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Bulletin, Progressive, Record, Reporter Wednesday, March 31, 2010 BUSINESS and CLASSIFIEDS G MIKE TABORSKI Publisher mtaborski@plumasnews.com B00ESS SCENE PIZZA FACTORY ANNIVERSARY DEALS Ken and Nancee George are celebrating their third anniversary as owners of the Pizza Factory in Quincy today, March al. Also, July marks the 22nd anniversary for this popular downtown restaurant. To thank their loyal customers, Ken said they are extending their $5 specials: two-top- ping calzone, one-topping mini pizza and the deli sandwich through April. They are also extending the free medium cheese pizza with any extra large pizza purchased offer. ONE-YEAR ANNIVERSARY Woolly Notions is celebrating its one-year an- niversary with a special sale this Saturday, April 3, from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Located in Graeagle, this yarn shop carries a wide variety of fiber, books and notions for knitting and crochet. Their knit and "project of the month" groups have been a big success, according to owner Victo- ria Williams. She also said the class schedule for spring and summer will be out soon. SPEAKING OF ANNIVERSARIES... In celebration of their first 14 years as owners, Bob and Cheryl Reinitz at Forest Stationers in downtown Quincy are offering 14 percent off all gift items throughout the store through April 15. If you haven't been in their store for awhile, you really need to check it out! REOPENING WITH LOTS OF NEW STUFF While closed for a few months, Kathryn Cosmos made sure to shop the buyers markets in Las Ve- gas and San Francisco, where she found "lots of new fun fashions and accessories" for her Graea- gle store, Queen Bee Boutique that opens for the season April 1. I'll also mention she carries both Brighton and Pandora jewelry OPEN AGAIN ON MONDAYS After taking a little break during the winter, Ayoob's By Two Sisters, in the heart of downtown Quincy's garment district, is again open on Mon- days. Manager Christine Charlton also mentioned her new Saturday hours: 9:3Oa.m..:a0txm ........... GRAEAGLE MILL WORKS REOPENS After a brief winter break, Graeagle Mill Works has reopened for Tim and Cathy Kurdupski's 18th season. They're open daily from 10-5. STAFFING CHANGES ANNOUNCED River Pines Properties, Inc. and River Pines Realty have announced John Williamson is now the broker of record. He brings with him 30 years of real estate experience. Also joining the team is long time Realtor Lee Whitehurst. The two are joining Realtors John Grasso and Debbie Haas at the offices located at River Pines Resort in Graeagle. PACKING YOUR EVENT NEEDS Planning a wedding, family reunion, retreat, or other event this summer? Booking an event at the historic Twenty Mile House Inn and Confer- ence Center in Cromberg has never been easier. Owners Kevin Gage and Karen Steele have teamed up with Klytia Dutton of DISHgrace Party Rentals to offer inclusive packages to meet a vari- ety of tastes, from casual to elegant, with special pricing. Now the round tables, white chairs, a va- riety of linens and everything to go on top are all in one place, set up and ready for you, on this beautiful 200-acre property. LADIES TO ATTEND FASHION SHOW Margie Meeker, and Alisa Short from Country Style Family Hair Care tell us they will attend the West Coast Cosmo Spring Style and Fashion Show in San Jose in April. The two get to see all the latest in hair, nail and fashion products and techniques. As an aside, Margie said they have lots of new items in the costume and consignment shop at 219 Main Street in Greenville. Edward Jones TAX-WISE WAYS TO TAP RETIREMENT CASH Your retirement accounts are pretty well tied up, but you need money NOW! What's the best way to access those funds, ideally without triggering income tax and penalties? If you're still working, and the plan allows it, you can bon'ow up to half the balance from your 401(k). Interest rates are usually lower than elsewhere, and the loan payments and interest go back into your account. But you must pay the loan back on time, or it will be treated as an early distribution with taxes and penalty. If you lose your job or retire at 55, you can tap a 401(k) plan penalty-free (paying taxes), but you lose that early-out option if you roll it over to an IRA. Or avoid a penalty by using IRA funds for college or certain other special expenses. Or take "substantially equal periodic payments" for five years or until you are 59-1/2. A