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Ad/mix Debbie Berto i State Farm opens new office Kathy Johnson's State Farm Agency is the first te- nant of the new Issaquah Park Plaza. She opened her main floor office on October 31 after completing special training with State Farm. She handles commercial, home- owner, auto, life and health insurance and IRAs. :: Johnson and her husband live on the Pine Lake Plateau. They recently mov- ed here from Oregon where she was a grade school teacher for four years. She received her Bachelor of Arts Degree from Western Oregon Kathy Johnson State College. Issaquah has its first log office building. It is located at 55 1st Place, and is owned by a group called Lake Tradition Ven- tures. The two-story building has eight small offices of 524 lUare feet each, although walls can be moved to create larger SPaces. Each office has its own bathroom. It is now ready for and rents for $13 square foot. PrimeRealtyis the agent. Another first for lssaquah: woman dentist. Eva Van Hoeven has opened a Practice at 990 5th N.W. She Previously had her own prac- tice in Holland after com- Pleting studies at the Univer- of Utrecht. Four years she moved to the States Vith her husband, who is employed by Boeing. live with their two chil- in Bellevue but hope to raove to Issaquah. Van Der Hoeven's office ,hours are Monday to Satur- day. It is a family practice, h she hopes to one also offer specialized Eva Van Derhoeven dentistry for handicapped people. i'.red Dorr captures bits of wisdom in book by Phil Johnson U. W. intern ,. Driving down a Bell- ingham street late one night about ten years ago, a some- what intoxicated Fred Do,rr fell asleep behind the wheel of his big Oldsmobile Super 88. It was his twenty-first birthday. The car veered off the road, crashed through a street sign and hit a couple of trees. The street sign went through the front windshild, but missed Dorr, who walked away from his totaled car with only a broken tooth. "Call it chance, call it be- ing watched over, call it whatever you want," said Dorr. "I'm here and I'm lucky." He was a junior in college then. Now he is the counselor for the junior class at lssa- quah High School. He says surviving his accident was a matter of luck, but the lesson he learned from it is what he tries to pass on to students: grow up, take care of your- self, and become responsible. "You're responsible for yourself; and your life will be what you make it to be," he said. Dorr said his accident taught him to appreciate life. And that's another message he wants to give to others. "Tomorrow is not guaranteed," he said, "How many kids do we have to see get killed on the streets in car accidents? And everyone walks around like tomor- row's going to be here. I'm not saying we should cram every bit of life into every se- cond that we live. That would be foolish. But if you can look for the positive and after it, you're going to get more out of life." Paul Johnson, an Issaquah resident, will open his Certified Public Accountant business on January 1. Johnson will work out of his home on the Plateau, and will handle personal and business taxes, financial planning, and computer system in- Stallations. Johnson is currently the data processing manager for the Federal Aviation Administration's western region. He has a Rasters degree in industrial management from the University of North Dakota. He and his wife Cynthia have three ehlldren. Rainier Bank's annual holiday toy and food drive will have Canadian twist to it this year. Donated Canadian coin and CUrrency gathered at Rainier branches through December 22 Vill be exchanged and contributed to local food banks. The monetary contributions will supplement Rainier's an- nual collection of donated nonperishable foods, soaps, paper and new and used toys. During the 1982 statewide 40,000 food items and 20,000 toys were gathered and distributed to community organizations and food banks. Dr. Steven Jafe of Renton recently presented a seminar on lresbyopia and practice management in California. Jaffe discussed new techniques for presbyopia and monovision. In addition, he covered topics such as patient communications and the use of a computer in a professional practice. A former Issaquah resident, Constance Beatty, has ac- quired a Baubles & Beads Resale Boutique franchise in ;Bellevue. Located in The Main Pktce Shopping Center the ue is the 17th store in the growing chain. Baubles & which features designer and better quality fashions at a raction of their original cost, also carries "gently worn" mer- Chandise comparable to that found in major department Stores. The boutique has an elegant decor, with plush Carpeting, attractive displays, and a seating area with sherry. The shop has been open to both