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Saturday, April 19th: (1 to 2:30 pm) Many Exciting Children’s Activities & Entertainment: Come and meet the Easter Bunny 1) Easter Egg hunting activities with candy and cash prizes for all age groups of children. (No ages left out). Thousands of Easter Eggs will be available to hunt, and the real Easter Bunny will be there and available for the children. 2) Live bunny rabbits, chickens, ducks, and other animals on hand for your unique fun and enjoyment.

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AWARENESS DAY Join Brronson and Senior Health Partners for a free Parkin P nson’’s Disease Awareness Day on Saturdaay, Ap pril 26 from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the Bronsoon Batttle C Creek Outpatient Center, 300 Noorth A Ave. in Battle Creek. Onsite registration begins at 10 a.m..

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A Community Project Fund of the Battle Creek Community Foundation

FREE Inspirational Dog Tags!

The exhibit will be open to the general public on FRIDAY, APRIL 18, starting at 8:00 am in the parking lot on Van Buren Street, across from the entrance to Battle Creek Central High School. Seating is limited with several seating times throughout the day.

Seating times are: 8:00 am • 8:45 am • 9:30 am • 10:15 am 11:00 am • 12:15 pm • 1:00 pm • 1:45 pm • 2:30 pm

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74th Annual VERMONTVILLE

Maple Syrup

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FRIDAY, APRIL 25th, 2014 - 6:00 P.M. OFFICIAL OPENING Greetings, Invocation and Introductions Presentation of Queen and Court

Talent Show - The official opening of the festival is the Talent Show to be held on the stage downtown with Sarah Shoemaker (517) 213-3015 as chairperson. Talent Show winners appear on the Saturday program. Also various entertainment until fireworks. Fireworks Friday night at 9:15 p.m. If cancelled: Saturday night. 4:00- Friday Night SPECIAL - Pay 1 price $16 / 4-10pm 4:00 - 8:00 p.m Pancakes-American/Legion/Nashville Lions- (Legion Hall) 5:30 - 7:30 p.m Pancakes - Band Boosters @ Fire Barn

SATURDAY, APRIL 26TH, 2014

6:00 p.m. 7:00 p.m.

SUNDAY, APRIL 27th, 2014 7:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Pancakes - American Legion/Nashville Lions-

8:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Pancakes - Band Boosters Fire Station Fire Maple Syrup Exhibits Maple Manor

(above Independent Bank)

ALL DAY ALL DAY

Woodworking, Saw Mill & Various Displays

8:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Pancakes - Band Boosters Petting Zoo (Maple Manor Arts & Crafts-Maplewood School Flea Market - Near Museum

7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Pancakes- Nashville Lions / American Legion @ Legion Hall (above Independent Bank) 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Pancakes - Band Boosters @ Fire Barn 8:00 a.m. 5K Run - High School ALL DAY Maple Syrup Exhibits-Maple Manor ALL DAY Antique Cars, Woodworking Demonstrations, Saw Mill & Various Displays 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Arts & Crafts - Maplewood School 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. Flea Market - By Museum 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Petting Zoo -near Maple Manor 10:00 a.m. Maple Valley Jazz Band Director: Dennis Vanderhoef Starting at 11:00 a.m. Lions - BBQ Chicken in front of Ace Auto Methodist Church - BBQ Chicken Congregational Church - Serving lunch 11:00- 11:30 a.m. Children’s Parade - Theme: Children from around the world love Maple Syrup Presentation of Queen & Court Crowning of 2014 Queen 11:30 a.m. MV High School Choir Main Stage Director: Ryan Rosin-Main Stage 12:15 p.m. Glen Erin Bagpipe Band -Main Stage 1:00-p.m. Nucleus Singers - Main Stage 2:00 p.m. Grand Parade-Downtown-Grand Marshals: Monte & Teresa O’Dell - Parade Theme:“Spring Break & Maple Syrup” 3:30 p.m. Ionia Community Band - Main Stage 5:00 p.m. Neucleus Singers - Main Stage 5:00 p.m. Little Miss Maple Syrup Pageant (Opera House) Chairperson, Kathie Perez 5:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m. SPECIAL - $16 All you can ride Mid America Shows - Downtown

Doug Fast - Main Stage Puff Dragon Tractor Pull In front of Main Stage

FIR EW OR KS Friday at 9:15pm

“Attend a Church of Your Choice” ~Program subject to change~ Church Services 10:00 a.m. Congregational Church • 110 S. Main Church Services 11:00 a.m. Methodist Church • 108 N. Main Church Services 11:00 a.m. Vermontville Bible Church • 250 N. Main

10:30 a.m. 11:00 a.m. Starting at 11:00 a.m. Noon to 6:00 p.m. 12:30 p.m. 1:00 p.m. 1:00 p.m.

