Biznews for May 13, 2014


We had lots of drawing tickets entered during this year’s Customer Appreciation Days event. The lucky winners of the $500 shopping spree were: Kelley Kelley and Patricia Ferne, each winning a $100 shopping spree; David Peek, Frank Robberson, Donna Barbour, Robert Draughon, Mary Mosby and Ray Mallery, each winning a $50 shopping spree.

There were also many in store drawings, too. Treats Natural Pet Marketplace gifted a chameleon habitat to Chris House. Billington Ace Hardware gifted a $100 store gift certificate to Suzanne Duran. Sierra Jewelry gifted Michael Nye a $250 store gift certificate, Patricia Ferne won a glass vase and Julia Cathey won a strand of pearls.

Thanks to all the participating businesses and those who shopped locally and entered the drawings.


Margaret Liddiard tells us the Lassen Ale Works at the Pioneer Saloon will be featuring the live music of Doug Sheehy, John Tew, Greg Dood and Michael Rivas from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. May 13. On May 17, they will feature the danceable rock and roll of Fourgery from 8 p.m. to 11 p.m. They are also open for Sunday Brunch from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.


Ministry in Motion has a new office and gift shop in Susanville. They are due to open this Thursday, May 15 at 2314 Main Street. They are still seeking donations of new and gently used items. Be sure and stop in soon.


It’s time for the ninth annual Lassen Humane Society yard sale at 9 a.m. May 16 and 17 at the Lassen County Fairgrounds in the industrial building. You’ll find lots of great treasures at amazing deals, so mark your calendar and don’t miss this event.


The fifth annual Memorial Pow Wow is being held May 16 through 18 at the Lassen County Fairgrounds. This cultural event is open to the whole family and you will get to experience Native American music, dancing, food, arts and crafts that honor many of the various tribes traditions. Performers will be coming in from all over the United States to participate in this weekends Pow Wow. See their ad for program times and more details.


A new theatrical production company in Susanville, Center Stage Players, is bringing the play “Driving Miss Daisy” by Alfred Uhry to Susanville this weekend. This 90-minute performance will be held at the Veterans Memorial Hall on Main Street this Thursday through Saturday. Tickets are available at Treats Natural Pet Marketplace, Margie’s Book Nook and the Lassen County Chamber of Commerce.


Dan Paulson, Fire Chief for Janesville Fire Protection District, invites everyone to come out to an open house from 7 to 11 a.m. Saturday, May 17. The Explorer Post will have a car wash, and breakfast will be available from the Lake 4-H Club for a nominal fee. See their ad in this week’s paper.


Girls from Chester to Herlong, ages 13 and 14 as of Jan. 1, 2014, are invited to try out for the Lassen Youth Fastpitch Softball travel team from 12 to 4 p.m. Sunday, May 18, at Diamond View School in Susanville. The team travels in California and Nevada for tournaments. For contact information, see their ad in this week’s paper or log on to their website at lassenyouthfastpitchsoftball.com.


Cheryl Holmes, of Axia Home Loans, tells us that they along with Chicago Title are both now located at their new location. You will find Axia Home Loans at 2940 Riverside Dr. Suite C, and Chicago Title is in the same location, but Suite B. They are excited to be in their brand new offices/building right across from Walmart.


Looking for "a bright start for your child's future?” You can enroll them in Sunshine Preschools Summer Program which begins Tuesday, June 10 and ends Friday Aug. 22. Director Katherine Collett said they will be open early in the morning, providing all kinds of curriculum, snacks and more. They also offer full and part time drop-in care for ages 2 through 5. See their ad in this week's paper or give them a call at 251-5576.


Longtime Susanville resident Henri Miller is back in the headstone business, now operating her own business, Hallmark Headstones. After nearly five years in the business, she is excited to be opening her own business offering headstones and settings. She is available seven days a week. She will be happy to meet with you at your home if that's more convenient for the family. You can reach her at 249-8489.


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