplex, 2BR, 1BA, 1 car, C/A, fenced, fin. basement. $695 /mo + dep. Owner/Agent Mike Littlejohn, 816-407-5058.
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1841 Chickadee Dr., Liberty. 3BR, 2.5BA, super nice, $975/mo + dep. 816-507-7345. Kearney School District. Country home, earth contact, 4 BR, 2 BA, lg. double att. gar, Central air & heat, wood stove access, attic fan, lg. yard, easy on utilities. Avail Nov. 15. $1100 mo. + $1100 dep. wac. Call Bill 816-377-4043. Country living. Northland area. North Platte School. 4 BR ranch, 2 car gar. 3-1/2 BA. All carpet. $1,100/mo. plus dep. 816-617-3351. Liberty- Canterbury, 3BR, 2BA, $1025/mo + dep, New Furn/AC, 816-518-6060.
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One tract - 237 Acres M/L FSA - 199 Tillable Township 49N - Range 28W - Section 22
Sale Held At The Odessa Community Building Dyer Park • 601 West Main, Odessa, MO
Farm Location: One Mile North of Odessa on HWY 131 (37 Mile Marker on I-70) and 1/4 mile West on Texas Prairie Road, then 1/4 mile North on Hughes Road. To access the North side of the farm, go 2 miles North on HWY 131 then 1/2 Mile West on Odessa Hills Road to the property.
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A8 Gladstone Dispatch
Thursday, December 19, 2013
Horoscopes ARIES Mar 21/Apr 20
Handle some unfinished business and establish clear priorities. Otherwise, you may turn what could be a productive week into something frustrating.
TAURUS Apr 21/May 21
When you wear your heart on your sleeve for everyone to see, you cannot be shy about expressing your emotions. Friends may be skeptical of you though.
GEMINI May 22/Jun 21
Thursday, Dec. 19
STORYTIME: Preschool Don’t be shy about sharing unique plans with your storytime will be at 10 a.m. loved ones. The support of at the Antioch branch of Midfriends and family members Continent Public Library. will only restore your confiTOPS: Take Off Pounds dence in this new direction. Sensibly Chapter 1072 meets weekly from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m., CANCER Thursdays at Kansas City North Jun 22/Jul 22 Community Center, 3930 NE Expect your ideas to take Antioch Road. For more inforshape in the next couple of mation, call 455-8517. days. Concrete plans materialize as you to pull thoughts TOPS: Take Off Pounds from your imagination. Sensibly Chapter 787 meets from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Thursdays LEO at North Kansas City Hospital Jul 23/Aug 23 Pavilion in the Frontier Room. You probably are not For information, call Linda at interested in inching along 591-9772. this week. Though it’s good KOSMOS: Kosmos Singles, to attack a project with a social group for adults 50 gusto, don’t rush. and older, will have a mixer in the lounge at Alamo, 5010 NE VIRGO Parvin Road in Kansas City, Aug 24/Sept 22 You are quite comfort- from 5 to 7 p.m. For more able sharing your thoughts information, visit www.kosnow that you have gotten mossingles.org. some things worked out. CANCER SUPPORT: New It’s now much easier to talk Hope Cancer Support meets about future possibilities. from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. the first and third Thursday of each LIBRA month at Liberty Manor Baptist Sept 23/Oct 23 Church, on Birmingham Road in Decoding all of the Liberty. The group includes men mixed signals coming your and women battling cancer or way won’t be easy. The who are in remission. For more only thing you can do for information, call Tom Atkins at the moment is to take each 217-5813. signal one at a time.
SCORPIO Oct 24/Nov 22
Friday, Dec. 20
SAGITTARIUS Nov 23/Dec 21
CHRISTMAS PROGRAM: “A Christmas to Believe In” will be presented at 7 p.m. at Gashland United Methodist Church, 7715 N. Oak Trafficway in Kansas City. For more information, call 436-1616.
You are not in the mood to play games, so you will want to push your romantic relationship to the next level.
