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A6 Mercer Island Reporter CHILD. . . -— Continued from page AI them are my friends," he said. He also recognized some improvement with academic troubles. “I'm still working on dyslexic problems, but they're im— proving." According to Westerlund, the led to Johnny kicking Suzie and ana- lyze it to see what accommodations can be made. Some of the changes we make are environmental." One example Simons cited was an instance in which a teacher moved a stu- dent from the center to the comer of a Wednesday. January 14, I998 Groceries on-line. . . - Continued from page A] Customers will view a shopping list, complete with brand names, a product description, size and price. For more information about an item — say, its nutritional ingredients ——~ the user simply clicks on the item Customers will view a shopping list, complete with brand names, a Edberg. . . — Continued from page A] Besides these major projects. Edberg sees the continued revital— ization of the downtown business district as one of his major concems. The City Council's work to give the downtown streets a facelift is one of school's beginnings were humble. classroom to combat the student's name. product his proudest accomplishments and B Eth “The initial classroom was only four problems with sensory overload. A picture might appear, along . . . he’d like to continue that job to help Mzrcer kids and me in a church basement.” According to Simons, the student's with suggestions for alternate uses deSCl'lpthH, Slze the business district remain a vital That number increased to If) within performance improved and his inap- or helpful hints. Other features will in- and price part of the Island. Th two years. then to 30 after the pro— propriate behaviors — in this case, an elude saved shopping lists. recipes. ' b 1 gram moved into a larger building and urge to crawl over things were curbed. meal planning guides and home de— MEANWHILE, he‘ll try to find m {fist ballooned into 70 once the school's Simons also noted that working livery of fresh pro—prepared meals. some time to indulge his artistic side. t administrators added a middle school with Ieaming-disabled children often Prices, says Donald. will be com~ ness. Donald promises. “We’ll be us- Edberg has dabbled in drawing baCk fr in 1986. poses problems for teachers. “I taught petitive with other supermarkets. ing just-in—timc inventory, meaning and painting his whole life but start- ready ll Westerlund does not envision any to- get ground floor experience. . . it though selections won’t be as exten— we’ll only order what we need. We can ed to get more serious in 1988 when cause 1 further expansion. “We have pur- felt like the trenches. It required an sive. The average market carries wait until we get your order to place he and his daughter took a class to— GOFdY Edberg fense'. posefully not grown to be a large ele- enormous amount of energy and co— 3 0 .0 0 0 i te m s, s a y s D o n a 1 d. ours." gether. Th“ mentary or middle school. . . because operation to get through a day," she HomeGrocer.com will begin with And there‘s no need to display His paintings are watercolors, of— ing their kitchen, Edberg promised Meme] the triajority of our children have prob- commented. To help educators through 8,000. items. “No hot lights. no perishables ten based on his travels to places like to do all the cooking if he could in- home ‘ lems with large groups. I don't antic- these difficult situations. classrooms are Delivery’s the next day (sched- sitting out or customers picking over Greece and France. and they’re good stall a fancy commercial gas stove. He Smngl: ipate us ever serving 300 kids," she headed by teams of teachers. and so in- uled within a 90-minute window) and products." notes Donald. “Everything enough that several galleries around got the stove. ball an said. "We do have a waiting list. It's not dividual teachers are not isolated, free for orders more than $75. is kept in the environment it keeps Seattle sell his work. including Tolles With such a busy schedule. you‘d ISland four tniles long. but it's fairly extensive.” Simons explained. Delivery cost is $9.95 for less ex— best.” Gallery here on the Island. think he‘d be tired, burned-out, Pep Laurie Simons. a mental health Nevertheless, she said she felt con— pensive orders. Membership in the The company. which will employ “I’d probably forsake the house for ready for a rest. Btit Edberg says the 9'4 counselor and CHILD's program co- fident that the teachers she works with service will cost $35 a year. with a about 75 people, plans a “soft launch" a loft somewhere in Seattle that had a keeping busy is what keeps him go- year re ordinator. commented that the school at CHILD are happy in their line of free one-year membership going to in February. followed up by a grand studio.” he says, though his wife prob- ing strong. AfF‘ and its teachers generate unorthodox work. the first 2,000 people who sign up. opening at the end of March. ably wouldn‘t be too hot on that idea. “It keeps you young,” he says. ers wit solutions to the problems common to “They get a lot of satisfaction out Donald and Drayton will stock Meanwhile. shoppers can already He’s also indentured to slave away “I‘m 57... but I don’t feel like I‘m ball 1“ educating special~needs children. “If Johnny kicks Sure, we look at what of seeing that what they're doing helps the kids.” Your source for community news itgsiRE PORTER items in the company’s own Bellevue warehouse. ensuring product fresh— sign up « look for www.HomeGrocer.com. Good Service, good coverage, at the hot stove. A few years back when he and Sharon were remodel- mentally more than 35.” Northwest Stocks Northwest Research good price Undervalued Equities... A Good Combination Personalized Investment Strategies Portfolio Enhancement Roger Bowlin Investment Management KW. Bowlin 8C Company Bassi-Jones Building, 7834 SE 32nd, Suite 102, Mercer Island T/nzt’s State Farm Insurance See Agent: . Tim Cashman, LUTCF ', 7415 Sli 27th SI.(South of True Value) v ‘Mercer Island 232-1024 "A" IAIN ® State linin — Insurance (lompanics Home Offices: INSURANCI ' Research provided by Ragcn MacKenzie, Inc. : a Blooinington, lllino1s Investment Advisory Services through Pacific Harbor Financial Advisors. ; i I j w ' V 2 1h is te Security Brokerage Services through Pacific Harbor Securities. § 1.126 good neighbor, State farm there. (’9 Member NASD, SIPC. Web Address: http://wwwwindermere.com Billie Rose Associate Broker (206) 232—7719 BLITZEN IS GONE BUT THE BLITZ IS ON the Open House Blitz that is. Many choice houses to visit this Sunday. including an outstanding listing at 3020 Gallagher Way We [oak/orator] to raringyou t/Jrrr. Cynthia Schoonmaker Sales Associate (206) 997—4004 Introducing Donna FOX, Associate Broker Donna has recently joined our Mercer Island Office marketing team. She is a Mercer Island resident, having recently relocated from Lake Oswego, Oregon where she was an Associate Broker also with Windermere Real Estate. Donna has a 17 year background in real estate and holds licenses in both Washington and Oregon states. Donna will thoroughly address all of your real estate needs. Windgrmere ________.. Windermere Real Estate/SC, Inc. GRACIOUS MERCER ISLAND HOME in private. wooded setting. A truly classic residence. this home features 4+ bedrooms, private master suite and lake view. Gourmet island kitchen with slab granite. Eight years young. Mint condition. A must just listed! By appt.