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Bulletin, Progressive, Record, Reporter Wednesday, Oct 20, 2010 BUSINESS and CLASSIFIEDS .... ";; i?i!ii!, /::: " T '? MIKE ABORSKI Publisher  mtaborski@plumasnews.com U NE PET ART BENEFITS ANIMAL RESCUE Following the style of her unique PoesyArt, Linda Gorman of Gold Mountain is venturing in- to custom Pet Art with a portion of proceeds going to the High Sierra Animal Rescue in Portola. Her art designs are derived from original photographs that are enhanced and processed for printing on artist's canvas, gallery wrapped on stretcher bars, and ready to hang. Interested pet owners can up- load their pet photographs at Linda's website, LL- Gorman.com, and commission the work. NEW REAL ESTATE COMPANY Mason McDuffie is now representing Plumas and Sierra Counties as an agent for Better Homes and Garden Real Estate. The company's other experienced agents, Carol Murray, Lee Proc- tor, Mo Tarantino and Marlene Boggs, offer a full range of services and can still be reached at their home offices. ONE SMILE AT A TIME Millions of children in developing countries are in desperate need of cleft lip and palate surgery. The families of these children -- often living on less than $1 dollar a day -- are too poor to ever afford to pay for surgery. Quincy businesswoman Caron Chance of Back Door Catering is follow- ing a long family tradition as a donor to Smile Train, a national organization focused only on a single problem: cleft lip and palate. Now through the holiday season, Caron will donate a portion of her catering proceeds to this charity. In tune with the times, she has revamped her menu selections and pricing striacture to make holiday parties affordable for most any type of gathering. Back Door Catering is located in Quin- cy inside the Mineral Building at the Plumas Sier- ra County Fairgrounds. Edward Jones THE FINISHING TOUCH! Holly Patton and Jamie Winter at The Finish- : ing Touch are thrilled to let everyone know they "now carry Devoe Wonder-Pure interior paints at their az:eaoe_treet storejn Quincy. The paint is odor free and environmentally friendly and is Greenguard Indoor Air Quality certified. Through November, they are knocking $5 off every gallon! If you haven't been to their store lately, you're missing out on a huge selection of household items and giftware for any room in your home. YEAR IN AND YEAR OUT... eRichard Caley, owner of Caley Electric in Cromberg, is celebrating his sixth year in busi- ness. Richard does electrical for residential or commercial and that no job is too small. e Sharon Henry is excited to begin her ninth year in business with Lassen Gift Company Lo- cated on Main Street Chester, Lassen Gift has been around since 1945. Although the owners and store have changed somewhat over the years, the old- fashioned soda fountain has been a constant. Af- ter your fountain treat, you can roam the gift store, stocked with jewelry, clothing, glassware, in- fant & youth educational toys and much more, in- cluding their year 'round Christmas shop. e Sierra Coffee and Beverage is celebrating its seventh anniversary serving Plumas and Lassen counties. The three owners, Michael Shan- non, Victor and Linda Hursh, started by offering coffee and coffee making systems to businesses and have expanded it to include a line of vending products and bottled water service. e Lana Beal, owner of Always Sunny Tanning and Nails, celebrates her business' fourth anniversary. Lana offers manicures, pedi- cures and tanning. She also carries an assortment of women's clothing, summer shoes, sunglasses, lotions, soaps and scrubs. ROLL OVER P OLD 401(k)? - Some workers have left theft old jobs but not the 401 (k) that went with it. Whether the funds stayed there for better investment opportunities or simple inertia doesn't matter. It's never too late to roll over the money to another retirement vehicle. One option is to move it to the 401(k) of your current employer - if that plan's rules allow such relievers. Most do. Another is to move it to an IRA, which offers greater investment choices but may have higher fees. You'll need to Compare. Still another choice is a Roth IRA. New rules let you roll over the money directly without going through an ordinary IRA. But it will cost you. If you've made only pretax contributions to the 401(k), you will probably owe income taxes on the entire conversion. If, on the other hand, you made after-tax contributions and are rolling over only those contributions, you can avoid the tax. When decisions have tax consequences, talk them over with the know-how people at: Floberta Alien, CPA John A. Kimmel, CPA Bequette & Kimmel Accountancy Corporation C PA ?" r.e CPA. Never Underestimate The Value. "I, , 307 W. Main St., Quincy 283-0680 Chester chamber CHAMBER UPDATE The Chester-Lake Almanor Chamber of Commerce wel- comed four interns from Feather River Community College's nationally recog- nized Students in Free Enter- prise club. The interns are part of a collaborative effort to devel- op and promote local cham- ber member websites, while encouraging community sus- tainability through environ- mental awareness and efficiency The SIFE interns -- re- named "The Green Team', -- will utilize the Chamber Na- tion digital network of Traf- fic Catcher Websites devel- oped by Quincy local Richard Scully. Scully has mentored the students, providing his assis- tance with website design for Quincy local businesses and allowed the students a free space in his Quincy office to develop directory pages for the Chester-Lake Almanor Chamber of Commerce members. The FRC team is already has big aspirations planning for next year's com- petition, hoping the state of California will recognize its collaboration with the Chester-Lake Almanor Chamber as a best practice example of community sus- tainability. The program will be valu- able to the Almanor commu- nity through its impact on the success of the local economy. The interns receive assis- tance through a federally funded grant that targets en- ergy efficiency. In addition to development, operations and maintenance of the directory sites, the stu- dents will assist business owners with their own digi- tal networking and social me- dia skills. They will also guide busi- nesses on simple "green" steps, such as unplugging un- used appliances, switching to fluorescent light bulbs and recycling. Pacific, Gas and Electric Company has also volun- teered to assist in the cham- ber's effort by offering a free energy audit to members. The audits will help ensure environmental efficiency and community sustainability. The joint effort will be a much-needed rejuvenation of reputation, with a desired re- sult to put the Almanor Basin and eventually all of Plumas County on the map as a uni- fied, aware and environmen- tally savvy network of com- munities. Over the course of the sum- mer, The Green Team will ride bicycles to businesses for interviews to compile a baseline of data that will ver- ify measurable results at the end of the project The students are eager and enthusiastic to participate in a project that could impact the entire community in such a positive light. 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