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Fast-paced fun at Ignite Hungry? Daily chai, 52 cups of coffee and the lost art of macaroni and cheese are all part of the winning speeches that more than 500 Lansing area residents will listen to at Ignite Lansing on Friday night. The presenters at Ignite give a condensed keynote speech. The event’s slogan is “enlighten us, but make it quick.” Presenters have only five minutes to make their points. “I think any of us who were selected to speak could talk for hours on our topic,” speaker Todd Burlingham said. “To put yourself out there like this, you have to be passionate about what you’re talking about.” The event’s 13 presenters were chosen by popular vote in an online poll, and their topics range from entrepreneurship to the World Cup. “It’s so fast-paced,” Ignite organizer Erin Slayter said. “It’s almost like being at a rock concert, except people

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are talking about ideas. The energy and spirit that is at these events is incredible.” The first Ignite event was held in Seattle in 2006. Since then, Ignite events have taken place worldwide. This is the fourth Lansing Ignite, and organizers say more people have pitched themselves as speakers this year than ever before. “We had more response this time than any other,” Slayter said. “I think after the first couple of Ignites, people really started to see what the spirit of Ignite is all about — inspiring action in the community.” The event features a cash bar with beer and wine, including Michigan Brewing Co. beers and homemade root beer. Cravings Popcorn will provide a popcorn bar. The free tickets to attend are sold out, but organizers say a few more may be available online leading up to the event. “Stay tuned to Twitter and Facebook, there might be a few surprises coming,” Slayter said. Anyone interested can also watch a free HD video livestream of the event at ignitelansing.com.

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Greenville, Texas-based Christian praise and worship band MercyMe headlines the Rock and Worshop Roadshow. The band holds a whopping eight Dove Awards, 12 Billboard Awards, two American Music Awards and plenty of Grammys to boot. “People wonder why we chose Christian music,” bass player Nathan Cochran said. “Frankly, it would be dishonest for us to sing or write about anything other than our relationship with Christ, simply because it’s so consuming for us, and good songwriters write about what consumes them.”

‘WELCOME TO THE MASQUERADE’

Thousand Foot Krutch first got together around Toronto in the late-’90s, when McNevan, Joel Bruyere (bass) and Steve Augustine (drums) decided to put a unique Christian spin on the rap-metal that was burgeoning at the time, a.k.a. Limp Bizkit and Korn. After playing show after show and self-releasing their debut, the guys inked with Seattle-based Christian rock label Tooth & Nail for 2003’s “Phenomenon.” Its latest album, 2009’s “Welcome to the Masquerade,” is the band’s most personal and powerful offering to date, with groove-oriented, rap-metal songs and from-the-heart, faithbased lyrics. The release entered the Billboard Christian Albums chart at No. 2. What’s the concept behind “Welcome to the Masquerade?” “The title stems from the mask being symbolic in our lives,” McNevan said. “Everyone is hiding something they’re ashamed of and imperfections. But we’re saying, ‘It’s okay.’ God sees us in his image and has a plan for our lives, and it doesn’t matter. It’s okay to admit we need help sometimes and healing.” The lead single, “Fire it Up,” is a high-octane, adrenaline rock song. The anthem packs such momentum that a score of NHL teams use it for pre-game montages, including the Detroit Red Wings. “Having sports teams use the song is amazing and we never expected that,” McNevan said, “and the Red Wings are special. “With the Wings, for the first game of the season [last year], they did a video montage of each player with a huge presentation, and they played the intro to the record and, “Fire It Up,” with fireworks, flames and the whole spectacle. It was unbelievable.”

GEARING UP FOR ‘ROCK AND WORSHIP’

This is the third year of the Rock and Worship Roadshow, and MercyMe has headlined every tour. Coincidence? Nope. MercyMe is the co-creator. The idea is a fun, wholesome event that doesn’t break the pocketbooks. “We’ve always wanted to do something where the whole family could come out, throw down a $10 bill for each family member and enjoy the night,” Cochran said. “A lot of families tell us it’s cheaper than taking their family to see a movie. It’s enriching and can be life-changing for a family.”

Speaking with McNevan, it’s obvious he’s pumped for the Rock and Worship Roadshow. “It’s the first time we’ve been a part of it, and I think it’s amazing what they do,” he said. “It’s a variety of music, all for $10. It’s a reasonable ticket at a large arena that packs 6,000 to 10,000 people a night. Whether you’re into rock or worship music, there’s something for everybody.” Whether playing live or at home in Canada writing new music, McNevan simply feels lucky. “As a band, we’re always so thankful. You can’t create the response to something you do,” he said. “We make music that’s true to us, and it always surprises us when the response is so good. We feel blessed and honored to still be making music and have the support we do.”

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Thousand Foot Krutch makes Christ the core of its music. But don’t expect the band to shove it down anyone’s throat. “We’re not preachy guys, and we’re not a preachy band,” said lead singer Trevor McNevan, who along with the rest of the group rolls into the Breslin Center on Saturday, Feb. 12, for the Rock and Worship Roadshow. “We love other bands for what they believe and expect them to return that respect and not judge us for our beliefs,” he said. “We don’t make music just for Christians, but we are Christians who make music. We don’t try to write Christian music, but our music represents who we are and what we believe.”

