Business Scene for the week of 6/27/2013

Bar’s new owners

Karen Powell and Stephen Lodrig are the new owners of Main Street Sports Bar and Lounge in Quincy. The two moved here from Long Beach because they wanted to get away from the city life to enjoy a quiet atmosphere and become part of a smaller community. Their hobbies include fostering rescued animals, hiking, camping and prospecting for gold. Karen owned a mini storage business and has worked as a cocktail waitress and bartender; Stephen was an accountant for “Last Man Standing” at Fox Television. The former owners, James and Stacy Huffmon, are moving to Reno to open a Pizza Factory restaurant.Photo by Holly Buus
plumas bank promotes egan

Joe Egan has been promoted to senior vice president, manager of the agricultural services department for Plumas Bank. He joined the bank in 1999 and has more than 20 years experience in the agricultural lending industry.

A Susanville native, he went to Lassen Union High School and graduated with a degree in agricultural and managerial economics from the University of California, Davis.

Egan said he has a terrific team of experienced ag experts and enjoys working with them to help local farmers and ranch late Joe and look forward to his continued success with the bank.”

barbecued fare every saturday

The Knook is starting a regular Saturday night barbecue beginning June 29. This is not new to owner/chef Krissy Bauer; some might remember her scrumptious barbecues when she operated a sandwich shop in East Quincy several years ago. Now, armed with a new grill and smoker, Krissy will feature different specials — ribs, chicken, brisket, tri tips, pork — every Saturday. She is also adding new sandwich specials to her ever-expanding menu. The Knook is in Grover’s Alley in downtown Quincy.

free propane refill and hot dogs!

A customer appreciation day and open house is set for Friday, June 28, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at AmeriGas’ new facility at the corner of East Main and Mill Creek in East Quincy (at the stop light). The propane company merged late last year with Coast Gas, combining their resources and workforce. In recognition, customers of both companies can bring their 5-gallon cylinders with them that day for a free refill and free hot dog.


   If you have empty gardening pots lying around, now is the time to plant them. The crew at Every Bloomin’ Thing’s Chester location is holding a custom potting day Friday and Saturday, June 28 and 29, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. You purchase the plants or flowers and they will provide the potting soil, and do all the planting and cleanup. You can bring up to two 16-inch or three 14-inch pots.

barbecued dinner and music

Janet Canty, owner of Bontaful Gardens Cafe in Blairsden, will host Music in the Mountains, a barbecued dinner series every Monday night beginning July 1 and continuing through August 26. Enjoy a special dinner with a sip a beer or glass of wine while listening to live local music on the lawn.


gold lake lodge opens

Gold Lake Lodge, above Graeagle at the summit of Gold Lake highway, opens for the 2013 season Thursday, June 27. Family-style dinner is served in two seatings (5:30 and 7:30) with hearty meals varying nightly. Or start a hike with breakfast served from 8 – 9:30 a.m. Owners Surgie and John Barker said reservations are greatly appreciated: 836-2350.


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