Business Scene for the week of 11/1/2013

Indian Valley open houses

“A Christmas Tradition” is on tap once again with several Greenville, Crescent Mills and Taylorsville businesses holding holiday open houses Nov. 1, 2 and 3. Participating businesses offering holiday cheer and special deals include Sterling Sage, Evergreen Market, Village Drug, Hunter Ace Hardware, Mohawk Trading Post, MusicLand, Greenville Auto Parts and General Store in Greenville; Main Street Salon and Young’s Market in Taylorsville; and, of course, Crescent Country in Crescent Mills, where the original idea began 28 years ago with a holiday tradition called Christmas at Crescent Country. Barbara’s famous cookies and wassail always help make this a very special occasion.

Special food tasting exposition

Kelly, Lee, Karen and Jack at Young’s Market in Taylorsville are having a free tasting fair this Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 2 and 3, from noon to 5 p.m. Kelly will be showcasing many of the things she learned from nearly two decades with Whole Foods and as a professional caterer before buying Young’s just a year ago. Stop by and enjoy some amazing treats from their party platters, the store’s carefully selected assortment of fine cheeses, handmade pumpkin sausage and more! With the holidays fast approaching, remember Young’s also does catering.


Blue Ridge acoustic guitars

Jim McBeen, co-owner and manager of Greenville’s MusicLand, tells us they are now an authorized dealer for Blue Ridge acoustic guitars. Jim said these amazing instruments are designed by an American musician who also manufactures Kentucky mandolins and Regal Resophonic guitars. Needless to say, he is thrilled to add the line to his ever-expanding inventory.


Mi Casita’s new chef

Mario Marquez welcomes Chef Max to his restaurant, Mi Casita, located on Highway 70 in Quincy. Mario said the newly hired chef completed culinary school in Mexico and brings both a new flair and new additions to the restaurant’s lunch and dinner menus. Watch for their specials during Mi Casita’s customer appreciation week, Nov. 6 – 10.


New services offered

Bennett Enterprises in East Quincy has purchased one of the most advanced systems for automotive collision repairs. According to their manager, Melodie Bennett, it’s a Shark electronic frame measuring system that relies on ultrasound technology to accurately measure even the most damaged vehicles for frame straightening and repairing. It provides a printout for your insurance company as well. Also, they are now selling steel, angled or flat, and sheet metal that they can cut to length, break or bend.


End of the season party

Solomon Arthur, the food and beverage director at Nakoma Golf Resort and Spa, is having a special Halloween and Día de los Muertos party Friday, Nov. 1. It’s a light-hearted gathering and a great excuse to enjoy great Mexican food and listen to the musical talents of guitarist and vocalist Kelly Ann Miller. It starts at 6 p.m., and reservations are encouraged.


Here’s to continued success …

Make it 11 years for Teresa Dewhirst with Face to Feet on Harbison Street (across from the library) in Quincy. She specializes in all aspects of skin care and hair removal and just completed an acne treatment course as part of her ongoing training.

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