Business Scene for the week of 3/12/19

From 4 to 7 p.m. Saturday, March 16, you can enjoy the Knights of Columbus’ annual traditional Irish feast, featuring a corned beef and cabbage dinner. The dinner will be served at the Monsignor Moran Hall in Susanville. Tickets are available at the door. For more information, see this week’s ad.

Diamond Mountain Casino and Hotel will be celebrating its 23rd anniversary and the third anniversary of the Diamond Mountain Brewery on Saturday, March 16. They’ll be having live music by Timeless starting at 7 p.m. Then on Sunday, March 17, you can celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with a tasty traditional corned beef and cabbage dinner with all the fixins’. If you’re feeling lucky, they will have four sessions of Super Free Play Bingo with three times multipliers for all wins.

Melissa McCoy, owner of Every Bloomin’ Thing, is having her second class on “Plant Your Plate Part II” at 10 a.m. Saturday, March 16. This class is the next step on how to successfully grow your own veggies, focusing on vegetable care and culture. Her other class that same day, set for 2 p.m., is on “Terrarium Time.” In this class attendees can pick their glass and plants a la carte. The terrarium can be either sitting or hanging. Melissa also tells us that the spring flowers and veggies are arriving now! For more information, see her ad in this week’s paper or go to

Milwood Florist and Nursery is beginning to look a lot like spring! Owners Patti and Bre Glass did a lot of shopping at the market in Las Vegas, and those items are arriving daily. Come in and see the large variety of windspinners, jewelry, chala purses, scarves and more. If you are going to the Lassen Humane Society’s annual St. Patrick’s Day dinner this Thursday, March 14, you might get a chance to catch a glimpse of Patti, Sam or Bre Glass, who have been cooking and serving up this dinner for years, just one of their many ways of giving back to the community. Stop in at Milwood Florist today, located at 2020 Main St., Susanville.

March is here, and that brings St. Patrick’s Day and the opportunity to enjoy the feast of corned beef brisket with all the trimmings. Don’t forget to order your fresh, home-style cured corned beef brisket from locally owned and operated GL & L Smokehouse. They are located at 702-865 Richmond Road in Susanville, call 257-2527 to place your order.

Brush Off is a live art event featuring up to eight local artists, each creating an outdoors, wildlife or landscape-themed masterpiece within a 90-minute time limit. This is your chance to watch them work and bid on their paintings. You could take home an original piece of art. Proceeds from the event go to support the Lassen Land and Trails Trust. Tickets for the Saturday, March 30 event are going fast and can be purchased from LLTT and at the Lassen Ale Works.

The Lassen Land and Trails Trust is hosting its second annual Lassen County Homebrew Competition to support activities in conservation, working landscapes and trails. The competition will take place on Saturday, April 27. Home brewers interested in entering the competition can register at

Spring is just around the corner, and it is time to get your tan on. Sierra Tan has a great deal on their top shelf lotions with a tanning minute package. Stop in today to see what they have to offer, or call 257-TANS (8267) for more information. Sierra Tan is located at 60 Hall St., in Susanville.

Zaengles Carpet One Floor and Home has a solution to ordering a bed in a box online: Visit the store, located at 2800 Main St. in Susanville, to check out the brand new MLILY mattresses, which come in eight different styles to uniquely fit all body types. For a limited time only, check out the factory authorized introductory pricing, which includes up to 70 percent off suggested retail prices. See their ad in this week’s paper for more information.

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.
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!