Business Scene for the week of 5/19/2010

    When it comes to having an eye for blending the right mix of inventory for their market, Bink, Josh and Jeff at Sterling Sage in Greenville seem to have it down to an artful science. The latest is hardwoods cutting boards made by an artist in Chico who also has a home in Clear Creek. You will find them in the gourmet foods and kitchen gadget section of the store. The selection is impressive with all sorts of sizes and styles of boards, including long bread boards with custom ceramic dishes for your olive oil and balsamic vinegar mix (which they also sell) for dipping the cut bread.   

    Margie Meeker of Country Style Salon in Greenville is collecting fur, hair and old nylons to send to help with the oil spill efforts in the Gulf of Mexico. She would like to mail off the package as soon as possible, so if have anything to contribute, drop it by her shop at 219 Main St.


    Gary Schuyler, owner of Schuyler Collision Repair, and Mark Bennett, owner of Bennett Enterprises, both in Quincy, just graduated from GX Professional Spray Systems at the Langeman Tech Center in Sandy, Utah. With that specialized training they are now experts with Reflex Spray for bed liners available in a variety of colors.  


    Laura Semrau has moved her Chester business, Essential Skincare and Reflexology, to 135 Main St., Suite B. In addition to adding several new items, Laura said she will continue to offer Murad facial treatments, product consultations, waxing and reflexology.


     Just three years ago in April, lifelong Quincy resident and businesswomen Charlotte Smith opened Ayoobs on Main Street in Quincy. The well-stocked store carries a great mix of family apparel for work or leisure, along with a full line of fashion accessories, shoes, work boots and more. New spring and summer fashions are arriving weekly.

      Kenny Chance, a licensed general contractor and longtime resident, is now in his third year in business in Quincy with Chance Construction Company. Kenny, who has a solid reputation for the quality of his workmanship and knowing everything there is about his trade, does new construction and remodels.

    Lassen View Landscape & Nursery owners Harvey and Gina Burnett are celebrating their sixth anniversary providing residential and commercial landscaping services and their second anniversary with the nursery part of their business. They have relocated to 130 Main St. in Chester to what they said is a more convenient location.

    Brian and Toni Carl, owners of Red House Art in Graeagle are celebrating their second anniversary. Inside you will find fine arts, designer jewelry crafts and photography.

     Kevin and Nancy Neff are also celebrating six years as owners and operators of Neff Automotive in Crescent Mills, where they pride themselves in providing customers with quality car and truck repair services.    

     This month begins year two for Brenda Lemons, as she and her husband Jeff as proprietors of The Coffee Station in Chester. The popular espresso café features a drive-thru window.

     The hardworking professionals at DeMartile Automotive on Highway 70 just east of Quincy High School are celebrating their 10th anniversary this month. Owners Evans and Kathy and Tim and Marcy DeMartile are experts at taking care of your automotive needs.

     Little People/Toy Store proprietors Peter and Totsy Beck began their 32nd year of business in April. Again we extend our congratulations as your name continues to climb the list of oldest continually operating businesses in town. The store is on Main Street across from Bank of America in Quincy’s financial district.

    This month marks year six for Norbert and Christine Schneider at Schneider’s Old Time Merchants on Little Bear (campground) Road in Blairsden. This unique gift shop carries hand painted glass, cards, stuff animals and a lot more.

     Wow! Rusty Warren opened his shop on Bell Lane in East Quincy selling a myriad of lawn and garden power tools and accessories 30 years ago. During that time, with his accumulated experience and knowledge, he has established himself as one of the best in his field. Rusty sells and services chain saws, snow and leaf blowers, lawn mowers and weed trimmers to name a few.

     Leslie and Jeff Greenwood have really made a name for themselves and the quality products they build and sell at their business, Sierra Valley Barns, now in its 11th year. Some of the products they manufacture at their Highway 70 facility just east of Beckwourth include horse barns, tack rooms and economical barn-style storage buildings in a variety of sizes.
Ken and Debbie McMaster are celebrating their sixth anniversary with Gold Rush Gallery in Graeagle on Memorial weekend. They will be having a storewide sale to mark the occasion. While presenting 125 American fine craft artists, there is certainly something for every budget.  They also have a new additional website featuring their line of mountain scene jewelry. It includes mountains and rivers jewelry, log cabin and wolf/coyote jewelry.

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