DUATHLON SEPT. 16
Tune up your bicycle, and grab your running shoes for the Soaring Eagle Blue Star Moms Duathlon, set for Saturday, Sept. 16. You can do the run, bike, run yourself or grab a few friends to either run or bike. This is a fundraiser for the local Blue Star Moms chapter who support our military and veterans. You can still register online at Eventbrite, Blue Star Cougar Challenge by Sept. 6 to receive a race T-shirt. Or if you chose to register that morning, it will be from 7 to 8 a.m., no shirts will be provided then. For more information, call president Joanne Darlington at 249-0453.
LMUD CUSTOMER APPRECIATION
From 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 7, head uptown to 65 South Roop St. to the LMUD business office where they will be serving up hot dogs and all the fixings for their annual Customer Appreciation Celebration. Customers can pick up all sorts of goodies as well as enter a drawing for an LMUD energy gift card. See their ad in this week’s paper for more information.
BANKING FOR THE MILITARY
Kerri Cobb, branch manager of US Bank in Uptown Susanville tells us they are grateful to our men and women in uniform. They offer special products and services for veterans and military families, like monthly maintenance fees waived and more. For more information, see their ad in this week’s paper; you can stop by either of their two locations in Susanville. Uptown Susanville at 901 Main St., 257-7295, or inside Safeway, 257-1160.
SAVE THE DATE
Next Saturday, Sept. 16 is the Centennial celebration of the historic Lassen County Courthouse on South Lassen Street. There are lots of activities planned that day, starting with the Blue Star Moms Cougar Challenge Duathlon, a Centennial breakfast at the Masonic Hall, installation of the granite marker at Peter Lassen Monument, Courthouse tours, a Wine Walk, a Concert on the Green and so much more. Be sure and check out next week’s paper for more information about all of these events. It’s a busy day you won’t want to miss.
With football season beginning, Napa/Lassen Motor Parts has lots of items to help make your tailgating parties more comfortable. Check out their folding chairs, wagon carts to make it that much easier to take your stuff and a whole lot more. See their ad in today’s paper for more information, or stop by their Main Street Susanville store across from Lassen High School. Or you can give manager Jerry Rice and his team a call at 257-5131.
WORDS AND MUSIC
The Thompson Peak Writer’s Workshop will be sponsoring a Words and Music night at the Artisan Coffeehouse in Janesville from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 10. Local writers and poets will read recent works and there will be time for new voices during open mic time. Sam Williams will perform music. There is no fee, however, donations to the Artisan Coffeehouse Chamber Mixer fund would be greatly appreciated.
LEARN TO SQUARE DANCE
The Center Wheelers Square and Round Dance Club is offering free beginning classes. They will be held at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 19 and 26 at Richmond School. For more information, call Don at (916) 622-9500 or see their ad in this week’s paper.