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Bulletin, Progressive, Record, Reporter Wednesday, Aug. 18, 2010 Bus I NE: '_; S and CLA00;00;I :] t00DS MIKE TABORSKI Publisher mtaborski@plumasnews.corn BUSINESS SCENE NEW MANAGEMENT AT FAMILY STORE Ashley Stevenson is the new manag- er at Ayoobs Department Store in downtown Quincy She replaces Chris- tine Charlton, store owner Charlotte Smith's sister, who moved to Los Ange- les. Ashley has been a part time fix- ture at the family clothing store for nearly four years, juggling her time Ashley Stevenson with work and college where she is pursuing a teaching credential. She has long had a desire to become a teacher and also own a clothing bou- tique. Looks like she is well on her way to making both dreams come true -- and making her family, especially Grandma Charlotte, proud! Ashley has additional experience having worked as a sales and inventory control associate for Kohl's department stores. She dealt with a number of dif- ferent clothing vendors during her time there, and explained she is using those connections to capital- ize on her store's buying ability to lower prices on men's and women's clothing and shoes. This new pricing is clearly evident with their now arriving fall styles. An added emphasis will be on expanding the Junior and Misses fashions. Ashley and her new staff invite you to stop by and see the numerous changes they have already made. MAKE"OUR FINANCIAL FC' URE A PRI(tRtTY ESTEP NAMED NAKOMA G.M. The recently reopened Nakoma Golf Resort has announced that Randy Estep is the new general manger and director of golf for the Dragon Golf Course. Randy has been a resident of Plumas County for several years and is partic- ularly known for his video-supported Randy Estep golf instruction. He is a member of the PGA and is past recipient of such honors as the Sacramento Sportsman Associa- tion's Man of the Year and the Proclamation Award from the mayor of'Sacramento. Nakoma is now open for business for individual and group play with competitive pricing. They also have spe- cial rates with their Stay & Play packages using Nakoma's onsite villas ........ EVERYONE COMPLETES ASE TRAINING The entire gang at Mr. B's Auto Techtronics in Quincy, including manager Darcie Silkwood, have completed the required training and subsequent testing to each earn the coveted ASE (automotive service excellence) certification. Congratulations to each of you. CUSTOMER APPRECIATION DAY Friday, Aug. 27, Lake Almanor Propane is hav- ing a customer appreciation day. District Manager Richard Ghering tells us he and his team will be serving hot dogs, sodas and lemonade from 11-2, and adds there will be lots of prizes given away as well. WORKOUT CENTER OPENS A new workout center has opened at the Feather River Grange in Quincy Adults 40 and older can use the well-equipped facility Mondays, Wednes- days and Fridays from 7:30-noon. The Grange is located at 55 Main St. For more information and prices, call 283-9932. WALK-IN DENTAL PROBLEMS WELCOME About a year ago, Medi-Cal eliminated preven- tive dental care for those 21 and over. Now, many adult Medi-Cal recipients are experiencing painful dental problems, such as abscesses, broken teeth, a tooth in need of a root canals or other problems. The Plumas District Hospital-based dental clinic, Feather River Family Dentistry on Bucks Lake Road, accepts Medi-Cal and is allowed to treat those types of conditions -- if they are walk-in emergencies. Every morning, Monday through Friday, between 8:15- 9:00 a.m., they will accept walk-in patients with dental problems without Business Scene continued next column '/ BEWARE PHONEY TAX-HELP OFFERS t More and more scams await folks with financial problems. Many promise to get your tax debts reduced to half or less. Most of them are fraudulent. What they promise is an Offer in Compromise with the IRS - a deal to settle tax debts for less than the full amount. What they don't tell you is that the 1RS rejects 75 percent of such offers. And when they DO accept such a compromise, the taxpayer-in-trouble may lose much of his or her savings and other property, equity in real estate and cars and future income, less basic living expenses. There are better options. If yours is a short-time crunch, a 120-day extension may be available. Or you can request payment in installments up to 60 months. If the amount is $10,000 or less, the 1RS consent is usually automatic if your tax record is clean. There may be penalties, fees and interest involved. Even paying by credit card may be a less-expensive option. When you need dependable tax relief, you can trust the advice you get at: '1 307 W. Main St., Quincy 283-0680 Hair care, tanning Robin's Roots, a family hair care and tanning salon, is now open on Lawrence Street in Quincy. Owner Robin Nunez, a Quincy native, specializes in hair care for the entire family and sells jewelry hand-crafted by her family. She has been in the hair care business for 25 years and has always wanted to own her own business. Robin is located where Deborah Whiting's Classic Image had been, which Debo- rah has relocated to her home. Photo by Kay Moss appointments. They also accept other forms of in- surance and private pay COMMEMORATING ANNIVERSARIES... Jon Francine, owner of Indian Valley Pet Supply in downtown Greenville, is enjoying his second anniversary this month. His ever-expand- ing business will soon include aquariums and aquarium supplies. For 18 years, Fred Feil, O.D. has expertly served the vision needs of his patients in the greater Chester/Lake Almanor area. The well-liked and highly regarded optometrist said he thorough- ly enjoys living and working in the north county It's kind of confusing to acknowledge the hardworking Dave Reynolds and the two years he has actively been operating Dave's Carpet and Window Cleaning given the 12 years experience he has in the trade. But, that is how long he has been back taking care of his customers from his fully-equipped and completely self-contained ser- vice vehicle With its own fresh Water supply and generator. t Book Covers Binders Paper Pencils Backpacks Art Supplies Forest Stationers Across from the Courthouse Graeagle Store 531 Main St., Quincy, CA 95971 111 Hwy 89, Graeagle, CA 96103 (530) 283-2266 (530) 836-1962 FAX: (530)283-2501 Mon-Sat 10am-5pm; Mon-Fri 9:30am - 5:301: Canyon Dam Dogs Mike and Vicki Girvin are the new owners of Canyon Dam Dogs, located next to their other businesses, The Country Store and Canyon Dam RV Park. They bought the business, which features a variety of mouthwatering hot dogs, burgers, sausages and refreshments, from Larry and Mick- ey Holcomb. Photo by Valorie Chisholm m To schedule your complimentary financial review, call or visit today. Steven R King Financial Advisor 546 Lawrence Street, Suite 8 Quincy, CA 95971 530-283-4061 www.edwardJones.com Member SIPC 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 Ld FA RM E RS Gets you back where ),tin belong: Located on Main Street, the Susanvilh Subway offers a wide variety of breakfasls, subsandwiches, salads, and sides. Chuck Downs has owned and operated the establishment for just over a year. Chuck remarked, "Although I'm fairly new to the Susanville business community, from the moment I first stepped into Plums Bank rye been treated as a welcomed guest and friend. Maria Nye and her team are very knowledgeable and have been a tremendous help to me in this new business 'adventure'." Chuck added, "1 have enough on my plate while running my business; I don't want to worry about my banking too. I rely on Ihe experts at Plums Bank to offer me fresh, sensible banking ideas that help me succeed!" To find out how Plums Bank's personal approach to business banking can help your business, call us at 1.888.3PLUMAS (375.8627), or ask Chuck Downs.