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Bulletin, Progressive, Record, Reporter / Wednesday' Sept. 8, 2010 9B Consistency is the name of the game in client service BUSINESS CHAR'S BEAUTY SALON M. Kate West Chester Editor chesternews@plurnasnews.com When asked about the se- cret to her success, Char Or- machea, owner and stylist of Char's Beauty Salon, said, "I'm not very good at tooting my own horn." Yet she quietly admits to go- ing the distance for her clients. "I run and pick people up and deliver them back home -- whatever helps the clients," she said. No doubt, the other part of her success is the fact she is not only a stylist but also a business owner and the owner of a building that houses mul- tiple businesses. A 1972 graduate of the Yuba City College of Beauty, Orma- chea first rented space and worked at Heidi's Harem, a sa- lon named after the daughter of building owners Fred and Kathy Schlueter. Three years later, at the age of 22 years, she bought her first shop, next to the old Western Auto store. Laughing, Orma- chea said her monthly pay- ment in 1975 was $35. Moving forward, she said she worked in other locations around town until 1990, when she bought her current salon and building at 181 Main St. "The reason I've done so well with my business is be- cause of my customers -- they are the reason I am here. They are loyal and they aremy friends. "I was born and raised here; I've done some of the same peo- ple's hair for 37 years. Ina Gray and Florence Price were my first steady clients when I got out of school and I'm still doing their hair," Ormachea said. Salon stylist Nora Blake- man not only agreed, but also said the loyalty was, in Char's case, a two-way street. "She is loya ! to each and every one of her clients and that is only part of what makes her successful. She is also very consistent in the way she does hair and she al- ways comes to work despite a long winter drive from Stan- dish or whether she is well or Stylist Ch'ar Ormachea, owner of (har's Beauty Salon, has been in the beauty business since 1972. Just finishing a style for Iongtime client Kathryn Larsen, she also had 20-year client Marge Cagle on her books as well as 37-year client Dixie John- son. Photo by M. Kate West years experience with Social Securitl DISABILITY (775) 825-1616 1-877-832-8757 se habla espafiol DISABILITY ASSOCIATES / J PUBLIC NOTICE R_e_ular Fall Hours: Mon-Fri: 9am-Spm * Sat: 9am - 3pm Closed Sunday Public Hearing PUBLIC NOTICE OF SUBMITTAL OF FUNDING PROPOSAL TO THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA UNDER THE 2008 DISASTER RECOVERY INITIATIVE (DRI) ALLOCATION NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the County of Plumas has submitted a funding proposal to the State community Development Block Grant program for,2008 Disaster Recovery Initiative (DRI) funding on August 31, 2010. The County wishes to solicit additional citi- zen after the submittal of the application because the request for Landslide Repairs was increased from an amount of up to $10,000 to $334,800, thereby increasing the total application from an amount of up to $190,000 to $525,098. Therefore a public hearing will be conducted on Tuesday, September 21, 2010, at 10:15 a.m. at the Plumas County Board of Sqpervisors Chambers, 520 West Main Street, Quincy CA. The County of Plumas did apply for a grant amount of $525,098 under the 2008 DRI Allocation for: 1) reimbursement of expens- es incurred as a result of the damages to the Tobin water system - $15,000; 2) Debris Clearing - 14,796; 3) Landslide Repairs - up to $334,800; 4) Multi-hazard Mitigation Plan update - $70,000; 5) Safety Element of.the Integrated General Plan - $80,000; and General Administration - $10,502, in Plumas County and also specifically in the community of Tobin. The purpose of the public hearing will be to provide citizens an opportunity to make their comments known. If you are unable to attend the public hearing, you may direct written comments to the County of Plumas c/o Plumas County Community Development Commission, P.O. Box 819, Quincy, CA 95971 or you may call the Commission at (530) 283-2466 with ques- tions or comments. The application and information about DRI and CDBG funding is available for review in order to give citizens an opportunity to make their comments known. Public information files are available for review at the following address: 183 West Main Street, Quincy, CA, contact David Keller between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. on weekdays. If you plan to attend the hearing and need a special accommodation because of disability or have need for an interpreter, please Con- tact the Commission at (530)283-2466 to arrange for those accommodations. Individuals having a Telecommunication Device for the Deaf (TDD) may dial 1(800)735-2929 to reach the Commission. The County promotes fair housing and makes all programs available to low and moderate income families regardless of age, race,,color, religion, sex, national origin, sex- ual preference, marital status, familial status (children), or handicap. EOUAL IIOUS.lS • OPPORT LINl'rY Published FRB, IVR, PR, CP Sept. 8, 2010 injured," Blakeman said. Asked how the economy was impacting the beauty business Ormachea said, "I think everybody has been challenged by the economy. You just have to take it a day at a time." She also said, "In 30 some years styles have changed. People used to come in every week and summers were busier with people walking in all the time." "We didn't know how good we had it," added Blakeman. As for what's on the hori- zon, Ormachea said, "I'm just going to keep going and stay open as long as 'I can." Char's Beauty Salon offers clients tanning, haircuts, hair color and permanent waves. The salon also stocks a variety of hair and tanning products. Ormachea works Wednesday through Friday each week and appointments can be made by calling 258-2568. Blakeman also works Wednes- days through Fridays. Appoint- ments with Blakeman may be made by calling 258-2009. Ormachea said two other stylists work in the salon, Ma- cy Lawrence and LeeAnn Hardesty, For an appointment with Lawrence call 258-9657. For Hardesty call 258-9297. Char's Beauty Salon 181 Main St. Old, Town Chester 258-2568 Mon. = Sat. Four Wednesday, Sept. 8 Thursday, Sept. 9 Friday, Sept. 10 Saturday, Sept. 11 Trees and / / Shrubs Add shade, wildlife habitat and beauty with a tree or shrub. 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