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Wednesday, April 16, 2014 at 5:00 pm W.K. Kellogg Auditorium, 60 West Van Buren Street, Battle Creek, MI 49037 Free and open to the public!

This special presentation kicks-off a two-week long event to introduce over 2,400 local students to this story by giving them an opportunity to visit the RISE ABOVE Traveling Exhibit. Whether our young people aspire to be leaders in business, government, their community or simply lead their lives with integrity and character, the story of the Tuskegee Airmen is an essential learning experience about Overcoming Adversity. The evening’s program will feature a keynote message by Lt. Col. Alexander Jefferson, Tuskegee Airman and member of the WWII 332 Red Tail Fighter Group, POW; Purple Heart recipient, Congressional Gold Medal recipient; Michigan Aviation Hall of Fame inductee and member of the Detroit Tuskegee Airmen Chapter. Following WWII, Lt. Col. Jefferson served as an instrument instructor at Tuskegee Army Airfield. He received his teaching certificate from Wayne State University and M.A. degree in education and taught science in the Detroit Public School System. Joining Lt. Col. Jefferson for the evening will be: Burt Lowe, Korean War Navy Veteran and liaison to the Tuskegee Airmen; T. R. Shaw, President of the Battle Creek-Kalamazoo Council Navy League of the United States; Alfonso King, Retired M.S.G. United States Air Force (member of West Bloomfield Michigan Macon-Thomas Tuskegee Airmen Chapter); as well as Dave Powell, Dean of Western Michigan University College of Aviation and Sidney Adams, Jr., a dedicated Battle Creek Civic Leader, private pilot and member of the Organization of Black Airline Professionals. Mr. Adams was co-founder of a Summer Aviation camp for area youth. He was appointed by Governors Engler and Granholm to serve on the Michigan Aeronautics Commission. Presently he serves on the Advisory Board of WMU College of Aviation.

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Villas of Charlemagne

• • • •

Basements Fireplaces Fitness Center Playground

Rent may be based on income for those who qualify. Barrier Free unit, if available.

Villas of Charlemagne 709 Toulouse Blvd. Battle Creek, MI 49017

arborpointe-townhomes.com * restrictions apply

*section 8 accepted

Apartments • 1 & 2 Bedrooms • Friendly Atmosphere! • 1, 2 & 3 Bedroom Townhomes

Located 1/2 mile North of Roosevelt just off Garrison.

Please call 269-962-1400

For the hearing impaired, please call

TTY 1-800-649-3777

420 Arbor Pointe Dr.

660.1920

Bent Tree

59 Laura Lane Professionally managed by Medallion Management, Inc. medallionmgmt.com This institution is an equal opportunity provider

269

(on Hwy 37)

962-4803


We keep more parts on hand than you can shake a stick at...

For all your heating and cooling needs Call 441-1900 today!


269-425-6606 Williams Custom Tile, Inc. Guaranteed Professional Work • • • •

Floors Showers Countertops Backsplashes

Installer/Owner William Hux

• • • •

Ceramic Porcelain Marble Granite & Stone

• Bathroom Remodels • Laminates • Pre-finished Hardwood

Licensed & Insured FREE ESTIMATES


and More!

Ron Lapland 4744 Beckley Rd. Battle Creek (Across from Cracker Barrel)


Buy local...

happiness!

OPENING Wednesday, April 16th!

Spring is finally here, and that makes everyone happy. This year at K-Drive, we’re growing new ways to keep you happy all season long!

GREENHOUSE TOUR! APRIL 17 ONLY! Take a FREE behind-the-scenes K-Drive Tour—Thursday, April 17th only—at 10, 12, 2, 4 & 6pm. Learn what makes akes K-Drive different—from ent—from the history of our greenhouse, ouse, to what we grow, including new plant varieties! Participants need ed to check in at the register when they arrive for the he 30 minute tour.

SENIOR DAY! WED., APRIL 16! Today and every Wednesday, dnesday, seniors 55+ save 10% on your entire entire purchase!

NEW CLASSES! BETTER G GROWING! Sign up for one o of our exciting NEW CLASSES this season, aand become the gardener you’ve always wanted wante to be... Check out the details at kdrivegreen kdrivegreenhouse.com!

