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December 1 -14, 2019 www.columbusmessenger.com Vol. XXXIX, No. 5

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A Christmas

Celebration

The Grove City community is invited to

celebrate a full day of holiday spirit at the

Grove City Christmas Celebration, 10 a.m.

to 8 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 7 in the Town

Center. Activities are sponsored by the

city of Grove City and Heart of Grove City.

Don’t miss holiday shopping, visits with

Santa, live entertainment, the annual

Christmas parade, tree lighting and more.

Visitors shop at Town Center businesses

and Mistletoe Market locations from 10

a.m. to 6 p.m. for seasonal, creative gift

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Inside

Messenger photo by Dedra Cordle

A lesson in the dangers of distracted driving

Central Crossing High School students react as health instructor Jamie Ramirez tries to successfully complete a route in the

Distracted Driving Simulator. Ramirez said he thought he did well despite almost hitting a dog and missing a turn while texting.

The simulator, which was at the school on Nov. 20 and 21, is a part of an effort from the Grove City Division of Police to teach

students the dangers of distracted or drunken driving.

Rezoning plan creates path for apartments

By Andrea Cordle

Southwest Editor

Grove City Council approved a rezoning

plan that would clear a path for apartments.

At the Nov. 18 meeting, the majority of

council voted to rezone approximately 21

acres of land at the southwest corner of

Holton Road and State Route 104 from single

family to planned use development.

This action would allow Treplus

Communities to move forward with Sugar

Maple Commons, a proposed 105-unit

apartment community for those 55 and

older.

“This is not a typical apartment building,”

said Aaron Underhill, an attorney

representing the developer.

According to Underhill, the proposed

luxury apartments would be more like condominiums.

It would feature single-story

ranch units that are between 1,200 and

1,600 square feet. Rent would range from

$1,900 to $2,600 per month.

“It’s a good use for the property and it’s

ideal for the city’s changing demographics,”

said Underhill.

The attorney also said because the units

would be rented to senior citizens or empty

nesters, there would be less of an impact on

the school system and traffic.

Not everyone in attendance agreed with

that sentiment.

Grove City resident John Sherron said

high density does not belong at that loca-

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CHRISTMAS WEEK SERVICES

ON OUR CHRISTMAS CHURCH PAGE

in The Westside or Southwest Messenger

The page will print in

our December 15th issue

The deadline for the Christmas Church Page

is Friday, December 6th at 2:00 pm.

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Information

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Area Christmas

Church Services

First Baptist Church of Grove City

3301 Orders Road

Sunday Services - 9:15 and 10:45 am

Candlelight Christmas Eve Services

Saturday, December 24th - 4:30 and 6:30 pm

Christmas Day Service - 10:45 am

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Cram the Cruiser

Help children under the care of Franklin County Children

Services (FCCS) enjoy a holiday season packed with joy by participating

in the fifth annual Cram the Cruiser toy drive, hosted by

the city of Grove City and the Grove City Division of Police.

Donate gift cards or new, unwrapped toys through Friday, Dec.

6 at city offices or drop off a donation during the annual collection

event. Drive through the event from 1 to 4 p.m., Sunday, Dec. 8, at

Grove City United Methodist Church, 2684 Columbus St., to deliver

a donation or stay a while to visit, get a photo with Santa and

enjoy festive goodies.

Youth under the care of FCCS often experience abuse, neglect

or other difficult home situation. The annual Cram the Cruiser toy

drive provides a joyful outlet and assurance that people care. Visit

the FCCS website for a list of the most needed toys at childrenservices.franklincountyohio.gov.

Since 2015, Grove City’s Cram the Cruiser toy drive has garnered

more than 26,000 toys as well as gift

cards and cash in excess of $3,000. The effort

is supported by hundreds of volunteers representing

the Grove City Division of Police,

Citizens Police Academy, Grove City United

Methodist Church, city of Grove City associates,

Parks and Recreation VIP youth volunteers,

area businesses and residents – all

CHRISTMAS

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REZONING

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around the southwest

items, artwork, decorations and treats to enjoy or

share with others while strolling through town. Don’t

miss the Secret Santa shop located in the Grove City

Museum, for children to purchase gifts for loved ones.

Find a map of Mistletoe Market locations on the Heart

of Grove City website at heartofgrovecity.org.

From 2 to 6:30 p.m. children meet Santa and parents

can take their own photo or receive a print for a

$5 contribution to T.W.I.G. 184 benefiting Nationwide

Children’s Hospital, in the George Edge Music Park on

Broadway. From 4:30 to 6:30 p.m., watch a sculptor

transform blocks of ice into holiday icons at Jackson

Street and Broadway, meet live reindeer at the corner

of Arbutus Avenue and Park Street, and enjoy holiday

entertainment at the stage on Park Street, west of

Broadway:

• 4:30 to 5 p.m. - Signs of Christmas (promoting

tion.

“It’s not compatible with the surrounding area,”

said Sherron. “It should remain rural.”

Located near Scioto Grove Metro Park, Sherron

said a conservation area or more park space would be

a more appropriate use of the property.

Other residents and one council member said they

were concerned about added traffic on an already busy

state route.

Councilman Ted Berry, who voted against the

rezoning ordinance, said State Route 104 is a dangerous

road that already backs up at peak hours.

“This would put another few hundred people on

104,” said Berry who also noted that a planned housing

development (Farmstead) further down the route

would add hundreds more on the road. “State Route

104 is a country road that would cost a fortune to

upgrade.”

Berry said he is not opposed to the development, he

just does not like the location. He said he would rather

see it in the core of the city.

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donating time, gifts, coffee or baked treats.

Donations are accepted during normal operating hours through

Friday, Dec. 6 at City Hall, 4035 Broadway; Kingston Center,

3226 Kingston Ave.; Grove City Welcome Center and Museum,

3378 Park St., the Evans Center, 4330 Dudley Ave.; and the Safety

Complex, 3360 Park St. For more information, visit

GroveCityOhio.gov or call 614-277-1718.

Holiday event at Cancer rift Shop

The Grove City Cancer Thrift Shop, 3684 Garden Court, will

host a customer appreciation holiday event honoring the Shop

Small Community. The event is on Dec. 2 from 4 to 6:30 p.m.

There will be a discount of $5 off of each $25 purchase. During the

event, there will be no consignments,donations or payouts. The

Grove City Cancer Thrift Shop is an all volunteer, non- profit that

supports The Columbus Cancer Clinic of LifeCare Alliance.

