Business Scene for the week of 6/20/2012

Plumas Bank Hires Credit Manager
New Owners at Moon's


Lisa and Michael Kelly are the new owners of Moon’s restaurant in Quincy. Lisa has a master’s degree in hotel and restaurant management and worked at several restaurants in Southern California. She is also active with the equine-guided leadership programs at Greenhorn Creek Guest Ranch and with her photography business, Sierra Moon Photography. Michael, a general contractor, owns and operates Sierra Moon Enterprises. The have five children ranging in age from 23 to 15. Since opening a couple of weeks ago, they have been surveying their customers and will be making changes to their menu based on many of the suggestions. Moon’s is open for dinner Wednesday through Monday, closed Tuesdays. Photo by Bill Chesley

Michael Henry has joined Plumas Bank as vice president, administrative group manager. Kerry Wilson, senior vice president, credit administrator said Michael will be responsible for general credit administration duties. That includes updating and maintaining credit policies, helping structure and review loans and managing various loan departments within the bank.

Michael has 10 years of banking experience, most recently as vice president, commercial portfolio review team leader at a bank in Phoenix, Ariz. He holds a master’s degree in business administration with an emphasis in finance and a Bachelor of Science degree in sociology. He and his family relocated from Mesa, Ariz., to Quincy and are very eager to be involved in the community.


sierra valley farmers market

Sierra Valley Farms’ farmers market is now officially open for the season Fridays from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Here’s some trivia: It’s the only farmers market in the state that’s actually held on a farm! You will find a wide variety of organically grown fruits and vegetables that are certain to please even the most discriminating palate.


bensen joins realty firm

Carole Bensen has recently joined the sales team at Coldwell Banker Chandler Real Estate in Portola. She has been an Eastern Plumas County resident for 15 years. Carole will be working with her daughter, Laura Biggs, who has been with Coldwell Banker for the past 12 years. Carole also holds a real estate license in Arizona and is a member of the local, state and national Association of Realtors.


the gift of music

Donnell’s MusicLand and Mountain Circle Foster Family Agency are pleased to announce the beginning of the Gift of Music, a program to bring music and music education to local residents of Greenville and the Indian Valley. The first event of 2012 will be a picnic concert Saturday evening, June 23, from 6 ­to 8 p.m. featuring Chico’s well-known troubadour vocalist and guitarist, Steve Johnson. Basic picnic supplies, hot dogs, condiments, a turkey from Evergreen Market, tortilla chips and non-alcoholic beverages will be supplied at no cost. Those attending are encouraged to bring a potluck dish to share, plus any personal beverage they desire.


celebrating milestones…

Dick and Shirley Wiggin’s old-time country store, Wiggin’s Trading Post on Highway 70 in Chilcoot at the gateway to Frenchman Lake, is celebrating its 44th anniversary! They have added a new selection of gift merchandise to an already very well inventoried store that truly caters to the diversity of that area’s needs and wants. From groceries, meats and sundries, to fishing and hunting supplies, to their scrumptious homemade fudge and fresh made-to-order sandwiches, you are certain to find what you are looking for.

And we’re pleased to note the 20th anniversary of Almanor Flooring Inc. on Main Street in Chester. Owners Tom and Doria Hupp run a full service flooring store with carpeting, vinyl, hardwood and laminate floor coverings complemented by the complete line of Hunter Douglas window coverings.

ABSolute Fitness and Health owner and certified personal trainer Patti Long Buchholtz is celebrating nine years of improving agility, strength, flexibility and nutritional awareness. She offers personal training, Pilates and nutritional education for individuals and groups in a private fitness studio located at Graeagle’s Plumas Pines Resort Rec Center.



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