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Page Ten N/Warren Town and County News Thursday, August 14, 2014 CLASSIFIEDS ALL classified advertising is 20 cents a word with a $3.50 minimum AND payable in advance of publication. Bring your ad to the office and pay for the ad at that time. We reserve the right to accept or refuse any or all advertising. Publisher reserves the right to cancel any advertisement at any time. "Happy Ads" and : "Thank Yous" are $2. DEADLINE IS NOON ON FRIDAY! announcements Do you need day care for your child this fall? We have openings for children age 3 through 5th grade. Preschool for the younger children, activities after school for the older chil, dren. Reasonable rates, state assistance accepted. Call 981-0023. Avon Representative for Norwalk/Lakewood. For products call Sandy Brenizer, 515-238-6718 or go to dynomaids @ aol.com or www.youravon.com/ Sandra Brenizer. Shop for Norwalk Warrior Spiritwear online at MyJJDesigns.com or call ................................... 953-6306. Garage sales will not be accepted by email. They must be paid for when the ad is placed. Deadline for classified ad and payment is noon Fridays. Norwalk Food Pantry, lo- cated at New Life Lutheran Church, 4380 Wakonda Dr., is open everyWednes- day from 5 to 7 p.m. for lo- cal residents. .................................. lost Calico cat, much loved kitty. Last seen August 4 north end of Cherry Park- way. Lots of white. Answers to Binx. Call Maggie, 515- 208-5523 and leave mes- sage. .................................. employment CDL-A Company Teams: Start .55 cpm! $3,000 Sign-On BonuseS2;000 of : it is PAID at Orientation! All MILES PAID! 1-866-204- 8006. .................................. for sale Want to clean faster, cheaper and safer? I can help you get started with NorwexM (microfiber and more!) Kim Ginkens, Norwex Independent Sales Consultant, 515-991-9821. .................................. Linda Slycord Independent Consultant The Pampered Chef Want to party? Cooking Shows, Catalog/Facebook Shows, Wedding Regis- tries, Bridal Showers, Fundraisers, Income Op- portunities, call 971-3659 or email LSlycord@aol. .com. DRAKE for rent Norwalk 2 BR brick 4 plex, hardwood floors, heat, wa- ter, sewer, garbage paid. 515-314-1551 or 515-221 - 9300. Clean Cut Tree Service Removals, trimming, stump grinding, brush cleanup, fully equipped and insured. Free consul- tations, 981-0511. ................................... Fireplace Chimney Servicing Annual servicing of your chimney system keeps your family safe and your home in good repair. We offer inspections, cleaning, repairs, product sales, re- lining, tuck-pointing and more. Call Climbing Boys Chimney Cleaning .................................. • Tim Mineart services Bob Lochmiller Computer Repair Specializing in laptops.Will build computers to your specs. Free estimates. 515-961-7513. ................................... Bring family images to the digital age. VHS (VCR), slides and pictures to DVD, affordable. Mel, 710-5315, memoriescollected.com. ................................... Glen Morris Lawn Care, Personalized Services, Free Estimates; Fully In- sured. Mowing, trimming, edging+ fertilizing, cleanup, weed control, snow re- moval. 51 5-208-4398. mgmia @ msn.com. Seamstress can do alter- ations, work with lycra fab- ric, sequins, beading and custom costumes. Call Lynne at 285-0604 or go to www.seamstressdeluxe. com. Downs Pest Control And Property Maintenance Spiders, ants, wasps, roaches, bed bug treat- ments, termite work. We also offer property mainte- nance such as debris re= moval, mold testing, snow and lawn care, demo work and roofing. 515-309-2089, www.downspestcontro[. com. ................................... We are looking for Production Techs & Sanitation Specialist for one of our Indianola companies. (Shifts vary) M-F Wages 12.25 to 13.25 AngleBrenda 515-244-9999 689-9077 ................................... Patava Concrete Taking orders for tearouts, patios, replacement, new construction, driveways, garage slabs. FREE ESTI- MATES. Call Matt Palen, 210-1284 or Tim Patava, 210-1285. .................................. garage sale 708 Sycamore Dr. Friday, Aug. 15, 8 a.m.-3 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 16, 8 a.m.- 3 p.m. Multi-family garage sale. Treadmill, kitchen table and 4 chairs, sofa table, baby crib with canopy, baby bouncerand walker, dishes, children's books, adult clothes, holi- day decorations and much more. U=w,.id== (NAPS)--Here is a spring tip: If you are working out- doors, don't use an electrical tool that is wet or close to water. Spring showers may increase your risk of electri- cal shock. That's the word from the Electrical Safety Foundation International. Learn more at www.esfi.org. _J.L-.. ...... - ......... = .... J Advances in battery tech- nology are making it possi- ble for the performance of cordless tools to match that of their gas-powered coun- £erparts. That's the word from the experts at the Com- pany called OREGON. To learn more, visit www.Oregon Cordless.com. Ninety percent of today's fuel supply contains ethanol, which is harmful to small gasoline engines. Briggs & Stratton Advanced Formula Fuel Treatment & Stabilizer offers complete protection against ethanol-blended fuel. It's available online at www. briggsandstratton.com or at authorized dealers and home improvement stores. r Medicine for the Funny Bone " By Dorothy Rosby Dorothy Rosby