Roth IRA is easiest to tap tax- and penalty-free - but don't. Let those tax-free funds grow as long as possible. Brought to you as a public service by the tax experts at: 307 W. Main St., Quincy 283-0680 Quincy Chamber CHAMBER UPDATE SARAH METZLER Quincy Chamber of Commerce 2010 is a "New Year for New Opportunities." The office is sizzling with the energy and excitement of summer 2010 activities. Quincy businesses are best described as "independent en- trepreneurs." And, speaking of .... we would like to wel- come two new members to the Quincy Chamber of Com- merce: Traci's Sweet Surpris- es and Julz Graphics. Traci is celebrating her grand opening and chamber mixer starting at 10 a.m. April 15 ,with a ribbon cutting cere- mony. Sweeten up your tax day with cake samples, bever- ages and raffle drawings. Traci's Sweet Surprises is at 503 Main St. in Quincy. Have you seen the new Summer Solstice Century Bike Ride graphic named "the Crucible" designed by Julz Graphics? Check out her web- site at quincychamber.com! We have some new faces in the chamber of commerce. Claudia Vickers, The Sporting Inn, has retired as a board di- rector. She has been a tremen- dous asset to the chamber. Sara Patrick from Green- horn Creek Guest Ranch will he our newest director. Amy Schulz, FRC SIFE, will be the Quincy chamber repre- sentative on the Plumas Corp board of directors. welcomes three new directors new administrative assistant. The St. Patrick's Luncheon and fundraiser for the 65th fair parade was a huge success. Our lunches continue to be a benefit to businesses and the community by providing both with valuable informa- tion from inspiring guest speakers such as Larch Gard- ner, Cheeseburger Restau- rants. In addition, the oppor- tunity to network with local businesses and a great lunch are added benefits! Local businesses con- tributed to a silent auction representing the diversity of goods and services Plumas County has to offer. "A Website Workshop" is planned for Tuesday, April 20, beginning at 6 p.m. and end- ing at 8 p.m. at the Plumas County Library. Richard Scu!- ly, EcTown USA and Amy Schulz, FRC SIFE will be available for the customized workshop. Spaces are limited; register online at quincy- chamber.com. Do you remember when Mike Probst created the Quin- cy map? The year was 1993, and it's definitely time for a , new one. Mike is hard at work, so you may want to be sure your business is included. The map will be distributed to the many visitors to our area, seeking information on local businesses. How about this for some- thing great: Fathers Day Fly- In and Crawfish Festival! The Fly-In starts at 8 a.m. at Gansner Airfield with the Quincy fireman's pancake breakfast; Discovery Flight lessons by Sugarpine Avia- tors and food, fun, music and prize drawing. Then we move across the Festival! Enjoy live Cajun and zydeco music, hush puppies, po' boys, bocce ball and beer. This is going tobe a fun Fa- thers Day. We have distributed about 600 flyers promoting the Sum- mer Solstice Century Bike Ride, but we need your help! Spread the word about our bike ride Saturday, June 26. Our goal is to increase par- ticipation from 200 in 2009, to 400 in 2010. Flyers are avail- able in the Quincy Chamber of Commerce office at 464 Main Street, Quincy. Sponsorships are available and vohlnteers are needed. Call 283.0188 for more information or visit Also, please welcome Spanish Creek Bridge to Heat}iFekfid/=ag 0'f : ........ -Gaisfiei=Pafl#frF-Crwfish .... 14% o. All Gifts to Celebrate 14 Years in Business! Forest Stationers Monday - Friday 9:30 am - 5:30 pm quincychamber.com. All four chambers Chester Lake Almanor, Indi- an Valley Eastern Plumas and Quincy -- have partnered up to form the Plumas County Business and Recreation Committee (including part- ners Greenhorn Creek Guest Ranch and Sierra Park Prop- erty Development) to promote Plumas County business and recreation in the Reno-Tahoe Open. The PGA tour event is at the Montreux Golf and Coun- try Club. We will be at a booth on the 18th hole. In 2009, there were 35, 000 spectators and the RTO staff is expecting 40,000 in 2010. IF YOU'RE NOT AT YOUR LAST JOB SHOULD YOUR 401(k) BE? To find out about 401 (k) options that make sense, call today. Steven R King Financial Advisor www.edwardjones.com Member SIPC 546 Lawrence Street, Suite 8 Quincy, CA 95971 530-2834061 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. 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