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September 2008

The Want Ads
A Publication of the Minnetonka Teachers Association
Members of Education Minnesota, NEA, AFT, Minnesota Local #7173
Editor, Mary Tingblad, mary.tingblad@minnetonka.k12.mn.us
MM-West, 6421 Hazeltine Blvd., Excelsior, MN 55331

PLEASE NOTE: At the request of the district, The MTA newsletter that is sent out using the district e-mail will no longer contain the want ads. The want ads will continue to be available on the MTA website: www.minnetonkateachers.org.

ADVERTISE HERE FOR FREE. Sale items or career avocations are welcome. You never know who may need just the item or service you have to offer. Send your want ads by e-mail to the editor: mary.tingblad@minnetonka.k12.mn.us.

Considering VEBA for your family?  Consider this: Depending on your situation we could possibly save you several thousand dollars per year by insuring them through Medica: for quotes call 763-449-5768 or go to www.insuresavings.com. Dave and Kristin Surver, insurance specialists for the Minnesota educational community. Lic #20040355, #20067916.

Attention Teachers Under 25 Years Old:
Ever notice you're getting terrible car insurance rates because you're not an "adult" until 25?  I work with Educators Personal Insurance Agency which offers you the "adult" rate if you're a licensed teacher...no waiting until age 25. That can save you a ton! David and Kristin Surver are agents for over 1,000 families—many in Minnetonka. To get a quote, just give us a call at 763-449-5768 (Kristin will take care of you while I'm teaching at MHS) or enter your info for a quote at www.InsureSavings.com.

By consolidating your Investment and Retirement accounts with Edward Jones, it will allow you keep track of where all your money is invested, and know if you are on track to meet your retirement and financial goals. Consolidating also ensures that your investments are properly diversified and cared for. Other benefits include: a clearer view of your assets, no tax penalties when you make a direct transfer from another account, elimination of multiple fees from multiple accounts, less paperwork at tax time! To learn why consolidating with Edward Jones makes sense and for a free portfolio review, call Jay Roddy, Financial Advisor, 952-472-0400. 

Exceptional ability and client service has earned me Super Real Estate AgentTM designation by Mpls. St. Paul Magazine and Twin Cities Business. This recognition is awarded to less than 4% of MN Realtors®. Please visit my website www.MikeHoffman.net or call me at (952) 212-6453 and put me to work for you.

It is a great time to be a home buyer! If you are thinking about buying a home, now is the time to learn about the opportunities that are out there for you. Whether you are buying for the first time or moving on to your next home, this is a great workshop for you. We will walk you through the process from beginning to end, answer your questions about the real estate market, financing, and begin to help you narrow down your search. Sue Larson, mortgage expert, is part of Corey and Heather’s team and can guide you through the process of financing your new home. Corey and Heather are a real estate team with great market knowledge and have helped many buyers purchase the home of their dreams in the Twin Cities and beyond. Take advantage of their free buyer services today! Attend a workshop on the 2nd or 4th Tuesday of each month at 6:30 p.m. Each attendee will receive a gift to help them get a jump start on their home hunting. Please send an e-mail to coreyandheatherkohnen@edinarealty.com to reserve your spot. Individual sessions are also available on request.

Moving? Staying? Remodeling? House detective helps solve problems to save you money. Nationally-certified home inspector consults on energy, moisture, mold and mildew, structure, roofing, foundation, wet basement, electrical, HVAC (venting and chimney), windows, and plumbing problems. Full instrumentation: moisture meters, infrared thermography, and vent and sewer cameras. Contact Clark Evans, MHS teacher, www.evansinspection.com.

Need handyman services, deck building, repairs, or help remodeling? Minnesota-licensed and insured residential building contractor and remodeler can assist you, lead, or do the whole project. Fair estimates. Contact Clark Evans, MHS teacher. Go to: www.evans-bros.com.

I specialize in “Pottery Barn” style storage units, storage benches, and lockers for mud rooms. I take old wooden head boards and foot boards from beds and create a “Pottery Barn” style bed with moldings and bead board. If interested, I can e-mail pictures. I also do trim work, decks, crown molding, and door installation. Please send an e-mail to Ron Altenburg: raaltenburg@comcast.net.

Description of services: Greentree provides installation & refinishing of hardwood floors, (including engineered hardwood & laminate), and installation of all interior tile (flooring, wall, backsplash, shower, etc). Tear out of existing flooring or tile is also provided. Estimates are free and questions are always welcome—just give Jonny a call! Phone: 612-929-9663. E-mail: info@greentreemn.com, website: www.greentreemn.com.

DRUM SET. Percussion Plus with cymbals. Excellent condition! $225 or best offer. Contact Juris Terauds, 612-201-1199.

VACATION HOME. New Hampshire house in the White Mountains available to rent. Family-owned vacation home with 5 bedrooms is available year-round for rentals. Perfect family gathering place for ski weekend in New England or swimming, hiking, fishing excursion in the summer. Located near Lake Chocorua, there is a small boathouse on the lake with canoes and kayaks. The area is famous for outdoor pursuits, outlet shopping, and relaxing vacations. Fully rebuilt in 2003-2004 in the style of the original home built in 1890, but with modern amenities. For more information, please visit the website where we are posting the house’s availability: http://www.homeaway.com/USA/New-Hampshire/White-Mountains/vacation-HOUSE-Tamworth/p139770.htm. Questions, feel free to contact Niki Danou, niki.danou@minnetonka.k12.mn.us.

CAT. Loving Tabby Cat! Emma is a very gentle, loving, friendly, indoor cat…loves to cuddle, have her belly scratched and play with her mice. LOVES people! Three years old, declawed, and spayed. FREE TO GOOD HOME! Contact Molly @ 612-382-3564.




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