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April 20, 1994     Mercer Island Reporter
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vr—rvr', r, Mercer Island BUSINESS Wednesday. April 20,l994 Island openings, happenings, rem A few more aisles are being added to the Island’s inventory of grocery space, as Albertson’s is undergoing an expansion. Dan Eichner, store director, says that about 5,000 square feet of space is being the south sides of the store. The side expansion will permit installation of about four new gro- cery aisles, while the front expan- sion (to the edge of the front side— walk) will accommodate a new lobby department featuring video rentals, cameras and watches and the like. The project includes new colors throughout the store, and new display cases. The floral department will move inside, but Islanders, present at electrology seminar A number of Mercer Islanders will be participating in the spring seminar of the Washington State Electrology Association, which will be held on May I at The Con— motion on Mercer Island. Alanna Burden, RN, CPE, who is president of the WSEA, will speak on “Infection control stan- dards for the electrologist.” Pau- line Reed-MacKay of State Farm Insurance will speak on “Emer- gency preparedness: Are you ready?” The presentation by Kel- ly Brown, CPA, is entitled “Taxes for the professional.” Patient education center opens D.E. Raphaely, MD. of Mer- cer Island, has opened the Center for Patient Education in Seattle. The center offers courses to indi- vidual patients and their families about different psychiatric disor— , ders. Each course focuses on one diagnosis. The center was created News tip? Call 232—1215 EMERALD:j Illttiur‘é’ Ullll DAN CRI'FI‘ENDFN MORTGAGEBANKERIBROKER 822-4900 OR 6546706 Now mature refinance craze is over don‘t make the mistake of making loan application for your purchase with one of many mortgage companies or loan officers that survived for the past two years only because of the huge refinance market. That mortgage company or loan officer very likely will not have the support of enough realtors or builders megs? in business long enough to see your loan c . Come to the loan otfirer that has been a loan officer for 8 years and just finished the best first quarter of any year of his career for volume closed. (98% purchases) 0 ACCESS TO OVER 50 DIFFERENT LENDERS PROGRAMS - 2 WEEK CLOSING IF NEEDED (IN MOS’I‘ CASES) 15-DAY IDCKS TO HELP YOU SHOP FOR A ROME It CLOSE - FHA, VA, CONVENTIONAL CON FORMING, JUMBOAND EASY QUALIFYING LOANS LOAN APPLICATIONS AT CUSTOMERS’ WORK 0R HOME COME SEE THE LOAN OFFICER WHO HA5 THE W FOR QUALITY “THE GUARANTEE EXCELIENCE” Take a ride on the wild side with Roger Rabbit‘s Car loan Spin, the newest ride at Disneyland Park. You take the wheel and plunge ‘ head-on into a Spinning, switltng, out of control world of fun. it’s a curry slip and slide through Vbontown‘s dark and wilder side. added, along the front and, Business briefs I the espresso stand will stay out- side. No parking will be lost, Eichner emphasizes, and the store will remain open throughout the "remodel, which should be completed in about five months. Island Beads and More opens for business oanaturday, April 30, in Islandia Center, south of the bookstore at 3024 78th S.E. Hours are 10 a.m. to 6 pm. It’s the retail version of Duangporn and Steven Dunning’s wholesale business, Hands of the Hills, Inc. which im— ports new and old beads and in- ternational folk art. Music by Se- attle’s AnzangaMarimba Ensem- to provide straightforward and comprehensive information about the . diagnosis, treatment and symptom management of select- ed psychiatric disorders. ,Dr. Raphaely, a licensed psy- chiatrist in Washington state, re- ceived his bachelor’s and MD. degrees from Boston University. He completed, his residency in psychiatry at University of Wash-- ington. : The CenteriiorvyPatient Educa- tion is at 101, 14th Avenue East in Seattle, 323:7880. I4 Hide-Away get—Away 5M0 p/iones in room Friday. April 22nd! Ac quuuttu 011a,, Very Interesting. LIMITED TIME OFFER - ENDS APRIL 22nd. Invest :11 least 85,000 of new money for a 6—month termi“ liurn 21 whole lot more interest thzm you normally would on a comparable (1.1). But you must act fast. This opportunity ends ble and ethnic food will be offered from noon to 2 p.m., and demon— strations of glass bead making by jewelry artist Christine Cocklin- Ray will go on all day. Cocklin- Ray will offer classes at the store. The goal is to make the store a destination for the bead enthusi- ast and a mecca for the folk art connoisseur. We’re about to have a new cus- tom jewelry store on Mercer Is- land, Chris