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EMPLOYMENT

Diocesan staff accountant – The Diocese of Kansas City – St. Joseph is seeking a full-time staff accountant, who will support the fiscal management and financial reporting of the diocese. This is a full-time position, based upon a schedule of 40 hours per week, and is eligible for health and welfare benefits, paid time off and participation in a defined benefit retirement plan. This position is classified as nonexempt. The qualified candidate will have experience in accounts payable, accounts receivable, general ledger, and finance and management support. The candidate must have completed college level coursework in accounting or business administration and/or 3+ years’ work in the accounting field. Required skills also include intermediate proficiency in Microsoft Office 2010. The preferred candidate will have an undergraduate degree in accounting, business administration, or finance, knowledge of fund accounting in a nonprofit setting and knowledge of church and parish operations.
To apply, go to the website at : careers.hireology.com/thecatholicdioceseofkansascitystjoseph.

Drivers – Ready for the summers off? Join our school transportation division and live like a kid again! Our drivers have the opportunity to serve our community and still get those precious summer breaks. Assisted Transportation seeks caring and reliable drivers to transport K – 12 students in Johnson and Wyandotte counties in our minivans. CDL not required. Retirees encouraged to apply. Learn more or apply online at: assistedtransportation.com or call (913) 262-5190 for more information. EOE.

Teachers – The Goddard School Olathe Northwest is looking for dynamic, energetic, professional teachers to add to our faculty. The Goddard School is a premiere preschool where children from 6 weeks to 6 years are encouraged to develop at their own pace in a nurturing environment, lovingly guided by our highly skilled, professional teachers. By using the most current and academically endorsed methods, the F.L.E.X. Learning Program focuses on developing seven Learning Domains: personal and social development, language and literacy, mathematical thinking, scientific thinking, social studies, creative expression and physical development. Our program for exceptional early childhood education ensures children have fun while learning and is aimed at preparing them with skills and aptitudes needed for success in the 21st century. Owners are Ascension parishioners. We are hiring for the following positions: CO-LEAD INFANT TEACHER – FULL TIME; PRESCHOOL TEACHER – FULL TIME; TODDLER TEACHER – FULL TIME; ASSISTANT TEACHER TO MULTIPLE CLASSROOMS. To apply, send an email and resume to: olathe2ks@god dardschools.com.

Board members – Santa Marta, Johnson County’s premier life care community sponsored by the Archdiocese of Kansas City in Kansas, is actively seeking board members for the term beginning January 2018. The board meets four times a year and looks for interested members that have a wide range of expertise from business to health care and, most importantly, are interested in serving a great community. If you have an interest in giving your time and talent to the mission of Santa Marta, submit a letter of interest and resume to the following: Heidi Abeln, Santa Marta Life Care Community, 13800 W. 116th St., Olathe, KS 66062, or call (913) 828-4180 or send an email to: www.santamartaretirement.com.

Business manager/accountant – St. Patrick Catholic Church in Kansas City, Kansas, is seeking a business manager/accountant. This position is responsible for managing parish and school facilities and for all payroll functions, managing deposits, financial reports and budgets. The ideal candidate will be a practicing Catholic in good standing; have at least five years of accounting experience; and demonstrate effective communication skills, written and verbal. Position requires a bachelor’s degree; CPA preferred. A complete job description, application and benefits information are available on the archdiocese’s website at: www.archkck.org/jobs. Interested individuals should mail a cover letter, resume and application by June 30 to: Archdiocese of Kansas City in Kansas, Office of Human Resources, Business Manager/Accountant Search, 12615 Parallel Pkwy., Kansas City, KS 66109, or send via email to: jobs@archkck.org.

Respite care program coordinator – The special-needs ministry of the Archdiocese of Kansas City in Kansas is seeking a motivated and enthusiastic individual to serve as the program coordinator for a new respite care program. Respite is the gift of time. Respite care events provide parents or caregivers temporary relief from the responsibilities of caring for individuals with physical or intellectual disabilities. The position will be responsible for family registration, assigning volunteers, setting up and supervising the respite event. Respite events will be held one Saturday evening per month. The program coordinator will work approximately 40 hours per month. Candidates will have previous experience in working with children and young adults with moderate to severe intellectual/development disabilities in an educational or recreational setting. A B.S. in special education or related field is preferred. The program coordinator must be Virtus trained and will receive training in respite education and support tools. Interested individuals should mail a cover letter, resume and application by June 26 to: Archdiocese of Kansas City in Kansas, Office of Human Resources, Respite Care, 12615 Parallel Pkwy., Kansas City, KS 66109, or send via email to: jobs@archkck.org.

