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Business Scene for the week of 2/19/20

Cafe in Greenville
Susan Asta, center, opened Rose Water Café in downtown Greenville, formerly Anna’s Café. She has lived in the area since 1985 and has worked for various businesses and restaurants. Chef Eric Goodson, left, prepares the breakfast and lunch items, Wednesday through Sunday, 6 a.m. to 2 p.m., using many house-made recipes. The staff pictured, Diego Wagnon, Wayne Kelley, Angela Lancaster, Matt Goodson and Cindy Dizacomo, provide patrons friendly customer service while they enjoy their food and visit. Susan also plans to work with the literacy program and children at the Greenville Library. Photo by Patty Daily


Main Street Artists Gallery in downtown Quincy has teamed up with Norm Brovelli to provide custom picture framing services at the Gallery. Norm has spent several years in the framing industry specializing in custom handmade frames, mat cutting, ready-made frames and pre-cut mats, in addition to custom cabinet and furniture design and construction.


Coyote Bar & Grill chef and owner Terry Moore is back from his brief vacation and has reopened the famed Graeagle restaurant. It’s currently open Wednesday through Saturday featuring Chef Terry’s famous Southwestern menu in addition to a prime rib special on Friday and Saturday. Oh, and did I forget to mention the 70 premium brands of tequila they serve or the acclaimed restaurant’s famous Wall of Flame featuring 50 worldwide hot sauces. The restaurant is located on Highway 89 in Graeagle (at the River Pines Resort) with happy hour 3 to 5 p.m., and dinners 4:30 p.m. ‘til closing.


Ed Cammack marks his 20th anniversary as owner of Plumas Motor Supply in Quincy. He purchased the auto parts store from his parents, Bill and Beth, who originally bought the business in 1986. Ed has finished remodeling the parts storage section of the store adding some $80,000 in inventory. He said this was necessary to keep up with ever-changing requirements for new vehicles while balancing the need to supply older models as well. The store is an independently owned member of the Carquest Auto Parts stores, the largest aftermarket parts provider in North America.


The hard-working Plumas District Hospital Volunteers who run the Bargain Boutique Fine Thrift and Gifts in downtown Quincy are at it again! Since the new paint job in the store has made things cleaner and brighter, the volunteers have decided to put in new flooring and carpeting so the store will be closed Tuesday, Feb. 25, to get everything back in its place.

Just a reminder: On Feb. 21, students pursuing a career in the medical field can apply for one of the scholarships they offer online at HYPERLINK “http://www.pdh.org/about-us/volunteers”www.pdh.org/about-us/volunteers.


Business sign-ups to participate in the 3rd annual Easter Scramble egg hunt is now underway. Chamber member businesses can sign up now through Friday, Feb. 21. at The Toy Store or online at quincychamber.com. The game play officially begins on Monday, March 2, and will run the entire month. Individuals can buy a game card for $1 then search the participating businesses for the Golden Egg, which is then noted on their card. Those signed off by all the participating businesses are entered into a drawing for a $100 gift certificate. New this year: Adult and kid contests with a winner in each category.


Amber Fellner and Jene Preston are opening a new floral and garden shop in March across from The Barn at the intersection of highways 70 and 89 in Blairsden. The Magnolia Mums will carry a large selection of floral arrangements and indigenous plants, and an assortment of gift items.


Local real estate agent Amber Donnelly, Amber Sells the Sierras, was one of the featured speakers recently at Tom Ferry Marketing Edge in Portland. Attended by top producers from around the country, Amber was asked to speak on a panel about her approach to marketing that helped her sell some 55 homes in 2019. She is with Century 21 in Loyalton.


The Lost Sierra Chamber of Commerce is partnering with Nakoma Resort to host a “Work It Wednesday” coffee hour/light breakfast on the first Wednesday of the month at 7:30 a.m. — before you unlock your doors for the day. This is a great time to share ideas for improving and growing businesses. The first gathering is Wednesday, March 4, so please R.S.V.P. to [email protected] and let us know you are coming.


It was 15 years ago when Cindy Beaver and Andy Bruckner opened the doors to their downtown Westwood business, Captain Andy’s Mountain Market. Besides all the typical products you would expect to find in a general store-type market, including a really nice selection of fine wines, shoppers will also find a varied assortment of merchandise that includes iron artwork, jewelry, antiques, gifts and gift cards.

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