‘$689,000. Mary Yax. (206) 6I2—8722/2320446. , < Windermere Windermere Real Estate/SC, Inc. OUR COMMITMENT‘TO th MARKETING OF YOUR HOME ' IS SECOND TO NONE. We Will Advertise Your Mercer Island Home Every Wee/e Until It} Investment Property $154,500 Five bedrooms, two full baths, big fenced yard and RV parking, Located in the Fairwood area of Benton, this newly updated two story home has it all. New dishwasher, range and counter tops in the bright kitchen. new gas furnace, new paint in and out. and new carpeting and hardwood floors. A perfect investment property — this home is in move-in condition. Call Lenny Leviton, (206) 650-7503/232-0446. $229,950 Price Reduced! OPEN 3911 88th Ave SE: This three bedroom rambler is a great place to start. Beautiful hardwoods. stunning brick fireplace, new gas heat and lots of potential. Ready for your creative touches. Ideal neighborhood near schools, parks, and boat launch. An exciting value for today’s market. Call John Nation. (206) 650-1180/232‘ 0446. Bellevuo Convenience $232,000 Three bedroom, two and a half bath tri-level home with great access to Factoria, local schools, and the l—90 corridor. Recently updat- ed With new carpets. roof and exterior paint. Nice garden and beautiful deck, Call Peni Schwartz. (206) 718-7364/232-0446. $236,950 New Listing! Immaculate five bedroom home located in the desirable Chevy Chase neighborhood of Bellevue. Nicon updated and freshly painted. New vinyl window and doors, large fenced back yard. Great location — only miles to Microsoft. Call Evi Fischier (425) 644-9515/(206) 232.0446. Northend Vlow OPEN $380,000 2920 74th Ave SE: Much sought after Northend, First Hill area. Three bedroom con- temporary with great view. Remodeled kitchen, hardwood throughout, open beam ceilings, molher-in-law area. Enjoy the wonderful view from the huge vlew deckl Call Sally Looff for details. (206) 232-0763/232-0446. $380,000 Westslde View OPEN 3049 68th Ave SE: This northend view home is nestled above East Seattle in a quiet neighbor- hood with westerly Iake, mountain and city views to enjoy all day and into the night. Call Peni Schwartz (206) 718-7364/232-0446. Gallagher Hill OPEN $399,0000 3620 Gallagher Way: Gallagher Hill new construc- tion at an affordable price! Quality throughout with 3 bedrooms. 2.5 baths. excellent floor plan and design. Still time to choose colors if you hurry. Call Cynthia Schoonmaker at (206) 997' 4004 or Billie Rose at (206) 232—7719/232-0046 Peaceful Setting OPEN $399,000 7209 92nd Ave SE: Immaculate four bedroom tri- level with traditional styllng. Level yard near schools, beach and park. Home is in excellent condition and located in a desirable area. Call Liz Bolselle. (206) 232-1360/232-0446. Traditional Tine-Story OPEN $455,000 7900 SE 65th: This beautiful 3 bedroom. 2.5 bath home shows quality and style throughout. Gorgeous kitchen and dining room with walk-in pantry. center island, and French doors to deck. Call Donna Fox, (206) 230-0262/232-04462 Whispering Heights $389,000 Bellevue area 4 bedroom, 2.5 bath home With 2 car garage. Superb views of Lake Washington, Seattle. Bellevue, Olympics and Sound from wrap-around deck and most rooms. Stunning Northwest contemporary light and bright with vaulted ceilings. Excellent location. Call Billie Rose. (206) 232-7719 or Cynthia Schoonmaker. (206) 997-4404. Five Bedrooms OPEN $465,000 7820 SE 715i: Western views and room to grow with five bedrooms. three baths and a fenced yard. Light open kitchen, great family room, hardwood floors and three fireplaces. Priced to move! Call Lenny Levtton, (206) 650—7503/232—0446. Expansive View $665,000 Inviting charmer offers stunning year-round Puget Sound. mountain and sunset views. One-third acre of estate like grounds. Private. quiet neighborhood of unique view homes. Only 15 minutes to downtown or airport, Call Linda Dupar. (206) 679-9007/232—0446. New Listinglll OPEN $689,000 9370 SE 46th St: Gracious executive home. Gourmet kitchen with granite Island. Master suite with sumptuous bath. Children‘s wing with 3 bedrooms and 2 baths plus recreation room. Mary Yax, (206) 612-8722/ 232-0446. Wrap-Around View $725,000 Exceptional value in this four year young Floss Anderson contemporary with wrap- around Sound and mountain view. Soaring ceilings, marble. quality throughout. Nestled in a peaceful waterfront community of view homes. Call Linda Dupar, (206) 