Looking for something new? – Use your administrative skills to help a developmental optometrist change people’s lives. Monday – Thursday, 11 a.m. – 6 p.m.; summer hours vary. No health benefits. A background in Word, Excel, QuickBooks, customer service and medical office experience helpful. Send resume to: Dr. Beth Basin, 13600 Washington, Kansas City, MO 64145 or send by email to: bbazin@visiondevelop.com.

Teacher assistant – Special Beginnings, Lenexa, is seeking full- or part-time after school teacher assistants at all locations. We are looking for a teacher assistant candidate who has an excellent work ethic, heart for children and a willingness to learn more about early childhood education. Experience and/or education is a plus, but we will train the right candidate. Teacher assistants will work with the lead teacher to care for and educate the children. Primary responsibilities include assisting the lead teacher with: care and supervision of children, lesson plan implementation, parent communication, and cleanliness and organization of classroom. Starting hourly pay ranges based on experience and education. Pay increases are based on job performance. Opportunities for advancement are available, as the company prefers to promote from within. Apply by sending an email to: chris@specialbeginningsonline.com or in person at 10216 Pflumm Rd., Lenexa, KS 66215.

CFNEK communication assistant – The Archdiocese of Kansas City in Kansas is seeking an individual for the Catholic Foundation of Northeast Kansas (CFNEK). This position is responsible for recording gift transactions, maintaining databases and assisting with various tasks. The ideal candidate will be a practicing Catholic in good standing; have at least two years of business, accounting or nonprofit experience; and demonstrate effective communication skills, written and verbal. Position requires a bachelor’s degree; experience in Raiser’s Edge/Blackbaud a plus. A complete job description, application and benefits information are available on the archdiocese’s website at: www.archkck.org/jobs. Interested individuals should mail a cover letter, resume and application by June 30 to: Archdiocese of Kansas City in Kansas, Office of Human Resources, CFNEK Communication Assistant Search, 12615 Parallel Pkwy., Kansas City, KS 66109, or send via email to: jobs@archkck.org.              

Grant writing – Catholic Charities of Kansas City-St. Joseph is offering a rewarding career opportunity to individuals interested in full-time grant writing. To learn more about this opportunity and to apply, visit our website at: www.catholiccharities-kcsj.org.

General ledger accountant – The Archdiocese of Kansas City in Kansas is seeking a deposit and loan/general ledger accountant. This position reports to the director of accounting and performs professional accounting work, including analysis and reconciliation of general ledger and subsidiary accounts, revenue and expenditure accounts, and the preparation and distribution of monthly reports to departments. This position also maintains deposit and loan system records and prepares monthly statements for account holders; and prepares financial statements, budgets and year-end audit schedules. Ideal candidate is a practicing Catholic in good standing; has at least five years of accounting experience; and demonstrates effective written and verbal communication skills. Position requires a bachelor’s degree; CPA preferred. A complete job description, application and benefits information are available on the archdiocese’s website at: www.archkck.org/jobs. Interested individuals should mail cover letter, resume and application by June 30 to: Archdiocese of Kansas City in Kansas, Office of Human Resources, GL Accountant Search, 12615 Parallel Pkwy., Kansas City, KS 66109, or send via email to: jobs@archkck.org.

Teachers’ aide positions – St. Ann Young Child Center in Prairie Village is interviewing for aide positions for preschool and Kids’ Day Out for the 2017-18 school year. Hours are from 9 a.m. – 2:45 p.m. Monday – Thursday and 9 a.m. – noon on Friday. Great for moms with kids in school! An aide’s position for the afterschool program: Monday through Friday from 3 – 5:30 p.m. We are also looking for substitutes. Competitive pay. Great environment to work. For more information, call Tati at (816) 716-4676.