Project Heart Strings

The Evans Center in Grove City is hosting its annual Project

Heart Strings, to give holiday presents to 200 local homebound

senior citizens. Those interested in taking part of the project are

encouraged to drop off gifts or a monetary donation to the center

by Dec. 6 at 4330 Dudley Ave. The gifts will be wrapped on Dec.

12 before distribution. For more information or for gift ideas, contact

the Evans Center at 614-277-1060.

deaf/hard of hearing awareness)

• 5 to 5:30 p.m. - Grove City High School choir

• 5:30 to 6 p.m. - Central Crossing High School

choir

• 6 to 6:30 p.m. - Grove City Christian School choir

The Grove City Community parade steps off at 7

p.m. and winds through the Town Center along Wilbur

Avenue, Columbus Street, Broadway and Park Street.

Santa, Mayor Richard “Ike” Stage and city council

members will hop off the parade route in front of the

tree to lead the annual tree lighting countdown.

Receive important text notifications during the

Christmas events and throughout the year with Grove

City’s text alert system. Text GCALERT to 888-777 to

receive safety, traffic and event information.

Visit the Grove City website, GroveCityOhio.gov,

for additional information.

The rest of council voted in favor of the zoning

change.

Councilwoman Christine Houk said the infrastructure

does need attention but said the city must commit

to diversity in housing.

“We don’t want to cut ourselves off from growth,”

she said.

Councilman Roby Schottke said many older people

want to rent and this provides for that.

“We need high end rentals for older citizens,” he

said.

According to the Grove City 2050 planning guide,

that area was not recommended for apartments.

Kyle Rauch, the city’s development director, said

even though it is high density zoning, the impact on

the area would be less due to the age restriction in the

apartment units.

The legislation approved by council was a zoning

change. The developer would still have to come before

council with a development plan for approval. To learn

more about the project, visit www.grovecityohio.gov.


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An enduring bond

Cordle’s Corner

Andrea Cordle

On a recent

Saturday morning I

sat in my car, driving

my dog,

Frankie to see the

vet. It would be his

last trip to the vet.

It would be his last car ride.

As I drove to say my final goodbye to my

beloved dog, I thought back to more than

13 years ago when he was first in the backseat

of my car. We were just starting our

journey together. I remember I looked in

the backseat. Frankie and his brother,

Meeko were curled up together, just staring

at me with a confused look on their

faces. They didn’t know me. They didn’t

know they were going to their new home. I

felt overwhelmed and uncertain of my snap

decision to bring home two dachshund puppies.

It didn’t take long to fall in love with

Frankie and Meeko, but Frankie was

always challenging. It took a long time to

potty train him. And obedience training

him, forget that. Frankie rarely listened to

me. I took him to puppy training class. He

learned to sit — that was it. He somehow

passed the class with the recommendation

to repeat the course.

Frankie and I didn’t have the strongest

bond at first. It was difficult to get a read

on him. He just did his own thing. I would

take him out for walks at the park or

around the neighborhood and he turned

into a wild, feral animal. It was like I was

not present. Only his nose mattered, and I

was the annoyance holding him back on the

leash. But once we were in the house, he

would cuddle up to me and become a sweet

dog.

Frankie got into so much trouble. When

I opened the refrigerator door, he would

come over, stick his head in and pull something

out and run away with it. Once he

pulled out an entire holiday ham! He would

get into the bathroom trash can, pull out all

the tissues and tear it up.

The trouble didn’t stop at home. It

extended to the parks as well. My sister

and I took Frankie and Meeko to Three

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Creeks Metro Park once and they decided

to roll in a large quantity of goose poop. The

smell was horrid. I was gagging and almost

threw up driving them back home — it was

a good 20-minute drive mind you. When we

went to Battelle Darby Creek Metro Park,

Frankie stuck his head under a bathroom

stall door. There was a woman in there who

screamed. I was so embarrassed. Another

time at the same park, Frankie and Meeko

encountered bison. They were right by the

fence. Of course, the dachshunds had to

prove they were the dominant animal and

barked at the large bison.

For all the trouble Frankie caused, he

was also a sympathetic dog and seemed to

know when he was really needed. In 2015,

my dad died of leukemia. After his memorial

service when everyone had left the

house and I was alone, I sat down on the

stairs and just cried. Frankie came to me

and sat on the landing. I just hugged him

and cried for a while. He sat there the

whole time and let me. Like he knew I

needed comfort. Then in 2017, Frankie’s

brother Meeko died. We got home from the

emergency animal hospital in the early

morning hours. I went right to bed and just

laid there crying. Again, Frankie came up

to me and just laid his head on my shoulder.

I held him all morning. I think we both

needed the comfort.

Shortly before Meeko passed away,

Frankie lost his vision to SARDS, Sudden

Acquired Retinal Degeneration Syndrome.

It was just heartbreaking. Image being

able to see one day and the next day, it’s

dark. He was so confused and depressed.

Many dogs adapt quite well to vision loss,

but Frankie never really did. He became a

shell of his former self. He used to be a

highly confident and independent dog.

SARDS took that from him. I tried everything

I could think of to help him. I did

research. I joined a Facebook group for

blind dog owners to get tips and see what

success other people had. We put up gates

by the stairs and blocked off hard edges so

he would be safe. I even put barriers

around my bed so he wouldn’t fall off.

Taking care of Frankie became a fulltime

job for my sister and I. He got anxious

when he thought he was alone so we tried

to arrange our schedules so he would rarely

be alone. I even adopted another dog to

keep him company. Eventually, Frankie

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became more accustomed to being blind,

but he was a different dog. I still loved him

just the same. Maybe even more. I seemed

to develop an even deeper bond with

Frankie in caring for him.

Last year, Frankie started having heart

and kidney issues. He was on several different

medications for his heart, which I

was told would affect his kidneys. I knew

that would eventually be a problem. He

started showing signs of kidney failure. He

stopped eating, kept getting sick and had

no strength. I knew it was time.

I think Frankie knew it was time too.

Almost every night in the week leading up

to his death, Frankie slept with his head on

my shoulder. It was as if he knew his time

with me was ending and he knew I would

need all the comfort I could get. That

Saturday morning, I laid in bed with him

as long as I could knowing it would be the

last morning we had snuggle time.

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Frankie

Jan. 20, 2006 - Nov. 16, 2019

Frankie was a true joy. He was so brave

when blindness struck and when he was

sick. I am a better person for having

Frankie in my life. Because of him, I am a

more patient, caring and compassionate

person. I think of his strength in dealing

with adversity and try to draw inspiration

from him in going through my grief.

One thing comforts me. Frankie and

Meeko are together now. They are both

healthy and happy. And I am so lucky to

have been their mom.

