Biznews for Dec. 4, 2012
HOLIDAY OPEN HOUSE
Curt and Dana Hirsche, owners of Leslie's Jewelry in Uptown Susanville, are hosting a Holiday Open House from 6 to 8 p.m. this Thursday, Dec. 6. They will be featuring some specials on a distributor’s closeout items. Be sure and stop by for some great deals and holiday cheer.
HOWL A-DAY BENEFIT
This time of year we want to make sure everyone has a special holiday — even your four-legged friends. Joanie and Monte Kielty, owners of Treats Natural Pet Marketplaces (in Susanville and Chester), are sponsoring a Howl-A-Day benefit this month. You can bring in your previously loved beds, blankets, collars, leashes and toys that are still in good shape to their stores or donate a bag or can of pet food. All items will be given to the Lassen Human Society, P.A.W.S and Pets in Need. Donation need to be made by Dec. 20.
GAS PUMPS NOW OPEN
Francis Law, owner of The Oil Changer in Susanville, wants everyone to know the gas station is now open! They have several great deals going on for the month of December. See their ad in this week’s paper, or stop by and check out their specials. They are located at 2425 Main St., next to Chinese Kitchen.
ANNUAL CHOCOLATE FESTIVAL
It’s time for the annual Chocolate Festival in Uptown Susanville from 4:30 to 8 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 8. The event is open to the public. In addition to delicious homemade treats you can also enjoy the wonderful creations of the many art and craft vendors, too.
PLUMAS BANK’s HOLIDAY MIXERS
Plumas Bank is celebrating the season with the community by hosting its annual holiday mixers; they will be held from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 6 at the Susanville branch, and from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 12 at the Portola office. You can also enjoy refreshments when you do your everyday banking at the Greenville or Quincy branches beginning Wednesday, Dec. 12 through Friday, Dec. 14. The Chester office will have its Customer Appreciation Days Wednesday, Dec. 19 through Friday, Dec. 21. Don’t forget to pick up your 2013 calendar that features local photographers “Capturing the Colors in Plumas Bank Country” while you’re there!
CHRISTMAS IN THE MOUNTAINS
Join the fun under moonlight skies as Westwood celebrates their fourth annual Christmas in the Mountains, from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday, Dec. 7. The event will be held at the Community Center at Birch and Third streets. The festivities include booths of treats and crafts from local businesses and organizations. They will be lighting the town tree; there will be a Christmas light parade on Third and Ash streets. Bring the whole family for good food, fun and, of course, photos with Santa.
If you'd like to be in the parade, call the Westwood Area Chamber of Commerce at 256-2456.
NEW LOWER RATES
Sam Glass, local agent for Farmers Insurance, is pleased to be offering a new life insurance program with lower rates! For more information, call Sam at 251-7201, or stop in and see him at 2020 Main St., inside Milwood Florist.
DELICIOUS HOLIDAY GIFTS
Have you been looking for a unique gift for that hard-to-shop-for person on your list? Stop in at GL&L Smokehouse and put together a customized gift basket or treat yourself to one of the many varieties of smoked meats. Manager Ches Mallery would be happy to let you know what they have to offer; give him a call at 257-2527, or stop in at 702-865 Richmond Road, Susanville. See their ad in this week’s paper.
NEED A HAIRCUT OR COLOR?
Stylist Karen Clements of Elite Salon has recently extended her hours. If you want a new color or something fun just in time for the holiday season, now is the time to book your appointment. You can call the salon at 257-5501 to reach Karen.