Business Scene for the week of 5/4/2011

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.

new name for ayoobs, more inventory

Ayoob’s in Quincy is now called Main Street Styles, reports owner Charlotte Smith and manager Ashley Stevenson. The two said the name reflects an expanded emphasis on junior apparel lines for the younger shoppers, along with a variety of clothing for men, women and children. The two just returned from San Mateo where they attended the annual Fashion Market, already buying for fall 2011. Later this month, the very “trendy” Ashley tells us they will be attending another show featuring the latest lines in junior apparel from Billabong, O’Neill, Quiksilver, Metal Mulisha and Nike 6.0 as well as the latest looks in boarding jackets and beanie bills!

meat bonanza, ghs fundraiser

Come out and support the Greenville High School baseball team during Evergreen Market’s Meat Bonanza Days.  Team players will be on hand Saturday, May 7, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. washing cars and helping customers carry their meat bonanza orders — and since it’s a fundraiser, all tips are appreciated but not necessary!

seasonal openings…

Terry Moore, chef and proprietor of Coyote Bar & Grill in Graeagle, is back for his 14th season serving lunch and his famous Southwestern dinner items and American bar menu seven days a week.

Trattoria Rosa Cucina Italiana opens May 6 serving dinner Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Owners Chef Patrick and wife LaVelle are also serving Mother’s Day brunch Sunday at their Cromberg restaurant.
summer products buying spree

Holly Patton, manager of The Finishing Touch in East Quincy, just returned from a shopping spree where she purchased a new line of summer patio furniture and accessories, potting benches and a new line of Vance Kitira candles. With these and other new items arriving daily, make sure to stop and see the fresh new look the store now offers!

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. 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.

more anniversaries…

Licensed general contractor Kenny Chance records his fourth successful year in business in Quincy with Chance Construction Company. Kenny does new construction as well as remodeling projects. His wife Caron has even more to boast about: She celebrates her 15th year with Back Door Catering Company in Quincy at the Plumas-Sierra Fairgrounds.

George “the barber” Scheuchenzuber III, celebrates his first year working at Hugh’s Barbershop across from the Courthouse in Quincy this June.

Chopper Clark begins his third year with Endeavor Dock Services in Canyon Dam. He offers dock installation, removal, storage and preventive maintenance.

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.

pay hospital bills online

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 can be made by debit card, Visa, MasterCard, Discover or American Express. 
To make payments online, log onto pdh.org and click on the Pay My Bill icon located in the lower right portion of the screen. This gives PDH patients four options for paying their bill: at the facility, by mail, on the website or over the phone at 283-2121.

doggie treats from traci’s

Something new at Traci’s Sweet Surprises in downtown Quincy:  “doggie treats.” Owner Traci Downey owner said the treats are all handmade using only natural ingredients. She has also added cookie mixes to her steadily expanding stock. The mixes come in quart-sized jars layered with the necessary dry ingredients. And you get a discount when you bring the jar back for a refill!

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. For more info and to register call Brendan Norris, 283-1606.


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