1:00- 5:00 p.m.

TBA- Main Stage Ezy Street Band - Main Stage Lions- BBQ Chicken - In front of Ace Auto $16 All you can ride - MidAmerica Shows - Downtown Little Miss Maple Syrup Talent Show - Main Stage Introduction of Queen & Court - Main Stage Arm Wrestling Egg Toss & Other Games Pancake Derby - In front of Main Stage Historical Museum Open 106 N. Main, St.

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Climax 14325 “OP” Ave. 269-746-4286

Locally Owned & Operated for over 90 Years

Jackson

Exit 92

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Hamblin Battle Creek H Farm Bureau Dickman Rd

Capital

Exit 85

Battle Creek 295 Hamblin Ave. 269-962-4025

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McCamly

979.8707

Income Restrictions Apply

44th St.

269.

Washington

5500 Dahlia Drive

42nd St.

• 2 & 3 Bedroom Townhomes • Private Entrances • 2 Full Bathrooms • Free Washer & Dryer • 24 Hour Fitness Center • Pet Friendly

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

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

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


PAINTING FREE

ESTIMATES

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

Mroczek Sod Farm We have the best KENTUCKY BLUEGRASS, the best service and the best price … just ask your neighbor! Rollin out the green since 1960

Let the tractor do the work.

2 roll installer.

38655 County Road 352, Decatur, MI 49045 Phone: 269-646-2009 Toll Free: 888-886-3466 • Fax: 269-646-8072

www.mroczeksodfarm.com


Buy local...

happiness!

WE’RE NOW OPEN! GREENHOUSE TOUR

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!

Thursday, April 17th FREE tour today only!

SENIOR DAY

NEW CLASSES

Every Wednesday!

Better Growing!

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

Every Wednesday, seniors 55+ save 10% on your entire purchase!

Sign up for one of our exciting NEW CLASSES this season, and become the gardener you’ve always wanted to be... Check out the details at kdrivegreenhouse.com!

Tuesday, Apri April 22 •

Quart Perenn Perennials •

Buy B uy one, get one FREE!

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

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


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.


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

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Hop Into … 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.

TUE. APRIL 22ND 2:00 - 4:00 PM

Join EmploymentGroup and Bring Your Friends to the

DENSO Job Fair - April 19 10am - 12pm, DENSO Main Lobby EG has Immediate Openings · All Shifts · Trial-Hire Starting Pay $9.00-$10.80/hr. +.30¢ Shift Premium Up to $13.90 at Hire-In as a DENSO Employee

Ask about our $100 Referral Bonus & $250 Drawing! You DO NOT have to be an EG employee to make a referral!

Measurably better employees.

Apply today at www.EmploymentGroup.com

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2014 SPRING CAR CARE

Morgan Road Car Wash Car Care Center

Two Water Wizard Touch Free Automatic With Spot Free Rinse

4 Vacuums 2 Interior Shampoo And Interior Fragrance

• Well lighted 24 hour Video Surveillance • 4 Self-Serve Wash Bays with Environmentally Safe Soap 5899 Morgan Road, Battle Creek


2014 SPRING CAR CARE

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    Please call the office for more details.

3333 5th Avenue, Springfield (Located between Ryder Truck & Billâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Pizza Factory /east off of Helmer Rd.)

office: 269.565.3333 Fax: 269.565.3335 Monday-Friday 8am-5pm

Visit our Website: bradgraysautobodyllc.com

AUTO BODY & FRAME, LLC

Look Out For Those â&#x20AC;Ś Pot Holes! Itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s bad out there on our Michigan Roads, but if by chance you do some damage to your vehicleâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s suspension, just remember â&#x20AC;Ś NO JOB TOO SMALL OR TOO LARGE. INSURANCE JOB OR OUT OF POCKET. DOMESTIC OR FOREIGN

269-962-0401 1329 East Michigan Ave. â&#x20AC;˘ (In Wattles Park near Wattles Road)

e Community Professiona h t g n i v lly Ser For Over 4 Decades!

