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Business Scene for the week of 9/28/2011

sports ’n shorts farewell party

Originally opened in 1996, Dave Gott has decided to close his popular East Quincy water ’in hole, Sports ’N Shorts. With his deeply rooted family history in the food and bar business in Quincy, I know it had to have been a tough decision for Dave. But those close to him said the upcoming retirement of his longtime manager helped him make this agonizing decision.

So, this Friday, Sept. 30, the gang will be holding their final hurrah and retirement party/roast for his manager, Lana MacDonald (Dave’s off on his annual fish camp excursion). Join the festivities beginning at 4 p.m. with a potluck meal served around 6:30 p.m.

sweet lorraine’s winners

Chef Gary Cerpovicz, owner of the ever-popular restaurant on Main Street, Sweet Lorraine's in Quincy's financial district celebrated his sixth anniversary by giving away three gift certificates as a way of thanking his customers. Quincy residents Cheryl Beatty won the first place prize ($300) and Gary McGowan picked up second place ($100). Stacy Adamson from Forest Ranch won the $50 third prize.

plumas bank business showcase

In observance of National Newspaper month, which recognizes the important role community newspapers play throughout the United States, Feather Publishing will be the featured business showcased during the month of October at the Quincy branch of Plumas Bank. The display will include some of the publications we produce throughout the year and services we provide to regular and potential customers. Be sure to check it out.

Fun Photos Benefit Volunteers

The Plumas District Hospital Volunteers Bargain Boutique is having a fun photo shoot this Friday night, Sept. 30, as part of the festive Girls Night Out event. For a $5 donation, you can put together a fabulous costume using anything in the store, then pose for a photo with all your girlfriends. All proceeds will benefit the PDH Volunteers, who provide support to Plumas District Hospital along with awarding two scholarships annually to local students. The Bargain Boutique is located on Lawrence Street in the big red barn.

new line of greeting cards

Holly Patton, manager of The Finishing Touch in East Quincy, tells us she has a new line of greeting cards for every occasion from Jumping Cracker Beans Card Company. This card company has been recently honored with the Card of the Year award. A portion of the card company’s profits go to protecting the environment. The cards are assembled in the United States by hand by Goodwill Industries. Their slogan is “Tickle ’em ... a smile in every card.”

sincerest anniversary wishes…
  • With what seems like more than our share of empty buildings throughout the county these days, let’s be sure to both recognize and patronize our local business owners who, without exception, are doing their best to take care of our needs with the products and services they offer…
  • John Bremel is celebrating his 20th anniversary owning and operating Mr. B’s Auto Techtronics in Quincy. General Manager Darcie Silkwood is also celebrating; she has been working with John for 14 of those 20 years! Darcie and the staff at Mr. B’s are ASE certified and can keep your vehicle running in top condition. From regular maintenance to major repairs, John’s crew can probably fix it.
  • P.J. Anttila with Alpine Physical Therapy is celebrating the 10-year anniversary milestone this month. Her business is located on Commercial Street next to Sharon’s Café in Portola.
  • Kory Felker, owner of Plumas Physical Therapy, is celebrating his sixth year as owner of that business. It is located in the medical complex behind the Plumas Pines Shopping Center in Quincy. Kory and his highly trained staff provide a full range of services that include addressing simple aches and pains to full-on rehabilitation after major surgery.
  • Mouser Brothers Enterprises, located in the Feather River Industrial Park in Quincy, is marking its 11th year in business. Offering everything from energy efficient doors to offering solutions for organizing your garages or closets, to custom-built or ready made cabinets and countertops, Jason and his staff can take care of your needs while remaining well within your budget!
  • Here’s to Richard Caley as he racks up seven years serving the folks throughout Plumas County. He operates Caley Electric, located in Cromberg. Richard does electrical work for both commercial and residential projects, adding that no job is too small or too big.
  • Mike and Linda Gamberg are celebrating 15 years in business with Yagotawana Outfitters in Quincy. They offer embroidery and screen-printing as well as art design services.
  • Hans Holtz, owner of Sequoia Dream Construction and Design, notes his 11th year in business. Located in Meadow Valley, Hans does rough framing and finished carpentry, specializing in restoration, preservation and transformation.
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