Buy local... grow happiness... at K-Drive!

kdrivegreenhouse.com 4792 K Drive South, East Leroy | 269.729.4500

Open Monday thru Sunday 9-6 and Thursday 9-8


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Crew, V8, trailer tow

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5,988

34,985

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$

139

219

$

229

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Duramax, 4x4, super cab, trailer tow

$

$

16,887

199

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229

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College Chevrolet ... the small town dealer that makes you feel like family. “I pledge to provide the best customer experience, lowest possible prices and highest trade values available. Come experience the College Chevrolet difference.” Chip Murdoch

517-629-2151 • 1-800-372-4644 o g It Pays toGE to COLLE

333 Bemer St., Albion

WWW.COLLEGECHEVY.COM

Rob Sours

Chuck Hiatt

Mark Wasick

Erin Dirschell

Eric Lison

Mark Mathie

Matt McGuigan

Dan Smith

John Williams

Thomas Swope

Lance Waito

Victoria VanHorn

HOURS: Mon. & Wed. 8:30-8:00;Tues., Thurs. & Fri. 8:30-6:00; Sat. 9:00-3:00 **With 20% down & T.T.L. W.A.C. See dealer for details.


VEHICLES WANTED Will pay 200 - 5,000 WILL BUY YOUR UNWANTED CAR OR TRUCK RUNNING OR NOT! $

$

Call me first… I pay more!

269-223-3588 Professional Apparel Company

MEDICAL UNIFORM STORE 847 Main Street,, Battle Cr Creek reek PAC, the original uniform store, provides high quality work apparel to medical professionalss in Battle Creek, Kalamazoo, Marshall and the surrounding communities. On top of being the largest provider of uniforms in the area, we also offer: t the LARGEST SELECTION of scrubs, doctor’s coats, lab coats and medical accessories t in-house CUSTOM EMBROIDERY with a high quality, fast turn-around t the corporate required uniform styles and colors for all major hospitals, including BORGESS, BRONSON & OAKLAWN in stock everyday

PAINTING

t the convenience of PAYROLL DEDUCTION* t solid scrubs with coordinating SEASONAL PRINTS t ALL YOUR FAVORITE BRAND NAMES

FREE

ESTIMATES professionalapparel.com | LIKE US ON FACEBOOK /professionalapparel

Take $5 Off your purchase of $25 or more.

MUST PRESENT COUPON AT TIME OF PURCHASE.

Thursday, April 10 – Thursday, April 17, 2014 IN-STORE PURCHASES ONLY. EXCLUSIONS MAY APPLY. *WITH PARTICIPATING FACILITIES.

BATTLE CREEK

269.963.4390 M-F 9-6 SAT 9-3

Exterior/Interior House Painting Deck Washing and Staining Drywall Repairs Concrete Staining Epoxy Garage Floors

Call Now for Early Spring Start! THURSTON-CELARDO PAINTING 269-963-2684 LLC


We Buy Guns!

SOIL TESTING

and

Need 9mm, .22, .223, .380 & Others - Cash Paid Private Gun Collections, Estate Collections Any Year • Any Size, Make & Model

Hundreds of Guns In-Stock!

Bring a sample to the Battle Creek store

Gardens - Sat., April 12 • 9am - 1pm Lawns - Sat., April 26 • 9am - 1pm

269-963-5588 BUILD IT - DEFEND IT!

Now taking orders for Sweet Potato Plants

4 S TA G E L AW N P R O G R A M Now is the time to purchase!

Climax 14325 “OP” Ave. 269-746-4286

Locally Owned & Operated for over 90 Years

Capital

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Hamblin Battle Creek H Farm Bureau Dickman Rd

Battle Creek 295 Hamblin Ave. 269-962-4025

M-66

Jackson

Exit 92 . Dr ry rcu e M Climax Village

McCamly

Battle Creek Farm Bureau H OP Avenue

44th St.

N

42nd St.

I-94 MN Avenue

FARM BUREAU Washington

Exit 85

FFL Transfers - Only $35 100 S. Kendall St., Battle Creek

• Rhubarb Plants • Asparagus Plants • Seed Potatoes • Onion Sets • Bulk and Package Seed • Strawberries

Battle Creek

Ammo

Open Saturdays in April & May ‘til 1pm We reserve the right to limit quantities.

MONDAY-FRIDAY 8:30 TO 5:00 • SATURDAY 8:30 TO 1:00 PM • CLIMAX STORE OPEN AT 8AM

New Hours: Mon.-Fri. 7:30am-5:00pm; Sat 8:00am-2:00pm


Industrial Strength Opportunities with Looking for stability, great pay, benefits and bonuses? Kelly Services is hiring for all shifts with a premier manufacturing company in Kalamazoo, MI. Enjoy the following benefits: •Temporary-to-hire and Direct Hire Opportunities •Weekly Pay •Service bonus and holiday pay •Referral bonuses •Access to online training programs •A fantastic team that cares about YOUR future THE H I

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Visit Kelly Services at the Battle Creek Regional Job fair on Thursday, April 17th from 9:00am – 12:00pm at Kellogg Arena in Battle Creek, MI.