Opportunities to address your physical well-being CAREGIVERS: A free suppresent themselves this port group for anyone providing week. Make the most of daily care to family or friends is these opportunities to offered from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. make a significant change.
the third Friday of the month at Shepherd’s Center of the Northland, 4805 NE Antioch Road in Kansas City. Lunch is provided. Register by calling 452-4536.
Sunday, Dec. 22 PAGEANT: A children’s Christmas pageant will be presented at 10:50 a.m. at Avondale United Methodist Church, 3101 NE Winn Road in Kansas City.
Monday, Dec. 23 LIBRARY: A group for beginning readers will meet at 6:30 p.m. at the Antioch branch of Mid-Continent Public Library. Mystery Book Group for adults will meet at 7 p.m.
Tuesday, Dec. 24 CANDLELIGHT SERVICE: Grace Baptist Church, 3101 NE Vivion Road in Kansas City, will have a Christmas Eve candle-lighting service at 8 p.m. CANDLELIGHT SERVICE: Christmas Eve candlelight services will be a 5:30 and 11 p.m. at Gashland United Methodist Church, 7715 N. Oak Trafficway in Kansas City. For more information, call 436-1616. CANDLELIGHT SERVICE: A Christmas Eve candlelight service will begin at 7:30 p.m. at Avondale United Methodist Church, 3101 NE Winn Road in Kansas City. CHRISTMAS EVE: Englewood Baptist Church’s annual Christmas Eve service will begin at 7 p.m. Dr. Heather Entrekin will lead the service with “Amounting to Much: A Christmas Story from China.”
Visitors are invited to attend this special service. The church is at 1900 NE Englewood Road in Kansas City.
Thursday, Dec. 26 STORYTIME: Preschool storytime will be at 10 a.m. at the Antioch branch of MidContinent Public Library. TOPS: Take Off Pounds Sensibly Chapter 787 meets from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Thursdays at North Kansas City Hospital Pavilion in the Frontier Room. For information, call Linda at 591-9772. KOSMOS: Kosmos Singles, a social group for adults 50 and older, will have a mixer at Side Pockets, 600 NE Englewood Road in Kansas City, from 5 to 7 p.m. For more information, visit www.kosmossingles.org.
Monday, Dec. 30 READING: A group for beginning readers will meet at 6:30 p.m. at the Antioch branch of Mid-Continent Public Library.
Tuesday, Dec. 31 STORYTIME: Toddler storytime will be at 10 a.m. at the Antioch branch of MidContinent Public Library.
Thursday, Jan. 2 KOSMOS: Kosmos Singles, a social group for adults 50 and older, will have a mixer at Brass Rail, 4940 NE 81st St. in Kansas City, from 5 to 7 p.m. For more information, visit www.kosmossingles.org. Send calendar information to email@example.com.
CAPRICORN Dec 22/Jan 20
You will ride a creative wave for days. Inspiration will strike when you least expect it. You should have some time for play.
AQUARIUS Jan 21/Feb 18
Expect some support from family members and close friends. Receive their generosity as warmly as you can, even if you’re feeling a bit smothered.
