Biz news for Jan. 25, 2011
Jackie Earnshaw, certified professional dog trainer, co-owner of SitSpot Canine Center, informs us she took three dogs (she had been training) for their American Kennel Club Canine Good Citizen tests, and all passed with flying colors on their first try on each of the 10 steps of the test. A 1 year-old border collie found as a stray last summer, a 5 year-old Yorkshire terrier, and a 6 year-old Pomeranian proved positive, motivational training techniques work! Call SitSpot Canine Center to learn how to train your dog to have better manners.
TURNER HEADING TO RESA CONFERENCE
Naomi Turner is heading to a RESA (Real Estate Staging Association) conference the end of the month. She will be learning about the up and coming trends and techniques, and network with professionals in the business, like Matthew Finlason from HGTV. Naomi is now offering a referral program, be sure and ask her about her special. Her motto is, "Stage it well and watch it sell."
SMOKE SHOP IN SUSANVILLE
Susanville Indian Rancheria has opened its own Native American Smoke Shop. It is located in the parking lot of Diamond Mountain Casino. It's open Monday through Saturday. Stop in to check it out.
YOGA CLASS BEGINS
Kelly Fairbank is starting up a new yoga class. The class is open to all experience levels. It will be held on Wednesday evenings beginning at 5:30 p.m. at the Zephyr Forest Dharma Center (off of South Street, turn left where it ends, go 1/2 mile up dirt road, turn right at Zephyr Forest). The classes will be ongoing. For more information, call Kelly at 310-3394.
MARK YOUR CALENDAR
The Susanville Peace Officers Association is having a spaghetti fundraiser dinner in honor of Robert McElrath. The dinner will be from 5 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 10 at Diamond Mountain Casino & Hotel. All proceeds will benefit the McElrath children.
REALTOR OF THE YEAR
Congratulations to Tonya Peddicord, who received Realtor of the Year for 2010 in Susanville. This award was given to Tonya based on her outstanding integrity, professionalism and dedication to the Association of Realtors. She has been with Susanville Real Estate for eight years, and has had the honor of serving as President for the Lassen Association of Realtors for 2010 and 2011.
BUYING SHOW SEASON
Blake and David Huhtala, owners of The Elegant Iris and The Men's Den, are heading to a couple of buying shows for their Uptown Susanville store. Blake said they are going to an archery buying show and the Hendricks fishing show. You can expect lots of great things shortly after they return.
ANNUAL WINE & BEEF EVENT
The Lassen County Cattlemen and Cattlewomen will be having their annual Taste of Beef and Sip of Wine event from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 4 at the Susanville Elks Lodge. Guests will be able to enjoy hand selected premium wines and mouthwatering beef hors d’oeuvres. Plus there will be a silent auction and the proceeds will benefit many local organizations. For more information contact the Lassen County Chamber of Commerce.
ENROLLMENT CLOSING SOON
J and J Performing Arts is getting ready to close their enrollment for their spring performance classes to spend time getting ready for its recital. You can visit them online to see all their classes, jandjperformingarts.com. They also offer Mommy and Me classes for toddlers and mom. If you love to dance you can stop by their Uptown Susanville location for more information.
The Beauty Corral introduces the newest member of their staff, Jeannie Carey. Jeannie specializes in nails, both acrylic and fiberglass. Pamper your tired feet with a pedicure and beautify them with gel toes. For the final touch give your hands the elegant look they deserve — a full set of nails, finished off with Jeannie’s free hand art.