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Business Scene for the week of 9/13/2013

COMMUNITY APPRECIATION BBQ SAT.

Brad C. Nord, DDS and staff invite one and all to a special Community Appreciation Barbecue at 624 Main St. in Chester on Saturday, Sept. 14, from noon to 4 p.m. Featuring lots of food, fun and live music performed by Edgewater, the occasion is in celebration of Dr. Nord's 34th year with his practice, which provides care to patients in Plumas and Lassen counties with a family focus that includes preventative, restorative and cosmetic dentistry. What a gracious way for him and his staff to say thanks, so be sure to stop by!

 

GREENVILLE FLEA MARKET SATURDAY

Suzanne Hamar, owner of the General Store, is hosting a flea market this Saturday, Sept. 14, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at her downtown Greenville store on Crescent Street (Highway 89). There is still time to reserve a space: just give Suzanne a call at 394-6008.

 

TRIKE-A-THON FOR ST. JUDE HOSPITAL

The Never Neverland Preschool in Chester is having a Trike-A-Thon to raise money for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. The preschool, owned by Kristy Murphy, has been sponsoring this fundraiser since 1996 and to date has raised more than $13,000 for the hospital. In addition to raising money, the Trike-A-Thon program incorporates a week of bike safety for the preschool participants. This year it will be held Friday, Sept. 13, at 10 a.m. at the Chester Park. Tax-deductible donations payable to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital can be dropped off at the Plumas Bank office at 255 Main St. in Chester. 

 

CHILI COOK-OFF IN WESTWOOD

The 22nd annual Westwood Chili Cook-Off is Saturday, Sept. 14, at the Double "G" Iron Horse Saloon. Between noon and 4 p.m., there will be chili and salsa tasting, barbecue, lots of prizes, a 50-50 giveaway, kids' games, face painting, Smokey Bear, great live music and more! Contestants can register for the cook-off at the Iron Horse Saloon prior to the Sept. 12 deadline. Proceeds from this charity benefit the community's acclaimed Chimney Fund.

 

REGISTERED YOGA TEACHER

Delaine Fragnoli has completed her yoga teacher training at Mount Madonna Center and is a registered yoga teacher at the 200-hour level with Yoga Alliance. She will be teaching a Restorative Yoga class Sundays from 4:30 to 5:45 p.m. at the Quincy Yoga and Wellness Center. "Restorative yoga is all about letting go," Delaine says. "It is a soothing, deeply nourishing practice that encourages complete relaxation." She said students will use a variety of props to fully support the body to encourage relaxation and release, and no experience is necessary.

 

BRYNER AGAIN SELLING REAL ESTATE

Tim O'Brien, owner/broker of Coldwell Banker Kehr/O'Brien Real Estate, welcomes back Susan Bryner to his team of professional Realtors. She has been very active in the Lake Almanor Basin for the past 10 years as both a business owner and as a community leader. After a brief hiatus from real estate to explore other callings, Susan is back and ready to sell. You can find her working from both the Peninsula and Chester Coldwell Banker offices.

 
NEW MANAGERS FOR MIDTOWN COFFEE

Glen and Kristin Leff, along with their three kids, have relocated from Seattle to Quincy to manage Midtown Coffee (also known as Dunn's Midtown Coffee). This popular gathering spot where many folks start their day or simply take a break is owned by Kristin's parents, Rick and Eileen Greenly. Glen was a real estate broker and Kristin was an art director/senior designer. However, both have worked in the restaurant industry, having experience in roasting coffee, cafe work and catering. Both said they are really enjoying the change of pace and being closer to family. 

 
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