consignors and shoppers for Several weeks. It accepts clothing, jewelry, hats, shoes, ac- Cessories, and furs. All consignors get half the selling price if a garment sells within 90 days. lssaquah residents Jim and Linda Dornan have recently OPened an antique business in their home. Jamelin House of 4atiques is at 19741 S.E. 24th Way. Both of the Dornans are Very fond of antiques, and after attending, an auction they decided to buy a bunch, refinish them and resell. They do the refinish work themselves, or, sell some items unfinished. Most f their items are English furniture, and they have a few Shelves of glassware and primitives. They also take consign- ent items, with 20 percent going to the business. Jamelin ouse is open whenever the Dornans are home. , Kathy Ebsary, manager of lssaquah's Diet Center, is leav- g to open her own Diet Center franchise in Fairwood near enton. Kathy will be replaced by Barbara McLaughlin of Is- aquah. She is presently attending Diet Center Dietology chool in Rexburg, Idaho. Tori Campbell, owner of the Telephone and Letter Factory, a stewardess for Alaska Airlines. She still tends to g service business in between flights. Jean Drake Boutique of Elegance will have a new owner of 26. Shirley Thierry of Issaquah is the new owner. tke will retire to be with her husband who is ill. The Issaquah Press, Wednesday, December 7, 1983 - Page 13 lssaquah School of Art, owned by Vladimir Kunko, has out of business. Joan's Sewing Basket in the Hi-Lo will also be going out of business this month, as soon s everything is sold. Voluntary aluminum recycling at Safeway has resulted in a contribution from Alcoa Aluminum for the 1984 .S. Olympic Team. Hats off to Pat Wressell and the Chamber of Commerce for nice new Christmas decorations downtown. The silver with bells and bows and the huge tree on the corner are welcome. Thanks also to the merchants who have lots of spirit in decorating their store windows. Happy Fred Dorr That message is the essence of a book called "Life Lines" which Dorr publish- ed in 1982. The book is a col- lection of what Dorr calls "thought-provoking con- cepts" that "only the reader is going to comprehend, by his own interpretation." Each of Life Lines' 28 pages contains a single some- times poem-like thought: --"It's harder to hide your feelings than it is to have them;" --"Accept the Reflections you are Given by the World around you, At that time you will truly see your self," --Love permeates all levels of contrary energy with but a single thought. Ask of it, it is yours. Simple focus." The development of his book happened by accident. Dorr was a counselor at May- wood Junior High until two years ago. He used to write down his thoughts after an encounter with a student, and show them to his secretary, Lenora Reeves. Reeves told Dorr his thoughts were worth keeping and that he should put them in order for publishing some- day. That's what he did, and he's still doing it. He has completed the manuscript of a second book, "Life Lines I1," which is now being look- ed at by a New York publish- er. Dorr has begun a third book as well. The latter two are expressions of his per- sonal growth since 1982. Dorr speaks with seeming- ly unlimited enthusiasm about his life and philosophy, his book and his job. He has as much energy and good humor as almost any high school student, which helps him develop in- formal, friend-like relation- ships with them. To some kids he's like a big brother or surrogate uncle, he said. In Dorr's office there is a casual atmosphere. During an interview Dorr sat relaxed at his paper-strewn desk with collar open and sleeves rolled up. Several students came in, one bringing Dorr a custard- filled pastry, and others just to say "hi" or get a hug. "If I don't have time to Dorr says he receives a 90 percent favorable response to Life Lines. Those who object to it usually do so because they think it states the ob- vious or it's too optimiic, he said. "People who don't buy into it are usually skepti- cal people," he added. Dorr downplays the accomplishment of having published a book. "I don't think my talent is extraordinary. I think it's a similar way of looking at things that alot of people have. They just haven't gone to the trouble to write it, to give a kid a hug, I'm not do- get it into print, and to make ing my job," Dorr said. it visible to other people." Fasano's COFFEE SHOP, DINING ROOM & LOUNGE II i hnk'n n ill ,z,,, i- .......... LIVE ENTERTAINMENT IN THE LOUNGEi Patrick Anderson "He can do it all!" THURS., FRI. & SAT. NIGHTS i i i Sonics and Seahawks! Come watch the games on our Screen TV Free hot buttered popcorn at gametime. Give a Fasano's ; Gift Certificate Always appreciated! John D. 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