Business Scene for the week of 11/9/2011

sanders joins chester agency

Kelly Sanders, who joined the Rouland Insurance Agency/Farmers Insurance team in Chester approximately six months ago, recently passed the California Department of Insurance tests to become a licensed fire and casualty broker. Kelly, a lifelong resident and Chester High graduate, is also a notary public. Agency owners Bob and Linda Rouland said Kelly has been a great addition to their staff and congratulate her on earning her broker’s license.


New owners at champions pizza

On Nov. 1, Meadow Valley residents Kerri and Tony Hoover assumed ownership of Champions Pizza in the Plumas Pines Shopping Center in Quincy. The restaurant is currently closed for extensive remodeling with a targeted reopening date of Nov. 18.

In addition to the brand new look, complete with a kids zone, plans also include enhancing the menu with things like freshly made onion rings and appetizers. To ensure they get it right from the start, the new owners hired a consultant with impressive pizza restaurateur credentials, Glenn Cybulski, who also just happens to be a part-time neighbor and friend of the Hoovers. In addition to his consulting work for other restaurants, the Travel Channel and television show Food Wars, Glenn also owns a chain of pizza restaurants. As an executive chef trained in Italy, he has won more than 80 culinary awards.


honoring veterans: free haircuts

For the third consecutive year, Gina Gosney is thoughtfully honoring local veterans for their unselfish service to our country by giving them a free haircut Friday, Veterans Day. Gina operates Gosney’s Barber Shop on Main Street in Chester across from the Pine Shack Frosty.


hot spot open house

Don and DeeDee Driscoll are having their annual holiday open house at East Quincy’s Hot Spot Saturday, Nov. 12, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. It promises lots of fun, great food and an abundance of Christmas gift ideas at special prices. Everyone who stops by will get a chance to win an awesome gift basket they will be giving away. But, if you want more chances to win the basket, in exchange for each non-perishable food item you bring for the CAN collection box in the store you will receive an extra ticket. So help make the holidays a little nicer for those less fortunate by bring items for the CAN box while increasing your chances of winning this beautiful and bountiful gift basket!


wedding vendors on display

Check out the new wedding display at Traci’s Sweet Surprises on Main Street in scenic downtown Quincy. Traci has provided display space in her store for Quincy Hot Spot and Feather Publishing to showcase the wedding services and merchandise they offer so future brides — while they are ordering their wedding cakes from Traci — can easily see other items that are available in Quincy for their special day.


dry cleaner MODERNIZES

If you are one of the many customers who drop off your dry cleaning and laundry at Mountain Money in Chester you should know that County Cleaners in Susanville, where it is taken, has updated their laundry and shirt finishing equipment. They have also modernized their dry cleaning appliances to comply with the state’s Air Resources Board mandates.


our continued best wishes…

Just two years ago Julie Rohrs and Ken and Dorinda Hess opened the very successful Main Street Coffee Bar on Main Street in Chester, next to Coldwell Banker Real Estate. In addition to assorted coffee drinks, they offer fresh baked pastries, breakfast sandwiches and a nice selection of hot and cold sandwiches and hearty soups for lunch.


Chris Nicholson is celebrating his third anniversary at Graeagle Lighting Co. In addition to selling an array of lighting fixtures, flooring, window blinds and assorted home decor accessories, Chris has a new service offering winter home inspections for the “snowbirds” that come and go.


Ken Muir and Dick Biri are celebrating 20 years as the successful owners and operators of Dickens Drilling, headquartered in East Quincy. Their territory includes all of Plumas and Sierra counties.


The Claremont Mobile Village in Quincy is under new management. Art and Donitta Vieira have taken over the responsibilities for running the park, which has one–,two– and three–bedroom mobiles and RV sites available.


Scott and Delores Satterlee are enjoying their seventh anniversary operating Mill Creek Fish & Chips in East Quincy. In addition to their traditional juicy burgers and fish and chips, they also specialize in offering wild game burgers and smoked meats. Check out their daily variety menu when you stop by.




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