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Thousand Foot Krutch lead singer Trevor McNevan has penned songs for a variety of artists: Tobymac, Hawk Nelson, Remedy Drive, The Letter Black, Demon Hunter and more. “Because I’m writing all the time, and I write for other bands, too, I’m always listening to music and being inspired by it,” he says. “Still, I do my best to separate myself from listening to too much music when I’m writing, because you can subconsciously recreate what you’re listening to.”

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Rock and Worship Roadshow, with MercyMe, Jars of Clay, Thousand Foot Krutch, Matt Maher, The Afters, Lecrae, 6 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 12, Breslin Center, on the campus of Michigan State University, tickets $10 at the door.

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‘The Rock and Worship Roadshow’ Jerome Vierling is stepping into his dream gig. The Lansing-based Christian rapper is set to open for “The Rock and Worship Roadshow” when it hits the Breslin Center on Saturday, performing for about 15,000 music fans. NOISE caught up with Vierling to talk about how he landed the gig, and why God inspires his hot hip-hop tracks. NOISE: How did you score this chance to open at “Rock and Worship?” Vierling: There was a contest put on by SMILE-FM (88.1). We felt that God was leading us to enter, so we uploaded a video and some concert footage to the Facebook contest, and with the faithful support of the voters, we made it to the finals. Then the judges picked us. NOISE: Is this the biggest crowd for whom you’ve ever played? Vierling: Well, that depends on how many people show up. We have performed for about 3,000 people. I hear there will be much more than that. I try not to focus on crowd size but rather pleasing God and reaching out in love to his people, whether that’s one person or a million. NOISE: How do you use your music to praise God?

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Vierling: We believe that the Lord has commissioned us to reach today’s youth and generations to come. I don’t feel like a musician as much as I feel I am a missionary that uses music to share the good news of Christ. We have seen how powerful a tool music is, and since God is the author and creator of all things, it’s only right that He makes music to tell His story through His servants. Find info about the show on pages 4-5.Find info on Vierling at www.soundsgoodrecords.com. Anne Erickson

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Bobbie Jimenez, Claddagh Irish Pub, 2900 Towne Centre Blvd., Lansing, 484-2523, 9 p.m. Feb. 10.

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“Act As If,” DeWitt High School, 13601 Panther Drive, DeWitt, 688-3218, 7 p.m. Feb. 10-12 and 2 p.m. Feb. 13 . Cost: $5. Holt High School Presents: “Dirty Rotten Scoundrels,” Holt High School, 5885 W. Holt Road, Holt, 699-6439, 7 p.m. Feb. 10-12 and 2 p.m. Feb. 13. Cost: $5 for students and seniors, $7 general admission. “Oedipus,” Williamston Theatre, 122 S. Putnam St., Williamston, 655-SHOW, www.williamston theatre.org, 8 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays and 2 p.m. Sundays, through Feb. 20, plus shows at 3 p.m. Feb. 10 and 19. Cost: $18-$24. “Shrek the Musical,” Wharton Center, Cobb Great Hall, MSU campus, East Lansing, 432-2000, www.whartoncenter. com, 7:30 p.m. Feb. 10, 8 p.m. Feb. 11, 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. Feb. 12, 1 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. Feb. 13. Cost: $32.50-$67.50. The Acting Company: “Romeo and Juliet,” Wharton Center, Pasant Theatre, MSU campus, East Lansing, 432-2000, www.whartoncenter. 7:30-9:30 p.m. Feb. 10. Cost: $35.

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LCC Performing Arts and The Public Offenders present “Pro Bono,” Dart Auditorium, 500 N. Capitol Ave., Lansing, 483-1488, www.lcc.edu/ hpa/events, 8 p.m. Feb. 11 " Fundraiser for theater scholarships. Cost: $5 at the door.

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Friends of Turner-Dodge House Valentine Brunch, Turner-Dodge House and Heritage Center, 100 E. North St., Lansing, 483-4220, 12:30 p.m. Feb. 13. Call to RSVP by Feb. 11. Cost: $20, $10 for children 11 and younger.

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Hip-Hop and Poetry, Herrmann Conference Center, 520 N. Capitol Ave., Lansing, 483-1373, noon-1:30 p.m. Fridays in February " A showcase of black writers and hip-hop artists. "

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“Act As If,” DeWitt High School, see Thursday, Feb. 10.

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Tomlian Dance Party, Central United Methodist Church, 215 N. Capitol Ave., Lansing, 655-3611, 7-11 p.m. Feb. 12 " Foxtrot lesson taught from 7-8 p.m. Ballroom and social dancing from 8-11 p.m. Cost: $5 for lesson, $10 for ballroom and social dancing.

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Children’s Valentine’s Tea, Turner-Dodge House and Heritage Center, 100 E. North St., Lansing, 483-4220, parks.cityoflansingmi. com/tdodge, 3-4:30 p.m. Feb. 12. Please call 483-4220 to reserve your spot. Cost: $8 per person. Seventh Annual Valentine’s Day Ball, Marriott East Lansing University Place, 300 M.A.C. Ave., East Lansing, 802-7677, 6-11 p.m. Feb. 12.

