Business Scene for the week of 10/2/18

Anytime Fitness is having its October Get Fit for Fall sale this week, Wednesday, Oct. 3 through Oct. 5. Head down to 2635 Main St. in Susanville, or log on to their website at, for their special deal on fitness.

Mark your calendars for 7 a.m. to 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 6 for the monthly breakfast downstairs at the Veterans Memorial Building on Main Street in Susanville. Breakfast is open to the public. For a small donation you will receive a hot delicious breakfast of scrambled eggs, sausage and hash-browns and S.O.S., a creamy sausage gravy over toast. Bring the whole family, children under 10 eat free. For more information, call Ron Wood at 310-0428.

Lassen Rural Bus is providing a special route between Hobo Camp and the Railroad Depot for the upcoming Bizz Johnson Marathon and Rails to Trails Festival. There are two special routes for Saturday, Oct. 6 and Sunday, Oct. 7. For more information, see their ad in this week’s paper.

Lassen Municipal Utility District said we have reason to celebrate during Public Power Week, Oct. 7 though Oct. 13. For more information on the benefits of living in a public power community, see their ad in this week’s paper or log onto their website at

Savage Ranch Feed Supply has a great deal on Sweetlix protein tubs for cattle. They offer special pricing on pallet quantities if you order by Oct.12. Savage Ranch Feed Supply is located at 471-150 Thomas Blvd. in Standish. For more information, call 254-6315.

Everyday housework got you down? Majel Dresel, of Dust Bunny housekeeping service, would like to help. She customizes the needs of each of her clients, and has 20 years experience in the business. Call Majel at (805) 471-2759, or see her ad in this week’s paper.

Roxanna and Bryan Haynes at Bottle and Brush Art Bar tell us they are having wine down Wednesdays where all varieties of wine are discounted. This is a great opportunity to sample new selections, which they offer every 6-8 weeks, before you buy a bottle. They’re also offering some new leatherwork and wood sign making classes for the upcoming holiday season. Be sure to stop by the gift shop for a special gift for that someone you love or to simply pamper yourself.

The T&A Lounge is having open mic night starting at 7 p.m. every Monday. If you can sing or tell jokes or have a talent, be sure to bring your friends down for entertainment, drinks and a good time. From 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesdays, they offer line dancing lessons by Celia. If you want to make an evening on the town, be sure to head next door for a delicious dinner at Micks Big Bite Café home of the two-pound hamburger and lots of other delicious dishes.

The Salvation Army is having their Kettle Kick Off fundraising dinner at 6 p.m. Nov. 17 at the Susanville Assembly of God on Richmond Road in Susanville. For more information or to purchase tickets, call or stop by the Salvation Army in Susanville. They are located at 1560 Main St., and can be reached by telephone at 257-0314.

It’s been some time since I’ve mentioned some of the many services our advertising and marketing departments offer here at the Lassen County Times along with our parent company, Feather Publishing Co., that also publishes our sister newspapers in Plumas County. With more than 100 years of combined experience in marketing as well as in advertising layout and design, our team can effectively create solid advertising campaigns that consistently bring proven results for both businesses and professionals.

Print advertising in our newspapers and niche publications here and in neighboring Plumas County has more than survived the test of time, as exemplified by Quincy’s Feather River Bulletin celebrating its 150th anniversary recently. Community newspapers are still and will continue to be a solid marketing solution that can bring you the results you should demand and deserve from your ad investment.

With the economic challenges small businesses continue to face day in and day out, coupled with the growing confusion of where to advertise effectively in this new media world, the last thing you need to worry about is having a truly successful marketing plan and that’s where our team comes in.

The right message, effectively created by an experienced marketing team and delivered to your potential customers by a medium with consistent and proven readership will undoubtedly produce results.

So, if you are feeling overwhelmed with the myriad choices, perhaps not satisfied with your present plan or simply want some insight on how to grow your business, we’d be more than happy to sit down and discuss your specific sales goals to suggest the right campaign tailored to meet your individual budget.
A simple call to any one of us in the advertising department here at the Times —Laura, Erika or Teresa — gives you the expertise of our entire team in both marketing and graphics. It’s really this simple: Our success depends entirely on making you successful. And we are committed to doing just that!