Biz News for Sept. 13, 2011
If you’re like most moms, getting ready for back to school can be a bit crazy, especially if you have multiple children. In case you haven’t gotten all of your school clothes shopping done, then you should head on out to The Pardner, Inc. on Johnstonville Road. Jo Ellen Wood tells us she’s got the new fall lines of shirts, vests, jackets and jeans in sizes for children, juniors and adults (in case you want to pick up something for yourself, mom) by all your favorite western brand names.If you need some accessories their Montana Silversmiths line of jewelry, belt buckles, etc. is sure to give you a sparkle with your new outfit!
IT'S THEIR FIRST ANNIVERSARY
The Sug'r Shack in Westwood is celebrating their first anniversary. Owner Julie Brecht informs us they love providing the community with a variety of fresh and delicious fast food for both kids and adults to enjoy. They are notorious for their Kinebucks potato fries (just like In & Out Burgers), frosties, milkshakes and much more.
FALL CRAFT FESTIVAL SATURDAY
This Saturday in Uptown Susanville is the Fall Crafters Festival. The festivities will be held from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. There will be all kinds of craft and food vendors lined up on the street, plus of course, all the uptown businesses will be open. There will be entertainment as well as a historic wagon display and Johnston Family Carriages will be there. It's a great way to kick off the fall season.
TOMATOES AND PURSES?
The Great Wine Tasting Tomato Festival and Purses for Pets is this Saturday at Every Bloomin' Thing. Owner Melissa McCoy is hosting this fun event at her Johnstonville store location. There will be more than 30 varieties of heirloom tomatoes and you can vote for your favorite. Purses for Pets will be gently used upscale handbags for auction. All the proceeds from this event will benefit the Lassen Human Society. Live music by Luther Red will be entertaining the crowd.
MUSIC ACADEMY BEGINS
The Susanville Symphony Music Academy is beginning the week of Sept. 19. Acting director Denise White informs us they will have different genres available, from symphonic to rock. There will be voice, strings, guitar and much more. Registration forms are available in school offices. For more information, contact Denise at 249-9591 or 310-8111.
SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION TIME
With the beginning of the school year, it's time for the Elks National Foundation Most Valuable Student and Legacy Awards contest. Contact Lassen High School's counseling office for your application and packet, or call Naomi Turner (Elks Scholarship Chairman) at 254-6250. Awards from $4,000 to $60,000 are awarded to students each year. The applications are due on or before Dec. 2.
NEED SOME TIME TO YOURSELF?
Angelique Brewen, at Dearheart Preschool & Daycare, would like to let everyone know she has openings available for pre-school age children 2 and up. She offers a variety of development skills including art, music and dance. Her Montessori affiliation allows a warm, nurturing environment for your child to grow and learn. She is available weekdays 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Give her a call today at 251-2372.
LOOKING FOR A LUNCH DEAL?
Susan Baxter, of Thunder Joe’s Café, wants to let everyone know she has great lunch specials to offer and she now offers a “discounted” pre-paid lunch card, the Gold Card, great for high school students. She is open 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday. They are located across from the high school on Main Street; call ahead at 250-4425. Get Your Gold Card today.
MONDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL AT SHAG BAG
It's football season and Teresa Russell, of the Shag Bag Bar & Grill, out at Diamond Mountain Golf Course has the game on. You can go out and play a round of golf, then join them in the Shag Bag for the game and some delicious snacks. They are located on Circle Drive in Susanville.