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The Lansing Derby Vixens will hold its first official home bout on Feb. 12 at the Lansing Center. The local women’s flat-track roller derby league will compete against the Floral City Roller Girls from Monroe. The event will begin at 6 p.m. Local band Shelby Twist & the Fetal Fairies featuring Starfarm singer Whitney Spotts and DJ RachaelP will perform throughout the evening. Flat-track roller derby is a rough and tumble sport where women race on speed skates, hip checking and body blocking players into the bleachers along the way. They wear plenty of protective gear — helmets, wrist guards, knee and elbow pads — and not much else. (Fishnet stockings are common.) The women range in age from 18 to mid 30s. There are undergraduates, doctoral students, lawyers and teachers in the league’s ranks. The Vixens have two wins so far this season. The squad of mostly rookies has won bouts against Port Huron’s Blue Water Derby Girls and the Traverse City Toxic Cherries. Elissa “Dogbyte” Patterson of Fowlerville said she’s never considered herself an athlete, but she was encouraged by the welcoming atmosphere of the Vixens. “A lot of women don’t know what their place is,” Patterson said. “I was one of those women struggling with being comfortable with my look and who I am as a person (but) I have never been more comfortable (than I am) walking around in spandex and tights and crazy outfits.” • The St. Valentine’s Day Massacre • 6 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 12 • Lansing Center, 333 E. Michigan Ave., downtown Lansing • $12 in advance or $15 on the day of the event and are available online. • Info: www.lansingderbyvixens.com.

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The 6th Annual Un-Valentine’s Show happens Sunday at The Draft House in DeWitt, and organizer Jamie-Sue Seal couldn’t be more excited. “The thing I enjoy most about doing the Un-Valentine’s Show every year is the reaction that we get from our repeat attendees — people just love to laugh,” said the Laingsburg-based musician, songwriter and owner of local music label, Smokin’ Sleddog Records. Performers include Southeast Michigan folk faves John Latini and Dave Boutette, as well as Northern Michigan comedian Andre Villoch and, of course, Seal. Expect hilarious, twisted songs about the downside of love. The show, billed “Songs & Tales of Unforgiveness, Heartbreak, Dysfunction and Revenge,” also makes stops in Livonia and Detroit. Visit www.JamminRound.com for a complete list of shows. • The Un-Valentine’s Show • 6 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 13 • The Draft House, 12449 S. U.S. Highway 27, DeWitt • Tickets $10 in advance online (www.jammin round.com) or at venue; $12 at the door. Students (ages 13-22) $5 at the door. Ticket information: 651-5487.

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In-store concert with Nathan Bell, Elderly Instruments, 1100 N. Washington Ave., Lansing, 888-473-5810, www.elderly.com, 12:30 p.m. Feb. 12. " Kari Anne and Lost Creek, Coffee and Friends Cafe, 5100 Marsh Road, Suite C, Okemos, 347-0962, 6-9:30 p.m. Feb. 12. " HIP-HOP

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have an on again, off again quality, thanks to Venus. Don’t rely upon your honey to do everything for you.

TAURUS (APRIL 20 - VIRGO (AUG. 23 MAY 20): You’re having fun spending romantic evenings with someone special. You’re not quite sure what the future holds, but right now, you don’t care.

GEMINI (MAY 21 -

JUNE 21): Jupiter has you

focusing on career and money matters, to the exclusion of almost everything else.

CANCER (JUNE 22 -

JULY 22): You’ll feel better

if you can talk about relationships with a friend who understands your

SEPT. 22): Someone you

might not have thought about in a romantic way could surprise you with some flirty energy.

LIBRA (SEPT. 23 - OCT.

23): Your partner might be

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SCORPIO

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has you fantasizing about someone yummy. You might be planning ways to attract this person’s attention.

SAGITTARIUS

(NOV. 22 - DEC. 21): Your sweetheart might be asking you to do too many things, and you could feel a little resentful or annoyed. Jupiter is telling you to talk things out instead of pitching a fit.

CAPRICORN

(DEC. 22 - JAN. 19): You could be inspired to get in touch with former friends or lovers as Pluto reminds you about the good old days.

AQUARIUS

(JAN. 20 - FEB. 18): Use care with words this week. Mercury could create a minor misunderstanding between you and that flirty friend you’ve been trying to woo.

PISCES

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might want you to be more practical. Maybe you need to pay more attention to the monthly budget you and your partner have established.

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Beggar’s Banquet 218 Abbott Road, East Lansing, 351-4540 This East Lansing mainstay has style and class. Begin your night with a favorite — the baked brie ($13.99). It’s wrapped in puff pastry, baked to golden brown, served with apple slices and crackers. For your entree, the mac and cheese is a warm blend of munster, havarti and smoked gouda tossed with cavatappi noodles, then topped with breadcrumbs (full order $10.99, half $6.99). If that’s too much cheese in one meal, try the 14-ounce New York strip ($21.99), topped with garlic blue cheese butter, with a side of mashed potatoes and asparagus. Complement your meal with a pint of craft beer — $4 on Mondays.

