ENROLLMENT NOW OPEN
Susan Christensen Edwards, of Christensen Insurance, wants everyone to be aware that Tuesday, Oct. 15 is the beginning of Annual Enrollment for Medicare members for their Prescription Drug Plans. It is also the beginning of Open Enrollment for folks on individual medical plans, both on Covered California and off exchange.
Christensen Insurance can help you with any questions regarding this along with questions you may have about life and health insurance. Call 257-2263 or stop by the office at 40 South Roop St. in Uptown Susanville for more information.
BETA SIGMA MU
Beta Mu Master’s annual “Not just Raviolis” dinner will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 18 at the Monticola Club. There is a small fee to enter and raised funds will go toward the Billie and Robert Paulsen Scholarship fund. For more information, call Sharon Pregill at 253-3144 and leave a message or stop by Margie’s Book Nook.
SENIOR HEALTH FAIR
Calling all seniors! Northeastern Rural Health Clinics is hosting the 2019 Senior Health Fair from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday, Oct. 18. The fair will be held at the Susanville Senior Center at 1700 Sunkist St. Flu shots will be given by the Lassen County Public Health Department and there will be many other services and information available. For more information, call Debbie Jones at 251-1490.
HALLOWEEN PARTY AT THE T & A LOUNGE
The T & A Lounge is having a few festive events this month. From 9 a.m. to closing Friday, Oct. 18 they will be having a Halloween costume party. On Nov. 1 they will be celebrating the Day of the Dead and are bringing Swish Flick face painters to get your face painted for the party theme. Both parties include drink specials and music by DJ Outlaw.
They are also having karaoke on Wednesday nights and the dart tournaments are on Thursday nights, with both of these starting at 7 p.m.
JANESVILLE EIGHTH GRADE FUNDRAISER
The Janesville eighth grade class is holding a fundraiser yard sale from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 19 and Sunday, Oct. 20. They have lots of fabulous furniture donations, home décor and other good deals. Concessions will be available, too. All proceeds go to support the class of 2020, so be sure to head on over as early as possible to do your treasure hunting.
Ken Gullion owner of J&K Guns and Stuff, tells us there are a few more spots open for the Conceal Carry Weapons Class set for Saturday, Oct. 26. Classes are available for Lassen, Plumas and Modoc county residents and CCW permits are available for the states of California and Arizona. For more information, call 257-7511 or stop by J&K Guns and Stuff at 916 Main St. in Susanville.
SMALL BUSINESS WORKSHOPS
The Sierra Small Business Development Center in cooperation with the Lassen County Chamber of Commerce is holding small business workshops in Susanville at the Business and Career Network on Chestnut Street from 3 to 5 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 30 and in Alturas at the USDA Alturas Service Center on 8th Avenue from 10 a.m. to noon Thursday, Oct. 31.
Supporting entrepreneurs will include topics like identifying what business resources are available to you, exploring financing options, both traditional and alternative and understanding government contracting opportunities.
The Small Business Administration, California Capital, Alliance for Workforce Development and US Bank are also sponsors of these workshops. For more information or to register, call 582-5022.
THE JACK IS BACK!
Papa Murphy’s tell us the very popular Jack-O-Lantern pizza is back for October. Be sure to go by and order your pumpkin shaped pizza with all that yummy cheese and pepperoni on it. Call in orders are welcome at 251-4622.
BOTTLE AND BRUSH ART BAR HOLIDAY PARTIES
Are you planning on celebrating the holidays but don’t want to host it at your place? Well, consider reserving the Bottle and Brush Art Bar and let your friends and family gather in their casual and fun facility.
You can arrange for a private painting party or simply host your event there. Plus, they’ll even let you bring in your own appetizers, while providing quality wines and craft beers from around the world. Last year they booked up all of their available dates, so don’t delay in calling them at 250-3701 to get your party scheduled.
LASSEN HUMANE SOCIETY NEEDS VOLUNTEERS
Research is showing people who volunteer are happier and healthier, and the folks at the Lassen Humane Society are seeking volunteers who can help with any of their annual fundraising events.
Can you make wreaths? If so, they could really use your help. Or possibly you can donate time to assist with the upcoming Purses for Pets event, the annual yard sale or their delicious St. Patrick’s Day dinner. If you are interested in donating your time, email them at firstname.lastname@example.org.