Andrea Cordle is the editor of the

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Students are ready for math

By Dedra Cordle

Staff Writer

The pictures presented at the Nov. 18

board of education meeting showed students

standing at the board in front of a

classroom, highlighting a completed math

problem. The look on their faces was one of

pride and accomplishment — some were

even flexing their muscles. These were not,

assured officials, photos taken from stock

files but in actual classrooms across the

South-Western City Schools District.

Three years ago, the district began the

implementation of a program called Ready

Mathematics. The instruction, designed by

education tech company Curriculum

Associates, taught teachers how to understand

and plan for a future diagnostic portion

that would help students better understand

the subject. It was piloted at a handful

of elementary, intermediate and middle

schools in 2018.

Pattie Molonsky, a math coach at Stiles

Elementary, said the students took to the

computer-based program immediately.

“I think it brought a new level of joy to

them because the entire program was

designed to reach them at their level,” she

said. “They loved knowing the progress

they were making with the subject as the

year went on.”

I-Ready, as the diagnostic portion is

called, automatically adjusts the difficultly

of questions according to the ability level of

each students. It collects data on their

strength and weaknesses and provides

real-time data to their teachers.

April Weese, the district’s curriculum

coordinator, said that data is vital because

it aids the teacher in finding ways to help

the students better understand the subject.

“It can really pinpoint the areas of difficulties

so teachers can adjust their lessons

accordingly,” she said. “For example, say

there are a handful of students who are

having trouble understanding a concept;

the teacher can bring them into a group

and provide further instruction to help

them better understand the concept.”

Weese said that small group setting can

really bring about student engagement

with the subject.

The Ready Mathematics and I-Ready

program began implementation districtwide

this year.

“I think this will be beneficial to the district

because it provides continuity across

the classroom,” said Weese. “Teachers will

be able to see where their students are

(with the diagnostic data) and it will provide

a valuable resource in helping our

teachers meet the needs of our kids.”

In related news, the board of education

will hold one regular public meeting in

December due to the holiday break. The

meeting, which will be held on Dec. 9, is

scheduled to start at 7 p.m. but the public

is invited to arrive at 6:30 p.m. for a reception

for board member Mindy Garverick.

Garverick, who has been with the board

since 2008, did not seek re-election on Nov.

5 and will finish her term at the end of the

year. She served as president of the board

four times.

The Grove City Food Pantry is located at

2710 Columbus St., Grove City

Serving about 250 families each month.

Hours: Monday-Friday 2-4pm

Third Saturday of the month 10am til Noon.

Needing assistance

Call Hands on Central Ohio

@ 614-351-2282 for an appointment.

Food donations can be dropped off at the pantry

Monday-Friday 1-4 pm or Monday

and Thursday 9am til Noon.

Monetary donations can be sent to the above address.

Volunteers Needed

Contact us at managers@grovecityfoodpantry.org

A spot for science

Messenger photo by Dedra Cordle

The cafeteria at Buckeye Woods Elementary School was transformed into a Science

Spot when COSI rolled into town. For more than an hour on Nov. 19, students participated

in several brain-boosting stations that tested their mental acumen, problem

solving skills and balance. Here, first grader Alana Morehart celebrates with

COSI educator Jessica Takos as she completes the block pyramid challenge. The

event was hosted by the school’s Parent Teacher Association.


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Staff Writer

After delivering hundreds of food baskets

to senior citizens throughout the

region, Joseph Barnes Sr. and his wife,

Elberta prefer their early morning hours

on Thanksgiving Day to be nice and quiet.

It is their time, he said, to decompress

from travelling all those miles the previous

days and to prepare for the noise that more

50 guests will bring to their house to celebrate

the holiday.

It is hard to get them to deviate from

their relaxing routine, he admitted, but he

ultimately decided it was time to change

things up this year.

“And I am deeply uncomfortable with

this,” Barnes said with a laugh.

What had Barnes, who is a resident of

the village of Urbancrest, so full of discomfort

was the fact that he was being recognized

with the Lifetime Impact Award at

the eighth annual Thanksgiving Wattle 5K

Run/Walk.

Since the second year of the race, the

event committee has honored residents of

the southwest community who have made

‘a significant impact on the lives of others.’

“This award is our way of giving back to

those who have spent their lives giving to

others,” said event director Mark Sigrist.

The recipient is chosen, he explained,

largely based on the recommendation of

prior winners. Those include advocates for

the homeless, counselors, missionaries and

other community activists.

“All of these people are well respected in

the community, so when they tell you

someone is doing all of these great things

you listen to them,” Sigrist said.

When seeking suggestions for this

year’s recognition, a number of them recommended

Barnes.

“While he may be known to many in the

village for being their mayor, he is known

outside of the area for making an impact on

the youth in the community,” said Sigrist.

“I believe most of them call him ‘Coach.’”

For a majority of his adult life, Barnes

has been coaching young men through

impromptu pick-up games and summer

leagues. He has even had roles in a more

official capacity in Hamilton Township and

at the South-Western City Schools District.

Though he has coached track and field,

his sport of choice is basketball.

Barnes said he loves coaching the sport

as it can help lead young men to, and keep

them on, the right track.

“I started coaching primarily to give

them something to do,” he said. “When I

meet a lot of these young people, they are

at a crossroad in their life and I try to get

them to see there is a different way to

approach things through coaching and the

sport itself.”

He said he always encourages them to

do their best, to make an effort, and to

never give up on themselves.

One of his former players was Joey

Clark, whom Barnes coached while he was

Urbancrest Mayor Joseph Barnes Sr. was

presented with the Lifetime Impact Award

at the annual Thanksgiving Wattle 5K

Run/Walk.

a student at Brookpark Middle School in

the mid 1990s.

Clark met Barnes at a difficult time in

his life. He was just a few years removed

from a life-threatening illness and was

making the transition from private school

to public school.

He said he was intimidated when he

met Barnes during tryouts.

“I think most of the team was too,”

Clark said, referring to Barnes’ stature and

demeanor.

Quickly, he said, that sense of intimidation

grew to one of respect and even love.

“There are not many people who can get

you out of bed at 4 a.m. on a school day to

practice but he was the exception,” said

Clark. “Coach Barnes wanted us to try our

best and to be our best.”

As Clark moved on in his education, he

said he kept in contact with Barnes. He

said when they met, he would always

remind him to keep up with his studies, to

find something he loved, and to give back

to others.

Clark, who is now a deputy sheriff with

the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office, said

he is not the only life who has been impacted

by Barnes.

“He’s still coaching so I know he’s still

changing lives and offering needed encouragement.”