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AUTO SERVICE

â&#x20AC;˘ Professional Vehicle Maintenance â&#x20AC;˘ Specialized Mechanical Repair Get Your Vehicle Inspected Today - Be Safe This Year! 1018 E. Columbia Battle Creek 49014

269-965-3121 Whatâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s the Safety of your Family Worth? Bad Roads â&#x20AC;&#x201C; Unsafe Cars Have it Inspected Today.


2014 SPRING CAR CARE

Spring Is here!

5/31/2014

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2014 SPRING CAR CARE

Zaharion Automotive LLC We are proud to announce our second location in WATTLES PARK, which is now under construction to better serve Calhoun County and the surrounding areas. We are now accepting applications for 3 experienced technicians for immediate employment at our Beadle Lake facility. Please drop off your resumes, no phone calls please.

2 Years, 24,000-mile nationwide warranty Servicing All Makes & Models â&#x20AC;˘ Using the Latest Computerized Diagnostic Equipment

13111 Beadle Lake Rd., Battle Creek â&#x20AC;˘ 269-979-8500


2014 SPRING CAR CARE

100 TIRE REBATE*

$

Mail-In Rebate (Debit Card)* on a set of Select Tires Eligible tire brands: Bridgestone, Continental, Goodyear, Hankook and Pirelli

EVERYDAY VALUE PRICE* 5-Quart Oil Change, 4-Tire Rotation & 27-Point Inspection

3995 $ 3995 $

Conventional*

Excludes full synthetic oil and diesel engines.

Dexos1®*

Expires 05/31/2014. *See dealer for details and rebate form, which much be postmarked by 06/30/2014. Allow 6 to 8 weeks.

Expires 05/31/2014. *Balancing tires, tax, and more than 5 quarts of oil extra. Most V-6 and V-8 engines and other select.

AIR CONDITIONING SERVICE*

SERVICE WILD CARD

39

Performance test system. Inspect system for leaks. Check drive belt condition and tension. Check hoses.

10

Expires 05/31/2014 Plus tax if applicable. Please contact us for more information.

Expires 05/31/2014 Please contact us for more information.

$

95

%

OFF

Repairs over $250.00

FREE ENGINE LIGHT DIAGNOSIS WITH 90 REPAIRS PERFORMED VALUE $

00

1201 W. Michigan Ave., Marshall

866-781-5154 • 269-781-5154

Expires 05/31/2014. Please contact us for more information.

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2014 SPRING CAR CARE

Like a good neighbor, State Farm is there.® Call Me Today! Jeff Kiessling, Agent 676 Capital Ave., SW Battle Creek, MI 49015 Bus: 269-965-4565 jeff@jeffkiessling.com

Complete Auto Repair

269-964-9856

Hours: Monday-Friday 8am to 6pm Saturday 8am to 5pm Locally Owned & Operated

FREE INSPECTIONS FREE ESTIMATES!

SAME LOCATION FOR OVER 30 YEARS!

• State Certified & ASE Techs • Custom & High Performance • Exhaust Systems • Brake Repair

• • • •

Tune-Up Diagnostic Repair Heating & Cooling Transmission Service Starting & Charging Systems

• • • •

Oil Changes & Lubes Shocks Struts Springs

Senior Citizens’ Discount • We Honor All Muffler Warranties • Hundreds of Locations to Serve You

www.battlecreekmufflerman.com

Oil Change & Lube Special

1495

Brake Special

5995

$

Replace Front Disc Pads, Resurface Rotors, Lube Metal Contacts, Seal Bearing & Hydraulic Inspection, Fill Fluid & Test Drive.

2 Wiper Blades Installed (up to 20”)

20%

29

$

2990*

$

Includes: Oil Change (up to 5 quarts), Replace Oil Filter, Lubricate Chassis, Free Maintenance Inspection

Plus an Economy Oil Change

Radiator Drain & Fill from

$

Drain & Fill Radiator, Replace Anti-Freeze (up to one gal.) DEXCOOL & Some Mfr. Specific Fluids Add, Check Belts & Hoses, Protects Against Rust.

