Business Scene for the week of 2/27/2013

quincy paint store opens friday

Longtime Plumas County resident Jerry Newell is opening Quincy Paint Center this Friday, March 1. The store, located on Lawrence Street in the historic big red barn that still bears the name Quincy Lumber on the roof, features products from Kelly-Moore Paints — known for their quality, easy application and long-lasting durability. This is the third paint store he has opened in this region in as many years; he also owns and operates Chester Paint Center and Susanville Paint Center. Kelly-Moore locations are billed as “The Painter’s Paint Store.” See their ad in this week’s newspaper for the money-saving grand opening discounts offered at all three locations through March. Stop by the new Quincy store Friday and enjoy some refreshments.

come get your free television

Ghulam Fareed has replaced the televisions in every room at his two lodging properties — the Best Western Rose Quartz Inn in Chester and the Gold Pan Resort in Quincy — with high-definition flat-screen televisions. So if anyone is looking for a free television in good working order this Thursday through Saturday, Feb. 28, March 1 and 2, he has instructed his staff to give away the televisions that were replaced to anyone who asks on a first-come basis. Just stop by the front desk at either motel on one of those days and help yourself!


new home-grown product offered

April Scheuchenzuber at Sprouting Roots Community Market in Portola is growing and selling a variety of sprouts provided locally by Teresa Pruter. The sprouts — sunflower greens, radish, mung, aduki and wheat grass — are loaded with nutrients and flavor and are perfect for sandwiches, salads and juices.


plumas satellite partner

Gerald Hitson has partnered with Hank Schramm and Plumas Satellite. Since 1989, the DISH TV company has been serving all of Plumas and Lassen counties from its Greenville base. Gerald has 13 years experience installing DISH TV satellites. He and his wife and three kids have lived in Greenville for 18 years.


quincy ladies’ buying spree

Dee Dee Driscoll, owner of Quincy Hot Spot, Cheryl Reinitz, owner of Forest Stationers, and Chris Crawford, who owns Epilog Books, traveled together to San Francisco recently where they spent three jam-packed days canvassing the products offered by hundreds of exhibitors at a gigantic annual gift show held at Moscone Center.These ladies were understandably very excited about all the wonderful new items they saw and then carefully selected to buy for their respective stores. The new merchandise, they said, will be arriving very soon. So, be sure to stop by and see what Dee Dee, Cheryl and Chris are adding to what is already an impressive selection of gift items.


annual redstreake snowball

The 20th annual Johnny Redstreake SnowBall is Saturday, March 2, at the Nakoma Golf Resort near Clio. Festivities for this hugely popular and fun evening include live music by Cool Black Kettle, great food, libations, a live and silent auction, prize giveaways and more. Tickets are available in the east county at Sprouting Roots, Plumas-Sierra Rural Electric Cooperative, Chalet View Lodge, Nakoma and Eastern Plumas Chamber of Commerce. In Quincy they are at Pangaea Cafe and Pub and Quincy Natural Foods. Proceeds support the Plumas-Eureka Ski Bowl.

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