Sigrist said like many of his fellow

recipients, Barnes did not wish to be publicly

acknowledged for his contributions to

the community.

“I had to beg him numerous times to be

here,” he said.

But he added it was important that others

know the work he is doing ‘behind the

scenes’ to make a difference in the world.

Barnes said he was humbled by the

recognition and in disbelief that he follows

the “tremendous men and women” who

share the Lifetime Impact Award honor.

“I don’t feel like I am doing anything

worthy of recognition,” he said. “I just try

to be a great servant of God and give to

back wherever I can and to whomever I

can.”


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Free community meal

Bethel Lutheran Church, 4501 Hoover

Road in Grove City, will host a free community

meal every third Saturday of each

month. The food will be served from noon

to 1 p.m. For more information, call the

church office at 875-0510.

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Columbus, General Counsel; future homeowner

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In Achievement

Something to cheer about

By Dedra Cordle

Staff Writer

It was the moment Ashley Caldwell had waited years for, a

chance to show the cheerleading coaches at Pleasant View Middle

School that she had what it takes to make it as a member of their

team.

In front of the small audience, she cheered loud and jumped

high, smiling wide though the nerves were wreaking havoc inside.

When her routine finished, she thanked them for their time and

said she hoped to be a part of the Panther pride.

She was not chosen to be a part of the squad that year.

It was a moment she had waited more than a year for, a chance

to show the cheerleading coaches at her new middle school that

she had what it takes to make it as a member of their team.

In front of a small audience, she cheered louder and jumped

higher, smiling wider though the nerves and memories of disappointment

was wreaking havoc inside.

Like the last time, she thanked the coaches at Norton Middle

School for their time and said she hoped to be a part of the Wildcat

team.

She was not chosen to become a member of the squad that year.

Ever since she was a little girl discovering the sport while channel

surfing, Caldwell said she had wanted to be a cheerleader.

“I just fell completely in love with it,” she said. “I loved their

skills, their smiles and their spirit. I had it in my mind that it was

what I wanted to do and I was going to try my hardest to do it.”

She admitted that the rejection at the middle school level was

hard on her.

“I was really disappointed,” she said. “I have had this dream in

my mind for so long and it just wasn’t happening for me at that

time.”

Instead of giving up, she decided to take a more active

approach.

“I was going to practice, practice and practice some more until

I got better,” she said.

And that is just what she did.

“She was very dedicated to improving her skill set,” said her

father Anthony. “When she wasn’t studying, she was online

watching cheerleading videos and tutorials, taking notes on their

routines and movements.”

With more confidence in her abilities, Caldwell decided to try

out for the cheerleading team when she entered ninth grade at

Westland High School. She did what she did in the past — cheered

loudly, jumped high and smiled through the nerves. The result,

however, was different.

“I will never forget the look on her face when she told us that

she made the freshman team,” said Anthony. “She was so excited

and just grinning from ear to ear.”

Levon Maynard, the school’s head cheerleading coach, said she

was taken by Caldwell’s demeanor and determination.

“She is someone who never gives up,” said Maynard. “She doesn’t

give up on herself and she won’t let any of the girls give up on

themselves either.”

She went on to earn the title of ‘Most Improved Cheerleader’ at

the end of her freshman year.

Shortly thereafter, Caldwell was attending a summer camp

and learned that veteran cheerleaders are given the opportunity

to try-out for All-American status with the National Cheerleaders

Association. If they achieve that rank at the camp, they are invited

to perform in either the Philadelphia Thanksgiving Day Parade

or the New Year’s Day Parade in London, England.

Caldwell said when she heard that bit of news, a new dream

formed.

“I knew I had to try out when the time came,” she said. “I didn’t

think I would ever be selected but I knew I had to try.”

This summer, Caldwell — now a senior — got up in front of the

entire camp and a large group of professional judges and tried out

for All-American status. She performed the routine they had

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learned the day before.

When all of the hundred-plus cheerleading veterans had finished,

the judges reminded them that they had to be very selective.

“What we are looking for in our All-Americans is not only how

they perform, but how they react when they mess up and how

their coaches feel about their leadership abilities,” said Mike

Fultz, the international event coordinator for Varsity Spirit.

He said the organization takes the latter aspect more seriously

than the former.

“We are sending them off to be ambassadors for their school,

their state and their country,” he said.

Maynard said she could think of no better representative.

“When it comes to her leadership abilities, Ashley is a coach’s

dream,” she said. “She always gets our practices started on time

and she is always giving encouragement to others.”

She added that she was filled with pride when Ashley was

selected to be an All-American at the UCA’s camp.

“We have had several girls selected at these camps but she will

be the first one to actually travel to London and participate in the

parade,” she said. “This will be a wonderful opportunity not only

for Ashley but for our entire squad as well.”

Caldwell said though it has been months since her selection,

she is still filled with excitement at the All-American selection and

nervous energy as the parade date approaches.

“I can’t wait to experience this,” she said. “I dreamed of this but

never thought it would come true.”

On Dec. 25, Caldwell will leave Columbus for New York City

and then travel to London. There, she and 800 other All-

Americans will roam the city’s famed streets, tour the city’s sites

and celebrate the new year downtown with cheer.

According to Fultz, more than a million people will watch the

parade live in London and millions more will watch via live

stream. Among those who will be glued to the computer will be

Caldwell’s family, friends, coaches and peers.

“I want to say that it is hard to believe that this is happening

to Ashley but I can’t,” said Anthony. “She has faced setbacks and

disappointment and judgment but she is still so determined to

achieve her dreams.

“All I can say is that I am proud of the person she is, and I am

so proud that she will be representing our family, our community,

our school, our district and even our country in London.”


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Holiday Gift Ideas

Holiday Gift Ideas

Gifts for your furry friends

Holiday shoppers who are busy making

lists and checking them twice should make

sure they don’t overlook the family pet.

Christmas has gone to the cats and dogs,

as a greater number of people include their

companion animals when selecting gifts

each year.

A study by OnePoll conducted by

Rover.com, the nation’s largest network of

dog sitters and walkers, found that 95 percent

of pet owners have bought holiday

gifts for their pets. Gifts can range from

everyday needs, like food and treats, to

more lavish extravagances like spa treatments.

Pet owners who plan to get their pets

gifts this year may want to consider some

of the emerging pet trends as they browse

wares and services. The Balance, a business,

career and industry information site,

says pet industry trends point toward

these segments seeing growth.

Natural pet products

Just as people are interested in protecting

the health of the planet and their own

personal health, so, too, are they extending

this concern to companion animals.

Natural pet products, which can include

natural flea and tick remedies, holistic

foods, organic items, and all-natural

grooming products, can make great gifts.