Catechists needed – Catechesis of the Good Shepherd, part-time Level I and Level II catechists, needed at St. Michael the Archangel Parish in Leawood. We are in need of trained, Level I (ages 3 – 6) and Level II (ages 6 – 9) catechists. Atrium hours can be based on your availability, either daytime or evening. If you are interested in beginning training, this is a good time to consider both consolidated summer courses as well as monthly schedules starting in the fall. Contact Diane Jones, coordinator of Catechesis of the Good Shepherd, at (913) 402-3941 or send an email to: CGS@stmichaelcp.org for more information.

Director of religious education – Holy Spirit Parish is seeking a director of religious education (DRE) to coordinate our school of religion program (1st-8th grades), Catechesis of the Good Shepherd program, and vacation Bible school. The DRE plans and organizes faith formation activities for children and their parents and provides support to catechists and other volunteers. The DRE works in collaboration with the youth ministry, RCIA and adult education programs, as well as with Holy Spirit School staff for sacramental prep. This position is 40 hours per week. Interested candidates should have a degree in catechesis, theology or elementary education. A full job description is available at: www.hscatholic.org/documents/2017/5/DRE-1.pdf. Interested applicants should email a cover letter and resume to: dreposition@hscatholic.org.

Lead extended-care teacher – St. Patrick Early Education Center, Kansas City, Kansas, is seeking a full-time lead extended-care teacher. The qualified candidate must be an active, practicing Catholic who loves working with preschool-age children. Experience and education is preferred, but will train the right candidate. Responsibilities include: supervising children; parent communication; cleaning and organization of classroom. Hours are 11:30 a.m. – 6 p.m., Monday – Friday. We follow St. Patrick School schedule and are closed holidays, spring break and summer. Pay is hourly. For more information, send an email to: stpatrickeec@archkckcs.org or call (913) 299-3051.

Director of diocesan office of faith formation – The Catholic Diocese of Wichita is seeking an exceptional individual to serve as a full-time director, office of faith formation. This individual will provide resources, training, policy guidance and oversight for parish catechetical and youth ministry programs for children, youth and young adults, ages pre-school through college, in parishes throughout the diocese and serve as a resource for parish adult faith formation activities. The candidate is expected to have the following qualifications: practicing Catholic in good standing and an active and faithful steward in one’s parish; enthusiastic, engaging and energetic promoter of parish catechetical ministry; experience working effectively with pastors in their unique parish situations; proper theological and pedagogical training or proven skills. Bachelor’s degree in theology, catechesis, evangelization or education required. Master’s degree preferred. Practical experience in parish catechesis and knowledge of catechetical documents and pedagogical resources; proven administrative skills; experience in interpersonal relations, conflict resolution, collaborative management style; supervision and budget preparation; respect for all cultures; bilingual ability helpful; ability to express ideas clearly in both written and verbal communications; ability to travel to train parish ministerial personnel; proficiency with Microsoft Office. To apply, submit cover letter, resume with references and salary requirements to: powellp@catholicdiceseofwichita.org. Application deadline is on or before noon, June 23.

Caregivers – Daughters & Company is looking for several compassionate caregivers to provide assistance to ambulatory seniors in their home, assisted living or in a skilled nursing facility. We provide light housekeeping/light meal preparation, organizational assistance, care management and occasional transportation services for our clients. We need caregivers with reliable transportation and a cellphone for communication. A CNA background is helpful, though not mandatory. We typically employ on a part-time basis, but will strive to match hours desired. Contact Pat or Murray at (913) 341-2500 to become part of an excellent caregiving team.

Director of music – St. Gabriel Parish is seeking a director of music for our music program. The position will be available this summer and requires a knowledge of Catholic liturgy and music, both contemporary and traditional. The director will prepare seasonal music, rehearse two choirs and train cantors. The director will accompany most Masses, be available to accompany funerals, weddings and other special parish events. The director of music works with the director of youth activities, pastoral associate and pastor collaboratively to ensure a cohesive music and liturgical program. The position assumes a minimum of 25-28 hours per week to accomplish. Salary is based on diocesan scale. For more information and to send a resume, contact Father Joseph Sharbel, pastor, at (816) 453-1183 or send an email to: sharbeljoe@gmail.com.

