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Business Scene for the week of 1/17/2014

quincy sew and vac open daily now

Sandy Thomas has retired from her position with the county and is now running her business, Quincy Sew and Vac, on a full time basis. With 30-plus years of experience, Sandy is tailoring, mending and hemming Monday through Friday, 9–4. Her husband Dale takes care of all of the sewing machine and vacuum repairs. The couple opened the business, located at 102 Main St., in 1998. 

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Profiles in Business - Chester Old Town Café

M. Kate West
Staff Writer
1/12/14
 
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Whether you are looking for a hot cup of coffee, a spot of tea or something sweet to go with either, the Chester Old Town Café is ready to serve. From left: Jessica Root, Chef Carol Franchetti and Megan Marceau. Photo by M. Kate West

 
After 14 months, the Chester Old Town Café is well on its way to being a landmark, like its sister operation, Carol’s Café & West Shore Deli at Prattville.

Popular Basin Chef Carol Franchetti, who has owned and operated the Prattville café for 42 years, also owns the Chester Old Town Café. 

In speaking about her reasons for opening another business, Franchetti said, “I wanted year-round work during the off months when Prattville is closed. I am very excited about being in town.”

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Business Scene for the week of 1/10/2014

JOINS CHESTER INSURANCE FIRM

Sage Creek Insurance Services owner Rachelle Labosky welcomes Laura Kincaid to her staff. As a customer service representative, Laura will specialize in personal lines and home and auto insurance. Her state insurance license is pending. Sage Creek offers the full range of personal and commercial insurances. You will find them on Main Street in Chester next to Plumas Tires. 

 

LUXURY HOME SALES AFFILIATION

Joe Gilmour, Realtor associate with the newly opened Chester offices of Keller Williams Realty, has joined the 800-member ranks of KW Luxury Homes International. Joe looks forward to this new affiliation, which he says brings the strength of this elite, luxury properties arm of Keller Williams Realty to Lake Almanor’s local high-end market. The office is at 328 Main St. in Chester.

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Profiles in Business - Patti's Thunder restaurant seems like home

Profiles in Business - Patti's Thunder
Debra Moore
Staff Writer
1/8/2014
 
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Patti DeCoe owns and operates Patti’s Thunder, a popular restaurant in Quincy. The restaurant serves breakfast and lunch seven days a week, and also hosts special parties. Photos by Debra Moore
 

Patti’s Thunder is a popular breakfast and lunch place in Quincy, but to owner Patti DeCoe it feels more like her living room because she thinks of her employees and regular customers as family.

Patti and her former husband, Darold, owned and operated the restaurant, which was then called Morning Thunder, from 1992 until 2007.

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Business Scene for the week of 1/3/2014

stock wins guitar

Continuing with its anniversary tradition, Donnell’s MusicLand in Greenville announces the winner of a brand new guitar. This year’s winner is Quincy resident Rick Stock, who will soon be taking home an Indiana Dakota 00 (double aught) natural finish guitar. The annual drawing, which is open to anyone stopping by the store, has been conducted during this time every year since the store opened in 2011. Rather than continue with the free-to-enter drawing, next year the store will be hosting a benefit drawing with proceeds going toward the popular Gift of Music program.

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