Classifieds August 5 - August 11

REAL ESTATE
WANTED - Land in the Ghost Pine area to rent, custom farm, or buy. 403-443-3333 David, 403-443-0005 Harold, King's Seed Farm Ltd. n26mc

FARMLAND WANTED: Experienced operator with newer equipment looking to rent good cropland. Crop share or Cash rent available. Call for a free discreet assessment of your land and rental rate. 403-442-3186 or 403-350-9674. 16n17p

3.92 acres 1.5 miles off HW 21 between Trochu and Three Hills. 932 sq. ft. home. 2 BR up; 2 down. Laminate flooring on main. Wood stove upstairs. Bsmt partially developed. 3 car hot water in-floor heated detached garage with 10 x 10 doors/openers – wired for 110 and 220. Large garden; small dugout; various outbuildings. 442-2791. j21mc

1100 sq. ft. bungalow, 3 bdrms, large open kitchen, hardwood floor and new carpets, single detached garage, large fenced yard with mature trees. Close to downtown and school. $169,900. Phone 403-443-3719. See www.welist.com #43268. 4a18p
AUTOMOTIVE

Elnora Motors (2005)~CARS:~2008 Chevy Uplander Van 33,000 km, loaded $18,000~2006 Pontiac Torrent, 82,000 km $14,000~2006 Buick Allure CXL 124,000 km $13,500~2005 Buick Allure CX, 125,000 kms $11,500~2004 Buick Park Avenue, loaded, 130,000 kms $16,500~2003 Pontiac Sunfire, 5 spd std, $4,000~2003 Pontiac Sunfire, 5 spd std, $4,500~TRUCKS~2008 Chev LTZ 1/2 ton crew cab 4x4 Nav. 150,000 $20,500~2006 GMC 1/2 ton Crew Cab SLE 98,000 km $21,500~2006 GMC 1/2 ton Crew Cab SLT 76,000 km $20,500~2005 GMC SLE 1/2 ton, ext. cab 4x4, 89,000 km $13,500~2005 GMC SLE 1/2 ton Xcab 4x4 $14,000~2004 GMC SLT 3/4, 4x4, crew, 173,000 km $12,000~2004 GMC 3/4 ton 2WD ext. cab 89,000 kms $15,000~For more info on these units, call us at (403) 773-3622. Talk to Mel. Check out our website at www.elnoramotors.ca j28mc

2006 Dodge Dakota Club Cab 4x4, extra clean & equipped, 76,000 km and only $14,250~2006 Malibu Maxx LT, fully equipped, incl. DVD, only 43,000 km & only $9,950~2006 Pontiac G6 GT, fully equipped, only 53,000 km $10,950~2006 Chev Cobalt LS, 5 spd, air, tilt, CD, etc. Only 65,000 km $5,900~2006 Pontiac Ext. Montana S, V6, 66,000 km. $8,900~2006 Pontiac Montana S, V6, air, tilt, cruise, CD, etc., only 73,000 km and only $7,500~2006 Dodge Grand Caravan, nicely equipped and extra clean, extended version, Stow & Go, only 54,000 km $11,900~2006 Dodge Caravan, 65,000 km, very clean, $8,900~2004 Saturn Vue SUV, air, tilt, cruise, CD, power locks & windows, keyless entry, power sunroof, etc. Only 60,100 km. $8,950~All units "CAR PROOF" and~mechanically inspected~and well equipped~Personal warranty on vehicles at no extra charge. Phone Rollie - 52 years automotive experience in Three Hills 443-5477. a4mc

For Sale - 1997 Grand Am. 317,000 km, good working order. $1,000 firm. Phone 403-572-2359. 3a11p

1985 Pontiac Fiero GT, V6, 4 speed, 270K. Great little car, runs very well. $2500. 546-2414. 2a18p
BUSINESS

Live the Dream of Self-Employment! Local small business loans available. Government subsidized business training program for unemployed individuals. Call Community Futures Wild Rose for more info 1-888-881-9675. s22mc

Jeld-wen Windows and Doors~Contractors discount to everyone~THREE HILLS GLASS~Authorized Dealer~403-443-7898~ m7mc
COMING EVENTS

Pine Lake Country Fair & Sports Days, August 13-15, Crossroads Ag Park, Pine Lake.  Fair Theme is A Salute to the 2010 Winter Olympics.  Events for the entire family including Kiddies Races and Scavenger Hunts, Poker Walk, Bean Bag, Horseshoes, Cribbage, Slowpitch, Sunday Pancake Breakfast. Fair Exhibits judged and displayed throughout the weekend.  Free Admission to the grounds.  Dinner & Show on Friday August 13 with "The Legend in Black" a tribute show featuring the songs and stories of Johnny Cash and June Carter Cash and the Tennessee Trio band.  For tickets call Gwen (403)773-2270 or Judy (403)773-2334 or email hsf444@telusplanet.net. 5a11c