PISCES Feb 19/Mar 20
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Gladstone Dispatch A9
NORTH KANSAS CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 74 COMBINED STATEMENT OF REVENUES, EXPENDITURES AND CHANGES IN FUND BALANCE ALL GOVERNMENTAL FUND TYPES For the Year Ended June 30, 2013
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Total Governmental Fund
$64,566,653 1,293,399 6,419,731 8,326,304 148,726 80,754,813
$58,074,055 1,552,870 50,821,257 5,612,239 29,700 116,090,121
$19,193,129 605,168 19,798,297
$2,635,138 17,785 58,404 14,999 2,726,326
$144,468,975 3,469,222 57,299,392 13,953,542 178,426 219,369,557
EXPENDITURES Instruction Student Services Instructional Staff Support Gen Admin & Central Svcs Board/Executive & Tech Admin Building Administration Operation of Plant Transportation Food Service Community Services Facilities Acq & Construction Debt Service Total Expenditures
16,800,317 3,606,418 7,338,427 5,196,834 2,075,489 4,434,941 18,953,959 9,483,918 9,836,012 4,243,024 81,969,339
96,024,499 3,445,956 6,592,357 831,404 438,891 7,821,195 851,353 116,005,655
273,712 2,383,110 22,066 1,781,978 487,181 1,176,271 31,780 4,833,413 10,989,511
113,098,528 7,052,374 16,313,894 6,050,304 2,514,380 12,256,136 20,735,937 9,971,099 11,012,283 5,126,157 4,833,413 19,665,629 228,630,134
Revenues Over (Under)
1,729,019 (1,729,019) 11,340 11,340 (9,249,237)
General Fund REVENUES Local County State Federal Other Total Revenues
Other Financing Sources (Uses) Transfers In Transfers Out (1,729,019) Refunding Bonds Sale of Assets 1,706 Total Other Financing Sources (Uses) (1,727,313) Net Change in Fund Balance (2,941,839) FUND BALANCE JULY 1, 2012
9,634 1,738,653 (6,524,532)
ENDING BALANCE JUNE 30, 2013 $40,057,876
Marr and Company, P.C., certified public accountants, has performed an audit of the North Kansas City School District’s financial statements. The unmodified opinion states the basic financial statements and results of the District’s operations for the year ended June 30, 2013, are in conformity with U.S. generally accepted accounting principles and the standards applicable to financial audits contained in Government Auditing Standards issued by the Comptroller of the U.S. The complete report is available for viewing at the District’s website at http://www.nkcschools.org/sites/default/files/nkcs-audit-june-2013.pdf Published in the Gladstone Dispatch: Dec. 19, 2013
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Thursday, December 19, 2013
Fire Department warns of carbon monoxide dangers Improperly functioning fuel-burning appliances can be dangerous and produce high levels of carbon monoxide in the home, especially in the winter months when furnaces are working overtime and houses are less likely to be naturally ventilated, according
the home. Carbon monoxide alarms can be battery operated or be powered with 110 volts with battery backup. Keep these tips in mind when installing or replacing carbon monoxide detectors in a home: • Do not install carbon monoxide alarms close to
to a press release from the Gladstone Fire Department. Carbon monoxide alarms should be installed according to the manufacturer’s instructions. It is recommended that carbon monoxide alarms be installed near the main sleeping areas and on each level of
heating vents or where the device can be blocked by drapes or furniture, which can cause a filtering or obstruction of the air moving into the unit. • Do not install carbon monoxide alarms in kitchens or near fuel-burning appliances. •Test the devices monthly
and replace the batteries every six months. •If your carbon monoxide alarm goes off, call your natural gas provider or the local fire department, especially if you or members of your family are experiencing headache, nausea or sudden fatigue.
Front-yard spruce selected as Christmas tree for governor’s mansion By Missouri Department of Conservation
annual tradition for the Missouri Department of Conservation to supply the official Christmas tree St. Louis-area residents who view displayed in front of the goverthe lavishly-decorated Christmas nor’s mansion. Each summer, the tree in front of the governor’s man- agency issues a state-wide call for sion in Jefferson City this season interested property and homeownhave something to be especially ers to nominate a tree from their proud of. They’re viewing one of property, usually one that needs to be removed for home expansion their own. After a statewide search, a 36-foot or utility work. The owner must be tall Colorado spruce (Picea pun- willing to donate the tree at no cost gens) from the St. Louis area was to the state or MDC. MDC Forestry staff reviews all selected as the Christmas tree to display in front Missouri’s first resi- entries and selects the winning dence. The tree belongs to St. Peters tree. The candidates are evaluated residents Floetta and Jose Carrera. based on species, appearance, qualThe couple donated the tree from ity and accessibility for removal. their front yard, which was cut and The winning tree is then cut and transported to the Show-Me-State’s removed by MDC at no charge to the owner and delivered to capital city Nov. 27. It’s a long-standing Jefferson City.