RiverHouse Inn 310 W. Grand River Ave., Williamston, 655-4300 Whether it’s a fall day with leaves dotting the landscape or winter with snowcovered trees, the view from this Williamston home-turned-restaurant can’t be beat, adding another layer of romance. Share the steamed mussels (steamed in white wine sauce, $11). For vegetarians, you’ll love the options, including tofu skewers with vegetables ($14) or eggplant parmesan in a spicy marinara. Entrees are served with salad or soup. If you’re looking to wash down your dinner with a kick, mojitos are $2 off on Mondays. An intriguing choice: The X-Rated Connection (mango-blood orange-passion fruit liqueur, pineapple juice, and pomari pomegranate liqueur).

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DeLuca’s Restaurant 2006 W. Willow St., Lansing, 487-6087 There’s nothing wrong with having pizza on Valentine’s Day — especially if it’s DeLuca’s pizza, one of best-known spots in town. Plus, it’s more cost-friendly. Try the deep dish seafood pizza ($10.50 for a 10-inch) with imitation crab meat, shrimp, cream sauce and mozzarella. Not in the pizza mood? There are plenty of other Italian dishes, like the gnocchi (at left, $8.59), or the spinach lasagna in alfredo sauce ($9.29).

Ukai Japanese Steakhouse 754 Delta Commerce Drive, Delta Township, 853-8888 2167 W. Grand River Ave., Okemos, 349-0820 Dining at either location is quite the experience. Take a seat around the hibachi grill and watch chefs toss, flip, and do other things with your food that aren’t recommended at home (like light a big fire, left). The “complete” dinner combinations include shrimp appetizer, miso soup, salad, steamed rice, a main plate of vegetable, chicken, fish or steak ($11-$28). A “special” dinner combination is all of the above, but with two entree choices and either a shot of plum wine or ice cream ($18-$28). A large variety of sushi also is available like the Ukai love boat, an assortment of sushi and sashimi for $49.95.

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Dusty’s Cellar 1839 W. Grand River Ave., Okemos 349-8680 (reservation line) Known for its wine, Dusty’s has an extensive, award-winning list, so don’t be afraid to seek some help on which kind pairs the best with your dinner, like the grilled hangar steak (right). There also are plenty of cocktails (try the pomegranate mojito, $8), Scotch and bottled beer. Start (or end) your dinner with the Swiss fondue ($13) — Gruyere, Emmentaler, white wine, garlic and nutmeg with a touch of Michigan cherry brandy. Move on to the chicken and seafood jambalaya for two ($52) — shrimp, scallops, chicken breast, crawfish tail meat and Andouille sausage with creole-spiced rice and vegetables.

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Matt King as “Elvis” and Danny D. as “Rod Stewart,” Leslie Event Center, 169 S. Main St., Leslie, 676-1721, 8 p.m. Feb. 12 " A Valentine’s concert. Call for tickets. Cost: $20, $10 for kids.


THEATER

“Act As If,” DeWitt High School, see Thursday, Feb. 10. Charlotte High School presents “The Crucible,” Charlotte Performing Arts Center, see Friday, Feb. 11. Holt High School Presents: “Dirty Rotten Scoundrels,” Holt High School, see Friday, Feb. 11. “Oedipus,” Williamston Theatre, see Thursday, Feb. 10. “Shrek the Musical,” Wharton Center, see Thursday, Feb. 10. “The Secret Lives of Toads,” Mid-Michigan Family Theatre, see Friday, Feb. 11.