Specialty pet services

The American Pet Products Association

says the demand for high-end pet grooming

and other services is substantial. In

addition, personalized training, behavioral

consulting, portrait photography, dog sitting,

and upscale spa treatments like pet

Reiki and massage are booming.

Mobile pet grooming

Mobile pet grooming has become the

norm in many areas. Mobile pet grooming

can reduce the potential stress on animals,

and tends to be very convenient for customers,

particularly seniors and others

who have mobility issues.

Beyond these growing trends, pet owners

have a bevy of other ideas from which

to choose. Here are just a few different suggestions:

• tests to detect pets’ DNA and trace

breed and ancestry,

• interactive puzzles to keep pets

engaged and banish boredom,

• stylish storage baskets for pet toys,

• hidden cat litter or dog crate items

that camouflage commonly used pet items,

• heated pet bed for cozy nights and

mornings, and

• signature vests, coats and sweaters to

look good and remain comfortable.

Keep the cooking simple this holiday

Families big and small typically celebrate

the holiday season together. For

some, celebrating the holidays with family

requires traveling, while others stay put

and welcome family and friends into their

homes.

At some point during the holiday season,

celebrants who host family and

friends will no doubt prepare a homecooked

meal for their loved ones. Cooking

for a crowd can seem like a daunting task,

especially for first-time hosts. However,

there are various ways for hosts to simplify

cooking for a crowd this holiday season.

1. Prepare a familiar dish

Hosts may agonize over their holiday

menus, and some may feel compelled to

prepare a family specialty or the same

dishes their parents or grandparents prepared

for holiday dinners when they were

children. But holiday hosts can make

things easy on themselves by choosing

dishes they’ve made in the past, regardless

of their place in family history. Chances

are the ingredients for hosts’ own specialties

are already in the pantry, saving a

potentially time-consuming trip to the grocery

store. And thanks to the familiarity

factor, hosts’ own specialties likely won’t

require as much time to prepare.

2. Share some cooking duties

Another way to simplify cooking for a

crowd is to invite guests to bring along a

side dish or dessert. Guests who live nearby

can make something in advance of the

big meal, while hosts can hand over their

kitchens to overnight guests who express a

willingness to contribute their own homecooked

dish to the party. Sharing the cooking

duties gives hosts more time to connect

with friends and family and serves as a

great way to plan the menu in advance.

3. Only make what guests are likely to

eat

Hosts also should not feel pressured to

cook more food than is necessary. Holiday

meals have a tendency to be lavish, but

hosts don’t have to spend all day in the

kitchen preparing food that will likely end

up as leftovers or trash. Get a final headcount

in the days before everyone comes

over and adjust your recipes accordingly.

4. Start early

If the big is on Christmas Day, that does

not mean hosts have to start cooking while

everyone unwraps their presents. Hosts

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Community Focus

around the southwest

Christmas Open

House and Bus Tour

Experience the festive atmosphere and

holiday traditions at historical locations

across Grove City.

The Southwest Franklin County

Historical Society and the city of Grove

City invite you to join the celebration during

an afternoon of old-time holiday fun at

the Christmas Open House and Bus Tour

from 1 to 5 p.m. Dec.7. Visit each location

on your own, or join the bus tour from

Century Village, 4185 Orders Road; the

Grant-Sawyer Home, 4126 Haughn Road;

or the Grove City Museum, 3378 Park St.,

to enjoy a bus ride to each destination. The

last pickup is at 4:30 p.m.

Enjoy vintage Christmas traditions,

seasonal displays and decorations, visits

with Saint Nick, tasty treats and festive

carols. Create old-fashioned crafts in the

recently restored Relieffe-Grant Barn,

behind the Grant-Sawyer Home. Docents

in period costumes share stories of holiday

celebrations of the past at all three sites.

The Grove City Chamber Singers perform

festive music at 2 p.m. in both the

Grant-Sawyer Home and Century Village

Schoolhouse.

Tours are free, but donations to the

Grove City Food Pantry of non-perishable

food items are encouraged.

e gift of recreation

Grove City Parks and Recreation gift

certificates make great holiday gifts for

family members and friends of all ages.

From Big Splash season passes to sports

registration, shelter rentals, crafts and

cooking to exercise classes; and everything

in between, a parks and recreation gift certificate

allows recipients to customize their

experience by age and interest.

Gift certificates are available for purchase

in-person only, in increments of $25,

$50 and $100. Purchase through Dec. 23,

and receive a $10 bonus gift voucher for

every $100 worth of gift certificates you

purchase. The $10 bonus certificate must

be used by Dec. 31, 2020

Certificates are on sale in the Grove

City Parks and Recreation office, open 8

a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday,

and can be redeemed any time after

Monday, Jan. 4, 2020. Your purchase supports

future park programs, maintenance

and preservation.

For more information, call the Grove

City Parks and Recreation Department at

614-277-3050.

Pancake breakfast fundraiser

The Grove City Lions Club will hold its

annual pancake and sausage breakfast

from 7 a.m. to noon Dec. 7 at the Grove

City United Methodist Church, 2684

Columbus St. Photos with Santa will be

taken for $10 from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. Free

vision and diabetes screening will also be

available. Donations will be accepted at the

door and all proceeds will benefit Pilot

Dogs and Grove City Lions sight saving

programs. Contact Duane Shaul at 614-

875-0708 or email duane.shaul@gmail.com

for additional information.

Century Village open house

The Southwest Franklin County

Historical Society welcomes groups and

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individuals to Century Village, 4185

Orders Road. Tour the historic log house

and school from 2 to 4 p.m. the fourth

Saturday of each month, May through

September. For more information or to

schedule a visit to Century Village, contact

Steve Jackson at 614-871-0081.

Volunteers sought at

Grove City Food Pantry

The Grove City Food Pantry is looking

for volunteers.

The pantry is located at 2710 Columbus

St. in Grove City. It serves about 250 families

each month in Grove City, Orient,

Harrisburg and Galloway. It is open

Monday through Friday from 2 to 4 p.m.

and on the third Saturday of the month

from 10 a.m. to noon. Volunteers are needed

to work various times and days. Food

donations are also needed.

Those interested in volunteering for the

Grove City Food Pantry or making a food

or monetary donation can email managers@grovecityfoodpantry.org.

