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Business Scene for the week of 12/19/2014

BOOK SIGNING AT BOOKS & BEYOND

Local author Terry Collins will be at Books & Beyond on Main Street in Chester this Saturday, Dec. 20, from noon to 2 p.m. signing copies of his recent book, “Vast Horizons.” Based on real people and real events, this inspiring family saga touches on the Trail of Tears, the Mexican War and the Oregon Trail and is stitched together with romance, humor and the seemingly limitless fortitude required to navigate such an arduous existence. Witness the trials and times of this era through the prism of one family as they make their contribution to the Manifest Destiny of the United States.

OPEN HOUSE WITH PAWS’ PEEPS

The dedicated folks that run the Plumas Animal Welfare Society — more commonly known as PAWS — are having their annual holiday open house this Thursday, Dec. 19, from 3:30 to 6:30 p.m. Be sure to stop by for some holiday cheer at the “Cathouse” in East Quincy.


SKI TEAM FUNDRAISER AT MOON’S

Moon’s Restaurant is the site for the Quincy High School ski team’s fundraising spaghetti dinner Wednesday, Dec. 17, from 5 to 7:30 p.m. Salad, bread, beverage and a dessert are all included. To-go orders are welcome. Proceeds benefit the Quincy ski team.


GIVING TO THE COMMUNITY, AGAIN!

Again this year, Gary and Mary Vogt are giving a portion of their sales at American Valley Hardware on each of the last 10 days of the shopping season to local charities and worthy organizations. It began Monday, Dec. 15, and will continue through Wednesday, Dec. 24, with a different group being the beneficiary of 5 percent of each day’s sales. The 10 groups/organizations Gary and Mary have selected to receive the funds this year are listed in an ad in this week’s Feather River Bulletin and are also posted at the store. So, pick the groups you would like to help and plan your shopping accordingly.


QHS KEEPSAKES FOR SALE

The ever-so-community-minded ladies at Great Northern Hair Co., JoAnn Prince and Grace-Ann Mason, are helping the group that is raising money for the Quincy High School centennial celebration by selling their commemorative T-shirts, sweatshirts, gloves, scarves, blankets, decals, lanyards, tumbler coffee mugs and more in their East Quincy store.


OFFERING ANNIVERSARY WISHES …

We continue using space here, when it’s not bumped by time-sensitive copy, to congratulate our local businesses and professionals who, thanks in no small part to you — their customers and clients — continue to rack up years of doing business in Plumas County. Remember: What goes around comes around, so “Think local first!”

Here’s a milestone: It was 20 years ago that Richard Stockton returned to Quincy to take over the State Farm Insurance Agency for his then-ready-to-retire father, Jim Stockton.Richard began his career with State Farm in 1988, after graduating from Chico State. In addition to auto, home, business, life and health insurance, he and his knowledgeable staff also offer complete banking services, including investment products.

Barbara and Scott Tanner have been taking care of business for two decades — yep, another 20-year milestone — runningScott Tanner Business Equipment. In addition to being an authorized Sharp dealer, they service and sell an assortment of copier, fax and laser printer machines and supplies throughout Plumas, Lassen, Sierra and Modoc counties.




Business Scene for the week of 12/12/2014

INDEPENDENT DISTRIBUTOR

Longtime Chester resident Nicole Grant is an independent distributor for Young Living Essential Oils from her home-based business, Destined for Oils. Nicole said the essential oils she sells are very therapeutic and “… inspire wellness, purpose and the happiness of a healthy mind and body with products that are committed to plant purity and essential oil potency.”

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Business Scene for the week of 11/28/2014


ANNUAL CHESTER MERCHANTS’ EVENT

The annual Chester Merchant’s Night Holiday Open House is set for Friday, Nov. 28. From 5 to 9 p.m., participating merchants will be offering some tasty treats for you to enjoy while browsing their stores and checking out their terrific deals. Santa will make his appearance at Lassen Gift Co. from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Those joining the “flash mob parade” should assemble with their lighted cars or trucks in front of Builders Supply at 6 p.m.

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Business Scene for the week of 12/5/2014

PLUMAS BANK OFFERS HOLIDAY JOY

Plumas Bank is celebrating its 34th anniversary and the holidays by hosting a holiday mixer Thursday, Dec. 4, from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at the Susanville office, and a community supper in Chester at the Chester Veterans Memorial Hall on Thursday, Dec. 11, from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. If your social calendar is already booked you can enjoy refreshments when you do your everyday banking at the Portola office Wednesday, Dec. 10, and Monday – Wednesday, Dec. 15 – 17, at the Quincy and Greenville offices during their annual Customer Appreciation Days. While you are at one of the branches don’t forget to pick up the 2015 photo calendar — the theme this year is Celebrating 35 Years of Community Banking in Plumas Bank Country.

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Business Scene for the week of 11/21/2014

WOMEN’S HEALTH CARE SPECIALIST

Popular nurse practitioner Janet Thompson, who specializes in women’s health care, has returned to North Fork Family Medicine and is once again seeing patients on Wednesdays. Before taking a leave, the Graeagle resident worked for the Plumas District Hospital’s clinic for seven years.

Read more: Business Scene for the week of 11/21/2014


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