679-9007/ 232-0446, Opportunity of a Lifetime $739,000 Presales and custom homes now being offered on six premier Northend lots. Excitement over LAKECFlEST is growing. Call Today, Plans and specifications for this exclu— sive residential community are now available for your revtew. For personal assistance, call Mary Yax, (206) 612-8722/232-0446. Beach Drive Waterfront $749,500 Stunning 180 degree view contemporary dream home. A private beach meets this 3 bedroom, 3.5 bath waterfront home. Priced at under appraised value — a must sael Call Janet Rosenblatt, (206) 236-9123/232-0446. Elliot Bay View $749,950 Enjoy 24 hours city and Elliot Bay views. Well maintained North Admiral home offers great space for livtng and entertaining. Master suite has wall to wall view and dock with hot tub.’ Tile and hardwoods throughout, Call Linda Dupar, (206) 679-9007/232-0446. _'1.. mull“...- Waterfront Dream $775,000 Build your custom waterfront home On this level waterfront lol. Over 100 feet of frontage with wonderful southerrj exposure. Enjoy lake and mountain views from this tranquil setting. Plans- and building permit included with sale of lot. Call for details, May Yax, (206) 612-8722/232-0446. Georgian Elegance OPEN $849,950 5026 915i Ave SE: Elegant Mercer Island tradi- tional two-story. Private setting opens to spec- tacular view. Grand foyer entry. four bedrooms. four baths, three fireplaces and over 5000 sq. ft. Situated on a shy 1/2 acre. A must see! Call Linda Ascher, (206) 997-2609/232-0446. New Listing! $950,000 Modern two—story home in private 1/2 acre setting with Lake and Mountain views. Four bedrooms, 2.5 baths and unbelievably light and bright with the feeling of the great out- doors throughout. Outstanding design by Portia Andarson. NA, and quality construction by builder, Ed Gutschmidt. Tournament Sized tennis court and adjoining outbuilding with water and power. Call Jack Melill. (206) 232» 8936/232-044 .. W*~’-AI‘_ Low Bank Waterfront OPEN $1,890,000 6839 W Mercer Way: Fabulous waterfront location with dock & covered slip. Beautiful estate size grounds with 85 feet on water. Easy accessgfrom long drive. Huge house and enormous deck for entraining. Prime property for remodeling. Many custom features. Call Van Anderson, (206) 232-0446. $180,000 Gallagher Hill Lot Nice lot with flat building site. Great location adjacent to new construction, Build your own dream home. Minutes to I-90, bike trail. boat launch and Luther Burbank Park. Call Peni Schwartz, (206) 718-7364/2320446. Greenbrler Lana Lot $245,000 Located at the end of a quiet, tree«lined lane in an established and desirable neighborhood. Minutes to l-90, bike trail, boat launch and Luther Burbank Park. Call Peni Schwartz, (206) 718—7364/232-0446. ’ 206 232-0446 Fax: (206) 236-6038 ' Broker (206) 232—8936 TENNIS LOVER’S DREAM lst offering of this modern two-story home. Private 1/2 acre setting with lake and mountain views“ Bright and light with bedrooms and great living'spaces. Full size tennis CourtL'See this new listing by appointment only. $950,000. Call jack Melill. (206) 232—8936/232-0446. Introducing l Wendi L. Kovar, GRI Wendi has recently joined our 'Meroerilsland Office marketing team, where she Will specialize in water- front and view properties. Wendi has a 9 year background in real estate and is a Graduate of the Realtor Institute. She holds a Business degree from Seattle University. You can count on Wendi for unequaled customer service and profeSsionalism. Windermere Windermere Real Estate/8G. Inc. Peni Schwartz A........Bmt.. , (206) 718-7364 E-mail: hses4u@aol.com New Construction QUALITY NEW CONSTRUCTION near completion on Gallagher Hill. Three bedrooms, 2.5 baths, with excellent floor plan and design, Large lot at the North end of Mercer Island. Special features include vaulted ceilings. spacious kitchen with huge adjoining family room, 3 car garage. Call Peni Schwartz for details. (206) 718—7364. ~ 2737 77th Avenue SE, Mercer Island