Home Buyers Guide

Saxton Real Estate

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Contact Saxton Real Estate for more

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while relaxing on the front porch or from the back patio. Home has a 2 sty foyer w/center Hall that

leads to Form. LR, DR & FR. Lrg. kit. w/eating area. 1sr flr lndry w/mud rm area. Lrg. mstr w/huge

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ceilings for potential rec rm. Brand New HVAC syst. w/transferable 10 yr. warranty. Conveniently

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The City Beat

“Seasonal Follies”

at Evans Center

Inspire your holiday humor with the Evans Center

Showstoppers Acting Group at “Seasonal Follies,” by Tom Cash

and Dave Wagner.

Choose from four shows including 1 p.m., Tuesday, Dec. 3 and

Thursday, Dec. 5; and two performances at 1 and 7 p.m.,

Wednesday, Dec. 4 at the Evans Center, 4330 Dudley Ave.

Witness all the backstage comedic action at the Christmas play

rehearsal. Enjoy the magic of festive, musical skits including a

misguided group of Christmas spirits and seasonal crooners. This

annual holiday tradition is sure to bring joy to all.

The drama club at the Evans Center presents two annual productions,

in June and December. There is no cost to attend, but

donations of non-perishable food or personal care items for the

Grove City Food Pantry are encouraged. Monetary contributions

to the Showstoppers Acting Group are accepted.

Large groups are asked to contact the Evans Center at 614-

277-1060 to confirm availability and special accommodations. The

Evans Center is home to many activities and services offered to

those age 55 and older by the Grove City Parks and Recreation

Department.

For additional information including how to join the

Showstoppers, contact the Evans Center at 614-277-1060.

Photo courtesy of the city of Grove City

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Historical Society

Help preserve the history of Grove

City, Urbancrest and Jackson, Pleasant.

Prairie and Franklin townships. The

Southwest Franklin County Historical

club meetings

Society meets the first Tuesday each

month at 7 p.m. at St. John’s Lutheran

Church, 3220 Columbus St. For information,

pick-up a society brochure at the

Grove City Welcome Center, 3378 Park St.

December Giveaway

Place a prepaid classified line ad in our paper

for the month of December and be registered to win a

$50 Gift Card from

The Columbus Messenger Newspapers.

All ads received by mail, in person,

email or phone will be included in the drawing.

Drawing will be held December 28th, 2019

and the winner will be notified and

published in our

January 5th, 2020 Madison issue

and the January 12th, 2020

Columbus Issues.

GOOD LUCK TO EVERYONE!!!!

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Pet Corner

Pets of the week

Ringo has really

drummed up support

at the shelter. This 9-

month-old is friendly

and sweet and ready

to rock and roll with

you. Don’t let him be,

come to the shelter

and meet him. Come

together tomorrow

because all you need is love. Ringo is up for

adoption at the Franklin County Dog Shelter.

FYI: 614-525-3647 or www.franklincountydogs.com

Michael has been at

the shelter since

August. This 2-yearold

might need to be

the only dog in the

home - he participated

in playgroup but

needed to be muzzled

for the safety of

the other dogs. The

right home is out

there for Michael. Think you could be a good

fit? Come and meet him today.

FYI: 614-525-3647 or www.franklincountydogs.com

The following are events scheduled at

Battelle Darby Creek Metro Park this winter.

Battelle Darby Creek Metro Park is

located at 1775 Darby Creek Drive in

southwest Franklin County.

• Seldom Seen Glaciers, Dec. 1 from 1 to

3 p.m. - Take a one-mile off-trail hike down

into a gorge to seldom seen remnants of the

Wisconsin Glacier. Level 5 - a very difficult

hike getting into the gorge. Ages 13 and

older meet at the Nature Center.

• Explore Darby Woods, Dec. 7 from 11

a.m. to 1 p.m. - Explore Darby woods from

the top of the trees to the bottom of the

roots on this two-mile (level 3) hike. All

ages meet at Indian Ridge.

• Owls of Darby Creek, Dec. 7 at 5 p.m.

- Lure in owls using calls on a one-mile

hike. Meet at Indian Ridge.

• Sunset Bison Walk, Dec. 8 at 4 p.m. -

Enjoy the sunset as we locate the bison in

their winter pasture. Meet at the Nature

Center.

• Preschoolers: Squirrely Squirrels,

Dec. 10 at 9:30 or 11 a.m. - Sleepy Squirrel,

Hungry Squirrel, Little Ball of Fur. Come

learn all about what squirrels do in the

winter. Ages 3-5 meet at the Nature

Center.

• Full Cold Moon Hike, Dec. 12 from 5

to 8:30 p.m. - Take a brisk four-mile hike

through fields and forests. Meet at the

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These furry friends are available

for adoption at local

rescues and shelters

Abbey Chase is a

fun-loving girl who

will greet you at the

door when you come

home. She’s silly and

likes to box. She will

sit up on her hind

legs like a meerkat

and bat at the air with

her paws so she

looks like she’s boxing.

This 3-year-old gal has lots of energy.

She’s spayed, microchipped, FL/FIV negative

and up to date on vaccines. Adopt her from

Colony Cats and Dogs.

FYI: www.colonycats.org

Joshua is a chihuahua/dachshund

mix who is skittish

around people he

doesn’t know but is a

nice boy once he

gets to know you. He

loves a lap. He also

needs another dog to

help with his anxiety

when left alone. An

older children or adult-only home is best for

Joshua. Adopt him from Colony Cats and

Dogs.

FYI: www.colonycats.org

Getting in touch with nature

Ranger Station.

• Photo Basics: Winter Photography,

Dec. 14 at 10 a.m. - Learn to photograph

snowy landscapes, waterfalls, icicles and

more all while protecting yourself and your

equipment from the cold. Meet at the

Nature Center.

• Pop Nature Series: The Science of Star

Wars, Dec. 14 at 2 p.m. - Celebrate the end

of the saga. Learn how the galaxy far, far

away relates to real-world astronomy, biology

and technology. Crafts and activities

will be available for younger fans. Meet at

the Nature Center.

• Bon Appecreek, Dec. 15 at 1 p.m. -

Enjoy the fish feeding frenzy as you help

feed them worms, crickets and other foods.

Meet at the Nature Center.

• Holiday Crafts, Dec. 21-22 from 1 to 3

p.m. - Create easy seasonal crafts with

materials found in nature. Meet at the

Nature Center.

• Winter Dog Walk, Dec. 27 from 4 to 6

p.m. - Bring the pup out for a three-mile

evening stroll on the Darby Creek

Greenway trail. Meet at the Ranger

Station.

• Night at the Nature Center, Dec. 27

from 6 to 8 p.m. - See what animals awaken

after dark in the 53-foot living stream.

For more information, visit

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In Entertainment

“Frozen” sequel won’t leave the audience cold

The Reel Deal

Dedra Cordle

There were minimal

expectations for

“Frozen” when it

came to the theaters

six years ago.

