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Business Scene for the week of 6/29/2011

jay joins expanding beauty team
Stephanie Jay is the newest member of the beauty salon technicians at Nanci Luceís Shear Pleasure Day Spa in East Quincy. She specializes in customized skin treatments, waxing, manicures and pedicures and gel nails. She and husband Bill (who owns Jayís Tile Works carpet and concrete cleaning service) and their family moved here from Glendale, Ariz. last month.
Stephanie joins hair stylist and massage therapist Dana Cowell and hair stylist and manicurist Meagan Brennan. Dana is a Quincy native who returned to the area in March from Texas. Meagan, who has lived and worked in Portola for 12 years, began working in the East Quincy salon last December.
Oh, we should also mention that the ladies at Shear Pleasure Day Spa gave away more than $1,000 in prizes for products and service packages at the Crawfish Festival at Gansner Park on Fatherís Day. The two grand prizes, a complete day of relaxation and pampering with lunch, were won by Debbie Stevenson, of Portola, and Karen Steele, of Cromberg.

grand opening thursday, june 30
Karen Blue, owner of Trendz in Old Town Chester, is having a grand opening June 30 to introduce the home decor, kitchen gadget and gourmet foods departments she has added to her junior and womenís apparel store. Visit the newly remodeled back ìtastingî room to sample a variety of specialty products she now carries ó sauces, dips, marinades and the like. Be sure to enter the drawing for a $50 gift certificate.

golf demo day Saturday
Factory representatives from both Nike and TaylorMade will help custom fit your golf swing to the latest equipment during Bailey Creek Golf Courseís annual Demo Day this Saturday, July 2, from 10 a.m. ñ 2 p.m. Come take advantage of the free demos and fittings; should you decide to buy, special one-day equipment pricing is offered.

grayís annual 4th of july sale
A Fourth of July mid-season three-day sale has become a tradition at Grayís Flower Garden in Quincy. Owners Sherri and Sonia are selling everything in inventory, including the newly arrived shipment of unique shrubs and plants and dogwood trees ó everything ó for 25 percent off Thursday, Friday and Saturday, June 30, July 1ñ2.

chester paint expands to susanville
Jerry Newell opened Chester Paint Center a little over a year ago and recently bought the former Ri-Tone paint store in Susanville and has reopened it as Susanville Paint Center. As part of the expansion, the two locations are having a grand opening sale with 25% off all inventory.

more acknowledgements
Catering to the communityís wishes has helped Rick Williams mark a successful 10-year milestone with Timberline Materials on Highway 36, just west of Chester. Rick started with a few bays of rock and soil and has expanded to selling both decorative and utility rock, soil, bark, sand and the like.

x David Price Jeweler is celebrating its 31st anniversary in Chester. Owners David and Florence Price have been business owners in the area for over 40 years. David said, ìYou have to change with the times,î so they began adding decorative clocks, pewter items and an unparalleled selection of gift merchandise. Keeping the store fresh looking with a nice variety of inventory has been the key to their success, Florence said.  

x June marks the ninth anniversary in business for Quincy Carpet and Window Care owners Rick and Laura Marchus. Their three sons, Jason, Jeremy and Matt, operate Mouser Bros. Cabinetry in Quincy.

x The Red Onion Grill in Chester is celebrating its second anniversary. Owners Filip and Eva Laboda have the restaurant open daily serving lunch and dinner with a mouth-watering nightly special. They also serve Sunday brunch.

x DeMartile Automotive on Highway 70 just east of Quincy High School has been serving the automotive repair needs for the area for 11 years.  Owners Evans, Kathy, Tim and Marcy DeMartile are experts at taking care of virtually anything that ails your car or truck.    

x Gary Whitmire, EA celebrates his 27th year in business in Chester. As an enrolled agent licensed to practice before the IRS, Gary is continually attending seminars to stay current with tax law changes. Most recently, he attended the annual California Society of Enrolled Agents three-day course referred to as their ìSuper Seminar.î

x In July, George Westbrook is having his first anniversary with Georgeís Mobile Slaughtering and Custom Butchering. In addition to his mobile slaughtering services, he also has an on-site walk-in refrigerated storage unit. He does it all: wild game, beef, swine, lamb and goats, along with offering smoked meat and different styles and flavors of sausage.

X Leslie and Jeff Greenwood have been building quality products for 12 years now at Sierra Valley Barns. Some of the products they manufacture at the Highway 70 facility just east of Beckwourth include horse barns, tack rooms and economical barn-style storage buildings in a variety of sizes.

x Brenda and Jeff Lemons kick off their third year with The Coffee Station in Chester. The popular espresso cafe features a drive-thru window.

x Plumas Animal Welfare Society (PAWS) is also celebrating its 10th anniversary in Quincy. In their tenure, they have been able to find good homes for thousands of cats and kittens. No doubt they look forward to the same kind of success during the next decade.

community wellness fair
As part of an ongoing effort to inform, educate and empower community members to adopt healthy lifestyle behaviors, Plumas District Hospitalís Wellness Committee is holding its fourth annual Community Wellness Fair and 5k fun run/walk Saturday, Aug. 20, from 9 a.m. ñ 1 p.m. at Pioneer Park in Quincy.††
The free family-friendly event will feature demonstrations, vendor and informational booths and many hands-on activities like a bounce house, swimming, horseshoes, bocce ball and volleyball.†
Vendor spaces are available for interested health and wellness oriented businesses.† Contact Denise Harding at 283-7120 to reserve a space or for more information.

auto dealer services dept. added
Plumas Bank has hired Greg Lee as vice president dealer services manager to lead the new auto dealer loan services group. Lee will be responsible for creating an integrated financial services solution for the auto dealer community.
Andrew J. Ryback, the bankís interim president said, ìAs a 14-year veteran of this industry, Gregís  proven ability to develop, negotiate, document, and service auto loan structures with varying levels of complexity will be very helpful to the bankís success. We are very pleased to have him on board.î
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