ACME FARMERS MARKET~Every second Wednesday~in July & August~(July 14 & 28 and~August 11 & 25)~3:30 - 7 pm~Acme Curling Rink~NEW VENDORS WELCOME~Trish 403-546-3988~ 7a25p

Acme Flower and Vegetable 56th Show - Wednesday, August 18, 2010 at Acme Community Centre. Theme: 100 YEARS - THEN and NOW. Entries: Tuesday, August 17, 7-9 pm or Wednesday 8-9:30 am. Open to the public at 2:00 pm for viewing displays and the Royal Purple Tea time. Everyone most welcome. 2a11p

TROCHU FLOWER, BAKING~& PHOTOGRAPHY SHOW~Sponsored by Trochu Ag Society Wednesday, August 18 at the Trochu Community Centre. Admission $2.00. Doors open at 2:00, Supper 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm. RSVP for supper call by August 9 Leona at 403-442-2605, Liz at 403-442-2540. 2a11p

Kids 5-12 years old, come to VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL! It's free! Snacks! Games! Bible stories! and More! Place: Trochu Baptist Church Fellowship Center. Date: August 16-20, 2010. Time: 9 am to 12 noon. Contact: Sheryl Haller 442-2031, TBC Office 442-4210. 2a11c

The Three Hills Playschool is getting ready for the fall semester, registration is at the end of August. Ages 3 to Pre-K, potty trained. For more info call Jill @ 443-5143. 1a11c

Tupperware Bridal Shower for Jennifer King on Saturday, August 21, 2010 at 3:00 pm at Trochu Baptist Church. 2a18p

A High Seas Expedition for kids Grades 1-5. All Hands On Deck to explore the mighty love of God during Vacation Bible School commencing Monday, August 16-20, 12:30 - 4:30 pm at the Linden M.B. Church. Pre-registration forms available at Linden M.B. Church or 414 Fowler St., Acme. $10/family. More info, call Donna 403-546-6796. 1a11c

50th Wedding Anniversary~Open House for~Donald & Carolyn Henry~Come and celebrate with the family Saturday, Aug. 21, 2-4 pm at the Linden Care & Share. 2a18p

Three Hills Ladies Golf~Two-Ball Tournament~Sat., Sept. 11, $120/team. Includes light breakfast, 18 holes and steak dinner. 10:00 shotgun start. Max. 32 teams. Call 403-443-5065 to register. 4s1p
FOR RENT

Three Hills - Available immediately: 2 bedroom 4-plex. No smoking, no pets, no children. Call 1-403-507-5094. j23mc

Link Self Storage Units~& RV Storage~Located at~825 Central Ave., Linden, AB~Chain linked fenced lot~with security cameras~403-443-1004 or 403-443-0680~8x20 Storage Unit $125/month~RV Storage $25/month~ s17mc

FOR LEASE~Prime retail or Office space~Main Street, Three Hills~NEWLY RENOVATED~Phone 403-335-9127~ a7mc

JUST REDUCED - Trochu - 1 bdr apartment, very clean. $600 + electricity + DD. We pay water & heat. Centrally located. No pets. Please call 1-403-397-6731. a11mc

For Lease - Three Hills: 2 bdr basement suite. Large windows, very bright. F/S/W/D, private entrance. N/S, N/P, D/D required. References required. $700/mo. including utilities. Call 780-552-3088. j30mc

Linden - Newer 3-bedroom townhouse for rent, 2 bathrooms, close to parks, no pets, available immediately. Call Christine at 403-546-2628. j16mc

Linden - Two-bedroom unit in four-plex, steps to downtown. Quiet tenant, no smoking, no pets. Call Christine at 403-546-2628. j23mc

FOR RENT - 3 bedroom house with garage, south of Three Hills. No pets, NS, ND. Damage Deposit. References required. Phone 403-808-7417 or 1-403-888-1230. 4a18p

Linden: 2-bedroom house, 1 bathroom, lovely yard, good neighbourhood. Call Christine at 403.546.2628. j7mc

1 bdrm basement w/private entrance and shared lndry $475/month + dmg deposit, incl. utilities. Call Jason @ 403-443-8361 or Jason@rentrural.com 4a11p

2 bedroom suite, newly renovated, gas fireplace, NS. Beds, couch, table, chairs if needed, laundry, appliances, utilities included, central location 1 block N of Main, 443-5234. 3a11p