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ENGLISH BULLDOG PUP- HAVANESE MALE ADULT HAY FOR SALE Exc. quality CRAFTSMAN woodworking Black and White, 1 year, YORKSHIRE PIES AKC, 2 females, lathe 12’’ with hand tools, TERRIER mixed grass. 1st cut, $3.75 neutered, shots, Looking shots, $1600. Call 248-939bench type w/lathe table. BLACK and Tan, 7 weeks, bale & 2nd cut, $4.25/bale. for an adult home. Small 2776. $150/best. 989-224-4000 Dew claws, Good with chilDel. available 517-763-6273 SET OF 4 ION CHROME RIMS Rehoming fee $400.00. dren, parents on site, pure 22’’, fits Ford Super Duty, ENGLISH BULLDOG PUPPY (517)719-0197 bred, shots, wormed, Felike new, $850/obo as is. SMALL STRAW SQUARE female, 15 wks, UTD shots, male $700.00. (517)281517-980-4516 Brian. BALES, stored indoors tied stunning, personality plus. KITS/CATS RESCUED: Many 3 3 3 6 w/plastic twine. For dedeclawed; www.trinityacresres$1500. 517-214-4404 jennifer.mora@hc.msu.edu tails: 517-749-1384. cue. petfinder.com; includes neuter/basic medical $45ENGLISH $135. 517-410-0074 M A S TREADMILL Bowflex ClimbT I F F LAB PUPS AKC black, exceler, $1000/best. Oak china male, 9 lent bloodlines, 1st shots, cabinet, table & 6 chairs, we e k s, wormed, vet checked. very good cond. A K C $300. 989-666-2008 $1200/best. 517-887-2329 KAWASAKI 250F LOW hrs., Reg., Monster graphics, extra HORSE - CHILD Safe, 10 yrs. Health LABRADOODLE F1B plastic, paddle tire, excelAtlas, 24’’ cut. $150/best. old. $250/best. 517-625g u a r a n t e e , Female, cream, 11 wks. lent cond. $2300/obo as is. 989-224-4000 3617 shots,www.silverstreakm Wellness guarantee 517-980-4516 Brian. astiffs.com $1200. Shots. $400. 517-202-4163. ( 2 6 9 ) 7 5 8 - 4 1 5 2 ogden2001@yahoo.com MINIATURE PINSCHER PUPS P urebred. $200. ENGLISH MASTIFF Cash only. Call 989-58430 GAL. AQUARIUM with M A L E , F A W N / A P R I C O T , 3059. stand and the whole AKC registered, Health works, $150. Call 517-699guarantee,shots,wormed, MIN PINS 1st shots, tails, 2657 for more info. 100% SEASONED HARD$1200. (269)758-4152 dewclaws, wormed, $250 WOOD $65 face. Ash, Cherwww.silverstreakmastiffs.com each. Call 517-980-6057. WANTED: UNWANTED ry & Oak - cut, split & deappliances, air conditionlivered. 517-490-0955 ENGLISH SETTER PUPPIES PIT BULL 1½ yr. old ers, cars, trucks, vans, Ready to go w/shots on neutered male. Fully, profarm machinery, lawn Feb. 16, both parents on ALL SEASONED HARD fessionally obedience mowers, campers, hot site, good hunters, FDSB WOOD Split & delivered. trained. Shots current. water tanks, aluminum or reg. 3 males, 3 fem. $375 $65 per face cord. Very friendly, loving family steel boats, aluminum winea. 517-749-7882, 749-7883. 517-623-0416. dog. Great w/kids & cats. dows or doors, aluminum LOST - REWARD! black Would do better as only male great dane, blue coltoppers, any types of aludog. Unable to keep due to lar, "Matrix’’, missing GERMAN SHEPHERD MIX minum or steel siding, C H E R R Y , MAPLE & O A K PUPS 8 weeks old, $100. health issues. $400. For inMiller/Waverly area. Call 4 wheelers, go carts, trailSeasoned firewood. Deliv989-291-3907. terview: 517-886-2989. 394-5252, 202-8848 ers, batteries. ered & STACKED. 4’x8’x16" All picked up for Free. $70. 517-651-5214 GERMAN SHEPHERD PUP- SHELTIE/SHEEPDOG PUPS Call 517-628-2818 PIES AKC, large boned, AKC Males. Vet checked, SEASONED hardwood FIRE even temperament, good shots, wormed. $450. SUBSCRIBE TODAY WOOD . $65 face cord; 2 or w/kids, $350. 734-587-3033 616-784-1149 more, $60 per face cord. Free delivery. Call Jeff 517GERMAN SHEPHERD PUP- SHIH-TZU PUPS Imperials, 719-1281; Carol 517-507PIES PUREBRED. 1st shots multi-color, CKC, shots 7093. chantlandscape@gmail.com. & wormed, parents on site, UTD, wormed, $250 cash. 20th year selling firewood! $275. 989-248-3284. 989-236-5580/989-289-1902

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Responsibilities: Will work directly with automotive customers handling and coordinating APQP/PPAP activities, including initial samples, capability, run at rate, PV testing, PSW and launch activities; customer liaison for vehicle assembly plants; handling zero mile customer claims including root cause analysis, corrective action implementation and technical reporting to the customers. Requirements: Mechanical or Industrial Engineering degree, 2-5 years experience in quality engineering and working knowledge of automotive related specifications.

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SECRETARY Full time for Manufactured Home Community in Lansing. Must have experience in Excel as well as other computer applications. Good people skills and general office experience is also necessary. Fax resume to (517) 482-0737. E.O.E.

Maintenance Techs /Forklift Mechanics Now accepting resumes for experienced Facility Maintenance Technicians and Forklift Mechanics. Please send your resume in confidence to eric. slaybaugh@am.jll.com

Drivers: Train in 15 Days. Driver Trainees Needed For Schneider National Carriers. Local CDL Training. No Exp. Needed. Weekly Hometime! Call Today! 1-800-882-7364

Responsibilities: Reducing manufacturing defects; process improvements; technical reports and presentations; quality validation testing and leading cross functional teams. Requirements: Technical or Manufacturing Engineering degree preferred combined with quality experience in a manufacturing environment. Knowledge of statistical techniques, problemsolving/root cause analysis skills, project management skills and machining experience is desired.

Warranty Engineer

Responsibilities: Working directly with automotive OES, handling and coordinating PPAP activities for service products; handling field/customer claims, including root cause analysis, corrective action implementation and technical reporting to the customers. Coordinate with QA lab for claim investigation and testing requirement.

