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Biznews for April 7, 2015

GARDENING CLASSES

Melissa McCoy, owner of Every Bloomin' Thing, has started her gardening classes. This from 1 to 2 p.m. Saturday, April 11 you can create an amazing indoor garden in a terrarium. There is a fee for this class; it's being taught by Karen Flaherty.

Then from 10 a.m. noon Saturday, April 18, Melissa is teaching a Square Foot Vegetable Gardening class. It's for beginners or advanced. There is no fee for this class. For more information, see their ad in today's paper, or give them a call to sign up at 251-2330.

NEW SPRING QUILTING KITS

Laura Roberts, owner of Country Pines Quilt Shop, is pleased to announce the new spring line of fun fabrics and batik material has just arrived! Plus she has a great selection of new quilting kits for all levels of quilters.

“We’re really excited that our little quilt shop has been bringing in tourists from all over Nevada and Northern California,” Roberts tells us.

Quilting parties and group gatherings are very popular and the folks who are coming from as far as Elko have been very pleased to see the quality and variety that our local County Pines Quilt Shop has to offer. So if you’re looking for a new hobby or want something fun to do with your friends, consider booking a group gathering today. You can call them at 257-4071 or visit their website at countrypinesquiltshop.com.

NEW SPRING HOURS

Lassen Ale Works inside the Pioneer Saloon has new spring hours. They are open from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Monday through Thursday, from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. Friday and Saturday; and closed on Sundays. Owner Margaret Liddiard tells us the new batch of LAW Springbock, a Maibock-style beer described by All About Brewing Magazine as a “strong, bottom-fermented spring beer … designed to bridge the chasm from hearty wintry brews to bright summer fare” is now available on top and in bottles at your favorite retailers coming soon!

J & L BOAT REPAIR OPEN

James and Lorene Watts, owners of J & L Boat Repair are back open for the season in their Susanville location. They have been servicing boats and personal watercraft since 1989 up at Eagle Lake. Last year they opened their Susanville location, and Lorene tells us this year they will only have their Susanville location open. You will find them at 2000 Main St. in the alleyway behind Jackson's Service Center. You can reach them at 257-8003.

HIGH ON THE LIST

Local branch manager Kathie Garnier, of American Pacific Mortgage in Susanville, told us their company was recentlyrecognized by Mortgage Executive Magazine as a top-100 mortgage company in America. They are number 16 on the list of a hundred companies. Last year American Pacific Mortgage was voted fourth in the Top 50 Best Companies to work for per Mortgage Executive Magazine. You can find the local office at 2301 Main St., or give them a call at 257-6991.

SPRING AND SUMMER ARRIVES

Mother’s Say is just around the corner, and Back Country Bling is happy to announce the arrival of their all-new spring and summer inventory. Owner Heather Grammatico tells us she has lots of accessories as well as clothing and décor to find just the right gift for that special gal on your list. Stop in Tuesday through Saturday at 702 Main St., Susanville, or find them on Facebook.

NEW SUMMER HOURS

It is still cold outside, but Payless Building Supply is gearing up for summer with their new hours and a large inventory of fencing and redwood lumber for all of your outdoor projects. They still have wood pellets for your stove on those chilly mornings, too. For more information, see their ad in this week’s paper or check them out online at paylessbuildingsupply.com.

STORE CLOSING SALE

If you are looking for furniture and other items for your home or office, head on up to Uptown Discount Furniture and take advantage of their going out of business sale. Doors are closing May 1, so everything in the store is on sale. They are located at 830 Main St., in Uptown Susanville. See their ad in this week’s paper for more details.

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