Biz news for Oct. 5, 2010
JOIN US THIS FRIDAY
It's Public Power Week Oct. 3-9. In honor of this, Lassen MUD is having a celebration with a free barbeque this Friday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at their Roop Street location. The first 50 customers will receive energy efficient kits plus you can sign up to win a Convectair electric heater. Stop in to meet the Lassen MUD staff and board members.RAILS TO TRAILS FESTIVAL
This Saturday, Oct. 9 is the 18th annual Rails to Trails Festival in Susanville. Lassen Land & Trails Trust is sponsoring the event once again this year. It's a very popular event and proven venue for local crafters. This year's festival will be held at the same time as the Bizz Johnson Trial Marathon, which attracts more than 800 people. They still have room for a few more crafters, food vendors, chili cookers and salsa makers. If you would like to participate in any of these activities, stop by the Historic Railroad Depot on Richmond Road. It's a great fun way to spend a Saturday.
MEADERY OPEN HOUSE
Mountain Meadows Mead owners Ron Lunder and Peggy Fulder, announce they will be open to the public during Westwood's fun Fall Festival from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 16. The Westwood area Chamber of Commerce is hosting the festival with food and beverage booths, a bounce house, pumpkin rolling, and harvest vendor booths in the parking lot of the Visitor's Center, located at Third and Ash streets in Westwood. The Meadery, established in 1995, is offering tours and tastings of its award-winning meads, including tastes of its new product, Midnight Mead Honey Liqueur, during the festival.
IT'S A GIRL!
Lorin and Judy Galassi, owners of Papa Murphy's in Susanville just became grandparents once again. Their daughter just had her second child, a little girl named Marin. Of course Lorin and Judy are so excited about their new little granddaughter. Congratulations to all!
CARHARTT LINE ARRIVES
Arlin Billington, owner of Billington Ace Hardware, said the new fall line of Carhartt work wear has just arrived. “We’ve got a great selection of dungarees, shirts, caps and more, just in time for the cool fall season” according to Billington. Plus they carry a great selection of quality work boots. So if you need clothes that can withstand your daily wear and tear on and off the job, head on over to Ace today. Be sure to see their ad in this week’s paper for more information.
NEW HOME DÉCOR
Rhonda Fuller, at Great Basin Antiques, said she and Mary Ellen have many new items in store for sprucing up your home this fall. Plus they’ve added more collectibles for men and women. If you need to get a gift, why not consider the many unique candy dishes and fill it with your loved one’s favorite treats. They also offer complimentary gift-wrapping to make your gift giving hassle free.
LASSEN GROWN PRODUCE
There’s still time to enjoy fresh tomatoes, apples, squash and more at Martins Produce Stand. They are open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday, Thursday and Saturdays at the Johnstonville Road location. They tell us as long as the weather holds and there is produce to be had, they will be there.
READY FOR BARGIANS?
Andrew and Carrie Baum, at the Susanville Grocery Outlet, say they have been expanding their selection of brand name healthy, organic food choices. “Fall is the time people start thinking about eating healthy so they don’t gain those extra winter pounds, at the Grocery Outlet we’re doing our part to carry more fresh and organic produce, food and beauty items so you can live healthier for less” according to the Baums. New items are always arriving so be sure to stop in and see what’s in store. Plus we’re adding things like hot buys on men and women’s brand name clothing. You’ll want to hurry in because once their gone, that’s it!
MARK, SPOOKY CALENDAR
Attention to all the ghost and goblins making their Halloween plans. According to David Teeter, this years uptown Trick-or-Treating sponsored by the Historic Uptown Susanville Association, will be held on Friday, Oct. 29. We’ll have more details as the date gets closer. However, if you have ever participated in this event, you know how popular and successful it is.