Francisco Jeweler opens this Friday, April 22 at 2448 76th Ave. S.E., in the space vacat- ed by Sudden Printing when it moved around the corner. Chris Francisco and his brother Philip will run the business, offering cus— tom jewelry design, repair, ap- praisals and watch repair. Chris is the fourth generation of his family in the jewelry busi- ness; his father Crisanto had stores in the Pike Place Market and on the waterfront before his retirement. Chris himself appren- ticed for six years at Gem East, and has worked in custom jewelry design and repair for the last 11 , years at Bevan’s Jewelers in Bellevue Square. Store hours are 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesdays through Fridays, and 9 a.m. to 4:30 pm. on Saturdays. The phone number is 230-0831. One of Mercer Island’s pizza emporiums, Pizzaliano, is now un— der new management. Hal Quiet, Komntic, ‘Very Speciaf V (jaw-mt ’Dinner f or ‘Truo 3 In Your Own Privatc __ Dining Room-$85 Ei . 'O: ‘Witfi ’Betfflmf Breakfast-$150 392-51101 o ENTERPRISE BANK 11225 SE 6th O Bellevue, WA 98004 ' (206) 454—7070 Annual Pauling: Yield for a $5,000 CD. for a 6-month um. A.P.Y. in mount. :1 “0/1/94 and in cabin: to chop will-mu uni“. Call 450-7070 for current A.P.Y. Mun iuwu money no: “In” curuudy held in any Enuvpriu amt-u. Faulty impoud for culywlthdnw-l. tut-m Member F.D.I.(‘,. For more information, call (800)523-9000 ~ I ' or contact your local travel , ‘ agent. There's a whole new spin on fun at Disneyland. Saurie McHale Downtown Sapadin is the new chef and gen- eral manager, having owned and operated a number of restau- rants. He wasonce executive chef at a restaurant in Austin, Texas ranked among the top 50 in the country by New York Times critic Mimi Sheraton. At Pizzaliano, he’s added pasta and sandwiches to the menu, and remodeled the dining area. Sapadin describes his pizza as New York style with a FOOTBALL AUTO RACING FOOTBALL When is odels and more gourmet flare. Pizzaliano is locat- ed at 2836 78th S.E. just south of the north-end QFC. Did you know that the Mercer Island Jack in the Box was the first one opened in Washington state? It opened in 1968. It has a new manager, Anita-Nell Swan- son, who also manages the Capi- tol Hill Jack in the Box, and who formerly managed the Des Moines branch. Swanson knows the Mercer Island store quite well, since her husband managed it from 1984 to 1988. Island em- ployees recently participated in a Channel 8 pledge drive and will take part in Mercer Island's Sum- mer Celebration in July. Not opening for business, as least for now, is Starbucks. A company spokeswoman, Kat Spellman, says that any rumors floating around regarding Starbucks opening on Mercer Is- land are not true. However, she says the company is opening two outlets per week around the coun- try, and there’s always a possibil- ity that Mercer Island could soon- er or later appear on the list. We don’t have a cemetery on Mercer Island, but we do have a business, Carmel Monuments, which makes granite and bronze cemetery memorials, as well as non-cemetery architectural prod— ucts such as logos and lettering BASKETBALL SPORTS CARDS & COMIC SHOW Crossroads Shopping Center 15600 NE 8th, Bellevue, 562-0232 "DEAL WITH THE PROS" A puzzling question: , 21 CAP more than just 21 CAP? for buildings and landscape de- sign projects; cast bronze, brass and aluminum plaques; and com- memorative memorials. For in- formation, call Kristin Peterson at 783-6166. Offices are at 2740 76th Ave. S.E., Suite 208. The Mercer Island Home- Based Business Roundtable holds its monthly meeting from noon to 1:30 pm. tomorrow, April 21, at the Community Center at Mercer View, 8236 SE. 24th. Business owners operating out of their homes, or anyone thinking of do- ing .50, are invited to attend and bring a brown-bag lunch. Tomor- row’s meeting will feature Char~ maine Jovanovich, owner of a Kirkland-based training and con- sulting firm. Her subject is “Are You Winking in the Dark?” For information call Terry Moreman at the Mercer Island Chamber of Commerce, 232-3404. Mercer Island-based Tully’s Coffee, which has an outlet in Renton, has teamed up with the Benton Police Department to in- crease awareness of the depart- ment’s D.A.R.E. (Drug Aware- ness Resistance Education) pro— gram: The Renton outlet provided freshly brewed coffee to morning commuters at the Benton Park and Ride on April 11. All dona- tions benefited the D.A.R.E. pro- gram. Tully’s now employees 40 people at its five locations. HEOOOS It has to dowith the seamless inte ration * of v01ce, data on Video, Coming soon—solutions? questions about communications ‘ an 1 ormauon services. 441-8400 --------- wow 0W