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Bulletin, Progressive, Record, Reporter Wednesday, Dec. 8, 2010 BUSINE00i;S and CLAS'0000IFIEDS - MIKE TABORSKI Publisher mtaborski@plumasnews.com U S-NE REALTORS HIRE NEW DIRECTOR The Plumas Association of Realtors hired Sarah Metzler as their new association executive. Incoming O association president John Mansell said the organization is excited to have Sarah on board. "Her extensive knowl- edge of the local communities is sure Sarah Metzler to be an asset to our association." Mansell added that Sarah's previous experience as executive director of the Quincy Chamber, main- taining a web presence and working with a non- profit's board of directors will serve her well in this new position. NATIONAL GIFT CARD SWEEPSTAKES Papa Murphy's International announced on the company's Facebook page the launching of its "Colossally Massive Super Ginormous Sweep- stakes," running through Jan. 2. According to Quincy storeowner Rick Greenly, more than 30,000 gift cards are up for grabs, worth anywhere from $5 all the way to $100! Register by visiting www.facebook.com/papamurphyspizza or any one of the 1,200-plus U.S. stores, including Quincy and Susanville. KJDX IS BACK ON THE AIR Now that the radio station's transmitting tower has been updated, KJDX, with its popular coun- try music format, is back on the air at FM 92.7. EdwardJones BOOK SIGNING, ART RECEPTION B&B Booksellers in Chester will feature Plumas County Library Director Margaret Miles playing a selection of traditional, original and hol- iday songs during a Santa Book Signing and Art Reception Friday, Dec. 10 from 5-7 p.m. Children (and adults) are invited to bring their favorite Christmas books for Santa to sign; refreshments will be served. CHESTER SALON RELOCATES Since moving her Chester salon, Shear Magic II, owner-stylist Linda Leclerc said the added space al- lows her to add tanning services to her hair and nail boutique. The new location is 289 Main St. in the Stover Center next to Holiday Market. CHESTER WINNERS FROM ALL OVER Several people won some terrific prizes in draw- ings held at various businesses during Chester's Merchant Night recently. Edith Schewirian of Janesville correctly guessed 119 items in a jar to win a limited edition print from Blue Goose Fine Art Gallery. Redding resident Debbie Taylor won a year's supply of dog food from Treats Dog Com- pany. Proceeds from the benefit drawing netted $200 for High Sierra Animal Rescue. NEW ITEMS AT STERLING SAGE Sterling Sage owners Bink and Josh Huddle- ston say their store is overflowing with gifts of every kind and price range. New to the Greenville store this year are women's leather handbags, cards and stationary, and a mouth watering cran- berry-ginger dressing. Back by popular demand is the "Peace" candles. SHRINERS' BENEFIT A BIG SUCCESS Patrick, Donata and especially little Simone ex- tend a special thank you to all those who support- ed their annual Thanksgiving dinner benefit at Caf4 LeCoq in Quincy. They raised $2,700 for the Shriners Children's Hospital in Sacramento! CONSIGNMENT SHOP STAYS OPEN Normally Marjorie Meeker closes her Greenville consignment shop for the winter, but this year she decided to get a varied assortment of Christmas inventory and remain open. Through Christmas the shop will be open Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays. WHY NOT BORROW FROM A 401(K)? Yes, you CAN borrow from your retirement account to buy a home, to get a large enough down payment to avoid having to carry mortgage insurance. But should you? Most probably not. There's too much at risk. You'd lose any investment gains the money might gather before the account is rebuilt. Worse, should you leave your job while carrying an outstanding loan, you'd have to repay the money immediately, or face income taxes on the entire amount PLUS a 10-percent penalty for early withdrawal. There are other options. First, go on a serious savings campaign; trim or stop contributions to the 401(k) plan for a while if necessary. Or, in a tighter time frame, look into an FHA loan, which doesn't require such a large down payment. And while you may have to pay mortgage insurance at first, you can cancel it as soon as your equity in the property rises enough. What are your options? Which are the best ones? Talk it over with the tax and finance experts at: 307 W. Main St., Quincy 283-0680 Indian Valley CHAMBEKUPDATE JOSH HUDDLESTON Indian Valley Chamber of Commerce Chamber's year-end mixer We heard such wonderful things about the 10th annual Taylorsville Light Parade, which took place this last weekend. Thanks so very much to Debbie and Russ and the Taylorsville Tavern for continuing to provide a great Thanksgiving weekend full" of fun things to do in Tay- lorsville. The annual Indian Valley Chamber of Commerce, Year-End Mixer is Dec. 10. A potluck dinner, with the main course provided by In Chester the IVCC. Live music from the Half Grass Band of Indian Valley will serenade diners. For information, call the chamber office at 284-6633 or visit indianvalley.net, and check under the calendar page. Please R.S.V.P. by Wednesday, Dec. 8. The Wolf Creek 4-H will meet at 10 a.m., Dec. 11, on Main Street in Greenville to make fresh decorations for the Greenville business com- munity. They will provide materials and helpers, but need of more community members to help put the dec- orations together. This is a wonderful event to get you in the holiday spir- it and anyone young or old are welcome to join in. They i will set up on Main Street ini' front of the Sierra Lodge and there will be hot cocoa, cof- ' fee, apple cider and fresh baked goodies in exchange for your help. For more information, call the office at 284-6633. Dec. 17 marks the holiday festivities in Greenville with a merchants open house, serving refreshments and goodies with a Trivia-Scav- enger Hunt, 2 - 6 p.m., that will test your knowledge of participating businesses in Greenville. Participants will have to figure out where each indi- December 10 vidual piece of trNia resides. There will be prizes for the winner and also a prize for the wo result at 7 p.m. At 6:g0 p.m. the community Christmas tree will be lit in front of the Greenville Rancheria, on Main Street, with caroling at 6:16 p.m. Memorial Lights names will be read at 6:45 p.m. Remember, it's not too ear- ly to think about getting your tickets to the annual Crab Feed. The date is Feb. 5, 2011. Tickets will go on sale this month. Happy holidays, everyone! May you and yours be happy and healthy! And remember: Support your local mer- chants! They're your neighbors! Karen Blue opened Trendz Boutique on Main Street in Chester. The "trendy" store carries new Jr. and women's apparel in sizes ranging from 0-16 featuring brand names like True Blue, Flair and Tribal to name a few. Karen, an eight year resident of Plumas County and has been in retail most of her life, also stocks accessories that include belts, scarves and jewelry. This spring she plans to expand the business to include home d6cor items and kitchen gadgets. Photo by Cheri Mclntire LEANIN' TREE & ., BI, UE',I)ITN I'AT ", Quincy Holiday hours: Fri. Open until 7pro; Sat. 10am-4pm; Sun. llam-3pm 7 ross from the Courthouse Stt, Quinc  iii1 30) 283-2266. FAX Mn-Fri 9:30am4:30pm HAPPY LI  .,ii During this holiday season and every of the wish all the best. day year, we you Steven R King Financial Advisor www.edwardJones.com M.b S,PC 546 Lawrence Street, Suite 8 Quincy, CA 95971 530-283-4061 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  FARMERS' C,'ts you b& wlk-m you belong: umas Bank will pay you to GO GREEN! ,, Simplify your life! Open a Go Green Checking account and a Grow Green savings account today! You'll gain the freedom to manage your accounts online, anytime, while adding to your financial success. These accounts are environmentally-friendly, convenient, and they can help make your savings growl Learn all about eStatements and check details on our new Green accounts by www.plumasbank.com, your umas Bank office, or call us at Earn money and help p rq