Business Scene for the week of 10/17/2012

 quincy cpa takes auditor job

After 17 years with Bequette and Kimmel Accounting Corporation in Quincy, certified public accountant Roberta Allen is leaving to become the Plumas County auditor effective Nov. 1. “We are both excited for her new career change and sad as she will be missed by us and her clients,” said John Kimmel. He added that the clients she served can rest assured they will be served by his firm in the same quality way.


launch party for new name, look

Join manager Ashley Stevenson and the ladies at Main Street Styles (known as Ayoob’s since 1935) in downtown Quincy as they officially launch the store’s new name and its new look at a special preview party Friday, Oct. 19, from 4 to 7 p.m. Enjoy a glass or two of punch, while you check out the building’s new look and the special pricing on an array of name brand clothing for the entire family. If it’s been a while since you’ve been in the store, you owe it to yourself and family to stop by.


eating to stay active

Nina Harris, a registered dietician with a master’s degree in public health, will be discussing why what you eat is the foundation of better health and fitness at a free symposium Tuesday, Oct. 23, from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. at Feather River Fitness in Quincy. She’ll answer health questions, offer cooking demonstrations and recipes and provide dinner. Again, it’s free and open to the public. For more information call 283-9401.


poetry reading, book signing

Gary Lemons, author of Snake, will be at Epilog Books in Quincy on Friday, Oct. 19, 2 – 3 p.m., for a book signing and poetry reading. Store proprietor Christine Crawford will provide refreshments for guests.


girls night out winner

Helen Reynolds, of Quincy, won the contest for best costume and received a gift basket valued at more than $500 during Quincy’s popular Girls Night Out.


free massages offered

In recognition of National Massage Therapy Week, Nancy Presser of Sacred Space in Greenville is offering free massages at several locations next week. Tuesday, Oct. 23, she will be at the Greenville Rancheria; Friday, Oct. 26, at Evergreen Market; and Saturday, Oct. 27, at Lupine’s. Signup sheets to reserve a 15-minute slot will be offered at the Rancheria and Lupine’s. At Evergreen it’s first come, first served.


art reproduction webinar

In September, Pam Trebes completed a webinar for fine art reproduction professions presented by Color Data through LinkedIn, the world’s largest professional network. The course dealt with color management using soft proofing techniques — known as ICC profiles — to match the paper, ink and printer on the computer screen prior to printing, thus eliminating the wasteful trial and error factors. Pam, who works with several local artists, has been using ICC profiles since she has been doing fine art reproduction on both paper and canvas, but not as fully until now. She and her husband, Rick, own Trebes Studios at Lake Almanor, offering art, photography and audio/visual services.


halloween costume party

The Double G Iron Horse Saloon on Ash Streetin Westwood is having a Halloween costume party Saturday, Oct. 27, 9 p.m. – 2 a.m. Owners Gunnar and Candi Garrett and Mary Gow said they will have live music, a scavenger hunt, prizes for the best dressed in six different categories, random giveaways and festive drink specials throughout the night.


more anniversaries…

Hans Holtz, owner of Sequoia Dream Construction and Design, has enjoyed his 12 years of business in Meadow Valley. Hans does rough framing and finished carpentry and also specializes in restoration, preservation and transformation.

Al and Katherine Templeton are celebrating 12 years as owners of the Cedar Lodge and RV Park near Chester.The facility, located a little more than a mile west of town, is nestled in a wooded, park-like setting with a variety of clean, comfortable rooms. They also have RV hook-ups.

Merilu Dillard, owner of Something Original in Quincy, is celebrating her fourth anniversary. Merilu can alter whatever is in your closet that you don’t wear because it’s too short or needs repairing or some other alteration. She can do small repairs while you wait! She can be reached at 283-3141.

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