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Business Scene for the week of 3/4/20

Moons new owners
Lisa and Mike Kelly have sold the famed Quincy restaurant, Moon’s, to the Santos family: Edgar and Leticia, and Luis and Celedonia, who have owned and operated the Paradise Grill in Quincy since 2013. Edgar returns to Quincy after five years working as a chef at fine dining establishments in Reno. The new owners will continue to offer the same menu items featuring pastas, steaks, pizza and other specialties that Moon’s is known for. The Kellys’ plans include staying very active in the community where Lisa will continue working in education while Mike keeps busy with his construction business, Sierra Moon Enterprises. Photo submitted

JOINS THE GRAEAGLE THERAPY OFFICE

Elizabeth Basterrechea

Elizabeth Basterrechea, PT, DPT, is now working at Plumas Physical Therapy’s Graeagle clinic. She is a board certified orthopedic clinical specialist and is also a certified lymphedema therapist. Clinic owner Kory Felker is pleased to have Elizabeth bring her experience in physical therapy and her passion for helping others to his Graeagle clinic. She graduated from the University of Nevada, Reno in 2007 and earned her Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Pacific University of Oregon in 2010. She said she and her family are excited to make the move to the Portola-Graeagle area where they plan to be very active in the community “while enjoying the beauty of the Lost Sierra.”

IT’S THEIR THIRD ANNIVERSARY

A well deserved shout-out to Pharmacist Karen Schad and her terrific staff at Quincy Pharmacy as they celebrate the store’s third anniversary this month. She is having a storewide sale on everything (excluding prescription medications) March 9-14. You will also find over-the-counter medications, vitamins and supplements in a store stocked with assorted handmade-only gift items — many of which are made locally. They also offer free prescription delivery service within a 5-mile radius.

BE SURE TO GET YOUR FREE CUPCAKE

It’s The Knook’s seventh birthday so on Wednesday, March 11, owner Krissy Bauer is giving away cupcakes (while they last) as her way of thanking her customers and anyone else who might stop in for a free sweet treat! The Knook is that hidden dining treasure on Grover Alley behind the Flanigan Leavitt Insurance office.

NEW LOCATION, SAME GREAT SERVICE

In 2012, Debbie Hiatt opened her pet grooming business, The Pet Eden, in Delleker and four years later she moved to Blairsden and has just moved again. Her shop is now at 180 Gulling St. in Portola. The shop is open Monday through Friday and you can make grooming or self-wash appointments calling 310-6163. Besides prancing around with the latest in grooming styles, your pet will also enjoy homemade biscuits and other treats. Debbie plans on providing a variety of healthy pet foods.

HOSPITAL OFFERS BILLING SEMINAR

The public is invited to a panel presentation and discussion dealing with medical and insurance billing issues Wednesday, March 11, at the West End Theatre in Quincy. Presented by Plumas District Hospital, topics include medical billing lifecycle, three-party relationships and financial counseling services. Doors open at 5 p.m., presentation begins at 5:30. Light refreshments will be served.

LOST SIERRA CHAMBER MIXER

The Lost Sierra Chamber of Commerce will hold its first mixer of the year at Sierra Mountain Properties in Clio on March 12, at 5 p.m. The Chamber has re-branded these powerful business-to-business events to make them more inviting and fun for its members and friends. They refer to them as Commerce and Cocktails so come unwind, mingle, connect, laugh and learn from one another.

RETIREMENT SALE; BUSINESS OFFERED

After a successful 15-years run, Ken and Debbie McMaster have decided to retire so their Graeagle business, The Gold Rush Gallery, has been for sale (see their color ad in this week’s paper). This is a turnkey opportunity for a jeweler, artist or anyone else with a desire to own a well-stocked business with lots of potential. A retirement sale with unbelievable prices on fine jewelry and crafts is in progress and beginning April 1, if the business doesn’t sell, they will begin liquidating all or part of their showcase display cases and other fixtures. They are open Fridays and Saturdays. from 11 a.m.-4 p.m., in March and April.

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