Dental hygienist Mercedes Schulz is now seeing patients at the dental offices of Dr. Troy Van Pelt in Quincy next to Quincy Co-op. The former Minnesota resident has lived in Quincy for 10 years and has been a hygienist for 11 years. CHESTER AUTO CLOSES FOR WINTER
This weekend Chester Auto will close for the winter reports owner Jack Brown. He says he’ll reopen with the snow settles this spring. However, even though the lot is closed Jack will be around all winter, so if you need a particular car or truck be sure to give him a call.
CHESTER MERCHANTS OPEN HOUSE
On Friday, Nov. 28, the Chester merchants will hold their annually spectacular holiday open houses from 5-9 p.m. Besides great bargains from participating merchants, there will be prizes galore to be won and lots of tasty treats to sample as you stroll through the community. And to assist those getting from one end of town to the other, catch a ride on the hay wagon!
CRESCENT COUNTRY WINNERS
Sue Schulz of Meadow Valley, Janet O’Halloran of Greenville and Chester resident Marsha Roby each won a $50 gift certificate from Crescent Country during its annual holiday open house last weekend.
TWO JOIN LAND TRUST TEAM
By adding staff, the Feather River Land Trust is expanding its capacity to conserve, restore and manage land in the Feather River region in cooperation with a growing number of willing landowners. Jason Moghaddas, hired in April as the new conservation director, is responsible for planning and implementing FRLT’s land protection and land stewardship programs. Karen Kleven, hired in October as the new development director, is responsible for planning and implementing the fundraising and marketing programs. Jason, with his background in wildlife biology, forestry, and fire ecology, and Karen, with her background in social finance and non-profit management, are great additions to the FRLT team.
THANKSGIVING GOLF, DINNER
This just might be the ticket for some folks this Thanksgiving Day: golf and a traditional Thanksgiving meal all in one location! The folks at Mt. Huff Golf Course in Crescent Mills will be open on Nov. 27 from 10-2 for golf. At 2:30 they will serve a turkey dinner for those who plan ahead and make reservations. Remember, the course is open all year (weather permitting). The snack bar grill is a great place for lunch; it’s open daily 11-3.
WE’RE STILL LIGHTING CANDLES…
Naomi Vaughn will be celebrating her second anniversary with Drop Dead Gorgeous, located next to the One Stop in East Quincy. To celebrate, she will offer complimentary champagne for her clients and giving away lots of prizes, including gift baskets with filled with beauty products, Dec. 1-5.
BIVENS AND VANZANT JOIN SALON
We have two new faces at Margie Meeker’s Country Style Salon in Greenville. Kelli Bivens is available for nails and pedicures, featuring Rock Star nails. On Saturdays, until she graduates from cosmetology school in Chico, Karen VanZant is doing her apprenticeship at the salon. And as such, she is offering discounts for both appointments and walk-in clientele.
GREENHORN LODGE OPEN ALL YEAR
Manager Lisa Kelly tells us Greenhorn Creek Guest Ranch is now open year ‘round. She says the lodge will be open as a bed & breakfast through April, with horseback riding through November. Of course, the facility is open for group parties through the holiday season, November-January!
HARDWARE STORE REOPENS
Ed Wistos, former owner of Chester True Value, is back and has reopened the hardware store (which for a period was renamed Almanor Hardware). Ed is hoping to bring the True Value franchise back as he continues to restock the store’s inventory.