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Business Scene for the week of 8/9/17


Feather River College invites local businesses, organizations and service providers to meet with incoming college students during the Network Fair at the new Student Orientation Day on Friday, Aug. 18, from 9 – 10 a.m. Contact Connie Litz at 283-0202, ext. 317, or Carlie McCarthy at extension 273 to reserve a table. It’s a perfect way to welcome them to Plumas County while showing them what you have to offer.

This Saturday, Aug. 12, from 1 – 3 p.m., there is an artist’s reception — with refreshments, of course — at the Red House Art and Jewelry Gallery located on the park in downtown Graeagle. Meet and visit with local artist Chris West and see his latest pastel paintings on local scenery and some done on a recent trip to Ghost Ranch, New Mexico. Having recently retired and becoming a permanent resident of Graeagle, Chris is finding time once again to paint. His early work consisted of bronze still life and figurative work in oil, but now he works in pastel capturing nature and landscapes in Plumas County and across the country.


Only one thing better then the spectacular view overlooking the Plumas Pines Golf course from the patio-deck at Longboards Bar & Grill in Blairsden would be discounted cocktails. Well, now you can relax, enjoy the view and save two bucks on beer, wine and well drinks during their happy hour, 3 – 5 p.m. daily.


Carol Franchetti is now taking reservations for her annual Take Your Dog To Lunch Day, a fundraiser for the Almanor Basin Food Pantry. It’s set for Wednesday, Aug. 30, at Carol’s Café in Prattville. Carol and her staff will have special treats for your four-legged friend while you enjoy your favorite meal from the menu while dining on the deck.


As Intermountain Hardware and Supply in Chester begins its second year of business, CEO Jerry Newell thought it was the perfect time to expand, so they did! Store manager Mark Guillory said they knocked out some interior walls to take advantage of unused space, which is where they moved their sporting goods inventory giving them more room for ammo, fishing merchandise, an expanded souvenir clothing section, water toys and more. Mark also invites you to drop by and see a demonstration of the new Interactive Information Center. It provides a complete visual of Lake Almanor and can pinpoint fishing, biking, hiking, hunting and other points of interest.

This building is also home to the firm’s other businesses, Chester Paint Center and Intermountain Power Equipment.


A grand opening celebration for Quincy Thrift Co. is Saturday, Aug. 12, from 3 – 6 p.m. Be sure to stop by and enjoy the live music, food and refreshments while you take a look at all they have done in their new Main Street location in downtown Quincy.

Also on Saturday at noon Author Veronica Sandee Giolli will be at Epilog Books in downtown Quincy for a book signing and discussion about her newest mystery novel “Whispers in the Wind.”

The 35th annual Handmade Arts and Crafts Show is this Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 12 and 13, on the grounds of the Bidwell House Bed & Breakfast in downtown Chester.

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