Biz News for April 17, 2012
Dan Brown at Bicycle Bananas tells us he’s got lots of special bike rides planned for this summer.
“If you’ve ever wanted to explore the mountain trails, but were afraid to ride alone, these weekend day rides are a perfect opportunity for riding enthusiasts of all skill levels to be healthy while enjoying the beauty that surrounds us,” said Brown.“We’ve even planned group rides for Sunday afternoons so you can attend church and then get outdoors afterwards.”
If you’ve got a bike, now is the time to get it properly serviced and tuned up for the trails. If you don’t own one, head to Uptown Susanville and let the specialists at Bicycle Bananas fit you with a bike to match your skill level and riding goals.
ALCOHOL AWARENESS MONTH
Lassen County Alcohol and Other Drug Department tells us April is Alcohol Awareness Month and as part of it, they want to remind parents it’s never too early to talk to your chidren about the dangers of substance use and abuse. If you are concerned your child may be experimenting with alcohol or drugs, they offer resources to parents and students to encourage a positive, proactive approach to these issues. Don’t be fooled into thinking it’s cool to provide alcohol to kids in your home. Individuals contributing or purchasing alcohol for minors can face serious fines and legal penalties.
FAMILY FUNDRAISER FOR MALLERY
Bring the whole family! Fun family day and fundraiser for Tony Mallery, candidate for Lassen County Superior Court Judge, from 3 to 6 p.m. April 29. Meet the candidate at Lassen Transfer and Storage (Bekins) 703-750 Richmond Road, Susanville. There will be games, a bounce house, animals, music, barbecue and more. This is the perfect time to meet Tony and ask any questions you may have.
MARGARITA FEST AND SALSA CONTEST
Soroptimist International of Susanville is hosting its first Margarita Fest from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Friday, May 4 at Monsignor Moran Hall. They are also having a salsa contest. They are only accepting 10 entries. There will be many cash prizes and trophies.
The Susanville Symphony will be providing mariachi music for this special event.
Superior Court Judge Candidates will be judging the salsa contest. Tickets are now available. For more information or to enter the contest, call Lisa Courtemanche at 257-0269.
1992 CLASS REUNION
The Lassen High School Class of 1992 is having its 20th class reunion this summer. The event is planned for July 14 at the Lake Almanor Country Club. It's from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. For more information you can find them on Facebook or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
NOW OPEN-NEW LOCATION
The ladies at Hodge Podge Lodge have been very busy the last month or so. Owners Kelly and Tom Smith along with their staff have moved their store to their new location. You will now find them at 2206 Main St. next to the Health Nut. They have shopped at many gift shows to bring us the latest (and greatest priced) products. They are open Wednesday through Saturday.
PLAY DAY FOR RETT SYNDROME
Stacey and Maurice Barnetche are at it again. They are organizing a Playday for Rett Syndrome at Walgreens from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, April 22. There will be a bounce house, barbecue, bake sale and raffles. They are still looking for donations of baked goods and raffle items. For more information, or if you would like to help or donate, call Stacey at 260-0516.
MEET AND GREET
Jean Hodge and Steve Pezzullo have teamed up to host a Meet and Greet from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. next Tuesday, April 24 at the Monticola Club on South Lassen Street. Hodge is running for District 1 Supervisor, and Pezzullo is running for District 2 Supervisor.
MEET THE CANDIDATE OPEN HOUSE
Local attorney Stephen King will be hosting a Meet the Candidate Open House at his campaign headquarters on Riverside Drive in Susanville. The Open House will be held from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. April 23.King is running for Superior Court Judge and will be available to answer all of your questions about his candidacy.