Business Scene for the week of 2/7/2014


Your local merchants have taken aim this week with their trusty bows and arrows by offering a tremendous assortment of Valentine’s Day specials to share with that special someone in your life. As you’re reading the paper this week be sure to pay close attention to the wonderful array of ideas and specials being offered locally for this special day. Actually, I encourage you to be sure and read the ads every week because our local merchants are always offering outstanding savings that shoppers should always take advantage of.



Chris Rose, proprietor of Mountain Graphic Design (and other businesses) in Quincy, recently attended the Imprinted Sportswear Show in Long Beach. He explained that this is the largest trade show dedicated exclusively to the printed image on apparel. Chris attended many seminars and training classes and returned with lots of new and innovative ideas to improve and expand his local business. He said it was also exciting to see the latest and greatest products, including new inks, apparel and equipment. 



Teresa Dewhirst has relocated her Quincy business, Face to Feet, from her Harbison Street location to 429 Main St., Suite G, which is on the second floor above Blind Faith Tattoo. Her May anniversary marks her 12th year providing facials, chemical peels, electrolysis, waxing, manicures, pedicures and more. Teresa now also makes house calls for those unable to come to her studio. 



On Saturday, Feb. 15, from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., the Yoga and Wellness Center is hosting a special partner yoga workshop. Instructor Delaine Fragnoli said, “Connect with a loved one in this playful practice that emphasizes trust, communication, balance, breath and support. No experience required — just a sense of humor.” The Wellness Center is located in the Plumas Pines Shopping Center in Quincy. For workshop fees and to register email Delaine: dfragnoli@sbcglobal.net.



The Independent Grocers Alliance (IGA) has awarded its coveted Five-Star honor once again to Evergreen IGA Market in Greenville. The award is the highest level of recognition possible under the program’s rigorous standards for outstanding achievement in the association’s assessment program. It was established to focus on store appearance, product quality, employee training, customer service and support and involvement in the store’s local community.

“I am proud of the team at Evergreen IGA,” said co-owner Ken Tucker. “Our crew worked all year to ensure we remained a Five-Star IGA retailer. We all want our community to have the best grocery store possible and it’s our passion for great food, excellent service and for our community that drives the Evergreen team.”



Klytia Dutton, owner of DISHgrace Party Rentals in Graeagle, is proud to be celebrating the business’s 10th anniversary. Over the years, Klytia says she has expanded her selection and in-house offerings, as well as partnering with several local vendors to bring a “beautiful selection of party rentals to our area.” In 2013, she said, they provided rentals for 67 events, mostly weddings, and helped entertain some 5,868 guests.

Klytia adds that they will continue to contribute 10 percent to local community nonprofits for fundraisers and events “because we love the people and places that make our community home.” Last year she started a sister company to meet the coordinating, planning and event management services needs of the area.

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