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Bulletin, Progressive, Record, Reporter Wednesday, March 3, 2010 BUSIN00 :SS CLASSIFIEDS MIKE TABORSKI Publisher mtaborski@plumasnews.com BUSINESS SCENE EQUIPMENT FAILURE FORCES CLOSURE Gary Cerpovicz was caught completely off guard Tuesday morning when he went in to begin the food prep at his Quincy restaurant, Sweet Lorraine's. He quickly discovered, much to his dismay, he lost a refrigeration unit and all of its contents, forcing him to close while he waits for a replacement. Gary said he hopes to be back in business sometime this week. Meanwhile, he apol- ogizes for the inconvenience to his customers and to Bea and his staff, whom, he said, have been "just great and very understanding" through this whole unfortunate and untimely ordeal. COOKING DEMONSTRATIONS AND MORE Cooking demonstrations. Free recipes. Samples to taste. Health talks. Billed as the Hometown Healthy Challenge, it runs Friday-Monday, Mar. 5- 8, at Evergreen Market in Greenville. Friday from 11-3 p.m., Cheryl Flint will share the secrets of her 'green smoothies." Saturday from 9-noon, Eastern Plumas Health Care will offer blood pres- sure checks and chiropractic care while the Mountain Life Flight crew lands their helicopters at the market with personnel available to answer questions. Sunday it's 'Tk Taste of Soy" by Nina Harris MPH, R.D., from noon-3 p.m. She returns Monday to wrap things up with "Using Whole Foods" from 3-6 p.m. THE RIGHT INVESTMENTS IN YOUR IRA CAN MAKE ALL THE DIFFERENCE. ESTATE PLANNING SEMINAR Graeagle attorney David Heaslett is offering a free seminar on wills and trusts at the Mohawk Community Resource Center Thursday, March 11, at 5:30 p.m. He said this is a general overview of es- tate planning with time for questions following the presentation. The Graeagle/Blairsden center is con- veniently located at the corner of highways 89 & 70. Edward Jones MAKING SENSE OF INVESTING QUINCY CHAMBER LUNCHEON Cheeseburger Restaurant founders Laren Gart- ner and Edna Bayliff are the guest speakers at the Quincy Chamber of Commerce/Feather River College SIFE luncheon on St. Patrick's Day, Wed. March 17. It will be at the Mineral Building at the fairgrounds beginning at 11:30 a.m. featuring -- of course -- corned beef and cabbage. There will al- so be a silent auction loaded with lots of great items with proceeds benefiting the fair parade. RED ONION CLOSES FOR MONTH It's still wintertime and that means it still the perfect time for many owner-operated businesses to take a little vacation time. So it is for Filip and Eva Laboda at the Red Onion Grill in Chester, next to Almanor Bowling Center. They have closed for March and will reopen in April. PLEASE NOTE NEW PHONE NUMBER Leah at Salon 70 on Highway 70 in Portola has a new phone number. Please clip and save: 832-9970. DISCOUNTED PET DENTAL WORK In observation of National Dental Health Aware- ness Month, Dr. Gary Klement at American Val- ley Animal Hospital in East Quincy is discount- ing all animal dental procedures at his clinic through the March. SIT-N-SCRAP INSIDE VALU-WISE Kim Burnett, owner of Valu-Wise Variety wel- comes Marjorie Dillard and her unique business Sit-n-Scrap, scrap booking, classes and supplies, to her Portola business. Last month, Michelle Thomas and her Anytime Graphics moved into Valu-Wise. CHESTER BUSINESS ALSO EXPANDS Digital garment printing, where no order is ei- ther too big or too small, is now available at The Lake Almanor Fly Fishing Company on Main Street in Chester. Owner Tom Maumoynier said his son Matt and daughter-in-law Maria will man- age the new addition. BITS AND PIECES Yes, you can withdraw money from an IRA to buy a first home without incurring an early-withdrawal penalty. You need to use the money to build or buy tile home within 120 days of taking it out. (The rules are a little different for Roths.) And you need to file IRS Fonn 5329 with your tax return that year. *********** Because of severe drought in 27 states, livestock operators get additional time to defer gains on sales made in 2005. Those in areas listed by the IRS as still suffering from drought can buy replacement livestock and defer gains at least to the end of 2010. ***$***$*** If you haven't spent all the money in your Flexible Spending Account, you probably have until March 15 to use it up. Hurry! *********** About damage awards: Only those damages related to physical injuries or physical sickness are non-taxable, the IRS has determined. This includes mental anguish arising from physical injuries or reimbursement for medical treatment of emotional distress. *********** Questions about your taxes? We've got the answers you need at: 307 W. Main St., Quincy 283-0680 Indian Valley CHAMBER UPDATE JOSH HUDDLESTON