Business Scene for the week of 4/18/2013

Greenville Auto Parts
Suzy Hunter and Curtis Machlan are the owners and operators of Greenville Auto Parts on Main Street in Greenville. In addition to selling Carquest automobile parts and accessories, they also do small engine and chainsaw repairs, make custom hydraulic hoses and even sell pet supplies.  Photo by Valorie Chisholm
open house saturday

   On Saturday, April 20, there will be an open house from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Bargain Boutique. It’s to commutate its move a year ago to its new bigger and better location at 405 Main St. in downtown Quincy along with the 35th anniversary of the Plumas District Hospital Volunteers group. The extra space allowed volunteers to add a furniture section and expand the selection of clothing (which will be half-off during the open house) and footwear for the entire family, gently used books, videos and DVDs, household items and more.

Gentle yoga workshop offered

   The Quincy Yoga and Wellness Center is offering a special one-day gentle yoga workshop for healing the mind, body and spirit Saturday, April 27, 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. “The focus is on deep relaxation and healing,” said visiting instructor Annalisa Cunningham. All levels of fitness and flexibility are welcome, including people with injuries or illness. Space is limited. To register call Jane Steidel at 283-3536 or Cunningham at 343-9944. There will be a potluck lunch between the morning and afternoon sessions. The center is located at 1690 E. Main St. in East Quincy, above Papa’s Donuts.

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Business Scene for the week of 4/11/2013

Chester restaurant opens
Longtime residents Robert and Jennifer Heffley have opened RJ’s Restaurant on Main Street in Chester. The lunch and dinner house has a full bar to complement a menu featuring American cuisine with a prime rib dinner special offered on Fridays. Photo by Cheri McIntire
cuccia’s restaurant opens friday

Lila Prince and Gina Prince are reopening Cuccia’s pizza, pasta and wine bar for their fifth season Friday, April 12. For the spring, it will be open Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights from 5 p.m. until closing. Come enjoy their classic Italian cuisine and take advantage of the Thursday night specials where bottles of wine are half-price with dinner. The restaurant is at the corner of Mohawk Highway and Johnsville Road in Graeagle.


Round table pizza back in quincy

Coming full circle: Champions Pizza in the Plumas Pines Shopping Center in Quincy is closed for a couple of weeks for remodeling. When owner Kerri Hoover reopens it will be as a Round Table Pizza franchise, which it had been for several decades up until about five years ago. Kerri said she is excited to be a part of the nation’s fifth largest pizza chain and to bring Round Table’s quality back to the area.

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Business Scene for the week of 4/4/2013

Krissy Bauer has opened a new restaurant in Quincy on Grover Alley next to the Drunk Brush called The Knook.  Serving lunch and light dinner fare, Krissy, left, and her crew - Heather Pence, Monica Armijo, and Bazileo Hernandez - make a variety of sandwiches, house-made soups, small dinner meals and appetizers.  Photo by Holly Buus.
Anniversary sale and open house

In celebration of their sixth year, Main Street Styles owner Charlotte Smith and manager Ashley Stevenson are having an storewide sale and open house on Saturday, April 6. There will be also be prize giveaways, refreshments and munchies.

Summer hours are Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m

They’re not FOOLIN’

And, as a way to celebrate their 17th year in business, Cheryl and Bob Reinitz, at Forest Stationers in Quincy, are offering 20 percent off all gifts in their store. It’s one week only, beginning today, Wednesday, through next Tuesday, April 9. Oh, and congratulations, Bob and Cheryl!

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Business Scene for the week of 3/27/2013

Now Open in Greenville
Suzanne Hamar has opened the General Store on Crescent Street in Greenville.
gas discounts shopping at safeway

Shop at Safeway using your Safeway Club Card and now earn reward points that will save you up to 20 cents a gallon on gas purchased at Chevron. Quincy store manager Toni Thomas says the points are easy to earn and easy to use at the Quincy Chevron station or any other participating Chevron station. Grab a brochure that explains this offer next time you are shopping at Safeway.

chester store offers ups shipping

Susan Bryner and Dawn Gray, co-owners of Books & Beyond in Chester, have added yet a new meaning to “beyond.” The store is now an authorized UPS shipping outlet. “As we approach our 10-year anniversary, we see the need to expand the type of services that we offer our local community. So, to our traditional retail inventory, art gallery and dry-cleaning services we have added shipping, copy and print services and public computer access,” Susan said.

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Business Scene for the week of 3/21/2013

annual job fairs march 27, 28

The 17th annual Plumas-Sierra Job Fairs are set for March 27 in Graeagle at the fire department and in Quincy at Feather River College on March 28. Each job fair runs 2 to 4 p.m. Participation for businesses and prospective employees is free and is sponsored by the Alliance for Workforce Development-Business Career Network. Contact Jan Prichard at 283-1606 for more information.

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