Exhaust Special

33%

OFF

Shocks, Struts or Springs (Monroe Lifetime Guarantee)

95

Yes! We Have the Best!

39 4995 $

• Fuel Injection Cleaner $ • Fuel Filters starting at

95

Plus FREE 24-month Parts Warranty*

OFF

Mufflers, Pipes & Converters In-Stock

Serpentine Belts

5995

$

starting at

4x4

EXECUTIVE EDITION!

1999 LINCOLN TOWN CAR All power, leather, alloy wheels.

SAVE FUEL

SCHEDULE YOUR TEST DRIVE TODAY!

3,195

$

Yes, Only …

FAMILY VAN

1994 CHEVY TAHOE K5350 V-8, cloth, alloy wheels.

2004 MERCURY MONTEREY V-6, leather, 7 pass.

GREAT COMMUTER

1997 BUICK SKYLARK V-6, auto., great runner.

3,995 Yes, Only …$5,500 Yes, Only …$1,390

$

Yes, Only …

269-962-9521

3500 DICKMAN ROAD, SPRINGFIELD Keep your car running AFFORDABLY!

*Ask for complete details.

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and More!

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


200 - 5000

$

$

I BUY ALL CARS & TRUCKS! Call me first… I pay more! 269-223-3588

feature section •

After a long, hard winter, our readers will be anxious to get in the yard to cleanup, plant and enjoy their outdoor living space. Make them aware of your lawn care products and services.

COMBINED these two newspapers will reach over 60,000 local households!

Call Your Representative at 269-965-3955 In the issue of Thursday, April 24 Deadline, Monday, April 21

Call Your Representative at 269-781-5444 In the issue of Saturday, April 26 Deadline, Tuesday, April 22


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Battle Creek SHOPPER NEWS, Delivered Free to Nearly 50,000 Area Homes – April 17, 2014 – Page 67

BARGAIN!! 2014 CHEVROLET SILVERADO

2014 CHEVROLET SONIC SALE Or

Automatic! $

14,988

178

$

SALE Or

mo.*

mo.*

21,906

19,611

229

279

$

M.S.R.P. $25,120 $ SALE

M.S.R.P. $23,240 $ SALE

$

23,850

2014 BUICK VERANO

2014 CHEVROLET MALIBU

Or

$

Or

mo.*

‘06 Jeep Wrangler 81,000 miles

259

$

mo.*

2014 BUICK LACROSSE Leather, loaded! M.S.R.P. $36,135 $ SALE

30,940

Or

359

$

mo.*

2014 BUICK ENCORE Leather, chrome wheels! $ SALE

24,956

Or

289

$

mo.*


Battle Creek Shopper News, Delivered Free to over 50,000 Area Homes - April 17, 2014 - Page 68

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

WITH $1,946.00 DUE

#3779

2014 IMPALA

$

MONTH

WITH $2,078.00 DUE

#3739

2014 EQUINOX

LEASE FOR 39 MO./10K

LEASE FOR 39 MO./10K

248

$

MONTH

#3602

WITH $2,456.00 DUE

2014 SILVERADO LT

DOUBLE DOOR LEASE FOR 39 MO./10K

$

WITH $2,603.00 DUE

#9928

2014 SILVERADO

CREW CAB LEASE FOR 39 MO./10K

239

WITH $2,312.00 DUE

199 MONTH

$

MONTH

#5051

199

322 MONTH

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 EQUINOX AWD 1LT

2014 SILVERADO DBL CAB 4X4 W/T

#18116. Loaded, 4,000 miles. Was $36,090

#18072. Power seat, remote start, 3,000 miles. Was $29,535

NOW

29,999

$

26,990

$

2014 CHEVY IMPALA 2LT

2014 SILVERADO DOUBLE DOOR 4X4 #18073. All Star package. Was $39,390

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

NOW

2014 CHEV EQUINOX LS

2014 CHEV IMPALA 1LT

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

NOW

22,990

$

* Rebate to dealer.

NOW

31,999

$

28,990

$

NOW

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

NOW

26,999

$

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

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