OPPORTUNITY KNOCKS! Looking for a home? Why not rent to own? Low down-payment, reasonable monthly payments. Different homes in Three Hills. Call 1-403-277-6558. 2a11p

House for Rent - 1,200 sq. ft. bungalow style home for rent near Carbon. Single detached garage. 2 bedrooms upstairs and 1 downstairs. Includes all major appliances. $775/month plus utilities. Prefer non-smoker and no housepets. References and damage deposit required. Call (403) 572-3885 or 371-6668. 2a11p

Acme – Newer mobile home, 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, deck. $1,100 plus utilities. $1,100 SD. Call Christine at 403-546-2628. a4mc ~
Available Sept. 1 - 4 bdrm, 6 appl., recently renovated home in Trochu. $1100 month + utilities + DD. Leave a message at 403-588-6754. 2a18p

1 bedroom basement suite, private entrance, off-street parking, stove, fridge, washer, dryer. Quiet lifestyle, no pets. Non-smokers only. $625/month includes all utilities, satellite TV. Available Sepember 1. 403-443-5681. 2a18p
GRAIN & FEED

Round Bale Hauling &~Tub Grinding Service~(Self-loading Bale Truck~& Haybuster Tub Grinder)~Delton Boese 403-546-2166~ a21mc

Custom Haying and Round Bale Hauling. We will look after all of your haying needs. Everything from swathing to stacking in your yard with self-loading truck. Call Evan 371-9197. 14s1p

Winter Wheat Seed for sale. Penwest Seeds 403-588-6664. 2a11p
LIVESTOCK

Engel Livestock Transports - You call, we haul. 26 ft. ground load stock trailer, 20,000 lb. load capacity. Marvin 403-556-0787. j18mc

FEEDER AD~Tired of paying Commissions? Offering contacting and ranch direct Cattle purchases at competitive prices.~Highway 21 Feeders~Lyle (403) 546-2278, Ext. 6~ 8a11p
MACHINERY

For Sale - Combine 915 International diesel, hydrostatic, 2,381 hours. Excellent running condition. Great for extra combine, $4800 obo. Call 403-239-0521 evenings and weekends; 403-807-3418 days. 4s1p
MISC. FOR SALE

MARY KAY COSMETICS~Has a skin care program for every type of skin. Excellent moisturizers, glamour and body care. Karen Penner 403-443-2370, Consultant over 30 years. mc

FIREWOOD - Quality dry bulk or bagged firewood. Spruce & pine, birch, or aspen. Prompt reliable service. Stacking & delivery available. Phone Lance (403) 506-9663. j21mc

BOSCH UNIVERSAL PLUS~Summer Sale $469!~NUTRIMILL or "WONDER JR"~- deluxe hand grain mill~your choice $269.95~Gardener's Dream Cream~& facial creams: 40% Off~Quality gadgets~Fair Trade coffee & chocolate~@ Beckie's Kitchen~820 - 6th Ave. N, 403-443-2403~"by chance or appointment"~ 6a18p

Yahama P2 Piano, with bench, in very good condition. One owner, walnut finish, excellent sound, stays in tune, keys in perfect shape. Asking $2400.00. 403-443-7774. 4a18p

For Sale - Two Westeel bins left, 1600 and 2000 bushel. Phone 403-443-0599. 2a11p

For Sale - HOOSIER CUPBOARD: a real antique with extra features. Immaculate condition. Call 403-546-2566 to come and see it. 2a18p

2 - 1000 gal. and 2 - 500 gal. Fuel Tanks with stands. 403-650-5575. 3a25p

For Sale - Stackable apartment size washer & dryer (110v) $100. Water bottle stand $25. 403-443-5681. 2a18p
MISC. SERVICES

D'ARCY DRYWALLING~& PAINTING~Interior & exterior painting, drywalling, boarding & taping, stuccoing, parging, texture ceilings. Oscar 443-7599, Three Hills. j15mc

Web Designs Galore - Websites starting at $100. "Custom Design & Reasonable Rates" Graphics, Hosting, URL's. Visit my portfolio www.webdesignsgalore.biz. Call Cindy @ 403-442-3189 or e-mail cindy@webdesignsgalore.biz. o8mc

HIGH SPEED INTERNET~for town and country~www.wildroseinternet.ca~888-633-3974~"Connecting the Community" 25d22p

HELP FOR SENIORS~Light housekeeping, meal preparation, respite help for caregivers & personal companions for Continuing Care residents - all available. Reasonable rates with bondable insured staff. Please call HELPING HANDS toll free at 1-888-364-2476. n26mc

