DAVE BECKER Plastering.
New walls and ceilings plus patching. Free estimates. No job too small. 30 years experience 734-854-6474 5/15tfn


H.D. Ellis Inn Bed and Breakfast 415 W. Adrian St. Blissfield, MI. Call 517-486-3155. Are relatives, friends or business associates coming to visit? Need a home away from home for an extended stay? All rooms include private baths, TV, wifi and a full breakfast. 6/7tfn


Ohio Specialties located near the Blissfield area is looking for
crate assemblers
and saw operators.
Daytime hours, competitive wages, immediate openings. Please contact Butch @ 419-779-1679. 9/1

Britton Deerfield Schools. Administrative Assistant, Custodians, Kitchen Staff, Instructional Aides. Send resume to 8/18

The Advance is seeking an advertising account executive
We are looking for personality-plus and tenacity. The successful candidate will be a true people person who has solid written and excellent spoken communication skills as well as work ethic; who enjoys presenting new concepts and opportunities; and who sees every new day as a new possibility. This person will work closely with our graphics design department, and business office to keep customers up-to-date on their accounts in a positive way. We have a large, established Blissfield and surrounding area customer base and potential for more in surrounding communities. We offer base-plus commission. Good transportation is needed for this position. We will train the right person with the above qualities to be an advertising professional. Please send a cover letter and resume to Marcia Loader at or drop off at 121 Newspaper Street, Blissfield. No phone calls please. We may hire one full-time person or two part-time individuals. Please indicate your preference.

The Advance has had great success with contract reporters and/or photographers. These are people who provide stories and/or photos on their own time and are paid via a contract agreement. One is moving from the area and we are looking for more boots on the ground to cover township, village and school board meetings; local events which may be just photo follow up or a pre story and photo followup; features; sports. A working knowledge of journalistic principles is needed for those who would be reporting, curiosity, courage to ask questions and good spelling and grammar skills. No phone calls please. If you think you can cover events photographically (must have own camera and transportation) and/or as a reporter, please send a cover letter explaining your interest and any related experience and a resume to
No one with conflict of interest will be considered
(you are involved in a current or ongoing issue, or have vested interest in subjects you may be covering).

Join the Team at Uckele Health & Nutrition! Award Winning
Company with a hometown feel seeks committed, hard-working people who want to contribute to something bigger than themselves, are excited about what they do, and have the ambition to meet and exceed their goals. Job opportunities are diverse and with a wide range of qualifications. We’re looking for positive associates who thrive in a fast moving, collaborative corporate culture. Various locations.


FARMLAND FOR SALE 33.322 and 35.544 acres in Deerfield Township. 47.532 acres in Summerfield Township. Bids accepted until 8/31/21. For more information, call 517-673-2135.8/11


RIGA DAY and Riga Township Fire Dept. Open House/Safety Day Aug. 28. Village-wide garage sales, free activities, vendors start at 9 a.m. Treats, kids’ fun, safety demonstrations, grand prize drawing, 3:45 p.m., park dedication, 6:30 p.m., cake and ice cream, 8:30 p.m. FIREWORKS at dusk. 8/25

ESTATE SALE: 689 Korey’s Circle, Blissfield. Friday, August 13, 8 a.m. – 3 p.m. Saturday, August 14, 8 a.m. – noon. Bedroom sets, dining room set with hutch and six chairs, lamps, end tables, love seat, glassware, kitchenware and lots of little goodies. 8/11


The meeting of the Deerfield Village Council was called to order with the reciting of the Pledge of Allegiance by Mayor Pro-Tem Kevin Eggleston at 7:00 pm.
Trustees Present: Gary Cousino, Dave Rogers, Kevin Eggleston, Joel LaRocca & Donna Holubik. Also attending – Superintendent Josh Crots.
Absent: President Nighswander & Trustee Gilson.
Guest: Pastor Harry Mathews- Free Methodist Church.
Minutes of the regular meeting were read and approved.
Treasurer’s Report –Motion LaRocca to approve treasurer’s report 2nd Holubik Carried.
Village Supt.’s Report –OT: Brandon 4 hrs. Josh 4 hrs, Brady 2 hrs & Eric 4 hrs. Due to the expense of putting a traffic light at the corner of Carey & Keegan Holubik motioned to purchase 4 flashing stop signs and 2 flashing speed limit signs. 2nd Rogers Carried.
Police Report – Reviewed
Old Business: The decision to work with ServLine is pending-council is requesting additional information. Update on downtown building project: many of the building materials are on back order. Brick work will start next week and the sidewalk will go in as soon as front brick is laid. First floor living in the downtown business district is not permitted. Only those buildings where the first floor has been consistently used for living space prior to the adoption of the Village zoning ordinance are grandfathered in. New Business: Ord. #18 Compensation of Officials will be reviewed.
Motion LaRocca to adjourn @ 8:15 pm 2nd Holubik: motion carried.
Next Council meeting will be changed due to Labor Day. Meeting will be held Sept.13th, 2021 at the Village Office.

Riga Township
Public Notice
PUBLIC NOTICE: A special meeting of the Riga Township Zoning Board of Appeals will have a hearing on Monday, August 30, 2021 at 7:00 p.m. at the Riga Municipal Bldg. at 7817 Riga Hwy. regarding the variance request from Charles and Anne Richey for property located at 13200 Lipp Hwy, Ottawa Lake, MI 49267. A variance to the Zoning Ordinance has been requested to allow for the property to be split into two parcels as it was in 2018. Comments may be submitted in writing to the clerk at PO Box 25, Riga MI 49276 or by email to no later than August 30, 2021 at 5 p.m.
Respectfully Submitted, Denise Wylie (269)