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Day-Eve-wkend Classes Job Placement Assistance Class B Training (1 day) (517) 887-1600 Train Local Save Hassle www.traincoinc.com

ATTENTION! Largest hire of the year! Our fast growing company has more work and needs men and women ASAP. $500 sign on bonus. Call 517-783-1864.

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Earn an extra $150.00 to 200.00 a month working a few hours on the weekends delivering your weekly newspaper. Routes range from 2 to 4 hours and can be delivered anytime between Sat 6:00pm to Sun 12:00pm. There currently is an opening for a delivery contractor in the Charlotte area. Must have a valid driver’s license, dependable vehicle, be at least 18 years of age, and live in the area. Interested candidates should contact Linda Simon at 517-377-1272 or lijsimon@lsj.com DIRECT CARE AIDES Needed to work in Adult Foster Care Homes. Entry-Level Positions Available. Immediate Openings in Lansing. Apply at www.j2sgrp.com. To Inquire Call 616.504.1724. Now Accepting New Plasma Donors Earn up to $100 cash this week while saving lives in addition to meeting the donation criteria you must provide a valid photo I.D., Proof of your current address and your Social Security or immigration card to donate. Talecris Plasma Resources, 322 S. M.L.King Blvd Lansing 517-272-9044

Immediate Openings

Great Pay, customer sales/service, flexible work schedule, no exp nec call 517-333-1700

Requirements: Mechanical or Industrial Engineering degree; 2-5 years experience in quality engineer- LIVE IN CAREGIVER ing and working knowlFor elderly female with deedge of automotive relatmentia. Charlotte city limed specifications. its. 517-983-8149. MACI offers a competitive salary and benefits package. For immediate consideration, please send your resume and salary requirement by email to: (jordans@michauto.com)a nd enter Quality Engineer in the subject line. Please no phone calls. EOE

LUBE TECH AND WASH ATTENDANT positions available in DeWitt. Good pay & benefits. Apply in person at: One Stop Wash-N-Lube 1141 W. Clark Rd, DeWitt just behind Speedway between 9am-5pm


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The Lansing State Journal is accepting applications for an established Motor Route in the ST JOHNS/MAPLE RAPIDS area. The route profits between $1300 and $1400.00 per month. Delivery times are approximately 2/12 and 3 hours per morning between 2:00 am and 6:00 am. You m u s t live in the ST JOHNS/MAPLE RAPIDS area. If you would like more information, please contact Tom O’Dell at (517) 3771179 or email todell@lsj.com. REGION 1 AREA PLANNER Emergency Management Shiawassee County is accepting applications for the position of Region 1 Area Planner, Emergency Management. Interested applicants should visit www.shiawassee.net for job details & applications.

The Lansing State Journal is accepting applications for an established Motor Route in the Charlotte area. The route has a stable income of approximately $1200.00 per month. Delivery times are approximately 3.5 - 4.0 hrs per morning between 2:00 am and 6:00 am. You must live in the Charlotte area and have dependable transportation. If you would like more information, please contact Linda Simon at or 517-377-1272 or @ lijsimon@lsj.com

VAN ATTA’S GREENHOUSE In Haslett is hiring. Many seasonal positions are available. Apply in person at 9008 Old M-78, Haslett, MI or online at : www. vanattas.com

CONTROLLER Melling Tool Company, a leader in the manufacture of automotive components, located in Southern Michigan is currently searching for an experienced Controller to join our Corporate Accounting Department. This individual will be an integral member of our team.

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± Prepare monthly financial statements, payroll tax returns, management reports ± Reconciliation of accounts, oversee accounts payable ± Assist in annual corporate tax return preparation ± Involvement with manufacturing processes (costing, quoting, etc.)

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Bachelors Degree in Accounting. 2+ years Finance / Operations experience. Prior Controller experience is desirable. CPA preferred.

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Strong analytical and organizational skills. Ability to establish credibility and be decisive. Excellent interpersonal skills. Results orientated with a high level of initiative.

This is a terrific opportunity with a great company. We offer a stable and growing company with competitive wages and excellent fringe benefits. Qualified candidates should send a cover letter along with salary history and resume to: Melling Tool Company P.O. Box 1188 Jackson, MI 49204-1188 Attn: HR/Controller Fax: (517) 787-5304 Email: HR@melling.com

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Local Microsoft Gold Certified Partner seeks dynamic individual to assist in managing networks, implementing & supporting systems, and maintaining related hardware for its clients and own operations. Successful candidate will have a passion for customer service, communicate effectively, manage multiple projects efficiently, and be able to resolve complex technical issues in a timely fashion. Minimum of four years of network administration and computer support experience required. A bachelor or masters degree will be given preference. Full job description provided to interested qualified candidates. If you are a high energy individual seeking excellent benefits, competitive compensation, and friendly work environment provided by a long established and growing organization, EOE, please send your resume and salary requirements to jobops2011@gmail.com.