FOR HIRE: Skid Steer & HD Grapple Fork~- Digging Bucket, Snow Bucket~- 2T Truck~- 20' 5th W Deck Trailer~- Building demo, concrete removal~Call 403-443-3770. m11mc

Three Hills and District~Chamber of Commerce~RENTAL PROGRAM~White Tablecloths~(rectangular and round)~White Linen Napkins~Wine Glasses~Vases~Mirror Tiles~Glass Beads~Head Table Skirting~Call Marlene 443-5898~ m6mc

PATCH 'N PAINT does interior "make-overs"  drywall repair/ new paint and re-paints/new texture and re-texture. Call Ken Brauen 403-443-0583. o7mc

YARD CARE~General lawn care & yard cleaning. Contact William Upton at 403-443-9226. Free estimates - contract or hourly rates. 4a25p

BACKHOE, BOBCAT & EXCAVATION services for commercial and residential projects. No project too small. Call Randy 403-445-1511, Three Hills. 4a11p

WEEDS? BUGS? Call APM Vegetation Control. Onsite and phone consultation. Our applicators license includes: residential, industrial, commercial and agricultural areas. WHMIS, First Aid and H2S certified. Our central location is Acme. Phone 403-899-0057. 4a11p

Piano Lessons~Beginning in September, "Music for Young Children", is a great music program offered in Elnora, for children ages 3 - 10.  Look at myc.com for more info. about program or call Lori Scott at 403 - 773 - 3111. 2a11p

ACCORDION LESSONS~SPECIAL OFFER!~September through December 2010. $40 total. Includes 3-5 lessons per month. Books and instruments as needed or as available. 403-443-5667. 9s29p

MUSIC LESSONS~Piano, Voice, Accordion, Theory. Ray Olson, BMus, Bth, M.A. Calls welcome: 403-443-5667. 9s29p

NILGIRIS~TEA HOUSE~OPEN SATURDAYS 10-10~SUNDAYS, 3-10~Light lunches,~Evening Suppers~& Delectable Desserts~Ph: 403-443-7547~"Sip Back & Relax"~ a16mc

NOTICE - Three Hills Bottle Depot and Dixie's Trophies closed for holidays Aug. 8-23. Open Aug. 24. 5a18p
NOTICES

REWARD OFFERED for information related to hit and run on Friday, July 23 at 7:10 pm at the intersection of Hwy 21 North and Hwy 27 West. Silver Dodge Ram with farm plates. Will have damage on passenger side. Please contact the Three Hills RCMP 403-443-5538, or the TIPS line at 422-TIPS (Crimestoppers 1-800-222-8477). 2a11p

Executive Cleaners closing for holidays Sat., Aug. 21 to Aug. 29. Open Monday, Aug. 30. 2a18c
PERSONAL

Alcoholics Anonymous~and Alanon Meetings~Thursdays at 8:00 p.m. at Knox United Church basement, Three Hills. A.A. 403-443-7970, Alanon 403-443-7216. 51d22p

Sincere thanks to Shauna and Mark for organizing the Open House and all who helped. Thanks to family and friends from Amisk, Calgary, Creston, BC, Didsbury, Edmonton, Linden, Oyen, Ponoka, Rimbey, Three Hills, Trochu and Water Valley for coming to make our 50th Anniversary so very special.~Darel & Donna Pride~ 1a11p
WANTED

Live the Dream of Self-Employment! Local small business loans available. Government subsidized business training program for unemployed individuals. Call Community Futures Wild Rose for more info 1-888-881-9675. s22mc

GREAT OPPORTUNITY~OPPORTUNITY is knocking, along with a great wage, hours, on-the-job training and great benefits! Heavy Duty Journeyman or 3rd or 4th year Apprentice Mechanic required for local heavy-duty truck/trailer repair shop. This is a career for the right person - supervisory skills, multi-tasker and organized. If you can fill these boots, then we have a position for you. Apply in person to: Bigfoot & Co. Inc., 238 - 17 Ave. NW, Box 687, Three Hills, AB T0M 2A0. Phone 403-443-3668, or by fax 403-443-7708, or by email: bigtoes@telus.net 3a25c

South Central Alberta feed yard looking for a Mill Manager. Experience in handling and processing commodities is an asset but will train the right applicant. Please fax resume to Mel (403) 546-3709. 2a11p

Large scale Feedlot Operation near Acme, AB has openings for the following positions:~- Processors~- Feed Truck Operators~We offer excellent wages and benefits. Permanent positions. Please fax resume with work references to (403) 546-3709, Attn: Trevor. 3a25p

