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Business Scene for the week of 10/11/17

New owners, new location 
Andrea Murana and Bobby Yegge bought Healthy Bodies Community Gym in Portola from Cindy and Rock Wood. At the same time, they moved the business a few doors down the road at Delleker to the building formerly home to Longfellow Building Supply. Andrea, a Plumas Co. sheriff’s deputy since 2001, was also a personal trainer and manager at the gym when the owners were absent. Pictured here with customer Kevin LaPlant, Andrea said the new location helped them expand the facility with lots of new weight training and cardio equipment. Andrea added that they have trainers available for consulting and offer a variety of classes including yoga, zumba and spin circuits. Members have 24/7 access to the gym. Photo by Roger Nielsen


Craig Cirves

Craig Cirves has joined the team of automotive specialists at DeMartile Automotive in Quincy. He has been a service technician for most of his adult life and has been a certified mechanic for the past 10 years. Craig just moved to Quincy from Reno, where he was born and raised. He spends his time off with his wife, Brittney (Wilcox), and their 13-month-old son, Wyatt. The shop, next to Les Schwab Tires and now in its 17th year, is a DeMartile family owned operation that includes Tim and Marcy, Evans and Kathy, J.R. and Evans Jr.


Crescent County’s Lisa Forcino tells us her next featured Artists of the Month is Lisa Dunnington. An open house and meet and greet for her Hauntingly Enchanted Disguisements is Friday, Oct. 13, from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Crescent Mills gift, antique and collectibles store. Refreshments will be served and Lisa says cocktail attire is encouraged.


Mimi Garner of Sierra Adventures Pet Sitting Service donated eight homemade dog beds to the Quincy Animal Shelter. She said she made the beds to help the shelter so they could be placed on top of the cots for a little more warmth and comfort while the pets await adoption, at which time the beds can go with the pet to its new home. Mimi, who loves to sew and pet sit, hopes to donate another six beds later this month. To learn more about her pet sitting services and to read her reviews visit rover.com


Lorraine Hanson, proprietor and chef of Hanson’s Homemade Pies, Bread and Custom Cooking on Nelson Street in Taylorsville, just returned from a week-long horse pack trip with her brother Frank Hanson in Banff, Canada, and said “It’s the only way to see the Rockies!” She’s back at work and ready for your Thanksgiving pre-order pie orders. This year Lorraine is offering pumpkin, pecan, apple and French peach pies. Lorraine is considering keeping her summer hours Tuesday through Sunday. Besides her delicious pies, she offers a selection of pastries and Quiche in the mornings and salads, sandwiches, wraps and soups (in winter) for lunch.

Barn Owl Books
Kara Rockett-Arsenault purchased Epilog Books from longtime owner Chris Crawford and has renamed her business Barn Owl Books. The store, which also carries an array of gift items, is on Main Street in downtown Quincy. Her husband, David, will share space in the building with his Quincy business, Feather River Outdoors, which opened just a year ago. The longtime Quincy residents have two children, River and Kylan. Photo by Kay Moss


Quincy Natural Foods Co-op and Feather River Food Co-op in Portola are each having a Customer Appreciation Day on Saturday, Oct. 28 from noon to 4 p.m. Guests will see active food demonstrations, with ample sampling, pumpkin painting, prize giveaways and more. Mark your calendar.

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