Business Scene for the week of 5/8/2013

Retail flower shop opens
Chelssa Outland opened Chelssa’s Flowers & Events on Main Street in Chester. She offers fresh flowers, plants and gift baskets and also provides event planning for weddings and assorted parties and other functions. Her services include coordinating catering, decorations, DJs and party rental equipment. She and her husband, Scotty, have lived in the area for nearly three years. Future plans include costume design and accessories for dancers. Photo by Valorie Chisholm
plumas bank promotions

Christine Bell is now assistant vice president, human resources manager; Heather Lewis has been named assistant vice president, eBanking and item processing manager; and Brandy Cedillos has been promoted to assistant vice president, accounting manager at Plumas Bank.

Bell joined the bank in 1993 as a proof operator and has continued to be promoted throughout her career. She recently received certification as a professional in human resources. Her responsibilities include managing wage and salary administration, benefits, employee relations, staffing, employee records and payroll, affirmative action and personnel policy administration for more than 150 employees.

Lewis joined the bank in 2000 as a data processing operator and has worked her way up to her current position as the electronic banking and item processing manager.This eight-person unit is responsible for the management and processing of ACH, wires, ATM, lock box and all online products and services. Lewis received her degree with honors from the University of Phoenix in business management.

Cedillos started her career with the bank in 2003 as an accounting clerk. Richard Belstock, executive vice president and chief financial officer, said they quickly recognized Brandy’s potential for advancement; she was promoted in 2005 to senior accounting clerk, then to accounting utility in 2006, and to assistant accounting officer in 2007. “Brandy’s hard work, dedication and superior performance led to her well-deserved promotion to assistant vice president and we congratulate her,” stated Belstock.


New restaurant operators
The Lake Almanor Country Club Restaurant is now under the management of longtime Chester businessman David Price and his son, John, who is the chef. David is well known in the north county for his years of cooking at various community fundraisers for the Elks Lodge. John, who helped his father for years, officially learned the trade by attending the California Culinary Academy, affiliate of Le Cordon Bleu, in San Francisco. The restaurant on the Lake Almanor Peninsula is open to the pubic serving lunch daily and breakfast and dinner Thursday through Sunday. Photo by Cheri McIntire
round table pizza now open

With the necessary remodeling and changes to her menu, Kerri Hoover has reopened the doors to her restaurant, formerly Champions Pizza, in the Plumas Pines Shopping Center in Quincy. It’s now a Round Table Pizza franchise that is open daily for lunch and dinner. “I’m excited to be a part of the nation’s fifth largest pizza chain and to bring Round Table’s quality products and reputation back to the area,” Kerri said.

restaurant reopens for season

Chef and owner Ivan Tochev has opened acclaimed Italian restaurant Luciano’s Cucina di Pasta for the season. You’ll find the restaurant, located on Peninsula Drive at Lake Almanor, serving dinners daily from 5 to 9 p.m. with breakfast served on weekends.

low-cost vaccinations offered

A low-cost vaccination clinic is being offered at Chester Veterinary Clinic. Dr. Roberta Wiederholt said the clinic is scheduled for May 13 – 18, and walk-ins are welcome. She reminds us to also have our dogs tested for heartworm and to ask about their “Home Again” pet micorchipping.

‘gift of music’ music lessons

Beginning Wednesday, May 8, the weekly “Gift Of Music” music lessons get underway for the season at MusicLand in Greenville. Store co-owner Ken Donnell said the very popular Thursday afternoon jam sessions at the Quincy library are taking a break for the summer months so those involved can focus on their summer concerts. He said they have had great results from this series that continues into fall with the final concert in September. The Gift Of Music Summer Concert series schedule will be published soon in this newspaper, as well as on the Indian Valley Chamber of Commerce website.


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