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Business Scene for the week of 10/2/19

Lemaster Land & Lot Service
hester native Phillip Lemaster has opened a business offeringservices that include tree trimming, thinning, falling, ground fuel reduction, dirt and rock work and landscaping. He is licensed and insured. Phillip worked as a wild land firefighter for the Forest Service for 10 years and he decided to put that experience and knowledge of fire prevention to work in his own business and will also give him a chance to spend more time with his family.He and his wife, Cassie, have four children: Sofia, 9; Elaina, 7; Will, 5 and 6-month-old Carson. Photo by Chelsea Harrison

THIRTY YEARS AND COUNTING

Christine Kaumans

Congratulations to Christine Kaumans as she celebrates 30 years in the insurance industry. She started her career working for Bob Edwards at the Murray and Edwards Insurance Agency in 1989, which is now the Flanigan Leavitt Insurance Agency. Its current owners, Mike and Valerie Flanigan, said they began working with Christine when they joined the agency in 1995 and have enjoyed every moment. “Not only is she a good friend, but truly a real asset to our agency and her clients. She is without a doubt one of the finest and most sincere people we’ve ever had the pleasure of meeting — and the added bonus for us is what she brings to our office environment and her interfacing with her colleagues,” Valerie said. Christine is a California-licensed insurance agent specializing in home and auto, life and health insurance. 

FREE ICE CREAM THURSDAY

The gang at Quincy Provisions, that sweet corner location on Lawrence Street across from the fire station that is home to Carey Candy Co., Bell Lane Baked Goods and Brew Ha Ha, is having an ice cream social this Thursday, Oct. 3, from 4 to 7 p.m. The free ice cream they are giving away is their way of thanking the people in this community for making Quincy and Plumas County such an “awesome and caring community.”

IT’S ALL ABOUT THE WINE ON MONDAYS

It’s being labeled as Monday Fundays and what it actually means is that patrons at the Drunk Brush can enjoy a glass of any of the remaining red wines that were opened the Saturday prior for just $5. And for $6 you can enjoy a glass of any wine on the menu, opened or not! By the way, the talented Andrew Ohren kicks off the October music lineup tonight, Wednesday, Oct. 2, and on Thursday one can enjoy their specialty cocktails tasting beginning at 6 p.m. The trendy wine bar is on Grover Alley, next to another town favorite, The Knook.

CUSTOMER APPRECIATION DAY

This Saturday, Oct. 5, from noon to 4 p.m., the Feather River Food Co-Op on Pine Street in Portola is having its annual Customer Appreciation Day. Activities include live music, face painting, apple pressing, food demos, free samples, prize giveaways and more. Just a note: The Quincy Natural Food Co-Op is having its customer appreciation event Oct. 19.

PUMPKIN PATCH IN QUINCY

Five Foot Farm is holding their annual Pumpkin Patch this Saturday, Oct. 5, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Owners Elizabeth Powell and Gabe Miller tell us this is going to be a fun-filled day for the entire family with a slew of exciting games for the kids. There will also be face painting, a nature wand craft activity and for the youngsters a rye seed play box. In addition to picking out your very own jack-o-lanterns, they will also be offering baked goods, hot drinks, caramel apples and more. The Farm is located across from the airport in Quincy.

CLOSING FOR SEASON OCT. 14

Longboards Bar & Grill, inside the picturesque Plumas Pines Golf Resort in Blairsden, is in its last couple of weeks of the season and will be open Friday, Saturday and Sunday serving lunch and dinner thru Oct. 13. As their way of thanking patrons for a terrific year, they are offering a 20 percent discount on lunch and dinner for up to four people.

EVERGREEN MARKET’S MEAT BONANZA

Don’t forget: Evergreen Market’s gigantic semi-annual 2-day Meat Bonanza Sale is this Friday and Saturday, Oct. 4-5. These are incredible savings offered at this downtown Greenville supermarket so be sure to stock up your freezer with the regions best prices ever on all your favorite USDA choice meat cuts.

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