Business Scene for the week of 11/14/2014
IT’S TEN, TIMES TEN, TIMES TEN!
As a way of saying thanks to their many customers for 10 great years, Roper’s owners Ken and Kathe Roper and Jessica Westman are giving away some terrific prizes — 101 in all! The Ropers and Westman also own Wild West Yogurt, which has been in business three years. Between now and Nov. 29, stop in the Quincy store across from the high school and register for a chance to win one or more of the following prizes that will be given away Dec. 1 through Dec. 10.
Each day for 10 days they are giving away 10 $10 gift certificates. Shoppers can submit the 10 things they like best about the store for a chance to win a $100 gift card.
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Business Scene for the week of 11/7/2014
HONORING OUR VETS ON THEIR DAY
As a special tribute to the men and women who serve our country, Twenty Mile Garage owner Ken Anthony will provide free oil changes to veterans Tuesday, Nov. 11, between 8:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. He reports the service will be offered on a first-come, first-served basis. His automotive repair shop is on Watson Road in Chester.
And for the sixth year in a row, Gina Gosney, of Gosney’s Barber Shop on Main Street in Chester, is offering free haircuts to veterans Tuesday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. She will also be serving complimentary doughnuts and coffee.
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Business Scene for the week of 10/31/2014
WESTWOOD’S ‘TRUNK OR TREAT’
The Westwood Area Chamber of Commerce is hosting its first-ever “Trunk or Treat” in downtown Westwood on Friday, Oct. 31, from 5 to 6 p.m. These events are designed to provide a safe trick-or-treat environment and are catching on across the country. Community participants park their vehicles in a predetermined area and hand out candy from their decorated trunks. Following this event is the Fall Carnival at the Westwood Community Center from 6 to 8 p.m.
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Business Scene for the week of 10/24/2014
COMMUNITY APPRECIATION DAY
This Saturday, Oct. 25, from noon to 4 p.m. the staff at both Quincy Natural Foods and its sister store, Feather River Food Co-op in Portola, are having a special community appreciation day. Festivities include prizes, product samples and special pricing for all customers. Member/owners will receive an additional 10 percent discount on most purchases.
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Plumas Bank reports yet another profitable quarter
Plumas Bancorp, a bank holding company and the parent company of Plumas Bank, released its 2014 third-quarter earnings of $1.3 million. That represents a 32 percent increase, $320,000, over the period in 2013. For the first nine months in 2014, the bank reported net income of $3.4 million, an increase of $879,000 (35 percent) compared to the same period in 2013.
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