Business Scene for the week of 4/4/2013

Krissy Bauer has opened a new restaurant in Quincy on Grover Alley next to the Drunk Brush called The Knook.  Serving lunch and light dinner fare, Krissy, left, and her crew - Heather Pence, Monica Armijo, and Bazileo Hernandez - make a variety of sandwiches, house-made soups, small dinner meals and appetizers.  Photo by Holly Buus.
Anniversary sale and open house

In celebration of their sixth year, Main Street Styles owner Charlotte Smith and manager Ashley Stevenson are having an storewide sale and open house on Saturday, April 6. There will be also be prize giveaways, refreshments and munchies.

Summer hours are Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m

They’re not FOOLIN’

And, as a way to celebrate their 17th year in business, Cheryl and Bob Reinitz, at Forest Stationers in Quincy, are offering 20 percent off all gifts in their store. It’s one week only, beginning today, Wednesday, through next Tuesday, April 9. Oh, and congratulations, Bob and Cheryl!

car show, barbecue and more

This Friday, April 4, from 3 to 7 p.m., At Your Service Automotive is having a grand opening to show off its new, larger digs at 219 Chester Airport Road. Owners Steve and Erica Buhr said there will be hot rods and classic cars on display, a great barbecue and lots of refreshments, so come join the fun!

reopens for the season

The Graeagle Mill Works has reopened for the season. Owners Tim and Cathy Kurdupskihave returned from their annual winter break and are back at it seven days a week, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., serving delicious house-made soups, sandwiches and their ever-so-decadent baked goodies.

Center offers Zumba for kids

The Quincy Yoga and Wellness Center offers a five-week session of Zumbatomic starting Saturday, April 6. Taught by Jennifer Ludvigson and Christie Brawley, these classes are high-energy fitness parties with specially choreographed routines and the latest music, like hip-hop, reggaeton and cumbia, targeting kids ages 4 to 12. The classes encourage focus and self-confidence, boost metabolism and improve coordination. For reservations: 394-9263.

Sierra Adventures opens office

Sierra Adventures Business Association has announced the opening of its newest regional visitors center at the intersection of highways 70 and 89 in Blairsden. Mimi Garner said that much like a chamber of commerce, the center serves as a place for its paid members to display their company’s brochures, fliers and business cards. Joining also gets you an online presence at SierraAdventures.com with a fully customized page that includes a write-up and a link to your existing website. There is also a photo gallery, business directory and events calendar. For more information call Mimi at 480-684-3318.

plumas satellite back in biz

Gerald Hitson has partnered with Hank Schramm and has reopened 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. A fast-growing part of his business now, he said, is providing DISH’s high-speed satellite Internet service. He can be reached at 863-8929.

attends amusement expo

In his role as owner of Sierra Mountain Amusement in Quincy, Chris Rose spent three days in Las Vegas attending the 2013 Amusement Expo. In addition to attending vending educational classes, Chris bought two games — an air hockey table he’ll place in Champions Pizza and a race car kiddy ride for the Polka Dot — and other related vending machine merchandise. He plans to expand into ATMs and commercial bounce house rentals. He and his wife, Alicia, also own and operate Rose Family Child Care and Pre-school and Mountain Graphic Design. Chris says a portion of his profits from his machinesis given to the National Children’s Cancer Society through a national vending program. This program, which generates more than $800,000 annually, helps make it possible for the society to helpmore than 25,000 children and their families each year.


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