Large Scale Ag Operation near Acme, AB has openings for the following positions:~- Harvest help~- Ag Equipment Operators~- Class 1 Drivers for grain, silage and cattle.~We offer excellent wages & benefits. Permanent and seasonal positions. Please contact Daryl at (403) 333-3153 or dmf@wildroseinternet.ca Fax resume with references to 403-546-3709. 3a11p

Part-time Housekeeper needed, 30-40 hours per week. Apply with resume to Best Western, Three Hills. 2a11c

Complete Ag Services out of Acme, AB is looking for multi-talented Class 1 Drivers. Must be able to cross Border. Duties will include: cattle, grain, manure, silage and dirt. All aspects of trucking will be required. Positions available immediately. Must live within commuting distance of Acme. Must have minimum 2 years driving experience. Fax resume with 5 work references and 7 year abstract to Trevor @ 403-546-3709 or call 403-701-7376. 2a11p

The Three Hills Thrashers are looking for an assistant coach, manager, and trainer for the 2010/2011 hockey season. Interested individuals can contact Ian Hall at 403.443.9669 or by e-mail coach@threehillsthrashers.net. Job Posting closes August 15. 3a11c

Building Maintenance Supervisor. Salary - DOE. Send resume to fax 403-443-8889 or gm@super8threehills.com 4a25p

Local oilfield company looking to hire a positive, energetic and self-motivated person with a clean Class 1 license to operate trank trucks, and provide superior customer service. Offering competitive wages, many bonus/reward opportunities, scheduled days off and much more. If you have a great attitude and are willing to work as part of a team, please contact Steve at 403-588-0388. 2a11p

ATCO Electric is looking for a casual Service Point Representative with a Grade 12 diploma and strong customer service skills. Candidate should include one or two years experience in the area of office administration, good working knowledge of Outlook, Word and Excel. This position also requires proven organizational skills, good judgment, decision-making and interpersonal skills, record keeping and maintaining file systems. Willingness to participate and support community relations activities is an asset. Please apply online at http://atcocareers/ on or before August 16, 2010. Quote opportunity #10/146. For further information, please stop in at ATCO Electric Three Hills Office (mornings only), 202 Main Street. 1a11p

Construction help wanted, Three Hills/Trochu area. Must have concrete experience. Phone 905-252-3660. 1a12p

Help Wanted: Sunterra Farms Ltd. is seeking seasonal help to assist with the harvest season. Experience in working with farm machinery is essential. Class 1 license is a definite asset. For more information please call Matt at 403-808-5704 or send resume to fax 403-546-4179. 2a18c
TOO LATE TO CLASSIFY
For Rent, Three Hills: Fully furnished 2 bedroom basement suite available September 1. Central location with nice backyard, deck, assigned parking at back with plug-ins. $690.00/month including utilities. N/S, no pets, no children. Damage deposit and references required. For details, contact 403-373-3739. 2a18p

Thank-you so much to all our family and friends who surprised !!!!!! us in celebration of our 40th/41st wedding anniversary. It meant so much and we will always remember that special day. A special thank you to Lisa and Tara for all the planning ( and all the necessary little white lies). Thank-you Terry, Tiffany, and Jordan for the beautiful Scrapbook. We will treasure it always. So again, thank you everyone for the gifts and the wonderful surprise.~Love~George and Cheryle Adams~ 1a11p

PRAIRIE CHRISTIAN~ACADEMY PRESCHOOL~is accepting applications~for Fall 2010~Contact: Pat Massey~Days (403) 443-5511~Eves. (403) 443-5377~pat.massey@prairie.edu~ 3a25p

3 bdr. apt. for rent - Three Hills. $650 includes utilities. No smoking or pets. Quiet lifestyle. References required. 403-443-5040. 8s29p

2 butcher beef for sale. No growth hormones or meds. Approx. 900 lbs. live weight. Phone 403-442-2549. 2a18p ~
Bridal Shower for Julie Fyn, bride-elect of Travis Klassen on Saturday, August 21, 2010 at 3:00 pm at the Linden Alliance Church. Everyone welcome. 2a18p

Part-Time Secretary Required: Three Hills/Carbon Pastoral charge of the United Church of Canada requires a part-time secretary. Approx. 8 hours/week. Flexible hours. The secretary will coordinate volunteers; prepare the Bulletin, the occasional newsletter and the Annual Report; as well as perform regular Secretarial duties. Organizational and excellent communication skills are essential. Must be proficient with Microsoft Office, Excel or equivalent. Remuneration based on experience. Send resumes to: Ministry and Personnel, c/o Box 1553, Three Hills, AB T0M 2A0. 4s1c