NOW DOING GEL NAILS
Biz news for Feb. 16, 2010
Hi-Lites Salon owner Jennifer Blackburn tells us she just sent Jacquelin Kiar to a nail seminar in Reno, Nev. Jacquelin just received training on Lechat Gel nails. You can call the salon to make an appointment.
ALL TIME HIGHS FOR PIZZA CHAIN
Susanville franchise operators Lorin and Judy Galassi report that amidst one of the toughest years the restaurant industry has ever endured, Papa Murphy’s International announced that its total system wide sales grew 7 percent in 2009 compared to the prior year. The take ‘n bake pizza pioneer ended the year with 1,185 locations, an increase of 83 stores.
LOCAL PHONE BOOKS GETTING OUT
The 2010 edition of your locally produced telephone book, the Lassen Plumas Connection, is hot off the presses and is now being delivered throughout Lassen, Plumas and eastern Sierra counties. Should you need additional copies for your home or office, just drop by our newspaper offices on Grand Avenue or pick up extra copies at our numerous and convenient stands located throughout the area.
Here’s a heads-up for folks in the business and service sectors: Well-trained sales reps from two other telephone directory companies are currently selling yellow page ads for their books in this area that publish early this summer. In light of the current economic challenges we are all facing, be smart.
If, for whatever reason, you decide to buy an ad elsewhere, be clear on what you are buying, who you’re reaching and how it will be of added benefit to you. Since we are here with you throughout the year, if we can further assist you in any way, give one of us advertising sales consultants here at the Times a call. We're always here to help you in any way we can!
LASSEN HOOPS PICTURES THIS SUNDAY
If you have kids playing basketball with Lassen Hoops this season, team pictures will be taken this Sunday. Doae Cooper Photography will be taking photos at the Susanville Indian Rancheria Sports Complex beginning at 9 a.m. Your team coach will have a schedule as to when your pictures will be taken. If you didn't receive one, you can go to lassenhoops.net for a complete schedule.
SOME BLING FOR YOUR HAIR
Have you seen Bling Strands in someone's hair yet? You may have noticed some of the stars at the Oscars with them in their hair. Angie Pierce, owner of The Look Salon is now carrying Bling Strands. These fun colorful strands are the ultimate hair accessories. They would be the perfect accessory for the upcoming Prom or Reverse Dance.
The great things about these strands are that you can do everything you normally do with your hair once you have them in. You wash, blow dry, curl or whatever you use to do your hair like you normally would. You can make an appointment to have them put in, or just buy them and do it yourself. Stop by the salon for more information.
LAST CHANCE TO ORDER DAFFODIL'S
Local coordinator Dawn Lightsey of The American Cancer Society's Daffodil Days Program informs us all orders for daffodil's must be in by Feb. 26. If you want to help paint our town yellow, give Dawn a call at 249-3847.
NOW SERVING DINNER ON SATURDAY
Ron, Jason and Connie Theobald, co-owners of the Old Mill Café in the heart of beautiful downtown Westwood, are now serving dinners on Saturday ‘til 7 p.m. By the way, they are also celebrating their 11th anniversary this year!
DOGS DAY OUT
Sit Spot announces Dog’s Day Out, Saturday, Feb. 20 and then again on Saturday, March 20 at the Lassen County Fairgrounds. There will be a different class every hour. Sign up for one or stay all day. For more information call Sit Spot or visit their Web site at sitspot.tv.
TRISH IS BACK TO WORK
Suzanne Rice, owner of Suzanne’s Ultimate Salon wants to let everyone that Trish Beall will be back to work full time as of Feb. 19. Trish was out of the salon for a bit.
Suzanne also tells us she has a whole new line of O.C. tanning lotions now available.
IT'S THE PERFECT TIME TO BUY A HOME
The Lassen Association of Realtors reminds us there are two different tax credits still available for homebuyers. For qualifying first time homebuyer there is an $8,000 tax credit. There is also a $6,500 tax credit available for existing homeowners who have owned their home for the last five out of eight years and want to purchase another home. Talk to one of our local Realtors for more information.
FIND THEM ON THE WEB
If you have tried to find Auslander Tactical online, let me clarify their Web address; auslandertactical.com. Owner Frank-Ti Neff informs us there is all the information on his Web site that you will need to find out when his next class is.
UNIQUE ANTIQUES IN UPTOWN
If you’ve been looking for a unique antique or collectable then visit the newly re-opened Great Basin Antiques in Uptown Susanville. Owners Steve and Rhonda Fuller are excited about their new location where there is plenty of room to shop for great deals on vintage treasures. See their ad in this week’s paper for more information.
MMM, MMM, GOOD
If you love the smell of a fresh baked cinnamon rolls, then you might want to head on over to the Subway sandwich shop. They’ve recently added giant cinnamon rolls to their menu and their hot, gooey goodness is the perfect comfort food on a cold day! So the next time you’re in the mood for a sweet treat, stop by Subway.
Diamond Mountain Casino is celebrating Luau week this week and you can take advantage of drink specials and other great promotions just for wearing a Hawaiian shirt. Plus you can enter to win a trip for two to Hawaii or $1000 in cash. See the casino for complete contest rules.
GOOD GRIEF SUPPORT
Honey Lake Hospice will be holding their monthly Good Grief Support group meeting on the 18. If the loss of a loved one has you feeling alone and depressed these monthly support group meetings may offer you comfort and support as you heal from you loss. See their ad for more details.