Though it was a

Disney vehicle and

a ‘princess’ one to

boot, there was concern that a film revolving

around the relationship between two

sisters would have limited box office

appeal. To the shock of the prognosticators,

the film struck the hearts of the general

audience and amassed more than a billion

dollars in ticket sales and merchandise,

and eventually doctor bills to rid parents of

“Let it Go” induced headaches.

Because “Frozen” was such a critical

and commercial success, there was little

surprise when word started to spread that

Disney was looking to make a sequel.

While the plot didn’t require one, the interest

in the property had yet to wane and

there is, of course, more money to milk

from semi-thawed wallets.

Coming just in time for the holiday

spending season, “Frozen II” has finally

been unleashed onto the masses, bringing

with it a tighter story and dark thematic

elements than its predecessor. While it

does not lean fully into rip-your-heart-out

territory, it might leave you sniffling a time

or two and relating to the emotional struggle

of its lead characters.

It begins happily enough in the kingdom

of Arendelle where things are prosperous

Blood drive at Kingston Center

The American Red Cross Blood Drive

meets in the Kingston Center, 3226

Kingston Ave., from 1-7 p.m. the first

Wednesday of each month. To schedule an

appointment call 1-800-448-3543 or visit

the American Red Cross Blood Drive website.

S.A.L.T. at Evans Center

The Grove City Division of Police host

Seniors and Law Enforcement Together

(S.A.L.T.) meetings at 1 p.m. the second

Tuesday of each month at the Evans

Center, 4330 Dudley Ave. Adults of all ages

are welcome to attend. If you would like

additional information on other crime prevention

programs visit police.grovecityohio.gov

or call 614-277-1765.

community events

thanks to the loving care of its magical

queen Elsa (voiced by Idina Menzel) and

her beloved sister Anna (Kristen Bell.)

Though the former may seem to be settled

into her new role and title, she is still

unsettled in her inner life, feeling as if she

belongs out in the wild rather than ruling

the lands.

After a pleasant evening of charades

with Anna’s boyfriend Kristoff (Jonathan

Groff) and their creature friends Sven and

Olaf (Josh Gad), Elsa begins to hear a voice

coming from the north. Knowing that it

comes from the haunted forest that allows

no entrance, Elsa tries her best to believe it

is just a trick of the wind. But then it

becomes recurring and persistent and one

night it attacks the village in order to get

her attention.

Feeling as if she is has no choice but to

follow its direction, Elsa and the group set

off to the dangerous forest where humans

and animals have dared not go. While

there, the sisters discover that their family’s

history was built upon lies and deceit

and that the only way to free the land and

its people from a supernatural anger may

be to sacrifice one of their lives.

While lacking the constant humor of its

predecessor, “Frozen II” makes up for the

lack with a more engaging story and

fleshed out character arcs. The subtle

changes in maturation may fly over the

heads of the younger crowd, but emotional

growth is always appreciated on screen,

even in animated form.

Another aspect where “Frozen II” excels

is in its visual medium — there are some

sequences that will just take your breath

away. The animators truly did a spectacular

job showcasing the otherworldliness of

Fresh produce to be distributed

Free fresh fruit and vegetables will be

distributed on Dec. 14 to qualified, lowincome

Franklin County residents. The

fresh produce will be available at Central

Baptist Church, 1955 Frank Road, beginning

at 10:30 a.m. To assist in registration,

bring a photo ID and proof of your current

address in Franklin County. You are asked

to also bring heavy-duty bags, boxes or

carts to carry the bulk produce home. For

more information, contact the church at

614-279-3115 or www.centralbaptistcolumbus.org.

Holiday dance

The West Columbus Civitan Club will

host a holiday dance for individuals with

developmental disabilities and their families

and friends. The dance will take place

from 6 to 8 p.m. Dec. 7 at the Westgate

Park Community Center, 455 S. Westgate

Ave. in Columbus. The event will feature

Santa as well as characters from the

Royals Project. Admission is free. RSVP is

not required but appreciated. Those interested

can RSVP to

westcolumbuscivitan@outlook.com.

the haunted forest and Elsa’s powers. Fans

of the character will probably come away

loving her even more.

But while Elsa is the biggest star of the

franchise, this film gives a lot of love and

attention to the understated Anna, who

probably has the one of the best song about

getting through the slog of grief in “The

Next Right Thing.” I’m not going to lie and

say this song coupled with the scene in

which it is sung didn’t get to me a bit.

Speaking of music, the tunes in “Frozen

II” are better as well, but there does not

appear to be one with the sustaining power

of “Let it Go” which is probably a good

Grove City Church of God

“A Healing Place”

4325 Harrisburg Pike

Grove City, Ohio 43123

www.gccog.net - 614-875-7186

Join us in December as we

celebrate the Advent of Christ.

Each Sunday we will bring to life

the true meaning of Christmas!!

MORNING WORSHIP 10:30am

Christmas Open House

Sun., Dec. 8, 2019 - 3:00-5:00 p.m.

Jackson Chapel United

Methodist Church

4472 Jackson Pike

(corner of White Rd. & Jackson Pike)

Grove City, Ohio

Enjoy Christmas music played

at the piano & organ and beautiful stained

glass windows depicting the Life of Jesus

Refreshments will be served

thing. While one of the weakest tunes, the

best presentation is Kristoff’s ode “Lost in

the Woods,” which is akin to an 80s music

video of a power ballad. This scene drew

the most laughs from the crowd at my

viewing by far.

Though “Frozen II” might not have the

longevity or impact as its predecessor, it is

still an engaging film mixed with moments

of levity and darkness. It may not be for all

children but it is a decent movie for the

general audience to see. Grade: B

Dedra Cordle is a Messenger staff writer

and columnist.

Looking for a small,

friendly church experience? Try

First Presbyterian Church

of Grove City

4227 Broadway

in Grove City

Join us on

Sunday mornings:

Traditional Worship at 9 a.m.

Contemporary Worship at 11:15 a.m.

Please visit the

Southwest Church

of your choice.

List your Worship

Services here.

For info. call 614-272-5422

Be a Part of Our Local Worship Guide

Our Worship Guide is geared toward celebrating faith and helping reader connect

with religious resources in our community. Make sure these readers know how

you can help with a presence in this very special section distributed to more than

22,000 households in the Southwest area.

Contact us today to secure your spot in our Worship Guide.

614.272.5422 • kathy@columbusmessenger.com


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some advertisers do

not offer “employment”

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readers with manuals, directories

and other materials

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xFocus on Rentals

xPublic Notice

LEGAL NOTICE

The Grove City Police Department has recovered

numerous bicycles, tools, electronic equipment, clothing

and monies over the course of several months.

