Business Scene for the week of 3/27/2013
annual job fairs march 27, 28
The 17th annual Plumas-Sierra Job Fairs are set for March 27 in Graeagle at the fire department and in Quincy at Feather River College on March 28. Each job fair runs 2 to 4 p.m. Participation for businesses and prospective employees is free and is sponsored by the Alliance for Workforce Development-Business Career Network. Contact Jan Prichard at 283-1606 for more information.
kids’ pony rides and more!
The Equine Studies students at Feather River College are having another fundraiser this Saturday, March 23, at Pet Country in Quincy. From 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. the students will be offering pony rides for kids, dummy calf roping and cleaning of any and all tack — and they are just asking for donations. Food, water and baked goods will be for sale as well. Pet Country owners Tim and Michelle Low said that the money the students raise will help them go on class trips with their horses.
buying fair trade products
Good Vibrations is “viben” once again with an assortment of Fair Trade products two of the owners purchased at a San Francisco gift show.Becky Weatherson and Sharon Geney returned from the Bay Area with lots of new grass purses, bath scrubs, beaded bracelets, scarves, vintage journals, home décor items made from recycled oil barrels and more.The store is located in the landmark Stover Building on Main in Chester.
david joins luxury international
Chris David of Chase International Real Estate in Graeagle, has recently joined Luxury Portfolio International, the fastest-growing luxury property network with more than 200 affiliates around the world and more listings over $1 million than any other luxury real estate organization.
“We’re delighted to have Chris as a part of our distinguished broker collection. Our company has an impeccable reputation for luxury marketing in the Tahoe area and we are proud to expand that reputation to Plumas County,” said Paul Boomsma, the company’s president. “Luxury Portfolio boasts the most comprehensive marketing program in the industry, encompassing print advertising in high-net-worth publications, an award-winning website and premium marketing materials and I’m excited to bring these exceptional opportunities to Plumas County,” said broker Chris David.
olah joins prudential team
Prudential Lake Almanor Real Estate welcomes Ellen Olah to its team. Broker Wendi Durkin said they value her past experience and knowledge in the human resources technology field and in construction management, adding that her work ethic and people skills will undoubtedly make her a successful Realtor. Having lived in the area for the past 13 years, Ellen understands what the Lake Almanor lifestyle has to offer.
crescent country’s adult egg hunt
Don’t miss the egg-citement! The always festive Crescent Country ladies, Barbara and Lisa, are hosting their 19th annual Spring Fling and Adult Easter Egg Hunt on Good Friday, March 29, from 10:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Eggs will be placed throughout the store, each containing gifts and discount coupons and one containing the top prize, a $50 gift certificate. Will you be the lucky finder of the Grand Golden Egg?
No purchase is necessary to participate. You can walk around the store, choose an egg and take it to the counter to see what you won. Of course, only one egg per person.