Director of Christian formation and evangelization – St. Michael the Archangel Parish in Leawood is seeking a director for our Christian formation and evangelization department. This director will collaborate with the pastor, RE coordinator, youth ministers, and RCIA/adult education coordinator to formulate and execute a comprehensive plan of evangelization. This will include pre-evangelization, outreach, invitation and faith formation with a goal of making intentional disciples. The preferred candidate will be a prayerful, faithful, practicing Catholic; a dynamic teacher with experience in the field; articulate and confident in matters of faith with an obvious passion for evangelization. Also vital to this position are excellent organization, communication and collaboration skills, plus the interpersonal skills and personality necessary to motivate their staff and a team of volunteers. A master’s degree in religious education, religious studies or theology is preferred, but we will accept a candidate with a bachelor’s degree who also has experience in leading faith formation programs. For additional details and a complete job description, please go to www.stmichaelcp.org and click on “About Us/Employment Opportunities.”

Drivers – Special Beginnings Early Learning Center is seeking part-time drivers for its school-age program located in Lenexa. Candidates must be able to drive a 13-passenger minibus, similar to a 15-passenger van. CDL not required, but must have an excellent driving record. Candidates would pick up children from area schools and then work directly with them when arriving back at the center. Experience preferred. Must have strong work ethic and the ability to work with children. Insurance provided. Background check will be conducted. Great opportunity for retired persons or those seeking a second job. Job responsibilities include: ensuring safety and well-being of children who are being transported at all times, including loading and unloading. Driving short, round-trip routes to elementary schools in Lenexa/Olathe area. Summer only: Driving short, round- trip routes to two Lenexa city pools. Maintaining mileage log. Keeping interior of vehicle clean. Apply by sending an email to: chris@specialbeginningsonline.com or in person at 10216 Pflumm Rd., Lenexa, KS 66215.

Pastoral associate for discipleship – Queen of the Holy Rosary – Wea, located at 227th and Metcalf in Bucyrus, is seeking a full-time faith formation leader to assist the pastor in the Catholic formation of adults, children and teens. This is a key leadership position in the parish and, in addition to other responsibilities, the incumbent will serve as the director of religious education and youth minister. Applicants need to be formally educated in theology or similar discipline and have experience in handing on the faith. The position requires a person who will work professionally with adults, collaborate well with volunteers and demonstrate great rapport with children and teens. Interested individuals should send resume and reference list to Father Gary Pennings, Pastor, Queen of the Holy Rosary Parish, 22779 Metcalf, Bucyrus, KS 66013 or call (913) 533-2462. Hope to fill the position by July 1.

Full-time openings – Padre Pio Academy in Shawnee, which offers a classical curriculum, has full-time openings for the 2017-18 school year. For more information and details, contact Joanne at (913) 530-6553.

Part-time mission advancement assistant – The Kansas City mission advancement office of the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet, St. Louis Province, has an opening for a part-time assistant. This office supports the mission and ministries of the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet by expanding awareness of the Sisters and their ministries, raising funds to sustain and enhance the work Sisters perform and collaborative efforts they encourage to better serve those most in need, and inviting friends to partner in serving the dear neighbor. The assistant provides administrative support and reports to regional director. Experience in Microsoft Office, internet, ability to learn and use fundraising software program, knowledge of basic accounting, planning, filing, excellent oral and written communication skills required. Will work no more than 19 hours per week, with light summer hours, up to 10 hours per week. Eligible for 401(k) savings plan. Applications accepted until June 30. Interested candidates should submit their resume to: broberts@csjsl.org. No phone calls. (www.csjsl.org)

Assistant teacher – Our Lady’s Montessori School is seeking an assistant teacher. The position is year-round, M – F and offers competitive pay. Email resume to: Sarah Howard, Program Director at: olmschool@att.net. Check us out at: www.ourladysmontessori.com or on Facebook!

SERVICES

Agua Fina Irrigation and Landscape
The one-stop location for your project!
Landscape and irrigation design,
Installation and maintenance.
Cleanup and grading services
It’s time to repair your lawn. 20% discount on lawn renovations with mention of this ad.
Visit the website at: www.goaguafina.com
Call (913) 530-7260 or (913) 530-5661

Bankruptcy consultation – If debts are overwhelming you, seek hope and help from compassionate, experienced Catholic attorney, Teresa Kidd. For a free consultation, call (913) 422-0610; send an email to: tkidd@kc.rr.com; or visit the website at: www.teresakiddlawyer.com. Please do not wait until life seems hopeless before getting good quality legal advice that may solve your financial stress.

