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Business Scene for the week of 12/13/2013

CHRISTMAS IN GREENVILLE

This Saturday, Dec. 14, as part of Greenville’s annual Christmas in Greenville festivities that run from 5 to 8 p.m., several Indian Valley merchants will have open houses providing plenty of refreshments, snacks and great deals. Activities at the community center include the Festival of Trees, the traditional tree lighting ceremony, photos with Santa, workshops to make wreaths and Christmas cards, a storytelling cabin and much more. The American Legion post will offer a free holiday dinner at 6:30 p.m.

New jewelry showroom opens

Inside the Mohawk Trading Co. in Greenville a new jewelry showroom has opened. Store owner John Papenhausen tells us he carries an assortment of genuine gemstones; custom crafted jewelry including necklaces, bracelets, earrings and rings; bath and beauty products; and knitting yarns and more.

 

ENJOY A TREAt ON US

In the spirit of the holiday season and as a way of saying thanks to our friends and patrons, the ambitious staff at the Feather River Bulletin office have set up a special customer appreciation table with lots of yummy treats beginning Monday, Dec. 16, through Christmas Eve day. So, when you are out and about in Quincy, make a point to stop in at 287 Lawrence St. We’ve saved a cookie or two for you.

 

celebrate the winter solstice

On Friday, Dec. 20, instructors at the Yoga & Wellness Center in Quincy are offering a free evening of yoga 5:30 – 7 p.m. that includes a special ceremony welcoming the “return of the light.” You are encouraged to bring a candle/votive in a holder for the ceremony. A donation box will be available for any contributions, which will be given to a local charity or nonprofit. The center is located in the Pumas Pines Shopping Center. For more information or to reserve space call 283-3536.

 

paint recycling locations

The California PaintCare program, which started in the area a year ago, provides locations for people to take unwanted leftover paint to be recycled.They have established two collection sites in Plumas County: The newest is Quincy Paint Center at 293 Lawrence St. and the other is the Chester Paint Center at 680 Main St. California was the second state in the country to implement this program and has almost 500 collection sites across the state.

 

your money, your community!

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. Beginning Dec. 15 and continuing through Dec. 24, a different group will be the beneficiary of 5 percent of that day’s sales. The 10 groups Gary and Mary have picked to receive the funds 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.

 

see’s candy in chester

Members of the Chester High School Interact Club, a division of the Rotary Club, will be selling See’s candy this holiday season to raise money for their community and international service projects. You will also be able to purchase the candy at any one of the following five locations in Chester: Rouland Insurance, Lake Almanor Propane, Plumas Bank, and Coffee Station.

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