Indian Valley Chamber of Commerce Our 19th annual Crab Feed and Auction this last weekend went off without a hitch. Thanks so very much to all the volunteers, donors, and of coarse the attendees. As usual, everyone had a wonderful time. More details will be in next week's paper. I should note, however, Chris Meyers was a wonderful auctioneer this year and the eqents success could not have been made possible without his support. Thank you Chris! This year was a bit different than years past with a special donation can circulating the room. The can was for the restoration of the Wells Fargo mural on Highway 89. Mural- ist Mykal Sidenstricker has al- ready sealed and cleaned the mural last fall and intends to come back late this spring to restore it. The IVCC needs approxi- mately $5,000 to complete the project and this year's Crab Feed was a big help. Thank you everyone! But that is not all... The In- dian Valley community is bustling with events to keep you busy every weekend. So if cabin fever has got a hold of you, like it has of me, then grab a pencil and mark these dates: March 6, annual Jiggs Dinner provided by the East- ern Star and held at the Ma- sonic Lodge at the corner of Main and Mill streets in Greenville from 5-7 p.m. that night. Come get your fill of the best corned beef and spuds around. Tickets are $12 each; $6 for Chamber readies for Easter Egg Hunt children under 8. You can call 284-6643 for tickets and more information. March 13, the Legion Hall in Greenville will have a dinner- auction to support its organi- zation and its efforts. For more information, call 284- 7328. March 18 is the first Gold Diggers Days planning meet- ing for 2010. Gold Diggers Days is July 17. You're invited to get involved with the plan- ning and volunteering, The meeting will be at the Way Station dining room at 6 p.m. For more information, call the chamber office at 284-6633. The Shanghai Shindig din- ner and auction is March 27, in support of the Indian Val- ley Community Center. Start. ing at 5:30 p.m. at the Greenville Town Hall, corner of Ann (Highway 89) and Bid- well streets in Greenville, one can enjoy the Chinese cuisine offered by legendary chef Pe- ter Chu of Redding. Mr. Chu and his team have been supporting this event for more than five years now and is truly a big part of what make this event so special. If you are wondering how the progress is coming at the con- struction site of the Communi- ty Center, an open house will be given earlier that day for anyone who would like to see what stage of the process they are at. For tickets to the Shanghai Shindig and more info about the open house can call 284-6856 The Indian Valley Chamber of Commerce needs your help. Easter is right around the cor- ner and the annual Easter Egg Hunt is without an Easter Bunny this year. This event which gives children the op- FREE Ream of Paper 20 lb. white copy paper (with $25 purchase) MUST PRESENT THIS COUPON AT TIME OF PURCHASE portunity to hunt for hun- dreds of colored eggs, needs eggs as well. The IVCC has re- quested that all donated eggs be hard-boiled and dyed for the event and be dropped off at Nellz Towne Pump, Sierra Sunrise, and the Way Station in Greenville no later than Friday, April 2. For more in- formation and if you know an Easter Bunny with nothing to do that morning, call the of- fice at 284-6633. Speaking of Egg Hunts... don't think for a moment that all the fun i only for the kids! The ladies at Crescent Coun- try in Crescent Mills kick off Forest Statione onany other . : [A.2C:9  promotion ( 75)1 Expires Monday - Friday 9:30 am - 5:30 pm 3-31-10 their season with the first of many fun events. Their Adults Only Easter Egg Hunt is Fri- day, April 2. Eggs are careful- ly hidden throughout the store and many prizes are given. One special egg hunter will be the lucky winner of the famed Golden Egg. For more information, call the ladies, Barbara and Lisa, at 284-6016. And for those of you that have been going through withdrawals, Cres- cent Country will be back open for business March 15. Much to do: I think so. As al- ways: Support your local mer- chant, they're your neighbors! . , (iiii;! To learn about the benefits of an Edward Jones IRA, call or visit today. Steven R King Financial Advisor www, edwardJones,com Member SIPC 546 Lawrence Street, Suite 8 Quincy, CA 95971 5362834061 No one offers more discounts .... than Farmers! So if you want a great price, great service, and a great agent, there's really only one name you need to know for auto insurance. Call now to find out more. Rouland Insurance Agency P.O. Box 425/650 Main Street Chester, CA 96020 530-258-2218 Toll Free: 800-254-2218 Agent License Number: 0657918 brouland @ farmersagent.com ,a FARM E RS' (s you back wheat y IMong: ,orn for details. !