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Business Scene for the week of 8/24/2011

merchants welcome frc students

The Quincy merchants are again participating in “WOW,” the Week of Welcome to Feather River College students, their parents and families and college staff, Thursday, Aug. 25, from 4 – 8 p.m. Join the festivities by visiting many of our local merchants perhaps getting reacquainted with all they have to offer.

Now through Sept. 8 you too can play the Eagle Hunt for a chance to win Community Bucks. Clip — or make a copy — of the ad in this week’s Feather River Bulletin and carry it with you to the participating merchants. Then simply write down the number attached to the eagle on display in each store or get the merchant to sign off on the ad verifying your visit. When you’ve visited all the stores, turn the completed form in at the entry box at the farmer’s market Thursday, Sept. 8, or at Carey Candy Co. any time prior to Sept. 8.

tree removal service

Corey Van Meter of Van Meter Ag Inc. is also doing business as Almanor Tree Removal. He recently acquired the name and offers complete expert tree services. Van Meter does anything from clearing lots to tree and stump removal. He has been in the business for almost 25 years in the Lassen and Plumas county areas. His phone number, which is published in the Plumas Lassen Connection, is

596-3616.

 

anniversary greetings…

This month marks a few significant anniversaries for JoAnn Prince at Great Northern Hair Co. in Quincy. It’s her 50th year as a licensed hair stylist, 33rd year working in Quincy and her 31st at Great Northern! As I’ve said before, the Quincy community is fortunate to have the likes of JoAnn. She actively volunteers her time and energy for the local service clubs and other organizations. She and we can take immense pride in the various community projects she helped with throughout the last three decades. Once again, let me personally say thanks JoAnn!

 

Hats off to another of Quincy’s premier anchor businesses and the hardworking couple who has made it a success for 29 years. Need paint, plumbing, electrical or automotive parts and supplies? How about household appliances and gift items? Whatever it is, chances are you will find it at Gary and Mary Vogt’s American Valley Hardware in the Plumas Pines Shopping Center in Quincy.

 

The St. Bernard Lodge, Bed & Breakfast has been in existence since 1999.  The last 13 years Sharon and Jim have been at the helm.  The lodge is located on Highway 36, 10 miles west of Chester and only 20 minutes from Lassen Park.   The lodge offers lots of services and amenities, including horse boarding, special events pricing, an outdoor hot tub and a trout pond kids love!

 

Rick and Eileen Greenly are celebrating their 11th anniversary at their store, Papa Murphy’s Pizza, conveniently locatedin the post office building in Quincy. They are known for their award-winning delicious take and bake pizzas.

 

Otilio and Shannon Garcia, owners of Garcia’s Yard Maintenance Services in Quincy, are celebrating their 16th year in business.  From weekly yard maintenance to debris removal and fire reduction plans, their professional hardworking crew can make your yard look beautiful year-round!

 

Jared Pew and Blake Roath are enjoying their third year as owners of Mt. Huff Golf Course. The challenging but fun and well groomed nine-hole course in Crescent Mills offers Senior Days on Tuesdays and Thursdays as well as Wednesday morning and Thursday night scrambles.

 

Celebrating 34 years — and counting — is Bill Battagin’s Feather River Stoveworks and Feather River Solar Electric in historical downtown Taylorsville. Bill prides himself on having the largest display of woodstoves — featuring Hearthstone, Osburn and Jotul — in Plumas, Lassen and Sierra counties.

 

Jean Cunningham recently celebrated her 15th anniversary as the owner of Mountain Building Supply. The store itself has added another year to its proud Quincy heritage, marking its 43rd year serving the community. Manager Sasha Winter looks forward to working with the community for years to come. Also, while at the hardware and lumber store in East Quincy, be sure to visit The Finishing Touch right next door.

 

Jack and Erin Dunn, owners of Dunn’s Coffee & Fine Teas in Quincy next to the post office, are celebrating their 15th year in business. Along with high quality coffee and teas, Erin makes everything from cookies and breads to quiches for you to enjoy. They also carry teapots and accessories that make perfect gifts!

 

Red’s Meadow Ranch begins its 15th year in business. Roger Douglas and Mildred Balben offer trail rides, horseshoeing, horse training, riding lessons and boarding. They are open year-round and can be found above Clio on C Road.

 

 

 

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