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Bulletin, Progressive, Record, Reporter Wednesday, Oct. 6, 2010 SS and Several events scheduled in MIKE TABORSKI Publisher " mtaborski@plumasnews.com S--CT-NE by wonderful restaurants and lo- For tickets and details, call Eastern Plumas cal stores. Plumas Arts, 283-3402. Chamber of CommerceGraeagle and Portola are DR. BERGSTRAND REOPENS PRACTICE Wow! What a great Celtic open on the weekends to greet After taking some time off for health reasons, Festival we had, here at the you. The chamber has Leaf John T. Bergstrand, D.C. has reopened his chiro- Barn in Blairsden Sept 25. Peeper packets for those of practic in a new location at 573 Jackson St. in Quincy More than 210 people attended you who are looking for fall across from Ada's Place. John offices were on Cen- this wonderful festival; the colors and needing to keep tral Avenue, but said his new location is more relax- food was delicious, cate.red by your windscreens clean and ing and offers his patients more privacy. Southern Accent and Long- signs to warn other drivers boards; and Brightwater Mu- that you may be going a little SAC BEE DISTRIBUTION TO RESUME sic and Fine Arts singers and slower. Randy Scurry, who delivers the Reno Gazette to musicians, Randy Pritchard, Now, we have some great Tommy Miles, Margaret events lined up for you this Quincy, Graeagle, Portola and surrounding areas, Miles, Kelly Pritchard, John- month: has made arrangements to begin distributing the ny McLaughlin, Holly, Stern- Oktoberfest, Oct. 9 - 10, in Sacramento Bee to those same areas in the not-to- berg, Chris Retallack Tessa Portola, Quincy and Graeagle distant future. But first, Randy said he needs to Clawson played their hearts -- this is the first of many meet a minimum number of subscribers so he is out to a very appreciative au- weekend packages the cham- asking those interested in Bee home delivery to dience, bern, together with Plumas call him at 530-927-7030 or email mynewspa- Pete Rhodes PA & Sound Arts and the GPA, will be in- per@yahoo.corn did an awesome job on the volved in, bringing tourists acoustics in the Barn; the into our wonderful County, WILLS AND TRUST SEMINAR chamber board members for not only in summer but fall Graeagle attorney David J. Heaslett will once their dedication and belief in and winter too. again share his estate planning expertise at a free the festival; the support and Oct. 9- APA Billy Funk seminar Oct. 14, 5:30-6:30 p.m., at the Mohawk hard work from a team of Memorial Powe: Lifting. Community Resource Center at the intersection of guys from J's Feather River Championships, at Chalet Highways 70 and 89. Dave will spend the hour dis- Rental-- thank you, guys, you View-- Healthy bodies and were great! fitness from 8 a.m. till it's cussing wills, trusts, advance care directives and The Millworks in Graeagle done! probate. He will also be available to answer any es- and High Sierra Books in Por- Also Oct. 9, we have a fall tate questions you might have. tola for selling tickets for us: festival' in Portola, 10 a.m. - 4 GIRLS NIGHT WINNER/SHOE SALE Thank you. p.m., at the Feather Arts Cen- Then not least-- Chris ter on Commercial St. in Old Two items of interest from Ayoobs in Quincy: David for his support in orga- Town Portola and the Caboose First, they are having a huge sale on Skechers nizing the show, you were our Parking Lot. Come and enjoy shoes for infants, toddlers and children -- every 'angel,' Chris, thank you. music, bounce house for kids, pair in stock isa whopping 40 percent off! Second- See you all there next year. fall festival tabletop displays, Nascar fun! ly, Cherie Whipple won Imelda's Shoe Search dur- I would like to welcome new ing the Girls Night Out promotion and received a members to the Chamber: Af- The 2006 Jeff Gordon No.24 pair of shoes courtesy of Ayoobs and other down- fordable Painting, Greenhorn car will be on display, bring town merchants. Guest Ranch, Kimberly yotw camera and take your Kaznowski of Plumas Sierra free picture next to the No. 24 YOU'RE RETIRED. YOUR MONEY ISN'T. Edward Jones FREE BUSINESS COUNSELING The Northeastern California Small Business De- velopment Center announces the opening of their new office in Auburn, which serves Plumas Coun- W. The SBDC helps existing businesses become more competitive and assists new business own- ers getting started. The center offers free one-on-one counseling, by agpointment only, at the Plumas Work Connection on East Main Street in East Quificy. Services in- clude -- but are not limited to -- assisting small businesses with cash flow, cost control, tax plan- ning, loan packaging, e-commerce, business plans, bookkeeping, accounting and marketing. Consulta- tions are confidential and provided by professionals with expertise in their specific area of interest. They are partially funded bF the Small Business Administration and the Los Rios Community Col- lege District. To schedule an appointment or learn more about the types of services offered, call 877- 853-9093 or email info@sierrasbdc.com. Nordic Foundation, The car Feather Community ArtsCen- Food and drinks will be ter and East Sierra Valley available. Any funds collected