Busy orthopaedic practice looking for orthopaedic medical biller to work patient checkout area and post charges for office calls. MUST have previous experience in orthopaedic billing. Electronic billing experience required. Experience with Allscripts software a plus. Competative wages & benefits. To apply go to CB.com

OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH RN Experienced required, Full Time, Lansing Area Ability to assess & address employee illness/injuries Knowledgeable w/OSHA & WC protocols. COHN Certified preferred Fax resume to HR 248-288-5713

Lansing Community College is offering short-term training programs in Health Information Technology/ Electronic Medical Records. Scholarships are available for the first 200 trainees. Next Classes Start: Support Specialist/Technical Support Support Specialist/Technical Support Implementation Project Manager

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ADMISSIONS DIRECTOR MACHINE MAINTENANCE To assist in marketing our services. We are a nonMichigan Automotive profit organization that Compressor, Inc. (MACI), a provides residential care & world-class manufacturer rehabilitation services to of air conditioning comindividuals with disabilipressors and magnetic ties. Bachelor’s degree & clutches, is seeking a team 3 years exp. reqquited. To oriented individual for our apply email resume to afternoon shift Maintecareers@lovejoysnc.org or nance Department. see www.lovejoysnc.org for more info. Responsibilities include repair of machines, continuous improvement activiPORTLAND DISTRICT ties, troubleshooting maLIBRARY seeks Library chine problems and assistDirector. See Portland ing the production lines. District Library web site The successful candidate for information and appliwill do both mechanical cation. Contact nmarks64 and electrical work. @gmail.com with questions Requirements: High school diploma or equivalent; Journeyman’s card within the trade or documented 8 years of specific experience within the trade; an industrial background with knowledge of PLC’s, an understanding of and ability to modify ladder logic for trouble shooting and imFLOOR MANAGER provements; CNC experiSeeking responsible, ence with a working mature person to work knowledge of AC/DC cirin drugstore. Duties: cuits and mechanical abilicashiering,merchandising, ties. receiving, light clerical, etc. Fax resume to MACI offers a competitive 734-525-1808 salary and benefits package. For immediate consideration, please send your resume by email to: jordans@michauto.com and enter Machine Maintenance in the subject line by 1/31/2011. No phone calls please. EOE

Questions? Contact Sarah Linz, Project Coordinator, 517-483-1314 or linzs1@lcc.edu More information at http://www.lcc.edu/bci/hit

1247 WILDFLOWER Holt address, Mason schools. 1523 Sq. ft. new build. 3 bdrm., 2.5 bath, 2 car garage, hardwood floors, ac, realtors welcome. $129,900. 517-290-4829

ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE FSBO-LAKEFRONT/YEARROUND home on private lake. 3 bdrm., 3 bath, full fin. bsmnt. Newer furnace. Incl. all appliances. $175K. Call: 517-993-2140

Research, create and implement marketing plans, campaigns and strategies for charter schools. Requires 2+ years of experience in a marketing or advertising position; experience with Web content management preferred; writing sample and portfolio; excellent ability to coordinate multiple tasks and priorities; strong communications skills, including the ability to compose effective copy. Apply at www.leonajobs.com

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RELOCATE YOUR HOME AND SAVE! Up to $8,500 in relocation Expenses, PLUS Discounted Site Rent. $199*/mo. for 3 yrs. Call Kensington Meadows (888)-605-2237 www.relocatemyhouse.com *Annual market

RETAIL MANUFACTURER REPRESENTATIVE We are a growing meat manufacturing company in IL seeking a Retail Manufacturer Representative with experience in retail food industry, worked as a Broker or worked with Distributors. Responsibilities include; implementing supermarket accounts, calling supermarket stores to introduce and sell our product, coordinate a network of independent Demos to work in supermarkets in the areas Michigan and Indiana. Qualified candidates with are requested to fax resumes to 708/401-0314, email to: nancyq@ fontanini.com or mail to: Attn: HR, Fontanini, Capitol Wholesale Meats, 8751 W. 50th Street, McCook, IL 60525-NO Phone Calls. Dental Health Products, Inc is hiring Inside Sales Professionals for our Lansing, MI office. We offer a superb career opportunity with lots of benefits. Please complete application or forward resume to: Dental Health Products, Inc. P O Box 176 New Franken WI 54229 Fax: 920-866-2285 E-mail: resumes@dhpi.net DENTAL HEALTH PRODUCTS, AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

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ACCORD PROPERTIES Studios, 1 & 2 Bdrms. Lansing /E. Lansing Area. 517-337-7900 DOWNTOWN remodeled 2 bdrm., laminate wood floors, large kitchen, available midJanuary. $595+ heat & water. 517-719-5600