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Now hiring for the following positions: •Assembly/Production •Material Handler •Shipping/Receiving •Fabricators •CNC/CMM Operators

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Measurably better employees.

Our Customers are Hiring!

“Thank you for everything you did to find a job that worked for me.” Hilary Davis

The Simple Step to Getting Hired: Do what Hilary did! Apply at www.employmentgroup.com Call 269.788.9000 and ask about our $100 Referral Bonus & $250 Drawing! 4651 W. Dickman Rd, Battle Creek Extended Hours on Wednesday’s, Interviews 2pm-6pm


Spring Into Action at … DENSO Manufacturing Michigan, Inc., a premier employer, has 85 immediate openings for fast-paced production assembly and fork lift drivers. Walk-ins are welcome! •$9.00 - $10.80 an hour for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd shifts •Holiday Pay, Service Bonus, and Recognition Awards •$100 for Referrals – Ask How! •Invest in your future. Invest in a 401k. Attend a job fair at our branch office, and bring your high school diploma or GED. MON. APRIL 14TH TUE. APRIL 15TH WED. APRIL 16TH FRI. APRIL 11TH 2:00 - 3:30 PM 2:00 - 4:30 PM 2:00 - 4:00 PM 9:00 - 11:30 AM

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ATTENTION PENNFIELD TOWNSHIP RESIDENTS Pennfield Township will be hosting a Public Forum on

Wednesday, April 23rd at 6:00pm at the

Pennfield Middle School Cafeteria to receive feedback/comments/suggestions on the possibility of placing a

â&#x20AC;&#x153;road repair millageâ&#x20AC;? on the November 4, 2014 election ballot with all monies dedicated to local and secondary road repairs within Pennfield Township. We have invited representatives from both the Calhoun County Road Department and the Calhoun County Board of Commissioners.

Additional information will be distributed at the meeting. Please contact Township Supervisor Rob Behnke at either 269-968-8549 or via email at rob@pennfieldtwp.com if you should have any additional questions.


Calhoun County Residents RECYCLERAMA Sat., April 26 Rain or Shine 9am-1pm Kellogg Comm. College, 450 N. Ave., Lot H, Battle Creek, MI (Enter Circle Drive off North Ave.) ❑ Tube and CFL light bulbs ❑ Aerosol cans ❑ Items containing ❑ Paint Thinner/ mercury Turpentine ❑ Motor oil ❑ Oil and Lead based ❑ Cleaners/Caustics/ paint Solvents ❑ Pesticides/Herbicides ❑ Sharps-inside plastic ❑ Medications coffee container/laun❑ Antifreeze dry detergent bottle ❑ Brake fluid with lid or approved ❑ Transmission fluid sharps container ❑ Household batteries ❑ Clean polystyrene ❑ Electronic equipment (Styrofoam#6)-NO ❑ Latex paint packing peanuts ❑ Bicycles ❑ Tires-NO rims, car and ❑ Clothing truck tires only (7 tire limit ❑ Appliances per vehicle/trailer unless ❑ Fire extinguishers you have a haulers license) ❑ Small propane cylinders Accepting the following items at no cost to you!

We will not be collecting newspaper, cardboard, glass, metal, and plastic at this event.

For more information on this event, contact the Calhoun County Public Health Department at (269)969-6341. You can also check for updated information on our Facebook page: Calhoun County Recycling or our website www.calhouncountyrecycling.com


Yes! We Have the Best!

SCHEDULE YOUR TEST DRIVE TODAY! GREAT CAR!

FAMILY CAR

2007 FORD TAURUS V-6, auto., all power.

4,500

$

Yes, Only …

1993 FORD TEMPO 4 cyl., auto.

GREAT TRUCK!

1996 FORD RANGER 4 cyl., manual.

Plus FREE 24-month Parts Warranty*

GREAT 4X4!

1995 DODGE DAKOTA V-8, 4X4, capper top.

1,790 Yes, Only …$2,790 Yes, Only …$2,790

$

Yes, Only …

269-962-9521

3500 DICKMAN ROAD, SPRINGFIELD *Ask for complete details.

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200 - 5000

$

$

I BUY ALL CARS & TRUCKS!