Mike Hammer local moving – A full-service mover. Packing, pianos, rental truck load/unload, storage container load/unload, and in-home moving. No job too small. Serving JoCo since 1987. St. Joseph, Shawnee, parishioner. Call Mike at (913) 927-4347 or send an email to: mike@mikehammermoving.com.

Tutor – Teacher with master’s degree background in special education and gifted education would like to tutor or enrich your child this summer. Patient, Virtus trained. Overland Park, Leawood area. Call Patty. (913) 618-7569.

Professional window cleaner – Residential only, fully insured. Over 40 years experience. Free estimates. Contact Gene Jackson at (913) 593-1495.

Rodman Lawn Care
Lawn mowing, aeration, verticutting, fertilizing
Hedge trimming, mulching, leaf removal, gutter cleaning
Fully insured and free estimates
John Rodman (913) 548-3002

Senior hairstyling – Haircuts, perms, roller sets.
Savvy Salon, 5910 W. 59th Terrace
Mission, KS, one block south of Johnson Dr.
$5 off any service on 1st visit. Bonnie (816) 769-8511

Tutoring – Highly skilled, retired Algebra 1 teacher tutoring students to help build confidence to successfully reach his/her full potential in Algebra 1. Virtus trained. If interested, send an email to: algebratutor72@gmail.com.

Speedy Guzman
Moving and delivery
Licensed and insured
Anytime
(816) 935-0176

Tree Trimming
Tree Trimming/Landscaping
Insured/References
Free Estimates/Local Parishioner
Tony Collins (913) 620-6063

HOME IMPROVEMENT

EL SOL Y LA TIERRA

*Commercial & residential
* Lawn renovation
*Mowing
* Clean-up and hauling
* Dirt grading/installation
* Landscape design
* Free estimates
Hablamos y escribimos Ingles!!
www.elsolylatierra.com
Call Lupe at (816) 935-0176

Custom countertops – Laminates installed within 5 days. Cambria, granite, and solid surface. Competitive prices, dependable work. Call the Top Shop, Inc., (913) 962-5058. Members of St. Joseph, Shawnee.

The Drywall Doctor, Inc. – A unique solution to your drywall problems! We fix all types of ceiling and wall damage — from water stains and stress cracks to texture repairs and skim coating. We provide professional, timely repairs and leave the job site clean! Lead-certified and insured! Serving the metro since 1997. Call (913) 768-6655.

STA (Sure Thing Always) Home Repair – Basement finish, bathrooms and kitchens; interior & exterior repairs: painting, roofing, siding, wood replacement and window glazing. Free estimates. Call (913) 491-5837 or (913) 579-1835. Email: smokeycabin@hotmail.com. Member of Holy Trinity, Lenexa.

NELSON CREATIONS L.L.C.
Home remodeling, design/build, kitchens, baths, all interior and exterior work. Family owned and operated; over 25 years experience. Licensed and insured; commercial and residential. Kirk and Diane Nelson.
(913) 927-5240; nelsport@everestkc.net

Rusty Dandy Painting, Inc. – We have been coloring your world for 40 years. Your home will be treated as if it were our own. Old cabinets will be made to look like new. Dingy walls and ceilings will be made beautiful. Woodwork will glow. Lead-certified and insured. Call (913) 341-9125.

Swalms organizing – downsizing – cleanout service Reduce clutter – Any space organized. Shelving built on-site. Items hauled for recycling and donations. 20 years exp.; insured. Call Tillar at (913) 375-9115. WWW.SWALMSORGANIZING.COM.

Local handyman – Painting int. and ext., staining, wood rot, power wash, decks, doors and windows, masonry, hardwood floors, gutter cleaning, water heaters, toilets, faucets, garbage disposals, ceiling fans, mowing and more!! Member of Holy Angels Parish, Basehor. Call Billy at (913) 927-4118.

DRC Construction
We’ll get the job done right the first time.
Windows – Doors – Decks – Siding
Repair or replace, we will work with you to solve your problems. Choose us for any window, door, siding or deck project and be glad you did.
Everything is guaranteed 100%
(913) 461-4052 www.windowservicesoverlandpark.com
drcconswindows@gmail.com

Kansas City’s Premier Deck, Fence & Concrete – We repair, power wash and stain wood decks and fences. We power wash and seal concrete drives, walkway, pool decks and more. Call Brian at (913) 952-5965. Member of Holy Trinity Parish.

