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Bulletin, Progressive, Record, Reporter Wednesday, Sept. 22, 2010 SS ..... ~:i~ MIKE TABORSKI Publisher mtaborski@plumasnews.com FOUNDATION AUTHORIZED Tiffany Leonhardt, foundation and marketing manager for Plumas District Hospital and it's nonprofit Plumas Health Care Foundation, ports that PHCF has been recognized as an autho- rized charity for the 2010 "giving season" by Nor- ca] Combined Federal Campaign. Donations, in- cluding workplace payroll deductions made by fed- era] civilian, postal and military employees through Dec. 15, 2010 support eligible non-profits, such as PHCF. FESTIVE ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION The Blue Goose Fine Art Gallery in Chester is celebrating its first year of business with a "Fun- fest" Oct. 1-2. Owner Debbie Groesser invites you to join in the fun, food, prizes and surprises. WISHING HER OUR BEST It's the end of an era. After 40 years, Donna Kohnen, owner of Donna's Poodle Salon in Chester, is retiring. She will be hanging up her shears at the end of September. ANOTHER DRY CLEANING DROP-OFF Mountain Money and Shipping Services in Chester has become a drop-off location for dry cleaning being shuttled to and from County Cleaners in Susanville. 2010 SCRAPBOOKING IDEA BOOK Quincy independent consultant Krissy Bednars- ki tells us she has the 2010 edition of "Close To My Heart's" idea book for those interested in scrap- booking, stampiIlg and card making. Krissy's com- pany is the scrapbooking innovator and industry- leading direct sales company. To purchase the book or for more information on hostess clubs and workshops call her at 283-3914. Edward Jones HONORING THEIR ACHIEVEMENTS... Hats off to a premier anchor business in Quincy and the hardworking couple who have, through their continued success, provided a noteworthy number of jobs over its 28 years in business. We're talking about Gary and Mary Vogt and American Valley Hardware in the Plumas Pines Shopping' Center in Quincy. Need paint, plumbing, electri- cal, automotive parts and supplies? How about household appliances and gift items? Whatever it is, chances are you will find it at their store and it'll he priced right! Oregano Mountain Home Store in Portola is celebrating four years in business. Owner Patty Neal said she has enjoyed serving the community and looks forward to doing more of the same for many years to come. Patty promises to continue her commitment to carrying the products her cus- tomers' desire. Lots of changes have taken place in the short three years of business for Lake Almanor Fitness Center. General Manager Garn Pringle said the support from the Chester chamber and lo- cal residents have made it possible to grow from three to seven employees and increase their hours of operation to 15 hours per day. They offer ac- credited courses through Feather River College, have increased the number and variety of classes offered, expanded the orientation time spent with new customers and now feature the new Hexhead rubber-coated free weights. Otilio and Shannon Garcia, owners of Gar- cia's Yard Maintenance Services in Quincy, are celebrating their 15th year in business. From weekly yard maintenance to debris removal, their professional hardworking crew can make your yard look beautiful year-round! Jared Pew and Blake Roath are celebrating Mr. Huff Golf Course's second year under their ownership. They have added new events to the Business Scene continued next column g TIPS GUARD AGAINST INFLATION How much is in your retirement account today? What will it be worth in 10 or 20 years? One option guaranteed to keep up with rising prices is Treasury inflation-protected securities - TIPS. These offer a relatively low- percentage return, but the principal is guaranteed to keep up with inflation - and the interest is figured on each year's inflated principal (assuming inflation, notdeflation). When the securities mature, the buyer is guaranteed either the inflation-adjusted principal or the original face value of the bond, whichever is higher. Because TIPS are not tax-efficient - growth and earnings are taxable each year - they are ideal for a tax-deferred account. They can be bought directly from the government with no extra fees at www.treasurydirect.gov, or on the secondary market through your broker. TIPS mutual funds may be subject to price fluctuations. Planning a retirement portfolio? Bring your finance questions to the experts at: rls' Night Out, annual luncheon on tap CHAMBER UPDATE SARAH METZLER Quincy Chamber of Commerce