With the possible closure of the Plumas County Visitors Bureau this month due to lack of county funding, tourism industry partners are looking for help. One Chester area lodging owner has designed a survey to collect data and ideas to continue to improve tourism in Plumas County.
This survey was intended for businesses in Plumas County, but the public is also invited to take part in this brief survey if they have ideas to share, and they are encouraged to forward the survey to business owners and managers, or any of the other 1,400 people in the county whose jobs may be impacted by tourism, including clerks, maids, cooks, waitstaff, etc.
Results will be presented to the Board of Supervisors in January 2012.
The goal of the survey is to collect enough data and ideas to continue to improve tourism in Plumas County.
update on bucks lake lodge
Jan. 20, 2012, marks the two-year anniversary of the fire that totally destroyed one of Plumas County’s historic landmarks, Bucks Lake Lodge.
However, we are happy to report that after dealing with mounds of insurance and Forest Service paperwork and finally getting all the necessary approvals, owners Rebecca Guereque and Louis, Louie and Luz Gutierrez have made a lot of progress rebuilding the lodge that was originally opened in 1929. Rebecca said that thanks to Keith Barnett of Precision Builders, who coordinated and used all local subcontractors, the exterior walls, siding, windows and roof are all finished, allowing them to comfortably work on the interior this winter. She anticipates reopening the bar, restaurant and store early this summer. In the meantime, they do have their cabin rentals available through the winter. The phone number is the same: 283-2262.
New Board Member seated
High Sierra Animal Rescue welcomes Lori Morrell Lomas as the newest member of its board of directors. She moved to Quincy in 1989 and in 1992 opened Feather Financial, a tax preparation, bookkeeping, payroll and insurance and annuity services business. Through her business, Lori has been a supporter of many local charities and community activities including Quincy Farmers Market, the Northern Nevada Food Bank, Quincy Sober Graduation and the Graeagle Men’s Golf Tournament. HSAR’s Doug Rodrigues said her fiscal background and experience will fit well into her role as board member for this nonprofit animal adoption agency headquartered in Portola.
aaa’s quincy office closing
The Quincy branch of California State Automobile Association on Lawrence Street is closing effective Dec. 31. In a letter sent to its insured/members announcing the closure it stated that if you need assistance with your AAA insurance coverage or any membership needs like maps and Tour Book guides you can contact their Susanville office at 252-5000 or its branches in Chico and Oroville. The Quincy office has been open for better than 30 years.
Plumas Bank is celebrating the holidays by hosting several festive events at their branches, as they have done for decades.
The Chester office is hosting a chamber mixer called “Taste of the Lake Almanor Basin” Thursday, Dec. 8, 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. On Wednesday, Dec.14, 5:30 – 7 p.m. Eastern Plumas residents can enjoy another holiday mixer at the Portola office. If your social calendar is already booked you can enjoy refreshments when you do your everyday banking at the Greenville or Quincy branches Wednesday – Friday, Dec. 14 – 16. In Susanville visit their office Monday, Dec. 12, and Friday, Dec. 16, for customer appreciation days. Don’t forget to pick up your custom 2012 calendar featuring the “simple pleasures of Plumas Bank Country” while you’re there.
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