Concrete construction – Tear out and replace stamped, stained or colored patios and drives. Retaining walls, footings, poured-in-place safe rooms, excavation and hauling. Asphalt drives and lots. Fully insured; references. Call Dan at (913) 207-4371 or send an email to: dan deeconst@aol.com.

Thank you for another great year – Through your support, my family has been blessed and my business has grown. We do windows, trim, siding, doors, decks, interior and exterior painting, wood rot, bathroom renovations, tile and sheetrock. If you need work done around your home, we can do it. Josh (913) 709-7230.

HARCO Exteriors LLC
Your Kansas City fencing specialists
Family owned and operated
(913) 815-4817
www.harcoexteriorsllc.com

REAL ESTATE

For sale – Reduced price, maintenance-provided home. Monthly HOA $132. Two BR, 2.5 BA, backs up to Ascension Church, open floor plan, one-level living. Call for appointment at (913) 669-8178.

For sale – Attention: St. James Academy families: Walking distance to St. James. Stunning 3-year-old reverse 1.5 with 5 BR, hardwood floors, granite countertops, plantation shutters, detailed woodwork and beautiful finishes. Sale price is $479,500. For more information or to tour the home, contact the listing agent Rita Dickey, ReeceNichols, at (913) 269-4786.

FOR SALE

Residential lifts – New and recycled. Stair lifts, porch lifts, ceiling lifts and elevators. St. Michael’s parishioners. KC Lift & Elevator at (913) 327-5557. (Formerly Silver Cross – KC)

For sale – Vintage Sasaki, cut gray rose, crystal. 98 pieces. Also, vintage Noritake, Silvester china, 93 pieces. Excellent condition. Asking $1200 for both sets. Lawrence area. Leave message at (785) 841-0928.

For sale – Tandem vault located at Mt. Calvary Cemetery in Kansas City. Patio II, tier C, crypt 105. Eye level with peaceful view and surroundings. Includes perpetual care. Current market value over $12,000. Selling price is $10,000. Call (913) 208-2703.

For sale – Three individuals plots located at Mt. Calvary Cemetery in Kansas City. Located in section 3, old lot 195, spaces 10, 11 and 12. Current value is $2070 per space. Selling price is $1600 per space or $4500 for all three. Call (913) 208-2703.

For sale – Lowrey Pageant spinet organ, model LC/10, in beautiful condition. Asking $1500. Call Barbara at (816) 260-9688.

WANTED TO BUY

Will buy firearms and related accessories – One or a whole collection. Honest evaluation and top prices paid. Contact Tom at (913) 238-2473. Member of Sacred Heart Parish, Shawnee. 

Wanted to buy – Cucina LLC is an entity that buys commercial real estate. Lou Serrone, a member of Good Shepherd, and Tom Disidore, a member of St. Agnes, are members of Cucina LLC. Tom and Lou are licensed brokers in both Kansas and Missouri. If you are a seller of commercial real estate, call Lou at (913) 219-9924.

Wanted to buy – Antique/vintage jewelry, lighters, fountain pens, post card collections, paintings/prints, pottery, sterling, china dinnerware.
Renee Maderak, (913) 631-7393.
St. Joseph Parish, Shawnee

CAREGIVING

Caregiving – We provide personal assistance, companionship, care management, and transportation for seniors in their home, assisted living or nursing facilities. We also provide respite care for main caregivers needing some personal time. Call Daughters & Company at (913) 341-2500 and speak with Laurie, Pat or Gary.

Looking for assisted living at home? – Before you move, call us and explore our in-home care options. We specialize in helping families live safely at home while saving thousands of dollars per year. Call today for more information or to request a FREE home care planning guide. Benefits of Home – Senior Care, www.benefits ofhome.com or call (913) 422-1591.

Girl Friday services – Ironing, sewing, cooking, typing, pet care, quilting, errand running, caretaking for children or adults. References available. Call Deborah (913) 648-7258 or send an email to: gmaks313@gmail.com.

Experienced RN – Seeking a part-time position. Provides nursing, companion and respite care. Johnson County area. Call Mary at (913) 710-5412.