The chamber welcomes three new members to Quin- cy Chamber of Commerce: D & G Enterprises, DZ & More, and P & Ks Cotton- wood Cabin! Great news - memberships are up for 2010, with website exposures increasing to a record 117,907 per month at quincychamber.com. Join to- day and see what we can do for your business! At the Quincy Chamber of Commerce, we are preparing many fall festivities for you, your families and your, friends. Wednesday, Oct. 13, start- ing at 11:30 a.m. until I p.m., we are proud to present our retiring and incoming board of directors at our annual luncheon. Guest speakers will be Roxanne Valladao, Plumas Arts and Town Hall Theatre, with lots of great ideas for the future. Panda Morgan, Small Busi- ness Development Center, will share information for small businesses on cash flow, break-even, cost con- trol, tax planning, loan pack- aging, public relations, e- commerce, businesses plans, bookkeeping procedures, ac- counting, and marketing fea- sibility studies. SBDC ser- vices are free and confiden- tial. Lunch will be catered by Back Door Catering. Traci's Sweet Surprises is making the dessert. R.S.V.P. to guar- antee your reservation, $20 for members and $25 for non- members. Girls Night Out is coming again to Quincy Friday, Sept. 24, from 4" 8 p.m. Start at Quincy Hot Spot (get your bag there), then look for the pink and black balloons. Don'tmiss Imelda's Shoe Search and win a pair of your choice of women's shoes from the Quincy Mer- chant Group and Ayoobs by Two Sisters. Entry forms are available at participating businesses• Plumas Physical Therapy is celebrating their fifth an- niversary and Physical Ther- apy Month with a chamber mixer Tuesday, Oct. 19, from 5:30 - 7:30 p.m. in their offices at 78 Central Ave. You are in- challenging nine-hole course in Crescent Mills that include Senior Days on Tuesdays and Thurs- days, and Wednesday morning and Thursday night scrambles. Golf pro Steve Ross is available for pri- vate golf lessons that are sure to help your game, regardless of handicap. Rick and Eileen Greenly are celebrating their 10th anniversary at their store, Papa Mur- phy's Pizza, conveniently located in the post of- • fice building in Q aincy. They are well known for their delicious take and bake pizzas. Coming again to Quincy Friday Sept. 24, 2010 4-8 pm • ~ Start at Quincy Hot Spot - get your bag here! =~ Look for the pink and black balloons! • ,~ AND DON'T MISS ... IME].DA'S CTj.)in a pair of.gout vited to share in the celebra- tion with Kory Felker and his staffi. What are you goingto be for Halloween? Safe Trick or Treat will be Friday, Oct. 29, in Quincy, starting at 3 p.m. and ending at 6 pm, Quincy merchants are stocking up candy for another fun-filled family event. Watch out for ghosts, goblins, monsters and witches! Can you believe this will be the 21st Main Street Sparkle & Light Parade? Fri- day, Dec. 3, the entertain- ment begins on the Plumas County Courthouse steps. We are already lining up the en- tertainment and registering the Light Parade. Sparkle Princesses, get ready to compete for $100 in gift certificates for your choice of Chamber of Com- merce businesses. Call the of- fice at 283-0188 if you are in- terested in participating. Have you seen the Plumas County display at the Califor- nia State Capitol? It is defi- nitely worth the trip to see all of the California counties represented. Eastern Plumas Chamber and Quincy Chamber of Com- merce took a trip to Sacra- mento to "turn the lights on in Plumas County." Mission accomplished with an updat- ed display in progress. We welcome your sugges- tions and Plumas County photos e-marled to office@quincychamber.com. BALANCED THAN YOUR 401(k)? I To learn how Edward Jones can help you make sense of your 401(k), call today. Steven R King Financial Advisor www.edwardJones.com Member SIPC 546 Lawrence Street, Quincy, CA 95971 530-2834061 Suite 8 ONCE BOB AND LINDA ROULAND TELL YOU ABOUT ALL THE DISCOUNTS AVAILABLE, YOU MIGHT WANT A WALLET-SIZED PHOTO. 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John commented, "The secret to our success is simple - we carry what customers need at a reasonable price. I'm the third generation to run the business and Suzy is the fourth." Suzy added, "It's comforting to know that Plumas Bank, our local, community hank, is close at hand to help us succeed, from one generation to the next." To find out how Plumas Bank's personal approach to business banking can help your business, cdll m il 1,1~ (37S.&627), or ask John or Suzy Huntec III 1[ --, :: ..... L._..==,==-,,, ....