Business Scene for the week of 3/2/2011

new dental column debuts

Intermountain Advanced Clinical Dentistry is introducing a new biweekly news column in this week’s paper offering advanced dentistry insight from the desk of Dr. Michael Herndon. The highly regarded Quincy dentist, who now shares office space with his daughter, Dr. Emily S. Herndon, is graduate university-trained in periodontal prosthesis, the most advanced form of reconstructive dentistry This makes him uniquely qualified to bring this subject to life in what he promises to be a no-nonsense, straight-to-the-point conversation with the community.

In reading his column, Dr. Herndon said, you will learn background information about crowns, implants, gum disease and simple and complex aesthetic dentistry so you can make informed decisions about your oral health.

Early on, the column will become interactive, offering a dedicated e-mail address for readers’ specific questions and answers.

The Herndon’s offices are on Main Street in downtown Quincy.

quincy chamber’s st. pat’s lunch

“Go Green” is the theme for the Quincy Chamber of Commerce’s St. Patrick’s Day luncheon March 16 at the Mineral Building at the fairgrounds. Representatives from Thompson Valley Ranch will talk about what is being and can be done on a local level to help folks become more self-sufficient. Many merchants have donated prizes for a silent auction held that day as well. Chamber member or not, call 283-0188 to reserve your seat.

buy one dinner, get one free!!!

Patrick and Donata at Café Le Coq have their own version of “March Madness.” All month long they are offering a special on dinners: Buy one entrée, get another entrée free! What a great way to shake off the winter doldrums: a pleasant evening out enjoying some of the best food you’ll find in Plumas County. Dinners are served at the famed Quincy restaurant Tuesday – Saturday, 5 – 8 p.m. Although they say reservations are not needed, with a terrific deal like this I might suggest making them anyway.

opening for the season…

For locals, it’s always an indication spring and summer are just around the corner when news breaks that the Polka Dot in East Quincy is opening for the season. Longtime owner Bill Perkins kicks off his 20th season March 5, opening the drive-in daily from 11 a.m. – 8 p.m.

Same holds true with the reopening of the Grizzly Grill and Mountain Cuisine in historic downtown Blairsden. Owner Lynn Hagen is opening her two businesses Thursday, March 3. The Grizzly Grill opens at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday – Sunday and Mountain Cuisine opens at 11:30 Tuesday – Saturday.

catch the vibes

Chester’s Good Vibrations is “vibe’n” with new products the owners purchased at a gift show in Seattle. Becky Weatherspoon and Sharon Geney returned just thrilled with the assorted toys, jewelry, aromatics and more they bought at the show. Located in the Stover Building on Main Street in Chester, the business has become known for its generous selection of earth friendly products for conscious living.


consultations and cake tasting

Traci Downey, owner of Traci’s Sweet Surprises in downtown Quincy, has added a personal consultation service and cake tasting room available by appointment only. Traci will help you design your perfect celebration or wedding cake. She has lots of resources and great ideas to make your special event even more special.


continuing our best wishes…

TheGiggling Crow marks its second year of business in Chester on Main Street. Joe, Carrie and Suzanne offer fashion accessories, jewelry, hats, scarves and designer jeans. They have also added a new section in the store, Handmade in Chester, stocked with the work of local artisans and crafters.

It’s the seventh anniversary for Vicki Mason and her Main Street Chester business, Sonshine Flowers. Over the years they have added gifts, cards and bath and body baskets.  It’s a one-stop spot where you can order flowers, invitations and even a tuxedo for your special event.

Plumas District Hospital Volunteers are celebrating their 33rd anniversary this month. The anchor to their philanthropic endeavors is the Bargain Boutique at Lawrence and Church streets in Quincy. Proceeds from this thrift shop benefit the hospital, supplying equipment for patient care the hospital could not normally afford or perhaps justify in their operating budget. The Volunteers also award scholarships annually to medical students from the hospital district.







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