Chamber of Commerce. from our community or spon- Welcome to you all and sots will go to the Portola thank you for supporting your Family Crisis Center, Feather local chamber of commerce. River Community Arts Center We are now officially in fall and the Railroad Days 2011. and the colors are starting to Oct. g, in Quincy --Moun- change. Drive round Eastern tain Harvest Festival, noon - 5 Plumas and see the wonderful' p.m. at Plumas-Sierra County OUR CONTINUED BEST WISHES... Let's start our anniversary acknowledgments this week by recognizing the success of two very hard-working and knowledgeable individuals, Ken Muir and Dick Biri. They have owned and operat- ed Dickens Drilling based in East Quincy for 19 years! I can't help but wonder just how many wells they've drilled during this near two decade period? Sunday, Oct. 10, at 6 p.m. is Oktoberfest at Longboards Bar & Grill, $40 admission in- cludes traditional German buffet dinner, your first Ger- man beer, live music by the OOMPAH Schmeel Band, or $20 admission at 7 p.m. with- out dinner. Includes live mu- sic and your first German beer! Tickets available at the Plumas Pines Golf Resort Golf Shop call 836-1420. There are also Play Stay and Dine packages, including golf and dinner, lodging and ATV tours throughout the weekend to book these pack- Steven R King Financial Advisor 546 Lawrence Street, Quincy, CA 95971 530-2834061 ages call (866) 819-4653 or vis- it graeagleplumas.com. Oct. 11, Duffers for Dogs at the Whitehawk Ranch Golf Club. This is a golf tourna- ment to benefit High Sierra Animal Rescue. The tourna- ment startx 9 a.m., with awards and no-host bar at 5 p.m. and dinner at 6.30 p.m. call Karen Neely on 530-836- 2126 for more information. Oct. 14, Mohawk Resource Center, Seminar on Living wills, health care directives, trusts and estate planning by David Heaslett at 5.30 - 6.30 p.m. Oct. 15 and 22, Words & Music, Feather Community Arts Center & Plumas Arts at 7 p.m. For information, Call 832-4518. @@@ The look you'll flip for! To learn why consolidating your retirement accounts to Edward Jones makes sense, call today. Suite 8 www.edwardJones.com Member SIPC ONCE BOB AND LINDA ROULAND TELL YOU ABOUT ALL THE DISCOUNTS AVAILABLE, YOU MIGHT WANT A WALLET-SIZED PHOTO. R 0 U L Io I ........ I I ,4 I ..... I /t/ I I I "Your billfold is about to get fatter, Because not only will a photo of your favorite new insurance agent find a valued place in your wallet, the pictures of several presidents could as well. Formers agents like us have access to more than 35 discounts, which means you could save money on a policy that's just right for you. What's not to love? Contact us today. Then g~'ab some scissors. Your wallet will thank you." PO Box 425 / 650 Main St, Chester, CA 96020 ~ F A R M E R S" Agent Ucense Number: 0657918 ~DO you love your agent?' 258-2218 or 800-254-2218 Also celebrating 19 years in business this month is Margie Meeker at Country Style Fami- ly Hair Care in Greenville. Couple of quick re- minders about her establishment: Margie has a barber on duty Monday, Tuesday and Saturday who welcomes walk-ins. With Halloween just around the corner, or any other special occasion for that matter, Margie wants to remind you about their vast array of costumes and accessories. Dennis and Ginny Hargrave have owned and operated the Pine Shack Frosty for a decade now, building a reputation for their friendly service. It's noteworthy that they continue to respect the time-honored adage of this landmark Chester eatery: "If Mt. Lassen erupts while you are order- ing, your food is free." THAT MEDICARE SURTAX Questions abound regarding the Medicare surtax, though few people will be involved and it starts in 2013. Here are the answers: There is a 0.9 percent surtax on earned income over $200,000 for individuals, over $250,000 for couples--not deductible for self-employed individuals. The second Medicare surtax, for the same income group, is on unearned income-interest, dividends, capital gains and distributions from retirement plans like IRAs, Roths, profit 'sharing plans and defined benefit plans. Annuity payouts are exempt. Where this surtax may hit a wider target is in the sale of a primary home. A substantial gain could indeed kick a couple's income for the year well above the trigger point. However, the seller can exclude up to $250,000-$500,000 for couples filling jointly--of the home sale profit from capital-gains taxes. Second homes, however, do not qualify for this exclusion. Questions about taxes? We've got the answers you need at: 307 W. Main St., Quincy 283-0680 Serving Plumas County for ovel 80 years, Hunter Hardware is a family owned and operated business. Hunter Hardware offers a variety of tools, plumbing, eledrk and RV supplies, house wares, mixed paint, and cut glass, pipe, keys, and more. Owners John Hunter and his daughter, Suzy, run the thriving business together. 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 bank, 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, call us at 1.888.3PLU~ (375.8627), or ask John or Suzy Hunter. 17 ~~ ....... , ............................. . ,...- ....... , , , , .............. =..,,.. .......................... ,, - _ .L=.i