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4A Wednesday, March 17, 2010 Feather River Bulletin Johnsville gels as site of Smucker's commercial Diana Jorgenson Portola Editor djorgenson@plumasnews.com When the film crew of The Cartel, based in Hollywood, came to film a commercial in Plumas County, they brought snowmaking equipment. But they didn't need it. Not in Johnsville. The crew was making a Christmas commercial for Smucker's jams and jellies : and was in Johnsville filming March 9 and 10, with a small- er crew prepping the site on Monday. They were gifted with a couple of inches of bright new snow on top of the drifts al- ready piled high in Johnsville just the day before filming and received a second dusting the night before the second day of filming. The commercial portrays Tim and Richard Smucker, now in their 90s, as young- sters in Ohio in the 1950s and Johnsville provided just the ambiance of that earlier decade. Hunter Knoeche, from Dal- las, Texas, played the elder Smucker while Nolan Eggle- ston, Milwaukee, portrayed the younger. The boys are ap- parently look-alikes of the Smucker brothers in their youths and this is the third year that they have portrayed them in commercials. Hunter's mother said that the period clothing worn by the boys actually belonged to the Smucker brothers. This particular commercial is due to come out next Christ- mas, and it only took a couple of wreaths to turn snowy Johnsville into Christmas. The rest of the scenery was al- ready Christmas card pretty In the commercial, the boys are delivering jams and jelly from the family business to people in the neighborhood so several Johnsville residences are featured, including Dean- na Fregulia's home, the old hotel, the Daun residence and the Agnew house. The parking lots at Plumas- Eureka State Park and below were full of trucks and trans- port vehicles that brought about 60 crewmembers into the area, including food ser- vice and snowmaking experts. For many of these south- ern California residents, Plumas County and its rural atmosphere and scenic mountains was new terrain. One production assistant, See Smucker's, page 5A f f # q "I'm Going to Go BACK TO SCHOOL." r CALSTATE TEACH Teacher Credentialing Program Learn more at our community meeting: APRIL 1, 2010 6:30 PM MEADOWVlEW SCHOOL Room 8 in Susanville Postal Service: USPS (No. 188-550.) Periodicals postage paid at Quincy, CA. Published Every Wednesday morning by Feather Publishing Co., Inc. Office Location and hours: 287 Lawrence St., Quincy, CA 95971. Mailing address: P.O. Box B, Quincy, CA 95971. .Office is open Mon. through FrL, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. How to contact us: All departments: (530) 283-0800. FAX: (530) 283-3952. E-Mail mail@plumasnews.com Web Page http://www.plumasnews.com Ownership and Heritage: The Bulletin was established Aug. 11, 1866, as the Plumas National (later changed to Plumas National Bulletin, May 16, 1892) subse- quently changed to its present name May 7, 1931, which merged with the Plumas Independent (1892-1945) on June 7, 1945. Published weekly. It is part of the Feather Publishing family of newspapers serving Plumas and Lassen counties. Deadlines: Display Advertising: Thursday 4 p.m. Display Classified: Thursday,.3 p.m. Classified: Monday 9 a.m. News: Fridays, 3 p.m. Legals: Thursday 4 p.m. Breaking news: Anytime! To Subscribe: Call (530) 283-0800 or come to the Bulletin office, or use the handy coupon below, or send e-mail to subscriptions@plumasnews.com Adjudication: The Feather River Bulletin is adjudicated a legal newspaper by Superior Court Decree No. 4644 (1953) and qualified for publication of matters required by law to be published in a newspaper. Postmaster'. 8erd change of address oiders to the Feather River Bulletin, P.O. Box B, Quincy, CA 95971. Michael C. Taborski Co-Owner/Publisher Keri Taborski Co-Owner/Legal Advertising Kevin Mallory Asst, Vice Pres./Admin. Delaine Fragnoli Managing Editor Linda Randall Photo Editor Mary Newhouse Classified, Circ, Manager Sherri McConnell Display Advertising Manager Cobey Brown Asst. Vice Pres./Operations Tom Femey Production Manager Elise Monroe Bookkeeper Eva Small Composing Manager Sandy Condon Human Resources Dir., Office Manager m m m Subscription Order Form Feather River Bulletin | P.O. Box B, Quincy, CA 95971 | Please enter my subscription for __ years, I [ Enclosed find my check for $_____ I I  In County $36 per year [ Out of State $44 par year I [ In California $37 per year. i "aa I I Address I I City, State, Zip I Subecrlptlons can be ffansferred, but not refunded, Snowy Johnsville and its beautiful vintage houses became the locale for a Smucker's commercial last week. Johnsville's old hotel, plus the Fregulia, Daun and Agnew homes were decorated for Christmas to film a commercial expected to appear on television next Christmas. See inside this section for the story and additional pictures. Photo by Diana Jorgenson ONE BUG IS ALL IT TAKES TO , HI-TECH Frame  Finish The I-Car Gold Class Trained Professionals 283-0191 1229 Industrial Way Quincy Goldclass The Plumas Ski Club 17th Annual HISTORIC LONGBOARD REVIVAL WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP RACE 1860's Style, 10'-15' Wooden Ski Races ..,, to be held at the old Plumas Eureka Ski Bowl above Historic Johnsville, Plumas County, California ::.: Racers Note: Limited skis available - 1st Come, 1st Served ce Registration/Practice 9AM-11AM --- Race starts around Noon Sunday, March 21  Historic presentations start at 11:02 Special awards, including spectator prizes for period attire..._-; Big Raffle Drawings . HUGE BBQ --- Anyone 18 or older can race. Prizes, Unique Fun/Historic Attire, Leather Boots required of racers. No "modern" waxes. Authentic "dope" wax only.-'-:-----"._- _ NO SPITTIN" OR CHEATIN! UNIQUE FUN! ENTRY FEES: Plumas Ski Club Membership required" - $15 membership fee. $10 race fee for Card Carrying Ski Club Members -using private Iongboard skis, $20 fee for Club Members using club Iongboards. / For information call Visitors Bureau Watch for Bring ShUttle 8us chairs 800-326-2247, 283-6345 Service or try www.plumasskiclub.org d-'; .."" -:-_:: - _._ -='-:  .7_.