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Page 10 Contributed Photo Ben Surdi working his carpet cleaning business which he started after filing for bankruptcy. Local businessman makes his television debut JOURNAL STAFF Lake Stevens resident, Ben Surdi, is fea- tured on an upcoming episode of Biz Kid$, the EmmyAwardwvinning national public television series that teaches school-aged kids about money and business. The episode, “Debt: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly,” features Ben talking about going bankrupt at 19 and how he’s turned around his financial situation with a prof— itable carpet cleaning company in Lake Stevens. The episode is scheduled for air on Sun- day, April 24 at 10:30 am. on KCTS. “Debt: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly" is the second episode of the fourth season of Biz Kid$, public television’s fun, fast- paced series on financial literacy. The episode covers the difference between good debt and bad debt. Other new episodes this season include a show about taxes, big purchases, the 9 Works for All Predatory Fish 9 lncredible “Spasmic' Action » Unique Bite-Mark Design 9 3D Hologram Design to Creates a Powerful Scent Trail 0 Get Fish to Strike and Strike Often ‘ r Appeals to All senses - Sight, Ben Surdi Contributed Photo stock market, starting a business, how to make a million dollars, business scams, and the value of currency. Created by the producers of “Bill Nye, the Science Guy,” Biz Kid$ features com- edy sketches and movie spoofs that appeal to kids and adults alike. Each episode also includes profiles of young entrepreneurs and social philanthropists. {THE engine on v pnoven, 1 . f. -V Framers. was SYSTEM! v Lake Stevens Journal April 13, 2011 L.S. Center transportation circulation plan JOURNAL STAFF The commercial area surrounding SR 9 and SR 204 is an important business center for the community for goods and services and providing an economic base for City services. This district is'referred to as the Lake Stevens Center and also known as the Frontier Village area. In 2010, the City completed a citywide economic study with this district being one of two key focus points to identify what are the community’s needs being provided and what is missing. This leads to the next phase to develop a subarea plan for the area. The subarea plan will develop a long range plan for how the Lake Stevens Center can develop and re-develop to better meet those com- munity needs and vision. An element of the subarea plan includes mobilityfor motorized and non-motorized I circulation in the Lake Stevens Center. 0 If you have driven, walked or biked in the area, you know that this can be quite challenging and for those not familiar, a very confusing experience. While the subarea plan is largely focused A A — — — ‘. v April , Cecelia Liociardi is a second year member of DECA, who brings a , pesitive attitude and willingness to work to the Marketing Management class. She goes above and beyond f when it comes to dressing up for ' v spirit days. Cecelia also does a great . job as a buyer within the class, . ordering from Costco in a timely and effective manner so that our student run store, The Cove, is fully stocked with products daily. Thank you for your hard work, Cecelia! Sponsored by ‘ rthodontics more than beautifiii smiles on a long range horizon, there is a need to make immediate changes to address transportation circulation for the current conditions in the Lake Stevens Center. To meet this need, the City is including a short term transportation circulation plan to the subarea plan. The short term plan will consist mostly of improvements that are low cost, such V as paVement markings and directional signs. The City is seeking public input in the development of the short and potential long term transportation circulation plan for the Lake Stevens Center and will be hosting a public open house on April 21 at the Lake Stevens Community Center, 1808 Main Street, between 5 pm. to 8 pm. The public is invited to share their ideas, offer suggestions, and to View some ideas under consideration. It is hoped that some of the possible solutions can be considered for imple- mentation in 2011. Information on the upcoming meeting and following infor— mation will be provided on the City’s web site at http: / /www.ci.lake-stevens.wa.us/ SubareaPlanning.htm. neon swarms or nus morn ‘ Rylie Ploeger has succeeded in DECA ._ competition tremendously as a first year DECA student. She competed at the ‘ state leVel of competition a couple of weeks ago, and placed seventh overall in her event of Hotel and Lodging : Management. Her event consists of two .' individual role plays and a written test. Rylie will be advancing to the ICDC (International Career Development Conference) which will take place in Florida in April. Good luck at nationals, Rylie! 425-334-9252 1909 Main Street 0 Lake Stevens www.lakestevensjournal.com ___ Bring this ad in for $250 on .' l comprehensive orthodontic care Patients currently receiving treatment are not‘eligible L , ~w.. in w —n. ” Snohomish 615 Avenue D 360—5684 519 Everett 4001 Colby Ave. 425-258-1121