The bicycles are of various types and models, as are

the tools and electronic equipment. All properties are

held in a secured police facility at all times. If you

believe you have claim to any of the property and have

proof of ownership for the property, you may call the

Grove City Police Department Property Room at

614-277-1757. A review and release of any and all

property is by appointment only. All items not claimed

will be sold at public auction, turned over to the Law

Enforcement Fund, or destroyed according to Ohio

Law.

CHARITABLE DONATION

Qualified organizations may be eligible to receive

bicycles as charitable donations from the City of

Grove City. Qualified organizations must have a valid

ruling or determination letter recognizing the taxexempt

status of the organization, pursuant to Internal

Revenue Code Section 501(c)(3) or (c)(19).

Representatives may call the Grove City Police

Department Property Room at 614-277-1757 to

inquire about the donation process.

Public Notice

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HELP WANTED

HOBBY LOBBY

Now Hiring

Seasonal Help

Flexible Hours

Apply within the store at

4219 Buckeye Parkway

Grove City

Home Health Aides

$13.00/hr. after 90 days

$15.00/hr. Premium Shifts

Performance Bonus and

Paid Time Off after 1 yr.

One yr. experience working

for an employer in a caregiver

12/8 A&M

role is required.

To apply, please visit

v-angels/galloway/employment

Driver Needed PT twice

a day, 5 days a week, to

work & back home. $100

week. Clean driving record

& police report

needed. 614-465-7763

MAINTENANCE

PERSON NEEDED

Apt., House, all phases

Must have tools/transp.

Hourly rate 614-783-7464

DATED SALES

Estate & Moving Sale

December 5, 6, 7, 9a-3p

475 Demorest Rd.

Westgate

Hshld Goods Liquidation

Linens, office supplies,

computer desk, upholstered

chair, dishes, kitch

items (some brand new),

antique bdrm set, stove,

freezer, sm appls. garage

contents. Numerous

Deisgner purses - many

brand new, curtains, some

leaded crystal. Check

social media for pictures

on Facebook/Marketplace.

WANT TO BUY

ANTIQUES

WANTED

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Clocks, Bookcases

Antiques, Furn.

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or 614-783-2629

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MISCELLANEOUS

FOR SALE

Kerosene Heater For

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Large Selection of

Chandeliers to

choose from.

All in working condition.

Going Out of Business!!

614-271-2469

RENTALS

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Large yard. Near

Deer Creek Resouvoir.

Propane heat, 2 car gar.

Boat//camper storage

incl. Background check,

$1200 mo. plus $1200

dep. Call 614-580-3416

Property Management

We are always available!

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beds avail. Prefer private

pay through family estate

or will take SSI or Medicaid.

On Eastside Call

Asia at 614-517-8380

WEDGEWOOD

VILLAGE

1, 2, and 3 BR Apts.

Rent Based on Income.

Call 614-272-2800 or visit us

at 777 Wedgewood Dr.

DD/TTY 1-800-567-5857

EQUAL HOUSING OPPORTUNITIES

ATTENTION:

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Advertise Your

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Community

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To Our Gift Card Winner

For NOVEMBER 2019

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From

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Income Limits Apply

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during the month of DECEMBER and be registered

to win a $50 Gift Card from

The Columbus Messenger Newspapers.

All ads received by mail, in person, e-mail or phone

will be included in the drawing.

Drawing will be held December 28th, 2019

and the winner will be notified and published

in our January 5th, 2020 Madison paper

and our January 12th, 2020 issue

of the Columbus papers.

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December 1, 2019 - SOUTHWEST MESSENGER - PAGE 19

xClassified Services

Welcome

Adult Care

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Grove City, OH

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MOVING

12/8 A&M

PAINTING

A Job Well Done Again

A lic. General Contractor

Some Skilled Services

Incl: Painting • Stucco,

Repair•Carpentry•Exterior

Drainage & Home Maint.

Call Today! 614-235-1819

Painter Over 30 Yrs Exp.

Free Est. Reas Rates

Daniel 614-226-4221

Painting - Int./Ext.

Gutters Clnd. Free Est.

26 Yrs Exp. Call Dave

614-270-2369 God Bless

PLUMBING

ALL IN ONE

PLUMBING LLC

“One Call Does It All”

$25 OFF LABOR

12/8

With This Ad

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614-801-1508

All Major Credit Cards Accepted

All About Drains & Plumb.

Will snake any sm drain

$125 + tax. 614-778-2584

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❏ Southeast Messenger

Southwest Messenger

❏ Madison Messenger

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❏ Check

❏ Money Order

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ROOFING

Robinson roofing & repairs

30 yrs. exp. Lifetime Cols.

resident. Lic./bonded/Ins.

Reas rates. Member of

BBB. Dennis Robinson

614-330-3087, 732-3100

SEWING MACHINE

REPAIR

REPAIR all makes 24 hr.

service. Clean, oil, adjust

in your home. $39.95 all

work gtd. 614-890-5296

TREE SERVICES

BURNS TREE SERVICE

Trimming, Removal &

Stump Grinding.

614-584-2164

TROTT

TREE & LANDSCAPE

Tree Trimming

& Removal

Also Stump Removal

Free Est. - Fully Ins.

Call 614-235-3791

Cell 614-738-0682

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$5.00 Minimum by fax or

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For This Ad In Our

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You're Invited...

2019

HOLIDAY TRUNK SHOW

www.columbusmessenger.com

Holiday Hours:

Monday - Saturday 10-7,

Sunday 12-5

Friday, December 6 th

Saturday, December 7 th

Sunday, December 8 th

TACORI

HEARTS ON FIRE

BREITLING

LE VIAN

MARTIN FLYER

SIMON G.

ARTCARVED

GABRIEL & CO.

GOTTLIEB & SONS

MOVADO

OFFICIAL JEWELER

Friday Night 7-9pm

BRIGHT CRYSTAL DIAMOND

PHILIP STEIN

PANDORA

ALEX AND ANI

SHINOLA

TRITON

FANA

SCOTT KAY

LUVENTE

JOHN HARDY

As the Official Jeweler of the Columbus Zoo, we will have animals from the Zoo for you to visit with in our store!

Enjoy food and drinks while all of our vendors will be offering special pricing from 7-9pm.

WE ARE ALSO THE OFFICIAL JEWELER OF THE COLUMBUS BLUE JACKETS!

614.594.0230 | 1494 Stringtown Road | Grove City, OH 43123 | www.meyersjewelers.com

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