Biz News for Nov. 15, 2011
Diamond Mountain Casino tells us they are giving away $10,000 worth of diamonds during the Great Diamond Hunt giveaway. Just get one of the participating drinks and you can have a chance at picking a diamond from the pile of stones. Then you take your jewel in the provided envelope to Sierra Jewelry in Uptown Susanville and they will authenticate your stone. Congratulations to Ashley Jones for being a diamond winner.
YOUNG WOMEN VOLUNTEER AWARD
Soroptimist International of Susanville announces an award that is targeted to young women who make the community and world a better place. The Violet Richardson Award honors young women between the ages of 14 and 17 for volunteer action, such as fighting drugs, crime and violence, having a positive influence with a special school project, etc. There will be a $500 award for the winner. Applications for the award program are available at all local area high schools or you can call Lisa Courtemanche at 257-0269. Applications must be returned to Soroptimist, P.O. Box 442 Susanville, CA 96130.
WHERE'S JOHN THE BARBER?
If you have been trying to find John the Barber, he has recently relocated to Haircuts by Brenda on Main Street in Susanville. He is available there on Mondays and Saturdays.
READY FOR THE HOLIDAYS?
Room by Room Interiors owner/designer Naomi Turner will be at the Monticola Club in Susanville this Thursday, Nov. 17. Lunch will be served while you enjoy seeing how to decorate your tabletops and mantels for the holidays. The fun begins at noon. RSVP by calling 257-4560, and leave a message.
JUST IN TIME FOR HOLIDAY BEADING!
Shirley Robinson at The Bead Shop would like to let everyone know she has a new “pickbox” arriving this week in her Susanville shop. It will be full of all of your favorite gemstones and crystal beads for your holiday jewelry gift projects.
Visit Shirley and check out the new items at 602B Main St., she is open from 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday and the occasional Saturday. For more information, you may call 257-4711.
COUCH QUITTERS PROJECT
Jesse DuSell, owner of American Improvement Services, has started the couch quitters project. Jesse is encouraging people to get off their couches. It offers incentive and facilitation to encourage activity and better health by organizing healthy activities. For more information call Jesse at 249-3617.
ART STUDIO OPENS
Crow’s Nest Studio is announcing their grand opening. Saturday, Nov. 19. Join them for fun art projects and refreshments at 1015 Main St., Susanville from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Owner Alison Templeton says the studio will be open for workshops and classes. Art supplies will be available for sale as well as gift certificates. Come support the arts and bring a friend. For more information call 310-3407.
MAJOR CREDIT CARDS ACCEPTED
Certified Massage Therapist Kelly Fairbank, of Uptown Massage, now accepts Visa, Mastercard and Discover for payment. “I felt it was time to bring my business into the 21st century. I want to offer all the modern conveniences to make it easy for my clients to get massage and share it with family and friends,” Fairbank said.
For more information on rates, location and contact information check out Uptown Massage on the web at uptown.massagetherapy.com.
CHRISTMAS IN THE COUNTRY
It’s time for the 22nd annual Christmas in the Country Craft Fair on Saturday, Nov. 19. The fair will be held from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Janesville School Gym/Community Center. There will be several vendors, Christmas trees and photos with Santa.
TREE LIGHTING CEREMONY
Honey Lake Hospice will be holding their annual Tree Lighting Ceremony on Nov. 19 at 6:30 p.m. at Eagle Lake Village in Susanville. This heartwarming event will take place outdoors and there will be an indoor reception too. Lights may be purchased at Margie’s Book Nook and Plumas Bank.