is a syndicated columnist whose humor column appears in • newspapers in 11 Western and Midwestern states • plus several magazines. She lives in Rapid City, SD with her husband and son. A Columnist and her Rabbit I like to think that the only thing standing between me and fame and fortune as a writer is my cat allergy. It's not true, but I still like to think it. A writer with a cat is almost a dich& Search the internet for "author with cat" and you will find a multitude of successful writers who are/were devoted cat loverS: Stephen King, Sylvia Plath, Ernest Hemingwa Joyce Carol Oates, Truman Capote and on and on. I'm not sure why cats appeal to writers. Maybe because they're quiet; they don't distract their., writer from his or her work. Or maybe because they're inde- pendent; they don't demand a lot of attention. Or maybe because they're.., cats; they teach writers to handle rejection. Whatever it is, it's better for me if I don't have one. So in lieu of a cat, I've allowed four fish, two hamsters, and, most recently, a canary into our home. None of them have said so, but I think they all appreciate the fact that we don't have a cat. I've also supported my son as he "pe t sat" a half dozen hermit crabs, an assort- ment of dogs and a chinchilla. Of all of these creatures, the hermit crabs were the quietest and most independent, but that's all I can say for them. And now, my family has welcomed yet another creature into the zoo that is our home: A rabbit. And I love her! My family had a few rabbits when I was growing up, but they came to an unfortu- nate end on our dinner table. I went hungry those days. And that's all I'm going to say about that. This rabbit will only be with us for a month while her owner is away. Her name is Chateau--the rabbit's, not the owner's. While it is a lovely name, it doesn't roll off the tongue for any us. "Here Chateau, here Chateau!" See what I mean. So we mainly call her Rabbit. We're not worried about confusing her. It's not like she comes either way. Rabbit is adorable! She's the color scheme of a little donkey; dark with tan nose, belly and hooves. I mean feet. I even called her Donkey for a few days after she arrived, but she didn't come to that either, Of all the critters we've shared our home with, Rabbit comes closest to being the "writer's cat" I can never have, except that her ears are longer and she can't meow or jump up on my keyboard. She's housetrained-- except when she's not -- so she spends her days lounging in our office. Her feelings toward us range from affectionate to neutral to downright disdainful. And she's quiet and prone to hair balls. If you're thinking a writer's rabbit ought to have a more literary name than "Rab- bit," you should check out author John Updike--not that his character Harry 'Rab- bit' Angstrom was our inspiration for temporarily naming Rabbit. Clearly, we had no inspiration at all; witness the fact that we're calling a rabbit, "Rabbit." My son, who had just finished reading Of Mice i n Men shortly before Rabbit ar- rived, called her Lennie a few times. But if you've'ever read Of Mice and Men, you know that might not be the most appropriate name either. Whatever we call her, I'm going to miss Rabbit terribly when she goes. I definitely see the benefits of a writer's rabbit for those of us who can't have cats. She doesn't make me sneeze or break out in hives. She doesn't purr when I pet her, but she doesn't hiss either. And maybe most importantly, she shows no interest whatsoever in our canary. (NAPS)--Ifyou hit a pot- hole and suspect damage, advises the Car Care Council, have a professional techni- cian check out the car. The Car Care Council's "Be Car Care Aware" campaign pro- motes regular vehicle care: For the =Car Care Guide" or more information, visit www. carcare.org. You can get reminders about upcoming vehicle ser- vice requirements from the free myCarfax mobile app. Subscribers also learn of any open recalls on their cars. To find local service shops and get tips on keeping your car well maintained, visit www. mycarfax.com. Low tire pressure can decrease fuel economy. Tires may lose up to one pound PSI (per square inch) of air pres- sure per month. So say the experts at the world's largest independent tire and wheel retailer--Discount Tire. To learn more, visit ww.discount tire.com. Did You Know? (NAPS)--If you'd like to start planning your vacation, RCI is giving away 40 vaca- tions to celebrate its 40th anniversary. Dream up your ideal trip, then share it at RCI's"Win Your Dream Vacation Sweepstakes" for more chances to win. Visit www.RCI.com/sweeps to play. Philips Lifeline helps seniors live more indepen- dently in their own homes by providing help and assis- tance in case a fall or acci- dent occurs. For more infor- mation on how medical alerts can help you and your loved ones be pro£ected in case of a fall, visit www.lifeline sys.com. A new device has been introduced that can link a person's hearing aid directly to an iPhone ®, iPad ® or iPod touch ®. Called Beltone First, it's believed it can improve quality of life as well as hear- ing. Learn more at www. BelteneFirst.com. *** For its Limited Edition Ibel Art Series, Kiehl's Since 1851 will donate $50,000 from the sales of the Limited Edi- tion Rare Earth Deep Pore Cleansing Masque to the not- for-profit Recycle Across America. You can learn more at Kiehl's retail stores, www. kiehls'c°ndearthdaymasques and (800) KIEHLS-2.