Business Scene for the week of 4/27/2011

new dental hygienist welcomed

Brent Webb, DDS is pleased to welcome Katie Grant to his Chester practice. She is a registered dental hygienist. Katie received her bachelor’s degree at Oregon Institute of Technology Dental Hygiene, where she graduated cum laude.

She moved to Chester from Bonanza, Ore., where she was born and raised. Katie is excited to start this new chapter in her life and is looking forward to meeting the community.


la casa bella open house

Norm and Jeanne Brovelli are having an open house Friday, April 29, from 4 – 7 p.m. and Saturday, April 30, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. to celebrate their sixth year of business. New arrivals include furniture, flowerpots, patio furniture, lamps, candles and wall decor, so be sure to check it out. We’re told the specials will be unbelievable!


custom fit bluetooths

Rick Marchus, owner of Quincy Carpet & Window Care since 2002, has opened a new business. It’s a web-based store, custom-ears.com, offering custom molded Bluetooth earpieces, as well as custom earpieces for stereo headphones and hearing protection, and custom-molded headphone sets. The custom earpieces are made by taking an impression of the user’s ear then molding it to fit their Bluetooth model. Rick and his wife Laura will continue offering carpet cleaning, window washing and commercial janitorial services.


lakeside at plumas pines opening

Lakeside At The Pines is scheduled to open Friday, May 6. Its location on the west shore of Lake Almanor at Plumas Pines Resort offers a wonderful dining ambience with both indoor and outdoor seating. Executive Chef Robert Nelson skillfully prepares all the menu choices. Reservations are recommended.


anger management classes

Two new courses have been added to the arsenal of classes offered at Plumas Sierra Community Solutions. Director John Banks said in addition to the court-ordered drug and alcohol classes, they now offer domestic violence and anger management courses at each of their four satellite offices: Quincy, Chester, Greenville and Portola.


chester firm gets published

Mt. Lassen Log and Timber Frame Homes on Main Street in Chester is being featured in the June edition of Country’s Best Cabins. The six-page article in the nation’s leading magazine on cabins and log homes emphasizes “Lean and Green” sustainability and energy efficient technology being used in the design process of traditional log homes. The business and its owners and operators, J.R., Windy (yes, with an i) and Harry Thompson, are independent representatives of Real Log Homes and Timbepeg Homes.


best wishes for continued success

For the past seven years Teresa DeWhirst at Face to Feet on Harbison Street in Quincy has been offering electrolysis, facials and waxing for her clientele. Teresa, with her 20 years of experience as a licensed electrolysis and 33 years as a cosmetologist, looks forward to continue growing her business by adding more satisfied customers.

It’s been two years since Katie Bagby started teaching the Nia technique in Quincy. She explains Nia as a dynamic cardiovascular workout that blends dance, martial arts and healing arts to deliver full-body fitness and leave you feeling recharged, rejuvenated and fully alive. Katie invites you to try it out at Quincy’s Yoga & Wellness Center on Tuesdays at 5:30 p.m. and Saturdays at 9:30 a.m.

Sprouting Roots Community Market on Pine Street in Portola has been serving that community’s needs for six years. Owner April Scheuchenzuber offers an array of organic products throughout the store, adding that they continue to expand their organic selection of wine and beer. For quick lunches they have ready-made sandwiches and a new selection of “Daisy Dogs” — including an organic beef or sausage hot dog and a vegan hot dog.


Birth Partners is celebrating its sixth year of providing pregnancy mentoring services to families in Plumas and Lassen counties. Susie Wilson said their pregnancy mentoring services include group or private childbirth education classes, skilled labor and delivery support for in-home or hospital births, breastfeeding support, belly casting and an assortment of related workshops and more.  For more information, visit mamamentors.com.

business workshops offered

The Alliance For Workforce Development, now known as Business and Career Network,team is offering a series of free workshops for local businesses. The May 10 session will explore marketing and advertising, May 24 is business planning and financial analysis and June 28 is website development. All classes will be held at the Plumas Unified School District building, 50 Church St., Quincy from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Lunch will be provided. The classes are made possible through a grant from the Dept. of Agriculture’s Rural Microentrepreneur Assistance Program conducted in partnership with the Sierra Economic Development Corp. For more info and to register call Brendan Norris, 283-1606.


spring style show

Margie Meeker, and Alisa Short from Country Style Family Hair Care in Greenville saw the latest in hair fashions and products at the West Coast Spring Style Show the two just attended.  Also, Margie is opening her consignment shop this week after being closed for winter.  Initially, it will be open from 1 – 4 p.m. Thursday, Friday and Saturday. They sell new and gently used clothing and costumes.


vegetarian tacos and more
Tim Schooler of Timatillo’s Street Tacos on Grover Alley in Quincy has added vegetarian to his menu.    Along with his steak, chicken and pork dishes, you can now order anything on the menu vegetarian-style, all marinated in Tim’s special sauce. You can even order vegetarian nachos. His special sauces are homemade using only the freshest ingredients.



Charlotte Smith and Ashley Stevenson just returned from a 2 1/2 day trip to the Fashion Market of Northern Ca. in San Mateo.  They were purchasing their fall line of women's clothing.

Also, Ayoob's is celebrating their 4th year in business.  (Ashley is going to brain storm this weekend and come up with an idea on how to celebrate the anniversary.  I will let you know what that will be as soon as I know).  They also have a tag line, "Ayoobs, Main Street Style".

George Scheuchenzuber III, also known as George the Barber, will be celebrating his first year anniversary (June 7th) inside Hugh's Barbershop in Quincy.  Hugh's is located across the street from the Courthouse.

A new service now offers Plumas District Hospital patients the convenience of paying their bill online.  
“This service allows patients to pay their bills quickly, securely and at their convenience,” said Casey Harding, Patient Financial Services Manager.
Payments may be made by debit card, Visa, MasterCard, Discover or American Express. 
To make payments online, patients will need their most recent statement and credit or debit card with them. Then log onto www.pdh.org and click on the “Pay My Bill” icon located in the lower right portion of the screen.   The service may also be accessed under the Contact Us section.
Plumas District Hospital patients have the option of paying their bill at the facility, by mail or on the website. Payments are also accepted over the phone at (530) 283-2121.



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