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Business Scene for the week of 11/29/2013

small business saturday

With all the local merchant open houses, sales events and personalized service cheerfully provided, it certainly shouldn’t be difficult for all of us to participate in “Small Business Saturday” on Nov. 30. The concept is quite simple: Visit and patronize those businesses that employ our neighbors and reinvest our money close to home. Small businesses employ about half of all private sector employees and for every $100 spent with a small business, $68 returns to the community. We are joining thousands across this great country in asking you to support those shops and restaurants that are the heartbeat of our community and local economy. Good things happen throughout your community and to the various organizations that make it such a great place when you invest in your town by buying locally. In the most positive way it truly epitomizes the age-old axiom “what goes around, comes around.”

 

cash mob” to hit Quincy Saturday

A “cash mob” is set to invade two randomly selected stores in Quincy on Small Business Saturday. What’s a “cash mob”? It’s a group of shoppers that gets together with the idea of supporting local businesses and committing to spend at least $10 each at two local stores at a set date and time. Participants are asked to meet in front of the courthouse at 11 a.m. Saturday, which is when they will find out what stores were selected. Everyone is encouraged to participate.

 

asian-themed dinner planned

Solomon Arthur, food and beverage director at the breathtaking Nakoma Golf Resort, has planned what promises to be a delicious four-course Asian-themed dinner Friday, Nov. 29. Diners will enjoy a culinary change of pace with delicate flavors from the Pacific Rim. Dinner will be served from 5 to 8 p.m. Reservations are encouraged: 832-5067.

 

new winter hours

The Knook, located on Grover’s Alley (behind the library) begins its winter hours Dec. 1. You will find them open Mondays and Tuesdays 11 a.m. – 4 p.m., and Wednesday through Friday 11 a.m. – 8 p.m., closed Saturday and Sunday. The menu features assorted sandwiches, homemade soups and assorted dinner specials.

 

Dentist completes 56-hour course

In addition to his residency for dental implants, BrentWebb, DDS, has recently completed a follow-up 56-hour course covering the latest techniques in implantology, bone grafting and prosthetic design. He said that implants offer a modern and reliable replacement for those patients desiring secure and esthetic tooth replacement. Dr. Webb operates Chester Family Dentistry on Laurel Lane.

 

completes special yoga class

Jane Steidel, co-owner of the Yoga & Wellness Center in Quincy, recently completed a “Yoga for Scoliosis” training class. Jane says she plans to include her knowledge in her yoga classes to help improve posture and reduce discomfort while making her students stronger and more relaxed.

 

new hair stylist at robin’s roots

Hair stylist Dana Cowell is the newest addition at Robin’s Roots in Quincy.Dana has more than 11 years of experience and is a qualified color specialist for Redken and Infinity products.Dana enjoys living and working in Quincy. Owner Robin Nunez’s salon is on Lawrence Street across from the post office.

 

PLUMAS BANK holiday mixers

In keeping with the spirit of the holiday season, Plumas Bank is celebrating its 33rd anniversary by once again hosting holiday mixers at two of its braches in December:

Portola: Wednesday, Dec. 11, 5:30 – 7 p.m.

Chester:Thursday, Dec. 12, 5:30 – 7 p.m.

If your social calendar is already booked, take advantage of their Customer Appreciation Days and enjoy refreshments when you do your everyday banking at the Susanville office Friday, Dec. 13; the Quincy office Monday and Tuesday, Dec. 16 and 17; and Monday – Wednesday, Dec. 16 – 18, at the Greenville office. While you are there be sure to pick up your copy of the 2014 calendar that showcases the talents of several local photographers.

 

anniversary giveaways

Tom, Linda and the East Quincy One-Stop crew are celebrating 30 years of business. To show their appreciation, with every gas purchase made now through Dec. 20, you can enter a drawing to win some great prizes from local merchants. While you are there be sure to check out the new coffee makers, creamers, fresh sandwiches and fruit.

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