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Suzanne Hamar has opened the General Store on Crescent Street in Greenville.
gas discounts shopping at safeway
Shop at Safeway using your Safeway Club Card and now earn reward points that will save you up to 20 cents a gallon on gas purchased at Chevron. Quincy store manager Toni Thomas says the points are easy to earn and easy to use at the Quincy Chevron station or any other participating Chevron station. Grab a brochure that explains this offer next time you are shopping at Safeway.
chester store offers ups shipping
Susan Bryner and Dawn Gray, co-owners of Books & Beyond in Chester, have added yet a new meaning to “beyond.” The store is now an authorized UPS shipping outlet. “As we approach our 10-year anniversary, we see the need to expand the type of services that we offer our local community. So, to our traditional retail inventory, art gallery and dry-cleaning services we have added shipping, copy and print services and public computer access,” Susan said.
annual job fairs march 27, 28
The 17th annual Plumas-Sierra Job Fairs are set for March 27 in Graeagle at the fire department and in Quincy at Feather River College on March 28. Each job fair runs 2 to 4 p.m. Participation for businesses and prospective employees is free and is sponsored by the Alliance for Workforce Development-Business Career Network. Contact Jan Prichard at 283-1606 for more information.
busy at eastern plumas chamber
Staffers at the Eastern Plumas Chamber of Commerce have been busy this winter getting ready for lots of events. There is still time to register for their second annual Business Summit set for Friday, March 22, at Nakoma Resort. Keynote speaker for the daylong event is Barbara Vohryzek, deputy director of small business for the Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development. A series of topics will enlighten and help attendees deal with the demanding challenges facing business today. To reserve your seat call 836-6811.
Over the winter months the chamber has been working on the “rec and tech” committee and the city of Portola’s website; they also attended the Travel and Adventure show in Santa Clara. As an interesting note, their Tourist Information Center helped more than 11,500 visitors in 2012!
They are now getting ready for this season and want to remind members to update their information with the chamber.
updates on almanor fitness
Some exciting things are happening at the Lake Almanor Fitness Center in Chester. Recently promoted co-manager Soozie Yearwood has earned her certification from the American Fitness Association as a group exercise instructor and is now also a certified Zumba instructor. She and Shannon Story conduct Zumba classes Monday and Wednesday evenings and on Tuesday mornings.
Wendy Cheli has joined the LAFC team as a shift manager. She is also trained using state-of-the-art computerized equipment to do body composition analysis.
The facility has also upgraded its cardio exercise equipment with the addition of some Precor ellipticals, Duo-Tech weight equipment and a Nautilus tread climber.
quincy paint store opens friday
Longtime Plumas County resident Jerry Newell is opening Quincy Paint Center this Friday, March 1. The store, located on Lawrence Street in the historic big red barn that still bears the name Quincy Lumber on the roof, features products from Kelly-Moore Paints — known for their quality, easy application and long-lasting durability. This is the third paint store he has opened in this region in as many years; he also owns and operates Chester Paint Center and Susanville Paint Center. Kelly-Moore locations are billed as “The Painter’s Paint Store.” See their ad in this week’s newspaper for the money-saving grand opening discounts offered at all three locations through March. Stop by the new Quincy store Friday and enjoy some refreshments.
come get your free television
Ghulam Fareed has replaced the televisions in every room at his two lodging properties — the Best Western Rose Quartz Inn in Chester and the Gold Pan Resort in Quincy — with high-definition flat-screen televisions. So if anyone is looking for a free television in good working order this Thursday through Saturday, Feb. 28, March 1 and 2, he has instructed his staff to give away the televisions that were replaced to anyone who asks on a first-come basis. Just stop by the front desk at either motel on one of those days and help yourself!
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