Business Scene for the week of 5/23/2014
calls for last-minute lunch order
It’s down to the last minute, but you can still take advantage of the eighth annual Community Supper Benefit Take-Out Luncheon tomorrow, Thursday, May 22. Anticipating some last-minute calls, Caron Chance of Back Door Catering ordered extra food for the lunches she is preparing and said she is eager to accommodate last-minute orders — just call 283-1740. So ask around your place of work, gather up an order and make the call; it’s a really good cause!
eighth year starts with a sale
Red House Art Gallery owners Brian and Toni Carl are offering 50 percent off a wide selection of art, jewelry and gifts this Memorial Day weekend in celebration of the start of their eighth season. During the off season they have been busy visiting artists at their studios and are excited about several new artists added to the gallery as well as new work from current artists. Be sure to stop by to see the new artwork.
…and the gold rush marks its 10th
The Gold Rush Gallery will be starting its 10th season in Graeagle this Memorial Day weekend. It was recently highlighted in an article of the May-June 2014 issue of AAA’s Via Magazine entitled “5 Things We Love in Graeagle.” The gallery features original jewelry created by owners Debbie and Ken McMaster, as well as jewelry repair. The shop carries a variety of handcrafted jewelry from other jewelry artists, plus American made fine crafts and gifts.
and resort openings in lakes basin
Three resorts in Lakes Basin open this Memorial weekend:
Lynn and Brett Smith are back for a new season with the Gray Eagle Lodge and its Firewoods Restaurant, which serves dinners nightly with daily specials. The lodge offers 20 cabins and two lodge rooms for guests’ enjoyment and relaxation.
Packer Lake Lodge also opens for the summer. It offers both sleeping-only cabins and cabins with a kitchen and bath. The dining room, catering to mountain appetites, is open for breakfast and dinner daily except Tuesdays.
Jan and Tom Hunt continue the 73-year-old family ownership of Sardine Lake Resort. The resort’s cabins are nicely appointed and equipped with kitchens. Dinner is served nightly, starting with cocktails in the gazebo sitting on the lake.
refreshments being offered
Shirley and John O’Donnell are celebrating their 25th anniversary at Maybe Antiques on Highway 70. They have new merchandise for dedicated antique buffs, specializing in antique stoves, trains and toys. On Saturday, May 24, they will be offering refreshments to celebrate.
Blem joins keller williams team
Lake Almanor resident and business owner Wally Blem has joined the Keller Williams–Gilmour Real Estate Group’s Chester office. Wally brings more then 30 years of experience in residential and commercial real estate sales. Wally is also co-owner of Peninsula Market in Lake Almanor.
now affiliated with berkshire
Bruce Puhl, a Realtor in the Lake Almanor Basin for eight years, is now with Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Lake Almanor Real Estate. Broker Wendi Durkin and her staff welcome Bruce and the experience he brings to the business formerly called Prudential Lake Almanor Real Estate. They are also pleased to be affiliated with Warren Buffet’sreal estatecompany and are happy to have an agent with Bruce’s knowledge and professionalism as part of their team!