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FRANDOR/CHESTER RD., HEAT & W A T E R . MSU FREE HEAT-WATER! FREE Edgemont Waverly. Quiet Spacious 1,010 sq. ft., 2 desirable neighborhood. bdrm. Quiet, clean, lg. Lg. clean 1 & 2 bdrm. No closets, laundry, carport. pets. From $525. 712-4915, Desirable neighborhood on 202-3234, 323-1153 bus route. $695. 517-641-7645 $199 M ove In Special Plus Enter to Win a 32’’ F lat HOUSING Screen TV! DISCRIMINATION? Call The Fair Housing Center at: 1-877-979-FAIR. Spacious 1, 2 & 3 bedroom apartments. 1 beds from $499. 2 beds from $599. LANSING AREA- 1 , 2 & 3 bdrms. starting from $400 * Free Utilities * Fitness Center + dep. Includes utilities. * Arizona Dry Sauna 517-372-6250 * Indoor/Outdoor Pool OLD TOWN - LCC - Lansing * Resident Business Center Twp. Beautiful clean 1 & 2 * Walk-in Closets bdrms., hardwood floors, $525-$675, heat included. 10 minutes west of downtown Lansing, Thomas Cool517-896-8732 ey Law School, I-496 and I-96 and directly north of the ST.JOHNS-INCOME BASED Lansing Mall. 2 BDRM. TOWNHOMES. Beautiful Park setting. Village Green of Lansing Close to schools & shop5200 Mall Drive West ping. Laundry hookup. Lansing, MI 48917 SUNTREE APARTMENTS 1100 Sunview Dr. Call (866)399-2924 989-224-8919 EHO for more details WAVERLY/WILLOW Large 2 bdrm, air, appliances, carpeting. Heat pd. $560 mo. Call 517-3519321 or 517-694-8988.

APT 1-3 BED NEWLY REMODELED 50 FEET FROM LCC from $535 517-204-5550

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BEECHFIELD Efficiency thru 2 bedroom, $325-$540. Utilities included. Taylor Realty 517-272-1512.

COLONIAL VILLAGE AREA: small efficiency or 1 bdrm. Quiet Area. No Smoking, No Pets. Call 517-485-4300 COLONIAL VILLAGE AREA: small efficiency or 1 bdrm. Quiet Area. No Smoking, No Pets. Call 517-485-4300 DOWNTOWN 408 W. IONIA. Studio ($460) & room ($335). Utilities included. Close to LCC & Cooley. 517-749-3890. DOWNTOWN LOFT 1 bdrm. loft, 1000 sq.ft., wood floors, stainless appliances, laundry, secured garage parking. $900/mo. 517-482-8771 or 517-7195600. www.wencoproperties.com

FRANDOR NEAR spacious, secure 2 bdrm. Rent incl. heat, water, trash pickup, carport, sep. storage unit, laundry fac. in bsmt. On site owner/mgr. No pets. $585/mo. Immediate occupancy. 517-881-2049. MODERN-Renovated Apts 1 & 2 bdrm starting $535 Heat incl., arcade, laundry, indoor bike rack. 980-0581

LANSING W Michigan. 1 bdrm., living rm., kitch., bath. $525 + electric. Call 517-482-8771 or 517-719-5600 wencoproperties@att.net

1st Month Rent FREE when you sign a 12 mo. lease! Forest View Apts, Haslett * Immediate Occupancy * Cozy 1 bdrm apts $560 * PET WELCOME * Single level bldg w/ private entries * Washer/Dryer hook ups in utility room * Vaulted ceiling in living room * Storage access * Lovely wooded setting * Close to everything Expires January 15, 2011 Call today for info and tour! 517-349-2250 Conditions apply.

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1280 N. Clinton Trail, 3 bdrm., 1.5 bath 1344 sq. ft. ranch home. Full unfinished bsmnt., 2 car attached garage. $750+ deposit. 517-622-6059 sundancefamilyhomecenter.com

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S. LANSING- 5142 Bogart St., 4 bdrm., 1.5 bath, 2 car garage, 1400 sq. ft., $850+ util.; HOLT-2115 Dean Ave., 3 bdrm., 2 car garage, $850+ util.; 1021 Thorburn, 2 bdrm., $600+ util.; GRAND LEDGE- 2 bdrm., 1 bath, 1 car garage, $650+ util. All have fenced backyards & full bsmnt. All properties in nice, quiet subdivisions. Sec. 8 & MSHDA okay. Near busline. Call: 5 1 7 - 4 1 0 - 7 2 5 7 . SamRentalLLC@gmail.com WILLIAMSTON - 5 bdrm., 3 bath, split level country home on 5 acres. 2 car garage. Gorgeous deck, pet okay. Run-in/indoor arena. 20 mins. to MSU. $1,400/mo. 231-258-3413

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GRAND LEDGE 2 bdrm. fireplace, garage, central air, washer & dryer, $750-$775. 517-2829669 or 517-349-8000

HASLETT & OKEMOS $0 deposit Large 2 bdrms. from $495. Ph. 337-1133 phgrentals.com

AFFORDABLE HOMES 1-4 bdrms, Section 8 OK. Pets OK. Move in special! Flexible terms available. $395-$1095. 517-651-1374

CLEAN, COZY WATER FRONT CABINS - With fireplace, sleeps 4. Near to snowmobile/cross county trails & ski resorts. Weekly & weekend rates available. Cadillac area. 231-829-5075. UPPER MICHIGAN, IN Hiawatha Forest, secluded 4,000 sq. ft. modern lodge, sleeps 15. Private, lake stocked with Trophy Bass & Muskie. Starts @ $450/week. 906-428-3247 www.poplarlakelodge.com

GRAND LEDGE: 1 bdrm. $420 + sec. dep. & includes all utils. 2 bdrm., $420 + utils. & sec. dep. Pets on approval. 517256-4817, 517-896-3285

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