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WE BUY CARS!

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2004 Buick Rendezvous CXL

2010 Nissan Altima

Clean, low miles

Dark gray, leather, moonroof, only 47k miles

$

$

7,990

Reduced ...

$

13,990

2011 Ford Taurus SEL

2010 Dodge Grand Caravan

Silver, leather, moonroof, only 20k miles

Stow N’ Go, silver, only 48k miles, shows the best of care

$

19,990

14,990

2013 Ford Fusion SE

2011 Ford F-150 XLT

2.0, dark red, super clean, low miles

Crew cab, race red, only 46k miles

Reduced ...

$

19,990

Reduced ... $26,990

15081 W. Michigan Ave., Marshall “Like Us” on

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Top Dollar for your trade in!

Hours: M Monday 8AM to 8PM;Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday 8AM to 6PM; Saturday 8AM to 1PM


Battle Creek Shopper News, Delivered Free to over 50,000 Area Homes - April 10, 2014 - Page 60

HERITAGE CHEVROLET

(269) 964-9431 See our entire inventory on line at www.heritagechevy.com 350 W. Dickman Road

2 YEAR FREE MAINTENANCE ON ALL NEW CHEVY’S 2014 CRUZE LT

2014 MALIBU LT

LEASE FOR 39 MO./10K

$

LEASE FOR 39 MO./10K

174

$

MONTH

MONTH

WITH $1,946.00 DUE

#3779

WITH $2,078.00 DUE

#3739

2014 IMPALA

$

2014 EQUINOX

LEASE FOR 39 MO./10K

LEASE FOR 39 MO./10K

248

$

MONTH

WITH $2,603.00 DUE

#9928

2014 SILVERADO LT

2014 SILVERADO

DOUBLE DOOR LEASE FOR 39 MO./10K

$

CREW CAB LEASE FOR 39 MO./10K

239

$

MONTH

322 MONTH

WITH $2,312.00 DUE

#5051

199 MONTH

WITH $2,456.00 DUE

#3602

199

WITH $2,771.00 DUE

#9844

*All lease payments plus 6% tax. Lease terms 39 months, 10,000 miles per year. Deal #’s 63705.

NEW DEMO SALE !!! *

2014 CHEVY IMPALA 2LT

#17967. V-6, leather, 4,000 miles. Was $33,550

NOW

28,990

$

2013 KIA SOUL

$

21900

$

13,990 OR

mo.

2013 DODGE RAM 1500

#18130. 18K miles, 4x4, loaded. Book $29,050

NOW

$

405

$

25,595 OR

#18071. 30+ MPG, 3,000 miles. Was $25,370

00

mo.

2014 SILVERADO DBL CAB 4X4 W/T #18116. Loaded, 4,000 miles. Was $36,090

22,990

$

NOW

#18081. 26K miles, Hamster approved!

NOW

2014 CHEV EQUINOX LS

2011 NISSAN PATHFINDER #18101. 42K miles, 4x4.

NOW

$

19,999 OR

2012 DODGE AVENGER #18088. 38K miles, loaded.

NOW

$

219

$

13,990 OR

#18082. 37K miles, loaded.

NOW

mo.

$

25900

$

16,390 OR

mo.

2012 FIAT 500 POP PKG.

00

mo.

* Rebate to dealer.

#18103. 35K miles, auto., loaded.

NOW

$

205

$

12,690 OR

#18073. All Star package. Was $39,390

00

mo.

31,999

$

NOW

2013 NISSAN ROGUE

31900

$

29,999

$

NOW

2014 SILVERADO DOUBLE DOOR 4X4

2009 PONTIAC G6 $

18900

$

11,999 OR

mo.

26,999

$

NOW

#18118. Moonroof, P/seat, 55K miles.

NOW

2014 CHEV IMPALA 1LT

#18069. New style, loaded, 4,000 miles. M.S.R.P. $30,860

2013 DODGE RAM 2500

#18085. 14K miles, Hemi, crew 4x4, loaded. Book $36,050

NOW

$

48900

$

30,990 OR

mo.

2012 MITSUBISHI GALLANT 2013 CHEVY CAPTIVA SPORT #18087. Sporty, loaded, 33K miles.

NOW

$

12,990 OR

* (0 down) 75 months, 5.5%, tax, title, license due.

209

$

00

mo.

#18076. Loaded, 28K miles, replaced Saturn Vue.

ONLY

$

28900

$

18,390 OR

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