“I was reading Mid Rivers Newsmagazine when I saw the article about donating a Christmas tree for the governor’s mansion,” said Floetta, age 76. “I thought this was the perfect chance.” According to the Carreras, they wanted to have the tree removed within the next couple of years anyway, as they thought it had grown too big for their yard. The couple has lived at their current home for 20 years. The tree was already there when they moved in. “I used to decorate it every year myself,” said Jose, age 78, “but it eventually got so big I couldn’t even do it with an extension ladder. That’s when I stopped.” According to Jose, the tree was about 7 feet tall when they bought the home.
After a statewide search, a 36-foot tall Colorado spruce was selected by the Missouri Department of Conservation as the holiday tree to display at the governor’s mansion in Jefferson City.
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1601 S 169 Hwy Smithville, MO Serving the Northland for over 25 Years smithvillemusic.com
Guitars, Amps, Cables, Books And More “Our Instruments Are Set Up to Play!” (Instruments, Lessons, Repairs)
Call Don Brassfield for an appointment 75013774
HOLIDAY SALE PRICES
9601 N E Barry Rd Ste 200 Kansas City, MO 64158 816-781-9494 www.reeceandnichols.com/liberty
Services Include: All Professional Services Use of Motor Equipment Professional Staff Skilled Attendants Serving All Cemeteries
Easy budget plan freezes the price. Protect your insurance, savings and investments.
Send Brag Book information and photos to gladstonenews@ npgco.com.
Guitar, Bass, Piano, Banjo, Clarinet and Saxophone
I-35 & M291 Highway
Susan Hiland, co-anchor of Fox 4 News at 5 and 9 p.m., has joined the Northland Animal Welfare Society Board of Di rec tors. Hiland is a graduate of Oak Park High S c h o o l Susan Hiland and was recently inducted into the school’s Hall of Fame. She earned her bachelor’s degree in electronic media from Missouri State University. Hiland has supported the Northland Animal Welfare Society for the past four years. She lives in the Northland with her furry friend, Chloe.
Lesson Gift Certificates
“Family owned since 1922”
Save Hundreds of Dollars – 60 months, interest free.
Deb DiPonio 816 407 5271
Jacki Woods 816 407 5272
Lisa Anderson 816 407 5338
Your Honest Hometown Dealer T WARRAN
2008 SUBARU IMPREZA All WD, Auto, Excel. Cond.
2008 CHEVY IMPALA LTZ Pkg., Leather
Touring, Low Miles
2003 FORD F-150 XLT Sport Pkg., Low Miles
2006 JEEP COMMANDER Limited Pkg., 4x4
Heat Seats, Keyless Entry
Sport Pkg., Shortbed!
2006 FORD F-350 XLT
SLT Pkg., Auto
2007 CHEVY SILVERADO 3500
2007 DODGE RAM 1500
Limited Pkg., Rear Ent. Center
2000 FORD F-150
2006 FORD EXPEDITION
2007 CHRYSLER TOWN & COUNTRY 2005 MERCURY MONTEGO PREMIER
New Tires, Loaded!
2005 HONDA ACCORD EX-L
“TDR Auto Plaza is Changing The Way Used Cars Are Sold!”
We offer Certified Used Cars and Trucks with warranties included!!! TDR Auto Plaza is an honest, ethical, reliable dealership. We are hand shakers, not arm twisters! We offer financing for all!
TDRAutoPlaza.com Monday-Thursday 9 to 8 • Friday 9 to 6 • Saturday 9 to 5
month/3,000 miles WARRANTY 3limited powertrain warranty
816-903-3300 • 801 Country Ave. • Kearney, MO 64060 75014643
Published on Dec 19, 2013
Published on Dec 19, 2013
Read the Dec. 19, 2013 Gladstone Dispatch online exactly as it appears in print. Learn about this year's Keystone Award winners.