Biznews for July 16, 2013
NEW FACE AT WHEELS WEST
Wheels West has been very busy lately. To help the guys out Ray Ridge has recently joined the office. Ray recently relocated from Palm Springs, thinking Susanville might be a bit cooler. He has been in the car business since 1980. You can reach him on his cell phone, (760) 861-6607, or at the lot at 251-0101.
Cancer survivor Rachelle Surian, of Susanville, has recently started her own nonprofit entity to assist other cancer patients in Lassen and Plumas counties. Northern California Cancer Advocates has been in the works for a few years, Rachelle tells us. All the funds they raise through events and donations will go directly to those in our area in need of some assistance. They will be offering breakfast burritos as one of their fundraising events; a golf tournament is set for the end of August along with a 5K. If you would like to volunteer to help or would like to make a donation, call 257-9080, or email email@example.com.
IT'S FAIR WEEK
Join the Lassen County Farm Bureau this Thursday for Kiddies Day. You can learn how to make pizza, and there will be a hands-on event about the cycle of water from the mountains to your house. They have many more events planned. Be sure and go to the Ritone Center and see how the Farm Bureau is growing food for your tomorrow. They will also have Blues and Brews tickets available. For more information, call 257-7242.
WIN THE LCC WOOD SPLITTER
Lassen Community College Welding students have made a wood splitter with a Honda GX200 engine and 24” log capacity. If you stop by their booth at the fair you can purchase a ticket for the drawing. The winner will be selected at the fair Saturday, July 20. Proceeds to benefit Vocational Technical Scholarships at Lassen Community College. Plus, you can pick up information on the fall semester. If you have a student interested in attending college, be sure to check out the affordable living plan at their dorms. It is a great opportunity for students to learn independence living away from home without all the additional expenses of living on their own. You can get questions answered, review the upcoming class schedules, register and order books online at lassencollege.edu.
WIN FREE SERVICE SPECIAL AT THE FAIR
Chad Nethery, managing partner at Susanville Ford and Auto Center, tells us they will be bringing the latest new model vehicles to their showroom area at the fair. If you’ve been thinking about upgrading your car or truck, be sure to have one of the sales team do a side-by-side comparison of the new versus used models.
“There are lots of great discounts and rebates being offered right now by the manufactures and sometimes it is a better investment to get the new model,” said Nethery.
Be sure to enter their free drawing at the fair where you can win one of the many service specials they will be giving away.
COUNTRY PINES QUILTING DISPLAY
Laura Roberts, owner of Country Pines Quilting, will be offering quilting demonstrations at the fair this year.
“Quilting has is a longtime tradition in many families and if you’ve ever wanted to learn how easy it is, then be sure to stop by our booth and get your questions answered.” she said. “Be sure to see all the amazing quilting entries this year.”
FAIR TIME IS FUN TIME!
The 2013 Lassen County Fair is here! This year’s fair has something for everyone, from bull riding to the Miss Lassen County pageant, carnival rides and livestock shows. Don’t miss the annual Junior Livestock Auction on Sunday, where 4-H and FFA members, who have worked hard all year within their clubs and community, bring the finest animals to the sale! Whether you crave corndogs or snow cones, there is no excuse to leave hungry. Grab your family and friends and head on down to the fair, July 17 to 21. For more information, log on to lassencountyfair.org or call 251-8900.